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ParaNorman

Teased by his family and peers, Norman (voice of Kodi Smit-McPhee) feels the only friends he has are the dead people he can inexplicably see. But his unusual gift might make him a hero if he has the courage to stop a witch's curse that his ghost buddies have warned him about. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B-
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 93
Theater Release: 17 Aug 2012
Video Release: 26 Nov 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
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This movie comes from the same creative team as Coraline. Supernatural themes appear in the animated films Monster House and The Corpse Bride. And the adult thriller The Sixth Sense also follows a character that can see dead people.

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: ParaNorman

Release Date: 27 November 2012

ParaNorman releases to home video in 3D (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) and as a Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy). Extras include:

- Preliminary Animatic Sequences: With commentary from Director Sam Fell and Writer/Director Chris Butler.

- Peering Through the Veil: A behind-the-scenes glimpse into the creation of the weird and wonderful world of ParaNorman from building the characters to voicing them.

- Featurettes: Seven short segments showcasing Norman and his extraordinarily unusual costars.

- Feature Commentary: With Director Sam Fell and Writer/Director Chris Butler.

- BD-Live (Exclusive HD Content)

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