Looney Tunes: Back in Action

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Looney Tunes: Back in Action ★ 2003 (PG)

Mixing live action with animation, the familiar cast of Looney Toon characters participate in a series of hijinx with a selection of normally funny human actors. Sure there's a plot somewhere, as Daffy Duck teams up with human buddy D.J. (Fraser) to find a Blue Monkey Diamond before the bad guys, but that's secondary to pushing out as many pop culture references and corny jokes as possible in a 90 minute span. Since the people who actually knew how to do that best did it right 50 (or so) years ago, your time and money are better spent on seeking out and viewing the original cartoons. 91m/C VHS, DVD . US Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman, Steve Martin, Timothy Dalton, Heather Locklear, Joan Cusack, Bill Goldberg; D: Joe Dante; W: Larry Doyle; C: Dean Cundey; M: Jerry Goldsmith; V: Joe Alaskey, Billy West, Jeff Glenn Bennett, Eric Goldberg.