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* ThreeDEffectsTwoDCartoon: From Movie ''VI'' on, particularly in ''X'': The Great Longneck Migration, as WebVideo/{{MarzGurl}} points out. Most likely because Creator/WangFilmProductions had a sister company that specialized in CG (Sony Imageworks did the CG for film ''VI'' however).

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* ThreeDEffectsTwoDCartoon: TwoDVisualsThreeDEffects: From Movie ''VI'' on, particularly in ''X'': The Great Longneck Migration, as WebVideo/{{MarzGurl}} points out. Most likely because Creator/WangFilmProductions had a sister company that specialized in CG (Sony Imageworks did the CG for film ''VI'' however).


* ''The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends'' (2007): Littlefoot and friends help two dinosaurs to the distant Berry Valley.

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* ''The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends'' (2007): Littlefoot and friends help two three dinosaurs to the distant Berry Valley.


* LoweredMonsterDifficulty: The majority of the Sharpteeth in the sequels aren't close to the threat the original was. Justified as the original was implied to be abnormally dangerous even by Sharptooth standards and according to the novel was actively malevolent and psychopathic whereas most of the others are simply trying to eat and thus more likely to back off if the heroes put up too much of a fight.


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* VillainDecay: The majority of the Sharpteeth in the sequels aren't close to the threat the original was. Justified as the original was implied to be abnormally dangerous even by Sharptooth standards and according to the novel was actively malevolent and psychopathic whereas most of the others are simply trying to eat and thus more likely to back off if the heroes put up too much of a fight.


** In the tenth film, a curious and cautious Littlefoot asks his father, Bron, why they haven't encountered any Sharpteeth yet, considering there are hundreds of longnecks gathered in one place at the time. Bron bitterly remarks that they would't try it against a herd that large because "[[DirtyCoward sharpteeth are cowards]]" (considering what Sharpteeth have done to his family throughout the films, there's clearly no love lost between Bron and carnivores). His hunch turns out to be very off the mark in two ways. One, a trio of sharpteeth do attack the herd the following day, kicking off the traditional "Land Before Time" climax of herbivores versus carnivores. And two, when that does happen, it's the longnecks, Littlefoot and Bron's own species, that abandon a group of little kids and elderly dinos to fend for themselves against the predators, while they watch the fight happen from a distance in a rather cowardly fashion.

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** In the tenth film, a curious and cautious Littlefoot asks his father, Bron, why they haven't encountered any Sharpteeth yet, considering there are hundreds of longnecks gathered in one place at the time. Bron bitterly remarks that they would't wouldn't try it against a herd that large because "[[DirtyCoward sharpteeth are cowards]]" (considering what Sharpteeth have done to his family throughout the films, there's clearly no love lost between Bron and carnivores). His hunch turns out to be very off the mark in two ways. One, a trio of sharpteeth do attack the herd the following day, kicking off the traditional "Land Before Time" climax of herbivores versus carnivores. And two, when that does happen, it's the longnecks, Littlefoot and Bron's own species, that abandon a group of little kids and elderly dinos to fend for themselves against the predators, while they watch the fight happen from a distance in a rather cowardly fashion.


* {{Irony}}: In movie 6, Grandpa Longneck is thankful that "Sharpteeth aren't very smart". In real life, Sauropods (longnecks) are by far the ''dumbest'' dinosaurs and Theropods (sharpteeth) are by far the ''smartest''.

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* {{Irony}}: {{Irony}}:
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In movie 6, Grandpa Longneck is thankful that "Sharpteeth aren't very smart". In real life, Sauropods (longnecks) are by far the ''dumbest'' dinosaurs and Theropods (sharpteeth) are by far the ''smartest''.''smartest''.
** In the tenth film, a curious and cautious Littlefoot asks his father, Bron, why they haven't encountered any Sharpteeth yet, considering there are hundreds of longnecks gathered in one place at the time. Bron bitterly remarks that they would't try it against a herd that large because "[[DirtyCoward sharpteeth are cowards]]" (considering what Sharpteeth have done to his family throughout the films, there's clearly no love lost between Bron and carnivores). His hunch turns out to be very off the mark in two ways. One, a trio of sharpteeth do attack the herd the following day, kicking off the traditional "Land Before Time" climax of herbivores versus carnivores. And two, when that does happen, it's the longnecks, Littlefoot and Bron's own species, that abandon a group of little kids and elderly dinos to fend for themselves against the predators, while they watch the fight happen from a distance in a rather cowardly fashion.
---->'''Bystander''': Don't go! Sharpteeth are down there!!\\
'''Grandma Longneck''' (''angry and outraged''): [[MamaBear And so is my grandson!]]

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* BrokenAesop: The 13th film seems to be trying to say "trust your instincts as well your mind", but sometimes comes across more like "just wing it and hope you get lucky".


* ThreeDEffectsTwoDCartoon: From Movie ''VI'' on, particularly in ''X'': The Great Longneck Migration, as WebVideo/{{MarzGurl}} points out. Most likely because Creator/WangFilmProductions had a sister company that specialized in CG (Sony Imageworks did the CG for film ''VI'' however).



* ConspicuousCG: From Movie ''VI'' on, particularly in ''X'': The Great Longneck Migration, as WebVideo/{{MarzGurl}} points out. Most likely because Creator/WangFilmProductions had a sister company that specialized in CG (Sony Imageworks did the CG for film ''VI'' however).


%%* BigBad: Sharptooth.

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%%* * BigBad: Sharptooth.Sharptooth, who spends pretty much the entire movie pursuing the group with hostile intentions.



%%* FantasticRacism: Between the dinosaur species, most prominent in Cera's family.

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%%* * FantasticRacism: Between the dinosaur species, who prefer to stick to their own kind, and most prominent in Cera's family.



%%* ParentalAbandonment: Par for the course, as it's a Don Bluth film.

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%%* * ParentalAbandonment: Par for the course, as it's a Don Bluth film.film. All of the children are separated from their parents, Littlefoot by his mother's death and the great earthshake cutting him off from his grandparents, and Cera, Ducky and Petrie likewise split off from their families by the same earthshake. Spike, meanwhile, is separated from his family before he even hatches.


%%* AcrophobicBird: Petrie the Acrophobic ''Pterosaur''.

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%%* * AcrophobicBird: Petrie the Acrophobic ''Pterosaur''.''Pterosaur''. He spends pretty much the entire movie on the ground, afraid to fly.



%%* BreakUpMakeUpScenario: Between Littlefoot and the gang, after his fight with Cera.

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%%* * BreakUpMakeUpScenario: Between Littlefoot and the gang, gang; after his fight with Cera.Cera, they abandon him and go with her, but they soon get in life threatening situations and are only saved when Litlefoot returns for them, thus restoring their fate in him.



%%* DaddysGirl: Cera's shown to be closer to her dad, [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse even when her mom was still in the movie]].

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%%* * DaddysGirl: Cera's shown to be closer to her dad, [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse even when her mom was still in the movie]].



%%* HappilyAdopted: Spike, by Ducky's family.

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%%* * HappilyAdopted: Spike, by Ducky's family.



%%* SceneryPorn

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%%* SceneryPorn* SceneryPorn: The animation is just beautiful.


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* ThirteenIsUnlucky: Meta-example: ''Wisdom of Friends'' is the 13th Land Before Time movie to get made, and is universally considered the worst entry in the series by both fans and non-fans of the sequels alike. For a long time, it was also the last Land Before Time movie to get made.

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* AnimatedMusical: Unlike the original, all of the sequels are musicals.


%%* TheBigGuy: Spike



* BreakUpMakeUpScenario: Between Littlefoot and the gang, after his fight with Cera.

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* %%* BreakUpMakeUpScenario: Between Littlefoot and the gang, after his fight with Cera.



%%* TheChick: Ducky



* FantasticRacism: Between the dinosaur species, most prominent in Cera's family.
* FiveManBand: [[TheHero Littlefoot]], [[TheLancer Cera]], [[TheSmartGuy Petrie]], [[TheBigGuy Spike]], [[TheChick Ducky]].

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* %%* FantasticRacism: Between the dinosaur species, most prominent in Cera's family.
* FiveManBand: [[TheHero Littlefoot]], [[TheLancer Cera]], [[TheSmartGuy Petrie]], [[TheBigGuy Spike]], [[TheChick Ducky]].
family.



%%* TheHero: Littlefoot



* TheHomewardJourney: Albeit, they are heading toward a new home.
* HumanLadder: The kids do this a couple times in the movie (except for Cera).

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* %%* TheHomewardJourney: Albeit, they are heading toward a new home.
* %%* HumanLadder: The kids do this a couple times in the movie (except for Cera).



%%* TheLancer: Cera



* OrphansPlotTrinket: Littlefoot's tree star.
* ParentalAbandonment: Par for the course, as it's a Don Bluth film.
* {{Prehistoria}}: Creatures portrayed range from Permian Dimetrodon to Cretaceous T-Rexes, and then there is the [[CrapsackWorld volcano/tar pit thing]].
* ThePromisedLand: The Great Valley. Played on the idealistic side.

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* %%* OrphansPlotTrinket: Littlefoot's tree star.
* %%* ParentalAbandonment: Par for the course, as it's a Don Bluth film.
* %%* {{Prehistoria}}: Creatures portrayed range from Permian Dimetrodon to Cretaceous T-Rexes, and then there is the [[CrapsackWorld volcano/tar pit thing]].
* %%* ThePromisedLand: The Great Valley. Played on the idealistic side.



* SayMyName: ''[[OhCrap SHAAAARPTOOOOOOTH!!!]]''

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* %%* SayMyName: ''[[OhCrap SHAAAARPTOOOOOOTH!!!]]''



* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Mostly on the idealistic end with a heavy, HEAVY dose of EarnYourHappyEnding.
%%* TheSmartGuy: Petrie

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* %%* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Mostly on the idealistic end with a heavy, HEAVY dose of EarnYourHappyEnding.
%%* TheSmartGuy: Petrie
EarnYourHappyEnding.


%%* BreakUpMakeUpScenario: Between Littlefoot and the gang, after his fight with Cera.

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%%* * BreakUpMakeUpScenario: Between Littlefoot and the gang, after his fight with Cera.



** Littlefoot's mother's death. You can see the Sharptooth tearing at her back in the shadow, and her wound as she continues to fight. Originally, this was shown full-on, but it was so scary that it was re-done to be seen only in shadows.
** Sharptooth. A giant boulder falls on him and knocks him into a lake, whereupon he drowns.
%%* FantasticRacism: Between the dinosaur species, most prominent in Cera's family.
%%* FiveManBand: [[TheHero Littlefoot]], [[TheLancer Cera]], [[TheSmartGuy Petrie]], [[TheBigGuy Spike]], [[TheChick Ducky]].

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** Littlefoot's mother's death. death; You can see the Sharptooth tearing at her back in the shadow, and her wound as she continues to fight. Originally, this was shown full-on, but it was so scary that it was re-done to be seen only in shadows.
** Sharptooth. Sharptooth; A giant boulder falls on him and knocks him into a lake, whereupon he drowns.
%%* * FantasticRacism: Between the dinosaur species, most prominent in Cera's family.
%%* * FiveManBand: [[TheHero Littlefoot]], [[TheLancer Cera]], [[TheSmartGuy Petrie]], [[TheBigGuy Spike]], [[TheChick Ducky]].



* HeadButtingPachy: In the first film a group of ''pachycephalosaurus'' are seen ramming their heads together and into the ground; all in an attempt to attack Cera, without any injury.

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* HeadButtingPachy: In the first film a A group of ''pachycephalosaurus'' are seen ramming their heads together and into the ground; all in an attempt to attack Cera, without any injury.



* HeroicSacrifice: Littlefoot's mother, whom took the fatal wound from Sharptooth aimed at her son (though the subsequent earthquake also fueled her death).

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* HeroicSacrifice: Littlefoot's mother, whom who took the fatal wound from Sharptooth aimed at her son (though the subsequent earthquake also fueled her death).



%%* TheHomewardJourney: Albeit, they are heading toward a new home.
%%* HumanLadder: The kids do this a couple times in the movie (except for Cera).

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%%* * TheHomewardJourney: Albeit, they are heading toward a new home.
%%* * HumanLadder: The kids do this a couple times in the movie (except for Cera).



%%* OrphansPlotTrinket: Littlefoot's tree star.
%%* ParentalAbandonment: Par for the course, as it's a Don Bluth film.
%%* {{Prehistoria}}: Creatures portrayed come from Permian Dimetrodon to Cretaceous T-rexes, and then there is the [[CrapsackWorld volcano/tar pit thing]].
%%* ThePromisedLand: The Great Valley. Played on the idealistic side.

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%%* * OrphansPlotTrinket: Littlefoot's tree star.
%%* * ParentalAbandonment: Par for the course, as it's a Don Bluth film.
%%* * {{Prehistoria}}: Creatures portrayed come range from Permian Dimetrodon to Cretaceous T-rexes, T-Rexes, and then there is the [[CrapsackWorld volcano/tar pit thing]].
%%* * ThePromisedLand: The Great Valley. Played on the idealistic side.



* RecycledINSPACE: The original film has gotten a reputation of being called "a prehistoric ''Disney/{{Bambi}}''".

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* RecycledINSPACE: The original film has gotten a reputation of being called "a prehistoric ''Disney/{{Bambi}}''".



%%* SayMyName: ''[[OhCrap SHAAAARPTOOOOOOTH!!!]]''

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%%* * SayMyName: ''[[OhCrap SHAAAARPTOOOOOOTH!!!]]''



%%* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Mostly on the idealistic end with a heavy, HEAVY dose of EarnYourHappyEnding.

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%%* * SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Mostly on the idealistic end with a heavy, HEAVY dose of EarnYourHappyEnding.



* VerbalTic: Ducky. Yup, yup, yup. The words were actually placed on Judith Barsi's gravestone (she was murdered before the movie's premiere by her father).

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* VerbalTic: Ducky. Yup, yup, yup. The [note]The words were actually placed on Judith Barsi's gravestone (she was murdered before the movie's premiere by her father).[/note]



** Sharptooth as well, exepct roaring viciously. It's unknown if he can talk but he simply chooses to not doing it or perhaps in carnivores can't talk like the rest of the dinosaurs.

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** Sharptooth as well, exepct except roaring viciously. It's unknown if he can talk but he simply chooses to not doing it or perhaps in carnivores can't talk like the rest of the dinosaurs.



* TheWindowOrTheStairs: Cera and the other dinosaurs refuse to follow Littlefoot's instructions on where to go to find the Great Valley, instead taking an easier path. Their "easier path" winds up getting Petrie stuck in tar and almost drowning in it, Ducky and Spike getting trapped and nearly killed in a deadly lava flow, and Cera coming within seconds of being devoured by a pack of vicious predators.

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* TheWindowOrTheStairs: Cera and the other dinosaurs refuse to follow Littlefoot's instructions on where to go to find the Great Valley, instead taking an easier path. Their "easier path" winds up getting Petrie stuck in tar and almost drowning in it, Ducky and Spike getting trapped and nearly killed in a deadly lava flow, and Cera coming within seconds of being devoured killed by a pack of vicious predators.aggressive pachycephalosaurus's.


In the original film, a group of dinosaurs leave their homes for the Great Valley, a place of promise and opportunity. Along the way, a sauropod ("Long Neck") named Littlefoot becomes separated from his group and watches his mother die to protect him from a {{Tyrannosaurus|Rex}} ("[[CallARabbitASmeerp Sharptooth]]"). Littlefoot meets up with other young dinosaurs of different species as they try to get back to their families.

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In the original film, a group of dinosaurs leave their homes disasters-stricken home lands for the Great Valley, a place of promise and opportunity. Along the way, a sauropod ("Long Neck") named Littlefoot becomes separated from his group and watches his mother die to protect him from a {{Tyrannosaurus|Rex}} ("[[CallARabbitASmeerp Sharptooth]]"). Littlefoot meets up with other young dinosaurs of different species as they try to get back to their families.

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