Jurassic World is a 2015 sci-fi/action film starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard. The Hollywood blockbuster is the fourth movie in the Jurassic Park franchise and the first installment of the Jurassic World trilogy.
Legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg directed the first two Jurassic Park movies. He also executive-produced Jurassic Park III, Jurassic World, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and Jurassic World: Dominion.
In addition, the lucrative film series has spawned branded merchandise ranging from clothing and accessories to toys and video games. Jurassic World even inspired theme park attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort. Jurassic World: The Ride is a dark ride/water attraction featuring a battle between the film’s Indominus rex and T-rex. And VelociCoaster is a velociraptor-themed rollercoaster with preshow footage starring Howard and Pratt.
- Genres: Action, adventure, sci-fi
- Release date: 2015
- MPAA rating: PG-13
- Run time: 124 minutes
- Box office: $1.670 billion
- Streaming on: Prime Video, Hulu + Live TV, Peacock (in 2022)
- Premise: The Jurassic World theme park off the coast of Costa Rica is an adventurer’s paradise packed with genetically engineered dinosaurs, including a nasty Indominus rex that escapes, forcing an animal behaviorist and the park operations manager to rescue the tourists.
- Screenwriters: Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver
- Director: Colin Trevorrow
- Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D’Onofrio, Nick Robinson, Ty Simpkins, Katie McGrath, Omar Sy, BD Wong, Irrfan Khan.
- Other films in the franchise: Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park III, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Jurassic World Dominion
- If you like Jurassic World, you might also like: Dinosaur Island, Jurassic City, The Meg, Godzilla, King Kong
Visit the official Jurassic World website.