Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Jeff Goldblum is back, along with Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and A Monster Calls director J.A. Bayona for the sequel to 2015's Jurassic World.

Three years after the destruction of the Jurassic World theme park, Owen Grady (Pratt) and Claire Dearing (Howard) return to the island of Isla Nublar to save the remaining dinosaurs from a volcano that's about to erupt. They soon encounter terrifying new breeds of gigantic dinosaurs, while uncovering a conspiracy that threatens the entire planet.

2018Rating: M, Violence128 minsUSA, Spain
ActionAdventureScience FictionBlockbuster
94%
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Reviews & comments

Mediocre.

It's fast-paced with plenty of thrills, but fails from bad writing and senseless direction.

3.0
0

Satisfying transitional film

At it's core this film is a set up for what will come next in this franchise. I had fun and and I was entertained even if it was kinda silly at times like the convenient volcano or the stupid baddie getting his comeuppance doing something so obviously stupid. The film plays with our fears of the future, scientists with military affiliations playing god just...

3.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

“Fallen Kingdom” is an improvement, but it’s the first “Jurassic” film to come close to pretending it isn’t a ride at all, and as a result it ends up being just a passable ride.

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

After a first half that suggests franchise fatigue is setting in, Fallen Kingdom zooms in for some scarily good set-pieces.

3.0
0
Time Out

Time Out

press

This fun, pacy addition to the dino disaster franchise doesn’t do much that’s particularly new – though what it does, it does with a fair whack of panache.

3.0
0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

The film staples together two snazzy-sounding ideas... without considering whether the end product’s sheer snarling hideousness might just prove an intelligence-insulting turn-off.

2.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

There are some reasonably entertaining scenes and set pieces, but the whole concept feels tired and contrived...

2.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

The script is too silly, too obviously ticking the boxes to ever give Bayona the opportunity to really turn the screws and take our breath away.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Bayona not only nods to the histories of classic monster movies and the legacy of original Jurassic helmer Steven Spielberg; he brings his own experience to bear...

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

This is a Jurassic sequel that plays it both adrenaline-pumpingly huge and thrillingly small.

4.0
0
BBC

BBC

press

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is good old-fashioned summer entertainment, and it does a cunning job of setting up the next instalment.

3.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

“Fallen Kingdom” is an improvement, but it’s the first “Jurassic” film to come close to pretending it isn’t a ride at all, and as a result it ends up being just a passable ride.

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

After a first half that suggests franchise fatigue is setting in, Fallen Kingdom zooms in for some scarily good set-pieces.

3.0
0
Time Out

Time Out

press

This fun, pacy addition to the dino disaster franchise doesn’t do much that’s particularly new – though what it does, it does with a fair whack of panache.

3.0
0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

The film staples together two snazzy-sounding ideas... without considering whether the end product’s sheer snarling hideousness might just prove an intelligence-insulting turn-off.

2.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

There are some reasonably entertaining scenes and set pieces, but the whole concept feels tired and contrived...

2.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

The script is too silly, too obviously ticking the boxes to ever give Bayona the opportunity to really turn the screws and take our breath away.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Bayona not only nods to the histories of classic monster movies and the legacy of original Jurassic helmer Steven Spielberg; he brings his own experience to bear...

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

This is a Jurassic sequel that plays it both adrenaline-pumpingly huge and thrillingly small.

4.0
0
BBC

BBC

press

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is good old-fashioned summer entertainment, and it does a cunning job of setting up the next instalment.

3.0
0

Mediocre.

It's fast-paced with plenty of thrills, but fails from bad writing and senseless direction.

3.0
0

Satisfying transitional film

At it's core this film is a set up for what will come next in this franchise. I had fun and and I was entertained even if it was kinda silly at times like the convenient volcano or the stupid baddie getting his comeuppance doing something so obviously stupid. The film plays with our fears of the future, scientists with military affiliations playing god...

3.0
0