animated movie The Land Before Time © Don Bluth / Amblin
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The Land Before Time

Long, long time ago, when dinosaurs still roamed the land, the Earth began to change and the vegetation that the leaf-eater dinosaurs fed on began to die. To survive, they began walking in search of a mythic, green place called the Great Valley where there would be enough food to eat for the rest of their lives. Among those travelling the barren wastelands are Littlefoot and his mother who must search out what little food is available along the way. When she is killed by a meat-eater, Littlefoot must follow his heart to lead him and his new friends across the dangerous land to new hope and a new life in the Great Valley.

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i really have to say, that this film was totally awesome. ive been watching the land before time movies since i was 5. now im 14, and i still love...
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"The Land Before Time" is a masterfully constructed story whose greatest quality is its heart. It is a children's cartoon, and not by the modern definition, which tends to denote...
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What a classic . . . what a wonderful film . . . what a shame so many sequels were spawned from it . . . *sigh* Anywho, this is not...
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Don Bluth had made some of the best non-Disney kids films over the years. The Land Before Time is a shining example. A huge success in theatres and on video,...
Created by: Don Bluth, Amblin
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Gabriel Damon ... Littlefoot
Judith Barsi ... Ducky
Candy Hutson ... Cera
Will Ryan ... Petrie
Pat Hingle ... Narrator, Rooter
Helen Shaver ... Littlefoot's mother
Directed by: Don Bluth
Executive Producers: Steven Spielberg and George Lucas
Musical Score by: James Horner
Writing Credits: Judy Freudberg, Tony Geiss and Stu Krieger

animated movie The Land Before Time © Don Bluth / AmblinLand Before Time has achieved almost episodic status with the number of direct-to-video sequels that currently carry its name--all produced by Universal Cartoon Studios. At present the list includes:

The Land Before Time II - The Great Valley Adventure (1994)
The Land Before Time III - The Time of Great Giving (1995)
The Land Before Time IV - Journey Through the Mists (1996)
The Land Before Time V - The Mysterious Island (1997)
The Land Before Time VI - The Secret of Saurus Rock (1998)
The Land Before Time VII - The Stone of Cold Fire (2000)
The Land Before Time VIII - The Big Freeze (2001)
The Land Before Time IX - Journey to Big Water (2002)
The Land Before Time X - The Great Longneck Migration (2003)
The Land Before Time XI - Invasion of the Tinysauruses (2004)

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