Dinotopia (II) (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 ... See full summary »

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 Cyrus Crabb (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Marion Waldo (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Mayor 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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 Sunstone Restorer (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Romana Denison (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Samantha / ... (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Oriana (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Zipeau / ... (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Messenger Bird (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Dinotopia Citizen (3 episodes, 2002)
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 Tina (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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Dinotopia - A Terra dos Dinossauros  »

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The word "Dinotopia" is a portmanteau of "Dinosaur", which means "terrible lizard" in Greek, and "Utopia", which means "good place". Ironically, it literally means "terrible place". See more »

Quotes

Rosemary: Karl, you're not on vacation; you're expected to work with the other students during the day.
Karl Scott: Look, no disrespect, Rosemary, but I'm not a Dinotopian, and I don't want to become one, okay?
Rosemary: Do you intend to eat our food?
Karl Scott: Well, yeah, I guess.
Rosemary: Then you help us make it. Starting now. And please address me as Matriarch in the future.
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Fantastical adventure that is most watchable!!!
14 May 2002 | by (Maine) – See all my reviews

Dinotopia is a fantastical adventure story that the whole family can sit down and watch together. Although it isn't mind-blowing fantastic, it is very watchable and mostly enjoyable. The main cast is made up of newcomers or not-so-easily recognizable actors and some very interesting CGI and Animatronic dinosaurs ("Zippo" and "26" really stick as as super-great). The pace is a little slow and the plot is a little predictable, but that doesn't make this mini-series any harder to get into. It is an interesting story, with some stunning visual sequences, that has most definitely gotten me addicted to it. All the same, you can still feel the story's morals being forcefully instilled on you as you watch the story unfold. All in all I give it 3 1/2 out of 5 stars.


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