Watch these 10 animated movies to kill boredom this lockdown
This fantasy film is a perfect watch during the lockdown. The story of a 12-year-old boy Miguel, who wants to sing despite the ban on music by his family, will bring you closer to your family, and will make you realise that there is light at the end of a dark tunnel. Fun, adventure, mysteries, everything revolve around the storyline of Coco.
Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse
This animated film has no association with live-action superheroes. It has several comic-inspired visuals and hints of self-referential adventure. It is the first animated film of the Spiderman franchisee where Marvel comic character Miles Morales teamed up with alternate universe versions of Spiderman to defeat the evil Kingpin.
The Lion King
This 1994 American animated musical film is our childhood favourite. It received worldwide fame and appreciation for its music, storyline, theme and animation. How about watching again how Simba grew up in a jungle with his two new friends and living a carefree life under the motto “hakuna matata”? The colourful kingdom of lions in Africa is going to cheer you up on these gloomy days.
Join the fun as the Little family adopts a new member, an adorable boy named Stuart, who looks like a mouse. Watch how Mrs. And Mrs Little falls in love with Stuart, while the latter tries to win over his elder brother, George with his hilarious feats of courage. The naught acts of Snowbell will make you laugh to your heart’s content. Stunning visual effects, and animation, and brilliant comedy will keep you hooked to the screen for all things good.
As Dr. Stephen Strange’s life changes forever after a terrific car accident, and traditional medicine fails to heal him, he looks for hope and healing in an unlikely place, a mysterious enclave called Kamar-Taj. The film has won several awards including one for best visual effects.
The sequel of the much-loved 2004 superhero film is powerful enough to kill the boredom of this lockdown phase. This movie is the quintessential proof that animation was much ahead of its time. Speckled with humour, adorable storytelling, unforgettable characters, and fun action, Incredibles 2 is worth watching with children.
Toy Story 4
Sheriff Woody, Buzz Lightyear and their other toy friends find a new purpose when a young girl called Bonnie enters their life. The toy friends are also introduced to Forky, a spork suffering from an existential crisis who thinks he is garbage instead of a toy and wants to stay in a trash can. Together the toy gang embarks on an adventurous road trip that changes their lives forever.
This is where it all started. This animated movie narrates a different story of the origin of Santa Claus, which started when two people decided to bring a smile on the faces of thousands of children, by secretly giving them gifts. Jesper is a postman posted in an island town to the Far North, who befriends Klaus, a secluded toymaker. Together the two not only deliver gifts and happiness but also melt an age-old feud between two warring families in the town.
How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World
Set a year after the events of How to Train Your Dragon 2, this movie focuses on Hiccup and his quest to find “The Hidden World”, a safe haven or utopia for dragons. Hiccup also has to come to terms with Toothless, the Night Fury and its growing feelings for a female Light Fury.
Ralph breaks the Internet
Ralph and Vanellope, who’ve stayed best friends for six years since the events of Wreck-It Ralph, decide to travel to the internet using the wi-fi router in their arcade. During their adventurous journey, they come across a game that captures Vanellope’s attention and she wants to stay in it. Filled with insecurities over Vanellope’s decision and to draw her out of the game, he unleashes a virus that puts Vanellope’s life and their friendship at risk.