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Best Classic Animated Movies According to Rotten Tomatoes

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Using a combination of drawings and special effects, animators have created films that have been entertaining children and adults alike for over 70 years. Rotten Tomatoes, a site that compiles reviews from around the world, has rated the top classic animated movies of all time.

The following are the best of the best animated films, according to Rotten Tomatoes:

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“Toy Story 2” (1999)

TOMATOMETER: 100 percent
AUDIENCE SCORE: 86 percent

A much-anticipated sequel to “Toy Story” (1995), “Toy Story 2” ranks number one on the list of animated movies. According to the critics at Rotten Tomatoes, “inventive storytelling, gorgeous animation, and a top notch voice cast” makes it the best.

The toy action continues as Andy goes off to summer camp. But it really heats up when Al McWiggin, a crazed toy collector, kidnaps Woody, a greatly valued collectible. Now Buzz Lightyear and Andy’s other toys—Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, Rex, and Hamm—must plan a rescue mission to save their friend from ending up as a museum piece, while getting back home before Andy returns.

“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” (1937)

TOMATOMETER: 98 percent
AUDIENCE SCORE: 77 percent

Ranking at number two on the list of best classic animated movies, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” contains an “involving story and characters, vibrant art, and memorable songs” according to the critics at Rotten Tomatoes.

The first animated movie by the Disney Studios takes the simple story of a Grimm’s Fairy tale that every child knows about and creates a beautiful and vibrant feature. Snow White, a beautiful princess, runs away from her stepmother who wants to be “the fairest in the land.” She ends up in a house of seven dwarfs where she cooks and cleans.

But one day, the Queen arrives at the house while the dwarfs are away and convinces Snow White to bite into a poisonous apple. After chasing away the Queen, the Dwarfs place her in a glass coffin in the middle of the woods. The Prince, who falls in love with Snow White, breaks the Queen’s spell with a “true love’s kiss.”

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“Toy Story 3” (2010)

TOMATOMETER: 99 percent
AUDIENCE SCORE: 89 percent

Coming in at number three, “Toy Story 3” upholds the reputation established by its prequels. The critics at Rotten Tomatoes describe the movie as “deftly blending comedy, adventure, and honest emotion.”

The toy gang gets into trouble yet again as they are shipped accidentally to a daycare instead of Andy’s attic. They have to plan their escape with Ken, Mr. Pricklepants, and Lots-o’-Huggin’ Bear to get back to Andy.

“Up” (2009)

TOMATOMETER: 98 percent
AUDIENCE SCORE: 90 percent

Ranking at number four, “Up” is considered by the critics at Rotten Tomatoes to be a “masterful work of art” that contains “exciting, hilarious, and heartfelt adventure impeccably crafted and told with wit and depth.”

Carl Fredrickson is forced to go to a retirement home after he beats a construction worker with his cane in frustration. But before he can be taken away, he flies away with his house carrying Russell, an eight-year-old Wilderness Explorer. They set off an adventure together in South America along with talking dogs, a flightless bird named Kevin, and Alpha, who is in search of the bird.

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