the animated flims of the 1980s

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1.
Animalympics (1980)
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The animal kingdom stages its own olympic games. (78 mins.)
 
2.
Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don't Come Back!!) (1980)
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Charlie Brown and his friends travel to Europe as exchange students. (75 mins.)
 
3.
Gnomes (1980 TV Movie)
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A family of gnomes preparing for the wedding of their oldest son must engage in a battle of wits with an enemy family of vicious trolls. (45 mins.)
 
4.
Pinocchio's Christmas (1980 TV Movie)
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It's Pinocchio's first Christmas, and he sells the book Geppetto gives him for present money, but Cat and Fox trick him out of it... (60 mins.)
 
5.
I Go Pogo (1980)
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Pogo the Possum attempts to run for President with help of his fellow animal friends. (86 mins.)
 
6.
Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? (1980 Short Film)
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A young man wishes he could get away and his wish is granted in a globetrotting, song-singing way. (30 mins.)
Director: Gerard Baldwin
 
7.
The Return of the King (1980 TV Movie)
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Two Hobbits struggle to destroy the Ring in Mount Doom while their friends desperately fight evil Lord Sauron's forces in a final battle. (98 mins.)
 
8.
A Snow White Christmas (1980 TV Movie)
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The wicked queen creates an ice storm meant to get rid of the younger Snow White, but instead freezes the whole village just barely missing her... (60 mins.)
Director: Kay Wright
 
9.
Yogi's First Christmas (1980 TV Movie)
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Yogi, Boo Boo and Cindy are awakened from hibernation and join their friends' Christmas activities while interfering with 2 villians' efforts to ruin the holiday. (98 mins.)
Director: Ray Patterson
 
10.
American Pop (1981)
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The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century. (96 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
 
11.
The Fox and the Hound (1981)
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Two childhood friends find themselves forced to become enemies. (83 mins.)
 
12.
The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour (1985 TV Series)
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A Saturday morning series, collecting of some of the most popular classic cartoons from the Looney Tunes catalogue. (45 mins.)
 
13.
Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (1982)
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Rival book salesmen Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are forced by Sultan Yosemite Sam to read fairy tales to his spoiled, selfish son, Prince Abba-Dabba. (74 mins.)
 
14.
The Flight of Dragons (1982 Video)
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A young Boston writer goes back in time into an era where wizards and dragon reign and science is just barely known. (96 mins.)
 
15.
The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat (1982 Short Film)
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The Cat in the Hat is all set for a lovely picnic, but the evil Grinch changes his plans by inventing... (25 mins.)
Director: Bill Perez
 
16.
Heidi's Song (1982)
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Orphan Heidi lives with her grandpa in Swiss Alps. She brings joy to all there. However, her aunt takes her to the city to live as a servant girl to a cold rich strict family and their nice but sad handicapped daughter. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Taylor
 
17.
Hey Good Lookin' (1982)
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An outrageous, affectionate look at coming of age in the Eisenhower era in Brooklyn. (76 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
 
18.
Disney's Halloween Treat (1982 Video)
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Contains memorable scenes from "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," "Fantasia," "Lady and the Tramp," "Peter Pan," "One Hundred and One Dalmatians," and "The Sword in the Stone." (47 mins.)
 
19.
Mighty Mouse in the Great Space Chase (1982)
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Shorts from "The New Adventures of Mighty Mouse and Heckle and Jeckle" Saturday morning cartoon show edited together into a movie. Space cat villain Harry the Heartless holds space mouse Queen Pureheart. Only Mighty Mouse can save her. (86 mins.)
 
20.
The Plague Dogs (1982)
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Two dogs escape from a laboratory and are hunted as possible carriers of the bubonic plague. (103 mins.)
Director: Martin Rosen
 
21.
The Secret of NIMH (1982)
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To save her ill son, a field mouse must seek the aid of a colony of rats, with whom she has a deeper link than she ever suspected. (82 mins.)
Director: Don Bluth
 
22.
Yogi Bear's All-Star Comedy Christmas Caper (1982 TV Movie)
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In this Christmas Special, Yogi escapes from Jellystone and hides out in a department store, posing as the Store's Santa. He helps a little girl to rediscover her faith in Christmas. (24 mins.)
Director: Steve Lumley
 
23.
Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983 Short Film)
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The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece. (26 mins.)
Director: Burny Mattinson
 
24.
Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island (1983)
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Daffy Duck and Speedy Gonzales find a treasure map that leads them to a wishing well, which for a penny... (78 mins.)
 
25.
Fire and Ice (1983)
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In this animated tale, a tiny village is destroyed by a surging glacier, which serves as the deadly domain for the evil Ice Lord... (81 mins.)
 
26.
Twice Upon a Time (1983)
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Two wannabe heroes and their friends must stop a madman from giving everyone nightmares. (74 mins.)
 
27.
The Wind in the Willows (1983 TV Movie)
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One spring, Mole decides that he can ignore the spring cleaning for a little longer, and begins a series of adventures with his new friend Rat... (79 mins.)
 
28.
Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore (1983 Short Film)
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Winnie the Pooh and friends decide to throw a birthday celebration for gloomy, old Eeyore. (25 mins.)
Director: Rick Reinert
 
29.
Rose Petal Place (1984 Short Film)
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Rose-Petal Place is an abandoned Victorian mansion surrounded by a garden. Little Rose-Petal was created one day when her mistress, in a moment of distress, cried upon her garden and her tears crystallized, bringing her to life.
 
30.
The Soldier's Tale (1984)
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A soldier, returning home from war, chances upon a stranger who offers to buy his violin, the stranger is none other than the devil. (51 mins.)
 
31.
The Adventures of Mark Twain (1985)
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Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher and Huck Finn join Mark Twain on his airship to meet Halley's Comet. (86 mins.)
Director: Will Vinton
 
32.
Bigfoot and the Muscle Machines (1985 Video)
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Originally serialized in the syndicated _Super Week_, which began this serial with the tug-of-war scene 17 minutes in... (53 mins.)
Director: John Gibbs, Ray Lee
 
33.
The Black Cauldron (1985)
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A young boy and a bunch of misfit friends embark on a quest to find a dark magic item of ultimate power before a diabolical tyrant can. (80 mins.)
 
34.
The Brave Frog's Greatest Adventure (1985)
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(91 mins.)
 
35.
He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special (1985 TV Movie)
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He-Man and She-Ra join together to stop Horde Prime from ruining Christmas for some Earth children stranded on Eternia. (51 mins.)
 
36.
The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (1985 TV Movie)
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At a council convened by The Great Ak, the forest being tells the story of Santa Claus to explain why he deserves to made immortal. (50 mins.)
 
37.
The Little Troll Prince (1987 TV Movie)
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A little troll finds himself in a wonderful voyage from the Troll Kingdom until a human house, where he discover the Christmas and God. (60 mins.)
Director: Ray Patterson
 
38.
Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer (1985)
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Rainbow Brite must stop an evil princess and her underlings from taking over the planet Spectra. (85 mins.)
 
39.
The Secret of the Sword (1985)
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Prince Adam and Cringer travel to Etheria in search of the one who is meant for a special destiny..... (100 mins.)
 
40.
Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (1985)
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Set on the subterranean Mine-World, a band of human worker are treated like slaves under the power of the evil overlord Zygon until one... (107 mins.)
Director: Steven Hahn
 
41.
The Adventures of the American Rabbit (1986)
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To fight evil, a young rabbit can transform into a star spangled superhero. (85 mins.)
 
42.
An American Tail (1986)
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While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country. (80 mins.)
Director: Don Bluth
 
43.
Barbie and the Rockers: Out of This World (1987 Short Film)
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Rock sensation Barbie and her band The Rockers, beloved by everyone all around the world, decide to do something no band has ever done before - preform a charity rock concert in outer space. (25 mins.)
 
44.
Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation (1986)
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In this second installment to the original Care Bear Movie trilogy of the 1980s, the Care Bear Family... (76 mins.)
Director: Dale Schott
 
45.
The Cosmic Eye (1986)
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Earth is visited by a race of aliens, who issue an ultimatum: either peace or complete destruction. (71 mins.)
 
46.
Fluppy Dogs (1986 TV Movie)
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A band of dimension hopping humanoid dogs need the help of two kids to return home. (45 mins.)
Director: Fred Wolf
 
47.
GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords (1986)
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The Go-Bots fight to rescue the Rock People. (75 mins.)
 
48.
The Great Heep (1986 TV Movie)
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The Empire dispatches a gigantic droid to take control of a planet. R2-D2 and C-3PO arrive to find their new master captured and must work with locals to defeat the Great Heep. (48 mins.)
Director: Clive A. Smith
 
49.
The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
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Basil, the rodent Sherlock Holmes, investigates the kidnapping of a toy-maker and uncovers its link to his arch-enemy, Professor Ratigan. (74 mins.)
 
50.
InHumanoids: The Movie (1986 Video)
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Action-packed cartoon about the age-old fight between good and evil. Mysterious events start to happen... (85 mins.)
Director: Ray Lee
 
51.
Sport Goofy in Soccermania (1987 Short Film)
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Uncle Scrooge donates an old beat-up trophy for Huey, Dewey and Louie's soccer tournament. But when... (20 mins.)
 
52.
My Little Pony: The Movie (1986)
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Ponyland comes under attack from a talking blob of purple gunk. (86 mins.)
Director: Michael Joens
 
53.
Robotech: The Movie (1986)
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Re-edited version of a Japanese TV serial combined with a direct-to-video anime, released in the U.S. as a feature. (87 mins.)
 
54.
The Transformers: The Movie (1986)
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The Autobots must stop a colossal planet consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons. (84 mins.)
Director: Nelson Shin
 
55.
When the Wind Blows (1986)
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A naive elderly British rural couple survive the initial onslaught of a nuclear war. (80 mins.)
 
56.
The Amazing Mister Bickford (1987 Video)
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Several pieces of Frank Zappa's music are set against clay animation by Bruce Bickford. (52 mins.)
Director: Frank Zappa
 
57.
The Brave Little Toaster (1987)
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A group of dated appliances embarks on a journey to the city to find its master after being abandoned in its cabin in the woods. (90 mins.)
Director: Jerry Rees
 
58.
The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland (1987)
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The Care Bears and Alice set out to stop an evil wizard from taking over Wonderland. (80 mins.)
 
59.
The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)
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The Chipmunks compete with the Chipettes in a round the world race. (77 mins.)
Director: Janice Karman
 
60.
G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987 Video)
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The G.I. Joe action force must oppose the ruthless Cobra organization that has secretly allied with a subterranean reptilian people who were their founders. (93 mins.)
Director: Don Jurwich
 
61.
The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones (1987 TV Movie)
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Elroy Jetson invents a time machine that takes his family back to prehistoric times, where they meet the Flintstone family. (92 mins.)
 
62.
Robotech: The Movie (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Re-edited version of a Japanese TV serial combined with a direct-to-video anime, released in the U.S. as a feature. (87 mins.)
 
63.
Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night (1987)
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Pinocchio and his friends, a glow worm and a marionette, search for a magic music box. However, so is the evil Scalawag and the Emperor of the Night. (87 mins.)
Director: Hal Sutherland
 
64.
The Puppetoon Movie (1987)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Arnold Leibovit
 
65.
Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers (1987 TV Movie)
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After the death of Shaggy's Uncle Beaureguard, he, Scooby, and Scrappy arrive at his uncle's plantation to collect the inheritance... (93 mins.)
 
66.
Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats (1988 TV Movie)
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(92 mins.)
 
67.
Yogi's Great Escape (1987 TV Movie)
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After hearing Jellystone Park might be closing, Yogi Bear, Boo Boo, and three orphan bear cubs flee the forest, so they will not be put a zoo. (93 mins.)
Director: Bob Goe, Paul Sommer
 
68.
Yogi Bear and the Magical Flight of the Spruce Goose (1987 TV Movie)
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Yogi and the gang mistakenly board the famous Howard Hughes' plane The Spruce Goose. They accidentally start the plane, so they decide to take it for a spin, helping animals and people along the way. (92 mins.)
 
69.
BraveStarr: The Legend (1988)
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Marshal Bravestarr and a female judge are sent to New Texas, a frontier planet under attack by the evil cattle spirit Stampede, who, with his ruthless sidekick Tex Hex, are vying for control of the universe, one planet at a time. (91 mins.)
 
70.
Care Bears Nutcracker Suite (1988 Video)
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An animated version, starring the Care Bears, of the fairy tale that inspired the famous ballet. (62 mins.)
 
71.
Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (1988)
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Daffy Duck opens a detective agency for the supernatural along side his Looney Toon buddies. (72 mins.)
 
72.
Garfield: His 9 Lives (1988 TV Movie)
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This sometimes very funny and sometimes highly emotional anthology follows Garfield's nine lives throughout history, from his first life as a prehistoric cat-Neanderthal to his ninth life as an astronaut in a jam. (60 mins.)
 
73.
The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound (1988 TV Movie)
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It's the gold rush era in the Wild West. A mysterious stranger (Huckleberry Hound) arrives in a small desert town carrying a huge golden nugget. The notorious Dalton brothers steal it. The town asks "the stranger" to go after them. (95 mins.)
 
74.
Happy Birthday, Garfield (1988 Documentary)
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Garfield creator Jim Davis presents a behind-the-scenes 10th-anniversary celebration of the pasta-eating cat. Jim Davis is the host (60 mins.)
Director: Jim Davis
 
75.
The Land Before Time (1988)
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An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley. (69 mins.)
Director: Don Bluth
 
76.
Oliver & Company (1988)
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A lost and alone kitten joins a gang of dogs engaged in petty larceny in New York. (74 mins.)
Director: George Scribner
 
77.
Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big Paw (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
On a magical artifact called the Bone of Scone, that gives "Puppy Power" to the Pound Puppies and Pound Purries... (76 mins.)
Director: Pierre DeCelles
 
78.
Rockin' with Judy Jetson (1988 TV Movie)
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There's intergalactic trouble when the lyrics Judy Jetson wrote for teen heartthrob Sky Rocker are swapped with a secret message from a music-hating witch. Now it's up to Judy, her family, and friends to save rock-and-roll. (92 mins.)
 
79.
Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School (1988 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Scooby Doo and the gang visited a haunted school. After the girls are kidnapped, it's up to Scooby and the gang to save them. (92 mins.)
 
80.
Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf (1988 TV Movie)
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Shaggy is turned into a werewolf, and it's up to Scooby, Scrappy and his girlfriend to help him win the contest. (92 mins.)
Director: Ray Patterson
 
81.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
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A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder. (104 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
82.
Yogi & the Invasion of the Space Bears (1988 TV Movie)
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Yogi Bear and Boo-Boo discover aliens who plan to conquer Earth. (90 mins.)
 
83.
All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
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A dog returns from the dead looking for revenge on his killer using an orphan girl who can talk to animals. (84 mins.)
 
84.
The BFG (1989 TV Movie)
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A young orphan girl, Sophie, gets taken away to a faraway land populated by Giants and Dreams. (87 mins.)
Director: Brian Cosgrove
 
85.
The Brave Frog (1989 Video)
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(91 mins.)
 
86.
The Butter Battle Book (1989 Short Film)
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A cold war between two lands over a ridiculous dispute leads to a perilous arms race. (30 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
 
87.
The Little Mermaid (1989)
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A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land. (83 mins.)
 
88.
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
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A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has... (85 mins.)