Movies about prehistoric times

Movies about prehistoric times
List of the best movies about prehistoric times, selected by visitors to our site: Alpha, Iceman, RRRrrrr!!!, Walking with Dinosaurs, Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade, Ice Age: Collision Course, Tarzan, Caveman, Cavegirl, The Lost World.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Alpha (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada, China
Duration02:34

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.

Iceman (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, adventure
CountryGermany, Italy, Austria
Duration01:56

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.

RRRrrrr!!! (2004)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, crime, detective
CountryFrance
Duration01:38

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 ...

Walking with Dinosaurs (2013)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefamily
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
Duration01:27

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: The Great Egg-Scapade (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration01:12

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, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Australia
Duration02:31

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.

Tarzan (2013)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreadventure, family, cartoon
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:28

One of the most classic and revered stories of all time, Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan returns to the big screen for a new generation. Tarzan and Jane face a mercenary army dispatched by the evil CEO of Greystoke Energies, a man who took over the company from Tarzan's parents, after they died in a plane crash in the African jungle.

Caveman (1981)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:31

In this comedy, Atouk becomes leader of the misfit cavemen. Disgraced and cast out of his tribe for lusting after Lana, the mate of tribe's head muscle man, Atouk stumbles along gathering other misfits and learning a bit about the world outside of his cave. Eventually he and friends Lar, and Tala learn the secrets of fire, cooked meat, and how to defend themselves from the brutal, yet very stupid

Cavegirl (1985)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

On a class excursion to a cave with stone age paintings the clumsy Rex gets lost. A mysterious crystal opens a gateway in time and sets him back to the stone ages, where he meets a group of prehistoric fellows and the gorgeous Eba. While teaching her English and doing some pseudo-research on her fellows, his main goal is to get her sleeping with him. However the curiosity of the clan chief disturbs his attempts.

The Lost World (1998)
Markimdb: 3.9
Genrefantastic, adventure
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:37

Arthur Conan Doyle's "Lost World" performed live as a filmed audio drama.

19 more movies
Year One (2009)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

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

Iceman (1984)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

A team of Arctic researchers find a 40,000 year-old man frozen in ice and bring him back to life. Anthropologist Dr. Stanley Shephard wants to befriend the Iceman and learn about the man's past while Dr. Diane Brady and her surgical team want to discover the secret that will allow man to live in a frozen state.

The Lost World (1960)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there.

Early Man (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration02:33

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.

Flying Monsters 3D (2011)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredocumentary
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:11

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.

We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:12

Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and non-violent. They agree to go to the Middle Future in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. Bleeb of the Museum of Natural History, but get sidetracked with their new children friends and run into the Captain's evil brother, Professor Screweyes.

Homo Erectus (2007)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Ishbo is a caveman living in the prehistoric age who thinks there's more to life than hunting and gathering. He tries to better the lives of those in his tribe by inventing things like spoons and the toothbrush, which leave everyone, including his parents, unimpressed. He also has a thing for cavewoman Fardart, but she only has eyes for his brother Thudnik. Can Ishbo prove his worth when a rival clan attacks?

10,000 BC (2008)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA, South Africa
Duration01:50

A prehistoric epic that follows a young mammoth hunter's journey through uncharted territory to secure the future of his tribe.

Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World (2010)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredocumentary, short
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration00:41

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!

Extinction (2014)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:43

The amazing footage you will see in this documentary was recorded during an expedition to the Amazon in South America. It has been assembled as per the camera time codes. It has not been altered or tampered with in any way and after extensive testing has been considered absolutely genuine. What you will see will change the way you view the natural world. Are you ready for that? For in the heart of the rainforest, a team of researchers led by the respected Professor John Howson strived to protect endangered and vulnerable species from extinction. But their guides abandoned them after a series of strange and unexplainable events and the team soon got hopelessly lost in the jungle. When events took a horrifying turn, the team realized that they were in the hunting grounds of an apex predator. And now they were the ones on the endangered species list.

The Clan of the Cave Bear (1986)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:38

Natural changes have the clans moving. Iza, medicine woman of the "Clan of the Cave Bear" finds little Ayla from the "others"' clan - tradition would have the clan kill Ayla immediately, but Iza insists on keeping her. When the little one finds a most needed new cave, she's allowed to stay - and thrive.

Ao: The Last Hunter (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreadventure, history
CountryFrance
Duration01:24

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...

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:36

An ancient tribe attempts to sacrifice Sanna as an offering to the Sun god to save their tribe from dinosaurs. Tara, a young man from another tribe, saves Sanna and takes her along with him.

Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
CountryFrance
Duration01:20

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!

One Million Years B.C. (1966)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:31

As the Earth wrestles with its agonising birth, the peoples of this barren and desolate world struggle to survive. Driven by animal instinct they compete against the harsh conditions, their giant predators, and warring tribes. When two people from opposing clans fall in love, existing conventions are shattered forever as each tribe struggles for supremacy and Man embarks on his tortuous voyage of civilisation.

Dinosaur (2000)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:22

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

Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:25

When Sid accidentally destroys Manny's heirloom Christmas rock and ends up on Santa's naughty list, he leads a hilarious quest to the North Pole to make things right and ends up making things much worse. Now it's up to Manny and his prehistoric posse to band together and save Christmas for the entire world!

Free Birds (2013)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history—and get turkey off the holiday menu for good.

Axe Giant - The Wrath of Paul Bunyan (2013)
Markimdb: 3.5
Genrehorror, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Axe Giant - The Wrath of Paul Bunyon is a dark, contemporary take on the tall tale. Kids at a first-time offenders' boot camp discover the legend of lumberjack Paul Bunyan is real, but is much more horrifying than they could have imagined. They incur the wrath of the 15-foot monstrous giant, who was banished from town 100 years ago and thought dead.




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