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Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (2007)



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Stunning photo-realistic computer-generated animation transports audiences back to the Late Cretaceous, when a great inland ocean divided North America in two. The film will follow a curious and adventurous dolichorynchops (familiarly known as a 'dolly') as she travels through life's stages, experiencing the world from her spot near the bottom of the food chain. Along the way, she'll encounter long-necked pleisosaurs, giant turtles, enormous fish, ferocious flippered crocs, fierce sharks, and the most dangerous sea monsters of all, the mosasaurs.
Action & Adventure , Animation , Documentary
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Liev Schreiber
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Critic Reviews for Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (7)

This blend of computer-animation and live actors-as-paleontologists recreations makes for an educating and kid-pleasing trip back to the age of the dinosaurs.

July 11, 2008
Orlando Sentinel
Top Critic

Sea Monsters will undoubtedly bring open-mouthed awe and joy to brainy kids from ages 8 to 108.

Full Review… | October 19, 2007
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Yes, plenty of things fly at your face, but they're not the only things worthy of interest.

Full Review… | October 10, 2007
Top Critic

If you want to see something that just screams, 'Oh, wow!,' this latest IMAX 3-D feature is better than a lifelong angler's best fish story.

Full Review… | October 5, 2007
Seattle Times
Top Critic

This Imax documentary is not your typical monster movie. It's a computer-animated look back at a time when the world was covered by oceans that were ruled by giant creatures. Think Jurassic Park without the people.

Full Review… | October 5, 2007
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Top Critic

Very cool.

October 5, 2007
Chicago Tribune
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure


I didn't see all of it, so this review may be a little off. I saw a 15 minute version at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, where the seats vibrated, water splashed at you and it poked your back. Thankfully, I saw the "back-poker," so I had my back away from the seat. The 3-d imagery was absolutely stunning, and the vibrating seats made me feel like I was in the movie. But the movie was... i don't know. See, all this stuff around you made it feel so cool, that I had NO CLUE about what was going on. And I know this was a "4-D Experience" and all, and it was 15 minutes long, but it followed one story, I know that. Overall, I just wished I'd skipped it and gone explore the aquarium, but sadly, I was with a school group. If your going to see a 4-D thing like this, go see it in Disney World. That stuff is cool.

Super Bacon
Super Bacon

This was more storytelling - I would have liked to see a more science-focused documentary style, but I still thought it was pretty interesting.

Sarah Prisbylla
Sarah Prisbylla

Super Reviewer

Great documentary with unbelievable animation and fossilized info to back it up! People wanted to see this in 3D. THAT would've been scary. Overall,awesome

Kendall Irwin
Kendall Irwin

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