Best Animated Film – 2016

Films are ranked in order of likelihood of being nominated.

List Last Updated: 1/9/17


1) Zootopia

  • Distributor: Walt Disney Studios
  • Directors: Byron Howard, Rich Moore
  • Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba
  • Where You Can See It: Amazon, Netflix, Redbox


2) Kubo and the Two Strings 

  • Distributor: Focus Features
  • Director: Travis Knight
  • Starring: Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey
  • Where You Can See It: Amazon, Redbox


3) My Life as a Zucchini

  • Distributor: Gkids
  • Director: Claude Barras
  • Starring: Gaspard Schlatter, Sixtine Murat, Paulin Jaccoud
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (2/24/2017)


4) The Red Turtle

  • Distributor: Studio Ghibli/Sony Pictures Classics
  • Director: Michael Dudok de Wit
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (1/20/2017)


5) Moana

  • Distributor: Walt Disney Studios
  • Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker
  • Starring: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters


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6) Your Name

  • Distributor: CoMix Wave Films/FUNimation Entertainment
  • Director: Makoto Shinkai
  • Starring: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi, Ryô Narita
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters – Limited Release


7) Finding Dory

  • Distributor: Disney Pixar
  • Directors: Angus MacLane, Andrew Stanton
  • Starring: Ellen DeGeneres, Ed O’Neill, Albert Brooks
  • Where You Can See It: Amazon, Redbox


8) April and the Extraordinary World

  • Distributor: StudioCanal/Universal Studios
  • Directors: Christian Desmares, Franck Ekinci
  • Starring: Marion Cotillard, Olivier Gourmet, Jean Rochefort
  • Where You Can See It: Amazon


9) Kung Fu Panda 3

  • Distributor: DreamWorks
  • Directors: Alessandro Carloni, Jennifer Yuh Nelson
  • Starring: Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Jackie Chan
  • Where You Can See It: Amazon, Redbox


10) Long Way North

  • Distributor: Shout! Factory
  • Director: Rémi Chayé
  • Starring: Féodor Atkine, Antony Hickling, Christa Théret
  • Where You Can See It: Coming Soon