Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend


Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)


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Two American paleontologists traveling in the African jungle discover a surviving baby dinosaur in this family-oriented take on King Kong. Also known as Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend, the film centers on the paleontologists' efforts to protect the prehistoric creature from a dastardly rival scientist.

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William Katt
as George Loomis
Sean Young
as Susan Matthews-Loomis
Patrick McGoohan
as Doctor Eric Kiviat
Julian Fellowes
as Nigel Jenkins
Hugh Quarshie
as Kenge Obe
Olu Jacobs
as Col. Nsogbu
Richard Aguirre
as Actors Inside Baby the
Natasha Bauman
as Stunt Player
Eddie Tagoe
as Sgt. Gambwe
Andrew Bradford
as Stunt Player
Edward Hardwicke
as Dr. Pierre Dubois
George Budd
as Dinosaur
Julian Curry
as Etienne
Paula Crist
as Dinosaur Costume
Susie Nottingham
as Baki, the Lab Assistant
Graeme Crowther
as Stunt Player
J. Mark Donaldson
as Stunt Player
Stephane Krora
as Port Captain
Jim Dowdall
as Stunt Player
Anthony Sarfoh
as Village Chief
Jeannot Banny
as Slain Soldier
Tracey Eddon
as Stunt Player
Kirk Elam
as Stunt Player
Roger Carlton
as Old African
Thérèse Taba
as Colleague
Melvin Jones
as Stunt Player
Mark Mangini
as Dinosaur
Gareth Milne
as Stunt Player
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Critic Reviews for Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (5)

Baby turns out to be a real no-brainer. The movie even blows the one moment you'd assume couldn't fail -- the first sighting of a brontosaurus. Instead of a moment of quiet awe, the movie gives us the gee-whiz approach of a Godzilla remake.

Jun 20, 2018 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

Most of the budget of "Baby" seems to have gone into the creatures, who nevertheless don't look much better than Gumby.

Jan 3, 2018 | Full Review…

Baby's faintly reptilian eyes are dead. And with them dies a lot of our belief.

Mar 26, 2013 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Dopey entertainment for adults of all ages.

May 20, 2003 | Rating: 1.5/5

Director B.W.L. Norton surrounds the sweetness with a heavy, crude, and far too realistically rendered action plot that effectively cancels out whatever warmth the film manages to generate.

Jan 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Though not as wonderful as it might have been, this film is a must for Disney fans. Typical of the studio's films, it tugs at your heart while making you laugh.

Mar 26, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend


Here is a movie that made my Corny movie of the 80's list! Super Cheesy animatronics represent a family of brontosaurus found in the deep African jungle. A married couple stumble upon them and want to keep them safe from some jackholes who want to capture them and exploit the poor animals and the St. Bernard size BABY Bronto. Cutesy and Corney - it was the 80's what do you expect?

Chad Roesti
Chad Roesti

Super Reviewer

Some people find dinos living in the jungle. Simple story and lack luster effects make this an ok watch.

Jason Spencer
Jason Spencer

Super Reviewer


entertaining flick

danny d
danny d

Super Reviewer

Remarkable technical know-how makes the creatures entirely credible in the 1980's and Baby B is quite irresistible!

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

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