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

Lonely little rich girl Cecilia (Yeardley Smith) and street urchin Louie (Joey Shea) find a whole new adventure when the actions of an eccentric inventor (Walter Cronkite) leads them to dinosaur friends roaming wild in the big city.

Rated: G
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Release Date: January 1, 1993
DVD Release Date: March 23, 1994
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Daniel M. Kimmel

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.

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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Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

'90s dino time-travel tale has scares, peril.

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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.

James Berardinelli

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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Steve Crum

Cute, strictly for kids and featuring Walter Cronkite!

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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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

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

Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
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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