Animated movies are considered to be as great as live-action ones. Animation has transformed tremendously over the years. Furthermore, to say that it is more than just gorgeous now would be a sheer understatement. The best part about animation is that it is not bound by the physical laws of the earth. Therefore, it can take its audience anywhere to the world of imagination. The audience will be nothing but absolutely spellbound. Animation is a broad spectrum since the evolution of 2-D, 3-D, and its hybrid mode. The essence of its storytelling has always been top-notch by creative companies like Disney, Ghibli, and Aardman. In our article, we are going to celebrate the 10 best-animated movies of all time. Read on to enlighten yourself.
1. Fantastic Mr. Fox
This directorial work of Wes Anderson is beyond praiseworthy. This animated movie is incredibly charming, with lots of LOL moments and a first-rate cast! Furthermore, its dialogues are super cute and witty. The whole film is about a family man, Mr. Fox, who goes back to the mode of stealing. However, the story takes a crazy turn when he realizes he is trapped as three farmers decide to kill him and his kind.
2. Wallace And Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit (2005)
Characters from a series of animated shorts- Wallace (Peter Sallis) and his dog, Gromit, make their feature debut in this film. The best thing about this movie is plenty; however, what tops the list is, indeed, its soundtrack. Furthermore, it is a directorial work of Nick Park along with Steve Box. This movie has a mix of good goofy comedy as well as new horror elements.
3. My Neighbour Totoro (1988)
When the talk is about best-animated movies, how can we go without mentioning any anime? My Neighbour Totoro is a Japanese movie that came out in the year 1988. It is all about Mei and Satsuki, who shift to a new place where they find Totoro, a giant rabbit-like creature who is a spirit. Sounds interesting? Stream it on Netflix right now!
4. Monster’s Inc (2001)
Monster’s Inc is another super popular animated film from the year 2001. It is about a place called Monstropolis where monsters live. However, things begin to change the moment a human girl enters their world. This animated piece has an IMDb rating of 8.1 /10.
5. Bambi (1942)
Bambi is another cute coming of the age animated film. It is about a young fawn who is chosen to become the next prince of the forest, just like his father. Furthermore, it is safe to say that this 1942 film is a super cute, funny, and ever-touching underrated classic. Do give it a try.
6. The Simpsons Movie (2007)
The Simpsons movie is another classic one. It indeed came after a long time of the show’s golden era. Nonetheless, it created a huge spark as well as a tribute to the finest sitcoms of all time. It is emotional, funny, and super adventurous to watch.
7. Toy Story (1995)
Be it the 90s kid or the later gen Z’s who does not know about Toy Story? It is truly a classic animated movie watched by almost everyone. Woody, Buzz, and Mr. Potato Head all make a place in our hearts like no one else.
8. Up (2009)
The 2009 film Up is one of the most heart-touching animated films that you will ever watch. It is about an old widower, Carl, who goes on an adventurous journey to his wife’s dream destination.
9. Spirited Away (2001)
Spirited Away is another anime whose plot revolves around Chihiro and her parents, who end up in an amusement park. It all takes a crazy turn when she finds out that it is inhabited by supernatural beings, and her parents have turned into pigs.
10. South Park: Bigger, Longer, Uncut (1999)
South Park: Bigger, Longer, Uncut (1999) is a super entertaining, smart, and brilliant film. Furthermore, despite being an over 20-year-old film, the movie still feels hilarious with its edgy, raunchy humor.
These are the 10 best-animated movies that we came up with. Have you watched them? Which one is your favorite? Are you excited about the 2023 animated movies? Do tell us via the comments below.