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The Hero of Color City
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Frank Gladstone
Produced by John D. Eraklis
Max Howard
Screenplay by Jess Kedward
J.P. McCormick
Kirsty Peart
Rich Raczelowski
Starring Christina Ricci
Sean Astin
Owen Wilson
E.G. Daily
Jessica Capshaw
Rosie Perez
Tara Strong
Craig Ferguson
Wayne Brady
Jess Harnell
and David Kaye
Music by Zoë Poledouris
Angel Roché Jr.
Editing by Josh Gladstone
Studio Exodus Film Group
Distributed by Magnolia Pictures
Release date(s) October 3, 2014 (2014-10-03)
Running time 77 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Money made $32,048

The Hero of Color City is a 2014 American computer-animated film directed by Frank Gladstone and written by Jess Kedward, J.P. McCormick, Kirsty Peart, and Rich Raczelowski. The film stars the voice talents of Christina Ricci, Sean Astin, Owen Wilson, E.G. Daily, Jessica Capshaw, Rosie Perez, Tara Strong, Craig Ferguson, Wayne Brady, Jess Harnell, and David Kaye. Original songs and score by Zoë Poledouris and Angel Roché Jr. The film was released in a limited theatrical engagement on October 3, 2014 by Magnolia Pictures, followed by releases on Video On Demand and Home Entertainment platforms.


Every night when Ben goes to bed, his crayons come to life and set out to Color City. Yellow, a timid crayon afraid of everything, accidentally summons two unfinished drawings known as King Scrawl and his sidekick Gnat. The crayons are forced to act quickly in order to save their town before their colors fade.


Home Video

DVD and Blu-ray was released on December 2, 2014.

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