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The Best Animated Movies Of 2018

Updated May 12, 2020 8.0k votes 1.9k voters 95.2k views20 items

With such an impressive roster of 2018 animated films, it's hard to determine the best animated movies of this year. Sequels to smash hits, like Incredibles 2 and Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck It Ralph 2, are coming out in 2018. There will also be exciting original animated films, such as Peter Rabbit and Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad. Which animated movies of 2018 do you like the best?

Vote on this list of 2018 animated movies to help decide which animated films stood out in 2018. Vote for the best animated films of 2018 and vote down any films you felt were just so-so.

If you are looking for, check out our list of The Best Animated Movies of 2020.

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    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Ve is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld

    Released2018

    Directed byBob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a 2018 American computer-animated superhero film directed... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Incredibles 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Incredibles 2

    Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter

    Released2018

    Directed byBrad Bird

    Incredibles 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated superhero film directed by Brad Bird.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wre is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

    John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman

    Released2018

    Directed byRich Moore, Phil Johnston

    Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Isle Of Dogs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Isle Of Dogs

    Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton

    Released2018

    Directed byWes Anderson

    Isle of Dogs is a 2018 American stop-motion animated adventure film directed by Wes Anderson.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Grinch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    The Grinch

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones

    Released2018

    Directed byPeter Candeland, Yarrow Cheney

    The Grinch is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated Christmas comedy film directed by Peter... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Smallfoot is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Smallfoot

    Channing Tatum, James Corden

    Released2018

    Directed byKarey Kirkpatrick

    Smallfoot is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Karey Kirkpatrick.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Mirai is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Mirai

    Moka Kamishiraishi, Haru Kuroki

    Released2018

    Directed byMamoru Hosoda

    Mirai is a 2018 Japanese animated film directed by Mamoru Hosoda. Kun, a spoiled 4-year-old... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer V is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

    Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg

    Released2018

    Directed byGenndy Tartakovsky

    Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated fantasy-comedy... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Mary And The Witch's Flowe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Mary And The Witch's Flower

    Ruby Barnhill, Kate Winslet

    Released2017

    Directed byHiromasa Yonebayashi

    Mary and the Witch's Flower is a 2017 Japanese anime fantasy film directed by Hiromasa... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Sherlock Gnomes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Sherlock Gnomes

    James McAvoy, Emily Blunt

    Released2018

    Directed byJohn Stevenson

    Sherlock Gnomes is a 2018 British-American 3D computer-animated fantasy romantic comedy... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Peter Rabbit is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Peter Rabbit

    Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne

    Released2018

    Directed byWill Gluck

    Peter Rabbit is a 2018 3D live-action/CGI animated adventure comedy film directed by Will... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Early Man is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Early Man

    Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston

    Released2018

    Directed byNick Park

    Early Man is a 2018 British stop-motion animated adventure comedy film directed by Nick Park.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Next Gen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Next Gen

    John Krasinski, Charlyne Yi

    Released2018

    Directed byKevin R. Adams, Joe Ksander

    Next Gen is a 2018 computer-animated science fiction action comedy drama film directed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Teen Titans Go! To The Movies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Teen Titans Go! To The Movies

    Scott Menville, Hynden Walch

    Released2018

    Directed byAaron Horvath, Peter Rida Micha

    Teen Titans Go! to the Movies is a 2018 American animated superhero film directed by Aaron... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

    Logan Lerman, Helena Bonham Carter

    Released2018

    Directed byRichard Lanni

    Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero is a 2018 computer-animated biographical family film directed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Gnome Alone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Gnome Alone

    Becky G, Josh Peck

    Released2018

    Directed byPeter Lepeniotis

    Gnome Alone is a 2018 Canadian-American computer-animated comedy film directed by Peter... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Duck Duck Goose is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Duck Duck Goose

    Jim Gaffigan, Zendaya

    Released2018

    Directed byChris Jenkins

    Duck Duck Goose is a 2018 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Chris Jenkins. A... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Monster Family is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    Monster Family

    Emily Watson, Nick Frost

    Released2018

    Directed byHolger Tappe

    Monster Family is a 2017 British-German computer animated horror comedy film directed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    MFKZ is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
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    MFKZ

    Kenn Michael, Vince Staples

    Released2018

    Directed byShōjirō Nishimi, Guillaume "Run" Renard

    Mutafukaz (also known as MFKZ) is a 2017 French-Japanese animated film directed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Charming is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Animated Movies Of 2018
    Charming is a 2018 American musical comedy film directed by Ross Venokur. After a fairy spills... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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