Film Friday: Top 5 animated films on climate change

Film Friday: Top 5 animated films on climate change

Climate change conference Cop26 is happening now! We certainly should teach our kids since their childhood about the danger the Earth is getting into. Climate calamity is the most severe threat now! This weekend, we have rounded up the five animated films with climate themes usually aimed at kids. 

The Lorax (2012)

The Lorax is an animated musical comedy film based on Dr. Seuss’ children’s book of the same name with a cautionary message: respecting the environment and all living creatures will help us preserve the planet for ourselves and future generations. It’s a cautionary tale primarily about a person’s responsibilities to the environment. The story is about a 12-year-old boy named Ted Wiggins who lives in Thneedville, a walled city where all vegetation and plant life is artificial.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bHdzTUNw-4

Moana (2016)

Who hasn’t watched this one! Almost all the kids and adults loved watching the change in Moana’s world from a dying, rude and dangerous nature to fresh green and loving one. Also, the musicals throughout the film made us feel how the voice can be used to raise. The real story is about a little girl Moana becoming an adult following her dream and setting out on a mission after an environmental disaster occurs on her home island of Motunui. The whole film focuses on highlighting the ecological hazards around our nature and the effects of climate change. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKFuXETZUsI

Princess Mononoke (1997)

Princess Mononoke is a film by Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki, promoting environmental protection messages, how and why we must save the Earth from the evils of deforestation and mining, destruction, cutting down trees, greenhouse gas emission, and many more. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OiMOHRDs14

Rio 2 (2014)

As this is the sequel to Rio, in Rio 2, we see Blu as his family and friends work together to save their home, the Amazon rainforest, from being destroyed by illegal logging activities. The film resembles the current real scenario of how our mother earth is dying and everyone is trying to save it; for instance, the Cop26 conference is a significant step ahead. The film mainly drew the environmental problems Brazil is facing with deforestation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leJuOObuCxM

Wall-E (2008)

In short, WALL-E, Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-class is an animated movie about the last robot left on Earth. He, who spends his days tidying up the planet, one piece of garbage at a time for 700 years, during that period WALL-E has developed a personality, and he’s more than a little lonely. Then after spotting EVE, WALL-E embarks on his most incredible adventure yet when he follows EVE across the galaxy. Hence he left Wall-E leaves us with a hopeful message as the film’s end sees life returning to Earth and humanity restored.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ1CATNbXg0