I love movies of all genres. Comedies, action, suspense, drama and even romances. I don’t care I will happily watch almost any film. Even though there are very few movies that I don’t like there is one genre that will get me excited. I love animated motion pictures. Whether it stars animals, people or even aliens if it is animated chances are I will want to watch it over and over again. While there are thousands of great animated movies, there are a few that stand out. In case you’re wondering, here are my top 5 favorite animated motion pictures so far.
In case you’ve managed to miss seeing this great movie, it is about a little girl’s emotions. It’s hilarious, touching and even comes with a positive message that will make you think. Everything feeling that kids and adults have is represented by a character living in the girl’s brain, and just to make sure that the movie is pertinent our emotions are partially computer controlled.
- The Great Mouse Detective
I don’t know about you, but I’m convinced there is nothing better than a mystery being solved by a mouse. Especially one that lives on Baker Street. Complete with a beagle named Toby and a pegged legged bat with a broken wing, there honestly isn’t anything not to love about this classic Disney film. The next time you’re in the mood for a good mystery and a laugh, I recommend that you sit back and solve the case with a mouse.
- How to Train Your Dragon
With the lead characters boasting names like “Toothless” and “Hiccup” and Craig Ferguson supplying one of the voices, you just know that this animated movie is one that is worth watching. You get to travel back to a time when Vikings ruled the seas, and dragons did exist. It is a story about friendship and staying true to yourself, even if you’re different from everyone else.
- Beauty and the Beast
Disney did it again with this stunning animated movie that is still one of my favorites. I can happily sing every line to all of the songs, and I always root for the beast over Gaston. It also has the glorious voices of Angela Lansbury and the late Jerry Orbach who I think made a perfect French candlestick and elegant English teapot.
- The Nightmare Before Christmas
How can you not like a movie that combines two of the best holidays, Halloween and Christmas? It comes complete with a ghost dog, Skeleton Jack, witches and werewolves. It is Tim Burton at his best, and it is an undeniable classic. It also contains several catchy songs that you can’t help but sing along with.
These are my five favorite animated motion pictures, and I would love to know what yours are. Feel free to leave your list in the comment section below.