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

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Trying to identify a late 70's early 80's animated television special about an evil magician who kidnaps a young boy

I have a somewhat vague memory of an animated television special from when I was a preteen in the late 70's or early 80's. All I can remember was that there was an evil magician who was forcing a ...
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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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How do they mix real characters with animated characters?

Some animated movies shows real characters( men / women) in them like movie Avatar. How do they mix real characters with animated characters? Is this cost more than purely animated movie? How is the ...
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Boy breaks into (toy) store and then goes into another world

I'm looking for a kids movie I used to watch in the 1990's. It was either made in the 1980's or 1990's. It was about a boy. I believe he breaks into some type of store or toy store and then goes into ...
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Why have Disney princess films post-2009 all started with the princess as a child?

Starting with The Princess and the Frog (2009), every Disney princess movie has included a scene where the princess is a child. The Princess and the Frog (2009) Tangled (2010) Brave (2012) ...
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Adventure TIme: Why does Jake have inverted eyes?

Regarding Adventure Time, there is a character called Jake the dog. It's always bugged me not knowing why his eyes are white where the pupil should be, and black where the iris should be (i.e. ...
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What is this anime serial where a teenager raises an alien child?

This serial is about a boy and girl who got an alien baby along with a talking cat-like pet... If I am remembering correctly the girl's name is Miu, not sure of that. At first they hate each other ...
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Changes to the animation of Peter Griffin [closed]

At some point, around season 7, the animation in Family Guy changed for the better. They used to look melancholy, with sad eyes, but now Peter's eyes are sort of "maddened." Specifically, when did ...
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Random cartoon from the 90s?

I'm trying to remember a cartoon that aired in the mid or late 90s (I think 1996-1997), the good guys drove high tech armored vehicles (It was not MASK) and had specialized suits. One of the vehicles ...
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Adventure - Cartoon Series Name - Hero & talking rabbit on adventurous journey

Did anybody remember the following cartoon series? It's about the adventure of a man, a talking rabbit (not Alice in Wonderland rabbit) who tries to protect his village against an evil demon. There ...
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Why are certain scripts produced as animated features instead of live-action?

If Tangled (2010) used live-action, what would have been the problem? Would the effect be different if Tangled was acted by real actors/actresses? How do film-makers decide which story will be ...
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Why do Canadians have hinged heads?

In South Park, Canadians are animated with less detailed features and heads that are cut into two different pieces, with the top part bobbing when they talk. The characters can tell the difference, as ...
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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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What techniques were used for the animation in The Triplets of Belleville?

The brilliant modern animated movie The Triplets of Belleville (also known as Belleville Rendez-Vous) is both moving as a story and has beautifully stylistic animation. The images are clearly meant to ...
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A man finds some wrapping paper and gives it as a present to his daughter

I'm looking for a cartoon (might be Disney but I'm not sure). I watched it some time ago but I don't remember it's title. It's a story about a piece of wrapping paper. At the beginning a girl from a ...
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Cartoon show with Mowgli like character in search of supernatural shiny things

I am in a pursuit to recollect my favorite TV cartoon show when i was just a toddler, so i have only vague images in my mind. Well the protagonist is also a boy, looks similar to the Mowgli (Jungle ...
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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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Independent cartoon shown in Canada

There was a cartoon that I think I saw on CBC's zed programme. This alien baby was taken in by a couple, and all it says is "peanut", and eventually brings thousands of other aliens to live there.
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What kind of animation/drawing program do they use to make South Park?

In 6 Days to Air, the documentary about the making of South Park episodes there is some great footage of the animators working on the characters in studio onw acom tablets. I couldn't tell what ...
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Why did Polar Express make me feel queasy?

I enjoy most animations but the film Polar Express just made me so uncomfortable that I couldn't get past the first 10 minutes. It's just plain creepy. I have no issues with Shrek, Toy Story, Robots ...
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British film - young boy jumps into the River Thames and the movie becomes animated

I'm looking for an old film from British cinema where a young boy is getting chased and jumps into the Thames river which turns him into animation! The whole underwater world is animated like a ...
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What's The TV Show

Hey this is a show i used to watch a few years back. It was about 2 spies & how they solve crimes. They were in training & trained at someplace called the Academy i think. The guy used to have ...
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A cartoon about two men in top hats chasing after a girl in distress

I remember watching a movie on Cartoon Network as a child with two men in top hats chasing after a girl in these very colorful, very vivid scenes. The only characters are the two men in top hats, the ...
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A VHS of animated children's poetry

When I was a kid I used to rent this video of short animated films based on children's poetry and nursery rhymes. The ones I can remember being included were "The Owl And The Pussycat", "Mr. Nobody", ...
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Cartoon about animals playing American Football

I am looking for this cartoon movie that aired on HBO between 1997 and 2005. The whole movie is about a bear quarterback that gets framed for a crime and can't play. The whole time he is running from ...
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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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Do feature-length animation studios reanimate characters' mouths for foreign language dubs?

For instance, I know that Toy Story 3 was released in several other languages besides English, did Pixar re-render the characters mouths to sync with the audio? Do traditional animation studios do ...
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Stinkmeaner's Fighting Skills in The Boondocks

In Episode 4 of Season 1, "Granddad's Fight", of Aaron McGruder's The Boondocks, Huey eventually realizes that Colonel H. Stinkmeaner isn't any type of legendary samurai, but just an old man who got ...
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Is there anything out there like Fantastic Planet (1973)? [closed]

Fantastic Planet (aka La planète sauvage) (1973) is a an animated science fiction film that is scored with deep rhythmic music from beginning to end, and tells a story of a world where humans live as ...
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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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Boy turns into car and back again…?

I remember ages ago back in the 80's when everything was still cool and Optimus Prime was still voiced by Peter Cullen... But there was another cartoon which although was somewhat crazy in concept ...
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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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Why are cartoons non consistent with airing times? E.g. Show is on Saturdays,but often skip a week?

I'm trying to find out the reason why cartoons are not consistent with their airing times. E.g. I've gotten used to TMNT on a specific day, but then they started to skip a week, sometimes more - all ...
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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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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. unfortunately I don't remember all the details, rather the strange feeling it evoked in me. Here is a keyword like sketch ...
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Animated movie that aired on Cartoon Network about a world of toys

This has been bugging me for a LONG time now and was hoping someone knew the title to this animated movie I saw a long time ago on Cartoon Network. When I say long, it possibly aired on Cartoon ...
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Someone flying through the air and onlookers watching below [closed]

I vaguely remember a movie (I believe it is animated) where someone is flying through the air and onlookers are watching below. One person says: "She's not gonna make it!" and someone else ...
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Characters break through the animation frame and chase each other across motion picture frames

I'm looking to identify an old cartoon (from the 1930s or 1940s, I think, based on the style) that had the characters breaking through the animation frame and chasing each other across the motion ...
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Christmassy movie about a rat in a toy store

I suddenly remembered seeing a movie on T.V. when I was a kid. I have no idea what the story was about, but I remember the following things: was animated in a very distinct non-Disney style (unlike ...
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How did the animated movies, (Rio, Toy story, Turbo, ETC.) takes place the same timeline from “Up” [closed]

I was wondering a question, Did you seen these movies like Rio, Toy story, Turbo, ETC. How did the animated movies, takes place the same timeline from "Up". How it was connected? Can you do some ...
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Animated Movie about a boy stranded on a dinosaur-filled land

I don't remember too much, but for starters, if I'm not mistaken, I think I watched it after 2004, on like a Sunday Morning Block. Not sure how helpful that was, since the channel I watched it on ...
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Cartoon with a muscular main character who's wearing sunglasses

I'm looking for a cartoon show in which the main character is a muscular male, has ginger/yellow afro, is wearing sunglasses, has an absurd name ("bon pon", "pon pon", or something like that), and ...
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Princess and her band of fairies search for prince

Can anyone help me identify the name of this animated movie? It involved a man and woman (I want to say one was a prince or princess), in the opening scene running away from a dragon and were ...
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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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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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Non-Shrek film with Donkey

I remember seeing trailers an animated film a long time ago featuring Donkey from the Shrek franchise and other animals (I think there was a lion), but not any other Shrek characters. I think I also ...
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Animals driving cars and rescuing others

I am trying to find a series I watched as a kid. I had a VHS in 90's that had animals driving cars and rescuing others, I think. I don't remember much about it. I think it was animals. They had their ...
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Cloaked figures walking in a line with lanterns

It's a dark looking animated movie possibly quite old. It ends with cloaked figures walking in a line with lanterns in a dark scene as the camera pans forward. I think there is a skeletal like ...
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Set in a library and switches from live action to animation

All I can remember is that it starts with a boy who is in a library late at night. At first it's live-action, but then there are these animated colors (don't know how else to describe it) that flood ...
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In the children's show Toopy and Binoo, Is Binoo a boy or a girl?

Help me settle a debate with my 5 year old daughter. In the children's show Toopy and Binoo, is Binoo a boy or a girl?