Mature animated films

Not all cartoons are for children. There's something quite different and interesting about adult animation - like playing a dirty game.
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1.
Felidae (1994)
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A cat must investigate brutal murders of other cats in a neighborhood he has moved into with his owner. (82 mins.)
Director: Michael Schaack
“ Violent noir film with cats. Holocaust and dramatic Scorsese-like violence. It definitely makes you love your cat more. ” - Avwillfan89
 
2.
Fritz the Cat (1972)
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A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960s. (78 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
“ Overally graphic and insanely violent. First animated movie to be rated X, pretty cool nonetheless. ” - Avwillfan89
 
3.
Watership Down (1978)
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A group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face many dangers to find and protect their new home. (91 mins.)
Director: Martin Rosen
“ Originally for kids - it's unlike any other kids movie I've seen. More like bloody and gory drama/thriller for kids, seems a little strange. ” - Avwillfan89
 
4.
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
“ Same team as Watership Down, the content is so mature it had to be trimmed for a later release. ” - Avwillfan89
 
5.
Heavy Traffic (1973)
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An "underground" cartoonist contends with life in the inner city, where various unsavory characters serve as inspiration for his artwork. (77 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
“ Everybody is a scumbag in this movie, so don't expect likable characters. The ending scene is very beautiful, however. ” - Avwillfan89
 
6.
Coonskin (1975)
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Rabbit, a country-born trickster, takes over the organized crime racket in Harlem, facing opposition from the institutionalized racism of the Mafia and corrupt police. (100 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
“ Brilliant satire film about race relations in America. ” - Avwillfan89
 
7.
Heavy Metal (1981)
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A glowing green orb - which embodies ultimate evil - terrorizes a young girl with an anthology of bizarre and fantastic stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror. (86 mins.)
“ Not that great. Very sexist and dated. ” - Avwillfan89
 
8.
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000 Video)
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The Joker is back with a vengeance, and Gotham's newest Dark Knight needs answers as he stands alone to face Gotham's most infamous Clown Prince of Crime. (76 mins.)
Director: Curt Geda
“ A more mature Batman film than the others, I'm glad they took risks with this one. ” - Avwillfan89
 
9.
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
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After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpson family are declared fugitives. (87 mins.)
Director: David Silverman
 
10.
Animal Farm (1954)
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A successful farmyard revolution by the resident animals vs. the farmer goes horribly wrong as the victors create a new tyranny among themselves. (72 mins.)
“ People shouldn't mistake this for a children's film, if they did, they'd live in a cave. ” - Avwillfan89
 
11.
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
“ This was actually made for an older generation, rather than your typical kids and family movie. It's also Don Bluth's first film. ” - Avwillfan89
 
12.
Persepolis (2007)
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A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution. (96 mins.)
“ Brilliant adaption of feminist and outspoken Iranian author Marjane Satrapi's graphic novel. ” - Avwillfan89
 
13.
The Last Unicorn (1982)
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A brave unicorn and a magician fight an evil king who is obsessed with attempting to capture the world's unicorns. (92 mins.)
“ Some scenes are unsuitible for children, the entire film is unsuitable for Best Animation. ” - Avwillfan89
 
14.
Yellow Submarine (1968)
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The Beatles agree to accompany Captain Fred in his Yellow Submarine and go to Pepperland to free it from the music hating Blue Meanies. (90 mins.)
Director: George Dunning
“ One of the trippiest films ever. There's no age limit, but its definitely for adults. For getting high. ” - Avwillfan89
 
15.
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)
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When Cartman and his friends go see an R rated movie, they start swearing and their parents think that Canada is to blame. (81 mins.)
Director: Trey Parker
“ Shut your effing gob uncle effers! ” - Avwillfan89
 
16.
Ronal the Barbarian (2011)
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Fantasy comedy about young Ronal who lives in a barbarian village. Ronal is weak, skinny and doesn't... (89 mins.)
“ Pretty much the average Shrek meets How To Train Your Dragon, exept the language is R rated, male genitals are seen everywhere and the violence is strong and gory. Quite a refreshing change. There's no way they would accept this in America! ” - Avwillfan89
 
17.
Heavy Metal 2000 (2000)
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After surviving an invasion on her peaceful homeworld, a beautiful avenger must stop a powerful psychopath from gaining immortality and rescue her kidnapped sister. (88 mins.)
“ The nudity and violence seems a bit gratuitous in this one. ” - Avwillfan89
 
18.
Wizards (1977)
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On a post-apocalyptic Earth, a wizard and his faire folk comrades fight an evil wizard who's using technology in his bid for conquest. (80 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
“ "I'm glad you changed your name, you son of a bitch!"
Bang!

If I had nickel for every Lord of The Rings reference, I'd be rich. ” - Avwillfan89
 
19.
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
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Batman is wrongly implicated in a series of murders of mob bosses actually done by a new vigilante assassin. (76 mins.)
“ Spawning from the much acclaimed TV series, this Batman film took a step further towards the dark tones, brief bloody violence and themes. ” - Avwillfan89
 
20.
Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010 Video)
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There's a mystery afoot in Gotham City, and Batman must go toe-to-toe with a mysterious vigilante, who goes by the name of Red Hood. Subsequently, old wounds reopen and old, once buried memories come into the light. (75 mins.)
Director: Brandon Vietti
“ Possibly one of the bleakest, pessimistic and violent animated films ever. It's even darker and brutal than the last two Nolan films. ” - Avwillfan89
 
21.
Coraline (2009)
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An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets. (100 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
“ A horror movie for kids, this one is an especially dark fable. ” - Avwillfan89
 
22.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
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A deformed bell-ringer must assert his independence from a vicious government minister in order to help his friend, a gypsy dancer. (91 mins.)
“ Despite being a Disney film, this adaptation of Victor Hugo's immensely melancholic and bleak novel about social injustice is quite accurate at times. ” - Avwillfan89