‘Jurassic Park’: Looking Back on the Movie Franchise 30 Years Later

JURASSIC PARK, Sam Neill, 1993.
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It’s 30 years this June since Jurassic Park roared into theaters. The monster franchise now boasts six films: 1993’s JP, 1997’s The Lost World, and 2001’s Jurassic Park III — all tracking paleontologist Alan Grant (Sam Neill), paleo-botanist Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) and “chaotician” Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) — and the 2015–22 reboot trilogy of Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom, and Dominion, led by raptor trainer Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and park exec Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard).