#85. Up (2009)


Walt Disney Pictures

– Directors: Bob Peterson, Pete Docter

– Metascore: 88

– Runtime: 96 minutes

This CGI-animated comedy starts sadly when an elderly man’s wife dies, but the majority of the movie is an uplifting story about an aging explorer who uses helium balloons to travel the world. A young boy joins him for the ride. The film won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.