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1. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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An updated animated series centering on the Caped Crusader himself as he partners and deals with his fellow superheroes in the DC Comics universe.

Stars: Diedrich Bader, John DiMaggio, James Arnold Taylor, Dee Bradley Baker

2. The Pixar Story (2007)

G | 87 min | Documentary

8.0
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A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people, to the building of its East Bay campus, the company's ... See full summary »

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

3. The Movie Orgy (1968)

420 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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A compilation film designed to evoke nostalgia for the shared entertainment experiences of early baby boomers, "The Movie Orgy" includes clips from television programs and B-movies of the ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Ann-Margret, Ngo Dinh Diem, Dwight D. Eisenhower, The Beatles

4. Disneyland: The First 50 Magical Years (2005)

17 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

8.1
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Steve Martin, a former Disneyland cast member, takes viewers through the history of Walt Disney's original theme park in Anaheim, California, while being constantly interrupted by the stubborn but hilarious Donald Duck.

Directors: Jerry Rees, George Scribner | Stars: Steve Martin, Jeff Lam, Tony Anselmo, Cameron Lee

5. Two People (2011 TV Movie)

Documentary

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The documentary follows both father Hayao Miyzaki and son Goro Miyazaki for 10 months as they worked on the recently released film Kokuriko-Zaka Kara (From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)) and will... See full summary »

Stars: Goro Miyazaki, Hayao Miyazaki

6. Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest (2011)

6 min | Animation, Short

6.0
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This acclaimed animation short depicts the miraculous escape of Jewish girl Ingrid Pitt at age 8 from a concentration camp, in a cross-generational collaboration between Oscar-nominee Bill Plympton & 10-yr-old 1st-time animator Perry Chen.

Writer: Ingrid Pitt | Director: Kevin Sean Michaels | Star: Ingrid Pitt

7. Endangered Species (2006)

9 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

6.5
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An animated homage to the great, classical moments of animation's history.

Writer: Tony White | Director: Tony White | Stars: Roy Edward Disney, Christopher Kent

8. Toonheads: The Lost Cartoons (2000 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary, Animation

6.8
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A treasure trove of "lost" animation from Warner Bros., this documentary includes Bugs Bunny, many of the Looney Tunes gang and many others in rare and never-before-seen clips

Writers: Jerry Beck, George A. Klein | Director: Peter Fitzgerald | Stars: Leslie Fram, Tex Avery, Dawn Benedict, Henry Binder

9. Mondo Plympton (1999)

53 min | Animation, Biography, History

6.5
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Writers: Maureen McElheron, Bill Plympton, P.C. Vey | Director: Bill Plympton | Stars: Chris Hoffman, Daniel Kaufman, Ruth Maleczech, Maureen McElheron

10. Started by a Mouse (2008)

16 min | Short, Drama

7.5
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After losing his star character, an young animator must band together with his two partners to create the most well known character in movie history.

Writer: Michael Gaddie | Director: Michael Gaddie | Stars: Clifford Parks, Marcus Cohlan, Lilli Shoen, Joel Kimmel

11. Robotech: The Inside Story (2013)

15 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

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Industry insider and animation fan Dexter Takashi Odani investigates the origins of the Robotech (1985) television series through a series of interviews with the original 1985 production crew.

Director: Dexter Takashi Odani | Stars: Ahmed Agrama, George Bours, Andrea Coppola, Rebecca Forstadt

12. Shades of the Bat: Batman's Animated Evolution (2008 Video)

23 min | Short

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Writer: Michael Brosnan | Director: Michael Brosnan | Stars: Jerry Beck, Stan Berkowitz, Alan Burnett, Paul Dini

13. The Jetsons Return to the Future (2009 Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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Found on "The Jetsons" Season 2 Volume 1 DVD, this bonus feature documentary includes creators, historians and voice talent reminiscing about how the popular series was revived for a second... See full summary »

Stars: Jerry Beck, Mark Evanier, Jeff Hall, Gordon Hunt

14. The History of 'Speed Racer' (2008 Video)

11 min | Short

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Stars: Peter Fernandez, Ben Gruber, David McGrath, James Rocknowski

15. A Few Meters of Animated Film (1981)

Documentary, Short

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Writers: Juho Gartz, Lauri Tykkyläinen | Directors: Juho Gartz, Lauri Tykkyläinen | Star: Lauri Tykkyläinen

16. Lááásky Jirího Brdecky (1986)

16 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Writer: Miroslava Humplíková | Director: Miroslava Humplíková | Stars: Jirí Brdecka, Miroslav Hornícek, Frantisek Braun, Jitka Walterova

17. Still More Animated Film... (1983)

37 min | Documentary, Short

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Writers: Juho Gartz, Lauri Tykkyläinen | Directors: Juho Gartz, Lauri Tykkyläinen | Stars: Lauri Tykkyläinen, Seppo Suo-Anttila, Riitta Rautoma, Riitta Nelimarkka

18. Mutt and Jeff: The Original Animated Odd Couple (2005 Video)

108 min | Documentary

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Director: Ray Pointer

19. Exhibition Reel of Two Color Film (1929)

Not Rated | 4 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

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20. More Animated Film... (1982)

33 min | Documentary, Short

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Writers: Juho Gartz, Lauri Tykkyläinen | Directors: Juho Gartz, Lauri Tykkyläinen | Stars: Lauri Tykkyläinen, Toivo Lindqvist, Holger Harrivirta, Antti Peränne