All the 2018 Oscar Nominees for Best Animated Film, Ranked

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What was really the best animated movie of 2017? Vote and rerank all the Academy Award nominees to make your opinion heard.

The 2018 Best Animated Film nominees were announced on January 23, along with the other Academy Award nominations. Animated films always fill a unique space at Oscar night. Not limited by the realms of the physical world, these 2018 Best Animated Film nominees allow writers and directors to create any type of world they can imagine. Out of all these nominees, which will snag the coveted Best Animated Film Oscar? 

What are the 2018 Best Animated Film Oscar nominees? Children's films naturally make up the majority of the five nominated films. The Boss Baby, starring Alec Baldwin as the titular infant, received a nod. Ferdinand, based on the classic children's book of the same name, was nominated for the prestigious award. Executive produced by Angelina Jolie, The Breadwinner has been praised for its portrayal of Middle Eastern history as it takes place in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. The nearly universally acclaimed Coco takes viewers on a journey to the Land of the Dead. Loving Vincent - the sole animated film for adults in the running - is a biographical drama about Vincent van Gogh that uses imagery from the artist's paintings as inspiration for the film's style. With so many great Best Animated Film nominations, it's hard to pick just one as the ultimate victor. 

Which of these nominees do you think deserves to take home the award for Best Animated Film? Cast your vote below. As Oscars are handed out on the big night, see if your prediction for Best Animated Film proved accurate. 

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  • Coco
    Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt
    94 votes
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Lee Unkrich

    WON Best Animated Film 

    Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in ...more

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  • Loving Vincent
    Douglas Booth, Robert Gulaczyk, Eleanor Tomlinson
    65 votes
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman
    Mystery surrounds the death of famed painter Vincent van Gogh in 1890 France.

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  • The Boss Baby

    The Boss Baby

    Alec Baldwin, Miles Christopher Bakshi, Tobey Maguire
    78 votes
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Tom McGrath
    A new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator -- a wildly imaginative 7-year-old named Tim. The most unusual Boss Baby (Alec Baldwin) ...more
  • The Breadwinner

    The Breadwinner

    Saara Chaudry, Laara Sadiq, Shaista Latif
    53 votes
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Nora Twomey
    Parvana is an 11-year-old girl who lives under Taliban rule in Afghanistan in 2001. After the wrongful arrest of her father, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy to support her family. ...more

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  • Ferdinand


    John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Gina Rodriguez
    60 votes
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Carlos Saldanha
    Ferdinand is a young bull who escapes from a training camp in rural Spain after his father never returns from a showdown with a matador. Adopted by a girl who lives on a farm, Ferdinand's peaceful ...more