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1. Miss Potter (2006)

PG | 88 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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57 Metascore

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, "The Tale of Peter Rabbit", and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

Director: Chris Noonan | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn

Votes: 23,816 | Gross: $2.98M

2. Puff the Magic Dragon (1978 TV Short)

30 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.5
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A friendly dragon comes to help a non-communicative boy overcome his debilitating fears.

Directors: Charles Swenson, Fred Wolf | Stars: Burgess Meredith, Philip Tanzini, Robert Ridgely, Maitzi Morgan

Votes: 511

3. Evil Toons (1992)

R | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror

3.7
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Burt has a cleaning company and hires four women to clean an isolated house. They find an old book, a dagger and a soul shred and when one of them, Megan, reads an incantation, she unleashes an evil beast in our world.

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: David Carradine, Arte Johnson, Dick Miller, Monique Gabrielle

Votes: 1,542

4. Paperhouse (1988)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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A young girl lost in the loneliness and boredom of reality finds solace in an ill boy, whom she can visit in a surreal dream world that she drew in her school composition book.

Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Charlotte Burke, Jane Bertish, Samantha Cahill, Glenne Headly

Votes: 4,272 | Gross: $0.24M

5. Saludos Amigos (1942)

Approved | 42 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.3
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Disney animators tour South America and present four animated shorts inspired by their trip.

Directors: Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts | Stars: Fred Shields, José Oliveira, Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney

Votes: 2,922

6. Make Mine Music (1946)

Approved | 75 min | Animation, Family, Music

6.5
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Animation done to contemporary popular music.

Directors: Robert Cormack, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Joshua Meador | Stars: Nelson Eddy, Dinah Shore, Benny Goodman, The Andrews Sisters

Votes: 2,308

7. Harold and the Purple Crayon (2001– )

TV-Y | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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Harold is an adorably curious four year old with his purple crayon, who has the power to create a world of his own simply by drawing it. Harold wants to go for a walk in the moonlight, but ... See full summary »

Stars: Connor Matheus, Sharon Stone

Votes: 60

8. 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: 168

9. The Wonders (2013)

112 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.2
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The complex relationship between a Jerusalem street artist and a mysterious, modern-day prophet being held prisoner in an abandoned apartment across the alleyway.

Director: Avi Nesher | Stars: Adir Miller, Ori Hizkiah, Yehuda Levi, Yuval Scharf

Votes: 244

10. Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawings (1976– )

Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.6
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Stars: Bernard Cribbins, Ernie Coombs

Votes: 70

11. Granny O'Grimm's Sleeping Beauty (2008)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.4
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It's night; a wide-eyed fearful child is in bed. When her granny enters the room, the child pretends to be asleep. Granny O'Grimm isn't fooled; she pokes the child with a walker and picks ... See full summary »

Director: Nicky Phelan | Star: Kathleen O'Rourke

Votes: 1,322

12. Melody (1953)

Approved | 10 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.6
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An owl teaches his class full of birds about melody. It's all around in nature. Only birds and man can sing; man "sings" even when he speaks. We see a quick survey of the stages of life, as... See full summary »

Directors: Ward Kimball, Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Loulie Jean Norman, Harry Stanton, Bill Thompson, Gloria Wood

Votes: 203

13. The Enchanted Drawing (1900)

2 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.0
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A cartoonist defies reality when he draws objects that become three-dimensional after he lifts them off his sketch pad.

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

Votes: 663

14. 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: 691

15. Shake Rattle and Roll Fourteen: The Invasion (2012)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.0
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Critically acclaimed director Chito S. Roño embarks on creating the three episodes titled: Pamana, Lost Command and Unwanted. Graded A by the Cinema Evaluation Board, Chito S. Roño elevates... See full summary »

Director: Chito S. Roño | Stars: Herbert Bautista, Janice de Belen, Arlene Muhlach, Dennis Padilla

Votes: 41

16. The Boy Who Drew Cats (2008)

6 min | Animation, Short, Family

5.2
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Joji, a young Japanese boy, learns that following your heart's desire is the only way to survive in the world.

Directors: Katy Burk, Kyle Hook, Jared Potter, Brandon Rice, Valarie Richarme-Grotto | Stars: Choung Tran, Grace Quinlan, Brandon Rice, Stefan Koski

Votes: 5

17. A Symposium on Popular Songs (1962)

Passed | 19 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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Professor Ludwig von Drake plays a variety of popular music, all of which he wrote. First, ragtime: the Rutabaga Rag, with vegetables dancing in stop-motion. Next, the Charleston, with ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Justice | Stars: Paul Frees, Gloria Wood, Billy Storm, Skip Farrell

Votes: 173

18. Smile, Darn Ya, Smile! (1931)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.6
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A streetcar conductor has adventures with a would-be passenger hippo, a cow blocking the tracks, and a runaway train while he, his passengers, and some hobos sing the title song.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Star: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 311

19. All the Cats Join In (1946)

4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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A cool cat teen hears a tune on the jukebox at the malt shop and calls his girl; she rounds up a crowd and soon the place is jumping. No dialogue, just the song lyrics. The pencil drawing everyone is shown throughout the first half.

Director: Jack Kinney | Star: Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

Votes: 169

20. The Bookworm (1939)

8 min | Comedy, Animation, Short

6.2
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Three witches need a worm to complete their potion; they dispatch a raven to catch one, and he goes after a bookworm. He chases the worm into the horror section, where the monsters attack ... See full summary »

Directors: Friz Freleng, Hugh Harman | Stars: Mel Blanc, Martha Wentworth

Votes: 134

21. The Kid Stakes (1927)

69 min | Drama

6.9
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Young "Fatty" Finn and his friends enter their pet goat in a race, but his rival "Bruiser" Murphy lets the goat loose, right before the race.

Director: Tal Ordell | Stars: Robin 'Pop' Ordell, Charles Roberts, Ray Salmon, Frank Boyd

Votes: 37

22. Bosko the Talk-Ink Kid (1929)

3 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.7
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A cartoonist draws Bosko, who promptly comes to life.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Rudolf Ising, Carman Maxwell

Votes: 293

23. Modeling (1921)

7 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

6.6
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The Clown causes trouble for the Cartoonist, and a sculptor using the studio, when he escapes from his backdrop and hides in the wet clay of a bust.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Star: Max Fleischer

Votes: 81

24. The Monster's Christmas (1981 TV Movie)

47 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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In her bed on Christmas Eve, a little girl reads an illustrated storybook entitled "The Monster's Christmas" to her teddy bear, as something sneaks around in the trees outside her window. ... See full summary »

Director: Yvonne Mackay | Stars: Paul Farrell, Lee Hatherly, Paul Jenden, Bernard Kearns

Votes: 23

25. Don Quixote (1934)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.3
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A comically ridiculously altered version of the classic tale, in which Don Quixote is victorious over his imaginary enemies and emits Tarzan-like yells of triumph.

Director: Ub Iwerks

Votes: 61

26. Der Struwwelpeter (1955)

79 min | Family

7.2
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A live action adaptation of the 1845 children's book.

Director: Fritz Genschow | Stars: Fredy Kaindl, Traute Höhnisch, Eric Canso, Renée Stobrawa

Votes: 17

27. Harold and the Purple Crayon (1959)

7 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.0
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A little boy takes a walk, using his purple crayon to create everything he encounters along the way, including an apple tree, a dragon, an ocean, a picnic, a hill, a hot-air balloon and a big city.

Director: David Piel | Star: Norman Rose

Votes: 24

28. Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawings (2002– )

30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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Votes: 10

29. Manners in School (1958)

11 min | Animation, Drama, Short

5.1
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Larry, an obnoxous, ill-mannered little brat, is given detention after school and has to clean the chalkboard. However, instead of cleaning the chalkboard, he draws a cartoon-like character... See full summary »

Director: Herk Harvey | Star: Don V. Plantz

Votes: 14

30. A Bout with a Trout (1947)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.7
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Little Lulu, torn between playing hookey and going fishing, or going to school, chooses to go fishing...where she encounters the Fish from Cartoon Hades.

Director: Izzy Sparber | Star: Cecil Roy

Votes: 67

31. Those Beautiful Dames (1934)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.6
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Toys in a shop window come to life and visit a poverty-stricken little girl as she sleeps. She awakens to find that her shack has been refurbished and that the toys are about to throw her a party.

Director: Friz Freleng

Votes: 80

32. Alter Egotist (1967)

Approved | 6 min | Animation, Short

5.0
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Lonesome Honey Halfwitch draws a friend and bewitches the paper so that her drawing comes to life.

Director: Chuck Harriton

Votes: 7

33. Lightning Sketches (1907)

2 min | Animation, Short

5.5
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An illustrator draws some sketches at lightning speed. He first illustrates how he can turn a written word into a sketch of that word. The first word he writes is coon, which he transforms ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 71

34. Believe It or Not #1 (1930)

Unrated | 9 min | Short

5.5
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Robert L. Ripley first shows the very first cartoon of his, published in newspapers 8 years earlier. He then proceeds with various oddities, first introducing a woman who can read aloud 8 ... See full summary »

Director: Murray Roth | Star: Robert L. Ripley

Votes: 34

35. 8:00a.m. (1995)

9 min | Drama, Romance, Short

7.8
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Award-winning student short involving a young artist who tries to sketch the girl from his fantasies. When he finally gets the portrait right she comes to life, but disappears when an alarm... See full summary »

Director: Adam McDaniel | Stars: Alex Ferrari, Kate Wharmby, Rachel Milligan

Votes: 10

36. I'm Just a Jitterbug (1939)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.3
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At a cartoon studio, a drawing of a jitterbug comes to life and encourages the other drawings to dance and sing. Meanwhile, the cuckoo bird in the cuckoo clock is desperate for sleep.

Director: Alex Lovy

Votes: 9

37. Endangered Species (2006)

9 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.3
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An animated homage to the great, classical moments of animation's history.

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

Votes: 7

38. Ground Hog Play (1956)

Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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Casper the Friendly Ghost covers himself with soot and pretends to be a groundhog's shadow.

Directors: Seymour Kneitel, Tom Golden | Star: Mae Questel

Votes: 34

39. Ko-Ko's Earth Control (1928)

6 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.4
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Koko the Clown and his dog Fitz walk into a building where levers that control various aspects of the Earth are located. After Fitz presses a particular lever, the world goes topsy-turvy and out-of-control.

Director: Dave Fleischer

Votes: 264

40. Two for the Record (1954)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.4
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Animated sequences are set to two Benny Goodman numbers.

Director: Jack Kinney

Votes: 38

41. Pedagogical Institution (College to You) (1940)

6 min | Animation, Short

4.2
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Director: Dave Fleischer

Votes: 8

42. Bewitched (1964–1972)
Episode: A Safe and Sane Halloween (1967)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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Tabitha brings three storybook goblins to life and they go trick-or-treating with them around Morning Glory Circle.

Director: William Asher | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Agnes Moorehead, Erin Murphy

Votes: 107

43. The Real Ghostbusters (1986–1991)
Episode: Captain Steel Saves the Day (1987)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.0
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Ray is distraught when he discovers his favourite comic, Captain Steel, is to be cancelled. But Ray and the rest of the Ghostbusters get more than they bargained for when Captain Steel and ... See full summary »

Stars: Arsenio Hall, Maurice LaMarche, Lorenzo Music, Laura Summer

Votes: 22

44. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Korman's Kalamity (1990)

Not Rated | 27 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.0
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Jim Korman (Anderson) is a comic book artist for the popular comic, "Tales From the Crypt." His overbearing and ruthlessly mean wife (Camp) is constantly nagging him and bothering him at ... See full summary »

Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: Harry Anderson, Cynthia Gibb, Colleen Camp, John Kassir

Votes: 378