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1.
The Muppets (2011)
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A Muppet fanatic with some help from his two human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures. (103 mins.)
Director: James Bobin
 
2.
The Illusionist (2010)
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A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman. Their ensuing adventure changes both their lives forever. (80 mins.)
Director: Sylvain Chomet
 
3.
The Ultimate Gift (2006)
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A deceased billionaire leaves his spoiled adult grandson a series of odd tasks to perform in order to receive "the ultimate gift," with the resentful grandson having no idea what that might be. (114 mins.)
 
4.
The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004)
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In an alternate postwar timeline, Japan is divided into the Union-controlled North and the US-controlled South. (91 mins.)
 
5.
The Elm-Chanted Forest (1986)
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A painter who can temporarily talk to the creatures of an enchanted forest, must help them stop the evil Cactus King, who's building an army of magical living weapons and machines to turn the forest into a wasteland perfect for the cacti. (83 mins.)
 
6.
Titan A.E. (2000)
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A young man learns that he has to find a hidden Earth ship before an enemy alien species does in order to secure the survival of humanity. (94 mins.)
 
7.
The Transformers: The Movie (1986)
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The Autobots must stop a colossal planet consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons. (84 mins.)
Director: Nelson Shin
 
8.
The Tale of the Bunny Picnic (1986 TV Movie)
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Bean Bunny is too small to be useful (says his brother) to help prepare for the Bunny Picnic, so he...
 
9.
The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (1985 TV Movie)
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At a council convened by The Great Ak, the forest being tells the story of Santa Claus to explain why he deserves to made immortal. (50 mins.)
 
10.
Twice Upon a Time (1983)
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Two wannabe heroes and their friends must stop a madman from giving everyone nightmares. (74 mins.)
 
11.
Shrek Forever After (2010)
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Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme. (93 mins.)
Director: Mike Mitchell
 
12.
Technotise: Edit & I (2009)
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Belgrade 2074. Edit is a student. After a few failed exams she decides to implant a memory chip... but, something strange starts happening to her. (100 mins.)
 
13.
Metropia (2009)
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A complex story of a misaligned man, though good intent, creating a nightmarish Dystopian existence. (86 mins.)
Director: Tarik Saleh
 
14.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)
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After the Republic's victory on Christophsis, Anakin and his new apprentice Ahsoka Tano must rescue the kidnapped son of Jabba the Hutt. Political intrigue complicates their mission. (98 mins.)
Director: Dave Filoni
 
15.
Fear(s) of the Dark (2007)
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Several scary black-and-white animated segments in different styles appeal to our fear(s) of the dark. (83 mins.)
 
16.
Sword of the Stranger (2007)
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A swordsman from a strange land is caught in a struggle between morality, righteousness, and devotion as he reluctantly agrees to take a raggedy boy and his dog to a remote, Buddhist temple. (103 mins.)
Director: Masahiro Andô
 
17.
Tekkonkinkreet (2006)
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In Treasure Town, life can be both peaceful and violent. This is never truer than for our heroes, Black and White... (111 mins.)
Director: Maikeru Ariasu
 
18.
The Animation Show 2005 (2005 Video)
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The second in the Animation Show's theatrical anthology series of the world's greatest animated short films; featuring Don Hertzfeldt's "The Meaning of Life" and Bill Plympton's "Guard Dog". (85 mins.)
 
19.
Miss Minoes (2001)
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A cat who turns into a young woman helps a journalist protect their town from a factory boss with an evil plan. (86 mins.)
Director: Vincent Bal
 
20.
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (1997)
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A recap of the first 24 episodes of Neon Genesis Evangelion, followed by a 30-minute continuation of the plot that would later form the first third of The End of Evangelion. (101 mins.)
 
21.
Small Soldiers (1998)
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When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously. (108 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
22.
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
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A wild stallion is captured by humans and slowly loses the will to resist training. Yet throughout his struggles for freedom, the stallion refuses to let go of the hope of one day returning home to his herd. (83 mins.)
 
23.
The Brothers Lionheart (1977)
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Brothers Jonatan and Skorpan lead a revolution against the tyrant Tengil in the magical afterlife land of Nangijala. (106 mins.)
Director: Olle Hellbom
 
24.
Song of the South (1946)
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The kindly story-teller Uncle Remus tells a young boy stories about trickster Br'er Rabbit, who outwits Br'er Fox and slow-witted Br'er Bear. (94 mins.)
 
25.
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)
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An animated adaptation of "The Wind in the Willows" followed by an adaptation of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow". (68 mins.)
 
26.
The Bear (1988)
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An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters. (96 mins.)
 
27.
Metropolis (2001)
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Kenichi and his uncle Shunsaku Ban must find the mystery behind robot girl Tima. (108 mins.)
Director: Rintaro
 
28.
The Black Cauldron (1985)
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A young boy and a bunch of misfit friends embark on a quest to find a dark magic item of ultimate power before a diabolical tyrant can. (80 mins.)
 
29.
The Adventures of Mark Twain (1985)
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Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher and Huck Finn join Mark Twain on his airship to meet Halley's Comet. (86 mins.)
Director: Will Vinton
 
30.
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (2007)
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The fate of the world is threatened by seemingly monstrous entities known as Angels. NERV is an organisation set up to counter this threat and it is up to young pilots to protect Earth but exactly what are the real motives behind NERV? (98 mins.)
 
31.
Finding Neverland (2004)
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The story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan. (106 mins.)
Director: Marc Forster
 
32.
Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (2003)
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A continuation of the story told in the Daft Punk music videos "One More Time," "Aerodynamic," "Digital Love," and "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger." (68 mins.)
 
33.
Fantastic Planet (1973)
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This futuristic story takes place on a faraway planet where blue giants rule, and oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine-like leaders. (72 mins.)
Director: René Laloux
 
34.
James and the Giant Peach (1996)
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An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City. (79 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
 
35.
Gandahar (1988)
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An evil force from a 1000 years in the future begins to destroy an idyllic paradise, where the citizens are in perfect harmony with nature. (78 mins.)
Director: René Laloux
 
36.
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
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A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has... (85 mins.)
 
37.
Brave (2012)
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Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. (93 mins.)
 
38.
Afro Samurai (2007 Mini-Series)
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A Black samurai goes on a mission to avenge the wrongful death of his father in a futuristic feudal Japan. (125 mins.)
Director: Fuminori Kizaki
 
39.
5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)
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Told in three interconnected segments, we follow a young man named Takaki through his life as cruel winters, cold technology, and finally, adult obligations and responsibility converge to test the delicate petals of love. (63 mins.)
Director: Makoto Shinkai
 
40.
Appleseed Ex Machina (2007)
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With Brialeos convalescing after a mission, Deunan is assigned a new and remarkably familiar partner as a strange wave of terrorist attacks plague Olympus. (105 mins.)
Director: Shinji Aramaki
 
41.
Battle for Terra (2007)
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A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it. (85 mins.)
 
42.
Appleseed (2004)
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In a utopian society created at the end of the third world war, a female warrior who has been plucked from the badlands begins to see cracks in this new facade. And what does this community have planned for the rest of humankind? (101 mins.)
 
43.
Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
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A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis. (95 mins.)
 
44.
The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
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Basil, the rodent Sherlock Holmes, investigates the kidnapping of a toy-maker and uncovers its link to his arch-enemy, Professor Ratigan. (74 mins.)
 
45.
A Claymation Christmas Celebration (1987 TV Special)
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Two hosting prehistoric dinosaurs guide you along a typical small town's Christmas choral celebration. There's just one catch, the entire town population is made out of clay! Special Guest Stars: The California Raisins! (24 mins.)
Director: Will Vinton