Who Won The 2011 Animated B.O. Derby?

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Now that we have embarked on a brand new year, it’s a good time to look back and see how our favorite animated movies performed at the box office in 2011. Here’s a quick snapshot of the year in toons, which also includes the average critical reactions as compiled by RottenTomatoes.com. (We also included hybrid movies such as The Smurfs and Chip-Wrecked.)

 

1. Kung Fu Panda 2 (DreamWorks)
U.S.: $165,249,063
Worldwide: $665,692,281
Review Average: 82%

2. The Smurfs (Sony)
U.S.: $142,614,158
Worldwide: $562,413,138
Review Average: 23%

3. Cars 2 (Disney/Pixar)
U.S.: $191,452, 396
Worldwide: $551,852,396
Review Average: 82%

4. Rio (Fox)
U.S.: $143,619,809
Worldwide: $484,635,760
Review Average: 71%

5. Puss in Boots (DreamWorks) *
U.S.: $145,527,000
Worldwide: $417,743,000
Review Average: 83%

6. Rango (Paramount)
U.S.: $123,257,581
Worldwide: $245,155,348
Review Average: 83%

7. The Adventures of Tintin (Paramount/Sony) *
U.S.: $50,841,000
Worldwide: $311,341,000
Review Average: 76%

8. Gnomeo and Juliet (Starz/Buena Vista)
U.S.: $99,967,670
Worldwide: $193,967,670
Review Average: 56%

9. Arthur Christmas (Sony/Aardman) *
U.S.: $46,117,000
Worldwide: $143,017,000
Review Average: 92%

10. Winnie the Pooh (Disney)
U.S.: $26,692,846
Worldwide: $33,152,846
Review Average: 91%

* Box office thru Jan 1, 2012. Films are still in theaters

Sources: imdb.com, boxofficemojo.com, rottentomatoes.com