by Teniola Sobowale
Lion King has been named as the highest grossing production of all time. Lion King is probably the most popular animated movie ever watched, but this week Walt Disney disclosed that the staged musical, which has been running since 1997 has exceeded $6.2bn (£3.8bn) overtaking The Phantom of the Opera.
Animated movies will always be something you can put on with the kids or even to enjoy by yourself. To celebrate with Walt Disney we are looking at the top 5 animated movies of all time!
- Finding Nemo
Finding Nemo is a comedy- drama written and directed by Andrew Stanton, released by Walt Disney Pictures, and the fifth film produced by Pixar Animation Studios. The captivating Animation follows the story of a clownfish named Merlin (Albert Brooks) who alongside a regal tang, Dorothy (Ellen DeGeneres) searches for his abducted son Nemo. This film is a casual viewing with the kids packed with tears laughs and life
- Despicable me 2
Despicable Me 2 is a 2013 American computer-animated comedy film and the sequel to the 2010 animated film Despicable Me. Despicable Me 2 Produced by Universal Pictures and Illuminated Entertainment is the 4th highest grossing Animated Film of 2014.The expectations for this film was incredibly high after the first movie. Most critics agree that the film exceeded its expectation. As well as this the Movie soundtrack Happy by Pharrell Williams also topped worldwide music charts, becoming one of the best selling singles of all time.
- Lion King
As well as being on top in the theatrical stage, Lion king the animation is also top in the Film Genre. Lion King produced in 1994 By Walt Disney Pictures, will forever be a family favorite. 20 years after its production date, it is still trending on twitter everywhere around the world. Lion King is a must watch, a necessity to every individuals film Knowledge.
- Toy Story 3
The third film in the Toy story series, Produced by Pixar Studios. Toy story 3 is the long awaited childhood film, since the second sequel in 1999 fans waited anxiously for the third release. Yes, that is 15 years of serious fan messages and pleading to Pixar Studios. The wait for the film is no way in vain though. The film got everyone excited taking that bittersweet walk down memory lane. A night of the Toy Story Films with friends and family is something that every individual should try frequently in their lifetime.
Number one highest grossing animated movie on the list is, Frozen!
Released in 2014 by Walt Disney, Frozen flew to Number 1 in such a short period of time. With its catchy soundtrack “Do you want to build a snowman” and the award winning Let It Go. Frozen is a must watch for everyone.
Sometimes being a child again is the strain relief that is needed. If you’ve watched all the movies on the list, there are countless other animations that you can feast upon. New releases such has How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Rio 2 are quickly making their way up the charts. Have a look at them at let us know what you think?