Top 10 Worst Dinosaur Moviesraidramon0 The prehistoric era is an awesome place for movie ideas. Ever since dinosaurs have been discovered over 100 years ago, there have been no shortages of dino flicks. Some of them are awesome like Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park and Don Bluth's The Land Before Time. However, there have been some that came out that should've stayed extinct.
The Top Ten
Oh god, what is this? - RadioHead03
It's acting legend Whoopi Goldberg starring in a sci-fi film where humans and dinosaurs coexist. It's no wonder she tried to back out. It was originally designed for a theatrical release and went direct-to-video instead. Seriously, the box art is enough to warn people to stay away from this! - raidramon0
The worst thing about it is Whoopi Goldberg was pretty much forced to do this movie. - egnomac
Released only four weeks before the smash-hit Jurassic Park, Carnosaur showed the world how not to do dino-horror films. The story revolved around a scientist who's able to create dinosaurs through weird experiments that involve human women giving birth to dinosaurs. The special effects are terrible and the plot is just stupid. The film rating states that this isn't appropriate for viewers under 18, but even they will be more scared of the dinos found in Steven Spielberg's breakout hit. This actually birthed two sequels that were even worse. Don't believe the quotes on the box! This movie's awful! - raidramon0
Looks like direct to video. - RadioHead03
Watch Dinosaur King instead barney is annoying.
Dinosaur King teaches about culture, but Barney teaches kids nothing
Well Barney IS a dinosaur, so this technically counts!
It's Barney! Need I say more? - Drawbox3 Comments
This has got to be the most ridiculous dino movie story ever. The film is about Tammy whose boyfriend Michael is fatally beaten and his brain is used in a mechanical dinosaur. This is all that needs to be said. On an interesting note, this was one of the movies the late Paul Walker had a role in before The Fast and the Furious franchise came along and made him a household name. - raidramon0
An idea about an island populated by dinosaurs and sexy women sounds like a winning combination. But when you have only $190 000 to work with, that really limits your options. It revolved around a bunch of army men who crash land on an uncharted island where the entire human population is female and they have to offer sacrifices to The Great One and they think that the army men are the chosen ones sent to help them. The special effects are horrible and the acting subpar. I don't know what it was trying to be, but it failed at whatever it was. - raidramon0
Them "incredible" CGI though... - CrimsonShark
Well this movie was okay. - RadioHead03
People people can we stop the hate for this movie? I overall thought it was great so can we just bash something else like Foodfight the worst movie ever or the room or twilight.
I can't believe the list maker didn't include this - 445956
Watch the documentary of the same name (And which is based upon). That is absolutely great and it goes to show how good dinosaur documentaries could be. - CrimsonShark
I actually liked this movies. - LapisBob2 Comments
This movie cannot be ridiculed enough! You know the story's terrible when the opening narration is about how a meteorite crashes into Earth and instead of killing all the dinosaurs, it splits the world in two dimensions where the surviving dinosaurs migrate into one and evolve into humans. You have to wonder if the CEO's that forced this new script actually even held an NES controller in their hands. The qoute on the box "It's a blast! " might be accurate, but not in any good way. - raidramon0
Don Bluth is an animation legend. He's the mastermind behind legendary animated films of the 1980's; An American Tale, All Dogs Go To Heaven, The Secret of NIMH and, of course, The Land Before Time. The original journey of Littlefoot and his friends to The Great Valley is a tale for the ages. The direct-to-video sequels; not so much. It's easy to tell that Bluth had no involvement in these projects, from the light-heartedness to the cheesy sing-a-long songs. The franchise already has 13 direct-to-video sequels under its belt and shows no signs of stopping. - raidramon0
The premise is simple. A captain goes back in time to capture four dinosaurs and feed them brain gain to make them intelligent and friendly. They must then journey to a museum to fulfill the wishes of children while avoiding the captain's evil brother. When the crew is allowed to use Steven Spielberg's Amblination animation studio and have John Goodman lending is voice, you'd thing you'd be in for a treat. But you'd be wrong. Rudimentary animation, a no-frills story and that god-awful song "Roll back the clock (to the dawn of time)" ruin any potential that this movie had. - raidramon0
You can tell that this movie screams cash-in when you realize that it's not based on any of Michael Crichtons works. It also didn't help that it was directed by Joe Johnston instead of Steven Spielberg. Johnston isn't a bad director, but the movie certainly had some script issues, so he was in kind of a tight bind. Throw in a sequence where Alan Grant dreams of talking raptors and where the Spinosaurus kills off the T-Rex early on and you have yourself a lot of wasted potential for what could've been an awesome movie. It's not terrible, but as an entry into the Jurassic Park franchise, it's an embarrassment. - raidramon0
Yeah, it's the weakest Jurassic Park film, but like The Good Dinosaur, Jurassic Park III looks like something that won Academy Awards when compared to a plethora of dinosaur films. - CrimsonShark
What? I think it's the best Jurassic Park movie. - darthvadern
Very unrealistic & unnecessary.
Featuring horrible puppeteering that would make Jim Henson turn over and over and over in his grave, Adventure in Dinosaur City is as bad as you can imagine just by watching the trailer. A trio of kids try to watch their favorite T.V. show about dinosaurs and get zapped into its world and need to help a group of rebels. enough said. - raidramon0
Awful brain-rotting movie that takes away the reason why Dinosaurs went extinct.
This film is fictional and can take whatever direction it could. In addition, is this meant to be a documentary? Because this is sounding like scientific elitism if you ask me. - CrimsonShark
It was very sad
It's Just Forgettable In My Opinion - JPK
What? This is a great movie, it's SUPPOSE to be unreallistic! - darthvadern6 Comments
You got that right.
Dog death why they had to kill a dog
Get this off the list.
Too many inaccuracies. I don’t care if it makes dinosaurs cooler. Dinosaurs are amazing the way they are.
Why does this exist
This movie was too advanced for it’s time. - RadioHead03
If someone puts this on here, I will rage...
But, what about YEE
Why would films get praise for being lowbrow DTV films that treat animation as a genre for kids?! The original version of the Walking With Dinosaurs film DOES deserve the Seal of Garbage along with many other aspects of 2013 like its music, sexual predators and so forth.
Looks like a shameless ripoff of Jurassic Park.
How much money has this movie made
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