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Prehysteria! 3 (1995)

The dinosaurs help young Ella and her family save their mini-putt business.

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David DeCoteau (as Julian Breen)

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Michael Davis (screenplay), Brent V. Friedman (story) | 4 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Whitney Anderson ... Ella
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matthew Bartilson Matthew Bartilson ... Rich Kid #1
Steve Blum
Owen Bush ... Mr. Cranston
Dave Buzzotta ... Heath
Peter Dennis ... Snooty Driver
Thomas Emery Dennis Thomas Emery Dennis ... Dole
Colter Fleming Colter Fleming ... Rich Kid #3
John Fujioka ... Mr. Yamamoto
Matt Letscher ... Needlemeyer
Pam Matteson Pam Matteson ... Michelle MacGregor
Bill Moseley ... Director
Raymond O'Connor ... Stutts
Logan Senn Logan Senn ... Rich Kid #4
Shannon Dow Smith Shannon Dow Smith ... Bush
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The dinosaurs help young Ella and her family save their mini-putt business.

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The mini dinos score a hole in one of fun!


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Rated PG for mild language and humorous pranks | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Only entry in the Prehysteria trilogy to be directed by someone other than Charles or Albert Band. See more »

Goofs

The "metal" dinosaur obstacle on the miniature golf course is actually rubber: its jaw wobbles noticeably when its mouth closes. See more »

Quotes

Thomas: Hey, they're sellin' like hot cakes. Whatta you putting in those burgers?
Ella: Haggis Helper.
Michelle: Business is going great. A few more days like this and we'll be able to make the bank payment.
Thomas: Y'know, you're right. Hey, let me try one of those Dino Burgers.
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Connections

References Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

That's How It Is
Performed by Joker
Written by Joseph Natkowski and Devon James
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wow...wow
7 April 2003 | by ragnarok47See all my reviews

The summary above is roughly about all we could do in our college dorm when this came on. We literally couldn't move, this movie just drained the life out of us. Now granted, I'm writing this review a few years after having viewed it (I refuse to watch it again) but I must say this is, or is at least near, the worst movie ever made. Not for any particular reason, but that it was like a bad car wreck. Not funny even in an Army of Darkness intentional cheese or even a Plan 9 unintentional cheesy way. All of us in the dorm lounge could not move while the movie was on. I would call this movie a vomitous mass, but I probably couldn't have even up-chucked while the movie was on...just stare in hypnotic horror.

As for a more than one line summary: ingredients for a cutesy movie...

-cute little (poorly made) miniature dinosaurs check

-cute little girl and her family check

-cute miniature golf course that said family owns check

-not so cute villain plotting to take miniature golf course check

I don't know what went wrong, but something surely did. Perhaps it was the over-done cartoonish plot of the family business being taken over by an evil villain (but a miniature golf course?) <shudder>. Perhaps it was the fact that the miniature dinosaurs did nothing but look cute...literally nothing beyond cute posing for these things <shudder>. Maybe it was just the fact that this movie sucked.

Ah well, avoid at all costs (if you don't have a very young child that is amused by Teletubbies...this <may> be on his/her level. 1/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prehysteria! 3: Dino-Putt See more »

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