The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed that there are 20 animated films that have qualified for the Best Animated Feature category at the 87th Academy Awards. So, who makes the cut? Watch The LEGO Movie online and you know that flick had to score a nod -- in fact, it might just be the leader to win the Oscar on February 22, 2015.
A film that lands this Friday -- one of our favorite movies of the year, animated or otherwise -- is also in contention and that is Disney’s Big Hero 6. The joyous The Book of Life scored a spot on the coveted list that rewards the best in animated features from the year prior.
Watch How to Train Your Dragon 2 online and you’ll be ready to see another who could easily walk away with the trophy. But, of course, it will have to compete with some mighty strong competition. This is, needless to say, a banner year for animated movies.
Here’s the entire list of animated contenders to go for the gold when Neil Patrick Harris hosts the Oscars this February.
- Big Hero 6
- The Book of Life
- The Boxtrolls
- Giovanni’s Island
- Henry & Me
- The Hero of Color City
- How to Train Your Dragon 2
- Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart
- Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return
- The Lego Movie
- Minuscule – Valley of the Lost Ants
- Mr. Peabody & Sherman
- Penguins of Madagascar
- The Pirate Fairy
- Planes: Fire & Rescue
- Rio 2
- Rocks in My Pockets
- Song of the Sea
- The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Nominations will be revealed live on Thursday, January 15, 2015, at 5:30 a.m. PST.
Check out our favorite quotes from the movie we think, at this early stage, will win the title -- The LEGO Movie!