We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)


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Lonely little rich girl Cecilia (Yeardley Smith) and street urchin Louie (Joey Shea) find a whole new adventure when the actions of an eccentric inventor (Walter Cronkite) leads them to dinosaur friends roaming wild in the big city.

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Critic Reviews for We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (7)

In spite of narrative problems... the film's chief appeal is its central conceit -- that giant monsters... can be transformed into [ceatures] who like to play with children.

May 8, 2005

Parents seeking innocent kiddie entertainment should know that the dinosaurs are drugged, the children are briefly transformed into monkeys and the Professor is eventually devoured by crows.

Aug 30, 2004 | Rating: 2.5/5

It's shallow and kind of dumb, and the animation is routine, and the story isn't much, and the stakes are a lot higher these days in the featurelength animation game.

Jan 1, 2000 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

We're Back is an exercise in endurance -- not only is it dull, but it has such an overwhelming sense of sweetness that it threatens to become nauseating.

Jan 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

It's vividly animated, it's friendly -- and it's not too long.

Jan 1, 2000 | Full Review…

[A] highly entertaining, relatively gentle animated feature ...

Jan 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story

Another fun animated Dinosaur movie for kids that I liked when I was young. It's really good, it's based on a kids book if I remember correctly. And it's just a fun movie.

Aj V
Aj V

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I've always loved how bizarre this movie is. It looks extremely different from anything you usually see, mainly due to the fact that it's about Dinosaurs with thinking minds and living in New York. It's got a nice demented plot about a circus freak trying to turn kids into zombie slaves.

Conner Rainwater
Conner Rainwater

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