The Best Deaths in the Jurassic Park Movies

In 1993, Steven Spielberg welcomed us to the theme park that wouldn’t die, no matter how many humans were mauled and eaten by the genetic monstrosities within. Michael Crichton’s original novel Jurassic Park is heavy on the gore, which was toned down for the film. But plenty of terror and violence remained in Spielberg’s version, adding a heightened sense of terror and adventure to this cautionary tale of man vs. nature. Though arguably no film could ever live up to the original, the franchise proliferated with newer special effects, return appearances by beloved characters, and increasingly creative excuses for using bone-crunching sound effects and blood splatters. A big-budget franchise, like life, “finds a way.”

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