Jurassic Park | 1993

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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Main Plot

A pragmatic paleontologist touring an almost complete theme park on an island in Central America is tasked with protecting a couple of kids after a power failure causes the park's cloned dinosaurs to run loose.


  • Sam Neill plays Dr. Alan Grant, a renowned paleontologist who is invited to Jurassic Park to endorse its safety.
  • Laura Dern's character, Dr. Ellie Sattler, is a paleobotanist who helps uncover the dangers and secrets of Jurassic Park.
  • Jeff Goldblum's character, Dr. Ian Malcolm, is a mathematician who warns about the dangers of creating genetically engineered dinosaurs.

Ending Explained

In the ending of Jurassic Park, the survivors manage to restore power and escape the island. They leave behind the dinosaurs and the park is abandoned. As they fly away, Dr. Grant and Dr. Sattler reflect on the dangers of genetic engineering. Meanwhile, a flock of pelicans flies over the island, indicating that nature is reclaiming the land. Finally, the iconic theme plays as the survivors look out the helicopter window, signifying the end of their terrifying ordeal.

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Steven Spielberg Sam Neill Laura Dern Jeff Goldblum