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1. 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: 2,955 | Gross: $0.10M

2. 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: 2,004 | Gross: $0.87M

3. The Pixar Story (2007)

G | 87 min | Documentary

7.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 4,727

4. The Party 2 (1982)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Two years after the first "Boum", Vic - now 15 and a half years old - has a very calm love life, actually no boyfriend at all. Her parents are happily together again, Grandma Poupette ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 3,594

5. Demonlover (2002)

R | 129 min | Thriller, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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64 Metascore

Two corporations compete for illicit 3D manga pornography, sending spies to infiltrate each other's operations.

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

Votes: 4,170 | Gross: $0.23M

6. Yume to kyôki no ôkoku (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: 4,109

7. 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: 1,888

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

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Animation

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: 3,043 | Gross: $0.13M

9. 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: 138

10. Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)

PG | 86 min | Documentary

7.7
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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: 2,060 | Gross: $0.08M

11. 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: 5,145

12. Jacquot de Nantes (1991)

PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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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: 860 | Gross: $0.15M

13. 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: 7,243

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

25 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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Director: Harry Arends | Stars: Corey Burton, Xavier Atencio, Ollie Johnston, Burny Mattinson

Votes: 38

15. Shirobako (2014– )

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy, Drama

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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, Haruka Yoshimura

Votes: 492

16. Rocks in My Pockets (2014)

Not Rated | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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: 538 | Gross: $0.02M

17. Ryan (2004)

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

7.6
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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: 2,563

18. The Spirit of Mickey (1998 Video)

83 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.7
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Come see Mickey Mouse is a collection of his best shorts.

Stars: Domenick Allen, Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Corey Burton

Votes: 273

19. Beauty Is Embarrassing (2012)

Not Rated | 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: 1,011

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

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

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TWWOTA was a 65-episode syndicated package consisting of 195 seven-minute cartoon shorts. These shorts fell into 7 story categories: "Tex Avery" "Einstone" "Genghis & Khannie" "Freddy the ... See full summary »

Stars: Cree Summer, Billy West, Kathleen Barr, Ian James Corlett

Votes: 190

21. Frank and Ollie (1995)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

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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: 314

22. Volere volare (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: 712

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

G | 90 min | Documentary

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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: 191

24. The Pixar Shorts: A Short History (2007 Video)

23 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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The story of Pixar's early short films illuminates not only the evolution of the company but also the early days of computer animation, when a small group of artists and scientists shared a... See full summary »

Directors: Tony Kaplan, Erica Milsom | Stars: Jim Blinn, Eben Ostby, Craig Good, Loren Carpenter

Votes: 772

25. Perversion for Profit (1965)

Unrated | 29 min | Documentary, Short

3.7
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This anti-porn short film shows a flood tide of filth engulfing the country in the form of newsstand obscenity.

Stars: George Putnam, Damian O'Flynn

Votes: 322

26. Frazetta: Painting with Fire (2003)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary

7.6
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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: 342

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

16 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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The journey of J.M. Barrie's classic character to Walt Disney's conceptual masterpiece.

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

Votes: 50

28. 100 Greatest Cartoons (2005 TV Special)

245 min | Documentary, Animation, Family

6.9
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A list compiling the 100 Greatest cartoons, new and old, as voted by the British public.

Directors: Esther Dere, Anna Gien | Stars: Jimmy Carr, Joe Alaskey, Terry Alderton, Kelly Asbury

Votes: 119

29. Bugs Bunny Superstar (1975)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Animation, Family

7.1
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Animator Robert Clampett presents a history of "Termite Terrace," the little shack on the Warner Brothers studio lot which in the 1930's and 1940's housed the animation unit which gave ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Jackson | Stars: Orson Welles, Mel Blanc, Robert Clampett, Tex Avery

Votes: 331

30. Poultry in Motion: The Making of 'Chicken Run' (2000 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary

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Director: Ed W. Marsh | Stars: Mel Gibson, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Peter Lord, Julia Sawalha

Votes: 54

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

Unrated | 39 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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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: 71

32. Celle que j'aime (2009)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

4.6
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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: 156

33. Walt & El Grupo (2008)

PG | 106 min | Documentary

6.6
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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: 288 | Gross: $0.02M

34. Mary Poppins Practically Perfect in Every Way: The Magic Behind the Masterpiece (1997 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jeff Kurtti | Stars: Julie Andrews, Brian Cummings, Peter Ellenshaw, Leonard Maltin

Votes: 24

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

Not Rated | 16 min | Documentary, Short

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

Votes: 64

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

41 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.2
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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).

Votes: 55

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

Not Rated | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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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: 1,346

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

60 min | Documentary, Family

6.6
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Roger Rabbit and the Secrets of Toontown is a behind-the-scenes documentary hosted by Joanna Cassidy on the making of Who Framed Roger Rabbit. It originally aired as a television special to... See full summary »

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

Votes: 115

39. 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: 918

40. 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: 90

41. The Story Behind 'Toy Story' (2000 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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The documentary short of Toy Story of why and how the feature length blockbuster sleeper movie became a success and helps to boost Pixar's popularity of making one of the few animation ... See full summary »

Stars: Corey Burton, Tom Hanks, John Lasseter, Tim Allen

Votes: 100

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

52 min | Documentary

8.3
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A documentary about the life and career of legendary cartoon director Fred "Tex" Avery.

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

Votes: 50

43. Ghiblies: Episode 1 (2000 Video)

12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.2
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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: 133

44. Gumby Dharma (2006)

72 min | Documentary

7.2
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Step into the life and work of Art Clokey, creator of Gumby, grandfather of stop-motion animation, and explore why a man would spend his 85 years on earth playing with lumps of colored clay.

Director: Robina Marchesi | Stars: Stephen A. Buckley, Art Clokey, Joe Clokey, Norm DeCarlo

Votes: 55

45. 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: 97

46. Yellow Sticky Notes: Canadian Anijam (2013)

8 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

7.0
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For the first time in Canadian history, 15 of Canada's most award-winning and celebrated independent animators have come together to create a collaborative animated film. Yellow Sticky ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Chiba Stearns

Votes: 28

47. The 1st 13th Annual Fancy Anvil Awards Show Program Special: Live in Stereo (2002 TV Special)

TV-Y7 | 120 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.7
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Cartoon Network holds an award show awarding cartoon excellence.

Stars: Jonathan Lipnicki, Sandy Duncan, Tim Conway, Phyllis Diller

Votes: 37

48. Belleville Rendez-Vous: The Making of (2004 Video)

16 min | Documentary, Short

5.8
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The making of the animated feature film "The Triplets of Belleville".

Stars: Benoît Charest, Sylvain Chomet, Hugues Martel, Evgeni Tomov

Votes: 20

49. Sprookjesboom de Film (2012)

72 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.4
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Friends from the land of the Fairy Tale Tree become trapped in Winterland and must find 5 magical crystals to return home.

Director: Hans Walther | Stars: Ali B., Frank Focketyn, Marike Folles, Reineke Jonker

Votes: 84

50. The Making of 'Jimmy Neutron' (2001 TV Short)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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A short documentary giving film fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this animated film about a boy genius who must rescue the adults of Earth after they are abducted by aliens. ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Gorman | Stars: John Leader, John A. Davis, Steve Oedekerk, Mark DeCarlo

Votes: 42



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