The Good Dinosaur Movie

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An Apatosaurus named Arlo and his unlikely human friend travel through a harsh and mysterious landscape, where Arlo learns to confront his fears, discovering what he is truly capable of.

Who's Involved:

Steve Zahn, Frances McDormand, Raymond Ochoa, Jeffrey Wright, Jack Bright, John Walker, AJ Buckley, Peter Sohn, Anna Paquin, Sam Elliott, Marcus Scribner

Release Date:

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG

Runtime: 1 hr, 33 m

Plot: What's the story about?

The Good Dinosaur asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.

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Production: What we know about The Good Dinosaur

Key Facts

  1. The Good Dinosaur director Peter Sohn made his directorial debut with the Pixar short film "Partly Cloudy." He has worked in the art, story and animation departments, and also has voiced the characters of Emile from Academy Award®-winning Ratatouille and Scott “Squishy” Squibbles from Monsters University.
  2. Pixar veteran Bob Peterson [former director] said he was inspired by a World's Fair he attended as a child where he saw animatronic dinos created by Disney (8-20-11).

Filming Timeline

On or about October 21, 2015, the film was in Completed status.

On or about February 17, 2015, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about January 13, 2013, the film was in Production status.

On or about June 20, 2011, the film was in Pre-Production status.

The Good Dinosaur Release Date: When was it released?

The Good Dinosaur was released in 2015 on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 (Nationwide release). There were 2 other movies released on the same date, including Victor Frankenstein and Creed.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

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