MRQE Ranks: Cinema's 50 Best CGI-Animated Movies

Cinema's 50 Best CGI-Animated Movies

CGI can trace it's theatrical roots back to 1973's Westworld, starring Yul Brynner as a gun-slinging android. But, it wasn't until 1995, when CGI made its feature length animation debut, with Pixar's Toy Story. From then on the future was the limit. And, now with photo-realistic characters, and the rejuvenation of 3D, these CGI -animated films take on a whole new life. Check out our list and be sure to add them to your family's queue!
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  MRQE Metric
Toy Story (1995) - MRQE Metric: 90 Rate it! 90
Toy Story 3 (2010) - MRQE Metric: 90 Rate it! 90
Toy Story 2 (1999) - MRQE Metric: 89 Rate it! 89
Up (2009) - MRQE Metric: 89 Rate it! 89
WALL·E (2008) - MRQE Metric: 88 Rate it! 88
The Incredibles (2004) - MRQE Metric: 87 Rate it! 87
Finding Nemo (2003) - MRQE Metric: 87 Rate it! 87
Ratatouille (2007) - MRQE Metric: 83 Rate it! 83
Monsters, Inc. (2001) - MRQE Metric: 83 Rate it! 83
Shrek (2001) - MRQE Metric: 81 Rate it! 81
How to Train Your Dragon (2010) - MRQE Metric: 81 Rate it! 81
A Bug's Life (1998) - MRQE Metric: 81 Rate it! 81
Azur et Asmar (2006) - MRQE Metric: 81 Rate it! 81
Antz (1998) - MRQE Metric: 77 Rate it! 77
Shrek 2 (2004) - MRQE Metric: 77 Rate it! 77
Avatar (2009) - MRQE Metric: 76 Rate it! 76
Tangled (2010) - MRQE Metric: 74 Rate it! 74
Kung Fu Panda (2008) - MRQE Metric: 74 Rate it! 74
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009) - MRQE Metric: 73 Rate it! 73
Bolt (2008) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
Monster House (2006) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
Cars (2006) - MRQE Metric: 71 Rate it! 71
Happy Feet (2006) - MRQE Metric: 71 Rate it! 71
Flushed Away (2006) - MRQE Metric: 71 Rate it! 71
The Polar Express (2004) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
Horton Hears a Who! (2008) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
Despicable Me (2010) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
Ice Age (2002) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
Over the Hedge (2006) - MRQE Metric: 69 Rate it! 69
Meet the Robinsons (2007) - MRQE Metric: 68 Rate it! 68
Surf's Up (2007) - MRQE Metric: 68 Rate it! 68
Megamind (2010) - MRQE Metric: 67 Rate it! 67
Robots (2005) - MRQE Metric: 66 Rate it! 66
Beowulf (2007) - MRQE Metric: 66 Rate it! 66
Monsters vs Aliens (2009) - MRQE Metric: 66 Rate it! 66
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001) - MRQE Metric: 65 Rate it! 65
Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001) - MRQE Metric: 65 Rate it! 65
Shrek Forever After (2010) - MRQE Metric: 65 Rate it! 65
A Christmas Carol (2009) - MRQE Metric: 65 Rate it! 65
The Tale of Despereaux (2008) - MRQE Metric: 65 Rate it! 65
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010) - MRQE Metric: 62 Rate it! 62
Madagascar (2005) - MRQE Metric: 62 Rate it! 62
9 (2009/I) - MRQE Metric: 62 Rate it! 62
Vexille (2007) - MRQE Metric: 60 Rate it! 60
Hoodwinked! (2005) - MRQE Metric: 60 Rate it! 60
The Ant Bully (2006) - MRQE Metric: 59 Rate it! 59
Terra (2007) - MRQE Metric: 58 Rate it! 58
Bee Movie (2007) - MRQE Metric: 58 Rate it! 58
Astro Boy (2009) - MRQE Metric: 58 Rate it! 58
Gnomeo & Juliet (2011) - MRQE Metric: 58 Rate it! 58