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Theodore Rex (1995)

In an alternate futuristic society, a tough female police detective is paired with a talking dinosaur to find the killer of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals leading them to a mad scientist bent on creating a new Armageddon.

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Jonathan R. Betuel (as Jonathan Betuel)

Writer:

Jonathan R. Betuel (as Jonathan Betuel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Whoopi Goldberg ... Katie Coltrane
Armin Mueller-Stahl ... Elizar Kane
Juliet Landau ... Dr. Veronica Shade
Bud Cort ... Spinner
Stephen McHattie ... Edge (as Steven McChattie)
George Newbern ... Theodore Rex (voice)
Carol Kane ... Molly Rex (voice)
Richard Roundtree ... Commissioner Lynch
Jack Riley ... Alaric
Peter Mackenzie ... Alex Summers
Joe Dallesandro ... Rogan
Tony T. Johnson Tony T. Johnson ... Sebastian
Susie Coelho Susie Coelho ... Dr. Armitraj
Peter Kwong ... Toymaker
Edith Diaz Edith Diaz ... Ella
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Storyline

In a future town a female police detective (Whoopi Goldberg) has to colaborate with Theodore Rex, a genetically generated Tyrannosaurus Rex, in order to investigate the murder of another dinosaur. Written by Volker Boehm

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The world's toughest cop is getting a brand new partner. He's a real blast from the past. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sci-fi violence and language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

New Line Cinema

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 December 1995 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

T. Rex See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$33,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Most of the actors signed on thinking the dinosaur would be computer enhanced. See more »

Goofs

Theodore Rex's shoes change from red to blue and back throughout the movie. See more »

Quotes

Guy in the Bag (puppeteer): Welcome to Dead Storage. We're gonna die.
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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Star Trek: Generations (2012) See more »

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Santa Man
Written and Arranged by Walter Egan
Performed by The Malibooz
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7 December 2005 | by trhagenSee all my reviews

This movie was astonishing. It is beyond atrocious. I often get together with a group of friends and go to the movie store to find awful movies to watch for their comedic value. My friend suggested this one, but as we watched it, people began to leave. I really wanted to finish it, just so that I could say that I had, but I was unable to. It's that bad. Horrible running gags, lame acting. The main characters are an annoying dinosaur klutz and Whoopi Goldberg. I would rather watch Costener's The Postman twelve times in a row than see a fraction of this movie again. I think they try to deal with some dinosaur discrimination issues, but the part of the movie that really stands out is the dinosaur constantly knocking things over with his tail, and then guffawing about it. It hurts. Watch it if you're an aspiring masochist, otherwise, leave this one alone.


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