Prehistoric creature movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant prehistoric creature movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out psychotronic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense and humorous films and TV shows about / with prehistoric creature, danger, dinosaur, escapades, monster, adventure, death, cave, survival and chase plots mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as prehistoric creature: Godzilla (2014), Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018), Kong: Skull Island (2017), Megalodon (2018), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012), We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993), When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970), Poseidon Rex (2013), The Sea Serpent (1985).

List of prehistoric creature movies

Amphibious Creature of the Deep (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Indonesia, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Marine biologist Skylar Shane hires an expat charter boat captain, Jack Bowman, to help her find prehistoric life form samples in the north Sumatran Sea. During the expedition, they run into some of Jack's 'friends', a gang of ...
Style: serious, scary, mysterious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prehistoric creature, giant creature, deadly creature, supernatural, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals, escapades, ocean or sea, monster, creature feature, female scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
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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, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant monster, monster, prehistoric creature, destruction, godzilla, giant, deadly creature, tsunami, chaos, dinosaur, giant creature, nuclear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, quarry, 90s ...
Place: san francisco, japan, usa, hawaii, honolulu hawaii ...
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Several years after the demise of Jurassic World, a volcanic eruption threatens the remaining dinosaurs on the island of Isla Nublar. Claire Dearing, the former park manager and founder of the Dinosaur Protection Group, recruits Owen Grady to help ...
Style: suspense, stylized, entertaining, psychotronic, disaster movie ...
Plot: prehistoric creature, sea creature, natural disaster, volcano, rescue mission, tyrannosaurus rex, genetic engineering, dinosaur, predator, smothered with a pillow, wild animal, wheelchair ...
Time: 2010s
Place: las vegas
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Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: suspense, exciting, absurd, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Plot: giant animal, monster, survival, island, expedition, gorilla, prehistoric creature, monsters, creature, danger, bomb, giant monster ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1944, 1940s, year 1973
Place: bangkok thailand, pacific ocean, thailand, vietnam, washington d.c.
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Megalodon (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A military vessel on the search for an unidentified submersible finds themselves face to face with a giant shark, forced to use only what they have on board to defend themselves from the monstrous beast.
Style: atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: shark, prehistoric creature, shark attack, monster, giant animal, military, animal attack, rescue, underwater, underwater scene, mad, fear ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pacific ocean
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, China, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the ...
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, giant monster, godzilla, giant animal, prehistoric creature, destruction, giant creature, violence, snow, monster versus monster, jungle, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2014
Place: boston, antarctica, mexico, washington d.c., san francisco ...
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Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe – for a time when he’s no ...
Style: emotional, surreal, bleak, serious, sad ...
Plot: global warming, poverty, single parent, prehistoric creature, storm, childhood, african american, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, forces of nature, search, magic realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, tokyo
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We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and non-violent. They agree to go to the Middle Future in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, friendship, time travel, rescue, escapades, young heroes, disorder, animal life, prehistoric creature, danger, talking animals ...
Time: prehistory, 90s, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: new york, london
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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, love affair, chaos, prehistoric creature, invented language ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric, stone age
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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, deadly creature, dangerous animal, ocean or sea, danger, escapades, prehistoric creature, mutant, military, treasure hunt, graphic violence, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, caribbean
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The Sea Serpent (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serpent, created by radioactivity, threatens a Spanish coastal town.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Plot: sea monster, prehistoric creature, eaten alive, giant animal, science, ocean, nuclear, sea captain, underwater, survival, snake, water ...
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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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Dinosaurs (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, sitcom, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, 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
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: island, dinosaur, monster, caveman, expedition, prehistoric creature, volcano, cave woman, rescue, spider, ship, adventure ...
Time: prehistoric times, 1910s, 20th century, prehistory, 70s ...
Place: antarctica
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The Dinosaur Hunter (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A 13-year-old girl and her older brother live on a farm where paleontologists search for fossils.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, tense, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, paleontologist, adventurer, inventions and discoveries, escapades, treasure hunt, race against time, hunter, rivalry, prehistoric creature, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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Godzilla: The Planet Eater (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: With no means for defeating Godzilla Earth, mankind watches as King Ghidorah, clad in a golden light, descends on the planet. The heavens and earth shake once again as the war moves to a higher dimension.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, intense, suspense ...
Plot: godzilla, alien monster, creature, good versus evil, humanity in peril, monster, self sacrifice, captain, outer space, professor, betrayal, memory ...
Place: japan
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King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand, USA, 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, epic, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, date night
Plot: monster, expedition, adventure, dinosaur, jungle, island, beast, rescue, gorilla, human animal relationship, giant animal, giant ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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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, humorous, entertaining, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventurer, dinosaur, expedition, volcano, adventure, cave, obsessive quest, danger, research, mysterious place, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 19th century, prehistoric times, prehistoric, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe, italy
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Bikini Girls on Dinosaur Planet (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Story: Softcore erotica star Misty Mundae is one of the main attractions of the campy and sexy BIKINI GIRLS ON DINOSAUR PLANET, which recalls Raquel Welch and the stop-motion creatures of ONE MILLION YEARS B.C. A pair of time traveling aliens find ...
Style: erotic, sex comedy, psychotronic, sexploitation film
Plot: prehistoric man, prehistoric creature, cavemen, caveman, female scientist, pubic hair, dinosaur, lesbianism, redhead, camp, topless, lesbian sex ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistoric
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Terrordactyl (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a meteor shower rains down outside Los Angeles, Jonas and Lars, two friends stuck in tired, boring lives, head out to find a meteor and strike it rich. After recovering one, they start being stalked by terrordactyls, ancient flying reptiles ...
Plot: monster, pterodactyl, murder, alien, dinosaur, prehistoric creature, eye candy, shorts, creature, screaming woman
Place: los angeles
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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, chases and races, daring rescue, dangerous animal, deadly creature, deadly, imaginary ...
Time: prehistoric, prehistoric times
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Dinosaur Valley Girls (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Haunted by recurring dreams of Hea-Thor, a gorgeous cavegirl,and a menacing Allosaurus, action-movie star Tony Markham soon finds himself transported, by means of a magic Icon, back through time to Dinosaur Valley. Now trapped in world of dangerous ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sexy, cult film
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), fish out of water, disorder, imaginary, escapades, misfit, deadly, adventure, artists and showbiz, actor's life, deadly creature, silly humor ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric, prehistoric times, stone age
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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, humorous, road movie, not serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, date night, pre-teens
Plot: unlikely friendships, rescue, adventure, friendship, talking animals, caveman, family, life risking, ice, creature, bonding, odd couple ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
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The Last Dinosaur (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An aging big game hunter takes on the ultimate challenge - the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex
Style: psychotronic
Plot: hunter, hunting, dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, prehistoric creature, volcano, press conference, billionaire, sexist, comb, stream, canyon ...
Time: prehistoric times
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Jeepers Creepers 3 (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Taking place on the last day of the Creeper’s twenty-three-day feeding frenzy, as the skeptical Sergeant Tubbs teams up with a task force hellbent on destroying the Creeper for good. The Creeper fights back in gory glory as its enemies grow closer ...
Style: bleak, scary, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, murder, chase, slasher, deadly creature, revenge, a vision, truck, mercilessness, supernatural, supernatural power, survival ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida
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The Pit (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Twelve year-old Jamie Benjamin is a solitary misunderstood boy in his preteens. His classmates pick on him, his neighbors think he's weird and his parents ignore him. But now Jamie has a secret weapon: deep in the woods he has discovered a deep ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: forest, vengeance, danger, killer child, supernatural, mystery, violence spree, rivalry, supernatural power, mental illness, teddy bear, revenge ...
Time: 80s
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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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Loch Ness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dr. Dempsey is an American scientist who has become a skeptic. He isn't enthusiastic to be sent by his employer to Scotland to (dis)prove the existence of the Loch Ness monster. He finds the locals stubborn, 'primitive' and all but ...
Style: feel good, serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: cryptozoology, fall in love, single parent, adventure, family, misfit, investigation, love and romance, escapades, family relations, disorder, legends and myths ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: scotland, europe, madagascar, los angeles, london ...
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Horror Express (1972)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mysterious and unearthly deaths start to occur while Professor Saxton is transporting the frozen remains of a primitive humanoid creature he found in Manchuria back to Europe.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monk, monster, murder, train, expedition, creature, anthropologist, supernatural, mystery, zombie, alien, death ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, prehistory, 70s, 80s
Place: china, russia, siberia, asia, england ...
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Island of the Lost (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An anthropologist is shipwrecked with his family while on an expedition in search of an uncharted South Pacific island.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, scary, exciting, serious
Plot: mutant, island, escapades, space and aliens, misfit, deadly, dangerous animal, folk hero, supernatural, heroes, mystery, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: pacific ocean
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