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We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)

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A group of dinosaurs travels to New York City to finding about mysterious circus.

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John Patrick Shanley (screenplay), Hudson Talbott (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Goodman ... Rex (voice)
Blaze Berdahl ... Buster (voice)
Rhea Perlman ... Mother Bird (voice)
Jay Leno ... Vorb (voice)
René Le Vant René Le Vant ... Woog (voice)
Felicity Kendal ... Elsa (voice)
Charles Fleischer ... Dweeb (voice)
Walter Cronkite ... Captain Neweyes (voice)
Larry King ... Himself (voice)
Julia Child ... Dr. Bleeb (voice)
Kenneth Mars ... Professor Screweyes (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Cecilia (voice)
Martin Short ... Stubbs the Clown (voice)
Nigel Pegram ... (voice)
Jessica Angelson Jessica Angelson ... (voice)
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Storyline

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 Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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A Dinosaur Adventure For The Whole Family See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

4 Dinos in New York See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$9,315,576
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Sound Mix:

Dolby | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film was originally planned to be a TV special. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Woog: Do you want a hotdog? or do you want a HOTDOG?
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Crazy Credits

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 »

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Referenced in Junior (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Roll Back The Rock (To The Dawn Of Time) (Finale Version)
Performed by Little Richard
Produced by Thomas Dolby
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not the best Animation but a good family movie
31 January 2011 | by mervclanSee all my reviews

well I can't remember much of this film but saying it was good movie with some corny music and silly things but its still fun to watch the story is about Dinosaur who was became a human type dinosaur after meet eating beast and meets a boy who has problens in his life and helps him suit them out and they became best friends but are taken away by a evil mad person who trys to scare people and turns the dinosaur back into a real dinosaur and the boy turns his friend back to normal this story is charming really good to watch all in all its not the greatest Animation ever made because its a little bit short but its still good to watch so if are looking for rare this is one of them you must find I am not sure if it is on DVD we will so find out.

I give this movie a 6.6 out of 10 just because its not awful but great as well its alright to me.


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