5 Best animated movies to watch on Netflix

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Bored? Don’t know what to do in your free time? Worry not. We got you covered. Let’s take you down memory lane with these animated movies. Be it a child or an adult, animated movies are for everyone.

Watch it with your friends or family and have the best fun times. To save your search time, we have curated a list just for you!
Here are the Top 5 animated movies on Netflix

  1. The Magician’s Elephant

Directed by Wendy Rodgers, this animated movie on Netflix is based on the book by Kate DiCamillo. It is a 2023 released movie, with a time run of 1hr 43mins. The story is all about magic, fanciful and playful behavior. It teaches you life lessons such as being courageous, teamwork, being delightful through any situation, and solving problems in a playful way. The cast members who gave the voice to the characters of the film are Mandy Patinkin as The Princess Bride, Benedict Wong as Doctor Strange, Brian Tyree Henry as Eternals, Noah Jupe, and Natasia Demetriou. Noah Jupe is a young boy in the movie who is given a chance to realize his destiny by accepting impossible challenges.

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  1. Vivo

It is an animated musical movie released in 2021. Created by Kirk DeMicco, the movie is about a kinkajou, a bear who loves to play music with his owner Andres. They live in a small lively town. Even though they don’t share the same language but the love they share for the music is immense, and music makes them perfect musical partners. The story follows Andres getting a letter from his love interest, Marta. Vivo helps them and gets determined by the fact that he has to deliver a song of love to Marta from Andres. Vivo is known for its musical notes, beautiful animation, and loving storyline. The movie runs for 1 hr 35 mins. The cast includes Lin-Manuel Miranda, Zoe Saldana, Juan de Marcos, and Brian Tyree Henry.

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  1. Trolls

This movie is all about friendship, love, music, and companionship. Directed by Mike Mitchell, this movie has cute animation of dolls. Anna Kendrick gives the voice to the character Princess Poppy and Justin Timberlake gives the voice to a survivalist who helps the dolls in their mission of saving their kingdom from being eaten by creatures called Bergens. The other voice cast includes Zooey Deschanel, James Corden, and Gwen Stefani. The movie is 1hr 32mins long and a must-watch for all animation lovers with their friends and family.

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  1. The Bad Guys

It is a 2022 released movie directed by Pierre Perifel. The story is about a group of criminals which include a pickpocketer wolf, a snake, a tarantula who hacks, a shark who knows how to disguise, and a piranha are all finally caught. To not be in jail for long, this group of five must escape the prison with the help of a guinea pig, who is a philanthropist. It is a fun and comedy movie to watch. The voice-over cast is Sam Rockwell, Marc Maron, Awkwafina, Craig Robinson, Anthony Ramos, and Richard Ayoade.

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  1. Wish Dragon

This one is created by Chris Appelhans, with a run time of 1hr 39mins. The movie is full of drama, comedy and magic. The story follows a boy named Din who lives in Shanghai, he wishes to meet his childhood best friend named Li Na. He has not seen Li Na for years, almost a decade. A magical dragon appears from the teapot and asks Din to ask him three wishes which the dragon will fulfill. The cast of voice includes Jimmy Wong, John Cho, Constance Wu. This is a perfect watch for a weekend if you are chilling with family or friends.

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These are the five best-animated movies on Netflix. Hope this will keep your weekend occupied and entertaining. Cancel your plans already. Be ready for Netflix and chill!