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  (in credits order)

John Ingle ... Narrator / Cera's Dad

Aria Noelle Curzon ... Ducky (voice)

Rob Paulsen ... Spike / Stegosaurus Leader (voice)

Thomas Dekker ... Littlefoot (voice)

Anndi McAfee ... Cera (voice)

Jeff Bennett ... Petrie / Corythosaurus (voice)

Tress MacNeille ... Ducky's Mom / Petrie's Mom (voice)

Susan Krebs ... Tippy's Mom / Ankylosaurus (voice)

Jeremy Suarez ... Tippy (voice)

Kenneth Mars ... Grandpa / Lambeosaurus (voice)
Miriam Flynn ... Grandma (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Robert Guillaume ... Mr. Thicknose (voice)

Directed by
Charles Grosvenor 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
John Loy 

Produced by
Charles Grosvenor .... producer
Daniel J. Wiley .... associate producer
Original Music by
Michael Tavera 
Film Editing by
Danik Thomas 
Sound Department
Devon Bowman .... production sound mixer
Dan Cubert .... adr mixer
Animation Department
Connor Flynn .... incidental character design
Music Department
Scott Cochran .... music engineer
Billy Martin .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Nick Hyman .... production coordinator

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Also Known As:
"The Land Before Time 8: The Big Freeze" - New Zealand (English title)
"The Land Before Time: The Big Freeze" - USA (promotional title)
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75 min
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Mr. Thicknose:[Mr. Thicknose is struggling to keep up with Littlefoot, Cera and Petrie] Children... wait up, please. I'm not as young as I used to be.
Cera:He's not as young as anybody used to be.
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The Big Freeze, 1 April 2009
Author: Kristine ( from Chicago, Illinois

The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze, the eight installment in the Land Before Time series. I can't believe how many more movies there are to this series, it's a bit crazy, I feel like I'm on a Lord of the Rings type journey. But still it has been a decent one, you know each time I go onto the home page of the new Land Before Time sequel, the rating is low and the reviews are all very bad, just saying how sick everyone is of this franchise. Personally though I've enjoyed it, each film as silly as it may be, has a very good message and I think is just a great family film. Something that both the kids and the adults can enjoy together. After all it may be cheesy, but look who this was made for, the kids. I like these stories, they're very cute and always teach something.

Littlefoot and his friends are being tutored by a dinosaur named Mr. Thicknose who claims that he's been there, done that, seen it all, heard it all, etc. When Littlefoot questions him, he gets angry and Grandpa tells Littlefoot that they all respect Mr. Thicknose and his "experiences". Ducky is also getting annoyed with Spike lately, she can't get any sleep because of him, but when Cera tells her to express herself, she takes it the wrong way and gets angry with Spike letting him clearly know on how angry she is with him. When the dinosaur families get trapped in a valley by an ice storm, one family of spike tail dinosaurs volunteers to leave since they consume more food than the others. Meanwhile, the young dinos and Mr. Thicknose, head out to bring back their friend Spike, who has left his friends to be with members of his own species. Spike also starts to miss Ducky, but they have bigger problems when the food is extremely scarce. But realizing that Mr. Thicknose may not exactly know all, Littlefoot and his friends are now facing this challenge head on facing the extreme cold weather.

The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze I think is a film definitely worth watching. I loved watching Ducky and Spike's relationship being renewed, that they can get annoyed with each other but still end up loving each other more than ever in the end. I also thought it was kind of funny with the story between Littlefoot and Mr. Thicknose, sensing that Mr. Thicknose was somewhat jealous of Littlefoot's curiosity and questions. This is a good sequel to the series, yeah, I agree that there are a lot of these movies, but each one has been good for different reasons. So I would recommend watching this one, so far all the sequels have been good, so I don't know what to expect in the next sequel, but I still have good hopes since this has been a great series to get into.


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