Release date: October 5, 2012
(3D/2D theaters and IMAX 3D)

Studio: Walt Disney Pictures

Directors: Tim Burton

Starring: Winona RyderCatherine O'HaraMartin LandauMartin ShortCharlie TahanAtticus ShafferRobert CapronConchata Ferrell

Genre: Comedy Animation


MPAA Rating: PG (for thematic elements, scary images and action)

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Plot Summary: From creative genius Tim Burton ("Alice in Wonderland," "The Nightmare Before Christmas") comes "Frankenweenie," a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor's fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new "leash on life" can be monstrous. A stop-motion animated film, "Frankenweenie" will be filmed in black and white and rendered in 3D, which will elevate the classic style to a whole new experience.

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