Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Animated Film

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Animated Feature is one of the annual awards given by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.

This award had been given since 1989 and between 2001 and present it helps with the nominations for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.



Year Winner Director(s)
1989 The Little Mermaid Ron Clements and John Musker


Year Winner Director(s)
1990 The Rescuers Down Under Hendel Butoy and Mike Gabriel
1991 Beauty and the Beast Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise
1992 Aladdin Ron Clements and John Musker
1993 Mighty River (Le fleuve aux grandes eaux) Frédéric Back
1994 The Lion King Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff
1995 Toy Story John Lasseter
1996 A Close Shave, Creature Comforts,
A Grand Day Out, and The Wrong Trousers
Nick Park
1997 Hercules Ron Clements and John Musker
The Spirit of Christmas Trey Parker and Matt Stone
1998 A Bug's Life John Lasseter
1999 The Iron Giant Brad Bird


Year Winner Director(s)
2000 Chicken Run Peter Lord and Nick Park
2001 Shrek Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson
2002 Spirited Away (Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi) Hayao Miyazaki
2003 The Triplets of Belleville (Les triplettes de Belleville) Sylvain Chomet
2004 The Incredibles Brad Bird
2005 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Steve Box and Nick Park
2006 Happy Feet George Miller
2007 Persepolis Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi
Ratatouille Brad Bird
2008 Waltz with Bashir (Vals Im Bashir) Ari Folman
2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox Wes Anderson


Year Winner Director(s)
2010 Toy Story 3 Lee Unkrich
2011 Rango Gore Verbinski
2012 Frankenweenie Tim Burton
2013 Ernest & Celestine (Ernest et Célestine) Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, and Benjamin Renner
2014 The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (Kaguya-hime no Monogatari) Isao Takahata
2015 Anomalisa Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson
2016 Your Name (Kimi no Na wa) Makoto Shinkai
2017 The Breadwinner Nora Twomey
2018 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman
2019 I Lost My Body Jérémy Clapin