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Walking with Dinosaurs Synopsis
This family adventure story centers on an underdog dino as it triumphs to become a hero for the ages.

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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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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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

By Claudia Puig
The movie for anyone who has dreamed of watching young dinos in love.
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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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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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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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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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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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By johnbagley3
I am a movie fan in general. I felt like I was watching a movie where the cast of Mystery Science Theater 3000 had hijacked a decently animated film and replaced the dialog... So so bad....

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By Mimi2ii2
I thought it was informative for the young and old It was well thought out My grand sons ages fouR and the older ones liked it It beats some of the garbage the show our children...

Great movie if your kid(s) love dinosaurs!

By enriquealerts
Great movie ... don't expect the graphics visual effects or a great plot. If your sole goal is to take your dinosaur-loving kids to the movie, then it's worth it....


By margaretvaldez
The movie was boring and a poor attempt to educate on dinosaurs. The special effects were nice, however I felt it was a dumbed down version of the Disney Dinosaur movie that I loved. Might be worth...

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By Kbootsma7070
The movie was very good, but you need to sit down with the younger children and really explain the difference between meat and plant eaters. I took my 6 year old grand daughter and she asked a lot...

Great message and informative for kids.

By jodiep633
This movie had a combination of documentary text features for kids mixed with a great story of being a true hero. The kids loved Pachi's story as did I. The bird narrator was entertaining as well....


By Luv2Caction
Definitely go. I enjoyed the beautiful cinematography, how natural the animals looked as if they were actually walking the earth. Good family movie, especially for preschoolers and older children...

Good for kids of all ages

By abraslow
I took my 3 year old granddaughter and was a little concerned that she would be scared. But the movie was done so well that she and I both enjoyed it. She loved the graphics and I loved the...

Just an Okay Movie

By sanchezs1
I took my 8 year old daughter to see this movie and it kept her engaged the whole time, but I have to say I really didn't like how the Dinosaurs mouths did not move when they were talking and also it...

Good for young kids

By jsimsic
Our kids liked the movie. They love watching dinosaurs, so it was fun for them. It was educational. The acting was not very good, and the story could have been better, but they enjoyed it....

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