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We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story Reviews

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November 24, 2015
'90s dino time-travel tale has scares, peril.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 15, 2005
Cute, strictly for kids and featuring Walter Cronkite!
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 8, 2005
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.
December 4, 2004
By the end, you'll be glad they went extinct.
| Original Score: 1/5
August 30, 2004
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.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
[A] highly entertaining, relatively gentle animated feature ...
January 1, 2000
It's vividly animated, it's friendly -- and it's not too long.
January 1, 2000
If creating a non-offensive movie filled with sweet dinosaurs who have had a lot of time on their hands and not much to do is a measure of success, then the movie accomplishes what it set out to do.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
Mercifully, this feature is only about 80 minutes long. It probably won't frighten kids, but it might bore them instead.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
January 1, 2000
The screenplay, by John Patrick Shanley, who won an Oscar for his "Moonstruck" script, panders to the kiddie audience and is weak and plodding.
January 1, 2000
Nothing in "We're Back" captures the eye or the imagination.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
June 6, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
December 1, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 1, 1993
Full Review | Original Score: D
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