History Film / TheLostWorldJurassicPark

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Eddie Carr]]; doubles as a DespairEventHorizon since he was the only one who could probably have repaired the damaged radio equipment.

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Eddie Carr]]; doubles as a DespairEventHorizon since he was the only one who could probably have repaired the hunters' damaged radio equipment.
26th Apr '16 4:45:41 PM Josef5678
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* AnimalStampede: The film shows a variety of dinosaurs stampeding while being chased by InGen hunters.

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* AnimalStampede: The film shows a variety of dinosaurs stampeding while being chased by InGen [=InGen=] hunters.
26th Apr '16 3:15:21 PM Snicka
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* AnimalStampede: The film shows a variety of dinosaurs stampeding while being chased by InGen hunters.
25th Apr '16 11:51:34 PM BananaPancakes
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* AdaptationDistillation: The movie keeps the novel's basic premise and some of its characters, but is otherwise very different. Key characters from the novel like Doc Thorne, Richard Levine, Arby and Lewis Dodgson are omitted from the movie. John Hammond (still [[SparedByTheAdaptation dead in the book's continuity]]), Roland Tembo, Nick van Owen, Peter Ludlow, Dieter Stark, and Ajay do not appear in the novel. Eddie Carr and Doc Thorne are merged, as are Kelly and Arby. Dodgson's BigBad role is effectively taken by Ludlow (both even die the same way).

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* AdaptationDistillation: The movie keeps the novel's basic premise and some of its characters, but is otherwise very different. Key characters from the novel like Doc Thorne, Richard Levine, Arby and Lewis Dodgson are omitted from the movie. John Hammond (still [[SparedByTheAdaptation dead in the book's continuity]]), Roland Tembo, Nick van Owen, Peter Ludlow, Dieter Stark, and Ajay do not appear in the novel. Eddie Carr and Doc Thorne are merged, as are Kelly and Arby. Dodgson's BigBad role is effectively taken by Ludlow (both ([[spoiler:both even die the same way).way]]).



* BaldOfAwesome: Roland Tembo, the big-game hunter hired by the baddies to lead the hunt. He's bald and middle-aged, but he's on the island to hunt the last big-game creature left: a freaking bull ''Tyrannosaurus rex''. And he does so.
* BaldOfEvil: Roland is also one of the film's villains, if a NobleDemon kind of villain.

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* BaldOfAwesome: Roland Tembo, the big-game hunter hired by the baddies to lead the hunt. He's Despite being bald and middle-aged, but he's on the island to hunt the last big-game creature left: a freaking bull ''Tyrannosaurus rex''. And he does so.
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He accomplishes it to boot.
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BaldOfEvil: Roland is also one of the film's villains, if a albeit one of the NobleDemon kind of villain.variety.



* BloodlessCarnage: When [[spoiler:Eddie]] is yanked in half, there's no gore to be seen. Later avoided when Tembo's dinosaur expert panics from a snake and runs right into the T. rex - the waterfall everyone is hiding in becomes blood red.

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* BloodlessCarnage: When [[spoiler:Eddie]] is yanked in half, there's no gore to be seen. Later avoided when Tembo's dinosaur expert panics from a snake and runs right into the T. rex - -- the waterfall everyone is hiding in becomes blood red.



* ChekhovsGun: Subverted with the insta-kill neurotoxin Eddie brings along. [[spoiler:He tries to raise the gun with the toxin in it to shoot the ''T. rex'' pair while he is pulling the mobile lab trailer up from the cliff's edge, but the gun's barrel gets tangled in a net and Eddie gets eaten.]]

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* ChekhovsGun: Subverted with the insta-kill neurotoxin Eddie brings along. [[spoiler:He tries to raise the gun with the toxin in it to shoot the ''T. rex'' pair while he is pulling the mobile lab trailer up from the cliff's edge, but the gun's barrel gets tangled in a net and Eddie gets eaten.killed.]]



** Dodgson's antagonistic role is effectively taken by Ludlow (both even die the same way).

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** Dodgson's antagonistic role is effectively taken by Ludlow (both ([[spoiler:both even die the same way).way]]).



* DarkerAndEdgier: This one is remembered as the most violent of the franchise, notably for being the film with the highest body count and the most violent death scene (at least until ''Film/JurassicWorld'' came along, anyway). Oddly enough, at the same time it attempts at humor far more frequently than either of the other installments, mostly due to the fact that Malcolm takes the reins as the main protagonist, making for some weird MoodWhiplash.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: This one is remembered as the most violent of the franchise, notably for being the film with the highest body count and the most violent death scene (at least until ''Film/JurassicWorld'' came along, anyway). Oddly enough, at the same time it attempts at humor tries to be funny far more frequently than either of the other installments, its predecessor or sequel, mostly due to the fact that Malcolm takes the reins as the main protagonist, making for some weird MoodWhiplash.



** Roland Tembo. He's pretty annoyed by the general ignorance of Ludlow. Here are two examples:

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** Roland Tembo. He's pretty annoyed by the He finds Ludlow's general ignorance of Ludlow.annoying. Here are two examples:



** And of course about half the dialogue out of Malcolm's mouth.

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** And of course about half the dialogue out of Ian Malcolm's mouth.dialogue.



** Eddie Carr (being a CompositeCharacter with an assistant of his that performs the same HeroicSacrifice in the book).

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** Eddie Carr [[spoiler:Eddie Carr]] (being a CompositeCharacter with an assistant of his that performs the same HeroicSacrifice in the book).



** Everybody killed during the ''T. rex''[='=]s rampage in San Diego (no similar scene happens on the novel). This includes Ludlow (in the novel, [[spoiler:Dodgson]] died in a similar scene).
* DemotedToExtra:

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** Everybody killed during the ''T. rex''[='=]s rampage in San Diego (no similar scene happens on the novel). This includes Ludlow [[spoiler:Ludlow]] (in the novel, [[spoiler:Dodgson]] died in a similar scene).
* DemotedToExtra: DemotedToExtra:



** The ''Velociraptors'' were the main antagonists in the previous film. Here, they're just dangerous obstacles.
* DevouredByTheHorde:
** There's had a scene taken from the original ''Literature/JurassicPark'' novel, where a small child is attacked and nearly eaten by a pack of Compsognathus.
** One of the hunters from [=InGen=] killed by a compy pack later on.

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** The ''Velociraptors'' ''Velociraptor''s were the main most memorable antagonists in the previous film. Here, they're just dangerous obstacles.
* DevouredByTheHorde:
DevouredByTheHorde:
** There's had a scene taken from the original ''Literature/JurassicPark'' novel, where a small child is attacked and nearly eaten by a pack of Compsognathus.
Compsognathus.
** One of the hunters from [=InGen=] killed by a compy pack later on.



* EscapedAnimalRampage: A ''Tyrannosaurus rex'' is taken back to San Diego with the intention of putting it in a zoo, but it escapes before they could do so.

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* EscapedAnimalRampage: A ''Tyrannosaurus rex'' is taken back to San Diego with the intention of putting it in a zoo, but it escapes before they could its captors can do so.



-->'''Peter Ludlow''': I remember the people who help me, Roland. There's a job for you at the park in San Diego, if you want it.
-->'''Roland Tembo''': No thank you. I believe I've spent enough time in the [[StealthPun company of death]].

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-->'''Peter Ludlow''': I remember the people who help me, Roland. There's a job for you at the park in San Diego, if you want it.
-->'''Roland
it.\\
'''Roland
Tembo''': No thank you. I believe I've spent enough time in the [[StealthPun company of death]].



* IdiotBall: Sarah Harding manages to blow off every single one of Ian's warnings, [[{{Hypocrite}} as well as several of her own]], throughout the movie, even after people have actually started dying. Ian gets rightfully pissed when she didn't bother masking her trail when she brings the injured ''T. rex'' baby to the trailer.

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* IdiotBall: Sarah Harding manages to blow off every single one of Ian's warnings, [[{{Hypocrite}} as well as several of her own]], throughout the movie, even after people have actually started dying. Ian gets rightfully rightly pissed when she didn't bother masking her trail when she brings the injured ''T. rex'' baby to the trailer.



** The infant T-Rex also survives no less than ''[[RuleOfThree three]]'' abductions and is ultimately reunited with its parents and returned to the island.

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** The infant T-Rex also survives no less fewer than ''[[RuleOfThree three]]'' abductions and is ultimately reunited with its parents and returned to the island.



** We're told that Harding is an expert at surviving away from civilization in the midst of animal predators. Yet she plays with a baby ''Stegosaurus'' (even after it starts making noises) right next to its parents, goes along with a plan to bring the baby ''T. rex'' into their trailer, and walks around with ''T. rex'' blood on her clothes without thinking of the consequences.

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** We're told that Dr. Harding is an expert at surviving away from civilization in the midst of animal predators. Yet she plays with a baby ''Stegosaurus'' (even after it starts making noises) right next to its parents, goes along with a plan to bring the baby ''T. rex'' into their trailer, and walks around with ''T. rex'' blood on her clothes without thinking of the consequences.



* InstantSedation: Subverted when [=InGen=]'s mooks accidentally give the ''T. rex'' too much sedative, causing it to go into cardiac arrest. In their attempts to save the dinosaur they gave it enough stimulant to kill a rhino, which causes it to wake up and spend the next thirty minutes trashing San Diego. Odds are good that if it hadn't been sedated again it would have kept trashing the place for quite possibly days until it either burned through the stimulants in its blood or suffered a heart attack.

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* InstantSedation: Subverted when [=InGen=]'s mooks accidentally give the ''T. rex'' too much sedative, causing it to go into cardiac arrest. In their attempts to save the dinosaur they gave it enough stimulant to kill a rhino, which causes it to wake up and spend the next thirty minutes trashing San Diego. Odds are good that if are, had it hadn't not been sedated again again, it would have kept trashing the place for quite possibly days until it either burned through the stimulants in its blood or suffered a heart attack.



* QuizzicalTilt: During its rampage in San Diego, the bull ''T. rex'' tilts its head sideways when Ian and Sara use the infant ''T. rex'' to lure its daddy back to the docks. Just as Ian had [[LampshadeHanging predicted earlier]], its expression just screams "You two again?".
--> '''Ian''': (when he and Sarah are taking back the baby) You know, when the adult sees that it's us, once again with his baby, he's gonna be like [[YouExclamation "You?!"]], ah, with some angry recognition.
--> '''Sarah''': Who knows, maybe he'll just be glad to see us.
* ProductPlacement: Mercedes Benz vehicles were used by Malcolm and company, and Sarah takes a picture with a Nikon camera. [[spoiler:Then, after the scene shifts to San Diego, we see a Southern California S & L branch, a Starbucks coffee shop, a Burger King ad on a bus, a Blockbuster video store, a Chevron gas station, a Unocal 76 gas station...]]

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* QuizzicalTilt: During its rampage in San Diego, the bull ''T. rex'' tilts its head sideways when Ian and Sara use the infant ''T. rex'' to lure its daddy back to the docks. Just as Ian had [[LampshadeHanging predicted earlier]], its expression just screams "You two again?".
--> '''Ian''': (when
again?"
-->'''Ian''': [''As
he and Sarah are taking back the baby) baby''] You know, when the adult sees that it's us, once again with his baby, he's gonna be like [[YouExclamation "You?!"]], "{{You|Exclamation}}?!", ah, with some angry recognition.
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recognition.\\
'''Sarah''': Who knows, maybe he'll just be glad to see us.
* ProductPlacement: Mercedes Benz vehicles were used by Malcolm and company, and Sarah takes a picture with a Nikon camera. [[spoiler:Then, after the scene shifts to San Diego, we see a Southern California S & L branch, a Starbucks coffee shop, a Burger King ad on a bus, a Blockbuster video store, a Chevron gas station, a Unocal 76 gas station...]]station…]]



* SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan: Played with at one point between Peter Ludlow and Nick Van Owen when the former tries, repeatedly and without success, to rally the mercenaries under his employ to get up and get moving only to be interrupted by the latter who gets everyone up without even really trying. The scene make it clear that despite his hand in stranding them there that the mercenaries respect the manly Van Owen much more than they do the NonActionBigBad Ludlow.

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* SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan: Played with at one point between Peter Ludlow and Nick Van Owen when the former tries, repeatedly and without success, to rally the mercenaries under his employ to get up and get moving only to be interrupted by the latter who gets everyone up without even really trying. The scene make it clear that despite his hand in stranding them there that there, the mercenaries respect the manly "manly" Van Owen much more than they do the NonActionBigBad Ludlow.



* SmugSnake: Ludlow is too much of a [[EvilBrit stiff-upper-lip type]] to smirk very often, but he is clearly one of these, disregarding his uncle's wishes to leave Site B untouched and bullishly seizing control of [=InGen=] from him, effectively setting up a chess match between them that ends with Ludlow as ''rex'' chow and Hammond having obtained the documentary evidence he needs to rally the public's support for declaring Site B off-limits to human interference. Malcolm even calls him on it at one point, unfortunately Ludlow is too smugly sure of himself to listen.

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* SmugSnake: Ludlow is too much of a [[EvilBrit stiff-upper-lip type]] to smirk very often, but he is clearly one of these, disregarding his uncle's wishes to leave Site B untouched and bullishly seizing control of [=InGen=] from him, effectively setting up a chess match between them that ends with Ludlow as ''rex'' chow and Hammond having obtained the documentary evidence he needs to rally the public's support for declaring Site B off-limits to human interference. Malcolm even calls him on it at one point, unfortunately point; unfortunately, Ludlow is too smugly sure of himself to listen.



** There's a notable disparage to paleontologist Robert T. Bakker. Quick history lesson: Dr. Bakker has been a longtime rival of Dr. Jack Horner, the ''Jurassic Park'' series' official paleontological consultant. Horner is well known for having a massive ego (he proudly states that he was the inspiration for Dr. Grant), and always seemed to be in a perpetual state of bickering with Dr. Bakker, even on the most petty of speculative topics (such as the ''T. rex''[='=]s eyesight, which there is no way of actually studying). And thus in ''The Lost World'', Dr. Bakker is given his very own CaptainErsatz, a bumbling poser named Burke who gets scared out of hiding by a snake, [[DroppedABridgeOnHim right into the jaws]] of a ''T. rex''. Bakker loved the scene though and even responded to Horner (a proponent of the "rex as scavenger" theory), "[[InsultBackfire I told you]] ''[[InsultBackfire T. rex]]'' [[InsultBackfire was a hunter!]]"

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** There's a notable disparage to shot at paleontologist Robert T. Bakker. Quick history lesson: Dr. Bakker has been a longtime rival of Dr. Jack Horner, the ''Jurassic Park'' series' official paleontological consultant. Horner is well known for having a massive ego (he proudly states that he was the inspiration for Dr. Grant), and always seemed to be in a perpetual state of bickering with Dr. Bakker, even on the most petty of speculative topics (such as the ''T. rex''[='=]s eyesight, which there is no way of actually studying). And thus in ''The Lost World'', Dr. Bakker is given gets his very own CaptainErsatz, a bumbling poser named Burke who gets scared out of hiding by a snake, [[DroppedABridgeOnHim right into the jaws]] of a ''T. rex''. Bakker loved the scene though and even responded to Horner (a proponent of the "rex as scavenger" theory), "[[InsultBackfire I told you]] ''[[InsultBackfire T. rex]]'' [[InsultBackfire was a hunter!]]"



*** Not to mention wearing headphones with loud music ''while on an island full of wild dinosaurs!''

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*** Not to mention wearing headphones with loud music ''while on an island full of wild dinosaurs!''dinosaurs''!



* XanatosSpeedChess: Despite only appearing in two scenes, John Hammond is playing one of these with his nephew, TheUsurper Peter Ludlow, the whole time. He counters Ludlow's seizing control of [=InGen=] from him by speed-rushing a team to the island before him, and counters Ludlow's small army of mercenaries with one ''very cunning'' GuileHero.



* XanatosSpeedChess: Despite only appearing in two scenes, John Hammond is playing one of these with his nephew, TheUsurper Peter Ludlow, the whole time. He counters Ludlow's seizing control of [=InGen=] from him by speed-rushing a team to the island before him, and counters Ludlow's small army of mercenaries with one ''very cunning'' GuileHero.



-->'''Malcolm''': Did you find him?
-->'''Roland''': [[FridgeHorror Just the parts they didn't like.]]

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-->'''Malcolm''': Did you find him?
-->'''Roland''':
him?\\
'''Roland''':
[[FridgeHorror Just the parts they didn't like.]]
22nd Apr '16 1:51:40 PM SuckerPerpetrator
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* AnimalWrongsGroup: Sarah and Nick, who are indirectly responsible for nearly every death in the movie due to them sabotaging [=InGen=]'s operation (forcing them to venture inland into raptor territory), bringing the injured baby ''T. rex'' back to their trailer (causing its parents to follow them there) and preventing Tembo from killing the ''T. rex''.

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* AnimalWrongsGroup: Sarah Nick's stated to be ex-Greenpeace, and Nick, who are indirectly responsible for nearly every death in it's implied he was on the movie due to them sabotaging [=InGen=]'s operation (forcing them to venture inland into raptor territory), bringing the injured baby ''T. rex'' back to their trailer (causing its parents to follow them there) and preventing Tembo from killing the ''T. rex''.militant side that boarded ships.



* BloodlessCarnage: Somehow, we are to believe that being pulled in half will not result in having one's guts go flying everywhere.

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* BloodlessCarnage: Somehow, we are When [[spoiler:Eddie]] is yanked in half, there's no gore to believe that being pulled be seen. Later avoided when Tembo's dinosaur expert panics from a snake and runs right into the T. rex - the waterfall everyone is hiding in half will not result in having one's guts go flying everywhere.becomes blood red.
22nd Apr '16 1:46:52 PM SuckerPerpetrator
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* KarmaHoudini: Nick van Owen caused nearly all the deaths in the [=InGen=] team and wound up making [=InGen=] order the ''T. rex'' and his baby to be brought to San Diego, [[AttackOfTheFiftyFootWhatever which goes as well as you'd expect]]. He doesn't get any comeuppance and simply disappears from the film's final act. For better or worse, he's ''supposed'' to be a good guy, in spite of all the trouble and deaths he unwittingly caused, so it only figures that he never gets to answer for them.
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* YouExclamation: Malcolm predicts that the rampaging ''rex'' will react his way upon seeing its child with Malcolm and Harding.
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* YouExclamation: Malcolm predicts that the rampaging ''rex'' will react his way upon seeing its child with Malcolm and Harding.
* YouKeepUsingThatWord: The protagonists constantly accuse their adversaries of interfering with the dinosaurs' natural habitat. Because artificially created dinosaurs, at least sixty-five million years out of time, living on an island whose conditions were engineered specifically for them, is precisely the definition of ''natural''. Furthermore, ''none of the dinosaurs is native to the island''. They were put there by the company that made them, making them not just non-natural but ''invasive species'' that are thriving without any predators capable of keeping their populations in check.
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* YouKeepUsingThatWord: The protagonists constantly accuse their adversaries of interfering with the dinosaurs' natural habitat. Because artificially created dinosaurs, at least sixty-five million years out of time, living on an island whose conditions were engineered specifically for them, is precisely the definition of ''natural''. Furthermore, ''none of the dinosaurs is native to the island''. They were put there by the company that made them, making them not just non-natural but ''invasive species'' that are thriving without any predators capable of keeping their populations in check.
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