Top Ten Animated Movies Presented by AFI

Scene from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

#1 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

The fairy tale of Snow White, a beautiful young maiden cast into a deep sleep by her evil step-mother.

Scene from Pinocchio

#2 Pinocchio

When the gentle woodcarver Geppetto builds a marionette to be his substitute son, a benevolent fairy brings the toy to life.

Scene from Bambi

#3 Bambi

Follow the male deer Bambi from birth, through his early childhood experiences with woodland pals Thumper the rabbit and Flower the skunk.

Scene from The Lion King

#4 The Lion King

A young lion cub hides from his colony after being blamed for his father's death, but triumphantly returns when he realizes it his destiny to be King.

Scene from Fantasia

#5 Fantasia

Walt Disney's animated masterpiece of the 1940s grew from a short-subject cartoon picturization of the Paul Dukas musical piece, The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

Image from Toy Story

#6 Toy Story

Toy Story was the first feature-length film animated entirely by computer. Woody is a pull-string cowboy toy belonging to a wide-eyed youngster named Andy.

Scene from Beauty and the Beast

#7 Beauty and the Beast

An arrogant nobleman is turned into a beast and, in order to break the spell, he must win the love of a village girl.

Scene from Shrek

#8 Shrek

Shrek is suddenly invaded by a hoard of fairy tale characters who have been shunned by the evil Lord Farquaad.

Scene from Cinderella

#9 Cinderella

Cinderella, treated as a slave by her selfish stepfamily, dreams of going to the Prince's ball. She gets her wish courtesy of her Fairy Godmother.

Scene from Finding Nemo

#10 Finding Nemo

Marlin is a more-than-slightly paranoid Clown Fish who is extremely devoted to his young son Nemo. It's not Marlin's nature to explore unfamiliar waters.

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