Metascore
59

Mixed or average reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18

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User Score
7.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 121 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 26 out of 30
  2. Negative: 1 out of 30
  1. Oct 3, 2011
    5
    The highest praise I can give The Lost World: Jurassic Park is that it's by no means the worst sequel I've ever seen (that honour goes toThe highest praise I can give The Lost World: Jurassic Park is that it's by no means the worst sequel I've ever seen (that honour goes to Aliens vs. Predator Requiem). It's got some nice effects and set pieces, and for the most part it's a story you actually care about. The film suffers from the same problem that the first did - an extreme lack of characterisation, but all actors are competent. The only standout performance comes from Pete Postlethwaite, who plays an unexpectedly rounded and well developed secondary antagonist. The stand out scene in The Lost World is a tense chase scene where the characters attempt to avoid stealthy raptors hiding in tall grass. All that is good in the Lost World however (and it must be said, it is an entertaining ride) is nearly ruined by the last half hour of the film. It is at this point that Spielberg thought it would be a good idea to subject his audience to a truly chronic scene in San Diego full of plot holes and unintentionally hilarious moments. The Lost World starts promisingly enough, but I'd strongly advise you to turn off the film before the final act, before your patience for extreme silliness wears out. Full Review »
  2. Oct 21, 2014
    8
    Not the cinematic masterpiece that the original was, The Lost World is still a highly entertaining sequel that is pushed forward by a greatNot the cinematic masterpiece that the original was, The Lost World is still a highly entertaining sequel that is pushed forward by a great cast, some great dialogue, impressive action sequences, and only the occasional hip cups. Full Review »
  3. Oct 17, 2014
    7
    It has been four years since the disaster at Jurassic Park and two groups are in a race against time that will determine the fate of theIt has been four years since the disaster at Jurassic Park and two groups are in a race against time that will determine the fate of the remote island's prehistoric inhabitants. Full Review »