Best animated movies of the decade


Animated movies have become popular since the occurrence of Cinderella. Dreamworks and Pixar, two leading studios, have released some of the best grossing movie of all-time. Many movies tend to hit across all audience, from young to old. Animated movies are blurring the line between reality and animation. Throughout the years animation has been getting better and better, and such movies are worthy to see. The following animated movies are, to some extent, considered as the best ones of the decade.



Shrek, a 2001 American animated comedy film, is based on William Steig’s 1990 fairy tale picture book Shrek. The film won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. It was commercially successful and acclaimed as an animated film worthy of adult interest. The film is about Shrek, a green ogre who finds his life disrupted by the appearance of many fairytale beings and decides to leave the swamp to ask Farquaad for the return of his privacy.


Shrek stars Mike Myers as Shrek, Cameron Diaz as the beautiful Princess Fiona, and Eddie Murphy as a talkative donkey.




Chicken Run

Chicken Run, a stop-motion animation film, focuses on a band of chickens who seek a smooth-taking Rhode Island Red named Rocky. They hope to escape from their uncertain death when the farm owner made his a decision to move from selling eggs to selling chicken pies.


Chicken Run was set in Yorkshire, England in 1959.



Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo is about the overly protective clownfish Marlin and a regal tang Dory. Along the way, Marlin learns to take risks and realizes his son’s capacity of taking care of himself.


Finding Nemo won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.




The Incredibles

The Incredibles directed by Brad Bird centers on the Parr family. Each member of the family has superpowers. The film begins as Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl marry each other.


Each member of the family has superpowers.




Kungfu Panda

Kung Fu Panda stars the voice of Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, and Jackie Chan. The movie is about a lazy slacker panda named Po. Po takes part in the world of Kung Fu and studies alongside Furious Five, his legendary idols.


A lazy, irreverent slacker panda Po




Spirited Away

Spirit Away, a 2001 Japanese animated film, was directed by Hayao Miyazaki. The film is about a sullen ten-year-old girl. She is moving to a new town with her family and her adventures in a world of monsters and spirits.


Spirited Away won the Golden Bear at the 2002 Berlin International Film Festival.




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