Aardman is a British animation studio based in Bristol, England. Aardman is known for films made using stop-motion clay animation techniques, particularly those featuring Plasticine characters Wallace and Gromit. After some experimental computer animated short films during the late 1990s, beginning with Owzat (1997), they entered the computer animation market with Flushed Away (2006). Aardman films have made $1 billion worldwide and average $147 million per film. All of their stop motion films are among the highest-grossing stop-motion films, with their debut, Chicken Run (2000), being their top-grossing film as well as the highest-grossing stop-motion film of all time.
- Chicken Run (2000)
- Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
- Flushed Away (2006)
- Arthur Christmas (2011)
- The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
- Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)
- Early Man (2018)
- Shaun The Sheep: Movie Farmageddon (2019)
Why They Rock
- They're movies feature great animation, most of them are stop motion.
- The humor in their movies are really good and funny. For example: In Flushed Away, there's a scene where Rita beats up Roddy.
- They've also made great shorts like Wallace and Gromit in The Wrong Trousers.
- Great voice acting.
- Great character designs.
- They are known for revolutionizing the stop motion claymation movies.
- Their movies also serve nice messages.
- They've also made great TV shows like Shaun The Sheep.
- Lovable characters.
- Their adult shows aren't terrible either, such as Angry Kid.
- Their movies can under-perform at the box office, like Flushed Away, Arthur Christmas and Early Man.
- They've made some bad shows like Chop Socky Chooks.
All of their movies received generally positive reviews with Chicken Run, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, and Shaun the Sheep Movie being the most critically acclaimed titles.
- Wallace exiting the rocket spawned "What the fuck did you bring upon this cursed land" meme.