The Lost World - Jurassic Park
The Lost World - Jurassic Park (1997)

Just when you'd think that scientists would realize dinosaurs and humans don't mix, along comes The Lost World: Jurassic Park to prove you wrong. In this sequel, John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) summons chaos theorist and onetime… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 10, 2000
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Critic Score: 52% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Leonard Klady

The dinosaur creations are even better than those in the first film --- credible, breathtaking and frightening. As for the rest, every department pales by comparison.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Special effects demand dino closeups, but the technical miracles seem sadly mundane.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Readily the worst thing Steven Spielberg has ever made.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

In short, what you'd expect, and no more.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Many people will find much to divert them in The Lost World, and not worry whether or not it falls short of Jurassic Park.

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Gabe Leibowitz
Film and Felt

I never held The Lost World in such high esteem, but I watched it multiple times and always felt it got a bit of a bum rap. After checking it out again fourteen years later, I still feel the same way.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

The Lost World has the vibe of 'obligatory sequel,' just what director Steven Spielberg probably wanted to avoid.

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Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle

There are many more dinosaurs this time around, taking up much more screen time...But don't expect to be wowed as much as you were by Jurassic Park.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

It's a fun ride, but not as nutritional as its predecessor strived to be...

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
After the success of the first film, everyone wanted to see more of what they loved, and here was Spielberg thinking it was a good idea to bring back everything… More
Film Crazy
Although it has two of the original cast returning to this shamble of a movie! Although 7yrs after its classic original you would have thought that they would… More
Christopher Heim
With a darker tone and no shortage of fast-paced action thrills, Spielberg's 1997 follow-up to his original dino-classic manages to be a an underrated gem… More
Albert Kim
Some imaginative action sequences isn't enough to help save this disastrous sequel. The score is just as annoying and the narrative even more pale in… More
Samuel Riley
Rather underrated as its constantly compared to its visual revolution of a predecessor. With more dinosaurs, the intensity does go up, mainly with Peter… More
Candy Rose
Another island is discovered with living dinosaurs. Do they learn any lessons? Good cast.