Top 5 Best Animated Movies Ever


Animation is regarded as a medium where variety of stories can be told by various ways. And certainly it’s not only for children. While many of the studios target children, they also make sure the same effects are also available for adults.

According to, animated films are now one of Hollywood’s top films. There are animated movies of which some of them are the most emotional, well-written and respectful stories in literature.

Now, let’s follow us to check out the Top 5 Best Animated Movies Ever.

#1: Spirited Away (2001)

Length: 2 hours 5 minutes

Main voices: Daveigh Chase (Ogino Chihiro), Suzanne Pleshette (Yubaba), Jason Marsden (Haku), John Ratzenberger (Kaonashi – No face),..

The film revolves around the story of 10-year-old Chihiro. Chihiro, who was very upset because she had to move house, away from friends and the life she was familiar with, faced a whole new situation.

On the way back to their new home, her parents got lost in a strange road leading to an abandoned amusement park and finally the land of souls.

Chihiro’s parents could not resist the taste of the food here without knowing that it was the food of the gods, so they were turned into pigs and Chihiro’s adventure began.

She has to find a way to save her family from the witch Yubaba, the ruler of the land of souls.

Not only does the film grabs the viewer with vivid, emotional feelings but it also provides insightful lessons on human beings, the environment, the way of life and values, and survival beliefs.

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#2: Grave Of The Fireflies (1988)

Length: 1 hour 30 minutes

Main voices: Ayano Shiraishi (Setsuko), Tatsumi Tsutomu (Seita)

The firefly tomb is one of the most powerful war works, and imbued with a spirit of anti-war with the story of two brothers -Seita và Setsuko in Japan during World War II.

The two children lost their mothers after an intense US Air Force bombing of Kobe, while the father was fighting for the Imperial Japanese Navy. Seita and Setsuko live together, struggling to survive amid the famine that plagues Japan and the callousness of the relative they were staying with.

The film focuses on depicting the horrific consequences of war on the human condition rather than praising heroism.

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#3: Up (2009)

Length: 1 hour 36 minutes

Main voices: Ed Asner (Carl Fredrick), Jeremy Leary (young Carl Fredrick), Elie Docter (Ellie Fredrick), Jordan Nagai (Russel)

Up speaks of the disruption of a journey because of generational differences and the stubbornness in search of Paradise Falls between the two major characters, a child and an old man.

The elderly man is looking for the waterfall in order to fulfill his promise to his dead wife.

But the movie gives the audience every day stories and a lovely love story which everyone wants from there. The old man finally found his life’s meaning, and the boy grew up and learned to listen more.

The film also introduces the audience to Carl’s lovely love tale with Ellie. The love story that always makes fans so moved every time they see it again.

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#4: The Lion King (1994)

Length: 1 hour 29 minutes

Main voices: Matthew Broderick (Simba), Jonathan Taylor Thomas (young Simba), Niketa Calame (young Nala), Moira Kelly (Nala), James Earl Jones (Mufasa), Jeremy Irons (Scar),..

While almost 20 years ago, The Lion King is still the Walt Disney’s classic hand-drawn animation that appeals to children of all generations.

The protagonist is the hyperactive lion cub Simba, who is surrounded by the love of his parents, preparing a day to succeed his father to rule Pride Rock in wild Africa.

The incident struck when Scar – Simba’s evil uncle took the throne and killed Mufasa – Simba’s father. From a pampered lion cub, Simba must learn a strong way to return to his homeland from Scar’s yoke and regain the throne of the “forest lord”.

The film conquers experts, artistic critics and the ideology of humanism portrayed in the film. Viewers sang about fatherly love, affection, tradition, obligation, courage, freedom and peace in life …

Above all, the cycle of life in the film follows the time when the sun is rising and falling every day, like a song about the passing of generations.

The film won a Golden Globe, two Oscars and is the best-selling animated film of all time.

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#5: Inside out (2015)

Length: 1 hour 42 minutes

Main characters: Kaitlyn Dias (Riley), Amy Poehler (Joy), Mindy Kaling (Disgust), Phyllis Smith (Sadness), Lewis Black (Anger), Bill Hader (Fear),..

This animated film by Pixar is a work about the memory journey of emotions. It has the ability to go through many different emotions of the audience from bursting into laughter to tears of surprise.

The story revolves around 11-year-old Riley moving from Minnesota to San Francisco. This was a big event because she had to bid farewell to her family and friends to a strange city.

The Riley’s five emotions are personified to become five different characters of Joy, Sadness, Disgust, Anger and Fear. They all embark on a journey to find the Riley’s control center to make sure she will be happy …

With exclusive and novel material, Inside Out brings the viewer to uncover the secrets of the soul. The film crew’s subtle and insightful portrayal presented audiences with a whole new perspective on what is happening in their own souls.

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In Conclusion

Animated movies are not only for children but also for all ages in society with lofty humanistic meanings.

The list of Top 5 Best Animated Movies Ever hopes to help you easily choose entertainment products that suit your taste while still bringing moments of enjoyment for the whole family.

Which cartoon gives you the most emotion and thoughts? Feeling free to share us your feelings and discussion.

Thank you for reading!

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