6 user 23 critic

Meeting MacGuffin (2017)

In the post-apocalyptic future a group of scientists and an animated sign complete the construction of a new human race. They meet a groundhog climatologist who prepares them for their mission to restore balance to the decimated Earth.


Catya Plate
12 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »


Learn more

More Like This 

Lunch Ladies (2017)
Short | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Two burnt out high school Lunch Ladies do whatever it bloody takes on their quest to become Johnny Depp's Personal Chefs.

Director: J.M. Logan
Stars: Donna Pieroni, Mary Manofsky, Daisy Kershaw
Malacostraca (2018)
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A failing writer looses his grip on reality as his wife grows pregnant with their child.

Director: Charles A. Pieper
Stars: Amber Marie Bollinger, Charlie Pecoraro
Short | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Three women going to a three day metal festival in the desert find something disturbing in the freezer of their isolated vacation rental.

Director: Laurel Vail
Stars: Laurel Vail, Chelsea Blechman, Karina Assad
The Silver (2018)
Short | Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The long ride home from Vegas becomes a nightmare for a group of twenty-somethings when they run into silver-eyed 'strangers' invading the desert, their only hope...escape.

Director: David Michael Yohe
Stars: Jacob Johnson, Lauren Palleschi
Drama | Fantasy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  

Following a mysterious car accident in the desert, Dafne suffers from post-traumatic amnesia. Jake, the first person she sees when she regains consciousness, tells her he's her husband.

Director: Dimitri de Clercq
Stars: Delfine Bafort, Svetozar Cvetkovic, Arend Pinoy
We Die Alone (2019)
Short | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A chance encounter dangerously intertwines the lives of three people with differing perspectives on love.

Director: Marc Cartwright
Stars: Ashley Jones, Samantha Boscarino, Baker Chase Powell
Galactic Galaxy: The Series (TV Series 2018)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

GALACTIC GALAXY is an irreverent space saga about a Space Werewolf named Fen who teams up with a Space Trucker named Pam to rob an illegal space disco in order to fulfill his destiny and save the Galaxy.

Stars: Julia Morizawa, Jonathan Castile, Heidi Schooler
Oscar's Bell (2018)
Short | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Duncan and his dog Oscar have gone on their weekly camping trip into the wilderness together. However, when Duncan looks out into the woods, something else looks back.

Director: Chris Cronin
Stars: Paul Bullion, Anti, Coral Sinclair
Short | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Marcus, a powerful sorcerer who is desperate to save his dying wife, makes a deal with the demon Dagon to save her soul. Dagon, however, has more in mind for Marcus than just a simple ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonathan Martin, Rebecca Martin
Stars: Dameon Clarke, Amrita Acharia, Doug Jones
Short | Crime | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A twisted new take on the Frankenstein legend - and the madness that surrounds it.

Director: Jonathan Martin
Stars: Carlee Baker, Barrett Ogden, Victoria Halloran
Short | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

A young ASMR vlogger finds out just how dangerous the internet can be for women.

Director: Alexandra Serio
Stars: Kareem Rahma, Alexandra Serio


Cast overview:
Richard Steven Horvitz ... Gormal MacGuffin (voice)
Misty Lee ... LF (voice)
John McBride John McBride ... Hitch (voice)


"Meeting MacGuffin" continues the tale which began in a post-apocalyptic future where a new breed, a group of scientists called the Clothespin Freaks, are reassembling the fragmented remnants of humanity in order to give humanity a second chance to restore balance to the world. The Clothespin Freaks and nearly-reassembled new humans called Homeys are guided by "LF", an animated sign and proud owner of a Lost & Found bureau. They travel through underground caverns completing their reconstitution on the way to meet Gormal MacGuffin, a wise blue-eyed groundhog with expertise in climate change and water conservation. Gormal explains the collapse at the end of the 21st century when Humanity fell apart, and that the Homeys' existence is vital to the restoration of water supplies. Now, hundreds of years after the collapse and the environment turning toxic, the atmosphere has begun to recover. But the water that the groundhogs have collected over the centuries will run out eventually and the ... Written by Catya Plate

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

groundhog | ecology | phantasy | See All (3) »


The struggle for water has never been this animated!



Official Sites:

Official Facebook





Release Date:

2 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Meeting MacGuffin See more »

Filming Locations:

Brooklyn, New York, USA


Box Office


$25,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (RCA Sound Recording)


Color | Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


In "Meeting MacGuffin" the term "MacGuffin" relates to the same-named term that Hitchcock coined and is also the last name of the lead character, Gormal MacGuffin, a groundhog climatologist. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A radical stop motion work indeed!
10 October 2018 | by charlespieperSee all my reviews

'Meeting MacGuffin' is a delightfully tactile and unique stop motion work indeed. It's both charming and unsettling at the same time, and all the while is completely visually engrossing for sure!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Recently Viewed