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16 Movies That Were Animated Hits First

16 Movies That Were Animated Hits First

by The Daily Eye Team April 18 2016, 10:44 am Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 34 secs

Audiences settling in to watch Disney’s new adaptation of The Jungle Book, out April 15, can expect to see a familiar story about a man-cub living among a gaggle of four-legged singing mammals. But the characters Disney first brought to the screen in 1967 now look a little different. Director Jon Favreau’s live-action/CGI adaptation-of-an-adaptation is just the latest in a sub-genre of movies that found their first success as animated features. AsThe Jungle Book invites comparisons between old hand-drawn Baloo andBill Murray’s new take on the lazy bear, here’s a look back at the films that first captured our attention in two dimensions.


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