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, melancholic, entertaining, serious and light films and TV shows about / with adventure, escapades, family, danger, dinosaur, destiny, mentor, redemption, dialogue and survival plots mostly in Adventure, Family and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
prehistory movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as prehistory: Dinosaurs (1991), Quest for Fire (1981), Ao: The Last Hunter (2010), The Croods (2013), Walking with Dinosaurs 3D (2013), The Good Dinosaur (2015), The Land Before Time (1988), A.R.O.G (2008), Animal Kingdom: Let's go Ape (2015), B.C. Rock (1980).

List of prehistory movies

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, situational comedy, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, eccentric family, puppets, family relations, everyday life, mischievous children, workplace situations, parents and children, animal life, disorder, society, boss and employee ...
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, rough, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: survival, cannibalism, tribe, adventure, buddies, tough heroes, friends, fall in love, heroic mission, hopes, escapades, human spirit ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: africa, scotland
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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: captivating, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: pregnancy, survival, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, adventure, escapades, babies and infants, fall in love, couple relations, forbidden love, society, human nature ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: europe, siberia
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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, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, survival, youth, family life, journey, parents and children, family relations, family, life turned upside down, father daughter relationship, escapades, cavemen ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric, ancient world, stone age, prehistoric times ...
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Walking with Dinosaurs 3D (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA, UK, Australia
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: epic, captivating, exciting, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, brother, orphan, siblings relations, forces of nature, underdog, extinction, heroes, animal life, wilderness, against the odds, escapades ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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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: humorous, exciting, touching, scenic, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, family, unlikely partners, friends, escapades, partners, waterfall, meteor, storm, 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, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, adventure, natural disaster, survival, tyrannosaurus rex, earthquake, animal life, family, danger, babies and infants, buddies ...
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, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, adventure, heroes, mischievous children, heroic mission, unlikely partners, rescue, good versus evil, anti heroes, escapades, misfit ...
Time: prehistory
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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: offbeat, exciting, stylized, not serious, humorous
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, football, tribe, misfit, rivalry, vengeance, fish out of water, sent to the past, parody, danger, bet ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric, prehistoric times
Place: istanbul turkey
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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, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: evolution, disorder, jungle, wilderness, self discovery, danger, inventions and discoveries, escapades, siblings relations, family, adventure, misfit ...
Time: prehistory
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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: clever, humorous, semi serious
Plot: imaginary, parallel world, misfit, animal life, destiny, invention, best friends, mass destruction, pterodactyl, sexual intercourse, sexual arousal, evolution ...
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, misfit, sent to the past, sent to the future, disorder, eccentric family, culture clash, time machine, family, changing the past or future, imaginary, space and aliens ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age, 21st century
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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, futuristic ...
Plot: rivalry, village, time travel, monster, sword and sorcery, adventure, heroes, battles, chaos, danger, village life, escapades ...
Time: future, prehistory, 80s
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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, humorous, not serious, sexual
Plot: time travel, cave woman, youth, teenage life, goofy hero, love and romance, romance, sent to the past, sex scene, caveman, language barrier, erotica ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: orphan, survival, tribe, bear, adventure, woman in danger, rescue, interracial relations, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, uninhibited rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
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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: not serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: espionage, friendship, make believe, parody, mistaken identity, master villain, cons and scams, criminal heroes, chases and races, working undercover, secret agents, goofy hero ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: rome italy, paris france
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A Flintstones Christmas Carol (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Fred is cast as Ebenezer Scrooge in a stage adaption of the story, but is acting a bit stingy in real life.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, family, boss and employee, anti heroes, redemption, eccentric family, disorder, obnoxious boss, theater, self discovery, religions or cults, holiday ...
Time: prehistory, ancient history, 19th century, stone age, prehistoric times
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One Million Years B.C. (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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, sexy, entertaining, harsh ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dinosaur, rivalry, survival, desert, volcano, adventure, love affair, misfit, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, rescue ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age, future, 80s
Place: tokyo
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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, funny, entertaining, light, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, pirate, adventure, partners, iceberg, natural disaster, friendship, getting home, ice age, ship, pirate ship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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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, serious, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, family, adventure, survival, wilderness, friends, wounded animal, buddies, extinction, animal life, eccentric family, race against time ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric
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Brother Bear (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, ...
Style: touching, humorous, fairy tale, inspirational, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, redemption, family, human becomes animal, transformation, self discovery, brother brother relationship, animals, self sacrifice, survival, bear ...
Time: prehistory, 1890s, prehistoric times
Place: alaska, antarctica
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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, not serious, feel good, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: best friend, dinosaur, marriage proposal, family, partners, disorder, buddies, friendship, fish out of water, friends, heroic mission, love and romance ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
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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: feel good, offbeat, humorous, not serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, cavemen, adoption, best friend, family, workplace, workplace situations, boss and employee, couple relations, cons and scams, family life ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
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Year One (2009)
Genre: Adventure, 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, witty, not serious, offbeat, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: circumcision, parody, adventure, farce, social misfits, goofy hero, escapades, friends, danger, nothing goes right, anti heroes, disorder ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, stone age
Place: dungeon
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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, ridiculous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, family, adventure, danger, survival, good versus evil, obsessive quest, disorder, pets, family life, escapades ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
Place: africa
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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, factual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pyramid, destiny, survival, hunter, legends and myths, daring rescue, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, coming of age, redemption, hopes ...
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times, future
Place: north africa, egypt
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Alpha (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
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: wilderness, survival, wolf, human animal relationship, injury, ice age, snow, dog, adventure, cavemen, father son relationship, boar ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: europe
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Terra Nova (2011)
Genre: Adventure, 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: dangerous animal, time travel, danger, dinosaur, sent to the past, fate of humanity, survival, adventure, changing the past or future, experiment, vestiges of humanity, mistrust ...
Time: prehistoric times, 22nd century, prehistory
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Dino Time (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a daredevil kid named Ernie, his sister Julia, and his best friend Max are horsing around in Max's inventor father's workshop, they accidentally trip a time-machine into operation and find themselves transported back in time 65 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, mischievous children, dinosaur, adventure, escapades, imaginary, young heroes, friends, danger, wilderness, time machine, disorder ...
Time: prehistory
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Prehistoric Park (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A BBC miniseries about Nigel Marvin's quest to bring the extinct dinosaurs through time to Prehistoric Park.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, colourful
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, escapades, dangerous animal, imaginary, animal life, adventure, experiment gone awry, danger, extinction, giant, deadly creature ...
Time: prehistory
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