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Genres

Animation

1980-Present
(Excludes re-issues of movies originally released before 1980.)



Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-332
RankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 Shrek the Third P/DW $121,629,270 37.7% 4,122 $29,507 $322,719,944 5/18/07
2 Toy Story 3 BV $110,307,189 26.6% 4,028 $27,385 $415,004,880 6/18/10
3 Shrek 2 DW $108,037,878 24.5% 4,163 $25,951 $441,226,247 5/19/04
4 Despicable Me 2 Uni. $83,517,315 22.7% 3,997 $20,895 $368,061,265 7/3/13
5 Monsters University BV $82,429,469 30.7% 4,004 $20,587 $268,492,764 6/21/13
6 The Simpsons Movie Fox $74,036,787 40.4% 3,922 $18,877 $183,135,014 7/27/07
7 Shrek Forever After P/DW $70,838,207 29.7% 4,359 $16,251 $238,736,787 5/21/10
8 The Incredibles BV $70,467,623 27.0% 3,933 $17,917 $261,441,092 11/5/04
9 Finding Nemo BV $70,251,710 20.7% 3,374 $20,821 $339,714,978 5/30/03
10 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax Uni. $70,217,070 32.8% 3,729 $18,830 $214,030,500 3/2/12
11 The LEGO Movie WB $69,050,279 26.8% 3,775 $18,291 $257,760,692 2/7/14
12 Up BV $68,108,790 23.2% 3,766 $18,085 $293,004,164 5/29/09
13 Ice Age: The Meltdown Fox $68,033,544 34.8% 3,964 $17,162 $195,330,621 3/31/06
14 Frozen BV $67,391,326 16.8% 3,742 $18,009 $400,738,009 11/27/13
15 Brave BV $66,323,594 28.0% 4,164 $15,928 $237,283,207 6/22/12
16 Cars 2 BV $66,135,507 34.5% 4,115 $16,072 $191,452,396 6/24/11
17 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa P/DW $63,106,589 35.1% 4,056 $15,559 $180,010,950 11/7/08
18 WALL-E BV $63,087,526 28.2% 3,992 $15,803 $223,808,164 6/27/08
19 Monsters, Inc. BV $62,577,067 24.5% 3,237 $19,331 $255,873,250 11/2/01
20 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted P/DW $60,316,738 27.9% 4,258 $14,166 $216,391,482 6/8/12
21 Kung Fu Panda P/DW $60,239,130 28.0% 4,114 $14,642 $215,434,591 6/6/08
22 Cars BV $60,119,509 24.6% 3,985 $15,086 $244,082,982 6/9/06
23 Monsters Vs. Aliens P/DW $59,321,095 29.9% 4,104 $14,454 $198,351,526 3/27/09
24 Toy Story 2 BV $57,388,839 23.3% 3,236 $17,734 $245,852,179 11/24/99
25 Despicable Me Uni. $56,397,125 22.4% 3,476 $16,225 $251,513,985 7/9/10
26 Big Hero 6 BV $56,215,889 25.8% 3,761 $14,947 $217,603,425 11/7/14
27 How to Train Your Dragon 2 Fox $49,451,322 27.9% 4,253 $11,627 $177,002,924 6/13/14
28 Wreck-It Ralph BV $49,038,712 25.9% 3,752 $13,070 $189,422,889 11/2/12
29 Tangled BV $48,767,052 24.3% 3,603 $13,535 $200,821,936 11/24/10
30 Kung Fu Panda 2 P/DW $47,656,302 28.8% 3,925 $12,142 $165,249,063 5/26/11
31 Shark Tale DW $47,604,606 29.6% 4,016 $11,853 $160,861,908 10/1/04
32 Madagascar DW $47,224,594 24.4% 4,131 $11,431 $193,595,521 5/27/05
33 Ratatouille BV $47,027,395 22.8% 3,940 $11,935 $206,445,654 6/29/07
34 Ice Age: Continental Drift Fox $46,629,259 28.9% 3,881 $12,015 $161,321,843 7/13/12
35 Ice Age Fox $46,312,454 26.3% 3,316 $13,966 $176,387,405 3/15/02
36 Megamind P/DW $46,016,833 31.0% 3,944 $11,668 $148,415,853 11/5/10
37 Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! Fox $45,012,998 29.1% 3,954 $11,384 $154,529,439 3/14/08
38 How to Train Your Dragon P/DW $43,732,319 20.1% 4,055 $10,785 $217,581,231 3/26/10
39 The Croods Fox $43,639,736 23.3% 4,046 $10,786 $187,168,425 3/22/13
40 Hotel Transylvania Sony $42,522,194 28.7% 3,349 $12,697 $148,313,048 9/28/12
41 Shrek DW $42,347,760 15.8% 3,587 $11,805 $267,665,011 5/16/01
42 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Fox $41,690,382 21.2% 4,099 $10,171 $196,573,705 7/1/09
43 Happy Feet WB $41,533,432 21.0% 3,804 $10,918 $198,000,317 11/17/06
44 The Lion King BV $40,888,194 13.1% 2,552 $16,022 $312,855,561 6/24/94
45 Chicken Little BV $40,049,778 29.6% 3,654 $10,960 $135,386,665 11/4/05
46 Rio 2 Fox $39,327,869 29.9% 3,948 $9,961 $131,538,435 4/11/14
47 Rio Fox $39,225,962 27.3% 3,826 $10,252 $143,619,809 4/15/11
48 Dinosaur BV $38,854,851 28.2% 3,257 $11,929 $137,748,063 5/19/00
49 Over the Hedge P/DW $38,457,003 24.8% 4,059 $9,474 $155,019,340 5/19/06
50 Rango Par. $38,079,323 30.8% 3,917 $9,722 $123,477,607 3/4/11
51 Bee Movie P/DW $38,021,044 30.0% 3,928 $9,679 $126,631,277 11/2/07
52 Robots Fox $36,045,301 28.1% 3,776 $9,545 $128,200,012 3/11/05
53 Lilo & Stitch BV $35,260,212 24.2% 3,191 $11,049 $145,794,338 6/21/02
54 Tarzan BV $34,221,968 20.0% 3,005 $11,388 $171,091,819 6/16/99
55 Puss in Boots P/DW $34,077,439 22.8% 3,952 $8,623 $149,260,504 10/28/11
56 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Sony $34,017,930 28.4% 4,001 $8,502 $119,793,567 9/27/13
57 Epic Fox $33,531,068 31.2% 3,882 $8,638 $107,518,682 5/24/13
58 A Bug's Life BV $33,258,052 20.4% 2,686 $12,382 $162,798,565 11/27/98
59 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Fox $32,207,057 28.9% 3,934 $8,187 $111,506,430 3/7/14
60 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Par. $32,018,216 37.5% 3,212 $9,968 $85,417,988 11/19/04
61 Pokemon: The First Movie WB $31,036,678 36.2% 3,043 $10,199 $85,744,662 11/10/99
62 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sony $30,304,648 24.3% 3,119 $9,716 $124,870,275 9/18/09
63 A Christmas Carol (2009) BV $30,051,075 21.8% 3,683 $8,159 $137,855,863 11/6/09
64 Pocahontas BV $29,531,619 20.9% 2,569 $11,495 $141,579,773 6/23/95
65 Toy Story BV $29,140,617 15.2% 2,457 $11,860 $191,796,233 11/22/95
66 Space Jam WB $27,528,529 30.4% 2,650 $10,388 $90,418,342 11/15/96
67 Beowulf Par. $27,515,871 33.4% 3,153 $8,726 $82,280,579 11/16/07
68 The Rugrats Movie Par. $27,321,470 27.2% 2,782 $9,820 $100,494,675 11/20/98
69 Bolt BV $26,223,128 23.0% 3,651 $7,182 $114,053,579 11/21/08
70 Penguins of Madagascar Fox $25,447,444 31.3% 3,764 $6,761 $81,354,012 11/26/14
71 Gnomeo and Juliet BV $25,356,909 25.4% 2,994 $8,469 $99,967,670 2/11/11
72 Meet the Robinsons BV $25,123,781 25.7% 3,413 $7,361 $97,822,171 3/30/07
73 TMNT WB $24,255,205 44.8% 3,110 $7,799 $54,149,098 3/23/07
74 The Princess and the Frog BV $24,208,916 23.2% 3,434 $7,050 $104,400,899 12/11/09
75 Rise of the Guardians P/DW $23,773,465 23.0% 3,653 $6,508 $103,412,758 11/21/12
76 Open Season Sony $23,624,548 27.8% 3,833 $6,163 $85,105,259 9/29/06
77 The Polar Express WB $23,323,463 14.3% 3,650 $6,389 $162,775,358 11/10/04
78 Mulan BV $22,745,143 18.9% 2,888 $7,876 $120,620,254 6/19/98
79 Rugrats in Paris: The Movie Par. $22,718,184 29.7% 2,934 $7,743 $76,507,756 11/17/00
80 Planes BV $22,232,291 24.6% 3,702 $6,005 $90,288,712 8/9/13
81 Monster House Sony $22,217,226 30.2% 3,553 $6,253 $73,661,010 7/21/06
82 Hercules BV $21,454,451 21.6% 2,621 $8,185 $99,112,101 6/27/97
83 Turbo Fox $21,312,625 25.7% 3,806 $5,600 $83,028,128 7/17/13
84 Happy Feet Two WB $21,237,068 33.2% 3,606 $5,889 $64,006,466 11/18/11
85 The Hunchback of Notre Dame BV $21,037,414 21.0% 2,778 $7,572 $100,138,851 6/21/96
86 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $20,342,105 24.2% 3,011 $6,755 $84,056,472 6/15/01
87 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Par. $20,114,233 31.9% 2,190 $9,184 $63,118,386 12/20/96
88 Pokemon: The Movie 2000 WB $19,575,608 44.7% 2,752 $7,113 $43,758,684 7/21/00
89 The Nut Job ORF $19,423,000 30.2% 3,427 $5,668 $64,251,541 1/17/14
90 Brother Bear BV $19,404,492 22.7% 3,030 $6,404 $85,336,277 11/1/03
91 Aladdin BV $19,289,073 8.9% 1,131 $17,054 $217,350,219 11/25/92
92 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $19,145,480 35.9% 3,204 $5,975 $53,359,111 9/23/05
93 Flushed Away P/DW $18,814,323 29.1% 3,707 $5,075 $64,665,672 11/3/06
94 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron DW $17,770,036 24.2% 3,317 $5,357 $73,280,117 5/24/02
95 Surf's Up Sony $17,640,249 30.0% 3,528 $5,000 $58,867,694 6/8/07
96 Planes: Fire & Rescue BV $17,509,407 29.6% 3,826 $4,576 $59,165,787 7/18/14
97 Chicken Run DW $17,506,162 16.4% 2,491 $7,027 $106,834,564 6/23/00
98 The Boxtrolls Focus $17,275,239 34.0% 3,464 $4,987 $50,814,321 9/26/14
99 Antz DW $17,195,160 18.9% 2,449 $7,021 $90,757,863 10/2/98
100 The Book of Life (2014) Fox $17,005,218 34.0% 3,071 $5,537 $50,016,839 10/17/14
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 223 titles):
$22,295,21025.2%2,711$8,224$88,321,912-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-332

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water Par. 2/6/15
Home (2015) Fox 3/27/15
Underdogs (2014) Wein. 4/10/15
Inside Out BV 6/19/15
Minions Uni. 7/10/15
Hotel Transylvania 2 Sony 9/25/15
The Peanuts Movie Fox 11/6/15
The Good Dinosaur BV 11/25/15
Monster Trucks Par. 12/25/15
The Nut Job 2 ORF 1/15/16
The Untitled Pets Project Uni. 2/12/16
Zootopia BV 3/4/16
Kung Fu Panda 3 Fox 3/18/16
Angry Birds Sony 5/20/16
Finding Dory BV 6/17/16
Ice Age 5 Fox 7/15/16
Sausage Party Sony 8/12/16
Kubo and the Two Strings Focus 8/19/16
SPA TBA (2016) Sony 9/23/16
Ninjago WB 9/23/16
Trolls Fox 11/4/16
Moana BV 11/23/16
Untitled Illumination Entertainment (2016) Uni. 12/21/16
Boss Baby Fox 1/13/17
Untitled Warner Animation Group Project (2017) WB 2/10/17
Captain Underpants Fox 3/10/17
Ferdinand Fox 4/7/17
Untitled LEGO Movie WB 5/26/17
Toy Story 4 BV 6/16/17
Despicable Me 3 Uni. 6/30/17
Untitled Fox/DWA/Blue Sky (July 2017) Fox 7/21/17
SPA TBA (2017) Sony 9/22/17
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2017) Uni. 11/17/17
Untitled Pixar Animation (Nov. 2017) BV 11/22/17
The Croods 2 Fox 12/22/17
Untitled Warner Animation Group Project (2018) WB 2/9/18
Larrikins Fox 2/16/18
Untitled Disney Animation (2018) BV 3/9/18
Anubis Fox 3/23/18
Untitled Fox/DWA/Blue Sky (March 2018) Fox 3/23/18
Untitled Warner Animated Film (May 2018) WB 5/25/18
Untitled Pixar Animation (2018) BV 6/15/18
How to Train Your Dragon 3 Fox 6/29/18
Untitled Fox/DWA/Blue Sky (June 2018) Fox 6/29/18
Untitled Fox/DWA/Blue Sky (July 2018) Fox 7/20/18
Untitled Disney Animation (Nov. 2018) BV 11/21/18
Opus: The Last Christmas Wein. TBD
newt
(CG)
N/A TBD
King of the Elves N/A TBD
Truckers (working title)
(CG)
P/DW TBD
Super Secret Ghost Project (untitled as of yet)
(CG)
P/DW TBD
Marvin the Martian WB TBD
Me and My Shadow Fox TBD
Untitled Henry Selick Film N/A TBD
Phineas and Ferb N/A TBD
The Untitled Pixar Movie About Dia De Los Muertos BV TBD
Leo the Lion Wein. TBD
The Trick or Treaters Wein. TBD
Santapprentice Wein. TBD
B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations Fox TBD
Untitled Kevin Lima Bollywood Musical Fox TBD
Popeye (2015) Sony TBD
Untitled Pixar Animation (2016) BV TBD
Untitled Fox/DWA/Blue Sky (March 2017) N/A TBD
Untitled Fox/DWA/Blue Sky (June 2017) Fox TBD
Untitled Fox/DWA/Blue Sky (November 2017) N/A TBD
Untitled Fox/DWA/Blue Sky (December 2017) Fox TBD
Untitled Fox/DWA/Blue Sky (November 2018) N/A TBD
Untitled Fox/DWA/Blue Sky (December 2018) Fox TBD
Madagascar 4 Fox TBD
Puss in Boots 2: Nine Lives & 40 Thieves Fox TBD