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Oscars: 19 films submitted in quirky animated feature race
Oscars: 19 films submitted in quirky animated feature race

Nineteen films have been submitted for the Oscars' best animated feature race, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday, a number which suggests that the category could have five nominees despite a relatively weak year for feature animation. The list contains big studio films, such as the likely front-runner, Disney Animation's "Frozen," as well as DreamWorks Animation's "The Croods," Universal's "Despicable Me 2" and Sony Pictures Animation's "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2." There are also several small and foreign entries, such as Japanese animator's Hayao Miyazaki's final film,...

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