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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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The Family Movie You've Been Waiting Ages For! 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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Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This film was Austin O'Brien's first lead role. See more »

Quotes

Frank: You like threatening women?
Rico Sarno: A little bit.
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References The Geraldo Rivera Show (1987) See more »

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A good kids movie
1 May 2001 | by minealone6See all my reviews

If your wanting a movie that will inspire you and create new emotions....this is not the one. But it is good if you want to keep your small child occupied for a few hours. I didn't rent this for me to watch, but my 4 year old, and he liked it. I saw enough of it to know that the acting is bad and the jokes are lame, but I don't expect kids movies to be great works of art. I expected it to keep my little boy's attention long enough so I could watch the movie I wanted to see, and that it did. And he wanted to see it over again (5 day rental), so I can't trash it too bad.


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