Contrary to popular belief, Animated movies aren’t only meant for kids. If anything, adults are constantly looking to evade other human beings! In fact, the older you get, aren’t you more likely you are to escape from set societal norms? STARZPLAY is here to dispel the notion surrounding animated films with an array of entertainers suited for all age groups, adults, and kids alike!
Scroll below to see the movies you should add to your binge-list!
- Despicable Me 3: The third installment in the hit Despicable Me franchise, the movie takes on a momentous joyride of humour, fun, and endearing sibling rivalry. Reformed villain Gru is living a blissful domestic life until he’s fired from the anti-villain squad for allowing Trey Parker as Balthazar Bratt, a supervillain and former child star to escape. Gru then enlists the help of his long-lost twin brother Dru to bring the bad guy down. Touted as the highest-grossing Despicable film, watch this Despicable family engage in the most non- despicable act!
- Aladdin: Disney’s 1992 animated musical fantasy film bringing to life the age-old classic Middle Eastern fairy tale of Aladdin and his magic lamp. Winner of two Academy Awards, Aladdin also won accolades for its soundtrack becoming the first and only Disney entertainer to earn a Grammy Award for Song of the Year. Brimming with nostalgia, Aladdin will compel you to go back to your childhood days as the late Robin William fills the room with his comical voice in the character of Genie. And, starring Scott Weinger as Aladdin, Linda Larkin as Jasmine and Jonathan Freeman as Jafar, the movies traces the journey of Aladdin a poor street child whose fate leads him to Jasmine, a beautiful princess forced to marry against her will and a genie willing to grant him three wishes.
- Planes: Fire & Rescue: From being a busted old crop-duster spraying liquid fertilizer in his wake, Dusty full fills his dream of participating in an around the world ariel race and wins! A spin-off of the hit Cars franchise, in the sequel, Dusty’s damaged engine dubs him unable to race, but he reinvents himself to become an air fighter. Backed with intense action, a solid voice cast (Dane Cook, Stacy Keach and Brad Garrett) and lovable characters, the story is also a metaphor on real-life when obstacles shouldn’t bring you down but make you soar even higher!
- Cars 3: The popular Lighting McQueen voiced by Owen Wilson makes a comeback in the third installment of the Cars franchise, only this time he’s older and on the brink of being replaced by modern-day racers. Lighting seeks help from another fellow racer Cristela Alonzo as Cruz Ramirez to upgrade his skills and prove to the world that he’s the best there is. Pixar brings their stellar cinematic animations skills to the table with this automobile tale and leaves behind a poignant message that will strongly resonate with adults and kids!
Whether you’re a kid, a family, or riding solo, watch these animated classics currently streaming on STARZPLAY!