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Pretty Bad: 5.29%
Total Crap: 4.12%

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Jurassic Park
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by rotten f. milk

"Look at me! I'm a Stegosaurus!"
3 stars

Spielberg kinda does it again.

My brother likes this movie. Honest... he does. He puts it in the VCR and plays it at all hours. I like it too. And not for it's acting, plot or any of that shite.

It's 'cos of the FX.

I don't know about the direction though. Granted that HUGE FX is Spielberg's forté, but I mean, I gotta give more kudos to the computer animation folks and the robotic folks. Hell, I bet IBM had more to do with this movie.

Actually, I should say God Bless Bill Gates or something like that, but I don't quite like Gates.

I digress.

Jurassic Park, quite frankly, is a good cinema movie. Not quite a rental movie. However, it's unlikely it'll come back to cinema soon, so if you must see this movie, see it with a huge big screen TV, and surround sound, 'cos otherwise, the magic of the FX is lost.

That is all.

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User Comments

10/30/16 morris campbell good not great the dinosaurs are awesome 4 stars
12/11/12 Jamie Boring, the book was better. 1 stars
2/16/12 stanley welles jurassic puke 1 stars
8/06/11 tomA I still enjoy watching this movie over and over 5 stars
7/01/08 Outhouse Crapper Instant classic indeed!!!!! 5 stars
5/22/08 Husna I just fell in love with T-rex 5 stars
5/17/08 Abrar Ahmed not only a MOVIE, but high INSPIRATION 4me 2get into d ANIMATION field. Thanx Mr.Spielberg. 5 stars
1/30/08 Matt Way cool! Still love it after all these years- 65 million of them. 5 stars
4/23/07 David Risser Carnosaur looks worse than Barney compared to this masterpice. The dinosaurs look real! 5 stars
4/02/07 Stanley Thai A great spectacle with a great story. 4 stars
3/07/07 man terrific FX. Who cares about the humans? 5 stars
2/16/07 Vip Ebriega There is no other movie like this in years, or ever. 5 stars
1/29/07 action movie fan one of the greatest films ever!!!! outstanding in every way 5 stars
1/24/07 Christopher Obviously a very well done film. Always exciting ,amazing a fairy tale thriller that awes. 5 stars
12/06/06 Dude Amazing 5 stars
11/10/06 Austin Wertman ONE OF MY 10 FAVE MOVIES OF ALL-TIME!!!! THE CGI DINOS WERE FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 5 stars
8/10/06 Dragon The Artist Another childhood classic of mine, great FX, I love it!! 5 stars
7/18/06 David Cohen Nice special effects almost make up for the garbled script, almost 2 stars
7/15/06 MP Bartley Cold, but efficient, rollercoaster ride. 4 stars
6/28/06 joe koski love it 5 stars
4/22/06 Jack This is an instant classic 5 stars
3/11/06 Sam Quite possibly, the best film ever made 5 stars
3/09/06 Dk My favourite ever movie. Great effects, Great story , Great everything!!!! 5 stars
2/11/06 Anthony The best perhistoric flick the world will ever see 5 stars
1/30/06 the laughing man Rather Spectacular in Every Way in Every Scene 5 stars
1/17/06 cody a very good adventure flick with dinosaurs! what else more fun! 4 stars
10/11/05 Wisamane How come the animation Looks better than movies that we see now days???JP IS THE SHIT!!! 5 stars
9/08/05 Quigley this is one of the best movies ever made. so, so classic. velociraptors forever! 5 stars
9/04/05 Steven Brady A Must-See Movie 5 stars
9/02/05 Zack this film alone changed they way props are used in movies 4 stars
8/23/05 Eden The t-rex breakout and the kitchen scenes are some of the best pieces of film ever 5 stars
8/20/05 Derek Morse Solid movie that has great action and also asks some deep questions... 4 stars
7/28/05 Wc Never seen any dinosaurs movie like this before 5 stars
7/25/05 Luke BlackAdder Dinosaurs Rule! 5 stars
5/27/05 tony Unbelivaly spectacular film! One of the best sci/fi ever made! 5 stars
5/25/05 The shizz Wow, one of the best, if not THE BEST movie ever. 5 stars
5/19/05 Mark Radburn Jurassic Park is the greatest movie of all time. 5 stars
4/29/05 haha Unbelievable story , great cast and non stop action, a keeper 5 stars
4/23/05 Quigley one of the greatest films ever made! not joking! those dinos will freak you out, man! 5 stars
3/28/05 Emma A decent film, fun to watch on a rainly night. 3 stars
3/27/05 indrid cold Ultimate example of style over substance. It really is a b-movie with revolutionary fx. 3 stars
3/23/05 clinger26 really good movie 5 stars
2/14/05 Pinkline Jones Plastic kindergarten shambles - for tots 1 stars
1/31/05 Bonnie James Non stop action 5 stars
1/03/05 t-1000 this is really scary s%$# 5 stars
12/17/04 sbpat21 a very fun popcorn film 4 stars
12/09/04 Kristina Williams One of the best movies I've ever seen 5 stars
11/20/04 Mark Jurassic Park is the greatest movie ever 5 stars
11/05/04 Naka An absolute classic, one of the best movies of the 90s. 5 stars
10/23/04 ODH Good ideas, boring movie that lacked an ending 2 stars
9/04/04 Aaron Smith Best of the three, great FX, one of the best SciFi ever. 5 stars
8/02/04 Anthony G Fuck, this movie owns so much ass! 5 stars
7/19/04 Benjamin Petrofsky My absolute favorite movie! 5 stars
6/30/04 Sean Scanlan Great and nice special effects 4 stars
5/06/04 J.Peckerfoot what great movie..get it on your speakers!goldblum rules! 5 stars
4/23/04 Ray Dinosaurs are honored by this movie 5 stars
4/21/04 M Spielberg does it again! 5 stars
4/10/04 American Slasher Goddess Wonderful popcorn fun. 5 stars
3/18/04 Umbrella Corporation. PLZ! Remake this into an Anime.... Uh, or something... T-REX RULES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 5 stars
1/27/04 new yorker king kong is great but so is this 5 stars
11/27/03 John very very good 5 stars
11/26/03 Gi Gi haha, Newman from Seinfield is now dino-crap! 5 stars
9/06/03 Dimitri Aubert A remake of pirhanas, the movie, with better special effects and actors...nothing great. 3 stars
6/10/03 Vicious Still a favorite of mine, still cool. 5 stars
4/26/03 Mr. Do This movie relies too much on those monsters'n'FX 3 stars
4/08/03 Mystique AWESOME 5 stars
2/19/03 Matthew Jones Saw this 9 times in the theatres and still have all the action figures. LOVED IT!!! 5 stars
2/03/03 Turtle I saw this the day it opened, and it has lost NONE of its awesomeness. Spielberg's best! 5 stars
12/29/02 rotten s. milk The best dinosaur movie ever made. 5 stars
12/19/02 C.reeves A great movie and awesome rollarcoaster ride 4 stars
10/29/02 José I went to the cinema in 1993: stunning 5 stars
10/14/02 Charles Tatum Overrated Spielberg "magic" 3 stars
9/29/02 CVJ Excellent !!!! Just simply Excellent 5 stars
9/24/02 dan awsome 5 stars
9/09/02 Ramblin Wreck one of my all time personal favorites!!! 5 stars
8/19/02 jurassiraptor A record-breaker, a crowd pleaser, and a modern classic, all well deserved titles. 5 stars
8/16/02 Shaun I dont know how many times I saw this movie in theaters as a kid, but I loved it every time 5 stars
7/21/02 Croweater Very good! However i hated Laura Dern who overacts terribly (everyone else is great) Enjoy! 5 stars
5/15/02 Stud Everybody should love this movie. 5 stars
3/03/02 Unagiboy A groundbreaking movie. Not as good as the sequel. I really wanted the boy to die. 4 stars
2/20/02 Xaver Some fun and novelty. The book is better. 4 stars
1/23/02 Some Guy Best Movie I've ever seen. Well it was at the time I saw it. The graphics were great!! A+++ 5 stars
1/13/02 Andrew Carden Attenbourgh Gives An Overwhelming Performance, but He Didn't Save It. 3 stars
1/03/02 Turtle Wonderful story, great acting, brilliant special effects! TWO THUMBS WAY UP! ^_^ 5 stars
12/08/01 Waylon Roundtree This film isn't supposed to be a well-acted character study; it's first-class entetainment! 5 stars
11/21/01 Chris K. Unimpressive from Speilberg! Should have called Ray Harryhausen to create the dinosaurs! 2 stars
11/11/01 I love movies this was star wars for 90's! a crowdpleasing milestone! 5 stars
9/25/01 Shane Robert Myers!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Welcome... To Jurassic Park!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 5 stars
9/09/01 Gary Brilliantly made, thrilling fantasy/action movie, but poor acting & weak characters. 3 stars
8/21/01 Monster W. Kung Well, it's ok. I always loved dinosaurs as a kid, so... no stunning story, though. 4 stars
8/07/01 Mr. Hat (formerly Joe Zappa) Good stuff. 4 stars
8/06/01 E-Funk It was a milestone in special effects and moviemaking, I loved it. 5 stars
8/02/01 KC Au Read the book instead! I hate Jeff Goldblum. 2 stars
7/28/01 Steve Never read book. Thought movie was very overrated and slow. But lawyer+outhouse+Trex = fun 3 stars
7/28/01 Turtle A splendid adaption of the book. Actually, it's almost better than the book. 5 stars
7/28/01 Henry Ginsberg Great effects and storyline .Not as good as the book . 5 stars
6/28/01 Geebo The book was better, but still an excellent movie to say the least. 5 stars
4/24/01 JP Animal Control Great Movie! 5 stars
2/16/01 James What's all the hype about? 3 stars
2/16/01 Michael Nicholls Proof that special effects-reliant movies can work wonders... 5 stars
2/15/01 KyLe*BrOfLoVsKi See this or I'll body slam you and do the wicky-wacky all over your broken body. 5 stars
2/01/01 jordan i read the book and went to the theater expecting greatness. very disappointing. 2 stars
1/14/01 Invader The special effects are amazing,the dino action just grabs you with teeth. 5 stars
12/27/00 Turtle They say dinosaurs are dead. But in this movie, they look pretty dang real. 5 stars
12/14/00 David Marriott The bomb! Not as good as the book true, but still pretty good. 4 stars
11/28/00 Cristopher Revilla Fuck the sequels, just watch this masterpiece!!! 5 stars
11/24/00 Connoisseur if you've never seen this movie, you have never seen REAL dinosaurs! 5 stars
11/13/00 The EVIL Penguin Spielberg's worst EVA 1 stars
9/21/00 Jed Overrated & average at best. 3 stars
7/11/00 J. Andrew Hefner This is the most exciting cinema experience I've ever had, to date. 5 stars
6/01/00 Bruce An extremely entertaining edge-of-your-seat aventure 4 stars
5/30/00 danilo the best movie i've ever seen, period 5 stars
5/18/00 Keith This movie stank like Danny DeVito's feet. 1 stars
5/13/00 erica great must see! 5 stars
5/12/00 Steve Layne It's pretty good with thrills and excitement, but still isn't as "great" as some people say 4 stars
3/19/00 Richard Wright A good dinosaur film, effects are amazing and the script is surprisingly thought-provoking. 3 stars
3/09/00 David Rogers I hate it when people call Godzilla JP3. 'Zilla was way better. But this is good. 4 stars
2/28/00 Jedi An entertaining movie, much better than "The Lsot World" 4 stars
2/16/00 Kyle Broflovski Decent cast & great FX made up for uninspired dialogue & such... 4 stars
9/19/99 Aaron White It's Doctor Who with a budget. Ariana Richards is luscious...(god I need help...) 3 stars
8/19/99 Matthew Bartley Not great but picks up at the end 4 stars
6/15/99 Dylan This film is so fucking overrated its untrue. SFX and thats it. 2 stars
5/25/99 iyu You always notice the little things.. Like was the fucking Rex on stilts? Wheres the cliff? 3 stars
5/15/99 lucas jackson I like this movie,because the dinosaurs look so real 4 stars
4/04/99 Albert T-Rex attack alone is worth mega praise. 5 stars
2/01/99 Vick Di Brecci They should've remade the 20 minute dino section of Fantasia into a wordless 2 hour CG spec 2 stars
11/16/98 Jules Crichton sucks but Spielberg saves the day. I wish the kids died tho... 4 stars
10/29/98 Silent Rob Sorry! It works for me. (If only they coulda included the Pteradactyl sequence) 5 stars
10/18/98 Babylon Bounce Yowza! Waaay ovrerated. An amusement park would do. 3 stars
9/29/98 katherine boring crap 1 stars
9/28/98 Johny mucho overrated 3 stars
9/24/98 Jeff Hayward This is one of the few movies I've ever walked out of. It's worthless. I'd give it 0 stars. 1 stars
9/17/98 MR HOLLYWOOD ! SPIELBERG IS MY GOD !!! (Directing is S U P E R B ) 5 stars
9/06/98 Admiral Mung Bean Soda (+/- 12db) Animatronic lizards devour Michael Crichton novel. Film at 11. 2 stars
9/02/98 J-Guy me likey movie. me say "see it!!" 4 stars
8/29/98 Miss Stress hey i got an idea, let's big an amusement park with dinosaurs, it's safe i swear! 3 stars
8/20/98 The Man With The Helmet Anyone who sees it and doesn't just expect big monsters and effects is stupid. 4 stars
8/16/98 {{{OZ}}} As a huge special effects film it was great, but it was no brainstrain 4 stars
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