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The Good Dinosaur (2015)

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In a world where dinosaurs and humans live side-by-side, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Poppa (voice)
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Momma (voice)
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Young Libby (voice) (as Maleah Padilla)
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Young Buck (voice)
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Young Arlo (voice)
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Buck (voice)
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Arlo (voice)
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Spot (voice)
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Pet Collector (voice)
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Thunderclap (voice)
Mandy Freund ...
Downpour (voice)
Steven Clay Hunter ...
Coldfront (voice)
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Nash (voice) (as AJ Buckley)
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Ramsey (voice)
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Butch (voice)
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"The Good Dinosaur" asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of. Written by Pixar

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Rated PG for peril, action and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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25 November 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Pixar/Dinosaurs Project  »

Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$39,155,217 (USA) (27 November 2015)

Gross:

$123,070,338 (USA) (1 April 2016)
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Trivia

Thomas Newman was originally assigned to compose music for this movie, but complications with Newman's schedule and further delays with the film's productions prompted him to leave. Newman was later replaced by the Academy Award-winning composer Mychael Danna (Life of Pi (2012)). See more »

Goofs

Apparently Arlo and his herd lives during the same time as the pack of Tyrannosaurs Rexes but in reality Apatosaurs, which Arlo is, lived in the Jurassic period millions of years before the Tyrannosaurs Rex appeared. Plus other dinosaurs of the Crotectus period can be seen, meaning Arlo and his herd should not have existed. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Momma: Henry, it's time.
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Crazy Credits

This sentence appears towards the end and is then encircled in a ring, like the human family towards the end of the movie: "We are grateful to the family and friends of The Good Dinosaur crew your love and support made this film possible." See more »

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References Ghost Rider (2007) See more »

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Don't Hate.
18 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

To be honest with you, I enjoyed the movie a whole lot. The story was all about overcoming Fear. Every once in a while someone would say "I hate being scared and I don't wanna be scared anymore." It's best to say, the design used was just breathtaking/looked so real. Seriously, just take a good look, and the landscape... Just amazing. I personally don't think this movie should get too much hate. It's probably the best animated dinosaur movie to date. Though, as much as I want a sequel. I don't think it's going to happen because of how much hate this movie has gotten. Still I for sure will treasure this movie and put it in with the rest of the Dinosaur box to show my history of the past. Sure, there was a lot a violence and a lot of "Mature" conversations/arguments, but face it people it was such a great movie. Why do most of you have to hate? I mean I personally don't think this movie should receive this much hate. 9/10 would watch again with my young cousins.


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