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: touching, funny, clever, humorous, sweet and feel good. Plot: computer animation, friendship, destiny, mentor, runaway, family, storytelling, adventure, childhood and children. Genre: Animation, Family and Adventure. Country: USA.
Best Animation Movies
Best Animation Movies
TOP Movies: Tangled (2010), Inside Out (2015), Mulan (1998), Up (2009), Finding Nemo (2003), WALL·E (2008), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), Toy Story (1995), Madagascar (2005), Toy Story 4 (2019), Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006), The Incredibles (2004), Ratatouille (2007), Coco (2017), Moana (2016), The Lion King (1994), Coraline (2009), Monsters University (2013), Monsters, Inc. (2001), Ice Age (2002).

List of Best Movies

 7.7
 440K
Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, captivating, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, romance, unlikely couple, family, follow your dream, adventure, horse, imaginary kingdom, disney princess, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 686K
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: inspirational, emotional, touching, colourful, motivational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disney, family, childhood, life philosophy, family relations, happy ending, creativity, parents and children, joy, subconscious, coming of age, memory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: san francisco, minnesota, california, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 279K
Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female warrior, female protagonist, princess, cross dressing, friendship, woman dressed as man, adventure, human spirit, dragon, sexism, disney, hidden identity ...
Time: 5th century
Place: china, ancient china, asia
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 1.0M
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, sweet, exciting, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: unlikely friendships, adventure, loneliness, follow your dream, talking animals, family, friendship, journey, obsessive quest, dog, hopes, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, venezuela, mount everest
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 8.2
 1.0M
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, talking animals, family, animals, shark, friends, courage, rescue, odd couple, memory loss, freedom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, new south wales, australia, sydney australia
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 1.1M
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, touching, futuristic, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: loneliness, robot, outer space, adventure, happy ending, future dystopia, ecological disaster, space travel, love, ecology, spacecraft, post apocalypse ...
Time: future, distant future
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 276K
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five - Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, master warrior, martial arts, goofy hero, family, chosen one, mentor, warrior, kung fu, threat, evil ...
Time: year 2011, 2010s
Place: china, asia, ancient china
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 962K
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: friendship, toys, adventure, rescue, friends, disney, jealousy, family, rivalry, teamwork, bad guy, foe turned friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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 6.9
 394K
Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, animals, lion, escape, jungle, island, adventure, animal life, rescue, zebra, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 238K
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: road movie, exciting, humorous, sincere, touching
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: toys, friendship, travel, toy comes to life, on the road, cowboy, rescue mission, friends, heroes, astronaut, sheriff, mission ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Is relevant ?
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Diego, Manny and Sid return in this sequel to the hit animated movie Ice Age. This time around, the deep freeze is over, and the ice-covered earth is starting to melt, which will destroy the trio's cherished valley. The impending disaster ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, global warming, animals, creature, mammoth, iceberg, friendship, dinosaur, ice age, adventure, extinction, teamwork ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 708K
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: entertaining, exciting, humorous, touching, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, heroes, disney, secret identity, family, good versus evil, adventure, superhuman powers, super strength, parents and children, disguise, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 701K
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, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, follow your dream, unlikely friendships, chef, food, cooking and food, talking animals, cooking, odd couple, rat, animals, mouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
Is relevant ?
 8.4
 475K
Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
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, funny, feel good, colourful, atmospheric ...
Plot: disney, boy, life after death, childhood, family, life & death, musician, music, singer, child protagonist, fantasy world, love ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: mexico
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 320K
Moana (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.
Style: entertaining, colourful, exciting, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: disney, happy ending, ocean, magic, girl, mythology, adventure, island, disney princess, destiny, family, quest ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 1.0M
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: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, family, lion, talking animals, friendship, adventure, jungle, betrayal, good versus evil, pride and honor, king, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 219K
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, dark fantasy, gothic, dark, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: parallel world, weirdo, heroine, monster, family, talking animals, alternate reality, adventure, secret place, rescue, family relations, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, michigan, texas
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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, funny, feel good, humorous, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, unlikely friendships, college, university, disney, monster, odd couple, teamwork, bully, student life, foe turned friend, fraternity ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 90s, 80s, future
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 8.1
 882K
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, humorous, funny, fairy tale ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, monster, creature, adventure, friends, rivalry, talking animals, parallel world, misfit, villain, invisibility, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 473K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. ...
Style: road movie, touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, unlikely friendships, friendship, family, adventure, rescue, animal life, odd couple, journey, life risking, heroic mission, animals ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 267K
Finding Dory (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Style: humorous, feel good, light, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disney, adventure, memory loss, family, kids and family, animals, amnesia, fish, friendship, talking animals, shark, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
Is relevant ?
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, horror for children
Plot: vampire, father daughter relationship, supernatural romance, monster, hotel, dracula, female vampire, witch, werewolf, teenage love, supernatural, magical creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 1890s, 2010s ...
Place: romania, transylvania, europe, new york, moscow russia ...
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 149K
Luca (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, two young boys experience an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. But all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: they are sea monsters from another ...
Style: entertaining, funny, captivating, light, 3d animation ...
Plot: friendship, monster, magical creature, disney, ocean, friends, sea voyage, sea monster, disguise, water, sea adventure, mythical creature ...
Time: 50s, year 1959
Place: italy, europe, riviera
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 8.0
 308K
Soul (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, philosophical, touching, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: self discovery, meaning of life, jazz, life, life & death, lifestyle change, acceptance, afterlife, life after death, teaching the ways of the world, musician, following a dream ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 447K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, feel good, touching, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, robot, superhero, disney, heroes, young heroes, androids and robots, boy genius, child prodigy, adventure, friends, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo, california
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 221K
Tarzan (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he's human. Now Tarzan must make the ...
Style: touching, captivating, exciting, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: jungle, disney, love and romance, orphan, friendship, adoption, adventure, rain, monkey, animals, ape man, tarzan ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 20th century, 1890s, 1910s
Place: africa, nigeria
Is relevant ?
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, adventure, unlikely friendships, family, legends and myths, young kid, friends, imaginary kingdom, creature, warrior, happy ending ...
Place: scandinavia
Is relevant ?
The Road to El Dorado (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a failed swindle, two con-men end up with a map to El Dorado, the fabled "city of gold," and an unintended trip to the New World. Much to their surprise, the map does lead the pair to the mythical city, where the startled ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: treasure hunt, con artists, disney, adventure, treasure, adventurer, talking animals, gold, indians, native americans, buddies, native ...
Time: 16th century
Place: latin america, mexico, spain, south america, egypt
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 402K
Aladdin (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Princess Jasmine grows tired of being forced to remain in the palace, so she sneaks out into the marketplace, in disguise, where she meets street-urchin Aladdin. The couple falls in love, although Jasmine may only marry a prince. After being ...
Style: feel good, sweet, fairy tale, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: princess, genie, desert, disney, friendship, adventure, love, unlikely couple, disney princess, arabian nights, family, tiger ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, sahara
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 401K
Brave (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently ...
Style: fairy tale, light, humorous, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, princess, happy ending, witch, adventure, queen, family, kingdom, archery, courage, magical, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: middle ages, 10th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
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