- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 41 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: July 21, 2009
- Originally Released: 2009
- Label: Focus Features
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround - English, French, Spanish
- Subtitles: English, SDH, French, Spanish
Disc 1/Side A: Theatrical 2-D Version
- Additional Release Material:
- Audio Commentary: Director Henry Selick and Composer Bruno Coulais Disc 1/Side A: Theatrical 3-D Version
- Additional Products:
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Rolling Stone - 02/05/2009
3 stars out of 4 -- "[T]hose who tough it out with this twisted, trippy adventure in impure imagination will only be the better for it."
Los Angeles Times - 02/06/2009
"The third dimension comes of age with CORALINE....CORALINE is a remarkable feat of imagination, a magical tale with a genuinely sinister edge."
USA Today - 02/06/2009
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "It's gorgeous to watch in all its dazzling stop-motion animation splendor....It's exquisite images have an undeniable whimsical appeal."
Box Office - 02/06/2009
"[Selick] stays at child's eye level, letting the 3D process subtly reinforce how a youngster's imagination can be more vivid and real than reality itself."
New York Times - 02/06/2009
"[A]n exquisitely realized 3-D stop-motion animated feature....CORALINE lingers in an atmosphere that is creepy, wonderfully strange and full of feeling."
Variety - 02/01/2009
"Everyone's in love with someone in HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU, a not-quite-romantic-comedy....Slickly adapted by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein from the popular book....[The film] rolls out like an instructional soap opera."
Variety - 02/01/2009
"CORALINE is a dark delight....This eccentric and deliriously inventive fantasy finds stop-motion auteur Henry Selick scaling new heights of ghoulish whimsy, buoyed by a haunting score that works its own macabre magic."
Entertainment Weekly - 02/13/2009
"This thrilling stop-motion animated adventure is a high point in Selick's career of crating handrcrafted wonderlands of beauty blended with deep, disconcerting creepiness." -- Grade: A
Premiere - 02/06/2009
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The animation is absolutely breathtaking and should be seen in 3D to be fully enjoyed. The story is creepy fun..."
Hollywood Reporter - 02/02/2009
"Selick's imaginative sets and puppets are in perfect pitch with Gaiman's fantasy. The 3-D effects aren't overdone but are used intelligently to make this world come brilliantly to life."
Film Comment - 07/01/2009
"Selick has complete command of the 3-D format, adding eerie depth and texture to the image..."
Entertainment Weekly - 12/25/2009
Included in Entertainment Weekly's "The Best Films Of The Year" -- "[M]esmerizing....Selick creates a stunning alternate universe for the solitary little girl of the title..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 12/24/2009
Included in Chicago Sun-Times's "The Ten Best Animated Films Of 2009" -- "A distinctive visual style and great imagination combine with the deliberate oddness of the animation to create an eerie effect."
Uncut - 05/01/2009
3 stars out of 5 -- "Artfully shot....CORALINE packs a lot in....Admirably, it never condescends..."
Animated Characters |
Animated Worlds |
Based On A Novel |
Family (General) |
Fantasy Worlds |
Stop-Motion Animation |