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Top 10 Animated Movies | Best Animated Movies for Kids & Family

Animated movies are not only popular among kids, but also adults nowadays. It has enthralled generations of people from the initial Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to the latest Zootopia. There are piles of wonderful best animated movies with good reputation and high box offices over the decades. And in order to help you navigate through the worth of best animation films, here we listed top 10 animated movies of all time and latest movie titles for a reference. Do not forget to get the best movies list download for enjoying at leisure time.

Part 1: Top 10 Highest Grossing Animated Movies of All Time Worldwide

1.The Lion King - 1994
Directed by: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff
Distributed by: Buena Vista Pictures
Worldwide Gross: $987,483,777

Top 10 animated movies - The Lion King
Top 10 animated movies - The Lion King

As the earliest yet best Hollywood movie with animation effects, The Lion King is widely known by the public for the story of Simba is to succeed his father Mufasa as king when he grows up but was tricked by his uncle Scar and leads him into thinking that he is responsible for his father's death.

2. Despicable Me 2 - 2013
Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud
Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Worldwide Gross: $970,761,885

Top 10 animated movies - Despicable Me 2
Top 10 animated movies - Despicable Me 2

As one of the best animated sequel that improves on the original, Despicable Me 2 is actually is one of best-ever animation movies rarities.

3. Frozen - 2013
Directed by: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
Distributed by: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Worldwide Gross:$1,287,000,000

Top 10 animated movies - Frozen
Top 10 animated movies - Frozen

Synopsis: Frozen is a story of Anna who teams up with a mountain man, his reindeer and a snowman to find her sister Elsa and put an end to her icy spell.

4. Minions - 2015
Directed by: Pierre Coffin, Kyle Balda
Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Worldwide Gross: $1,159,398,397

Minions, one of the top 2015 movies, is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated family comedy film, serving as a spin-off/prequel to the Despicable Me franchise. Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.

5. Toy Story 3 - 2010
Directed by: Lee Unkrich
Distributed by: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Worldwide Gross: $1,063,171,911

Top 10 animated movies - Toy Story 3
Top 10 animated movies - Toy Story 3

Crown at the 3rd in best animated movies list, Toy Story 3 telling a story that as Andy gets ready to leave for college, his loyal toys are mistakenly sent to the day care center.

6.Finding Nemo - 2003
Directed by: Andrew Stanton
Distributed by: Buena Vista Pictures
Worldwide Gross: $936,743,261

Top 10 animated movies - Finding Nemo
Top 10 animated movies - Finding Nemo

Follow the adventure of a father clownfish as he search for his son, Nemo who was taken from the Great Barrier Reef into a fish tank in a dentist's office. Well, the sequel Finding Dory in 2016 is also worthy of your attention.

7. Zootopia - 2016
Directed by: Byron Howard, Rich Moore
Distributed by: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Worldwide Gross: $933,713,976

Best Disney animated movies Zootopia

Rated as the most popular new kids movie on DVD, Zootopia has won a big success not only on box office but reputation, showing us a story that a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy in a city of anthropomorphic animals.

8. Shrek 2 - 2004
Directed by: Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury, Conrad Vernon
Distributed by: DreamWorks Pictures
Worldwide Gross: $919,838,758

Top 10 animated movies - Sherk 2
Top 10 animated movies - Sherk 2

This excellent kids animated movie can be started with the honeymoon, Shrek and Fiona receives an invitation from the princess' parents to celebrate their union. However, Shrek and Fiona's father find it hard to get along, and tension is starting to be felt by the newlyweds.

9. Ice Age: Dawn of Dinosaurs - 2009
Directed by: Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier
Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Worldwide Gross: $886,686,817

Top 10 animated movies - Ice Age
Top 10 animated movies - Ice Age

When Sid's attempt to adopt three dinosaur eggs gets him abducted by their real mother to an underground lost world, his friends attempt to rescue him.

10. Ice Age: Continental Drift - 2012
Directed by: Steve Martino, Michael Thurmeier
Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Worldwide Gross: $877,244,782

Top 10 animated movies - Ice Age: Continental Drift

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.

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Part 2: Top 10 Latest Animated Films

Apart from the highest top 10 titles of all time, there are also abounding remarkable upcoming Hollywood animated movies. They can be the sequel of the best animation films or a brand new kids movies as well. But beyond doubt, they are highly expected by general audiences. Now let's check the top 10 animated films of 2016 2017 respectively.

2016 Top 10 Movies List

  • Zootopia - March 4th, 2016
  • Sausage Party - August 12th, 2016
  • Kung Fu Panda 3 - January 29th, 2016
  • The Angry Birds Movie - May 20th, 2016
  • Finding Dory - June 17th, 2016
  • Ice Age: Collision Course - July 22nd, 2016
  • The Secret Life of Pets - July 8th, 2016
  • Ratchet & Clank - April 29th, 2016
  • Moana - November 23rd, 2016
  • The Jungle Book - April 15, 2016

2017 Top 10 Most anticipated Animated Movies

  • The LEGO Batman Movie - February 10th, 2017
  • The Emoji Movie - August 11th, 2017
  • Despicable Me 3 - June 30th, 2017
  • Cars 3 - June 16th, 2017
  • The Croods 2 - December 22nd, 2017
  • Coco - November 22nd, 2017
  • My Little Pony - November 3rd, 2017
  • Monster Trucks - January 13th, 2017
  • Captain Underpants - March 10th, 2017
  • Blazing Samurai - August 4th, 2017

Part 3: How to Download Top 10 Animated Movies to iPhone iPad Android

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2016 Top 10 Movies List

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