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Top 5 Most Evil and Most Loved Disney Villains

It is a fact that Disney has produced some of the greatest villainous characters in the history of movie-making. This list focuses at the five most evil and most vile characters to brave Disney cartoons. 5. Shan-Yu (Mulan) The callous leader of the Huns is set to conquer China. Shan-Yu and his army go over the Great Wall and occupy the land in order to prove his power to the Emperor. He doesn’t ...

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Top 5 Disney Movie Flops

Walt Disney has produced more than 50 animated features since its first inception. While budget and box office numbers are limited for most of their films, their placement on the list is a manifestation of losses and profits as listed in Disney’s annual report of the year when the film was released. 5. Pinocchio (1940) Walt Disney produced Pinocchio following the immensely successful Snow ...

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Top 5 Most Popular ‘90s Cartoons

For a lot of people, ‘90s cartoons evoke fond memories of Sunday morning cartoons, cool toys, and lazy afternoons on the outside. The list below offers a wonderful trip down memory lane especially for huge cartoon fans. 5. Rugrats Nickelodeon’s Rugrats broadcasted from the year 1991 to 2004, making it the longest running series on the channel. The series follows the life of toddler friends ...

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5 Classic Cartoon Characters Forgotten Facts

Many may think that they are quite familiar with Goofy, Mickey and other popular cartoon characters but the truth is, a lot of cartoon characters have changed from their original design, through time. 5. Tom and Jerry were once called Jasper and Jinx During his first appearance in 1941 Puss Gets the Boot, Mammy Two Shoes called Tom, Jasper. While Jerry was unnamed in the movie, William Hannah, ...

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5 Little Known Facts About the Batman Franchise

With over 75 years of history under its belt, there’s a lot of nifty bits of trivia surrounding the Batman franchise that the average fan doesn’t know. Usually it’s related to the stories within the comic books, cartoons, and movies, but some of the most interesting ones go a little bit behind the scenes. #5. The REAL First Batman Movie Depiction Most new fans believe that the first Batman ...

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5 Little Known Facts About the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise is a weird one. It was a massive success during the 90s and was able to nurse a healthy fanbase throughout its many iterations, and the franchise is still going strong to this day, save for a few dents because of the 2014 live action/CG film. However, its success really started from the animated TV series, which is a softened version that is retooled to ...

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5 Disney Films That Barely Broke Even

Even if you don’t count the LucasFilms and Marvel properties that are now part of their portfolio, there’s no denying that Disney owns a large cache of film properties that continue to print money for the house of mouse. However, what most people don’t know is that many of these films weren’t profitable when they originally debuted, and some even struggled to break even. Here are 5 of the ...

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5 Little Known Facts About the Simpsons

As one of the longest running American sitcom and animated series and recipient of countless awards (including a 31 Primetime Emmys, 30 Annies, and a Peabody), there’s no denying that Simpsons is easily one of the most popular animated franchises all over the world. As a result, many of the interesting facts about the show are already common knowledge among fans. Still, there are bits of ...

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5 Animal Characters Often Mistaken for Another Species

When it comes to cartoon characters that are based on animals, it’s usually easy for viewers to recognize whether it’s based on an actual animal or a fictional one. However, there are also edge cases that make people wonder exactly what kind of animal served as the inspiration. Here are 5 of the most notable examples: #5 Kung Fu Panda’s Tai Lung This powerful but horribly misguided villain ...

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5 Things Most People Don’t Know About Marvel

The buzz generated the Ant Man film has already been reduced to a gentle whisper now and there’s not a lot of news coming from the MCU, but don’t take that to mean that people have already forgotten about the company – they still have a lot of video game and comic book stuff going on and they’re firmly entrenched in people’s collective consciousness. However, despite the huge interest ...

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Top 5 Anime Games That Should Have Been Released Outside of Japan

The thing about a lot of anime franchises, particularly shonen ones, is that they lend themselves well to video game adaptations. When a guy in a suit wants to milk more money from a show about spiky-haired people shooting lasers from their swords while kicking each other into mountains, the first thing he thinks of is video games (or poetry, if it’s the guy that will be fired within minutes of ...

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Best Modern Final Fantasy Protagonists

There’s no denying that Final Fantasy VII on the PSX, despite being a huge departure from the 2D sprite-based format of the series, is the one title that brought the series to people who might not otherwise play a JRPG, much less enjoy one. However, the PSX era also started some sort of a trend: unlikable protagonists. This is not to say that the characters themselves are universally disliked ...

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