Over time, animation films have evolved drastically and they no more target children alone but adults as well. Minal Sancheti lists five fun animation films that are a must watch
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON
‘How to train your dragon’, is a critically acclaimed film and a DreamWork production. A young hapless Viking goes out on a quest to kill a dragon but instead befriends it. While doing so he breaks all the rules set by the other Vikings. The dragon joins the force and helps to put an end to the terror that wreaks havoc in their respective worlds. It stars the voices of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler and Craig Ferguson.
Remy is a Persian culinary prodigy and aspires to become a French chef. He has a great sense of smell and has the potential to become a good cook but the problem is that he is a rat! Yes a rat! No matter how much he loves cooking, poor Remy can do nothing about his dream, till one day he accidentally meets Linguini. Together they form a secret team that works wonders for both of them. Stars that lend their voices are Brad Garrett, Lou Romano and Patton Oswalt.
Alex a lion, Marty a giraffe, Melman a zebra and Gloria a hippopotamus, escape from the Central Park Zoo.They are unintentionally assisted by four fugitive penguins and get stranded on Madagascar Island where they find lemurs and other animals. Stars that lend their voices are Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, and David Schwimmer among others. Madagascar was awarded by Blimp for Favorite Animated Movie. Don’t miss the penguins and King Julian.
Carl Fredrickson, a 73 year old widower, meets young Russell who wants to earn his final merit badge for assisting the elderly.Carl one day decides to travel to Paradise Falls and as the film progress the two are accidentally set on an unpredictable adventurous journey.The initial seven minutes of the movie are the most adorable part and should not be missed. Stars who lent their voices are Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai and John Ratzenberger.
Inside Out is a film about emotions having feelings. Young Riley gets upset when she has to leave her school and her best friends and move from Midwest to San Francisco. Her constantly bickering emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness guide her way out of the issue. This Pixar film has won a Golden Globe Award, Critics’ Choice Movie Award and New York Film Critics Circle Award.
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