Top 9 Dinosaur Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Dinosaur facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Dinosaur film message.

In The Good Dinosaur (2015), at the end of the campfire scene, Butch (Sam Elliott) said "At the first light, we ride" which is a reference to his character in Ghost rider (2007).
In The Good Dinosaur (2015), at the end of the campfire scene, Butch (Sam Elliott) said "At the first light, we ride" which is a reference to his character in Ghost rider (2007).
In "We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story" (1993), Professor Screweyes has a coke nail.
In "We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story" (1993), Professor Screweyes has a coke nail.

Dinosaur Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. A Carnotaurus was used instead of the T-Rex due to The Lost World: Jurassic Park showing a softer, motherly side to the Rex. The Carno's ferocity, and size was increased to equal the Rex's, since a Carnotaurus is around the same size as an Iguanodon.

Dinosaur Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - When Arlo fell into the water, you can get a brief glimpse of an Octopus that looks like Hank from Finding Dory.
    When Arlo fell into the water, you can get a brief glimpse of an Octopus that looks like Hank from Finding Dory.
  • 1 - [@39:31] In The Good Dinosaur(2015), Hank the Octopus from Finding Dory(2016) can be seen on the bottom left.
    [@39:31] In The Good Dinosaur(2015), Hank the Octopus from Finding Dory(2016) can be seen on the bottom left.

Dinosaur Hidden Details

1 - The T-Rex gallop like they're riding horseback because they heard cattle.
The T-Rex gallop like they're riding horseback because they heard cattle.
1 - Whan Scratte (the female squirrel) rips the acorn off Scrat's chest, his skin goes from a pinkish skin colour to red as blood moves to the area where his hairs were ripped out as the skin heats up
Whan Scratte (the female squirrel) rips the acorn off Scrat's chest, his skin goes from a pinkish skin colour to red as blood moves to the area where his hairs were ripped out as the skin heats up
1 - (2015) When Arlo looks up at the moon the rocks make the night sky create a silhouette of Arlo's dad who died earlier in the film.
(2015) When Arlo looks up at the moon the rocks make the night sky create a silhouette of Arlo's dad who died earlier in the film.
Dinosaur poster
Dinosaur poster

Dinosaur Plot

An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Dinosaur. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Animation, Adventure, Family, Thriller
Director Eric Leighton
Stars Alfre Woodard, Ossie Davis, Max Casella, Hayden Panettiere
IMDB score 6.5