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Genres

Animation

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



Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-331
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 28.1% 3,761 $14,947 $199,933,000 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 36.4% 3,764 $6,761 $69,964,000 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 34.3% 3,464 $4,987 $50,345,363 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 34.7% 3,071 $5,537 $48,976,842 10/17/14
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 222 titles):
$22,370,84425.3%2,709$8,258$88,552,967-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-331

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


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Strange Magic BV 1/23/15
SpongeBob: Sponge Out of Water Par. 2/6/15
Home (2015) Fox 3/27/15
Underdogs (2014) Wein. 4/10/15
Monster Trucks Par. 5/29/15
B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations Fox 6/5/15
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
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
Boss Baby 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
Captain Underpants Fox 1/13/17
Untitled Warner Animation Group Project (2017) WB 2/10/17
Untitled Kevin Lima Bollywood Musical Fox 3/10/17
Ferdinand Fox 4/7/17
Untitled LEGO Movie WB 5/26/17
How to Train Your Dragon 3 Fox 6/9/17
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
Madagascar 4 Fox 5/18/18
Untitled Warner Animated Film (May 2018) WB 5/25/18
Untitled Pixar Animation (2018) BV 6/15/18
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
Puss in Boots 2: Nine Lives & 40 Thieves Fox 12/21/18
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
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