The Land Before Time parents guide

The Land Before Time

In the era of the dinosaurs.

Overall B

When an earthquake destroys their world, a group of young dinosaurs band together and set off to find a better place to live.

Release date November 18, 1988

Violence C
Sexual Content A
Profanity A-
Substance Use A

Why is The Land Before Time rated G? The MPAA rated The Land Before Time G

Run Time: 69 minutes

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The Land Before Time
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Land Before Time rated G? The Land Before Time is rated G by the MPAA

Violence: A carnivore attacks young dinosaurs that are protected by a mother: The adult is shown being bitten and thrown to the ground—eventually she dies from her injuries. Young dinosaurs are constantly in peril from carnivores of various kinds. An earthquake separates families. Dinosaurs become trapped in tar and are endangered by lava. A dinosaur is pushed off a precipice and drowns. Characters become lost and are frightened by skeletons and strange creatures. Characters fight and shove one another.

Sexual Content: None noted.

Language: Mild name-calling and arguing.

Alcohol/Drug Use: None noted.

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The Land Before Time
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Frightening Scenes.
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba G
Ontario PG
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
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Cast and Crew

The Land Before Time is directed by Don Bluth and stars Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Land Before Time movie is October 13, 2015. Here are some details…

The Land Before Time releases to home video on October 13, 2015.