Movies or shows that consist entirely of either hand drawn or computer drawn/generated content.

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Cartoon with dinosaur named Scott

There was a cartoon (probably around 1990) with a dinosaur named "Scott" (or something like this). He had his purpose to reach the green valley. Although he didn't manage too, he was happy because he ...
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What is the name of this animated short about a war against an unknown/unseen enemy?

Recall seeing an animated short about a war against an unknown/unseen enemy. Believe the short was on a Studio Ghibli DVD as "extra" content, but not 100% sure about that. I recall canons being the ...
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Late 80s or early 90s anime\cartoon in space with slugs and pink tentacles

I'll do my best to remember everything I can - The very first scene is a father that is combining a crop, he is using a futuristic machine as this movie involves space, aliens, etc. The planet ends ...
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Technique where the outline of real actors and objects is replaced by superimposed animation?

My question is related to the following technique: How do they mix real characters with animated characters? Except that instead of having a real Dick Van Dyke during all the scene, an animated Dick ...
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Which was the first animated movie in hollywood?

Which was the first animated movie in Hollywood?
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Animated fairy tales with a blond narrator

I have flashes of one of my favourite ever videos as a kid, but I cannot for the life of me think of the name. I also can't remember much about it, which isn't helpful, I know, but it was very old and ...
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Looking for an anime style show with a skyship and kids flying planes from either the 80s or 90s

I am looking for an animated series that was on South African television in the 90s. It may have been broadcast in the 80s in other parts of the world. It had to have been an Anime type show since the ...
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Children cartoon about a boy who lives with his father

I watched this cartoon as a kid when I lived in France, so the years are between 1985 and 1989. The cartoon was drawn with pastel colors and simple clear lines, the faces of the characters were ...
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What is the title of this animated short about a man blinded in an accident?

I'm trying to track down an animated short from the late 1980s or early 1990s. Here are some details: The plot involves a man who is in an accident (most likely involving a car) where he is ...
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Mecha movie with robots synced to their pilots' movements

It's a movie that I watched with my dad when I was really young. I know it does not really help but I can't remember the year I watched it in. I'm 17 so I guess I watched it around 2001. In my memory ...
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Flying typewriters or sewing machines and the dangers of industrialisation

I'm desperately searching for an old cartoon I saw when I was a little child in the mid-90s. Unfortunately I don't remember all the details, rather the strange feeling it evoked in me. Here is a ...
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Animated movie with the protagonist travelling through East Asia at the beginning of 20th century

I had seen this movie once on TV, it was adventures of (some person's name). The movie is set in 1910-1930s era. The story followed a guy getting involved with the Chinese triads. Starts with him in ...
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What is this show that features “pokemon” style battles and reality?

Roughly 10 years ago, there used to be this cartoon show about a game that the protagonist and his (2?) friends play. The protagonist is a white male. He enters this world, via the game, were its ...
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Ocean-themed animation TV show with a “digital” intro

This has bugged me for years! I'm hoping to find again a TV show that I saw in the late 90s / early 2000s. Some features of it I remember: The protagonist is a young adolescent female, possibly a ...
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Similarities of Pixar and Dreamworks: any published explanation?

It is well known that for many years, Pixar and Dreamworks released very similar movies at the same time: Finding Nemo and Shark Tale Wall-E and Robots (see comments) The Wild and Madagascar ...
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Identify This Movie: Animation between 1990 and 2005

can somebody help me find a movie projected to be between 1990 and 2005? It's an animation movie that I can't remember much of, but I have a few details on it: children fighting in a flying bed at the ...
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Cartoon show about a warrior

I used to watch a lot of cartoon shows back in mid 90's in cartoon network channel in our country India. I remember most of the cartoon shows like SWAT KATS, Speed Racer and Captain Planet (just to ...
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Disney film with animation and live action, Mickey disappearing

I remember this from when I was about 5 years old, which would mean it happened in 1990-91, so I'm not sure I remember it correctly. The film could have been much older than that. I'm quite certain ...
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Line cartoon, no real language, 60s-70s?

Okay, I have no idea about this one, I used to see it on SBS when I was a youngster because it was Italian in origin, and it's not on nowadays... A fourth wall artist would draw a silhouette of a guy ...
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Cartoon similar to Transformers and Voltron with big animal robots

Some time in the 90's maybe early 2000's. It was a TV cartoon show featuring these people who would man these huge robot animals and ride around in them. Not sure on the plot but it basically ...
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What's the name of animated series about soldiers who can transform into certain animal

In the 1st episode a bunch of soldiers of some kind or whatever, had to complete some kind of quest (could be 2 rival teams), and as they proceeded they showed different talents, and in the end they ...
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Who are these characters?

I ran across this image on Blender.SE, where it was used to illustrate that good cartoon characters have very recognizable silhouettes. What characters are in the image?
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Anti-war cartoon from the seventies, probably from eastern europe

I remember seeing a strange, quite simplistically drawn anti-war cartoon on TV, probably back in the mid-seventies. I don't recall the plot, but a significant part was that the army was produced by ...
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What is the rationale behind the choice of animation style for The Clone Wars series (2008-2014)?

The Clone Wars series has an odd mix of rigid 3D figures and matte, painterly surfaces that I haven't seen anywhere else. What was the reason they chose this style over a computer-animated 2D style ...
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Fighter planes join up to form a robot

I don't remember the entire plot. But there was this TV animation series (could be anime), in which there are 3 fighter planes which combine to become a massive robot. This robot then goes on to fight ...
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Cartoon about a dimensional gateway within a cupboard

I remember quite a long time ago a cartoon which I’ve forgotten the name of, I saw it on ABC in Australia between the ages of 6 to 8, I’m currently 24. The main character's name is Leo I think and he ...
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A TV show similar to Pokemon with teens chasing creatures

I'm looking for a TV series that was shown on Spanish TV at one point between 2011 and 2013 (but it wasn't Spanish) . It was animated, but I don't know if it was an anime. It had creatures similar to ...
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Old cartoon short from the 80's about 2 boys sent to hell

Trying to identify an old cartoon short, maybe from the 80s. It was about two hotrod jerk kids who drank booze and terrorized their town; in the end, they wound in Hell with one getting his scalp '...
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Animated cartoon series with entire civilization living in the center of the earth

Which animated cartoon series is this? It was from late 80s or early 90s featuring an entire civilization living either beneath the surface of the Earth or right in the center. The only thing I ...
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Cartoon with flying couch?

I remember having a cartoon video around 1993/4 with episodes of which I believe a young girl and boy who had an old couch that turned into a magic golden couch with wings and flew them into magic ...
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Name of animated film with a massive knot in a city/kingdom, whoever unties it is/becomes their king/leader?

My memory of this film has to be at least 8+ years old. I think that: Kingdoms with epic sized armies are at war/something-important. Probably 90's (or thereabouts) mainly hand drawn graphics. The ...
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What was the name of the cartoon that had talking animals protecting their forest

I remember having VHS tapes of it back when i was a kid (before i learned that VHS was a scam cause the players almost always destroyed the tapes). From what i remember, there was this Baron guy who ...
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90s or early 2000's movie or TV show about dinosaurs that ends with them in space

I have a distinct childhood memory of the ending to either a TV show or movie that was about cartoon dinosaurs. Being that I was born in 1993 I believe the memory in question is form something in the ...
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Cartoon Movie that aired between 2000 and 2009 and looks like Danny Phantom

I've done a lot of searches and want to watch this movie again, but can't find its name. It aired on a kids channel like Nickelodeon or Cartoon Network. It is a cartoon style movie about a boy (that ...
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Cartoon movie from 80's, possibly Russian fairytale

I'm trying to find a movie that I watched once as a teenager, so in the 80's. It was cartoon, not live-action, and I believe the story was a Russian fairytale. The protagonist was a boy who was sent ...
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Looking for an 80s cartoon set in a canyon where the characters use ropes on grappling guns to move around

Please help me remember this cartoon. So, there are these guys, maybe in an alien world maybe not, but definitely in a canyon. They all use backpacks that shoot ropes like grappling guns that hook ...
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Animated series (or movie/tv show) of a daughter carrying a flower pot

I saw some screens of a movie/TV show/animated series recently (can't remember exactly which, but I think it was an animated series). The only thing I remember (kind of) well is the cover. It ...
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Children's TV show with magic mirror where animated scenes happened in the mirror

I'm trying to identify an 80's -early 90's children's show I had on VHS. The things I remember about this show are: Mirror - A magic mirror was an element to the story. Someone would "find" the ...
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Identify animated series about postapocalyptic Earth

I've been looking for an animated series that I saw on a TV about 10 years ago. Here is what I remember about it: the main character is a teenager he is carrying some kind of robot which is very ...
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90s anime\cartoon with a boy whose father might be an alien

What I remember is that, the mother was killed in the beginning of the 1st episode by some orb-like thing. As he gets older, I remember him meeting some old man in the desert with a pet alien and gets ...
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Which are the “several forms of animation” used by Wes Anderson in Fantastic Mr. Fox?

From the Wikipedia article for Fantastic Mr. Fox, The film mixes several forms of animation but consists primarily of stop motion. Besides stop motion, Which other forms of animation did the ...
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Cartoon with moose, raccoon and cavemen

I don't remember much about it, but is was something I watched when I was little, and it's been bugging me that I can't find it! I was a kid during the early 2000's, but I don't recall if the cartoon ...
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Looking for an animated short film from the 90s

I am looking for an animated short film from the 1990s that aired in the early 90s on the French channel Canal+. It was in color, 2D animation, similar in style to Disney but not Disney. The short ...
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Why are the Latest Episodes of South Park not in 3D animation?

The technology has greatly improved since South Park's pilot episode, why has the style of the show not been changed?
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Why aren't there any animated movies of real life personalities?

When the technology became available, people in the industry would've found it easy to overcome some of the normal movie limitations such as: Studio and locations Impossible human actions Twins, ...
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In which episode do all Marvel heroes team up to fight Galactus?

I am trying to identify a crossover episode from some 90's Marvel animated series where Galactus comes to earth because he is becoming weak and needs to feed and one of his heralds is creating trouble....
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Which was first TV show with animation?

Which was first TV show with animation in USA? No real characters. All characters should be animated.
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Space Race covered by a reality show

This movie is a recent film about a space race to Mars between USA and Russia - its funded in part by a successful billionaire and partly by advertisements for a dumb reality TV show on Earth and ...
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What was the longest successful Primetime cartoon prior to The Simpsons?

The Simpsons, which started as a series of shorts shown during The Tracy Ullman Show, has now been on the air for 25 years as its own full-length half-hour episodic cartoon. Its success spawned a ...
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Can someone identify this animated show with ducks and alligator?

I think it's 90's Animated tv show about ducks and they had a friend the alligator. I think the ducks name was brian or bill or something like that. They use to go on adventures together. Can ...