10 Best Animation movies like Brave (2012)

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Brave 2012
Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently brings turmoil to the kingdom. In an attempt to set things right, Mérida seeks out an eccentric old Wise Woman and is granted an ill-fated wish. Also figuring into Mérida’s quest — and serving as comic relief — are the kingdom’s three lords: the enormous Lord MacGuffin, the surly Lord Macintosh, and the disagreeable Lord Dingwall.
List of the best animation movies like Brave (2012): The Princess and the Frog, Moana, Soul, Epic, Frozen II, A Wizard's Tale, Charming, The One and Only Ivan, The Sword in the Stone, The Princess and the Goblin.

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The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.

Moana (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:35

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.

Soul (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, adventure, family, family, cartoon, cartoon, short, music
CountryUSA

Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child. Joe must enlist help from the other souls-in-training, like 22, a soul who has spent eons in the You Seminar, in order to get back to Earth.

Epic (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world -- and ours.

Frozen II (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Norway
Duration02:13

Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf are going far in the forest to know the truth about an ancient mystery of their kingdom.

A Wizard's Tale (2018)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, Mexico, USA
Duration02:08

Balloon kingdoms, dopey police dragons and happy wizards are exactly how Terry remembered his Grandmother's whacky fairy tales. Except they are real and it's definitely not as 'cheerful.'

Charming (2018)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryCanada, USA, Cayman Islands
Duration02:33

Three fairy tale princesses find themselves engaged to the same guy, Prince Charming.

The One and Only Ivan (2020)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, comedy, adventure, family, family, cartoon
CountryUSA

Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant named Ruby arrives, it touches something deep within him. Ruby is recently separated from her family in the wild, which causes him to question his life, where he comes from and where he ultimately wants to be.

The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:19

Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one has an education, one can go anywhere. Needless to say, it doesn't quite work out that way.

The Princess and the Goblin (1991)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, Japan, USA, Denmark
Duration01:22

The story is about the Princess Irene and a young warrior boy named Curty. Irene must use her magic power to fight off goblins and save the kingdom.

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Smurfs: The Lost Village (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, Canada, China
Duration01:02

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.

My Little Pony: The Movie (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:28

A new dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home.

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Denmark, Australia
Duration01:47

It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.

Open Season: Scared Silly (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:34

The humans and animals believe a werewolf is on the loose, and former hunter Shaw uses the opportunity to re-open the season. Boog, Elliot, and Mr. Weenie have to face their fears and find the werewolf to get the season closed permanently.

The Rescuers Down Under (1990)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:17

A lawless poacher wants to capture a majestic and rare golden eagle, so he kidnaps the boy who knows where to find the bird. Not to worry -- the Rescue Aid Society's top agents, heroic mice Miss Bianca and Bernard, fly to Australia to save the day. Accompanying the fearless duo are bumbling albatross Wilbur and local field operative Jake the Kangaroo Rat.

Over the Hedge (2006)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:23

A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.

Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration01:43

A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.

Elena and the Secret of Avalor (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration00:35

In the Kingdom of Avalor, Elena takes Naomi up a mountain to show her favorite view of the kingdom. Elena laments to Naomi how she was trapped in the Amulet of Avalor for forty-one years, and then presents to her a broken wand. She tells her that it was Shuriki's wand and how she would still be trapped in the Amulet if it was not for a brave young Princess: Sofia. Elena then proceeds to tell Naomi the whole story ...

Shrek Forever After (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:30

A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never met—he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love.

Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:14

Scooby-Doo and those "meddling kids" Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma are back in this all-new original movie! Velma discovers she's inherited her great-great-uncle Dr. Von Dinkenstein’s cursed castle in the terrifying town of Transylvania…Pennsylvania, that is. Just when the Gang persuades Velma to go claim her inheritance, the ghost of Dinkenstein Castle blows up the Mystery Machine as a warning! Now the Crew must spring back into action, but this time it's personal! Who's responsible for the Dinkenstein monster? What family secret has Velma been hiding? Will Fred recover from the loss of his beloved Mystery Machine? Can any helpless snack survive Scooby and Shaggy's monster-sized appetites? This Scooby-Doo adventure has enough spooky fun to make the whole family come alive!

Arthur Christmas (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Republic of Ireland, France, Canada
Duration01:37

Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ‘acceptable’ to all but one – Arthur. Arthur Claus is Santa’s misfit son who executes an unauthorized rookie mission to get the last present half way around the globe before dawn on Christmas morning.

The Good Dinosaur (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

An epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.

The Lorax (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:26

A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA

Phineas and Ferb travel across the galaxy to rescue their older sister Candace, who has been abducted by aliens and taken to a utopia in a far-off planet, free of her pesky little brothers.

Hop (2011)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, France, Japan
Duration01:35

E.B., the Easter Bunny's teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band. In LA, he's taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car.

Happily N'Ever After 2 (2009)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration01:15

Fairy tales collide when Mambo and Munk tip the scales of good and evil once again.

The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA

When Brainy Smurf is favored to win the annual Smurfberry Hunt for the ninth year in a row, Gutsy Smurf sets out to discover how Brainy wins every year. Gutsy’s investigation takes him into spooky Smurfy Hollow–and right into Gargamel’s trap! Can Brainy and Gutsy, with the help of Smurfette, put aside their rivalry before Gargamel captures them–or worse, they come face-to-face with the legendary ghost, the Headless Horseman?

Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA

Long ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. But when an evil force threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, that same evil has returned and it’s up to a lone warrior, Raya, to track down the legendary last dragon to restore the fractured land and its divided people.

Scooby-Doo! and the Gourmet Ghost (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective
CountryUSA

The Scooby gang visits a culinary resort run by Fred's uncle, Bobby Flay. While enjoying the sights, a ghost attacks the guests and destroys the resort, leaving the gang to put a stop to its threat.

Chicken Little (2005)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:21

When the sky really is falling and sanity has flown the coop, who will rise to save the day? Together with his hysterical band of misfit friends, Chicken Little must hatch a plan to save the planet from alien invasion and prove that the world's biggest hero is a little chicken.




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