Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Template:Infobox film Who Framed Roger Rabbit is a 1988 American fantasy-comedy-noir movie. It is set in 1947 in Los Angeles. The movie is based on Gary K. Wolf's novel Who Censored Roger Rabbit?. It was directed by Robert Zemeckis. The movie was released by Touchstone Pictures. The movie has both animation and live action parts. The cartoon characters interact directly with human beings.

Release Dates

Country Premiere
23x15px United States 22 June 1988
23x15px France 18 October 1988
Template:FRG 27 October 1988
23x15px Netherlands 17 November 1988
23x15px Australia 24 November 1988
23x15px Portugal 24 November 1988
23x15px Spain 25 November 1988
23x15px United Kingdom 2 December 1988
23x15px Ireland 2 December 1988
23x15px Italy 2 December 1988
23x15px Sweden 2 December 1988
23x15px Japan 3 December 1988
23x15px Colombia 7 December 1988
23x15px Norway 15 December 1988
23x15px Denmark 16 December 1988
23x15px Finland 16 December 1988
23x15px Iceland 16 December 1988
23x15px Greece 21 December 1988
23x15px Argentina 22 December 1988
23x15px Brazil 22 December 1988
23x15px Peru 22 December 1988
23x15px El Salvador 25 December 1988
23x15px Hong Kong 28 January 1989
23x15px Taiwan 6 February 1989
American Samoaborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge American Samoa American Samoa 23 June 1989
23x15px Hungary 5 October 1989
23x15px Turkey 8 December 1989
23x15px South Korea 17 August 1990


Who Framed Roger Rabbit won Academy Awards for Best Sound Editing, Best Visual Effects and Best Film Editing. Nominations included Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography and Best Sound.[1] Richard Williams received a Special Achievement Award.[2]

Roger Rabbit won the Saturn Award for Best Fantasy Film, as well as Best Direction for Zemeckis and Special Visual Effects. Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd and Joanna Cassidy were nominated for their performances. Alan Silvestri and the screenwriters also received nominations.[3]

The movie was nominated for four categories at the 42nd British Academy Film Awards and won an award for its visual effects.[4]

Roger Rabbit was nominated the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy). Hoskins was also nominated for his performance.[5]

The movie also won the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation and Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie.[6]


  1. "The 61st Academy Awards (1989) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-16.
  2. "Who Framed Roger Rabbit". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  3. "Past Saturn Awards". Saturn Awards Organization. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  4. "Who Framed Roger Rabbit". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  5. "Who Framed Roger Rabbit". Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  6. "The Hugo Awards: 1989". The Hugo Awards. Retrieved 2008-11-01.

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