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Still shot from the movie: Coraline.


Coraline (voice of Dakota Fanning) thinks she has found a place where all her dreams have come true when she opens a secret door she discovers in her new home. But the more time she spends in the magical world of this parallel universe, the more nightmarish it becomes. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C+
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 110
Theater Release: 06 Feb 2009
Video Release: 21 Jul 2009
MPAA Rating: PG
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Secret studies and hidden doors are the entry points into unknown worlds for other inquisitive children who discover these passages in the Chronicles of Narnia, the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and The Spiderwick Chronicles. The film MirrorMask tells the tale of another young lady who becomes entangles in a parallel world. This movie is directed by Henry Selick, who also directed The Nightmare Before Christmas.


Home Video Extra Features

Release Date: 21 July 2009

Coraline enters the alternate universe of the home video market on DVD and Blu-ray. Both formats offer the theatrical 2D and 3D versions of the animation (along with some 3D glasses to use at home).

The DVD edition of Coraline provides audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English, French and Spanish), and subtitles in English, SDH, French and Spanish. The disc also comes with an audio commentary by Director Henry Selick and Composer Bruno Coulais.

The 2-Disc Blu-ray edition of Coraline has audio tracks in DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1(English) and DTS 5.1 Surround (French and Spanish). Subtitles are available in English, SDH, French and Spanish. Bonus materials include:

- Deleted Scenes

- Audio Commentary (with Director Henry Selick and Composer Bruno Coulais)

- Featurettes (The Making of Coraline, Voicing the Character and Creepy Coraline)

- BD Live Features (My Scenes Sharing and The World According to Henry)

- Interactive D-Box

- U Control (Picture in Picture, Picture in Picture Animatic and Tours and Voice Sessions)

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