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Atlantis: The Lost Empire
Directed by Gary Trousdale
Kirk Wise
Produced by Don Hahn
Screenplay by Tab Murphy
David Reynolds (uncredited)
Story by Tab Murphy
Gary Trousdale
Kirk Wise
Bryce Zabel
Jackie Zabel
Joss Whedon (Treatment)
Starring See Cast
Music by James Newton Howard
Editing by Ellen Keneshea
Studio Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Feature Animation
Distributed by Buena Vista International
Release date(s) June 3, 2001 (2001-06-03) (Premiere)
June 15, 2001 (2001-06-15) (US)
Running time 96 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $90–120 million
Money made $186,053,725

Atlantis: The Lost Empire is a 2001 American animated movie created by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 41st movie in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. It was the first science fiction movie for Disney animation. The movie is set in 1914. It tells the story of a young man who gets a sacred book. He believes the book will guide him and a crew of adventurers to the lost city of Atlantis.

It was released on June 15, 2001. It did not make as much money as Disney wanted. Disney stopped making both a spin-off television series and an underwater attraction at its Disneyland theme park.



Award Category Name Outcome
29th Annie Awards Individual Achievement in Directing Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise Nominated
Individual Achievement in Storyboarding Chris Ure Nominated
Individual Achievement in Production Design David Goetz Nominated
Individual Achievement in Effects Animation Marlon West Nominated
Individual Achievement in Voice Acting – Female Florence Stanley Nominated
Individual Achievement in Voice Acting – Male Leonard Nimoy Nominated
Individual Achievement for Music Score James Newton Howard Nominated
2002 DVD Exclusive Awards Original Retrospective Documentary Michael Pellerin Nominated
2002 Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing – Animated Feature Film Gary Rydstrom, Michael Silvers, Mary Helen Leasman, John K. Carr, Shannon Mills, Ken Fischer, David C. Hughes, and Susan Sanford Won
Online Film Critics Society Awards 2001 Best Animated Feature Nominated
2002 Political Film Society Democracy Nominated
Human Rights Nominated
Peace Nominated
World Soundtrack Awards Best Original Song for Film Diane Warren and James Newton Howard Nominated
Young Artist Awards Best Feature Family Film – Drama Walt Disney Feature Animation Nominated

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