Best-Reviewed Animated Movies 2018

It was an incredibly strong field for animation, with highly-rated contenders in the field of 2-D (Teen Titans Go! To the Movies), 3-D (Ralph Breaks the Internet), stop-motion (Isle of Dogs), and a Spider-Man that seem to combine it all in one exhilarating web. And we kept the animation medium to itself, which is why, for example, Incredibles 2 is here and wasn’t eligible in the Comic Book/Graphic Novel category.

The order of the rank below reflects the Adjusted Score as of December 31, 2018. Scores might change over time.

Adjusted Score: 112.793%
Critics Consensus: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse matches bold storytelling with striking animation for a purely enjoyable adventure with heart, humor, and plenty of superhero action.
Synopsis: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street, bring their unique talents... [More]


Incredibles 2 (2018)

Adjusted Score: 109.505%
Critics Consensus: Incredibles 2 reunites Pixar's family crimefighting team for a long-awaited follow-up that may not quite live up to the original, but comes close enough to earn its name.
Synopsis: Everyone's favorite family of superheroes is back in "Incredibles 2"--but this time Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is in the... [More]
Directed By: Brad Bird


Isle of Dogs (2018)

Adjusted Score: 104.498%
Critics Consensus: The beautifully stop-motion animated Isle of Dogs finds Wes Anderson at his detail-oriented best while telling one of the director's most winsomely charming stories.
Synopsis: In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be... [More]
Directed By: Wes Anderson

Adjusted Score: 98.947%
Critics Consensus: Ralph Breaks the Internet levels up on its predecessor with a funny, heartwarming sequel that expands its colorful universe while focusing on core characters and relationships.
Synopsis: In "Ralph Breaks the Internet," video-game bad guy Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly) and best friend Vanellope von Schweetz... [More]
Directed By: Phil Johnston, Rich Moore

Adjusted Score: 95.806%
Critics Consensus: Teen Titans Go! To the Movies distills the enduring appeal of its colorful characters into a charmingly light-hearted adventure whose wacky humor fuels its infectious fun -- and belies a surprising level of intelligence.
Synopsis: When the Teen Titans go to the big screen, they go big! "Teen Titans GO! to the Movies" finds our... [More]

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