Planet Dinosaur (2011– )

TV Series  -   -  Documentary | Animation | Action
8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 547 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 3 critic

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 »

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 titles
created 18 Aug 2013
 
a list of 24 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 34 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 24 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 31 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Planet Dinosaur" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Planet Dinosaur (2011– )

Planet Dinosaur (2011– ) on IMDb 8.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Planet Dinosaur.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2011  
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

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, Jennifer Aguilar, Michael Ashcraft
Walking with Cavemen (TV Series 2003)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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
Animal Armageddon (TV Series 2009)
Documentary | Animation | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Against a backdrop of global catastrophe, Animal Armageddon brings to life an unprecedented vision of ancient Earth. From the very beginning, the course of evolution has been dramatically ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Ward, Michael Carroll, Craig Chesner
Clash of the Dinosaurs (TV Mini-Series 2009)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Stars: Robert Bakker, Peter L. Larson, Timothy Larson
Prehistoric Predators (TV Series 2007)
History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Stars: Marcos Akiaten, Chip Bolcik, Roger Tilling
The Future Is Wild (TV Series 2003)
Documentary | Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A group of scientists predict what Earth and Life will look like in the future

Stars: Christian Rodska, Jeremy Rayner, Bruce H. Tiffney
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The T-Rex of the Seas come alive.

Directors: Ronan Chapalain, Pascal Vuong
Stars: Guillaume Denaiffe, Norbert Ferrer, Chloe Hollings
Madagascar (TV Mini-Series 2011)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Over 80% of Madagascar's animals and plants are found nowhere else on Earth. Discover what made Madagascar so different from the rest of the world, and how evolution ran wild there.

Stars: David Attenborough, John Brown, Rainer Dolch
Life in Cold Blood (TV Series 2008)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

A nature documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough, that looks at the evolution and habits of amphibians and reptiles.

Stars: David Attenborough
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Titans of the Ice Age transports viewers to the beautiful and otherworldly frozen landscapes of North America... See full synopsis »

Director: David Clark
Stars: Christopher Plummer, Christoph Walter
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

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 ... See full summary »

Stars: Karen Hayley, Nigel Marven, Michael Davis
March of the Dinosaurs (TV Movie 2011)
Documentary | Animation | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Set 70 million years ago in the Cretaceous period in North America, this animated docu/drama follows the journey of a young Edmontosaurus named Scar and his herd as they migrate south for ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Thompson
Stars: Stephen Fry, Simon Kerr
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Himself - Narrator (6 episodes, 2011)
Edit

Storyline

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 Predator X, and the deadly cannibalistic Majunasaurus - dinosaurs were more monstrous, more horrific and bizarre than ever before imagined. Combining a 3D graphic world, incredible CGI and stunning photo-real fight scenes, this is a whole new perspective on dinosaurs. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

dinosaur | prehistoric times | See All (2) »


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 September 2011 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A dinók bolygója  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(original)

Color:

(High Definition)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Unlike most dinosaur documentaries, for instance BBC's previous Walking with Dinosaurs (1999), which blended live-action footage with CGI animals, Planet Dinosaur relied solely on computer generated graphics to create its imagery. 21 habitats were created altogether. They primarily used a software called SOFTIMAGE XSI as well as NUKE to build up these environments, combining actual, CGI terrains and digital matte-paintings to fill in the background, since building up an entirely 3D environment would have been next to impossible, given the immense computing power and rendering times that such an undertaking would have required. See more »

Goofs

Throughout, the narrator pronounces the dinosaur name "Troodon" as TRUE-DON. Its correct pronunciation has an extra syllable: TROH-UH-DON. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.25 (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Double Review (5 & 49). Much smarter than Walking with...
14 September 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I've just finished watching the first episode of "Planet Dinosaur" with my 5 year old (a special late treat). He's a big fan of "Walking with Dinosaurs" and despite umpteen repeated viewings, WE still enjoy it (WWD). I wondered what we'd make of the new offering.

We loved it! The BBC have obviously decided that "Smartening Up" is the way to go. It's informative, entertaining, surprising and... a big problem. My boy is full of a million questions (as am I) and won't go to sleep. It's been a very long time since I've thought "Oooh, I can't wait for the next one"

A rebuttal for those of a similar sniffiness: I noticed a swift response to this broadcast 'elsewhere' saying that the CGI wasn't up to much. All I can say to that simpleton is "If you require flawless reality, turn off your telly"


27 of 30 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Bad cgi? great_kahn
Predator X / Liopleurodon dislocatedchaos
Ep. 1: Thoughts? benm1010
Music that plays during the ad? violentcop5
Discuss Planet Dinosaur (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page