The Best '80s Cartoon Movies
The 1980s brought a ton of explosive, bright, fun cartoon movies to the silver screen. Classic 1980 animated movies like Disney's The Little Mermaid and Oliver & Company delivered amazing musical hits, while All Dogs Go to Heaven and The Land Before Time kickstarted a generation full of kids who would become forever nostalgic for these heart-wrenching '80s cartoon movies.
One man - who's films are included in this list - has left an indelible imprint on the history of animated films: Hayao Miyazaki. The visionary Japanese animator and director produced some of his most well-regarded work in the 1980s, including such titles as My Neighbor Totoro, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, and Kiki’s Delivery Service. Also in this list of the best ‘80s cartoon movies, you’ll find Who Framed Roger Rabbit, the genre-bending neo-noir caper that blends live action and animation, with cartoon characters interacting directly with humans.
Vote up the best old '80s cartoon movies, and be sure check back to see how your favorites get ranked.
After his mother is killed, Tod the fox (Mickey Rooney) is taken in by the kindly Widow Tweed (Jeanette Nolan). He soon befriends the neighbor's new hound dog, Copper (Kurt Russell). The two are ...more
- Released: 1981
- Directed by: Ted Berman, Richard Rich, Art Stevens