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

A list of all the best stop motion movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This stop motion movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of stop motion films also contains stop motion movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This stop motion films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best stop motion movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This stop motion movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Upvote your favorite movies on the list to see them rank higher.

List of stop motion films includes stop motion movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Share this on your social media so that your "friends" can get in on the voting too.

These are the top films in the stop motion genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the stop motion genre in it. Be it the motifs of the stop motion genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Show your appreciation for movies like Coraline or Dougal and the Blue Cat by voting for them. If we missed any stop motion movies on this list, please add them to the list 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 stop motion movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about stop motion movie lists.
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 stop motion movies. List includes photos and stop motion movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

This list is made up of many different movies, including Star Warp'd and Accumulonimbus.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these stop motion movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good stop motion movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest stop motion movies, here is the full stop motion movies list, ordered from best to worst.

Stop motion movies have been directed by some pretty famous names, including Sam Raimi and Joe Dante.

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The Nightmare Before Christmas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Stop Motion Movies
The Nightmare Before Christmas Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman

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Coraline Teri Hatcher, Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane

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Jeff Martinez added Corpse Bride Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee

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James and the Giant Peach Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss, Joanna Lumley

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Fantastic Mr. Fox George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray

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Chicken Run Mel Gibson, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton

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ParaNorman Anna Kendrick, John Goodman, Ariel Winter

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Frankenweenie Winona Ryder, Elle Fanning, Christopher Lee

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samubim added Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Peter Kay

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Jeff Martinez added The Boxtrolls Elle Fanning, Ben Kingsley, Toni Collette

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Kubo and the Two Strings Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Matthew McConaughey

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Mary and Max Eric Bana, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Toni Collette

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The Wrong Trousers Peter Sallis

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Crank Balls Devin Bell

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A Close Shave Peter Sallis, Anne Reid

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Anomalisa Jennifer Jason Leigh, David Thewlis, Tom Noonan

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Jeff Martinez added The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! Salma Hayek, David Tennant, Hugh Grant

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A Matter of Loaf and Death Peter Sallis, Geraldine McEwan, Sally Lindsay

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A Town Called Panic Bernard Frédéric, Jeanne Balibar, Bouli Lanners

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Gena the Crocodile Vasily Livanov, Klara Rumyanova, Vladimir Kenigson

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samubim added The Cameraman’s Revenge

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The Legend of the Sky Kingdom Lucian Msamati, Rodney Newman, Jason Linforth

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Caveman Ringo Starr, Dennis Quaid, Shelley Long

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The Cat Who Walked by Herself Georgi Burkov, Inna Churikova, Nikolai Burlyayev

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The Czech Year is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Stop Motion Movies

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The Necktie

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The Beast of Hollow Mountain Guy Madison, Patricia Medina, Eduardo Noriega

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The Magic Pipe Yuriy Sarantsev, Boris Tokarev, Aleksandr Lenkov

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$9.99 Geoffrey Rush, Joel Edgerton, Anthony LaPaglia

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Max & Co Virginie Efira, Denis Podalydès, Patrick Bouchitey

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Dom Ligia Branice

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Ubu et la Grande Gidouille Michel Poujade, Janine Grillon