The Jurassic Park
franchise saw an explosion of activity with the release of Jurassic World
in 2015, the first new film since the original trilogy ended in 2001. And while it looks to close out its own trilogy with Jurassic World: Dominion
in 2021, fans can't help but compare its successes and failures to that of its predecessor. There's no doubt Jurassic World
improved the worldbuilding with more action, special effects, and bigger dinosaurs, but it didn't pioneer anything that Jurassic Park
hadn't done before it.
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blew audiences away in the summer of 1993, and changed the landscape of cinema by combining all the best elements of science fiction, horror, and even family drama. To some fans, Jurassic World
has forsaken the spirit of the franchise, while others believe it's revived it.