The Land Before Time III: The Time of Great Giving (1995) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Land Before Time III: The Time of Great Giving (1995)




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In this third installment of the animated saga of a young brontosaurus and his pals, trouble has come to the Great Valley in the form of a meteorite. It fell just beyond the valley and now blocks the main water supply. As the land dries and thirst increases, the different species of dinosaurs who once coexisted peacefully become fractious. Suddenly Littlefoot and his friends are no longer allowed to play together. As bigotry and bickering increase, Littlefoot's gang decides that it's up to them to save the day. Since they went outside the valley in the last sequel, they know where water can be found, and though the Great Beyond is populated by tyrannosauruses and other carnivores, the youngsters know that they and their parents must take that risk in order to survive.

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Jeff Bennett
as Iguanadon, Mutt, Petrie
Linda Gary
as Grandma Longneck
John Ingle
as Cera's Father, Narrator
Tress MacNeille
as Stegosaurus
Scott McAfee
as Littlefoot
Nicholas Guest
as Hyp's Father
Frank Welker
as Velociraptor
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Critic Reviews for The Land Before Time III: The Time of Great Giving

All Critics (5)

Dinosaur sequel offers strong lessons about cooperation.

September 3, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Milking the dinosaur franchise once again, and still OK fare for kiddies.

March 14, 2009 | Rating: 3/5

There are sufficient action scenes, however, to keep small persons attentive, and enough plot (the valley where the creatures live runs out of water and they argue over rationing while searching for a new source) to hold the action together.

June 14, 2007 | Rating: 2/5

These movies are always good family fun.

June 10, 2005 | Rating: 3/5

... sweet and harmless little story that will delight kids who are into the series, but the underdeveloped and formulaic story line will disappoint adult viewers.

July 25, 2002 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Land Before Time III: The Time of Great Giving

All you need to do is see the title to know you oughta stay away from it, right? Seriously, the first Land Before Time is the only one worth watching.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer


all the sequels were fantastic its just a shame that after the first Don Bluth had no involvement in them but there just as fantastic without him

Michael Edwards
Michael Edwards

Super Reviewer


I think this is where the series took a turn for the worst. They had an entire musical element to this, which really made me lose all faith. The animation was degraded even further and the dialogue is even more corny. I think it should've been left as one movie.

Conner Rainwater
Conner Rainwater

Super Reviewer

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