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List of the best dinosaur movies for kids, with videos, including some of the best kids' dinosaur films from the dawn of cinema. Kids' dinosaur movies are usually a hit because children are usually in awe of dinosaurs. People who grew up in the '90s usually think of The Land Before Time as the definitive dinosaur movie for kids, but there are many popular choices including the more recent dinosaur kids movie, Ice Age. This list of dinosaur films for kids includes all the best dinosaur films for children, but if we've missed one of your favorites, please feel free to add it to the list yourself. Dinosaurs have been a favorite with kids for decades. This list includes all types of dinosaur films including silent movies, live action, animation, new, and old. Parents and children alike will enjoy these dinosaur films. After all... every child, young and old, has their favorite dinosaur (movie).
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The Land Before Time

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The Land Before Time is a 1988 American-Irish animated adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Don Bluth and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, and Frank Marshall. Produced by Sullivan Bluth Studios and Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment, it features ...more

Actors: Diana Ross, Frank Welker, Judith Barsi, Pat Hingle, Helen Shaver, + more

Initial Release: 1988

Directed by: Don Bluth

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#8 on Animated Movies That Make You Cry the Most

#15 on The Best Movies of 1988

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Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dinosaur Movies for Kids
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Jurassic Park is a 1993 American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. It is the first installment of the Jurassic Park franchise. It is based on the 1990 novel of the same name by Michael Crichton, with a screenplay written by Crichton and David Koepp. The film centers on the ...more

Actors: Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Laura Dern, Sam Neill, + more

Initial Release: 1993

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

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#4 on The Best Steven Spielberg Movies

#10 on The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

#13 on The Best Movies for Tweens

#2 on The Scariest Animal Movies Ever Made

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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs is a 2009 American 3-D computer animated comedy adventure film, and the third installment in the Ice Age series. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios and distributed by 20th Century Fox. The film features the voices of Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen ...more

Actors: Queen Latifah, Kristen Wiig, Jane Lynch, Simon Pegg, Ray Romano, + more

Initial Release: 2009

Directed by: Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier

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#74 on The Best Movies for Kids

#37 on The Best CGI Animated Films Ever Made

#29 on The Best Third Films In A Movie Series

#16 on The Greatest Animal Movies Ever Made

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Dinosaur is a 2000 American live-action/computer-animated science fiction adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation with The Secret Lab, and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 39th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, though it is not officially ...more

Actors: Hayden Panettiere, Julianna Margulies, Alfre Woodard, Frank Welker, Billy West, + more

Initial Release: 2000

Directed by: Ralph Zondag, Eric Leighton

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#85 on The Best Movies for Kids

#32 on Disney Movies with the Best Soundtracks, Ranked

#28 on The Best Live Action Animal Movies for Kids

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