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Jurassic Park Reviews

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November 4, 2018
Two decades on, it continues to entrance and engage new audiences, typifying everything the cinematic experience can and should be.
August 14, 2018
I did not feel that I wasted my two hours or my seven bucks (plus another two for the indigestible "raptor bites" candy tie-in), but I was deeply disappointed by much about the movie.
May 7, 2018
What Spielberg and company did with Jurassic Park was deliver a true classic for the ages.
November 29, 2017
Altogether, Jurassic Park is an excellent example of how special effects are best used to support a good story, not supplant it.
November 14, 2017
An economic necessity of securing a PG certificate for what is essentially a horror film has been allowed to intervene in the story-telling, so that the tone is constantly disrupted by an incongruous reassurance.
April 7, 2016
One of the great cinematic thrill rides, a masterful piece of genre-hopping pop spectacle.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
June 10, 2015
We ask for two things from big-budget thrillers like this: Make us believe and make us jump. Jurassic Park delivers on both counts.
June 9, 2015
This Steven Spielberg thriller remains one of his best films and one of the best summer blockbusters of all time.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.0/5
June 7, 2015
As much as you can point to the T-rex attack as a master class in action filmmaking, this still leaves a mechanized aftertaste.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 1, 2015
The effects hold up 20-plus years later. So do the thrills. Yes, 'Jurassic World' has its work cut out for it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 30, 2014
Spielberg was wise to not rely entirely on computer images, rather blending the new technology with old-fashioned practical designs and the result is a film that looks far better than any modern tentpole blockbuster.
Read More | Original Score: A
August 25, 2013
I loved every fascinating, suspenseful, frightening, skilfully calibrated minute of it.
August 23, 2013
Jurassic Park is the most self-reflexive blockbuster ever made ...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 23, 2013
A very welcome memo to Hollywood that blockbusters don't have to be stupid.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 22, 2013
A thrill ride worthy of a real-life amusement park.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 19, 2013
The effects have barely aged and the joy is timeless. Take a child who's never seen it and watch their imagination expand before your eyes.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 31, 2013
Despite the presence of all this acting talent, it is the film's special effects, especially the work of "dinosaur supervisor" Phil Tippett, that carry the day.
July 31, 2013
Jurassic Park is an astonishing success in one sense and one sense only: It is the monster of all monster movies, guaranteed to challenge weak bladders, flutter heartbeats and win automatic Oscars for the [tech crew].
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 31, 2013
Spielberg is less assured in the department of character development and some of the actors give worse performances than the computer-generated creatures, but, with a landmark spectacle like this, who cares?
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
June 26, 2013
Jurassic Park is a masterpiece!
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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