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The Best Computer Animation Movies

Updated September 21, 2019 6.5k votes 678 voters 25.2k views77 items

List RulesVote 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.

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  • 1
    Minions is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Minions

    Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm

    Released2015

    Directed byPierre Coffin, Kyle Balda

    Minions is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 2
    Despicable Me Franchise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Despicable Me Franchise

    Despicable Me is a computer-animated comedy film franchise distributed by Universal Pictures... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 3
    Happy Feet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Happy Feet

    Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman

    Released2006

    Directed byJudy Morris, George Miller, Warren Coleman

    Happy Feet is a 2006 Australian-American computer-animated musical family film, directed,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 4
    Avatar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Avatar

    Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver

    Released2009

    Directed byJames Cameron

    Avatar is a 2009 American epic science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron, and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Alita: Battle Angel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Alita: Battle Angel

    Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz

    Released2019

    Directed byRobert Rodriguez

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  • 6
    Arthur and the Invisibles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Arthur and the Invisibles

    Madonna, David Bowie

    Released2006

    Directed byLuc Besson

    Arthur and the Invisibles is a French/American CGI animated/live-action feature film... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 7
    The Incredibles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    The Incredibles

    Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter

    Released2004

    Directed byBrad Bird

    The Incredibles is a 2004 American computer-animated superhero film directed by Brad Bird. A... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 8
    How to Train Your Dragon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    How to Train Your Dragon

    Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig

    Released2010

    Directed byDean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

    How to Train Your Dragon is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated action-fantasy film by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 9
    Kung Fu Panda Franchise is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
    The Kung Fu Panda franchise from DreamWorks Animation consists of three films: Kung Fu Panda... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 10
    Rio is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Rio

    Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx

    Released2011

    Directed byCarlos Saldanha

    Rio is a 2011 animated adventure comedy film directed by Carlos Saldanha and written by Don... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 11
    Brave is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Brave

    Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson

    Released2012

    Directed byMark Andrews, Brenda Chapman

    Brave is a 2012 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film produced by Pixar Animation... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 12
    The Lego Movie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    The Lego Movie

    Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell

    Released2014

    Directed byPhil Lord, Christopher Miller

    The Lego Movie is a 2014 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film directed by Phil Lord and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 13
    Beowulf is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Beowulf

    Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins

    Released2007

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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  • 14
    Tron: Legacy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Tron: Legacy

    Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges

    Released2010

    Directed byJoseph Kosinski

    Tron: Legacy is a 2010 American science fiction film produced and released by Walt Disney... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 15
    Monsters vs. Aliens is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Monsters vs. Aliens

    Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler

    Released2009

    Directed byConrad Vernon, Rob Letterman

    Monsters vs. Aliens is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated science fiction action comedy film... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 16
    Dinosaur is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Dinosaur

    Hayden Panettiere, Julianna Margulies

    Released2000

    Directed byRalph Zondag, Eric Leighton

    Dinosaur is a 2000 American live-action/computer-animated science fiction adventure film... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 17
    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatba is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

    Anna Faris, Neil Patrick Harris

    Released2009

    Directed byPhil Lord, Chris Miller

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  • 18
    Meet the Robinsons is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Meet the Robinsons

    Tom Selleck, Angela Bassett

    Released2007

    Directed byStephen J. Anderson

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  • 19
    Shark Tale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Shark Tale

    Angelina Jolie, Christina Aguilera

    Released2004

    Directed byVicky Jenson, Bibo Bergeron, Rob Letterman

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  • 20
    Tron is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Tron

    Jeff Bridges, David Warner

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Lisberger

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  • 21
    Surf's Up is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Surf's Up

    Zooey Deschanel, Shia LaBeouf

    Released2007

    Directed byChris Buck, Ash Brannon

    Surf's Up is a 2007 American computer-animated mockumentary family comedy film directed by Ash... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    9 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    The Lorax is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    The Lorax

    Taylor Swift, Zac Efron

    Released2012

    Directed byKyle Balda, Chris Renaud

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  • 24
    Chicken Little is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    Chicken Little

    Patrick Stewart, Joan Cusack

    Released2005

    Directed byMark Dindal

    Chicken Little is a 2005 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 25
    TMNT is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Computer Animation Movies
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    TMNT

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Patrick Stewart

    Released2007

    Directed byKevin Munroe

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