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A.k.a.
The Red Balloon
Year
1956
Runtime
34 min.
Director
Albert Lamorisse
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Family, Short
Rating *
8.2
Votes *
11,535
Checks
6,308
Favs
578
Dislikes
28
Favs/checks
9.2% (1:11)
Favs/dislikes
21:1
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  1. invisiblecities's avatar

    invisiblecities

    i was kinda hoping that they were going to take their revenge on those asshole kids 12 years 2 months ago
  2. greenhorg's avatar

    greenhorg

    I initially thought the balloons were all like 'forget this place' and returning to their home planet.

    I like my ending better.
    12 years 6 months ago
  3. Flavio's avatar

    Flavio

    this movie must have the most touching deflating scene of a balloon in cinematic history. 7 years 8 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #4 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2500
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  2. This movie ranks #18 in TSPDT's Brief Encounters
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  3. This movie ranks #25 in IMDb's Shorts Top 50
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  4. This movie ranks #29 in Pixar Directors Recommend: Films for Kids Under 13
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  5. This movie ranks #72 in iCheckMovies's 1950s Top 100
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  6. This movie ranks #73 in François Truffaut's The Films in My Life
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  7. This movie ranks #92 in The Times's 100 Best French Films
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  8. This movie ranks #136 in Harvard's Suggested Film Viewing: Narrative Films
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  9. This movie ranks #294 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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  10. This movie ranks #763 in Time Out's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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  11. This movie ranks #1465 in The Criterion Collection
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