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We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Family  |  24 November 1993 (USA)
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Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and nonviolent. They agree to go to the Middle Future (this era) in order to ... See full summary »

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Dweeb (voice)
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Captain Neweyes (voice)
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Himself (voice)
Julia Child ...
Dr. Bleeb (voice)
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Professor Screweyes (voice)
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Cecilia (voice)
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Stubbs the Clown (voice)
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Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and nonviolent. They agree to go to the Middle Future (this era) in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. Bleeb of the Museum of Natural History, but get side-tracked with their new friends and run into the Captain's evil brother, Professor Screw Eyes, who has other plans for the dinosaurs. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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24 November 1993 (USA)  »

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$9,315,576 (USA)
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Goofs

Someone mistakenly describes Dweeb as an Apatosaurus. He is in fact a Parasaurolophus. See more »

Quotes

Professor Screweyes: Hey Stubbs! Where do you think you're goin'? Get back here!
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Stubbs the Clown: But that's not the point. The point is, I quit. Quittski! Over-and-outski! That's all she wrote! KEEP MY LAST CHECK, BUDDY!
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Crazy Credits

Instead of showing the traditional Amblin logo (the one of Elliot going on the bicycle and flying up to the moon) the logo says, "Amblimation" and Fievel (from "An American Tail") is pushing it, then he stands next to it and his hat falls down over his eyes. See more »

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A kids Jurassic Park
8 March 1999 | by (Plymouth, MN, USA) – See all my reviews

This quite simply is a kids Jurassic Park. The jolting scares are gone, the computer/robot/live action is gone, and the story is whittled down to cartoon caliber. In this aspect the movie is OK. It is enjoyable for kids and watchable for adults. Voice talents include people of Simpsons, Cheers, and talkshow fame. The story-line is ok too (of fairy-tale/bed-time story calibre). The animation is nothing spectacular and is not on the Disney level, but that is not this movie's goal. The goal is to bring the world of Jurassic Park and of Dinosaurs to a young audience in a well made fashion. In this case "We're Back a Dinosaur Story" succeeds where other movies; which tried to jump on the Jurassic Pack media bandwagon, like the Carnosaur (goar) series, failed.


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