The Greatest Animated films and Television shows of All Time...by Anaksunamen | created - 25 Nov 2012 | updated - 08 Mar 2016 | Public
- Instant Watch Options
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- In Theaters
- On TV
- Release Year
1. Rupert (1991–1997)
TV-Y | Animation, Adventure, Family
The adventures of a young bear named Rupert who unintentionally ends up in faraway/mystical places, but at the end manages to make it back safely to his home of Nutwood.
A lovely and whimsical series.
2. Long Ago and Far Away (1989–1993)
Animation, Drama, Family
hosted by James Earl Jones, this Anthology Series features fairy tales and short stories. Throughout the series, many guest narrators take turns telling a tradition fairy tale in their own words.
Who remembers the wonderful feeling we all got seeing James Earl Jones snuggled up in his arm chair telling us beautiful stories? I do! I would love a one hour special done on it asap!
3. The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (1992– )
24 min | Animation, Family
An animated series, telling the story of many beloved Beatrix Potter characters.
Beautifully excels in its simplicity on many levels while upholding a sense of English traditionalism.
4. Fantasia (1940)
G | 125 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A collection of animated interpretations of great works of Western classical music.
Directors: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe Jr., Norman Ferguson, David Hand, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Leopold Stokowski, Deems Taylor, Corey Burton, Walt Disney
Votes: 79,703 | Gross: $76.41M
5. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A selfish prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.
Votes: 375,107 | Gross: $218.97M
6. Sleeping Beauty (1959)
G | 75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
After being snubbed by the royal family, a malevolent fairy places a curse on a princess which only a prince can break, along with the help of three good fairies.
Votes: 117,216 | Gross: $51.60M
7. Cinderella (1950)
G | 74 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother.
Votes: 125,303 | Gross: $85.00M
13. Beast Wars: Transformers (1996–1999)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
The Transformers' war continues in an older time, through a new generation. On pliocenic Earth, the heroic Maximals and the evil Predacons battle for survival against each other and against a violent planet.
14. The Wind in the Willows (1984–1988)
22 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Based on the characters created by Kenneth Grahame, this award winning animated series follows the adventures of Mole as he leaves home to discover the world. Mole finds friendship with Rat... See full summary »
15. The Wrong Trousers (1993)
Not Rated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Wallace takes in a new lodger, a devious penguin. Sporting some techno-trousers, the penguin plans a grand theft, a plan that involves putting Wallace in danger.
17. The Lion King (1994)
G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A Lion cub crown prince is tricked by a treacherous uncle into thinking he caused his father's death and flees into exile in despair, only to learn in adulthood his identity and his responsibilities.
Votes: 789,307 | Gross: $312.90M
18. The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Basil, the rodent Sherlock Holmes, investigates the kidnapping of a toy-maker and uncovers its link to his arch-enemy, Professor Ratigan.
Votes: 38,786 | Gross: $38.60M
19. The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
G | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest.
Votes: 111,546 | Gross: $56.11M
20. The Little Mermaid (1989)
G | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land.
Votes: 202,643 | Gross: $111.54M
21. The Princess and the Frog (2009)
G | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.
Votes: 104,491 | Gross: $104.40M
22. The Secret of NIMH (1982)
G | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
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.
Votes: 31,728 | Gross: $10.14M
23. The Land Before Time (1988)
G | 69 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley.
Votes: 70,635 | Gross: $48.09M
25. Anastasia (1997)
G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
The last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family joins two con men to reunite with her grandmother, the Dowager Empress, while the undead Rasputin seeks her death.
Votes: 99,748 | Gross: $58.41M
27. Finding Nemo (2003)
G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.
Votes: 831,043 | Gross: $380.84M
28. Aladdin (1992)
G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her.
Votes: 306,035 | Gross: $217.35M
29. Tangled (2010)
PG | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.
Votes: 348,377 | Gross: $200.82M
30. Frozen (I) (2013)
PG | 102 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When the newly-crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.
Votes: 494,556 | Gross: $400.74M
31. Princess Mononoke (1997)
PG-13 | 134 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.
Votes: 279,578 | Gross: $2.38M
32. Spirited Away (2001)
PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.
Votes: 526,677 | Gross: $10.06M
33. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
PG | 119 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.
Votes: 268,549 | Gross: $4.71M
34. Pan-dane to Tamago-hime (2010)
12 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
The witch Baba Yaga keeps her servant the Egg Princess confined and forces her to do hard daily chores around the mill. One night, a batch of kneaded dough comes to life and befriends the Egg Princess.
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
35. The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (1996–1997)
TV-PG | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Computer wiz Jonny Quest and his friends battle international criminals using the resources of the Quest Foundation. Their chief weapon, and the target of many of their enemies, is the ... See full summary »
36. Omoide no Mânî (2014)
PG | 103 min | Animation, Drama, Family
Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside, an emotionally distant preteen girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.
Votes: 22,676 | Gross: $0.77M
38. Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
G | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.
39. Fantasia 2000 (1999)
G | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
An update of the original film with new interpretations of great works of classical music.
Votes: 31,221 | Gross: $60.66M
40. Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)
PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home.
Votes: 31,195 | Gross: $19.38M
41. Shaun the Sheep (2007– )
TV-G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Shaun is a sheep who doesn't follow the flock - in fact, he leads them into all sorts of scrapes and scraps, turning peace in the valley into mayhem in the meadow. Shaun and his pals run ... See full summary »
45. Prince Valiant (1997)
PG-13 | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
In a time now lost in the mists of memory, the great King Arthur rules in the legendary citadel that is Camelot. His Knights of the Round Table commit acts of derring-do and spend their ... See full summary »
46. Princess Tenko and the Guardians of the Magic (1995–1996)
23 min | Animation
Princess Tenko inherits a school of magic, she and her students battle former students turned evil, twin magicians Jana and Jason for control of a power source known as Starfire Gems.
50. Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy