We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

'90s dino time-travel tale has scares, peril.

G 1993 71 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 7+

Oh Manhattan

I can see why there are so few reviews as I love obscure 1990's cartoons. Lots of action and out of context. Also a rushed running time. NYC is of course the big consumerism,

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much consumerism
age 4+

A positive perspective on an underrated movie

I really loved this movie as a kid and I do believe that this film is a hidden gem. The movie has a polarizing way of how to view things and it illustrates it masterfully. The dinosaurs can be viewed as ferocious as depicted by the man who desires to scare kids and ruin their childhood. But then there's the other man who desires to make dreams come true and for things that are scary to be nice and not scary. It's a morality pushing kid friendly version of Jurassic Park so what's not to like?

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence

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