Prehistoric times movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant prehistoric times movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, serious, captivating, humorous, entertaining and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with adventure, danger, escapades, dinosaur, prehistoric animal, survival, chase, catastrophe, caveman and fantasy world plots mostly in Adventure, Drama and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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prehistoric times movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as prehistoric times: The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986), One Million Years B.C. (1966), 10,000 BC (2008), Alpha (2018), Dinosaur (2000), Quest for Fire (1981), Primal (2019), Caveman (1981), Ice Age (2002), Terra Nova (2011).

List of prehistoric times movies

The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Natural changes have the clans moving. Iza, medicine woman of the "Clan of the Cave Bear" finds little Ayla from the "others"' clan - tradition would have the clan kill Ayla immediately, but Iza insists on keeping her. When ...
Style: stylized, suspense, harsh, serious, sexy ...
Plot: caveman, prehistoric man, adventure, bear, tribe, orphan, rescue, uninhibited rivalry, teaching the ways of the world, human nature, wilderness, self discovery ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, future, ancient times ...
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One Million Years B.C. (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As the Earth wrestles with its agonising birth, the peoples of this barren and desolate world struggle to survive. Driven by animal instinct they compete against the harsh conditions, their giant predators, and warring tribes. When two people from ...
Style: exciting, sexy, psychotronic, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: caveman, dinosaur, survival, monster, giant monster, desert, giant spider, adventure, natural disaster, rivalry, camp, alone in the world ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, future, middle ages ...
Place: tokyo
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 5.1
 132K
10,000 BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, adventure, daring rescue, mammoth, animal attack, jungle, chase, cave, lone hero, wilderness, ancient history, redemption ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future
Place: egypt, north africa
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 6.6
 63K
Alpha (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a hunting expedition goes awry, a young caveman struggles against the elements to find his way home.
Style: sincere, captivating, exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: survival, wolf, human animal relationship, dog, caveman, wilderness, animal attack, hunter, boar, wolf attack, adventure, bison ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, ancient times, future, stone age
Place: europe
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 6.4
 62K
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: entertaining, touching, feel good, sweet, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, disney, extinction, talking animals, adventure, animal life, survival, family, catastrophe, friendship, rescue, family reunited ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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 7.3
 23K
Quest for Fire (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A colossal adventure odyssey that turns back the hands of time to the very beginning of man's existence. 80,000 years ago, when man roamed the earth, he was exposed to the many harsh elements of nature. Against the perilous atmosphere of rugged ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, breathtaking, captivating, serious ...
Plot: caveman, survival, tribe, fire, cannibalism, adventure, neanderthal, prehistoric man, discovery, love story, ancient history, ancient ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age, ancient times, future
Place: scotland, africa
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 8.7
 15K
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, sincere, tense, disturbing, adult animation ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dinosaur, caveman, adventure, survival, hunter, hunting, barbarian, violence, eaten alive, unlikely friendships, life is a bitch, revenge ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
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 5.8
 8K
Caveman (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this comedy, Atouk becomes leader of the misfit cavemen. Disgraced and cast out of his tribe for lusting after Lana, the mate of tribe's head muscle man, Atouk stumbles along gathering other misfits and learning a bit about the world outside ...
Style: funny, parody, humorous, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, caveman, friendship, bullying, weapons, farce, first contact, screwball, greed, justice, life philosophy, fight scenes ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age, 80s
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 7.5
 484K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 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. ...
Style: feel good, touching, road movie, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: talking animals, unlikely friendships, animals, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, ice age, family, heroic mission, life risking, odd couple, friends ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory
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 6.7
 84K
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, captivating, suspenseful, stylized, apocalyptic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, post apocalypse, survival, human existence, extinction, adventure, changing the past or future, characters in danger, experiment, dangerous animal, fate of humanity ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 22nd century
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When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hammer Film’s follow-up to the successful One Million Years B.C. is set in an ancient past when humans and dinosaurs co-exist. Athletic cavewomen and hairy men wander around, grunting, sweating and occasionally sacrificing evil blonde babes to ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: cave woman, survival, tsunami, prehistoric man, adventure, female nudity, chaos, heroes, rivalry, love affair, dinosaur, caveman ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
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 4.9
 99K
Year One (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.
Style: funny, parody, humorous, satirical, biblical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: caveman, adventure, satire, road trip, farce, slavery, stupidity, sarcasm, friendship between men, circumcision, adaptation, stereotypes ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
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Speckles: The Tarbosaurus (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story is set 70 million years ago, when dinosaurs ruled the Korean Peninsula the same way they ruled the rest of the earth. Spotty is a curious and playful Tarbosaurus child, and along with his mother and siblings, he lives happily in the ...
Style: captivating, tense, entertaining, scenic, 3d animation
Audience: kids
Plot: prehistoric animal, prehistoric creature, dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, monster, grownups, creature, fight, adventure, revenge, death, animals ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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Planet of Dinosaurs (1977)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A space-ship gets lost and is forced to make an emergency landing on an unknown planet. The planet looks much like Earth, only with no trace of civilization. Soon the crew discovers that there are dinosaurs on the planet, and blood-thirsty buggers ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, survival, rescue, astronaut, spacecraft, heroic mission, battles, adventure, deadly creature, space travel, tyrannosaurus rex, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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 6.4
 2K
Iceman (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Ötztal Alps, more than 5300 years ago. A Neolithic clan has settled near a creek. It is their leader Kelab's responsibility to be the keeper of the group's holy shrine Tineka. While Kelab is hunting, the settlement is attacked. The ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: prehistoric man, tribe, self discovery, murder, revenge, bereavement, manhunt, tragedy, war, ancient, minimal dialogue, baby ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, ancient times, stone age
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Ao: The Last Hunter (2010)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When his clan, including his wife and baby girl Néa, are massacred, Ao, a desperate Neandertal man, decides to leave the North country where he has been living for the South where he was born. His aim is to join his twin brother, from whom he was ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: neanderthal, caveman, bear attack, pregnancy, survival, adventure, human nature, forbidden love, fall in love, polar bear, couples, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
Place: siberia, europe
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Conan the Adventurer (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Mexico, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Conan: The Adventurer is an American television series created, developed, financed, distributed and produced by Max A. Keller and Micheline Keller from 1997 to 1998 and loosely based on the fantasy hero Conan the Barbarian. The TV show premiered on ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, sword fight, magic, good versus evil, heroic mission, obsessive quest, imaginary kingdom, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, escapades, adventure hero ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age
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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, funny, exciting, sweet, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens ...
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, jungle, talking animals, friendship, family, parenthood, animal life, loneliness, animals, ice age, life philosophy ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
Style: humorous, sweet, witty, stylized, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: family, talking animals, animals, friendship, adventure, animal life, unlikely partners, parents and children, pirate, natural disaster, iceberg, friends ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: north america
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The People That Time Forgot (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organises a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world ...
Style: sexy, entertaining, futuristic, harsh, intense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, monster, cave woman, island, adventure, caveman, submarine, desert, creature feature, expedition, transformation, vengeance ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, 80s, 70s, 1910s ...
Place: antarctica
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 6.1
 6K
Iceman (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An anthropologist is brought to an arctic base when explorers discover the body of a prehistoric man who has been frozen in a block of ice for 40,000 years. After thawing the body to perform an autopsy, scientists discover to their amazement a real ...
Style: bad ending, harsh, visually appealing, allegory, psychological ...
Plot: survival, caveman, neanderthal, frozen alive, natural disaster, life, unlikely friendships, religion, evolution, childhood, anthropology, redemption ...
Time: prehistoric times, 80s, stone age
Place: california, antarctica
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 5.8
 14K
RRRrrrr!!! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 37 000 years ago, two neighboring tribes lived in peace ... not fully in peace. While the tribe clean hair flowed peaceful days by keeping to herself the secret formula shampoo, Tribe Hair Sales lamented. Its leader decided to send a spy to steal ...
Style: stylized, witty, humorous, captivating, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: caveman, absurd humor, tribe, ancient history, investigation, rivalry, human nature, crimes, parents and children, murder, friendship, seduction ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age
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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, time travel, world war one, ancient mystery, island, submarine, adventurer, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, good versus evil, survival ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1940s, prehistory, year 1916
Place: antarctica
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Arthdal Chronicles (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: In a mythical land called Arth, the inhabitants of the ancient city of Arthdal and its surrounding regions vie for power as they build a new society.
Style: suspense, tense, political, epic, enigmatic ...
Plot: prophecy, rise to power, ancient world, politics, fictional country, romance, leader, secret, culture clash, ancient history, native, reincarnation ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, ancient times
Place: korea
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Doraemon: Nobita's New Dinosaur (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Thailand
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nobita accidentally found a fossil dinosaur egg mixed with rocks in the dinosaur fossil exhibition site that he had visited before. He returned it to its original state with the "Time blanket". After hatching, the egg hatches a new species ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, feel good, entertaining, manga ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, time travel, friends, creature, friendship, time traveler, time jump, cartoon cat, prehistoric creature
Time: prehistoric times
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this direct-to-video remake, when an accident leaves a group of researchers trapped beneath the earth's crust, it's up to a drill team, led by Joseph Harnet (Greg Evigan), to rescue them. But once underground, the team discovers a ...
Style: serious, exciting, disturbing, psychotronic, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, volcano, adventurer, heroic mission, escapades, deadly creature, daring rescue, monster, creature, giant spider, androids and robots ...
Time: prehistoric times
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The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild (2022)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The fearless one-eyed weasel Buck teams up with mischievous possum brothers Crash & Eddie as they head off on a new adventure into Buck's home: The Dinosaur World.
Style: 3d animation, humorous, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: ice age, talking animals, snow, animals, animal that acts human, mammoth, adventure, animal protagonist, escapades, satire, teamwork, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: prehistoric times
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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, fairy tale, ridiculous, breathtaking, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, fantasy world, obsessive quest, adventurer, expedition, mysterious place, twists and turns, rescue, lost world, volcano, natural disaster ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 19th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: iceland, italy, europe
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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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, colourful, nature documentary ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, escapades, adventure, extinction, natural history, giant, prehistoric animal, mammoth, tyrannosaurus rex ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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Prehistoric Women (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Leader of a tribe of amazon women, Queen Kari, has vanquished a rival tribe and rules them with savage ruthlessness and cruel arrogance. A hunter stumbles onto the enclave and falls for one of the slaves, so unleashing the anger and envy of the ...
Style: psychotronic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: matriarchy, slavery, rhinoceros, supernatural, sorority, ancient history, exploitation, siblings relations, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory
Place: russia, africa, england
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