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Prehysteria! (1993)

A young boy and his family embark on a series of adventures when the boy finds some mysterious eggs which hatch to reveal a brood of baby dinosaurs.

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Pete von Sholly (based on an original idea by) (as Peter Von Sholly), Greg Suddeth (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Brett Cullen ... Frank
Colleen Morris Colleen Morris ... Vicki
Samantha Mills Samantha Mills ... Monica
Austin O'Brien ... Jerry
Tony Longo ... Louis
Stuart Fratkin ... Ritchie
Stephen Lee ... Rico Sarno
Tom Williams Tom Williams ... Whitey
Gill Gayle ... Danny
Peter Vasquez ... Jefe (as Peter Mark Vasquez)
Ellis Levinson Ellis Levinson ... Sam Simon
James Shanta James Shanta ... Reporter #1
Jane Caldwell Jane Caldwell ... Reporter #2
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Storyline

Rico, a sleazy museum curator, steals a tribe's sacred dinosaur eggs in the rain forest. Frank is an archeologist and single parent, and eeks out a living by selling fossils from his farm to the museum. In a mixup, his kids bring home the eggs and hatch the miniature dinosaurs. Frank is falling in love with Vicki, who works for Rico, and finds his life complicated when the dinosaurs begin trashing his house, and Rico attempts to regain his treasure. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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It's Dino Fun For Everyone! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1993 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Jurassic Kids See more »

Filming Locations:

Hanford, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This was Moonbeam Entertainment's first film. See more »

Quotes

Frank: You like threatening women?
Rico Sarno: A little bit.
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This is movie favorite movie with Brett Cullen
20 May 2018 | by timluceroSee all my reviews

This is movie favorite movie with Brett Cullen. Plus, this dinosaur movie is a whole lot better, not to mention funnier, than the Jurassic Park movies. First of all, I love how Brett Cullen takes no prisoners towards his kids after the dinosaurs trash his home and when his rebellious daughter sneaks out of the house. I also love the 1969 Ford truck that Brett drives in this movie, along with the vintage furnishings in the house. I am so thankful that this is finally available on DVD/BLU-RAY combo. Watching this and other movies like MY MOTHER'S SECRET LIFE & SHAKMA, both with Amanda Wyss brings back a whole lot of memories.


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