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12 Beautiful Pixar Animated Movies That Carry a Deep Psychological Message

By Andrew Alpin, 17 July 2019

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Cartoons are a part of every generation and today, the type of beautiful animated movies made by production companies like Pixar are even watched and liked by adults as well. We all loved movies like Brave and finding Dory. Cartoons can teach us a lot about life and their creators do hide subtle hints and important truths in them. There are some priceless lessons to be learned in these animation movies some of which can have deep psychological meanings. So read on to find out what some famous Pixar movies was really trying to tell you.

1 Finding Dory (2016). “We all different and we need to respect the peculiarities of others.”

This was the main message in the lovable film Finding Dory where the main character was a cute lagoon fish named Dory and her forgetful nature. She dreams of trying to find her family but just can’t recall where they are. Dory was born with a condition of memory blackouts and one of the lessons adults can give their kids about this film is to accept people the way they are.

Finding Dory (2016). “We all different and we need to respect the peculiarities of others.”

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2The Good Dinosaur (2015). “Sincere friendship is a superpower!’

The movie “the Good Dinosaur” wasn’t just about the friendship between the large dino and the small boy, it was about the world itself and how nature conquered civilization and not the opposite. While it was fun for the children, it gave adults something to think about especially the fears of Arlo the dinosaur and how he struggled to overcome the true power of friendship.

The Good Dinosaur (2015). “Sincere friendship is a superpower!’

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3Inside Out (2015). “Don’t be afraid of your emotions.”

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This movie was one of the most powerful animations that Pixar made and it also went on to meet with approval by psychotherapists. Riley the main character is a young girl coming to terms with her emotions and trying to cope with them. Emotions such as joy, sadness, anger, fear and disgust. This has a message for both children and adults alike to understand the normal experience of various emotions and how we need to manage them and control them.

Inside Out (2015). “Don’t be afraid of your emotions.”

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4Brave (2012). “Put stereotypes aside, and be yourself.”

Brave was a beautiful movie about courage. The dramatic story about the flaming red Scottish Princess Merida and her relationship with her mother is a reminder that no one should comply with the expectations of others. Merida’s mother has planned her life and marriage down to the last detail teaches us how girls need not be princesses if they love their crazy adventures and wish to do their own thing. Just be yourself.

Brave (2012). “Put stereotypes aside, and be yourself.”

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