The Land Before Time


1h 13m 1988

Brief Synopsis

Prehistoric adventure following the journey of five young dinosaurs who join forces in an attempt to reach a valley with an abundant food and water supply, where they can grow up and survive in peace.

Film Details

Also Known As
Alla Ricerca Della Valle Incantata, Land Before Time, Land Before Time Began, The, Landet för länge sedan, Le Petit dinosaure et la vallee des merveilles, Petit dinosaure et la vallee des merveilles, Le, Platvoet en zijn vriendjes
MPAA Rating
G
Genre
Adventure
Family
Release Date
1988
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Sullivan Bluth Studios, Dublin, Ireland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 13m

Synopsis

Prehistoric adventure following the journey of five young dinosaurs who join forces in an attempt to reach a valley with an abundant food and water supply, where they can grow up and survive in peace.

Crew

Eithne Agnew

Other

Jane Anderson

Inbetweener

Peter Anderson

Inbetweener

Tamara Anderson

Assistant

Cynthia L Ankney

Other

David R Ankney

Animator

Sunny Apinchapong

Background Artist

Tracy Arundel

Animator

Peter Asher

Song

James Ashwill

Foley Mixer

Barry Atkinson

Background Artist

Leslie Aust

Inbetweener

Anne Marie Bardwell

Animator

Donah Bassett

Negative Cutting

Adrienno Bell

Other

Mannix Bennett

Background Artist

Rick Bentham

Layout Artist

Don Bluth

Storyboard Artist

Don Bluth

Production Designer

Don Bluth

Producer

Russell Boland

Other

Russell Boland

Assistant Director

Cosmas Paul Bolger Jr.

Inbetweener

Charlie Bonifacio

Animator

David A Bossert

Special Effects

Brian Boylan

Other

Mary Boylan

Other

Mary Boyle

Apprentice

Kevin Brazier

Sound Editor

Ann Brennan

Other

John Brennan

Other

Victoria Brewster

Animator

Maureen Buggy

Other

Ben Burgess

Assistant

Melanie Burke

Other

Majella Burns

Apprentice

Annette Byrne

Other

Elizabeth Byrne

Layout Artist

Mark Byrne

Other

Robert Byrne

Other

Michael Carey

Other

Cathy Carr

Negative Cutting

Cathy J Carr

Production Supervisor

John K Carr

Editor

Michael Carroll

Other

Yvonne Carthy

Other

Gerard Carty

Other

Michael Casey

Other

Mickie Cassidy

Other

Vincent Clarke

Other

Gerard Coleman

Other

Margaret Connell

Accounting Assistant

Nicholas Connolly

Other

Mary Connors

Other

Annabelle Conway

Production

Eileen Conway

Other

Lisa Corcoran

Other

Jesse Cosio

Animator

Ann Costello

Other

Conor Coughlan

Other

Jill Coughlan

Apprentice

Orla Coughlan

Other

Fred Craig

Other

David Cribbin

Inbetweener

Ken Cromar

Production Coordinator

Nollaig Crombie

Assistant

Stephen Cullen

Inbetweener

Pearse Cullinane

Other

Laurie Curran

Color

Nick Curtis

Music

Anne Marie Daly

Other

Donnachada Daly

Assistant

Paul Daly

Other

Thomas Daly

Layout Artist

Gene Dauer

Other

Dennis Deegan

Other

Mary Delaney

Other

Sean Dempsey

Apprentice

Karen Dent

Accountant

Hope Devlin

Assistant

Peter Donnelly

Other

Madeleine Downes

Apprentice

Brian Doyle

Other

Emmet Doyle

Other

Fran Doyle

Inbetweener

Patrick Duffy

Other

Colm Dugan

Animator

Ken Stuart Duncan

Animator

Gloria Dunne

Other

Noirin Dunne

Animator

Karen Dwyer

Apprentice

John Eddings

Assistant

Franka Elston

Other

Tom English

Other

Jeff Etter

Animator

John Falcini

Sound

Wayne Farrar

Other

Aidan Farrell

Animator

Maria Farrell

Other

Richard Fawdry

Layout Artist

John Finnegan

Other

Martine Finucane

Apprentice

Mark Fisher

Animator

John Fitzgerald

Animator

Andrew Fitzpatrick

Assistant

Linda Fitzpatrick

Other

Sylvia Fitzpatrick

Other

Alan Fleming

Other

Jim Fleming

Other

Christine Fluskey

Animator

Conor Flynn

Other

Robert Fox

Inbetweener

Vic Fraser

Music

Donal Freeney

Color

Judy Freudberg

From Story

Judy Freudberg

Story By

Ian Fuller

Sound Editor

Michel Gagne

Animator

Claire Gallagher

Other

Joe Gallagher

Sound Editor

Raul Garcia

Animator

Michael Garry

Other

Philip Garry

Other

Fiona Gavin

Other

May Gavin

Apprentice

Caroline Gaynor

Other

Tony Geiss

Story By

Tony Geiss

From Story

Fiona Ginnell

Other

Patrick Gleeson

Animator

Andy Glen

Music Editor

David Goetz

Layout Artist

Gerard Gogan

Other

Gary Goldman

Producer

Kip Goldman

Apprentice

Edward Goral

Assistant

Patricia Gordan

Other

Edward Gribbin

Assistant

David Groome

Inbetweener

Catherine Gurry

Other

Gary Hall

Animator

Liam Halpin

Other

Kent Hammerstrom

Animator

Martin Hanley

Inbetweener

Liam Hannan

Other

Brendan Harris

Other

Karl Hayes

Other

Anne Hazard

Other

Anne Heeney

Assistant

Jim Henrikson

Music Editor

John Henry

Assistant

Tom Higgins

Assistant

John Hill

Animator

Kathleen Quaife Hodge

Special Effects

Silvia Hoefnagels

Assistant

Silvia Hoefnagels

Animator

T Daniel Hofstedt

Animator

Jon Hooper

Animator

James Horner

Song

James Horner

Music

Gillian Hunt

Other

Roisin Hunt

Inbetweener

Tom Hush

Special Effects

Will Jennings

Song

Stuart Johnstone

Other

Lisa Joko

Animator

Carl Jones

Background Artist

Skip Jones

Animator

Eimear Joyce

Animator

Fiona Keating

Production

Neil Keaveney

Other

Gary Keleghan

Other

Paul M Kelly

Other

Sheila Kelly

Other

Kathleen Kennedy

Co-Executive Producer

Michael Kiely

Other

Noel P Kiernan

Assistant

Sarah-jane King

Other

Stu Krieger

Screenplay

Dan Kuenster

Animation Director

Dan Kuenster

Storyboard Artist

Diann Landau

Special Effects

Susan Landers

Assistant

Mary Jo Lang

Foley

Dorse A Lanpher

Special Effects

Siobhan Larkin

Other

Helen Lawlor

Assistant

Rachel Leighton-weinlein

Production Accountant

Larry Leker

Storyboard Artist

Nancy Levey-bossert

Color

Pearse Love

Other

George Lucas

Executive Producer

Caroline Lynch

Other

Fiona Mackle

Animator

Moya Mackle

Apprentice

Orla Madden

Special Effects

Brent Maddock

Story By

Helen Mahony

Other

Maria Malone

Other

Joseph Manifold

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
Alla Ricerca Della Valle Incantata, Land Before Time, Land Before Time Began, The, Landet för länge sedan, Le Petit dinosaure et la vallee des merveilles, Petit dinosaure et la vallee des merveilles, Le, Platvoet en zijn vriendjes
MPAA Rating
G
Genre
Adventure
Family
Release Date
1988
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Sullivan Bluth Studios, Dublin, Ireland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 13m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall November 18, 1988

Released in United States on Video September 14, 1989

Re-release in USA on video February 23, 1996.

Video withdrawn in USA January 31, 1992.

Began production September 1987.

Completed production Summer 1988.

Released in United States Fall November 18, 1988

Released in United States on Video September 14, 1989