Directed By
Peter Sohn
Produced By
Denise Ream
Written By
Enrico Casarosa
Bob Peterson
Lucas Neff
Jeffrey Wright
Frances McDormand
Neil Patrick Harris
Judy Greer
Bill Hader
Edited By
Stephen Schaffer
Music By
Mychael Danna
Jeff Danna
Distributed By
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
United States
Release Date
November 25, 2015
Filming Location
United States
100 minutes
$200 million
$85.5 million

The Good Dinosaur is a 2015 American 3D computer animated comedy directed by Bob Peterson, written by Peterson and Enrico Casarosa, and produced by Denise Ream. The film stars Lucas Neff, Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Neil Patrick Harris, Judy Greer, and Bill Hader, and was released in North America on November 25, 2015.

Plot[edit | edit source]

The Good Dinosaur asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.

Cast[edit | edit source]

  • Lucas Neff as Arlo, the youngest of the Apatosaurus family
  • Jeffrey Wright as Poppa, father of the Apatosaurus family
  • Frances McDormand as Momma, mother of the Apatosaurus family
  • Neil Patrick Harris as Cliff, middle-sibling of the Apatosaurus family
  • Judy Greer as Ivy, middle-sibling of the Apatosaurus family
  • Bill Hader as Forrest, older brother of the Apatosaurus family
  • Raymond Ochoa: Arlo, a young Apatosaurus
  • Steve Zahn: Thunderclap, a pterodactyl
  • A.J. Buckley: Nash, a T-Rex
  • Anna Paquin: Ramsey, a T-Rex
  • Sam Elliott: Butch, a T-Rex
  • Frances McDormand: Momma, Arlo’s mother
  • Marcus Scribner: Buck, Arlo's brother
  • Jack Bright: Spot

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Peter Sohn made his directorial debut with the Pixar short film “Partly Cloudy.” He has worked in the art, story and animation departments, and also has voiced the characters of Emile from Academy Award®-winning “Ratatouille” and Scott “Squishy” Squibbles from “Monsters University.”
  • Denise Ream produced the Golden Globe-nominated film “Cars 2” for Pixar Animation Studios, and served as associate producer for Disney•Pixar’s Academy Award®-winning film “Up.” She also has an extensive background in producing visual effects and animation for live action films.

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