One Million Years B.C.
One Million Years B.C. (1967)

Essentially an anti-war allegory, this story centers on Tumak, a member of the warlike Rock People. Following a fight with his father, Tumak is exiled into the desert. The gentle Shell People find him and kindly take him in. Unfortunately,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 21, 1967
DVD Release Date: March 9, 2004
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

Even today, fifty years after release ... [Ray Harryhausen's] work in One Million Years B.C. still holds up.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Some of the very finest dopey schlock ever put onscreen.

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Anton Bitel
Little White Lies

If One Million Years BC is a tale of two tribes and their eventual miscegenation (figured - ooh da la - as a climactically erupting volcano), it is also a reminder of the primal drives - sex, violence - from which we never fully progress.

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Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

Delightfully cheezy, Raquel Welch is wonderful to look at

Kate Muir
Times (UK)

Seen nowadays it is a kitschy, retro scream. Yet as dinosaurs and giant sea-turtles roam the volcanic earth in One Million Years BC, this is also a chance to appreciate the early work of the great special effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen.

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Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

Too pretentious to stoop to camp

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
That film with that poster, of course you know what I mean. Actually a remake of a film with the same name from 1940 and keeping many sequences the same. In… More
Keiko Aya
*One of my top 20 films I think we all know about the famous poster with Raquel Welch and that look became more famous then the film itself. I think one… More
Lucas Martins
Dispite several flaws and become an unintended comedy, One Million Years B.C. it's one of the most remarkables and likable 'caveman era' that I… More
Stephen M
Christ, this is boring! Unfortunately for us, it was such a success upon first release that Hammer 'treated' us to two more pictures in the same vein,… More
Kevin M. Williams
While perhaps historically inaccurate here is still a rousing imaginative adventure take on what really old school may have been like Edgar R. Burroughs style.… More
jay nixon
Utterly ridiculous but entertaining if you're in the mood and Raquel IS breathtaking.

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