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Must-watch Animated Movies for Kids

Sheetal Mandora
Regardless of age, every individual, a kid or a child at heart should see animated movies at least once in their lifetime. Read through the list of must-see animated movies for kids that teach us something wonderful.
With the fear of adult language, strong and violent scenes, and slight nudity in movies, parents are refraining their kids from watching too much television. It's a natural instinct that comes up as more and more children are spending their free time in front of the TV.
And these days, even cartoons and animated series are becoming lifelike. Hence, anybody with the responsibility to raise kids will have to be extra careful for allowing kids to watch anything on television or theater. But here you will get tons of movies that are educational, entertaining, and capable of teaching some of life's important lessons.

Movies Every Child Should See

Right from talking donkeys (Shrek) and toys (Toy Story) to magical fairy tales (Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty), we have all the movies a kid should be familiar with.
Note: The movies have been listed without being rated from best to worst.
  • Up
  • 9
  • Antz
  • Cars
  • Alice
  • Igor
  • Bolt
  • Bambi
  • Coraline
  • Astro-Boy
  • Fantasia
  • Pocahontas
  • Hercules
  • Anastasia
  • Pinocchio
  • Mulan
  • Aladdin
  • Dumbo
  • WALL-E
  • Surf's Up
  • Monsters Inc.
  • Chicken Little
  • Waking Life
  • Kung Fu Panda
  • Cinderella
  • Finding Nemo
  • Spirited Away
  • Ice Age (series)
  • Aero-Troopers
  • Robin Hood
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • The Lion King
  • Shrek (series)
  • The Iron Giant
  • Happy Feat
  • Fritz the Cat
  • Persepolis
  • Ratatouille
  • Heavy Traffic
  • Tarzan
  • Peter Pan
  • A Bug's Life
  • Treasure Planet
  • Lilo & Stitch
  • The Jungle Book
  • Lady and the Tramp
  • 101 Dalmatians
  • The Incredibles
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Castle in the Sky
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Song of the South
  • James and the Giant Peach
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Charlotte's Web
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Monsters vs. Aliens
  • Horton Hears a Who!
  • Yellow Submarine
  • The Prince of Egypt
  • Atlantis: The Lost Empire
  • All Dogs Go To Heaven
  • The Land Before Time
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • The Secret of NIMH
  • Beauty And The Beast
  • The Emperor's New Groove
  • The Fox and the Hound
  • The Rescuers
  • The Princess and the Frog
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
  • Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • The King and the Mockingbird
  • Loony Tunes: Back in Action
  • Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
The list may seem a bit too much or overwhelming for you. But the fact remains that there are so many movies that kids need to watch. These movies are more than just for entertainment purpose.
We all have grown big watching these same cartoons and animated series. They have an equal role in making who we are today. Teaching us about good vs evil, what compassion is, how to be a good human being; all of this is tied with these movies. If these movies have given us so much, why would we keep the new generation distant from them?