2016 Animation Movies

    Nerdland

    Patton Oswalt, Kate Micucci, John Ennis

    An adult animated comedy follows two unknown showbiz buddies John (Paul Rudd) and Ellio… more

    An adult animated comedy follows two unknown showbiz buddies John (Paul Rudd) and Elliot (Patton Oswalt) who are determined to go from Hollywood nobodies to viral somebodies.

    2 / 5

    Sing

    Matthew McConaughey, Seth MacFarlane, Tori Kelly

    Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Sing stars Buster Moon (Aca… more

    Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Sing stars Buster Moon (Academy Award® winner Matthew McConaughey), a dapper Koala who presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal optimist—okay, maybe a bit of a scoundrel—who loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now facing the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition.

    Five lead contestants emerge: A mouse (Seth MacFarlane) who croons as smoothly as he cons, a timid teenage elephant (Tori Kelly) with an enormous case of stage fright, an overtaxed mother (Academy Award® winner Reese Witherspoon) run ragged tending a litter of 25 piglets, a young gangster gorilla (Taron Egerton) looking to break free of his family’s felonies, and a punk-rock porcupine (Scarlett Johansson) struggling to shed her arrogant boyfriend and go solo. Each animal arrives under Buster’s marquee believing that this is their shot to change the course of their life.

    4 / 5

    Ocean Waves

    Taku and his best friend Yutaka are headed back to school for what looks like another u… more

    Taku and his best friend Yutaka are headed back to school for what looks like another uneventful year. But they soon find their friendship tested by the arrival of Rikako, a beautiful new transfer student from Tokyo whose attitude vacillates wildly from flirty and flippant to melancholic. When Taku joins Rikako on a trip to Tokyo, the school erupts with rumors, and the three friends are forced to come to terms with their changing relationships.

    5 / 5
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    Trolls

    Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, James Corden

    This hilarious film transports audiences to a colorful, wondrous world populated by the… more

    This hilarious film transports audiences to a colorful, wondrous world populated by the overly optimistic Trolls, with a constant dance in their step and a song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomachs.

    After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy (Kendrick), the happiest Troll ever born, and the overly-cautious curmudgeonly Branch (Timberlake) set off on a journey to rescue her friends. Together, this mismatched duo embark on a rescue mission full of adventure and mishaps - trying to tolerate each other long enough to get the job done.

    4 / 5

    Moana

    Dwayne Johnson, Auli’i Cravalho, Alan Tudyk

    In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in sea… more

    In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her incredible journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui, to traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous sea creatures, breathtaking underworlds and ancient folklore.

    5 / 5
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    Blinky Bill: The Movie

    Ryan Kwanten, Rufus Sewell, Toni Collette

    An adventurous young koala embarks on a journey across the wild and dangerous Australian… more

    An adventurous young koala embarks on a journey across the wild and dangerous Australian outback in the hope of finding his missing father, but he soon discovers that there is more to being a hero than meets the eye.

    1 / 5

    Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders

    Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar

    It’s back to the 1960s as Batman and Robin spring into action when Gotham City is threat… more

    It’s back to the 1960s as Batman and Robin spring into action when Gotham City is threatened by a quartet of Batman’s most fiendish foes – Penguin, The Joker, Riddler and Catwoman. This time, the four Super-Villains have combined their wicked talents to hatch a plot so nefarious that the Dynamic Duo will need to go to outer space (and back) to foil their arch enemies and restore order in Gotham City. It’s a truly fantastic adventure that will pit good against evil, good against good, evil against evil … and feature two words that exponentially raise the stakes for both sides: Replicator Ray. Holy Multiplication Tables!

    5 / 5

    La Leyenda del Chupacabras

    The popular characters, Leo San Juan, Theodora, sugar skulls, Alebrije and Evaristo, wil… more

    The popular characters, Leo San Juan, Theodora, sugar skulls, Alebrije and Evaristo, will face one of the most feared and dangerous of all time Mexican legends.

    4 / 5

    Miss Hokusai

    As all of Edo flocks to see the work of the revered painter Hokusai, his daughter O-Ei t… more

    As all of Edo flocks to see the work of the revered painter Hokusai, his daughter O-Ei toils diligently inside his studio. Her masterful portraits, dragons and erotic sketches- sold under the name of her father- are coveted by upper crust Lords and journeyman print makers alike. Shy and reserved in public, in the studio O-Ei is as brash and uninhibited as her father, smoking a pipe while sketching drawings that would make contemporary Japanese ladies blush. But despite this fiercely independent spirit, O-Ei struggles under the domineering influence of her father and is ridiculed for lacking the life experience that she is attempting to portray in her art. Miss Hokusai's bustling Edo (present day Tokyo) is filled with yokai spirits, dragons, and conniving tradesmen, while O-Ei's relationships with her demanding father and blind younger sister provide a powerful emotional underpinning to this sumptuously-animated coming-of-age tale.

    1 / 5

    Yo-kai Watch: The Movie

    Follows Nate Adams and his Yo-kai friends, Whisper and Jibanyan, as they're transported… more

    Follows Nate Adams and his Yo-kai friends, Whisper and Jibanyan, as they're transported to the past to help Nate's grandfather, Nathaniel, battle evil Yo-kai and invent the Yo-kai Watch.

    4 / 5

    The Wild Life

    From the over-exuberant parrot Tuesday to the snack-obsessed tapir Rosie, from the persn… more

    From the over-exuberant parrot Tuesday to the snack-obsessed tapir Rosie, from the persnickety echidna Epi to the acrobatic pangolin Pango, from the ditzy goat Scrubby to the commonsensical kingfisher Kiki and the always-cool chameleon Carmello, things are larger than life on a tropical isle that is pure wild animal paradise. Then Robinson Crusoe, a marooned human, arrives in the midst of a furious storm, and their lives are forever changed by this bewildering new “creature.” No matter their differences, castaway human and quirky animals embark on an hilarious new adventure, building the island’s first tree house and surviving together. But when two conniving members of the animal kingdom—the savage cats Mal and May—pounce into a battle for control of the island, Crusoe and his animal posse must uncover the true power of friendship against all odds (even savage cats).

    3 / 5

    Storks

    Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammer, Keegan-Michael Key

    Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for global i… more

    Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for global internet giant Cornerstore.com. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly unauthorized baby girl. Desperate to deliver this bundle of trouble before the boss gets wise, Junior and his friend Tulip, the only human on Stork Mountain, race to make their first-ever baby drop – in a wild and revealing journey that could make more than one family whole and restore the storks’ true mission in the world.

    4 / 5

    A Town Called Panic: Double Fun

    Cowboy and Indian are always up to some harebrained scheme, with Horse left to clean up… more

    Cowboy and Indian are always up to some harebrained scheme, with Horse left to clean up the mess. In CHRISTMAS PANIC, their out-of-control antics lead Horse to call Santa and cancel the presents. But the boys figure they can still save Christmas… if they break into their neighbor’s house to steal his yule log! In BACK TO SCHOOL PANIC, a class assignment yields a special prize, but only Pig knows the answer. Cowboy and Indian use a special shrinking potion to sneak into Pig’s brain, where they discover a sodium-packed world of pig cops riding in bacon cars and sausage cycles.

    L.O.R.D.

    Fan Bingbong, Kris Wu, Yang Mi

    A long time ago, a determined King Zhou, supported by his concubine Daji, sets his mind… more

    A long time ago, a determined King Zhou, supported by his concubine Daji, sets his mind on conquering the Middle Kingdom. After years of slaughter, the unyielding Adept tribes have been eliminated in succession. Jiang and General Ji from Qishan are King Zhou's longstanding opponents.

    4 / 5

    The Little Prince

    James Franco, Rachel McAdams, Jeff Bridges

    A little girl lives in a very grown-up world with her mother, who tries to prepare her… more

    A little girl lives in a very grown-up world with her mother, who tries to prepare her for it. Her neighbor, the Aviator, introduces the girl to an extraordinary world where anything is possible, the world of the Little Prince.

    4 / 5

    Sausage Party

    Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig

    Follows one sausage leading a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the t… more

    Follows one sausage leading a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store.

    3 / 5

    Kubo and the Two Strings

    Art Parkinson, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, George Takei

    Clever, kindhearted Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) ekes out a humble living, telling st… more

    Clever, kindhearted Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) ekes out a humble living, telling stories to the people of his seaside town including Hosato (George Takei), Hashi (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa) and Kamekichi (Brenda Vaccaro). But his relatively quiet existence is shattered when he accidentally summons a spirit from his past which storms down from the heavens to enforce an age-old vendetta. Now on the run, Kubo joins forces with Monkey (Academy Award winner Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey), and sets out on a thrilling quest to save his family and solve the mystery of his fallen father, the greatest samurai warrior the world has ever known. With the help of his shamisen - a magical musical instrument - Kubo must battle gods and monsters, including the vengeful Moon King (Ralph Fiennes) and the evil twin Sisters (Rooney Mara) to unlock the secret of his legacy, reunite his family and fulfill his heroic destiny.

    5 / 5

    Space Dogs: Adventure to the Moon

    Alicia Silverstone, Ashlee Simpson, Lombardo Boyar

    Pushok, a pup astronaut is on a mission to find his father who is trapped on the moon! D… more

    Pushok, a pup astronaut is on a mission to find his father who is trapped on the moon! Defying all odds, Pushok blasts off on a rocket to rescue his family but quickly finds he's not alone as he crosses paths with a macho monkey and a tiny green alien. Can Pushok save his family? Will this be mission impawssible?

    4 / 5

    The Secret Life of Pets

    Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart

    Set in a Manhattan apartment building, after the two-legged residents head for work and… more

    Set in a Manhattan apartment building, after the two-legged residents head for work and school, their pets gather to start their day, which consists of hanging out, trading humiliating stories about their owners, and helping each other work up adorable looks that will lead to more snacks. The head hound is a quick-witted terrier rescue (voiced by Louis C.K.), whose position at the epicenter of his master’s universe is suddenly threatened when she comes home with Duke (voiced by Eric Stonestreet), a sloppy mongrel with no polish. The two soon find themselves on the mean streets of New York, where they meet the adorable white bunny Snowball (voiced by Kevin Hart). It turns out that Snowball is the leader of an army of pets that were abandoned and are determined to get back at humanity and every owner-loving pet. The dogs must thwart this plot and make it back in time for dinner.

    4 / 5

    Life, Animated

    The inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child… more

    The inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films. This emotional coming-of-age story follows Owen as he graduates to adulthood and takes his first steps toward independence.

    3 / 5

    Ice Age: Collision Course

    John Leguizamo, Queen Latifah, Keke Palmer

    Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accid… more

    Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World. To save themselves, Sid, Manny, Diego, and the rest of the herd must leave their home and embark on a quest full of comedy and adventure, traveling to exotic new lands and encountering a host of colorful new characters.

    3 / 5

    Finding Dory

    Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Diane Keaton

    Finding Dory welcomes back to the big screen everyone’s favorite forgetful blue tang Dor… more

    Finding Dory welcomes back to the big screen everyone’s favorite forgetful blue tang Dory (voice of Ellen DeGeneres), who’s living happily in the reef with Marlin (voice of Albert Brooks) and Nemo (voice of Hayden Rolence). When Dory suddenly remembers that she has a family out there who may be looking for her, the trio takes off on a life-changing adventure across the ocean to California’s prestigious Marine Life Institute, a rehabilitation center and aquarium. In an effort to find her mom (voice of Diane Keaton) and dad (voice of Eugene Levy), Dory enlists the help of three of the MLI’s most intriguing residents: Hank (voice of Ed O’Neill), a cantankerous octopus who frequently gives employees the slip; Bailey (voice of Ty Burrell), a beluga whale who is convinced his biological sonar skills are on the fritz; and Destiny (voice of Kaitlin Olson), a nearsighted whale shark. Deftly navigating the complex inner workings of the MLI, Dory and her friends discover the magic within their flaws, friendships and family.

    4 / 5

    Angry Birds

    Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny R. McBride

    The movie takes us to an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds – or almo… more

    The movie takes us to an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds – or almost entirely. In this paradise, Red (Jason Sudeikis), a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck (Josh Gad), and the volatile Bomb (Danny McBride) have always been outsiders. But when the island is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to these unlikely outcasts to figure out what the pigs are up to.

    4 / 5

    Project Itoh - The Empire of Corpses

    In an alternate version of 19th century London, the world has been revolutionized by “co… more

    In an alternate version of 19th century London, the world has been revolutionized by “corpse reanimation technology” creating armies of undead who serve the living as laborers across the globe. In an attempt to revive his dearly departed friend, young medical student John Watson becomes obsessed with replicating the work of Dr. Victor Frankenstein—the legendary corpse engineer whose research produced the only re-animated corpse to possess a soul. But when his illegal experiments put him at odds with the British government, Watson is drafted into a worldwide race to find the lost research notes of Victor Frankenstein before the secrets of the human soul fall into the wrong hands.

    3 / 5

    RWBY Volume 1

    Barbara Dunkelman, Kara Eberle, Lindsay Tuggey

    A young hero, an exalted heiress, a troubled rogue, and a party girl…These are the four… more

    A young hero, an exalted heiress, a troubled rogue, and a party girl…These are the four members of RWBY, a team brought together and trained for the sole purpose of combating the rampant evils that plague the fantastic world of Remnant.

    RWBY focuses on 15-year-old Ruby Rose, a young girl who has just been accepted to Beacon Academy. This ancient school was founded to train the monster-slayers known as Huntsmen and Huntresses. However, Ruby will not be alone. Upon arriving at Beacon, she is promptly paired with Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna, and Yang Xiao Long. If these four girls want to graduate they’ll have to learn to work together both on the battlefield and in the classroom.

    4 / 5

    Ratchet & Clank

    James A. Taylor, Jim Ward, David Kaye

    Ratchet & Clank tells the story of two unlikely heroes as they struggle to stop a vile a… more

    Ratchet & Clank tells the story of two unlikely heroes as they struggle to stop a vile alien named Chairman Drek from destroying every planet in the Solana Galaxy. Ratchet is the last of his kind -- a foolhardy "lombax" who has grown up alone on a backwater planet with no family of his own. Clank is a pint-sized robot with more brains than brawn. When the two stumble upon a dangerous weapon capable of destroying entire planets, they must join forces with a team of colorful heroes called The Galactic Rangers in order to save the galaxy. Along the way, they will learn about heroism, friendship, and the importance of discovering one's own identity.

    4 / 5

    Zootopia

    Jason Bateman, Ginnifer Goodwin, Idris Elba

    The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat n… more

    The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together—a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn’t so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde, to solve the mystery.

    4 / 5

    The Boy And The Beast

    Aoi Miyazaki, Suzu Hirose, Koji Yakusho

    The Boy and The Beast ("Bakemono no Ko" in Japanese) tells the story of Kyuta, a young o… more

    The Boy and The Beast ("Bakemono no Ko" in Japanese) tells the story of Kyuta, a young orphan living on the streets of Shibuya, who stumbles into a fantastic world of beasts. He's taken in by Kumatetsu, a gruff, rough-around-the-edges warrior beast who's been searching for the perfect apprentice. Despite their constant bickering, Kyuta and Kumatetsu begin training together and slowly form a bond as surrogate father and son. But when a deep darkness threatens to throw the human and beast worlds into chaos, the strong bond between this unlikely family will be put to the ultimate test—a final showdown that will only be won if the two can finally work together using all of their combined strength and courage.

    4 / 5

    PSYCHO-PASS: The Movie

    In a futuristic Japan, the Sibyl System is charged with keeping the peace. Using extensi… more

    In a futuristic Japan, the Sibyl System is charged with keeping the peace. Using extensive surveillance and biological monitoring to gauge the likelihood that individuals will commit a crime, the police are able to use weapons called Dominators to remove potential criminals from the population before they become a problem. Confident with the success of the System within their own borders, the Japanese government has begun to export the technology to other countries, planning to ultimately spread the System across the globe.

    When the state of SEAUn brings the Sibyl System in to test its effectiveness, it becomes a haven of peace and safety—for a time. Eventually, terrorists from SEAUn begin appearing in Japan, somehow slipping through the System’s security and attacking from within. Desperate for answers, Inspector Akane Tsunemori is sent overseas to bring the terrorists to justice. But when her investigation forces her into a standoff with an old ally, will she be able to pull the trigger?

    5 / 5

    Snowtime!

    Angela Gallupo, Lucinda Davis, Sonja Ball

    To amuse themselves during the winter school break, the kids in a small village decide t… more

    To amuse themselves during the winter school break, the kids in a small village decide to have a massive snowball fight. Luke and Sophie, both 11 years old, become the leaders of the opposing sides. Sophie and her cohorts defend an elaborate snow fort against the assault of Luke’s horde. Whichever side occupies the fort at the end of the winter break, wins. But what starts out as pure youthful fun and enthusiasm deteriorates into a more serious conflict, where children learn valuable life lessons on friendship, the importance of unity, and the emotional consequences of vicious rivalry.

    3 / 5

    Only Yesterday

    Daisy Ridley, Dev Patel

    It’s 1982, and Taeko (voiced by Daisy Ridley) is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived… more

    It’s 1982, and Taeko (voiced by Daisy Ridley) is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. She decides to visit her family in the countryside, and as the train travels through the night, memories flood back of her younger years: the first immature stirrings of romance, the onset of puberty, and the frustrations of math and boys. At the station she is met by young farmer Toshio (voiced by Dev Patel), and the encounters with him begin to reconnect her to forgotten longings. In lyrical switches between the present and the past, Taeko contemplates the arc of her life, and wonders if she has been true to the dreams of her childhood self.

    4 / 5

    Norm of the North

    Bill Nighy, Heather Graham, Ken Jeong

    A polar bear of many words, Norm’s greatest gripe is simple: there is no room for touris… more

    A polar bear of many words, Norm’s greatest gripe is simple: there is no room for tourists in the Arctic. But when a maniacal developer threatens to build luxury condos in his own backyard, Norm does what all normal polar bears would do…he heads to New York City to stop it. With a cast of ragtag lemmings at his side, Norm takes on the big apple, big business and a big identity crisis to save the day.

    3 / 5

    Kung Fu Panda 3

    Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Mads Mikkelsen

    When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secre… more

    When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible—learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas!

    4 / 5