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

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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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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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dinosaur | screw | girl | boy | children | See more »

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Wish for a dinosaur and watch all your dreams come true. See more »


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24 November 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

4 Dinos in New York  »

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$9,315,576 (USA)
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Trivia

Walter Cronkite's first acting role. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Rex: Sorry about the way I acted. I was a real animal.
Elsa: We all have regrets, Rex.
Woog: Tell me about it. The things I've stepped on.
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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 »

Connections

Featured in Nostalgia Critic: We're Back! A Dinosaur Story (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Roll Back The Rock (To The Dawn Of Time)
Music by James Horner and Thomas Dolby
Lyrics by Thomas Dolby
Performed by John Goodman
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i still love it!
7 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this was a personal favorite of mine when i was young, it had everything that was great with 90's kids movies... lovable dinosaurs, cute kids, an eccentric villain, and a few great songs (and not the typical little mermaid/beauty and the beast type songs, but ones that are atually entertaining)! i ran into this movie again recently and i still love it as much as ever! i recommend that everyone of every age should see this movie, and i definitely think that it should be introduced to the younger generations! sorry not the most informative, i'm in kinda a rush... just please, trust me. all who go against this movie are killing their inner child!


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