A pragmatic paleontologist touring an almost complete theme park on an island in Central America is tasked with protecting a couple of kids after a power failure causes the park’s cloned dinosaurs to run loose.
Jurassic Park is a 1993 American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. The movie is set on an island where a billionaire philanthropist has created a wildlife park of cloned dinosaurs. When a group of scientists and a lawyer are invited to the park to endorse its safety, they soon realize that the cloned dinosaurs are more dangerous than they ever could have imagined.
The film features an all-star cast including Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Martin Ferrero, and Bob Peck. The film was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $1 billion at the box office and winning three Academy Awards for its groundbreaking special effects. The movie’s success led to two sequels, The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) and Jurassic Park III (2001), as well as a reboot trilogy that began with Jurassic World (2015).