Most Voted Animation Feature Films Released 2001-01-01 to 2001-12-31


1. Monsters, Inc. (2001)

G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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78 Metascore

In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think.

Directors: Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 703,306 | Gross: $289.92M

2. Shrek (2001)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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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: 534,726 | Gross: $267.67M

3. Spirited Away (2001)

PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.6
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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: 523,791 | Gross: $10.06M

4. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.8
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52 Metascore

A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins an intrepid group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis.

Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Jim Varney, Corey Burton, Claudia Christian

Votes: 87,791 | Gross: $84.05M

5. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)

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

6.4
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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: 76,898 | Gross: $32.13M

6. Waking Life (2001)

R | 99 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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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: 55,465 | Gross: $2.89M

7. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)

R | 115 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.9
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61 Metascore

A terrorist explosion releases a deadly virus on the masses, and it's up the bounty-hunting Bebop crew to catch the cold-blooded culprit.

Directors: Shin'ichirô Watanabe, Tensai Okamura, Hiroyuki Okiura, Yoshiyuki Takei | Stars: Beau Billingslea, Melissa Fahn, Nicholas Guest, Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 37,326 | Gross: $1.00M

8. Osmosis Jones (2001)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.3
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57 Metascore

A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.

Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Chris Rock, David Hyde Pierce, Brandy Norwood

Votes: 28,631 | Gross: $13.60M

9. Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)

G | 82 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.0
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65 Metascore

An eight year-old boy genius and his friends must rescue their parents after the adults are abducted by aliens.

Director: John A. Davis | Stars: Debi Derryberry, Rob Paulsen, Megan Cavanagh, Mark DeCarlo

Votes: 27,224 | Gross: $80.94M

10. Metropolis (2001)

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

7.3
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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: 18,551 | Gross: $0.64M

11. Millennium Actress (2001)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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70 Metascore

A TV interviewer and his cameraman meet a former actress and travel through her memories and career.

Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Miyoko Shôji, Shôzô Îzuka, Mami Koyama, Fumiko Orikasa

Votes: 18,428 | Gross: $0.04M

12. Monkeybone (2001)

PG-13 | 93 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

4.7
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40 Metascore

In a coma, a cartoonist finds himself trapped within his own underground creation and must find a way to get back, while racing against his popular but treacherous character, Monkeybone.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Bridget Fonda, John Turturro, Chris Kattan

Votes: 15,480 | Gross: $5.41M

13. Recess: School's Out (2001)

G | 82 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.6
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43 Metascore

TJ and company must save summer vacation from disappearing forever.

Director: Chuck Sheetz | Stars: Andrew Lawrence, Rickey D'Shon Collins, Jason Davis, Ashley Johnson

Votes: 8,077 | Gross: $36.70M

14. Pokémon 4Ever (2001)

G | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.6
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Ash must stop a hunter who forces the mythical Pokémon Celebi to help him destroy a forest.

Directors: Kunihiko Yuyama, Jim Malone | Stars: Veronica Taylor, Rica Matsumoto, Rachael Lillis, Ikue Ôtani

Votes: 6,492 | Gross: $1.73M

15. Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time (2001)

Not Rated | 100 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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InuYasha is a half-demon who was trapped in the Legendary Tree and was set free by Kagome, a girl who traveled 500 years through time. This time, both of them will have to face Menomaru, a ... See full summary »

Director: Toshiya Shinohara | Stars: Kappei Yamaguchi, Satsuki Yukino, Kôji Tsujitani, Houko Kuwashima

Votes: 1,844

16. Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)

PG | 77 min | Animation, Family

5.6
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An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.

Director: Jimmy T. Murakami | Stars: Simon Callow, Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Jane Horrocks

Votes: 1,527

17. Meitantei Conan: Tengoku no countdown (2001)

100 min | Animation, Action, Mystery

7.6
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Gin and Vodka sneak into Akemi Miyano home and heard Shiho's message that she would visit Tokiwa Twin Tower. Would Shiho got killed?

Director: Kenji Kodama | Stars: Mie Akagi, Laura Bailey, Troy Baker, Doug Burks

Votes: 1,337

18. One piece: Nejimaki shima no bôken (2001)

55 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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Relaxing on a cozy beach, the Straw Hat Pirates are taking a rest from their quest. Right until Luffy noticed the Going Merry has been hijacked and sailed off from the beach. This leads ... See full summary »

Director: Atsuji Shimizu | Stars: Akemi Okamura, Hiroaki Hirata, Kappei Yamaguchi, Kazuya Nakai

Votes: 1,143

19. Mutant Aliens (2001)

R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.8
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39 Metascore

Marooned by design in a strange asteroid inhabited by bizarre creatures, a left-for-dead astronaut miraculously heads back to Earth with a band of abominable mutant aliens to tie up some loose ends, after twenty long years in oblivion.

Director: Bill Plympton | Stars: Dan McComas, Francine Lobis, George Casden, Matthew Brown

Votes: 942

20. Mak Dau goo si (2001)

75 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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McDull is not the brightest kid on the block, but he continuously tries to do his best to please his mother. Still it seems he may not be destined for great things like she wishes, but McDull strives to try anyway.

Director: Toe Yuen | Stars: Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Jan Lamb, Sandra Kwan Yue Ng

Votes: 930

21. The Trumpet of the Swan (2001)

G | 75 min | Animation, Drama, Family

5.0
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27 Metascore

It's a high-flying adventure when Louie, a mute trumpeter swan, is given the gift of a trumpet, and finds his voice.

Directors: Terry L. Noss, Richard Rich | Stars: Jason Alexander, Mary Steenburgen, Reese Witherspoon, Seth Green

Votes: 859 | Gross: $0.15M

22. Initial D: Third Stage (2001)

TV-PG | 100 min | Animation, Action, Romance

7.8
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More races and challenges for soon-to-be-graduate/drift racer Takumi Fujiwara. Of course, with all the bells and whistles of a big screen production.

Directors: Shin Misawa, Noritsugu Yamaguchi | Stars: Chris Ayres, Greg Ayres, Christopher Bevins, Steve Blum

Votes: 771

23. The Little Polar Bear (2001)

G | 78 min | Animation, Family, Adventure

5.8
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Lars is a young polar bear who finds the big, frosty world just a little overwhelming. Then he meets Robbie, who's funny, friendly, and a seal!

Directors: Piet De Rycker, Thilo Rothkirch | Stars: Mijail Verona, Maximilian Artajo, Jochen Busse, Mike Krüger

Votes: 584

24. Wave Twisters (2001)

Unrated | 46 min | Animation, Adventure, Musical

7.3
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A crew of heroes, cleverly disguised as a team of oral hygenists, is determined to save the lost arts of Hip Hop (B-boying, Graffiti, MCing, and of course, Skratching) from total extinction... See full summary »

Directors: Syd Garon, Eric Henry | Stars: DJ Q-Bert, D-Styles, Flare, Buckethead

Votes: 500

25. Arîte hime (2001)

105 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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Confined in the castle tower by her father, Princess Arete spends her days watching the world outside her window. Sometimes she sneaks out. Prospective suitors are sent on quests to collect magic treasures to win her hand in marriage.

Director: Sunao Katabuchi | Stars: Houko Kuwashima, Tsuyoshi Koyama, Minami Takayama, Yûsuke Numata

Votes: 477

26. The Living Forest (2001)

83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

5.7
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Except when there's people around, the mysterious woods of Cecebre resound with the conversation of the various animals and even the oaks, chestnuts, birches and weeping willows. But men ... See full summary »

Directors: Ángel de la Cruz, Manolo Gómez | Stars: Nacho Aldeguer, Mar Bordallo, Claudio Rodríguez, Juan Miguel Cuesta

Votes: 455

27. Digimon: Revenge of Diaboromon (2001)

Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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Diaboromon is back and is planning another invasion upon the Real World.

Director: Takahiro Imamura | Stars: Kae Araki, Tifanie Christun, Brian Donovan, Doug Erholtz

Votes: 377

28. Momo alla conquista del tempo (2001)

80 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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A little girl Momo tries to save the world from the Gray Men intent on stealing people's time.

Director: Enzo D'Alò | Stars: Erica Necci, Diego Abatantuono, Giancarlo Giannini, Sergio Rubini

Votes: 344

29. Kai Doh Maru (2001)

45 min | Animation, Action, Drama

4.9
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Set in the Shoryaku and Chotoku eras of Japan's Heian period, the animated short Kai Doh Maru is set against a background of a capital under threat from disease, outlaws, and political ... See full summary »

Director: Kanji Wakabayashi | Stars: Dan Green, Corinne Orr, Peter Patrikios, Don Puglisi

Votes: 336

30. Kureyon Shin-chan: Arashi wo yobu - Mouretsu! Otona teikoku no gyakushuu (2001)

90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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As the 21st century approaches, a new 20th-century museum has opened in town, for the adults to relive their childhood. However, the owners of the museum seem to have other plans for it. ... See full summary »

Director: Keiichi Hara | Stars: Keiji Fujiwara, Sakurako Kishiro, Chie Kitagawa, Ai Kobayashi

Votes: 327

31. Sakura Wars (2001)

PG-13 | 80 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.6
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Following in the aftermath of a terrible Demon-Human war, turn of the century Japan is preparing a new fighting force in case the demons decide to return. A squadron of giant robots are ... See full summary »

Director: Mitsuru Hongo | Stars: Chisa Yokoyama, Michie Tomizawa, Urara Takano, Kumiko Nishihara

Votes: 238

32. Lao fu zi (2001)

104 min | Animation, Action

4.7
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Policeman Fong and her girlfriend Miss Cheung lost their memory in a car accident. With the help from Laofuzi and Big Potato, they get rid of the gangsters and be together once again.

Director: Herman Yau | Stars: Nicholas Tse, Cecilia Cheung, Michael Wai-Man Chan, Yiu-Cheung Lai

Votes: 230

33. The Little Bear Movie (2001)

G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.6
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Little Bear and Father Bear are camping in the woods when they meet a smaller bear named Cub. It seems that Cub became separated from his parents during a storm and now he can't find them. ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Jafelice | Stars: Kristin Fairlie, Dan Hennessey, Janet-Laine Green, Max Morrow

Votes: 188

34. Die Abrafaxe - Unter schwarzer Flagge (2001)

81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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Three boys visit a museum and discover a golden bowl - part of a legendary Aztec treasure. While looking at the treasure they set off the secret of time traveling before they know it they ... See full summary »

Directors: Gerhard Hahn, Anthony Power | Stars: Kim Hasper, David Turba, Ilona Schulz, Nena

Votes: 180

35. Doraemon: Nobita to tsubasa no yûsha tachi (2001)

95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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Doraemon, Nobita and friends help the humanoid birds of Birdopia to stop Seagrid from awakening Phoenicia a Dragon like Monster Which can bring an End to Both Birdopia and Human World.

Director: Tsutomu Shibayama | Stars: Nobuyo Ôyama, Noriko Ohara, Sachiko Chijimatsu, Rina Chinen

Votes: 178

36. Lepatriinude jõulud (2001)

54 min | Animation, Family

6.9
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Directors: Heiki Ernits, Janno Põldma | Stars: Lembit Ulfsak, Anu Lamp, Andero Ermel, Kaljo Kiisk

Votes: 174

37. Malice@Doll (2001)

Not Rated | 78 min | Animation, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.2
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A sex bot named Malice is attacked by a creature with tentacles. After it has its way with the bot it destroys it, but Malice comes back to life with the ability to spread life to other bots like a disease.

Director: Keitarô Motonaga | Stars: Yukie Yamada, Daiki Nakamura, Rio Natsuki, Ryôka Yuzuki

Votes: 155

38. Aida degli alberi (2001)

75 min | Animation, Family, Musical

5.8
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Arborea, kingdom of great forests and great clearings flooded with light. A peaceful people has built wooden homes on the trees. Aida, the fearless daughter of the king of Arborea, roams ... See full summary »

Director: Guido Manuli | Stars: Vittorio Bestoso, Massimo Bitossi, Simone D'Andrea, Ivo De Palma

Votes: 147

39. Kommando Störtebeker (2001)

83 min | Adventure, Animation

5.3
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Paul Bommel loses a reasonable sum of money betting at pig races. However it all was meant as a donation for building a local hospital.

Directors: Ute von Münchow-Pohl, Toby Genkel | Stars: Otto Waalkes, Bastian Pastewka, Ferdinand Dux, Karin Eckhold

Votes: 116

40. Mach, Sebestová a kouzelné sluchátko (2001)

94 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

4.0
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A live-action adaptation of the popular children's cartoon series about a couple of school kids who live through an incredible adventure thanks to a magic telephone receiver. In the feature... See full summary »

Director: Václav Vorlícek | Stars: Robert Hájek, Kristýna Kvetová, Stella Zázvorková, Iva Janzurová

Votes: 108

41. O Grilo Feliz (2001)

G | 82 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.1
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Happy Cricket and his cute, adorable friends will have to defeat the evil Wartlord and rescue Linda, the Night Star. This film celebrates the values of friendship, freedom and the defense of nature.

Director: Walbercy Ribas | Stars: Rita Almeida, Rodrigo Andreatto, Jorge Barcellos, Úrsula Bezerra

Votes: 105

42. Bécassine: Le Trésor viking (2001)

85 min | Animation, Family

5.8
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Known and loved by generations of children, Pinchon's classic Bécassine is now a feature-length movie. A cross between Mary Poppins and Mr Bean, Bécassine is the nanny every child dreams of... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Vidal | Stars: Muriel Robin, Zabou Breitman, Philippe Gildas, Frédéric Mitterrand

Votes: 79

43. A Dog Called Pain (2001)

90 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Director: Luis Eduardo Aute

Votes: 76

44. Marco Polo: Return to Xanadu (2001)

G | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Biography

5.7
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An adventure story about a young Marco whose ancestor was the descendant of the famous historical Marco Polo, takes an exciting journey to the mythical kingdom of Xanadu. He must travel ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Merk | Stars: Paul Ainsley, Alan Altshuld, Nicholas Gonzalez, John C. Hyke

Votes: 72

45. Turilas & Jäärä (2001)

65 min | Animation, Family

7.4
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-Nico, a worker and serious beetle, lives in a small tree stump on the edge of a forest. While quietly contemplating the fields from his window, he watches helplessly the fall of Patou a ... See full summary »

Directors: Mariko Härkönen, Ismo Virtanen | Stars: Vesa Vierikko, Sam Huber, Max Bremer, Björn B. Lindström

Votes: 59

46. Serafín: La película (2001)

Not Rated | 91 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

2.6
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In this blockbuster film from Mexico, live action, animation, fast-paced thrills and humor all combine in an irresistible tale the entire family will enjoy. The story revolves around ... See full summary »

Director: René Cardona III | Stars: María Fernanda Morales, Enrique Rocha, Sherlyn, Yurem Rojas

Votes: 56

47. Tryumf pana Kleksa (2001)

72 min | Adventure, Animation, Family

4.5
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Tomek Milkowski is an comic-books' illustrator. But his chef doesn't like his drawings. He tells Tomek to make up something really cool, if the boy doesn't want to loose his job. The ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Gradowski | Stars: Jerzy Bonczak, Zbigniew Buczkowski, Mariusz Czajka, Piotr Fronczewski

Votes: 43

48. Pic-Pic, André et leurs amis (2001)

49 min | Animation

6.8
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Directors: Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar

Votes: 42

50. Short6 (2001)

Animation, Action, Comedy

5.5
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A collection of six acclaimed short films which have been screened at film festivals around the world.

Directors: David Brooks, David Cronenberg, Syd Garon, Eric Henry, Jeff Lew, Steffen Schäffler, Ola Simonsson, Johannes Stjärne Nilsson | Stars: Johannes Björk, Kenneth Branagh, Magnus Börjeson, Leslie Carlson

Votes: 35



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