Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure
Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure (2007)

Stunning photo-realistic computer-generated animation transports audiences back to the Late Cretaceous, when a great inland ocean divided North America in two. The film will follow a curious and adventurous dolichorynchops (familiarly known… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: October 5, 2007
DVD Release Date: June 24, 2008
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

This blend of computer-animation and live actors-as-paleontologists recreations makes for an educating and kid-pleasing trip back to the age of the dinosaurs.

Ted Fry
Seattle Times

If you want to see something that just screams, 'Oh, wow!,' this latest IMAX 3-D feature is better than a lifelong angler's best fish story.

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Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

...what it may lack in visual texture is made up for by the nifty 3-D effects.

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Erin Meister
Boston Globe

Sea Monsters will undoubtedly bring open-mouthed awe and joy to brainy kids from ages 8 to 108.

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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

This Imax documentary is not your typical monster movie. It's a computer-animated look back at a time when the world was covered by oceans that were ruled by giant creatures. Think Jurassic Park without the people.

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Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Destined to be a staple of the large-format repertoire.

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John Anderson

Yes, plenty of things fly at your face, but they're not the only things worthy of interest.

Michael Esposito
Chicago Tribune

Very cool.

Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

It's great that scientists who have found so many fossils can piece it together in a way that's this entertaining.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Sarah Prisbylla
This was more storytelling - I would have liked to see a more science-focused documentary style, but I still thought it was pretty interesting.