Atlantis: The Lost Empire is a American animated science-fantasy action - adventure film created by Walt Disney Feature Animation , marking the 41st entry in Disney's animated features canon and its first science-fiction film. Set in , the film tells the story of a young man who gains possession of a sacred book, which he believes will guide him and a crew of mercenaries to the lost city of Atlantis. Development of the film began after production had finished on The Hunchback of Notre Dame Instead of another musical , the production team decided to do an action-adventure film inspired by the works of Jules Verne. Atlantis was notable for adopting the distinctive visual style of comic book creator Mike Mignola. The film made greater use of computer-generated imagery CGI than any of Disney's previous traditionally animated features, and it remains one of the few to have been shot in anamorphic format. Linguist Marc Okrand constructed an Atlantean language specifically for use in Atlantis.
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The "Snyder Cut" is here! The director unveiled the first trailer for the long-awaited Zack Snyder's Justice League. Watch the trailer. Title: Atlantis: The Lost Empire A Disney animated version of "Treasure Island". The only difference is that this movie is set in outer space with alien worlds and other galactic wonders. When a young Inuit hunter needlessly kills a bear, he is magically changed into a bear himself as punishment with a talkative cub being his only guide to changing back. Milo and Kida reunite with their friends to investigate strange occurances around the world that seem to have links to the secrets of Atlantis.
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Even the least successful of them, at the very least, probably did OK at the box office and are readily available for discovery on a juggernaut of a streaming service. Cult classic? Squandered opportunity? Cursed with the genius of being a decade ahead of its time? Originally released in , Atlantis was a big swing for Disney in just about every conceivable way. Rather than princesses, romance, and music, Atlantis took on a classic adventure story, drawing equally from pulpy science fiction comics, classic mythology, and Jules Verne novels. The result is a thrilling adventure film full of memorable characters the whole crew of the gargantuan submarine the Ulysses stands out in particular and exciting set pieces. To aid in creating the world surrounding Atlantis and that of the lost city itself Disney famously brought on legendary comic creator Mike Mignola.
When a boy named Kenai is turned into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. Kida discovers the power of her city's enchanted crystals and must decide whether to hide the Heart of Atlantis or share its light. Clever Mulan disguises herself as a male soldier named "Ping" to bravely take her father's place in the Imperial Army. Stitch becomes the mischeivous friend of a girl named Lilo and learns about loyalty, and 'ohana, the Hawaiian tradition of family. Skip Navigation Disney.