The year 2016 has come up with luck and appreciations and there came big hits in Hollywood when it comes to the animated movies. Not only kids but adults have become addicted to watching these cartoony animated movies. There is a hidden charm that keeps us floating along the entire movie. The animated movies 2016 have knocked the theatres with some flops but challenging hits at the same time. The landscapes in these movies are so captivating that the scene remains in our memory for a long time. The characters in these movies are very carefully designed keeping in mind the demands of the public. After watching these movies one comes to know that whether the movie met the expectations or it was beyond the mark.
These blockbusters that come out from the studios like Pixar, Disney and DreamWorks won the best titles of the year. Every year there are flops and hits which run side by side in the theaters and same was the case with animated movies 2016. The films very effectively presented the live action before us along with real like photography. The variety of these animated movies has become the center of attraction for people of all ages especially the kids. Here goes the list of best animated movies of Hollywood for the year 2016.
Directed By: Rich Moore & Byron Howard
Co-Direction: Jared Bush
Cast: Jason Bateman, Ginnifer Goodwin, Jenny Slate, Idris Elba, Bonnie Hunt, Nate Torrence, Shakira, Tommy Chong, Don Lake, Alan Tudyk and others.
Released By: Walt Disney Pictures
Release Date: March 4, 2016 (United States), February 10, 2016 (Belgium)
Genre: 3D Computer-Animated film
2. Kubo And the Two Strings
Direction By: Travis Knight
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Minae Noji, Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Ralph Fiennes, George Takei, Art Parkinson, Brenda Vaccaro and others.
Release Date: August 19, 2016(United States), August 13, 2016(MIFF)
Genre: 3D stop-motion fantasy action film
Directed By: Ron Clements, John Musker
Co-Directed By: Chris Williams
Cast: Auli’i Cravalho, Rachel House, Dwayne Johnson, Jemaine Clement, Temuera Morrison, Alan Tudyk, Christopher Jackson, and others.
Release Date: November 14, 2016 (AFI Fest), November 23, 2016 (United States)
Genre: 3D Computer-Animated musical fantasy film
4. Finding Dory
Directed By: Andrew Stanton
Co-Directed By: Angus MacLane
Cast: Ellen DeGeneres, Lucia Geddes, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neil, Hayden Rolence, Ty Burrell, Diana Keaton, Idris Elba, Eugene Levy and others.
Release Date: June 8, 2016(El Capitan Theatre), June 17, 2016(United States)
Genre: 3D Computer-Animated Comedy Adventure film
5. Sausage Party
Directed By: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon
Cast: Kristen Wiig, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Bill Harder, Danny McBride, Paul Rudd, Nick Kroll, Edward Norton and others.
Release Date: March 14, 2016 (SXSW), August 12, 2016 (United States)
Genre: Adult Computer-Animated Comedy film
6. The Angry Birds Movie
Directed By: Clay Kaytis, Fergal Reilly
Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Peter Dinklage, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Kate McKinnon, Tony Hale, and others.
Release Date: May 13, 2016
Genre: Action Animated
7. Kung Fu Panda 3
Directed By: Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Alessandro Carloni
Cast: Bryan Cranston, Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, J.K. Simmons, Angelina Jolie, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu and others.
Release Date: January 16, 2016 (Los Angeles), January 23, 2016(China), January 29, 2016(United States)
Genre: 3D Computer Animated Comedy film
8. Ice Age: Collision Course
Directed By: Mike Thurmeier
Cast: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Lopez, Josh Peck, Chris Wedge, Seann William Scot, Simon Pegg, Keke Palmer, Wanda Sykes and others.
Release Date: June 23, 2016 (Australia)
Genre: Science Fiction Animated Film
Directed By: Nicholas Stoller, Doug Sweetland
Cast: Andy Samberg, Jennifer Aniston, Kelsey Grammer, Katie Crown, Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Ty Burrell, Danny Trejo, Anton Starkman, Awkwafina and others.
Release Date: September 30, 2016
Genre: Fantasy Animated
10. Norm of the North
Directed By: Trevor Wall
Cast: Rob Schneider, Heather Graham, Ken Jeong, Bill Nighy, Loretta Devine, Colm Meaney, Gabriel Iglesias, Michael McElhatton, Salome Jens, Charlie Adler and others.
Release Date: January 14, 2016 (Portugal)
Genre: Drama Animated
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