kids' flicks archive 2007

ACMI is the place for movie magic on a budget. Enjoy fun-filled cinema programs, guaranteed to delight and captivate the imagination of children and grown-ups alike!

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the muppet christmas carol

Michael Caine stars in this re-telling of the Charles Dickens tale.

spy kids

Carmen and Juni are called upon to save their missing parents.

flushed away

Aardman's first CGI animated feature, featuring the voices of Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet and Ian McKellen.


A captivating and original story, performed entirely with marionettes.

the iron giant

In Brad Bird's beautifully animated adaptation nine-year-old Hogarth befriends a giant metal robot from outer space.

whale rider

Whale Rider charts the rite of passage of a young girl whose ascendancy to her rightful role as leader in her Maori community is challenged.

children of heaven

When Ali loses his sister's only pair of shoes, the siblings resort to secretly sharing sneakers until their father can afford to replace them.

animated kids' classics spring 2007

Animated story-time and Disney classics featuring Paddington Bear and Donald Duck.

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happy feet

Mumbles (Elijah Wood) may not be able to hold a tune, but boy can he tap! This year's Oscar winner for Best Animated Feature.

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the secret of roan inish

Fiona firmly believes that she and her family are partly descended from the selkies (seals) who populate the mysterious island of Roan Inish.

harry potter & the goblet of fire

Harry has his work cut out for him with the Dark Lord on the move.

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harry potter & the prisoner of azkaban

Harry uncovers disturbing details about Sirius Black's past and his own history.

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harry potter & the philosopher's stone

Where it all began! The first in the film series based on J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.

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harry potter & the chamber of secrets

"J.K. Rowling has created a mythological world as grand as Star Wars. A glorious movie" Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun Times

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interstella 5555

Anime meets dance in a pop sci-fi adventure featuring music by Daft Punk.

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wallace & gromit in the curse of the were-rabbit

Aardman Animations' best-loved characters reunite in a  'vegetarian horror movie' for kids!

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princes and princesses

Visually dazzling silhouette animation from the director of Kirikou and the Sorceress.

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When Damian chances upon a bag of cash, he decides it must be God's doing and that he and is brother are meant to use it to help the poor.

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the last trapper

True life adventures of a latter-day Davy Crockett, set in the majestic Canadian Yukon.

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animated kids' classics autumn 2007

An animated story-time favourite from Dr. Seuss and classic Disney cartoons featuring Goofy and Winnie the Pooh. Free school holiday program.

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charlotte's web

Live action adaptation of E.B. White's timeless children's tale, starring Dakota Fanning.

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A group of young girls living in Tehran are determined to see their soccer team play in a crucial qualifying game leading up to the World Cup.

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the man in the iron mask

Leonardo DiCaprio, Gabriel Byrne and John Malkovich star in this Dumas adventure classic.

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alice in wonderland

Disney's classic 1951 animated version of Lewis Carroll's timeless children's story features inspired set pieces including the Mad Hatter's Tea Party.

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roll bounce

A sweet-natured teen flick set in the glory days of 1970s roller-disco.

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howl's moving castle

Hayao Miyazaki, the award-winning director of Spirited Away, returns with a phantasmagorical feature length animation based on the children's book.

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marine express

Set in the 'future', the fantastical sci-fi adventures of the Marine Express begin when it slips through a time warp.

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the fantastic adventure of unico

The story of a baby unicorn befriended by an adorable kitten with transformative powers, a young girl and her aging grandmother.

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astro boy + kimba the white lion

Three opening episodes of anime TV series starring Osamu Tezuka's definitive characters Astro Boy and Kimba the White Lion.

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alakazam the great

An early 1960s animated musical based on Osamu Tezuka's manga Saiyu-Ki - itself based on Tales from the East.

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jungle emperor leo

A remake of the earlier TV series based on Osamu Tezuka's manga, this version of Jungle Emperor is a muted response to Disney Studios' The Lion King.

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opal dream

Kellyanne and Ashmol live in the outback town of Cooper Pedy. When Kellyanne's imaginary friends go missing Ashmol digs deep to set things right.

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