We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)

This animated feature focuses on four dinosaurs who are brought forward in time to modern-day New York City and who befriend a group of children. Soon, however, the four creatures fall into the clutches of an evil circus owner, and the… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: March 23, 1994
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Critic Score
33%
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User Score
51%



Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Daniel M. Kimmel
Variety

In spite of narrative problems... the film's chief appeal is its central conceit -- that giant monsters... can be transformed into [ceatures] who like to play with children.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It's shallow and kind of dumb, and the animation is routine, and the story isn't much, and the stakes are a lot higher these days in the featurelength animation game.

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Cute, strictly for kids and featuring Walter Cronkite!

Janet Maslin
New York Times

Parents seeking innocent kiddie entertainment should know that the dinosaurs are drugged, the children are briefly transformed into monkeys and the Professor is eventually devoured by crows.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

We're Back is an exercise in endurance -- not only is it dull, but it has such an overwhelming sense of sweetness that it threatens to become nauseating.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

By the end, you'll be glad they went extinct.

Jane Horwitz
Washington Post

[A] highly entertaining, relatively gentle animated feature ...

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

It's vividly animated, it's friendly -- and it's not too long.

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Scott Renshaw
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Nothing in "We're Back" captures the eye or the imagination.

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
Another fun animated Dinosaur movie for kids that I liked when I was young. It's really good, it's based on a kids book if I remember correctly. And… More
Conner Rainwater
I've always loved how bizarre this movie is. It looks extremely different from anything you usually see, mainly due to the fact that it's about… More

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