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Barney's Great Adventure (1998)

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Mom and dad dump son Cody, daughter Abby, her best friend Marcella and a baby on the farm with Grandpa and Grandma. Purple dinosaur Barney soon appears to entertain kids, and when a large ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alan Fawcett ...
Dad
Jane Wheeler ...
Mom
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Marcella
Diana Rice ...
Abby
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Cody
David Larouche ...
Baby Fig
Edouard Larouche ...
Baby Fig
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Grandpa
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Grandma
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Bob West ...
Barney (voice)
Jeff Ayers ...
Julie Johnson ...
Baby Bop (voice)
Renee Madeline Le Guerrier ...
Mildred Goldfinch (as Renée Madeleine Le Guerrier)
Rock Jutras ...
Mr. Millet / Teeter Board Spotter (as Roch Jutras)
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Storyline

Mom and dad dump son Cody, daughter Abby, her best friend Marcella and a baby on the farm with Grandpa and Grandma. Purple dinosaur Barney soon appears to entertain kids, and when a large colorful egg deposited on a farm by a shooting star is accidentally carted off, Barney and kids start their chase for it. Written by Anonymous

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An adventure as big as your imagination. See more »

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Adventure | Family

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3 April 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Barney's Great Adventure: The Movie  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,585,292 (USA) (3 April 1998)

Gross:

$11,144,518 (USA) (26 June 1998)
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Trivia

Originally planned as a Direct-to-Video release. See more »

Goofs

The marching band repeatedly casts long shadows/no shadows between shots. See more »

Crazy Credits

No dinosaur was harmed during the making of this film. See more »

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Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
from Nutcracker Ballet (1892)
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (as Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky)
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Adventure ? What Adventure ?
21 December 2005 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

What can I say about Barney the purple dinosaur ? Lots of things and none of them good . Apparently Barney is a role model for young children and shows them how live , should behave and how to do the right thing . According to Barney creator Kathy Parker a young child woke her family after a fire broke out since an episode of BARNEY AND FRIENDS warned children about the danger of fire . I'm just sort of guessing that human beings have an instinctive fear of fire so the credit of a child waking her family should be down to her basic instinct - Not something she saw on a television show

As you imagine this feature length film starts with a sugary sweet sequence of young children and a baby being driven to their grandparents house and the story continues in the same vein . " Oh little children . Aren't they sweet . Isn't life wonderful etc " is the expected response from the parents watching this but any person child or adult with critical faculties will be telling asking themselves " Are we being manipulated here ? Are we supposed to enjoy it because it's so innocent ? " to which the answer is a resounding YES . We're being emotionally blackmailed and if you don't like this patronising crap then you must be an evil person , you're not allowed to criticise the pathetic and badly choreographed song and dance numbers or the fact that that for a film with the word adventure in the title there's nothing resembling adventure

I have to be honest and say that I feel very , very sorry for children whose parents make them watch this . My own childhood adventure revolved around Saturday nights when I watched DOCTOR WHO and I think I can speak for everyone in the western world when I say sadistic monsters made out of condoms by the BBC are far more interesting than a man dressed up as a purple dinosaur


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