7 Highest-Grossing Animated Movies of All Time

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1. Incredibles 2 (2018) - Disney+ Hotstar

The 2004 movie performed impressively, earning $261.4 million domestically and an additional $370 million internationally. However, its sequel surpassed this success, raking in $608.6 million domestically and a whopping $1.24 billion worldwide.

2. The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023) - JioCinema

The Super Mario Bros. Movie was not only a success in terms of storytelling, but also a major financial success. The Nintendo film grossed $575 million from U.S. and Canadian venues, and an additional $785.8 million elsewhere, making it a significant financial triumph.

3. The Lion King (2019) - Disney+ Hotstar

Despite having a substantial budget of $260 million, the remake generated a substantial profit. In particular, it earned $543.6 million from domestic screens and an impressive $1.12 billion from international markets, leading to an astonishing total of $1.66 billion globally.

4. Finding Dory (2016) - Disney+ Hotstar

Finding Dory scored a wildly impressive $486.3 million domestically and did even better elsewhere at $542.9 million. All in all, it crossed $1 billion across the globe.


5. Frozen II (2019) - Disney+ Hotstar

Frozen II was just as successful as the first movie, both in terms of popularity and financial performance. The budget for the sequel remained the same as the original, at $150 million. With a total revenue of nearly $1.5 billion.

6. Shrek 2 (2004) - JioCinema

Shrek was a success, particularly in the long run, but the initial follow-up was an instant hit. Despite having a budget of $150 million, Shrek 2 made over $900 million globally.

7. Toy Story 4 (2019) - Disney+ Hotstar

Toy Story 4 did not meet expectations in comparison to its immediate predecessor. However, this is the only aspect in which it fell short, as the continuation of the completed storyline still managed to generate $1.07 billion in revenue from a $200 million budget.

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