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Planet of Dinosaurs (1977)

A space-ship gets lost and is forced to make an emergency landing on an unknown planet. The planet looks much like Earth, only with no trace of civilization. Soon the crew discovers that ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Mary Appleseth ...
Cindy
Harvey Shain ...
Harvey Baylor
Derna Wylde ...
Derna Lee
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Mike (as Michael Thayer)
Chuck Pennington ...
Chuck
Charlotte Speer ...
Charlotte
Louie Lawless ...
Capt. Lee Norsythe
Pamela Bottaro ...
Nyla
James Whitworth ...
Jim
Michael Lee ...
Charlotte's son
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A space-ship gets lost and is forced to make an emergency landing on an unknown planet. The planet looks much like Earth, only with no trace of civilization. Soon the crew discovers that there are dinosaurs on the planet, and blood-thirsty buggers at that. The crew hopes to be found and rescued, but they have to struggle to survive until then. Written by Fredrik Ramsberg <d91frera@und.ida.liu.se>

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Trapped On A Lost World of Prehistoric Monsters See more »

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27 August 1979 (Sweden)  »

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Planet of the Dinosaurs  »

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Trivia

The bulk of this movie was lit using reflectors. See more »

Goofs

Several buildings can be seen in the background of one walking scene on the titular planet. See more »

Quotes

Jim: I always said you had to be ready to fight for what you believe in. I was right. But I won't fight you. Not now. Not while that beast is still alive.
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Connections

Edited into The Phantom Empire (1988) See more »

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Bargain Basement Dino Fun
19 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

One of the amusing things about this movie is that it looks so much like a porno film, but instead of sex you get action scenes with pretty well done effects.

The rest is a laugh riot; but a touchingly well meaning one. You can now find this film on a "Goodtimes" video release with the watershead dino/kids flick "Journey To The Beginning Of Time" on a double bill. If you dig dinos and the seventies, you could hardly do better.








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