After I did a post on my favourite non-Disney films, I decided to give an extra ramble on the best animated fairy-tales! I went through my Video collection and picked the very best ones!
Let’s see what’s worth checking out!
#5 The Swan Princess:
This one is really interesting as I had never heard of the fairy-tale before. Princess Odette is turned into a swan by an evil magician who wants to become king himself. So we get some cute side-kick animals and a nice story with a little dash of magic!
#4 The Secret of NIMH:
Dark one. The Mouse Mrs. Brisby has to move her home as the farmer will soon start plowing the field it’s located in. However, he youngest son falls ill and many problems arise. Many aspects are covered in this film, from experiments with animals to death, it’s a fascinating one.
#3 The Last Unicorn:
The Last Unicorn is probably the most famous film in my list. There’s only one word to describe it: beautiful. It will touch your heart and you will be enchanted by this movie. The soundtrack is also simply perfect. Timeless classic!
#2 The Nutcracker Prince:
I already wrote an extensive post about this one. What I love so much is how detailed it is. Based on E. T. A. Hoffmann story we get a lovely and colorful movie that even features a story within in the story!
Probably my favourite animated film ever. Also already covered in length, but of course had to be on this list. It tells the tale of a strong woman who never backs down and faces the evil that has come to destroy her life. The first princess I saw who rescued herself instead of waiting for a prince.
What’s your favourite? Let me know in the comments!