10 New animated movies to watch


Animated movies are the perfect addition to family movie nights and dive into the world of childlike wonder and imagination. Cackling at light-hearted comedy and drama, watching an animated movie really reawakens the child in us.

The year 2023 saw a number of old classic fairy tales in new adaptations like The Monkey King, The Little Mermaid, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Some new movies like Elemental and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse amazed movie-watchers with their fascinating animation.

Looking at this list of 10 top new animated movies to watch, pick your choice and watch it together with your family on movie night.


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Disney’s Elemental takes place in Element City, a world where its citizens are made of nature’s different elements like water, earth, air, and fire. Everything is happy and perfect, but there is a rule that two elements should not be mixed, or that’s what Ember’s mom says. Ember is supposed to take over her father’s business and walk the straight path to follow her mother’s rule, but an accidental meeting with Wade Ripple sets her on an adventure of discovery.

Stream on: Disney +

Duration: 1 hr 49 min

The Monkey King

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From the classics of old Chinese folktales, the Monkey King has been a legendary figure, and his story is adapted in the new animated movie, The Monkey King. It’s a tale of Gods and Demons and one monkey who is accompanied by his trusty stick and his adventure of climbing his way to become known as one of the most powerful warriors. Monkey, voiced by the stand-up comic Jimmy O. Yang, is hilariously narcissistic and a fun protagonist to watch.

Stream on: Netflix

Duration: 1 hr 36 min

The Little Mermaid

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Everyone’s favorite Disney princess, Ariel, is reimagined in the 2023 live-action version of Little Mermaid. Innocent and full of wonder, Ariel longs to go above the surface and experience what humans are like. After saving a prince from a ship wreckage caused by a storm, she falls in love. Misled and goaded by her estranged aunt, Ursula, into trading her fishtail and her siren voice in exchange for living on land for three days and finding her prince, Ariel is unaware of the dangers lying ahead.

Stream on: Disney +

Duration: 2 hr 15 min

Scooby-Doo! and Krypto, Too!

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Two good boys are here to save the day. A crossover of adventure and mystery, ‘Scooby-Doo! and Krypto Too!’ brings two most loved dogs together in their quest to find the truth and reveal the faces of culprits hiding behind the mask. After the mysterious disappearance of Justice League, Lois Lane reaches out to Mystery Inc. to help them look for them while fighting the villains running rampant in Gotham.

Stream on: Amazon Prime Video

Duration: 1 hr 16 min

Miraculous: Ladybug and Cat Noir

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The power to save the world from the impending rise of darkness by the villainous Hawk Moth is in the hands of two rival amateur heroes. Bickering and competing, the two superheroes, Ladybug and Cat Noir, come to realize that they must fight the enemies together as they are stronger together. This new animated movie is romantic, funny, and adventurous.

Stream on: Netflix

Duration: 1 hr 45 min

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

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The four turtle brothers are back in action in this new sci-fi and comedy animation! Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo, and Donatello are mutants living in the undergrounds of New York, away from human sight due to the stigma against the mutants. But after a serial killer called Superfly starts to terrorize the city of New York, the brothers finally have the chance to show themselves in a new light by defeating Superfly and his gang of mutants, who want to take over the world.

Stream on: Amazon Prime Video

Duration: 1 hr 40 min

The Amazing Maurice

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Voiced by Emilia Clarke, Hugh Laurie, and Himesh Patel, The Amazing Maurice is not your average fairy tale. It does adapt the components of fairy tales, but this time, the protagonists aren’t the usual girl and boy but a street-smart cat. Maurice, the ginger cat, is running a con by befriending rats, stealing food from the townsfolk, and fraudulently convincing them to pay for a Pied Piper who will help lead the mice away. But they immediately meet a blockage when they next move to con the people of Bad Blintz.

Stream on: Hulu, Amazon Prime Video

Duration: 1 hr 33 min

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

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Spiderman is one of the most popular superheroes in the world of Marvel. He is the protagonist who is relatable, and his story of the loss of loved ones and bravery strikes a chord with everyone. Sequel to ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’, the comedy and action animated movie brings back Miles Morales and his newfound discovery in the mysterious workings of the multiverse and what mystery the future holds for him.

Stream on: Netflix

Duration: 2 hr 30 min

Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken

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Debunking myths and misleading lores, Ruby Gillman, a Kraken full of wonderful powers, is a teenager ignoring her calling to save the world. Ruby just wants to live her life like a normal person, which is impossible when her secrets threaten to leak out the popular mermaid. Coming from the family of Krakens, Ruby realizes what it means to be a Kraken and how it is her duty to save the world whenever it needs her.

Stream on: Amazon Prime Video

Duration: 1 hr 31 min

The Magician’s Elephant

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Peter learns that his sister still lives by a fortune-teller who advises him to follow the magician’s elephant. The elephant appears but is taken into custody by the royal family. Peter seeks their permission to take the elephant and find his sister but instead is asked to successfully perform three impossible tasks. Like a magician’s magic, anything is possible if only you want to believe. This adventure and fantasy animated movie is a delight to watch.

Stream on: Netflix

Duration: 1 hr 43 min