Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

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Directed By Travis Knight Travis Knight Starring Charlize Theron Charlize Theron  •  Art Parkinson Art Parkinson  •  Ralph Fiennes Ralph Fiennes  •  Matthew McConaughey Matthew McConaughey  •  Rooney Mara Rooney Mara Genres Action  •  Adventure  •  Animation  •  Fairy Tales and Legends  •  Family-Oriented Adventure  •  Family-Oriented Fantasy  •  Family  •  Fantasy  •  Period Film  •  Samurai Film  •  Stop-Motion  •  Witchcraft Studios &
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Academy Award Nominated  •  Focus Features  •  Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film Nominated  •  89th Academy Awards Nominated
Release Info 2016-08-19T00:00:00Z August 19, 2016
Color  •  101 minutes PG Rated PG
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Comments (7)

 
Fiction_Fox

Fiction_Fox on 9/16/2016 Reply  · 

It never ceases to amaze me just how beautiful and creative stop-motion animated films are. It's about time a sort of martial arts epic got the stop-motion treatment; it's a glorious combination. Come next Oscars, it'll be an all-out brawl between Kubo and Zootopia for that coveted Best Animated Feature award. I'd be incredibly happy if either of those wins. As long as it's not Finding Dory.

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hambone88

hambone88 on 9/20/2016 Reply  · 

Every once in a while there's a movie that you have really high expectations for going into. And very rarely are these expectations met. This movie is a rare exception, and not only did it meet a level I wanted it to, it surpassed it with flying colors. The set pieces, voice acting, camera work, and story were fantastic and if you get the chance to see this movie by all means it is worth the watch.

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Zebula77

Zebula77 on 2/3/2017 Reply  · 

Damn, this one hit me in the feels, in the awes and in the wows. An amazing and beautifully animated adventure. 9/10

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Celldweller7

Celldweller7 on 2/17/2017 Reply  · 

A good movie that just looks beautiful. Highly recommended for the whole family.

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JC13

JC13 on 3/2/2017 Reply  · 

A fun animated film.

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cine_matic

cine_matic on 7/22/2018 Reply  · 

I thought I was going to be able to give a Laika movie a 5/5 for the first time since Coraline... and it was oh so close. This movie was absolute magic the whole way through. Up until the 3rd act. It had the exact same problem with Paranorman.

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wyrmhearth

wyrmhearth on 1/18/2022 Reply  · 

The story doesn't hit as hard as I might like, but it's a great film with stunning stop-motion visuals. Another win for Laika, I'm sure to watch the rest of their filmography and the new film coming out.

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