By Robin E. Simmons


Now you can bring home the latest and possibly last edition of the groundbreaking dino franchise with 14 minutes of never-before-seen footage, including an alternate opening, more dinosaurs and jaw-dropping globe spanning action all in a truly stunning 4K Ultra HD transfer.  This state-of-the-art home video looks and sounds as good as the big screen theatrical version with it’s robust full spectrum immersive sound.

This well-received popcorn movie generated over$950 million in global ticket sales, The movie topped the box-office charts in 72 world markets on its initial weekend release and broke franchise records in 16!


The extended cut home theater edition includes better than average behind-the-scenes content the chronicles the making of the movie from beginning o end, the original short film “Battle at Big Rock,” and much more-

This epic saga that began with Jurassic Park comes to a grand conclusion in director Colin Trevorrow’s movie that takes place four years after Isla Nublar’s destruction.  Now dinosaurs roam the Earth again. Facing the cataclysmic consequences of a planet once again dominated by prehistoric predators, two generations of Jurassic heroes unite as doctors Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern), Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) and Alan Grant (Sam Neill) return to join Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) for a final “fight or flight” adrenalin-fueled showdown.

Extensive engaging extras bring the cast and filmmakers together to discuss the evolution of the franchise and the special bonds of the franchise’s characters.

We join the filmmakers for a tour of the amazing underground dino market set and discover how they brought it to life.  “MAYHEM IN MALTA” is a behind-the-scenes look at the Atrociraptor rooftop chase and Owen’s harrowing motorcycle ride through the narrow streets and alleyways of Malta.

In “THE RETURN OF THE DILOPHOSAURUS” the “live-action” dinosaurs supervisor John Nolan and his team reveal how they created the impressive Dilophosaurus animatronic

“INSIDE THE DIMETRODON” reveals how the filmmaking team operated the terrifying Dimetrodon animatronic and we hear from Laura Dern and Sam Neill on what it was like working with the huge realistic prop.

In the featurette “CREATING A PLAGUE,”-Laura Dern and Bryce Dallas Howard discuss the enormous locusts. The creature effects team reveals how they were created and deployed.

Chris Pratt and Isabella Sermon share why they enjoyed working with it “GIGA-BITE,” the biggest star of the film, the Giganotosaurus.

In the poignant short “FINAL NIGHT” we witness the emotional final night of filming with the cast and crew.

This film displays the best of Hollywood’s tricks in helping us suspend disbelief. What we see on screen looks utterly real.  These monsters that actually tread in ages past again roam the earth and are for all practical purposes living and breathing creatures that are an invisible mix of wondrous practical and computer effects.  4K/UHD.  Universal.

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