American Film Institute
Top Ten Animation Movies Presented by AFI
Top Ten Animated Movies Presented by AFI
#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.
When the gentle woodcarver Geppetto builds a marionette to be his substitute son, a benevolent fairy brings the toy to life.
Follow the male deer Bambi from birth, through his early childhood experiences with woodland pals Thumper the rabbit and Flower the skunk.
#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.
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.
#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.
#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.
Shrek is suddenly invaded by a hoard of fairy tale characters who have been shunned by the evil Lord Farquaad.
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.
#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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