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1. What If (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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59 Metascore

Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.

Director: Michael Dowse | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Megan Park, Adam Driver

Votes: 54,317 | Gross: $3.45M

2. Freddy Got Fingered (2001)

R | 87 min | Comedy

4.5
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13 Metascore

An unemployed cartoonist moves back in with his parents and younger brother Freddy. When his parents demand he leave, he begins to spread rumors that his father is sexually abusing Freddy.

Director: Tom Green | Stars: Tom Green, Rip Torn, Marisa Coughlan, Eddie Kaye Thomas

Votes: 40,588 | Gross: $14.25M

3. XX/XY (2002)

R | 91 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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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: 2,843 | Gross: $0.10M

4. Branded to Kill (1967)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A hit-man, with a fetish for sniffing boiling rice, fumbles his latest job, putting him into conflict with his treacherous wife, with a mysterious woman eager for death and with the phantom-like hit-man known only as Number One.

Director: Seijun Suzuki | Stars: Jô Shishido, Kôji Nanbara, Isao Tamagawa, Annu Mari

Votes: 5,741

5. Yume to kyôki no ôkoku (2013)

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: 3,422

6. The Reluctant Dragon (I) (1941)

Approved | 74 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.0
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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: 1,723

7. Cha no aji (2004)

143 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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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: 4,762

8. Allegro non troppo (1976)

PG | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.5
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An enthusiastic filmmaker thinks he's come up with a totally original idea: animation set to classical music! When he is informed that some American named "Prisney" (or something) has ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Bozzetto | Stars: Maurizio Nichetti, Maurizio Micheli, Marialuisa Giovannini, Néstor Garay

Votes: 2,155

9. Ani*Kuri15 (2007– )

1 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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15 one-minute shorts created by various people from Japan's animation industry. The title of the collection, Ani*Kuri15, is abbreviated from the words "anime" and "creators".

Stars: Takeshi Maeda, Akira Nakagawa, Shizuka Okohira, Yuka Terasaki

Votes: 251

10. Floyd Norman: An Animated Life (2016)

94 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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68 Metascore

Animator. Storyman. Troublemaker. At 80 years old, see how Disney Legend Floyd Norman, the first African-American animator at Disney, continues to impact animation and stir up "trouble" after the company forced him to retire at age 65.

Directors: Michael Fiore, Erik Sharkey | Stars: Cosmo Anzilotti, Jane Baer, David Bossert, Suzanne Bothke

Votes: 269

11. Inside Pixar (2013 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

7.0
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An inside look at Disney's Pixar animation studio.

Stars: Doug Creutz, Robert A. Iger, David Joyce, John Lasseter

Votes: 95

12. Back to Neverland (1989)

Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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Legendary TV news anchor Walter Cronkite takes ecstatic Disneyland tourist Robin through the process of Disney's hand drawn animation and makes Robin's wish of visiting the animated world of Peter Pan (1953) come true.

Director: Jerry Rees | Stars: Walter Cronkite, Robin Williams, Corey Burton, Bruce W. Smith

Votes: 64

13. Duck Amuck (1953)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, 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: 6,674

14. Bajo la sal (2008)

112 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A series of murders leads commander TRUJILLO to Santa Rosa de la Sal a town close to a salt mine, where he meets VÍCTOR ZEPEDA - a lonely teenager who works in his father funeral home and ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Muñoz | Stars: Humberto Zurita, Plutarco Haza, Emilio Guerrero, Irene Azuela

Votes: 947

15. The Sweatbox (2002)

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary

7.1
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Sting's wife Trudie Styler documents the turbulent bureaucracy both Sting and the filmmakers went through in order to complete "The Emperor's New Groove", a Disney film that underwent extensive storyline changes from start to finish.

Directors: John-Paul Davidson, Trudie Styler | Stars: Roger Allers, Dale Baer, Tony Bancroft, John Debney

Votes: 244

16. Beauty Is Embarrassing (2012)

88 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.5
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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: 944

17. A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman (2015 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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The history of Aardman Animations Studios, the acclaimed British stop-motion animation studio.

Directors: Richard Mears, Merlin Crossingham | Stars: Julie Walters, David Tennant, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy

Votes: 218

18. Ryan (2004)

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

7.7
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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: 2,388

19. Dog City (1992– )

TV-G | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.6
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The adventures of a canine private eye while he confers with his animator who has his own problems to deal with.

Stars: Ron White, Elizabeth Hanna, Kevin Clash, John Stocker

Votes: 179

20. Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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The life and work of the renowned film visual effects artist and producer.

Director: Gilles Penso | Stars: Ray Harryhausen, Peter Jackson, Terry Gilliam, Guillermo del Toro

Votes: 946

21. The Making of 'Beauty and the Beast' (1991 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

8.3
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Director: Joseph Carolei | Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Don Hahn, Alan Menken, Paige O'Hara

Votes: 19

22. Dream World (2012)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Oliver Hayes, an aspiring animator whose confidence is at a low point, meets the captivating and impulsive Lily Blush, who encourages him to drop everything and go with her to Northern ... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Darst | Stars: Whit Hertford, Mary Kate Wiles, Nora Kirkpatrick, Matt Bush

Votes: 180

23. Frank and Ollie (1995)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

8.0
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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: 271

24. Camping Cosmos (1996)

88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.4
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On a Belgian beach at Camping Cosmos. The delegate send by the Ministry is confronted with sex and murder. The residents enjoy their holidays in a peculiar way...

Director: Jan Bucquoy | Stars: Jean-Henri Compère, Fanny Hanciaux, Lolo Ferrari, Jean-Paul Dermont

Votes: 248

25. Now You See Me... (2008)

1 min | Animation, Short

6.2
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A smiling mental patient performs for his asylum's security system.

Director: Zack McGill

Votes: 8

26. Desert Mirage (2016)

100 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

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Aspiring cartoonist and middle-aged gumbuster Cliff Morelli (Jeremy Koerner, Black Cat Whiskey, New York Lately) spends his days at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk performing minimum wage ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Fredianelli | Stars: Jeremy Koerner, Michael Fredianelli, Tabbitha McBride, Melinda Torgersen

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

G | 90 min | Documentary

7.6
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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: 181

28. Once Upon a Dream: The Making of Walt Disney's 'Sleeping Beauty' (1997 Video)

Not Rated | 16 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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Stars: Brian Cummings, Ken Anderson, Frank Armitage, Madge Blake

Votes: 61

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

Unrated | 39 min | Documentary, Short, Family

7.9
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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: 64

30. 39 Pounds of Love (2005)

Unrated | 70 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

6.8
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56 Metascore

This is the story of Ami, a man who while unable to move any part of his body, still manages to move each and every one of us, as he teaches us a part of life's intimate dance.

Director: Dani Menkin | Star: Ami Ankilewitz

Votes: 240 | Gross: $0.03M

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

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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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: 1,195

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

52 min | Documentary

8.2
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Directors: John Needham, Tex Avery | Stars: Chuck Jones, Joseph Adamson, Ed Love, Mark Kausler

Votes: 37

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

25 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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Director: Harry Arends | Stars: Corey Burton, Xavier Atencio, Ollie Johnston, Burny Mattinson

Votes: 29

34. My Cactus Heart (2012)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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A girl who believes in perfect love. After she discovered her father's infidelity, she sworn off love and breaks any man's heart.

Director: Enrico C. Santos | Stars: Maja Salvador, Matteo Guidicelli, Xian Lim, Rosanna Roces

Votes: 25

35. Chuck Amuck: The Movie (1991)

Unrated | 51 min | Documentary, Biography

6.9
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Discussion of the career of animator Chuck Jones.

Director: John Needham | Stars: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble, Lloyd Vaughan, Retta Davidson

Votes: 82

36. You Can Fly!: The Making of Walt Disney's Masterpiece 'Peter Pan' (1997 Video)

16 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Stars: Corey Burton, Leonard Maltin, Frank Thomas, Marc Davis

Votes: 47

37. The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal (1985)

93 min | Documentary

7.4
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Five decades of film making are presented via interesting interviews and dynamic movie scenes.

Director: Arnold Leibovit | Stars: Robert Bloch, Chesley Bonestell, Ray Bradbury, Wah Chang

Votes: 101

38. Vabzdziu dresuotojas (2008)

53 min | Documentary

7.7
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A documentary film about the forgotten genius Ladislas Starewitch.

Directors: Linas Augutis, Rasa Miskinyte, Marek Skrobecki, Donatas Ulvydas | Stars: Wladyslaw Starewicz, Skirmantas Valiulis, Marcin Gizycki, Nikolai Izvolov

Votes: 58

39. Roger Rabbit and the Secrets of Toon Town (1988 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Family

6.4
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Stars: Joanna Cassidy, Tony Anselmo, Mel Blanc, Noel Blanc

Votes: 107

40. The Making of 'The Iron Giant' (2000 TV Short)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Family

5.7
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Documentary of the making of the animated family film, The Iron Giant.

Director: Kevin Gill | Stars: Beau Weaver, Vin Diesel, Brad Bird, Jennifer Aniston

Votes: 142

41. I Drew Roger Rabbit (1988 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

7.6
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Profile of the animator Richard Williams, creator of Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Director: Tom Gutteridge | Star: Richard Williams

Votes: 9

42. Gou-Gou datte neko de aru (2008)

116 min | Drama

6.4
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Asako, a comic book artist in her early forties, is devastated by the death of her precious cat, CaVa, which kept her company for over 15 years, as her assistant Naomi watches on with ... See full summary »

Director: Isshin Inudô | Stars: Kyôko Koizumi, Juri Ueno, Ryo Kase, Denden

Votes: 195

43. Dream on Silly Dreamer (2005)

39 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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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: 92

44. Walt Disney's 'The Jungle Book': The Making of a Musical Masterpiece (1997 Video)

Documentary, Family

8.5
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Documentary about the making of Disney's animated musical adaptation of Kipling's classic.

Director: Jeff Kurtti | Stars: Ken Anderson, Corey Burton, John Canemaker, John Culhane

Votes: 25

45. Betty Boop's Rise to Fame (1934)

Passed | 9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.4
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A reporter interviews Max Fleischer about his creation, and Betty illustrates with excerpts from three prior cartoons.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: Cab Calloway, Dave Fleischer, Max Fleischer, Bonnie Poe

Votes: 227

46. The Making of 'Aladdin': A Whole New World (1992 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

7.1
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Hosted by John Rhys-Davies, this made-for-TV documentary details the work that went into the production of Aladdin, Disney's musical rendition of the classic Arabian Nights' tale. Animation... See full summary »

Director: Steve Kroopnick | Stars: John Rhys-Davies, Ron Clements, Glen Keane, Mark Henn

Votes: 36

47. Lady's Pedigree: The Making of 'Lady and the Tramp' (2006 Video)

52 min | Documentary

7.1
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Director: Mason Funk | Stars: John Canemaker, John Culhane, Andreas Deja, Walt Disney

Votes: 34

48. Alter Egos (I) (2004)

52 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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Explores the life and work of Ryan Larkin, as well as the making of Chris Landreth's short film Ryan (2004).

Director: Laurence Green | Stars: Felicity Fanjoy, Chris Landreth, Ryan Larkin, Tanya Tree

Votes: 133

49. The Making of 'The Lion King' (1994 TV Movie)

27 min | Documentary

7.8
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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: 54

50. Lotte Reiniger: Homage to the Inventor of the Silhouette Film (1999 Video)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Follows the life and work of animator Lotte Reiniger.

Director: Katja Raganelli | Stars: Jenny Evans, Hillary Owers, David Kehoe, Louis Hagen

Votes: 25