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Plot, Details & Awards

ParaNorman

Rated PG for scary action and images, thematic elements, some rude humor and language.

PG In Theaters 08/17/2012 , 93min.
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Plot & Details

The new 3D stop-motion comedy thriller from animation company LAIKA, retiming the company with Focus Features after the groundbreaking Academy Award-nominated 'Coraline'. 'ParaNorman' is, following 'Coraline', the company's second stop-motion animated feature to be made in 3D. In 'ParaNorman', a small town comes under siege by zombies. Who can it call? Only misunderstood local boy Norman voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee), who is able to speak with the dead. In addition to zombies, he'll have to take on ghosts, witches and, worst of all, grown-ups, to save his town from a centuries-old curse. But this young ghoul whisperer may find his paranormal activities pushed to their otherworldly limits.

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Animated Feature Sam Fell Nominated
2012 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Animated Feature Chris Butler Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Animated Feature Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Animated Feature Nominated

National Board of Review

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 National Board of Review Spotlight Award John Goodman Won

Washington D.C. Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 Washington D.C. Film Critics Association Best Animated Feature Won
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