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1. The Spine of Night (2021)

93 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.3
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57 Metascore

Ultra-violent, epic fantasy set in a land of magic follows heroes from a different eras and cultures battling against a malevolent force.

Directors: Philip Gelatt, Morgan Galen King | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Lucy Lawless, Patton Oswalt, Betty Gabriel

Votes: 896

2. XX/XY (2002)

R | 91 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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52 Metascore

Three friends begin a dangerous three-way relationship that spirals out of control, leading to dire consequences that haunt them ten years later.

Director: Austin Chick | Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Kathleen Robertson, Maya Stange, Kel O'Neill

Votes: 3,213 | Gross: $0.10M

3. Walt Before Mickey (2015)

PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama

5.9
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Based on the book "Walt Before Mickey" covers the early years of Walt Disney's career.

Director: Khoa Le | Stars: Thomas Ian Nicholas, Jon Heder, Armando Gutierrez, David Henrie

Votes: 6,003

4. Demonlover (2002)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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64 Metascore

A French corporation goes head-to-head with an American web media company for the rights to a 3-D manga pornography studio, resulting in a power struggle that culminates in violence and espionage.

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Connie Nielsen, Gina Gershon, Chloë Sevigny, Charles Berling

Votes: 5,362 | Gross: $0.23M

5. Camp Confidential: America's Secret Nazis (2021)

PG-13 | 36 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

6.5
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At the height of WWII, a group of young Jewish refugees are sent to a secret POW camp near Washington, D.C. The recent refugees soon discover that the prisoners are no other than Hitler's top scientists.

Directors: Mor Loushy, Daniel Sivan | Stars: Alfred Bomberg, Arno Mayer, Rudolph Pins, Peter Wiess

Votes: 618

6. Cha no aji (2004)

143 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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77 Metascore

A spell of time of a rural family's slightly surreal life.

Director: Katsuhito Ishii | Stars: Maya Banno, Takahiro Satô, Tadanobu Asano, Satomi Tezuka

Votes: 6,332

7. The Reluctant Dragon (I) (1941)

Approved | 74 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.8
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Humorist Robert Benchley learns about the animation process at Walt Disney Studios while trying to find the great man himself to pitch him the idea of making a cartoon about a shy dragon.

Directors: Alfred L. Werker, Hamilton Luske, Jack Cutting, Ub Iwerks, Jack Kinney | Stars: Robert Benchley, Frances Gifford, Buddy Pepper, Nana Bryant

Votes: 3,169 | Gross: $0.87M

8. The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (2013)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary

7.8
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75 Metascore

Follows the routines of those employed at Studio Ghibli, including filmmakers Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata, and Toshio Suzuki as they work to release two films simultaneously, The Wind Rises and The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.

Director: Mami Sunada | Stars: Hayao Miyazaki, Yumiko Miyoshi, Toshio Suzuki, Shinsuke Nonaka

Votes: 5,111

9. The Party 2 (1982)

109 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.2
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Vulnerable and impressionable teenage girl continues to experience sorrows and joys of adult life.

Director: Claude Pinoteau | Stars: Claude Brasseur, Brigitte Fossey, Sophie Marceau, Lambert Wilson

Votes: 4,447

10. The Wacky World of Tex Avery (1997–1998)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.1
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Laugh along with a variety of wildly original characters in classic animated shorts that will keep you guessing what wacky adventure is next.

Stars: Billy West, Cree Summer, Terry Klassen, Maurice LaMarche

Votes: 532

11. The Pixar Story (2007)

G | 87 min | Documentary

7.8
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The Pixar Story takes audiences behind the scenes of the groundbreaking company that pioneered a new generation of animation and forever changed the face of filmmaking.

Director: Leslie Iwerks | Stars: Stacy Keach, John Lasseter, Brad Bird, John Musker

Votes: 6,539

12. Jacquot de Nantes (1991)

PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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Jacquot Demy is a little boy at the end of the thirties. His father owns a garage and his mother is a hairdresser. The whole family lives happily and likes to sing and to go to the movies. ... See full summary »

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Philippe Maron, Edouard Joubeaud, Laurent Monnier, Brigitte De Villepoix

Votes: 1,627 | Gross: $0.15M

13. Shirobako (2014– )

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Aoi will never forget how she felt the day her high school animation club's labor of love was shown at the cultural festival. The sense of awe and the feeling of accomplishment that came ... See full summary »

Stars: Juri Kimura, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Nobuyuki Hiyama, Greg Cote

Votes: 918

14. Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2 (2020)

TV-G | 43 min | Documentary, Family

8.5
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With less than a year until the world premiere of Frozen II (2019), the filmmakers, artists, songwriters and cast open their doors to cameras for a six-part documentary series to reveal the... See full summary »

Stars: Jennifer Lee, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Chris Buck

Votes: 781

15. Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

7.1
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76 Metascore

A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Michel Gondry, Richard Feynman, Michèle Oshima

Votes: 3,506 | Gross: $0.13M

16. Duck Amuck (1953)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.6
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The short-tempered Daffy Duck must improvise madly as the backgrounds, his costumes, the soundtrack, even his physical form, shifts and changes at the whim of the animator.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 8,554

17. Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)

PG | 86 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.6
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70 Metascore

The story of the Disney Renaissance, an incredibly prolific, successful and prestigious decade lasting from 1984 to 1994 that saw the fallen Walt Disney Animation Studios' unexpected progressive triumphant return to excellence.

Director: Don Hahn | Stars: Roy Edward Disney, John Lasseter, Michael Eisner, Don Hahn

Votes: 2,970 | Gross: $0.08M

18. The Amazing World of Wallace and Gromit (1999 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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A behind-the-scenes look at the worldwide phenomenon that is Wallace and Gromit.

Director: David Hutt | Stars: Nick Park, Andrew Sachs

Votes: 295

19. Absolute Denial (2021)

71 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Follows a genius programmer who sacrifices everything in his personal and professional life to build a supercomputer of unprecedented power.

Director: Ryan Braund | Stars: Nick Eriksen, Jeremy J. Smith-Sebasto, Harry Dyer, Heather Gonzalez

Votes: 62

20. Frank and Ollie (1995)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

7.7
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A documentary about two famed Disney animators, Frank and Ollie.

Director: Theodore Thomas | Stars: Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Sylvia Roemer, John Canemaker

Votes: 889

21. To Want to Fly (1991)

R | 94 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

6.7
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Martina is a professional lady whose clients are harmless if eccentric; she sees herself as a social worker. Shy Maurizio dubs sound for cartoons while his outgoing brother dubs more saucy ... See full summary »

Directors: Guido Manuli, Maurizio Nichetti | Stars: Maurizio Nichetti, Angela Finocchiaro, Mariella Valentini, Patrizio Roversi

Votes: 839

22. Ryan (2004)

TV-PG | 14 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.5
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The movie talks about the life of Ryan Larkin, a gifted Canadian animator of the late '60s and the early '70s.

Director: Chris Landreth | Stars: Ryan Larkin, Chris Landreth, Felicity Fanjoy, Derek Lamb

Votes: 2,858

23. The Dam Keeper (2014)

TV-G | 18 min | Animation, Short, Drama

8.0
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A little pig, who keeps his town safe from a cloud of pollution with his windmill dam, is ignored by a thankless public and bullied at school. When a new kid arrives, things begin to change.

Directors: Robert Kondo, Daisuke 'Dice' Tsutsumi | Stars: Lars Mikkelsen, Courtney Lockwood

Votes: 2,318

25. Bugs Bunny Superstar (1975)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Animation, Family

7.1
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Looney Tunes documentary film hosted by Bob Clampett, including nine complete cartoons from the 40s and the artists behind the characters.

Directors: Larry Jackson, Tex Avery, Robert Clampett, Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones, Robert McKimson | Stars: Orson Welles, Mel Blanc, Robert Clampett, Tex Avery

Votes: 424

26. Rocks in My Pockets (2014)

Not Rated | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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78 Metascore

Signe Baumane and five women in her family battle with depression and madness.

Director: Signe Baumane | Star: Signe Baumane

Votes: 799 | Gross: $0.02M

27. The Making of Beauty and the Beast (1991 TV Short)

22 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

8.0
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Director: Joseph Carolei | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Don Hahn, Alan Menken, Paige O'Hara

Votes: 33

28. Beauty Is Embarrassing (2012)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.4
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72 Metascore

A documentary on the life and current times of artist Wayne White.

Director: Neil Berkeley | Stars: Wayne White, Mimi Pond, Paul Reubens, Mark Mothersbaugh

Votes: 1,183

29. Dream on Silly Dreamer (2005)

39 min | Documentary, Short

7.4
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Disney animator Dan Lund documents the studio's decision to shut down its hand-drawn animation department and focus instead on computer-generated animation.

Director: Dan Lund | Stars: Thomas Baker, Joel Biske, Paul Briggs, John Cashman

Votes: 106

30. Shirobako: The Movie (2020)

119 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Aoi Miyamori must lead a theatrical production at Musashino Animation.

Director: Tsutomu Mizushima | Stars: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Ayane Sakura, Ai Kayano, Yûsuke Kobayashi

Votes: 158

31. Humorous Phases of Funny Faces (1906)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.2
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A cartoonist draws faces and figures on a blackboard - and they come to life.

Director: J. Stuart Blackton | Star: J. Stuart Blackton

Votes: 1,249

32. The Hand Behind the Mouse: The Ub Iwerks Story (1999)

G | 90 min | Documentary

7.7
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A documentary on the life of the under-appreciated animator Ub Iwerks, who played a major role in the creation of Mickey Mouse.

Director: Leslie Iwerks | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Mark Kausler, John Lasseter, Russell Merritt

Votes: 265

33. Walt & El Grupo (2008)

PG | 106 min | Documentary

6.5
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55 Metascore

The story of the 1941 Goodwill Tour to South America made by Walt Disney and his staff.

Director: Theodore Thomas | Stars: Flávio Barroso, Lee Blair, Mary Blair, James Bodrero

Votes: 413 | Gross: $0.02M

34. Frazetta: Painting with Fire (2003)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

7.5
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For over 50 years, Frank Frazetta dominated the art world with his images of fierce warriors, helpless princesses, and fantastical creatures set in the most lavish landscapes. His impact ... See full summary »

Director: Lance Laspina | Stars: Eleanor Frazetta, Frank Frazetta, Heidi Frazetta, Forrest J. Ackerman

Votes: 373

35. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: The Story Behind the Masterpiece (2002 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Family

7.3
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Director: Harry Arends | Stars: Corey Burton, Xavier Atencio, Ollie Johnston, Burny Mattinson

Votes: 66

36. Tex Avery, the King of Cartoons (1988 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

7.8
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A documentary about the life and career of legendary cartoon director Fred "Tex" Avery.

Directors: John Needham, Tex Avery, Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: Chuck Jones, Joe Adamson, Ed Love, Mark Kausler

Votes: 137

37. A Monster Calls: Making of the Tales (2017 Video)

8 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.5
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Votes: 18

38. Ghiblies (2000 Video)

12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.0
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Ghiblies, a totally different look on the staff of Studio Ghibli as they go through life, work on new animation projects, office jokes, off the wall events, and deciding what to have for lunch.

Votes: 170

39. Academy Award Review of Walt Disney Cartoons (1937)

Approved | 41 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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A compilation of five Oscar-winning Disney shorts, released to help promote the upcoming release of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937).

Stars: Billy Bletcher, Dorothy Compton, Eddie Holden, Mary Moder

Votes: 96

40. Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics (1911)

Not Rated | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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Cartoon figures announce, via comic strip balloons, that they will move - and move they do, in a wildly exaggerated style.

Directors: Winsor McCay, J. Stuart Blackton | Stars: Winsor McCay, John Bunny, Maurice Costello, George McManus

Votes: 1,657

41. The Making of 'Bambi' (1994 Video)

53 min | Documentary

6.9
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A look back at the making of this classic Disney masterpiece about the life of a young faun as he makes friends, experiences love and loss, and grows into adulthood. Includes much archived ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul F. Anderson, Ron Barbagallo, Peter Behn, Aaron Blaise

Votes: 55

42. The Making of the Lion King (1994 TV Short)

26 min | Documentary, Short, Family

7.7
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Behind the scenes look at the making of The Lion King.

Director: Dan Boothe | Stars: Robert Guillaume, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Roy Edward Disney, Roger Allers

Votes: 84

43. Cartoon Carnival (2021)

89 min | Documentary

8.0
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Cartoon Carnival tells the story of the pioneering early days of the animated art-form and chronicles one film preservationist's quest to rescue pre-sound cartoons from obscurity and screen them to new, appreciative audiences.

Director: Andrew T. Smith | Stars: Jerry Beck, Howard Beckerman, Kevin Brownlow, John Canemaker

Votes: 68

44. Charlie Brown and Charles Schulz (1969 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary, Biography

6.0
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Directors: David Crommie, Sheldon Fay Jr. | Stars: Vince Guaraldi, Rod McKuen, The Royal Guardsmen, Wally Schirra

Votes: 24

45. Disney's 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs': Still the Fairest of Them All (2001 Video)

Unrated | 39 min | Documentary, Short, Family

8.0
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Released as a Bonus Feature for Disney's Platinum DVD Edition of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" this short documentary shows how this classic film came to life.

Director: Harry Arends | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Ken Anderson, Rudy Behlmer, Jeff Bennett

Votes: 99

46. Snow White: The Making of a Masterpiece (1994 Video)

Documentary, Family

7.6
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Documentary about the making of the 1937 Disney classic.

Director: Harry Arends | Star: Corey Burton

Votes: 22

47. AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003 TV Special)

TV-14 | Documentary

7.4
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The American Film Institute celebrates 100 years of film by recognizing the top 50 film heroes and top 50 film villains of all time.

Directors: Gary Smith, Dann Netter | Stars: Kathy Bates, Anthony Hopkins, Hayden Christensen, Glenn Close

Votes: 262

48. Chuck Amuck: The Movie (1991)

Unrated | 51 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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Discussion of the career of animator Chuck Jones.

Directors: Chuck Jones, John Needham, Abe Levitow, Maurice Noble, Tom Ray | Stars: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble, Lloyd Vaughan, Retta Davidson

Votes: 147

49. Celle que j'aime (2009)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

4.7
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A young boy must accept his divorced mother's new fiancé.

Director: Élie Chouraqui | Stars: Marc Lavoine, Barbara Schulz, Gérard Darmon, Anton Balekdjian

Votes: 211

50. Tomorrow, When the Apricots Bloom (2019)

73 min | Documentary

7.1
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Shortly after the death of his special uncles, Didier Frenkel descends into the basement of their shared home and finds a treasure: an ancient archive of animated films from Egypt starring ... See full summary »

Director: Tal Michael | Stars: Didier Frenkel, Marcelle Frenkel, Jean-Baptiste Garnero, Jane Frenkel

Votes: 9



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