Best Animation Movies of 2012

1.

Paperman

6.6
8.2/10 IMDB

An urban office worker finds that paper airplanes are instrumental in meeting a girl in ways he never expected.

Starring: John Kahrs, Kari Wahlgren, Jeff Turley, Jack Goldenberg ..
Directed by: John Kahrs
Release date: 2012-11-02
2.

Wreck-It Ralph

6.4
7.7/10 IMDB

Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph escapes his game and lands in Hero's Duty, a first-person shooter where he helps the game's hero battle against alien invaders. He later enters Sugar Rush, a kart racing game set on tracks made of candies, cookies and other sweets. There, Ralph meets Vanellope von Schweetz who has learned that her game is faced with a dire threat that could affect the entire arcade, and one that Ralph may have inadvertently started.

Starring: Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Mindy Kaling, Joe Lo Truglio, Jack McBrayer, Sarah Silverman, Ed O'Neill, John C. Reilly, Dennis Haysbert, Adam Carolla ..
Directed by: Rich Moore
Release date: 2012-01-01
3.

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1

6.3
7.9/10 IMDB

Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?

Starring: Peter Weller, Ariel Winter, David Selby, Wade Williams, Michael McKean, Rob Paulsen, Maurice LaMarche, Gary Anthony Williams, Gary Anthony Sturgis, Paget Brewster ..
Directed by: Jay Oliva
Release date: 2012-08-21
4.

Rise of the Guardians

6.1
7.2/10 IMDB

When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.

Starring: Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Jude Law, Isla Fisher, Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Khamani Griffin, Kamil McFadden, Georgie Grieve, Emily Nordwind ..
Directed by: Peter Ramsey
Release date: 2012-11-21
5.

Brave

6.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently brings turmoil to the kingdom. In an attempt to set things right, Mérida seeks out an eccentric old Wise Woman and is granted an ill-fated wish. Also figuring into Mérida’s quest — and serving as comic relief — are the kingdom’s three lords: the enormous Lord MacGuffin, the surly Lord Macintosh, and the disagreeable Lord Dingwall.

Starring: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Robbie Coltrane, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson, Peigi Barker, Steve Purcell, Patrick Doyle ..
Directed by: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman
Release date: 2012-06-21
6.

Hotel Transylvania

5.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis's 118th birthday. For Dracula catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem but the party really starts when one ordinary guy stumbles into the hotel and changes everything!

Starring: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade, Cee Lo Green, Sadie Sandler ..
Directed by: Genndy Tartakovsky
Release date: 2012-09-20
7.

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

5.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French animal-control officer Capitaine Chantel DuBois picks up their scent, Alex and company are forced to hide out in a traveling circus.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Sacha Baron Cohen, David Schwimmer, Frances McDormand, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett Smith, John DiMaggio, Cedric the Entertainer, Jessica Chastain, Bryan Cranston ..
Directed by: Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon, Eric Darnell
Release date: 2012-06-06
8.

It's Such a Beautiful Day

5.8
8.2/10 IMDB

Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.

Starring: Don Hertzfeldt, Sara Cushman ..
Directed by: Don Hertzfeldt
Release date: 2012-08-24
9.

ParaNorman

5.8
7.0/10 IMDB

In the town of Blithe Hollow, Norman Babcock can speak to the dead, but no one other than his eccentric new friend believes his ability is real. One day, Norman's eccentric uncle tells him of a ritual he must perform to protect the town from a curse cast by a witch centuries ago.

Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tucker Albrizzi, Jodelle Ferland, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Leslie Mann, Jeff Garlin, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, John Goodman, Elaine Stritch ..
Directed by: Sam Fell, Chris Butler
Release date: 2012-08-03
10.

Frankenweenie

5.7
6.9/10 IMDB

When a car hits young Victor's pet dog Sparky, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, he has to convince them that Sparky's still the good, loyal friend he was.

Starring: Charlie Tahan, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau, Atticus Shaffer, Winona Ryder, Robert Capron, James Hiroyuki Liao, Conchata Ferrell, Tom Kenny ..
Directed by: Tim Burton
Release date: 2012-10-04
11.

La luna

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

A young boy comes of age in the most peculiar of circumstances. Tonight is the very first time his Papa and Grandpa are taking him to work. In an old wooden boat they row far out to sea, and with no land in sight, they stop and wait. A big surprise awaits the boy as he discovers his family's most unusual line of work. Should he follow the example of his Papa, or his Grandpa? Will he be able to find his own way in the midst of their conflicting opinions and timeworn traditions?

Starring: Krista Sheffler, Tony Fucile, Phil Sheridan ..
Directed by: Enrico Casarosa
Release date: 2012-02-10
12.

Ice Age: Continental Drift

5.6
6.5/10 IMDB

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.

Starring: John Leguizamo, Ray Romano, Chris Wedge, Denis Leary, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Lopez, Queen Latifah, Peter Dinklage, Nick Frost, Josh Gad ..
Directed by: Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier
Release date: 2012-06-27
13.

The Lorax

5.4
6.4/10 IMDB

A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

Starring: Zac Efron, Danny DeVito, Taylor Swift, Ed Helms, Rob Riggle, Jenny Slate, Betty White, Willow Smith, Nasim Pedrad, Joel Swetow ..
Directed by: Chris Renaud, Kyle Balda
Release date: 2012-03-01
14.

Justice League: Doom

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

An adaptation of Mark Waid's "Tower of Babel" story from the JLA comic. Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses.

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Susan Eisenberg, Nathan Fillion, Michael Rosenbaum, Carl Lumbly, Bumper Robinson, Phil Morris, Carlos Alazraqui, Claudia Black ..
Directed by: Lauren Montgomery
Release date: 2012-02-28
15.

Tangled Ever After

5.3
7.6/10 IMDB

The kingdom is in a festive mood as everyone gathers for the royal wedding of Rapunzel and Flynn. However, when Pascal and Maximus, as flower chameleon and ring bearer, respectively, lose the gold bands, a frenzied search and recovery mission gets underway. As the desperate duo tries to find the rings before anyone discovers that they’re missing, they leave behind a trail of comical chaos that includes flying lanterns, a flock of doves, a wine barrel barricade and a very sticky finale. Will Maximus and Pascal save the day and make it to the church in time? And will they ever get Flynn’s nose right?

Starring: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Alan Dale, Paul F. Tompkins, Kari Wahlgren, Mark Allan Stewart, Byron Howard, Nathan Greno, Matt Nolan, Robert Bagnell ..
Directed by: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard
Release date: 2012-01-13
16.

Secret of the Wings

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Tinkerbell wanders into the forbidden Winter woods and meets Periwinkle. Together they learn the secret of their wings and try to unite the warm fairies and the winter fairies to help Pixie Hollow.

Starring: Mae Whitman, Lucy Hale, Timothy Dalton, Jeff Bennett, Lucy Liu, Raven-Symoné, Megan Hilty, Pamela Adlon, Angela Bartys, Matt Lanter ..
Directed by: Roberts Gannaway, Peggy Holmes
Release date: 2012-08-17
17.

Superman vs. The Elite

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

The Man of Steel finds himself outshone by a new team of ruthless superheroes who hold his idealism in contempt.

Starring: Pauley Perrette, George Newbern, Robin Atkin Downes, David Kaufman, Dee Bradley Baker, Ogie Banks, Catero Colbert, Melissa Disney, Paul Eiding, Henry Simmons ..
Directed by: Michael Chang
Release date: 2012-06-12
18.

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!

4.9
6.7/10 IMDB

The luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain is a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side, and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz to the much coveted Pirate of the Year Award. It’s a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Along the way they battle a diabolical queen and team up with a haplessly smitten young scientist, but never lose sight of what a pirate loves best: adventure!

Starring: Hugh Grant, Martin Freeman, Imelda Staunton, David Tennant, Jeremy Piven, Salma Hayek, Lenny Henry, Brian Blessed, Russell Tovey, Anton Yelchin ..
Directed by: Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt
Release date: 2012-03-12
19.

Resident Evil: Damnation

4.8
6.4/10 IMDB

U.S. federal agent Leon S. Kennedy sneaks into the "East Slavic Republic" to verify rumors that Bio-Organic Weapons (BOWs) are being used in the country's civil war, which the U.S. and Russia are making preparations to jointly intervene in. Right after his infiltration, the U.S. government orders him to leave immediately. Determined to uncover the truth, Leon ignores the order and enters the battlefield to end the chain of tragedies caused by the BOWs.

Starring: Matthew Mercer, Courtenay Taylor, Robin Sachs, Carolyn Lawrence, Dave Wittenberg, Wendee Lee, Val Tasso, Salli Saffioti, David Earnest, Michael McConnohie ..
Directed by: Makoto Kamiya
Release date: 2012-09-25
Best Animation Movies of 2012 : Partysaurus Rex
20.

Partysaurus Rex

4.5
7.4/10 IMDB

When Rex finds himself left behind in the bathroom, he puts his limbs to use by getting a bath going for a bunch of new toy friends.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Wallace Shawn, Corey Burton, Tony Cox, Donald Fullilove, Emily Hahn, Don Rickles, Lori Alan, Estelle Harris ..
Directed by: Mark A. Walsh
Release date: 2012-09-14
21.

Big Top Scooby-Doo!

4.5
6.7/10 IMDB

When Scooby and the gang hear of a werewolf plaguing a traveling circus, they go undercover as circus performers to get to the bottom.

Starring: Frank Welker, Matthew Lillard, Grey DeLisle, Mindy Cohn, Greg Ellis, Maurice LaMarche, Peter Stormare, Jeff Dunham, Carlos Ferro, Jess Harnell ..
Directed by: Ben Jones
Release date: 2012-10-22
22.

Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon

4.5
6.7/10 IMDB

The Mega Mondo Pop Cartoon-a-Con in sunny California marks the spot for mystery in this all-new original Scooby-Doo adventure! Herculoids Frankenstein Jr. and Space Ghost are just a few of the celebrated comic book characters headlining at the unconventional convention plus there's a megabucks movie premiere starring Scooby-Doo and Shaggy's all-time favorite super heroes Blue Falcon and Dynomutt! So when the gruesome villain Mr. Hyde unleashes monster bats howling hounds and sinister slime upon the festivities it's time for Mystery Incorporated to follow the clues and set their monster traps. But it's the pizza-snacking super-powered tag team of Shaggy and Scooby-Doo who tap into their inner super hero to prevent the entire event from being smothered in ghoulish green goo! Like right on Dog Wonder!

Starring: Gregg Berger, Frank Welker, Grey DeLisle, Matthew Lillard, Diedrich Bader, Dee Bradley Baker, Jeff Bennett, Nika Futterman, Fred Tatasciore, Billy West ..
Directed by: Michael Goguen
Release date: 2012-12-15
23.

Maggie Simpson in The Longest Daycare

4.4
7.2/10 IMDB

In this Oscar-nominated short from The Simpsons, Maggie must navigate an eventful first day in daycare. At the Ayn Rand School for Tots, Maggie is diagnosed with average intelligence. Barred from the gifted children, she longs to escape from her glue-guzzling classmates. But when a lonely caterpillar befriends her, she makes it her mission to save it from a ruthless butterfly smashing toddler

Directed by: David Silverman
Release date: 2012-07-12
24.

Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire

4.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Scooby and the gang have their first musical mystery in “Scooby Doo: Music of the Vampire.” It begins when they take a sing-a-long road trip into bayou country to attend the “Vampire-Palooza Festival” – an outdoor fair dedicated to all things Draculian. At first it looks as if they’re in for some fun and lots of Southern snacks, but events soon turn scary when a real live vampire comes to life, bursts from his coffin and threatens all the townsfolk. On top of that, this baritone blood sucker seems intent on taking Daphne as his vampire bride! Could the vampire be a descendant of a famous vampire hunter who is trying to sell his book? Or perhaps he’s the local politician, who has been trying to make his name in the press by attacking the vampires as downright unwholesome. The answers are to be found in a final song-filled showdown in the swamp in which our heroes unmask one of their most macabre monsters yet.

Starring: Frank Welker, Mindy Cohn, Matthew Lillard, Grey DeLisle, Jim Cummings, Jeff Bennett, Mindy Sterling, Christian Campbell, Rob Paulsen, Obba Babatundé ..
Directed by: David Block
Release date: 2012-03-13
Best Animation Movies of 2012 : Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 2
25.

Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 2

4.3
8.1/10 IMDB

Disney and Pixar present an incredible new collection of 12 short films, featuring multiple Academy Award® nominees (Best Short Film, Animated: "Presto," 2008; "Day & Night," 2010; "La Luna," 2011) and a host of family favorites. Join the celebration of imagination with this collection, packed with unforgettable animation, fantastic stories and captivating characters. Plus, enjoy all-new extras that share how Pixar's storied talent got their start — including student films from acclaimed directors John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Pete Docter!

Release date: 2012-11-13
26.

Escape from Planet Earth

4.2
5.8/10 IMDB

Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rob Corddry, Ricky Gervais, Jessica Alba, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kaitlin Olson, Ashley Eckstein, Gregg Binkley, Sofía Vergara, Steve Zahn ..
Directed by: Cal Brunker
Release date: 2012-12-27
27.

Starship Troopers: Invasion

4.2
5.8/10 IMDB

A distant Federation outpost Fort Casey comes under attack by bugs. The team on the fast attack ship Alesia is assigned to help the Starship John A. Warden stationed in Fort Casey evacuate along with the survivors and bring military intelligence safely back to Earth. Carl Jenkins, now ministry of Paranormal Warfare, takes the starship on a clandestine mission before its rendezvous with the Alesia and goes missing in the nebula. Now, the battle-hardened troopers are charged with a rescue mission that may lead to a much more sinister consequence than they ever could have imagined....

Starring: Luci Christian, Justin Doran, David Anthony Matranga, David Wald, Emily Neves, Sam Roman, Jovan Jackson, Kalob Martinez, Karl Glusman ..
Directed by: Shinji Aramaki
Release date: 2012-07-21
28.

Barbie in A Mermaid Tale 2

4.1
5.9/10 IMDB

Surf's up for Barbie as she returns as Merliah, the fun and fashionable surfing champion who's also a magical mermaid princess! In this exciting sea-quel, Merliah makes a splash when she heads to Australia for the ultimate surfing competition. When the evil mermaid Eris escapes from her whirlpool with plans to take over the throne of Oceana, Merliah and her sea friends dive in to stop her. It's a fresh new adventure where Merliah learns that anything is possible and she really can have the best of both worlds!

Starring: Nakia Burrise, Gary Chalk, Kelly Sheridan, Ashleigh Ball, Kathleen Barr, Nicole Oliver, Maryke Hendrikse, Garry Chalk, Tabitha St. Germain, Alistair Abell ..
Directed by: William Lau
Release date: 2012-02-22
29.

Puss in Boots: The Three Diablos

4.1
6.8/10 IMDB

Puss in Boots is on a mission to recover the Princess' stolen ruby from the notorious French thief, Whisperer. Reluctantly accompanied by three little kittens, Three Diablos, Puss must tame them before they endanger the mission.

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Gilles Marini, Chris Miller, Walt Dohrn, Bret Marnell, Miles Bakshi, Nina Zoe Bakshi, Guillaume Aretos, Charlotte Newhouse ..
Directed by: Raman Hui
Release date: 2012-02-07
Best Animation Movies of 2012 : Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special
30.

Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special

4.1
7.7/10 IMDB

A special Robot Chicken film consisting of comedic vignettes about DC comics characters.

Starring: Seth Green, Nathan Fillion, Alex Borstein, Megan Fox, Neil Patrick Harris, Breckin Meyer, Alfred Molina, Aaron Paul, Kevin Shinick, Tara Strong ..
Directed by: Seth Green
Release date: 2012-09-09
Best Animation Movies of 2012 : The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore
31.

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

After a hurricane levels his city, a young man wanders into a mysterious library where books literally come to life.

Directed by: Brandon Oldenburg, William Joyce
Release date: 2012-02-10
32.

Barbie: The Princess & The Popstar

3.9
5.7/10 IMDB

Tori is a blonde princess who is bored of living her royal life, and has dreams of becoming a popstar. Keira, on the other hand, is a brunette popstar who dreams of being a princess. When the two meet, they magically trade places, but after realising it is best to be themselves.

Starring: Kelly Sheridan, Jennifer Waris, Ashleigh Ball, Tiffany Giardina, Ellie King ..
Directed by: Ezekiel Norton
Release date: 2012-09-13
33.

Monster High: Why Do Ghouls Fall in Love?

3.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Draculaura’s Sweet 1600th birthday is an extra special occasion to party at Monster High! But her high expectations lead to deadly results when she’s faced with the choice between practical boyfriend Clawd, and new vampire heartthrob, Valentine, a romantic blast from her past. Her ghoulfriends find it odd that Valentine created a holiday in her honor, but oddly named it after himself (how romantic?) and have to stop him before he steals her heart… literally. Draculaura must decide which boy is right for her before the party! Will she find out about Valentine’s sinister plan? Will her best ghoulfriends be able to help her in time? And most importantly… will Draculaura pass her driving test?

Starring: America Young, Ogie Banks, Cam Clarke, Debi Derryberry, Erin Fitzgerald, Kate Higgins, Jonathan Lipow, Evan Smith, Audu Paden, Cindy Robinson ..
Directed by: Steve Sacks, Dustin McKenzie
Release date: 2012-02-12
Best Animation Movies of 2012 : Fresh Guacamole
34.

Fresh Guacamole

3.9
7.4/10 IMDB

In this follow-up to his stop-motion hit Western Spaghetti, director PES transforms familiar objects into Fresh Guacamole.

Starring: Adam Pesapane ..
Directed by: Adam Pesapane
Release date: 2012-03-02
Best Animation Movies of 2012 : Kara
35.

Kara

3.8
8.2/10 IMDB

Kara is a visually stunning and emotional PS3 technology which is here "represented" by a female android who becomes self conscious.

Starring: Valorie Curry, Tercelin Kirtley, Hanako Danjo ..
Directed by: David Cage
Release date: 2012-03-07
36.

Monster High: Friday Night Frights

3.8
6.7/10 IMDB

SKRM (Skultimate Roller Maze) is an annual tournament between Monster High and different monster high schools that consists of a roller derby of dangerous obstacles and mazes. Granite City High, a high school team of gargoyles and Monster High's oldest rivals, won the school crest after defeating them in SKRM, and with it taking the school spirit. This has resulted in the school literally beginning to fall apart, and due to the boys serious injuries after the tournament, they decide not to participate any longer. This prompts the ghouls to play SKRM in the boys place, and they suit up and begin training. However, the boys protest and claim SKRM is a boys sport only, and they won't help the ghouls train. This only pushes them to work harder, with the goal of making it to the championship game to defeat Granite City High.

Starring: Laura Bailey, Ogie Banks, Cam Clarke, Debi Derryberry, Andrew Duncan, Andrew Duncan, America Young, Erin Fitzgerald, Kate Higgins, Julie Maddalena ..
Directed by: Garrett Sander
Release date: 2012-07-13
Best Animation Movies of 2012 : Head Over Heels
37.

Head Over Heels

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

After many years of marriage, Walter and Madge have grown apart: He lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling. When Walter tries to reignite their old romance, their equilibrium comes crashing down, and the couple that can’t agree which way is up must find a way to put their marriage back together.

Starring: Nigel Anthony, Ruth Rayyah McCaul ..
Directed by: Timothy Reckart
Release date: 2012-05-24
38.

The Snowman and The Snowdog

3.8
7.1/10 IMDB

Featuring the same charming animation style of the original, and new music by former Razorlight drummer Andy Burrows, this sequel was created to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Snowman (1982). A family, including young Billy and his elderly dog, is moving into the house from the original story, now in suburbia. As Christmas approaches, Billy stumbles across a box hidden by James, the boy from the original story. Night draws in, snow falls, Billy uses his new find, and a magical adventure begins...

Directed by: Hilary Audus
Release date: 2012-12-24
39.

Room on the Broom

3.7
7.5/10 IMDB

Animated film based on the wonderful children's picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. The story of a kind witch who invites a surprising collection of animals to join her on her broom, much to the frustration of her cat. The gang ultimately saves the witch from a fearsome dragon, and in gratitude she rewards them with a magnificent new broom which has room for everyone. A magical tale about friendship and family from Magic Light Pictures, the producers of the hugely successful The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child.

Starring: Gillian Anderson, Timothy Spall, Sally Hawkins, Rob Brydon, Martin Clunes, Simon Pegg, David Walliams ..
Directed by: Jan Lachauer, Max Lang
Release date: 2012-12-25
40.

Meet the Pyro

3.7
8.5/10 IMDB

The masked arsonist known only as "Pyro" has always been the most unknowable of the Team Fortress mercenaries. Until now. Today the mask comes off. Metaphorically. That's right: It's time to Meet the Pyro.

Starring: Dennis Bateman, Nathan Vetterlein, Gary Schwartz, Robin Atkin Downes, John Patrick Lowrie, Rick May ..
Directed by: Robin Walker
Release date: 2012-06-27
Best Animation Movies of 2012 : It's a SpongeBob Christmas!
41.

It's a SpongeBob Christmas!

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Plankton, Mr. Krabs' nemesis, vows to get his Christmas wish - obtaining the Krusty Krab's secret Krabby Patty formula - by turning everyone bad in Bikini Bottom with the help of his special jerktonium-laced fruitcake.

Starring: Lori Alan, Clancy Brown, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke, John Goodman, Tom Kenny, Carolyn Lawrence, Jill Talley, Mr. Lawrence ..
Directed by: Mark Caballero, Seamus Walsh
Release date: 2012-11-23
42.

This Ain't California

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

A retrospective look at the youth cultures born in the German Democratic Republic. A celebration of the lust for life, a contemporary trip into the world of skate, a tale on three heroes and their boards, from their childhood in the seventies, through their teenage rebellion in the eighties and the summer of 1989, when their life changed forever, to 2011.

Starring: David Nathan, Bill Clinton, Erich Honecker, Helmut Kohl, Kai Hillebrand, Alexander Fabian Langlotz, Tina Bartel, Nora Decker, Gotti Gottschild, Lea Wolfram ..
Directed by: Marten Persiel
Release date: 2012-08-15
43.

LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Luke Skywalker embarks on a mission to destroy an Imperial base, but is relentlessly chased by a group of fanatic girls who think of him as a celebrity. Meanwhile, Darth Vader engages a rivalry with Darth Maul, in order to prove that he's the best Sith Lord.

Starring: Anthony Daniels, Lisa Fuson, Matt Sloan, Samuel Witwer, Tom Kane, Brian Blessed, Julian Glover, Ahmed Best, Andy Secombe, Llyod Floyd ..
Directed by: Guy Vasilovich
Release date: 2012-09-24
44.

Zambezia

3.6
5.7/10 IMDB

Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" where he discovers the truth about his origins and, in defending the city, learns how to be part of a community.

Starring: Jeremy Suarez, Samuel L. Jackson, Abigail Breslin, Leonard Nimoy, Jeff Goldblum, Jenifer Lewis, Noureen DeWulf, Richard E. Grant, Jamal Mixon, David Shaughnessy ..
Directed by: Wayne Thornley
Release date: 2012-06-05
45.

Angelina Ballerina: Ballerina Princess

3.6
8.6/10 IMDB

Family - Join Angelina Ballerina and her friends for enchanting adventures filled with princesses, princes, kings and queens. Dancing their way through Chipping Cheddar, Angelina encounters an evil witch, uncovers a Cinderella-like mystery, treats the king and queen to a regal performance, and brings an epic tale to life with her friends! With secrets, spells, dance and celebrations, the stage is set for a royally good time!

Starring: Charlotte Spencer, Naomi McDonald, Leah Zabari, Jules de Jongh, Jo Wyatt, Beverley Klein ..
Directed by: Davis Doi
Release date: 2012-03-01
Best Animation Movies of 2012 : Bizarro Classic
46.

Bizarro Classic

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

On a cold winter night, a figure resembling Superman flies into Metropolis and causes panic by leveling a skyscraper. Meanwhile, at the Daily Planet building, Clark Kent and Lois Lane are arguing over her suspicions of Clark being Superman when the imposter is seen outside their window. With Lois distracted, Clark rushes out of the office and changes into Superman to confront the imposter.

Directed by: Robb Pratt
Release date: 2012-06-01
Best Animation Movies of 2012 : My Name Is Nathan
47.

My Name Is Nathan

3.6
6.5/10 IMDB

A little boy troubled by a paper bird - Quote : "I am alone in my gondola, I am trapped in the sky, My name's Nathan, I don't like the real"

Directed by: Benoît Berthe
Release date: 2012-07-13
48.

A Turtle's Tale 2: Sammy's Escape from Paradise

3.6
5.6/10 IMDB

Sammy and Ray, leatherback turtles and friends forever, are enjoying an atoll's water and sand, shepherding new hatchlings Ricky and Ella out to sea. Suddenly, a poacher swoops in and ships them off to be part of a spectacular aquarium show for tourists in Dubai. The kingpin of the place, Big D the seahorse, enlists them in his plans for a great escape. But with their new friends Jimbo the bug-eyed blob fish and Lulu the snippy lobster, Annabel the sweet Octopus, and a whole family of penguins, Sammy and Ray hatch breakout plans of their own. That is when little Ricky and Ella arrive, determined to break in to rescue them. After a series of thrilling adventures and narrow escapes, our heroes head south to meet up with Shelly, Sammy's first and only love.

Starring: Kaitlyn Maher, Carter Hastings, Alan Shearman, Khary Payton, Carlos Alazraqui, Joe J. Thomas, Jeff Dunham, Dino Andrade, April Stewart, Chris Andrew Ciulla ..
Directed by: Vincent Kesteloot, Ben Stassen
Release date: 2012-08-01
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Angry Birds: Year of the Dragon

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

The Angry Birds are celebrating the Year of the Chinese Dragon.

Directed by: Jean-Michel Boesch, Janne Roivainen
Release date: 2012-01-20
50.

Beforel Orel: Trust

3.5
8.2/10 IMDB

The story of Orel before Moral Orel

Starring: Carolyn Lawrence, Scott Adsit, Jay Johnston, Britta Phillips, Joe Unger, William Salyers, Mark Rivers, Dino Stamatopoulos, Tigger Stamatopoulos ..
Directed by: Duke Johnson
Release date: 2012-11-18

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