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List of the best 2006 animation movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. Animated movies have come a long way in the last 50 years, with traditional cartoons being replaced by CGI animation from companies like Pixar and Disney. Not all of these animated films were released in theaters, but even the ones that went straight to DVD are still pretty good. These are all the animation movies that defined the year 2006, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

This list contains movies like Cars and Happy Feet. This isn't necessarily a list of all animation movies from 2006, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Cars Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow

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Monster House Kathleen Turner, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Steve Buscemi

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The Fox and the Hound 2 Patrick Swayze, Reba McEntire, Jeff Foxworthy

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Over the Hedge Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell

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Charlotte's Web Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Dakota Fanning

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Arthur and the Invisibles Madonna, David Bowie, Robert De Niro

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Bambi II Patrick Stewart, Ariel Winter, Alexander Gould

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Happy Feet Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

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Brother Bear 2 Mandy Moore, Patrick Dempsey, Wanda Sykes

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Flushed Away Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen

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Barnyard Courteney Cox, Andie MacDowell, Wanda Sykes

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Open Season Ashton Kutcher, Debra Messing, Martin Lawrence Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Curious George Drew Barrymore, Will Ferrell, Ariel Winter

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Ice Age: The Meltdown Queen Latifah, Jay Leno, Ariel Winter

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The Ant Bully Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep

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A Scanner Darkly Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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Doogal Kylie Minogue, Whoopi Goldberg, Chevy Chase

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Everyone's Hero Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Raven-Symoné

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The Wild William Shatner, Kiefer Sutherland, Miss Coco Peru

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Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society Akio Ōtsuka, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Kōichi Yamadera

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Superman: Brainiac Attacks Dana Delany, Shelley Fabares, Lance Henriksen

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Ultimate Avengers Olivia d'Abo, Grey DeLisle, Dee Bradley Baker

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The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

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Tales from Earthsea Bunta Sugawara, Teruyuki Kagawa, Mitsuko Baisho

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Bratz: Forever Diamondz Kaley Cuoco, Lacey Chabert, Wendie Malick

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Ultimate Avengers 2 Mark Hamill, Olivia d'Abo, Grey DeLisle

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Bratz Genie Magic Kaley Cuoco, Lacey Chabert, Wendie Malick

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Paprika Satoshi Kon, Megumi Hayashibara, Hideyuki Tanaka

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City of Rott Frank Sudol

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The Girl Who Leapt Through Time Riisa Naka, Sachie Hara, Fumihiko Tachiki

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The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour 2: When Nerds Collide Tim Curry, Frank Welker, Kevin Michael Richardson

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Bah, Humduck! A Looney Tunes Christmas Billy West, Tara Strong, Jim Cummings

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Origin: Spirits of the Past Aoi Miyazaki, Hideyuki Tanaka, Ren Osugi

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Hellboy: Sword of Storms Selma Blair, Ron Perlman, Doug Jones

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Romeo & Juliet: Sealed with a Kiss Phil Nibbelink, Chip Albers, Michael Toland

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Hellsing Ultimate: Vol. 1 Crispin Freeman, Jōji Nakata, Fumiko Orikasa

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LarryBoy and the Bad Apple Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Tim Hodge

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Larry-Boy! And the Fib from Outer Space! Brian K. Roberts, Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki

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Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea Megumi Hayashibara, Shin-ichiro Miki, Kōichi Yamadera

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Naruto the Movie: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom Kazuhiko Inoue, Akio Ōtsuka, Junko Takeuchi

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The Danish Poet Liv Ullmann

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Fimfárum 2 Ota Jirák

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Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Tim Hodge

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Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers Mark Hamill, Wallace Shawn, Kathy Najimy