Movies about prehistoric times

List of the best movies about prehistoric times, selected by visitors to our site: Alpha, Early Man, Iceman, Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade, Ice Age: Collision Course, Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie, Walking with Dinosaurs, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Flying Monsters 3D, Ao: The Last Hunter
In the top there are new films of 2018, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Alpha (2018)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama, adventure, family
CharactersWolves, Dogs
PlotSurvival, Cold, Adventure, Death, Snow, Volcanoes, Travel
TimePrehistoric times
StyleFor men, Fascinating, Exciting, Soulful, Disturbing, Makes me think, Unexpected ending

In the prehistoric past, Keda, a young and inexperienced hunter, struggles to return home after being separated from his tribe when bison hunting goes awry. On his way back he will find an unexpected ally.

Early Man (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.1)
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
CharactersDinosaurs, Rabbits, Emperors, Zebras
TimePrehistoric times
StyleFor children

Dug, along with his sidekick Hognob, unite a cavemen tribe to save their hidden valley from being spoiled and, all together as a team, to face the menace of a mysterious and mighty enemy, on the turf of an ancient and sacred sport.

Iceman (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
CountryGermany, Italy, Austria
PlotRevenge, Death, Survival
TimePrehistoric times

The Ötztal Alps, more than 5300 years ago. A Neolithic clan leader must avenge the massacre of his people and theft of his holy shrine.

Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade (2016)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CharactersFriends, Partners, Squirrel
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Chase
PlaceForest, Mountains, Nature
TimePrehistoric times

A harried prehistoric bird mom Ethel entrusts her precious, soon-to-hatch egg to Sid. When she recommends him to her neighbors – a condor mom, Cholly Bear and Gladys Glypto – business booms at his new egg-sitting service. However, dastardly pirate bunny Squint, who is seeking revenge on the herd, steals, camouflages and hides all the eggs. Once again, with Squint’s twin brother, Clint, assisting, Manny, Diego and the rest of the gang come to the rescue and take off on a daring mission that turns into the world’s first Easter egg hunt.

Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersFriends, Animals, Family, Parents
PlotAdventure, Chase, Volcanoes, End of the world
PlaceSpace, Moon, Mars
TimePrehistoric times

Set after the events of Continental Drift, Scrat's epic pursuit of his elusive acorn catapults him outside of Earth, where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the planet. To save themselves from peril, Manny, Sid, Diego, and the rest of the herd leave their home and embark on a quest full of thrills and spills, highs and lows, laughter and adventure while traveling to exotic new lands and encountering a host of colorful new characters.

Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, family, cartoon
CharactersFamily, Dogs, Cats, Kings
PlotRivalry, Love, Volcanoes, Chase
TimeFuture, Middle Ages, Prehistoric times

Ever since the world was born, two forces have been locked in perpetual battle. Their struggle is so Manichean, so ferocious, so Herculean that it makes the clash between good and evil look like a game of checkers! This ancestral duel is so ancient and so merciless that it can only be, Oggy against the Cockroaches!

Walking with Dinosaurs (2013)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.2)
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia, India
CharactersDinosaurs, Orphans, Brothers, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Survival
TimePrehistoric times
StyleExciting, Fascinating

Walking with Dinosaurs 3D is a film depicting life-like 3D dinosaur characters set in photo-real landscapes that transports audiences to the prehistoric world as it existed 70 million years ago. The film is based on the 1999 documentary television miniseries Walking with Dinosaurs, produced by the BBC. Walking with Dinosaurs 3D is being produced by Evergreen Studios, the company that produced Happy Feet, and it is was released on October 11, 2013.

Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersFamily, Pirates, Partners, Friends
PlotAdventure, Survival
TimePrehistoric times

Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.

Flying Monsters 3D (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.5)
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersDinosaurs, Monsters
TimePrehistoric times

220 million years ago dinosaurs were beginning their domination of Earth. But another group of reptiles was about to make an extraordinary leap: pterosaurs were taking control of the skies. The story of how and why these mysterious creatures took to the air is more fantastical than any fiction. In Flying Monsters 3D, Sir David Attenborough the world’s leading naturalist, sets out to uncover the truth about the enigmatic pterosaurs, whose wingspans of up to 40 feet were equal to that of a modern day jet plane.

Ao: The Last Hunter (2010)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreadventure, history
PlotSurvival, Adventure, Rivalry
TimePrehistoric times
StyleTouching, Fascinating

When his clan, including his wife and baby girl Néa, are massacred, Ao, a desperate Neandertal man, decides to leave the North country where he has been living for the South where he was born. His aim is to join his twin brother, from whom he was separated when he was nine. On his long and adventurous way home, he meets Aki, a Homo Sapiens woman...

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Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World (2010)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.7)
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
CharactersDinosaurs, Family, Sharks, Fish
TimePrehistoric times

Through the power of IMAX 3D, experience a wondrous adventure from the dinosaur age. Join Julie, an imaginative young woman, in a unique voyage through time and space. Explore an amazing underwater universe inhabited by larger-than-life creatures which were ruling the seas before dinosaurs conquered the earth. See science come alive in an entertaining manner and get ready for a face-to-face encounter with the T-Rex of the seas!

Year One (2009)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 4.9)
Genrecomedy, adventure
CharactersLosers, Heroes, Friends, Partners
PlotAdventure, Slavery
TimePrehistoric times

When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.

RRRrrrr!!! (2004)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantastic, comedy, crime
PlotInvestigation, Rivalry, Jealousy, Love, Seduction, Volleyball, Undercover
TimePrehistoric times
StyleFascinating, Fancy

37 000 years ago, two neighboring tribes lived in peace ... not fully in peace. While the tribe clean hair flowed peaceful days by keeping to herself the secret formula shampoo, Tribe Hair Sales lamented. Its leader decided to send a spy to steal the recipe ...

Dinosaur (2000)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantastic, thriller, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersDinosaurs, Friends, Family
PlotAdventure, Survival
TimePrehistoric times
StyleTouching, Disney

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