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Rated PG: Parental Guidance Suggested (Some Material May Not Be Suitable for Children) -- Rated PG for thematic elements, scary images, some language and suggestive humor.
Released on:
February 6, 2009    (3D)

Previously Announced Release Dates:
February 6, 2009
December 2008

Production Companies:
Laika Entertainment, Pandemonium
Focus Features

Status: Released

Feat. Voices of:
Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Ian McShane, Keith David, John Hodgman

Director: Henry Selick

Screenwriter: Henry Selick
Script: Novel Adaptation

Genre: Fantasy, Family, Animation
About the film:
From Henry Selick, visionary director of THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, and based on Neil Gaiman's international best-selling book, comes a spectacular stop-motion animated adventure - the first to be originally filmed in 3D!

Coraline Jones (Dakota Fanning) is bored in her new home until she finds a secret door and discovers an alternate version of her life on the other side. On the surface, this parallel reality is eerily similar to her real life and the people in it - only much better. But when this seemingly perfect world turns dangerous, and her other parents (including her Other Mother voiced by Teri Hatcher) try to trap her forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness, determination and bravery to escape this increasingly perilous world - and save her family.
Rated PG for thematic elements, scary images, some language and suggestive humor.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $16.85 mil. (2299 theaters) | Domestic Total: $75.29 mil.
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    Chiho – CxSBOkdcvLeC
    March 17, 2012 - 07:46
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    I think a movie like this always makes me think back to being a lttile kid. Everything was about monsters for me back then. Godzilla, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Dracula, Frankenstein. There's something creepy about them but not scary, okay, some people might think they're scary but I never did.That's why I'm always on the lookout for things like this. I have some monster ABC books, a create your own monster magnet set, lots of kids books that are just downright weird and most parents probably wouldn't buy them. But I would!That's how this movie works for me, like I'm a lttile kid and it's sunday morning at my grandparents house with the creature feature on.My kids are convinced that I used to work as a rock star. I tried to correct them but just went with it after awhile! HAHA! As long as we get to screw them up in a fun way it's all good!