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By Will Wade, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Dinosaur action show comes up short on thrills.

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 7+

great for kids

its a good movie for 7+ i let i let my 4 year old kid watch it and he was okay i recommend for kids to watch because it teaches them a lessons and this movie has a really deep meaning to this. so i would say its a go ahead for kids 7+:)

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
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age 13+

This title has:

Great messages

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (10 ):

PRIMEVAL strives for accuracy, showing actual creatures that existed in prehistoric eras and letting the scientists show off their detailed understanding of the beasts' behavior to predict how they might behave in modern England.

But the science is overshadowed by the action, and on that front the show is fairly standard. Monsters appear suddenly, seem to briefly pose a danger, and are then handled efficiently by a crack team of experts. The ongoing mystery of Helen Cutter's disappearance is more satisfying to ponder, but in the end may not pose enough intrigue to offset the rather plodding dino-action set pieces.

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