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Chris Sanders

  • Mar 12, 1962 (age 57)
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2020
The Croods 2
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MovieDec 17, 2020

The Croods 2

The prehistoric family the Croods are challenged by a rival …
The prehistoric family the Croods are challenged by a rival family the Bettermans, who claim to be better and more evolved.
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Call of the Wild
MovieJan 2, 2020

Call of the Wild

A sled dog struggles for survival in the Alaskan wild.
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2014
Penguins of Madagascar
MovieNov 14, 2014

Penguins of Madagascar

Super spy teams aren't born …
Super spy teams aren't born - they're hatched. Discover the secrets of the greatest and most hilarious covert birds in the global espionage biz: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private. These elitists of the elite are joining forces with a chic undercover organization, The North Wind. Led by handsome wolf-husky hybrid Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then - you know). Together, they must stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine, from destroying the world as we know it.
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Made in Hollywood
TV ShowOct 11, 2014

Made in Hollywood

"MADE IN HOLLYWOOD", is an inventive behind-the-screen …
"MADE IN HOLLYWOOD", is an inventive behind-the-screen entertainment news, headline; magazine-styled series, featuring exclusive celebrity interviews with Hollywood's premiere talent. There...
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Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition
TV ShowSep 20, 2014

Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition

Shows exclusive information …
Shows exclusive information on how teens can be in the motion picture industry.
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2013
The Croods
MovieFeb 15, 2013

The Croods

The Neanderthal family the Croods lives in a cave, protected by …
The Neanderthal family the Croods lives in a cave, protected by the father Grug in accordance with the rules of survival that he has learned. His teenage daughter, Eep, is teen-aged rebellious and questions why the family lives in the dark. One night, Eep sees light and finds a Homosapien, Guy, who can control fire, is intelligent, and tells the family their World will end. When their cave collapses, Eep seeks out Guy to follow him to the new world. But the stubborn Grug does not accept the change of rules and wants to find another cave to protect his family.
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Best Animated Feature Film
Nomination2013

Best Animated Feature Film

Nominated for "The Croods".
Academy Award
Best Animated Feature Film
Nomination2013

Best Animated Feature Film

Nominated for "The Croods".
Golden Globe Award
2012
DreamWorks Dragons
TV ShowAug 7, 2012

DreamWorks Dragons

DreamWorks Dragons is an American computer …
DreamWorks Dragons is an American computer-animated television series based on the 2010 film How to Train Your Dragon. The first two series serve as a bridge between the first film and its 2014 sequel, while the third series bridges the second and third films.
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2011
Best Animated Film
Nomination2011

Best Animated Film

Nominated for "How to Train Your Dragon".
BAFTA Award
Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form
Nomination2011

Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form

Nominated for "How to Train Your Dragon".
Hugo Award
2010
How to Train Your Dragon
MovieMar 18, 2010

How to Train Your Dragon

The son of a Viking chief, …
The son of a Viking chief, Hiccup, desperately wants to follow his father's legacy and fight the dragons that raid their village. But when he finally hits a dragon and finds it crash landed in the forest, and is unable to bring himself to kill it, Hiccup soon realizes that the dragons aren't at all what the Vikings have always believed them to be.
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Outstanding Directing in an Animated Feature Production
Award2010

Outstanding Directing in an Animated Fe…

Won award for "How to Train Your Dragon".
Annie Award
Best Animated Feature Film
Nomination2010

Best Animated Feature Film

Nominated for "How to Train Your Dragon".
Golden Globe Award
Best Animated Film
Nomination2010

Best Animated Film

Nominated for "How to Train Your Dragon".
Chicago Film Critics Association Award
Outstanding Writing in an Animated Feature Production
Nomination2010

Outstanding Writing in an Animated Feat…

Nominated for "How to Train Your Dragon".
Annie Award
Outstanding Directing in an Animated Feature Production
Nomination2010

Outstanding Directing in an Animated Fe…

Nominated for "How to Train Your Dragon".
Annie Award
Best Animated Feature Film
Nomination2010

Best Animated Feature Film

Nominated for "How to Train Your Dragon".
Academy Award
Outstanding Writing in an Animated Feature Production
Award2010

Outstanding Writing in an Animated Feat…

Won award for "How to Train Your Dragon".
Annie Award
2006
Leroy & Stitch
MovieJun 23, 2006

Leroy & Stitch

Leroy & Stitch is a 2006 American animated science-fiction …
Leroy & Stitch is a 2006 American animated science-fiction comedy television film produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. It is the third and final sequel film of the 2002 animated feature film Lilo & Stitch, and the television series finale to Lilo & Stitch: The Series. It also concluded the main continuity of the Lilo & Stitch franchise where Lilo Pelekai is a main character and Hawaii is the main setting. The film debuted on Disney Channel on June 23, 2006 and was also aired on Toon Disney on June 26, 2006.
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2005
Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch
MovieAug 15, 2005

Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch

Taking place between the …
Taking place between the original "Lilo and Stitch" and "Stitch: The Movie", "Lilo and Stitch 2" finds the rowdy extraterrestrial getting used to life with his new ohana. However, a malfunction in the ultimate creation of Dr. Jumba soon emerges, which reinstates his destructive programming and threatens to both ruin his friendship with Lilo and to short him out for good!
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2004
The Lion King 1½
MovieFeb 10, 2004

The Lion King 1½

Timon and Pumbaa start to watch the original Lion King movie, …
Timon and Pumbaa start to watch the original Lion King movie, but Timon keeps insisting to fast forward to when they come in, because they weren't seen in the beginning of the story or anywhere until halfway through. Pumbaa suggests telling the audience their story, which begins before Simba's journey begins. Through this, we meet Timon's mother and Uncle Max, discover why he left his meerkat colony, where he learned Hakuna Matata, how he meets Pumbaa, and the perils they encountered while searching for their dream home.
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2003
Lilo & Stitch's Island of Adventures
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MovieNov 11, 2003

Lilo & Stitch's Island of Adventures

Lilo and Stitch's Island of …
Lilo and Stitch's Island of Adventures is an interactive board game with bonus DVD containing two episodes from the TV series: "Clip" and "Mr. Stenchy".
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Lilo & Stitch: The Series
TV ShowSep 20, 2003

Lilo & Stitch: The Series

Lilo & Stitch: The Series (or …
Lilo & Stitch: The Series (or simply known as Lilo & Stitch on its title card) is an American animated television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. It premiered on September 20, 2003 on ABC as part of ABC Kids, with a delayed premiere on Disney Channel on October 12, 2003. The series ended on July 29, 2006 after airing 65 episodes in two seasons. A sequel spin-off of the 2002 feature film of the same name, and the follow-up to the August 2003 direct-to-video pilot Stitch! The Movie, it was the first of three television series produced in the Lilo & Stitch franchise, although it's the only one to maintain the same setting as the original film. It was aired on Disney Channel worldwide, but has only been released on DVD full in Japan, in four box sets. On March 11, 2018, the series returned on Disney XD.
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Stitch! The Movie
MovieAug 25, 2003

Stitch! The Movie

All the characters of the warm and fluffy "Lilo and Stitch" are …
All the characters of the warm and fluffy "Lilo and Stitch" are back! In "Stitch! - The Movie", Stitch, Jumba, and Peakley are all living with Lilo and Nani. But no one knows that Jumba had secretly deactivated all 625 of his other experiments and brought them with him. The ex-captain Gantu, hired by Jumba's former partner, Dr. Jacques Von Hamsterveil, goes to find them, and captures Jumba to interrogate him into telling where they are. Now, Lilo and Stitch have to save Stitch's ohana from being used for chaos. Two experiments are activated in this movie: Experiment 221, "Sparky", with the ability to cause big electric surges, and Experiment 625, who has all the abilities of Stitch, but is lazier. At least he makes good sandwiches!
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2002
Lilo & Stitch
MovieJun 16, 2002

Lilo & Stitch

The story of a little creature created by genetic experimentation …
The story of a little creature created by genetic experimentation and bound to prison with his evil creator. Stitch escapes and heads for Earth where he tries to impersonate a dog and gets adopted by little Lilo, whom, bent on self preservation, he plans to use as a human shield to protect him for the aliens sent to recapture him. But without a greater purpose in life, no friends, family or memories, Stitch does a little soul searching and begins to understand the meanings of "love" and "family" and his feeling for Lilo begin to change.
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Best Writing in a Feature Production
Nomination2002

Best Writing in a Feature Production

Nominated for "Lilo & Stitch".
Annie Award
Best Animated Feature Film
Nomination2002

Best Animated Feature Film

Nominated for "Lilo & Stitch".
Academy Award
Outstanding Directing in an Animated Feature Production
Nomination2002

Outstanding Directing in an Animated Fe…

Nominated for "Lilo & Stitch".
Annie Award
Best Character Design in a Feature Production
Nomination2002

Best Character Design in a Feature Prod…

Nominated for "Lilo & Stitch".
Annie Award
1999
Tarzan
MovieJun 12, 1999

Tarzan

Tarzan, directed by Chris Buck and Kevin Lina, was produced by …
Tarzan, directed by Chris Buck and Kevin Lina, was produced by Bonnie Arnold, the screen play written by Tad Murphy, Bob Tzcediler and Noni White was released into the theaters the summer of June 1999. It was Walt Disney's Motion Pictures only major animated and adventure motion picture box office hit that was also a musical. The music soundtrack composed and performed by musical performer Phil Collins along with Mark Mancina. The soundtrack was not only down in The British English but Phil Collins and Mark Mancina also had the music down in the languages of French, German, Spanish, Italian and Bulgaria. The movie received in 1999 the Annie Award for outstanding Individual achievement for production Design in an animated feature of Daniel St. Pierre and in the year 2000 received the Satellite award for best mixed media feature the Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group. The "movie" was created from a fictitious character that was in a book that was written by a British author Edgar Rice Burrough. In the "movie", the young family is shipped wrecked on the west coast of Africa. The couple takes the ships wreckage and finds a sturdy tree to build a house to live in and protect them from the animals of the jungle. The parents' are killed by a cheetah or leopard that the animals of the jungle call Saber. The infant is hidden behind crates and under a blanket to protect it from the vicious Saber. While the jungle life of animals especially the Gorilla family are protecting their young. Kala one of the mother gorillas wakes up to notice that her young has mischievously gone exploring away from the rest. In the distance the noise of the baby gorilla crying as it is being chased by the leopard Saber that attends to eat the baby gorilla as its next meal. In the next scene it shows Kala mourning but as the gorillas move from one place to another to find food and a place to rest. Kala hears a strange noise and goes off to investigate where the sounds are coming from when she comes upon the tree house. Kala like many have a mother's instinct to go to the infant to protect it from the wild and anything that will hurt her new adoptive baby. Although the infant doesn't look like any of the gorillas, Kala feels that she can teach him to become one of them even if the male ape Kerchak will not accept him as part of their family. As part of this scene Phil Collins sings the song "Strangers like me" as Kala asks the young boy to close his eyes only to go by what he can feel which is that both of them have a beating heart.
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1998
Mulan
MovieJun 5, 1998

Mulan

The Fa family's only child, tomboy Mulan, fails to fulfill a …
The Fa family's only child, tomboy Mulan, fails to fulfill a Chinese girl's traditional duty as desirable bride. When the empire mobilizes a man from every family to fight the invading Huns, Mulan fears her father, an honorable veteran, is no longer up to fighting and joins in his place, masquerading as fictitious son Fa Ping. The ancestors designate the mighty stone dragon as her magical protector, but only eager baby-dragon Mushu actually goes. Ping is assigned to general Li son captain Fa Li's training unit. He does an amazing job preparing the peasant recruits, yet only Mushu and the luck cricket grandma gave Mulan overturn the mandarin adviser's negative report. When the reach the front, the Huns have already wiped out the regular army. Now the novice company must save China or perish honorably.
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1994
The Lion King
MovieMay 7, 1994

The Lion King

A young lion prince is born in Africa, thus making his uncle …
A young lion prince is born in Africa, thus making his uncle Scar the second in line to the throne. Scar plots with the hyenas to kill King Mufasa and Prince Simba, thus making himself King. The King is killed and Simba is led to believe by Scar that it was his fault, and so flees the kingdom in shame. After years of exile he is persuaded to return home to overthrow the usurper and claim the kingdom as his own thus completing the "Circle of Life".
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1992
Aladdin
MovieNov 8, 1992

Aladdin

When street rat Aladdin frees a genie from a lamp, he finds …
When street rat Aladdin frees a genie from a lamp, he finds his wishes granted. However, he soon finds that the evil Jafar has other plans for the lamp-- and for Princess Jasmine. Can Aladdin save Princess Jasmine and his love for her after she sees that he isn't quite what he appears to be?
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Best Dramatic Presentation
Nomination1992

Best Dramatic Presentation

Nominated for "Beauty and the Beast".
Hugo Award
1991
Beauty and the Beast
MovieSep 29, 1991

Beauty and the Beast

Prince Adam was cursed to a beast form by Enchantress who …
Prince Adam was cursed to a beast form by Enchantress who saw no love in his arrogant heart for others. The one way he could break the spell was to learn to love another and earn her love in return before the last petal from his enchanted rose fell, which would bloom until his twenty-first birthday. But who could ever learn to love a beast? Ten years later, Maurice, an inventor from a nearby village, becomes lost in the woods and seeks shelter in the Beast's castle, the Beast imprisons him for trespassing. His daughter Belle, a bookworm who dreams of life outside her provincial village, finds him trapped in the castle and offers her place instead. The Beast accepts with a promise she'll remain in the castle forever. In the beginning Belle views him as nothing more than a monster, he views her as difficult and stubborn. But the two soon taste the bitter-sweetness of finding "you can change and learning you were wrong".
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1989
Anything More Would Be Greedy
TV ShowJul 26, 1989

Anything More Would Be Greedy

Anything More Would Be …
Anything More Would Be Greedy is a six-part television comedy-drama miniseries was written and created by Malcolm Bradbury and directed by Rodney Bennett, this series was produced by Anglia Television for the ITV Network, first aired on ITV from 26 July to 30 August 1989. The drama was narrated by Simon Cadell and it stars Martin Wenner, Sharon Holm, Alison Sterling, Robert Bathurst, Tessa Peake-Jones and Matthew Marsh. The series begins as the story of a group of Cambridge students and their lives in the ten years following their graduation.
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1962
Chris Sanders
BirthMarch 1962

Chris Sanders

Chris Sanders was born.
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