Prehistoric animal movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant prehistoric animal movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, exciting, psychotronic, cult film and humorous films and TV shows about / with prehistoric animal, dinosaur, danger, adventure, monster, escapades, survival, heroes, animal horror and catastrophe plots mostly in Adventure, Sci-Fi and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as prehistoric animal: Extinction: Nature Has Evolved (2014), Speckles: The Tarbosaurus (2012), Jurassic Predator (2018), Megalodon (2018), The Meg (2018), 2010: Moby Dick (2010), Sabretooth (2002), The Land That Time Forgot (1974), Jurassic Attack (2013), A Sound of Thunder (2005).

List of prehistoric animal movies

Extinction: Nature Has Evolved (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The amazing footage you will see in this documentary was recorded during an expedition to the Amazon in South America. It has been assembled as per the camera time codes. It has not been altered or tampered with in any way and after extensive ...
Plot: dinosaur, monster, prehistoric animal, found footage, amazon, jungle, lost world, survival, endangered species, amazon rainforest, amazon jungle, prehistoric creature ...
Time: prehistoric times
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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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Jurassic Predator (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Scientists working at a government research facility use prehistoric DNA to resurrect a T-Rex who escapes from the lab to terrorize a nearby town.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, futuristic, psychotronic
Plot: prehistoric animal, dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, dangerous mission, dna, scientist, fantasy world, monster, survival, rescue, dangerous animal, ex military ...
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 2.8
 2K
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: suspense, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, mad
Plot: shark, monster, prehistoric creature, shark attack, giant animal, prehistoric animal, animal attack, creature feature, creature, rescue, escaped prisoner, u.s. navy ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pacific ocean
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 5.6
 172K
The Meg (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A deep sea submersible pilot revisits his past fears in the Mariana Trench, and accidentally unleashes the seventy foot ancestor of the Great White Shark believed to be extinct.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, giant monster, ocean, sea monster, survival, animal attack, killer shark, giant creature, giant, giant animal, creature feature, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, prehistory
Place: shanghai, thailand, usa, asia, pacific ocean ...
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2010: Moby Dick (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: That infamous whale is bigger, badder and a whole lot stronger in this sci-fi reimagining of Herman Melville’s classic tale of the battle between man, sea and sea creature starring “Xena” alum Rene O’Connor as the (traditionally male) ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prehistoric animal, obsession, heroes, obsessive quest, losing-it hero, rivalry, dangerous animal, escapades, deadly creature, submarine, octopus, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: san diego california
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 3.5
 2K
Sabretooth (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Using fossilized DNA, a scientist resurrects one of nature's most fearsome predators, a sabretooth tiger. Scientific ambition turns deadly, however, when the creature escapes and begins savagely stalking its prey - the human race.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: dangerous animal, animal attack, science runs amok, tiger, experiment gone awry, creature feature, prehistoric animal, killed by an animal, chase, brutality, wild animal, catastrophe ...
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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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Amphibious Creature of the Deep (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Indonesia, UK
Duration: 86 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: monster, deadly creature, prehistoric creature, creature feature, supernatural, giant creature, escapades, curses spells and rituals, ocean, female scientist, octopus, killer animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
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Jurassic Attack (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While returning from a military expedition a helicopter crash lands a commando unit in a dense, remote tropical jungle – a lost world populated by dinosaurs. Now they must find a way out of this isolated valley before becoming prey for prehistoric ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, suspense
Plot: dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, mad scientist, helicopter crash, military, lost world, island, eaten alive, jungle, monster, prehistoric animal, creature feature ...
Time: prehistory
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A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 110 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, exciting, suspenseful, apocalyptic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, time machine, adventure, evolution, scientist, escapades, heroic mission, monster, jungle, changing the past or future, race against time ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
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Jurassic City (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a top-secret laboratory is unexpectedly breached, thousands of rampaging raptors are unleashed on Los Angeles! A black-ops unit is mobilized to contain the creatures before they cause city-wide chaos. Simultaneously, a truckload of raptors is ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful
Plot: dinosaur, monster, tyrannosaurus rex, eaten alive, criminal, prisoner, attack, police, scientist, survival, adventure, experiment ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the late 1870's - A woman hires an anthropologist/adventurer to track down her husband, who has disappeared while searching for an elusive passage to the center of the earth
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, adventurer, lost world, daring rescue, travel, anthropologist, wilderness, missing person, dinosaur, prehistoric animal, mine ...
Time: prehistoric times, 19th century
Place: san francisco, alaska
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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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 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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Master of the World (1983)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Conqueror of the World, a thrilling and explosive story of violence...of human drama, of a rare man, strong and primitive. Set two hundred thousand years ago, when the human race had to adapt to their brutal, savage environment or disappear into ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: caveman, sword and sorcery, prehistoric animal, childbirth, tribe, survival, dog attack, bear attack, decapitation, cannibalism, fight, prehistoric man ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times
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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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Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, 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: unusual plot structure, sweet, entertaining, humorous, ridiculous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, jungle, family, adventure, brutality, corruption, children, childhood, chase, adaptation, catastrophe, culture clash ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, 80s
Place: africa
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 3.7
 856
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: sex comedy, sexy, humorous, sexual, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, cave woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), caveman, erotica, dinosaur, prehistoric animal, silly humor, goofy hero, love and romance, youth, romance ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times
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My Science Project (1985)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend past, present, and future, its up to Michael and Ellie to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, teenager, school, high school, coming of age, adventure, technology gone awry, science, mutant, lone hero, chase ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: california, vietnam
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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: 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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 6.1
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Missing Link (1988)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A million years ago in Africa: the last of the ape-humans is on flight from the humans, who killed the rest of his clan. Alone, seeking others of his kind, he traverses steps, deserts and mountains until he reaches the coast. But there are already ...
Style: one man show
Plot: caveman, ancient, prehistoric animal, ancient history, bigfoot, monkey, toad, ostrich, lion, hyena, oasis, beetle ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age
Place: africa
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A Nymphoid Barbarian in Dinosaur Hell (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In a post-Armageddon world, a young woman finds herself in a fight for survival against mutant cavemen, dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals.
Style: exciting, semi serious, retro, cult film, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: apocalypse, dinosaur, sword and sorcery, post apocalypse, monster, exploitation, prehistoric animal, mutant, battles, chaos, tough heroes, woman in danger ...
Time: prehistory, future
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 8.2
 986K
Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, breathtaking, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, survival, scientist, animal attack, dangerous animal, creature feature, island, child in peril, research, children, experiment ...
Time: 20th century, prehistoric times, 90s
Place: central america, costa rica, dominican republic
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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, fairy tale, sexy, feel good, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, caveman, best friend, eccentric family, workplace, family, family life, childhood, adoption, family relations, couples ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
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The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Taiwan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Beloved dinosaurs Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Petrie and Ducky return in this story about the wonders of discovery that features new songs, including Donny Osmond's "No One Has to Be Alone."
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, family relations, youth, family life, child in peril, best friends, mischievous children, family, young heroes, adventure, escapades ...
Time: prehistory
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 7.2
 424K
King Kong (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand, 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, scenic, suspense, exciting, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, family outing, date night, boys' night ...
Plot: king kong, jungle, dinosaur, monster, beast, gorilla, adventure, creature, rescue, giant animal, human animal relationship, island ...
Time: 1930s, prehistoric times, 20th century, year 1933
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden 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, 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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The Land That Time Forgot (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shipwrecked castaways stumble upon the mysterious island of Caprona in the Bermuda Triangle, confronting man-eating dinosaurs and a stranded German U-Boat crew while trying to escape.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, island, adventure, survival, disorder, missing person, isolation, forces of nature, adventurer, escapades, supernatural, daring rescue ...
Time: prehistory
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Walking with Dinosaurs (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: India, 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, captivating, stylized, light, 3d animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, forces of nature, against the odds, wilderness, adventure, underdog, heroes, animals, predator, life philosophy, adaptation, orphan ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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