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Favorite Prehistoric Films

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People who added this item 4318 Average listal rating (2792 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.3


Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester and Daniel Richter


Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer HAL 9000, sets off on a quest.

Note: the prehistoric scenes are at the beginning of the film.
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People who added this item 5767 Average listal rating (3945 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.5
Ice Age (2002)


Directors: Chris Wedge and Carlos Saldanha
Starring: Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Ray Romano and Goran Visnjic


With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters, Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth, find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. Along the way, the unlikely allies become friends.
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People who added this item 4588 Average listal rating (3163 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.2
King Kong (2005)


Director: Peter Jackson
Starring: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann and Jamie Bell


In 1933s New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.
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People who added this item 164 Average listal rating (112 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 5.7


Director: Don Chaffey
Starring: Raquel Welch, John Richardson, Percy Herbert and Robert Brown


Caveman Tumak is banished from his savage tribe. He finds a brief home among a group of gentle seacoast dwelling cave people until he is banished from them as well. Missing him, one of their women, Loana leaves with him, deciding to face the harsh prehistoric world with its monsters and volcanos as a couple.
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People who added this item 248 Average listal rating (163 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3


Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud
Starring: Everett McGill, Ron Perlman, Nicholas Kadi and Rae Dawn Chong


Three prehistoric tribesmen search for a new fire source.
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People who added this item 106 Average listal rating (60 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7


Director: Harry O. Hoyt
Stars: Wallace Beery, Bessie Love, Lloyd Hughes and Lewis Stone


The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.
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People who added this item 1209 Average listal rating (788 ratings) 5 IMDB Rating 5.1
10,000 BC (2008)


Director: Roland Emmerich
Starring: Camilla Belle, Steven Strait, Marco Khan, Cliff Curtis and Omar Sharif (narrator)


A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.
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Director: Henry Levin
Starring: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl and Diane Baker


Professor Lindenbrook leads his intrepid party on an expedition to the centre of the earth, via a volcano in Iceland, encountering all manner of prehistoric monsters and life-threatening hazards on the way.
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People who added this item 7977 Average listal rating (5808 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 8.1
Jurassic Park (1993)


Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough


During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.
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People who added this item 77 Average listal rating (58 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 5.7


Director: Kevin Connor
Starring: Doug McClure, John McEnery, Susan Penhaligon and Keith Barron


During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals.
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People who added this item 40 Average listal rating (27 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 5.1


Director: Kevin Connor
Starring: Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro and Cy Grant


A Victorian era scientist and his assistant take a test run in their Iron Mole drilling machine and end up in a strange underground labyrinth ruled by a species of giant telepathic bird and full of prehistoric monsters and cavemen.
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People who added this item 36 Average listal rating (23 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 5.4


Director: Kevin Connor
Starring: Patrick Wayne, Doug McClure, Sarah Douglas and Dana Gillespie


Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world populated by primitive warriors and terrifying prehistoric creatures, all of whom they must evade in order to get back safely to their ship.
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People who added this item 56 Average listal rating (43 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.3


Director: Jim O'Connolly
Starring: James Franciscus, Gila Golan, Richard Carlson and Laurence Naismith


A Wild West show star and a British paleontologist find The Forbidden Valley and encounter a litany of living dinosaurs. The cowboy seeks fame and fortune by capturing a Tyrannosaurus Rex, known as Gwangi by the gypsies, and putting it in a Mexican circus.
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People who added this item 29 Average listal rating (17 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 3.7


Director: Tim Cox
Starring: Vincent Ventresca, Constantin Draganescu, Summer Glau and Tom Skerritt


In the sleepy town of Blackwater, Louisiana a meteor streaks across the sky and crashes through the roof of the local Natural History Museum. No one realizes that the meteor is actually a spaceship containing a shape-shifting life form. In order to adapt to Earth's atmosphere, the life form latches on to the first organism it comes in contact with - a partially frozen Woolly Mammoth. The town quickly finds itself overrun by the alien-possessed mammoth.
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A list of my favorite films featuring prehistoric people and/or animals.

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