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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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Complete credited cast:
... Frank
Colleen Morris ... Vicki
Samantha Mills ... Monica
... Jerry
... Louis
... Ritchie
... Rico Sarno
Tom Williams ... Whitey
... Danny
... Jefe
Ellis Levinson ... Sam Simon
James Shanta ... Reporter #1
Jane Caldwell ... Reporter #2
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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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24 September 1993 (Brazil)  »

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Jurassic Kids  »

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Madonna the Pteranodon, Elvis the T-Rex. See more »

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Frank: You like threatening women?
Rico Sarno: A little bit.
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References Gremlins (1984) See more »

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Song for Deborah
Composed and Performed by Ron Bloom (ASCAP)
Produced by Ron Bloom
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This is movie favorite movie with Brett Cullen
20 May 2018 | by See 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. This should be officially available on DVD along with the sequels that came after this. 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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