Live-action films based on cartoons

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  1. Æon Flux

    Æon Flux (2005)

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    Æon Flux is a 2005 science fiction action film directed by Karyn Kusama. The film is a loose adaptation of the animated science fiction television series of the same name, which was created by animator Peter Chung. It stars Charlize Theron as the title character. The film was released on December 2, 2005 by Paramount Pictures in the United States.


  2. Alvin and the Chipmunks

    Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)

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    Alvin and the Chipmunks is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Tim Hill. Based on the characters of the same name created by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., the film stars Jason Lee, David Cross and Cameron Richardson with the voices of Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler and Jesse McCartney. It was distributed by Twentieth Century Fox and produced by Fox 2000 Pictures, Regency Enterprises and Bagdasarian Company. The film received mainly negative reviews, but was a major financial success; it made $217 million in North America and $361 million at the box office worldwide on a budget of $60 million and was the seventh-best-selling DVD of 2008, earning over $101 million.


  3. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)

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    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel is a 2009 American live-action comedy film directed by Betty Thomas. The film stars Zachary Levi, David Cross and Jason Lee with the voices of Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris and Christina Applegate. It was written by Jon Vitti, Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger, distributed by Twentieth Century Fox, and produced by Fox 2000 Pictures, Regency Enterprises and Bagdasarian Company. The film is a sequel to the 2007 film Alvin and the Chipmunks and was released in theaters on December 23, 2009.


  4. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)

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    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is a 2011 American adventure comedy film directed by Mike Mitchell. The film stars Jason Lee, David Cross and Jenny Slate with the voices of Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris and Christina Applegate.


  5. Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure

    Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure (1999)

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    Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure is a 1998 live-action direct-to-video film directed by Stephen Furst based on the Harvey Entertainment Company animated character, Baby Huey. It was originally released by Columbia Tristar Home Video on VHS in 1999 and later to DVD in 2005 by Classic Media.


  6. Balala the Fairies: The Magic Trial

    Balala the Fairies: The Magic Trial (2014)

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    Balala the Fairies: The Magic Trial (Chinese: 巴啦啦小魔仙之魔法的考驗), is a 2014 Chinese children's fantasy adventure film directed by Ren Yu and Hao Lui. It was released in China on 23 January. It is a live-action film adaptation of an animated magical girl series of the same name created by Guangzhou Toy company Auldey.


  7. Ben 10: Alien Swarm

    Ben 10: Alien Swarm (2009)

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    Ben 10: Alien Swarm is a 2009 science fiction action television film directed by Alex Winter. It is based on the Cartoon Network animated series Ben 10: Alien Force and a sequel to 2007's Ben 10: Race Against Time. The film stars Ryan Kelley, Galadriel Stineman, Nathan Keyes, Alyssa Diaz, Herbert Siguenza, and Barry Corbin. The film premiered on Cartoon Network on November 25, 2009.


  8. Boris and Natasha

    Boris and Natasha (1992)

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    Boris and Natasha: The Movie is a 1992 comedy film that was loosely based on the animated television series The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show. It was shot in New York City. The actors did not attempt to copy the accents of their animated counterparts, and although Rocky and Bullwinkle do not appear in this film, they are referred to by the names "Agent Moose" and "Agent Squirrel". This was due to the production company's inability to secure the rights to the animated characters' likenesses for this film. Originally intended for a theatrical release, this film was produced by Management Company Entertainment Group for Showtime Networks, and aired on Showtime on April 17, 1992.


  9. Bratz

    Bratz (2007)

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    Bratz, is a 2007 American live-action film based on the Bratz line of cartoon characters and dolls. The screenplay was written by John Doolittle and Susie Singer Carter.


  10. Casper

    Casper (1995)

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    Casper is a 1995 American family comedy fantasy film starring Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle, and Amy Brenneman, based on the Casper the Friendly Ghost comic books and animated cartoons. The ghosts featured in the film were created through computer-generated imagery.


  11. Casper: A Spirited Beginning

    Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997)

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    Casper: A Spirited Beginning is a direct-to-video and first prequel/spin-off to the 1995 film Casper, produced by Harvey Comics and Saban Entertainment and released by 20th Century Fox on September 9, 1997. The film shows how Casper became a ghost.


  12. Casper Meets Wendy

    Casper Meets Wendy (1998)

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    Casper Meets Wendy is a direct-to-video film released on September 22, 1998. The film is a sequel to Casper: A Spirited Beginning; both films are prequel spin-offs to the 1995 film Casper and were released by 20th Century Fox after the company's acquisition of the Casper franchise from Universal. Haim Saban, best known for creating the Power Rangers, serves as an executive producer for this movie, and his production company, Saban Entertainment, was also involved. This was the first major film for Hilary Duff, who was nearly eleven years old when this film was released. It was aired on Disney Channel on October 27, 1998, four days before Halloween night.


  13. Cinderella

    Cinderella (2015)

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    Cinderella is an upcoming American live action romantic fantasy film directed by Kenneth Branagh, from a screenplay written by Chris Weitz. Produced by David Barron, Simon Kinberg and Allison Shearmur for Walt Disney Pictures, the story is inspired by the fairy tale Cinderella by Charles Perrault and Walt Disney's 1950 animated film of the same name.


  14. Death Note

    Death Note (2006)

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    Death Note (デスノート Desu Nōto) is a series of two live-action Japanese films released in 2006 and a spin-off released on February 9, 2008. The two movies are based on the Death Note manga (and later anime) series by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. The films primarily center on a university student who decides to rid the world of evil with the help of a supernatural notebook that kills anyone whose name is written in it. The two films were directed by Shūsuke Kaneko, produced by Nippon Television, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures Japan.


  15. Dennis the Menace

    Dennis the Menace (1993)

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    Dennis the Menace (released in the United Kingdom as Dennis to avoid confusion with an identically-named character) is a 1993 live-action American family film based on the Hank Ketcham comic strip of the same name. This, however, is not the first live-action Dennis the Menace film: The first live-action film to feature Dennis was Dennis the Menace: Dinosaur Hunter, which premiered on television in 1987.


  16. Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins

    Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins (1991)

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    Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins (新七龍珠 神龍的傳說 Xīn qī lóng zhū Shén lóng de chuán shuō, or Dragon Ball: Ultimate Edition) Originally released in America as "Dragon's Pearl," is an unofficial live-action remake of the first Dragon Ball feature film The Legend of Shenlong, made in 1986. The plot revolves around a rag-tag group of heroes, led by Son Goku ("Monkey Boy" in the English dubbed version) trying to stop the antagonist named King Horn from using the wish-granting Dragon Balls to rule the world.


  17. Dragonball: Evolution

    Dragonball: Evolution (2009)

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    Dragonball Evolution is a 2009 adventure fiction film directed by James Wong. The film is based on the Japanese Dragon Ball manga by Akira Toriyama, and stars Justin Chatwin as Goku, Emmy Rossum as Bulma, James Marsters as Lord Piccolo, Jamie Chung as Chi-Chi, Chow Yun-fat as Master Roshi, Joon Park as Yamcha, and Eriko Tamura as Mai. The story centers on the adventures of the lead character, Goku, around his 18th birthday, as he is asked to gather seven Dragon Balls to save the world from evil alien forces. On his journey, he meets several different characters who all join the quest and help him in his task.


  18. Dudley Do-Right

    Dudley Do-Right (1999)

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    Dudley Do-Right is a 1999 romantic comedy film, based on Jay Ward's Dudley Do-Right, produced by Davis Entertainment for Universal Studios. The film stars Brendan Fraser as the cartoon's title character with supporting roles done by Sarah Jessica Parker, Alfred Molina, and Eric Idle. It was shot in Vancouver, British Columbia and Santa Clarita, California. Dudley Do-Right was Fraser's second film based on a Jay Ward cartoon, George of the Jungle having been his first, in 1997.


  19. Fat Albert

    Fat Albert (2004)

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    Fat Albert is a 2004 live-action/animated comedy film based on the Filmation animated series Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids. The film was produced by Davis Entertainment for 20th Century Fox, and stars Kenan Thompson as the title character.


  20. G.I. Joe: Retaliation

    G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)

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    G.I. Joe: Retaliation is a 2013 American military science fiction action film directed by Jon M. Chu, based on Hasbro's G.I. Joe toy, comic and media franchises. It was written by Zombieland writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, and serves as both a sequel to 2009's G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, and as a reboot of the franchise. G.I. Joe: Retaliation features an ensemble cast, with Channing Tatum, Arnold Vosloo, Ray Park, Jonathan Pryce and Byung-hun Lee reprising their roles from the first film. Stars Dwayne Johnson, Adrianne Palicki, D.J. Cotrona, and Bruce Willis as General Joseph Colton round out the principal cast.


  21. G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

    G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)

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    G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is a 2009 American military science fiction action film based on the G.I. Joe toy franchise, with particular inspiration from the comic book and cartoon series G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero. The film is directed by Stephen Sommers, produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and co-written by Stuart Beattie, based on a 1998 screenplay by John Paul Kay. G.I. Joe features an ensemble cast based on the various characters of the franchise. The story follows two American soldiers, Duke and Ripcord, who join the G.I. Joe Team after being attacked by MARS troops.


  22. Garfield

    Garfield (2004)

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    Garfield (officially known as Garfield: The Movie) is a 2004 American live-action film directed by Peter Hewitt based on the Jim Davis comic strip of the same name. It stars Breckin Meyer as Jon Arbuckle, Jennifer Love Hewitt as Dr. Liz Wilson, and features Bill Murray as the voice of Garfield. Garfield the cat was created with computer-generated imagery, though all other animals were real. The film was produced by Davis Entertainment Company and 20th Century Fox. The film shares several similarities to the 1982 animated special Here Comes Garfield.


  23. Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties

    Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)

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    Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (also known as Garfield 2: The Prince and the Paw-per in the UK, Garfield: The Movie 2 or its working title Garfield 2 and Garfield 2: A Tail of Two Kitties) is a theatrical sequel to the 2004 live-action feature film Garfield: The Movie. This film was directed by Tim Hill, produced by Davis Entertainment Company for 20th Century Fox, and was released in U.S. cinemas on June 16, 2006 (July 21, 2006 in UK).


  24. George of the Jungle

    George of the Jungle (1997)

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    George of the Jungle is a 1997 American live-action film adaptation of the cartoon of the same name. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures with Mandeville Films and originally released to movie theatres on July 16, 1997. It stars Brendan Fraser as the eponymous main character, a primitive man who was raised by animals in an African jungle; Leslie Mann as his wealthy American love interest; and Thomas Haden Church as her treacherous fiancé.


  25. George of the Jungle 2

    George of the Jungle 2 (2003)

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    George of the Jungle 2 is the 2003 direct-to-video sequel of the 1997 Disney film George of the Jungle. It was directed by David Grossman, written by Jordan Moffet, and stars Thomas Haden Church, Julie Benz, Christina Pickles, Angus T. Jones, Michael Clarke Duncan, John Cleese, and introducing Christopher Showerman as "George". The movie focuses on George trying to save Ape Mountain from his evil nemesis Lyle (Thomas Haden Church). The sequel was widely panned.


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