Ne Plus Ultra (Post 2000's Animated Films)

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Favorite Films, Post 2000's Animated Films,

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1. The Tragedy of Man (2011)

160 min | Animation, Drama, History

Adam's and Eve's epic journey throughout history trying to find the meaning of human life. Do we grow in wisdom as centuries pass, or just drift towards an inevitable doom?

Director: Marcell Jankovics | Stars: Gyula Balázsi, Péter Benkö, Ágnes Bertalan, Péter Blaskó

Votes: 590

2. Waltz with Bashir (2008)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

91 Metascore

An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.

Director: Ari Folman | Stars: Ari Folman, Ron Ben-Yishai, Ronny Dayag, Ori Sivan

Votes: 52,458 | Gross: $2.28M

3. Metropolis (2001)

PG-13 | 108 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

75 Metascore

Kenichi and his uncle Shunsaku Ban must find the mystery behind robot girl Tima.

Director: Rintaro | Stars: Toshio Furukawa, Scott Weinger, Yuka Imoto, Kei Kobayashi

Votes: 19,104 | Gross: $0.64M

4. Arjun: The Warrior Prince (2012)

Not Rated | 96 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The tale of how Arjuna fought his inner self and became the legendary archer.

Director: Arnab Chaudhuri | Stars: Yudhveer Bakoliya, Ashok Banthia, Ravi Khanvilkar, Vijay Kashyap

Votes: 1,264 | Gross: $0.01M

5. Team America: World Police (2004)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy

64 Metascore

Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Elle Russ, Kristen Miller

Votes: 151,564 | Gross: $32.77M

6. Anomalisa (2015)

R | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

88 Metascore

A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.

Directors: Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman | Stars: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan

Votes: 58,438 | Gross: $3.76M

7. Sita Sings the Blues (2008)

Not Rated | 82 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

93 Metascore

An animated version of the epic Indian tale of Ramayana set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw.

Director: Nina Paley | Stars: Annette Hanshaw, Aseem Chhabra, Bhavana Nagulapally, Manish Acharya

Votes: 4,216

8. 5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)

TV-PG | 63 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

Told in three interconnected segments, we follow a young man named Takaki through his life as cruel winters, cold technology, and finally, adult obligations and responsibility converge to test the delicate petals of love.

Director: Makoto Shinkai | Stars: Kenji Mizuhashi, Yoshimi Kondou, Satomi Hanamura, Ayaka Onoue

Votes: 44,276

9. Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters (2017)

TV-14 | 89 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

A desperate group of refugees attempts to recolonize Earth 20,000 years after Godzilla took over, but one young man wants revenge above all else.

Directors: Hiroyuki Seshita, Kôbun Shizuno | Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Takahiro Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa, Tomokazu Sugita

Votes: 6,510

10. Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle (2018)

TV-14 | 101 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

Humanity's desperate battle to reclaim the Earth from Godzilla continues. The key to defeating the King of the Monsters may be Mechagodzilla, a robotic weapon thought to have been lost nearly 20,000 years ago.

Directors: Hiroyuki Seshita, Kôbun Shizuno | Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Takahiro Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa, Tomokazu Sugita

Votes: 3,378

11. Godzilla: The Planet Eater (2018)

TV-14 | 91 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Humanity, their alien allies, and Godzilla all enter their endgame as the powerful destructive entity known as Ghidorah arrives on Earth.

Directors: Hiroyuki Seshita, Kôbun Shizuno | Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Takahiro Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa, Tomokazu Sugita

Votes: 2,626

12. Seoul Station (2016)

92 min | Animation, Horror, Thriller

Several groups of people try to survive a zombie pandemic that unleashes itself in downtown Seoul.

Director: Sang-ho Yeon | Stars: Seung-ryong Ryu, Franciska Friede, Joon Lee, Sang-hee Lee

Votes: 3,402

13. Krishna Aur Kans (2012)

117 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Hailed as India's first stereoscopic animated film, 'Krishna Aur Kans' is an exciting narrative full of action and drama. The movie chronicles Krishna's early years -- from his birth as the nemesis of his tyrannical uncle Kans.

Director: Vikram Veturi | Stars: Manoj Bajpayee, Harish Bhimani, Neetu Chaudhary, Juhi Chawla

Votes: 153

14. Monkey King: Hero Is Back (2015)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The all-powerful Monkey King once roamed freely between Heaven and Earth, but after angering the gods, he was imprisoned within an ice cage deep within the mountains. Five hundred years ... See full summary »

Director: Tian Xiao Peng | Stars: Lei Zhang, Zijie Lin, Wenlun Wu, Zirong Tong

Votes: 3,167

15. The Triplets of Belleville (2003)

PG-13 | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

91 Metascore

When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.

Director: Sylvain Chomet | Stars: Michèle Caucheteux, Jean-Claude Donda, Michel Robin, Monica Viegas

Votes: 47,943 | Gross: $7.00M

16. Mary and Max (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.

Director: Adam Elliot | Stars: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

Votes: 151,728

17. Isle of Dogs (2018)

PG-13 | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

82 Metascore

Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bob Balaban

Votes: 110,813 | Gross: $32.02M

18. Happy Feet (2006)

PG | 108 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

77 Metascore

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!

Directors: George Miller, Warren Coleman, Judy Morris | Stars: Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

Votes: 158,454 | Gross: $198.00M

19. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

49 Metascore

A scientist makes a last stand on Earth with the help of a ragtag team of soldiers against an invasion of alien phantoms.

Directors: Hironobu Sakaguchi, Motonori Sakakibara | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Ming-Na Wen, Ving Rhames

Votes: 78,084 | Gross: $32.13M

20. Finding Nemo (2003)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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: 873,771 | Gross: $380.84M

21. Beowulf (2007)

PG-13 | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

59 Metascore

The warrior Beowulf (Ray Winstone) must fight and defeat the monster Grendel (Crispin Glover), who is terrorizing Denmark, and later, Grendel's Mother (Angelina Jolie), who begins killing out of revenge.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Ray Winstone, Crispin Glover, Angelina Jolie, Robin Wright

Votes: 155,521 | Gross: $82.16M

22. Waking Life (2001)

R | 99 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

82 Metascore

A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Trevor Jack Brooks, Lorelei Linklater, Wiley Wiggins

Votes: 57,250 | Gross: $2.89M

23. Sons of Ram (2012)

85 min | Animation, Drama, Musical

Surayavanshi Ram of Ayodhya, the greatest warrior king that ever lived, was forced to send his beloved wife Sita into exile, thus leading him and his kingdom to despair and towards an empty... See full summary »

Director: Kushal Ruia | Stars: Sunidhi Chauhan, Ettienne Couthino, Devansh Doshi, Saptharishi Ghosh

Votes: 64

24. Spirited Away (2001)

PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

96 Metascore

During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

Directors: Hayao Miyazaki, Kirk Wise | Stars: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino, Rumi Hiiragi

Votes: 563,569 | Gross: $10.06M

25. The Lego Movie (2014)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

83 Metascore

An ordinary LEGO construction worker, thought to be the prophesied as "special", is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the LEGO universe into eternal stasis.

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller | Stars: Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett

Votes: 305,875 | Gross: $257.76M

26. Idiots and Angels (2008)

G | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

Much to his surprise, an utter misanthrope is transformed into a reluctant do-gooder, when a glorious pair of angelic snow-white wings sprouts up from his back. Now, everyone in town wants a piece of his feathered appendages.

Director: Bill Plympton

Votes: 2,883

27. Ramayana: The Epic (2010)

98 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Lord Rama, son of King Dashrath is sent for exile for 12 years. His wife Sita and brother Laxman accompanies him. But she is deceitfully kidnapped by Ravana, The King of Lanka. Thus a might... See full summary »

Director: Chetan Desai | Stars: Manoj Bajpayee, Juhi Chawla, Ashutosh Rana, Mukesh Rishi

Votes: 353

28. Rango (2011)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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: 217,235 | Gross: $123.48M

29. Mahabharat (2013)

105 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Mahabharat is considered as the greatest and the longest epic in world literature It has all the possible elements that a story could have - conflict, duty, sacrifice, heroism, truth, ... See full summary »

Director: Amaan Khan | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Vidya Balan, Sunny Deol

Votes: 325

30. Doctor Strange (2007 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

A crippled and embittered doctor travels to a hidden community in Tibet where he learns of his true destiny as the Sorcerer Supreme of his world.

Directors: Patrick Archibald, Jay Oliva, Dick Sebast, Frank Paur | Stars: Bryce Johnson, Paul Nakauchi, Kevin Michael Richardson, Michael Yama

Votes: 7,342

31. Zootopia (2016)

PG | 108 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

78 Metascore

In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.

Directors: Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush | Stars: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, Jenny Slate

Votes: 387,556 | Gross: $341.27M

32. Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary (2014)

93 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

Warriors called "Saints" are the champions of hope who have always appeared since the Age of Myth whenever evil threatens the world. In this present day story, many years since the long ... See full summary »

Director: Kei'ichi Sato | Stars: Kaito Ishikawa, Kenji Akabane, Kenshô Ono, Nobuhiko Okamoto

Votes: 3,886

33. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

PG | 98 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

74 Metascore

A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.

Directors: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders | Stars: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Craig Ferguson

Votes: 615,333 | Gross: $217.58M

34. Inside Out (I) (2015)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

94 Metascore

After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school.

Directors: Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen | Stars: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling

Votes: 541,897 | Gross: $356.46M

35. Hanuman (2005)

89 min | Animation

When Hanuman was born to Anjani a female Apsara and Kesari, by the blessings of Vayu-Dev, the Wind God. Hanuman, who is the 11th rudra avatar of supreme being GOD Shiva himself. He was ... See full summary »

Directors: V.G. Samant, Milind Ukey | Stars: Mukesh Khanna, Viraj, Mona Shetty, Sumeet Pathak

Votes: 469

36. Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

PG | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

72 Metascore

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.

Director: Rich Moore | Stars: John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Sarah Silverman

Votes: 347,860 | Gross: $189.42M

37. Boogie (2009)

Not Rated | 82 min | Animation, Action, Crime

Boogie is a violent and ruthless hit man who follows his own rules. Women love him, criminals fear him.

Director: Gustavo Cova | Stars: Pablo Echarri, Jesús Ochoa, Nancy Dupláa, Susana Zabaleta

Votes: 1,135

38. Tangled (2010)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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: 369,114 | Gross: $200.82M

39. Shrek (2001)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

84 Metascore

A mean lord exiles fairytale creatures to the swamp of a grumpy ogre, who must go on a quest and rescue a princess for the lord in order to get his land back.

Directors: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow

Votes: 566,294 | Gross: $267.67M

40. Ratatouille (2007)

G | 111 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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: 584,416 | Gross: $206.45M

41. Toy Story 3 (2010)

G | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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: 692,310 | Gross: $415.00M

42. Kung Fu Panda (2008)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

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 novice in martial arts.

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

Votes: 384,008 | Gross: $215.43M

43. Sausage Party (2016)

R | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

66 Metascore

A sausage strives to discover the truth about his existence.

Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Alistair Abell

Votes: 160,223 | Gross: $97.66M

44. Wonder Woman (2009 Video)

PG-13 | 74 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A modern man's trespass of the island of the Amazons enables an imprisoned war god to escape and Princess Diana wins the responsibility to recapture him.

Director: Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Alfred Molina, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 14,703



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