Animated The Best Animation Movies of 2006  

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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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Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow

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Kathleen Turner, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Steve Buscemi

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Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Dakota Fanning

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Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell

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Madonna, David Bowie, Robert De Niro

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Patrick Swayze, Reba McEntire, Jeff Foxworthy

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Patrick Stewart, Ariel Winter, Alexander Gould

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Mandy Moore, Patrick Dempsey, Wanda Sykes

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Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

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Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen

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Courteney Cox, Andie MacDowell, Wanda Sykes

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

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Drew Barrymore, Will Ferrell, Ariel Winter

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Queen Latifah, Jay Leno, Ariel Winter

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Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep

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Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Raven-Symoné

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William Shatner, Kiefer Sutherland, Miss Coco Peru

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Kylie Minogue, Whoopi Goldberg, Chevy Chase

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Akio Ōtsuka, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Kōichi Yamadera

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Dana Delany, Shelley Fabares, Lance Henriksen

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Olivia d'Abo, Grey DeLisle, Dee Bradley Baker

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Frank Welker, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulsen

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Bunta Sugawara, Teruyuki Kagawa, Mitsuko Baisho

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Mark Hamill, Olivia d'Abo, Grey DeLisle

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Kaley Cuoco, Lacey Chabert, Wendie Malick

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Kaley Cuoco, Lacey Chabert, Wendie Malick

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Frank Sudol

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Satoshi Kon, Megumi Hayashibara, Hideyuki Tanaka

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Riisa Naka, Sachie Hara, Fumihiko Tachiki

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Megumi Hayashibara, Shin-ichiro Miki, Kōichi Yamadera

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Tim Curry, Frank Welker, Kevin Michael Richardson

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Aoi Miyazaki, Hideyuki Tanaka, Ren Osugi

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Crispin Freeman, Jōji Nakata, Fumiko Orikasa

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Billy West, Tara Strong, Jim Cummings

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David Tennant, Woody Harrelson, Simon Pegg

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Selma Blair, Ron Perlman, Doug Jones

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Brian K. Roberts, Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki

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Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Tim Hodge

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Phil Nibbelink, Chip Albers, Michael Toland

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Ota Jirák

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Yours Truly

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Kazuhiko Inoue, Akio Ōtsuka, Junko Takeuchi

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Liv Ullmann

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Phil Vischer, Mike Nawrocki, Tim Hodge

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Mark Hamill, Wallace Shawn, Kathy Najimy