Films The Best Animation Movies of 2011  

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List of the best 2011 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 2011, 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.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different movies, like The Smurfs and Cars 2. This isn't necessarily a list of all animation movies from 2011, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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Puss in Boots Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas, Billy Bob Thornton

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Rango Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Alfred Molina

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Winnie the Pooh John Cleese, Craig Ferguson, Tom Kenny

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Happy Feet Two Brad Pitt, Sofía Vergara, Robin Williams

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Hop Kaley Cuoco, Russell Brand, Hugh Laurie

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Gnomeo & Juliet Ozzy Osbourne, Emily Blunt, Hulk Hogan

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Rio Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, Jane Lynch

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Cars 2 Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Vanessa Redgrave

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A Monster in Paris Catherine O'Hara, Vanessa Paradis, Ludivine Sagnier

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All-Star Superman Christina Hendricks, Ed Asner, Linda Cardellini

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Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Black

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris

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The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Jamie Bell

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Kung Fu Panda 2 Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman

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Arthur Christmas Eva Longoria, Hugh Laurie, James McAvoy

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Mars Needs Moms Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Elisabeth Harnois

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The Monster of Nix Tom Waits, Terry Gilliam, Olivia Merilahti

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Green Lantern: Emerald Knights Kelly Hu, Nathan Fillion, Roddy Piper

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Tom and Jerry and the Wizard of Oz Laraine Newman, Frances Conroy, Grey DeLisle

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Megamind: The Button of Doom Will Ferrell, David Cross, Kevin Bailey

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Pickels In A Pickle Emily Stevenhagen, Pier Maini, Finn Stevenhagen

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Death of a Superhero Andy Serkis, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Jessica Schwarz

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Tatsumi Yoshihiro Tatsumi, Tetsuya Bessho, Motoko Gollent Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil Hayden Panettiere, Heidi Klum, Amy Poehler

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Top Cat Chris Edgerly, Benjamin Diskin, Jason Harris Katz

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The Flying Machine Heather Graham, Lang Lang, Benedict Wong

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La Luna Tony Fucile, Krista Sheffler, Phil Sheridan

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Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild Choi Min-sik, Yoo Seung-ho, Moon So-ri

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Escape of the Gingerbread Man!!! Nora Twomey, Michael McGrath, Jon Kenny

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Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur Matthew Gray Gubler, Frank Welker, Matthew Lillard

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The Smurfs Katy Perry, Sofía Vergara, Joan Rivers

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The Saga of Biôrn Phillip Sacramento, Jack E. Sovtar, Alberte Thorning Agerskov

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Friends: Naki on the Monster Island Kōichi Yamadera, Sadao Abe, Shingo Katori

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Legend of the Millennium Dragon Satomi Ishihara, Showtaro Morikubo, Kenta Miyake

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Dead Space: Aftermath Christine Lakin, Graham McTavish, Christopher Judge

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Ronal the Barbarian Brigitte Nielsen, Lars Mikkelsen, Bodil Jørgensen

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Legends of Valhalla: Thor Paul Tylak, Emmett J. Scanlan, Alan Stanford

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Koochie Koochie Hota Hai Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Sanjay Dutt

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Batman: Year One Eliza Dushku, Bryan Cranston, Katee Sackhoff

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Snowflake, the White Gorilla Ariana Grande, Christopher Lloyd, David Spade

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The Lion of Judah Ernest Borgnine, Michael Madsen, Anupam Kher

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Alois Nebel Karel Roden, Marek Daniel, Simona Babcakova

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Thor: Tales of Asgard Tara Strong, Ty Olsson, Brian Drummond

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The Sorcerer and the White Snake Jet Li, Vivian Hsu, Miriam Yeung

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A Letter to Momo Kōichi Yamadera, Toshiyuki Nishida, Chō Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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From up on Poppy Hill Masami Nagasawa, Teruyuki Kagawa, Yuriko Ishida