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Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and nonviolent. They agree to go to the Middle Future (this era) in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. Bleeb of the Museum of Natural History, but get side-tracked with their new friends and run into the Captain's evil brother, Professor Screw Eyes, who has other plans for the dinosaurs.Written by
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Martin Short's first time voice acting in a theatrical film, later he'd go onto voice Hubie the Adelie Penguin in The Pebble and the Penguin (1995), Huy in The Prince of Egypt (1998), Ooblar the Yolkian Alien in Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001), B.E.N. the Robot in Treasure Planet (2002), Kirk Kirkendall the Woodsman in Hoodwinked Too: Hood vs Evil (2011), Stefano the California Sea Lion in Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012), Edward Frankenstein in Frankenweenie (2012), The Jester in The Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return, and Brainy the Librarian Owl in The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019). See more »
There's a major error with regards to the Triceratops and the Parasaurolophus (Dweeb) in this movie. Both of these dinosaurs were herbivores, plant eaters, yet when they first appear in the film, they're eating hot dogs, which are essentially meat. See more »
They're not here. I missed them again because of my endless, shameless lateness. No matter, we'll rendezvous. We'll rendezvous.
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Instead of showing the traditional Amblin logo (the one of Elliot going on the bicycle and flying up to the moon) the logo says, "Amblimation" and Fievel (from "An American Tail") is pushing it, then he stands next to it and his hat falls down over his eyes. See more »
The Netflix streaming removes the ending text that reads "The End" just before the end credits roll. See more »
When I was a kid, I loved dinosaurs. Jurrasic Park, The Land Before Time, (the original, not the crappy umpteen sequels), and We're Back especially were my favorite movies.
Now when I look at it again, I see that the movie's plot made no sense, the characters were stereotypical, and that it was sappy at the end.
But as a kid, I didn't care. What could be cooler than a singing tyrannosaurus(with the exception of Barney)? I didn't care if the plot made no sense to an adult because it made perfect sense to me. I never wondered why Rex didn't know what lunch was but instantly knew the tune of "Row your boat". I didn't see the average example of "unhappy" children and a villain that was one sided and overly symbolic. I saw some cool kids and a crazy scary guy with a screw for an eyeball that somehow had magical powers.
Because that's what this movie was and is: a children's movie. And somehow in all the critic reviews and hype and over analyzation of movies in general, I forgot what it was like to watch a movie as a kid and to just enjoy it regardless of plot and characters.
I get the same feeling from watching old Saturday morning cartoons. They were stupid, and the plots were ridiculous, but I loved them. Bring on the genetic mutants who know kung-fu and fight crime! Throw in a few aliens and you've got a good thing to eat sugary cereal to! Anyway, I guess the real reason I wrote this review was to perhaps remind people to simplify their lives from time to time, and quit over-analyzing. You enjoy more that way.
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