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Top 10 Animated Movies


Feb 11, 2016

The most popular films at West Wind Drive-In are family films and most of those are animated.  One great animated film has already been released in 2016 -  Kung Fu Panda 3.  Why not make plans to visit a West Wind Drive-In to see one of the many other animated films.  These are just a few of the many that will be released in 2016:  Zootopia (March 4), Angry Birds Movie (May 20), Finding Dory (June 17), The Secret Life of Pets (July 8), or Ice Age: Collision Course (July 22).  

Take a look at our top 10 animated movies.  

10.  Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

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An idiosyncratic auteur gets animated with this stop-motion take on Roald Dahl’s children’s novel.
Best quote: “Redemption? Sure. But in the end, he’s just another dead rat in a garbage pail behind a Chinese restaurant.”

9.  The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

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The film that made Christmas creepy.
Best quote: “Jack, you make wounds ooze and flesh crawl!” (It’s a compliment.)

8.  Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

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Not the first animated feature, but the start of the Disney empire.
Best quote: “Magic mirror on the wall…”

7. Monsters, Inc. (2001)

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In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, two monsters realize things may not be what they think.
Best quote: "I don't know, but it's been said, I love scaring kids in bed!"

6.  Dumbo (1941)

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It ain’t easy being gray in one of Disney’s most simple, cute and memorable tales.
Best quote: “And it ain’t nobody’s fault you got them big ears.”

5.  The Incredibles (2004)

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A superheroic family tries to blend into their quiet suburban lifestyle, but realizes that their skills are nothing to be ashamed of.
Best quote:  "And when everyone's super, no one will be."

4.  Toy Story (1995)

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Cowboy or spaceman—which is Andy’s favorite plaything? And how do these secretly alive toys feel about that?
Best quote:  "To infinity and beyond!"

3.  Pinocchio (1940)

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A wooden puppet yearns to be a real boy; he must prove himself worthy.
Best quote:  "And always let your conscience be your guide."

2.  Shrek (2001)

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After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, an ogre agrees to rescue a princess for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.
Best quote:  "I live in a swamp! I put up signs! I'm a terrifying ogre! What do I have to do to get a little privacy?"

1.  Finding Nemo (2003)

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After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.
Best quote:  "Hey there, Mr. Grumpy Gills.  When life gets you down, do you wanna know what you’ve gotta do? Just keep swimming.”



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