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  • The House of Small Cubes (S)
    Japan - 2008
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    As his town is flooded by water, an aged widower is forced to add additional levels onto his home with bricks (cubes) in order to stay dry. But when he accidentally drops ...
  • Piper (S)
    United States - 2016
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Short film about a hungry baby sandpiper learning to overcome hydrophobia..
  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice (S)
    United States - 1940
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas. Based on Goethe's 1797 poem Der Zauberlehrling. Mickey Mouse, the young apprentice of the sorcerer Yen Sid, attempts some of his ...
  • Star Wars: A New Hope (S)
    Russia - 2018
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    Animation
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  • Hors Piste (Off Road) (S)
    France - 2019
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    The two best rescue workers in the region take off for their umpteenth mission. Professionalism and efficiency all around, but things don't really go as planned...
  • Partly Cloudy (S)
    United States - 2009
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Everyone knows that the stork delivers babies, but where do the storks get the babies from? The answer lies up in the stratosphere, where cloud people sculpt babies from ...
  • More (S)
    United States - 1998
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    MORE tells the story of an old, tired inventor as he struggles through joyless life in a drab and passionless society, leading the same cold and colorless existence ...
  • A Joy Story: Joy and Heron (S)
    China - 2018
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A great animated short story about opportunity and helping each other.
  • Skhizein (S)
    France - 2008
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Having been struck by a 150-ton meteorite, Henry has to adapt to living precisely ninety-one centimeters from himself.
  • Borrowed Time (S)
    United States - 2015
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with ...
  • Vampire Bash (S)
    Portugal - 2011
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    Animation
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  • Duet (S)
    United States - 2014
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A celebration of life through the hand-drawn line.
  • Duck Amuck (S)
    United States - 1953
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    The short-tempered Daffy Duck must improvise madly as the backgrounds, his costumes, the soundtrack, even his physical form, shifts and changes at the whim of the animator.
  • Vincent (S)
    United States - 1982
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Young Vincent Malloy dreams of being just like Vincent Price and loses himself in macabre daydreams which annoys his mother.
  • The Cat Concerto (S)
    United States - 1947
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    The Cat Concerto is a 1946 American one-reel animated cartoon and is the 29th Tom and Jerry short, produced in Technicolor in 1946 and released to theatres on April 26, ...
  • Hedgehog in the Fog (S)
    Soviet Union (USSR) - 1975
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A little hedgehog, on the way to visit his friend the bear, gets lost in thick fog, where horses, dogs and even falling leaves take on a terrifying new aspect...
  • Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse: Steamboat Willie (S)
    United States - 1928
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Mickey Mouse, piloting a steamboat, delights his passenger, Minnie, by making musical instruments out of the menagerie on deck.
  • Wallace & Gromit in The Wrong Trousers
    United Kingdom - 1993
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Wallace is used by a criminal penguin in a robbery involving mechanical trousers.
  • Paperman (S)
    United States - 2012
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    An animated short that follows the story of a lonely young man in mid-century New York City, whose destiny takes an unexpected turn after a chance meeting with a ...
  • What's Opera, Doc? (S)
    United States - 1957
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    What's Opera, Doc? is a 1957 American animated cartoon short in the Merrie Melodies series, directed by Chuck Jones for Warner Bros. Cartoons. The Michael Maltese story ...
  • Star Wars: The Faithful Wookiee (TV) (S)
    United States - 1978
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    The Story of the Faithful Wookiee is an animated story that aired as part of the 1978 made-for-TV-film The Star Wars Holiday Special. It was produced by Nelvana and is ...
  • Le papillon (S)
    France - 2003
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    Animation
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  • The Pink Phink (S)
    United States - 1964
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A house painter can't understand why everything he paints blue turns pink. Little does he guess that the Pink Panther is repainting all his work.
  • My Love
    Russia - 2006
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Moscow at the end of the 19th century. Anton is a 16-year-old high school student with lofty dreams of finding his first true love.
  • For the Birds (S)
    United States - 2000
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A group of snooty birds roosting on a telephone wire get their just desserts when a goofy bird drops in.
  • The Lady and the Reaper (S)
    Spain - 2009
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    An old lady, who lives alone in the countryside, is looking forward to death so that she can meet her dead husband. When the Reaper arrives and she is about to reach ...
  • Big Bang Big Boom (S)
    Italy - 2010
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A short unscientific film about evolution and its possible consequences.
  • Mr. Dough and the Egg Princess (S)
    Japan - 2010
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    In a lonesome water mill deep in a forest of briers and brambles lives a witch named Baba Yaga. There the witch keeps her servant the Egg Princess confined and forces the ...
  • The Old Mill (S)
    United States - 1937
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A triumph of mood over plot, the short shows the inhabitants of an ancient, abandoned mill preparing for nightfall and an approaching storm. (FILMAFFINITY)
  • Father and Daughter (S)
    Netherlands - 2000
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A father says goodbye to his young daughter and leaves. As the wide Dutch landscapes live through their seasons so the girl lives through hers. She becomes a young woman, ...
  • Bambi Meets Godzilla (S)
    Canada - 1969
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Bambi is contentedly nibbling the grass, seemingly unaware of his impending encounter with Godzilla. What will happen when the two finally meet?
  • Rabbit and Deer (S)
    Hungary - 2013
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    The friendship of Rabbit and Deer is put to the test by Deer's new obsession to find the formula for the 3rd dimension...
  • Mei and the Kittenbus (S)
    Japan - 2002
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    It tells the story of Mei and her friend the kittenbus (the child of the original catbus from My Neighbor Totoro). Mei is just small enough to ride in the kittenbus, ...
  • No Time for Nuts (S)
    United States - 2006
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Scrat is back and this time, he’s going where no squirrel has gone before. When a time machine buried in the snow accidentally zaps his precious nut, Scrat goes on an ...
  • Day & Night (S)
    United States - 2010
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    When Day, a sunny fellow, encounters Night, a stranger of distinctly darker moods, sparks fly! Day and Night are frightened and suspicious of each other at first, and ...
  • La Luna (S)
    United States - 2011
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    La Luna is the timeless fable of a young boy who is coming of age in the most peculiar of circumstances. Tonight is the very first time his Papa and Grandpa are taking ...
  • The Simpsons: Homer Cubed (S)
    United States - 1995
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    In a parody of the Twilight Zone episode, Little Girl Lost, Patty and Selma visit the Simpsons with two pillow cases full of seashells from their trip to "Sulphur Bay" ...
  • The Backwater Gospel (S)
    Denmark - 2010
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    As long as anyone can remember, the coming of The Undertaker has meant the coming of death. Until one day the grim promise fails and tension builds as the God fearing ...
  • Don Quixote (S)
    United States - 1934
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A comically ridiculously altered version of the classic tale, in which Don Quixote is victorious over his imaginary enemies and emits Tarzan-like yells of triumph.
  • Food (S)
    Czech Republic - 1992
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    Animation, Ludvík Sváb ...
    Synopsis:
    This short film is divided into three sections: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. BREAKFAST: After eating breakfast, a man is transformed into an elaborate dumb-waiter-style ...
  • Dead Island (S)
    United Kingdom - 2011
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Axis have worked closely with publisher Deep Silver to create the emotional and hard hitting short film for the video game Dead Island, which is developed by Techland. ...
  • Pixels (S)
    France - 2010
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    The invasion of New York by creatures of 8 bits!
  • Darkness Light Darkness (S)
    Czechoslovakia - 1989
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A human body gradually reconstructs itself as its various component parts crowd themselves into a small room and eventually, after much experimentation, sort out which part goes where.
  • The Old Man and the Sea (S)
    Russia - 1999
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    The Old Man and the Sea is a 1999 paint-on-glass-animated short film directed by Aleksandr Petrov, based on the novel of the same name by Ernest Hemingway. The film ...
  • The Simpsons: The Longest Daycare (S)
    United States - 2012
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Maggie Simpson spends a day at the Ayn Rand Daycare Center where she is diagnosed at an average intelligence level. Longing to be grouped with the gifted children, Maggie ...
  • The Simpsons: Bill Plympton Couch Gag (TV) (S)
    United States - 2012
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    The secret backstory of Homer's couch.
  • The Simpsons: Good Night (TV) (S)
    United States - 1987
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    "Good Night" (aka "Good Night Simpsons" is the first of forty-eight Simpsons shorts that appeared on the variety show The Tracey Ullman Show. It originally aired April ...
  • Kiwi! (S)
    United States - 2006
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    The story of a Kiwi who spends his whole life working towards achieving his dream.
  • Poor Pierrot (S)
    France - 1892
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    One night, Arlequin come to see his lover Colombine. But then Pierrot knocks at the door and Colombine and Arlequin hide. Pierrot starts singing but Arlequin scares him ...
  • Zero (S)
    Australia - 2010
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Born into a world of numbers, an oppressed zero discovers that through determination, courage, and love, nothing can be truly something.
  • The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (S)
    United States - 2011
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Inspired, in equal measures, by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore is a poignant, ...
  • The Tortoise and the Hare (S)
    United States - 1935
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A retelling of Aesop's fable where the hare learns that slow and steady wins the race.
  • Adventure Time: Thank You (TV) (S)
    United States - 2011
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A snow golem is attacked in the forest by his species' mortal enemy, a pack of fire wolves, who accidentally leave a cub behind after their retreat. The golem's solitary ...
  • The Ugly Duckling (S)
    United States - 1939
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A remake of an earlier Silly Symphony retells the story of an outcast duckling who turns out to become a beautiful swan.
  • One Man Band (S)
    United States - 2005
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Two buskers engage in a petty feud over a child's donation.
  • Logorama (S)
    France - 2009
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Police chase an armed criminal in a version of Los Angeles comprised entirely of corporate logos.
  • Geri's Game (S)
    United States - 1997
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Geri sets up a chess game to play his greatest opponent - himself.
  • Alma (S)
    Spain - 2009
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Alma, a little girl, skips through the snow covered streets of a small town. Her attention is caught by a strange doll in an antique toy shop window. Fascinated, Alma decides to enter.
  • Three Little Pigs (S)
    United States - 1933
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Three Little Pigs is an animated short film released on May 27, 1933 by United Artists, produced by Walt Disney and directed by Burt Gillett. Based on a fairy tale of the ...
  • The Hand (S)
    Czechoslovakia - 1965
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A powerful allegory of the artist laboring under oppressive censorship.
  • The Employment (S)
    Argentina - 2008
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A man prepares and goes to work in a bizarre world, where the meaning of human workforce is taken to another level.
  • Presto (S)
    United States - 2008
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A stage magician's rabbit gets into a magical onstage brawl against his neglectful guardian with two magic hats.
  • Flowers and Trees (S)
    United States - 1932
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    An idyllic dance of flora; until an wretched old tree stump tries to cut in the dance. Rebuffed, he proceeds to set the woods on fire!
  • The Dam Keeper (S)
    United States - 2014
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Pig does everything he can to protect his town but nobody shows any gratitude. He trots tirelessly up and down the stairs, moving heavy levers and making sure the ...
  • Strings (S)
    Spain - 2013
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    María’s routine at school is altered by the arrival of a very special child. Soon, they become close friends.
  • Buried Treasure (S)
    United States - 1929
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Eveready Horton and his behemoth penis venture through the country in search of the penetrable.
  • La familia Telerín: Vamos a la cama (TV) (S)
    Spain - 1965
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    Animation
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  • Angry Man (S)
    Norway - 2009
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A film about secrets that shouldn't be secret. When the mommy-fish dies, Boj has had enough, and gets power from his own fantasy to go further.
  • Knick Knack (S)
    United States - 1989
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A snowglobe snowman wants to join the other travel souvenirs in a hot party, but the glass dome that surrounds him gets in his way, despite all his efforts.
  • The Dream of a Ridiculous Man (S)
    Russia - 1992
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    It chronicles the experiences of a man that decided that there was nothing to live for in the world, and therefore was determined to commit suicide. A chance encounter ...
  • Killing Time at Home (S)
    United Kingdom - 2003
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    With nothing to do in his life, a man sits in his empty house and orders a disposable friend to keep him amused. The friend arrives and is grown and the two have fun, ...
  • Dan the Man (S)
    Australia - 2010
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Greedy people deserve each other. The 8bit viral hit.
  • The Gift (S)
    Chile - 2013
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    The story of an ordinary couple. When he gives her a small sphere pulled from his chest, she can't separate herself from her new gift... even after they break up.
  • The Raft (S)
    Germany - 2005
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Two starved and exhausted castaways are lost at sea when a seagull drops a fish onto their raft. This is the moment when we see what real friendship is!
  • The Wizard of Oz (S)
    Canada - 1933
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A storybook opens to depict little Dorothy on the grey Kansas prairies, when suddenly a cyclone comes up, turns her world to color, and she lands on a Scarecrow, who ...
  • Oktapodi (S)
    France - 2007
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Two octopi entwine in an embrace when a hand reaches from above, plucks them out of the water, disentangles them, tosses the female back in what now we see is a small ...
  • Lifted (S)
    United States - 2006
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A young alien student tests the patience of an increasingly weary instructor as he attempts to abduct an innocently slumbering farmer.
  • Fresh Guacamole (S)
    United States - 2012
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    An unseen cook uses a series of unusual ingredients to prepare a bowl of guacamole.
  • Feast (S)
    United States - 2014
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    “Feast” is the story of one man’s love life as seen through the eyes of his best friend and dog, Winston, and revealed bite by bite through the meals they share.
  • King-Size Canary (S)
    United States - 1947
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    King-Size Canary is an animated cartoon short that debuted in movie theaters in 1947. It was produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by cartoon legend Tex Avery. An ...
  • Rabbit of Seville (S)
    United States - 1950
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Bugs and Elmer supply new lyrics to Rossini's opera.
  • T is for Toilet (S)
    United Kingdom - 2011
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Humorously creepy claymation horror that tells the story of a little boy who is a bit uncomfortable about using the toilet.
  • Peter and the Wolf (S)
    United States - 1946
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Disney's animated adaptation of Prokofiev's masterpiece, in which every character is represented musically by a different instrument. Young Peter decides to go hunting ...
  • Adam and Dog (S)
    United States - 2011
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    The story about the dog of Eden. What happened in those first days of Creation that made Man and Dog so inseparable? The dog, as he lives through this curious world, ...
  • Sex and Violence (S)
    United States - 1997
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    In eight minutes, animator Bill Plympton gives us 24 vignettes: seven are clearly about sex, 10 about violence, and seven others deal with human frailties, particularly ...
  • Dog (S)
    United Kingdom - 2002
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    A young boy and his father live in a dull, lonely house with the shadow of mourning hanging over them both. The boy misses his mother but gets no comfort from his ...
  • Gone Nutty (S)
    United States - 2002
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    Scrat is putting one last acorn into a huge and very neatly arranged stash, but it keeps popping up. He jumps on it -- once too often, and the whole stockpile falls ...
  • Toy Story of Terror! (TV) (S)
    United States - 2013
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    What starts out as a fun road trip for the “Toy Story” gang takes an unexpected turn for the worse when the trip detours to a roadside motel. After one of the toys goes ...
  • Harvie Krumpet (S)
    Australia - 2003
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    Animation
    Synopsis:
    The odd biography of a man who has Tourette's Syndrome, chronic bad luck, menial jobs, nudist tendencies, and a book of "fakts" hung around his neck.
Movies from this Rating List. (Click on a movie to rate it)
  • The House of Small Cubes (S)
  • Piper (S)
  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice (S)
  • Star Wars: A New Hope (S)
  • Hors Piste (Off Road) (S)
  • Partly Cloudy (S)
  • More (S)
  • A Joy Story: Joy and Heron (S)
  • Skhizein (S)
  • Borrowed Time (S)
  • Vampire Bash (S)
  • Duet (S)
  • Duck Amuck (S)
  • Vincent (S)
  • The Cat Concerto (S)
  • Hedgehog in the Fog (S)
  • Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse: Steamboat Willie (S)
  • Wallace & Gromit in The Wrong Trousers
  • Paperman (S)
  • What's Opera, Doc? (S)
  • Star Wars: The Faithful Wookiee (TV) (S)
  • Le papillon (S)
  • The Pink Phink (S)
  • My Love
  • For the Birds (S)
  • The Lady and the Reaper (S)
  • Big Bang Big Boom (S)
  • Mr. Dough and the Egg Princess (S)
  • The Old Mill (S)
  • Father and Daughter (S)
  • Bambi Meets Godzilla (S)
  • Rabbit and Deer (S)
  • Mei and the Kittenbus (S)
  • No Time for Nuts (S)
  • Day & Night (S)
  • La Luna (S)
  • The Simpsons: Homer Cubed (S)
  • The Backwater Gospel (S)
  • Don Quixote (S)
  • Food (S)
  • Dead Island (S)
  • Pixels (S)
  • Darkness Light Darkness (S)
  • The Old Man and the Sea (S)
  • The Simpsons: The Longest Daycare (S)
  • The Simpsons: Bill Plympton Couch Gag (TV) (S)
  • The Simpsons: Good Night (TV) (S)
  • Kiwi! (S)
  • Poor Pierrot (S)
  • Zero (S)
  • The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (S)
  • The Tortoise and the Hare (S)
  • Adventure Time: Thank You (TV) (S)
  • The Ugly Duckling (S)
  • One Man Band (S)
  • Logorama (S)
  • Geri's Game (S)
  • Alma (S)
  • Three Little Pigs (S)
  • The Hand (S)
  • The Employment (S)
  • Presto (S)
  • Flowers and Trees (S)
  • The Dam Keeper (S)
  • Strings (S)
  • Buried Treasure (S)
  • La familia Telerín: Vamos a la cama (TV) (S)
  • Angry Man (S)
  • Knick Knack (S)
  • The Dream of a Ridiculous Man (S)
  • Killing Time at Home (S)
  • Dan the Man (S)
  • The Gift (S)
  • The Raft (S)
  • The Wizard of Oz (S)
  • Oktapodi (S)
  • Lifted (S)
  • Fresh Guacamole (S)
  • Feast (S)
  • King-Size Canary (S)
  • Rabbit of Seville (S)
  • T is for Toilet (S)
  • Peter and the Wolf (S)
  • Adam and Dog (S)
  • Sex and Violence (S)
  • Dog (S)
  • Gone Nutty (S)
  • Toy Story of Terror! (TV) (S)
  • Harvie Krumpet (S)
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