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1. The Incredibles (2004)

PG | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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90 Metascore

A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

Votes: 520,166 | Gross: $261.44M

2. The Lion King (1994)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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83 Metascore

Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble.

Directors: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 721,604 | Gross: $312.90M

3. Beauty and the Beast (1991)

G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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95 Metascore

A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell.

Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti, Rex Everhart

Votes: 344,144 | Gross: $218.97M

4. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home cause confusion.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey

Votes: 242,072 | Gross: $75.08M

5. Cars (2006)

G | 117 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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73 Metascore

A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family.

Directors: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft | Stars: Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, Paul Newman, Larry the Cable Guy

Votes: 291,626 | Gross: $244.08M

6. Monsters, Inc. (2001)

G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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78 Metascore

In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.

Directors: Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 651,215 | Gross: $289.92M

7. Finding Nemo (2003)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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90 Metascore

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

Directors: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 770,685 | Gross: $380.84M

8. Toy Story (1995)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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95 Metascore

A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.

Director: John Lasseter | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney

Votes: 692,859 | Gross: $191.80M

9. The Little Mermaid (1989)

G | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Jodi Benson, Rene Auberjonois, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Pat Carroll

Votes: 188,122 | Gross: $111.54M

10. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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83 Metascore

A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer

Votes: 153,312 | Gross: $156.45M

11. Corpse Bride (2005)

PG | 77 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.4
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83 Metascore

When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her.

Directors: Tim Burton, Mike Johnson | Stars: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Tracey Ullman

Votes: 205,067 | Gross: $53.36M

12. A Bug's Life (1998)

G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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77 Metascore

A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

Directors: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere

Votes: 226,425 | Gross: $162.80M

13. The Emperor's New Groove (2000)

G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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70 Metascore

Emperor Kuzco is turned into a llama by his ex-administrator Yzma, and must now regain his throne with the help of Pacha, the gentle llama herder.

Director: Mark Dindal | Stars: David Spade, John Goodman, Eartha Kitt, Patrick Warburton

Votes: 141,661 | Gross: $89.30M

14. Toy Story 2 (1999)

G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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88 Metascore

When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends vow to rescue him, but Woody finds the idea of immortality in a museum tempting.

Directors: John Lasseter, Ash Brannon, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer

Votes: 419,864 | Gross: $245.85M

15. James and the Giant Peach (1996)

PG | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.7
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An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow

Votes: 52,585 | Gross: $28.93M

16. Oliver & Company (1988)

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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A lost and alone kitten joins a gang of dogs engaged in petty larceny in New York City.

Director: George Scribner | Stars: Joey Lawrence, Billy Joel, Cheech Marin, Richard Mulligan

Votes: 35,467 | Gross: $74.15M

17. Drop Dead Fred (1991)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.8
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A young woman finds her already unstable life rocked by the presence of a rambunctious imaginary friend from childhood.

Director: Ate de Jong | Stars: Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Mason, Tim Matheson

Votes: 23,163 | Gross: $43.88M

18. Fantasia 2000 (1999)

G | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.2
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59 Metascore

An update of the original film with new interpretations of great works of classical music.

Directors: James Algar, Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Hendel Butoy, Francis Glebas, Eric Goldberg, Don Hahn, Pixote Hunt | Stars: James Levine, Steve Martin, Itzhak Perlman, Quincy Jones

Votes: 29,628 | Gross: $60.66M

19. Monkeybone (2001)

PG-13 | 93 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

4.7
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40 Metascore

In a coma, a cartoonist finds himself trapped within his own underground creation and must find a way to get back, while racing against his popular but treacherous character, Monkeybone.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Bridget Fonda, John Turturro, Chris Kattan

Votes: 15,043 | Gross: $5.41M

20. The Rescuers Down Under (1990)

G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime

6.9
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The R.A.S. agents, Miss Bianca and Bernard, race to Australia to save a boy and a rare golden eagle from a murderous poacher.

Directors: Hendel Butoy, Mike Gabriel | Stars: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, John Candy, Tristan Rogers

Votes: 30,083 | Gross: $27.93M

21. The Brave Little Toaster (1987)

Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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A group of dated appliances embarks on a journey to the city to find its master after being abandoned in its cabin in the woods.

Director: Jerry Rees | Stars: Jon Lovitz, Timothy Stack, Timothy E. Day, Thurl Ravenscroft

Votes: 20,829

22. Back to the Future (1991–1993)

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.5
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The time traveling adventures of Doc Brown, his family and his friend, Marty McFly.

Stars: David Kaufman, Dan Castellaneta, Bill Nye, Christopher Lloyd

Votes: 1,118

23. Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins (2000 Video)

70 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.1
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Buzz Lightyear must battle Emperor Zurg with the help of three hopefuls who insist on being his partners.

Director: Tad Stones | Stars: Tim Allen, Nicole Sullivan, Larry Miller, Stephen Furst

Votes: 3,196

24. Quack Pack (1996–1997)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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The misadventures of Donald Duck and his rebellious teenage nephews with attitude, Huey, Dewey, and Louie.

Stars: Tony Anselmo, Jeannie Elias, Elizabeth Daily, Pamela Adlon

Votes: 3,008

25. Geri's Game (1997)

4 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.0
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Geri sets up a chess game to play his greatest opponent - himself.

Director: Jan Pinkava | Star: Bob Peterson

Votes: 17,886

26. Mater and the Ghostlight (2006 Video)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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In this short featuring the characters of the movie Cars, Mater is told the story of a Ghostlight, which causes him to be scared.

Directors: John Lasseter, Dan Scanlon | Stars: Larry the Cable Guy, Owen Wilson, Michael Wallis, Bonnie Hunt

Votes: 6,034

27. The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars (1998 Video)

Not Rated | 73 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.7
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Thomas M. Disch's underwhelming sequel, based on the book sequel, has our heroes zooming off to, of all places, Mars.

Director: Robert C. Ramirez | Stars: Thurl Ravenscroft, Deanna Oliver, Eric Lloyd, Timothy Stack

Votes: 1,077

28. The Pixar Story (2007)

G | 87 min | Documentary

7.9
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A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people, to the building of its East Bay campus, the company's ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Iwerks | Stars: Stacy Keach, John Lasseter, Brad Bird, John Musker

Votes: 4,382

29. The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue (1997 Video)

Not Rated | 74 min | Family, Adventure, Fantasy

6.3
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The Brave Little Toaster and friends must rescue the animals at a veterinary hospital from being sent to a testing laboratory.

Director: Robert C. Ramirez | Stars: Jessica Tuck, Chris Young, Roger Kabler, Deanna Oliver

Votes: 878

30. For the Birds (2000)

G | 3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.1
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A group of snooty birds roosting on a telephone wire get their just desserts when a goofy bird drops in.

Director: Ralph Eggleston | Star: Ralph Eggleston

Votes: 23,279

31. Mike's New Car (2002 Video)

Not Rated | 4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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Mike's bought a new 6-wheel-drive car, and he can't wait to show it off to Sulley. Only problem is, Mike hasn't exactly mastered the controls yet, and they're pretty complicated.

Directors: Pete Docter, Roger Gould | Stars: Billy Crystal, John Goodman

Votes: 9,658

32. Hansel and Gretel (1983 TV Movie)

45 min | Fantasy

6.9
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This is Tim Burton's Disney Channel Halloween film short that only aired once. It combines live action and stop-motion, making for a creepy adventure into the woods.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Michael Yama, Andy Lee, Alison Hong, Jim Ishida

Votes: 482

33. Finding Nemo (2003 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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From the box-office sleeper, the player can play in this video game of trying to find and rescue Nemo.

Stars: Albert Brooks, Alexander Gould, Ellen DeGeneres, Erica Beck

Votes: 291

34. Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)

PG | 86 min | Documentary

7.7
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70 Metascore

The story of the Disney Renaissance, an incredibly prolific, successful and prestigious decade lasting from 1984 to 1994 that saw the fallen Walt Disney Animation Studios' unexpected progressive triumphant return to excellence.

Director: Don Hahn | Stars: Roy Edward Disney, John Lasseter, Michael Eisner, Don Hahn

Votes: 1,950 | Gross: $0.08M

35. A Bug's Life (I) (1998 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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Experience Flik's journey throughout Ant Island.

Stars: Dave Foley, Roddy McDowall, Hayden Panettiere, David Hyde Pierce

Votes: 309

36. Disney's Animation Magic: Beauty and the Beast (2002 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

8.4
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Director: Jeff Kurtti | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Christy Carlson Romano, Roger Allers, Ron Clements

Votes: 46

37. Troldspejlet (1989– )

25 min

8.9
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Jakob Stegelmann reviews upcoming movies, video and dvd releases, video games, comic books, and role playing games.

Stars: Jakob Stegelmann, Christopher Hedegaard Andersen, Jens Olesen, Sonny Lahey

Votes: 268

38. Sport Goofy in Soccermania (1987)

G | 20 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.8
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Uncle Scrooge donates an old beat-up trophy for Huey, Dewey and Louie's soccer tournament. But when he finds out that it is actually worth a million dollars, he has to put together a ragtag... See full summary »

Directors: Matthew O'Callaghan, Darrell Van Citters | Stars: Tony Pope, Will Ryan, Russi Taylor, Jack Angel

Votes: 154

39. The Sweatbox (2002)

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary

7.1
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Sting's wife Trudie Styler documents the turbulent bureaucracy both Sting and the filmmakers went through in order to complete The Emperor's New Groove (2000), a Disney film that underwent extensive storyline changes from start to finish.

Directors: John-Paul Davidson, Trudie Styler | Stars: Roger Allers, Dale Baer, Tony Bancroft, John Debney

Votes: 263

40. Luau (1982)

31 min | Short

5.7
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A horrifying and touching movie about a tramps dream of fame

Directors: Tim Burton, Jerry Rees | Stars: Mike Gabriel, Terrey Hamada, Susan Frankenberger, Ben Burgess

Votes: 277

41. The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999 TV Special)

Family

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Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Affleck, Debbie Allen, Gene Autry

Votes: 507

42. Extreme Skate Adventure (2003 Video Game)

Action, Sport

7.6
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Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, Jeff Bennett, Gregg Berger, Susanne Blakeslee

Votes: 33

43. Winter (1988)

3 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.4
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A young child attempts to enjoy the first snow of the season.

Director: Pete Docter | Star: Pete Docter

Votes: 172

44. The Making of Tim Burton's 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' (1993 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

7.8
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Stars: Tim Burton, Henry Selick, Kathleen Gavin, Danny Elfman

Votes: 38

45. Fun with Mr. Future (1982)

G | 8 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.0
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An animatronic talking head discusses what the future may one day look like.

Director: Darrell Van Citters | Stars: Vincent Price, Phil Proctor

Votes: 16

46. Toy Story: Filmmakers Reflect (2005 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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Toy Story (1995) creators John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Joe Ranft, and Pete Docter reminisce in a round table discussion about the making of the film and its ten year anniversary.

Director: Rick Butler | Stars: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter, Joe Ranft

Votes: 37

47. Back to the Future (1991–1993)
Episode: Brothers (1991)

TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.7
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After Verne's image suddenly appears in an old Civil War photograph Marty, Doc, and Jules travel back in time to the Civil War to rescue him. But they quickly find themselves right in the ... See full summary »

Directors: John Hays, Phil Robinson, Peyton Reed | Stars: David Kaufman, Dan Castellaneta, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson

Votes: 26

48. Quack Pack (1996–1997)
Episode: Ducky Dearest (1996)

TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.6
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Donald becomes paranoid that the kids have become juvenile delinquents. After seeing an infomercial about a special kit that helps parents track their kids, he immediately buys it and begins his investigation.

Director: Kurt Anderson | Stars: Joe Alaskey, Tony Anselmo, Jeff Bennett, Jeannie Elias

Votes: 10

49. Troldspejlet (1989– )
Episode: Troldspejlet Special: Troldspejlet i USA (1997)

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Jakob Stegelmann reports from his visit to USA in 1996, covering the Garfield Studios with Jim Davis, the Pixar Studios with John Lasseter, a portrait of Danish animator Jørgen Klubien who ... See full summary »

Stars: Jakob Stegelmann, Jim Davis, Mike Fentz, Gary Barker