Category Archives: Animation

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.

Ice Age: Continental Drift

Release 2012

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier
Writers: Michael Berg, Jason Fuchs, Lori Forte
Stars: Aziz Ansari, Joy Behar, Christopher Campbell, Alain Chabat, Ester Dean
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1667889/

Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.

Free Birds

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Jimmy Hayward
Writers: Scott Mosier, Jimmy Hayward, David I. Stern, John J. Strauss
Stars: Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler, George Takei, Colm Meaney
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1621039/

Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history - and get turkey off the holiday menu for good.

Epic

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Chris Wedge
Writers: James V. Hart, William Joyce, Daniel Shere, Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember, Chris Wedge
Stars: Blake Anderson, Aziz Ansari, Allison Bills, Jim Conroy, Todd Cummings
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0848537/

A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group of characters in order to save their world -- and ours.

Planes

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Klay Hall
Writers: John Lasseter, Klay Hall, Jeffrey M. Howard
Stars: Dane Cook, Stacy Keach, Brad Garrett, Teri Hatcher, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1691917/

A cropdusting plane with a fear of heights lives his dream of competing in a famous around-the-world aerial race.

Sleeping Beauty

Release 2014

Genre Adventure, Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance

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Director: Casper Van Dien
Writers: R. Dessertine, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Casper Van Dien
Stars: Michael York, Finn Jones, Grace Van Dien, Catherine Oxenberg, Casper Van Dien
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3343136/

When a young Prince and his trusted aid learn of a beautiful Princess's cursed eternal slumber, they embark on a journey to rescue her. They must battle an evil queen and legions of undead monsters before she will be free.

ParaNorman

Release 2012

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Chris Butler, Sam Fell
Writers: Chris Butler
Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tucker Albrizzi, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1623288/

A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.