Most Popular Animation Titles Released 2012-01-01 to 2012-12-31
2. Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
PG | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.
Votes: 285,159 | Gross: $189.41M
4. Brave (2012)
PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.
Votes: 288,187 | Gross: $237.28M
5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012– )
TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Four ninja turtles, mutated by a mysterious alien substance, must rise up out of the sewers and defend their city against evil forces from both the past and present.
6. The Lorax (2012)
PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Votes: 80,826 | Gross: $213.95M
7. Hotel Transylvania (2012)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter.
Votes: 173,385 | Gross: $148.31M
8. Rise of the Guardians (2012)
PG | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world.
Votes: 129,190 | Gross: $103.40M
9. ParaNorman (2012)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.
Votes: 76,893 | Gross: $55.99M
10. Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
Votes: 152,248 | Gross: $161.32M
16. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.
Votes: 124,701 | Gross: $216.37M
17. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012 Video)
PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?
18. Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki (2012)
PG | 117 min | Animation, Drama, Family
College student Hana falls in love with another student who turns out to be a werewolf, who dies in an accident after their second child. Hana moves to the rural countryside where her husband grew up to raise her two werewolf children.
19. Frankenweenie (2012)
PG | 87 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.
Votes: 77,905 | Gross: $35.29M
21. High School DxD (2012– )
TV-MA | Animation, Action, Comedy
The story follows Issei Hyodo, a dim-witted, lecherous second-year high school student who is killed by a girl on his first date ever. Issei is reincarnated as a devil, and from that day ... See full summary »
22. Justice League: Doom (2012 Video)
PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy
Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses.
23. Resident Evil: Damnation (2012)
R | 100 min | Animation, Action, Horror
Special Agent Leon S.Kennedy goes against his superior's orders and works to destroy a series of biological weapons being used in a war zone in Europe.
25. The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.
Votes: 37,805 | Gross: $31.05M
29. Psycho-Pass (2012– )
TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Action, Crime
Akane Tsunemori knows how the Sibyl System works choosing to obey it, believing both on humanity and order. Now in the new police she faces everyday criminals. One day she encounters a criminal boss that defies the order structure and her.
30. Starship Troopers: Invasion (2012)
R | 89 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
On an asteroid, the Terran Federation's Fort Casey is on top of a bug hive. The Starship Alesia begins to deploy its troops to seize and control the hanger and rescue any survivors. 'Alpha'... See full summary »
32. Secret of the Wings (2012)
G | 75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Tinkerbell wanders into the forbidden Winter woods and meets Periwinkle. Together they learn the secret of their wings and try to unite the warm fairies and the winter fairies to help Pixie Hollow.
33. Magi: The Kingdom of Magic (2012– )
TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Aladdin, Alibaba, and Morgiana go their separate ways after spending time together in Sindria to develop their own strengths, make new friends and prepare for what is coming.
35. Snow Queen (2012)
PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
The Snow Queen created the world of eternal winter where the polar wind cools human souls and clearness of lines obscure emotions. A girl named Gerda, her pet ferret Luta, and Orm the troll must save her brother Kai and the world.
36. Room on the Broom (2012 TV Short)
25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
To the annoyance of her cat a kindly witch allows a dog, a bird and a frog who have helped her retrieve things she has lost to ride on her broomstick, making it top heavy. The broom is ... See full summary »
37. Anazâ (2012– )
TV-MA | Animation, Drama, Horror
A young man named, Koichi Sakakibara, transfers to a new school where he finds himself drawn into a mystery involving a mysterious girl and a series of gruesome deaths.
40. Tangled Ever After (2012)
G | 6 min | Animation, Short, Action
Rapunzel and Flynn Rider have their wedding, but Pascal and Maximus must recover the rings they lose in mid-ceremony.
41. Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess (2012 TV Movie)
47 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Sofia, is a little girl with a commoner's background until her mom marries the King and suddenly she is royalty. With the help of the three fairies in charge of the Royal Training Academy, ... See full summary »
42. It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)
62 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.
43. Sir Billi (2012)
76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A retired veterinarian living in a remote Scottish village encounters a goat who thinks he's a dog, an Admiral who's afraid of the water and a beaver who was raised by rabbits.
44. Littlest Pet Shop (2012– )
TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
A young girl named Blythe Baxter moves to downtown city in an apartment above Littlest Pet Shop. She soon discovers she can understand animals. She goes on some crazy adventures with the pet's.
45. The Amazing Bulk (2012 Video)
76 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Hannah, an ambitious young woman and her father's company struggle to develop a super human serum designed to make someone be a huge bonzi buddy monster. He also strives to eat a lot of ... See full summary »
46. Ernest & Celestine (2012)
PG | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime
The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine.
Votes: 12,992 | Gross: $0.07M
47. Paperman (2012)
G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
After meeting the gal of his dreams on a commuter train, an office worker uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention after spying her again in a skyscraper window.
48. Zambezia (2012)
G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" ... See full summary »