Films to See Before You Die: #30 Jurassic Park

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Jurassic Park (1993)

Director: Steven Spielberg

Cast: Sam Neil, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Synopsis: Dr. Alan Grant and Dr. Ellie Sattler (Sam Neil and Laura Dern), are paleontologists working on a dig for InGen where they are visited by the head of InGen, John Hammond (Richard Attenborough). Hammond insists they come with him to an island he owns so he can show them his new theme park in exchange for this he will continue to fund their dig for three more years. On their way to the island they learn that they have been chosen by Hammond to defend him against the company lawyer who is not convinced the park is ready to be opened. The lawyer has brought his own expert with hims in Dr. Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) a chaos theorist. Once at the park Dr. Grant and Dr. Sattler learn that this is no ordinary…

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One Response to Films to See Before You Die: #30 Jurassic Park

  1. gold price says:

    Dennis Nedry is one of the novel’s human antagonists. He is described as an obese , messy computer scientist. Nedry works for Hammond as the system’s programmer and is in charge of networking Jurassic Park’s computers. Though he was not given any details about InGen’s operation, Nedry was expected to fix numerous bugs and issues without knowing the ultimate goal. He feels left out of the loop and doesn’t feel like he is respected or paid enough for the very essential job he does. This leads him to make a deal with Dodgson of Biosyn to steal several dinosaur embryos for $1.5 million. In order to do this, he shuts down the park’s security systems, including several electric fences surrounding select dinosaur paddocks. He intended to steal embryos from a secure lab, drive them through the park to a waiting agent at the dock, and return to his post before being noticed. Though it was only meant to be temporary, he crashes his Jeep and is subsequently blinded and killed by a Dilophosaurus. Though his pride in his knowledge of complex computer systems made him feel more important than the other workers, Lex is later able to easily navigate the system in order to restore power to the visitor’s center.

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