Genre Geeks: Ranking the Laika Films in Preparing for ‘Missing Link’

Since 2005, Laika has been the leading force of stop-motion animation in Hollywood. An Oscar “Best Animated Feature” lineup is never complete without Laika’s staple presence. The award-winning studio is celebrating its sixth release this weekend, Chris Butler’s “Missing Link.” To honor the latest entry in the underrated animation studio’s collection, here is the complete ranking of the fabulous five films that Laika has lovingly graced upon audiences.

5“The Boxtrolls” (2014)
dir. Graham Annable, Anthony Stacchi

4“ParaNorman” (2012)
dir. Chris Butler, Sam Fell

3“Coraline” (2009)
dir. Henry Selick

2“Corpse Bride” (2005)
dir. Tim Burton, Mike Johnson

1“Kubo and the Two Strings” (2016)
dir. Travis Knight