The Land Before Time

Spielberg's Role: Executive Producer
US Release Date: 1988

The Land Before Time is a children's animated film with the quality characters and artwork used on such films as An American Tail and Balto. The children will love this movie. An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace. Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, and they encounter several obstacles as they learn to work together in order to survive.

This movie had several sequels released directly to video. Spielberg's involvement in these movies (if any) are not known.

  • The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (1994)
  • The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (1995)
  • The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through The Mists (1996)