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 humorous, exciting, serious, light, captivating and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with adventure, caveman, escapades, danger, dinosaur, survival, family, catastrophe, cavemen and culture clash plots mostly in Adventure, Comedy and Fantasy genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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prehistoric times movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as prehistoric times: Alpha (2018), Primal (2019), Quest for Fire (1981), Terra Nova (2011), The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986), Dinosaur (2000), Ao: The Last Hunter (2010), Year One (2009), Planet of Dinosaurs (1977), Ice Age (2002).

List of prehistoric times movies

 6.7
 54K
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: captivating, thought provoking, exciting, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: wolf, wilderness, survival, caveman, human animal relationship, dog, animal attack, cavemen, injury, snow, ice age, killing an animal ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: europe
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 8.7
 4K
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: disturbing, sincere, tense, captivating, bloody
Plot: caveman, dinosaur, survival, 2d animation, barbarian, hunter, violent, violence, danger, fantasy world, adventure, deadly ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric, prehistory
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 7.3
 20K
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: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Plot: tribe, survival, cannibalism, fire, nudity (full frontal - brief), adventure, mammoth, neanderthal, obsessive quest, human nature, graphic violence, buddies ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory
Place: scotland, africa
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 6.8
 79K
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, time travel, adventure, post apocalypse, survival, danger, sent to the past, dangerous animal, experiment, fate of humanity, changing the past or future, imaginary ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 22nd century
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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: serious, stylized, harsh, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: caveman, orphan, tribe, adventure, rescue, cavemen, danger, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, wilderness ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, 80s
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 6.5
 52K
Dinosaur (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Thriller
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: touching, feel good, entertaining, scenic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, disney, extinction, adventure, survival, friendship, rescue, family reunited, buddies, danger, computer animation, wilderness ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
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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, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: caveman, pregnancy, survival, adventure, fall in love, forbidden love, human nature, society, danger, rivalry, couples, wilderness ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: europe, siberia
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 4.9
 91K
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: humorous, epic, gross out humor, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: caveman, adventure, cavemen, parody, circumcision, farce, goofy hero, social misfits, misfit, danger, partners, buddies ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
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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: family outing, teens
Plot: rescue, survival, spacecraft, astronaut, planet, heroic mission, deadly creature, deadly, battles, danger, adventure, space travel ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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 7.5
 435K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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: touching, road movie, humorous, not serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, date night, pre-teens
Plot: unlikely friendships, rescue, adventure, friendship, talking animals, caveman, family, life risking, journey, ice, creature, bonding ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, prehistoric
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One Million Years B.C. (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 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, serious, cult film, psychotronic, allegory ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, rivalry, caveman, survival, desert, volcano, pterodactyl, adventure, danger, misfit, heroes, escapades ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future, 80s
Place: tokyo
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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, serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, magic, sword fight, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, obsessive quest, imaginary kingdom, buddies, escapades ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, ancient history
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Dawn of the Croods (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The world's first family is back for more laughs as they discover sports, sleepovers and other wonders in a world of exotic creatures and adventures. This 2D animated cartoon is based on the 3D animated feature film, "The Croods".
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, exciting, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: caveman, adventure, escapades, family, friendship, fire, inventions and discoveries, family relations, based on movie, prehistoric animal, prehistoric man
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric, ancient times
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 6.4
 2K
Iceman (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
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: art house
Plot: prehistoric man, baby, survival, loss of family, glacier, death of wife, death of son, goat, ice
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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 6.1
 19K
Early Man (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dug, along with his sidekick Hognob, unite a cavemen tribe to save their hidden valley from being spoiled and, all together as a team, to face the menace of a mysterious and mighty enemy, on the turf of an ancient and sacred sport.
Style: claymation, light, funny, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: caveman, soccer match, dinosaur, family, couples, gadget, friendship, cavemen, family relations, family life, silly humor, friends ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
Place: manchester england, manchester
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 5.1
 125K
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, adventure, heroic mission, daring rescue, pyramid, hunter, wilderness, redemption, danger, legends and myths, destiny, jungle ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times, future
Place: north africa, egypt
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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, stylized, light, not serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, family, talking animals, pirate, partners, natural disaster, iceberg, friendship, computer animation, getting home, ocean or sea, dimwit ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
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 6.1
 5K
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, allegory, earnest ...
Plot: glacier, laboratory, anthropology, caveman, frozen alive, arctic, language barrier, neanderthal, survival, human nature, experiment gone awry, isolation ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric, 80s
Place: antarctica, california
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 5.8
 7K
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: parody, dinosaur, farce, caveman, friendship, rivalry, anti hero, silly humor, friends, disorder, heroic mission, misfit ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
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 7.4
 16K
Dinosaurs (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, family relations, puppets, puppet, eccentric family, parents and children, workplace situations, mischievous children, animal life, everyday life, disorder, boss and employee ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 90s, prehistoric
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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, captivating, disturbing, exciting, offbeat ...
Plot: adventure, volcano, adventurer, heroic mission, escapades, dinosaur, imaginary, deadly, dangerous animal, chases and races, daring rescue, deadly creature ...
Time: prehistoric, prehistoric times
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When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 100 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, offbeat ...
Plot: cave woman, tsunami, survival, adventure, dinosaur, danger, rivalry, heroes, chaos, love affair, prehistoric creature, invented language ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric, stone age
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 3.5
 2K
Homo Erectus (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ishbo is a caveman living in the prehistoric age who thinks there's more to life than hunting and gathering. He tries to better the lives of those in his tribe by inventing things like spoons and the toothbrush, which leave everyone, including ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, not serious, light, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: caveman, nothing goes right, rivalry, ambition, goofy hero, social misfits, unfulfilled love, disorder, society, misfit, underdog, father son relationship ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ever since the world was born, two forces have been locked in perpetual battle. Their struggle is so Manichean, so ferocious, so Herculean that it makes the clash between good and evil look like a game of checkers! This ancestral duel is so ancient ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, anthology, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: rivalry, chase, chases and races, escapades, family, silly humor, cat, caveman, outer space, surrealism, duel, sword duel ...
Time: future, prehistory, 19th century, prehistoric times, 20th century ...
Place: london, big ben london
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The Flintstones: On the Rocks (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: With their marriage on the rocks, Fred and Wilma take a holiday together to rekindle the fire in their relationship.
Plot: caveman, husband wife relationship, anachronism, bowling, surrealism
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory
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 3.9
 2K
Noah's Ark (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 160 min.
TV show
Story: In the Biblical story from Genesis, God floods the world as Noah rescues his family and the animals in a gigantic ark.
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, atmospheric, epic
Plot: noah's ark, catastrophe, prophecy, flood, apocalypse, save the world, forces of nature, human nature, redemption, heroes, danger, chaos ...
Time: prehistoric times, ancient history
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When Men Carried Clubs and Women Played Ding-Dong (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Prehistoric cave-stud Ari wins lovely virgin Listra in a pig-catching contest, but their attempts at "Ding-Dong" keep getting interrupted by idiot battles between his tribe, The Cave Dwellers, and their neighbors, The Lake Dwellers. ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), cave, sex scene, cave woman, violence, female nudity, sex, caveman, erotica, fight
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric, prehistory
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Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set after the events of Continental Drift, Scrat's epic pursuit of his elusive acorn catapults him outside of Earth, where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the planet. To save themselves from peril, ...
Style: funny, colourful, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, fireworks, meteor shower, talking animals, explosion, crystal, prophecy, family, adventure, asteroid, ice age, end of the world ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistoric
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I Yabba-Dabba Do! (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A grown-up Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm decide to get married.
Plot: wedding, caveman, cavemen, husband wife relationship, unemployment, volcano, anachronism, debt, mother in law son in law relationship, elopement, marriage, father daughter relationship ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
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 7.2
 188K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, family life, family relations, youth, survival, caveman, teen romance, disney, parents and children, journey, cave, hunting ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, ancient world, prehistoric ...
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