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Top 10 Animated Movies of All Time (Actual Figures)
The following is a list of the top 10 highest grossing animated movies of all time (based on actual final figures - scroll down further or click here for inflation-adjusted figures).

Animated Movie Company Total
1) The Lion King Walt Disney $312.8 Million
2) Shrek PDI / DreamWorks $267.6 Million
3) Monsters, Inc. Pixar $255.3 Million
4) Toy Story 2 Pixar $245.8 Million
5) Aladdin Walt Disney $217.3 Million
6) Toy Story Pixar $191.8 Million
7) Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs Walt Disney $178.0 Million
8) Ice Age Fox $176.2 Million
9) Tarzan Walt Disney $171.1 Million
10) A Bug's Life Pixar $162.8 Million

Note: The above list is only for fully animated movies. In 1988, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, which mixes live action and animation, made $154.1 million at the U.S. Box Office. Results are based on how much money the movie made in the U.S./Canada Domestic box office and may include money made in rereleases (depending on circumstances). This list does not calculate for inflation or higher ticket prices.

Milestones:

- PDI/DreamWorks is the first company to break into the Disney/Pixar stronghold of top highest grossing animated films and it looks like it will go quite higher on the list before it is done. Shrek easily climbed the list of the Top 10 Animated Movies of All Time to settle into the number 2 spot.

- Monsters, Inc. became the fastest animated movie ever to enter the Top 10 Animated Movies of All Time list.



Top 10 Animated Movies of All Time (Adjusted for Inflation)
The following is a list of the top 10 highest grossing animated movies of all time is based on figures adjusted for inflation and will thus show higher figures than the movie's final figures (last adjustement made on May 31, 2001).

Animated Movie Company Total
1) The Jungle Book (1967) Walt Disney $598.5 Million
2) Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs (1937) Walt Disney $587.5 Million
3) 101 Dalmations (1961) Walt Disney $567.0 Million
4) Fantasia (1940)* Walt Disney $447.6 Million
5) The Lion King (1994) Walt Disney $403.4 Million
6) Sleeping Beauty (1959) Walt Disney $391.7 Million
7) Bambi (1942) Walt Disney $379.5 Million
8) Pinocchio (1940)* Walt Disney $363.3 Million
9) Lady and the Tramp (1955) Walt Disney $300.4 Million
10) Aladdin (1992) Walt Disney $282.3 Million

Note: While there are many fundamental problems with these numbers (i.e. would Fantasia really make $447.6 million if the year 2001 was its first release?) it is based purely on adjustments for inflation. As more time passes, the above numbers become more inflated.

* Digital Media FX takes serious issue with many of these numbers (particularly related to the Box Office results for Fantasia and Pinocchio) and is thus embarking on more elaborate research to create a more accurate dFX exclusive listing of inflation-calculated results. Early results of this research show that both Fantasia and Pinocchio should not be in this *official* list.

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