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AFI's Top Animated Flicks

With the release of "Megamind," "Extra" celebrates the animated film by highlighting AFI's top 10 animated movies of all time. See which one made the top of the list!

AFI's Top 10 Animated Films

10. 'Finding Nemo' (2003)

Pixar's delightful father-son underwater adventure featuring Nemo, a boy clownfish, stolen from his coral reef home. His timid father must then travel to Sydney and search Sydney Harbour to find Nemo.

9. 'Cinderella' (1950)

Disney's classic follows Cinderella living with her cruel stepmother who prevents her from attending the Royal Ball. But she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother.

8. 'Shrek' (2001)

In order to regain his swamp, an ogre named Shrek (Mike Myers) travels along with an annoying donkey (Eddie Murphy)in order to bring a princess (Cameron Diaz) to a scheming lord, wishing himself King. The first in the Dreamworks franchise still stands as the best.

7. 'Beauty and the Beast' (1991)

The classic Disney fairytale centers on Belle, whose father Maurice is imprisoned by the Beast (really an enchanted Prince). She offers herself instead and finds the prince inside the Beast.

6. 'Toy Story' (1995)

The animated film that put Pixar on the map, "Toy Story" is the timeless story of a cowboy toy named Woody is profoundly threatened and jealous when a fancy spaceman toy, Buzz Lightyear, supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.

5. 'Fantasia' (1940)

A collection of animated interpretations of great works of classical music, including "The Sorcerer's Apprentice." Despite its initial commercial failure, "Fantasia" went on to become one of the most popular films of all-time.

4. 'The Lion King' (1994)

Tricked into thinking he killed his father, a guilt ridden lion cub flees into exile and abandons his identity as the future King. "The Lion King" is the sixth highest grossing animated film and continues to be the highest grossing hand drawn animation film in history.

3. 'Bambi' (1942)

The original animal activist film, the enduring animated film about a young deer, Bambi, growing up in the wild after his mother is shot by hunters, remains a true classic.

2. 'Pinocchio' (1940)

Disney's second full-length animated films follows a living puppet, who, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.

1. 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs'(1937)

The animated film the started the Disney juggernaut, this timeless fairytale of tells the story of Snow White, who is pursued by a jealous queen and hides with the Dwarfs; the queen feeds her a poison apple, but Prince Charming awakens her with a kiss.