Favorite Animated Features

My favorite animated features in no particular order.
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1.
Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A flamboyant thief and his gang struggle to free a princess from an evil count's clutches and to learn the hidden secret to a fabulous treasure that she holds part of a key to. (100 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
2.
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Batman is wrongly implicated in a series of murders of mob bosses actually done by a new vigilante assassin. (76 mins.)
 
3.
Heavy Metal (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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.)
 
4.
Fantastic Planet (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
This futuristic story takes place on a faraway planet where blue giants rule, and oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine-like leaders. (72 mins.)
Director: René Laloux
 
5.
Wizards (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
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
 
6.
Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
While attempting to win the affections of a beautiful rival, a master thief risks death to learn the secret and intentions of a wealthy and seemingly immortal, but certainly ruthless, recluse. (102 mins.)
 
7.
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A washed-up luchador and a super-spy investigate Nazi zombies, a nefarious scientist, and a stripper with a Satanic birthmark. (77 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
 
8.
Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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
 
9.
Waltz with Bashir (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict. (90 mins.)
Director: Ari Folman
 
10.
Coonskin (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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
 
11.
Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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
 
12.
Barefoot Gen (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a disturbing story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people. (83 mins.)
Director: Mori Masaki
 
13.
The Professional: Golgo 13 (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
After killing the son of a powerful oil tycoon, an assassin-for-hire becomes the target of American soldiers and superhuman killers. (94 mins.)
Director: Osamu Dezaki
 
14.
Monkey Punch no Sekai: Alice (1991 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
This OVA revolves around a mad scientist and the woman that betrayed him. Her unfaithfulness causes... (45 mins.)
Director: Yûzô Aoki
 
15.
Batman: Year One (2011 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A wealthy playboy and a Chicago cop both return to Gotham City where their lives will intersect in unexpected ways. (64 mins.)
 
16.
Heavy Traffic (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
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
 
17.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet. (117 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
18.
Jonny's Golden Quest (1993 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Investigating reports of synthetic gold lead Jonny Quest and the Quest Team to a showdown with Dr. Zin! (120 mins.)
 
19.
Akira (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath that only two teenagers and a group of psychics can stop. (124 mins.)
 
20.
Porco Rosso (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 1930s Italy, a veteran World War I pilot is cursed to look like an anthropomorphic pig. (94 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
21.
Fire and Ice (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
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.)
 
22.
Victory Through Air Power (1943 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An animated documentary promoting of the soundness of strategic aerial bombing in World War II. (70 mins.)
 
23.
Justice League: Doom (2012 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses. (75 mins.)
 
24.
Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All (1982 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Flash Gordon, Dale Arden and Dr. Hans Zarkov travel to the planet Mongo to fight the evil emperor Ming the Merciless. (95 mins.)
 
25.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The Batman has returned after a 10-year absence. The Gotham authorities want to arrest him. An old foe wants a reunion. The Feds want the Man of Tomorrow to put a stop to him. (76 mins.)
Director: Jay Oliva
 
26.
Gandahar (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An evil force from a 1000 years in the future begins to destroy an idyllic paradise, where the citizens are in perfect harmony with nature. (78 mins.)
Director: René Laloux
 
27.
American Pop (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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
 
28.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era? (76 mins.)
Director: Jay Oliva
 
29.
BraveStarr: The Legend (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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.)
 
30.
The Lord of the Rings (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle-earth. (132 mins.)
Director: Ralph Bakshi
 
31.
Amon Saga (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Set in a world of fantasy and adventure, Amon is a young warrior embarking on a quest to avenge the death of his mother... (80 mins.)
Director: Shunji Ôga
 
32.
Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The happy tranquility of Buggsville is shattered when the populace learns that a colossal skyscraper is to be built over their tiny town. (78 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
33.
Yellow Submarine (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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
 
34.
Lupin III: Episode 0 - First Contact (2002 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A news reporter interviews Jigen about how he first met Lupin. (90 mins.)
Director: Minoru Ôhara
 
35.
Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A traumatized member of an elite para-military police force falls for the sister of a female terrorist courier who died in front of him on duty. (102 mins.)
Director: Hiroyuki Okiura
 
36.
Hulk Vs. (2009 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two stories featuring Marvel's anti-hero The Incredible Hulk and his encounters with the X-Man Wolverine and the god known as Thor. (82 mins.)
Director: Sam Liu, Frank Paur
 
37.
Allegro non troppo (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An enthusiastic filmmaker thinks he's come up with a totally original idea: animation set to classical music... (85 mins.)
Director: Bruno Bozzetto