15 Fun Dinosaur Movies that Won’t Scare the Kids


The Land Before Time, Prehistoric Park, Ice Age- The Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Dinotopia, Dinosaurs- Giants of Patagonia, Bob the Builder- The Big Dino Movie, Walking with Dinosaurs: The Movie, We’re Back: A Dinosaur Story, Adventures in Dinosaur City, Jurassic Park, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Dinosaurs Alive, Meet the Robinsons and The Flinstones in Viva Rock Vegas are some fun-filled dinosaur movies that won’t scare the kids.

Well, dinosaur movies need not be quite scary to be popular and good! There are a good number of movies that are fun and educational and yet have the most loved dinos in them. If you have a dinosaur loving little one in your house, you can choose a movie from the list to give them a great fix without scaring them away.

15 Dinosaur Movies Your Kids Can Watch

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The Land Before Time

This is a very popular animated movie that was released in the year 1998. The film has its focus on a dinosaur named Littlefoot, which is an orphan. The story revolves around Littlefoot and how he goes on a journey to find food, water and shelter and how he befriends other dino kids who lost their families too.

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This movie was released in the year 2000 is a part live action and animation. The movie was a box office hit and shows how a dinosaur named Aladar is lovingly raised by a pack of lemurs. Later they embark on a journey where Aladar gets united with his family.


Prehistoric Park

The title might remind you of Jurassic Park but it is more like a documentary than a movie. This is a collection of episodes, each 60 minute long. The creatures in this film look very realistic and the series too is known as very educating.

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Ice Age- The Dawn Of Dinosaurs

This movie happens to be the third installment of the Ice Age franchise. This is a family-friendly animated movie and it revolves around Sid who gets kidnapped by a mummy dinosaur for stealing the eggs. This is one movie your dino-loving kids would enjoy to the core.

DinotopiaQuest for the Ruby Sunstone 

Well, if you haven’t heard about this movie earlier, it is time you give it a watch with your little ones. The film is based on the Dinotopia series and was released in 2005. The story is about an orphan boy, who gets shipwrecked and lands on an island full of dinosaurs. This is a violence-free movie for toddlers and preschoolers.

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Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia

This is again more like a documentary than a full-length movie. But, this certainly helps us to travel back in time and see some amazing beasts in action. Perfect for kids who love to know the history of dinosaurs!


Bob the Builder – The Big Dino Movie 

If you are looking for a good and a clean fun-filled movie for the little ones, this is just perfect. The movie revolves around how Bob and his gang dig out some dinosaur bones when working at an amusement park. This is one dinosaur movie where you can just play on the movie and leave the room!

Walking With Dinosaurs: The Movie 

This movie is based on the BBC TV documentary of 1999. The film shows us some amazing animated dinosaurs that stomp through and revolves around the dino named Patchi. The film also has a great educational component.

We’re Back: A Dinosaur Story 

The movie that was released in 1993 is an animated film made after a kid’s book with the same name. The film is known to have the voice of some of the best comedians of Hollywood. The film is about 4 dinosaurs that get transported ahead of time to the New York City.

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Adventures in Dinosaur City 

The film was released in the year 1991 and is part animation and live action. The movie is about three teenagers who are sucked into the television and find themselves as a part of their favorite TV series where they fight animated dinos.

Jurassic Park

The movie Jurassic Park is known to one and all and was released in the year 1993. The film was based on a novel with the same name and revolves around the island named Isla Crichton where a park of cloned Dinosaurs is constructed.


Journey to the Center of the Earth

If you have kids who love adventures, this movie will place them on the edge of their seats without scaring them. The movie has fun filled elements and a few thrilling moments the kids will for sure enjoy.

Dinosaurs Alive

This is an IMAX documentary where kids get to learn all about the history of Dinosaurs. The documentary also speaks about the animals from the Triassic period and about all those that existed on our planet from 251 and 65 Ma.

Meet the Robinsons

This is one of the most loved animated series from Disney. This movie also has a dinosaur-centric scene where a dino named “Tiny” menaces the film main characters but is actually adorable.

The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas

This movie is a prequel to the famous The Flintstones and it features Dino, known to be an adorable house pet. This will for sure be loved by kids and adults alike.

So, pick out the best from the above list and have an amazing movie night with your kids today!