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Planet of Dinosaurs (1977)

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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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27 August 1979 (Sweden)  »

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Chuck Pennington spends almost the entire movie bare-chested. See more »

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

Quotes

Jim: What if it attacks us outside the stockage? Are we going to let it pick the time and place it decides to kill us? We've got to hunt it down now in its lair, and kill it.
Derna Lee: Jim, you're crazy. How are we going to kill a thing that big. That gun wouldn't even kill the little beast.
Jim: It's an animal. A dumb animal. We're rational thinking human beings, we'll find a way.
Mike: No. No! We shouldn't risk any more lives just because you want to play Tarzan.
Nyla: You fools. Jim's right, what are we going to do, sit ...
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Don't listen to these cinema-snobs
27 November 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is a great, classic movie that is so unbeleivably cheesy that its just good. The soundtrack is hysterical, the dialogue terrible, and the stop motion animation amazing for its time. If you are a fan of cheesy sci fi flicks, then this is right up your alley. If you're expecting Jurassic Park, then you will be sorely disappointed, and deserve it for expecting so much.


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