While children today clearly prefer to spend time on the internet playing their favourite games and solving puzzles, movies are something that will never cease to catch their fancy.
From regular animation to computer animation, the magical world of special characters and their adventures have always amused them. So it is time to list out some of the classic animated movies that has been a favourite among the little ones.
Here is the list of 10 greatest animated movies of all time:
The famous and beautiful doll "Barbie" was turned into a movie character and is loved by children. Some of the greatest collections of "Barbie" princess films include mermaid-themed series, "Barbie Fairytopia" series, modern day-themed series and musical series.
The upcoming movie in the series is "Barbie in Princess Power" and is scheduled for a release next year.
"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"
There are many fairy tale themed animated movies but the one that stands out is "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs". This Disney classic animated movie holds well even to this day with its best musical scores.
"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" is based on the Brothers Grimm's German fairy tale and is the first full-length cel animated feature film.
"Beauty and the Beast"
Another adapted fairy tale themed animated movie by Walt Disney is "Beauty and the Beast." The story is about a brilliant and gorgeous young woman and a prince, who is magically transformed into a beast.
With the greatest soundtracks, "Aladdin" is one of the best translations of a fairy tale to film and it won two Academy awards for sound scores. The movie is based on an Arabian folktale of "Aladdin and the Magic Lamp" from "One Thousand and One Nights."
Although some scenes in the movie are bit scary for children, the magical world of "Aladdin" is so enchanting that young kids get caught up in it.
"The Lion King"
"The Lion King" is still considered a great movie. This Disney musical adventure film received two Academy awards for its sound.
Following the success of the movie in 1994, 3-D version of "The Lion King" was released in 2011.
"The Toy Story"
This is the movie that kicked off the modern day computer animated genre in full force. "The Toy Story" focuses on the relationship of a group of anthropomorphic toys, who pretend to be lifeless in front of human.
This Disney movie is universally considered as the best animated movie ever made because of its technical innovation and sophisticated screenplay.
Walt Disney makes to the list again with "Finding Nemo," which follows an over protective clown fish Marlin (Albert Brooks).
"Finding Nemo" is the fifth highest grossing film of all time and the American Film Institute has listed it in the top ten greatest animated movies ever made.
Another Disney classic movie is "Dumbo", a story of an elephant named Jumbo. The film was released at the time of World War II and hit the jackpot at the box office.
Another period-piece animated movie by Walt Disney is "Bambi." It is based on Austrian author Felix Salten's book "Bambi, A Life in the Woods." The storyline of "Bambi" follows a white-tailed deer, who turns out to be the greatest prince of the forest.
Latest in the list of all-time favourite animated movies is "Frozen," a 3D computer animated musical fantasy by Walt Disney. The film is based on the fairy tale "The Snow Queen" by Hans Christian Andersen.
"Frozen" follows the story of a fearless princess, a rugged iceman and his loyal pet reindeer. It was a commercial success with a worldwide box office revenue of $1.3 billion.