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Adventures in Dinosaur City (1991)

A scientist's kids are sucked into a TV screen and wind up in the Stone Age with cavemen and dinosaurs.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marc Martorana ...
Tops
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Rex
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Mr. Big
Don Barnes ...
King
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Mick
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Link (as Pete Koch)
Tiffanie Poston ...
Megan Hughes ...
Missy
Mimi Maynard ...
Dana
Steven Anderson ...
Gil (as Steven W. Anderson)
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Bigfoot
Sebastian Massa ...
Bear
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Chanteuse
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Mr. Small
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A scientist's kids are sucked into a TV screen and wind up in the Stone Age with cavemen and dinosaurs.

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Long Before There Were Turtles the World Was Ruled by Dinosaurs


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Rated PG for adventure violence and mild language | See all certifications »
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12 February 1992 (France)  »

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Six scenes were filmed but cut from the North American release of the film. These include scenes in which (1) Timmy's father urges the kids to play outside before leaving, (2) the kids enter the lab, (3) the Rockies make a prolonged visit to Saur City, (4) the Rockies have an extended audience with Mr. Big during which Bear is incinerated, (5) the Rockies make an extended entrance into the Tar Town bar, and (6) Jamie hoodwinks the prison guards in Mr. Big's tower. See more »

Quotes

Jamie: They thought about everything they'd been through: the perilous swamp, the treacherous tower, the darkness of rainbow cavern. They stood together exhausted from their adventure. Rex stared into her eyes for a long time, then his great green lips curled sadly back from his fangs and his voice was soft as he said "It's too bad it couldn't have worked out between us, but at least we'll always have Tar Town."
Timmy: You've got to be pulling my tail... THAT'S your idea of a dinosaur story?
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References Dune (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

I KNOW A PLACE
Written by Bill Reveles
Performed by Jane Wiedlin
Published by Smart Egg Pictures S.A. & Beat Street Music
(c) 1991 Smart Egg Pictures S.A. & Beat Street Music
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Excellent movie
26 May 2007 | by See all my reviews

I've only ever seen this movie once when I was very young. But I enjoyed it thoroughly and it has stuck with me for years. It is, unfortunately, exceedingly hard to find. Until I could remember enough of the name to look it up on IMDb I thought I had dreamed it up - particularly because it's the type of story a child might think up on their own if they're interested in the subject. If you can find a copy of it it's definitely worth the time to watch it. Despite the horrible special effects (given the time period it was made in I think they're excusable) I think that kids of this day and age would definitely get a kick out of it.


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