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The Cave Family is a family of Neanderthal characters who adopted Spot in the 2015 Disney/Pixar animated feature film, The Good Dinosaur. The family consists of a father, mother, sister, and brother.

Role in the film

The father was first seen howling at Spot and Arlo and wanted to get a closer look but Arlo takes Spot away. Later, he appears again towards the end of the film, this time bringing his wife, son, and daughter and embrace Spot and want to adopt him. Spot reluctantly agrees and tries to go with Arlo, but with a heavy heart, Arlo pushes Spot toward the family and draws a circle around Spot and the Cave Family; symbolizing "family". With heavy hearts, Spot and Arlo say goodbye and Spot goes off with his new family walking on two legs for the first time. Spot and Arlo howl at each other one last time and he and his family disappear over a hill.


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Films: The Good Dinosaur (video)

Soundtracks: The Good Dinosaur
Video Games: Disney Infinity: 3.0 EditionDino CrossingLEGO The Incredibles
Books: Read-AlongHello, ArloGolden BookA Friend in the WildThe Junior NovelizationThe Journey HomeSpot Leads the WayCreatures and Critters!Crash, Boom, ROAR!A Wild Adventure!A New Best FriendA Berry for ArloA Boy Named Spot/A Dino Named ArloBig Golden BookThe Art of The Good Dinosaur

Disney Parks
Firework: Together Forever: A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular
ArloSpotPoppa HenryMomma IdaBuckLibbyButchNash and RamseyForrest WoodbrushThunderclapPterodactylsVelociraptorsTetrapodophisCave FamilyDiplodocusParasaurolophusLonghorn Bison
Disney Parks
Together Forever: A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular
Clawtooth MountainArlo's Family Farm
Pixar BallA113Pizza Planet Truck
See Also
The Science Behind PixarPixar in a Box