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Added by LordDarkrai on 6 May 2012 03:01
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Movies that shows Animation isn't just for Kids

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People who added this item 125 Average listal rating (68 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.1
Barefoot Gen (1983)
Oh my god! All I'm going to say that this is one of the most depressing movies I ever saw and this made me cried multiple times.
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The dark themes, religious themes and not to mention "Hellfire".
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People who added this item 132 Average listal rating (65 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.2
Felidae (1994)
This features cats being brutal murdered, the main character having strange nightmares, and an scene where two cats did it.
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This one nails what life was during the time people thought of America as a really great place but in reality, it is rough living there. Not to mention this has an depressing feel to it as Fievel looks everywhere for his family nearly almost getting killed many times.
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Same reason like the the first one above.
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Fantasia (1940)
This shows that animation can be much more than be a feature or short and can create alot of possibles.
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Perfect Blue (1997)
Kind of like Black Swan in a way.
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Do I need to explain about this one.
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People who added this item 42 Average listal rating (19 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.2
While having a simple plot, it works well due to the execution of the plot, the main leads are relatable, and the animation have a lot of details and emotion that makes everything work. Most of all, it never insults it's audience.
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People who added this item 238 Average listal rating (143 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.3
Fritz the Cat (1972)
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Heavy Traffic (1973)
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Coonskin (1975)
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Akira (1988)
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Paprika (2006)
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Posted: 4 years, 11 months ago at May 24 20:11
About Perfect Blue being "kind of like Black Swan in a way", that's not a coincidence. Darren Aronofsky bought the rights for Perfect Blue years ago, when he was doing Requiem for a Dream.

Nice list, but I'd add Satoshi Kon's Paprika and Tokyo Godfathers too. IMO everything Satoshi Kon (R.I.P.) did was for adults.
Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Jul 11 16:53
A lot of Japanese Anime movies age very well, and don't lose their emotional effectiveness.
Posted: 4 years, 8 months ago at Aug 4 22:37
what about akira?
Posted: 4 years, 7 months ago at Sep 29 17:42
Added the other movies to this.
Posted: 4 years, 6 months ago at Oct 25 16:00

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