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Old 09-18-2018, 01:43 PM
 
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Exactly. And not only the visuals...do you remember sitting in the theatre and hearing the T. Rex's deafening roar for the first time? It wasn't just the sound...you felt the tremor from the immensity of that roar deep within your bones.

That's something I'll never forget.
Gawd YES! For it's time it was a magnificent piece of work. I admit, I grew up being obsessed with any scary adventure involving dinosaurs and this one left me with many a nightmares to the point I almost wished I hadn't seen it. OK not really, it took me a while to watch it again and I no longer am scared to that degree, but, I still get chills when I watch some of the scenes.

I'll especially never forget that scene when the first showed T-Rex in the container and it pulled the guy inside.

I will say, the movie didn't have any affect on my sister whom I when to see it with, she wasn't as blown away as I was, but then, she was more blown away by Conan The Barbarian, Arnold Schwarzenegger or shall I say Arnold's pecs.

Anyway, as others have said, you had to be there in the times and I guess like some of us, a kid at heart. There are a lot of movies, from years back, that don't have the same affect on me as they did from the period they were popular in. For this genre a lot about it was groundbreaking.
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