The Lost World

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  • PG
  • 1992
  • 1 hr 39 min
  • 5.3  (1,325)

The Lost World, released in 1992, is a classic adventure movie based on the novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The film revolves around the adventurous professor George Challenger (John Rhys-Davies) who leads a team of explorers to the Amazon jungle in search of a lost plateau where prehistoric creatures are believed to still exist. The movie starts with the eccentric and stubborn professor Challenger, who claims to have seen living dinosaurs. He publicizes his unbelievable discovery and invites experts to join his expedition to prove the claim. A skeptical reporter, Edward Malone (Eric McCormack), is sent to cover the expedition and ends up joining the team, along with Jenny Nielson (Tamara Gorski), a young biologist and Challenger's experienced explorer friend Lord John Roxton (David Warner).

The journey proves to be a challenging one with many obstacles to overcome. The team faces dangerous rapids, hostile natives, and wild animals. After surviving these challenges, they discover a prehistoric world tucked away in the Amazon jungle. The team not only encounters various prehistoric beasts, including an Allosaurus, a Pteranodon and a Styracosaurus, but also finds the lost city of Zanga.

As the team explores the lost plateau, they are amazed and terrified by the creatures they encounter. They soon realize that simply discovering the plateau is not enough, they must also find a way to leave the plateau before the dinosaurs find a way to leave. The team finds themselves in a race against time and nature, trying to find a way to escape the dangerous world they had stumbled into.

The Lost World has all the elements of an adventurous classic, with characters that are exciting, likable, and well developed. David Warner's acting as Roxton stands out, depicting a character who is fearless, wise, and heroic. John Rhys-Davies gave a convincing performance as the passionate, but sometimes erratic Professor Challenger. Eric McCormack's character, Edward, adds a touch of humor and relatability to the story, which keeps the audience engaged, even in the tensest moments of the movie.

The Lost World's cinematography also deserves commendation. The Amazon and its landscapes are beautifully captured, and the special effects used to depict the various prehistoric creatures are impressive. The Allosaurus, in particular, is animated realistically and comes off as truly terrifying.

The film's soundtrack, composed by Trevor Jones, does an excellent job of setting the tone, emphasizing the suspenseful and adventurous nature of the story. Jones's score adds to the film's high-quality production and further elevates this classic adventure movie.

Overall, The Lost World is a must-watch for anyone who loves thrilling adventures and classic stories. The movie is a touching tribute to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's novel of the same name, and it delivers an unforgettable and exciting experience. It is a movie that will appeal to audiences of all ages, and its mix of suspense, action, and humor ensures that it is an enjoyable experience from beginning to end.

The Lost World is a 1992 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 39 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.3.

The Lost World
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    1 hr 39 min
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    5.3  (1,325)