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Kevin Lima is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Executive Producer and Character Designer American born on 1960

Kevin Lima

Kevin Lima
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Nationality USA
Birth 1960 (60 years)

Kevin Lima (born c. 1960) is an American film director who has directed a number of Disney films including his debut film A Goofy Movie in 1995, Tarzan, 102 Dalmatians, and Enchanted. He is married to Brenda Chapman, the co-director of The Prince of Egypt and Brave.

Best films

Tarzan (1999)
(Director)
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
(Visual Development)
Enchanted (2007)
(Director)
The Little Mermaid (1989)
(Character Designer)
102 Dalmatians (2000)
(Director)
Oliver & Company (1988)
(Scriptwriter)

Usually with

Joe Ranft
Joe Ranft
(4 films)
Frank Welker
Frank Welker
(5 films)
Howard Ashman
Howard Ashman
(2 films)
Jerry Rees
Jerry Rees
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Kevin Lima (11 films)

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Actor

Enchanted
Enchanted (2007)
, 1h47
Directed by Kevin Lima
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Romance
Themes Films about films, Films about magic and magicians, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, Timothy Spall, Idina Menzel, Rachel Covey
Roles Pip in New York
Rating69% 3.496963.496963.496963.496963.49696
In "Andalasia", an animated fairy tale world devoid of problems, in which there are talking animals and "happy endings", Queen Narissa frets that her stepson Prince Edward will soon find his true love, which means that Narissa's position on the throne would be taken over. One day, Edward and Nathaniel, Queen Narissa's henchmen, successfully capture a troll, but Edward rides off to the cottage of a girl named Giselle after hearing her sing about "true love". Knowing Narissa's wishes, Nathaniel sets the troll free to get rid of Giselle, but Edward saves her just in time. When they meet, they instantly fall in love and plan to get married the following day.
A Goofy Movie, 1h14
Directed by Kevin Lima
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Animation, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films about education, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Films about dogs, Musical films, Road movies, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Bill Farmer, James Marsden, Jason Marsden, Rob Paulsen, Jim Cummings, Aaron Lohr
Roles Lester (voice)
Rating68% 3.400933.400933.400933.400933.40093
Goofy is the single father of a teenage boy named Max Goof in the town of Spoonerville, Ohio, though the two have a tense relationship. On the last day of school before summer vacation, Max and his best friends P.J. and Robert "Bobby" Zimmeruski hijack the auditorium stage in the middle of Principal Mazur's speech, creating a small concert where Max performs, while costumed as the pop singer Powerline. The performance succeeds in making Max a school celebrity and impressing his love interest, Roxanne; but he, P.J. and Bobby are sent to Mazur's office. Roxanne speaks with Max and agrees to go with him to a party where Powerline's concert will be aired live. However, Mazur exaggerates these events to Goofy and forewarns him that Max's actions may result in him facing capital punishment.

Director

Enchanted
Enchanted (2007)
, 1h47
Directed by Kevin Lima
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Romance
Themes Films about films, Films about magic and magicians, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden, Timothy Spall, Idina Menzel, Rachel Covey
Rating69% 3.496963.496963.496963.496963.49696
In "Andalasia", an animated fairy tale world devoid of problems, in which there are talking animals and "happy endings", Queen Narissa frets that her stepson Prince Edward will soon find his true love, which means that Narissa's position on the throne would be taken over. One day, Edward and Nathaniel, Queen Narissa's henchmen, successfully capture a troll, but Edward rides off to the cottage of a girl named Giselle after hearing her sing about "true love". Knowing Narissa's wishes, Nathaniel sets the troll free to get rid of Giselle, but Edward saves her just in time. When they meet, they instantly fall in love and plan to get married the following day.
Eloise at the Plaza, 1h29
Directed by Kevin Lima
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Children's films
Actors Julie Andrews, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Kenneth Welsh, Sofia Vassilieva, Brittany Gray
Rating64% 3.242873.242873.242873.242873.24287
Eloise is a fun-loving six-year-old girl with a knack for finding adventure every place she looks. While under the care of her "rawther" wonderful nanny (Julie Andrews), Eloise tries to play matchmaker to a lonely prince and wrangle an invitation to the society event of the season.
Eloise at Christmastime, 1h29
Directed by Kevin Lima
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Christmas films, Children's films
Actors Julie Andrews, Kenneth Welsh, Debra Monk, Christine Baranski, Sofia Vassilieva, Gavin Creel
Rating69% 3.490363.490363.490363.490363.49036
The movie begins with a shot of the Hotel Lobby, with a large pink gift box leaning on the display table, in the middle of the room. The hotel manager, Mr. Salamone, asks one of the staff to take the box to the package room. Two of the staff take the gift box to the package room. When they leave, the box is opened and we see Eloise crawling out. Eloise is on a mission to find any presents in the package room from her mother, who has taken a trip to Paris.
102 Dalmatians, 1h40
Directed by Kevin Lima
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Films about birds, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Glenn Close, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Evans, Tim McInnerny, David Horovitch, Ian William Richardson
Rating49% 2.4562652.4562652.4562652.4562652.456265
After three years in prison, Cruella de Vil (Glenn Close) has been cured of her desire for fur coats by Dr. Pavlov (David Horovitch) and is released into the custody of the probation office on the provision that she will be forced to pay the remainder of her fortune (eight million pounds) to all the dog shelters in the borough of Westminster should she repeat her crime. Cruella therefore mends her working relationship with her valet Alonso (Tim McInnerny) and has him lock away all her fur coats. Cruella's probation officer, Chloe Simon (Alice Evans), nevertheless suspects her, partly because Chloe is the owner of the now-adult Dipstick (one of the original 15 puppies of the previous film). Dipstick's mate Dottie has recently given birth to three puppies: Domino, Little Dipper, and Oddball, whereof Oddball lacks spots.
Tarzan
Tarzan (1999)
, 1h28
Directed by Chris Buck, Kevin Lima
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Films about children, Le thème de l'enfant sauvage, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Mise en scène d'un éléphant, Films about apes, L'enfance marginalisée, Musical films, Tarzan films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, Rosie O'Donnell, Glenn Close, Brian Blessed, Lance Henriksen
Rating73% 3.6509753.6509753.6509753.6509753.650975
In the 1880s, an English couple and their infant son escape a burning ship, ending up on land near uncharted rainforests off the coast of Africa. The couple craft themselves a treehouse from their ship's wreckage, but are subsequently killed by Sabor, a rogue leopardess. Kala, a female gorilla who recently lost her own child to Sabor, hears the cries of the orphaned human infant and finds him in the ruined treehouse. Though she is attacked by Sabor, Kala and the baby manage to escape. Kala takes the baby back to the gorilla troop to raise as her own, an act of which her mate, Kerchak, disapproves. Kala raises the human child, naming him Tarzan. Though he befriends other gorillas in the troop and other animals, including the young female gorilla Terk and the paranoid male elephant Tantor, Tarzan finds himself unable to keep up with them, so he takes great efforts to improve himself. As a young man, Tarzan is able to kill Sabor with his crude spear and protect the troop, gaining Kerchak's reluctant respect.
A Goofy Movie, 1h14
Directed by Kevin Lima
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Animation, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films about education, Transport films, Films about automobiles, Films about dogs, Musical films, Road movies, Buddy films, Children's films
Actors Bill Farmer, James Marsden, Jason Marsden, Rob Paulsen, Jim Cummings, Aaron Lohr
Rating68% 3.400933.400933.400933.400933.40093
Goofy is the single father of a teenage boy named Max Goof in the town of Spoonerville, Ohio, though the two have a tense relationship. On the last day of school before summer vacation, Max and his best friends P.J. and Robert "Bobby" Zimmeruski hijack the auditorium stage in the middle of Principal Mazur's speech, creating a small concert where Max performs, while costumed as the pop singer Powerline. The performance succeeds in making Max a school celebrity and impressing his love interest, Roxanne; but he, P.J. and Bobby are sent to Mazur's office. Roxanne speaks with Max and agrees to go with him to a party where Powerline's concert will be aired live. However, Mazur exaggerates these events to Goofy and forewarns him that Max's actions may result in him facing capital punishment.

Scriptwriter

Oliver & Company, 1h13
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about children, Films about cats, Films about dogs, Musical films, Buddy films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Joseph Lawrence, Natalie Gregory, Dom DeLuise, Cheech Marin, Bette Midler, Robert Loggia
Rating66% 3.3498853.3498853.3498853.3498853.349885
On the streets of Fifth Avenue, an orphaned kitten named Oliver is left abandoned after his fellow orphaned kittens are adopted by passersby. Wandering the streets by himself in search of someone to adopt him, Oliver meets a laid-back dog named Dodger who assists the kitten in stealing food from a hot dog vendor named Louie. Dodger then flees the scene without sharing his bounty with Oliver. Oliver follows Dodger all throughout the streets until he eventually arrives at the barge of his owner, a pickpocket named Fagin, along with his meal, to give to his friends: Tito the Chihuahua, Einstein the Great Dane, Rita the Saluki and Francis the Bulldog. Oliver sneaks into their home, located below the city's docks, and is discovered by the dogs. After a moment of confusion, Oliver is then received with a warm welcome. Fagin, owner of the dogs, comes in and explains that he is running out of time to repay the money he borrowed from Sykes, a ruthless shipyard agent and loan shark. Sykes tells Fagin the money must be paid in three days, or else. Sykes' Dobermans Roscoe and DeSoto attack Oliver but the cat is defended by Fagin's dogs. Immediately thereafter, a depressed Fagin returns to the barge, lamenting that he has only three days to find the money he owes Sykes. After the dogs cheer him up, Fagin is introduced to Oliver, and, considering that they all need help, accepts him into the gang.

Producer

The Wild
The Wild (2006)
, 1h22
Directed by Steven Williams
Origin USA
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Mise en scène d'une girafe, Films about lions, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Kiefer Sutherland, James Belushi, Greg Cipes, Janeane Garofalo, Jason Connery, Richard Kind
Roles Executive Producer
Rating53% 2.65042.65042.65042.65042.6504
In Central Park Zoo, Samson the Lion tells his son Ryan stories of his adventures in the wild. That night, when the zoo closes, all the animals are free to roam. Samson, Benny, Bridget, Larry, and Nigel were in a turtle curling championship while Ryan was with his friends. Ryan accidentally alerts the Thompson Gazelles which head to the game. Samson and Ryan have a falling-out about the fact that Ryan can't roar and Ryan storms off, even though his father was sorry for what he said. Benny insists that Samson tells the truth to Ryan or he will lose his son. When Samson goes to talk to him, he is not home. Ryan has actually walked into a green box and accidentally gets shipped, which the legend tells will take him to the wild. With the help of a pigeon, Hamir, Samson and Benny go after him, sneaking into a garbage disposal truck with Nigel, Bridget, and Larry coming as well, accidentally throwing Benny off the truck. After passing through Times Square and nearly being crushed in the garbage disposal, the group encounters a pack of rabid stray dogs. Samson leads them through the sewer rather than scaring them off. There, they take directions to the docks from two street wise alligator brothers, Stan and Carmine.
The Brave Little Toaster, 1h31
Directed by Jerry Rees
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Musical films, Children's films
Actors Timothy E. Day, Jon Lovitz, Timothy Stack, Thurl Ravenscroft, Phil Hartman, Joe Ranft
Roles Development Producer
Rating72% 3.646763.646763.646763.646763.64676
Toaster is a feminine-voiced leader of a group of appliances consisting of an antique radio, a gooseneck lamp, Lampy; an electric blanket, Blanky; and a vacuum cleaner, Kirby, who belong to their master, Rob. They wait every day at Rob's cottage for his return with an increasing sense of abandonment, causing Blanky to hallucinate about finally seeing Rob return. One day, the appliances are devastated to learn that a real estate broker is selling the house. Not wanting to accept the fact that the Master would abandon them, Toaster decides that the group should head out and find Rob. The appliances connect a car battery to an office chair pulled by Kirby and set out into the world, following Radio's signal broadcasts from the city, where Rob lives.

Visual effects

Beauty and the Beast, 1h24
Directed by Kirk Wise, Gary Trousdale
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy-drama, Musical theatre, Fantasy, Musical, Animation, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Psychologie, Musical films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'une plante
Actors Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers, Angela Lansbury
Roles Visual Development
Rating79% 3.997663.997663.997663.997663.99766
An enchantress, disguised as an old beggar, offers a rose to a young prince, in exchange for shelter in his castle from the cold, but the prince refuses. For his arrogance, the enchantress transforms him into a beast and places a spell on the castle. She gives him a magic mirror that enables him to view faraway events, along with the enchanted rose that she had offered. To break the spell, the prince must learn to love another and earn her love in return before the rose's last petal falls on his 21st birthday. If he fails, he will remain a beast forever.
The Little Mermaid, 1h23
Directed by Ron Clements, John Musker
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Musical, Animation, Romance
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Transport films, Mermaids in film, Witches in film, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Samuel E. Wright, Pat Carroll, Jason Marin, Kenneth Mars
Roles Character Designer
Rating75% 3.79693.79693.79693.79693.7969
Ariel, a sixteen-year-old mermaid princess, is dissatisfied with underwater life and is curious about the human world. With her best friend Flounder, Ariel collects human artifacts and goes to the surface of the ocean to visit Scuttle the seagull, who offers very inaccurate knowledge of human culture. She ignores the warnings of her father King Triton, the ruler of Atlantica, and his adviser and court composer Sebastian that contact between merpeople and humans is forbidden.
The Brave Little Toaster, 1h31
Directed by Jerry Rees
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Musical films, Children's films
Actors Timothy E. Day, Jon Lovitz, Timothy Stack, Thurl Ravenscroft, Phil Hartman, Joe Ranft
Roles Character Designer
Rating72% 3.646763.646763.646763.646763.64676
Toaster is a feminine-voiced leader of a group of appliances consisting of an antique radio, a gooseneck lamp, Lampy; an electric blanket, Blanky; and a vacuum cleaner, Kirby, who belong to their master, Rob. They wait every day at Rob's cottage for his return with an increasing sense of abandonment, causing Blanky to hallucinate about finally seeing Rob return. One day, the appliances are devastated to learn that a real estate broker is selling the house. Not wanting to accept the fact that the Master would abandon them, Toaster decides that the group should head out and find Rob. The appliances connect a car battery to an office chair pulled by Kirby and set out into the world, following Radio's signal broadcasts from the city, where Rob lives.