Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels (1939)

Impressed by the success of Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Paramount Pictures ordered the studio's resident animation producer Max Fleischer to come up with a feature-length cartoon of his own. Utilizing an expanded staff… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 22, 1939
DVD Release Date: March 10, 2009
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brian Costello
Common Sense Media

Dated animated adaptation, with some cartoon violence.

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Rob Vaux
Sci-Fi Movie Page

It doesn't make for a masterpiece, but it can be compelling at points, especially for those interested in this era of animation.

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Jay Antani
Los Angeles Alternative

Cheesy but well-drawn

Elliot Panek
Common Sense Media

Classic 1930s animated tale. Fine for kids.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Paramount's uneven attempt to challenge Disney in the feature-length animation department.

Nell Minow
Movie Mom

A classic of early animation.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Very impressive, gorgeous, funny, inventive and hugely entertaining.

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Josh Larsen

...most notable for the signature Fleischer touches: comic violence; irritable, oval-eyed characters; a general preference for anarchy over order.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The first feature-length Fleischer cartoon still has its delights

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
It is everything you would expect from a heroic story. A man named Gulliver is stormed onto new land, where he meets a valley of small Gnome-like people who are… More
Sarah Prisbylla
I guess I can appreciate it for the time it was made, but it wasn't my cup o' tea and I wouldn't watch it again.
Jon Lantz
A good, light hearted film.
Henrik Schunk
Found this obscure classic on a wastemarket. While it lacks the polish and quality voiceovers due to the discipline of animation being in its early stages, it… More
Naughtia Nahazhina
One of the most treasured animated movies of my childhood. I remember my father bought this movie on vhs for me and my sisters and we watched it so many times.… More

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