Best Animation Movies of 2023 (So Far)


My Year of Dicks

7.2/10 IMDB

An imaginative 15-year-old is stubbornly determined to lose her virginity despite the pathetic pickings in the outskirts of Houston in the early '90s.

Starring: Dylan Darwish, Klarissa Hernandez, Chris Elsenbroek, Laura House, Sterling Temple Howard, Jackson Kelly, Chris Kelman, Pamela Ribon, Brie Tilton, Mical Trejo ..
Directed by: Sara Gunnarsdóttir
Release date: 2023-02-17

The Magician's Elephant

6.6/10 IMDB

Peter is searching for his long-lost sister when he crosses paths with a fortune teller in the market square. His one one question is: is his sister still alive? The answer, that he must find a mysterious elephant and the magician who will conjure it, sets Peter off on a journey to complete three seemingly impossible tasks that will change the face of his town forever.

Starring: Noah Jupe, Mandy Patinkin, Natasia Demetriou, Miranda Richardson, Pixie Davies, Dawn French, Benedict Wong, Aasif Mandvi, Sian Clifford, Brian Tyree Henry ..
Directed by: Wendy Rogers
Release date: 2023-03-10

Unicorn Boy

7.2/10 IMDB

A wild ride of gender and self identity set to a backdrop of a freak-adelic fantasy world. Matty, a down-on-their-luck artist, is going through a break up when they are swept into an alternate unicorn dimension. After realizing that unicorns are in danger from a dark force, Matty must make the difficult journey toward enlightenment in order to save this strange new world.

Starring: Chris Alvarado, Maria Bamford, Parvesh Cheena, Sean Cowhig, Brett Davern, Sinead De Vries, Neil Garguilo, Marshall Givens, Nancy Hale, Matt Kiel ..
Directed by: Matt Kiel
Release date: 2023-01-20

Emesis Blue

8.6/10 IMDB

On Halloween Night of 1968, an executive of the Builders League United Corporation mysteriously vanishes in Mortem, New Mexico. A private detective and washed-up war veteran team up to find him, yet the man they hunt is more dangerous than they can possibly imagine.

Starring: JazzyJoeyJr, David Love, Cameron Nichols, John Whinfield, Anton Pelizzari, Chad Payne ..
Directed by: Chad Payne
Release date: 2023-02-20

Legion of Super-Heroes

5.7/10 IMDB

Kara, devastated by the loss of Krypton, struggles to adjust to her new life on Earth. Her cousin, Superman, mentors her and suggests she leave their space-time to attend the Legion Academy in the 31st century, where she makes new friends and a new enemy: Brainiac 5. Meanwhile, she must contend with a mysterious group called the Dark Circle as it searches for a powerful weapon held in the Academy’s vault.

Starring: Meg Donnelly, Harry Shum Jr., Darren Criss, Matt Bomer, Jensen Ackles, Cynthia Hamidi, Gideon Adlon, Ely Henry, Robbie Daymond, Yuri Lowenthal ..
Directed by: Jeff Wamester
Release date: 2023-02-07

Barbie: Skipper and the Big Babysitting Adventure

7.6/10 IMDB

Barbie’s younger sister Skipper is a babysitting expert, but when her babysitting business hits a snag, she takes a summer job at a water park and tries out different jobs with some new friends. A birthday party at the park goes awry and Skipper’s babysitting skills save the day! The success renews Skipper’s confidence in her babysitting business, and she and her new friends start a babysitting squad.

Starring: Kirsten Day, America Young, Ogie Banks, Laila Berzins, Alex Cazares, Greg Chun, Julyza Commodore, Innocent Ekakitie, Lisa Fuson, Madelyn Kratzer ..
Directed by: Steve Daye
Release date: 2023-03-03

Bad Luck Spot!

7.3/10 IMDB

When bad luck finds its way into the Land of Luck, the elite team of hazmat bunnies spring into action.

Starring: Jane Fonda ..
Directed by: Matt Youngberg
Release date: 2023-03-17

Rock Dog 3: Battle the Beat

6.0/10 IMDB

After touring the world, Bodi takes some time off and returns to his village. When he learns that the girl group, K-9, doesn't know who rock legend Angus Scattergood is, he is compelled to join the musical competition show, “Battle the Beat,” to inspire a new generation of rock stars. But after joining the show, Bodi quickly realizes he has bitten off more than he can chew when he becomes an overnight TV personality sensation.

Starring: Eddie Izzard, Andrew Francis, Ashleigh Ball, Bethany Brown, Brian Dobson, Graham Hamilton, Kathleen Barr, Nicole Oliver, Doron Bell, Jason Simpson ..
Directed by: Anthony Bell
Release date: 2023-02-02
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration

Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration

6.7/10 IMDB

This two-hour animated and live-action blended special pays tribute to the original Disney Animation’s “Beauty and the Beast” and its legacy by showcasing the fan-favorite movie, along with new memorable musical performances, taking viewers on a magical adventure through the eyes of Belle.

Starring: H.E.R., Josh Groban, Joshua Henry, Martin Short, David Alan Grier, Shania Twain, Rita Moreno, Jon Jon Briones, Elle Naomi, Leo A. Perry ..
Directed by: Hamish Hamilton
Release date: 2023-02-24

Lemon man vs the Multiverse

8.8/10 IMDB

When the hero Lemon man gets sucked into a portal, he has to team up with different versions of himself to save the Multiverse from the deadly villain Broken hyena after he promised his dead friends to get revenge. but Lemon man and his team has a plan to stop him and save the Multiverse.

Starring: Ieuan Evans, Peter kingdom ..
Directed by: Ieuan Evans
Release date: 2023-02-24


9.4/10 IMDB

A room-scale VR creative documentary that uses multi-narrative and volumetric live capture to take the viewer on a journey into the mind of Lisa as she remembers her lost love, Erik. Within an empty void, fragments of past memories appear of their life together.

Starring: Marion Cotillard, Lisa Elin, Helen Mutch, Patch Harvey ..
Directed by: Aaron Bradbury
Release date: 2023-01-19

Sea Monsters

4.7/10 IMDB

When the funniest Monster fish in the sea contest is announced in the town of Schmert, Charlie and his pals Mucus and Frankfish decide to enter the competition in hopes of comedic glory. However they have one big problem... None of them are funny. The crew's only hope is to set out on an adventure to locate a monster fish legend known as "The Masestro" who can teach them comedy and help them win the contest to become the funniest fish in all of Schmert!

Starring: KJ Schrock, Sarah Taylor, Sarah Taylor ..
Directed by: Evan Tramel
Release date: 2023-03-16

Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman

7.1/10 IMDB

A lost cat, a giant talkative frog and a tsunami help a bank employee without ambition, his frustrated wife and a schizophrenic accountant to save Tokyo from an earthquake and find a meaning to their lives.

Starring: Katharine King, Shoshana Wilder, Jesse Noah Gruman, John Vamvas, Zag Dorison, Amaury de Crayencour, Mathilde Auneveux, Arnaud Maillard, Bruno Paviot, Féodor Atkine ..
Directed by: Pierre Földes
Release date: 2023-02-24

The Smeds and the Smoos

7.2/10 IMDB

In this animated intergalactic adventure, the red Smeds and the blue Smoos must learn to overcome their differences and work together to find young Janet and Bill – who eloped to escape their families’ long standing rivalries.

Starring: Sally Hawkins, Adjoa Andoh, Bill Bailey, Rob Brydon, Daniel Ezra, Ashna Rabheru, Meera Syal, Raphaella Crow, Ashwin Sakthivel, David Holt ..
Directed by: Daniel Snaddon, Samantha Cutler
Release date: 2023-02-24

The Goddamn Tooney Lunes

0.0/10 IMDB

A group of geeky teens in backwoods New Hampshire start a punk band as a way to make sense of their high school angst, raging hormones, and raucous personalities. When they accidentally attract a cult following and become local town legends, they struggle to balance their wayward persona with the looming pressures of adulthood.

Starring: Breezy Diabo, Violet Falkowski, Wesley Garlington, Jordan Palmer, Bonnie Jean Tyer ..
Directed by: Carsen Joenk
Release date: 2023-02-19
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : 2023 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Animation

2023 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Animation

0.0/10 IMDB

ShortsTV presents the Oscar-Nominated Short Films Animation. Your annual chance to predict the winners.

Release date: 2023-02-17
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : Slower Animals

Slower Animals

0.0/10 IMDB

While aimlessly following a winter goose migration across the American south, a professor slips in and out of childhood memories that all surround a forgotten trauma. This short animated film explores the ways we are shaped; both by what we remember and what we forget.

Directed by: John C. Kelley
Release date: 2023-01-20
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : Nyrwyc(.Revivemywish)


0.0/10 IMDB

Behold! A new block is born. At its edge, on top, sits a youth - not to jump off but to experience the relentless, temporary bombardment of beauty from all directions. (Pronounced 'Nirvitz') Music used: Pepsipurgatory (ME) - 'Rymkom' The Gerogerigegege – '??????? (The Gerogerigegege)'

Directed by: Pepsipurgatory
Release date: 2023-03-05
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : Grillz & Mirrors

Grillz & Mirrors

0.0/10 IMDB

A short film based on attraction of grillz which characters are shown adapting to the powers the piece comes with and what they portray them as in their reality.

Directed by: Michael U. Olowu
Release date: 2023-01-20
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : A Greyhound of a Girl

A Greyhound of a Girl

0.0/10 IMDB

Mary O’Hara is a sharp and cheeky 12-year-old Dublin schoolgirl who is bravely facing the fact that her beloved Granny is dying. But Granny can’t let go of life, and when a mysterious young woman turns up in Mary’s street with a message for her Granny, Mary gets pulled into an unlikely adventure. The woman is the ghost of Granny’s own mother, who has come to help her daughter say good-bye to her loved ones and guide her safely out of this world. She needs the help of Mary and her mother, Scarlett, who embark on a road trip to the past. Four generations of women travel on a midnight car journey. One of them is dead, one of them is dying, one of them is driving, and one of them is just starting out.

Starring: Fiona Condon, Brendan Gleeson, Sharon Horgan, Charlene McKenna, Mia O'Connor, Rosaleen Linehan ..
Directed by: Enzo D'Alò
Release date: 2023-02-18

When You Get to the Forest

8.0/10 IMDB

A woman finds herself lost in a strange forest.

Starring: Alicia Power, Marcella Campos ..
Directed by: Eric Power
Release date: 2023-02-20
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : guys


0.0/10 IMDB

An animated short film about two new friends.

Release date: 2023-01-15
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : The Ten Commandments of Banquet Serving

The Ten Commandments of Banquet Serving

0.0/10 IMDB

A lowly little banquet server named Jim tries to survive a wedding from Hell.

Starring: Ray Magliozzi, Michael Poliquin, Fritz Wetherbee, Arthur Dark, Eva Daskos, Autumn Hirsch, Griffin 'The' Hansen, Jatil Tillman, Carter Capps, Liv Shaffer ..
Directed by: Griffin 'The' Hansen
Release date: 2023-02-14

Spin & Ella

0.0/10 IMDB

Spin and Ella is an animated short about superfairy Ella and her best friend Spider, who make spider thread drawings together in Branchtown.

Directed by: An Vrombaut
Release date: 2023-02-16
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : Deep Sophia

Deep Sophia

0.0/10 IMDB

Facial recognition technology morphs the Sophia Robot’s face with the faces of actors from film close-ups, producing a strange journey through uncanny emotional expressions.

Directed by: Yvette Granata
Release date: 2023-01-20
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : SpongeBob SquarePants Presents the Tidal Zone

SpongeBob SquarePants Presents the Tidal Zone

7.0/10 IMDB

GrandPat travels through alternate dimensions and timelines to get home.

Starring: Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Rodger Bumpass, Carolyn Lawrence, Mr. Lawrence, Clancy Brown, Jill Talley, Thomas F. Wilson, Cree Summer, Dana Snyder ..
Directed by: Sherm Cohen, Dave Cunningham
Release date: 2023-01-13
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : GLITCHBODIES


0.0/10 IMDB

Portals of Glitch suck you into an eternal loop of experiencing bodies, minds and thoughts to respond to the very male-dominated world of video games.

Directed by: Rebecca Merlic
Release date: 2023-01-20
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : Kin_


0.0/10 IMDB

A Performative Dance Piece

Directed by: Charlotte Triebus
Release date: 2023-01-20
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : The Calling

The Calling

0.0/10 IMDB

March with Dr. King and the thousands who journeyed to Memphis in support of the 1300 sanitation workers striking for higher wages and better working conditions.

Directed by: Alain Ilongwe
Release date: 2023-01-20
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : The Trident

The Trident

0.0/10 IMDB

When you're the legendary Puss in Boots, life and death go paw in paw. In this epic original short, Puss recalls one of his most daring deaths yet.

Starring: Eric Bauza, Margo Rey, Florence Pugh, Harvey Guillén, Ray Winstone, Samson Kayo, Steve Vallino ..
Directed by: Matt Flynn
Release date: 2023-02-28
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : Images of a Mind

Images of a Mind

0.0/10 IMDB

An animation of a man and eyes.

Directed by: Jake Muss
Release date: 2023-03-19
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : Unframed: Hand Puppets, Paul Klee

Unframed: Hand Puppets, Paul Klee

0.0/10 IMDB

Let the puppets created by Paul Klee tell you the story of their maker in this unique puppet theater designed only with Klee’s textures.

Directed by: Martin Charrière
Release date: 2023-01-20

Harley Quinn: A Very Problematic Valentine's Day Special

7.7/10 IMDB

Harley and Ivy are celebrating their very first Valentine's Day together. Also follows the rest of the ragtag crew and how they spend the gushiest, mushiest, most romantic day of the year.

Starring: Kaley Cuoco, Tyler James Williams, Alan Tudyk, Jim Rash, Lake Bell, Natalie Morales, Michael Ironside, Chris Diamantopoulos, Janet Varney, Casey Wilson ..
Release date: 2023-02-09
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : The Social Chameleon

The Social Chameleon

0.0/10 IMDB

Cosmo the Chameleon doesn't fit in with the other animals. No matter how hard he tries, he just can't seem to find his place in the jungle. Then, everything changes when he meets another chameleon who shows him how to live by his own true colors.

Directed by: Alex Ross
Release date: 2023-02-01

Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham

0.0/10 IMDB

Explorer Bruce Wayne accidentally unleashes an ancient evil, and returns to Gotham after being away for two decades. There, Batman battles Lovecraftian supernatural forces and encounters allies and enemies such as Green Arrow, Ra's al Ghul, Mr. Freeze, Killer Croc, Two-Face and James Gordon.

Starring: David Giuntoli, Patrick Fabian, John DiMaggio, Karan Brar, Navid Negahban, Darin De Paul, Emily O'Brien, Christopher Gorham, David Dastmalchian, Tim Russ ..
Directed by: Sam Liu, Christopher Berkeley
Release date: 2023-03-10

We Lost Our Human

0.0/10 IMDB

There's been a glitch — all the humans are gone! Can you help pampered pet siblings Pud and Ham journey to the center of the universe to fix it?

Starring: Ben Schwartz, Ayo Edebiri, Lauren Tom, Henry Rollins, Matthew Cardarople, Jon Glaser, Lucas Grabeel, Adrienne C. Moore, Zoe Rose Palladino, Matt Layzell ..
Directed by: Chris Garbutt, Rikke Asbjoern
Release date: 2023-03-21
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : Perfect Dark

Perfect Dark

0.0/10 IMDB

A woman's last moments before she is consumed by a darkness.

Starring: Jordan Sickon, Trench ..
Directed by: Jacob Swafford
Release date: 2023-01-22
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : Scooby-Doo! And Krypto, Too!

Scooby-Doo! And Krypto, Too!

0.0/10 IMDB

Mystery Incorporated teams up with Krypto the superdog to investigate the disappearance of the Justice League.

Starring: Frank Welker, Grey DeLisle, Matthew Lillard, Kate Micucci, P.J. Byrne, Victoria Grace, Charles Halford, Nolan North, Tara Strong, Fred Tatasciore ..
Directed by: Cecilia Aranovich
Release date: 2023-03-05

Remove Hind Legs Before Consumption

0.0/10 IMDB

In an insect food farm, millions of crickets are being bred, frozen, packaged, and fried. The ordinary, everyday process in the farm is a one-time catastrophe for the crickets and usually ends with their certain death. Nevertheless, one cricket survives and escapes.

Directed by: Finn Meisner, Leslie Herzig, Lukas Wind
Release date: 2023-03-11


0.0/10 IMDB

After an agoraphobic scientist accidentally creates a baby-like plant creature, their connection threatens to upend his reclusive way of life.

Directed by: Zora Kovac
Release date: 2023-03-11


0.0/10 IMDB

17 years after Team power and The Zforce split, The island is now under attack putting the outlanders at danger. Jullian must find the lost members of team power and the zforce to help him save reality.

Starring: FNAF-Hopper, Avisnaw8189, Ginextgen, Re3d ..
Directed by: Jaiden Lester
Release date: 2023-01-11
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : Arrullo


0.0/10 IMDB

Directed by: David Camargo, Amauta García
Release date: 2023-01-25
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : Afterbirds


0.0/10 IMDB

Pepsi Purgatory's directorial and animation debut

Directed by: Pepsipurgatory
Release date: 2023-01-28

SpongeBob Rhymes

0.0/10 IMDB

Learn colors with SpongeBob as he explores his environment.

Directed by: James Harloda
Release date: 2023-01-16
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : PAINSTAR


0.0/10 IMDB

A 3D animation adapting a portion of the song "Famous Prophets (Stars)" by Car Seat Headrest.

Directed by: Gloria Cook
Release date: 2023-01-15

Ballmastrz: Rubicon

8.3/10 IMDB

Ballmastrz: Rubicon follows the events of the second season of the Adult Swim series Ballmastrz: 9009. When secrets from Crayzar's past threaten the future of the planet, will he grow some balls and unite 'Team Earth,' or add humanity to the intergalactic endangered species list?

Starring: Dana Snyder, Natasha Lyonne, Dave Willis, Jessica DiCicco, Eric Bauza, Christy Karacas, Joshua Henry, Timothy "Speed" Levitch ..
Directed by: Christy Karacas
Release date: 2023-02-21

How I Got My Names

0.0/10 IMDB

I never knew how to answer the question, "what is your name," because if truth be told, I do not have a name, I have five names... Using family album and hand drawn animation, How I Got My Names tells a personal story about dealing with a traumatic childhood while navigating the ever-confusing young adulthood.

Directed by: Yuqi Tang
Release date: 2023-02-16
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : teeth


0.0/10 IMDB

An animated short film about teeth.

Release date: 2023-01-04
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : people


0.0/10 IMDB

Animated short film about a man with a moustache and a man with a strange grin encountering color for the first time.

Release date: 2023-01-04
Best Animation Movies of 2023 : Hi!


0.0/10 IMDB

Your first day in school is never easy, let alone when you have ADD or ADHD. Hi! is the story of a little ADDer child who is encouraged by her mom to go to school by bus. An animation that raises awareness about ADD and helps children who find saying "hi" is not that easy.

Directed by: Narjes Mohammadi
Release date: 2023-02-18

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