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* DumbDinos: Parodied. When a TyrannosaurusRex attacks the protagonists, but they outwit it by crossing a log bridge, Marshall notes as it walks away that it only has a brain the size of a walnut. The ''T. rex'' takes it as a personal insult and attacks the protagonists again. Later it drops a gigantic walnut in front of the cave where the protagonists are hiding, just to prove a point.

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* DumbDinos: Parodied. When a TyrannosaurusRex attacks the protagonists, but they outwit it by crossing a log bridge, Marshall notes as it walks away that it only has a brain the size of a walnut. The ''T. rex'' takes it as a personal insult and attacks the protagonists again. Later it drops a gigantic walnut in front of the cave where the protagonists are hiding, just to prove a point. Seeing as real tyrannosaurs actually did ''not'' have brains the size of walnuts, he's right to be offended.


* AdaptationalVillainy: Enik in the show, while a bit of a jerk, was one of the Marshalls' allies. The same can't be said for his incarnation in the movie.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: Enik in the show, while a bit of a jerk, was one of the Marshalls' allies. The same can't be said for his incarnation in the movie.movie, who wants to TakeOverTheWorld.

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** Tears can happen at any point in space and time. The Golden Gate Bridge probably will be missed when it goes missing some time in the future (The 1930's ocean liner is a bigger question.)


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* {{Flanderization}}: The Sleestaks are little better than shambling zombies in the film while in the series they were slow-moving and technologically primitive but still had a society and used tools such as arrows.


* ArtisticLicenseBiology: How Marshall escapes after being eaten by Grumpy.

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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: ArtisticLicenseBiology:
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How Marshall escapes after being eaten by Grumpy.Grumpy.
** There's also Marshall dumping hadrosaur urine on himself. Dinosaurs are reptiles, which do not urinate.


* AdaptationalVillainy
** Enik in the show, while a bit of a jerk, was one of the Marshalls' allies. The same can't be said for his incarnation in the movie.
** Inverted in the case of the Zarn, who is a good guy in the movie and was murdered by Enik while giving a warning against him.

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* AdaptationalVillainy
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AdaptationalHeroism: The Zarn is a good guy in the movie and was murdered by Enik while giving a warning against him.
* AdaptationalVillainy:
Enik in the show, while a bit of a jerk, was one of the Marshalls' allies. The same can't be said for his incarnation in the movie.
** Inverted in the case of the Zarn, who is a good guy in the movie and was murdered by Enik while giving a warning against him.
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The story focuses on Rick Marshall (Ferrell), a somewhat pompous paleontologist whose career was waylaid after a disastrous TV interview where his theories of time warps were ridiculed, to which he now works as a lowly job at a Tar Pit tourist attraction. However, he's approached by a college student, Holly Cantrell (Creator/AnnaFriel), who believes his theories could be right after showing him proof via a fossil of a cigarette lighter, and a crystal that gives off tachyon energy. After building an amplifier for it, they head for a cave that gives off the same energy. Joined by Will Stanton (Danny [=McBride=]), the gift shop owner where the cave is located, the three venture in and discover a time warp which they fall into. Winding up in the alternate world where objects of various cultures and periods litter the land and populated by primate-like beings (such as their friend, Cha-ka), dinosaurs and lizard people. It's the find of a century! But can the group survive the world's dangers and more importantly, find a way back to their world.

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The story focuses on Rick Marshall (Ferrell), a somewhat pompous paleontologist whose career was waylaid after a disastrous TV interview where his theories of time warps were ridiculed, to which he now works as a lowly job at a Tar Pit tourist attraction. However, he's approached by a college student, Holly Cantrell (Creator/AnnaFriel), who believes his theories could be right after showing him proof via a fossil of a cigarette lighter, and a crystal that gives off tachyon energy. After building an amplifier for it, they head for a cave that gives off the same energy. Joined by Will Stanton (Danny [=McBride=]), (Creator/DannyMcBride), the gift shop owner where the cave is located, the three venture in and discover a time warp which they fall into. Winding up in the alternate world where objects of various cultures and periods litter the land and populated by primate-like beings (such as their friend, Cha-ka), dinosaurs and lizard people. It's the find of a century! But can the group survive the world's dangers and more importantly, find a way back to their world.


The story focuses on Rick Marshall (Ferrell), a somewhat pompous paleontologist whose career was waylaid after a disastrous TV interview where his theories of time warps were ridiculed, to which he now works as a lowly job at a Tar Pit tourist attraction. However, he's approached by a college student, Holly Cantrell (Anna Friel), who believes his theories could be right after showing him proof via a fossil of a cigarette lighter, and a crystal that gives off tachyon energy. After building an amplifier for it, they head for a cave that gives off the same energy. Joined by Will Stanton (Danny [=McBride=]), the gift shop owner where the cave is located, the three venture in and discover a time warp which they fall into. Winding up in the alternate world where objects of various cultures and periods litter the land and populated by primate-like beings (such as their friend, Cha-ka), dinosaurs and lizard people. It's the find of a century! But can the group survive the world's dangers and more importantly, find a way back to their world.

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The story focuses on Rick Marshall (Ferrell), a somewhat pompous paleontologist whose career was waylaid after a disastrous TV interview where his theories of time warps were ridiculed, to which he now works as a lowly job at a Tar Pit tourist attraction. However, he's approached by a college student, Holly Cantrell (Anna Friel), (Creator/AnnaFriel), who believes his theories could be right after showing him proof via a fossil of a cigarette lighter, and a crystal that gives off tachyon energy. After building an amplifier for it, they head for a cave that gives off the same energy. Joined by Will Stanton (Danny [=McBride=]), the gift shop owner where the cave is located, the three venture in and discover a time warp which they fall into. Winding up in the alternate world where objects of various cultures and periods litter the land and populated by primate-like beings (such as their friend, Cha-ka), dinosaurs and lizard people. It's the find of a century! But can the group survive the world's dangers and more importantly, find a way back to their world.


''Land of the Lost'' is the 2009 [[TheFilmOfTheSeries motion picture version]] of the [[Series/LandOfTheLost 1974 series of the same name]], directed by Brad Siberling and starring Creator/WillFerrell.

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''Land of the Lost'' is the 2009 [[TheFilmOfTheSeries motion picture version]] of the [[Series/LandOfTheLost [[Series/LandOfTheLost1974 1974 series of the same name]], directed by Brad Siberling and starring Creator/WillFerrell.


* ActionDressRip: Holly, after they arrive in the jungle, rips her pant legs off and turns them into shortshorts.

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* ActionDressRip: Holly, after they arrive in the jungle, rips her pant legs off and turns them into shortshorts.[[WhoWearsShortShorts short shorts]].


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''Land of the Lost'' is the [[TheFilmOfTheSeries motion picture version]] of the [[Series/LandOfTheLost NBC series of the same name]], released in the summer of 2009, featuring Will Ferrell.

The story focuses on Rick Marshall, a somewhat pompous paleontologist whose career was waylaid after a disastrous TV interview where his theories of time warps were ridiculed, to which he now works as a lowly job at a Tar Pit tourist attraction. However, he's approached by a college student, Holly Cantrell, who believes his theories could be right after showing him proof via a fossil of a cigarette lighter, and a crystal that gives off tachyon energy. After building an amplifier for it, they head for a cave that gives off the same energy. Joined by Will Stanton, the gift shop owner where the cave is located, the three venture in and find a time warp where they fall in. Winding up in the alternate world where objects of various cultures and periods litter the land and populated by primate-like beings (such as their friend, Cha-ka), dinosaurs and lizard people. It's the find of a century! But can the group survive the world's dangers and more importantly, find a way back to their world.

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''Land of the Lost'' is the 2009 [[TheFilmOfTheSeries motion picture version]] of the [[Series/LandOfTheLost NBC 1974 series of the same name]], released in the summer of 2009, featuring Will Ferrell.

directed by Brad Siberling and starring Creator/WillFerrell.

The story focuses on Rick Marshall, Marshall (Ferrell), a somewhat pompous paleontologist whose career was waylaid after a disastrous TV interview where his theories of time warps were ridiculed, to which he now works as a lowly job at a Tar Pit tourist attraction. However, he's approached by a college student, Holly Cantrell, Cantrell (Anna Friel), who believes his theories could be right after showing him proof via a fossil of a cigarette lighter, and a crystal that gives off tachyon energy. After building an amplifier for it, they head for a cave that gives off the same energy. Joined by Will Stanton, Stanton (Danny [=McBride=]), the gift shop owner where the cave is located, the three venture in and find discover a time warp where which they fall in.into. Winding up in the alternate world where objects of various cultures and periods litter the land and populated by primate-like beings (such as their friend, Cha-ka), dinosaurs and lizard people. It's the find of a century! But can the group survive the world's dangers and more importantly, find a way back to their world.


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* AdvertisingByAssociation: When the film came out in 2009, Universal Studios released the [[BigDamnMovie 1970 movie adaptation]] of ''Series/HRPufnstuf'', on DVD, which contained a blurb on top of the front cover stating, "From the Producers of ''Land of the Lost''" (Even though [[Creator/SidAndMartyKrofftProductions Sid & Marty Krofft]] completely created both series).

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* DumbDinos: Parodied. When a TyrannosaurusRex attacks the protagonists, but they outwit it by crossing a log bridge, Marshall notes as it walks away that it only has a brain the size of a walnut. The ''T. rex'' takes it as a personal insult and attacks the protagonists again. Later it drops a gigantic walnut in front of the cave where the protagonists are hiding, just to prove a point.


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