Jurassic Park is one of the best page-to-screen adaptations ever, but it’s not one of the most faithful. Spielberg’s thrill-ride shares its characters, setting and its most prominent dino-stars with the book, but Michael Crichton’s novel is a very different beast.
The book is drenched in scientific detail, technical mumbo jumbo and lavish lashings of blood and gore. It’s a scarier, darker story with numerous scenes that wouldn’t have suited Spielberg’s family-friendly classic.
So here are ten scenes we’d have loved to have seen on film.