Jurassic Park III

Corrected entry: In the fight between the Tyrannosaurus and Spinosaurus, the Tyrannosaurus grabs the Spinosaur by the neck with its jaws. Now, Tyrannosaur's jaws had enough muscle power to crush bone. That bite would've killed the spinosaurus. On the other side, the Spinosaur has very weak jaws for a large carnivore-it couldn't have killed the Tyrannosaur.

Correction: These aren't true dinosaurs, they've been engineered to be how In-gen wants them (to a degree). In the first Jurassic Park book theres a passage where Hammond and Dr. Wu have a arguement about the Raptors and their intelligence (should they leave them as they are or change it so they're easier to manage).

Corrected entry: In the opening scene when they are flying over the island, Ben looks down at the boat crew and finds that they have disappeared. He has a camera in his right hand. He tells the kid not to worry. He puts his hand behind his back for a split second and voila- his camera is gone. He had no time to put attach it to his backpack. In a later scene, we find that Ben has been holding onto the camera the whole time. That's odd because it disappeared earlier.

Correction: The camera is actually on a string or band and you can see it swinging just behind his back, after he lets go. The reason we later see footage of the kid saying "The camera's still on" is because Ben didn't stop recording after he let go of the camera.

Corrected entry: Grant was exposed to tear gas when Eric saved him...he didn't inhale much but he would still be coughing so violently that he wouldn't be able to speak coherently or eat without problem for quite a few hours at least.

Correction: That was a smoke grenade, not a tear gas canister.


Corrected entry: At the beginning when they lift off in the hanglider you can see that there are numbers on the top of the hanglider. I couldn't see these when they were in the air.

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Correction: The lettering is on the underside of the parawing, not on the top, so you can only see it when it's viewed from below.


Corrected entry: When the crew finds the video camera and then realize it is out of battery power, the remaining pilot says, 'I have an idea.' He then begins to unscrew the flashlight, presumably to put those batteries into the video camera. One problem: the video camera on hand doesn't take the kind of batteries found in the flashlight.

Correction: If you actually watch the rest of the scene you can plainly see two yellow wires connected from the flashlight to the camera.

Corrected entry: How did that guy in the parachute die? We know they were both alive when they landed, because they filmed it. The boy gets down, the camera gets turned off just before the other guy is about to climb down, then...what?

Correction: It is possible for the velociraptors to attack Ben right after he turns off the camera, and before he was able to get down.

Then wouldn't Eric be attacked too?

No, Eric might have left to try and find something to get Ben down. He might not have even been in ear shot to hear screams.

What probably happened after Ben dropped the camera the raptors screeched and Eric hid. Then Ben was attacked.

Corrected entry: The raptors in this film have evolved, allowing the males to have quills on their necks. That's fine and dandy, but when Grant is having his dream scene on the plane, and sees the raptor sitting next to him, it has the quills. Shouldn't it have looked like the ones he saw in the original Jurassic Park? He wouldn't have known about the quills.

Correction: Dinosaurs were related to birds, and many species (including the raptors) may have had feathers (the "quills" that seen on the male raptors). Although the raptors in the first movie lacked feathers (either as a mistake, or perhaps its a gender-based thing), if you assume Dr. Grant continued studying raptors after the first incident, he may have learned that the species had feathers and adjusted his dream accordingly.

Corrected entry: How is it that Billy manages to beat the whole group in getting to the shore when they left him a good 12 hour boat trip away? I'm sure the navy didn't venture into the pteranodon cage to get him and then go back out to the shore.

Correction: After the characters escape the bird cage you see the deadbolt thing open. This is the way of foreshadowing that Billy escaped because it shows that he opened the lock. He beat everyone to the beach because they had to stop in the fight with the spino and were delayed by the egg-giving-up ceremony.

But he was badly injured; how could he have moved that quickly?

Correction: You see Billy went down a waterfall. What is more likely is that InGen tapped into a water system to fill the area for fish. This could make 2 exits. The one Billy gets carried down (as all rivers lead to the ocean) and the one Grant swims down. As the military doesn't know where to look and a foot search is out of the question, the military likely went up the rivers and found Billy, who could have told them to check the other side, which is why there is military so close to where Grant and the others show up.

Corrected entry: Why did they let those Pteranodons fly safely away in the end? They were already shown to be lethal animals, and now they're allowed to spread elsewhere.

Correction: They didn't "let" them fly away, they just had no means to stop them. They escaped when one of the characters left the gate to their huge cage unlatched.

Corrected entry: The boy in the film had collected urine from a T-rex to keep raptors away. There's a problem with that: dinosaurs were reptiles and were related to birds. Birds and reptiles do not urinate like mammals; they excrete uric acid together with their faeces through a single excretory opening called a cloaca.

Correction: There's a lot of assumptions there. We can't be sure whether or not dinosaurs urinated, it seems unwise to assume they did not merely because modern reptiles and birds don't.

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Corrected entry: When the Navy picks up the survivors, the person on the radio says that they have 6 souls on board. They only picked up 5 people.

Correction: The 5 he picked up and including himself

Corrected entry: Do you remember that annoying cell phone? Well, it's supposed to be owned by Paul Kirby. Then why is it that Udesky has one JUST like that one with the SAME annoying song in the part when they are testing the weapons?

Correction: Mr. Kirby probably gave Udesky the satelite phone as a means of contacting him before they set out for the island.

Corrected entry: After the plane crash and Spinosaurus attack, the survivors return to the wreck site to collect belongings/valuables, etc. Amanda starts talking to Paul about him losing weight over swimming. She says 'I hate swimming. I dont even know how to swim.' However, at the end of the film when they are in the 'bird cage,' they all fall in the river and Amanda is swimming without aid.

Correction: What Amanda says to Paul is "You hate swimming. You don't even know how to swim."

Correction: When they're changing clothes (right after revealing the truth about their son to Dr. Grant), she says to Paul, "You don't even know how to swim," and he replies, "I learned."

Corrected entry: At the beginning we see the crew of the speed boat pass through fog, when they come out the speedboat is in tatters and the crew are dead. But what killed them? They were too far out at sea, and the Pteranodons were locked in their cage.

Correction: The Spinosaurus killed them. It can swim discretely, which we see later in the movie, and it must have snuck up on them and eaten them. It had enough time to get to the center of the island by the time Dr. Grant and the rest arrive.

Corrected entry: When Eric is dropped from the Pteranodon into its nest, we see that the nest and the adjacent rocks are littered with human bones and skulls. It's quite unlikely anyone has been there until now, so where did those human bones come from?

Correction: There has quite been a significant amount of human activity on the island - shown by the buildings and vehicles (trucks/boats) which appear throughout the film. Presumably some of the humans who built these structures could have been eaten by the pteranodons.

Corrected entry: When in the operations complex, there is no activity which would indicate power. In the previous movie however, Van Owen had to turn on the power to send a signal to InGen, and no-one was around to turn it off. Ludlow's team couldn't have turned it off as they weren't near the building. It wouldn't have run out - it was geothermal.

Correction: The building in Jurassic Park 3 was the Embryonics Labratory, the building in Jurassic Park: The Lost World was the Communications Center, two different buildings.

Corrected entry: How could the pteranodons survive in their enclosed cage for all the time since the park closed and Site B was abandoned? If they couldn't get out, then what did they eat?

Correction: There's a river running through it - they feed on fish.

Audio problem: After the aeroplane crashed, a dinosaur stepped over it and the windows shattered making the typical sound of made-of-glass things when broken. They are made of plexiglass (a sort of fibrous plastic).

More mistakes in Jurassic Park III

Dr. Alan Grant: What John Hammond and InGen did at Jurassic Park is create genetically engineered theme park monsters. Nothing more and nothing less.
Woman: Um, are you saying that you wouldn't wanna get onto Isla Sarnoa and study them if you had the chance?
Dr. Grant: No force on Earth or Heaven will get me on that island.

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Trivia: Dr. Grant's brown truck with the Museum of the Rockies and Montana State University logos on it is the actual vehicle that belongs to Dr. Jack Horner, paleontologist consultant on the Jurassic Park films as well as the man that the character of Grant is based on.

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