5 Best 3d Animated Movies

Wednesday, February 23 by Joshua Wade

The 5 best 3D animated movies comprise some of the most dazzling award-winning feats of computer generated animation ever produced. Featuring heartwarming stories and spectacular 3D imagery, these films showcase the voice talents of some of the most acclaimed actors in Hollywood from seasoned veterans like Ed Asner and Matthew Broderick, to young up-and-coming stars like Jay Baruchel and Miranda Cosgrove.

  1. "Up" An acclaimed animated film from “Monster’s Inc.” director Pete Docter, “Up” was the first animated film from Pixar Animation Studios to be released in Disney Digital 3-D. A heartwarming comedy about a miserly man who uses balloons to turn his home into an airship so that he can finally travel the world, “Up” has become one of the five best 3D animated movies in history. "Up" went on to win a number of awards including both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature. The film also received a coveted Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, the second animated film in history to do so.
  2. "Despicable Me" One of the five best 3D animated movies in recent years, “Despicable Me” was a box-office smash and received considerable praise by prominent film critics like Roger Ebert and Rolling Stone Magazine critic Peter Travers. The story of a criminal mastermind whose plans to steal the moon are undermined by the three orphans he adopts, “Despicable Me” features the voice talents of comedians Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig and Will Arnett, as well as teen sensation Miranda Cosgrove. The film earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Animated Feature Film in 2011.
  3. "Bee Movie" Laden with pop culture referenced, animated appearances by Ray Liotta and Larry King as themselves, and the wit and humor of comedian Jerry Seinfeld, “Bee Movie” was Seinfeld’s first project in years following the finale of his successful sitcom. "Bee Movie" is arguably one of the five best 3D animated movies of the past decade. This story of an ambitious bee who dreams of the world outside of his industrious beehive was nominated for a slew of awards including a Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film. Written and produced by Seinfeld, “Bee Movie” featured the voice talents of a number of award-winning actors like Matthew Broderick and Renee Zellweger, as well as “Seinfeld” alum Patrick Warburton.
  4. "How to Train Your Dragon" One of the five best 3D animated movies of 2010, “How to Train Your Dragon” has become one of Dreamworks Animation’s highest grossing animated films. The story of a young boy from a village of dragon slayers who decides to befriend a rare and elusive dragon, “How to Train Your Dragon” was nominated for both a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award for Best Animated Feature Film and employed the voice talents of a number of exceptional young actors including Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill and T.J. Miller.
  5. "WALL-E" One of the five best 3D animated movies in the history of Pixar Animation Studios, “WALL-E” won a number of prestigious awards including an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, and well as the highly respected Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation. “WALL-E” chronicles the travels of a trash compacting robot served with the task of cleaning the garbage left behind by mass consumerism on abandoned future earth. Named one of Time Magazine’s best movies of the decade, the film feature the voice talents of comedian Jeff Garlin, Sigourney Weaver and Pixar favorite John Ratzenberger.

COMMENTS

  1. February 23, 2011 10:24 am

    Stay Tooned In

    I totally agree with your list but there should be a change for Bee Movie for Toy Story. Don’t you think? Bee movie has its moments but it doesn’t compare to the pioneer of animated feature length comedy that Toy Story made way for.

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