7.2/10
3,206
24 user 31 critic

Dinosaur 13 (2014)

Trailer
2:28 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (HD) on Prime Video

A documentary about the discovery of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found.
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Hilariously entertaining, NERDCORE RISING introduces a new wave of hip-hop to the world called "Nerdcore" where computer obsesses geeks bust rhymes about the hard knock life of nerdom. The ... See full summary »

Directors: Negin Farsad, Kimmy Gatewood
Stars: Damian Hess, Gaby Alter, Beefy
Documentary | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

"Gun Self-Defense for Women" teaches women on weapons and self protection. Also includes other self-defense methods shown from experts of that field.

Director: Derek Savage
Stars: Derek Savage, Heidi Harris, Cheryl Prater
Max Fortuna (2015)
Short | Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

What price would you pay to be the man who beat roulette?

Director: Alessio Jim Della Valle
Stars: Maria Giovanna Arnoldi, Deborah Castiglioni, Gabriele Cocco
Short | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A lonely man's reflective sunday morning is interrupted by an unexpected visitor.

Director: Richard Tanne
Stars: Cornelius Smith Jr., Tika Sumpter
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

This film documents the transportation of 69 beautiful statues from the Louvre in Paris, to Galleria Borghese in Rome. The statues were meticulously transported all together for the first and last time for a great exhibition.

Director: Alessio Jim Della Valle
Stars: Gloria Antonelli, Danièle Braunstein, Anna Coliva
Documentary | History | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The history and resurgence of the electronic modular music synthesizer.

Director: Robert Fantinatto
Stars: Patti Schmidt, Joel Chadabe, John Mills-Cockell
Tea & Sangria (2014)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Jilted in Madrid, a bewildered Englishman must learn to live and love again - the Spanish way.

Director: Peter Domankiewicz
Stars: Peter Domankiewicz, Ángela Boix, Daniel Albaladejo
Emergency I (2017)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Pavel Slanina
Stars: Miles Robinson, Pavel Slanina
Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Todd Patrick Breaugh
Stars: Eve Metsäranta, Pavel Slanina
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

William Hart McNichols is a world renowned artist, heralded by Time magazine as "among the most famous creators of Christian iconic images in the world". As a young Catholic priest from ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Summa
Stars: William Hart McNichols
Short | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

When the wolf mother finds herself at the mercy of a genocidal madman, the hunter quickly finds himself hunted.

Director: Alexis Ramirez
Stars: Terri Claire, Katherine Black, Alexis Ramirez
Get Lucky (2013)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Brothers Lucky and Raphael have always lived on the wrong side of the law. When a "job" goes very wrong and Lucky finds himself in debt to local heavies, Sebastian and Kramer, he is forced ... See full summary »

Director: Sacha Bennett
Stars: Luke Treadaway, Emily Atack, Craig Fairbrass
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stan Adelstein Stan Adelstein ... Himself
Lanice Archer Lanice Archer ... Herself
Robert Bakker Robert Bakker ... Himself
Philip Currie Philip Currie ... Himself
Kristin Donnan Kristin Donnan ... Herself
Patrick Duffy Patrick Duffy ... Himself
Bruce Ellison Bruce Ellison ... Himself
Denise Etzkorn Denise Etzkorn ... Herself
Bob Farrar Bob Farrar ... Himself
Bill Harlan Bill Harlan ... Himself
Susan Hendrickson Susan Hendrickson ... Herself
Lynn Hochstafl Lynn Hochstafl ... Herself
Peter L. Larson ... Himself (as Peter Larson)
Neal L. Larson Neal L. Larson ... Himself
Phillip Manning Phillip Manning ... Himself (as Phil Manning)
Edit

Storyline

When Paleontologist Peter Larson and his team from the Black Hills Institute of Geological Research made the world's greatest dinosaur discovery in 1990, they knew it was the find of a lifetime; the largest, most complete T. rex ever found. But during a ten-year battle with the U.S. government, powerful museums, Native American tribes, and competing paleontologists, they found themselves not only fighting to keep their dinosaur but fighting for their freedom as well. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The true tale of one of the greatest discoveries in history.

Genres:

Documentary

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements, language and brief smoking | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official site | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 2014 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Det store dinosaurfund See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Statement Pictures See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Terry Wentz: You go out in the field, and you look up in the sky, and you see the stars, and some of that light that's coming down to your eye has been traveling for millions of years. So you look up, and you're looking at the past, and then you look down, and you are looking at the past. You know, those dinosaur bones are like millions of years old, and that light left there maybe at the same time that you are looking... it's just you are kind of sandwiched in that world, and it's really a wonderful place ...
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dinosaurs Never Existed! (2016) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Documentary with more than Rex Appeal
7 November 2014 | by in1984See all my reviews

9.1 of 10. True to its title, it is not only about the 13th tyrannosaurus rex discovered, but even more so about the hard work the paleontologists put in to recover it and maintain it in as good condition as possible. This isn't just another dinosaur quickie to grab easy money.

Unlike most documentaries, it has hero and villain excitement that makes everything you learn, including about the law, taxes, prison, and government appointments, that much more interesting and easily enjoyed by those without a strong interest in paleontology or who were looking for visuals, scares, and dinosaur chases.

In sum, we have an educational documentary worthy of even college courses and PhDs that also provides the intrigue of a legal or political drama. It won't be surprising to see some closely-based fictional movies popping up trying to capture this with more action, music, and sex appeal. You can't, however, count on them to deliver the depth of what you already have here.


12 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 24 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed