Dave Tompkins :: DVD Library :: 2-Genre Table :: Action :: Animation


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9 (2009)

A post-apocalyptic nightmare in which all of humanity is threatened.

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The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor.

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All-Star Superman (2011)
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The Animatrix (2003)

The Animatrix is a collection of several animated short films, detailing the backstory of the ''Matrix'' universe, and the original war between man and machines which led to the creation of the Matrix.

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Astro Boy (2009)

Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant...

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Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher (2014)

After interfering with a top secret mission, THE PUNISHER is taken into custody by S.H.I.E.L.D. AGENT and AVENGER, BLACK WIDOW. At the orders of Director Nick Fury, Punisher and Black Widow...

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Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)

A collection of tales of The Dark Knight of Gotham City, as conceived by noted anime talents.

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Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010)

While a new foe who uses The Joker's old alias wreaks havoc among Gotham City's organized crime, Batman finds him disturbingly familiar.

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Batman: Year One (2011)

A wealthy playboy and a Chicago cop both return to Gotham City where their lives will intersect in unexpected ways.

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Battle for Terra (2007)

A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.

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Beowulf (2007)

The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing towns, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.

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Brave (2012)

Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

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Buzz Lightyear Of Star Command: The Adventure Begins (2000)

Buzz Lightyear must battle Emperor Zurg with the help of three hopefuls who insist on being his partners.

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Castle in the Sky (1986)

A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.

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Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)

A terrorist explosion releases a deadly virus on the masses, and it's up the bounty-hunting Bebop crew to catch the cold-blooded culprit.

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Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme (2007)

A crippled and embittered doctor travels to a hidden community in Tibet where he learns of his true destiny as the Sorcerer Supreme of his world.

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Drawn Together: The Movie! (2010)

Eight housemates on a fake animated reality TV show realize they've been canceled and set off on a journey to get back on the air.

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Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005)

An ex-mercenary is forced out of isolation when three mysterious men kidnap and brainwash the city's children afflicted with the Geostigma disease.

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Ghost in the Shell (1995)

A female cyborg cop and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.

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Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (2011)

As the home planet of the Green Lantern Corps faces a battle with an ancient enemy, Hal Jordan prepares new recruit Arisia for the coming conflict by relating stories of the first Green Lantern and several of Hal's comrades.

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Green Lantern: First Flight (2009)

Test pilot Hal Jordan finds himself recruited as the newest member of the intergalactic police force, The Green Lantern Corps.

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Howl's Moving Castle (2004)

When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.

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Hulk vs. (2009)

Two stories featuring Marvel's anti-hero The Incredible Hulk and his encounters with the X-Man Wolverine and the god known as Thor.

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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)

When Sid's attempt to adopt three dinosaur eggs gets him abducted by their real mother to an underground lost world, his friends attempt to rescue him.

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Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)

Diego, Manny and Sid return in this sequel to the hit Ice Age. This time around the Ice Age is over and is starting to melt, which will destroy their valley. So they must unite and warn everyone about the situation.

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The Incredibles (2004)

A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

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The Invincible Iron Man (2007)

When a cocky industrialist's efforts to raise an ancient Chinese temple leads him to be seriously wounded and captured by enemy forces, he must use his ideas for a revolutionary power armor in order to fight back as a superhero.

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The Iron Giant (1999)

A boy makes friends with an innocent alien giant robot that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy.

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Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United (2013)

Iron Man and the Hulk team up in groundbreaking Marvel CG Animation.

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Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)

Aliens abduct all adults; genius Jimmy and his friends build an interstellar spacefleet and rescue them.

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Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010)

A good version of Lex Luthor from a parallel Earth comes to the Justice League's dimension for help to fight their evil counterparts.

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Justice League: Doom (2012)

Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses.

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Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013)

An alteration of the timeline for the superhero, The Flash, creates ripples that disastrously alters the Universe. The Flash must team with other heroes to restore the timeline while the ...

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Justice League: The New Frontier (2008)

In the 1950s, a new generation of superheroes must join forces with the community's active veterans and a hostile US government to fight a menace to Earth.

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Justice League: War (2014)

The world's finest heroes found the Justice League in order to stop an alien invasion of Earth.

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Kung Fu Panda (2008)

In the Valley of Peace, Po the Panda finds himself chosen as the Dragon Warrior despite the fact that he is obese and a complete novice at martial arts.

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Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

Po joins forces with a group of new kung-fu masters to take on an old enemy with a deadly new weapon.

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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

The sequel to 2005's ''Madagascar'', in which New York Zoo animals, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo...

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Mars Needs Moms (2011)

A young boy named Milo gains a deeper appreciation for his mom after Martians come to Earth to take her away.

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Megamind (2010)

The supervillain Megamind finally conquers his nemesis, the hero Metro Man... but finds his life pointless without a hero to fight.

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Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)

When a meteorite from outer space hits a young woman and turns her into a giant monster, she is taken to a secret government compound where she meets a ragtag group of monsters also rounded up over the years.

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Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaš desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.

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Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow (2008)

The children of the Avengers hone their powers and go head to head with the very enemy responsible for their parents' demise.

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Ninja Scroll (1993)

A ninja-for-hire is forced into fighting an old nemesis who is bent on overthrowing the Japanese government. His nemesis is also the leader of a group of demons each with superhuman powers.

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Osmosis Jones (2001)

A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.

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Planet Hulk (2010)
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Son of Batman (2014)

Batman learns he has a violent, unruly pre-teen son, secretly raised by the terrorist group the League of Assassins.

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)

As the Clone Wars sweep through the galaxy, the heroic Jedi Knights struggle to maintain order and restore peace...

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Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)

On an asteroid, the Terran Federation's Fort Casey is on top of a bug hive. The Starship Alesia begins to deploy its troops to seize and control the hanger and rescue any survivors. 'Alpha'...

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Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010)

Batman discovers a mysterious teen-aged girl with super-human powers and a connection to Superman. When the girl comes to the attention of Darkseid, the evil overlord of Apokolips, events take a decidedly dangerous turn.

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Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)

When Lex Luthor gets elected US President, he uses the threat of an oncoming kryptonite meteor striking Earth as a rationale to frame Superman.

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Superman: Unbound (2013)

Superman and Supergirl take on the cybernetic Brainiac, who boasts that he possesses ''the knowledge and strength of 10,000 worlds.''

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Thor: Tales of Asgard (2011)

The young Norse god Thor embarks on a quest with his brother Loki to find and recover a legendary sword.

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Titan A.E. (2000)

A young man learns that he has to find a hidden Earth ship before an enemy alien species does in order to secure the survival of humanity.

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Ultimate Avengers (2006)

To confront an alien menace, General Fury assembles a team of superheroes lead by a recently resuscitated Captain America.

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Ultimate Avengers 2 (Rise of the Panther) (2006)

When the Chitauri invaders are sighted in the African kingdom of Wakanda, the Avengers covertly enter the advanced nation to investigate.

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Wonder Woman (2009)

In antiquity, the Amazons defeat the war god, Ares, and Zeus charges them to hold him prisoner as eternally...

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