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List of New Animated Movies on DVD 2016 - 2017 and Best Animated DVD Movies of All Time

Animated movies have enthralled generations of people, whether they are kids or adults. From Disney's groundbreaking "Zootopia" to the more recent efforts of Fox Kung Fu Panda 3, all the animated feature films have left a deep impression on us and I bet you have gathered some DVD movies with animated characters for sure. So what are the best animated movies of all time? Wanna collect some new animated movies on DVD that are worth watching with your kids and family during the festive season? Here we've compiled a list of 2017 Hollywood movies in animation genre, latest animated movies and their DVDs released in 2015, the new animation movies on DVD in 2014, and the best DVD films with animated characters of all time from Disney, Studio Ghibli, Pixar, DreamWorks, Warner Bros Animated, etc.

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No.1 New Animated DVD Movie - Inside Out

Inside Out: Inside out is the latest animated kids movies DVD version released on Nov 3, 2015. It is so far the most streamed movies on the anime sites and took in 7 awards, including the Academy Award. It depicts the story of a girl Riley, guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness, turns upside-down when she move to San Francisco. Its DVD version was released on Nov 3, 2015. If you want to stop it from scratch or damage, please copy DVD Inside Out as a backup on your computer using some top DVD rippers like Handbrake or MacX DVD Ripper.

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No. 2 New Movies on DVD in Animation - Frozen

Frozen: A 2013 American computer-animated musical fantasy film based on Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale The Snow Queen. The 53rd animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, though went into general theatrical release on November 27, received a box office success and was considered as the best Disney animated musical since the studio's renaissance era. This best Hollywood movies tells the story of a brave princess Anna who sets off on an epic journey alongside a rugged mountain man Kristoff, his loyal pet reindeer Sven, and a comical talking snowman Olaf to find her entrapped sister, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in endless winter. Frozen was released with DVD on March, so it's worthwhile to take this new animated movie in your DVD collection list. Also you can copy Disney DVD Frozen for playback on Apple and android devices on the go.

Timeline of Top 10 Best New Animated Movies on DVD in 2015 - 2016

Here is the full list of new DVD releases in 2016, all of which are worthy of your lifetime collection.

Movie Name

Theater Date

DVD Release Date


Theater Gross

Big Hero 6

November 7, 2014

February 24, 2015


$218.5 mil

SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water

February 6, 2015

June 26, 2015


$161.7 mil


March 27, 2015

July 28, 2015


$171.9 mil


July 10, 2015

Dec 8, 2015


$216.7 mil

Inside Out

June 19, 2015

Nov 3, 2015


$306.4 mil

Hotel Transylvania 2

Sep 25, 2015

January 12, 2016


$169.7 mil

The Good Dinosaur

Nov 25 , 2015

February 23, 2016


$123 mil

Kung Fu Panda 3

Jan 29 , 2016

Not Yet Known


$143.5 mil


March 4 , 2016

Not Yet Known


$341.2 mil

The Jungle Book

April 15, 2016

Not Yet Known


$364 mil

Khumba: A 2013 3D South African computer-animated adventure comedy film distributed by Millennium Entertainment. Released on October 25, 2013, this animation moviel hit DVD on February 11, 2014, centering a half-striped zebra who is blamed for the lack of rain by his superstitious herd. He then embarks on a daring quest to earn his stripes but finds the courage and self-acceptance to save all the animals of the Great Karoo.

Free Birds: Also a 2013 American 3D computer-animated buddy comedy film. This prevailing family DVD movie in animation genre centers on two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks put aside their differences and join hands to travel back to 1621 when the first Thanksgiving began via a time-travelling machine, planning to stop future generations of turkeys from being slaughtered for the sake of grateful families.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2: A computer-animated comic science fiction film produced by Sony Pictures Animation, which is the sequel to the 2009 film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Cloudy 2 picks up where Sony Pictures Animation's hit comedy left off. In the sequel, a food-making machine gets out of control and is now creating food-animals. Its inventor Flint and his friends embark on a dangerous mission to battle hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees, and other foodimals to save the world – again! This animation is a perfect Thanksgiving movies for kids to enjoy during the festive holiday.

List of New and Upcoming Animated Movies on DVD 2014

Movie Name

DVD Release Date

Theater Date


Theater Gross


Estimated Mar 2014

November 27, 2013


$297.8 mil


February 11, 2014

October 25, 2013



Free Birds

February 4, 2014

November 1, 2013


$54.1 mil

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

January 28, 2014

September 27, 2013


$115.7 mil

Calendar of New Animated Movies on DVD 2013

Below are the DVD and theater relates dates, ratings and theater gross of the 2013 DVD movies with animated characteristics.

Movie Name

DVD Release Date

Theater Date


Theater Gross

Despicable Me 2

December 10, 2013

July 3, 2013


$365.4 mil


November 19, 2013

August 9, 2013


$90.3 mil


November 12, 2013

July 17, 2013


$82.9 mil

Monsters University

October 29, 2013

June 21, 2013


$$267.8 mil

The Croods

October 1, 2013

March 22, 2013


$187.2 mil


August 20, 2013

May 24, 2013


$107.5 mil

Rise of the Guardians

November 5, 2013

November 21, 2012


$103.2 mil

Escape From Planet Earth

June 4, 2013

February 15, 2013


$56.5 mil

Wreck-It Ralph

March 5, 2013

November 2, 2012


$188.7 mil

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Must-Have DVDs of Best Animated Movies of All Time

Animation films have been existing for quite a long time. Here are the top 10 animated movies on DVD that are worth collecting of all time.

Movie Name

DVD Release Date


Worldwide Gross

Toy Story 3

November 1, 2011



The Lion King

November 15, 2011



Finding Nemo

May 7, 2013



Shrek 2

August 30, 2011



Ice Age 4: Continental Drift

December 11, 2012



Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

November 5, 2013


$746 mil


December 4, 2012



Kung Fu Panda 2

March 13, 2012




March 29, 2011



Cars 2

November 1, 2011



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