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Stuart G

(38,536 posts)
Sat Nov 22, 2014, 05:26 PM Nov 2014

List of the Best Animated Films, your favorites, or whatever you enjoy and love to watch..

Some are dramatic, some are strange, and some are just for fun....Some are musical and some are..beyond weird ...
Oh...and some are very sexual...So, I will start with a few..then elaborate later..I love animation and ...well I love cartoons..

1. Fantasia...first one
2. Iron Giant
3. Rango
4. Toy Story...all three.
5. ..a short ...called..Duck Amuck...staring Daffy Duck
6.....a short ... Fast and Furry-ous ...First Road Runner Cartoon.

have fun..!!!

oh..and you can list one, or many ...or even half animated, and half life action..(Mary Poppins for example)
Whatever you like...it works....

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List of the Best Animated Films, your favorites, or whatever you enjoy and love to watch.. (Original Post) Stuart G Nov 2014 OP
Sita Sings the Blues, and The Iron Giant are my favorites. arcane1 Nov 2014 #1
I love the Iron Giant for several reasons. Stuart G Nov 2014 #2
The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb (stop motion), Pas de Deaux (not exactly animation) CBGLuthier Nov 2014 #3
Fritz the Cat SeattleVet Nov 2014 #4
saw it when i was a young teen (went with my older boyfriend to the theater) orleans Nov 2014 #17
Yellow Submarine - Fantasia - Bambi n/t RushIsRot Nov 2014 #5
Chow Hound... lame54 Nov 2014 #6
Fantasia..... A HERETIC I AM Nov 2014 #7
Mary Poppins is at the top of my list. LWolf Nov 2014 #8
the husband and i saw up at the drive in when we were dating fizzgig Nov 2014 #16
Yes. LWolf Nov 2014 #19
The Wrong Trousers - hilarious claymation featuring Wallace and Gromit bettyellen Nov 2014 #9
My Neighbor Totoro surrealAmerican Nov 2014 #10
Akira, Spirited Away and a few others sakabatou Nov 2014 #11
Yellow Submarine, Who Framed Roger Rabbit Wolf Frankula Nov 2014 #12
"Lady and the Tramp" is my all-time favorite. femmocrat Nov 2014 #13
"The Point" handmade34 Nov 2014 #14
Pinocchio El Supremo Nov 2014 #15
don't really care for animation n/t orleans Nov 2014 #18
Coraline. kairos12 Nov 2014 #20
Nothing past my own childhood years of "Snow White," "Cinderella," and "Fantasia." WinkyDink Nov 2014 #21
A few of mine sarge43 Nov 2014 #22
WALL-E Number9Dream Nov 2014 #23
All over the place GOLGO 13 Nov 2014 #24
Fantastic Planet. Aristus Nov 2014 #25
Second on "Duck Amuck" hifiguy Nov 2014 #26
Donald Duck in Drip Dippy Donald aint_no_life_nowhere Nov 2014 #27
I am familiar with Bacall to Arms..It is lots of fun Stuart G Nov 2014 #28
The Wind in the Willows (with Vanessa Redgrave and the voice of Michael Palin) Art_from_Ark Nov 2014 #29
We love animated films in this house: yellowdogintexas Nov 2014 #30

Stuart G

(38,536 posts)
2. I love the Iron Giant for several reasons.
Sat Nov 22, 2014, 05:38 PM
Nov 2014

It has so many different sides to it, about Communist witch hunting of the 50s and so much more..I saw it in the theaters 7 times..yes 7 times...I didn't figure out the end, till the 4th time. And I love the hippy guy who owns the junk yard..Last..if you watch the characterization of the mom and the young lad, you will see lots of similarities ...Also, directed by Brad Bird, he also did Ratatouille


(12,723 posts)
3. The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb (stop motion), Pas de Deaux (not exactly animation)
Sat Nov 22, 2014, 06:06 PM
Nov 2014

and Little Songs of the Chief Officer of Hunar Louse (stop motion) by the Quay Brothers

Oh and Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th centiry


(5,498 posts)
4. Fritz the Cat
Sat Nov 22, 2014, 06:21 PM
Nov 2014

'He's X-Rated and Animated'

Saw it in a theater when it first came out and knew that I was seeing something special. I've seen it a few times since; parts of it didn't age well, but overall it still holds up.


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17. saw it when i was a young teen (went with my older boyfriend to the theater)
Sat Nov 22, 2014, 09:46 PM
Nov 2014

vaguely remember it.

it was naughty!


(24,146 posts)
16. the husband and i saw up at the drive in when we were dating
Sat Nov 22, 2014, 09:21 PM
Nov 2014

i was bawling from the get go and he turns to me and says "it's just a cartoon. why are you crying? "

married him anyway.


(46,179 posts)
19. Yes.
Sun Nov 23, 2014, 11:23 AM
Nov 2014

"Just a cartoon" with a bunch of ridiculously improbable scenarios, all to bring us to what real humans experience. That's what got me; the reality, the pain, the joy, the hope, underneath all the rest.


(11,386 posts)
10. My Neighbor Totoro
Sat Nov 22, 2014, 07:31 PM
Nov 2014

also, The Triplets of Belleville.

There are others too, that I'll probably remember later.


(28,960 posts)
22. A few of mine
Mon Nov 24, 2014, 09:04 AM
Nov 2014

Anything by Chuck Jones from 1942 (The Dover Boys) onward
The Cat Came Back
Bambi Meets Godzilla

Feature length:
Both Fantasias
Beauty and the Beast
Prince of Egypt
Watership Down
How To Train Your Dragon


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23. WALL-E
Mon Nov 24, 2014, 09:36 AM
Nov 2014

Terrific animation, funny, and a good story with an environmental message. Plus, "Down to Earth" by Peter Gabriel.


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24. All over the place
Mon Nov 24, 2014, 10:01 AM
Nov 2014

1. HEAVY METAL - Euro comics are sure...different.

2. FRITZ THE CAT - Well, I wasn't nearly old enough at the time to have watched that and yet, here we are.

3. AKIRA - Mind offically blown! Hey Japan, WTF?

4. TOKYO GODFATHERS - Great, great fun and everybody gets a happy ending.

5. GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES - Yeah, pretty strong material here. Traumatic is what this is.

6. BLOOD - Kinda short and left a lot for you to figure out on your own. Still, how was this not a bonafide hit?

7. NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: THE END - This is the true 2nd ending with the sick amounts of over the top action/violence and mind fuckery that we demand in our cartoons.

8. SOUTH PARK: UNCUT - One of the few time I've honestly laughed uncontrollably at a theatre. Just crazy, crazy nonsense that delivered.

*Honorable mention to the Ghost in the Shell movies. Just too much jibba-jabba about searching for one's true humanity and not nearly enough shoot-em-in-the face from Major Kusinagi. The major's back story is filled in decades later in the GITS anime series about her being plane crash survivor/orphan.



(33,688 posts)
26. Second on "Duck Amuck"
Mon Nov 24, 2014, 05:12 PM
Nov 2014

and also big ups for "Daffy Doodles." ALL of the Chuck Jones Coyote/Road Runner cartoons and the immortal trilogy of "Rabbit Seasoning" "Duck, Rabbit, Duck" and "Rabbit Fire." And pretty much anything Tex Avery directed, though the Screwy Squirrel cartoons, "King Size Canary" and "Bad Luck Blackie" are special favorites of mine.

ETA - Ten Great Screwy Squirrel Moments


(21,925 posts)
27. Donald Duck in Drip Dippy Donald
Mon Nov 24, 2014, 05:39 PM
Nov 2014

Bugs Bunny in Long-Haired Hare


Bacall To Arms


As a J.R.R. Tolkien nut, I loved the Ralph Bakshi animated version of Lord Of The Rings from 1978. It was an ambitious effort and Bakshi ran out of money and the last portion has production problems. But I found it visually stunning for its time.


Stuart G

(38,536 posts)
28. I am familiar with Bacall to Arms..It is lots of fun
Mon Nov 24, 2014, 07:43 PM
Nov 2014

1946.. I think and Bugs is working in a restaurant, and Loran Bacall and Bogart come into the place and see what happens..


(27,247 posts)
29. The Wind in the Willows (with Vanessa Redgrave and the voice of Michael Palin)
Mon Nov 24, 2014, 07:57 PM
Nov 2014

The Aristocats
101 Dalmatians
Lady and the Tramp
Mary Poppins
The Little Mermaid
Yellow Submarine

And probably hundreds of shorts, including nearly all episodes of Bullwinkle, Snagglepuss, Bugs Bunny, Aesop & Son, Alvin, George of the Jungle, Super Chicken, Foghorn Leghorn, Hillbilly Bears, Precious Pup, Space Ghost, Tennessee Tuxedo, the Flintstones, the Jetsons, etc., etc.


(22,381 posts)
30. We love animated films in this house:
Thu Nov 27, 2014, 01:12 AM
Nov 2014

"Spirited Away" (and all the rest of Studio Ghibli)
Fantasia (both)
Triplets of Belleville

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