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: June 22, 1988
DVD Release Date: September 28, 1999
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Critic Score: 97% 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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Cathy Burke
United Press International

Directed by 'Robert Zemeckis, Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a murder mystery turned on its (very long rabbit) ears, and a spirited tribute to the magic of animation and laughter.

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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 Plath
Family Home Theater

It's clever, but manic. Watching Who Framed Roger Rabbit is like spending a weekend locked in a room with the looniest Looney Tunes characters.

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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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Jesse Hassenger

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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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
While being late to the game for this one, I did my best to go into this with a very open mind; however, lead to believe this was just a wacky tale of humans… More
Graham Jones
This is movie magic. So colorful and beautiful.
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