Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

In this film, Hollywood's animated cartoon stars of the 1940s are a subjugated minority, living in the ghettolike "Toontown" One of Toontown's leading citizens, whacked-out Roger Rabbit, is framed for the murder of human… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: September 28, 1999
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Critic Score: 98% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? is an innovative and entertaining film that features a groundbreaking mix of live action and animation, with a touching and original story to boot.

Sheila Benson
Los Angeles Times

For audiences who grew up with cartoons as a natural part of their moviegoing, the shock may not be the mix of live and animated folk--it may come from the truly revolutionary sight of great icons of rival studios cheerfully rubbing shoulders.

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Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune

This is a movie that demands to be seen twice. The first time, one is likely to be dazzled to the point of exhaustion; the second time, one can appreciate the artistry and good humor more easily.

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Jesse Hassenger
PopMatters

It took many, many years before I fully processed just how impressive a technical feat Who Framed Roger Rabbit actually is.

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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

Imagine watching cartoon characters and relating to them as if they were flesh-and-blood instead of paint-and-ink. This is the slap-happy effect of Who Framed Roger Rabbit, and - please - a 24-carrot salute to director Robert Zemeckis.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Tribune

More than a technological wonder, Who Framed Roger Rabbit? is brilliantly funny, bracingly smart and surprisingly moving.

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James White
Total Film

An ingenious blend of hand-drawn animation and live action, spliced with humour that's by turns madcap, surreal and violent, Roger Rabbit demonstrates that it's possible to push the technical boundaries while still cooking up decent characters and plots.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

If the pleasures of Who Framed Roger Rabbit are mostly incidental, they are certainly more than considerable.

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine

The opening cartoon upstages the movie that emerges from it.

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Tom Hutchinson
Radio Times

This whizz-bang breakthrough in mixing live action with cartoon characters won a special achievement Oscar for animator Richard Williams.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Everett Johnson
***** Last week I was picking up some DVDs and figured I would look at the shelf of Blu rays and see what they had. Low and behold I saw this sitting there and… More
Film Crazy
I do very much enjoy this movie, you've got all your favourite cartoon characters all in one movie with new characters as well, its a highly enjoyable and… More
Mike S
This movie is truly one of its kind. It's not really a kids movie, nor can it be classified as intended for adults only. It lands somewhere in between, in… More
Zach Brehany
There was a time period in my life where I was obsessed with this film. When I first saw this film, I was around the age of seven and I was entranced with the… More
Graham Jones
This is movie magic. So colorful and beautiful.
Directors Cat
Who Framed Roger Rabbit has always set the benchmark for live action animation mixing. Its colourful and its charming and the acting is well done and it boasts… More

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