Top Animation Movies

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1. The Land Before Time (1988)

G | 69 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

66 Metascore

An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley.

Director: Don Bluth | Stars: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi, Helen Shaver

Votes: 70,713 | Gross: $48.09M

10/10

2. Once Upon a Forest (1993)

G | 71 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

A young mouse, mole and hedgehog risk their lives to find a cure for their badger friend, who's been poisoned by men.

Director: Charles Grosvenor | Stars: Michael Crawford, Ben Vereen, Ellen Blain, Benji Gregory

Votes: 4,365 | Gross: $10.00M

10/10

3. Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (1992 Video)

Not Rated | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Term-time ends at Acme Looniversity and the Tiny Toon characters look forward to a summer filled with fun. Buster and Babs Bunny turn a water fight into a white-water rafting trip through ... See full summary »

Directors: Rich Arons, Ken Boyer, Kent Butterworth, Barry Caldwell, Alfred Gimeno, Art Leonardi, Byron Vaughns | Stars: Charlie Adler, Tress MacNeille, Joe Alaskey, Don Messick

Votes: 2,300

10/10

4. Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer (1985)

G | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Rainbow Brite must stop an evil princess and her underlings from taking over the planet Spectra.

Directors: Bernard Deyriès, Kimio Yabuki | Stars: Bettina Bush, Pat Fraley, Peter Cullen, Robbie Lee

Votes: 934 | Gross: $4.89M

10/10

5. Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)

G | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of until he unleashes a century old secret that may not only destroy this ... See full summary »

Directors: Masami Hata, William T. Hurtz | Stars: Gabriel Damon, Mickey Rooney, Rene Auberjonois, Danny Mann

Votes: 6,090 | Gross: $1.37M

10/10

6. Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown (1977)

G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

55 Metascore

The Peanuts gang goes to summer camp, and they participate in a river-raft race against some cheating bullies.

Directors: Bill Melendez, Phil Roman | Stars: Duncan Watson, Greg Felton, Stuart Brotman, Gail Davis

Votes: 2,590 | Gross: $3.22M

10/10

7. Snoopy: The Musical (1988 TV Movie)

50 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The animated adaption of the second stage musical based on the "Peanuts" comics strip, focusing on Snoopy.

Director: Sam Jaimes | Stars: Tiffany Billings, Kristie Baker, Cam Clarke, Sean Collins

Votes: 223

10/10

8. Snoopy Come Home (1972)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Snoopy travels to see his sick former owner and then feels obliged to return to her permanently.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Chad Webber, Robin Kohn, Stephen Shea, David Carey

Votes: 3,641

10/10

9. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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: 162,906 | Gross: $156.45M

10/10

10. Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island (1983)

G | 78 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

Daffy Duck and Speedy Gonzales find a treasure map that leads them to a wishing well, which for a penny will grant any wish (through old cartoon footage). Daffy sets up a resort around the ... See full summary »

Directors: Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones, Robert McKimson, Phil Monroe | Stars: Mel Blanc, June Foray, Les Tremayne

Votes: 1,454

10/10

11. Felix the Cat: The Movie (1988)

G | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

In another dimension, the villainous scientist Duke of Zill, with the help of his mechanical, geometric army, takes over the Land of Oriana, prompting Felix the Cat to save its princess and restore order once again.

Director: Tibor Hernádi | Stars: Chris Phillips, Marbry Steward, Peter Newman, Alice Playten

Votes: 1,207

10/10

12. Beauty and the Beast (1991)

G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

95 Metascore

A selfish prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.

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

Votes: 375,492 | Gross: $218.97M

10/10

13. The Lion King (1994)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

83 Metascore

A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.

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

Votes: 790,424 | Gross: $312.90M

10/10

14. The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (1998 Video)

G | 66 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

When Timmy Brisby arrives to thorn valley, where he meets Jenny McBride to adventure of Secret Laboratory will be mystery for Evil Martin Brisby.

Director: Dick Sebast | Stars: Darleen Carr, Jamie Cronin, Dom DeLuise, Andrew Ducote

Votes: 1,508

10/10

15. The Land Before Time IX: Journey to Big Water (2002 Video)

G | 71 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Little foot befriends with a mysterious, fun-loving dolphin-like creature named Mo, who is trapped in "new water" caused by heavy rain. The gang then goes on an adventure to the "big water" to bring Mo home.

Director: Charles Grosvenor | Stars: John Ingle, Kenneth Mars, Miriam Flynn, Thomas Dekker

Votes: 2,043

10/10

16. 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: 551,289 | Gross: $206.45M

10/10

17. The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (1997 Video)

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

When a swarm of "leaf-gobblers" devours all the green food in the Great Valley, the herds move on to find another valley of greens and in the process, Littlefoot and his friends Spike, Cera... See full summary »

Director: Charles Grosvenor | Stars: John Ingle, Brandon La Croix, Aria Noelle Curzon, Rob Paulsen

Votes: 3,452

10/10

18. The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock (1998 Video)

G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Grandpa tells Littlefoot about their mythical hero called the Lone Dinosaur. Sarah gets two little lively cousins to take care of. Later, the kids accidentally chip the lucky Saurus Rock, and need to fix it before the bad luck hits.

Director: Charles Grosvenor | Stars: Thomas Dekker, Kenneth Mars, Anndi McAfee, Aria Noelle Curzon

Votes: 2,816

10/10

19. The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire (2000 Video)

G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

A mysterious object crashes near the great valley, and Petrie's untrustful uncle arrives in search of it, believing it to be "a storm of cold fire", a susposed rock of great powers.

Director: Charles Grosvenor | Stars: Jeff Bennett, Anndi McAfee, Thomas Dekker, Aria Noelle Curzon

Votes: 2,437

10/10

20. The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (2001 Video)

G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

When the dinosaur families get trapped in a valley by an ice storm, one family of "spike tail" dinosaurs volunteers to leave since they consume more food than the others. Meanwhile, the ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Grosvenor | Stars: John Ingle, Aria Noelle Curzon, Rob Paulsen, Thomas Dekker

Votes: 1,934

10/10

21. The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration (2003 Video)

G | 84 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Littlefoot has been on many adventures before, but in this new edition to the Land Before Time series, the next adventure may change his life...forever.

Director: Charles Grosvenor | Stars: John Ingle, Alec Medlock, Kenneth Mars, Miriam Flynn

Votes: 1,965

10/10

22. The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (2005 Video)

G | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Littlefoot and his friends return in another adventure. But this time, they aren't the smallest dinosaurs in the valley...anymore.

Director: Charles Grosvenor | Stars: Aaron Spann, Jeff Bennett, Aria Noelle Curzon, Michael Clarke Duncan

Votes: 1,458

10/10

23. The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists (1996 Video)

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

When Littlefoot grandfather falls ill, The dinosaurs only way to cure him is a flower in the forbidding land of mist which hold unexpecting perils and danger.

Director: Roy Allen Smith | Stars: John Ingle, Candace Hutson, Heather Hogan, Rob Paulsen

Votes: 4,117

10/10

24. The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers (2006 Video)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Petrie and his siblings get ready to fly for the Day of the Flyers, but Petrie is frustrated that he keeps flying out of formation. While practicing, he meets Guido, a Microraptor who does ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Grosvenor | Stars: John Ingle, Nick Price, Aria Noelle Curzon, Rob Paulsen

Votes: 1,283

10/10

25. A Fairy Tale Christmas (2005 TV Movie)

PG | 47 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Once upon a time there was a happy kingdom at the crest of a broad river, at the edge of nearly endless forest. The kingdom was ruled by a fair and just King who had but one daughter, who ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Tyler | Stars: Lara Gilchrist, Michael Dobson, Jan Rabson, Chiara Zanni

Votes: 181

10/10

26. The Jungle Book 2 (2003)

G | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

38 Metascore

Mowgli, missing the jungle and his old friends, runs away from the man village unaware of the danger he's in by going back to the wild.

Director: Steve Trenbirth | Stars: John Goodman, Haley Joel Osment, Tony Jay, Mae Whitman

Votes: 13,262 | Gross: $47.89M

9/10

27. Shrek the Third (2007)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

58 Metascore

When his new father-in-law, King Harold falls ill, Shrek is looked at as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Not one to give up his beloved swamp, Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king. Princess Fiona, however, rallies a band of royal girlfriends to fend off a coup d'etat by the jilted Prince Charming.

Directors: Chris Miller, Raman Hui | Stars: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas

Votes: 243,806 | Gross: $320.71M

9/10

28. Shrek Forever After (2010)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

58 Metascore

Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme.

Director: Mike Mitchell | Stars: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas

Votes: 160,019 | Gross: $238.37M

9/10

29. 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: 527,459 | Gross: $10.06M

9/10

30. Shrek 2 (2004)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

75 Metascore

Princess Fiona's parents invite her and Shrek to dinner to celebrate her marriage. If only they knew the newlyweds were both ogres.

Directors: Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews

Votes: 363,673 | Gross: $436.47M

9/10

31. 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: 652,384 | Gross: $415.00M

9/10

32. A Very Fairy Christmas (2006 TV Movie)

48 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

In the days leading up to Christmas a young girl, Leah Carpenter, moves to a new city with her parents. While at Santa's workshop in the North Pole, Santa Clause is meeting with Shaily, the... See full summary »

Director: Ron Crown | Stars: Ashleigh Ball, Kathleen Barr, Alexandra Carter, Holly Eccleston

Votes: 23

9/10

33. The Incredibles (2004)

PG | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

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: 569,158 | Gross: $261.44M

9/10

34. Over the Hedge (2006)

PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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: 142,961 | Gross: $155.02M

9/10

35. Up (2009)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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: 806,951 | Gross: $293.00M

9/10

36. Barnyard (2006)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

42 Metascore

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.

Director: Steve Oedekerk | Stars: Kevin James, Courteney Cox, Danny Glover, Sam Elliott

Votes: 23,998 | Gross: $72.78M

8 or 9/10

37. WALL·E (2008)

G | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

95 Metascore

In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.

Director: Andrew Stanton | Stars: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard

Votes: 867,370 | Gross: $223.81M

8 or 9/10

38. Jimmy Neutron: Attack of the Twonkies (2005 TV Movie)

Animation, Comedy, Family

Jimmy Neutron and his buddies go on a spectacular adventure through space and time.

Director: Keith Alcorn | Stars: Debi Derryberry, Mark DeCarlo, Megan Cavanagh, Rob Paulsen

Votes: 145

8 or 9/10

39. Cars (2006)

G | 117 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

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: 311,903 | Gross: $244.08M

8/10

40. A Christmas Carol (2009)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Family

55 Metascore

An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Steve Valentine

Votes: 86,958 | Gross: $137.86M

8/10

41. Return to Never Land (2002)

G | 72 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

49 Metascore

In London during World War II, this is the story of Wendy's daughter, Jane, who is kidnapped by Captain Hook and Peter Pan must come to the rescue.

Directors: Robin Budd, Donovan Cook | Stars: Blayne Weaver, Harriet Owen, Corey Burton, Jeff Bennett

Votes: 15,738 | Gross: $48.43M

8/10

42. The Little Mermaid (1989)

G | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

88 Metascore

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, Samuel E. Wright, Rene Auberjonois, Christopher Daniel Barnes

Votes: 202,902 | Gross: $111.54M

8/10

43. Aladdin (1992)

G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

86 Metascore

When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman

Votes: 306,451 | Gross: $217.35M

8/10

44. The Pagemaster (1994)

G | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A cowardly boy, who buries himself in accident statistics, enters a library to escape a storm, only to be transformed into an animated illustration by the Pagemaster. He has to work through obstacles from classic books to return to real-life.

Directors: Pixote Hunt, Joe Johnston | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, Kanin Howell, Alexis Kirschner

Votes: 18,404 | Gross: $56.30M

8/10

45. The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)

G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The Chipmunks compete with the Chipettes in a round the world race.

Director: Janice Karman | Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Dody Goodman, Susan Tyrrell

Votes: 4,628 | Gross: $6.80M

8/10

46. Babar: The Movie (1989)

G | 70 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

In his spectacular film debut, young Babar, King of the Elephants, must save his homeland from certain destruction by Rataxes and his band of invading rhinos.

Director: Alan Bunce | Stars: Gordon Pinsent, Gavin Magrath, Elizabeth Hanna, Lisa Jai

Votes: 774 | Gross: $1.31M

8/10

47. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

82 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 257,959 | Gross: $75.08M

8/10

48. The Scarecrow (2000)

G | 81 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

In the time of the Pilgrims, a scarecrow, who comes to life as long as he wears a feather in his cap, endeavors--with the help of an enchanted broomstick and a wisecracking mouse--to rescue... See full summary »

Directors: Brian Nissen, Richard Rich | Stars: Shawn Hoffman, Belinda Montgomery, Ray Porter, Christie Albers

Votes: 167

8/10

49. Shrek (2001)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

84 Metascore

After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, Shrek agrees to rescue Princess Fiona for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.

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

Votes: 537,202 | Gross: $267.67M

8/10

50. A Bug's Life (1998)

G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2