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The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (2001)

When the dinosaur families get trapped in a valley by an ice storm, one family of "spike tail" dinosaurs volunteers to leave since they consume more food than the others. Meanwhile, the ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Grosvenor

Writer:

John Loy (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
John Ingle ... Narrator / Cera's Dad (voice)
Aria Noelle Curzon ... Ducky (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Spike / Stegosaurus Leader (voice)
Thomas Dekker ... Littlefoot (voice)
Anndi McAfee ... Cera (voice)
Jeff Bennett ... Petrie / Corythosaurus (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Ducky's Mom / Petrie's Mom (voice)
Susan Krebs ... Tippy's Mom / Ankylosaurus (voice)
Jeremy Suarez ... Tippy (voice)
Kenneth Mars ... Grandpa Longneck / Lambeosaurus (voice)
Miriam Flynn ... Grandma (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Guillaume ... Mr. Thicknose (voice)
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Storyline

When the dinosaur families get trapped in a valley by an ice storm, one family of "spike tail" dinosaurs volunteers to leave since they consume more food than the others. Meanwhile, the young dinos and a new adult dinosaur named Mr. Thicknose, head out to bring back their friend Spike, who has left his friends to be with members of his own species. Written by Damaris

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Swiss German

Release Date:

4 December 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Land Before Time: The Big Freeze See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This was the first in the series to have shading digitally mapped onto the characters, as the result of a more advanced digital ink and paint system. See more »

Goofs

Music error: When Topps is calling for Cera, just like the other parents, who are calling their children that had disappeared, the music builds up, but then the track is cut off abruptly, and is replaced by the opening of The Rescue/Discovery of the Great Valley. See more »

Quotes

Littlefoot: I like the way ground sparkles. Don't you, grandpa?
Grandpa Longneck: Yes, Littlefoot. I do.
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Soundtracks

Family
(2001)
Written by Michele Brourman and Amanda McBroom
Performed by Aria Noelle Curzon, Tress MacNeille, Anndi McAfee, Thomas Dekker and Jeff Bennett
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No more! I give in!
14 August 2002 | by goevikesSee all my reviews

Ah, I remember the good old days. 1988 it was, I was a little kid and had just been taken to see a great movie called Land Before Time. I really enjoyed it and wanted to see more of the cute talking dinos. Be careful what you wish for! Each sequel to the film has degenerated farther and farther from the original nice story into pure theatrical sludge. The characters have become increasingly more annoying, the plots are trite, the songs make you pray for the ice age and those are the series's GOOD points.

As for this latest cinematic suppository, I can't help but say, in all honesty, that I would rather be castrated with a rusty pizza cutter then sit through it again. Five minutes of Land Before Time VIII can turn your brain into cottage cheese. This is the worst case of sequelitus I have ever seen.

It's high time these dinosaurs became extinct!


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