PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.
The Triceratops scene was a major operation. Most of the dinosaur scenes were shot on soundstages, but Steven Spielberg wanted this scene shot on-location in Hawaii. The puppeteers loved this decision because the dust and the dirt tied it into the environment. It was also the first dinosaur the actors and actresses saw. They were blown away by its realism. Stan Winston's team dug a hole beneath the puppet and eight puppeteers below operated cables and push-rods. The backside of the Triceratops had a door with three or four men inside. The only one of the actors not impressed was Joseph Mazzello, because the first dinosaur he got to see up close didn't do anything. To get the Triceratops to breathe, Gary Rydstrom blew into a toy called a "zube tube" to add the harmonics.
Worker in Raptor Pen:
Everybody, heads up! Heads up! Keep clear! Keep it clear! Okay, down! Andale, si! Vamonos. Keep it goin'! Come on! That's good, stay! Slow it down. No lo vayan a tirar! Cuidado! Traigala, traigala!
Muldoon: Okay, pushing team, move in there.
Worker in Raptor Pen: Move it! Cuidado...
The little boy who annoys Grant at his dig site starts by saying that the Velociraptor skeleton doesn't look very scary. The boy is at most five feet tall, and the monitor is surrounded by a crowd of adults, so he couldn't have seen it.
The closing shot of the helicopter flying towards the horizon forms an initial backdrop for the end credits.
The mainland Chinese release of the 3D version (the original version was not released there) deletes the following:
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