Plot Plagued by mysterious dreams, Littlefoot, Grandma and Grandpa Longneck decide that the time has come for a journey, however they have no idea why, where to, or when they will leave. But Saro is upset that Grandpa doesn't want to be a Story Speaker again. He even suggest's that they form a brotherly bond. As they travel across strange landscapes and meet new friends, Etta voiced by Reba McEntire and Wild Arms voiced by Damon Wayans Jr. Join your favorite dinosaurs, Littlefoot, Cera, Ducky, Petrie, and Spike, on their exciting adventure to rescue Littlefoot's father.
Littlefoot and his friends decide to go into the Mysterious Beyond, where they discover an abandoned dinosaur egg. We hear Spike's thoughts - and everyone else's grunts - as the kids go off in search of the legendary Hard-Water Sweets. He also said that the concept of main character finally meeting his , but in the end deciding to stay with his whilst his dad stays with his herd, makes the film an ideal choice for children and fathers who live similar lives to watch together. Chomper and Ruby think the fruit stinks! Rotten Tomatoes currently gives the movie a 57%. While doing so, they wind up on an island and meet a friend they have not seen in a while: Chomper! Retrieved on May 28th, 2012. This was the first film in the series that did not use 's original score. A subplot involves main character finally meeting his father,.
As Littlefoot is confronted by another young longneck named Shorty, an argument between the two ensues, which is broken up by an older Longneck. Now, give me the truth. He believed it was one of the more plot-filled of the installments, and would likely be one that children would want to watch many times over. Archived from on July 11, 2016. As told in the legend, bad luck seems to descend upon the Valley. Littlefoot's mother comes to their rescue, but receives fatal injuries in the process. The plot concerns a young named Littlefoot, who is orphaned when his mother is killed by a.
The Anniversary Edition was later included with and as a three-movie pack in November 2007. Monger in , made a brief reference to his role as in The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration, and states that he wanted the character's voice to sound like his own, so the audience would recognize him in the part; a practice he said he commonly applies to his animated roles. Finally they arrive, at an enormous crater, where hundreds and hundreds of Longnecks have gathered. Anthropomorphic we expect, but does it have to be monocultural as well? However, Cera notices that Littlefoot seems upset. Cera, Ducky, Petrie and Spike tell him that no matter what he chooses, and no matter where he goes, they will always be his friends. Beyond this, they discover landmarks mentioned by Littlefoot's mother.
They soon meet other Longnecks who have had similar dreams. Littlefoot goes on an adventure with Ali, except Ali is afraid of his friends. In a 2009 interview with Shiela Roberts of MoviesOnline, on his role as General W. Released by on November 18, 1988, the first film spawned with thirteen and as well as merchandise. Or should he admit that he lied? The plot of the movie focuses on a large quantity of Longnecks anticipating a solar eclipse, believing it to be a sign that the Bright Circle sun is about to fall from the sky, and that only they can stop this from occurring. The film stars the voices of , , and with narration provided by.
Also, Littlefoot is bullied by. When they realize the gang is gone, , Daddy Topps, and go out to find them, while and follow. Reception Analysis James Plath said on Reel. Littlefoot meets a happy, funny talking little ichthyosaur named , but also a. Ducky has her work cut out for her as she tries to protect the Creepers from all of the larger dinosaurs in the Valley.
To make things even worse for the main characters Cera's grouchy but well-meaning bans her from playing with and his other friends, and a new hazard strikes the Great Valley during a storm, which in turn causes a forest fire. They then meet an old named , who joins them on their journey. While Littlefoot tries to discover Doc's true intentions, Cera leads the other kids on a wacky journey in an attempt to hide the panic-stricken Chomper. An earthshake traps Ducky and Chomper on a ledge with Red Claw's Sharptooth lackey Thud, who is pinned down by rocks. This would seem to imply Littlefoot's mother gave her son her husband's nickname as a given name, contradicting an earlier explanation given in a tie-in book. This movie was the last before a break in the then-yearly release schedule of the films, with a two year gap being present between the sixth and seventh films. The franchise has been a critical success due to its dealings with issues of death and prejudice between species.
. He informs her and the others that now that the longnecks have done what they set out to do, he is stuck with the choice of either returning to the Great Valley with his grandparents and friends, or living with his father's herd. Ratings The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration has a current rating of 5. Meanwhile, seeks trouble upon Littlefoot, and spills a deep secret, all while follows them. Littlefoot is in for a surprise, however.
The group devises a scheme to lure him to the pond and drown him in the deep side using a nearby boulder. Littlefoot, a bouncing Brontosaurus whose mother was mauled by a T-Rex, sets out to find the dino-Shangri-La that is the Great Valley, where food and drink and a generally nice time awaits. Littlefoot, Mo and the other kids work together to get the water flowing again. As he apologizes for Shorty, Grandpa Longneck recognizes the longneck and reveals to Littlefoot that he is his father, Bron, whom he has never met before. Believing the Bright Circle to be going dark and falling, the Longnecks stretch their necks up, ready to push the sun back into the sky, just as their ancestors did in the legends. An early working title for the film was The Land Before Time Began. Seeking the Great Valley, they discover a cluster of trees, which is abruptly depleted by a herd of Longnecks.
Later, while crossing a pond, Petrie overhears the Sharptooth nearby. But have they arrived too late? This results in continuity errors, depicting the Tyrannosaur with his right eye still open after it had been blinded. The kids split up, and soon it turns into a competition between Cera and Ruby. Littlefoot receives advice from his dying mother before she passes away. When Bron returned, the Great Earthshake earthquake seen in the had occurred, and he could not find his family anywhere. Retrieved on May 28th, 2012. The sequels have generally been met with mixed reception with several fans of the original disregarding the sequels, while others have embraced the sequels into the canon of the story.