The upcoming computer-animated movie ‘The Magician’s Elephant’ is based on American author Kate DiCamillo’s thirteenth book ‘The Magician’s Elephant’.
The plot follows an orphan boy named Peter who is on a quest of finding a magician with an elephant according to the advice of a fortune teller as he sets out to look for his missing sister.
Wendy Rogers has directed this animated adventure comedy family fantasy movie. Noah Jupe has given voice to the protagonist Peter in the movie. This Netflix original movie is set to be released on March 17, 2023.
In this article, we have made a list of other animated movies which you must watch while waiting for the upcoming animated film ‘The Magician’s Elephant’ to arrive.
Ten Must-Watch Films Like The Magician’s Elephant:
This animated fantasy movie is the fourth Disney animated feature film. The plot revolves around an elephant named Dumbo who has enormous ears for which he is always ridiculed.
But when a small mouse begins to motivate him, he begins to learn to make good use of these long ears as a unique potential.
The movie was released in the United States on October 31, 1941. The film won the Academy Award for Best Scoring of a Musical Picture.
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)-
This computer-animated action fantasy movie is loosely adapted from the same named 2003 book by Cressida Cowell. The plot revolves around a Viking named Hiccup befriending a deadly dragon named Night Fury as he does not abide by the rule of killing a dragon which is a necessity for him to be initiated into his tribe.
The film was released in the United States on March 26, 2010. It was nominated for two Academy Awards.
The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild (2022)-
This computer-animated adventure comedy movie is a spin-off of the Ice Age franchise the plot of which surrounds the adventures and efforts of Buck, Crash, and Eddy to resist dinosaurs from overtaking the Lost World while seeking a place of their own. It was released in North America on January 28, 2022.
The Jungle Book (1967)-
This animated musical comedy movie is adapted from the acclaimed same named 1984 book by Rudyard Kipling.
The plot revolves around a young boy named Mowgli who has been brought up by wolves in the woods. But when a man-eater tiger starts threatening his life, Mowgli’s animal family tries to convince him to go to the human village to live. The film was released on October 18, 1967.
Alice in Wonderland (1951)-
This animated musical fantasy comedy movie is adapted from Lewis Carroll’s Alice books. The plot centers around nineteen years old Alice who, following a rabbit in a waistcoat, finds herself in a magical land full of wonder and anthropomorphic creatures.
The film was released in the United States on September 14, 1951. It won an Academy Award nomination under the category of Best Scoring of a Musical Picture.
This animated musical anthology movie is the boldest experiment of Disney in which animated imagery and classical music were blended to make Mickey Mouse’s career blossom into a unique full-blown feature that is unparalleled in the history of animation. The movie was released on November 13, 1940
Pete’s Dragon (1977)-
The plot of this live-action animated musical fantasy movie surrounds a magical and chaos-causing dragon Elliott who helps Pete, a young orphan, escape from his evil foster father and mother.
It was released on November 3, 1977. The movie received two Academy Award nominations.
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (2022)-
This stop-motion animated musical dark fantasy movie is director Guillermo del Toro’s take on Carlo Collodi’s 1884 Italian novel ‘The Adventures of Pinocchio’.
The plot finds a wooden puppet Pinocchio coming to life as his carver Geppetto’s son. The film has been released in the United States on November 9, 2022, and arrived on Netflix on 9th December that year.
The Lion King (1994)-
The plot of this animated musical drama movie centers upon a cub named Simba who finds his father murdered by his wicked uncle and returns to his homeland after years to reclaim his right.
It was released in the United States on June 15, 1994. The film was nominated for four Academy Award nominations with two wins.
Peter Pan (1953)-
This animated adventure fantasy movie is adapted from the 1904 play ‘Peter Pan, or the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up’ by J. M. Barrie.
The plot revolves around the never-growing-up Peter Pan who travels with Wendy Darling and his two brothers to the island of Neverland in order to stay young. The film was released on February 5, 1953.