The Land Before Time
Release: November 18, 1988
Release: November 18, 1988

Littlefoot, a brontosaurus child, must fend for himself when his mother is killed (shades of Bambi). With several other orphaned dinosaurs, Littlefoot seeks out the fabled Great Valley, where food and shelter is plentiful. Along the way, the kiddie dinos learn several vital (and politically correct) life lessons, all the while keeping themselves scarce whenever the fierce tyrannosauri gallumph into view. An imaginary prehistoric film: With the voice talents of Judith Barsi, Burke Byrnes, Gabriel Damon, Pat Hingle in both his narrative and rooting roles, Candy Hutson, Will Ryan, and Helen Shaver. Don Bluth directs from the screenplay by Stu Krieger; Story by Judy Freudberg & Tony Geiss. Produced by Bluth, Gary Goldman and John Pomeroy; Executive Produced by Steven Spielberg and George Lucas. Music Composed by James Horner; featuring Diana Ross performing "If We Hold On Together". A Don Bluth Film, produced by Sullivan Bluth Studios Ireland Ltd.; A Lucas/Spielberg presentation; from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment.

Narrator: "Then it happened that the leaves began to die. The mighty beasts, who appeared to rule Earth, were ruled, in truth, by the leaf. Some of the dinosaur herds struck out toward the West, searching for The Great Valley: a land still lush and green. It was a journey toward life."
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Narrator: "Now the dinosaurs were two kinds: Some had flat teeth and ate the leaves of trees; and some had sharp teeth for eating meat, and they preyed upon the leaf eaters."
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Male Narrator: "Once upon the same Earth; beneath this same sun; long before you; before the ape and the elephant as well; before the wolf, the bison, the whale; before the mammoth, and the mastodon; in the time of the dinosaurs."
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Littlefoot's Mother: "Let your heart guide you. It whispers, so listen closely."
Rooter: "The great circle of life has begun, but, you see, not all of us arrive together at the end."
Littlefoot: "Alright, Spike, not to fa- WOAH! Oh, okay. HEY NOT TOO FAST! HEY NOT TOO FAST!"
LittleFoot: "Sharptooth is dead! He fell down into the big underground! -LittleFoot"
Little Foot: "Cera! You're back! -Little Foot"
Sharptooth: "ROAR!"
Littlefoot: "Don't you know anything? Long necks don't talk to...uh, whatever you are."
Ducky: "Me? I am a long neck too, see? And I have a loooong tail like you!"
Little Foot: "You wanna go with me?"
Ducky: "Yes! Oh...hee-hee-hee...Oh, yes, yes, yes. I do, I do, I do."
Littlefoot: "You CAN fly! Now open your skinny wings! -Littlefoot"
Sarah and Little Foot: "Sarah: "Go away. That't MY hopper." Little Foot: "Well, I saw him first." Sarah: "But he's in my pond." -Sarah and Little Foot"
Narrator: "The Great Valley--ws all they dreamed it would be--a land of green, of leaves, and life. -Narrator"
Narrator: "Yet...even hatching could be dangerous. -Narrator"
Littlefoot: "Mama. What's a (makes a disgusted face) "long-neck?" -Littlefoot"
Ducky: "I lost my family in the big earthshake. -Ducky"
Petrie and Ducky: "Petrie: I...I flyed? Ducky: No, you falled. Petrie: I FALLED?! -Petrie and Ducky"
Ducky: "You are a spike-tail, so I will call you Spike. -Ducky"
Ducky: "I lost my family in the big earthshake. -Ducky"
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