The Land Before Time (1988) Poster


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Followed by 

The Land Before Time (2007) (TV Series)


Fantasia (1940)
The fight between Sharptooth and Littlefoot's Mother has been compared by many critics and fans to the fight between the Tyrannosaurus and the Stegosaurus from Fantasia.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
'The Land Before Time' uses some of the same sound effects which were used in Star Wars.

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Steve Martin/Helen Shaver/Steve Jenne (1988) (TV Episode)
Johnny mentions Helen Shaver's role in the current animated movie
At the Movies: Back to the Future Part II/All Dogs Go to Heaven/Henry V/Prancer/Sidewalk Stories (1989) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "All Dogs Go to Heaven" review.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Welcome to 'The Land before Time.'"
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
Rex's natural prehistoric state is similar to Sharptooth.
The Pebble and the Penguin (1995)
Timmy says "I was Hubie was here." That is a reference to Ducky's line, "I wish Littlefoot was here." Then later he says, "Come on Hubie! You have to get up!" Is a reference to Ducky's line, "Come Spike! We have to stay together!"
Troldspejlet: Dennis Jürgensen (1995) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (1994) (V)
Troldspejlet: Episode #21.15 (1999) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock (1998) (V)
Dinosaur (2000)
Beethoven's 3rd (2000) (Video)
VHS seen in the video store
Dinosaur Adventure (2000) (Video Game)
Various characters resemble the characters from this movie.
Comedian: Trailer (2002) (Short)
Jack mentions the title.
Sin City (2005)
the dinosaur statues at the tar pits were built after "a movie with dinosaurs was a huge success"
Baghead (2008)
movie on shelf
The Fairly OddParents: Cheese & Crockers/Land Before Timmy (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Pineapple Express (2008)
In a deleted scene, Dale says that he was surprised to learn that this film had a bunch of straight-to-video sequels.
Nostalgia Critic: Rock-A-Doodle (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned among Bluth's good films
Ask That Guy with the Glasses: Ask That Guy #34 (2009) (TV Episode)
"I should be reviewing The Land Before Time...24 or something."
Nostalgia Critic: We're Back! A Dinosaur Story (2009) (TV Episode)
Raoul Puke remarks that this film is 'The Land Before Time on crystal meth."
Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)
This movie was released around the same time as Oliver & Company.
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 6 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of Don Bluth's films after he left Disney.
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 7 (2009) (TV Episode)
This Don Bluth animated film bet Oliver and Company at the box office.
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 10 (2010) (TV Episode)
Dinosaur was originally intend to have no dialogue unlike this film.
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: The Grasp of the Gnome (2010) (TV Episode)
Gill and Amanda's last name is Littlefoot.
Nostalgia Critic: The Pebble and the Penguin (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned among Bluth's good films
Kentucky Straight Bourbon (2010)
Bonzo says, "Three-horns don't associate with long-necks."
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Wookiee Hunt (2011) (TV Episode)
Recurring gags with bird like creatures
Legend Movie 2 (2011) (Short)
Steven refers to the T-rex as a Sharptooth
MarzGurl Reviews: Translation Terrors of Ali Baba & The Gold Raiders (2011) (TV Episode)
She remarks that this movie's sequels are better than Ali Baba and The Gold Raiders
MarzGurl Reviews: MarzGurl Loves Don Bluth - An American Tail (2011) (TV Episode)
another of Bluth's successful animated films
MarzGurl Reviews: MarzGurl Loves Don Bluth - All Dogs Go to Heaven (2011) (TV Episode)
This and All Dogs Go to Heaven are MarzGurl's favorite Bluth films.
MarzGurl Reviews: MarzGurl Discusses The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (2012) (TV Episode)
MarzGurl says Secret of NIMH 2 is worse than this movie's sequels.
Mad: Twilight: Staking Dawn/Cookie Blue (2012) (TV Episode)
The movie was mentioned in The Land After the Land Before Time.
Animation Lookback: Don Bluth Part 4 (2012) (TV Episode)
Don Bluth and Garry Goldman presented this film at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal.
Elfie Hopkins: Cannibal Hunter (2012)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Penguins of Madagascar: Smotherly Love/Littlefoot (2012) (TV Episode)
The second segment is named after Littlefoot from this film.
Gravity Falls: Land Before Swine (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: The Granite Family (2012) (TV Episode)
Mention by The Mooninites
Mad: Outtagascar/Fiends (2012) (TV Episode)
Ducky is briefly part of the sequel circus until she got kicked out.
Raising Hope: Lord of the Ring (2013) (TV Episode)
title visible on one of the Chances' video tapes
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Croods (2013) (TV Episode)
Hewy thinks the film is like the Land Before Time; Hewy mentions the film that the story has been done before
Anime Abandon: Devilman (2013) (TV Episode)
"We begin our tale, apparently in the Land Before Time..."
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Pagemaster (2013) (TV Episode)
discussing on the film scores James Horner has done; the Crew of Animators of Veterans on productions as Hewy discuss on them.
AniMat's Reviews: Walking with Dinosaurs (2013) (TV Episode)
AniMat recommends watching The Land Before Time instead.
Caddicarus: The Worst Game Ever Made (2014) (TV Episode)
Phoenix Games also made "Dinosaur Adventure," a ripoff of this
Steam Train: Five Nights at Freddy's: Scary Barry Part 3 (2014) (TV Episode)
The group talks about the movie
PWN: Monster Movies: PWN #2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Title is referenced
Jurassic World (2015)
The scene with the Apatosaurus dying slowly is similar to Littlefoot's mother's death scene
Nostalgia Critic: Jurassic World (2015) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
The Good Dinosaur (2015)
Arlo loses his father just like how Littlefoot loses his mother.
Nostalgia Critic: Conquest of the Commercials (2015) (TV Episode)
"...or the T-Rex from Land Before Time to devour him." When Don Bluth appears, the Critic tries to appease him by praising this movie.
Nostalgia Critic: Dragon's Lair (2015) (TV Episode)
"I literally orgasmed a sperm that looks like Littlefoot."
Nostalgia Critic: We Wish You a Turtle Christmas (2015) (TV Episode)
"Think about when Littlefoot is sharing his last moments with his mother."
Phelous & the Movies: Dinosaur Adventure (2016) (TV Episode)
Phelous calls Dinosaur Adventure a rip off of this movie
Dinosaurs Never Existed! (2016) (Video)
Mentioned by Eric.
Archer: Liquid Lunch (2016) (TV Episode)
"Yep, yep, yep!"
AP Stats Police: Fredonia (2016) (Short)
This movie was mistaken for Jurassic Park in dialog.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Land Time Forgot (2017) (TV Episode)
Kinga: "Plan to dive in the land before time."
Spielberg (2017) (TV Movie)
Poster seen in Amblin montage.
PWN: Just the Worst Movies - PWN #16 (2017) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
Honest Trailers: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) (TV Episode)
"The Bland Before Time"

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Besøg hos Don Bluths tegnefilmstudie i Dublin (1989) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann interviews Don Bluth on the film + clip shown
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Saddest Nostalgic Moments (2008) (TV Episode)
The death of Littlefoot's mother is the #9 spot; clips are shown.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Top 11 Tear Jerking Songs in an Animated Feature (2010) (TV Episode)
"If We Hold On Together" takes #1
MarzGurl Reviews: The Land Before Time (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
MarzGurl Reviews: The Land Before Time XII (2011) (TV Episode)
clips shown
MarzGurl Reviews: The Land Before Time XIII (2011) (TV Episode)
compares scenes
Animation Lookback: Don Bluth Part 1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip briefly shown during introduction.
Animation Lookback: Don Bluth Part 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.
Disneycember: Oliver and Company (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown.
Animation Lookback: Don Bluth Part 5 (2012) (TV Episode)
Number 2 in the top 10 best Don Bluth films.
The Nostalgia Chick: All Dogs Go to Heaven (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned when discussing 1980s animated films
Nostalgia Critic: Should We Scare the S#*% Out of Kids? (2013) (TV Episode)
talks about intense kids' films, and this is one of them
WatchMojo: Top 10 Saddest Cartoon Movie Moments (2013) (TV Episode)
The moment when Littlefoot's mother dies is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Animated Villains Excluding Disney and Pixar (2014) (TV Episode)
Sharptooth gets an honorable mention.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Mighty Kong (2014) (TV Episode)
clip of Sharptooth and Littlefoot's Mother fighting is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Saddest Animal Deaths in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The death of Littlefoot's mother is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cutest Animated Movie Characters (2014) (TV Episode)
Littlefoot gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Animated Movies: 1980s (2014) (TV Episode)
The Land Before Time is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Animal vs. Animal Attack Scenes (2015) (TV Episode)
Sharptooth vs. Everyone is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 James Horner Scores (2015) (TV Episode)
The score for The Land Before Time gets an honorable mention.
AniMat's Reviews: The Good Dinosaur (2015) (TV Episode)
AniMat makes comparisons between this film and The Good Dinosaur. Clips shown.
MarzGurl Reviews: MarzGurl Discusses the Land Before Time XIV (2016) (TV Episode)
MarzGurl compares the look of the new film to the original
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Dinosaur Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
The Land Before Time is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Are Only Good For Making You Cry (2018) (TV Episode)
The Land Before Time is #8.
MsMojo: Top 10 Animated Movies You Thought Were Disney Films (2018) (TV Episode)
The Land Before Time is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Kids Movies That Will Make You Cry (2018) (TV Episode)
The Land Before Time is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Dinosaur Fights in Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Littlefoot's Mother the Apatosaurus vs. Sharptooth is #4.
MsMojo: Top 10 Coming of Age Animated Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
The Land Before Time gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Animated Movie Deaths You Didn't See Coming (2018) (TV Episode)
The death of Littlefoot's Mother is #6.
WatchMojo: 80s Movies That RUINED Childhoods (ft Kat Cressida!) (2019) (TV Episode)
The Land Before Time gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Heartbreaking Farewells in Animated Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
Littlefoot's Mother Passes Away is #6.

Spoofed in 

Dinosaur (2000)
Mad: The Perks of Being a Wallcrawler/Regular Shogun Warriors (2013) (TV Episode)
The Land Before Adventure Time is a spoof of this movie.

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