Dinosaur movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dinosaur movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, suspenseful, humorous, entertaining and suspense films and TV shows about / with dinosaur, danger, adventure, escapades, survival, family, dangerous animal, tyrannosaurus rex, heroes and catastrophe plots mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dinosaur: Jurassic Park (1993), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), Jurassic Park III (2001), Terra Nova (2011), Walking with Dinosaurs (2013), Primeval (2007), Jurassic World (2015), Dinosaur (2000), A Sound of Thunder (2005), The Good Dinosaur (2015).

List of dinosaur movies

 8.2
 944K
Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, dangerous animal, island, fantasy world, survival, research, animal attack, team, child in peril, tyrannosaurus rex, amusement park ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: costa rica, central america, dominican republic
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The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Four years after Jurassic Park's genetically bred dinosaurs ran amok, multimillionaire John Hammond shocks chaos theorist Ian Malcolm by revealing that Hammond has been breeding more beasties at a secret location. Malcolm, his paleontologist ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scenic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, expedition, island, tyrannosaurus rex, amusement park, pterodactyl, hunting, child in peril, genetic engineering, rescue, paleontology ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: costa rica, san diego california, kenya, california, san francisco
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Jurassic Park III (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long before all hell breaks loose and the stranded wayfarers must fight for ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, intense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, fantasy world, adventure, tyrannosaurus rex, island, dangerous animal, rescue, jungle, pterodactyl, survival, heroes, eaten alive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, future
Place: costa rica
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 6.7
 83K
Terra Nova (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Terra Nova follows an ordinary family on an incredible journey back in time to prehistoric Earth as a small part of a daring experiment to save the human race. In the year 2149, the world is dying. The planet is overdeveloped and overcrowded, with ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, post apocalypse, time travel, adventure, changing the past or future, expedition, human existence, survival, extinction, dangerous animal, experiment, sent to the past ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 22nd century
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Walking with Dinosaurs (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Walking with Dinosaurs 3D is a film depicting life-like 3D dinosaur characters set in photo-real landscapes that transports audiences to the prehistoric world as it existed 70 million years ago. The film is based on the 1999 documentary television ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, light, epic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, heroes, wilderness, forces of nature, against the odds, adventure, underdog, survival, animal life, extinction, predator, brother ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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 7.2
 14K
Primeval (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When strange anomalies start to appear all over England, Professor Cutter and his team must track down and capture all sorts of dangerous prehistoric creatures from Earth's distant past and near future.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, ancient mystery, experiment gone awry, monster, escapades, time travel, survival, heroes, disaster, forces of nature, team ...
Time: prehistory, future, 2010s, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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 6.9
 619K
Jurassic World (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.
Style: scenic, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, dinosaur, animal attack, tyrannosaurus rex, adventure, amusement park, island, cloning, creature, genetics, survival, genetic engineering ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: costa rica
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 6.4
 59K
Dinosaur (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.
Style: feel good, touching, entertaining, scenic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, family, disney, talking animals, extinction, animal life, adventure, survival, friendship, prehistoric creature, rescue, family reunited ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a hunter sent back to the prehistoric era runs off the path he must not leave, he causes a chain reaction that alters history in disastrous ways.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, time machine, experiment gone awry, adventure, evolution, escapades, heroic mission, changing the past or future, future dystopia, technology, survival ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
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The Good Dinosaur (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, scenic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, family, unlikely partners, friends, partners, escapades, waterfall, meteorite, tyrannosaurus rex, fear ...
Time: prehistory
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The Land Before Time (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 69 min.
Story: An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace. Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, ...
Style: feel good, touching, colourful, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, tyrannosaurus rex, disney, family, friendship, survival, talking animals, natural disaster, babies and infants, wilderness, rescue ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
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The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A bedtime story leads Littlefoot and his grandparents on a journey to a new land, where Littlefoot discovers someone who vanished before he was born: his father! Now Littlefoot must decide between two worlds. Will he leave to be with his friends in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, family relations, getting home, friendship, adventure, escapades, young heroes, family, heroes, survival, child in peril, family life ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
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Primeval: New World (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A North American spin-off of the hit U.K. television series, Primeval: New World follows a specialized team of animal experts and scientists that investigates the appearance of temporal anomalies and battles both prehistoric and futuristic creatures.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, dangerous animal, time portal, escapades, deadly creature, time jump, monster, time warp, time paradox, time loop, teamwork ...
Time: prehistory
Place: canada, vancouver
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Prehistoric Park (2006)
Genre: Documentary, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A BBC miniseries about Nigel Marvin's quest to bring the extinct dinosaurs through time to Prehistoric Park.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, colourful, educational
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, adventure, escapades, extinction, giant, animal life, disorder, deadly creature, tyrannosaurus rex ...
Time: prehistory
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 6.4
 6K
Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 250 min.
TV show
Story: Carl and David, two boys flying a small aircraft over the ocean with their father, crash land near an uncharted island. The boys swim safely to shore, but their father unfortunately drowns in the crash. On their own, the brothers explore the island ...
Style: serious, exciting, feel good, colourful, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, utopia, island, expedition, adventure, family relations, sibling rivalry, presumed dead, giant creature, imaginary kingdom, dangerous animal, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, breathtaking, tense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fantasy world, expedition, adventurer, obsessive quest, dinosaur, cave, adventure, volcano, mysterious place, rescue, underground, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, prehistoric times, 19th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iceland, europe, italy
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 2.6
 1K
Poseidon Rex (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Jackson Slate, famous treasure hunter, is out to find the legendary Lost Gold Of Cortez in the open waters off a secluded island in the Caribbean Sea. Using dynamite to blast his way through centuries of silt, new chasms are created reaching miles ...
Style: scary, exciting, suspense, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, deadly creature, escapades, military, island, prehistoric creature, ocean, mutant, treasure hunt, graphic violence, caribbean sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, caribbean
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The Land That Time Forgot (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 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.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, island, ancient mystery, world war one, time travel, adventurer, adventure, rescue, heroic mission, ocean, survival, iceberg ...
Time: prehistory, 1940s, prehistoric times, year 1916
Place: antarctica
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 7.5
 19K
Dinosaurs (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dinosaurs follows the life of a family of dinosaurs, living in a modern world. They have TV's, fridges, microwaves, and every modern convenience.
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, family relations, puppet, eccentric family, everyday life, mischievous children, workplace situations, parents and children, disorder, society, boss and employee, talking animals ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 90s
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The Dinosaur Project (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Found footage of an expedition into the Congo jungle where a team of explorers stumbles upon a colony of Dinosaurs.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, cryptozoology, jungle, deadly creature, adventurer, survival, adventure, dangerous animal, scientist, escapades, discovery, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: congo, africa
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Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Six teens attending an adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar must band together to survive when dinosaurs wreak havoc on the island.
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, 3d animation ...
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, tyrannosaurus rex, killer animal, teenager, monster versus monster, human animal relationship, amusement park, bravery, chase, adventure, animal attack ...
Time: 2020s
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 6.4
 2K
Dinotopia (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Scott, a wealthy American, crashes his plane into the Caribbean. His two teenaged sons, Karl and David, survive, only to find themselves castaways on Dinotopia. Karl and David are constantly at odds, even as they struggle to adjust to life in ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, utopia, survival, escapades, siblings relations, family, lost world, air disaster, misfit, heroes, island ...
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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, talking animals, adventure, jungle, animal life, rescue, birth, friendship, ice age, family, parenthood, buddies ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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 8.7
 10K
Primal (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A caveman forms a bond with a dinosaur as they struggle to survive in a hostile world.
Style: captivating, tense, sincere, disturbing, bloody ...
Plot: caveman, dinosaur, survival, adventure, hunter, hunting, barbarian, violence, fantasy world, eaten alive, violent, unlikely friendships ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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 7.2
 416K
King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 187 min.
Story: In 1933 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 the leading lady.
Style: sentimental, exciting, scenic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, jungle, giant animal, beast, human animal relationship, expedition, adventure, dangerous animal, dinosaur, gorilla, rescue, escape ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 5.4
 192K
Godzilla (1998)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: When a freighter is viciously attacked in the Pacific Ocean, a team of experts -- including biologist Niko Tatopoulos and scientists Elsie Chapman and Mendel Craven -- concludes that an oversized reptile is the culprit. Before long, the giant lizard ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dinosaur, godzilla, human versus monster, giant, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, save the world, demolished city, deadly creature, escapades, save the day, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: new york, usa, polynesia, panama, ukraine ...
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The Lost World (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World is a syndicated television series loosely based on the 1912 novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Lost World. Premiered in the fall of 1999, it ran for three seasons before it was cancelled on a ...
Style: scary, serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: expedition, dangerous animal, jungle, dinosaur, stranded, time travel, lost world, exploration, monster, adventure, adventurer, exotic locale ...
Time: prehistory
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Night at the Museum (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits. Larry tries desperately to keep the museum ...
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: museum, security guard, magical, dinosaur, objects come to life, adventure, ancient, new job, curses spells and rituals, pharaoh, disorder, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, rome italy, brooklyn new york city ...
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 6.4
 407K
Godzilla (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, giant monster, giant, godzilla, giant creature, deadly creature, disaster, dinosaur, tsunami, destruction, creature, prehistoric creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 90s, year 2014 ...
Place: japan, san francisco, usa, hawaii, tokyo ...
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Jurassic World Dominion (2022)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Four years after Isla Nublar was destroyed, dinosaurs now live—and hunt—alongside humans all over the world. This fragile balance will reshape the future and determine, once and for all, whether human beings are to remain the apex predators on a ...
Style: psychotronic, stylized, entertaining, suspense
Plot: dinosaur, prehistoric creature, laboratory, tyrannosaurus rex, genetics, predator, creature feature, running, sea creature, reptile, natural disaster, wild animal ...
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