20 Movies Like Paranorman

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Coraline

Coraline
Coraline
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 8 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Henry Selick, Neil Gaiman
Actors: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman
Language: English, Russian
Country: United States, Japan
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“Coraline” is a stop-motion animated film about a young girl named Coraline who discovers a secret door in her new home that leads to an alternate reality where everything seems perfect, but soon realizes that it holds dark and dangerous secrets. She must navigate this eerie world and find a way to escape before it traps her forever.

The Boxtrolls

The Boxtrolls
The Boxtrolls
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 8 wins & 61 nominations total
Writer: Irena Brignull, Adam Pava, Alan Snow
Actors: Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris, Nick Frost
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“The Boxtrolls” is an animated film about a young orphan boy named Eggs who lives underground with a group of mischievous and lovable creatures called Boxtrolls. When an evil exterminator threatens their existence, Eggs must team up with a brave girl named Winnie to save his family and uncover the truth about the Boxtrolls.

Monster House

Monster House
Monster House
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: Dan Harmon, Rob Schrab, Pamela Pettler
Actors: Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“Monster House” is a 2006 animated film about three kids who discover that their neighbor’s seemingly haunted house is actually a living, breathing monster. They must work together to stop the house from devouring anyone who comes near it.

Frankenweenie

Frankenweenie
Frankenweenie
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 87 min
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 11 wins & 50 nominations total
Writer: Leonard Ripps, Tim Burton, John August
Actors: Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Frankenweenie” is a stop-motion animated film directed by Tim Burton. It tells the story of a young boy named Victor who brings his beloved dog Sparky back to life through the power of science, but soon faces unintended consequences as his creation wreaks havoc in their small town.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 76 min
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Tim Burton, Michael McDowell, Caroline Thompson
Actors: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Nightmare Before Christmas” is a stop-motion animated film about Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, who discovers Christmas Town and tries to bring the spirit of Christmas to his own spooky holiday. However, his well-intentioned efforts lead to chaos and confusion, as he learns the importance of embracing one’s own identity and the true meaning of the holidays.

Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo and the Two Strings
Kubo and the Two Strings
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 84/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 33 wins & 67 nominations total
Writer: Marc Haimes, Chris Butler, Shannon Tindle
Actors: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Kubo and the Two Strings” is an animated adventure film that follows a young boy named Kubo on a quest to find a magical suit of armor, with the help of a talking monkey and a samurai beetle, to defeat a vengeful spirit from his past and unravel the mystery of his own lineage.

The Corpse Bride

Inside the Two Worlds of 'The Corpse Bride'
Inside the Two Worlds of 'The Corpse Bride'
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
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Runtime: 4 min
Genre: Documentary, Short
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: John August, Tim Burton, Emily Watson, Carlos Grangel
Language: English
Country: USA
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“The Corpse Bride” is a stop-motion animated film about a young man named Victor who accidentally marries a deceased bride while practicing his wedding vows. As Victor tries to navigate the strange and colorful world of the afterlife, he must decide between his newfound undead bride and his living fiancée.

A Monster in Paris

A Monster in Paris
A Monster in Paris
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 3 nominations
Writer: Stéphane Kazandjian, Bibo Bergeron
Actors: Matthieu Chedid, Vanessa Paradis, Gad Elmaleh
Language: French, English
Country: France
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“A Monster in Paris” is an animated film set in 1910 Paris, where a shy projectionist and an eccentric inventor accidentally create a giant flea that becomes a singing sensation and must be protected from the city’s fearful residents.

Hotel Transylvania

Hotel Transylvania
Hotel Transylvania
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 45%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 2 wins & 15 nominations
Writer: Peter Baynham, Robert Smigel, Todd Durham
Actors: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“Hotel Transylvania” is an animated comedy film about Count Dracula, who operates a hotel for monsters and seeks to protect his daughter from falling in love with a human. Chaos ensues when a human stumbles upon the hotel and disrupts the monsters’ vacation.

Corpse Party

Corpse Party
Corpse Party
Internet Movie Database: 4.6/10
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Horror
Awards: N/A
Writer: Yoshimasa Akamatsu
Actors: Ryôsuke Ikeoka, Rina Ikoma, Jun
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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The Corpse Party movie is a horror film based on a popular Japanese video game. It follows a group of high school students who become trapped in a haunted school and must uncover the dark secrets of its past in order to survive.

The Secret of Kells

The Secret of Kells
The Secret of Kells
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 75 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 7 nominations total
Writer: Tomm Moore, Fabrice Ziolkowski
Actors: Evan McGuire, Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally
Language: Irish Gaelic, Norwegian, Latin, English
Country: Ireland, Belgium, France
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The Secret of Kells is an animated film that follows a young boy named Brendan as he embarks on a magical adventure to complete a legendary book and save his village from Viking invaders, drawing inspiration from Irish mythology and folklore.

The Book of Life

The Book of Life
The Book of Life
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 3 wins & 29 nominations
Writer: Jorge R. Gutiérrez, Doug Langdale
Actors: Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum
Language: English, Spanish
Country: Mexico, United States
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“The Book of Life” is an animated film that follows the journey of a young man named Manolo as he embarks on a colorful and adventurous quest through the Land of the Remembered and the Land of the Forgotten to save his true love and unravel the mysteries of the afterlife. It is a heartwarming tale about love, bravery, and the importance of honoring one’s ancestors.

The Little Vampire

The Little Vampire
The Little Vampire
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 55%
Metacritic: 45/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: Angela Sommer-Bodenburg, Karey Kirkpatrick, Larry Wilson
Actors: Jonathan Lipnicki, Rollo Weeks, Richard E. Grant
Language: English
Country: Germany, Netherlands, United States
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“The Little Vampire movie is about a young boy named Tony who befriends a vampire named Rudolph. Together, they embark on an adventure to save Rudolph’s family from an evil vampire hunter.”

The Addams Family

The Addams Family
The Addams Family
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 5 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: Charles Addams, Caroline Thompson, Larry Wilson
Actors: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd
Language: English, Italian, French
Country: United States
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“The Addams Family movie is about the eccentric and macabre Addams family as they face off against a greedy reality TV host while also preparing for a family reunion.”

Casper

Casper
Casper
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 52%
Metacritic: 49/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 5 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Joseph Oriolo, Sherri Stoner, Deanna Oliver
Actors: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Cathy Moriarty
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Casper movie is about a friendly ghost named Casper who befriends a young girl named Kat and her father, as they try to uncover the secrets of their haunted mansion while dealing with the antics of Casper’s mischievous uncles, the Ghostly Trio.

The Haunted Mansion

The Haunted Mansion
The Haunted Mansion
Internet Movie Database: 5.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 13%
Metacritic: 34/100
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 1 win & 4 nominations
Writer: David Berenbaum
Actors: Eddie Murphy, Marsha Thomason, Jennifer Tilly
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Haunted Mansion” is a comedy-fantasy film where a real estate agent and his family become trapped in a haunted mansion while trying to sell it. They must unravel the mansion’s dark secrets and find a way to break the curse before it’s too late.

Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
Metacritic: 43/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 2 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: David Kirschner, Mick Garris, Neil Cuthbert
Actors: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“Hocus Pocus” is a family-friendly Halloween comedy about three witch sisters who are resurrected in modern-day Salem, Massachusetts and must be stopped by a group of teenagers. It follows their misadventures as they try to outwit the witches and save the town from their evil plans.

Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice
Beetlejuice
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 11 nominations total
Writer: Michael McDowell, Larry Wilson, Warren Skaaren
Actors: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Beetlejuice” is a 1988 comedy-fantasy film about a recently deceased couple who hire a mischievous ghost named Beetlejuice to help them scare away the new living occupants of their home. Chaos ensues as Beetlejuice wreaks havoc and the couple tries to regain control of their house.

Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 35%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: 2 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Seth Grahame-Smith, John August, Dan Curtis
Actors: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia, United Kingdom
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The Dark Shadows movie is about a vampire named Barnabas Collins who awakens after being buried for 200 years and must adapt to the modern world while also dealing with his dysfunctional family and a vengeful witch.

The Witches

The Witches
The Witches
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award3 wins & 8 nominations total
Writer: Roald Dahl, Allan Scott
Actors: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Witches” is a movie based on Roald Dahl’s novel, where a young boy and his grandmother encounter a secret society of witches who plan to turn all children into mice. Together, they must work to stop the witches’ evil plot and save the children.

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