"Wreck-It Ralph" claims high score at Annie Awards

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(CBSNews.com) - Walt Disney's video-game romp "Wreck-It Ralph" has won top animation honors at the Annie Awards.

The comedy hit about a video-game villain who wants to be a hero was named best animated feature at Saturday night's Annies, which are presented by the International Animated Film Society. "Wreck-It Ralph" won out over a field that included "Brave," "Frankenweenie," "ParaNorman" and "Hotel Transylvania."

With a voice cast led by John C. Reilly, "Wreck-It Ralph" dominated the film categories, also winning Annies for director Rich Moore, voice co-star Alan Tudyk and for its music and screenplay.

Among live-action films, "The Avengers" won the Annie for animated effects and "Life of Pi" won for character animation.

On the TV side, an episode of "Robot Chicken" won for best general audience animated show.

"Wreck-It Ralph" is also nominated for an Oscar for best animated feature at the Academy Awards, which will be presented on Feb. 24.

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