The Lost World: Jurassic Park Synopsis
Men (Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite) confront dinosaurs on a Costa Rican island.
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Empire

There was no way, no matter how much Spielberg flounce was imbued in this sprightly sequel, that it was going to be as good as the...
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
The Lost World (unlike Spielberg's original film) leaps head first into the action, rushing, it seems, to get the film's real stars -- the...
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ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Much of this movie seems like a retread of Jurassic Park (with a little King Kong thrown in at the end), not because director Steven...
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
It's not just that we've been there before but also that Steven Spielberg and his associates simply haven't been able to imagine as many...
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Dallas Observer

By Peter Rainer
The Lost World is a smoother, scarier ride than its predecessor, with twice as many dinosaurs twice as well designed eating twice as many...
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It's technologically more advanced, far more thrilling and there's infinitely more dinos per minute.
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50

San Francisco Examiner

By Barbara Shulgasser
The thrill is most certainly not in the script by David Koepp, written from Michael Crichton's novel....Most of the writing is the blandest...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The biggest sequel of the summer has more dinosaurs, better special effects and more action than the original... But the inspiration is...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Steven Spielberg, a gifted filmmaker, should have reimagined the material, should have seen it through the eyes of someone looking at...
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Steven Spielberg's blockbuster whips up superficial sorts of excitement, and unlike the original "Jurassic Park," the picture looks tacky...
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Rated PG-13 | For Intense Sci-Fi Terror and Intense Sci-Fi Violence
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 12+ Nastier beasts and mean people in intense sequel.
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