The 30 Best Animated Feature Films

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1.
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
 
2.
Dirty Duck (1974)
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Willard, a mild mannered insurance adjuster, teams up with a foul-mouthed fowl who takes Willard on a surreal quest to become less uptight - and possibly get laid in the process. (75 mins.)
Director: Charles Swenson
 
3.
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
 
4.
Shame of the Jungle (1975)
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Shame, the ape man of the jungle, is aghast when his woman, June, is kidnapped by a gang of giant penises... (85 mins.)
 
5.
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
 
6.
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
 
7.
The Lord of the Rings (1978)
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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
 
8.
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.)
 
9.
Time Masters (1982)
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Piel, a 7 or 8 year old boy, is alone on the desert planet Perdide, only survivor of an attack by giant hornets... (78 mins.)
Director: René Laloux
 
10.
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.)
 
11.
Gandahar (1988)
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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
 
12.
Pereval (1988 Short Film)
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A starship crashed on an uninhabitate planet and its crew had to abandon it. Years later the survivors... (31 mins.)
 
13.
Waltz with Bashir (2008)
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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
 
14.
Metropia (2009)
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A complex story of a misaligned man, though good intent, creating a nightmarish Dystopian existence. (86 mins.)
Director: Tarik Saleh
 
15.
Chico & Rita (2010)
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Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey - in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero - brings heartache and torment. (94 mins.)
 
16.
The Illusionist (2010)
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A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman. Their ensuing adventure changes both their lives forever. (80 mins.)
Director: Sylvain Chomet
 
17.
The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
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When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him. (78 mins.)
Director: Sylvain Chomet
 
18.
$9.99 (2008)
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A stop-motion animated story about people living in a Sydney apartment complex looking for meaning in their lives. (78 mins.)
Director: Tatia Rosenthal
 
19.
Fear(s) of the Dark (2007)
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Several scary black-and-white animated segments in different styles appeal to our fear(s) of the dark. (83 mins.)
 
20.
Renaissance (2006)
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In 2054, Paris is a labyrinth where all movement is monitored and recorded. Casting a shadow over everything is the city's largest company, Avalon, which insinuates itself into every aspect of contemporary life to sell its primary export, youth and beauty. In this world of stark contrasts and rigid laws, the populace is kept in line and accounted for. (105 mins.)
 
21.
Persepolis (2007)
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A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution. (96 mins.)
 
22.
The District (2004)
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In a Budapest ghetto, Richie, a young gypsy in love with Julia, daughter of the local Hungarian pimp... (87 mins.)
Director: Áron Gauder
 
23.
The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)
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A handsome prince rides a flying horse to far-away lands and embarks on magical adventures, which include befriending a witch, meeting Aladdin, battling demons and falling in love with a princess. (81 mins.)
Director: Lotte Reiniger
 
24.
Fantastic Planet (1973)
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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
 
25.
Alice (1988)
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A surrealistic revision of Alice in Wonderland. (86 mins.)
Director: Jan Svankmajer
 
26.
Marquis (1989)
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The scene is a pre-French Revolution Bastille, where various political prisoners are being held: a woman who was raped and impregnated by the king... (83 mins.)
Director: Henri Xhonneux
 
27.
Gulliver's Travels (1939)
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Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally minuscule rival... (76 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
28.
Chronopolis (1982)
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Weary immortals inhabit a metropolis in the sky and amuse themselves with constructions as they kill time and await whatever comes next. (52 mins.)
Director: Piotr Kamler
 
29.
Wielka podróz Bolka i Lolka (1977)
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Bolek and Lolek race around the world facing danger to win a wager with Lord Fogg. (101 mins.)
 
30.
Jez Jerzy (2011)
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A compilation of many of the stories from the 'George the Hedgehog' comics sees two Nazi scientists create a clone of George in an attempt to defeat him. (90 mins.)