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Walking with Prehistoric Beasts (TV Mini-Series 2001)
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Using the latest digital technology, the era between the dinosaurs and man is superbly recreated by the BBC and Discovery Channel in another winning production from the coalition.

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Walking with Monsters (TV Series 2005)
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A 90-minute documentary about life before the dinosaurs.

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Chased by Dinosaurs (TV Mini-Series 2000)
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

This two-part series, a sequel to Walking with Dinosaurs featured Nigel and his "team of fellow explorers" encountering prehistoric life over a large range of time, and seeing creatures not featured in the original series.

Stars: Nigel Marven
Walking with Dinosaurs (TV Series 1999)
Documentary | Animation | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Documentary-style series about the era of the dinosaurs, mixing real locations and CGI.

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Prehistoric Park (TV Series 2006)
Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi
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Nigel Marven travels back in time to rescue exotic creatures on the brink of extinction. CGI is used to create animals no longer seen on earth, from woolly mammoths, and T Rex, to dinosaur-eating crocodiles.

Stars: Rod Arthur, Suzanne McNabb, David Jason
The Ballad of Big Al (TV Short 2000)
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This new, extra chapter of Walking with Dinosaurs (1999) focuses on an allosaurus later discovered in 1999 affectionately called "Big Al", who died as a late adolescent/early adult of six ... See full summary »

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Avery Brooks
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Brings to life some of the most bizarre, ferocious and fascinating creatures to ever inhabit the ocean. Combines animation with recreations in a prehistoric adventure. A journey to the ... See full summary »

Director: Sean MacLeod Phillips
Stars: Jerry Hoffman, Liev Schreiber, Jennifer Aguilar
Planet Dinosaur (TV Mini-Series 2011)
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An astonishing six-part series that brings to life the most incredible creatures that ever existed. From Spinosaurus, the biggest killer to ever walk the Earth, to the immense sea-monster ... See full summary »

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Walking with Cavemen (TV Series 2003)
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The great follow-up to 'Walking with Dinosaurs' and 'Walking with Beasts', presented by Professor Robert Winston, explains the story of human evolution.

Stars: Robert Winston, Alec Baldwin, Christian Bradley
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Nigel Marven travels back in time to observe some of the biggest and most deadly creatures to ever walk to planet, in their natural habitat

Director: Jasper James
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The life of American dinosaurs is seen in amazing detail. The Feathered Dromeosaurs (Raptors) debut on this film along with the bizarre Therizinosaur. Each story is compelling and ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre de Lespinois
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The Future Is Wild (TV Series 2003)
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A group of scientists predict what Earth and Life will look like in the future

Stars: Christian Rodska, Jeremy Rayner, Bruce H. Tiffney
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On a unique underwater voyage spanning millions of years in prehistory, our dauntless presenter explores seven different seas, encountering an extraordinary variety of underwater life from seven different eras. His journey culminates in the late Cretaceous period - the most dangerous period ever in the ocean; the time of the awesome mosasaurs, a 20-metre-long monster with a mouth that could bite a tree in half. Before this period there are many other challenges the explorer must tackle first. In the Triassic period 230 million years ago, he meets and attempts to feed a six-metre nothosaur and the serpent-necked tanystropheus. Further back 400 million years ago and the plants have yet to evolve. The seas are terrorised by giant sea scorpions and even more monstrous, the 12-metre long tentacled orthocones. How does our expert plan to approach these terrible creatures? Written by Svanis

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Whenever the footage recorded by the minisub is shown, the time codes in the screen's corner sometimes jump around randomly. See more »

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A tour through the most dangerous seas of all time
23 April 2016 | by (athens) – See all my reviews

One year after Chased by Dinosaurs Mr Marven goes yet again in a time traveling adventure ,this guy should be pair up with the Doctor ,they would be a great team. To the main subject "Sea Monsters" is a three part series ,in which Nigel goes in to the most dangerous of prehistory in order to show what creatures ones called the ocean their kingdom and some of them are quit odd ,for a lack of a better word. It was a great experience to see this real life leviathans swim around and the way the crew tries to study them was not amazing ,but nevertheless a interesting subject ,which will have you hocked( no pun intended).

The reason why I did not score higher is the ending ,which is a cliff hanger and in all honesty, it did not need to be that way ,although if they continue the series and show me what happened it would be better from my point of view. Not that it is diminish the quality of that series , as its on I have seen it about four times ,like with all the Walking with program and still I am going to recommended it for those ,who want to watch a quality documentary, which unfortunately are a thing of a past I fear. Happy bench watch to everyone.


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