ParaNorman is a 3D stop-motion animated adventure horror film produced by Laika, distributed by Focus Features and was released on August 17, 2012. The voice cast includes Casey Affleck, Tempestt Bledsoe, Jeff Garlin, John Goodman, Bernard Hill, Anna Kendrick, Leslie Mann, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Elaine Stritch and Tucker Albrizzi. It is the first stop-motion movie to use a 3D color printer to create character faces.
- [about his dead grandmother] She's in the living room.
- THE DEAD ARE COMING!
- I didn't ask to be born this way.
- Everyone in the real world thinks I'm a freak, and you know what? Maybe they're right! Maybe I am a freak, but I never asked for your help... just go! GET OUT!
- Don't make me throw this hummus! It's spicy!
- Oh, I understand! I understand that this is all getting completely out of... [zombie hand breaks through the sunroof] HAND!
- [To the mob about to attack Norman] LEAVE HIM ALONE!
- We're all gonna DIE!
- "[To Alvin, who touches her butt]" Hand Alvin my hand
- This summer, you don't become a hero by being normal
- It's all fun and games until someone raises the dead
- Kodi Smit-McPhee as Norman Babcock
- Jodelle Ferland as Agatha "Aggie" Prenderghast
- Tucker Albrizzi as Neil Downe
- Anna Kendrick as Courtney Babcock
- Casey Affleck as Mitch Downe
- Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Alvin
- Leslie Mann as Sandra Babcock
- Jeff Garlin as Perry Babcock
- Elaine Stritch as Grandma Babcock
- John Goodman as Mr. Prenderghast
- Tempestt Bledsoe as Sheriff Hooper
- Alex Borstein as Mrs. Henscher
- Hannah Noyes as Salma
- Ariel Winter as Blithe Hollow kid
- Bridget Hoffman as Crystal and Parachutist Ghost
- Scott Menville as Deputy Wayne
- David Cowgill as Greaser Ghost
- Wendy Hoffman as Gucci Lady
- Jeremy Shada as Pug
- Emily Hahn as Sweet Girl
- Jack Blessing as a Civil War ghost
Blithe Hollow townspeople are voiced by Kirk Baily, Cam Clarke, Lara Cody, Eddie Frierson, Rif Hutton, Edie Mirman and David Zyler.