February 11, 2021

12 Animated Movie Trivia Questions - and Answers Too!

Animated movies started off as a form of entertainment to appeal to children, but they’ve evolved to meet the demands of adults too. Many cartoon films are now created with adults in mind as the target audience. Others will cater to both adults and children by having basic plotlines and weaving in subtle jokes and references that adults will enjoy.  From G ratings to R and beyond, they span the spectrum.  Test your movie trivia knowledge of cartoons and animated films with our trivia questions and answers found below.  Perhaps you’ll ace the quiz, or you may learn some things along the way. Enjoy!


#1 What was the first animated movie ever produced?

Humorous Phases of Funny Faces is generally credited as the first animated movie. It was released in 1906 and was directed by James Stuart Blackton.


#2 What’s the name of character Andy Davis’ toy dinosaur in the 1995 movie, Toy Story?



#3 What was the first animated movie in the Disney film franchise?

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. It was released in 1937 and was based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.


#4 What was the highest grossing animated movie of all time?

The Lion King (2019) remake holds the number one spot. It brought in $1,657,713,459 in worldwide sales.


#5 What was the first R rated animated movie?

The Nine Lives Of Fritz The Cat was the first to receive an R rating.  With a plotline that centers around a sexually active cat who enjoys drugs it seems fitting. Its prequel, Fritz the Cat, which came out in 1972 was the first animated film to receive an X rating.  Probably best to shield the kiddos from these films.


#6 What film produced by Pixar was the first fully computer animated feature film?

Toy Story, which came out in 1995, wowed viewers with an entirely new form of graphics. Since then Pixar has gone on to release a multitude of other highly successful movies including The Incredibles, Ratatouille, and Finding Nemo.


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#7 Who played the voice of Nemo, in finding Nemo?

Alexander Gould is the original voice behind Nemo.


#8 Name the first animated film in the Spider-Man franchise of movies?

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse which was released in 2018 is computer animated and features the Marvel Comics character, Miles Morales.


#9 The Piston Cup Racing Series is a focal point of the plot of which animated movie series?

Cars, which was released in 2006 by Pixar Animation Studios.


#10 Which animation studio produced The Lego Movie?

Warner Animation Group produced the computer animated sci fi comedy film which was released in 2014.


#11 What computer animated film centers around a character tying balloons to his house?

Up, which was released in 2009, features the main character Carl Fredricksen, tying thousands of balloons to his house in an effort to fly in the sky and see South America.


#12 What stop motion animated film can trace its roots back to the Wallace and Gromit franchise?

Shaun the Sheep Movie, which was released in 2015, was based on a eponymous television series, and the series was based off of a Wallet and Grommit film titled, A Close Shave.


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