List of highest-grossing animated films

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The following is a non-definitive list of the all-time highest-grossing animated films.

Highest-grossing animated films[edit]

The chart below lists the highest grossing animated films. Figures are given in United States dollars (USD). Many films that were released during the 20th century do not appear on this list as figures have not been adjusted for inflation. For example, if figures were adjusted for inflation, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs would appear at the top of the chart with an adjusted gross of $1,746,100,000. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_highest-grossing_films#Highest-grossing_films_adjusted_for_inflation Eighty-four percent of the films in the top 50 were released after 2000. 2010, 2011 and 2012 are the most represented years on the list, with five films each. All films in the Shrek, Ice Age, Toy Story, Madagascar, Despicable Me, main series of Cars, Monsters, Inc., Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, and Rio franchises are in the top 50 highest-grossing animated films.

Nine of the movies on this list also appear on the worldwide highest-grossing films of all time. Two animated films in total have grossed in excess of $1 billion worldwide.

The films on this list have all had a theatrical run (including re-releases) since 1992. Films that have not played since then do not appear on the chart due to ticket-price inflation, population size and ticket purchasing trends not being considered.

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Highest-grossing animated films[1]
Rank Title Worldwide gross Year Ref
1 Frozen $1,275,772,511 2013 [# 1]
2 Toy Story 3 $1,063,171,911 2010 [# 2]
3 The Lion King $987,483,777 1994 [# 3]
4 Despicable Me 2 $970,761,885 2013 [# 4]
5 Finding Nemo $936,743,261 2003 [# 5]
6 Shrek 2 $919,838,758 2004 [# 6]
7 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs $886,686,817 2009 [# 7]
8 Ice Age: Continental Drift $877,244,782 2012 [# 8]
9 Shrek the Third $798,958,162 2007 [# 9]
10 Shrek Forever After $752,600,867 2010 [# 10]
11 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted $746,921,274 2012 [# 11]
12 Monsters University $743,559,607 2013 [# 12]
13 Up $731,342,744 2009 [# 13]
14 Kung Fu Panda 2 $665,692,281 2011 [# 14]
15 Ice Age: The Meltdown $655,388,158 2006 [# 15]
16 Kung Fu Panda $631,744,560 2008 [# 16]
17 The Incredibles $631,442,092 2004 [# 17]
18 Ratatouille $623,722,818 2007 [# 18]
19 How to Train Your Dragon 2 film currently playing $609,047,284 2014 [# 19]
20 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa $603,900,354 2008 [# 20]
21 Tangled $591,794,936 2010 [# 21]
22 The Croods $587,204,668 2013 [# 22]
23 Monsters, Inc. $562,816,256 2001 [# 23]
24 Cars 2 $559,852,396 2011 [# 24]
25 Puss in Boots $554,709,226 2011 [# 25]
26 Despicable Me $543,113,985 2010 [# 26]
27 Brave $538,788,207 2012 [# 27]
28 Madagascar $532,680,671 2005 [# 28]
29 The Simpsons Movie $527,071,022 2007 [# 29]
30 WALL-E $521,311,860 2008 [# 30]
31 Aladdin $504,050,219 1992 [# 31]
32 Rio 2 film currently playing $495,982,375 2014 [# 32]
33 How to Train Your Dragon $494,878,759 2010 [# 33]
34 Toy Story 2 $490,728,379 1999 [# 34]
35 Rio $484,635,760 2011 [# 35]
36 Shrek $484,409,218 2001 [# 36]
37 Wreck-It Ralph $471,222,889 2012 [# 37]
38 The Lego Movie $468,060,692 2014 [# 38]
39 Cars $461,983,149 2006 [# 39]
40 Tarzan $448,191,819 1999 [# 40]
41 Beauty and the Beast $424,967,620 1991 [# 41]
42 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs $418,000,000 1937 [# 42]
43 Happy Feet $384,335,608 2006 [# 43]
44 Ice Age $383,257,136 2002 [# 44]
45 Monsters vs. Aliens $381,509,870 2009 [# 45]
46 The Adventures of Tintin $373,993,951 2011 [# 46]
47 Shark Tale $367,275,019 2004 [# 47]
48 A Bug's Life $363,398,565 1998 [# 48]
49 Toy Story $361,958,736 1995 [# 49]
50 Hotel Transylvania $358,375,603 2012 [# 50]

Computer[edit]

The following chart is a list of the highest-grossing computer animated films. Ninety four percent of the films in the top 50 were released after 2000. 2010 & 2012 are the most represented years on the list, with 6 films each. All films in the Shrek, Ice Age, Toy Story, Madagascar, Despicable Me, main series of Cars, Monsters, Inc., Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, and Rio franchises are in the top 50 Highest-grossing Computer animated films.

44 of the films listed are also on the Highest grossing animated films and eight are also Highest grossing films. Two Computer animated films in total have grossed in excess of $1 billion worldwide.

The films on this chart have all had a theatrical run (including re-releases) since 1998, and films that have not played since then do not appear on the chart due to ticket-price inflation, population size and ticket purchasing trends not being considered.

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Highest-grossing computer-animated films[2]
Rank Title Worldwide gross Year Ref
1 Frozen $1,275,772,511 2013 [# 1]
2 Toy Story 3 $1,063,171,911 2010 [# 2]
3 Despicable Me 2 $970,761,885 2013 [# 4]
4 Finding Nemo $936,743,261 2003 [# 5]
5 Shrek 2 $919,838,758 2004 [# 6]
6 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs $886,686,817 2009 [# 7]
7 Ice Age: Continental Drift $877,244,782 2012 [# 8]
8 Shrek the Third $798,958,162 2007 [# 9]
9 Shrek Forever After $752,600,867 2010 [# 10]
10 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted $746,921,274 2012 [# 11]
11 Monsters University $743,559,607 2013 [# 12]
12 Up $731,342,744 2009 [# 13]
13 Kung Fu Panda 2 $665,692,281 2011 [# 14]
14 Ice Age: The Meltdown $655,388,158 2006 [# 15]
15 Kung Fu Panda $631,744,560 2008 [# 16]
16 The Incredibles $631,442,092 2004 [# 17]
17 Ratatouille $623,722,818 2007 [# 18]
18 How to Train Your Dragon 2 film currently playing $609,047,284 2014 [# 19]
19 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa $603,900,354 2008 [# 20]
20 Tangled $591,794,936 2010 [# 21]
21 The Croods $587,204,668 2013 [# 22]
22 Monsters, Inc. $562,816,256 2001 [# 23]
23 Cars 2 $559,852,396 2011 [# 24]
24 Puss in Boots $554,709,226 2011 [# 25]
25 Despicable Me $543,113,985 2010 [# 26]
26 Brave $538,788,207 2012 [# 27]
27 Madagascar $532,680,671 2005 [# 28]
28 WALL-E $521,311,860 2008 [# 30]
29 Rio 2 film currently playing $495,982,375 2014 [# 32]
30 How to Train Your Dragon $494,878,759 2010 [# 33]
31 Toy Story 2 $490,728,379 1999 [# 34]
32 Rio $484,635,760 2011 [# 35]
33 Shrek $484,409,218 2001 [# 36]
34 Wreck-It Ralph $471,222,889 2012 [# 37]
35 The Lego Movie $468,060,692 2014 [# 38]
36 Cars $461,983,149 2006 [# 39]
37 Happy Feet $384,335,608 2006 [# 43]
38 Ice Age $383,257,136 2002 [# 44]
39 Monsters vs. Aliens $381,509,870 2009 [# 45]
40 The Adventures of Tintin $373,993,951 2011 [# 46]
41 Shark Tale $367,275,019 2004 [# 47]
42 A Bug's Life $363,398,565 1998 [# 48]
43 Toy Story $361,958,736 1995 [# 49]
44 Hotel Transylvania $358,375,603 2012 [# 50]
45 Dinosaur $349,822,765 2000 [# 51]
46 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax $348,840,316 2012 [# 52]
47 Over the Hedge $336,002,996 2006 [# 53]
48 Disney's A Christmas Carol $325,286,646 2009 [# 54]
49 Megamind $321,885,765 2010 [# 55]
50 Chicken Little $314,432,837 2005 [# 56]

Traditional[edit]

The following chart is a list of the highest-grossing traditionally animated films. Forty-two percent of the films in the top 50 were released after 2000. 2002 is the most represented year on the list, with 5 films. Six films on this list are also on the Highest grossing animated films list. Only The Lion King is also on the list of Highest grossing films.

All fims in The Jungle Book & Peter Pan main series & Fantasia franchises feature on this list.

The films on this chart have all had a theatrical run (including re-releases) since 1972, and films that have not played since then do not appear on the chart due to ticket-price inflation, population size and ticket purchasing trends not being considered.

Highest-grossing traditionally animated films
Rank Title Worldwide gross Year Ref
1 The Lion King $987,483,777 1994
2 The Simpsons Movie $527,021,022 2007
3 Aladdin $504,050,219 1992
4 Tarzan $448,191,819 1999
5 Beauty and the Beast $424,967,620 1991
6 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs $418,000,000 1937 [# 42]
7 Pocahontas $346,079,773 1995
8 The Hunchback of Notre Dame $325,338,851 1996
9 Mulan $304,320,254 1998
10 Spirited Away $274,925,095 2002
11 Lilo & Stitch $273,144,151 2002
12 Bambi $267,447,150 1942
13 The Princess and the Frog $267,045,765 2009
14 Hercules $252,712,101 1997
15 Brother Bear $250,397,798 2003
16 Howl's Moving Castle $235,184,110 2004
17 The Prince of Egypt $218,613,188 1998
18 One Hundred and One Dalmatians $215,880,014 1961
19 The Little Mermaid $211,343,479 1989
20 The Jungle Book $205,843,612 1967
21 Ponyo $201,750,937 2009
22 Atlantis: The Lost Empire $186,053,725 2001
23 The Emperor's New Groove $169,327,687 2000
24 Pokémon: The First Movie $163,644,662 1998
25 Princess Mononoke $159,375,308 1997
26 An American Tail $150,000,000 1986
27 The Secret World of Arrietty $145,570,827 2010
28 Peter Pan $145,000,000 1953
29 The Rugrats Movie $140,894,675 1998
30 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie $140,161,792 2004
31 Anastasia $139,804,348 1997
32 The Wind Rises $135,739,999 2013 [# 57]
33 The Jungle Book 2 $135,703,599 2003
34 Pokémon: The Movie 2000 $133,949,270 1999
35 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America $123,118,386 1997
36 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron $122,563,539 2002
37 Return to Never Land $109,862,682 2002
38 Treasure Planet $109,578,115 2002
39 Home on the Range $103,951,461 2004
40 Rugrats in Paris: The Movie $103,291,131 2000
41 The Tigger Movie $96,159,800 2000
42 Lady and the Tramp $93,602,326 1955
43 Fantasia 2000 $90,874,570 1999
44 Fritz the Cat $90,000,000 1972
45 Cinderella $88,000,466 1950
46 The Land Before Time $84,460,846 1988
47 Pinocchio $84,254,167 1940
48 Fantasia $83,320,000 1940
49 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas $80,767,884 2003
50 One Piece: Film Z $77,822,122 2012

Anime[edit]

The following chart is a list of the highest-grossing anime films. Nine of these films are also in the top 50 traditional animated films. Eighty five percent of the films in the top 20 were released after 2000. 2012 is the most represented year on the list, with 3 films. Pokémon is the most represented animated film franchise with 6 films on the list.

The films on this chart have all had a theatrical run (including re-releases) since 1997, and films that have not played since then do not appear on the chart due to ticket-price inflation, population size and ticket purchasing trends not being considered.

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Highest-grossing anime films[3]
Rank Title Worldwide gross Year
1 Spirited Away $274,925,095 2002
2 Howl's Moving Castle $235,184,110 2005
3 Ponyo $201,750,937 2009
4 Pokémon: The First Movie $163,644,662 1998
5 Princess Mononoke $159,375,308 1997
6 The Secret World of Arrietty $145,570,827 2010
7 The Wind Rises $135,739,999 2013
8 Pokémon: The Movie 2000 $133,949,270 1999
9 One Piece: Film Z $77,822,122 2012
10 Pokémon: Zoroark, Master of Illusions $71,143,529 2010
11 Tales from Earthsea $68,673,565 2006
12 Pokémon 3: The Movie $68,411,275 2001
13 Stand by Me Doraemon film currently playing $63,119,088 2014
14 From up on Poppy Hill $61,459,425 2011
15 Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo $60,487,945 2012
16 Pokémon: Black & White $57,082,491 2011
17 Wolf Children Ame and Yuki $53,923,613 2012
18 The Cat Returns $53,918,847 2002
19 Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods film currently playing $50,974,199 2013
20 Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life $50,673,078 2009

Stop motion[edit]

The following chart is a list of the highest-grossing stop motion films.

Eighteen percent of the films in the top 10 were released after 2000. 2012 is the most represented year on the list, with 3 films.

The films on this chart have all had a theatrical run (including re-releases) since 1996, and films that have not played since then do not appear on the chart due to ticket-price inflation, population size and ticket purchasing trends not being considered.

Highest-grossing stop motion films[4]
Rank Title Worldwide gross Year
1 Chicken Run $224,834,564 2000
2 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit $192,610,372 2005
3 Coraline $124,596,398 2009
4 The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! $123,054,041 2012
5 Corpse Bride $117,195,061 2005
6 ParaNorman $107,139,399 2012
7 Frankenweenie $81,491,068 2012
8 The Nightmare Before Christmas $75,082,668 1993
9 Fantastic Mr. Fox $46,471,023 2009
10 James and the Giant Peach $37,734,758 1996

High-grossing animated films by year[edit]

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Year Title Worldwide gross Budget Ref(s)
1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs $418,000,000+ ($8,500,000)R $1,488,423 [# 58][# 59]
1938 N/A N/A N/A
1939 Gulliver's Travels $3,200,000* TBA [# 60]
1940 Pinocchio $87,000,862* ($3,500,000)R $2,600,000 [# 61][# 59][# 62]
1941 Dumbo $1,600,000* $950,000 [# 63][# 64]
1942 Bambi $267,447,150 ($3,449,353)R $1,700,000–2,000,000 [# 65][# 66][# 67]
1943 Victory Through Air Power $799,000* ~$789,000 [# 68]
1944 The Three Caballeros $700,000MX TBA [# 69][# 70]
1945 The Enchanted Sword ES€5,595,283ES (~$90,000) TBA [# 71]
1946 Song of the South $65,000,000SS $2,125,000 [# 72][# 73]
1947 TBA TBA TBA
1948 Happy Holidays ES€1,338,174ES (~$20,000) ES€3,000,000 (~$50,000) [# 74][# 75]
1949 TBA TBA TBA
1950 Cinderella $88,000,466*
($20,000,000/$7,800,000)*R
$2,200,000 [# 76][# 77][# 62]
1951 Alice in Wonderland $2,400,000* $3,000,000 [# 78][# 79]
1952 TBA TBA TBA
1953 Peter Pan $145,000,000 $3,000,000–4,000,000 [# 80]
1954 TBA TBA TBA
1955 Lady and the Tramp $93,602,326* ($6,500,000)*R $4,000,000 [# 81][# 82]
1956 TBA TBA TBA
1957 TBA TBA TBA
1958 TBA TBA TBA
1959 Sleeping Beauty $51,600,000* ($5,300,000)R $6,000,000 [# 83][# 84][# 85][# 86]
1960 TBA TBA TBA
1961 One Hundred and One Dalmatians $215,880,212 $3,600,000–4,000,000 [# 87][# 88][# 67]
1962 TBA TBA TBA
1963 The Sword in the Stone $22,182,353*R ($13,050,777)*R $4,000,000 [# 89][# 90]
1964 Hey There, It's Yogi Bear $1,940,903*-$2,438,233*
($1,130,000)R
TBA [# 91][# 92][# 93]
1965 TBA TBA TBA
1966 The Dream Wizard ES€36,828,956ES (~$614,000) TBA [# 94]
1967 The Jungle Book $205,843,612
($170,800,000–199,475,744)
$3,900,000–4,000,000 [# 95][# 96][# 67]
1968 Out of an Old Man's Head SEK1,270,971SW (~$245,000) TBA [# 97]
1969 A Boy Named Charlie Brown $6,000,000*R $1,100,000 [# 98][# 99][# 100]
1970 The Aristocats $55,675,257* ($26,462,000)R $4,000,000 [# 101][# 102][# 103]
1971 Daisy Town SEK1,202,319SW (~$253,000) TBA [# 104]
1972 Fritz the Cat $90,000,000 $850,000 [# 105]
1973 Robin Hood $32,056,467* ($17,160,000)R $1,500,000-$15,000,000 [# 106][# 107][# 108]
1974 TBA TBA TBA
1975 The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix $5,914,576NW TBA [# 109]
1976 The Smurfs and the Magic Flute $19,000,000 TBA [# 110]
1977 The Rescuers $71,215,869* ($29,000,000)* $1,200,000-$8,000,000 [# 111][# 112]
1978 The Lord of the Rings $30,471,420* $4,000,000 [# 113][# 114]
1979 The Little Convict A$495,000AU (~$547,000) A$423,467 (~$468,000) [# 115]
1980 Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur ¥1,550,000,000JP (~$11,900,000) TBA [# 116]
1981 The Fox and the Hound $63,456,988* ($39,900,000)* $12,000,000 [# 117][# 118]
1982 The Secret of NIMH $14,665,733* $7,000,000 [# 119][# 120]
1983 Doraemon: Nobita and the Castle of the Undersea Devil ¥1,000,000,000JP (~$8,100,000) TBA [# 116]
1984 Doraemon: Nobita's Great Adventure into the Underworld ¥1,650,000,000JP (~$13,500,000) TBA [# 116]
1985 The Care Bears Movie $34,000,000 ($22,934,622)* $2,000,000-$4,500,000 [# 121][# 122]
1986 An American Tail $84,542,002-$150,000,000+ $9,000,000 [# 123][# 124]
1987 Doraemon: Nobita and the Knights on Dinosaurs ¥1,500,000,000JP (~$13,100,000) TBA [# 116]
1988 The Land Before Time $84,460,846 $12,300,000 [# 125][# 126]
1989 The Little Mermaid $211,343,479 ($84,355,863)* $40,000,000 [# 127][# 128]
1990 The Rescuers Down Under $27,931,461* TBA [# 129]
1991 Beauty and the Beast $424,967,620 $25,000,000 [# 41]
1992 Aladdin $504,050,219 $28,000,000 [# 31][# 67]
1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas $76,128,123 ($50,003,043)* $18,000,000 [# 130][# 131]
1994 The Lion King $987,483,777 ($766,964,132) $45,000,000–79,300,000 [# 132]
1995 Toy Story $361,958,736 $30,000,000 [# 49][# 133]
1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame $325,338,851 $10,000,000 [# 134]
1997 Hercules $252,712,101 $85,000,000 [# 135]
1998 A Bug's Life $363,398,565 $120,000,000 [# 48]
1999 Toy Story 2 $490,728,379 $90,000,000 [# 34]
2000 Dinosaur $349,822,765 $127,500,000 [# 136]
2001 Monsters, Inc. $562,816,256 ($525,373,250) $115,000,000 [# 23]
2002 Ice Age $383,257,136 $59,000,000 [# 44]
2003 Finding Nemo $936,743,261 ($864,614,978) $94,000,000 [# 5]
2004 Shrek 2 $919,838,758 $150,000,000 [# 6]
2005 Madagascar $532,680,671 $75,000,000 [# 28]
2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown $655,388,158 $80,000,000 [# 15]
2007 Shrek the Third $798,958,162 $160,000,000 [# 9]
2008 Kung Fu Panda $631,744,560 $130,000,000 [# 16]
2009 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs $886,686,817 $90,000,000 [# 7]
2010 Toy Story 3 $1,063,171,911 $200,000,000 [# 2]
2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 $665,692,281 $150,000,000 [# 14]
2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift $877,244,782 $95,000,000 [# 8]
2013 Frozen $1,275,772,511 $150,000,000 [# 1]
2014 How to Train Your Dragon 2 film currently playing $609,047,284 $145,000,000 [# 19]

Timeline of highest-grossing animated films[edit]

At least 7 animated films have held the record of highest-grossing animated film at different times. Four of these were Disney films and two by Pixar. Shrek 2 is the only non-Disney and/or Pixar film on the list, have been made by Dreamworks.

Snow white held the record for the longest, with 56 years, while Aladdin held it for the shortest period of 1 year. The Lion King was the last non-CG animated film to hold the record. Shrek 2 & Toy Story 3 are the only sequels to hold the record. Finding Nemo was the first CG animated film and the first 21st Century film to hold the record.

All of these films are still among the highest grossing animated films, and only Snow white and Aladdin are not also among the highest-grossing films.

Title Established Record-setting gross Ref
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1937 $8,500,000[nb 1] [# 137][# 138]
1993 $418,000,000 [# 42]
Aladdin[nb 2] 1993 $504,050,219 [# 31]
The Lion King 1994 $768,000,000 [# 139]
2002 $783,841,776 [# 140]
Finding Nemo 2003 $867,893,978 [# 141]
Shrek 2 2004 $919,838,758 [# 6]
Toy Story 3 2010 $1,063,171,911 [# 2]
Frozen 2014 $1,275,772,511 [# 1]

Highest-grossing animated franchises and film series[edit]

The following chart is a list of the highest-grossing animated film franchises. Four of them are among the highest grossing film franchises of all-time. The Shrek franchise is the most successful, with worldwide box office totals of over $3.5 billion. A given franchise needs to have at least 2 theatrically released films to be on this list. The Despicable Me franchise has the highest per-film average, with nearly $757 million.

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Highest-grossing animated franchises and film series[§] (The films in each franchise can be viewed by selecting "show")
Rank Series Total worldwide
box office
No. of films Average of films Highest-grossing film

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Snow White earned $8.5 million in gross rental upon its initial release, in the process becoming the highest-grossing sound film. The gross rental is the distributor's share of the box-office gross and was more commonly reported than the exhibition gross up to the 1970s.
  2. ^ It is possible Aladdin never took the record. Aladdin's release (1992–1993) coincided with a Snow White reissue, and it is possible that Snow White ended up grossing more. Snow White had grossed a total of $330 million up to 1987, and then added a further $88 million in North America from its 1987 and 1993 reissues; it is unknown how much Snow White made from these reissues outside of North America, but if the foreign gross matched or exceeded the North American gross then Snow White would have earned more.

References[edit]

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    Total as of August 31, 2014: $249,036,646
    Total as of August 17, 2014: $167,333
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