Top-US-Grossing Animation Titles Released 2006-01-01 to 2006-12-31
1. Cars (2006)
G | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family.
Votes: 277,602 | Gross: $244.05M
2. Happy Feet (2006)
PG | 108 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!
Votes: 138,608 | Gross: $197.99M
3. Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Manny, Sid, and Diego discover that the ice age is coming to an end, and join everybody for a journey to higher ground. On the trip, they discover that Manny, in fact, is not the last of the woolly mammoths.
Votes: 203,035 | Gross: $195.33M
4. Over the Hedge (2006)
PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 131,667 | Gross: $155.02M
5. Open Season (2006)
PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 68,021 | Gross: $84.30M
7. Barnyard (2006)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
When the farmer's away, all the animals play ... and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.
Votes: 21,968 | Gross: $72.60M
8. Flushed Away (2006)
PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 88,614 | Gross: $64.46M
9. Curious George (2006)
G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Man in the Yellow Hat is an oddball museum employee who looks after his pet monkey - an inquisitive and wonderful creature whose enthusiasm often gets the best of him.
Votes: 13,146 | Gross: $58.34M
10. The Wild (2006)
G | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 19,579 | Gross: $37.37M
11. Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
PG | 86 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Jon and Garfield visit the United Kingdom, where a case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle. His reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis, who has designs on the estate.
Votes: 29,074 | Gross: $28.42M
12. The Ant Bully (2006)
PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After Lucas Nickle floods an ant colony with his watergun, he's magically shrunken down to insect size and sentenced to hard labor in the ruins.
Votes: 30,912 | Gross: $28.13M
13. Happily N'Ever After (2006)
PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.
Votes: 8,856 | Gross: $15.52M
14. Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Ten-year-old Arthur, in a bid to save his grandfather's house from being demolished, goes looking for some much-fabled hidden treasure in the land of the Minimoys, a tiny people living in harmony with nature.
Votes: 26,664 | Gross: $15.13M
15. Everyone's Hero (2006)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A boy (Jake T. Austin) begins a grand journey to return Babe Ruth's baseball bat before the deciding game of the 1932 World Series comes to a close.
Votes: 6,339 | Gross: $14.52M
16. Doogal (2006)
G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
This is the story of Doogal, an adorable candy-loving mutt who goes on a mission to save the world. Doogal must prevent the evil sorcerer Zeebad from freezing the earth forever with the ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,920 | Gross: $7.38M
17. A Scanner Darkly (2006)
R | 100 min | Animation, Crime, Drama
An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.
Votes: 91,925 | Gross: $5.48M
18. Paprika (2006)
R | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime
When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all Hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist, Paprika, can stop it.
Votes: 47,604 | Gross: $0.88M
19. Renaissance (2006)
R | 105 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
In 2054, Paris is a labyrinth where all movement is monitored and recorded. Casting a shadow over everything is the city's largest company, Avalon, which insinuates itself into every aspect of contemporary life to sell its primary export -- youth and beauty. In this world of stark contrasts and rigid laws the populace is kept in line and accounted for.
Votes: 14,503 | Gross: $0.06M
21. Live Freaky Die Freaky (2006)
Unrated | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical
It is the year 3069 and the Earth has been robbed of all its natural resources, destroyed by war and ozone depletion, and is now only a barren desert. The humans who inhabit this empty ... See full summary »
Votes: 576 | Gross: $0.01M
23. Death Note: Desu nôto (2006–2007)
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama
An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.
25. Kôdo giasu: Hangyaku no rurûshu (2006–2007)
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The Empire of Britannia has invaded Japan using giant robot weapons called Knightmare Frames. Japan is now referred to as Area 11, and its people the 11's. A Britannian who was living in ... See full summary »
26. Toki o kakeru shôjo (2006)
Not Rated | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A high-school girl named Makoto acquires the power to travel back in time, and decides to use it for her own personal benefits. Little does she know that she is affecting the lives of others just as much as she is her own.
29. Hellsing Ultimate (2006–2012)
TV-MA | 50 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy
The vampire Alucard and his newly sired ward Seras tries to protect England from a war-crazed SS-Major who seeks to start an eternal war with his vampire army.
30. Black Lagoon (2006– )
TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A Japanese businessman, captured by modern-day pirates, is written off and left for dead by his company. Tired of the corporate life, he opts to stick with the mercenaries that kidnapped him, becoming part of their gang.
32. Ergo Proxy (2006– )
TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime
In a post-apocalyptic future humans live in peace with androids in a domed city. However, a strange series of murders has intruded into bored inspector Re-l Mayer's life.
33. The Real Animated Adventures of Doc and Mharti (2006 TV Short)
5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
After getting his kite caught in a tree, Mharti must rely on the assistance of Doc, a scientifically-gifted man with questionable methods, in order to retrieve his kite.
34. Frisky Dingo (2006– )
TV-MA | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A philandering billionaire playboy who moonlights as the superhero, Awesome X, faces against his greatest adversary, Killface, but finds balancing his business and superhero lives difficult.
36. Ôran kôkô hosutobu (2006– )
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance
At the ultra prestigious Ouran High School, Haruhi Fujioka looks for a quiet place to read and walks into an unused music room, and accidentally stumbles across the notorious Ouran High ... See full summary »
37. Ultimate Avengers (2006 Video)
PG-13 | 72 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
To confront an alien menace, General Fury assembles a team of superheroes lead by a recently resuscitated Captain America.
40. The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006 Video)
G | 69 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In this midquel to The Fox and the Hound (1981), Copper the hound dog, here still just a pup, joins a canine music band, and spends less and less time with his best friend Tod the fox. Is their friendship in danger?
41. Tekkonkinkreet (2006)
R | 111 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In Treasure Town, life can be both peaceful and violent. This is never truer than for our heroes, Black and White - two street kids who claim to traverse the urban city as if it were their ... See full summary »
42. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex Solid State Society (2006 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 108 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A.D. 2034. It has been two years since Motoko Kusanagi left Section 9. Togusa is now the new leader of the team, that has considerably increased its appointed personnel. The expanded new ... See full summary »
43. Wonder Pets! (2006– )
TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Family
Each episode follows the adventures of three classroom pets--Linny the Guinea Pig, Ming-Ming Duckling, and Turtle Tuck--who travel around the globe helping to rescue animals who need their ... See full summary »
44. Fate/stay night (2006– )
TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
There is a war going on between masters and servants in order to attain the Holy Grail. Each master can call up one servant each, and their task is to eradicate the other servants, either ... See full summary »
45. The Emperor's New School (2006– )
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Continuation of 2000's The Emperor's New Groove, showcasing Kuzco's attempts to graduate from his kingdom's school, and his former advisor Yzma's evil attempts to keep him from his goal.
47. Ultimate Avengers II (2006 Video)
PG-13 | 73 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
When the Chitauri invaders are sighted in the African kingdom of Wakanda, the Avengers covertly enter the advanced nation to investigate.
48. Leroy & Stitch (2006 Video)
G | 73 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Lilo, Stitch, Jumba and Pleakley have finally caught all of Jumba's genetic experiments and found the one true place where each of them belongs. Stitch, Jumba and Pleakley are offered ... See full summary »
49. Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses (2006 Video)
83 min | Animation, Family
King Randolph sends for his cousin Duchess Rowena to help turn his daughters, Princess Genevieve and her 11 sisters, into better ladies. But the Duchess takes away all the sisters fun, ... See full summary »