Animated movies are gems of their own kind, telling human stories through sketched narratives, that leave us in awe. Often times, it’s these animated movies that make you feel engaged and feel real emotions. If you watched Pixar’s Soul (2020) and pondered upon the limitless nature of life as you watched Joe Gardener understand what it truly means to have a soul, you know exactly what we’re talking about. If you’re looking for more heartfelt, feel-good movies like the likes of Soul starring Jamie Foxx, look no further. Here are 5 movies to watch if you loved Soul.
Inside Out (2015) Disney+:
Have you ever looked at someone and wondered what is going inside their head? Well, this movie might just tell you. With Joy, Sadness, Anger and Fear taking the lead in your head, Inside Out will tell you the story of emotions, happiness, and the necessity for sadness in all our feelings.
Coco (2017) Disney+:
Is death ever truly the end? Or is forgetting the true end to those who’ve departed to a different plane of existence? Coco, a real tearjerker will make you laugh, tap your feet, and remember those who’ve left us, just so you keep them alive in your hearts. A heartwarming story of passion, and family, Coco is a must-watch for all ages.
Canvas (2020) Netflix:
While this movie is only 9 minutes long, it is enough to make you feel deep emotions and make you ponder upon the intricacies of life and loss. The passion to create, or to do the things we love doing, is often lost when you lose a loved one. Watch a grandfather reclaim his paintbrush and create again, as he finds inspiration, and acceptance, in this heartfelt movie.
Ratatouille (2007) Disney+:
Through the sewers of Paris, and the fancy kitchen of one of Paris’ forgotten restaurants, learn cooking with Remy and Linguini. Learn to find your passion, stand up for what you believe in, and find new friends along the way. This movie won’t just leave you with a hearty good feeling but also leave you feeling hungry for the dish that makes you forget all your woes and worries.
Up (2009) Disney+:
No matter what age you are, Up will leave you in tears within the first 12 minutes of the movie. It makes up for the heavy-hearted feeling with witty jokes and the adorable friendship between a grumpy old man and an eager boy scout. Add a wonderful dog to their dynamic and a whole lot of balloons, and Up becomes the perfect recipe for your leisure watch — full of love, loss and happiness.
(Contributed by Sakshi Prabhu)