2012 Animation Movies

Hotel Transylvania (2012)

Hotel Transylvania

  • 45%
  • PG
  • 91 min
  • Animation

Welcome to the Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's (Adam Sandler) lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up, free from meddling from the human world. But here's a little known fact about Dracula: he is not only the Prince of Darkness; he is also a dad. Over-protective of his teenage daughter, Mavis, Dracula fabricates tales of elaborate dangers to dissuade her adventurous spirit. As a haven for Mavis, he opens the Hotel Transylvania, where his daughter and some of the...

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

Wreck-It Ralph

  • 86%
  • PG
  • 108 min
  • Animation

Wreck-It Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly) longs to be as beloved as his game's perfect Good Guy, Fix-It Felix (voice of Jack McBrayer). Problem is, nobody loves a Bad Guy. But they do love heroes... so when a modern, first-person shooter game arrives featuring tough-as-nails Sergeant Calhoun (voice of Jane Lynch), Ralph sees it as his ticket to heroism and happiness. He sneaks into the game with a simple plan-win a medal-but soon wrecks everything, and accidently unleashes a deadly enemy that...

ParaNorman (2012)

ParaNorman

  • 87%
  • PG
  • 93 min
  • Animation

In the comedy thriller ParaNorman, a small town comes under siege by zombies. Who can it call? Only misunderstood local boy Norman (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee), who is able to speak with the dead. In addition to the zombies, he’ll have to take on ghosts, witches and, worst of all, moronic grown-ups, to save his town from a centuries-old curse. But this young ghoul whisperer may find his paranormal activities pushed to their otherworldly limits.

Frankenweenie (2012)

Frankenweenie

  • 87%
  • PG
  • 87 min
  • Animation

From creative genius Tim Burton (“Alice in Wonderland,” The Nightmare Before Christmas”) comes “Frankenweenie,” a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new “leash...

Brave (2012)

Brave

  • 78%
  • PG
  • 100 min
  • Animation

Merida is a skilled archer and impetuous daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the uproarious lords of the land: massive Lord MacGuffin, surly Lord Macintosh and cantankerous Lord Dingwall. Merida's actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and when she turns to an eccentric old Witch for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish. The ensuing peril forces Merida to discover the meaning of...

Rise of the Guardians (2012)

Rise of the Guardians

    • PG
    • 97 min
    • Animation

    When an evil spirit called Pitch becomes bent upon taking over the world by inspiring fear in the hearts of kids everywhere, a group of our greatest heroes -- Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and Jack Frost -- band together for the first time, determined to stand in Pitch's way. More than a collection of storybook subjects, "The Guardians" are also a band of superheroes, who possess their own special powers. Now joined in opposition of a common foe, the Guardians heed the...

    Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax (2012)

    Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax

      • PG
      • 95 min
      • Animation

      An adaptation of Dr. Seuss' classic tale of a forest creature who shares the enduring power of hope. The animated adventure follows the journey of a boy as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

      Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

      Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

      • 79%
      • PG
      • 93 min
      • Animation

      Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo, and Melman the Giraffe are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple; King Julien, Maurice and the Penguins are along for the adventure. This time the road takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent Madagascar style!

      Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)

      Ice Age: Continental Drift

      • 37%
      • PG
      • 94 min
      • Animation

      Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon their greatest adventure after cataclysm sets an entire continent adrift. Separated from the rest of the herd, they use an iceberg as a makeshift ship, which launches them on an epic seafaring quest. Manny and the gang are challenged like never before to become heroes and do the impossible, as they encounter exotic sea creatures, explore a brave new world, and battle ruthless pirates. Scrat's reunion with his beloved but cursed acorn catapults him to places no...

      The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)

      The Pirates! Band of Misfits

      • 86%
      • PG
      • 88 min
      • Animation

      In The Pirates! Band of Misfits, the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain is joined by a rag-tag crew. With seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz to the much coveted Pirate Of The Year Award. It's a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Along the way they do battle with the pirate-hating Queen Victoria and team up with a...

      Wolf Children (2012)

      Wolf Children

        • 117 min
        • Animation

        Hana, a nineteen-year-old college student, falls in love with a man only for him to reveal his secret; he is a Wolf Man. Eventually the couple bear two children together; a son and daughter they name Ame and Yuki who both inherit the ability to transform into wolves from their father. When the man Hana fell in love with suddenly dies, she makes the decision to move to a rural town isolated from society to continue raising the children in protection.

        Tad the Lost Explorer (2012)

        Tad the Lost Explorer

          • NONE
          • 78 min
          • Animation

          Tad is a bored construction worker dreaming of a life of adventure until one day he is mistaken for a famous archeologist and his dreams comes true. Whisked to Peru holding a sacred key, Tad helps Professor Lavrof and his beautiful daughter Sara as they race against evil treasure hunters in search of the Lost City of Paititi. It’s the adventure of a lifetime in this hilarious, action-packed film the whole family will love!

          Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings (2012)

          Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings

            • G
            • 92 min
            • Animation

            Tinker Bell meets Periwinkle and ventures into the winter woods with her and Tinker Bell's other friends to find the secret of fairy wings.

            Foodfight! (2012)

            Foodfight!

              • PG
              • 87 min
              • Animation

              "Foodfight!" takes place after hours in a supermarket which comes to life as a city unto itself.

              A Letter to Momo (2012)

              A Letter to Momo

              • 79%
              • NR
              • 120 min
              • Animation

              Clinging to an unfinished letter written by her recently deceased father, young Momo moves with her mother from bustling Tokyo to the remote Japanese island of Shio. Upon their arrival, she begins to explore her new habitat, meeting local children and learning their routines and customs. However, it's not long before several bizarre occurrences crop up around the previously tranquil island. Orchards are found ransacked, prized trinkets start disappearing and, worst of all, each morning after...

              A Liar's Autobiography (2012)

              A Liar's Autobiography

                • NONE
                • 85 min
                • Animation

                A Liar's Autobiography is a film based on the memoir of the late Monty Python member, Graham Chapman, who died in 1989. The 3D animated feature, made in association with Bill and Ben Productions Ltd., Trinity Films (UK) and Brainstorm Media, tells the story of Chapman's life in the famously atypical Python style. The EPIX original will feature recordings of Chapman that he made of his book in 1982 and reunites the Monty Python troupe that includes John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and...

                Adventures in Zambezia (2012)

                Adventures in Zambezia

                  • G
                  • 85 min
                  • Animation

                  When a spirited young falcon named Kai (Jeremy Suarez, TV’s “The Bernie Mac Show”) learns of Zambezia, the fabulous city of birds, he leaves his remote country home against the wishes of his father (Samuel L. Jackson). But when his dad is captured by an evil lizard who plans to attack the city, Kai must learn the importance of teamwork if he’s to rescue his father, save his new friends and help keep Zambezia lizard free. Samuel L. Jackson, Abigail Breslin, Jeff Goldblum and Leonard...

                  Adventures on the Red Plane (2012)

                  Adventures on the Red Plane

                    • 70 min
                    • Adventure

                    A film about imagination, in which the protagonist goes on internal journeys around the world, overcoming fears and making new discoveries.

                    After School Midnighters (2012)

                    After School Midnighters

                      • Unrated
                      • 95 min
                      • Fantasy

                      Houkago Midnighters is about a human anatomical model that comes to life at midnight in a school.

                      An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (2012)

                      An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

                      • 79%
                      • NONE
                      • 93 min
                      • Animation

                      You’ve just arrived home after a bad day. You’re broke and lonely, even though you live in the biggest and busiest city in America. You do, however, have one cause for mild optimism: you seem to have captured the attention of an intriguing young lady. You’ve rushed home to clean your apartment before she comes over. In your haste, you see that you’ve missed a call. There’s a voice mail; she tells you that she won’t be seeing you tonight.