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20 Best Animation movies like Cinderella (1950)


List of the best animation movies like Cinderella (1950): The Princess and the Frog, Soul, The Book of Life, The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning, Strange Magic, Sleeping Beauty, Frozen II, Moana, Lava, Rise of the Guardians.

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Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersAnimals, Cinderella, Family, Blind, Princesses
PlotAdventure, Magic, Music, Dreams
StyleTouching

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.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, adventure, family, family, cartoon, cartoon, short, music
CountryUSA
CharactersMusicians, Family
PlotAdventure, Life after death, Music, Art, Meaning of life
StyleFor children, Popular, Exciting, Soulful, Philosophical

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersFamily
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Life after death, Love triangle, Mythology
PlaceMexico
TimeHalloween
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Touching, Disturbing

The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:18
CharactersMermaids, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Fulfillment of desires, True love, Rivalry
PlaceOcean
StyleCute, Fascinating

Follow Ariel's adventures before she gave up her fins for true love. When Ariel wasn't singing with her sisters, she spent time with her mother, Queen Athena. Ariel is devastated when Athena is kidnapped by pirates, and after King Triton outlaws all singing. Along with pals Flounder and Sebastian, Ariel sets off in hopes of changing her father's decision to ban music from the kingdom.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom, Singapore, Australia, Thailand
Duration02:28
CharactersHeroes, Family, Elves, Fairies, Mothers
PlotRelationship, Betrayal, True love, Rivalry
StyleExciting

A love potion works its devious charms on fairies, elves and the swamp-dwelling Bog King as they all try to possess the potion for themselves.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:15
CharactersWitch, Kings, Dragons, Cinderella
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Ballet, True love
PlaceCastle
StyleLight, Cute

A beautiful princess born in a faraway kingdom is destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep that can only be awakened by true love's first kiss. Determined to protect her, her parents ask three fairies to raise her in hiding. But the evil Maleficent is just as determined to seal the princess's fate.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Norway
Duration02:13
CharactersHorses, Giants, Family, Deer
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Superpowers, Music
PlaceShips, Castle
StyleFor children, Touching

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

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersDemons, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Travel, Friendship, Dreams, Mythology
PlaceIslands, Sea, Ocean
StyleFor children, Exciting, Womens in main roles, Touching, Beautiful landscapes

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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, melodrama, musical, family, cartoon, short, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:07
PlotLove, Volcanoes, Loneliness, Fate, Technology
PlaceIslands, Ocean
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry, Cute, Smart

The story follows the love story of two volcanoes, Uku and Lele. It features a song, "Lava", which is written by Murphy and performed by Kuana Torres Kahele and Napua Greig, who voice the two volcanoes.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersHeroes, Family, Fairies, Santa Claus, Friends
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Saving the World, Dreams, Holidays
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Touching

When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration01:15
CharactersTeens, Cinderella, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotAdventure, Wedding, Life, Friendship, Family life
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleExciting

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

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryGermany
CharactersCinderella, Heroes, Family, Wizards, Emperors
PlotAdventure, Fulfillment of desires
PlaceMountains, Germany
StyleExciting

Based on stories from "The Arabian Nights". A wicked sorcerer tricks Prince Achmed into riding a magical flying horse. The heroic prince is able to subdue the magical horse, which he uses to fly off to many adventures. While travelling, he falls in love with the beautiful Princess Peri Banu, and must defeat an army of demons to win her heart. The film is animated using the silhouette technique.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersCinderella, Family, Princesses
PlotAdventure, Betrayal, Fate, Lost memory
PlaceRussia, Paris, France
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Touching

This animated adventure retells the story of the lost daughter of Russia's last czar. The evil Rasputin places a curse on the Romanov family, and Anastasia and her grandmother, Empress Maria, get separated. After growing up in an orphanage, Anastasia encounters two Russian men seeking a reward offered by Empress Maria for the return of her granddaughter. The trio travels to Paris, where they find that the empress has grown skeptical of imposters.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:16
CharactersStrong women, Family, Fairies, Friends
PlotLove, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceForest
StyleExciting, To cry, Cute, Touching

An ancient myth of a massive creature sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell and her good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break the rules to help an animal in need. But this creature is not welcome in Pixie Hollow — and the scout fairies are determined to capture the mysterious beast, who they fear will destroy their home. Fawn must convince her fairy friends to risk everything to rescue the NeverBeast.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:19
CharactersGiants, Family, Orphans
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Fulfillment of desires
PlaceOcean, England
StyleExciting, Fancy, Touching

When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Giants, Heroes, Family, Scientists
PlotAdventure, Friendship
PlaceForest
StyleExciting, Light

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.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersSuperhero, Dragons, Knights, Heroes, Family
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleExciting, Light, Cute, Epic

The realm of magic is being threatened by the realm of logic, so Carolinus, the green wizard decides to shield it for all time. Ommadon, the evil red wizard, stands in his way. Carolinus then calls for a quest that is to be led by a man named Peter Dickinson, who is the first man of both the realms of science and magic. It is Peter's job to defeat Ommadon.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:30
CharactersDragons, Heroes, Family, Friends, Cats
PlotAdventure, Travel, Magic, Friendship
StyleExciting

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, France, Japan
Duration01:26
CharactersHeroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Chase, Justice
StyleLight, By books, Beautiful landscapes

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersFamily, Writers, Friends, Wizards
PlotDancing, Adventure, Rivalry
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleExciting, Epic

The Grimm brothers Wilhelm and Jacob, known for their literary works in the nineteenth century, have their lives dramatized. In the movie they write a family history for a duke which includes reenactments of three of their stories including "The Dancing Princess," "The Cobbler and the Elves" and "The Singing Bone."

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration00:48
CharactersKings, Heroes, Family, Friends, Soldier
PlotAdventure, Fulfillment of desires, Rivalry
TimeNew Year

A holiday themed animated direct-to-video film starring Academy Award-winners, Tom and Jerry. It uses a good deal of Tchaikovsky's famous ballet The Nutcracker as background music. This film would be the last animated production for Tom and Jerry co-creator, Joseph Barbera, who would die on December 18, 2006. The film features all of the exaggerated violence usually found in Tom and Jerry.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:15
CharactersCats
PlotAdventure, Travel, Dreams
PlaceCourt, Parallel worlds, Forest
StyleExciting

On a golden afternoon, young Alice follows a White Rabbit, who disappears down a nearby rabbit hole. Quickly following him, she tumbles into the burrow - and enters the merry, topsy-turvy world of Wonderland! Memorable songs and whimsical escapades highlight Alice's journey, which culminates in a madcap encounter with the Queen of Hearts - and her army of playing cards!

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersGiants, Heroes, Family, Friends, Losers
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Revolution, Shipwreck
Time18th century
StyleBy books

Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally-miniscule rival, Blefiscu, as well as smooth the way for the romance between the Princess and Prince of the opposing lands. In this he is alternately aided and hampered by the Lilliputian town crier and general fussbudget, Gabby. A life-threatening situation develops when the bumbling trio of Blefiscu spies, Sneak, Snoop, and Snitch, manage to steal Gulliver's pistol.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, musical, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:17
CharactersZombie, Brides
PlotWedding, Loneliness, Death, Supernatural, Life after death
PlaceTomb
StyleFascinating, Fancy, Black humor, Gothic

Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the living.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
CountrySpain, France
Duration01:20
CharactersHeroes, Family, Orphans, Cats
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Dreams, Saving the World
TimeNight
StyleExciting

In the aging orphanage the days pass very uneventfully, but the nights are something quite different; at least for Tim they are. The light reflected from the stars is the only cure for his fear of the dark. One night this fear leads him to the orphanage rooftop. Where he discovers that his favorite star has disappeared, and unfortunately it´s not going to be the last one. Tim also discovers...

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon, detective, military
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:30
CharactersKings, Heroes, Family, Owls, Partners
PlotAdventure
PlaceForest
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by the wicked rulers of St. Aggie's. The film is based on the first three books in the series.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:30
CharactersHeroes, Cats, Singers
PlotLove, Adventure, Snow, True love
PlaceTrains
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Atmospheric, Fancy, Gothic

In Scotland 1874, Jack is born on the coldest day ever. Because of the extreme cold, his heart stops beating. The responsible midwife in Edinburgh finds a way to save him by replacing his heart with a clock. So he lives and remains under the midwife's protective care. But he must not get angry or excited because that endangers his life by causing his clock to stop working. Worse than that, when he grows up, he has to face the fact he cannot fall in love because that too could stop his delicate heart.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Germany, China, Canada, USA
CharactersDinosaurs, Robots, Pirates, Knights, Cowboys
PlotLove, Adventure, Friendship, Toys
PlaceLighthouse
StyleFascinating

Marla is forced to abandon her carefully structured life to embark on an epic journey to find her younger brother Charlie who has disappeared into the vast and wondrous animated world of Playmobil toys.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryItaly, Luxembourg, France, Belgium
CharactersDogs, Thieves, Whale, Family, Foxes
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Fulfillment of desires
PlaceSea, School, Italy
StyleExciting, Light, Soulful, By books, Fascinating

Geppetto the carpenter carves the object of his hidden desires out of a log: a puppet that will keep him company and will be like a son to him. He will call him Pinocchio. Imagine his surprise when he discovers that the puppet moves, as if by magic, and is gifted with a life on its own.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:23
CharactersSamurai, Strong women, Whale, Monkeys, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Mythology, Fate
PlaceSea, Village, Caves, Japan, Moon
StyleTwisted plot, Atmospheric, Touching

Kubo mesmerizes the people in his village with his magical gift for spinning wild tales with origami. When he accidentally summons an evil spirit seeking vengeance, Kubo is forced to go on a quest to solve the mystery of his fallen samurai father and his mystical weaponry, as well as discover his own magical powers.





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