Dinosaur 13 Poster

Release Date: 2014

PG|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Two years after the discovery of "Sue," the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton found to date, government officials seize the remains and claim that "Sue" was stolen from federal land.

Cast: Stan Adelstein, Lanice Archer, Robert Bakker, Philip Currie, Kristin Donnan, Bruce Ellison, Bob Farrar, Peter L. Larson

Director: Todd Miller

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Statement Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Mostly, Dinosaur 13 is far too long, slogging along without momentum or suspense. These events would have been better handled in a single installment of Dateline. show more

  • Guaranteed to fan antigovernment sentiments among its audiences, Dinosaur 13 is less about paleontology than it is about prosecutorial overreach, political gamesmanship, dinosaur swindlers and true crime — if in fact crimes were even committed, and/or committed by the people accused. show more

  • Engaging characters and the persistent appeal of dinosaurs benefit the doc, whose Byzantine legal content might otherwise be off-putting. show more

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