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Everything wrong with Jurassic Park in under 180 seconds

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Jurassic Park got a lot of things right – driving home the point that birds are dinosaurs, for example. It also got a LOT of things wrong.


CinemaSins counts 36. We – and others – have counted a lot more missteps than that, though most if not all of those have been of the scientific variety. CS, for its part, does a great job calling out plot holes, typos, shitty editing and faulty motivating elements. Which is fun.

For a great take on the movie's scientific accuracy – which, in many ways, is actually surprisingly on the mark – we recommend checking out dino expert Brian Switek's recent collection of JP retrospectives, penned in commemoration of the film's 20th anniversary.