Evolution of Dino movies from 1920s to Jurassic World

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Jurassic World (2015): The new-age dino movie shows that dinosaurs have become commonplace. Taking the awe-inspiring formula of Jurassic Park one step ahead, the film displays the commodification of the world of dinosaurs.
1/6Jurassic World (2015): The new-age dino movie shows that dinosaurs have become commonplace. Taking the awe-inspiring formula of Jurassic Park one step ahead, the film displays the commodification of the world of dinosaurs.
Jurassic Park (1993): One of Steven Spielberg’s masterpieces, the film gives logical (more or less) explanations of how dinos survived—through fossils. Clones are made for a dino-theme park, but trouble soon ensues when the babies get hungry and out of control.
2/6Jurassic Park (1993): One of Steven Spielberg’s masterpieces, the film gives logical (more or less) explanations of how dinos survived—through fossils. Clones are made for a dino-theme park, but trouble soon ensues when the babies get hungry and out of control.
One Million Years BC (1966): The British film has some fun with historic facts, and shows humans and dinosaurs living in the same age. Raquel Welch played the stunning cavewoman in the animal-hide bikini.
3/6One Million Years BC (1966): The British film has some fun with historic facts, and shows humans and dinosaurs living in the same age. Raquel Welch played the stunning cavewoman in the animal-hide bikini.
Godzilla (Gojira) 1954, 1956: The original Japanese film Gojira (1954) was about the awakening of a prehistoric sea monster by American bomb testings (possibly inspired from the nuclear attacks of WW2). It was adapted in English in 1956 and reproduced as Godzilla.
4/6Godzilla (Gojira) 1954, 1956: The original Japanese film Gojira (1954) was about the awakening of a prehistoric sea monster by American bomb testings (possibly inspired from the nuclear attacks of WW2). It was adapted in English in 1956 and reproduced as Godzilla.
Unknown Island (1948): An adventurer plans an expedition to an island where dinosaurs supposedly still roam. Though they do find the enormous creatures on the island, finding escape from the ‘unknown island’ becomes an ordeal.
5/6Unknown Island (1948): An adventurer plans an expedition to an island where dinosaurs supposedly still roam. Though they do find the enormous creatures on the island, finding escape from the ‘unknown island’ becomes an ordeal.
The Lost World (1925): The silent-era movie was based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1912 novel. A possible inspiration for King Kong,  dinosaurs are discovered in remote jungles and brought to the city, only to wreak havoc. Reproduced later in 1960 and 2001.
6/6The Lost World (1925): The silent-era movie was based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s 1912 novel. A possible inspiration for King Kong, dinosaurs are discovered in remote jungles and brought to the city, only to wreak havoc. Reproduced later in 1960 and 2001.
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