Best Animation Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Animation Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: feel good, touching, humorous, exciting, light and semi serious. Plot: computer animation, adventure, friendship, family, children, male protagonist, mentor, childhood, storytelling and destiny. Genre: Animation, Adventure and Family. Country: USA, Mexico and Australia.
Best Animation Movies
Best Animation Movies
TOP Movies: Soul (2020), Up (2009), WALL·E (2008), Toy Story 4 (2019), The Lion King (1994), The Incredibles (2004), Toy Story 3 (2010), Monsters, Inc. (2001), Toy Story (1995), Ratatouille (2007), Inside Out (2015), Coco (2017), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Zootopia (2016), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014), Wreck-It Ralph (2012), Finding Nemo (2003), Monster High: Freaky Fusion (2014), Toy Story 2 (1999), Incredibles 2 (2018).

List of Best Movies

 8.1
 183K
Soul (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, exciting
Plot: meaning of life, self discovery, acceptance, life & death, teaching the ways of the world, teacher, out of body experience, lifestyle change, change in lifestyle, jazz, musician, afterlife ...
Place: new york
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Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion's Revenge (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the vicious slaughter of his family by stone-cold mercenary Sub-Zero, Hanzo Hasashi is exiled to the torturous Netherrealm. There, in exchange for his servitude to the sinister Quan Chi, he’s given a chance to avenge his family – and is ...
Style: brutal, intense, exciting, bloody
Plot: martial arts tournament, master warrior, ninja, revenge, sorcerer, martial arts, fight, fight to the death, villain, blood, shaolin monk, contests and competitions ...
Place: china
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the "classic Spider-Man mold", Miles Morales must juggle his high school life with his status as a superhero. Until he learns by Peter Parker, the original Spider-Man, that there is a multiverse, called the "Spider-Verse", in ...
Style: colourful, light, exciting, psychotronic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: teenage superhero, alternate universe, superhero, super powers, secret identity, teenage hero, physics, multiverse, robot, giant monster, spider man character, giant creature ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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 8.2
 940K
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives ...
Style: feel good, exciting, touching, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, loneliness, family, follow your dream, journey, friendship, unlikely friendships, obsessive quest, friends, dog, talking animals, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, mount everest, venezuela
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 8.4
 1.0M
WALL·E (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: WALL·E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When ...
Style: feel good, exciting, futuristic, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, robot, outer space, adventure, future dystopia, happy ending, ecological disaster, space travel, imaginary, spacecraft, earth, contamination ...
Time: future
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 7.8
 205K
Toy Story 4 (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Woody has always been confident about his place in the world and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that's Andy or Bonnie. But when Bonnie adds a reluctant new toy called "Forky" to her room, a road trip adventure ...
Style: exciting, sincere, humorous, road movie, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: toys, rescue mission, friendship, cowboy, toy, travel, toy comes to life, on the road, friends, heroes, astronaut, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
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 8.5
 947K
The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, family, lion, adventure, talking animals, good versus evil, betrayal, friendship, prince, king, jungle, pride and honor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa
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 8.0
 659K
The Incredibles (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, touching, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, secret identity, heroes, disney, adventure, good versus evil, superhuman powers, family, disguise, family relations, parents and children, rescue ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 50s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 8.2
 760K
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Andy's toys haven't been played with in years. With Andy about to go to college, the gang find themselves accidentally left at a nefarious day care center. The toys must band together to escape and return home ...
Style: touching, feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: toys, friendship, adventure, friends, escape, getting home, imaginary, computer animation, escapades, objects come to life, toy comes to life, peril ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ohio
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 8.1
 819K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: feel good, sweet, funny, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, adventure, imaginary, creature, rivalry, parallel world, friends, misfit, invisibility, kidnapping, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
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 8.3
 891K
Toy Story (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from ...
Style: touching, exciting, humorous, stylized, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: toys, friendship, adventure, friends, rescue, jealousy, rivalry, teamwork, foe turned friend, family, computer animation, cowboy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ohio
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 8.0
 644K
Ratatouille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated ...
Style: feel good, inspirational, sweet, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, chef, follow your dream, cooking, food, rat, cooking and food, mouse, rise to the top, talking animals, young man, disney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 8.1
 620K
Inside Out (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. ...
Style: emotional, cerebral, inspirational, motivational, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, life philosophy, disney, childhood, happy ending, family relations, coming of age, memory, imaginary, joy, creativity, dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: san francisco, minnesota, california, usa
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 8.4
 389K
Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, colourful, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: disney, life after death, boy, childhood, musician, life & death, fantasy world, singer, child protagonist, family, music, skeleton ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: mexico
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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: feel good, exciting, atmospheric, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, friendship, family, happy ending, adventure, unlikely friendships, imaginary, friends, young kid, vikings, imaginary kingdom, teamwork ...
Place: scandinavia
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 8.0
 436K
Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: witty, feel good, funny, allegory, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, happy ending, talking animals, anthropomorphism, anthropomorphic animal, adventure, animals, prejudice, rabbit, friendship, stereotypes, investigation ...
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Justice League Dark: Apokolips War (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Earth is decimated after intergalactic tyrant Darkseid has devastated the Justice League in a poorly executed war by the DC Super Heroes. Now the remaining bastions of good – the Justice League, Teen Titans, Suicide Squad and assorted others – ...
Style: adult animation, surprise ending, tense, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: superman character, superhero, showdown, batman, battles, super powers, final showdown, final battle, ninja, superhero team, alien monster, fictional war ...
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, best friends, family, warrior, youth, legends and myths, viking, journey, rescue, friendship, adventure ...
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 7.7
 382K
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: sweet, exciting, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: obsessive quest, adventure, heroes, imaginary, villain, car race, nothing goes right, escapades, misfit, danger, goofy hero, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: usa, california
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 8.1
 953K
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, shark, journey, friends, family, father son relationship, courage, rescue, odd couple, underwater, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, new south wales, australia, sydney australia
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Monster High: Freaky Fusion (2014)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: While attempting to help Frankie Stein learn more about her freakycool scaritage, the fashionably fierce ghoulfriends travel back in time to the first day ever of Monster High! There, they meet Sparky, a skullastic teen with an obsession for ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, captivating, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: mutant, adventure, friendship, time travel, parallel world, supernatural, teenage life, disorder, experiment gone awry, imaginary, youth, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.9
 529K
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Andy heads off to Cowboy Camp, leaving his toys to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector named Al McWhiggen, owner of Al's Toy Barn kidnaps Woody. Andy's toys mount a daring rescue mission, Buzz ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, cult film, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, teamwork, toys, collector, computer animation, greed, villain, escape, theft, heroes, toy comes to life, objects come to life ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: ohio
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 7.6
 252K
Incredibles 2 (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Elastigirl springs into action to save the day, while Mr. Incredible faces his greatest challenge yet – taking care of the problems of his three children.
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, funny, family saga ...
Plot: superhero team, superhero, family, superheroine, supernatural ability, who done it, super strength, runaway train, good versus evil, teleportation, married couple, children ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action! (2014)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: When Draculaura is led to believe she's the rightful heir to the vampire throne, she and her best ghoulfriends are whisked away to Transylvania for a royal coronation to die for. But they soon discover the hunt for the queen is not over yet. ...
Style: serious, exciting, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns
Audience: girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, high school life, supernatural ability, imaginary, mutant, youth, vampire, adventure, treasure hunt, friendship, teenage life, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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Monsters University (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, funny, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, university, college, teamwork, odd couple, disney, monster, student life, fraternity, bully, unlikely friendships, foe turned friend ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 2010s, 80s, 90s ...
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 7.8
 412K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Style: exciting, touching, feel good, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, disney, robot, heroes, young heroes, superhero, androids and robots, adventure, boy genius, imaginary, child prodigy, friends ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
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 7.4
 103K
Onward (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
Style: feel good, sincere, captivating, visually appealing, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: elf, brother brother relationship, magic, fantasy world, disney, teenage boy, adventure, teenage protagonist, van, fairy, dead father, computer animation ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.9
 139K
Frozen 2 (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf are going far in the forest to know the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.
Style: emotional, touching, feel good, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: disney, magic, princess, magical, queen, good versus evil, supernatural ability, giant, power of love, imaginary, castle, royal family ...
Place: norway, scandinavia
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 7.2
 194K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, family life, family relations, youth, survival, caveman, disney, cave, parents and children, hunting, journey, teen romance ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, prehistoric, ancient world ...
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 7.7
 199K
Coraline (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, ...
Style: surreal, gothic, scary, dark, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: dark fantasy, parallel world, weirdo, family, adventure, alternate reality, monster, danger, heroine, rescue, secret place, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
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