Top 10 animations that made our childhood even more memorable

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Bambi (1942)

Audience score: 72%

Summary: This is a story of a young deer growing up in the forest. This made our childhood filled with innocence and love. It is made out of the novel Bambi- A life in the woods and is a very popular choice for kids to inculcate reading.

Coraline (2009)

Audience score: 73%

Summary: An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds a world that is an idealized version of her home, but has some sinister secrets. It is based on Neil Gaiman’s 2002 novella in the same name and this invokes the passion of being an explorer and dreaming.

Ghost in the Shell (1996)

Audience score: 89%

Summary: A cyborg policewoman and her partner set out to find a mysterious hacker called the Puppet Master. Ghost in the Shell is a 1995 anime neo-noir cyberpunk thriller film. The Japanese animists have gone forward in animation as their characters are very realistic.

Frozen (2013)

Audience score: 85%

Summary: Queen Elsa of Arendale accidentally uses her power and turns things into ice. This is mistaken as a curse and sets her kingdom into an infinite winter. Her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition. Disney elevated the notion of prince charming and the first Disney queen. The 53rd Disney animated feature film is inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale “The Snow Queen”.

The Secret World of Arrietty (2012)

Audience score: 85%

Summary: The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who secretively in another family’s residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered. The screenplay is based on the 1952 novel The Borrowers by Mary Norton, an English author of children’s books, about a family of tiny people who live secretly in the walls and floors of a typical household, borrowing items from humans to survive. This is quite similar to Gulliver’s travel to Lilliput.

Ernest & Célestine (2014)

Audience score: 88%

Summary: The story is based on an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine. The film is based on a series of children’s books published by the Belgian author and illustrator Gabrielle Vincent. Children would love stories like these about friendship and companion.

Aladdin (1992)

Audience score: 92%

Summary: When a street urchin falls a beautiful princess, he uses a genie’s magic power to make himself off as a prince to marry her. Based on the Arabic folktale of the One Thousand and One Nights and who doesn’t like the Arabian nights; also it’s a good best bedtime story for kids opening the world of mysteries and magic all part of their imagination.

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

Audience score: 85%

Summary: An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers’ retaliation. The project is based on the 1970 children’s novel by Roald Dahl. A beautiful story with a beautiful message.

The Lion King (1994)

Audience score: 93%

Summary: A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by his treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father’s death and flees into exile in despair. The story takes place in a kingdom of lions in Africa and was influenced by the Biblical stories of Joseph and Moses, and William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Many are fond of this movie and are being remade in form of series or intensifying animations.

 Persepolis (2007)

Audience score: 92%

Summary: An outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution. It’s an adult animated biographical drama film based upon Marjane Satrapi’s autobiographical graphic novel. This depicts the life of a girl who dreams to do something big and also the raised between Islamic revolution.