The animated film genre was launched effectively in 1937. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was the first Disney classic which properly introduced this genre to the Western world. In recent times some of the popular animated studios are Disney, Pixar, DreamWorks, and the Japanese masters at Studio Ghibli. Now a day’s animation is not just for kids anymore, it is also widely accepted and popular among the adults all around the world due to huge development of the quality of screenplays written. It is hard to deny that animation is now one of the most profitable sectors in the film industry.

So, here goes the list of top 5 animated movies:

  1. INSIDE OUT (2015)

Inside out is a 3D animated adventure film produced by Pixar Animated Studios, released by Walt Disney Pictures, directed by Pete Docter  and co-directed by Ronnie del Carmen. This story is set in the mind of a young girl named Riley where five personified emotions – Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust guide her when her parents moved from Minnesota to San Francisco and help her to adjust to her new surroundings. Inside out is very creative, heartfelt and beautifully animated movie which will dazzled you with something you have never felt before. The level of density is so high that it is impossible to absorb everything in a single watch. This is not only inventive and engaging but also has a real potential to show friendship, the bonding and emotions between kids and parents along with the importance of happiness and loss in life.

  1. MOANA (2016)

Moana is a musical fantasy-comedy adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animated Studios and directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. This movie is about Moana, the strong-willed daughter of the chief of Polynesian tribe, who is chosen by the ocean itself to reunite a mystical relic with a goddess and save the people of her island. This is a brilliant movie with amazing music. In this movie, Moana is strong, brave girl (not an ideal type princess). This movie will give you a deeper glimpse about the history of exploration and is progressive without being insufferable. This positive uplifting movie is one of the most entertaining animated films of the year.

There are many other impressive and fascinating animated films like Frozen, Brave, Finding Nemo, Zootopia, Up, How to Train Your Dragon etc which also deserve the place among top rated animation movies. Go for it!

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