PREHYSTERIA is the worst kind of kids' film. It's thoroughly innocuous and predictable, played throughout at sitcom level. The main attractions--miniature dinosaurs--aren't so hot either.
Somewhere in South America, greedy American antique dealer Rico Sarno (Stephen Lee) discovers an ancient temple where the eggs of so-called "pygmy dinosaurs" lie. Despite opposition from his native guide, Sarno steals the eggs and takes them back to his shop in a small California town, where he
keeps them in a cooler. Shortly after, recently widowed farmer Frank Taylor (Brett Cullen) stops in with his young son Jerry (Austin O'Brien), teenage daughter Monica (Samantha Mills) ...