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The Good Dinosaur (2015)

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In a world where dinosaurs and humans live side-by-side, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Poppa (voice)
... Momma (voice)
Maleah Nipay-Padilla ... Young Libby (voice) (as Maleah Padilla)
... Young Buck (voice)
... Young Arlo (voice)
... Buck (voice)
... Arlo (voice)
... Spot (voice)
... Pet Collector (voice)
... Thunderclap (voice)
Mandy Freund ... Downpour (voice)
Steven Clay Hunter ... Coldfront (voice)
... Nash (voice) (as AJ Buckley)
... Ramsey (voice)
... Butch (voice)
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"The Good Dinosaur" asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While travelling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of. Written by Pixar

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Rated PG for peril, action and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 November 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Pixar/Dinosaurs Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$39,155,217, 29 November 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$123,087,120

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$331,926,147
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This film marked the first Pixar movie to have two music composers, Mychael Danna and his brother, Jeff Danna, as opposed to just one composer, as done in many of the studio's past films. See more »

Goofs

A heavy rain is falling as Arlo and Spot are trapped in a rushing river. During close-ups of Arlo, the rain is falling at a sharp angle to the right. During close-ups of Spot, the rain is falling at a sharp angle to the left. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Momma: Henry, it's time.
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Crazy Credits

This sentence appears towards the end and is then encircled in a ring, like the human family towards the end of the movie: "We are grateful to the family and friends of The Good Dinosaur crew your love and support made this film possible." See more »

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A very funny and touching movie
14 March 2016 | by See all my reviews

The Good Dinosaur is beautiful movie with kind characters, a wonderful story about friendship and family and the artwork is just amazing. Of course there are evil characters too- it's about dinosaurs, so that seems obvious. Compared to other computer animation movies there are only a few action scenes, instead there are beautiful generated landscapes. And about tragedy: it's as "disturbing" as "Lion King" and "Bambi". We really enjoyed The Good Dinosaur every minute! Maybe not the best Pixar Movie out there but with the Heart at the right Place. Nice twist to the Boy and his Dogs Movies. This sentence is for the sole purpose to reach the 10 Lines ...


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