10 Best Animation movies like Cinderella (1950)

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Cinderella 1950
Cinderella has faith her dreams of a better life will come true. With help from her loyal mice friends and a wave of her Fairy Godmother's wand, Cinderella's rags are magically turned into a glorious gown and off she goes to the Royal Ball. But when the clock strikes midnight, the spell is broken, leaving a single glass slipper... the only key to the ultimate fairy-tale ending!

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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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.

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

The Book of Life (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

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.

The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning (2008)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, musical, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:18

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.

Strange Magic (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom, Singapore, Australia, Thailand
Duration02:28

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.

Sleeping Beauty (1959)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:15

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.

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.

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.

Lava (2014)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, melodrama, musical, family, cartoon, short, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:07

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.

Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

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.

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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 Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryGermany

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.

Anastasia (1997)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

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.

Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:16

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.

James and the Giant Peach (1996)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:19

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.

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.

The Flight of Dragons (1982)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

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.

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.

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.

The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

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."

Tom and Jerry: A Nutcracker Tale (2007)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration00:48

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.

Alice in Wonderland (1951)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:15

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!

Gulliver's Travels (1939)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA

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.

Corpse Bride (2005)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, musical, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:17

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.

Nocturna (2007)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective
CountrySpain, France
Duration01:20

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...

Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, adventure, family, cartoon, detective, military
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:30

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.

Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:30

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.

Playmobil: The Movie (2019)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, United Kingdom, Germany, China, Canada, USA

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.

Pinocchio (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryItaly, Luxembourg, France, Belgium

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.

Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration02:23

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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