Cryptozoo Movie

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Who's Involved:

Michael Cera, Dash Shaw, Peter Stormare, Lake Bell, Zoe Kazan, Grace Zabriskie, Louisa Krause, Thomas Jay Ryan, Angeliki Papoulia

Release Date:

Friday, August 20, 2021 Limited

Runtime: 1 hr, 35 m
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Featuring the voice talents of Lake Bell, Zoe Kazan, Michael Cera, Louisa Krause, Peter Stormare, Thomas Jay Ryan, and Grace Zabriskie, the film follows cryptozookeepers through a richly-drawn hallucinatory world as they struggle to capture a baku (a legendary dream-eating hybrid creature) and begin to wonder if they should display these rare beasts in the confines of a zoo, or if these mythical creatures should remain hidden and unknown.

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Who stars in Cryptozoo: Cast List

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Over Her Dead Body, Million Dollar Arm  

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The Exploding Girl, Secrets From the Russian Tea Room  

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Barbie, Under the Boardwalk  

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You Can't Win, The Dive  

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Lookout, The Penguins of Madagascar  

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Burn Country, Ghostwritten  

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No Good Deed, The Grudge  

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Who's making Cryptozoo: Crew List

A look at the Cryptozoo behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Dash Shaw last directed My Entire High School Sinking Into The Sea. The film's writer Dash Shaw last wrote My Entire High School Sinking Into The Sea.


Dash Shaw


Dash Shaw


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Production: What we know about Cryptozoo?

Key Facts

  1. An animated feature following cryptozookeepers through a richly-drawn world as they struggle to capture a baku.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2021 - June: The film was set to Completed  status.

Cryptozoo Release Date: When was the film released?

Cryptozoo was a Limited release in 2021 on Friday, August 20, 2021. There were 17 other movies released on the same date, including The Protégé, PAW Patrol: The Movie and The Night House.

As a Limited release, Cryptozoo will only be shown in select movie theaters across major markets. Please check Fandango and Atom Tickets to see if the film is playing in your area.

Cryptozoo DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Cryptozoo was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 .

Cryptozoo VOD & Digital: When was the film released digitally?

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Cryptozoo was released across all major streaming and cable platforms on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Digital rental or purchase allows you to instantly stream and download to watch anywhere and anytime on your favorite devices. Available from various digital retailers including Amazon Video, iTunes, Google Play, Apple, Vudu and others.

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