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The Last Dinosaur (1977)

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Wealthy big game hunter (Boone), along with his group, gets trapped in pre-historic times where they are stalked by a ferocious dinosaur.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Masten Thrust Jr.
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Steven Keats ...
Chuck Wade
Luther Rackley ...
Bunta
Masumi Sekiya ...
Hazel
William Ross ...
Hal - Mother 1 Chief Technician
Carl Hansen ...
Barney
Tetsu Nakamura ...
Dr. Kawamoto
Nancy Magsig ...
Thrust's Girl on Plane
Don Maloney ...
Mother 1 Captain
Vanessa Cristina ...
Reporter
James Dale
Hyôe Enoki
Shunsuke Kariya ...
Caveman Leader
Gary Gundersen
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Storyline

Science has announced the discovery of a lost land hidden inside the warm pocket of a dormant volcano under the polar ice cap. Masten Thrust, a billionaire oil tycoon and big-game hunter, is recruited to lead a team there to study the last living dinosaurs. Upon arriving, Thrust and his team find that the hidden world is populated with both dinosaurs and prehistoric humans. While the humans give the explorers a fair bit of trouble, the real danger is the hungry tyrannosaur intent on making lunch out of the Great White Hunter and his crew. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Taglines:

A Land Where Time was Forgotten !

Genres:

Adventure | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 February 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der letzte Dinosaurier  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This was originally scheduled for theatrical release in the United States. The release was cancelled and the film premiered, in edited form, as a TV-movie on U.S. network television. This edited version became the U.S. version used for television showings and video releases. See more »

Goofs

When Francesca and Hazel are at the river and are attacked by the tyrannosaurus, Francesca's hair is wet, but when she looks up at the dinosaur, her hair is considerably dryer. See more »

Quotes

Thrust's girlfriend: What's this?
Thrust: It's a solid gold bullet.
Thrust's girlfriend: What am I supposed to do with this? I can't... I can't wear this!
Thrust: Well, if times get really tough, you can bite on it!
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Soundtracks

The Last Dinosaur
Sung by Nancy Wilson
Music by Maury Laws
Lyrics by Jules Bass
Arranged and Conducted by Bernard Hoffer
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Stumbles around on Steggy feet...
2 December 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well, I haven't seen this since it was originally aired in '77...so my comments are based on something I saw 23 years ago. But I remember, and my brothers remember, it was pretty good. And the rock-bouncing-off-T-Rex's-head thing that is mentioned-that was Cool! We liked that! Ditto the being drug down the hill by the boulder scene. This was fast paced, tongue in cheek, exciting-we enjoyed it.

What can I say? Maybe its terrible, maybe it's bad Godzilla/Gammera level-I donno. But at the time, we had a blast.

So-a 1977 rec. here....

**1/2 outta ****


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