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Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Directed by Robert Zemeckis
Produced by Frank Marshall
Robert Watts
Screenplay by Jeffrey Price
Peter S. Seaman
Starring Bob Hoskins
Christopher Lloyd
Charles Fleischer
Stubby Kaye
Joanna Cassidy
Music by Alan Silvestri
Cinematography Dean Cundey
Editing by Arthur Schmidt
Studio Amblin Entertainment
Walt Disney Feature Animation
Silver Screen Partners III
Distributed by Touchstone Pictures
Release date(s) June 22, 1988 (1988-06-22)
Running time 104 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $70 million[1]
Money made $329,803,958[2]

Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 American fantasy-comedy-noir movie. The movie is based on Gary K. Wolf's novel Who Censored Roger Rabbit?. It was directed by Robert Zemeckis. The movie was released by Touchstone Pictures. The movie has both animation and live action parts. The cartoon characters interact directly with human beings.


Who Framed Roger Rabbit won Academy Awards for Best Sound Editing, Best Visual Effects and Best Film Editing. Nominations included Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Sound.[3] Richard Williams received a Special Achievement Award.[4]

Roger Rabbit won the Saturn Award for Best Fantasy Film, as well as Best Direction for Zemeckis and Special Visual Effects. Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd and Joanna Cassidy were nominated for their performances. Alan Silvestri and the screenwriters also received nominations.[5]

The movie was nominated for four categories at the 42nd British Academy Film Awards and won an award for its visual effects.[6]

Roger Rabbit was nominated the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy). Hoskins was also nominated for his performance.[7]

The movie also won the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation and Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie.[8]


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