March Madness: You Want Brackets. I Want Brackets. Here's A Bracket

Came up with this today thanks to some talking with family members.

The theme of this bracket is.....Best Late Gen-Xer, Millennial Full Length Feature Animated Film. So, animated movies from 1980-2000 (All seeds mine, based on my own preferences, and yes, I've seen almost all of these)

Voting will be (ish):
Round of 64: 3/23 6pm Eastern to 3/25 6pm Eastern
Round of 32: 3/26 6pm Eastern to 3/28 6pm Eastern
Sweet 16: 3/29 6pm Eastern to 4/1 6pm Eastern
Elite 8: 4/2 6pm Eastern to 4/4 6pm Eastern
Final 4: 4/5 6pm Eastern to 4/6 6pm Eastern
Championship: 4/7 6pm Eastern to 4/8 6pm Eastern
Champions Announced 4/9 6pm Eastern

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Where will voting occur at? Here, Twitter?

Click the link labelled "Round of 64"

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

Your seeding is dogshit. Space Jam is a 1 seed.

Emperor's New Groove a 2 seed. Look for Mulan to upset

Hot take: Emperor's New Groove is out round 1!

in Fuller we trust

Rah VA Mil!

If you want level-headed opinions, don't go on a message board or sports forums

All Disney in one bracket?? You could have 4 number one seeds from Disney alone.

"Cartoons Plural, Virginia Tech"

I thought it would make it a little more interesting to have the Disney films duke it out against each other.

That being said, I also prefer Amblin/Bluth films over Disney as a whole, although it is the more top heavy. I'd probably rate the Disney 1-4 seeds all in my top 8.

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You could have an entire field of 64 that was mostly Disney movies. I'd be interested in a discussion about how many non-Disney movies would even make such a bracket.

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Rescuers down under goes hosed by the committee. That seed is criminal

Ditto on Oliver and Company, Billy Joel is a lottery pick for the draft

Also Rocka-Doodle-Doo was my jam back in the day

If you want level-headed opinions, don't go on a message board or sports forums

Great movie, and is definitely better than the first one,.

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I also propose THE CAGE FIGHT: picking which movies are: not the best, not the worst, but "the most Nicolas Cage"

FOSTERS: Australian for defense

Watching Ghost Rider right now

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

Con Air is the most Nic Cage movie ever. Ridiculous plot, bad writing, great actors. Nic Cage is both terrible and amazing in that movie.

But, I thought Con Air was one of his best movies, and that's not saying much. He was all right in Snake Eyes...Ghost Rider, I thought, wasn't too terrible, but the sequel, yikes! Lot of his movies lately, like Steven Seagal's, are downright stupid, it wastes my precious brain cells watching them.

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Brendan Fraser also comes to mind after reading these comments.

Matchstick Men and Wicker Man meeting in the second round is a travesty.

Also The Weather Man is a legit good movie.

Joffrey, Cersei, Ilyn Payne, the Hound, Jeff Jagodzinski, Paul Johnson, Pat Narduzzi.

I'm calling Lion King vs Aladdin in the final.

You're missing some potential Final Four participants. Nightmare Before Christmas and Akira being two that come to mind immediately.

Is this only movies for kids? If not, South Park might be the most glaring omission of culturally relevant movies from the 90s.

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would you mind doing the brackets in graphical form?
excel template:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/16dGjoIP7Odz4HrK3PpUKfobMQ3JlTj5k/view?u...

you can make it a google sheet and embed it in your original post, too

https://support.google.com/docs/answer/183965?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDeskto...

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Six seed, Who Framed Roger Rabbit takes it all.

if for no other reason, it gave the world jessica rabbit cosplay

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Disney's secret weapon outside their bracket!

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It was primarily produced by Amblin, yes Disney owned the rights, but they didn't create it. They only distributed it through Touchstone.

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

That's why it's a secret weapon! If they'd made it, it wouldn't be a secret.

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You are a great man for doing this. Seeding is always subjective in roundball so why not hear as well? Bracket submitted

I can imagine no more rewarding a career. And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction:
โ€œI served in the United States Navy"

KCCO

Finally a bracket I can get behind... Gotta be honest I've only heard of two in the last grouping. The 2nd and 3rd had a few more I was familiar with. Team Disney or bust!

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Heavy Metal is the correct endgame here.

My wife takes the kids and leaves the house while I watch my Hokie games.........nuff said

You got the touch, you got the power! Transformers has it all to take this tourney!

I think you are going to have to provide some login/passwords for streaming services to make this a fair match.......

.......waiting..........?

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

Amazing reply.

Whole lotta movies I've never heard of, lol

Now finish up them taters; I'm gonna go fondle my sweaters.

Well, depending on how "essential" you are, you got time to watch a few.

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

Appreciate the work done on this, 07Hokie. Really needed a distraction from telework/2 yr old. Aladdin FTW!

The Land Before Time vs Titan A.E. hurt me.

"Now Miami wants to talk about it." *Cue Enter Sandman*

I wanted the 5/12s to be challenging.

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

Atlantis and El Dorado got snubbed. Committee is biased.

Outspoken team cake advocate. Hates terrapins. Resident Macho Man Gif Poster. Distant cousin to Dork Magic. Frequently misspells words.

Didn't really see the need in starting a new thread for this, but day 1 of cfb Risk is in the books. Virginia Tech is still alive (with 4 territories).

https://collegefootballrisk.com/

https://www.reddit.com/r/CollegeFootballRisk/

If this was something that you were into back in 2018, I suppose they timed it perfectly for the quarantine this go around.

It no longer has any official ties to r/cfb; the moderators there cut ties due to drama. A Michigan fan rewrote the code from scratch and redid the map; supposedly made improvements (there was an inherent weakness in the RNG that made defending a territory much harder than in actual Risk- they've added a 1.5x bonus for players defending a territory). They still pull some data from r/cfb to help determine your General Star rank (how many awards you've won).

But it's a thing to do and we've got a quarantine on our hands. Thought I'd bring it up here in case some of ya'll were looking for a good fake internet war to get into.

I call foul on having Two American Tail movies in the same bracket. That's like having Duke and UNC in the same bracket.

Also, the Miyakazi bracket was a tough one as some movies were unfamiliar to me outside of G.I. Joe, The King and I, and The Brave Little Toaster (criminally underrated movie, IMHO). Oh, I see that Transformers: The Movie was there.

Little Nemo was a downright weird movie, even as an animated movie, for me.

Aladdin gets the nod over The Rescuers Down Under mainly because of Robin Williams as the lovable Genie.

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Loved The Great Mouse Detective and never was a fan of The Emperor's New Groove.

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Little Nemo was a downright weird movie, even as an animated movie, for me.

How did I overlook The Black Cauldron? That movie was creepy and weird...tried too hard to be Lord of the Ring.

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I read the prydain series before I read Lord of the Rings so it will always be separate and special for me.

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Fievel Goes West was not directed by Bluth, but still maintained a good quality production.

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The possibilities for types of brackets are nearly endless...

The First Round is in the books with few upsets, but they were there.

The biggest upset was 11-seed GI Joe knocking off 6-seed Kiki's Delivery Service out of the Miyazaki/Etc Bracket 1, which also saw 10-seeded The King and I upend 7-seed Castle in the Sky. GI Joe will try to knock out another Miyazaki in the next round as 3-seeded Princess Mononoke needed a tie-breaker to beat 14-seed Babar: The Movie.

In the Amblin/Bluth/+2 Bracket, the lone upset was 10th seeded The Road to El Dorado squeaking out a 29-27 victory over 7th seeded Balto.

Etc Bracket 2 saw 6-seeded The Magic Voyage needing a tie-breaker to get past 11-seed Once Upon a Forest, but was otherwise chalk.

The Disney Bracket only saw the 8-9 as really an "upset", with 9th seeded The Fox and The Hound taking out 8th seeded Fantasia 2000.

Voting will resume tomorrow at 6pm and will go for two days.

If there is a matchup or two you don't know, give them a watch, and come on back.

edit: There is a mistake in the bracket saying Rock-a-Doodle advanced. It did not. It should be Who Framed Roger Rabbit.

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

So y'all pick my neighbor totoro but you let kiki's delivery service get upset....

The Miyazaki Bracket just got a lot interesting. You have The King and I squaring off against The Brave Little Toaster. That one could go either way and assuming GI Joe survive, it still has to knock off either The King and I or The Brave Little Toaster. Then, there's Transformers facing off against a Cinderella in ... My Neighbor Totoro...dafuq?

*engages DuckDuckGo and read plot summary*

Yeah, calling it now, Totoro is the Cinderella of Miyazaki bracket. The question is...can it continue the magic or will the clock strike midnight?

Looking over the juggernaut region of Disney's, you got some serious heavyweights slugging it out and it just got heated up!

The Lion King, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, and Mulan advances but the biggest question mark is...can Hercules knock off Belle and the Beast, or will the Beast roar sending Hercules whimpering to his daddy? Can Mulan save China again by tripping the Emperor and his tap happy feet? Can the magic of Aladdin hold off the siren song of Ariel and her...*clear throat* bosom? Can the Lion King hold off the classic, The Fox and the Hound? STAY TUNES, FOLKS!

In the Etc Bracket, we have some interesting mix. Let's see...Nemo survives Nightmare King only to face the Biblical tale of Moses. Can Nemo ride out again or will he drown in the Red Sea? WE HAVE THE BATTLE OF METALS between Heavy Metal and the Iron Giant! Can Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny defeat...The Magic Voyage? If not, Michael Jordan better learn German and fast. The adorable Chipmunk faces off against the Caped Crusader. Who will win - the ankle biters or the Caped Crusader who doesn't mind bending the rule?

Over yonder in Amblin bracket, you have Duke and UNC advancing (An American Tail and An American Tail: Fievel Goes West) but the biggest story is...can The Land Before Times continue to win the hearts of fans with its assortment of adorable dinosaurs or is it the end of dinosaurs? Roger Rabbit continues to work his magic but he is faced against the giant (not really) fairy in Fern Gully. Dark horse The Road to El Dorado upsetted seventh seeded Balto and can it continues the magical run?

Be sure to tune in the next days as we watch mayhem!

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Chaos is fun. It's why people tune into March Madness.

โ€œWho is this Fuentes person that you speak about?โ€ -McHokie540

I want it to happen and be hilarious to see reactions to it.
Heavy Metal and Princess Mononoke make it to Elite Eight (even better if Final Four), it will be tough but would be great.
Also why you do this to me having Heavy Metal vs. Iron Giant, I hate myself picking one over the other.

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"I am ya Grot!"

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Round 1 is finished, and half of the contenders have been eliminated.

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I'mma speak that dam troof. I don't care how many downvotes I get:

It's a crying shame that Great Mouse Detective fell to a shit moving like emperor's new groove. Stupid Disney slapstick against a movie that introduced kids everywhere to Sherlock Holmes? I mean, the zepplin vs. balloon chase was epic. The battle scene amongst the clockwork of Big Ben was awesome. The rube goldberg death machine? If you are an engineer and didn't vote for Basil of Baker St, then you should hang your head in shame. SHAME I TELL YOU!!

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If this was an NCAA Bracket I would have already blown my bracket. I was on the wrong side of over half. I suspect it is ageism related.

Editing to clarify and give the thread a bump. I think people tend to vote for the ones that were released when either they or their kids were the targeted age for the movie when released.

Sometimes we live no particular way but our own

Second Round is open for voting

Never Forget #1 Overall Seed UVA 54, #64 UMBC 74

Got about a day left, get your votes in for Round 2

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