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The Dinosaur Project (2012)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 10 August 2012 (UK)
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A British expedition formed by the lead researcher Jonathan Marchant, his assistant, a doctor and a TV crew, travels to Congo to seek evidence of a dinosaur. A local guide and the ... See full summary »

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Sid Bennett

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Cast

Cast overview:
Richard Dillane ... Jonathan Marchant
Peter Brooke ... Charlie Rutherford
Matt Kane ... Luke Marchant (as Matthew Kane)
Natasha Loring ... Liz Draper
Stephen Jennings Stephen Jennings ... Dave Moore
Andre Weideman Andre Weideman ... Pete Van Aarde
Abena Ayivor ... Amara
Sivu Nobongoza Sivu Nobongoza ... Etienne
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A British expedition formed by the lead researcher Jonathan Marchant, his assistant, a doctor and a TV crew, travels to Congo to seek evidence of a dinosaur. A local guide and the helicopter pilot join the team and the group heads to the jungle. During their trip, they find a stowaway in the helicopter, the son of Jonathan. Soon the helicopter is attacked by flying creatures and crashes in the jungle in the beginning of the last journey of Jonathan Marchant and his team. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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jungle | stowaway | crew | congo | dinosaur | See All (39) »

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The discovery of a lifetime will become a fight for survival. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some violence, terror and a brief suggestive image | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 August 2012 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Pesadilla jurásica See more »

Filming Locations:

South Africa

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Moonlighting Films See more »
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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

Jonathan called the small dinosaur a Stegosaurus. The Stegosaurus is a plant eater. The parents of those dinosaurs are later shown not to be plant eaters. They were Dilophosaurs. See more »

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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: The Devil Inside (2013) See more »

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7 September 2012 | by noosenceSee all my reviews

"The Dinosaur Project" ...........

Putting all the bad reviews aside i decided to take the time to watch this film and i actually found it pretty good. The story was interesting, the acting was good, the direction and camera work(for "found footage") were all fine. I'm not sure why everyone dislikes it so much but People who enjoy Watching the "Found Footage" Genre will definitely find this one entertaining. It reminded me of "Troll Hunter" (2010) and "The Tunnel"(2011) meets "jurassic park 3". All in all this is a pretty good effort, If you want to pick holes, check out the latest Hollywood blockbuster at you local cinema, even then you get crap movies sometimes.


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