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'Despicable Me 2,' Monsters U' in Oscar mix for Best Animated Film

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Nineteen movies are in the running for this year’s Oscar nominations for Best Animated Film. The Academy today released its long list of submitted films, including box-office winners like Monsters University and Despicable Me 2, as well as movies that haven’t yet hit theaters, like Frozen and Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises.

In recent years, Pixar has dominated the competition, winning last year for Brave and taking five of the last six Oscar trophies. At least two and no more than five animated features will be nominated from the list below:

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

The Croods

Despicable Me 2

Epic

Ernest and Celestine

The Fake

Free Birds

Frozen

Khumba

The Legend of Sarila

A Letter to Momo

Monsters University

O Apóstolo

Planes

Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie — Rebellion

Rio: 2096 A Story of Love and Fury

The Smurfs 2

Turbo

The Wind Rises

The 86th Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Jan. 16, at 8:30 a.m. ET. The awards ceremony takes place on March 2.

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