There is nothing that sells movie tickets more than nostalgia, and there are few things moviegoers are more fond of than their childhood toys. With that in mind, it seems a no-brainer that Warner Bros. should be pairing a walk down memory lane with proven comedic talent in The LEGO Movie.
Making a film built entirely out of toys demands imagination, and the results are already clear: when appealing to an audiences’ inner child, superheroes, wizards, and even presidents can all coexist. But this isn’t the first time filmmakers have turned to toys to do the impossible on film.
Here is a brief look at Our 10 Favorite Toy Movies.