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Best animated movie of 1998: ‘Mulan’ or ‘A Bug’s Life’?

Disney's "Mulan" and Pixar's "A Bug's Life" were the top-grossing animated movies of 1998, back when the two companies were just friendly, but separate studios...with benefits. Pixar's "A Bug's Life" was the fifth highest-grossing movie of the year, while Disney's "Mulan" peaked at seventh. Both films were nominated for Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score at the 1999 Academy Awards. Not only that, but both animated movies had positive social messages for '90s kids. Which film was the best animated movie of 1998?

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It's the 20th anniversary of 1998—a year of iconic pop culture moments!—and we're facing-off the best music artists, songs, albums, movies, TV shows, sports moments, teams and pro athletes of 1998. The "Best of 1998" was chosen by a combination of popularity, impact, acclaim, rankings and/or amount sold. But ultimately, we want you to let us know who really won 1998 in each category.

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Below is the synopsis of "Mulan," per IMDb.

To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.

"Mulan" holds a fresh rating of 86 percent and an audience score of 85 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. The animated blockbuster grossed over $304 million at the global box office. But most significantly, the titular character is a feminist icon, teaching young girls about the fight to be able to do anything boys can do. Watch a clip from the iconic Disney movie here.

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Below is the synopsis of "A Bug's Life," per IMDb

A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

"A Bug's Life" holds a fresh rating of 92 percent and an audience score of 72 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. The animated blockbuster made over $363 million worldwide at the box office. 

Like "Mulan," "A Bug's Life" also taught kids about social issues, drawing parallels of overcoming oppressive forces. Check out a clip from the groundbreaking Pixar film here

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Best animated movie of 1998: ‘Mulan’ or ‘A Bug’s Life’?
A festive crown for the winner
#VoteMulan
#VoteABugsLife