20 Things You Didn't Know About 'Jurassic Park'

Movie Cast Gift

Everybody received a replica model of the raptor, and multiple actors, including Ariana Richards, Laura Dern, and Jeff Goldblum, have put it on display in their homes to scare unsuspecting visitors.

Wrong Era

Despite having the title “Jurassic” in it, most of the dinosaurs in the movie actually lived during the Cretaceous period.


Michael Crichton’s Paycheck

The author of the novel Jurassic Park received $2 million from Universal to acquire the rights — before the book was even finished.

‘Schindler’s List’ More Important?

Steven Spielberg wanted to do his Holocaust film first, but he was forced to do Jurassic Park. Both movies were made in 1993, but Spielberg gave most of the post-production work of this movie to George Lucas.

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