The story of a little creature created by genetic experimentation and bound to prison with his evil creator. Stitch escapes and heads for Earth where he tries to impersonate a dog and gets adopted by little Lilo.
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Italian Neorealism meets Studio Era Creature Feature. My latest revisit, a first in 8 years, I have found that the film is actually pretty dark and incredibly sad, while also meshing strong comedic writing in the mix. Possibly the strongest work from Disney of the aughts, including even Pixar.
the best physical humour i've seen in a movie since forever!! stitch holding old ladies hand... stitch in a melon on top of another old lady... stitch with a bra on his head... aliens fighting over the wig...
This movie is great! Especially the human family characterization is just amazing, maybe sometimes it loses too much time with the slapstick humor, but it's never annoying and it made smile at time. A funny, cute and sometimes even smart (I mean, the running jokes about mosquitoes are genius) Movie. At times it somewhat reminded me just a little of Miyazaki's stuff (but with Russians alien).
Great alien designs and outer space mileau form the basis for the film. It gives problematic children a face in animated movies and none of those heroic characters that are typical Disney which make the movie an interesting challenge to watch for once. Superb soundtrack consisting mostly of Elvis Presley songs. Great to have the location on Hawaii too. Only an action-based finale with an easy outcome disappoints.
during the moments when it's not trying to pull a gag on way too long, it's a wonderful movie. relates back to my own childhood in a lot of ways that make it tough for me to watch. but uh, what's with all the elvis stuff? seems shoehorned in.
I got to know Hawaii firstly from this cartoon movie. I just touched by the family and best friend things. A good thing to be watched by the children (...or scary? Because of the "Stitch" monster mode?). Cute.