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 exciting, psychotronic, humorous, suspenseful, serious and captivating films and TV shows about / with prehistoric animal, dinosaur, danger, adventure, escapades, heroes, catastrophe, eaten alive, tyrannosaurus rex and prehistoric creature 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: The Giant Monster Gamera (1965), Xtinction: Predator X (2014), Ice Age (2002), One Million Years B.C. (1966), Dinosaur Train (2009), Dinosaurs (1991), Brother Bear 2 (2006), Dawn of the Croods (2015), Jurassic Prey (2015), Cowboys vs Dinosaurs (2015).

List of prehistoric animal movies

The Giant Monster Gamera (1965)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A nuclear explosion in the far north unleashes Gamera, the legendary flying turtle, from his sleep under the ice. In his search for energy, Gamera wreaks havoc over the entire world, and it's up to the scientists, assisted by a young boy with a ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: giant monster, turtle, monster, fire breathing, arctic, prehistoric animal, prehistoric creature, explosion, nuclear explosion, un, mars, child in peril ...
Place: japan
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Xtinction: Predator X (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her father seemingly goes missing, divorcee Laura LeCrois is forced to return home after a 20-year hiatus. However, home is not the way Laura remembers it. Her father is in major debt with the bank, her ex-boyfriend is the town sheriff, and her ...
Style: rough, serious, scary
Plot: alligator, danger, missing person, giant monster, family in danger, psychopath, deadly, small town life, small town, bank, monster, woman in danger ...
Time: prehistory
Place: louisiana
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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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 6.6
 725
Dinosaur Train (2009)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Dinosaur Train is an American animated series created by Craig Bartlett. The series features a curious young Tyrannosaurus Rex named Buddy who, together with his adopted Pteranodon family, takes the Dinosaur Train to meet, explore, and have ...
Style: entertaining, colourful, exciting, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, train, science and technology, talking animals, adventure, buddies, animal life, dating show, children, kindergarten, travel and leisure, tyrannosaurus rex ...
Time: prehistoric, prehistoric times, 21st century, contemporary
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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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 6.2
 15K
Brother Bear 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Kenai finds his childhood human friend Nita and the two embark on a journey to burn the amulet he gave to her before he was a bear, much to Koda's dismay.
Style: captivating, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: human becomes animal, friendship, human becoming an animal, rivalry, wedding, grizzly bear, bear, village life, good versus evil, moose, adventurer, adventure ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
Place: alaska
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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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 1.7
 645
Jurassic Prey (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman steals money from her mob boss husband hoping to start a new life with her lover. Meanwhile, a washed-up former child star and his buddies rob a bank with a police detective hot on their trail. Through a twist of fate, these people all find ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: police, gun, seduction, death, deception, corpse, blood, prehistoric animal, shot to death, dinosaur, cabin, dead ...
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Cowboys vs Dinosaurs (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After an accidental explosion at a local mine, dinosaurs emerge from the rubble to terrorize a small western town. Now, a group of gunslingers must defend their home if anyone is going to survive in a battle of cowboys versus dinosaurs.
Style: captivating, psychotronic, exciting, humorous, tense
Plot: cowboy, dinosaur, animal attack, explosion, attack, small town, death of friend, sheriff, tyrannosaurus rex, shooting, love, danger ...
Place: usa
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 5.6
 146K
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: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, ocean, giant animal, survival, danger, sinking ship, sea monster, catastrophe, ancient, swimming, deadly, giant ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, prehistory
Place: usa, california, china, shanghai, thailand ...
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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, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, eaten alive, criminal, prisoner, police, attack, part animation, survival, monster, scientist, experiment ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
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 5.4
 630
Dino King (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 ...
Plot: dinosaur, death of brother, revenge, death in the family, prehistoric animal, aerial shot, prehistoric creature, death, death of sister, death of mother, grownups, tyrannosaurus rex ...
Time: prehistoric times
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Rise of the Dinosaurs (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: suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: tyrannosaurus rex, mad scientist, dinosaur, helicopter crash, military, jungle, eaten alive, island, lost world, prehistoric animal, bound and gagged, catastrophe ...
Time: prehistory
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The Valley of Gwangi (1969)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A turn of the century wild west show struggling to make a living in Mexico comes into the possession of a tiny prehistoric horse. This leads to an expedition to the Forbidden Valley where they discover living dinosaurs. They capture one and take it ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, gypsy, cowboy, elephant, circus, gory, desert, old west, curses spells and rituals, disorder, chaos, ancient mystery ...
Time: 19th century, prehistory, 90s, turn of the century, 1900s
Place: mexico, latin america
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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, suspenseful, exciting, apocalyptic, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: time travel, dinosaur, time machine, adventure, danger, experiment gone awry, survival, disorder, evolution, heroic mission, escapades, technology ...
Time: future, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: chicago illinois
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 4.5
 2K
Prehysteria! (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young boy and his family embark on a series of adventures when the boy finds some mysterious eggs which hatch to reveal a brood of baby dinosaurs.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, feel good, surprise ending ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: single parent, family relations, family, escapades, danger, misfit, adventure, youth, heroes, teenage life, family life, disorder ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
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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, island, time travel, ancient mystery, world war one, adventurer, danger, adventure, rescue, ocean or sea, heroic mission, survival ...
Time: prehistory, 1940s, year 1916, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica
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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, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, danger, daring rescue, heroic mission, travel, wilderness, anthropologist, foot chase, missing person, tour guide, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, prehistoric times
Place: alaska, san francisco
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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, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prehistoric creature, deadly creature, giant creature, danger, supernatural, deadly, ocean or sea, escapades, curses spells and rituals, monster, creature feature, female scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, obsessive quest, obsession, submarine, escapades, deadly, rivalry, danger, losing-it hero, chases and races, dangerous animal, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: san diego california
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