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Record 32 Films Qualify for Best Animated Feature Oscar

Sequels for ”Toy Story,“ ”Frozen,“ and ”How to Train Your Dragon“ lead the field

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has released the list of 32 animated films that have qualified for consideration for the 2020 Best Animated Feature Oscar.

Leading the list is Disney’s upcoming “Frozen II,” the sequel to the 2013 hit film that won two Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature and Original Song. Pixar’s “Toy Story 4,” the sequel to the Animated Feature-winning and Best Picture nominated “Toy Story 3” also made the list, as did DreamWorks’ “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” the final installment of a trilogy whose two previous installments were nominated in the animated category.

Other Hollywood animated films on the list include “The Secret Life of Pets 2,” “The Addams Family” and “Abominable.” Genndy Tartakovsky’s “Primal — Tales of Savagery,” an animated miniseries for Adult Swim, is also on the list after it was given a qualifying theatrical run in Los Angeles.

Top international contenders include the Chinese box office hit “Ne Zha,” GKIDS’ anime import “Promare” from “Kill La Kill” makers Studio Trigger, and Makoto Shinkai’s “Weathering With You,” his followup to the Japanese box office record breaker “Your Name.”

Read the full list below:

“The Addams Family”
“The Angry Birds Movie 2”
“Another Day of Life”
“Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles”
“Children of the Sea”
“Dilili in Paris”
“Frozen II”
“Genndy Tartakovsky’s ‘Primal’ – Tales of Savagery”
“How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”
“I Lost My Body”
“The Last Fiction”
“The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part”
“Marona’s Fantastic Tale”
“Missing Link”
“Ne Zha”
“Okko’s Inn”
“The Secret Life of Pets 2”
“Spies in Disguise”
“The Swallows of Kabul”
“This Magnificent Cake!”
“The Tower”
“Toy Story 4”
“Upin & Ipin: The Lone Gibbon Kris”
“Weathering with You”
“White Snake”