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The Best Computer Animation Movies  

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List Rules Vote for your personal favorite Computer animation films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best computer animation movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This computer animation movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. You can also click on the CGI movie titles in this list for more information about the film, or copy the list to start your own. This list, though, contains the best computer animation movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films. This CGI movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Vote up the best movies so that they get closer to the top of the list! You can even re-rank the list to fit your opinions, then share it with your friends on social networks.

These are the top CGI films, as voted on by fellow fans of computer animated movies. Don't like Angel Wars or Avatar? Give them a thumbs down to move them down lower on the lit. If we missed any CGI movies on this list, please add them yourself, as this is an open list, which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous computer animation movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about CGI movies.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the computer animation movies. List includes photos and computer animation movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these computer animation movies on DVD, or streaming on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon... or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good CGI movies to help you decide what to watch first. So, from the latest, to the greatest computer animation movies, here is the full computer animation movies list, ordered from best to worst.

Plenty of well-known directors have been associated with Computer Animation films, including Ang Lee and Robert Zemeckis.

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Minions is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, and is a spin-off/prequel to the Despicable Me franchise. Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are ...more
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Despicable Me is a computer-animated comedy film franchise distributed by Universal Pictures and produced by Illumination Entertainment. It consists of three feature films, ten short films and ...more
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Alita: Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Robert Rodriguez, based on the manga by Yukito Kishiro. After being revived by Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz), ...more
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Madonna, David Bowie, Robert De Niro
Arthur and the Invisibles is a French/American CGI animated/live-action feature film adaptation of the 2002 children's book Arthur and the Minimoys, and the 2003 sequel Arthur and the Forbidden ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams
Happy Feet is a 2006 Australian-American computer-animated musical family film, directed, produced and co-written by George Miller. It was produced at Sydney-based visual effects and animation ...more
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The Kung Fu Panda franchise from DreamWorks Animation consists of three films: Kung Fu Panda (2008), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) and Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016). The first two were distributed by ...more
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Taylor Swift, Zac Efron, Betty White
Dr. Seuss' The Lorax is a 2012 American computer-animated 3D musical fantasy comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment and based on Dr. Seuss' children's book of the same name. The film ...more
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Avatar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez
Avatar is a 2009 American epic science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni ...more
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Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi
Monsters, Inc. is a 2001 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Pete Docter, produced by Pixar Animation Studios, and released by Walt Disney Pictures. John Lasseter and Andrew ...more
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Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy
WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Andrew Stanton, the story follows a ...more
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Up is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
lucas-webb added Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman
Up is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Pete Docter, the film centers on an ...more
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Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee
The Incredibles is a 2004 American computer-animated superhero film directed by Brad Bird. A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into ...more
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Toy Story is a CGI animated film series and Disney media franchise that began with the original 1995 film, Toy Story, produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. ...more
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Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana
Finding Nemo is a 2003 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Written and directed by Andrew Stanton, it ...more
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Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi
Tangled is a 2010 American computer animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Loosely based on the German fairy tale ...more
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Pauly Shore, Bebe Neuwirth, Brad Garrett
An Extremely Goofy Movie, is a 2000 American direct-to-video animated comedy film made by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Douglas McCarthy, it is the sequel to the 1995 film A Goofy Movie, ...more
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Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo, Will Arnett
Ratatouille is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the eighth film produced by Pixar, and was co-written ...more
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Jane Lynch, David Cross, Jesse McCartney
Alvin and the Chipmunks is a 2007 American live-action comedy film directed by Tim Hill. Based on the characters of the same name created by Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., the film stars Jason Lee, ...more
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The Lego Movie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks
The Lego Movie is a 2014 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. An ordinary Lego minifigure (Chris Pratt) who finds himself being the only one ...more
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Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter
Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 British-American live action and computer animated adventure fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and written by Linda Woolverton. Released by Walt Disney Pictures, ...more
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Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel is a 2009 American live-action comedy film directed by Betty Thomas. The film stars Zachary Levi, David Cross and Jason Lee with the voices of Justin ...more
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Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, John Malkovich
Beowulf is a 2007 American motion capture computer-animated fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary, inspired by the Old English epic poem of the same ...more
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Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly
Brave is a 2012 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman, and ...more
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The Polar Express is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
Tom Hanks, Steven Tyler, Josh Hutchersonm
The Polar Express is a 2004 American motion capture computer-animated musical Christmas fantasy film based on the children's book of the same title by Chris Van Allsburg. Written, produced, and ...more
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Ashton Kutcher, Debra Messing, Martin Lawrence
Open Season is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy film, written by Steve Bencich and Ron J. Friedman and directed by Jill Culton and Roger Allers, and co-directed by Anthony Stacchi. The ...more