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Brad Bird

Born: September 11, 1957, Kalispell, Montana, USA

Phillip Bradley "Brad" Bird is an American director, voice actor, animator and screenwriter. 


He is best known for writing and directing Disney"/Pixar's The Incredibles (2004) and Ratatouille (2007). He also adapted and directed the critically acclaimed 2D animated 1999 Warner Brothers film The Iron Giant. 

Reviewing the Ratatouille DVD, Eye Weekly offered this characterization of Bird's work: "It's very hard to think of another mainstream American director with a comparably fluid visual style or such a vise-grip on storytelling mechanics." He also directed The Simpsons ' episodes "Krusty Gets Busted" and "Like Father, Like Clown".

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Incredibles 2 (2018)

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| 118 Min

Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for Jack-Jack while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world.

85 2018 118
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Tomorrowland (2015)

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| 130 Min

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as \Tomorrowland.\

65 2015 130
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A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman (2015)

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| 59 Min

Julie Walters tells the story of how Morph, Shaun the Sheep and that cheese-loving man Wallace and his dog Gromit first came to life.

76 2015 59
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Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)

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| 133 Min

In the 4th installment of the Mission Impossible series, Ethan Hunt (Cruise) and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks (Nyqvist), who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion causing severe destruction to the Kremlin and the IMF to be implicated in the bombing, forcing the President to disavow them. No longer being aided by the government, Ethan and his team chase Hendricks around the globe, although they might still be too late to stop a disaster.

74 2011 133
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Ratatouille (2007)

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| 111 Min

In one of Paris finest restaurants, Remy, a determined young rat, dreams of becoming a renowned French chef. Torn between his familys wishes and his true calling. Remy and his pal Linguini set in motion a hilarious chain of events that turns the City of Lights upside down.

80 2007 111
Poster of Your Friend the Rat
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Your Friend the Rat (2007)

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| 11 Min

Let's face it, rats are not the most beloved creatures on earth. However, maybe this little tale about the history of human and rat interaction will change the world's tune. At least that is the hope of Remy, the star of Ratatouille, and his reluctant brother Emile as they guide us through world history from a rat's perspective. Why can't we all just get along?

72 2007 11
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The Pixar Story (2007)

Documentary
| 87 Min

A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of \Toy Story\ and Pixars promotion of talented people.

80 2007 87
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Jack-Jack Attack (2005)

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| 5 Min

Kari the babysitter thinks she's in for a night of routine babysitting. She's prepared to provide neurological stimulation with some soothing musical accompaniment for little Jack-Jack, the smallest member of the incredible Parr family. Little does she know that Jack-Jack will teach her a thing or two about babies with \special needs.\

77 2005 5
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One Man Band (2005)

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| 4 Min

With one coin to make a wish at the piazza fountain, a peasant girl encounters two competing street performers who'd prefer the coin find its way into their tip jars. The little girl, Tippy, is caught in the middle as a musical duel ensues between the one-man-bands.

79 2005 4
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The Incredibles (2004)

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USA |
| 115 Min

Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, its time to get back into costume.

80 2004 115
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The Iron Giant (1999)

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| 86 Min

Something humongous is among us! A young boy rescues a huge robot which has rocketed to earth from space and tries to protect the genial giant from a nosey government agent. 

80 1999 86
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Batteries Not Included (1987)

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| 106 Min

In a soon to be demolished block of apartments, the residents resist the criminal methods used to force them to leave so a greedy tycoon can build his new skyscraper. When tiny mechanical aliens land for a recharge, they decide to stay and help out.

65 1987 106



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