With Rankin/Bass Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. 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.
2. The Last Unicorn (1982)
G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A beautiful unicorn sets out to learn if she truly is the last of her kind in this sparkling animated musical.
Votes: 27,030 | Gross: $6.46M
3. The Return of the King (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Two Hobbits struggle to destroy the Ring in Mount Doom while their friends desperately fight evil Lord Sauron's forces in a final battle.
5. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964 TV Movie)
TV-G | 47 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Young reindeer Rudolph lives at the North Pole. His father is one of Santa's reindeer and it is expected that Rudolph will eventually be one too. However, he has a feature which is a setback and causes him to be ostracized: his red nose.
7. The Flight of Dragons (1982 Video)
Passed | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A young Boston writer goes back in time into an era where wizards and dragon reign and science is just barely known.
9. Mad Monster Party? (1967)
Unrated | 94 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
On the Isle of Evil, the head of the "World Organization of Monsters" reveals his imminent retirement and that he has refined a formula for total destruction, only to be upset when the monsters try to steal the formula and kill his nephew.
10. Frosty the Snowman (1969 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat.
11. The King and I (1999)
G | 87 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Traveling to the exotic kingdom of Siam, English schoolteacher Anna Leonowens soon discovers that her most difficult challenge is the stubborn, imperious King himself.
Votes: 4,140 | Gross: $11.96M
12. 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.
15. The Wind in the Willows (1987 TV Movie)
TV-G | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Badger, Rat and Mole are trying to save Toad Hall and its owner, their rich irresponsible airhead playboy friend Toad, from himself, as well as financial ruin, the court and a gang of conspiratorial weasels who have their eye on the place.
16. The Little Drummer Boy (1968 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Family
An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem.
17. The Bermuda Depths (1978 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 98 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Scientists investigating the briny deep are threatened by a giant turtle and the spirit of a young brunette swimmer in the Bermuda Triangle.
18. The Last Dinosaur (1977)
Not Rated | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A wealthy big game hunter and his group become trapped in prehistoric times where they are stalked by a ferocious dinosaur.
19. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
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.
20. 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.
21. Jack Frost (1979 TV Movie)
TV-G | 48 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Groundhog tells the story of how, for once, Jack Frost became human, and helped a knight win his lady love.
22. Thundercats Ho! The Movie (1987 Video)
91 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Lion-O is haunted by the recurring nightmares of Thunderians being killed on Thundera while he fled to the safety of Third Earth with Jaga and the other ThunderCats. Jaga later tells Lion-O... See full summary »
23. King Kong Escapes (1967)
G | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Inspired by the Rankin/Bass cartoon, the evil Dr. Who captures King Kong to dig for Element X when his mechanical doppelganger, Mechani-Kong, is unable to do the task. Kong escapes and soon confronts his mechanical double.
24. Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979 TV Movie)
G | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Winterbolt is trying to make North Pole his evil wonderland, and it is up to Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and other icons to stop him.
26. The Bushido Blade (1981)
R | 104 min | Action, Drama, History
A steel samurai blade that was to be given to the American ambassador by the Emperor of Japan is stolen. American sailors and Japanese samurai are sent to find it.
27. The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (1985 TV Movie)
TV-G | 50 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
At a council convened by The Great Ak, the forest being tells the story of Santa Claus to explain why he deserves to be made immortal.
28. Tales of the Wizard of Oz (1961– )
Animation, Comedy, Family
This 150-episode series of shorts chronicles Dorothy's long stay in the land of Oz. The Munchkins are portrayed as tiny globs; the Scarecrow is a fool named Socrates; the Tin Woodman is a ... See full summary »
29. The Coneheads (1983 TV Movie)
PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
In this animated pilot based on the SNL sketch, The Coneheads come to conquer Earth but they soon find themselves becoming domesticated.
31. Return to Oz (1964 TV Movie)
51 min | Animation, Family, Musical
After Dorothy's friends are robbed of their prizes by a revived Wicked Witch, she is sent back to Oz to set things straight once again.
32. 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.
33. 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?
34. Pinocchio's Christmas (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
It's Pinocchio's first Christmas, and he sells the book Geppetto gives him for present money, but Cat and Fox trick him out of it.
35. 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. Tomfoolery (1970– )
24 min | Animation
Tomfoolery was an animated cartoon series based on the nonsense poetry of Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll. There were several recurring characters, including the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo from the Lear poem "The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo."
42. The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow (1975 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
A young shepherd, Lucas (David Kelley), is blinded by lightening, and some kindly nuns at a nearby abbey take him in. Sister Catherine (Iris Rainer) describes snow to Lucas, who has never ... See full summary »
43. The Stingiest Man in Town (1978 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 60 min | Animation, Drama, Family
This version of the story is told from the perspective of B.A.H. Humbug. After Ebenezer Scrooge refuses to assist the poor or have Christmas Dinner with his nephew, he is visited by the ... See full summary »
44. The Leprechauns' Christmas Gold (1981 TV Movie)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
An Irish sailor is stranded on an island full of Leprechauns and soon finds himself aiding them in protecting their gold from a greedy Hag.
45. Santa, Baby! (2001 TV Movie)
TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Noel Royce (GREGORY HINES), a onetime successful songwriter, becomes a sidewalk Santa in the hope of breaking his writer's block. With the help of a wisecracking Christmas partridge named ... See full summary »
46. The Ivory Ape (1980 TV Movie)
104 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An ivory ape escapes from a freighter and makes its way to Bermuda. Two anthropologists want to save it, but the local authorities hire a big-game hunter to track it down and kill it.
47. Marco (1973)
G | 109 min | Adventure, Family, Musical
A combination of live action and animation chronicinge the great journey of Marco Polo to the mysterious Orient. Much of the story centers on Polo's relationship with the powerful Kublai Khan.
48. The Wacky World of Mother Goose (1967)
81 min | Animation, Family, Musical
Animated feature film based on Charles Perrault's stories and nursery rhymes. It features Humpty Dumpty, The Old Woman Who Lives in a Shoe, and the Crooked Man.
50. The Little Drummer Boy Book II (1976 TV Short)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Aaron, the drummer boy, struggles to protect a bellmaker's great silver bells from seizure by Roman soldiers.