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What's the best animated film of the 21st Century?

Old 12-02-19, 02:48 PM
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What's the best animated film of the 21st Century?

The past 20 years have seen the transition of animation firmly from hand-drawn into computer-imaged, with a few exceptions. From this list, which is the top feature from 2000 to now?

Note: Because of both the dominance of Disney/Pixar and to showcase both a variety of styles and the ease of adaptation into different languages of animation, we have an expanded voting list.
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Many good ones to choose for different reasons.
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Yeah, many good choices. I might go with Kubo.
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Re: What's the best animated film of the 21st Century?

Only one anime title? I can think of a few dozen more, each of which I prefer to American animated features from this century.

Off the top of my head:
MILLENNIUM ACTRESS
TOKYO GODFATHERS
STEAMBOY
GHOST IN THE SHELL 2: INNOCENCE
SUMMER WARS
WOLF CHILDREN
KIMI NO NA WA (aka YOUR NAME)
IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD
FROM UP ON POPPY HILL
WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE
THE ANIMATRIX

+ nearly every Pokemon movie.

And from Hong Kong, STORM RIDER: CLASH OF EVILS (2008), one of the best non-Japanese animated features I've ever seen:

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Re: What's the best animated film of the 21st Century?

Based on the poll options: Extremely tough choice for me between "Kubo and the Two Strings" and "Into the Spider-verse".

None of the others listed in the poll even come close to those two aside from "Spirited Away" in my opinion.
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Re: What's the best animated film of the 21st Century?

Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum View Post
Only one anime title? I can think of a few dozen more, each of which I prefer to American animated features from this century.

Off the top of my head:
MILLENNIUM ACTRESS
TOKYO GODFATHERS
STEAMBOY
GHOST IN THE SHELL 2: INNOCENCE
SUMMER WARS
WOLF CHILDREN
KIMI NO NA WA (aka YOUR NAME)
IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD
FROM UP ON POPPY HILL
WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE
THE ANIMATRIX

+ nearly every Pokemon movie.

And from Hong Kong, STORM RIDER: CLASH OF EVILS (2008), one of the best non-Japanese animated features I've ever seen:

Also Paprika, which I thought was brilliant.

But my vote still goes for Spirited Away. It's one of my favorite movies of the century.
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Old 12-03-19, 10:28 AM
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Re: What's the best animated film of the 21st Century?

Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum View Post
Only one anime title? I can think of a few dozen more, each of which I prefer to American animated features from this century.

Off the top of my head:
MILLENNIUM ACTRESS
TOKYO GODFATHERS
STEAMBOY
GHOST IN THE SHELL 2: INNOCENCE
SUMMER WARS
WOLF CHILDREN
KIMI NO NA WA (aka YOUR NAME)
IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD
FROM UP ON POPPY HILL
WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE
THE ANIMATRIX

+ nearly every Pokemon movie.

And from Hong Kong, STORM RIDER: CLASH OF EVILS (2008), one of the best non-Japanese animated features I've ever seen:
Take it up with RT. I agree that In This Corner of the World is excellent, but you only get one vote (and if I hadn't made an effort, even Spirited Away wouldn't have made the list) ;-)
Check out Metacritic's ranking, though: https://www.metacritic.com/browse/mo...view=condensed
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Old 12-03-19, 02:52 PM
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Spider-Verse and Spirited Away for me.
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Re: What's the best animated film of the 21st Century?

Top two would be Kubo & Spider-verse. I give the edge to Kubo.

Honorable mentions not in the poll: Lilo & Stitch & Emperor's New Groove
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Re: What's the best animated film of the 21st Century?

How to Train Your Dragon is my favorite CGI movie ever so itís an easy choice for me.

Though, I gotta admit, Into the Spider-verse was pretty damn fun!
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Coraline
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Honorable mentions not in the poll: Lilo & Stitch & Emperor's New Groove
I love New Groove. Cracks me up every time I watch it.
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Cloudy w/ a chance of Meatballs - just because it was my first 3D experience in the comfort of my own home and i was in awe.
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Wall-E for me, it's been one of my all time favorite movies since it came out. Of the ones listed I'd say Toy Story 3 because it was the perfect end to their story with Andy and it just hit me in the feels.
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Wall-E for me, it's been one of my all time favorite movies since it came out. Of the ones listed I'd say Toy Story 3 because it was the perfect end to their story with Andy and it just hit me in the feels.
Very surprised Coraline and Wall-E didn't make it that high up
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(favorite fully animated movie): BOY & THE WORLD (2013)

(favorite live action + animated movie): PADDINGTON 2 (2017)




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Tekkonkinkreet (2006)
Song of the Sea (2014)
The Painting (2011)
I Lost My Body (2019)
Ernest & Celestine (2012)
The Red Turtle (2016)
Sita Sings the Blues (2008)
Ratatouille (2007)
Coraline (2009)
Paprika (2006)
Waltz with Bashir (2008)
Wall-E (2008)
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)
Isle of Dogs (2018)
9 (2009)
Louise by the Shore (2016)
Sing (2016)
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

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Of the one's in the poll, that's tough it's either 'Kubo' or 'Shaun the Sheep' - I went with the former.

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(favorite fully animated movie): BOY & THE WORLD (2013)

(favorite live action + animated movie): PADDINGTON 2 (2017)

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Tekkonkinkreet (2006)
Song of the Sea (2014)
The Painting (2011)
I Lost My Body (2019)
Ernest & Celestine (2012)
The Red Turtle (2016)
Sita Sings the Blues (2008)
Ratatouille (2007)
Coraline (2009)
Paprika (2006)
Waltz with Bashir (2008)
Wall-E (2008)
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)
Isle of Dogs (2018)
9 (2009)
Louise by the Shore (2016)
Sing (2016)
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

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Of the one's in the poll, that's tough it's either 'Kubo' or 'Shaun the Sheep' - I went with the former.
I didn't include Paddington 2, specifically because it is primarily live-action. But keep your eyes peeled for next week's poll ;-)
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The Emperor's New Groove and Fantastic Mr. Fox are the most watched animated films in our house of the past several years, so I'll go with those.
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Moana, followed very closely by Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
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guess I need to watch Moana and Kubo first
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guess I need to watch Moana and Kubo first
A young person must take to the sea on a voyage of self-discovery. Despite that similarity, both tell very different stories and both are very much worth watching.
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Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse.
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Toy Story 3 was excellent, but Into the Spiderverse was just a huge surprise that kind of came out of nowhere, I just HAD to vote for it in a close call over Toy Story 3.
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Moana has a terrible script. It’s talky as fuck, moves too slow, and has redundant exposition.

I couldn’t finish Spiderverse. What was that shit? The kid was a tagger and I’m like “When does Spider-Man start happening?”

The choices in the poll are extremely limited. A lot of them are straight up bad films. How to Train Your Dragon? Why?
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Moana has a terrible script. Itís talky as fuck, moves too slow, and has redundant exposition.

I couldnít finish Spiderverse. What was that shit? The kid was a tagger and Iím like ďWhen does Spider-Man start happening?Ē

The choices in the poll are extremely limited. A lot of them are straight up bad films. How to Train Your Dragon? Why?
Did you read my OP?
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