The Boxtrolls 

Alan Snow’s fantasy novel Here Be Monsters! inspired this gorgeously crafted stop-motion comedy about an orphaned boy, raised by a lovable pack of underground trolls, who has to save his unconventional family from an evil exterminator. Nominated for Animated Feature, the film features a vivid vocal performance by Ben Kingsley as the villainous Archibald Snatcher, supported by an impressive voice cast including Toni Collette, Elle Fanning, Jared Harris, Richard Ayoade, Nick Frost, and Simon Pegg. 

DIRECTORS: Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable. WRITTEN BY: Irena Brignull, Adam Pava. STORY ADAPTED BY: Anthony Stacchi, Phil Dale. CAST: Ben Kingsley, Toni Collette, Elle Fanning, Isaac Hempstead Wright. 2014. 96 min. USA. Color. English. Rated PG; suitable for ages 9+. DCP. new 4K Dolby Vision + Dolby Atmos DCP courtesy of LAIKA.
Academy Museum film programming generously funded by the Richard Roth Foundation. 


The Magical Films of LAIKA
The Magical Films of LAIKA

Discover our exclusive merchandise created in conjunction with this screening series featuring artwork from the award-winning stop-motion animation films by LAIKA.

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Make It Dinner and a Movie

Fanny's Restaurant & Café
Fanny's Restaurant & Café

All guests who present a ticket for a film screening, Tuesday through Saturday (and the first Sunday of every month), receive 10% off all food and non-alcoholic beverages at Fanny's. Discount only applicable on the same day as the screening and cannot be redeemed for another screening or date. Dinner reservations can be made on OpenTable or Resy.