A time traveling scientist goes back to prehistoric times and feeds dinosaurs a magic cereal that increases their intelligence - next they land in modern New York City for a series of comic adventures.
Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and nonviolent. They agree to go to the Middle Future (this era) in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. Bleeb of the Museum of Natural History, but get side-tracked with their new friends and run into the Captain's evil brother, Professor Screw Eyes, who has other plans for the dinosaurs.Written by
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The first theatrically released animated film for John Goodman. Later he'd go onto voice Pacha in The Emperor's New Groove (2000), James P. Sullivan in Monsters Inc (2001) and its prequel Monsters University (2013) as well as his cameo appearance in Cars (2006), Baloo in The Jungle Book 2 (2003), George Wolfsbottom in Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004), Layton T. Montgomery in Bee Movie (2007), Eli "Big Daddy" La Bouff in The Princess and the Frog (2009), Mr Penderghast in Paranorman (2012), Grimroth Razz in Ratchet & Clank (2016), and Paul Bunyan in Bunyan & Babe (2017). See more »
It seems strange that Buster (the little bird Rex tells his story to) would even question the fact that he is interacting with an animal intelligent enough to speak and play golf (albeit one believed to be a member of an extinct reptilian species), considering he and his family also somehow have the ability to speak. While Rex explains very early on how his own humanistic abilities came to be - by consuming a cereal that is designed and later shown to increase intelligence, personality and overall development in animals - those of the little bird remain unexplained throughout the entire film. Was some of that cereal added to the bird feeders in Central Park offscreen? There's no additional explanation as to how Rex can communicate with another animal that otherwise is not known to have the same abilities. See more »
Hey Stubbs! Where do you think you're goin'? Get back here!
Stubbs the Clown:
Oh, I forgot to tell ya... I QUIT! I quit! Ha! I resign! Are you gettin' this completely in your ear? I am PROFOUNDLY outta here! And this ain't about money. I ain't even complaining about my dry cleaning bill. But hang around with elephants all day and try to keep YOUR clothes clean!
Stubbs the Clown:
But that's not the point. The point is, I quit. Quittski! Over-and-outski! That's all she wrote! KEEP MY LAST CHECK, BUDDY!
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Instead of showing the traditional Amblin logo (the one of Elliot going on the bicycle and flying up to the moon) the logo says, "Amblimation" and Fievel (from "An American Tail") is pushing it, then he stands next to it and his hat falls down over his eyes. See more »
The Netflix streaming removes the ending text that reads "The End" just before the end credits roll. See more »
This is a cool cartoon. The plot is good, and so is the characters. I watch this movie over and over again and never get tired of it. This is a movie anyone at any age can watch. I recommend this movie to anyone who likes a good cartoon movie.
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