2011 Animation Movies

The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

The Adventures of Tintin

  • 75%
  • PG
  • 101 min
  • Animation

Tintin is on the trail of a big story which leads him into a world of high adventure. When he and his friends find the directions to a sunken ship, they go off to find the treasure it contained and Tintin must face the notorious Red Rackham.

Rango (2011)

Rango

  • 87%
  • PG
  • 107 min
  • Animation

A sheltered chameleon, living as an ordinary family pet, faces a major identity crisis. After all, how high can you aim when your whole purpose in life is to blend in? When Rango accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt -- a lawless outpost populated by the desert's most wily and whimsical creatures -- the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play his new role to...

Cars 2 (2011)

Cars 2

  • 39%
  • G
  • 113 min
  • Animation

Star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in “Cars 2” when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Torn between...

Rio (2011)

Rio

  • 72%
  • G
  • 96 min
  • Animation

From the makers of the hit "Ice Age" series comes "Rio," a comedy adventure about taking a walk on the wild side. Blu is a domesticated Macaw who never learned to fly, living a comfortable life with his owner and best friend Linda in the small town of Moose Lake, Minnesota. Blu and Linda think he's the last of his kind, but when they learn about another Macaw who lives in Rio de Janeiro, they head to the faraway and exotic land to find Jewel, Blu's female counterpart. Not long after they...

Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

Kung Fu Panda 2

  • 81%
  • PG
  • 91 min
  • Animation

In "Kung Fu Panda 2", Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five. But Po's new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. Po must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed.

Puss in Boots

  • 84%
  • PG
  • 90 min
  • Animation

Way before Puss ever met Shrek, our suave and furry feline hero goes on a swashbuckling ride, as he teams with mastermind Humpty Dumpty and the street-savvy Kitty to steal the famed Goose that lays the Golden Eggs.

Gnomeo and Juliet (2011)

Gnomeo and Juliet

  • 55%
  • G
  • 84 min
  • Animation

The greatest love story ever told, starring...garden gnomes? In the upcoming “Gnomeo & Juliet,” Shakespeare's revered tale gets a comical, off-the-wall makeover. Directed by Kelly Asbury (“Shrek 2”) and showcasing both classic and original songs by Elton John, the film features the voices of James McAvoy and Emily Blunt as Gnomeo and Juliet, who have as many obstacles to overcome as their quasi namesakes when they are caught up in a feud between neighbors. But with plastic pink...

The Muppets (2011)

The Muppets

  • 96%
  • PG
  • 98 min
  • Animation

On vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world’s biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover the nefarious plan of oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) to raze the Muppet Theater and drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets’ former stomping grounds. To stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone...

The Smurfs (2011)

The Smurfs

  • 22%
  • NONE
  • 103 min
  • Animation

The Smurfs make their first 3D trip to the big screen in Columbia Pictures’/Sony Pictures Animation’s hybrid live-action and animated family comedy, The Smurfs. When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the Smurfs out of their village, they’re forced through a portal, out of their world and into ours, landing in the middle of New York’s Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down.

Hop (2011)

Hop

  • 25%
  • PG
  • 90 min
  • Animation

Blending state of the art animation with live action, Hop is a comedy about E.B., the teenage son of the Easter Bunny. On the eve of taking over the family business, E.B. leaves for Hollywood in pursuit of his dream of becoming a drummer. He encounters Fred, an out-of-work slacker with his own lofty goals, who accidentally hits E.B. with his car. Feigning injury, E.B. manipulates Fred into providing him shelter, and Fred finds himself with the world's worst houseguest.

Happy Feet Two (2011)

Happy Feet Two

  • 46%
  • PG
  • 105 min
  • Animation

The sequel to “Happy Feet,” the Academy Award®- winning animated smash hit, “Happy Feet Two” returns audiences to the magnificent landscape of Antarctica in superb 3D. Mumble, The Master of Tap, has a problem because his tiny son, Erik, is choreo-phobic. Reluctant to dance, Erik runs away and encounters The Mighty Sven—a penguin who can fly! Mumble has no hope of competing with this charismatic new role model. But things get worse when the world is shaken by powerful forces. Erik...

Winnie the Pooh (2011)

Winnie the Pooh

  • 90%
  • G
  • 63 min
  • Animation

Walt Disney Animation Studios returns to the Hundred Acre Wood with “Winnie the Pooh,” the first big-screen Pooh adventure from Disney animation in more than 35 years. With the charm, wit and whimsy of the original featurettes, this all-new movie reunites audiences with the philosophical “bear of very little brain” and friends Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Kanga, Roo— and last, but certainly not least, Eeyore, who has lost his tail. “Well a tail is either there or it isn’t there,”...

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked (2011)

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked

  • 12%
  • G
  • 87 min
  • Animation

The vacationing Chipmunks and Chipettes are turning a luxury cruise liner into their personal playground, until they become 'chipwrecked' on a remote island. As the 'Munks and Chipettes try various schemes to find their way home, they accidentally discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.

Hotarubi no mori e (2011)

Hotarubi no mori e

    • 45 min
    • Animation

    When she was young, Hotaru was once lost when she played in the forest near her uncle's place that she visits every summer. There, she had a fateful encounter with a spirit, who helped her even though he would disappear if a human being touches him. She began to visit him every summer, even as she grows; while he waits for the summer to come, for their time together to flow again.

    From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)

    From Up on Poppy Hill

    • 83%
    • PG
    • 91 min
    • Animation

    From the legendary and highly celebrated Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Ponyo, and The Secret World of Arrietty) comes From Up on Poppy Hill, the uniquely inspired and highly anticipated coming-of-age story from Goro Miyazaki and Hayao Miyazaki. Set in Yokohama in 1963, this lovingly hand-drawn film centers on Umi (voiced by Sarah Bolger) and Shun (voiced by Anton Yelchin) and the budding romance that develops as they join forces to save their high school’s ramshackle clubhouse from...

    Mars Needs Moms (2011)

    Mars Needs Moms

    • 37%
    • PG
    • 88 min
    • Animation

    Take out the trash, eat your broccoli—who needs moms, anyway? Nine-year-old Milo (Seth Green) finds out just how much he needs his mom (Joan Cusack) when she’s nabbed by Martians who plan to steal her mom-ness for their own young. Produced by the team behind “Disney’s A Christmas Carol” and “The Polar Express,” “Mars Needs Moms” showcases Milo’s quest to save his mom—a wild adventure in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D that involves stowing away on a spaceship,...

    2009 Oscar Shorts (2011)

    2009 Oscar Shorts

      • 85 min
      • Animation

      Collective screening of the Academy Award nominated short films from the Animation category for 2011. (1) Madagascar, Carnet de Voyage (Travel Journal), Sacrebleu Prod., France, 11 min. (2) Let's Pollute, no company listed, USA, 6 min. (3) The Gruffalo, Magic Light Pic., UK/Germany, 27 min. (4) The Lost Thing, Passion Pic., Australia/UK, 15 min. (5) Day & Night, Pixar, USA, 6 min. (6) Urs, Filmakademie Baden-Württemburg, Germany, 10 min. (7) The Cow That Wanted To Be a Hamburger,...

      3.11 Sense of Home (2011)

      3.11 Sense of Home

        • Unrated
        • 75 min
        • Animation

        In memory of the Japanese earthquake on 3.11, each director presents a 3 minute and 11 second short film in tribute to those who were lost that day.

        - Written by

        Miz072

        A Monster in Paris (2011)

        A Monster in Paris

          • PG
          • 90 min
          • Animation

          Paris,1910. Emile, a shy movie projectionist, and Raoul, a colorful inventor, find themselves embarked on the hunt for a monster terrorizing citizens. They join forces with Lucille, the big-hearted star of the Bird of Paradise cabaret, an eccentric scientist and his irascible monkey to save the monster, who turns out to be an oversized but harmless flea, from the city's ruthlessly ambitious police chief.

          A Morning Stroll (2011)

          A Morning Stroll

            • 7 min
            • Animation

            When a New Yorker walks past a chicken on his morning stroll, we are left to wonder which one is the real city slicker.