What makes a great animated film? Looking at this collection of the best animated movies of the 2010s doesn’t make that answer very clear. The best animated movies of the 2010s came from all over the world and at every budget level. They crossed genres from foreign films skewed more at adults than children to the family fare produced by studios in America to the combination of the two that exists in the best of Pixar. This collection of the best animated movies of the 2010s contains all the reviews for animated works in which the assigned critic – or Roger Ebert himself – gave the movie 3.5 or 4 stars. It is a perfect way to introduce anyone just falling in love with movies to the boundless joy and creativity of the for of animation from the best of Laika to the work of Charlie Kaufman to remarkable foreign animation from all over the world. There is a lot of cinematic wonder to be found in the collections pages of this site, but the one centered on the best animated movies of the 2010s may be the most wonderful of all.