• Released
  • December 20, 2013
  • PG , 1 hr 27 min
  • 3D
    Action/Adventure
  • 454 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: This family adventure story centers on an underdog dino as it triumphs to become a hero for the ages.

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Critic Ratings

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Film.com

By Laremy Legel
Educational content, clever and photorealistic dinosaur CGI, and John Leguizamo voicing a prehistoric bird. What else would one need for a...
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63

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Strange hybrid of science lesson and Saturday-morning cartoon.
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
“Walking” takes care to ID each new dinosaur species introduced, including factoids about what they ate and any special skills they might...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Walking With Dinosaurs takes rewarding advantage of a much bigger budget and state-of-the-art technology to bring its impressive collection...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The movie for anyone who has dreamed of watching young dinos in love.
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40

Arizona Republic

By Barbara VanDenburgh
For a film that purports to love dinosaurs, this bigger, flashier Walking With Dinosaurs sure doesn’t trust them to be interesting enough...
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38

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Unfortunately, the only thing that dies harder in the movies than natural selection is careworn cliché, and Barry Cook and Neil...
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38

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Poor John Leguizamo, who hopefully got well-paid to voice a stereotypical Latino bird providing a stream of nonsensical narration.
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38

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
However well-intentioned the movie may be, it spills over with flat cutesy humor, making a slog out of an experience that should be filled...
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25

Slant Magazine

By Chris Cabin
The strain to make the film both an educational tool and a child-minded entertainment is noticeable throughout.
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Cute kids movie!

By sdmyles62
I liked this movie a lot, although not of block bluster caliber it was worthy of the cost of a matinee ticket and was in 3D. It was very kid-friendly, had a decent plot that was easy for the kids to...

Adorable

By lraghunand
So all of the reviews are saying bad things and mostly because of the inner voices. The truth is that a lot of people are so picky it just annoys me. Don't you get that they can't make the...

Walking With Dinosaurs

By miriamhyde54
Forget the bad reviews! My husband and I took our 5 1/2 yo granddaughter who was enthralled! None of the typical dinosaurs kids learn about. great; nothing looked cartoony. Great story with...

More Info

Rated PG | For Creature Action and Peril and Mild Rude Humor
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 7+ Thrilling, semi-educational CGI movie with a few scary bits.
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