When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, with caring parents and all her dreams coming true. When the Other Mother invites Coraline to stay in her world forever, the girl refuses and finds that the alternate reality where she is trapped is only a trick to lure her.
The movie is rated PG for thematic elements, scary images, some language and suggestive humor. Parents should review the film before allowing younger children to watch this movie. This movie is a childrenäó»s film, but younger children may not fully understand the plot. There are also several scenes that young children may find frightening. Older children may not be scared by the movie.
The movie was released on DVD and Blu-ray and features a special edition two-disc 3-D version. The film can be watched with the included 3-D glasses or there is a non-3-D version included.