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1. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.2
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51 Metascore

When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event.

Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall, Justice Smith

Votes: 216,844 | Gross: $417.72M

2. Kong: Skull Island (2017)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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62 Metascore

After the Vietnam war, a team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.

Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts | Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly

Votes: 234,919 | Gross: $168.05M

3. Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

PG-13 | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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86 Metascore

Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.

Director: Benh Zeitlin | Stars: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Lowell Landes

Votes: 77,354 | Gross: $12.80M

4. Dinosaurs (1991–1994)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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Dinosaurs follows the life of a family of dinosaurs, living in a modern world. They have TVs, fridges, etc. The only humans around are cavemen, who are viewed as pets and wild animals.

Stars: Stuart Pankin, Jessica Walter, Jason Willinger, Leif Tilden

Votes: 14,682

5. One Million Years B.C. (1966)

Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.7
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Prehistoric man Tumak is banished from his savage tribe and meets pretty Loana who belongs to a gentler coastal tribe but he must fight caveman Payto to win her favors.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Raquel Welch, John Richardson, Percy Herbert, Robert Brown

Votes: 6,977

6. Horror Express (1972)

R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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68 Metascore

In 1906, in China, a British anthropologist discovers a frozen prehistoric creature and must transport it to Europe by train.

Director: Eugenio Martín | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Alberto de Mendoza, Silvia Tortosa

Votes: 7,859

7. My Science Project (1985)

PG | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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38 Metascore

A high school student and his friend find a strange, orb-like piece of equipment to use as a science project, but must stop it when it begins to threaten mankind.

Director: Jonathan R. Betuel | Stars: John Stockwell, Danielle von Zerneck, Fisher Stevens, Raphael Sbarge

Votes: 4,838 | Gross: $4.12M

8. The Land That Time Forgot (1974)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.6
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During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Doug McClure, John McEnery, Susan Penhaligon, Keith Barron

Votes: 4,966

9. Loch Ness (1996)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

5.5
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A scientist tries to prove the existence of the Loch Ness monster.

Director: John Henderson | Stars: Ted Danson, Joely Richardson, Ian Holm, Harris Yulin

Votes: 3,853

10. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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A ferocious dinosaur awakened by an Arctic atomic test terrorizes the North Atlantic and, ultimately, New York City.

Director: Eugène Lourié | Stars: Paul Hubschmid, Paula Raymond, Cecil Kellaway, Kenneth Tobey

Votes: 6,029 | Gross: $5.00M

11. The People That Time Forgot (1977)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.4
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In 1919, a British expedition in the Antarctica region is searching for a lost American explorer and finds a hidden prehistoric world instead.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Patrick Wayne, Doug McClure, Sarah Douglas, Dana Gillespie

Votes: 2,458

12. The Pit (1981)

R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery

5.9
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A solitary and strange preteen boy wreaks revenge on his harassers when he makes a disturbing discovery in the depth of a forest.

Director: Lew Lehman | Stars: Sammy Snyders, Jeannie Elias, Sonja Smits, Laura Hollingsworth

Votes: 2,004

13. Walking with Dinosaurs (1999)

TV-14 | 30 min | Documentary, Animation, History

8.5
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Documentary-style series about the era of the dinosaurs, mixing real locations and CGI.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Avery Brooks, André Dussollier

Votes: 4,743

14. The Deadly Mantis (1957)

Approved | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.9
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A giant prehistoric praying mantis, recently freed from the Arctic ice, voraciously preys on American military at the DEW Line and works its way south.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Craig Stevens, William Hopper, Alix Talton, Donald Randolph

Votes: 2,790

15. The Beast of Hollow Mountain (1956)

Approved | 79 min | Romance, Sci-Fi, Western

4.1
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An American cowboy living in Mexico discovers his cattle are being eaten by a giant prehistoric dinosaur.

Directors: Edward Nassour, Ismael Rodríguez | Stars: Guy Madison, Patricia Medina, Carlos Rivas, Mario Navarro

Votes: 1,338

16. Amphibious Creature of the Deep (2010)

R | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.6
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Marine biologist Skylar Shane hires an expat charter boat captain, Jack Bowman, to help her find prehistoric life form samples in the north Sumatran Sea. During the expedition, they run ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Yuzna | Stars: Verdi Solaiman, Mohammad Aditya, Steven Baray, Dorman Borisman

Votes: 897

17. Speckles: The Tarbosaurus (2012)

Not Rated | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.6
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70 million years ago dinosaurs ruled the Korean Peninsula the same way they ruled the rest of the earth. At that time the part of the land now known as Jeonnam Yeosu was the forest habitat ... See full summary »

Director: Han Sang-Ho | Stars: Goo Ja-Hyeong, Hyung-Suk Lee, Sin Yong-woo

Votes: 533

18. The Land Unknown (1957)

Passed | 78 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Three men and a woman crash-land in a deep crater in Antarctica, where they find a prehistoric world.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Jock Mahoney, Shirley Patterson, William Reynolds, Henry Brandon

Votes: 1,315

19. Allosaurus: A Walking with Dinosaurs Special (2000 TV Movie)

29 min | Documentary

8.1
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The first half of this special is a recreation of Al's life, from birth through his death in adolescence.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Avery Brooks

Votes: 1,093

20. Giant of the 20th Century (1977)

105 min | Adventure, Fantasy

4.6
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Professor Wassermann (John Stacy) is asked by industry magnate Morgan Hunnicut (Eddie Faye) to lead an expedition to study the giant Yeti creature found frozen in a large ice block on ... See full summary »

Director: Gianfranco Parolini | Stars: Antonella Interlenghi, Mimmo Crao, Jim Sullivan, Tony Kendall

Votes: 260

21. The Sea Serpent (1985)

92 min | Adventure, Horror

3.4
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A serpent, created by radioactivity, threatens a Spanish coastal town.

Director: Amando de Ossorio | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Taryn Power, Jared Martin, Ray Milland

Votes: 267

22. Bog (1979)

PG | 90 min | Horror

2.9
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Dynamite fishing in a rural swamp revives a prehistoric gill monster that must have the blood of human females in order to survive.

Director: Don Keeslar | Stars: Gloria DeHaven, Aldo Ray, Marshall Thompson, Leo Gordon

Votes: 336

23. Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World (2010)

Not Rated | 41 min | Documentary

6.9
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The T-Rex of the Seas come alive.

Directors: Ronan Chapalain, Pascal Vuong | Stars: Guillaume Denaiffe, Norbert Ferrer, Chloe Hollings, Richard Rider

Votes: 363 | Gross: $6.60M

24. Island of the Lost (1967)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Action, Mystery

4.1
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An anthropologist and his family are shipwrecked on a South Seas island.

Director: John Florea | Stars: Richard Greene, Luke Halpin, Sheilah Wells, Irene Tsu

Votes: 114

25. The Flying Serpent (1946)

Approved | 59 min | Horror

4.9
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The demented archaeologist Dr. Andrew Forbes discovers a living, breathing serpent creature known to the Aztecs as Quetzalcoatl, the Killer Bird God, and accidentally kills his wife by ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Zucco, Ralph Lewis, Hope Kramer, Eddie Acuff

Votes: 373

26. When Dinosaurs Ruled (1999– )

52 min | Documentary

7.7
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Jeff Goldblum, the star of Jurassic Park (1993), narrates this five-part documentary about the dinosaurs of North and South America, Europe, Africa and Australia and Antarctica.

Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Bob Bakker, Robert Bakker, Peter Dodson

Votes: 55

27. The Animal World (1956)

Approved | 82 min | Documentary, Animation, History

7.0
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A documentary showcasing the world's many different animal species, both past and present.

Director: Irwin Allen | Stars: Theodore von Eltz, John Storm

Votes: 80

28. Primeval

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

A scientist and his crew battle against prehistoric creatures in an attempt to shut down a series of time portals on Earth.

29. SuperCroc (2001 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 96 min | Documentary

7.3
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Paleontologist Paul Sereno and reptile expert Brady Barr are doing a research on "Sarcosuchus Imperator", a 40 feet long prehistoric relative of crocodiles. The story about the creature is presented through CGI animation as well.

Star: Sam Neill

Votes: 69

30. Jurassic Days (2018 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Eric-Jamie Anthony Scharf, Gabriel Léon Scharf, Michelle Leia Scharf, Silvie Scharf

32. Genesis (1983 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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33. The X-Files (1993– )
Episode: Darkness Falls (1994)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.6
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A group of loggers working in a remote forest unearths thousands of deadly insectlike creatures that paralyze and cocoon their victims. Scully, Mulder and a few others end up trapped there.

Director: Joe Napolitano | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Jason Beghe, Tom O'Rourke

Votes: 3,838

34. Prehistoric (2010– )
Episode: Denver (2010)

TV-PG | 44 min | Documentary, History

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Here in Denver, 65 million years ago, Tyrannosaurus Rex fought Triceratops in a battle to the death, and the Terminator Pig savaged anything in its path.

35. Once Upon a Time... Man (1978– )
Episode: Et la terre fut... (1978)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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Evolution of life before Man to Stone Age.

Director: Albert Barillé | Stars: Albert Augier, Annie Balestra, Albert Barillé, Yves Barsacq

Votes: 59

36. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Invasion of the Dinosaurs: Part Two (1974)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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The Doctor and Sarah returns to present-day Earth, where they find London has been evacuated, and Dinosaurs are on the loose and they are mistaken for looters. Assisting U.N.I.T in the ... See full summary »

Director: Paddy Russell | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Elisabeth Sladen, Nicholas Courtney, John Bennett

Votes: 220

37. The Savage Dragon (1995– )
Episode: Possession (1995)

Animation, Action, Adventure

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Dragon takes young, good-natured, delinquent mutant called Barbaric on a police ride-along to straighten him out, but mysterious Horde and his mind-controlling leaches possess the cops and turn Barbaric into an unstoppable behemoth.

Stars: Rene Auberjonois, Jeff Bennett, Jim Cummings, Kath Soucie

38. Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974–1975)
Episode: Primal Scream (1975)

TV-PG | 50 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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Ancient cells discovered in the arctic by oil men give rise to a carnivorous, evolutionary ancestor and a corporate cover-up.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, John Marley, Pat Harrington Jr.

Votes: 231

39. Monsters (1988–1990)
Episode: Sleeping Dragon (1988)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.8
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A mysterious prehistoric capsule is found outside Reno, Nevada. Four scientists study it in their lab, but a lizard-looking monster hatches from it. With a heavy snowstorm raging outside, they must fight for their survival.

Director: Mark Rezyka | Stars: Kin Shriner, Russell Johnson, Beth Toussaint, Wayne Toth

Votes: 111

40. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: The Bunjee Venture (1984)

TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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Originally telecast on March 24 and 31, 1984, as a two-part animated episode of the Saturday morning ABC Weekend Special anthology, "The Amazing Bunjee Venture" juxtaposes the Stone Age ... See full synopsis »

Director: Steve Lumley | Stars: Frank Welker, Nancy Cartwright, Robbie Lee, Michael Rye

Votes: 39

41. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: The Return of the Bunjee (1985)

TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Karen, Andy and Bunjee are determined to find a mom for the little Bunjee babies. The time machine sends them to the Middle Ages, where they tangle with an evil sorceress, battle a ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Welker, Nancy Cartwright, Robbie Lee, Linda Gary

Votes: 11



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