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The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (1995)

A nearby meteorite crash blocks off the dinosaurs' water supply, starting an ecological chain-reaction that threatens life in the valley. All the dinosaurs, including a group of stupid ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Scott McAfee ...
Littlefoot (voice)
Candace Hutson ...
Cera (voice)
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Ducky (voice)
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Petrie / Mutt / Iguanadon (voice)
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Spike (voice)
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Narrator / Cera's Dad (voice)
Linda Gary ...
Grandma / Mother Quetzalcoatlus (voice)
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Hyp (voice) (as Whitby Hertford)
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Hyp's Father (voice)
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Stegosaurus / Spike & Ducky's Mother (voice)
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Nod (voice)
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Grandpa (voice)
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A nearby meteorite crash blocks off the dinosaurs' water supply, starting an ecological chain-reaction that threatens life in the valley. All the dinosaurs, including a group of stupid bullies, must cooperate in an effort to free the blockage, which involves a risky venture outside the valley. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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15 December 1995 (USA)  »

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Alla ricerca della valle incantata 3 - Il mistero della sorgente  »

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Trivia

Whitby Hertford, who voices Hyp in this movie, also appeared in another dinosaur related film two years prior; in the beginning of Jurassic Park (1993) as the young boy at the archaeological dig site that Dr. Alan Grant scares and intimidates with his knowledge of raptors. See more »

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Narrator: And so, as it turned out, the dinosaurs traveled from green spot to green spot eating their fill. Each finding a way to help others find what they needed. Each learning the special kind of joy, which comes from giving to others. And in the years to come, this story of sharing was told over and over again until it became known as the time of the great giving.
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The original VHS release contained a sneak preview of The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists (1996) prior to the film, which is a music video for the song "It Takes All Sorts". See more »

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Standing Tough
Written by Amanda McBroom & Michele Brourman
Performed by John Ingle
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Blecchh
3 August 2013 | by (Lincolnshire, UK) – See all my reviews

We're back in the Great Valley again, and this time the haven is disrupted when the water that feeds it stops flowing. Instead of trying to discover the cause, all the dinosaurs argue and look on as their beloved valley dries up and catches fire. No wonder this lot died out.

Eventually another quest plot kicks in and an avalanche of parental advice and anti-bullying sentiment ensues, with the soppy moralising about sharing and working together more than living up to the film's nauseating title. It's all very well-intentioned, I guess, but the cutesy-poo tone and irritating characters ensure there's nothing to engage any adults nagged into watching it.


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