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Best 100 Animated Movies

The top animated movies come in all shapes and sizes while entertaining fans of all ages, from kids to adults. We assembled a list of the best animated movies for your family movie night.

Whether your animation style is 2D, 3D, computer animation, anime, or claymation, you will find something to watch on this list of the best 100 animation films. 

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Animated movies are the ultimate form of creativity. Animation studios start with a blank slate, cultivate an intriguing story, study their subject, and create original art from their passion for animation.

Below is a list of the top 100 animated movies that best line up with cover art, a short storyline description, Rotten Tomatoes rating, IMDb rating, Academy Award won (Oscar), Golden Globe award won, and Annie Award won.

Table Of Contents
  1. 1. Toy Story 4 (2019)
  2. 2. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
  3. 3. Inside Out (2015)
  4. 4. Coco (2017)
  5. 5. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  6. 6. Incredibles 2 (2018)
  7. 7. Zootopia (2016)
  8. 8. Paddington 2 (2018)
  9. 9. Up (2009)
  10. 10. Toy Story 3 (2010)
  11. 11. Toy Story 2 (1999)
  12. 12. Finding Dory (2016)
  13. 13. Finding Nemo (2003)
  14. 14. Pinocchio (1940)
  15. 15. The LEGO Movie (2014)
  16. 16. Moana (2016)
  17. 17. Toy Story (1995)
  18. 18. Isle of Dogs (2018)
  19. 19. Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
  20. 20. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
  21. 21. Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)
  22. 22. WALL-E (2008)
  23. 23. Dumbo (1941)
  24. 24. Ratatouille (2007)
  25. 25. My Life as a Zucchini (Ma vie de courgette) (2017)
  26. 26. The Incredibles (2004)
  27. 27. Only Yesterday (1991)
  28. 28. 101 Dalmatians (1961)
  29. 29. The Lego Batman Movie (2017)
  30. 30. Chicken Run (2000)
  31. 31. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
  32. 32. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
  33. 33. Onward (2020)
  34. 34. Anomalisa (2015)
  35. 35. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
  36. 36. Spirited Away (2002)
  37. 37. Grave of the Fireflies (Hotaru no haka) (1988)
  38. 38. Your Name. (Kimi No Na Wa.) (2017)
  39. 39. Song Of The Sea (2014)
  40. 40. The Iron Giant (1999)
  41. 41. Tower (2016)
  42. 42. Fantasia (1940)
  43. 43. The Lion King (1994)
  44. 44. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
  45. 45. Waltz with Bashir (2008)
  46. 46. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)
  47. 47. Persepolis (2007)
  48. 48. Yellow Submarine (1968)
  49. 49. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
  50. 50. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
  51. 51. Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)
  52. 52. Ernest & Célestine (2014)
  53. 53. The Secret World of Arrietty (2012)
  54. 54. Aladdin (1992)
  55. 55. Ghost in the Shell (1996)
  56. 56. Frozen (2013)
  57. 57. The Red Turtle (La Tortue Rouge) (2017)
  58. 58. Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)
  59. 59. Long Way North (Tout en haut du monde) (2016)
  60. 60. Coraline (2009)
  61. 61. Big Hero 6 (2014)
  62. 62. Liyana (2017)
  63. 63. I Lost My Body (2019)
  64. 64. The Breadwinner (2017)
  65. 65. The Secret of NIMH (1982)
  66. 66. A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2020)
  67. 67. The Little Mermaid (1989)
  68. 68. How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
  69. 69. The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
  70. 70. Lady and the Tramp (1955)
  71. 71. Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime) (1999)
  72. 72. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
  73. 73. Bambi (1942)
  74. 74. Arthur Christmas (2011)
  75. 75. Antz (1998)
  76. 76. The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)
  77. 77. A Bug’s Life (1998)
  78. 78. Mary and Max (2009)
  79. 79. Ponyo (2009)
  80. 80. Klaus (2019)
  81. 81. Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018)
  82. 82. Bolt (2008)
  83. 83. Tangled (2010)
  84. 84. Shrek 2 (2004)
  85. 85. ParaNorman (2012)
  86. 86. Frankenweenie (2012)
  87. 87. Shrek (2001)
  88. 88. Rango (2011)
  89. 89. James and the Giant Peach (1996)
  90. 90. The Wind Rises (2014)
  91. 91. Missing Link (2019)
  92. 92. The Simpsons Movie (2007)
  93. 93. Boy and the World (O Menino e o Mundo) (2015)
  94. 94. The Peanuts Movie (2015)
  95. 95. When Marnie Was There (2015)
  96. 96. Millennium Actress (Sennen joyû) (2001)
  97. 97. Kung Fu Panda (2008)
  98. 98. Wreck-it Ralph (2012)
  99. 99. Sleeping Beauty (1959)
  100. 100. Winnie the Pooh (2011)

1. Toy Story 4 (2019)

Toy Story 4 2019 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature Film (2020)

Woody, Buzz, and the gang have a new mission to save Forky from an obsessed toy collector. In this fourth installment of the Toy Story franchise, Andy has gone to college, and his toys find a new home with Bonnie Anderson, who is a sweet little girl.

However, Woody must convince her that he doesn’t belong in the storage box but is part of the family.

Toy Story 4 Woody, Bo Peep, Buzz Lightyear and the bunnies behind furniture

2. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse 2018 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature Film (2019)
Golden Globe – Best Motion Picture Animated (2019)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2019)

From the makers of The Lego Movie comes an animated, action-packed film about Miles Morales, who becomes Spider-Man after a radioactive spider bites him.

When Kingpin uses the same particle accelerator that turned an ordinary spider into Web Crawler, it creates several different variations of Spider-Men and Women called Spider-Verse!

Sony Pictures Animation spider-man drawings

3. Inside Out (2015)

Inside Out 2015 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature Film (2016)
Golden Globe – Best Motion Picture Animated (2016)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2016)

Inside Out is an American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film produced by Pixar movies and published by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Pete Docter and co-directed by Ronnie del Carmen.

Riley, a young girl, has to endure her problematic family moves from Minnesota to San Francisco. Inside her head, five personified emotions – Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust – struggle to guide her through this life-changing event.

Inside Out All 5 emotions looking out a window

4. Coco (2017)

Coco 2017 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature Film (2018)
Oscar – Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures “Remember Me” (2018)
Golden Globe – Best Motion Picture Animated (2016)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2018)

Coco is an animated film that tells the story of Miguel, who wishes to become a musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz despite his family’s ban on music which their grandfather banned after his son abandoned him for music.

When he accidentally gets transported to the Land of the Dead, dead family members come alive to stop living people from stealing their prized possessions!

Coco Miguel watching tv and playing along with guitar

5. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Snow White 1937 movie poster
Oscar – Honorary Award (1939)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is an American animated film produced by Disney. An evil queen hires a huntsman to kill Snow White but fails as he lets her go into hiding.

To become the fairest in the land, she disguises herself as an older woman. However, Snow White meets seven dwarves who keep her safe from danger.

The Prince Florian kissing Snow White to waker her up from a deep sleep

6. Incredibles 2 (2018)

Incredibles 2 2018 movie poster

An animated superhero film, Incredibles 2, is the sequel to the 2004 film The Incredibles. Bob Parr, aka Mr. Incredible, deals with changes at home after his wife Helen, aka Elastigirl, gains a job as a crime-fighting superhero!

Not only this, but Mr. Incredible must deal with his troubles when an old fanboy turns into a new foe, The Screenslaver

Incredibles 2 Elastigirl's new bike

7. Zootopia (2016)

Zootopia 2016 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature Film (2017)
Golden Globe – Best Motion Picture Animated (2017)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2017)

The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together.

Zootopia is a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything.

Zootopia Judy and Nick at the DMV talking to Flash

8. Paddington 2 (2018)

Paddington 2 movie poster 2017

Paddington 2 is a 2018 British-French computer-animated family comedy film that tells the story of a young Peruvian bear who travels from deepest darkest Peru to London in search of a home.

With the help of Mr. Gruber, owner of an antique shop, Paddington settles into life with the Brown family; however, he gets mixed up in a jewel thief plot while searching for the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday.

Paddington 2 showing Paddington riding on a train

9. Up (2009)

Up 2009 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature Film (2010)
Oscar – Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures Original Score (2010)
Golden Globe – Best Motion Picture Animated (2010)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2010)
Annie Award – Best Original Score (2010)

Up is a 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film produced by Pixar and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Pete Docter, co-directed by Bob Peterson, and produced by Jonas Rivera.

In the 1930s, Carl Fredricksen’s life as a balloon salesman is turned upside down when an ambitious young Wilderness Explorer named Russell becomes his unexpected traveling partner.

Up Carl, Russell, and Dug hanging from a floating house

10. Toy Story 3 (2010)

Toy Story 3 2010 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature Film (2011)
Oscar – Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures “We Belong Together” (2011)
Golden Globe – Best Motion Picture Animated (2011)

Toy Story 3 is an American computer-animated comedy-drama film produced by Pixar and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Lee Unkrich, co-directed by Ash Brannon, and produced by Darla K. Anderson.

The toys are taken into a daycare center after their owner Andy goes to college but soon escapes to return to their owner!

Toy Story 3 day care toys

11. Toy Story 2 (1999)

Toy Story 2 1999 movie poster
Golden Globe – Best Motion Picture Comedy or Musical (2000)

Toy Story 2 is an American computer-animated comedy-drama film produced by Pixar and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Woody, the cowboy, is stolen at a yard sale while Andy is away at summer camp.

Woody’s toy friends must rescue him before he is sold off as a museum piece in Japan. It was directed by John Lasseter, co-directed by Lee Unkrich and Ash Brannon, and produced by Darla K. Anderson.

Toy Story 2 photo of all the characters from Toy Story 2

12. Finding Dory (2016)

Finding Dory 2016 movie poster

Finding Dory is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios for Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Andrew Stanton and co-directed by Angus MacLane.

The movie takes place six months after the events of Finding Nemo when Dory suddenly recalls her childhood memories about her parents, and with the help of Nemo and Marlin, she heads off to find them.

Finding Dory in a glass

13. Finding Nemo (2003)

Finding Nemo 2003 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature Film (2004)
Annie Award – Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Theatrical Feature (2004)

Finding Nemo is an American computer-animated comedy-drama film produced by Pixar and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Andrew Stanton, co-directed by Lee Unkrich, and produced by Graham Walters.

The movie features the voices of Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe, and Brad Garrett. The story centers on a timid clownfish named Marlin who, along with a regal tang called Dory, searches for his abducted son Nemo as they travel across the ocean to Sydney Harbour.

Finding Nemo Marlin and Dory

14. Pinocchio (1940)

Pinocchio 1940 movie poster
Oscar – Best Music Original Song “When You Wish Upon A Star” (1941)
Oscar – Best Music Original Score (1941)

Pinocchio is an American 2D animated family musical comedy-drama adventure film produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Ben Sharpsteen, Hamilton Luske, and Norman Ferguson.

Geppetto wishes on a star that his puppet Pinocchio could become a real boy, but he accidentally falls into the ocean, where the Blue Fairy grants him his wish. She turns Pinocchio into a real boy, but he must prove himself brave, truthful, and unselfish to remain so.

Pinocchio tells a lies and his nose grows longer

15. The LEGO Movie (2014)

The LEGO movie 2014 movie poster

The LEGO Movie is an American 3D computer-animated superhero film produced by Warner Animation Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. It was directed by Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and it is their first feature film after 21 Jump Street (2012) and 22 Jump Street (2014).

The story focuses on Emmet, a completely ordinary Lego mini-figure identified as the “Special,” who prophesied to find the Piece of Resistance to save his friends from an evil tyrant.

The LEGO Movie Emmet Brickowski talking to Wyldstyle

16. Moana (2016)

Moana 2016 movie poster

Moana is an American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Ron Clements and John Musker directed it.

Moana, the daughter of a tribal chief, must embark on a journey across the ocean to find a legendary island. Along with her pet rooster Heihei and the legendary demi-god Maui, she must fight the mysterious lava demon Te Ka.

Moana and Maui on a small sail boat

17. Toy Story (1995)

Toy Story 1995 movie poster
Oscar – Special Achievement Award, First Feature Length Computer Animated Movie (1996)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (1996)

Toy Story is an American computer-animated comedy-drama film produced by Pixar and released by Walt Disney Pictures. John Lasseter directed it, and it is the first feature film made by Pixar. The plot focuses on a group of living toys that pretend to be lifeless whenever humans are present.

The film revolves around Woody, a pull-string cowboy doll, and Buzz Lightyear, a space ranger action figure who has to put aside their rivalry when they become lost in the world.

Toy Story 1995 Woody and Buzz standing on Andy's Bed

18. Isle of Dogs (2018)

Isle of Dogs 2018 movie poster english

The Isle of Dogs is an American stop-motion animated comedy-drama film produced by Fox Searchlight Pictures and Indian Paintbrush. Wes Anderson directed it, and it is his first stop-motion film since Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009).

The story focuses on a young boy searching for his dog Spots in Trash Island, a giant land filled with garbage where all the dogs are banished.

Isle of Dogs Atari and his dogs

19. Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

Kubo and the Two Strings 2016 movie poster

Kubo and the Two Strings is an American stop-motion animated fantasy film written and directed by Travis Knight.

It follows a boy named Kubo who must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his late father to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past. On August 19, 2016, it was released to critical acclaim for its visual style, voice acting, and music score.

Kubo and the white monkey

20. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

How To Train Your Dragon 2010 movie poster
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2011)

How to Train Your Dragon is an American 3D computer-animated fantasy action-adventure comedy-drama film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures.

A young Viking teenager named Hiccup, the heir to the chief of his village, must capture and train an injured dragon that he accidentally freed. Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders directed it.

How To Train Your Dragon Hiccup flying on Toothless

21. Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)

Shaun the Sheep Movie 2015 movie poster
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2016)

Shaun the Sheep Movie is a British stop-motion animated slapstick comedy film produced by Aardman Animations. After a failed sheep rustling attempt, a farmer gets his bollocks stuck in a ram’s horn, and Shaun and the gang go on an adventure to get him down.

It was directed and written by Mark Burton and Richard Starzak, based on Shaun the Sheep British television series.

Shaun the Sheep and Bitzer jumping a fence

22. WALL-E (2008)

Wall-E 2008 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature Film (2009)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2009)

WALL-E is an American computer-animated science fiction film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed and co-written by Andrew Stanton, who took over from the previous director John Lasseter when he went on to direct Cars (2006).

The plot focuses on a robot named WALL-E, designed to clean up a waste-covered Earth far in the future, but he eventually falls in love with another robot named EVE.

Wall-E and Eve

23. Dumbo (1941)

Dumbo 1941 movie poster
Oscar – Best Music Score (1942)

Dumbo is an American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions and originally released on October 23, 1941.

It is the 32nd Disney animated feature film and tells the story of a young circus elephant whose ears allow him to fly. He discovers he can also communicate with other elephants using their unique language.

Dumbo and his mouse friend that encourages him to fly

24. Ratatouille (2007)

Ratatouille 2007 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature Film (2008)
Golden Globe – Best Animated Film (2008)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2008)

Ratatouille is an American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It stars the voices of Patton Oswalt as Remy, a rat with Asperger syndrome who aspires to become a chef Lou Romano as Linguini, a garbage boy who discovers Remy’s talent.

It was directed by Brad Bird, and written by Jan Pinkava, Jim Capobianco, and Brad Bird.

Ratatouille movie Linguini and Remy in the kitchen plating an entree

25. My Life as a Zucchini (Ma vie de courgette) (2017)

My Life as a Zucchini 2016 movie poster

My Life as a Zucchini is a Swiss-French stop-motion animated drama film directed by Claude Barras. It was nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 89th Academy Awards.

The film tells about an orphan named Zucchini, who, after his mother’s death, befriends other orphans his age and all go to school together.

My Life as A Zucchini main character Courgette drawing pictures at a table

26. The Incredibles (2004)

The Incredibles 2004 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature Film (2005)
Oscar – Best Achievement In Sound Editing (2005)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2005)

The Incredibles is an American 3D computer-animated superhero film written and directed by Brad Bird, produced by Pixar Animation Studios, and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

It tells the story of a family of superheroes forced to hide their powers after Mr. Incredible saves a man from being crushed by a giant machine during his job at an insurance company.

Incredibles 2 family

27. Only Yesterday (1991)

Only Yesterday movie poster 1991 Studio Ghibli

Only Yesterday is a Japanese anime drama film written and directed by Isao Takahata, and produced by Hayao Miyazaki and Yasuyoshi Tokuma.

It tells the story of Taeko Okajima, an office worker from Tokyo who decides to take a day off when she feels overwhelmed from taking care of her family. She travels back to() Yamagata Prefecture, where she spent her school days there.

Only Yesterday movie final scene characters walking toward the camera

28. 101 Dalmatians (1961)

101 Dalmatians 1961 movie poster

101 Dalmatians is a British-American animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Productions and originally released on January 25, 1961.

It was the second Disney Animated Canon feature film based on the 1956 novel of the same name by Dodie Smith about a litter of dalmatian puppies that a group of evil criminals kidnaps.

101 Dalmatians Pongo and Perdita with all their puppies on the living room floor

29. The Lego Batman Movie (2017)

The LEGO Batman Movie 2017 movie poster

The Lego Batman Movie is an American 3D computer-animated superhero action comedy film directed by Chris McKay, written by Seth Grahame-Smith, and produced by Animal Logic.

It is a spin-off of 2014’s The Lego Movie, and it tells the story of Batman, who goes on a mission to stop Joker from destroying Gotham City when he tries to prove himself worthy of his role as Gotham’s protector.

The Lego Batman Movie Batman surrounded by bright lights

30. Chicken Run (2000)

Animated Movies

Chicken Run is a British-American stop-motion animated comedy film made by the Aardman Animations studio. It was released on June 20, 2000, and it tells the story of an English chicken farm where they are building their airplane for traveling away from there.

At the same time, they must avoid being caught by Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy, who plan to turn the farm into the largest chicken pot pie factory.

Chicken run movie several Chickens running toward the camera

31. Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Beauty and the Beast 1991 movie poster
Oscar – Best Music Original Song “Beauty and the Beast” (1992)
Oscar – Best Music Original Score (1992)
Golden Globe – Best Motion Picture Comedy or Musical (2002)
Golden Globe – Best Original Song “Beauty and the Beast” (2002)
Golden Globe – Best Original Score (2002)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2002)

Beauty and the Beast is an American animated Disney musical romantic fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released on March 14, 1991. It is based on an original draft of the film written by Roger Allers and Howard Ashman.

The plot tells about Belle, a young woman who falls in love with a monstrous creature that has been created but is a prince trapped in a beast’s body.

Beauty and the Beast dancing with her yellow dress

32. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

The Nightmare Before Christmas 1993 movie poster

The Nightmare Before Christmas is an American stop-motion animated musical dark fantasy film directed by Henry Selick and produced/co-written by Tim Burton. It was released on October 15, 1993.

It tells the story of Jack Skellington, a being from Halloween Town who discovers Christmas Town and decides to take over Santa Claus’s job because he cannot deliver toys properly.

Jack Skellington and Sally getting ready to kiss on Spiral Hill

33. Onward (2020)

Onward 2020 movie poster 2
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2021)

Onward is an American 3D computer-animated adventure fantasy comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios, and it was released on March 6, 2020.

The film tells the story of two teenage elf brothers whose father died when they were young, so he sent them to a new land where elves are known for their great height to visit their relatives in hopes of them becoming closer again.

Onward Ian and Barley Lightfoot with a magic staff

34. Anomalisa (2015)

Onward 2020 movie poster 2
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2016)

Anomalisa is an American stop-motion adult comedy-drama film written and directed by Charlie Kaufman. It was developed from a 2005 audio play of the same name.

It tells the story of a motivational speaker who sees everyone as identical until he spends a weekend at a hotel where he meets the unique Lisa.

Onward Ian and Barley Lightfoot with a magic staff

35. Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Monsters Inc 2001 movie poster
Oscar – Best Music Original Song “If I Didn’t Have You” (2002)

Monsters, Inc. is an American 3D computer-animated comedic film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

The film tells the story of two monsters named James P. “Sulley” Sullivan and his one-eyed partner Mike Wazowski. They work at Monsters, Inc., a scream processing company that steals the screams of human children to power their city, Monstropolis.

Monsters Inc all the monsters walking into work

36. Spirited Away (2002)

Spirited Away 2001 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature (2003)
Annie Award – Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Theatrical Feature (2003)

Spirited Away is a Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki.

The story tells about Chihiro Ogino, a sullen ten-year-old girl who, while moving to a new neighborhood, enters the world of spirits ruled over by Yubaba. Chihiro must fend for herself in a spirit bathhouse to find her way home.

Spirited Away movie Chihiro Ogino surrounded by pink flowers

37. Grave of the Fireflies (Hotaru no haka) (1988)

Animated Movies

Grave of the Fireflies is a Japanese animated war drama film written and directed by Isao Takahata.

The story tells about Setsuko, a young child who suffers along with her young brother Seita after their mother is killed during the firebombing of Tokyo in World War II.

Grave of the Fireflies Seita Yokokawa and Hayao Miyazaki

38. Your Name. (Kimi No Na Wa.) (2017)

Your Name movie poster 2015

Your Name. is a Japanese animated romantic fantasy adventure film written and directed by Makoto Shinkai.

The story tells about Mitsuha Miyamizu, a high school girl living in the fictional town of Itomori who goes to Tokyo with her father every year for business purposes.

Your Name movie showing Mitsuha doing school work at a desk

39. Song Of The Sea (2014)

Song of the Sea 2014 movie poster
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2015)

Song of the Sea is an Irish animated fantasy-drama film written and directed by Tomm Moore. The movie was produced at Cartoon Saloon, and it tells about Selkie.

This mythical creature can transform from seal to human form, who becomes estranged from her family after discovering she can’t speak (though no one notices this).

Song of the Sea Saoirse walking in the shallow water

40. The Iron Giant (1999)

The Iron Giant 1999 movie poster

The Iron Giant is an American computer-animated science-fiction comedy-drama film produced by Warner Animation Group, directed by Brad Bird in his directorial debut, and scripted by Tim McCanlies.

The story tells about Hogarth Hughes, a young boy who befriends a giant robot who fell from space.

The Iron Giant sitting down with Art

41. Tower (2016)

Tower movie poster 2016

The Tower is a Canadian/American animated drama short film directed by Keith Maitland.

The movie tells about the 1966 University of Texas shooting when a gunman opened fire from the observation deck of the Austin campus’ Main Building and killed 14 people.

Tower movie characters Claire Wilson James and Tom Eckman walking outside in a city

42. Fantasia (1940)

Fantasia 1940 movie poster
Oscar – 2 Honorary Awards (1942)

Fantasia is an American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney, and it’s the third film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series.

The story tells about various segments set to pieces of classical music, featuring dancing hippos and dinosaurs; a family of whales; Chernabog; Mickey Mouse as The Sorcerer’s Apprentice; and appearances from several popular Disney characters.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice in Fantasia

43. The Lion King (1994)

The Lion King 1994 movie poster
Oscar – Best Music Original Song “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” (1995)
Oscar – Best Music Original Score (1995)
Golden Globe – Best Motion Picture Comedy or Musical (1995)
Golden Globe – Best Original Song “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” (1995)
Golden Globe – Best Original Score (1995)
Annie Award – Best Animated Film (1995)

The Lion King is an American animated musical adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation, and it’s the 30th feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series.

The story tells about a young lion cub named Simba who learns to succeed his father, Mufasa, as king of the Pride Lands, but after Simba’s uncle Scar kills Mufasa, Simba runs away and tries to return home as a fully-grown lion.

The Lion King Pride Rock

44. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Who Framed Roger Rabbit 1988

Who Framed Roger Rabbit is an American fantasy neo-noir film directed by Robert Zemeckis, produced by Frank Marshall and Robert Watts, and based on Gary K. Wolf’s novel Who Censored Roger Rabbit?

The movie tells about private detective Eddie Valiant hired to investigate the suspicious death of ‘Toon star Roger Rabbit.

Who Framed Roger Rabbit with Roger Rabbit, Jessica Rabbit, and Eddie Valiant

45. Waltz with Bashir (2008)

Waltz with Bashir movie poster 2008
Golden Globe – Best Foreign Language Film (2009)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2009)

Waltz with Bashir is an Israeli animated war film written and directed by Ari Folman.

The movie tells about the 1982 Lebanon War experienced by an Israeli soldier, a talented director named Ari Folman, who becomes obsessed with a mysterious videotape he received from a friend at the Ministry of Defense.

Waltz and Basher Ari Folman as Self

46. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

Animated Movies
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2020)

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is a 3D American fantasy action film produced by DreamWorks Animation.

It’s the third installment in the series from the studio. It tells about Hiccup as he searches for Toothless, his dragon.

How to Train Your Dragon The Hidden World the dragons utopia

47. Persepolis (2007)

Persepolis movie poster 2007

Persepolis is a French-American animated biographical film based on Marjane Satrapi’s autobiographic graphic novel series.

The movie tells about an Iranian girl in her formative years during the Islamic Revolution from age six to fourteen.

Persepolis Marjane standing outside in the black hood with flowers

48. Yellow Submarine (1968)

Yellow Submarine movie poster 1968

Yellow Submarine is a British-American animated musical fantasy comedy film directed by George Dunning, and produced by King Features Syndicate, and it’s a parody of the Beatles’ 1968 self-titled album.

The story follows the inhabitants of Pepperland, who the Blue Meanies are attacking.

Yellow Submarine movie cartoons of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Paul Angelis, Peter Batten, John Clive, George Harrison, Geoffrey Hughes, Ringo Starr, and The Beatles

49. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

Wallace & Gromit The Curse of the Were-Rabbit 2005 movie poster
Golden Globe – Best Animated Feature Film of the Year (2006)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2006)

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is a British stop-motion animated adventure comedy film written, directed, and co-produced by Nick Park at Aardman Animations.

The story follows Wallace and his intelligent, more optimistic dog named Gromit, who discovers the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens their local produce competition.

Wallace and Gromit driving a blue truck trying to catch rabbits with a net

50. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

Fantastic Mr. Fox 2009 movie poster

Fantastic Mr. Fox is an American stop-motion animated dark comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, and it’s based on Roald Dahl’s children’s novel of the same name.

The story follows a fox who steals food each night to feed his wife and their three young offspring.

Fantastic Mr. Fox movie with Mrs. Fox talking to Mr. Fox

51. Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

Kiki's Delivery Service 1989 movie poster

Kiki’s Delivery Service is a Japanese animated fantasy film produced by Studio Ghibli, and it’s based on the 1985 novel of the same name by Eiko Kadono.

The story tells about a young witch named Kiki who moves to a new town and uses her flying ability to earn an income.

Kiki's Delivery Service with Kiki flying on a broom and looking at cats on a high ledge

52. Ernest & Célestine (2014)

Ernest & Celestine 2012 movie poster

Ernest & Célestine is a French-Belgian animated drama film based on Gabrielle Vincent’s illustrated children’s book of the same name.

The story follows an unlikely pair, a bear named Ernest and a mouse named Celestine, exploring new homes after being orphaned. Humans capture their respective parents for being different.

Ernest and Celestine painting at the kitchen table

53. The Secret World of Arrietty (2012)

The Secret World of Arrietty movie poster 2010

The Secret World of Arrietty is a Japanese animated fantasy drama film produced by Studio Ghibli, and it’s based on Mary Norton’s novel The Borrowers.

It tells about a young boy who meets a tiny girl from the “borrowing” community. They form a friendship as he offers to keep her existence secret from the rest of the world.

Arrietty walking alone in a forest

54. Aladdin (1992)

Aladdin 1992 movie poster
Oscar – Best Music Original Song “A Whole New World” (1993)
Oscar – Best Music Original Score (1993)
Golden Globe – Best Original Song “A Whole New World” (1993)
Golden Globe – Best Original Score (1993)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (1993)

Aladdin is an American animated musical fantasy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation, and it’s based on an Arabian folktale from One Thousand and One Nights.

The story follows street urchin Aladdin who finds a magic lamp containing a genie who can help make his dreams come true.

Aladdin kissing Princess Jasmine while she leans over her balcony

55. Ghost in the Shell (1996)

Ghost In The Shell movie poster 2005

Ghost in the Shell is a Japanese cyberpunk action film directed by Mamoru Oshii and based on the manga series of the same name.

The story follows cyborg counter-cyberterrorist field commander Major Motoko Kusanagi as she teams up with Section 9, a ragtag group of investigators who deal with technologically enhanced crimes.

Motoko Kusanagi looking in a mirror

56. Frozen (2013)

Frozen 2013 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature Film of the Year (2014)
Oscar – Best Achievement In Music Written for Motion Pictures Original Song “Let It Go” (2014)
Golden Globe – Best Animated Feature Film (2014)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2014)

Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, and it’s based on The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen. See our full list of Frozen characters.

The story follows Anna, a fearless optimist, as she travels to find her estranged sister, Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.

Frozen Anna and Elsa hug

57. The Red Turtle (La Tortue Rouge) (2017)

The Red Turtle movie poster 2016
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature – Independent (2017)

The Red Turtle is a French-Japanese animated drama fantasy film produced by Studio Ghibli and Wild Bunch.

The story follows a castaway on a deserted tropical island as his attempts to escape from it are frustrated by the appearance of a giant red turtle that appears to be intent on stopping him at every turn.

The Red Turtle movie showing The father swimming with two turtles

58. Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)

Ralph Breaks the Internet Wreck-It Ralph 2 2018 movie poster

Ralph Breaks the Internet is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, and it’s a sequel to 2012’s Wreck-It Ralph.

The story follows arcade game characters Ralph and Vanellope. They use the Wi-Fi router at Litwak’s Family Fun Center & Arcade when Vanellope accesses the newly released and high-end racing video game Slaughter Race.

Ralph and Vanellope in a bustling internet world

59. Long Way North (Tout en haut du monde) (2016)

Long Way North 2015 movie poster

Long Way North is a French-Danish animated adventure film based on two childhood novels by the Russian author Eva Ibbotson.

The story follows a young girl named Sasha as she sets off on an epic quest to find her grandfather after he fails to return from his expedition to find the North Pole.

Sasha standing on a ship and looking up to the skies

60. Coraline (2009)

Coraline 2009 movie poster

Coraline is a 2009 American 3D stop-motion dark fantasy horror film based on Neil Gaiman’s 2002 novel of the same name.

The story follows a young girl named Coraline who finds an alternate universe that lacks her parents and has better versions. It becomes apparent that they are trapped in this world as its residents are brought to life by black buttons sewn on their eyes.

Coraline wearing a yellow jacket

61. Big Hero 6 (2014)

Big Hero 6 2014 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature Film of the Year (2015)

Big Hero 6 is an American 3D computer-animated superhero action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, and it’s the 54th Disney animated feature film.

The story follows a boy named Hiro Hamada, who forms a superhero team along with Baymax, a personal healthcare companion robot, to combat a masked villain.

Baymax hugging Hiro in his bedroom

62. Liyana (2017)

Liyana movie poster 2018

Liyana is a category-defying animated documentary about five orphaned children from the Kingdom of Eswatini produced and directed by Aaron Kopp and Amanda Kopp.

The pain and anguish of the boy’s past help weave an original tale about a courageous girl named Liyana who begins a dangerous journey to save her younger twin brothers. Liyana’s animated journey is stitched together with the boy’s documentary scenes to help inspire and give hope.

Liyana staring into the darkness at night

63. I Lost My Body (2019)

I Lost My Body movie poster 2019
Annie Award – Best Animated Independent Feature (2009)

I Lost My Body is an American 3D experimental black comedy film produced by Blackpills.

The story follows a young girl who wakes up after being kidnapped to find that she has lost her body and is now trapped in the Internet world. She must use her social media skills to escape back into reality where it’s safer.

I Lost My Body with Naoufel and Gabrielle sitting at a table together

64. The Breadwinner (2017)

The Breadwinner 2017 movie poster
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature Independent (2018)

The Breadwinner is a Canadian-Irish American 3D computer-animated drama film based on the young adult novel of the same name by Deborah Ellis.

The story follows a girl named Parvana who cuts her hair and disguises herself as a boy to work to help support her family during the Taliban rule, which has banned females from owning businesses.

The Breadwinner Parvana and her family sitting down for dinner together

65. The Secret of NIMH (1982)

The Secret of NIMH 1982 movie poster

The Secret of NIMH is an American 2D animated fantasy horror film produced by Don Bluth, and it was his first animated feature film.

The story follows a widowed field mouse named Mrs. Brisby as she tries to save her son’s life with the help of a group of rats who live in the rose bush next door to her house.

Nicodemus and Mr. Ages

66. A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2020)

Shaun the Sheep Movie Farmageddon 2019 movie poster

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon is a British 3D computer-animated family comedy film produced by Aardman Animations, and it’s a sequel to 2015’s Shaun the Sheep The Movie.

The story follows the farmer as he disappears, presumed dead, leaving behind an evil dog that has imprisoned all of his animal friends. Now rescued by Shaun and his cohorts, they must find a way to defeat the dog forever.

Shaun the Sheep and Lu-La walking through a wheat field

67. The Little Mermaid (1989)

The Little Mermaid 1989 movie poster
Oscar – Best Music Original Song “Under the Sea” (1990)
Oscar – Best Music Original Score (1990)
Golden Globe – Best Original Song “Under the Sea” (1990)
Golden Globe – Best Original Score (1990)

The Little Mermaid is an American 2D animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios.

The story follows a young mermaid princess named Ariel as she makes a deal with an evil sea witch. She trades her beautiful singing voice to meet a human prince on land so that she may be able to gain his love and live with him. 

Ariel Flounder and Sebastian swimming underwater

68. How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

How to Train Your Dragon 2 2014 movie poster
Golden Globe – Best Animated Feature Film (2015)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2015)

How to Train Your Dragon 2 is an American 3D computer-animated action-fantasy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, and it’s the sequel to 2010s How to Train Your Dragon.

The story follows Hiccup as he discovers that there is more than one kind of dragon. When his mother, Valka, shows him her kind called the “Night Fury,” the two of them now join forces with a band of dragon-hunters to keep the peace.

Hiccup flying along the side of Toothless in his wing suit

69. The Triplets of Belleville (2003)

The Triplets of Belleville movie poster 2003

The Triplets of Belleville is a French 2D stop-motion animated musical comedy film directed by Sylvain Chomet. The story follows a young boy named Champion, who the mafia has kidnapped to become an opera sensation.

His grandmother and his dog set off on a road trip to get him back home safely, following their tip that he’s in Belleville.

70. Lady and the Tramp (1955)

Lady and the Tramp movie poster 1955

Lady and the Tramp is an American 2D animated romantic musical film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios.

The story follows a pedigree dog named Lady, raised in a very upper-class lifestyle as she meets a mongrel from the streets called Tramp. They begin to fall for each other, but her owners would never allow them to be together.

Tramp and Lady eating spaghetti

71. Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime) (1999)

Princess Mononoke 1997 movie poster

Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-Hime) is a Japanese 2D animated historical fantasy film produced by Studio Ghibli.

The story follows a young prince named Ashitaka as he’s cursed when defending his village from a demon. He then begins a journey to find out what killed the demon and how to save himself from the curse.

Princess Mononoke riding her white wolf Moro

72. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

My Neighbor Totoro 1988 movie poster

My Neighbor Totoro is a Japanese 2D animated fantasy family film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki.

The story follows Satsuki and Mei, who move into an old house in the countryside with their father to be closer to the hospital treating their ill mother. They then begin to discover their close bond with nature thanks to meeting so many strange creatures along the way.

Totoro resting on his back laying on the ground and Mei Kusakabe laying on top of him like a big pillow

73. Bambi (1942)

Bambi 1942 movie poster

Bambi is an American 2D animated drama film produced by Walt Disney and based on a book of the same name.

The story follows a young white-tailed deer named Bambi as he grows up with his mother and friends, including Thumper and Flower, among others, after she’s shot dead by a hunter who thinks it’s just a regular deer.

Bambi and Flower meeting for the first time in a patch of flowers

74. Arthur Christmas (2011)

Arthur Christmas 2011 movie poster

Arthur Christmas is a British 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Sarah Smith and Barry Cook and co-directed by Steve Hickner.

The story follows Santa’s youngest son named, Arthur. He goes on a mission to deliver a present to a girl after discovering the elves didn’t deliver her present on Christmas Eve. Arthur does not want the young girl to not have a gift on Christmas morning and stop believing in Santa, so Arthur does his best to deliver the present halfway across the globe. See our full list of Arthur Christmas characters.

Santa, Arthur, and Steve at the North Pole headquarters

75. Antz (1998)

Animated Movies

Antz is an American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Eric Darnell and Tim Johnson.

The story follows a neurotic worker ant named Z who serves the colony as their primary source of labor. He then discovers that his dream girl has been assigned to be with another individual, and he begins to start a revolution against the totalitarian system.

The Queen ant talking with Princess Bala

76. The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)

The Lego Movie 2 The Second Part 2019 movie poster

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part is an American 3D computer-animated action comedy film produced by the Warner Animation Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.

In this sequel to 2014’s The LEGO Movie, the citizens of Bricksburg must join forces with a new hero named Rex Dangervest from planet Duplo to defeat a new threat that endangers their world and other worlds.

The Lego Batman Movie characters all squished into a spaceship

77. A Bug’s Life (1998)

A Bug's Life 1998 movie poster

A Bug’s Life is a British American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.

A spin-off of Pixar’s 1998 film Antz follows an oddball ant named Flik as he recruits five circus bugs to help him fight off greedy grasshoppers trying to take over his colony.

Flik and Princess Atta talking

78. Mary and Max (2009)

Mary and Max movie poster 2009

Mary and Max is an Australian-American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film written and directed by Adam Elliot.

The story follows a young girl named Mary Daisy Dinkle who begins receiving letters from an older man named Max Jerry Horowitz, who lives in New York City. They both build up a friendship over time that leads to beautiful moments in their lives.

Young Mary Daisy Dinkle stamping letters

79. Ponyo (2009)

Ponyo 2008 movie poster

Ponyo is a Japanese 2D animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The story follows a five-year-old boy named Sousuke who lives with his mother, Lisa.

They then discover a goldfish in her home, and he names it Ponyo before she decides to turn into a young girl with the help of magic after becoming upset at not being able to become human.

Ponyo and Sosuke

80. Klaus (2019)

Klaus 2019 movie poster
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2020)

Klaus is a British-American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Aardman Animations and distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The story follows a young reindeer named Klaus trying to find his true identity after his entire family mysteriously vanishes. He then teams up with a flying penguin to discover the truth about their disappearance. See our full list of Klaus characters.

Klaus movie locals building a giant snow man

81. Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (2018)

Teen Titans Go To The Movies 2018 movie poster

Teen Titans Go! To the Movies is an American 3D computer-animated action comedy film based on the television series of the same name by DC Comics.

The story follows a team of five teenage superheroes trying to convince movie studios in Hollywood that they’re deserving stars when all they want to do is become famous for saving the world from any evil villain that wants to cause chaos.

Teen Titans Go! To The Movies Cast of characters

82. Bolt (2008)

Bolt 2008 movie poster
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2009)

Bolt is an American 3D computer-animated action-adventure comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.

The story follows a dog named Bolt, who was accidentally shipped from his Hollywood home to New York City while he’s trying to get back with the love of his life before she leaves for her new family.

Bolt and Penny on her scooter

83. Tangled (2010)

Tangled 2010 movie poster

Tangled is an American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy romantic comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.

The story follows a young princess named Rapunzel who is trapped in a tower from a young age by her guardian Mother Gothel. Her path collides with a handsome thief named Flynn Rider, who helps her escape her tall tower and realize the truth behind her kidnapping as a young child. 

Tangled Rapunzel and Flynn Rider sitting in a boat surrounded by lanterns

84. Shrek 2 (2004)

Shrek 2 2004 movie poster

Shrek 2 is an American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Animation.

The story follows Shrek as he meets the now-former king of Far Far Away named Artie, who has become a homeless wanderer and his faithful sidekick Donkey. They then team up to try and find Fiona’s cousin Arthur Pendragon before it’s too late.

shrek 2 shrek and donkey

85. ParaNorman (2012)

ParaNorman 2012 movie poster

ParaNorman is a British 3D stop-motion-animated fantasy horror comedy film produced by Laika and distributed by Focus Features.

The story follows a young boy named Norman as he tries to save his small town from an ancient curse that has caused the dead to rise back up, but because of his ability to talk to the ghosts of those who have died, he has to try and convince the town that they need his help.

ParaNorman Car chase scene

86. Frankenweenie (2012)

Frankenweenie 2012 movie poster

Frankenweenie is an American 3D stop-motion-animated fantasy horror comedy film produced by Tim Burton and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.

The story follows a young boy named Victor Frankenstein trying to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life. Still, after being illuminated during science class, he has to repeatedly go through the process while trying to avoid the townsfolk and his family, who think he’s crazy.

Frankenweenie Sparky and Victor

87. Shrek (2001)

Animated Movies
Oscar – Best Animated Feature (2002)
Annie Award – Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Theatrical Feature (2002)

Shrek is an American 3D computer-animated fantasy romantic comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by DreamWorks Pictures.

The story follows an ogre named Shrek who finds his swamp overrun with fairy tale characters banished there by the corrupt Lord Farquaad. He then befriends a talking donkey who tries to help him get his swamp back before he has to rescue the woman he loves.

Shrek 2 Puss in Boots and Donkey

88. Rango (2011)

Rango 2011 movie poster
Oscar – Best Animated Feature Film of the Year (2012)
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2012)

Rango is an American 3D computer-animated Western action comedy film produced by Industrial Light & Magic.

The story follows a chameleon named Rango who, after getting stranded in the desert, has to make his way through an unfamiliar town while searching for water but ends up settling down. After that, he starts protecting it from the town’s villain.

Rango sheriff

89. James and the Giant Peach (1996)

James and the Giant Peach 1996 movie poster
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (1996)

James and the Giant Peach is an American 3D stop-motion-animated fantasy family comedy film produced by Tim Burton.

The story follows an orphaned young boy named James as he goes on a fantastical peach adventure with six magically infused bugs to try and find his missing parents, who were once scientists who discovered how to make it shrink.

James and Grasshopper riding on the giant peach

90. The Wind Rises (2014)

The Wind Rises movie poster 2013

The Wind Rises is a Japanese 3D historical fantasy anime drama film produced by Studio Ghibli and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.

The story follows an Italian-Japanese engineer named Jiro. He starts to design beautiful airplanes, but after discovering his goal is to become part of the war effort, he falls into a spiral that will take him to unexpected places.

The Wind Rises Jiro Horikoshi flying in a plane
Missing Link 2019 movie poster
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2020)
Golden Glove – Best Motion Picture Animated (2020)

Missing Link is an American 3D computer-animated comedy-adventure film produced by Laika and distributed by Annapurna Pictures.

The story follows a British explorer named Sir Lionel Frost as he is introduced to Mr. Link, who turns out to be Big Foot. Frost then decides to join Mr. Link on his journey across the world to meet more of his long-lost relatives.

Missing Link movie first meeting

92. The Simpsons Movie (2007)

The Simpsons movie poster 2007

The Simpsons Movie is an American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Gracie Films and distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The story follows the lives of the Simpson family after Homer accidentally pollutes the lake with toxic waste, so he goes on a quest to restore it to its original state while being hunted down by federal agents who don’t believe his story.

The Simpsons family riding in a car down a snowy road

93. Boy and the World (O Menino e o Mundo) (2015)

The Boy and the World movie poster 2013
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature Independent (2016)

Boy and the World is a Brazilian 2D animated musical drama film written and directed by Alê Abreu.

The story follows a young boy who travels to find his place in the world after being raised by his father, but on his journey, he must learn to embrace all of the things that are different from him if he wants to learn who he is.

Cuca standing on a set of rail road tracks

94. The Peanuts Movie (2015)

The Peanuts Movie 2015

The Peanuts Movie is an American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The story follows a young beagle named Snoopy after he starts to imagine things when he’s not writing in his diary, so he starts writing about it in his book. He imagines himself flying a plane in an original story.

The Peanuts Movie cast of characters

95. When Marnie Was There (2015)

When Marnie Was There movie poster 2014

When Marnie Was There is a Japanese 3D anime drama film directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi.

The story follows Anna Sasaki as she moves away to live with her foster parents after being diagnosed with asthma, but on her new journey, she meets Marnie. Marine takes her on many exciting adventures through the marshlands near their home.

Anna and Hayao Miyazaki rowing on a boat

96. Millennium Actress (Sennen joyû) (2001)

Millennium Actress movie poster 2001

Millennium Actress is a Japanese 3D anime mystery film written and directed by Satoshi Kon.

The story follows a TV interviewer who decides to look into the life of an actress named Chiyoko Fujiwara after finding one of her diaries in his apartment. Still, as they delve deeper into her past, they find themselves on an adventure together.

Chiyoko Fujiwara holding an umbrella

97. Kung Fu Panda (2008)

Kung Fu Panda 2008 movie poster
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2009)

Kung Fu Panda is an American 3D computer-animated action comedy martial arts film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The story follows a fat panda named Po who dreams of being a kung fu fighter despite everyone else around him had other ideas. Still, after the valley he lives in comes under threat, he starts to believe in himself and joins the animal martial arts tournament.

DreamWorks Kung Fu Panda Po and Master Shifu

98. Wreck-it Ralph (2012)

Wreck-It Ralph 2012 movie poster
Annie Award – Best Animated Feature (2013)

Wreck-it Ralph is an American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.

The story follows a video game cartoon characters Wreck-It Ralph, who becomes tired of being the bad guy, so he decides to win a medal to become one of the good guys. Still, when a new video game character comes, he comes into replace him, the chaos starts.

Wreck-It Ralph teaches Vanellope how to race

99. Sleeping Beauty (1959)

Sleeping Beauty 1959 movie poster

Sleeping Beauty is an American 2D hand-drawn animated fantasy film produced by Walt Disney and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures.

The story follows the life of Princess Aurora, who seems to be cared for by everyone around her until one horrible day when she pricks her finger on a spinning wheel and falls into a deep sleep. A beautiful prince must kiss her to break the spell.

Prince Phillip leaning in to kiss Princess Aurora while she lays asleep

100. Winnie the Pooh (2011)

Winnie the Pooh 2011 movie poster

Winnie the Pooh is an American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.

The story follows Winnie the Pooh as he goes on adventures with his friends, but after getting stuck in Eeyore’s house, they must go on a journey to save him.

Tigger from Winnie the Pooh 1977
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