20 Roaring Facts About the 'Jurassic Park/Jurassic World' Franchise

20 Roaring Facts About the 'Jurassic Park/Jurassic World' Franchise

It all started in 1993, when Richard Attenborough welcomed us to Jurassic Park. Then for nearly 30 years now, we have seen multiple sequels and a reboot, video games, and lots and lots of toys dedicated to the worst idea for a theme park ever put to print and film. Yet when it came to obtaining this merch and watching these movies, we spared no expense.

Fans of all ages still watch the movies they’ve grown up on, or show them to their own little dino monsters to enjoy. The mixture of science (sort of) and imagination (sort of) is what makes the franchise (sort of) magic. A lot had to happen in order for these movies to get off the ground, some stuff which was mostly only known behind the scenes until recently. There are also some dino Easter eggs here and there that make for nice asides for keen-eyed fans.

Here are some behind-the-scenes facts and Easter eggs regarding the Jurassic Park/World franchise.

Dinosaur Sounds

JURASSIC WORLD MANY DINOSAUR SOUNDS ARE ANIMALS HAVING SEX. The bark-like sounds raptors use for communication, for example, were fashioned from modulated recordings of tortoises fornicating. CRACKED.COM

Source: Vulture


JURASSIC WORLD THE JURASSIC PARK 000 SPINOSAURUS IS THE LARGEST ANIMATRONIC EVER BUILT. It ran on hydraulics so it could operate under water, and weighed 12 tons. William H. Macy said in an interview that it ran with a 1,000-horsepower motor. CRACKED.COM

Source: Ranker

Six Flags

JURASSIC WORLD JURAISIC WORLD IS ACTUALLY SIX FLAGS NEW ORLEANS. Shut down in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the theme park was given new life as a shooting location. The producers of Jurassic World just dressed it up to be more dinosaur-themed. and CRACKED.COM

Source: Wired

Seatbelt Foreshadowing

JURASSIC WORLD THE SEATBELT FORESHADOWS JURASSIC PARK'S PLOT. Dr. Grant finds a way to strap himself together, even though he only has two female ends of a seatbelt. CRACKED.COM

Source: Screen Rant

Richard Kiley

JURASSIC WORLD ANIMAL PADDOCKS JP RICHARD KILEY WAS ALWAYS THE VOICE OF THE VIRTUAL TOUR GUIDE. Michael Crichton wrote in the Jurassic Park book that Kiley voiced the tour guide, and then they cast him for that exact part in the film. CRACKED.COM

Source: Screen Rant

Final Cut

JURASSIC WORLD STEVEN SPIELBERG HAD THE LAST WORD ON JURASSIC WORLD. While the movie was helmed by Colin Trevorrow, he did have to answer to one boss. As part of his agreement, Steven Spielberg had the final say on what stayed in the movie and what didn't. CRACKED.COM

Source: /Film

Ian Malcolm's Book

JURASSIC WORLD IAN MALCOLM'S BOOK APPEARS IN TWO FILMS (EVEN THOUGH НЕ HIMSELF DOES NOT). In Jurassic Park III, Dr. Malcolm's God Creates Dinosaurs is mentioned and dismissed as too preachy. The book also makes a couple quick appearances in Jurassic World, as Zara's reading material and on a desk in a control room. Gou DINOSAURS Inn Malcolm CRACKED.COM

Source: Screen Rant

Richard Attenborough

JURASSIC WORLD Gardy à better then sen new study! RS JURASSIC PARK BROUGHT RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH OUT OF RETIREMENT. Steven Spielberg convinced the lauded actor to be in the movie after a 14-year absence from the big screen. His previous film was 1979's The Human Factor. CRACKED.COM

Source: Patheos


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