25 animated movies worth watchingby simplysounak | created - 27 Jul 2011 | updated - 03 Jan 2013 | Public
These are surely not the greatest animated movies ever made. That credit belongs to movies like Snow white and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo, Bambi, Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro, Toy Story, The Incredibles, Who framed Roger Rabbit, Akira etc...
Yes, this list does include some of these greatests. But above all these are my favourites. So feel free to comment on the list.
P.S: I have excluded animated shorts (except some collection volumes). There are so many great animated shorts that there if they are considered there will hardly be any features in the list.
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1. Mary and Max (2009)
Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.
3. South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)
R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
When Cartman and his friends go see an R rated movie, they start cursing and their parents think that Canada is to blame.
Votes: 175,176 | Gross: $52.01M
4. The Pixar Shorts: A Short History (2007 Video)
23 min | Documentary, Short
The story of Pixar's early short films illuminates not only the evolution of the company but also the early days of computer animation, when a small group of artists and scientists shared a... See full summary »
I ll put some my best 10 pixar shorts here (some of them are not present in this documentary). 1. Boundin' 2. Geri's game 3. Your friend the rat 4. Scrat - No time for nuts 5. For the birds 6. Knick Knack 7. Partly cloudy 8. Lifted 9. One man band 10. Luxo Jr.
5. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.
Votes: 162,844 | Gross: $21.00M
6. Fantasia (1940)
G | 125 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A collection of animated interpretations of great works of Western classical music.
Directors: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe Jr., Norman Ferguson, David Hand, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Leopold Stokowski, Deems Taylor, Corey Burton, Walt Disney
Votes: 78,266 | Gross: $76.41M
7. Spirited Away (2001)
PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.
Votes: 505,582 | Gross: $10.06M
8. Idiots and Angels (2008)
78 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Angel is a selfish, abusive, morally bankrupt man who hangs out as his local bar, berating the other patrons. One day, Angel mysteriously wakes up with a pair of wings on his back. The ... See full summary »
Director: Bill Plympton
9. Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.
Votes: 115,977 | Gross: $154.53M
13. Yellow Submarine (1968)
G | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Beatles agree to accompany Captain Fred in his Yellow Submarine and go to Pepperland to free it from the music hating Blue Meanies.
15. L'illusionniste (2010)
PG | 80 min | Animation, Drama
A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman. Their ensuing adventure changes both their lives forever.
Votes: 30,617 | Gross: $2.23M
16. Waltz with Bashir (2008)
R | 90 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.
Votes: 50,225 | Gross: $2.28M
17. The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
PG-13 | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.
Votes: 45,874 | Gross: $7.00M
18. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
PG | 119 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.
Votes: 258,425 | Gross: $4.71M
19. Panique au village (2009)
Not Rated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Cowboy and Indian's only wish was to come up with a brilliant idea for Mr Horse's birthday, but when their plan ends up in utter disaster, they'll need to travel the world and back to make things right again.
Votes: 6,440 | Gross: $0.17M
20. Persepolis (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.
Votes: 78,046 | Gross: $4.44M
21. Finding Nemo (2003)
G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.
Votes: 806,586 | Gross: $380.84M
22. Waking Life (2001)
R | 99 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
A man shuffles through a dream meeting various people and discussing the meanings and purposes of the universe.
Votes: 54,603 | Gross: $2.89M
23. Tales of the Brothers Quay (1987)
78 min | Animation, Documentary
Votes: 390 | Gross: $0.04M
Collection of surreal stop motion shorts
24. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
G | 86 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.
25. Sita Sings the Blues (2008)
82 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
An animated version of the epic Indian tale of Ramayana set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw.
I should recommend you know the story of Ramayana before you watch the movie to enjoy it fully.