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Video Review: 'Dinosaur'

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Dinosaur

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
82 minutes
Wide Release Date:
05/19/00
performer:
Julianna Margulies, D.B. Sweeney, Max Casella, Ossie Davis, Hayden Panettiere, Alfre Woodard, Samuel E. Wright
director:
Eric Leighton, Ralph Zondag
Producers:
Walt Disney Pictures
distributor:
Buena Vista Pictures
author:
68241, 76567
genre:
animation, Kids and Family

We gave it a B-

The animated adventure’s computer-generated effects are somewhat less eye-popping (a shame, considering the reported $140 million price tag) on the small screen, and the story line — about the quest for survival of a spunky iguanodon (dully voiced by Sweeney) raised by lemurs — remains as generic as the movie’s title. Parents should take special note of the PG rating: The frequent realistic scenes of prehistoric carnage can be terrifying for toddlers, even on a 20-inch television. B-

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