Hollywood’s biggest night is just around the corner, but it’s not just adults that will be rooting on their favorite nominees to win. Your pint-sized movie buffs will appreciate all the 2019 Oscar Animated Feature Film nominees.

Besides the stacked list fantastic features, there are also some short animated films up for awards that mini film fans will love. Here are the nominated films and where you can watch them.

Feature Films

Incredibles 2

The Parr family is back in action as Elastigirl takes the driver's seat in fighting bad guys, while Mr. Incredible takes a new role as Mr. Mom. The film is available to stream on Netflix or for purchase on DVD/ Blu-ray or digital download.

Ralph Breaks the Internet

The heart-warming sequel to Wreck It Ralph finds Ralph and his bestie Vanellope on an epic adventure through the internet. The movie is still available to watch in some theaters.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse

New York teen, Mike Moralles develops superpowers after being bitten by a radioactive spider. He is joined by other Spidey heroes from alternate universes to battle villains. The movie is still in theaters.


In order to cope with the jealous feelings that arise from welcoming new baby sister, Mirai, four-year-old Kun creates an imaginary world that includes a teenage version of his new sibling. The film is currently available for purchase on DVD and Blu-ray.

Isle of Dogs

This is the only nominee on the listed rated PG-13, so this one is definitely for the older kids. The film, directed by Wes Anderson, follows the story of 12-year-old Atari on the journey to find his dog who has been exiled along with all of the other dogs in Megasaki City to a garbage-dump called Trash Island. The movie is currently available to watch on HBO or for rent or purchase on HBO Go, Amazon Prime Video,  iTunes and YouTube.

Short Films


If you saw last summer’s Incredibles 2, then you’re already familiar with this short film nominee about a Chinese mom suffering from empty nest syndrome who is overjoyed when one of her homemade dumplings comes to life. If you missed the film in theaters you can check it out on YouTube for $1.99.

One Small Step

This inspiring little film is about a Chinese American girl who follows her dream to become an astronaut despite all the obstacles in her way. The film is currently available to view for free on YouTube.

—Shahrzad Warkentin

Featured photo: Courtesy of Sony Pictures Animation



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