Synopsis: “Jurassic Park” follows a group of scientists who are invited to a remote island by billionaire John Hammond to tour his new theme park. The park is filled with cloned dinosaurs, created using DNA extracted from prehistoric insects preserved in amber. When a power outage occurs, the dinosaurs break free from their enclosures and the group must fight to survive and prevent the dinosaurs from escaping the island.
Awards: “Jurassic Park” was a commercial and critical success, and was praised for its groundbreaking visual effects, score, and direction. The film won three Academy Awards for Best Sound, Best Sound Effects Editing, and Best Visual Effects. It was also nominated for two more Academy Awards, for Best Art Direction and Best Film Editing. “Jurassic Park” was a milestone in the history of visual effects and set the standard for modern blockbusters. It has since become a beloved classic and spawned several sequels and spin-offs.
|Directed by||Steven Spielberg|
|Produced by||Kathleen Kennedy Gerald R. Molen|
|Screenplay by||Michael Crichton David Koepp|
|Based on||Jurassic Park
by Michael Crichton
|Starring||Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Bob Peck, Martin Ferrero, BD Wong, Samuel L. Jackson, Wayne Knight, Joseph Mazzello, Ariana Richards,|
|Music by||John Williams|
|Edited by||Michael Kahn|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
|Release date||June 9, 1993 (Uptown Theater) June 11, 1993 (United States)|
|Running time||128 minutes|
|Box office||$1.033 billion|