Quest for Fire

Quest for Fire
Quest for Fire
  • R
  • 1h 41m
  • 1982
Fresh85%
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Three members of a prehistoric tribe that can't start its own fire are sent in search of a new source when their continuously burning pilot fire is extinguished.
© 1981 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Fresh85%
Critics Consensus: Its characters can't do much more than grunt, but that doesn't keep Quest for Fire from offering a deeply resonant -- and surprisingly funny -- look at the beginning of the human race.
Reviews
Variety
Variety Staff
Fresh

An engaging prehistoric yarn that happily never degenerates into a club and lion skin spinoff of S...

June 21, 2017
Time Out
Derek Adams
Fresh

Quest for Fire boldly states its claims to dance along the abyss of the ridiculous.

June 21, 2017
New York Times
Janet Maslin
Fresh

''Quest for Fire'' is more than just a hugely enterprising science lesson, although it certainly i...

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Sci-Fi, Drama
  • Release Date:February 12, 1982
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    Stereo
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