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 Cyrus Crabb (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Marion Waldo (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Rosemary Waldo (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Karl Scott (3 episodes, 2002)
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 David Scott (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Oonu (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Romana Denison (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Dinotopia Citizen (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Dinotopian Citizen (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Frank / ... (2 episodes, 2002)
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Carl and David, two boys flying a small aircraft over the ocean with their father, crash land near an uncharted island. The boys swim safely to shore, but their father unfortunately drowns in the crash. On their own, the brothers explore the island and soon discover it is not only inhabited by people, but by dinosaurs as well! While the place seems easy enough to get used to, the boys must find a way of returning to their home. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The Eleventh Code of Dinotopia (previously unknown since the tablet was broken) is "Find the Light". This is the phrase written on the front of a previous matriarch's (Marion's grandmother's?) letter. See more »

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Karl Scott: It's a skill, honed over a lifetime.
Rosemary: It's time you honed some other skills.
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Dinotopia is a Visual Spectacular!
21 May 2002 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

Dinotopia is a Visual Spectacular!

Though the mini-series is corny in areas, it the good type of corny...not that crappy 'we're the best' Hollywood corny. It's a movie that's not afraid to admit that it's corny or that some of it's acting isn't the greatest at times. On the upside the visual effects are amazing. If you watch the mini-series and think that you are looking at a painting/drawing style it's really quite breathtaking. Another thing thing I must say for this movie is that it is entertaining, fun ride, action packed. I was neve bored watching this film. Overall it was just a good 4.5 hours to spend. Light hearted...good family fun...but not one of those typical family movies.

Recommendation: Read the books by James Guerny as well "Dinotopia" and the "World Beneath" =)


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