PG | | Animation, Adventure, Family
An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.
The movie originated from Phil Tippett's short film Prehistoric Beast (1985), featuring realistic stop-motion dinosaurs. He suggested the idea of adapting it into a feature film to director Paul Verhoeven. The proposed movie would have similarly been mostly animated via stop-motion and would have ... ...
Some things start out big, and some things start out small, very small. But sometimes the smallest thing can make the biggest changes of all.
The small, lizard-like Longisquama is depicted as a chameleon that's able to glide through the air with two rows of elongated scales coming out of its side. In reality, it most likely wasn't a chameleon-like animal and only had a single row of spikes on its back, meaning it couldn't glide. It also lived in the Triassic, well over 100 million years before the movie's timeframe.
$38,854,851 (USA) (21 May 2000)
$137,748,063 (USA) (5 January 2001)
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