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Running time
97 min.
United States United States
Henry Selick (Novel: Neil Gaiman)
Bruno Coulais
Animation, Paul Gentry, Pete Kozachik
Focus Features / Laika Entertainment / Pandemonium
Animation. Fantasy. Horror | Stop Motion. 3D
Movie Groups
Laika | Neil Gaiman Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
Based on Neil Gaiman's short children's novel of the same name, Coraline is a young bored girl who discovers that bricked-up wall behind a door in her flat leads to another world, with another mother, and another father. It all begins when the young girl walks through a secret door in her new home and discovers an alternate version of her life. On the surface, this parallel reality is eerily similar to her real life - only much better. But when this wondrously off-kilter, fantastical adventure turns dangerous, and her counterfeit parents (including Other Mother) try to keep her forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness, determination, and bravery to get back home - and save her family.
2009: Nominated for Oscar: Best Animated Film
2009: Annie Awards: 3 awards, 10 nominations
2009: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Animated Film
2009: Nominated for BAFTA Awards: Best Animated Film
2009: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Animated Film
2009: Annecy: Best Film (tied with "Mary & Max")
2009: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Movies of the Year
2009: Nominated for Critics' Choice Awards: Best Animated Feature
2009: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Animated Feature
2009: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Animated Film
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