the animated flims of the 1970sby blakescarcella | created - 08 Sep 2011 | updated - 11 Sep 2011 | Public
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1. The Aristocats (1970)
G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
With the help of a smooth talking tomcat, a family of Parisian felines set to inherit a fortune from their owner try to make it back home after a jealous butler kidnaps them and leaves them in the country.
Votes: 98,695 | Gross: $37.68M
3. Horton Hears a Who! (1970 TV Short)
Not Rated | 26 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Horton The Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbours who refuse to believe it exists.
4. The Phantom Tollbooth (1970)
G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Milo is a boy who is bored with life. One day he comes home to find a toll booth in his room. Having nothing better to do, he gets in his toy car and drives through - only to emerge in a world full of adventure.
5. Santa and the Three Bears (1970)
G | 46 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When a park ranger tells two bear cubs about Christmas and Santa Claus, they want to skip hibernation to celebrate, but their mother doesn't believe in Saint Nick and wants them to sleep.
6. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1970 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
This animated version updates this classic story to a modern day Connecticut factory worker who is transported back in time to the year 528 and the days of the court of King Arthur.
8. Here Comes Peter Cottontail (1971 TV Movie)
TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
With the help of a time machine, Peter Cottontail must rescue Easter from the hands of the malicious Irontail.
10. The Point (1971)
Not Rated | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A father tells his son a bedtime story about young Oblio (Mike Lookinland), who believes that having no point in the fantastical kingdom of pointed heads and things, still has a point.
13. The Lorax (1972 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Drama
A ruined industrialist tells his tale of his environmentally self-destructive greed despite the warnings of an old forest creature.
15. Snoopy Come Home (1972)
G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When Snoopy receives a letter from a girl named Lila, who's in a hospital, he goes on a journey with Woodstock to see her.
Votes: 4,484 | Gross: $0.19M
16. Treasure Island (1972)
G | 94 min | Adventure, Family
Young Jim Hawkins has an unforgettable encounter with pirate Captain Long John Silver and his murderous mates.
17. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1973)
60 min | Animation, Family
Animated version of Jules Verne's classic. Teacher and sailor, hired by US Government to destroy a submarine monster, are captured by Captain Nemo and taken to a fantastic adventure underseas on Nautilus submarine.
18. Charlotte's Web (1973)
G | 94 min | Animation, Family, Musical
Wilbur is a farm pig who's terrified that he'll end up on the dinner table. His friend Charlotte, a charming spider, comes to his rescue. She weaves words into her web, convincing the farmer that Wilbur is too special a pig to kill.
Votes: 19,401 | Gross: $5.23M
20. Heavy Traffic (1973)
R | 77 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
An underground cartoonist contends with life in the inner city, where various unsavory characters serve as inspiration for his art.
Votes: 3,164 | Gross: $1.34M
23. Dirty Duck (1974)
X | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Mild-mannered insurance-adjuster Willard teams up with a foul-mouthed fowl who takes him on a surreal quest to become less uptight--and possibly get laid.
24. Journey Back to Oz (1972)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
During another twister, Dorothy is hit on the head by a gate and once again whisked away to the Land of Oz. But this time, on her way to the Emerald City, she discovers the witch Mombi's ... See full summary »
25. The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (1974)
R | 77 min | Animation, Comedy
Fritz the Cat may have lost one of his lives in the comics, but in his new movie, he has eight more lives left to go! While his wife screams at him, Fritz lights up a joint and reminiscences about what could have been.
Votes: 2,681 | Gross: $1.09M
26. Oliver Twist (1974)
91 min | Animation, Family
An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.
27. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974 TV Movie)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When a town learns that Santa Claus has struck it off his delivery schedule due to an insulting letter, a way must be found to change his mind.
28. The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 TV Movie)
TV-G | 51 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his elves set out to change his mind.
29. Coonskin (1974)
R | 100 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
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.
30. Dick Deadeye, or Duty Done (1975)
G | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical
Able Seaman Dick Deadeye is charged by Queen Victoria to find the stolen Ultimate Secret. His ugliness means that his life has always been lonely but a buxom barmaid takes a shine to him. ... See full summary »
31. Everybody Rides the Carousel (1976)
72 min | Animation
Show is an animated tracing of the eight stages of life, from infancy to old age, as they have been described in the works of psychoanalyst Erik H. Erikson.
35. Tubby the Tuba (1975)
G | 81 min | Animation, Family, Musical
When Tubby the Tuba sets out to find a melody all of his own, his journey results in this enchanting and exciting musical tale. Tubby joins the circus and striving to be part of an ... See full summary »
36. Frosty's Winter Wonderland (1976 TV Movie)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Frosty's kind of lonely, so the kids think of making him a wife, Crystal. But will Jack Frost let them be happy?
38. Fantastic Animation Festival (1977)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Family
A collection of fourteen award winning animated short films including "Moonshadow," "The Last Cartoon Man," "Closed Mondays," and "Cosmic Cartoon".
39. A Flintstone Christmas (1977 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 60 min | Animation, Family
When Santa has an accident at Fred's house on Christmas Eve, Fred and Barney have to continue his run for him.
40. The Easter Bunny Is Comin' to Town (1977 TV Movie)
TV-G | 50 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Mailman decides to stop another deluge of letters by answering questions about the Easter Bunny: Sunny, a baby rabbit found and adopted by Kidville (a town of only kids--even a kid ... See full summary »
41. Halloween Is Grinch Night (1977 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A strange wind blows into Whoville, making all the inhabitants stay indoors. They know the wind means the Grinch will be in a foul mood and out to do harm. However, young Eukariah decides to confront the Grinch.
42. The Hobbit (1977 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A homebody hobbit in Middle Earth gets talked into joining a quest with a group of dwarves to recover their treasure from a dragon.
43. A Journey to the Center of the Earth (1977 TV Movie)
60 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A scrap of paper found in an ancient book allows Professor Lidenbrock to prove his theory that life exists deep in the interior of the earth.
44. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In this collection of animated shorts based on the stories and characters by A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh, a honey-loving teddy bear, embarks on some eccentric adventures.
45. Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977 TV Movie)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
An outcast donkey in Roman era Judea with overlong ears finds his destiny on the way to Bethlehem.
46. Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown (1977)
G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy