Pixar Movies: Best Pixar Movies Every Kid Must Watch

The best movies for kids usually come from Pixar. Well, what is Pixar? It is simple. Pixar is an American computer animation studio known for its critically and commercially successful computer-animated feature films. Pixar Animation Studios is based in Emeryville, California. It is a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios owned by the Walt Disney Company.

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Therefore, here at Podium School, we bring you some of the most magical, jaw-dropping, heart-warming, and inspirational movies which every kid should watch and experience the dreamland created by Pixar.

Cars (2006)

The message in “Cars” is simplicity itself: Life was better in the old days when it revolved around small towns where everybody knew each other, and around small highways like Route 66, where you made new friends. This older America has long been much-beloved by Hollywood, and apparently, it survives in Radiator Springs as sort of a time capsule.

Above all, Cars is a beautiful experience for those who love action-packed racing with some added values and heart-warming scenes.

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Coco (2017)

Coco is a brilliant piece of art. Pixar’s acclaimed possession. The concept of bringing people together through music and family is heart-touching. Characters like Miguel bring out the essence of realism. Anthony Gonzalez’s performance as Miguel was exceptional, he lived the character of Miguel. Gael Garcia Bernal’s performance as Hector is powerful and influencing. Hector acts as Miguel’s mentor to guide him through his journey.

Moreover, one of the most fascinating things about the movie is the way it builds its plot around members of Miguel’s family, living and dead, as they battle to determine the official narrative of Miguel’s great-great-grandfather and his disappearance from the narrative meant for the extended clan. In addition, Coco is a delight for kids and adults alike. A must watch film that has a big heart and enjoyability factor make Coco one of the best movies for kids by Pixar.

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Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Monsters, Inc.” is cheerful, high-energy fun, and like the other Pixar movies, has a running supply of gags and references. The movie revolves around the kids of Monstropolis. Kids are getting harder to scare and there is a scream shortage in Monstropolis.

Therefore, the most successful scream team at Monsters, Inc. is comprised of Sulley Sullivan (voice of John Goodman) and Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal), Sulley, really a gentle giant is the scary one; Mike is his wisecracking partner. Together, they’re approaching the all-time scream record. Thus, Monsters, Inc. is a fun ride filled with magical moments.

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Ratatouille (2007)

Ratatouille is a story of a rat who is secretly the greatest chef in all of Paris is a delight. Directed by Brad Bird and the music given by Michael Giacchino. This movie was bound to be successful. A very creative concept. In addition, this film is about comedy, art, food, and rats in Paris. The film became a huge hit and won an Oscar, it seemed as though Pixar could do no wrong.

In other words, Ratatouille is an interesting watch and if you haven’t watched this crazy rat story, a mesmerizing experience awaits you.

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The Incredibles (2004)

Another Brad Bird film enters. And guess what? Michael Giacchino is the man behind the music. Pixar’s first-ever PG-Rated film, “The Incredibles” is such a heart-pumping and breathtaking experience that it’s unbelievable to think about all the hard work that went into it. However, all the incredible (no pun intended) details on the characters, as well as all the action and explosion shots, makes this one of their most thrilling roller coaster rides of all time.

Above all, The Incredibles is everything you can ask for when it comes to serious, yet very artistic and action-filled blockbusters. Undeniably an animation masterpiece!

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Finding Nemo (2003)

Finding Nemo is set in a vivid, surreal secret world – right under the noses of us humans, but we don’t know it’s there. As ever, there are wacky creatures of all shapes and sizes: a ragtag platoon of amiable attitudes and comedy voices. Above all, quality family entertainment is what this outstanding animation delivers, and as ever with a glistening new offering from Pixar Animation.

Most importantly, Finding Nemo sets the standard for how animated movies should being terms of entertainment value as well as story and themes ending with the touching, thought-provoking message of how too much protectiveness on the parent’s side will repel, but, no matter how independent a child believes themselves to be, they’ll always need their parents.

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Up (2009)

Up” is a wonderful film, with characters who are as believable as any characters can be who spend much of their time floating above the rain forests of Venezuela. Similarly, they have tempers, problems and obsessions. They are cute and goofy, but they aren’t cute in the treacly way of little cartoon animals. They’re cute in a human way.

Most importantly, directed by Pete Docter and Bob Peterson, two brilliant directors of Pixar Animation Studio behind hits like “Wall-e”, “Monsters Inc.” or “Finding Nemo”, this film has a number of experienced voices and a touching soundtrack, which earned the Academy Award that year for Best Original Score. Moreover, a curious fact: the place represented as a destination point for Carl’s trip – the fictional Paradise Falls – exists in the real life, in the border between Venezuela and Brazil: it’s Mount Roraima.



Movies are the best way to learn and enjoy something at the same time. Films have the power to portray the most serious of issues of life in a way that seems appealing. Pixar movies are the best for kids and adults alike. The creative concepts include the likes of mythical creatures, wildlife and marine animals, and so on. Pixar studios guarantee a majestic experience with almost every single movie. It just shows the expertise and devotion the studio has towards filmmaking. Therefore, everyone should give these movies a chance.

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