The Land Before Time (1988)

G   |    |  Animation, Adventure, Drama

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An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley.




  • The Land Before Time (1988)
  • The Land Before Time (1988)
  • The Land Before Time (1988)
  • The Land Before Time (1988)
  • The Land Before Time (1988)
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8 October 2000 | gfunkboy
Oscar Worthy Film
Never has a film ever touched my heart as much as A Land Before Time. Watching these five young dinosaurs search the world for the Great Valley is just heart warming. First of all, the character of Little Foot is so sad. His mother is killed in the "big shake" and he is separated from his grandparents. He meets up with Ducky, Sarah, Petrie, and Spike to lead them across the Earth to get to the Great Valley where all of the dinosaurs are at. The scene where Little Foot sees his own shadow and thinks it's his mother is especially sad. I recommend this movie to every human being alive. This movie deserved an oscar for best movie, sound track, actor, actress, supporting actor,supporting actress,director,producer,independent film, special effects and for best costumes. Why it didn't win any is mind melting.

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$12,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,526,025 20 November 1988

Gross USA:


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