• Cool World (1992)

Cool World

Release Date: July 6th, 1992

DVD Release Date: November 11th, 2003

PG-13 |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

After a bizarre incident, Frank Harris (Brad Pitt) is transported into the cartoon realm of Cool World, where he remains the only human among various animated characters for years. Eventually, artist Jack Deebs (Gabriel Byrne) also enters Cool World and sets his lustful sights on his own creation, a blond bombshell named Holli Would (Kim Basinger). However, excessive intermingling between cartoons and humans is said to lead to dire consequences, a risk Jack seems ready to take.

Cast: Kim Basinger, Gabriel Byrne, Brad Pitt, Michele Abrams, Deirdre O'Connell, Carrie Hamilton, Frank Sinatra Jr., William Frankfather

Director: Ralph Bakshi

Genres: Fantasy

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Quest, Creative, 1940s, 1990s, Offbeat, Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Mike ClarkUSA Today

    Underdrawn and overheated, Cool World will leave you cold. [13 Jul 1992]

  • 25
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Cool World is a seriously troubled film, so ragged I doubt if even the director can explain the story line. show more

  • 25
    Dave KehrChicago Tribune

    A fatally compromised, half-realized execution. [ 10 Jul 1992]

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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