Category Archives: Animation

The Smurfs

Release 2011

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Raja Gosnell
Writers: J. David Stem, David N. Weiss, Jay Scherick, David Ronn, Peyo
Stars: Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Sofía Vergara, Tim Gunn
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0472181/

When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world into New York City.

Kung Fu Panda 2

Release 2011

Genre Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family

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Director: Jennifer Yuh
Writers: Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger
Stars: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Gary Oldman, Jackie Chan
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1302011/

Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past.

Kung Fu Panda

Release 2008

Genre Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Mark Osborne, John Stevenson
Writers: Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris
Stars: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Ian McShane, Jackie Chan
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0441773/

In the Valley of Peace, Po the Panda finds himself chosen as the Dragon Warrior despite the fact that he is obese and a complete novice at martial arts.

Cars 2

Release 2011

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: John Lasseter, Brad Lewis
Writers: John Lasseter, Brad Lewis, Dan Fogelman, Ben Queen
Stars: Larry the Cable Guy, Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Eddie Izzard
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1216475/

Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.

Cars

Release 2006

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport

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Director: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft
Writers: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft, Jorgen Klubien, Dan Fogelman, Kiel Murray, Phil Lorin, Robert L. Baird, Daniel Gerson, Bonnie Hunt, Don Lake, Steve Purcell, Dan Scanlon
Stars: Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Cheech Marin
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0317219/

A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family.

The Adventures of Tintin

Release 2011

Genre Action, Adventure, Animation, Family, Mystery

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Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Steven Moffat, Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Hergé
Stars: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0983193/

Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor.

The Smurfs 2

Release 2013

Genre Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Raja Gosnell
Writers: J. David Stem, David N. Weiss, Jay Scherick, David Ronn, Karey Kirkpatrick, Peyo
Stars: Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Brendan Gleeson, Jayma Mays, Jacob Tremblay
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2017020/

The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer's newest creation - creatures called the Naughties - into real Smurfs.

Secret of the Wings

Release 2012

Genre Animation, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Roberts Gannaway, Peggy Holmes
Writers: Roberts Gannaway, Peggy Holmes, Ryan Rowe, Tom Rogers
Stars: Mae Whitman, Lucy Hale, Timothy Dalton, Jeff Bennett, Lucy Liu
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1217213/

Tinker Bell meets Periwinkle and ventures into the winter woods with her and Tinker Bell's other friends to find the secret of fairy wings.

Rio 2

Release 2014

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Carlos Saldanha
Writers: Don Rhymer, Carlos Saldanha, Jenny Bicks, Yoni Brenner, Carlos Kotkin
Stars: Jake T. Austin, Carlinhos Brown, Kristin Chenoweth, Jemaine Clement, Jim Conroy
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2357291/

It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets his father-in-law.

Escape from Planet Earth

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

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Director: Cal Brunker
Writers: Bob Barlen, Cal Brunker, Tony Leech, Cory Edwards, Stephen Fry
Stars: Brendan Fraser, Rob Corddry, Ricky Gervais, Jonathan Morgan Heit, Jessica Alba
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0765446/

Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.