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Ally Hayden is a teenager who shares her father's interest in dinosaurs and archaeology. When he brings a mysterious fossil back from a dig, she is convinced it's the egg of a Tyrannosaurus... See full summary »

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Ally Hayden is a teenager who shares her father's interest in dinosaurs and archaeology. When he brings a mysterious fossil back from a dig, she is convinced it's the egg of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. After accidentally knocking the egg to the floor, Ally begins to experience visions, as if she was being transported back in time to the Cretaceous period. There, she encounters several different dinosaurs, including her favorite, the mighty T-Rex. Written by Matthew D. Wilson

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There are only two ways to see dinosaurs this real. And you missed the other one by 65 million years.

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$119,855 (USA) (23 October 1998)

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$53,346,750 (USA) (12 December 2014)
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Worst movie ever made
11 June 2000 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

Forget "Plan 9 From Outer Space." Forget "Battlefield Earth." Forget even "Star Wars: Episode I." "T-Rex Back To The Cretaceous in 3-D" is hands down the worst movie ever made. What a sorry excuse for an IMAX movie. I thought The IMAX Experience was supposed to be a good one. Apparently, someone wasn't thinking when they made this.

The plot, albeit very weak, is there. A teenage girl, obsessed with dinosaurs, hallucinates that she goes back in time to different points in history, including the dinosaur times. This movie practices the old illegal tactic of BAIT & SWITCH. The T-Rex and other dinosaurs appear in the film for less than 5 of its 45 minutes. The other time is filled with the girl visiting her idols...bone-diggers and artists...as well as even more boring scenes of the girl's dad searching for her in a museum.

DO NOT WASTE YOUR GOOD HARD-EARNED MONEY ON THIS! If you need to find a way to waste your 10 bucks (or however much it costs), drive down the road and just throw it out the window. That way, getting rid of your money doesn't take 45 minutes, and it's a heck of a lot more entertaining.


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