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PG| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
While exploring her new home, a girl named Coraline (Dakota Fanning) discovers a secret door, behind which lies an alternate world that closely mirrors her own but, in many ways, is better. She rejoices in her discovery, until Other Mother (Teri Hatcher) and the rest of her parallel family try to keep her there forever. Coraline must use all her resources and bravery to make it back to her own family and life.

Cast: Dakota Fanning , Teri Hatcher , Jennifer Saunders , Dawn French , Keith David , John Hodgman , Robert Bailey Jr. , Ian McShane

Director: Henry Selick

Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Animated

Distributor: Focus Features

Coraline (2009)

Release Date: February 6th, 2009|1 hr. 40 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    OK, sensitive tykes may be scared shitless. But those who tough it out with this twisted, trippy adventure in impure imagination will only be the better for it. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    What a shrewd achievement for writer-director Henry Selick ("The Nightmare Before Christmas"), to have made a movie that everyone will acclaim as beautiful, when perhaps the most beautiful thing about it is the sheer ugliness of it all. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Coraline is a plucky heroine, and director Selig's imagination is indisputable. But the story falters in parts, and its dark tone could be off-putting for children. show more

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