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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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Barney's First Movie Ever! See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Family

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G | See all certifications »

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3 April 1998 (USA)  »

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Barney's Great Adventure: The Movie  »

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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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The project first began at New Line Cinema. But New Line eventually put the script in turn around because of creative differences between Lyrick Studios' Stephen White and Sheryl Leach, and New Line Cinema CEO Robert Shaye and Executive Michael De Luca. White and Leach next pitched it to TriStar Pictures, but turned it down for unknown reasons. They even brought it to Miramax Films, but the studio also passed on it. Eventually, they brought it to PolyGram. PolyGram green lit the film pretty quick. See more »

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When the family arrives in Merrivale, one of the kids is suddenly wearing sunglasses when he wasn't in the previous scene. See more »

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

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References Jurassic Park (1993) See more »

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If All the Raindrops
Music and Lyrics: Traditional
Performed by Bob West (uncredited)
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Horrible show made into movie
1 November 2004 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This is probably one of the worst so-called "movie" ever! It barely has a plot. It isn't funny or humorous, or barely educational.

Barney is very active in this film like he was having some serious coffee, high in caffiene. Actullay, none of the characters were lethargic. Cody is a butthole, Barney is doltish, B.J. is frightening and the rest are stupid eggheads.

There was only a few good parts, and they were mediocre.

My Film Rating: 1.5/10

My MPAA Rating: PG for some mild thematic elements involving an annoying dinosaur and brief violent images.

MPAA Rating: G


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