Prehistory movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant prehistory movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, exciting, light, serious, entertaining and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with adventure, escapades, family, danger, dinosaur, caveman, heroes, destiny, mentor and storytelling plots mostly in Adventure, Family and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
prehistory movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as prehistory: Ao: The Last Hunter (2010), Dinosaurs (1991), Quest for Fire (1981), Walking with Dinosaurs 3D (2013), The Croods (2013), When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970), The Good Dinosaur (2015), The Land Before Time (1988), Animal Kingdom: Let's go Ape (2015), Cavegirl (1985).

List of prehistory movies

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: serious, captivating, touching, realistic
Plot: caveman, pregnancy, survival, adventure, fall in love, forbidden love, human nature, danger, rivalry, couples, uninhibited rivalry, wilderness ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: europe, siberia
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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, situational comedy, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, family relations, puppets, eccentric family, puppet, everyday life, parents and children, workplace situations, mischievous children, animal life, disorder, society ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 90s
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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, captivating, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: tribe, survival, cannibalism, fire, nudity (full frontal - brief), adventure, obsessive quest, danger, human nature, buddies, heroic mission, pregnant woman nude ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: africa, scotland
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Walking with Dinosaurs 3D (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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, stylized, captivating, light, epic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, heroes, animal life, danger, against the odds, underdog, wilderness, forces of nature, adventure, survival, extinction, predator ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, survival, youth, family relations, disney, family life, caveman, cave, journey, parents and children, hunting, family ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, prehistoric, ancient world ...
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Yor, the Hunter from the Future (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This Italian-Turkish co-production helmed by genre veteran Antonio Margheriti (using the pseudonym "Anthony M. Dawson") was cobbled together from a four-part science-fiction miniseries shown on Italian television. In prehistoric times, the ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, rivalry, heroes, village, monster, adventure, danger, imaginary, village life, space and aliens, future dystopia, escapades ...
Time: prehistory, future, 80s
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The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Flintstones are at it again. The Flintstones and the Rubbles head for Rock Vegas with Fred hoping to court the lovely Wilma. Nothing will stand in the way of love, except for the conniving Chip Rockefeller who is the playboy born in Baysville ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, offbeat, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dinosaur, goofy hero, fish out of water, disorder, nothing goes right, heroic mission, friendship, misfit, marriage proposal, best friend, family, buddies ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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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, male female relationship ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age, prehistoric
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The Good Dinosaur (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
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, touching, scenic, emotional ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, family, unlikely partners, friends, escapades, partners, meteor, meteorite, waterfall, 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: touching, feel good, colourful, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, natural disaster, disney, friendship, survival, talking animals, earthquake, tyrannosaurus rex, animal life, family, babies and infants ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
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The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While trying to obtain "Tree Sweets", Littlefoot into the tree and knocks down all the blossoms, attracting the Tinysauruses. They devour the plants and disappear. But Littlefoot isn't blamed for the disappearance, instead he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, friendship, heroes, heroic mission, unlikely partners, mischievous children, good versus evil, rescue, anti hero, escapades, anti heroes ...
Time: prehistory
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Animal Kingdom: Let's go Ape (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Italy, China, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the novel 'Evolution Man' by Roy Lewis, this tells the story about the first man - young Edward - to descend from apes. Edward is ejected by his tribe, but is very resourceful. He learns to walk, discovers fire, manages to hunt - ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: evolution, computer animation, animal life, adventure, inventions and discoveries, jungle, self discovery, escapades, wilderness, danger, disorder, misfit ...
Time: prehistory
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Cavegirl (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a class excursion to a cave with stone age paintings the clumsy Rex gets lost. A mysterious crystal opens a gateway in time and sets him back to the stone ages, where he meets a group of prehistoric fellows and the gorgeous Eba. While teaching ...
Style: sexy, sexual, not serious, humorous, cult film
Plot: time travel, nudity (full frontal - brief), cave woman, goofy hero, love and romance, teenage life, silly humor, youth, romance, sent to the past, caveman, cult ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age
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The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, wilderness, human nature, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry, self discovery, danger ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age, 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, escapades, heroic mission, heroes, love affair ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times, future, 80s
Place: tokyo
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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: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, disney, extinction, adventure, survival, friendship, rescue, family reunited, buddies, danger, computer animation, wilderness ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
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Land of the Lost (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rick Marshall and his children Will and Holly were on a weekend expedition rafting trough a river when an enormous earthquake diverts them to an eclectic alien world inhabited by dinosaurs, chimpanzee-like cavemen called Pakuni, and aggressive, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dinosaur, time travel, fish out of water, parallel world, adventurer, disorder, anti hero, danger, expedition, rescue, family, dangerous animal ...
Time: prehistory, 70s, prehistoric times
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A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 102 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, adventure, danger, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, survival, evolution, escapades, changing the past or future, future dystopia ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
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The Flintstones (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Modern Stone Age family the Flintstones hit the big screen in this live-action version of the classic cartoon. Fred helps Barney adopt a child. Barney sees an opportunity to repay him when Slate Mining tests its employees to find a new executive. ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, feel good, not serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: dinosaur, caveman, friendship, cavemen, family relations, best friend, adoption, family, workplace, family life, buddies, eccentric family ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, quarry, 80s
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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, offbeat, witty, not serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: parody, dinosaur, farce, caveman, friendship, heroic mission, partners, disorder, buddies, misfit, rivalry, leadership ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age, 80s
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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: adventure, cavemen, caveman, parody, circumcision, farce, goofy hero, social misfits, misfit, partners, buddies, danger ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, stone age
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Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.
Style: serious, idiotic, humorous, sweet, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, family, adventure, family life, animal life, disorder, pets, danger, anti hero, rivalry, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, 80s, prehistoric times
Place: africa
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10,000 BC (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Thriller
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, serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, adventure, pyramid, daring rescue, heroic mission, legends and myths, hunter, wilderness, redemption, danger, destiny, jungle ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, future
Place: north africa, egypt
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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, funny, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: caveman, soccer match, dinosaur, sport, family, friendship, gadget, couples, cavemen, parody, neighbor neighbor relationship, family life ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: manchester england, manchester
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Terra Nova (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 46 min.
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, experiment, survival, post apocalypse, danger, sent to the past, dangerous animal, imaginary, changing the past or future, fate of humanity ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 22nd century
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Alpha (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a hunting expedition goes awry, a young caveman struggles against the elements to find his way home.
Style: captivating, exciting, thought provoking, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: wolf, survival, wilderness, caveman, human animal relationship, dog, animal attack, cavemen, injury, snow, ice age, adventure ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: europe
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A.R.O.G (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Turkey
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Commander Logar fools Arif and sends him 1.000.000 years back in the time. He must civilize people from past to reach today.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, offbeat, not serious
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, football, danger, misfit, tribe, disorder, rivalry, parody, time machine, outsmarting, fish out of water ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: istanbul turkey
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B.C. Rock (1980)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An adult animated comedy with rock music soundtrack, portraying a far-fetched explanation of the Dawn of Man.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, adult animation, cult film ...
Plot: parallel world, misfit, animal life, destiny, imaginary, sex, parody, cartoon violence, sexual joke, dragon, caveman, talking animals ...
Time: prehistory
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The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones (1987)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Elroy Jetson invents a time machine that takes him back to prehistoric times, where he meets the Flintstone family.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, changing the past or future, escapades, time machine, eccentric family, disorder, sent to the future, adventure, imaginary, family, culture clash ...
Time: prehistory, future, prehistoric times, stone age, 21st century
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The Man Called Flintstone (1966)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this feature-length film based on the "Flintstones" TV show, secret agent Rock Slag is injured during a chase in Bedrock. Slag's chief decides to replace the injured Slag with Fred Flintstone, who just happens to look like him. The ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, espionage, secret agents, parody, danger, twins, undercover, make believe, pretense, friends, master villain, goofy hero ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: paris france, europe, rome italy, italy, france
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