Top Ten Best Animated Movies of 2013 So Far, With Movie Details

Top Ten Best Animated Movies of 2013: I’m not really a fan of animated movies, however, I sometime watch some animated movies that excite me. This year, I have watched a few animated movies which I liked very much. I thought I should share ‘em with you. These are the top ten best animated movies of 2013 which I have seen so far. There are a couple of other animated movies which are yet to be released in the latter part of this year which might move up in the list.

The animated movies extravaganza was looted by Despicable Me 2 and Monsters University through and through. There were other movies as well, which offered great visual effects and incredible entertainment, but these two movies surpassed all of ‘em with respect to both box office collections and critical acclaim.

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Without further adieu,  let’s take you directly to the list of top ten best animated movies of 2013 which you’d love to watch.

 

Top Ten Best Animated Movies of 2013

Here are the greatest animated movies that the year 2013 had to offer. If you haven’t watched ‘em already, you’ll love these movies for sure.

 

1. Despicable Me 2 [2013]

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Top Billed Cast: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt

Directed By: Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud

Written By: Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

Production Budget: $76 Million

US Box Office Collection: $364 Million

My Verdict: I love Despicable Me 1, but I loved Despicable Me 2 more. Despicable Me 2 is a joyful ride of minions and Gru. It takes to a fantastical world of entertainment and adventure. Despicable Me 2 is the reason why more and more animated movies should be made. Thoroughly enjoyable!

 

2. Monsters University [2013]

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Top Billed Cast: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

Directed By: Dan Scanlon

Written By: Dan Scanlon

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Production Budget: $82 Million

US Box Office Collection: $267 Million

My Verdict: Let’s be honest; I’d enjoyed Monsters. Inc more. Monsters University is undoubtedly a great movie but its predecessor had to offer more for laughs. The characters were more engaging and enjoyable but Monsters University is somewhat nearly-there in terms of entertainment. A great movie, neverthelesss.

 

3. Rise of the Guardians [2013]

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Top Billed Cast: Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, Isla Fisher

Directed By: Peter Ramsey

Written By:  David Lindsay-Abaire

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Production Budget: $145 Million

US Box Office Collection: $103 Million

My Verdict: Rise of the Guardians is one of those movies which are intelligently funny. It is not any of your feel-good family comedy, but an intelligently made animated adventure. Based on the superheroes of our childhood, this movie brings along all of our childhood fantasies into screens and exhibit it beautifully.

 

4. The Croods [2013]

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Top Billed Cast:  Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone

Directed By: Kirk De Micco, Chris Sanders

Written By: Chris Sanders

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

Production Budget: $135 Million

US Box Office Collection: $187 Million

My Verdict: Packed with mixed reviews, The Croods is a family adventure with a slightly different storyline. It may have been a frontrunner animated movie if the visuals were more eye-pleasing. In total, the movie a fun-ride.

 

5. Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (2013)

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Top Billed Cast:  Masako Nozawa, Shigeru Chiba, Hiroko Emori

Directed By: Masahiro Hosoda

Written By: Akira Toriyama

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

Production Budget: NA

US Box Office Collection: NA

My Verdict: Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods is one of those movies which you haven’t watched but must watch. A creative animated movie with lots of action and entertainment – in Chinese style!

 

6. Epic [2013]

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Top Billed Cast:  Amanda Seyfried, Josh Hutcherson, Beyoncé Knowles

Directed By: Chris Wedge

Written By: James V. Hart

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Production Budget: $100 Million 

US Box Office Collection: $107 Million

My Verdict: From the creators or Rio, comes the legendary tale of Epic which offers great visuals and the voice of Beyone Knowles icon smile Top Ten Best Animated Movies of 2013 So Far, With Movie Details A light-hearted, feel-good and motivational adventure.

 

7. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 

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Top Billed Cast:  Bill Hader, Anna Faris, Will Forte

Directed By: Cody Cameron, Kris Pearn

Written By: Judi Barrett,  Ron Barrett

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

Production Budget: $102.2 Million 

US Box Office Collection: $107 Million

My Verdict: Cloudy with Chance of Meatballs 2 is relatively mediocre fair compared to all the biggies. I reckon the story had some flaws which the visuals couldn’t compensate. It could’ve been better with a better storyline. Not a great movie, but definitely one of the best animated movies of the year.

 

8. Turbo [2013]

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Top Billed Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Maya Rudolph

Directed By:  David Soren

Written By: Darren Lemke

IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

Production Budget: $135 Million 

US Box Office Collection: $82 Million

My Verdict: How often do you a snail with a turbo transition? Well, in this movie you do get see it. A fast-paced, funny and incredible movie.

9. Planes [2013]

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Top Billed Cast: Carlos Alazraqui, Dane Cook, Stacy Keach

Directed By:  Klay Hall

Written By: Jeffrey M. Howard

IMDb Rating: 5.2/10

Production Budget:  $50 Million

US Box Office Collection: $88 Million

My Verdict: Planes is another family adventure from the creators of Cars & Cars 2. Watch the life and race of Planes as they compete with each other. A very fine movie with lots of visually brilliant scenes.

 

10. Free Birds (2013)

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Top Billed Cast: Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson, Dan Fogler

Directed By:  Jimmy Hayward

Written By: Jimmy Hayward

IMDb Rating: 5.1/10

Production Budget:  $55 Million

US Box Office Collection: $19 Million

My Verdict: This movie has luckily made to the top ten list. That’s all I have to say about it.

 

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