The Land Before Time
The Land Before Time ★★★ 1988 (G)
Lushly animated children's film about five orphaned baby dinosaurs who band together and try to find the Great Valley, a paradise where they might live safely. Works same parental separation theme as Bluth's “American Tail.” Charming, coy, and shamelessly tearjerking; producers included Steven Spielberg and George Lucas. 67m/C VHS, DVD. D: Don Bluth; W: Stu Krieger; M: James Horner; V: Pat Hingle, Helen Shaver, Gabriel Damon, Candice Houston, Burke Barnes, Judith Barsi, Will Ryan.