|Starring:||Barbara Bach, Avery Schreiber, John Matuszak, Shelley Long, Jack Gilford, Ringo Starr, Dennis Quaid|
|Run time:||1 hour 28 minutes|
|Rental release:||02 Aug 2004|
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Out Acted by DinosaursBy a customer from Essex , 27 Nov 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]Considering the calibre of comic stars (Ringo aside) the best acting still came from the special effects as did most of the laughs. The Trany-rex was the most expressive artist there and had the best comic timing. Otherwise the jokes were too juvenile and the acting the same.
Good, fun, light hearted entertainment!By a customer from Guildford , 20 May 2010I loved this film when i was a kid & recently hired it cos i havnt seen it for years.
Yeah the effects are a bit crappy, but its an old film.
However even after all these years i still found it clever & hilariously silly but good fun all the same.
Enjoyable nonsenseBy JamesMc (134 reviews) from London , 09 Jun 2008Basically a parody on the Quest for Fire, and one Million years BC, including the dinosaurs from the Chewits advert. Doesn't take itself seriously, has a fair few good laughs in it, and you get to see Ringo inventing drumming (although even then there's other better drummers around.)
On top of that, Barbara Bach is a babe, and Shelly Long never disappoints.
Yabba Dabba Don'tBy Alfod (115 reviews) from Walsall , 28 Mar 2007A reviewer is quoted in Halliwell's Film Guide as saying something along the lines of 'This movie is worth half an hour of anyone's time, unfortunately it goes on for an hour and a half'. As someone who's harboured a crush on Dennis Quaid for two decades and counting i've spent that time seeking out his back catalogue wherever possible. This however, has slid straight to the bottom of the league table of movies of his i've seen, knocking Jaws 3 off the bottom. While in a purely surface way the sight of his scantily-clad 27 year-old body IS easy on the eye it's the relentlessly puerile story and shockingly poor (but sadly, not in a 'so bad it's good' way) special effects that render this an absolute clunker. The writer/director Carl Gottlieb has since only directed in TV since and went on to work with Quaid again as the screenwriter on..guess what Jaws 3D! The premise is; Ringo Starr is a caveman, Dennis Quaid is his mate. The two are followed on a series of vignettes on the subject of prehistoric life. Starr and Barbara Bach - whose marriage endures to this day - met on the set of this movie, which also features an early appearance from Shelley Long. Its one star awarded on the basis that it clearly doesn't take itself too seriously and on its own level as a harmless comedy it deserves that at least. Any movie that casts Ringo Starr in the lead role isn't aiming high (he is to acting what Jade Goody is to MENSA). While it does trot out every cliche in the book BC-living wise I can see why some people may have developed an affection for it, but it's the kind of movie you either love or hate.
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Very funnyBy a customer from London, England , 29 May 2006This film is very amusing. Recommended
cavemanBy a customer from SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND , 11 May 2005FOUND THE MOVIE BORING AND HARD TO GET INTO