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Jurassic Park

Released

Jun 11, 1993

Latest Home Video

May 06, 2014

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Director

Steven Spielberg

Cast

Sam Neill Laura Dern Steven Spielberg

Studio

1993 Universal Pictures

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Synopsis

Jurassic Park is the brainchild of wealthy entrepreneur John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) who is creating what he believes will be the world's most unusual theme park. But things run amuck when the dinos start dinning in the guests. This classic film is re-releasing to movie theaters -- this time in 3D.

Content Details

Why Is Jurassic Park Rated PG-13?

Jurassic Park is rated PG-13 for intense science fiction terror.

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Overall: B
This classic monster flic provides amazing live action dinosaurs, and plenty of thrills and chills, but parents should heed the “strongly cautioned” advice of the MPAA PG-13 rating when determining its acceptability for older children.

Violence: D
Unseen beast drags man by his legs into cage. Men prod at creature. Man verbally details how a velociraptor would attack a young boy. Cow is violently eaten alive by raptors, only sounds are heard. Scientist digs through pile of dino droppings. Man steals embryos. Bloody goat leg shown. Dinosaur attacks and crushes car that has people inside. Man is picked up and eaten by dinosaur, legs seen dangling from mouth. Building falls on man, causing injury. Car with passenger is pushed off wall, gets stuck in tree. Falling car threatens characters. Driver crashes car, but is not hurt. Man sprayed with poison and eaten by dinosaur - not seen. Dinosaur chases car with people inside. Carnivorous dinosaur kills other creatures; rips off head, bites through abdomen, some blood shown. Several intense scenes where dinosaurs surprise characters, chase and snap at them, and destroy property. Severed arm shown. Character receives electrical shock. Men use guns to shoot at dinosaurs. Man eaten by dinosaur - not shown. People fall from ceiling.

Sexual Content: A-
Character asks if someone in the park pulls up the dinosaurs’ skirts to check if they are female. Woman in bikini seen on computer screen.

Language: B
At least: 15 mild and 2 moderate profanities, and 8 terms of Deity used as expletives.

Alcohol / Drug Use: B-
Man opens bottle of champagne and adults drink it. A couple of characters are shown smoking, one of them smokes constantly.

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This movie has spawned two sequels. Check our reviews of The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and Jurassic Park III. If monster films tickle your fancy, you may enjoy Godzilla, or Godzilla 2000. Richard Attenbourough, who portrays Mr. Hammond, plays a similar role as a circus proprietor in the very family friendly 1967 Doctor Dolittle (which features animals that are a lot more cuddly too).

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
PG Violence; Frightening Scenes.
AB PG Violence, Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended For Young Children.
MB PG Frightening Scenes, Not Recommended for Young Children.
ON PG Frightening Scenes.
QC G Not Recommended for Young Children.
NB
NS
NL
PE
PG

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Jurassic Park...

Home Video Notes: Jurassic Park (Steelbook)

Release Date: 6 May 2014

Jurassic Park re-releases to home video (Blu-ray + DVD + DIGITAL with UltraViolet) in a Steelbook edition (meaning packaged in a steel case), with the following bonus materials:

-Digital Copy of Jurassic Park

-Includes UltraViolet

-Return to Jurassic Park: Dawn of a New Era

-Return to Jurassic Park: Making Prehistory

- Return to Jurassic Park: The Next Step in Evolution

- The Making of Jurassic Park

- Original Featurette on the Making of the Film

- Steven Spielberg Directs Jurassic Park

- Hurricane in Kauai Featurette

- Early Pre-Production Meetings

- Location Scouting

- Phil Tippett Animatics: Raptors in the Kitchen

- Animatics: T-Rex Attack

- ILM And Jurassic Park: Before and After the Visual Effects

- Foley Artists

- Storyboards

- Production Archives: Photographs, Design Sketches and Conceptual Paintings

- Jurassic Park: Making the Game

- Theatrical Trailer

- BD-Live

- My Scenes

- D-BOX

- pocket BLU App

Home Video Notes: Jurassic Park

Release Date: 26 March 2013

Jurassic Park is releasing to home video (Blu-ray + DVD + UV Digital Copy) just before the film releases to theaters again—this time in 3D (April 5, 2013). Bonus extras include:

- Return to Jurassic Park

- ILM And Jurassic Park: Before and After the Visual Effects

- Foley Artists

- Production Archives: Photographs, Design Sketches and Conceptual Paintings

- Jurassic Park: Making the Game

- The Making of Jurassic Park

- Original Featurette on the Making of the Film

- Steven Spielberg Directs Jurassic Park

- Hurricane in Kauai Featurette

- Early Pre-Production Meetings

- Location Scouting

- Phil Tippett Animatics: Raptors in the Kitchen

- Animatics: T-Rex Attack

Home Video Notes: Jurassic Park

Release Date: 223 April 2013

Jurassic Park 3D will release to home video (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) two weeks after the movie’s thratrical run (Beginning April 5, 2013). Bonus extras include -

- Return to Jurassic Park

- ILM And Jurassic Park: Before and After the Visual Effects

- Foley Artists

- Production Archives: Photographs, Design Sketches and Conceptual Paintings

- Jurassic Park: Making the Game

- The Making of Jurassic Park

- Original Featurette on the Making of the Film

- Steven Spielberg Directs Jurassic Park

- Hurricane in Kauai Featurette

- Early Pre-Production Meetings

- Location Scouting

- Phil Tippett Animatics: Raptors in the Kitchen

- Animatics: T-Rex Attack

Exclusive HD Content

- My Scenes

- Pocket Blu

DVD Notes: Jurassic Park

Release Date: October 10, 2001

DVD Extras:

- Production notes

- “Making of” Documentary

- Industrial Light & Magic Dinosaur Encyclopedia

- Theatrical trailers for Jurassic Park, Lost World, and Jurassic Park III

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