Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend
Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)

Two American paleontologists traveling in the African jungle discover a surviving baby dinosaur in this family-oriented take on King Kong. Also known as Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend, the film centers on the paleontologists' efforts… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 22, 1985
DVD Release Date: September 3, 2002
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Critic Score: 15% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sheila Benson
Los Angeles Times

Baby's faintly reptilian eyes are dead. And with them dies a lot of our belief.

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TV Guide

Though not as wonderful as it might have been, this film is a must for Disney fans. Typical of the studio's films, it tugs at your heart while making you laugh.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Sappy family stuff about a bland little dinosaur and his very boring keepers.

Vincent Canby
New York Times

Dopey entertainment for adults of all ages.

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Marie Mahoney
Austin Chronicle

Even if your children like dinosaurs, don't let them be exposed to the offensive, insensitive, intolerably anti-humanist and racist propagandizing that is draped around them in this film. No plot, no heart, no soul.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Director B.W.L. Norton surrounds the sweetness with a heavy, crude, and far too realistically rendered action plot that effectively cancels out whatever warmth the film manages to generate.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Not much to say about this hackneyed jungle movie.


Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Jason Spencer
Some people find dinos living in the jungle. Simple story and lack luster effects make this an ok watch.
Chad Roesti
Here is a movie that made my Corny movie of the 80's list! Super Cheesy animatronics represent a family of brontosaurus found in the deep African… More
danny d
entertaining flick
Leo L
I remember this film. very cute!
Dean McKenna
Remarkable technical know-how makes the creatures entirely credible in the 1980's and Baby B is quite irresistible!