Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

How much would it cost to build Jurassic Park?

JP1.jpg

Yes, Jurassic Park could happen in real life.

No, not the dinosaur bit. We would tell you why, but we don't have the necessary understanding of biochemistry, DNA composition or artificial insemination to patronise you adequately. Just rest assured that when Ross from Friends says it can't happen, it can't happen.

But that's only one small (large) aspect of the grand spectacle of John Hammond's (or rather, Michael Crichton's) vision. Part of the magic that surrounds Steven Spielberg's 1993 classic adaptation is in grounding the dino-fantasy in real-world proportions: the park is essentially a bigger, technologically fancier version of Disney World. If you wanted to build the Park, you could.

So how much would it cost to construct a resort on a par with that of the original Jurassic film? The exacting minds of the Jurassic Park Fansite have crunched through the fictional numbers to produce a real-life cost for building the island-based attraction.

Hold on to your butts.

Related

P2.jpg

A calcualator that tells you if robots will take your job

dino2.jpg

Glorious 8-bit Jurassic Park remake

ball2.jpg

This World Record Basketball Shot Is Absolutely Insane

jurassiccookie1.jpg

Sesame Street Unveils Jurassic Cookie

laser2.jpg

One man has made a real life laser shotgun - and it's terrifying

JP.jpg

The Jurassic Park theme sung in ‘A Capella’

Comments

More

This thought-provoking letter on the Manchester bombing is going viral

"Forty-eight hours ago Salman Abedi tried to kill my daughter"

by Dave Fawbert
26 May 2017

Katie Hopkins has left LBC and the station's hosts are, well, guess

And she's outta there

26 May 2017

Here's a list of the crazy things British people would do for money

Would you sell an organ for £100,000?

by Gary Ogden
26 May 2017

Teacher gives pupil an award for "Most Likely To Be A Terrorist"

100% unbelievable, yet true

by Gary Ogden
26 May 2017

George R. R. Martin looks like hipster Jon Snow int his #TBT photo

Before winter was even cool

by Matt Tate
26 May 2017

Bald men rejoice! Scientists have finally found out why we go bald

Everything we ever dreamed of

by Gary Ogden
26 May 2017

Lack of sleep can literally make your brain eat itself

Sweet dreams everyone

by Dave Fawbert
26 May 2017

Mexican politician roasted for his ridiculous campaign hashtag

WE NEED A HASHTAG, QUICK!

by Gary Ogden
26 May 2017

How to contact the police when you're too scared to speak out loud

Spread the word

by Alex Finnis
26 May 2017

Walkers just found out why you should never, ever trust social media

Gary Lineker's been in some interesting company

by Alex Finnis
26 May 2017