A scientist leads a team of Navy SEALs back in time to the Cretaceous Period to rescue the first team he sent back during the 1940s. Things go wildly when he accidentally brings a giant dinosaur back into Los Angeles.

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A scientist from the failed Philadelphia Experiment leads a team of Navy SEALs back in time to the Cretaceous Period to rescue the first team he sent back during the 1940s. Things go wildly awry though, when on his return he accidentally brings a giant, man-eating dinosaur back through the portal and into modern-day, downtown Los Angeles. Written by Anonymous

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An elite military team. Sent back in time. They will not return... Alone.


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It is very much possible that the creators of the movie may have wanted more character development in the marines. Evidence of this is seen in the deleted scene of showing what the marines did the night before the time jump, such as Burke talking in his phone seemingly about family issues by the way he makes stressful gestures with his hands, while Jones and Manriquez play a game of cards ending with Jones saying a vulgar remark about Manriquez's mother. Since the movie was partially rushed due to a deadline, most of the marines ended up with little to no character development and are often cited as the most bland characters in the movie, with Reno and the old research team being the only ones with character. Despite all this, they are some of the most important characters in the first half of the movie. See more »

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Lieutenant Commander Dorn calls for the use of flamethrowers on the tyrannosaurus. The U.S. military has not used flamethrowers since 1978, and no one in the military would call for them. See more »

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Don't waste time and/or money on this...
8 April 2008 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

heyho!

im usually into these kinds of films, but this was really, really bad... extremely poor writing (navy base standard vehicle is a Hummer H2? WTF? and so on...)

poor sound FX (guns sound like paintball guns)...

poor movie overall...

well, i understand budget issues and all the likes, but this actually looked like a movie from the 90's....ok, the early 90's... I've seen some computer games A FEW YEARS ago, which had better/ more compelling stories and SFX than this movie..go and watch Primeval...much more fun and much more sophisticated... This move would be something for, lets say a 11:30 pm timeslot on German public TV....yes..it is that bad...

please don't waste your time! Felix


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