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Use this tag on story-identification questions about works in unknown styles of animation in conjunction with another media tag such as [movie] or [short-film] when [animated-series] wouldn't make sense. Use [anime] or [cartoon] if the style of animation is known.

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Trying to find an animated film that told the story of King Arthur [duplicate]

I can't find this film anywhere online, nor does anyone I have asked have any recollection of such a story. The crucial plot point I remember is this: Near the end of the movie, the villain (assumedly ...
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Old animated film with flying creatures born from a pod

I'm trying to find an old animated film. All I can remember is parts of the film. My mom video taped it, so it's probably from the 80s. Parts I remember is there's an old bearded man at some point ...
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TV cartoon or animated movie where the protagonist is a boy who drinks a red elixir potion from a glass jar with a cork to fight with giants

I watched it on VHS in early 1992-93. Most probably, it was an animated movie from an animated series or movie franchise. In the film, a boy is the protagonist and the villains are giants. The boy ...
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What was that animated shortfilm (maybe) or game cutscene/trailer where an asteroid transform into a tentacled monster?

I remember from a long time ago a short animated movie (unless it was a game cutscene or trailer) in which a spaceship slowly passes by an asteroid (or moon, but rather an asteroid), which for a ...
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Animated show where a girl is kidnapped by some creature after a fight with her parents

I was a kid when I saw this animated show so I don't remember it in great detail. What I can remember is that there was a girl, I think she was a child, who had a fight with her parents. After that, ...
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Old animated movie in which three heroes (two men and one woman) push a big alien into the Sun

There was a animation that had three heroes; two men and one woman. I remember that they finally pushed a big alien into the Sun! Mount Rushmore also was in this movie but the mouth of his face could ...
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90s Animation Teens Car Robot VR

Teens jump into car interior or perhaps engine bays. This serves them as a portal into virtual reality. There they themselves turn into robot versions of the cars and fight for some reason or another. ...
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80's or 90's anime(?) movie with tiny robotic spiders that were taking control of humans

I'm looking for the name of an 80's or 90's anime(?) movie with tiny robotic spiders that were taking control of humans. The spiders occupied their hosts by entering their heads through their ...
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3D animated movie, space story with alien princess

I can’t find this movie anywhere on the internet maybe I’m not looking hard enough or something. It’s a 3D animated space story aimed at kids about a boy that was frustrated with something (I couldn’t ...
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Animated movie with young girl and spirit world

I'm trying to remember the name of an animated anime-type movie from around 2020. There's a young female lead character who's is like the elder in charge's daughter, but always getting into trouble. ...
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Fantasy animated movie - a witch inside a bucket, brave bears, strange magic

My friend is looking for a 2D animated movie about a villain inside a water bucket carried by a dog or a wolf that he watched around 2013-2015. He doesn't have much memory of it but he watched it on ...
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Old animated film about an evil villain swapping traits between animals using a weird machines with 2 crystal capsules

I saw this movie many years ago, all I can remember is that it was an animated movie featuring anthropomorphic animals, they were in some sort of journey to an island while riding on a boat and ...
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Syfy animated film from before 1998 about people in space ships looking for a habitable planet

I watched this film (I believe it was a film as I watched it in its entirety in one go so I don't think it was longer than two hours) one time around 1997/1998. I believe I saw it on MTV's Liquid ...
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Animated movie with dragons and a boy and girl from warring factions/kingdoms

I had watched the movie when I was younger and have no memory of its title. It is an animated movie that couldn't have come out after 2013. The animation was also super choppy compared to things like ...
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Fantasy movie that was animation, I believe

I watched bit of this movie when I was a kid. One thing I remember is someone battling a large spider. There was a scene underwater or around water as well. This must have been between 2000-2005. I ...
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Resident Evil parody animation with Jill fighting Nemesis

In 2023, I ran into a cartoon animation involving Jill Valentine fighting Nemesis, I think on Facebook. It looked like it was in a hand-drawn style, with fairly fluid, if cartoonish, animation (it ...
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Animated Short About a Hand in a Flower Pot

I saw this between 2000 and 2005, guessing it's 5 to 10 minutes long. Think it looked like a drawing on a chalkboard; with a dark background and colored lines, it was 2D animation. It depicts someone ...
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TV show with a teenage kid who could turn into a dragon

I remember watching an animated TV show mid 2000’s where there was this teenage kid who could turn into a dragon. He kept his human form but gained abilities of a dragon. I very roughly remember this ...
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3D sci-fi animation the team mascot is swallowed by a sky-dwelling monster named Leviathan

A 3D sci-fi animation. A group of friends has a mascot who is swallowed by a sky-dwelling monster named Leviathan. Other people are swallowed too. In the end Leviathan is defeated and the people ...
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Animated movie about flood with female turtle as twist villain

I am trying to identify an animated movie. I owned a DVD around 10-15 years ago. It's about a boy, a girl, the boy's dad and an African woman playing as the mother figure for the boy (I don't ...
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3D animated show with 4 kids, 3 boys and 1 girl

There was a show that was 3D animated, i believe on Cartoon Network, that featured 4 kids w/ 3 boys and 1 girl. All I can remember is that the girl wore pink and might’ve had a low brown ponytail? The ...
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Fantasy kids' show involving three characters, one with a long blue hexagon gauntlet across forearm which turned them into different beasts

I recall seeing this show about seven years or more ago on TV. It had three main characters; one girl and two boys. One of the boys was an inventor, they had blonde hair, the other had dark brown hair ...
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Norse-based fantasy show where protagonist can use every ability?

I'm looking for an animated series (100% not an anime) taking place in a fantasy world that might have had a Nordic aesthetic, where everyone had a unique superpower. (i.e. wings, ice manipulation, ...
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Animated show with a main character named Nazire or Nasir who has a companion with dragon parents

It's been a while since I last viewed the animation. The name of the main character is a bit unclear, but it's either Nazire or Nasir. He hails from a royal background and was destined to meet his ...
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Animated movie where there some people who fly with robotics suits

I don’t honestly remember much; it’s an animated movie I watched eight or so years ago. The suits might have been a part of their body or not, I don’t remember. They allowed them to fly and were some ...
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Sci-Fi short animation - Heist, robot unlocks door by kissing it

I watched an animated short-film (under 10 minutes) on YouTube about some sort of heist. I think it was either someone's personal project, or maybe an animation school project. It's in a Sci-Fi ...
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Identify movie/series involving space travel and supernatural entity

I vaguely remember a show that I once watched but I do not have enough elements to identify it and until now all my attempts have been unsuccessful. I was probably drunk or high or both when I watched ...
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Animated show in which the main character could turn his arm into a giant cannon

I'm trying to remember a name of a show. I can't remember when it aired though I'm guessing early 2000s is around the time frame. The main character (MC) had an ability that turned his arm into a ...
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A video poem/story about a stranded astronaut digesting himself

This only recently came back up in my memory, and for the life of me I cannot find it anywhere. The video consisted of an increasingly worrying situation based around an astronaut, I believe male, who ...
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Looking for the name of a 1980s Sci-fi animated film with one of the characters was a die with arms and legs and used the black dots as pockets

Looking for the name of a 1980s Sci-fi animated film with one of the characters was a die with arms and legs and used the black dots as pockets. I think they have been on a spaceship as well. The die ...
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Animated movie about evil rats ruling the world

There was an animated movie about evil rats ruling the world form 90s or 80s (I think it was made in Europe). There were a group of people trying to survive and avoid the rats. Both people and the ...
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An animated series or a full-length film about teenagers who possess superpowers

An animated series or a full-length film about teenagers who possess superpowers. They weren't typical Marvel or DC heroes. I remember there was a boy who had yellowish green skin with growths, as if ...
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What animated show from Netflix had a boy go to another world and meet a little red monster with one horn

A few years ago I remember watching a animated kids show where a boy finds a watch looking thing (I think) that teleported him to a world with monsters and he meets a little bipedal red one-horned ...
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Trying to identify a specific animated show from my childhood

I'm 25 years old, and I have a vague memory of an animated kids show where the characters used data chips or cards to give themselves different abilities. I think I remember the Main character using a ...
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Strange 3D Animal Movie Set in Venice?

What Is It: 3D Animated Movie What Made It Memorable: A scene where the villain frees some leeches from a jar to drain the canals of Venice. She complains that it was rather underwhelming to release ...
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Netflix animated show that had magical elements, and one of the main characters had dark magic (?)

It was three kids, maybe, and had something to do with crystals? I distinctly remember one moment where one of the kids had to use dark magic to solve a problem, and was scared the other kids would ...
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What is the name of this movie

Kids movie from early 2000s, was quite bad animation ( similar to Happily N’ever after 2006) Original language was English, watched it in the UK Definitely involved some type of ostrich racing or ...
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Name of cartoon that had kids that shrunk down and rode bugs

Here are the details and things I remember about it: This was back around 2012-13, 2014 at the very latest. It was animated, I am pretty sure it was a cartoon and not anime. I think it was French(...
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I'm looking for a show where a teen (I think) can see or transform into this yellow monster

I'm looking for a show where a teen (I think) can see or transform into this yellow monster. I remember the show being on Netflix at one point and it has this character travelling through these ...
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90s/80s animated movie involving a kid, a worm-like alien, and treasure

I am looking for an animated movie which is about a kid who finds a worm-like alien. Somewhere in the movie this worm-like alien gets captured by a guy in a suit and a woman. Where it finds other ...
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Identify an animated cartoon I watched in the mid 80s (space alien/ghost battle??)

Seen on TV or VHS in the early/mid 80s (United States). Could have been from the 70's too. I do not recall much about the general plot. I believe it involves a set of siblings (as kids), I think four ...
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Animation which involves a spherical floating robot and a little girl

I've been trying to find this video forever and the only way I can remember is that it was an anime music video which was on one of those dance machines in an arcade but here is the description: A ...
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Looking for animation about a little girl and a boy who can shapeshift into a shark

I first watched this animation on Youtube several years ago; 4-5 is my best guess. What I remember: The girl wore yellow and had either blue hair or eyes; or both The boy was an assailant trying to ...
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TV show about 4 people who gain elemental powers (earth, air, fire, ice) and fight evil

I can't remember much, but these four animated people find a castle and they gain elemental powers. They then find this girl who tells them to guard a weird looking blue orb. The villains then get to ...
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3D CGI film with robot mecha that move the way the pilots move, and the pilots share damage with them

The mecha are unique and one boy finds an ancient robot. Few people have mecha and one is an arrogant blond boy. At the end, one guy sacrifices himself and is stabbed with glowing tentacles. I think ...
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Help needed identifying an animated series, space opera, mid to late 1980s, broadcast in United Kingdom

I’m at the end of my tether trying to identify an animated series, aimed at children (but containing mature themes/scenes), broadcast in the UK in the mid to late 1980s. I have vivid memories of large ...
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TV show where groups of three heroes and villains battle using cards that gave them abilities and creature transformations

I've recently gone on a binge of shows I've watched as a child and one show recently came to mind In this show there are three protagonists. Two males and one female. The female being related to the ...
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Cartoon from the '80s/early '90s about a huge robot that flies through space and had a train behind him with people/children that he saved

I'm trying to find the name of an cartoon/anime from the '80s, maybe '90s. I remember there was a huge, friendly robot that in one scene flies through space and, instead of legs, he had like a train ...
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Weird 2D animated bug movie, possible lost media

This movie has plagued my mind ever since I’ve seen it. I’ve racked my brain for years trying to remember what it was called. What Is It: 2D Animated Movie What It Is Not: A Bug’s Life or Minuscule: ...
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Old ('80s?) cartoon/anime with some kids who find a spaceship and go on a space journey with a princess

Old (possibly '80s?) cartoon/anime with male kids/youngsters. I think I remember one main boy character that loves the princess, one with glasses, and a chubby one. They find a landed spaceship with ...
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