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10 Best Animated Movies of All Time

By Anandi Makhija

Updated - Aug. 29, 2023 6 min read

Animated movies are dope. They've been around for a hundred years, and they're only getting better. With technology constantly improving, animators can create anything they can imagine. And they have! From breathtaking worlds to incredible stories, animated movies have something for everyone.

So next time you're looking for a good movie to watch, don't forget about animation. It's not just for kids anymore.


1. The Lion King (1994)


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A young lion cub named Simba is all set to take over the throne from his dad, Mufasa, but his evil uncle Scar has other plans. Scar tricks Simba into thinking he's responsible for Mufasa's death, and Simba runs away in shame. But with the help of his friends Timon and Pumbaa, Simba learns to grow up and take his rightful place as king.


Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar




2. Spirited Away (2001)


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Studio Ghibli is the bomb diggity, yo. Their movies are so magical and dreamy, they'll make you wanna shout, "Spirited Away!" This particular film follows a sullen young girl named Chihiro who gets whisked away to a world of spirits and gods. She has to work hard to free her parents and find her way back home, but along the way, she learns a lot about herself and what it means to be brave. Spirited Away is a must-see for anyone who loves anime, fantasy, or just a good story.


Where to watch: Netflix




3. Ratatouille (2007)


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A rat with a dream of becoming a chef teams up with a bumbling kitchen boy to bring culinary magic to the streets of Paris. Together, they'll prove that anyone can cook, even if they're a little furry. This heartwarming tale of friendship, passion, and perseverance is a must-see for anyone who loves food, movies, or just a good story. So gather your friends, break out the Ratatouille-inspired snacks, and get ready for a wild ride!


Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar





4. WALL-E (2008)


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In the distant future, Earth is a giant landfill. WALL-E is a lonely robot who loves to collect trash and watch old movies. One day, he meets EVE, a sleek new robot who is on a mission to find plant life. WALL-E and EVE fall in love and set off on an adventure to save the world.


Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar



5. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)


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A young Viking boy named Hiccup is tired of the boring life of dragon-slaying. He dreams of a more exciting existence, where he can befriend the creatures he's been taught to hate. One day, he meets a Night Fury, the rarest and most feared dragon of all. Hiccup and the Night Fury, whom he names Toothless, form an unlikely bond, and together they set out to change the way the Vikings and dragons see each other. Along the way, Hiccup and Toothless have to overcome many challenges, including the prejudices of their own people. But they never give up, and in the end, they prove that even the most unlikely of friends can change the world.


Where to watch: Amazon Prime




6. Inside Out (2015)


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Inside Out is a pixar flick that takes a wild trip into the mind of 11-year-old Riley, where her emotions (Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust) are the real stars of the show. When Riley's family moves to San Francisco, her emotions go haywire, and it's up to Joy and Sadness to get her head back in the game. Along the way, they learn that it's okay to feel sad sometimes, and that all emotions are important. They also discover that the best way to deal with change is to embrace it.


Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar




7. Your Name (2016)


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Two high school kids, one from the big city and one from the small town, wake up one day to find that they've switched bodies. They're both pretty weirded out at first, but they soon realize that they can use this newfound ability to help each other out. The city boy helps the country girl with her schoolwork, and the country girl helps the city boy with his love life. But as they get to know each other better, they start to develop real feelings for each other. But how can they ever be together when they're stuck in each other's bodies?


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8. Coco (2017)


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A young boy with a dream of becoming a musician is cursed by his family's ban on music. He accidentally crosses over to the Land of the Dead, where he meets his great-great-grandfather, a famous musician. Together, they must race against time to break the curse and return the boy to the Land of the Living. Along the way, they encounter a cast of colorful characters, including a talking dog, a skeleton mariachi band, and a cat with a guitar case for a head. They also learn some important lessons about family, tradition, and the power of music.


Where to watch: Disney+ Hotstar




9. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)


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Miles Morales, the first on-screen Spider-Man of color, has to make sense of his new powers in a world where there are too many Spider-people. But when a bunch of other Spideys from different universes get warped into Miles' universe, they help him come into his own and find his way home. The animation in Into the Spider-Verse is off the charts. It's like a living comic book, with some of the most stunning animation ever seen on the big screen. And the soundtrack is awesome, with plenty of catchy songs to get stuck in your head. Plus, the characters are all lovable and relatable, making Into the Spider-Verse a perfect addition to the Spider-Man universe.


Where to watch: Amazon Prime




10. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (2023)


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Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is the sequel to the critically-acclaimed 2018 film that blew our minds with its mind-blowing animation. The new movie takes Miles Morales on a multiverse-hopping adventure where he meets new Spider-People and learns some troubling truths about himself. The visuals are even more stunning than the first film, and the story is both emotional and exciting. If you loved the first movie, you'll definitely love this one.


Where to watch:  Amazon Prime and Zee5




So, gear up for these best animated movies and have an amazing binge-watching time with them. 










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