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List Rules Your favorite movie or short produced or distributed by DreamWorks Animation.

The best DreamWorks Animation movies are arguably on par with many of the top Disney/Pixar animated movies. And that doesn't include their non-animated fare, which you can see in this ranked list of DreamWorks films. There have been many unforgettable characters to come out of DreamWorks Animation, including Toothless from How to Train Your Dragon and Shrek from... Shrek. So what are the best DreamWorks Animation movies? 

Fans have voted  on the DreamWorks Animation movies below, ranking them from best to worst. Additional details such as trailer, genres, and release dates have been included when available. DreamWorks Animation had a hand in either producing and/or distributed these films.

This is a list of all notable and most famous DreamWorks Animation films. It answers the questions, "What movies did DreamWorks Animation produce?" and "What films did DreamWorks Animation distribute?" Examples include MegaMind and Kung Fu Panda 2.

This best DreamWorks Animation movies list include shorts as well as feature films made by DreamWorks Animation, including theatrical releases, limited releases, and made-for-TV DreamWorks Animation movies.
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Shrek Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers Shrek is a 2001 American computer-animated fantasy-comedy film produced by PDI/DreamWorks, released by DreamWorks Pictures, directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson, featuring the voices of ...more

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How to Train Your Dragon Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant How to Train Your Dragon is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated action-fantasy film by DreamWorks Animation loosely based on the British book series of the same name by Cressida Cowell. The ...more

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Kung Fu Panda Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman Kung Fu Panda is a 2008 American computer-animated action comedy martial arts film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by John Stevenson and ...more

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Shrek 2 Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Joan Rivers Shrek 2 is a 2004 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury and Conrad Vernon. It is the second installment in ...more

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Madagascar Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith Madagascar is a 2005 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, and released in movie theaters on May 27, 2005. The film tells the story of four Central Park Zoo ...more

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surag added How to Train Your Dragon 2 Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig How to Train Your Dragon 2 is a 2014 animation action adventure film written and directed by Dean DeBlois.

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Kung Fu Panda 2 Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman Kung Fu Panda 2 is a 2011 3D American computer-animated action comedy-drama martial arts film, directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson, produced by DreamWorks Animation, and distributed by Paramount ...more

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MegaMind Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Will Ferrell Megamind is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film directed by Tom McGrath. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. The film premiered ...more

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Rise of the Guardians Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, Isla Fisher Rise of the Guardians is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated fantasy film based on William Joyce's The Guardians of Childhood book series and The Man in the Moon short film by Joyce and Reel ...more

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The Prince of Egypt Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer, Val Kilmer The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first traditionally animated film produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures. The film is an adaptation of ...more

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Over the Hedge Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Steve Carell Over the Hedge is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy film based on the characters from the United Media comic strip of the same name. Directed by Tim Johnson and Karey Kirkpatrick, and ...more

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The Road to El Dorado Elton John, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh The Road to El Dorado is a 2000 American animated musical adventure comedy film directed by Eric "Bibo" Bergeron and Don Paul, with additional sequences by Will Finn and David ...more

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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Alec Baldwin, Fergie, Chris Rock Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa is a 2008 American computer-animated comedy film written by Etan Cohen, and directed by Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath. This sequel to the 2005 film Madagascar ...more

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The Croods Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds The Croods is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It features the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, ...more

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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Jessica Chastain, Chris Rock, Ben Stiller Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It is the third installment of the ...more

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Shrek the Third Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, Eddie Murphy Shrek the Third is a 2007 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film, and the third installment in the Shrek franchise. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and is the first in the series ...more

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Chicken Run Mel Gibson, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton Chicken Run is a 2000 British-French-American stop-motion animated comedy film made by the Aardman Animations studios and directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park. It was the first feature-length ...more

The Worst Cars Ever Made

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Antz Jennifer Lopez, Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone Antz is a 1998 American computer animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by DreamWorks Pictures. It features the voices of Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, ...more

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Puss in Boots Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas, Billy Bob Thornton Puss in Boots is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, directed by Chris Miller, executive produced by Guillermo del Toro, and written by Brian ...more

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Monsters vs. Aliens Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler, Renée Zellweger Monsters vs. Aliens is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated science fiction action comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was DreamWorks ...more

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Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Peter Kay Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is a 2005 British stop-motion animated comedy film. The film was produced by Aardman Animations in partnership with DreamWorks Animation, and ...more

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Kung Fu Panda 3 Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, Dustin Hoffman Kung Fu Panda 3 is a 2016 3D computer-animated action-comedy martial arts film directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni. Continuing his "legendary adventures of ...more

The Best Disney Princesses

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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron Matt Damon, James Cromwell, Charles Napier Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron is a 2002 American animated western drama film that that was produced by DreamWorks Animation and released by DreamWorks Pictures. It follows the adventures of a ...more

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Shrek Forever After Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Julie Andrews Shrek Forever After is a 2010 action animated film written by Tim Sullivan and Josh Klausner and directed by Mike Mitchell. Shrek Forever After, formerly known as Shrek Goes Fourth and also ...more

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Flushed Away Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen Flushed Away is a 2006 British/American computer animated action/adventure comedy film directed by David Bowers and Sam Fell. It was made in the partnership between Aardman Animations and ...more

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Bee Movie Oprah Winfrey, Sting, Chris Rock Bee Movie is a 2007 American computer animated family comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It stars Jerry Seinfeld and Renée Zellweger. Bee ...more

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Shark Tale Angelina Jolie, Christina Aguilera, Will Smith Shark Tale is a 2004 American computer-animated comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation, directed by Vicky Jenson, Bibo Bergeron and Rob Letterman. The film features an ensemble cast Will ...more

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Home is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best DreamWorks Animation Movies
Home Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin Home is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated buddy comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is based on Adam Rex's 2007 children's book The True ...more

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Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas Brad Pitt, Michelle Pfeiffer, Catherine Zeta-Jones Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas is a 2003 American animated swashbuckling fantasy comedy adventure film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by DreamWorks Pictures, using ...more

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Penguins of Madagascar is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best DreamWorks Animation Movies
Penguins of Madagascar Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights

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Turbo Snoop Dogg, Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds Turbo is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy sports film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is based on an original idea by David Soren, who also ...more

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Mr. Peabody & Sherman Stephen Colbert, Lake Bell, Ariel Winter Mr. Peabody & Sherman is a 2014 3D computer-animated comic science fiction film featuring the characters Mr. Peabody and Sherman of the 1960s animated television series The Rocky and ...more

The Best Animated Films Ever

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The Boss Baby is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best DreamWorks Animation Movies
The Boss Baby Alec Baldwin, Miles Bakshi, Steve Buscemi The Boss Baby is a 2017 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Tom McGrath, loosely based on the 2010 book by Marla Frazee. A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby (Alec Baldwin) ...more

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Joseph: King of Dreams Ben Affleck, Mark Hamill, Dan Castellaneta Joseph: King of Dreams is a 2000 American animated biblical musical family film and the only direct-to-video release from DreamWorks Animation. The film is an adaptation of the story of Joseph ...more

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Gift of the Night Fury Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury is a 2011 computer-animated short film by DreamWorks Animation and directed by Tom Owens. It was released on November 15, 2011, on DVD and Blu-ray, along with ...more

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Trolls Anna Kendrick, Chloë Grace Moretz, Jason Schwartzman Trolls is a working title of an upcoming 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical comedy film directed by Mike Mitchell, produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. ...more

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Merry Madagascar Nina Dobrev, Chris Rock, Ben Stiller Merry Madagascar is a Christmas special first broadcast on the NBC network on November 17, 2009, which starred the characters from the Madagascar film series. The story appears to take place ...more

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Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Black Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters is a 2011 animated short film from DreamWorks Animation. It was released on December 13, 2011 as a special feature attached to the Kung Fu Panda 2 DVD and ...more

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The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper John DiMaggio, Bill Fagerbakke, Chris Miller The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper is a computer-animated short produced by DreamWorks Animation. The 12-minute Madagascar spin-off features the adventures of four penguins, sometimes ...more

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Shrek 4-D Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers Shrek 4-D is a 4D film at various theme parks around the world. Universal Parks & Resorts is the main licensee of the film which is currently shown at their parks in Hollywood, Florida, ...more

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Book of Dragons Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jay Baruchel Book of Dragons is a computer/traditionally animated short film based on the How to Train Your Dragon franchise. It was produced by DreamWorks Animation and directed by Steve Hickner. The short ...more

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Megamind: The Button of Doom Will Ferrell, David Cross, Kevin Bailey Megamind: The Button of Doom is a 2011 animated short film released on DVD/Blu-ray with Megamind on February 25, 2011, starring Will Ferrell and David Cross. It also made its television premiere ...more

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Secrets of the Furious Five Dustin Hoffman, Jack Black, David Cross Secrets of the Furious Five is an American animated short produced by DreamWorks Animation, which serves as a semi-sequel or spin-off to the animated feature film Kung Fu Panda and appears on a ...more