Ice Age 3, We're Back!, and 31 More Family-Friendly Movies Featuring Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs may be extinct, but they have long been the inspiration behind movies, especially those for families. From The Land Before Time franchise to more recent films like Disney Pixar's The Good Dinosaur, there are a ton of kid-friendly movies you can stream with your family right now (including a bunch that feature dinos as secondary or minor characters, like Toy Story's Rex).
If you have a dinosaur-lover at home, keep scrolling to see which movies are streaming where.
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
What It's About: "The prehistoric pals trade the permafrost for paradise in this third adventure in the 'Ice Age' series."
The Good Dinosaur
What It's About: "Disney Pixar presents a hilariously heartwarming adventure into the world of dinosaurs. When a young apatosaurus named Arlo is swept far from home, he makes an unlikely human friend and learns what he's truly capable of doing."
Walking With Dinosaurs
What It's About: "A little pachyrhinosaurus becomes an unlikely hero to his herd in this epic prehistoric adventure."
What It's About: "When a meteor shower destroys their home, iguanodon Aladar and his family join a herd of dinosaurs heading for safety. En route, he befriends Baylene, an elderly brachiosaur; Eema, an unstoppable styracosaur; and Neera, a feisty fellow iguanodon. Together, they must stand strong amidst supply shortages, the threat of carnotaur attacks, and Aladar's run-ins with the herd's stubborn leader, Kron."
The Land Before Time
What It's About: "An orphaned dinosaur and his new friends face a dangerous journey to a beautiful, food-rich valley."
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story
What It's About: "Rex, Woog, Elsa and Dweeb are just like all the other dinosaurs until a magic food makes it possible for them to time travel to modern-day New York. Although they're far from home, these prehistoric pals become determined to bring happiness to some very lucky little kids in a dino-mite way that's beyond anyone's dreams!"
Meet the Robinsons
What It's About: "Young Lewis, who's always wondered why his mother put him up for adoption, may get his answer when Wilbur Robinson whisks him away to the future."
What It's About: "Welcome to an astonishing world where toys play while their owners are away. Meet Woody, Buzz and all their friends in an adventure filled with humor, heart and friendship."
The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure
What It's About: "When Littlefoot and his pals discover an egg that is about to hatch, they look out for their new unborn friend, sending them on an adventure."
Night at the Museum
What It's About: "A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc."
Barney's Great Adventure
What It's About: "The big, purple dinosaur and his young friends take part in an exciting search for an egg that fell from the sky."
Toy Story 2
What It's About: "The toys are back in town...and ready for adventure. Reconnect with old friends and meet new ones in the movie that shows us what being a toy — and a loyal friend — is all about when the gang has to rescue one of their own."
The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving
What It's About: "A drought forces Littlefoot and his best pals to work with bullies to get water back to their herd, taking a risky journey which requires bravery."
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
What It's About: "Larry Daley returns, but this time the museum - and the adventure - are even bigger, as he tries to rescue some old friends while the Smithsonian Institution comes alive."
Toy Story 3
What It's About: "Come back to the toy box in this heartwarming and hilarious movie. As Andy goes to college, Woody, Buzz and the toys wonder what will become of them. But when they land at Sunnyside Daycare, they discover a new adventure is just beginning."
What It's About: "Since the dawn of time, Minions have served (and accidentally eliminated) history's most despicable villains. After their latest explosive mistake leaves them without an evil leader, the Minions fall into a deep depression. With the tribe on the brink of collapse, three unlikely heroes - Kevin, Stuart, and Bob - embark on a journey to find a new big boss. When their quest leads them to their next potential master, Scarlet Overkill (Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock), our three heroes must face their biggest challenge yet: saving all of Minionkind . . . from annihilation!"
The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists
What It's About: "After Littlefoot's grandfather gets sick, it's up to the young Apatosaurus and his friends to find a healing petal located in a faraway land."
What It's About "It's prehistoric mayhem for the Flintstones in this live-action family film. Fred Flintstone (John Goodman) is under pressure from wife Wilma and his mother-in-law when he nabs a remarkable raise at work. But the contemporary caveman doesn't realize the role his best bud Barney Rubble had in Fred's fortune. Can the rock-solid friends stay pals in the wake of Fred's promotion?"
Toy Story 4
What It's About: "Pixar Animation Studios proudly presents the adventure of a lifetime! When Woody, Buzz and the gang join Bonnie on a road trip with her new craft-project-turned-toy, Forky, the innocent little spork's hilarious antics launch Woody on a wild quest filled with unexpected new characters—and one long-lost friend!"
The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze
What It's About: "Littlefoot and his friends sing new songs while enduring a blizzard."
The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
What It's About: "When the Great Gazoo arrives from another planet to study the mating habits of humans, he looks to Fred and Barney to steer the right course in this prequel to the animated series. The two meet and fall for Wilma and Betty respectively, but first they must get Wilma out from under her rich mother's claws and impending marriage to a Rockefeller before it's yabba-dabba-doo time!"
More Kids' Movies That Feature Dinosaurs
- Alpha and Omega: Dino Digs (on Tubi)
- Dinosaur Island (on Tubi)
- The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (on Tubi)
- The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock (on Tubi)
- The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire (on Tubi)
- The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water (on Tubi)
- The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration (on Tubi)
- The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (on Tubi)
- The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers (on Tubi)
- The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends (on Tubi)
- The Land Before Time XIV: Journey of the Brave (on Tubi)
- Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur (on Amazon Prime Video)