30 Best Animated Films (*_*)

by epicmeansjacob | created - 21 Mar 2011 | updated - 05 Jun 2011 | Public

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1. Toy Story 3 (2010)

G | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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92 Metascore

The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.

Director: Lee Unkrich | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Votes: 611,268 | Gross: $415.00M

2. Rango (2011)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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75 Metascore

Rango is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Timothy Olyphant, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 200,353 | Gross: $123.48M

3. South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)

R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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73 Metascore

When Cartman and his friends go see an R rated movie, they start swearing and their parents think that Canada is to blame.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Isaac Hayes

Votes: 173,063 | Gross: $52.01M

4. The Simpsons Movie (2007)

PG-13 | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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80 Metascore

After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpson family are declared fugitives.

Director: David Silverman | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 275,600 | Gross: $183.14M

5. Tangled (2010)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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71 Metascore

The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.

Directors: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard | Stars: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy, Ron Perlman

Votes: 329,778 | Gross: $200.82M

6. Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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The maniacal baby of the Griffin family, Stewie, meets his future self. In doing this he discovers that his future image is not what he has anticipated because of a near death experience.

Directors: Pete Michels, Peter Shin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 31,111

7. Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Planet Express sees a hostile takeover and Bender falls into the hands of criminals where he is used to fulfill their schemes.

Director: Dwayne Carey-Hill | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 30,379

8. Despicable Me (2010)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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72 Metascore

When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better.

Directors: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud | Stars: Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews

Votes: 426,802 | Gross: $251.51M

9. Up (2009)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
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88 Metascore

Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.

Directors: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson | Stars: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 753,754 | Gross: $293.00M

10. Imaginationland: The Movie (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 67 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

8.5
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In this never-before-seen Director's Cut, the doors of the world's imagination are thrown wide open and the boys of South Park are transported to a magical realm in their greatest odyssey ever.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Adrien Beard, Kathryn Howell

Votes: 6,333

11. Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

G | 84 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.0
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53 Metascore

The neighboring gardens of Montague and Capulet are at war, but the gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, are in love.

Director: Kelly Asbury | Stars: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Maggie Smith, Ashley Jensen

Votes: 45,701 | Gross: $99.97M

12. Yogi Bear (2010)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.6
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35 Metascore

A documentary filmmaker travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo, and Ranger Smith.

Director: Eric Brevig | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Justin Timberlake, Anna Faris, Tom Cavanagh

Votes: 17,677 | Gross: $100.25M

13. Family Guy (1998– )
Episode: Episode VI: It's a Trap (2011)

TV-14 | 56 min | Animation, Comedy

7.3
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The Griffins reprise their intergalactic roles in an outrageous retelling of Return of the Jedi.

Directors: Peter Shin, James Purdum | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 8,722

14. Bolt (2008)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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67 Metascore

The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just as real.

Directors: Byron Howard, Chris Williams | Stars: John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman, Mark Walton

Votes: 160,323 | Gross: $114.05M

15. Open Season (2006)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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49 Metascore

Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear, finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag army against the hunters.

Directors: Roger Allers, Jill Culton, Anthony Stacchi | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Martin Lawrence, Debra Messing, Gary Sinise

Votes: 72,026 | Gross: $85.11M

16. Kung Fu Panda (2008)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.6
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73 Metascore

The Dragon Warrior has to clash against the savage Tai Lung as China's fate hangs in the balance: However, the Dragon Warrior mantle is supposedly mistaken to be bestowed upon an obese panda who is a tyro in martial arts.

Directors: Mark Osborne, John Stevenson | Stars: Jack Black, Ian McShane, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman

Votes: 343,513 | Gross: $215.43M

17. The Wild (2006)

G | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.3
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47 Metascore

An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.

Director: Steve 'Spaz' Williams | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Jim Belushi, Eddie Izzard, Janeane Garofalo

Votes: 20,507 | Gross: $37.38M

18. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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61 Metascore

The animals try to fly back to New York City, but crash-land on an African wildlife refuge, where Alex is reunited with his parents.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath | Stars: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith

Votes: 164,153 | Gross: $180.01M

19. 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: 703,873 | Gross: $191.80M

20. Bambi (1942)

Approved | 70 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.3
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The story of a young deer growing up in the forest.

Directors: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, David Hand, Graham Heid, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Norman Wright | Stars: Hardie Albright, Stan Alexander, Bobette Audrey, Peter Behn

Votes: 105,843 | Gross: $102.80M

21. Over the Hedge (2006)

PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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67 Metascore

A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating...and learns a lesson about family himself.

Directors: Tim Johnson, Karey Kirkpatrick | Stars: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell, Wanda Sykes

Votes: 137,627 | Gross: $155.02M

22. Hop (2011)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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41 Metascore

E.B., the Easter Bunny's teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band. In LA, he's taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Russell Brand, James Marsden, Elizabeth Perkins, Kaley Cuoco

Votes: 26,298 | Gross: $108.09M

23. Flushed Away (2006)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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74 Metascore

The story of an uptown rat that gets flushed down the toilet from his penthouse apartment, ending in the sewers of London, where he has to learn a whole new and different way of life.

Directors: David Bowers, Sam Fell | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno

Votes: 93,523 | Gross: $64.67M

24. Ratatouille (2007)

G | 111 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.0
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96 Metascore

A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant.

Directors: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava | Stars: Brad Garrett, Lou Romano, Patton Oswalt, Ian Holm

Votes: 522,570 | Gross: $206.45M

25. Horton Hears a Who! (2008)

G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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71 Metascore

Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.

Directors: Jimmy Hayward, Steve Martino | Stars: Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Carol Burnett, Will Arnett

Votes: 114,175 | Gross: $154.53M

26. Hoodwinked! (2005)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

6.5
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45 Metascore

Little Red Riding Hood, the Wolf, the Woodsman, and Granny all tell the police the events that led up to their encounter.

Directors: Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards, Tony Leech | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Glenn Close, Patrick Warburton, Jim Belushi

Votes: 49,301 | Gross: $51.39M

27. Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (2010 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 45 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.1
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The Emmy Award-winning Robot Chicken returns with its third send-up of the Star Wars universe! In this all-new hour-long special, four very different characters -- Emperor Palpatine, Darth ... See full summary »

Director: Chris McKay | Stars: Seth Green, Abraham Benrubi, Bob Bergen, Ahmed Best

Votes: 3,436

28. Family Guy 100th Episode Special (2007 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

7.4
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The creator of "Family Guy" hosts a look at some of the funniest moments from the first 100 episodes of the show.

Directors: James Purdum, Peter Shin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 1,525

29. A Unicorn in the Garden (2009)

8 min | Short, Drama

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A man tries to convince his sleeping wife that he's seen a Unicorn through the kitchen window, but she dismisses his claim, simply saying, "A Unicorn is a mythical beast." The man returns ... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Fischinger | Stars: Celeste Gosnell, Niall Padden

30. Christmas in South Park (2000 Video)

TV-MA | 100 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

8.3
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Howdy Ho! Mr. Hankey, everybody's favorite piece of poo, is here to show us his line up of holly jolly Christmas songs! There's S.D. Kluger singing the Mr. Hankey theme, then we've got Mr. ... See full summary »

Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman

Votes: 3,719