Anime: Drawing a Revolution

Title: Anime: Drawing a Revolution
Year: 2007
Director: Karen Somers
Cast: Christine M. Auten, Dante Basco, Colin Brady, Eric S. Calderon, Peter Fernandez, Crispin Freeman, Akira Mark Fujita, Joseph Hahn, Matt Hawkins, Roland Kelts, Stan Lee, Billy Martin, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Kaoru Mfaume, Kevin Munroe, Glen Murakami, Takashi Okazaki, Tony Oliver
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA

Why in Database: In this production, turtles appears only in the showed fragments from other works. In order, we first see the turtle scene from Battle of the Planets.
Next, important for TD are Ninja Turtles, specifically, the opening from 1987 animated series, several other versions of these characters are also shown. The last turtle item is Squirtle, one of the turtle Pokemon, seen in a scene from the movie Pokémon: The Movie 2000 – The Power of One.

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Pinocchio A True Story

Title: Pinocchio A True Story
Original title: Pinokkio. Pravdivaya istoriya
Year: 2021
Director: Vasiliy Rovenskiy
Original Dubbing: Philip Lebedev, Anton Eldarov, Diomid Vinogradov, Eliza Martirosova, Dmitriy Iosifov
English dubbing: Jon Heder, Pauly Shore, Tom Kenny
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Family
Country: Russia, Hungary

Why in Database: In one scene, Geppetto wonder how to name a figurine he has created. He considers the name Leonardo, but states, among other things, that he doesn’t want him to become a pizza-obsessed turtle, which is an obvious reference to Ninja Turtles.

– Maybe Leonardo? That won’t do either. He’d grow up to be a selfish actor, or an artist, or a turtle who only cares about pizza.

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Never Been Kissed

Title: Never Been Kissed
Year: 1999
Director: Raja Gosnell
Actors: Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan, Molly Shannon, John C. Reilly, Garry Marshall, Sean Whalen, Cress Williams, Octavia Spencer, Sarah DeVincentis, Allen Covert, Armand Reiser, David Doty, Derek Morgan, Kathleen Marshall, Jenny Bicks, Leelee Sobieski, Jeremy Jordan
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA

Why in Database: Turtles appear in this movie in two forms. The first is a real turtle that the main character have in home, she also talks to him. The second appearance is one of the side characters who at the end of the movie came to the ball dressed as a turtle.

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Dog Days

Title: Dog Days
Year: 2018
Director: Ken Marino
Actors: Nina Dobrev, Vanessa Hudgens, Adam Pally, Eva Longoria, Rob Corddry, Tone Bell, Jon Bass, Michael Cassidy, Finn Wolfhard, Ron Cephas Jones, Thomas Lennon, Tig Notaro, Lauren Lapkus, Jessica St. Clair, Ryan Hansen, Tony Cavalero, Jessica Lowe, Mo Gaffney
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA

Why in Database: In one scene at the vet, we see a boy with a turtle on his lap. The turtle is also the subject of two short dialogues.

– Hi, Ian. What brings you in today?
– My tortoise ate my turtle.

– All right, come on, Ian. Let’s go see if we can get your turtle out of your tortoise.
– So that turtle-tortoise stuff must really be trippin’ you out, huh?

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Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau

Title: Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s Island of Dr. Moreau
Year: 2014
Director: David Gregory
Cast: Richard Stanley, Kier-La Janisse, Michael Gingold, Graham Humphreys, Edward R. Pressman, Robert Shaye, Tim Sullivan, Tim Zinnemann, Fairuza Balk, Bruce Spaulding Fuller, Marco Hofschneider, Rob Morrow, Graham ‘Grace’ Walker, Fiona Mahl, Neil Young, David Grasso, Peter Elliott, David Hudson
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA

Why in Database: The poster of the first TMNT movie is shown.

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Doomed: The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s the Fantastic Four

Title: Doomed: The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s the Fantastic Four
Year: 2015
Director: Marty Langford
Cast: Carl Ciarfalio, Roger Corman, Joseph Culp, Jonathan Fernandez, Glenn Garland, Kat Green, Chris Gore, Sean Howe, Alex Hyde-White, Lloyd Kaufman, Oley Sassone, Mark Sikes, Michael Bailey Smith, Rebecca Staab, Jay Underwood, John Vulich, Stan Lee
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA

Why in Database: In an article shown at one point, you can see that Ninja Turtles are mentioned.

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Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy

Title: Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy
Year: 2010
Director: Daniel Farrands, Andrew Kasch
Cast: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Stacey Alden, Erika Anderson, Marshall Bell, Fran Bennett, Howard Berger, Charles Bernstein, Doug Beswick, R. Christopher Biggs, Beatrice Boepple, Leslie Bohem, Brannon Braga, John Carl Buechler, Brooke Bundy, Lou Carlucci, David Chaskin, Alice Cooper, Wes Craven
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA

Why in Database: The poster of the first TMNT movie is shown.

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Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers

Title: Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers
Year: 2022
Director: Akiva Schaffer
Actors/Dubbing: Andy Samberg, John Mulaney, KiKi Layne, Will Arnett, Eric Bana, Flula Borg, Dennis Haysbert, Keegan-Michael Key, Tress MacNeille, Tim Robinson, Seth Rogen, J.K. Simmons, Da’Vone McDonald, Akiva Schaffer, Rachel Bloom, Juliet Donenfeld, Liz Cackowski, Mason Blomberg
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA

Why in Database: In the finale, there is a buffed up version of the turtle known from the animation Robin Hood from 1973.

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Movie Hoarders From VHS to DVD and Beyond!

Title: Movie Hoarders From VHS to DVD and Beyond!
Year: 2021
Director: Tony Newton
Cast: Chris Bergoch, Jay Bond, Nick Charles, Chuck Conry, David Kyle Eisenhauer, Michael Fischer, Jody A. Fox, Jessie Hobson, Ryan James, Pat Kusnadi, Joey Leichty, Dave Neabore, Tony Newton, Shawn C. Phillips, Kyle Rappaport, Josh Sussman, Rick W. Weaver, Chase Whale
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK

Why in Database: A movie about people collecting films on physical media. There are several Ninja Turtles elements in it. Plush toy, figurines, some edition of one of the movies. A VHS tape with the animation Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue is also very clearly shown. Probably on shelves full of movies, shown for most of the time, you could find more items that we already have described in our database.

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