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Adventures in Dinosaur City
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Written by Wili Baronet
Lisa Morton
Directed by Brett Thompson
Starring Omri Katz
Tiffanie Poston
Shawn Hoffman
Music by Fredric Ensign Teetsel
Country of origin United States
United Kingdom
Italy
Original language(s) English
Production
Producer(s) Luigi Cingolani
Lisa Morton
Cinematography Rick Fichter
Editor(s) Elizabeth Canney
W. Peter Miller
Running time 88 minutes
Distributor Republic Pictures Home Video
Release
Original release October 23, 1991 (1991-10-23)

Adventures in Dinosaur City (known as Dinosaurs The Movie in Europe) is a 1991 television film directed by Brett Thompson. The film stars Omri Katz, Tiffanie Poston, Shawn Hoffman, Rob Sherwood, Patrick Labyorteaux, and David Jolliffe.

Plot

The story involves a trio of teenagers, named Timmy (Omri Katz), Jamie (Tiffanie Poston), and Mick (Shawn Hoffman), who enjoy watching their favorite TV show which features anthropomorphic dinosaurs. Wanting to watch it on a better screen, Timmy, the youngest of the three, suggests that they try watching it on his father's screen in his laboratory. The moment they turn it on, a vortex sucks the three into the TV screen, and into their favorite show.

Upon entering the new world, the trio comes across a flightless Dimorphodon named Forry (Rob Sherwood). Reluctant, his knowledge of Dinosaur City proves useful as he guides the three to Tar Town where they join up with a Tyrannosaurus named Rex (Patrick Labyorteaux) and a Triceratops named Tops (David Jolliffe), two dinosaur freedom fighters willing to ignite a revolution against the villain, Mr. Big (Patrick Labyorteaux) and his caveman henchmen "The Rockies".

Cast

  • Omri Katz as Timmy
  • Tiffanie Poston as Jamie
  • Shawn Hoffman as Mick
  • Pete Koch as Link
  • Megan Hughes as Missy
  • Kimberly Beck as Chanteuse
  • Irwin Keyes as Guard #1
  • Barney Burman as Guard #2
  • David Winter as Guard #3
  • Sebastian Massa as Bear
  • Mimi Maynard as Dana
  • Steven Anderson as Gil
  • Kevin Thompson as Mr. Small

Voices

  • Patrick Labyorteaux as Rex, Mr. Big
  • David Jolliffe as Tops
  • Rob Sherwood as Forry
  • Spike Miller as Bartender
  • Paul Eiding as King

In-suit performers

  • Tony Doyle as Rex
  • Marc Martorana as Tops
  • Don Barnes as King
  • R. A. Mihailoff as Mr. Big
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