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Rejected (2000)

A hilarious collection of animated television commercials that were rejected because of their creator's failing grip on sanity.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Robert May ... Guy #1 / Guy #2 / Fluffy Guy / Ticks Announcer / Left Hand Characters (voice)
... Mother (voice)
... Spoon Guy / Banana / Queen of France (voice)
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An animator's commissioned works, rejected because of their increasingly absurd and violent tone (reflecting the animator's own progressive breakdown), eventually find their entire animated world collapsing in upon itself. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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25 July 2000 (USA)  »

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Aporriptetai  »

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Trivia

(at around 5 mins) The song that the Fluffy Guys are dancing to is a Swedish Christmas song. See more »

Goofs

France is a Republic, there is no Monarch. See more »

Quotes

Father: [in a deleted scene] What's wrong, son?
Son: I want to drink goat's blood.
Father: But son... it's only *Tuesday*!
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Featured in YouTubers React: YouTubers React to Rejected (2013) See more »

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Nu är det jul igen
Traditional Swedish Christmas song
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"Rejected" is a brilliant digression
8 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

"Rejected" is a brilliant animated digression which is understated as it pertains to the animation, but a three ring circus that is both genius and insane with it's bizarre yet exponentially hilarious dialogue. The soundtrack is also ecclectic yet highly effective. This short receives my strongest rec. It is an aquired taste, but worthy of your mental digestion.... and with a spartan but effective runtime what do you have to lose? "My spoon is too big".... drawing with his left hand.... the instability of his cartoon world.... and the deleted seqeunce are classic.

"Rejected" (2000) = A (add + for animation fans)


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