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19 Films Submitted for Animated Feature Oscar

Monsters University Still 4 - H 2013
Walt Disney Studios
"Monsters University"

"Despicable Me 2," "Monsters University" and "Frozen" are among the films submitted for the 86th Academy Awards.

The Academy said Tuesday that 19 films have been submitted for consideration in the animated feature film category for the 86th Academy Awards.

The movies are (in alphabetical order):

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

If at least 16 of the 19 films fulfill all the requirements to qualify, then the Academy will nominate five films in the animated feature category.

The 86th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.