The Best Pixar Movies for Animated Movie Lovers!

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There is nothing that drags you inside a movie like Pixar Movies. They consist of an emotional core that will get you every time cause some of them are all you experience in real life. The making of these Movies is so engaging that it doesn’t have age barriers. It is suitable for adults, as well as young adults.

Pixar movies understand what happens in real life and what we are going through. Some of the stories shared in the movies have real-life lessons for all ages, mostly portrayed in the eyes of Monsters, Cars, Robots, and underwater creatures.

There are many Pixar Movies available, and it’s easier for you to miss some that are worth watching. But we have worked to prepare you with the best ones that are worth the watch.  Below are the best Pixar movies ranked from worst to best.

Cars 2

Directors: John Lasseter, Bradford Lewis

Writers: John Lasseter, Bradford Lewis, Dan Fogelman

Cast: Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine

IMDb Rating: 6.1/10

World Grand Prix Race involves the best race cars; in this case, Lightning McQueen is the famous race car. So, he and his team get invited to race at the World Grand Prix Race. There, Lightning McQueen meets his friend Mater, who finds himself getting spied on by trained spies.

Good Dinosaur

Director: Peter Sohn

Writers: Bob Peterson, Peter Sohn, Peter Sohn

Cast: Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Maleah Nipay-Padilla

IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

Over sixty-five million years ago, dinosaurs were wiped out of the face of the earth and became extinct. Luckily for young Arlo, his parents and two siblings survived the dinosaur’s extinction. Unfortunately, heavy rain doesn’t do Arlo any good as it washes him away down the river only to get bruises away from home. Here Arlo makes an unlikely friendship with a human.

Cars 3

Director: Brian Fee

Writers: Brian Fee, Ben Queen, Eyal Podell

Cast: Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper

IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

A new generation of super-fast racers is dominating the racing world. However, Lightning McQueen believes the new generation is no match for him and his eagerness to prove that he is the best race car in the world.

It’s not easy as it seems because Lightning McQueen has gotten pushed out of the sport he loves by the new generation of cars. For McQueen to return, he will need help from a young technician.

Brave

Directors: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell

Writers: Brenda Chapman, Mark Andrews, Steve Purcell

Cast: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Merida is a skilled archer, and she is eager to follow her path in life. Unfortunately, her boldness is not taken well by the highland lords, resulting in chaos in the kingdom. Now, she doesn’t know what to do as she seeks help from a witch. The witch grants her a wish, an ill-fated one.

Monsters University

Director: Dan Scanlon

Writers: Dan Scanlon, Daniel Gerson, Robert L. Baird

Cast: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) has always dreamed of becoming a Scarer since he was a child monster. To fulfill his dream, he has to enroll at a Monster University, which he does. There, he comes across Sulley (John Goodman), a natural-born scorer. Mike and Sulley create a huge rivalry between them, seeing both kicked out of the University. To return, they must work together.

Finding Dory

Directors: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane

Writers: Andrew Stanton, Victoria Strouse

Cast: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

Dory is a blue tang fish with wide eyes; she has a problem forgetting after every 10 seconds. The only thing that she doesn’t forget is that she was separated from her parents when she was a child. So with the help of her friends Marlin and Nemo, she begins a mission to look for her parents.

Incredibles 2

Directors: Brad Bird

Writer: Brad Bird

Casts: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

Winston Deavor cares about the image of superheroes, he recruits Elastigirl (Helen), and she’s busy fighting crime, hoping that the public will love superheroes again. But, while Helen is out saving the world, Mr. Incredible, her husband, has to look after three disorderly children, and it’s turning up to be his greatest ever challenge.

Onward

Director: Dan Scanlon

Writers: Dan Scanlon, Keith Bunin, Jason Headley

Cast: Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

Pixar movies are all fantasies, given they focus on talking animals, monsters, and others that you can think of.  Onward takes place in a world of elves, and the story is based on two brother’s elven brothers who get on a magical journey to meet with their late father to spend more time with him. Onward gets considered among the best Pixar movies of all time.

Luca

Director: Enrico Casarosa

Writers: Enrico Casarosa, Jesse Andrews, Simon Stephenson

Cast: Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Emma Berman

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Luca is set in the Italian Riviera, a beautiful seaside town. It is based on a young boy experiencing a great and memorable summer. Luca has a new friend, and the bond between the two grows, unexpectedly considering his new friend is a sea monster in a human disguise.

Luca is one of the best Pixar movies in 2021.

A Bug’s Life

Directors: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton

Writers: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Joe Ranft

Cast: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

A misfit ant who is always present to mess things up for his colony is known as Flik. He messed up food stores that the colony was supposed to use to pay a debt they owed to the Grasshopper by the name of Hopper. Now the greedy grasshoppers want twice the amount of what was gathered by the colony.

The misfit gets frustrated and starts looking for warriors to save their colony.

Soul

Directors: Pete Docter, Kemp Powers

Writers: Pete Docter, Mike Jones, Kemp Powers

Cast: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Joe is a movie centered around a character by the same name Joe. He’s a band teacher at middle school who also has a passion for playing jazz music, especially because he’s good at it. But, in another realm, someone needs help to find their passion, and only Joe can help, so he travels there only to find what it means to have a soul. Soul is a movie that shows Pixar’s bravery in taking big risks to deliver entertainment to all ages.

Monsters, Inc

Directors: Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich

Writers: Pete Docter, Jill Culton, Jeff Pidgeon

Cast: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Monsters, Inc is one of Pixar’s scariest films in the monster’s world. It’s a city filled with monsters with no humans in sight. Here, James P Sullivan, well known as Sully, is a big monster with blue fur that consists of large purple spots. His friend, Mike Wazowski, is a one-eyed green small in size monster.

Both Sully and Mike are the top scarers, but everything changes when a new visitor joins their city.

Wall. E

Director: Andrew Stanton

Writers: Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter, Jim Reardon

Cast: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

Wall. E is centered around a robot who spends most of his days cleaning the planet in a future where humans have abandoned their planet. Wall. E is all alone on this planet as he collects one piece of garbage at a time. However, when a new robot gets sent to scout if the planet has become sustainable, all is about to change.

Ratatouille

Directors: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava

Writers: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava, Jim Capobianco

Cast: Brad Garrett, Lou Romano, Patton Oswalt

IMDb Rating: 8.0/10

Although being a rat, Remy’s dream is to become a great chef. So for him to pursue his dream, he moves to Paris. There, with the help of a boy who’s a kitchen worker, he puts his cooking skills to the test. But unfortunately for him, he must continue to stay in hiding.

Later, he gets the chance to prove his quality to a food critic. Is Remy that good? Ratatouille is among the best Pixar movies.

The Incredibles

Director: Brad Bird

Writer: Brad Bird

Cast: Craig T. Nelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter

IMDb Rating: 8.0/10

Married superheroes, Mr. Incredible and his wife Elastigirl, are now forced to become normal parents and civilians, for the government has banned all superpower activities. After the announcement of the ban, Mr. Incredible now starts to miss the adventure he was experiencing as a superhero, and he’s eager to return to it. But, will he get his chance?

Coco

Directors: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina

Writers: Lee Unkrich, Jason Katz, Matthew Aldrich

Cast: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

Despite their ancestors banning music, young Miguel wants to become an accomplished musician artist like his idol, Ernesto. But, desperate to show his talent to the world, Miguel gets forced to go on a journey to another realm, where he meets his great-great-grandfather’s legendary singer.

 

Toy Story

Director: John Lasseter

Writers: John Lasseter, Pete Docter, Andrew Stanton

Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

IMDb Rating: 8.3/10

A cowboy doll named Woody belongs to a boy named Andy. Woody sees himself as Andy’s favorite toy, but everything changes as Andy’s parents decide to buy him another toy, a Buzz Lightyear. Will Woody take it lightly? Toy Story is one of the best Pixar movies of all time.

UP

Directors: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson

Writers: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, Tom McCarthy

Cast: Ed Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

A 78-year-old balloon salesman named Carl Fredricksen, ever since he was a boy, he always dreamt of visiting South America to find the Forbidden Paradise Falls. A dream he now wants to fulfill. So, tying up thousands of balloons to his house, he flies away to fulfill his dream.

UP is considered one of the best Pixar movies of all time.

Inside Out

Directors: Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen

Writers: Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen, Meg LeFauve

Cast: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

Riley is a happy 11-year-old girl in the Midwest who loves hockey and enjoys her life there. But, everything changes as her father starts a new job in San Francisco, and the only option is to move there. She’s guided by emotions like all of us, as she’s struggling to settle in a new life.

Inside Out is well animated and moving, one of Pixar’s best movies.

Finding Nemo

Director: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich

Writers: Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson, David Reynolds

Cast: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

A clownfish by the name of Marlin always keeps an eye on his son, Nemo, who has short fins. While swimming close to the surface, Nemo gets caught by a diver. Disturbed, Marlin can’t rest until he finds him.

Conclusion

Pixar Movies are entertaining as they are well animated and have an excellent storyline. Above are the best Pixar movies ranked from the worst to the best.

Joshua Garner

Joshua calls himself nerd+geek who is also passionate about football. He enjoys comics, animes, and science fiction. He finds his comfort in writing about suspense, thrillers and science fiction shows and movies.

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