When they put Neil Gaiman on screen we get magic. Again an amazing adaption of an amazing tale. Me and my daughter enjoyed every second of this one.
Coraline Jones is a girl of 11 who is feisty, curious, and adventurous beyond her years. She and her parents have just relocated from Michigan to Oregon. Missing her friends and finding her parents to... read more
Directed by: Henry Selick
Release Date: February 6, 2009
DVD Release Date: July 21, 2009
Stats: 30,701 reviews
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July 21, 2009
August 28, 2014
Very much like Neil Gaiman's book of the same name, "Nightmare" director Henry Selick imagines a world that is black, bewildering, and ghoulish. Drawing on our worst fears, and the intensity of childhood wonder, the film follows Coraline, a little girl who moves into a new apartm...
September 10, 2013
Enjoyed it - not sure how my kids would have felt about it if they would have seen it as kids.
May 18, 2013
Interesting story and fabulous animation. Not your usual animated feature -- a bit darker than I expected.
January 21, 2013
I enjoyed Coraline and loved the story and the animation but I have to say I expected more from a collaboration between Henry Selick and the brilliant Neil Gaiman. Unfortunately Selick made such an impact with Nightmare before Christmas and Coraline isn't Gaiman's greatest achiev...
December 11, 2012
03/1/2012 (BluRay, 3D)
April 11, 2012
The creators of "Nightmare before Christmas" return with the adaptation of a Neil Gaiman children's horror novel. Once again, the animation is breathtakingly beautiful, even if in a creepy way. You can see that this was certainly a beauty in 3D and on the big screen. The imaginat...
January 19, 2012
This wasn't directed by Tim Burton, nor was it directed by David Lynch, and of course, it wasn't directed by me (must get through the Police Force until then), no... we have a new Tim Lynch on the loose... his name is Henry Selick. And man Henry, you dream of some of the most cre...
November 20, 2011
So this is embarrassing: I didn't really get it. I was waiting most of the movie to find out that Coraline's parents acted the way they did because they were getting a divorce or something, only to find out that the point really was just about the difference between reality and f...
November 13, 2011
In this stop motion film, you have a marvel of imagination, hemmed in by a story that is all too predicable in spite of some wondrous flights of fancy.
A young girl from Michigan is uprooted to Oregon by her parents, who seek peace and quiet to write some kind of gardening boo...
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