The Good Dinosaur 3D

The Good Dinosaur 3D

The Good Dinosaur 3D

Prehistoric Pixar family adventure following the friendship between Spot, a young human boy, and Arlo, a giant friendly Brontosaurus.

Pixar veteran Bob Peterson (Up) was previously set to direct, but troubles with the third act saw him falling out of the project. A total overhaul in the story and its direction meant The Good Dinosaur never made its original release date, thus 2014 never saw a Pixar film. The world shed a single tear that year…

2015Rating: PG, Some scenes may scare very young children101 minsUSADisney / Pixar
AnimatedComedyKids & Family3D

The Good Dinosaur 3D / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Cross-species bonding may have its limits, but it's hard not to find beauty in a boy-meets-beast saga that, by the end, has made it hard to tell which is which.

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Total Film

Total Film

This is a rich and rewarding family film.

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Time Out

Time Out

Sun-dappled streams, swaying trees and an almost palpable sense of weather shock with their photorealism-if this is what animation has become, the computers have won.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Charmingly different, but its oddness sneaks up on you only after the filmmakers lay out some storybook bona fides.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

However much it may delight on a scene-by-scene basis... never comes together as a coherent whole, a crucial flaw for a film by Pixar, which has always put story first.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Antic and unexpected as well as homiletic, rife with subversive elements, wacky critters and some of the most beautiful landscapes ever seen in a computer animated film.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A visually breathtaking work of computer-generated animation that is ultimately unable to compensate for a disappointingly derivative script.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Shows the marks of a rushed production - though not the landscape and environment design, which is gorgeous - its central pair have enough heart to make the film's shortcomings fade away.

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