20 Movies Like The Boxtrolls

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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 dark fantasy film about a young girl who discovers a secret door in her new home that leads to an alternate version of her life, where everything seems perfect but hides a sinister secret.”

ParaNorman

ParaNorman
ParaNorman
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 19 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Chris Butler
Actors: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“ParaNorman” is a stop-motion animated film about a young boy named Norman who can communicate with the dead. When his town is threatened by a centuries-old curse, Norman must use his unique ability to save the day and bring peace to the spirits.

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, while battling mythical creatures and uncovering the truth about his own family’s history.”

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 about Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, who discovers Christmas Town and tries to bring the holiday spirit to his own realm, but ends up causing chaos and confusion.

Corpse Bride

Corpse Bride
Corpse Bride
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 77 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 30 nominations total
Writer: Tim Burton, Carlos Grangel, John August
Actors: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“Corpse Bride” is a stop-motion animated film directed by Tim Burton. It tells the story of a young man who accidentally marries a deceased bride and finds himself in the Land of the Dead, where he must navigate between the worlds of the living and the dead to find true love.

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 a science experiment, leading to unexpected and hilarious consequences.

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Wallace
Wallace
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
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Runtime: 19 min
Genre: Short, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 1 win
Writer: Ian McCulloch
Actors: George Demas, Nina Hellman, Annie Parisse
Language: English
Country: United States
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Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is a stop-motion animated comedy film about an eccentric inventor and his loyal dog who must save their town’s vegetable gardens from a mysterious creature that threatens the annual giant vegetable competition. As they investigate, they uncover a supernatural secret and must find a way to stop the were-rabbit before it destroys everything.

Chicken Run

Chicken Run
Chicken Run
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 84 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA 24 wins & 27 nominations total
Writer: Peter Lord, Nick Park, Karey Kirkpatrick
Actors: Mel Gibson, Julia Sawalha, Phil Daniels
Language: English, Russian
Country: United Kingdom, France, United States
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“Chicken Run” is a stop-motion animated film about a group of chickens who plan an elaborate escape from a farm to avoid being turned into chicken pies. Led by the determined Ginger and the charismatic Rooster, they must outsmart the farm’s evil owners and overcome various obstacles to secure their freedom.”

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 87 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 32 wins & 63 nominations total
Writer: Roald Dahl, Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach
Actors: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray
Language: English, French
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Fantastic Mr. Fox” is a stop-motion animated film based on Roald Dahl’s book. It follows the story of a clever fox who outwits three mean farmers to provide for his family and fellow animal friends.

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 the journey of a young boy named Brendan who helps complete a magical book while protecting his medieval village from Viking invaders. Through his adventures, Brendan discovers the power of creativity, imagination, and the importance of preserving Irish culture and heritage.

Song of the Sea

Song of the Sea
Song of the Sea
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 11 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Will Collins, Tomm Moore
Actors: David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Lisa Hannigan
Language: English, Irish Gaelic
Country: Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, France
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“Song of the Sea” is an animated fantasy film that follows the journey of a young girl named Saoirse and her older brother Ben as they discover their connection to a magical world of mythical creatures and embark on a quest to save their mother’s spirit trapped in the sea.

The Tale of Despereaux

The Tale of Despereaux
The Tale of Despereaux
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 57%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: Kate DiCamillo, Gary Ross, Will McRobb
Actors: Matthew Broderick, Emma Watson, Dustin Hoffman
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States, Austria
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“The Tale of Despereaux” is a movie about a brave and adventurous mouse who embarks on a quest to rescue a princess and restore light to a dark and gloomy kingdom. Along the way, he faces numerous challenges and learns the true meaning of bravery and love.

The Pirates! Band of Misfits

The Pirates! Band of Misfits
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 20 nominations total
Writer: Gideon Defoe, Kevin Cecil, Andy Riley
Actors: Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“The Pirates! Band of Misfits” is an animated comedy film about a bumbling pirate captain named Pirate Captain who embarks on a quest to win the Pirate of the Year award, encountering various misadventures and a famous scientist along the way.

Arthur Christmas

Arthur Christmas
Arthur Christmas
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA 3 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: Peter Baynham, Sarah Smith
Actors: James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Arthur Christmas” is an animated film that follows the story of Arthur, Santa Claus’ clumsy but well-meaning son, as he embarks on a mission to deliver a forgotten present to a young girl and save Christmas. Along the way, he learns the true meaning of the holiday and the importance of spreading joy and love.

Flushed Away

Flushed Away
Flushed Away
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award7 wins & 15 nominations total
Writer: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Christopher Lloyd
Actors: Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Ian McKellen
Language: English, Russian, Ukrainian
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Flushed Away” is an animated comedy film about a pampered pet rat named Roddy who gets flushed down the toilet and ends up in an underground city of sewer rats. He must navigate this new world and team up with a spunky rat named Rita to stop an evil toad from taking over the city.

Shaun the Sheep Movie

Shaun the Sheep Movie
Shaun the Sheep Movie
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 4 wins & 49 nominations total
Writer: Mark Burton, Richard Starzak, Nick Park
Actors: Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Omid Djalili
Language: None, English
Country: United Kingdom, France
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The Shaun the Sheep Movie is about a mischievous sheep named Shaun who leads his flock into the big city to rescue their farmer, who has lost his memory, and bring him back to their farm. Along the way, they must avoid the clutches of a villainous animal control officer.

Mary and Max

Mary and Max
Mary and Max
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 6 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Adam Elliot
Actors: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana
Language: English, Yiddish
Country: Australia
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“Mary and Max” is a stop-motion animated film that tells the story of a pen-pal friendship between an eight-year-old Australian girl named Mary and a middle-aged Jewish man named Max from New York City, as they navigate through their respective struggles with loneliness, mental health, and finding acceptance in a world that often feels alienating.

A Town Called Panic

A Town Called Panic
A Town Called Panic
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 75 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 5 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Stéphane Aubier, Guillaume Malandrin, Vincent Patar
Actors: Stéphane Aubier, Jeanne Balibar, Nicolas Buysse
Language: French
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
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“A Town Called Panic” is a stop-motion animated film that follows the misadventures of three plastic toys named Cowboy, Indian, and Horse, as they navigate through a series of bizarre and chaotic events in their rural town. The film is a whimsical and humorous tale filled with unexpected twists and turns, showcasing the imaginative and hilarious escapades of these unconventional characters.

The Illusionist

The Illusionist
The Illusionist
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 11 wins & 12 nominations total
Writer: Neil Burger, Steven Millhauser
Actors: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti
Language: English
Country: United States, Czech Republic
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“The Illusionist” is a film about a master illusionist named Eisenheim who uses his skills to win the heart of a woman from a higher social class. As their forbidden romance unfolds, Eisenheim’s illusions become increasingly extraordinary, leading to a confrontation with a skeptical Crown Prince.

The Little Prince

The Little Prince
The Little Prince
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 7 wins & 15 nominations
Writer: Irena Brignull, Bob Persichetti, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Actors: Jeff Bridges, Mackenzie Foy, Rachel McAdams
Language: English
Country: France, Canada, Italy, United States, China
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“The Little Prince” movie is about a young girl who befriends her elderly neighbor, an aviator, and together they embark on a magical journey through the world of the Little Prince, where they learn about love, friendship, and the importance of holding onto one’s inner child.”

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