Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a 2018 science fiction action adventure film, directed by J. A. Bayona, written by Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly, along with executive producer Steven Spielberg. The sequel to 2015's Jurassic World, Fallen Kingdom is the fifth installment of the Jurassic Park franchise, and stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and B. D. Wong, reprising their roles from previous entries to the series. Jeff Goldblum reprises his role as Dr. Ian Malcolm from Jurassic Park and The Lost World: Jurassic Park, in what has been described as a cameo or small role, while new cast members include James Cromwell as Benjamin Lockwood, Justice Smith as Franklin Webb, and Daniella Pineda as Zia Rodriguez.
Set three years after the events of Jurassic World, Mount Sibo, a dormant volcano, has become active on Isla Nublar, and threatens to destroy the island's population of dinosaurs. With the eruption imminent, the park's former operations manager Claire Dearing, now the founder of the Dinosaur Protection Group recruits Owen Grady in an effort to rescue the island's dinosaurs and evacuate them to safety.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was released in theaters in the United States on June 22, 2018, with an early release in the United Kingdom on June 7, 2018, over two weeks before the American release.
Fallen Kingdom is set to be followed by a sequel, tentatively dubbed Jurassic World III, which is set to release on June 11, 2021.
- "A rescue op to save the dinosaurs from an island that's about to explode. What could go wrong?"
- —Owen Grady(src)
Six months after the demise of the Jurassic World theme park on Isla Nublar, a group of mercenaries are sent to Isla Nublar to recover the bones of the Indominus rex from the Jurassic World lagoon for the creation of a new genetically modified hybrid: the Indoraptor. A submersible is sent down to retrieve the bones, and it sends them up on a buoy before it is attacked by the Mosasaurus. The people on land who opened the gate to the lagoon lose contact with the submarine pilots. The gate starts to close and a Dilophosaurus can be heard running away in the jungle. The trees nearby shake and Jurassic World's veteran Tyrannosaurus rex attacks the group. Jack is left on the ground and their helicopter lets down a rope ladder. They escape the Tyrannosaurus, but Jack is then swallowed by the Mosasaurus after it jumps into the air and it escapes from its enclosure.
It then cuts to the mainland, in the year 2018, where Claire Dearing, the former park manager, has now founded the Dinosaur Protection Group, an organization dedicated to saving and protecting the dinosaurs. After the government refuses to fund a rescue operation to save the dinosaurs, alongside Ian Malcolm, Claire meets Benjamin Lockwood, an old business partner of John Hammond, who agrees to fund the rescue mission and bring the dinosaurs to a new sanctuary island where they will be left to live on their own, safe from human interference. Lockwood's assistant, Eli Mills, asks Claire to recruit Owen Grady, a former raptor trainer who worked at the park, to find and capture Blue, the last surviving Velociraptor. Claire recruits Owen to help her rescue the remaining dinosaurs from the island.
Claire and Owen then set off on a charter plane with Zia Rodriguez, a paleo-veterinarian, and Franklin Webb, an IT expert, both from the Dinosaur Protection Group. Once their plane lands, the group is surprised to find a large base camp has already been set up, and they are met by Ken Wheatley, a big game and trophy hunter. They all set off along with a group of mercenaries to reactivate an abandoned radio communications tower that they will use to find the dinosaurs via their RFID chip implants. Along the way while passing through the Jurassic World main street, they encounter a Brachiosaurus.
Owen, Zia, Wheatley and some of the mercenaries go to find Blue. Owen suggests that he set out on his own to find Blue, and the others stay behind at the truck. When Owen comes upon the fallen Explorer 04 near the old Tyrannosaur Paddock from the first Jurassic Park, Blue jumps out and Owen tries to bond with her before she is tranquilized by Wheatley and his mercenaries. Angry, Blue tackles a mercenary and kills him but not before drawing his sidearm and shooting her, much to Wheatley's and Owen's dismay. Owen tries to attack Wheatley but Wheatley tranquilizes him and threatens to shoot Zia. Zia says that she is the only one who can keep Blue alive and Wheatley has his men put their weapons down.
Mt. Sibo erupts, causing the mercenaries protecting Claire and Franklin to panic and drive off, locking them inside the old communications center. A Baryonyx surprises them by crawling through an old tunnel, but is temporarily held at bay by falling lava. Franklin and Claire narrowly escape through an emergency ladder and lock the Baryonyx inside the communications center. Owen awakes from his unconsciousness, but is still mostly immobile. He is surprised by a Sinoceratops, which plays with him for a little while before getting scared off and running away from the approaching lava which crawls toward Owen but he manages to (barely) escape just before he is engulfed by the lava. He runs into Claire and Franklin and yells at them repeatedly to "Run", the three elude the lava and falling debris and magma bombs, while avoiding getting trampled by the stampeding dinosaurs.
Franklin and Claire both hide inside a Gyrosphere, when a Carnotaurus appears and fights a Sinoceratops, before being pinned down and killed by the T. rex who also makes a run for it. Franklin, Claire, and Owen make a run from the burning ash, Owen is slowed down a bit by the ash, but Claire and Franklin fall off the edge with several other dinosaurs. The magma bombs break the Gyrosphere, and Claire and Franklin almost drown, but are able to survive when Owen opens one of the doors using his survival knife. Crawling up on the beach, they see several of the dinosaurs, such as the Baryonyx and T. rex all being captured, The mercenaries on the ship called the Arcadia begin caging all of the captured dinosaurs, Wheatley takes a pair of pliers and yanks a tooth out of a tranquilized Stegosaurus, Owen, Claire, and Franklin also see Blue being tended to by Zia who has been captured,then the three use a truck to drive on the ship, which is leaving the island, they only barely make it, and watch the island burn up in the background. A trapped Brachiosaurus calls out to the departing ship before being engulfed by the ash and perishing.
Eli is disappointed by the lack of progress, and meets with Gunnar Eversol, an auctioneer who plans to sell the dinosaurs with for money. Lockwood's apparent granddaughter Maisie overhears their conversation and learns of their plan. Eli takes Gunnar to a lab, where he reveals that they are creating a new dinosaur, called the Indoraptor, and potentially other improvements in its wake for the sake of military interests and warfare. With the current one being a prototype, and their plan to use it for militaristic purposes. Maisie attempts to tell Benjamin, but he seemingly believes she misheard them and sends her off to bed.
Owen, Claire, and Franklin meet up with Zia, who believes they need Blue for something; Zia further tells them that before she can treat Blue's gunshot wound, she needs a ready blood transfusion for Blue just in case. Unfortunately (much to Claire's chargin), the only blood match on the ship would belong to a tranquilized T. rex on board and inside one of the transport trucks, and so Zia sends both Owen and Claire to retrieve some of the live dinosaur's blood. They find the Tyrannosaur and successfully get her blood but are locked in by some of the guards as the T. rex wakes up. As the agitated animal begins to freak out and thrash violently, Claire escapes through the top and opens the main doors of the cage; Owen narrowly escapes the T. rex’s snapping jaws before she can bite him in half. The crew gives the blood to Blue before they make a dash; unfortunately, Franklin is caught and mistaken for a mercenary, and is forced to help transfer the dinosaurs to Lockwood Manor. Owen and Claire sneak into a truck, but are discovered by Wheatley and imprisoned in the basement of Lockwood Manor.
Maisie, having observed Mills entering the entrance code for the mansion's elevator the previous day, secretly enters the laboratory and watches several clips of Owen training the Velociraptors on Isla Nublar. Her exploration is interrupted by Mills and Dr. Henry Wu; the latter is extremely stressed about Blue's condition. Maisie, in an attempt to escape the two men, backs into a corridor and encounters the caged Indoraptor, who reaches out and gently strokes her hair from behind. Maisie screams, alerting the attention of Mills, who angrily escorts her upstairs and locks her in her bedroom.
Lockwood confronts Mills about the latter's true intention of selling the dinosaurs in an auction, angered that Mills has crossed him and used his own mansion as the auction's venue. Ordered by Lockwood to call the police himself, Mills instead murders Lockwood by smothering him with a pillow.
Bidders soon arrive for a dinosaur auction and place their bids on various species of dinosaurs captured by the team on the island, including an Ankylosaurus, a juvenile Allosaurus, a Baryonyx, and multiple others. After being captured by Wheatley, Owen attracts the attention of a Stygimoloch, causing her to break through the wall and eventually break through the doors of Owen and Claire's cell allowing them to escape. Meanwhile in the auction room of Lockwood's estate, Eversol and Mills show the crowd the prototype Indoraptor, emphasizing that the animal is not for sale. Amazed by the creature's ability to lock onto a specific target (courtesy of a laser and an acoustic signal on a gun), the attendees begin to bid on the Indoraptor. Eversol is coaxed by Mills to accept bids, much to Wu's disdain as the prototype Indoraptor lacks Blue's genome - and thus can neither empathize nor follow more specific orders.
Owen and Claire encounter Maisie, who has escaped her room and discovered her dead grandfather, and the three enter the auction room as the Indoraptor is being displayed. Understanding that the Indoraptor is far too dangerous to be sold, Owen disrupts the auction's proceedings with the aid of the Stygimoloch and wreaks havoc among the spectators, causing Mills and Eversol to end the auction. Owen bests several mercenaries in hand-to-hand combat, then reverses a switch which prevents the Indoraptor's cage from exiting the auction room.
Later in the evening, Wheatley enters the deserted auction room and notices the Indoraptor. Having never seen the creature before and wanting one of its teeth for his necklace, Wheatley shoots the Indoraptor with two tranquilizer darts and enters the cage after the Indoraptor appears to be sedated. In reality, the Indoraptor is unaffected by the tranquilizer darts; he smiles and distracts Wheatley by waving his tail in the air before severing Wheatley's right arm and devouring him, his death is witnessed by Eversol who makes a dash for the elevator (without being spotted by the hybrid), where all the other executives were hiding, but pushes a woman out of the way so he can access the code to close the elevator, causing her to scream at the sight of the Indoraptor, who rushes at the still open elevator but the doors successfully close before the Indoraptor can reach them; however, the hybrid (either with intent or by chance) uses its tail to cut off the power supply to the auction room, which automatically reopens the elevator door. The Indoraptor then proceeds to maul Eversol and the other executives to death.
Owen reunites with Claire and Maisie and the three encounter Mills and two security guards in the mansion's basement. After unsuccessfully trying to coax Maisie to come with him, Mills angrily and cruelly reveals that Maisie is actually a clone of Lockwood's beloved daughter who had perished in a car accident many years prior. As Owen, Claire and Maisie process this revelation, the Indoraptor suddenly appears and kills the two security guards, prompting the others to flee.
Meanwhile, Zia and Franklin continue to tend to Blue in Wu's laboratory. Zia reveals to Wu that she had given Blue a transfusion of T. rex blood, infuriating Wu, as it would now be impossible to create an Indoraptor with Blue's pure but now apparently T. rex blood-tainted genome. Franklin injects 20 cc's of Carfentanil into Wu's neck, incapacitating him, before the two are apprehended by a pair of gunmen. Franklin frees Zia from being cuffed to Blue's cage, and Zia frees Blue. As Zia and Franklin flee to safety, Blue kills the two gunmen and escapes the laboratory before a massive explosion occurs - the brief battle had caused damage to several tanks of hydrogen gas within the laboratory.
Owen, Claire and Maisie take refuge on the main floor of Lockwood's mansion, in the skeleton and replica display room. They notice a human corpse on the ground near a Agujaceratops skull; as they approach it, the Indoraptor reveals himself and pulls the corpse farther behind the skull. The three protagonists take refuge against one of the walls of the skull's casing, but the Indoraptor successfully locates their vantage point by tracking their scent and climbing on top of the Agujaceratops skull. The Indoraptor chases Owen, Claire and Maisie up a spiraling staircase before the three escape into a power supply room, where Owen turns off the entire mansion's power.
Zia and Franklin discover a hydrogen cyanide leak near the laboratory, which will kill all of the dinosaurs if it spreads to the encaging area. Franklin resets the control system in order to restore power to the mansion. At this time, Owen, Claire and Maisie are hiding behind a diorama of a Velociraptor and Dilophosaurus engaged in battle near a glass wall. Maisie soon realizes that she is staring into the face of the Indoraptor through the glass wall and shrieks in terror; the Indoraptor breaks the wall and pursues the group once again, injuring Claire's leg with his toe claw in the process. The Indoraptor chases Maisie up another staircase and down a hallway until Maisie escapes up to her bedroom, where she takes refuge in her bed.
Owen is urged to take care of Maisie by the injured Claire; the two share a passionate kiss before Owen leaves to search for Maisie. The Indoraptor, who by this point has ascended to the mansion's roof, lets out a demonic screech and descends the building until he reaches the windows leading to Maisie's room. Hanging upside down, the Indoraptor opens one of the windows and enters Maisie's room, slowly approaching her bed as she begins to shiver and cry. Just before the villainous hybrid attacks, Owen enters Maisie's bedroom and shoots the Indoraptor multiple times with live ammunition. The Indoraptor is unaffected, and stands back up to face Owen. Blue enters Maisie's bedroom and confronts the Indoraptor; the two begin a vicious fight as Owen and Maisie escape the bedroom.
The Indoraptor fends off Blue and traps Owen and Maisie on the glass roof of the display room. Just before the Indoraptor pounces, Claire appears and coaxes him into attacking Owen with the laser and acoustic signal on the same gun used in the auction demonstration. The Indoraptor charges towards Owen and falls through the glass roof; however, he manages to grab ahold of a rafter connecting the glass panes together and pulls himself back atop the roof. Blue suddenly appears and jumps onto the Indoraptor, causing both to fall down into the display room. The Indoraptor falls directly onto the horns of the Agujaceratops skull, which impales and kills him, while Blue lands on top of the hybrid's corpse and escapes. Franklin and Zia enter and reunite with Owen, Claire and Maisie, and the five protagonists escape the battleground.
However, a new issue looms; the dinosaurs are trapped in a room that is flooded by noxious hydrogen cyanide. Claire releases all of the dinosaurs’ cages one by one. Claire puts her hand on the red button that would release all of them from the entire building, but Owen discourages Claire to do so, thus making Claire resist because she does not want the dinosaurs to destroy the world. However, Maisie pushes the button anyway, releasing the captive dinosaurs, allowing them to escape to the mainland, exclaiming, "They're alive, like me."
As Mills is about to put the Indominus rex fragment into the car, a stampede sound can be heard. As one of the men goes to investigate, a Pteranodon snatches and drops him onto Mills’ car, killing him. The now free dinosaurs begin to stampede out of the mansion, trampling another guard to death. Mills immediately takes refuge under the car, which is quickly trampled and destroyed in the stampede. As Mills gets up from underneath his wrecked car and tries to pick up the I. rex fragment, the T. rex suddenly appears and snatches him in her jaws, brutally shredding him before tearing him in half with a Carnotaurus, and ultimately devouring Mills, the T. rex then knocks over the Carnotaurus with her head scaring it off in the process. The T. rex triumphantly roars and walks away, destroying the I. rex fragment in the process and ensuring that no carnivorous hybrid can ever wreak havoc upon the world again.
Owen, Claire, Franklin, Zia, and Maisie all exit through the entrance of the Lockwood Manor, where Blue reunites with Owen, and even touches Owen’s hand. Owen instructs for Blue to accompany him; however, Blue denies him, as she would rather run free on her own than be kept in a cage again.
Ian sums up his speech, as a sequence of shots are displayed such as the Mosasaurus attacking surfers, the T. rex roaring at a lion in a zoo, Owen, Claire and Maisie are seen driving down the highway to an unknown destination, and Blue is shown running and jumping onto a cliff overlooking a surburban neighborhood below, signifying that dinosaurs and humans must now co-exist with one another, and calls out four times, into the sunset.
In a post-credits scene, three Pteranodons fly around and ultimately settle down on the Eiffel Tower replica in Las Vegas.
For a complete list, see Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom/Cast and crew.
- Chris Pratt as Owen Grady, A Navy veteran and the former Velociraptor trainer of Jurassic World.
- Bryce Dallas Howard as Claire Dearing, The former park operation manager at Jurassic World, now the leader of the Dinosaur Protection group.
- Isabella Sermon as Maisie Lockwood, Benjamin Lockwood's cloned granddaughter.
- B.D. Wong as Dr. Henry Wu, The former head geneticist of both Jurassic World and the original Jurassic Park.
- Jeff Goldblum as Dr. Ian Malcolm, An expert in chaos theory who once consulted for InGen's Jurassic Park.
- James Cromwell as Sir Benjamin Lockwood, Maisie's grandfather and John Hammond's former partner in the Jurassic Park project. He is killed by Mills when he finds out about the dinosaur auction.
- Justice Smith as Franklin Webb, A former IT technician for Jurassic World who is now the Dinosaur Protection Group's systems analyst and hacker.
- Daniella Pineda as Zia Rodriguez, A former Marine who is now the Dinosaur Protection Group's paleoveterinarian.
- Rafe Spall as Eli Mills, Lockwood's right hand man, who secretly uses the dinosaur rescue mission to oversee a dinosaur auction. He is killed by the T. rex.
- Toby Jones as Gunnar Eversol, The auctioner who helped sell the dinosaurs. He is killed by the Indoraptor.
- Ted Levine as Ken Wheatley, A hunter who helped get Blue for Wu and Mills. He is killed by the Indoraptor.
- Geraldine Chaplin as Iris Carroll, Masie's caretaker.
List of Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Creatures in the Film
- Allosaurus (embryo also seen)
- Brachiosaurus (listed on auction report; embryo also seen)
- Carnotaurus (embryo also seen)
- Sinoceratops (embryo also seen)
- Stygimoloch (embryo also seen)
- Tyrannosaurus rex (skulll also seen; embryo also seen)
- Velociraptor (also as a skeleton of V. mongoliensis; statue also featured in diorama; embryo also seen)
- Agujaceratops (skull)
- Camarasaurus (cut)
- Concavenator (statue featured in diorama)
- Deinosuchus (name seen in Indominus rex genetic composition hologram)
- Dilophosaurus (heard; statue also featured in diorama; toy; embryo also seen; cut)
- Dimetrodon (statue featured in diorama)
- Dimorphodon (seen in news cam)
- Diplodocus (as a painting; statue featured in diorama)
- Dracorex (statue featured in diorama)
- Dreadnoughtus (embryo)
- Edmontosaurus (skeleton)
- Einiosaurus (cut)
- Giganotosaurus (cut)
- Herrerasaurus (skull)
- Indominus rex (carcass)
- Kosmoceratops (skeleton)
- Metriacanthosaurus (cut)
- Mononykus (statue featured in diorama)
- Pachyrhinosaurus (listed on auction report; cut)
- Peloroplites (carcass; skeleton also seen)
- Protoceratops (skeleton)
- Pycnonemosaurus (name seen in Indominus rex genetic composition hologram)
- Quilmesaurus (name seen in Indominus rex genetic composition hologram)
- Smilodon (skull)
- Spinosaurus (destroyed skeleton; cut)
- Teratophoneus (carcass; skeleton also seen)
- Viavenator (name seen in Indominus rex genetic composition hologram)
The movie received very strong divided reviews, with many praising it with others criticizing it. Despite this, the movie grossed more than 1 billion at the box office.
News and rumours
Universal producers have in the past expressed their wish to create more films after the fourth Jurassic Park film.
Before Jurassic World
In November 2009, Joe Johnston was interviewed by Ain't It Cool News. At one point, he expressed his vision of the new Jurassic Park movies: "it would take it off in a whole other trilogy basically"
In January 2010, Joe Johnston was interviewed by the Box Office Magazine. He again talked about post-JW Jurassic Park movies: "Well, there is going to be a Jurassic Park IV. It breaks away from the first three - it's essentially the beginning of the second Jurassic Park trilogy."
The production of the fourth Jurassic Park film, Jurassic World, started in April 2014. Its director, Colin Trevorrow, was interviewed by Empire Magazine. During the interview, Trevorrow already hinted at more sequels: "We definitely talked about [sequels] a lot. We wanted to create something that would be a little bit less arbitrary and episodic, and something that could potentially arc into a series that would feel like a complete story."
IGN wrote, at May 15, that Legendary Pictures producer Thomas Tull told them that "The ideas and script that they came up with, and story, are spectacular, so we may spend more than one piece in there.”
On May 29, 2015, at the Jurassic World premiere in France Colin Trevorrow revealed that he will not be directing Jurassic Park V.
In an interview with RadioTimes Trevorrow discussed his idea for the upcoming film. He said, "I really like the idea that this group of geneticists aren’t the only people who can make a dinosaur. [...] You know, when you think of the differences between Apple and PC – the minute something goes open-source, there are all kinds of entities and interests that may be able to utilise that technology." He explained that it would be like the relationship that humans have today with other animals, such as how some animals are "kept in zoos, like Jurassic Park, but they are also used in agriculture, and medicine and in war."
On June 13, 2015, a day after the release of Jurassic World, Chris Pratt confirmed in a discussion with Entertainment Weekly that he had signed on to do an unspecified number of sequels to Jurassic World.
On June 22, 2015, the twitter account for Jurassic World tweeted an image revealed the release date of the sequel as June 22, 2018. Furthermore, it was revealed that Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard would be returning for the film as well as Colin Trevorrow who will co-write the script with Derek Connolly.
On July 24, 2015, Colin Trevorrow revealed in an interview with WIRED that the film would not reuse the plot of people becoming lost on an island with free roaming dinosaurs and escaping like in the previous films The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III stating "That’ll get old real fast." and that "this isn’t always going to be limited to theme parks". He further said that he would like to explore the concept of cloning dinosaurs being open source like he had mentioned in his interview with RadioTimes.
Colin Trevorrow in an interview with JurassicCast revealed several details about Jurassic World's sequel and confirmed that there will be a trilogy. He mentioned that the second film in this new trilogy is based on Alan Grant's quote in Jurassic Park in the "Cretaceous Cafe" scene: ...Dinosaurs and man, two species separated by 65 million years of evolution, have just been suddenly thrown back into the mix together. How can we possibly have the slightest idea what to expect?" Over the course of the trilogy, Claire's character would evolve the most, mirroring the changing world and that Owen "has stuff to deal with". The events of Jurassic World has opened a "pandora's box" with both Claire and Owen holding responsibility for some elements of the incident.
After much speculation, it was announced that J.A. Bayona would direct the sequel. Before he was confirmed as director, it had previously been reported that Universal was interested in having Bayona be the director of the Jurassic World sequel and Mike Fleming Jr of Deadline had reported after Bayona dropped out of World War Z II that he began hearing Bayona's name again as the potential director of the sequel.
On April 21, 2016, The Knowledge confirmed that the sequel will be filmed in the United Kingdom.
On the preview for Production Weekly's July 21, 2016 issue, it was revealed that a working title for the film is "Ancient Futures".
On July 21, 2016, the day the Production Weekly issue was released, fansite Jurassic Outpost reported that in conjunction with Reel News Hawaii that they had exclusively learned and confirmed that the sequel will start filming on February 27, 2017 in Hawaii where the first film, Jurassic Park III, and Jurassic World were filmed.
That same day, producer Frank Marshall made comments about the film's current state to Colider. He said that the film was in “full-boar pre-production” with storyboards currently being created for the film and that shooting for the film will begin in early spring of 2017. He added that there have numerous meetings discussing the film and that the filmmakers have a template for the movie. Furthermore, Marshall said that director J.A. Bayona has been adding his ideas into the script. According to Marshall, despite the ideas that Bayona has contributed to the film's story at the moment it is “pretty much the original story they [Trevorrow and Connolly] came up with.” He concluded his comments saying, “I think we're just having to look and see how we can involve the characters in the story with whatever dinosaurs we have in the action sequences. It's a challenge, but it's a healthy challenge.”
On July 29, 2016, Frank Marshall confirmed in another interview with Colider that the sequel will film in Hawaii.
Pacific Business News reports in August 2016 that scouts for filming in Hawaii will arrive in November 2016.
IGN reports in September 2016 that the film will be more "suspenseful and scary" when compared to its predecessor, and that it would not feature militarized dinosaurs (a plot point set up in the previous film).
IGN reported in October 2016 that the film's plot was to be thematically linked to the treatment of animals.
On June 22, 2017, the first poster for the film was released, exposing the new title to be Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
On July 7, 2017, Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard were seen swimming towards the beach during filming of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
On November 22, 2017, the first footage has been released that shows Owen petting a baby Velociraptor.
On December 7, 2017, the first Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom trailer was released worldwide.
With Hasbro's rights to makes toys based on the Jurassic Park franchise to expire Mattel, whose license to the franchise will start in July 2017, will make initial products based on this new film that will arrive in stores in early 2018.
- Isla Sorna, aka Site B, is mentioned briefly by Eli Mills when he and Claire enter the Lockwood Estate.
- This is the first Jurassic Park film to be produced in a 2.39:1 widescreen aspect ratio; the first three films were produced in 1.85:1, while the previous film was produced in 2.00:1.
- This is the second Jurassic Park sequel to be composed by the same composer as a previous film after The Lost World: Jurassic Park; John Williams composed the first two films, while Michael Giacchino composed both the previous film and this film.
- This is the first film to use the logo in the film and to include a post-credits scene.
- When the T. rex roars after killing Eli, her roar stance directly references her roar after killing the Velociraptors in Jurassic Park.
- Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom director J.A. Bayona revealed that the Brachiosaurus that died in the pyroclastic flow seen in the film is in fact the exact same Brachiosaurus first seen by Alan Grant and Ellie Sattler in the original Jurassic Park film, serving as a tragic end to the ill-fated ventures on Isla Nublar. In addition, he said that the moment where the Brachiosaur is seen through the fire in the pyroclastic flow is a reference to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, when E.T.'s heart glows.
- At one moment, a plushie of E.T. is seen briefly during the final fight between Blue and the Indoraptor.
- Blue’s final scene of standing on a cliff with a surburban setting below and calling out in the sunset is similar to the T. rex roaring out at Jurassic World in Jurassic World.
- The surburban town that Blue overlooks at the end of the film is the same town as in E.T. The Extra Terrestrial.
- This is the first film to in which only one Velociraptor is present during the events of the film.
- This is the third film in which a dinosaur was not killed by a human. The other two being Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park III.
- This is the third time that the T. rex ate a goat.
- When Owen, Claire, Franklin, and Zia is removing the bullet out of Blue, it is very simailar to Junior from The Lost World: Jurassic Park.
- This is the first film to show an accurate Velociraptor mongoliensis, though as a skeleton only, for the first time in the franchise.
- When the Indoraptor died, it is similar to the raptor's death in The Lost World: Jurassic Park when Kelly knocked the raptor out the window.
- The dinosaur outbreak is similar to the dinosaurs that freed by Nick and Sarah.
- The Dinosaurs on the mainland is also a reference to the first Jurassic Park Novel where they escaped from Isla Nublar.
- Eli Mills' death is similar to Eddie Carr's and Peter Ludlow's death from The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Lewis Dodgson's death in The Lost World novel.
- Maisie escaping the Indoraptor through the dumbwaiter is similar to Lex closing the kitchen counter from the Velociraptor in Jurassic Park.
- When the Tyrannosaurus rex breaks into the lion enclosure of the zoo at the end, the sounds of the fences snapping is the same as the fences snapping off in her paddock in Jurassic Park.
- The way the Indoraptor gets impaled on the skull is similar to how the original storyboarded ending of Jurassic Park would've went where one of the raptors would get skewered by a T. rex jawbone.
- When Blue attacked the Jungle Merc is similar to The Big One that killed Robert Muldoon.
- The Indoraptor's toe tapping is a reference to the original film where The Big One taps her toe claw.
- Trevorrow revealed on Twitter that the opening sequence with the submersible takes place 6 months after Jurassic World is shut down. The rest of the film takes place 3 years after the 2015 incident.
- Trevorrow also revealed on Twitter that some dinosaurs were saved off screen, as shown the Pachyrhinosaurus was saved, meaning other dinosaurs were saved.
- Ian Malcolm's line, "Change is like death. You don't know what it looks like until you're standing at the gates" is similar to Ian Malcolm's line in the Jurassic Park novel, "All major changes are like death, you can't see the other side until you are there."
- Originally the fifth film was supposed to be 2 hours and 40 minutes long but has dropped to 2 hours and 8-10 minutes.
- The rolling chair that Claire and Franklin used to climb up to the escape ladder in the communications center is missing after the ladder descends with Franklin on it.
- Owen is able to shoot through the Gyrosphere, despite the previous film mentioning that the glass can withstand a 50 caliber bullet.
- Maisie is able to escape her bedroom by releasing the key from the door and sliding it through the door gap with a piece of paper, however, after Eli locked her in there he can be seen putting the key in his pocket.
- When Eli states that his men collected the Indominus rex bone, his voice sound implies the events of the film's opening was recent, with the film being set in 2018. However, in the novelization it is stated the events in the film's opening take place in 2016. Colin confirms that the prologue took place six months after Jurassic World.
- It is shown that Ken shoots the Indoraptor with two darts. They later disappear when he is picked up by the arm in the Indoraptor's jaws.
- When Claire starts freeing the Dinosaurs the computer screen shows cage 1 being open however it is cage 2.
- When Claire is running on the island her shirt can be seen without any shoulder sleeves while for the rest of the film does appear with them.
- When Owen looks up after arriving at the bunker, the mountain behind him has a monorail track. In all other shots of the valley the track is missing.
Notes and references
- ↑ https://twitter.com/colintrevorrow/status/1010786678712172544?s=19
- ↑ Harry claws to learn from Joe Johnston on WOLFMAN set!!! , aintitcool.com.
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