Best Animation Movies of 2016

1.

Zootopia

6.9
8.0/10

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Shakira, Idris Elba, Octavia Spencer
Directed by: Byron Howard, Rich Moore
Release date: 2016-02-11
2.

Moana

6.5
7.6/10

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.

Starring: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement
Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker
Release date: 2016-11-23
3.

Kubo and the Two Strings

6.4
7.8/10

Kubo mesmerizes the people in his village with his magical gift for spinning wild tales with origami. When he accidentally summons an evil spirit seeking vengeance, Kubo is forced to go on a quest to solve the mystery of his fallen samurai father and his mystical weaponry, as well as discover his own magical powers.

Starring: Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes
Directed by: Travis Knight
Release date: 2016-08-18
4.

Finding Dory

6.3
7.3/10

Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?

Starring: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence, Ed O'Neill, Diane Keaton
Directed by: Andrew Stanton
Release date: 2016-06-16
5.

Sing

6.0
7.1/10

A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly
Directed by: Garth Jennings
Release date: 2016-11-23
6.

Piper

5.9
8.4/10

A mother bird tries to teach her little one how to find food by herself. In the process, she encounters a traumatic experience that she must overcome in order to survive.

Directed by: Alan Barillaro
Release date: 2016-06-16
7.

Kung Fu Panda 3

5.9
7.1/10

Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home.

Starring: Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, J.K. Simmons
Directed by: Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Alessandro Carloni
Release date: 2016-01-23
8.

Ballerina

5.7
6.8/10

Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

Starring: Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan, Carly Rae Jepsen, Maddie Ziegler, Mel Brooks
Directed by: Éric Warin, Eric Summer
Release date: 2016-12-14
9.

Storks

5.6
6.8/10

Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly unauthorized baby girl...

Starring: Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele
Directed by: Doug Sweetland, Nicholas Stoller
Release date: 2016-09-22
10.

The Secret Life of Pets

5.5
6.5/10

The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.

Starring: Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Lake Bell
Directed by: Chris Renaud
Release date: 2016-06-18
11.

Trolls

5.5
6.5/10

Lovable and friendly, the trolls love to play around. But one day, a mysterious giant shows up to end the party. Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch, must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the only world they’ve ever known.

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Russell Brand, James Corden
Directed by: Mike Mitchell, Walt Dohrn
Release date: 2016-10-13
12.

The Angry Birds Movie

5.2
6.3/10

An island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds or almost entirely. In this paradise, Red, a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck, and the volatile Bomb have always been outsiders. But when the island is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to these unlikely outcasts to figure out what the pigs are up to.

Starring: Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Bill Hader
Directed by: Clay Kaytis, Fergal Reilly
Release date: 2016-05-11
13.

Justice League vs. Teen Titans

5.0
7.0/10

Robin is sent by Batman to work with the Teen Titans after his volatile behavior botches up a Justice League mission. The Titans must then step up to face Trigon after he possesses the League and threatens to conquer the world.

Starring: Jon Bernthal, Jason O'Mara, Stuart Allan, Shemar Moore, Rosario Dawson
Directed by: Sam Liu
Release date: 2016-03-29
14.

Ice Age: Collision Course

5.0
5.7/10

Set after the events of Continental Drift, Scrat's epic pursuit of his elusive acorn catapults him outside of Earth, where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the planet. To save themselves from peril, Manny, Sid, Diego, and the rest of the herd leave their home and embark on a quest full of thrills and spills, highs and lows, laughter and adventure while traveling to exotic new lands and encountering a host of colorful new characters.

Starring: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott
Directed by: Mike Thurmeier, Galen T. Chu
Release date: 2016-06-23
15.

Batman: Bad Blood

4.9
6.8/10

Bruce Wayne is missing. Alfred covers for him while Nightwing and Robin patrol Gotham City in his stead. And a new player, Batwoman, investigates Batman's disappearance.

Starring: Jason O'Mara, Gaius Charles, Ernie Hudson, Stuart Allan, Morena Baccarin
Directed by: Jay Oliva
Release date: 2016-03-22
16.

Tower

4.9
8.0/10

Combining archival footage with rotoscopic animation, Tower reveals the action-packed untold stories of the witnesses, heroes and survivors of America’s first mass school shooting, when the worst in one man brought out the best in so many others.

Starring: Violett Beane, Chris Doubek, Blair Jackson, Louie Arnette, Josephine McAdam
Directed by: Keith Maitland
Release date: 2016-03-13
17.

Sausage Party

4.9
6.2/10

Sausage Party, the first R-rated CG animated movie, is about one sausage leading a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store.

Starring: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader, Michael Cera
Directed by: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon
Release date: 2016-07-11
18.

Bilal: A New Breed of Hero

4.8
8.0/10

A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.

Starring: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, China Anne McClain, Ian McShane, Jacob Latimore, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams
Directed by: Khurram H. Alavi, Ayman Jamal
Release date: 2016-09-08
19.

Batman: The Killing Joke

4.7
6.5/10

As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness.

Starring: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Tara Strong, Ray Wise, Robin Atkin Downes
Directed by: Sam Liu
Release date: 2016-07-21
20.

Don't Hug Me I'm Scared 6

4.3
8.6/10
Don't Hug Me I'm Scared 6
Starring: Baker Terry, Becky Sloan, Joseph Pelling, Kellen Goff, Thomas Ridgewell
Directed by: Becky Sloan, Joseph Pelling
Release date: 2016-06-19

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