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List Rules No Disney or Anime Films. Theater release movies only. No movies based off a cartoon.

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The Prince of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
The Prince of Egypt 1998 The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first traditionally animated film produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures. The film is an adaptation of ...more

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The Road to El Dorado is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
The Road to El Dorado 2000 The Road to El Dorado is a 2000 American animated musical adventure comedy film directed by Eric "Bibo" Bergeron and Don Paul, with additional sequences by Will Finn and David ...more

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The Land Before Time is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
The Land Before Time 1988 The Land Before Time is a 1988 American-Irish animated adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Don Bluth and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, and ...more

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The Iron Giant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
The Iron Giant 1999 The Iron Giant is a 1999 American animated science fiction comedy-drama film using both traditional animation and computer animation, produced by Warner Bros. Animation, and based on the 1968 ...more

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Balto is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
Balto 1995 Balto is a 1995 American live-action/animated historical adventure drama film directed by Simon Wells, produced by Amblin Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures. The film is loosely ...more

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The Secret of NIMH is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
The Secret of NIMH 1982 The Secret of NIMH is a 1982 American animated fantasy adventure drama film directed by Don Bluth in his directorial debut. It is an adaptation of Robert C. O'Brien's 1971 children's novel Mrs. ...more

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Anastasia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
Anastasia 1997 Anastasia is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy drama film produced by Fox Animation Studios and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Directed by former Disney animation directors Don Bluth ...more

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An American Tail is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
An American Tail 1986 An American Tail is a 1986 American animated musical adventure film directed by Don Bluth and produced by Sullivan Bluth Studios and Amblin Entertainment. The film tells the story of Fievel ...more

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All Dogs Go to Heaven is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
All Dogs Go to Heaven 1989 All Dogs Go to Heaven is a 1989 American–Irish animated musical adventure comedy film directed and produced by Don Bluth and released by United Artists and Goldcrest Films. The film tells the ...more

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Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarr... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron 2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron is a 2002 American animated western drama film that that was produced by DreamWorks Animation and released by DreamWorks Pictures. It follows the adventures of a ...more

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An American Tail: Fievel Goes ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West 1991 An American Tail: Fievel Goes West is a 1991 American animated western film produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblimation animation studio and released by Universal Pictures. It is the sequel to An ...more

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FernGully: The Last Rainforest is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
FernGully: The Last Rainforest 1992 FernGully: The Last Rainforest is a 1992 Australian-American animated fantasy environmental film directed by Bill Kroyer. It was produced by Peter Faiman and Wayne Young, with the screenplay ...more

The Best Animated Films Ever

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Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Se... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas 2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas is a 2003 American animated swashbuckling fantasy comedy adventure film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by DreamWorks Pictures, using ...more

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Cats Don't Dance is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
Cats Don't Dance 1997 Cats Don't Dance is a 1997 American animated musical comedy film, distributed by Warner Bros. Family Entertainment and notable as the only fully animated feature produced by Turner Feature ...more

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Titan A.E. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
GarethHunter added Titan A.E. 2000 Titan A.E. is a 2000 animated post-apocalyptic science fiction adventure film directed by both Don Bluth and Gary Goldman. The title refers to the spacecraft central to the plot, with A.E. ...more

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Quest for Camelot is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
Quest for Camelot 1998 Quest for Camelot is a 1998 American animated musical fantasy film from Warner Bros. Animation, based on the novel The King's Damosel by Vera Chapman, it stars Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Jane ...more

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The Swan Princess is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
The Swan Princess 1994 The Swan Princess is a 1994 American animated musical fantasy film based on the ballet "Swan Lake". Starring the voice talents of Jack Palance, John Cleese, Steven Wright, and Sandy ...more

The Best Disney Princess Movies

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Thumbelina is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
Thumbelina 1994 Thumbelina is a 1994 American animated film directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman from a screenplay by Bluth based on Hans Christian Andersen's "Thumbelina". The film was produced by ...more

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Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
1521491060885 added Charlotte's Web 1973 Charlotte's Web is a 1973 American animated musical film produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and Sagittarius Productions and based upon the 1952 children's book of the same name by E. B. ...more

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We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story 1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story is a 1993 American animated science fiction adventure film, produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblimation animation studio, distributed by Universal Pictures, and ...more

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The Thief and the Cobbler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
The Thief and the Cobbler 1993 The Thief and the Cobbler is a British animated fantasy film directed, co-written and co-produced by Canadian animator Richard Williams. The film is famous for its animation and its long, ...more

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Song of the Sea is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
Hannah Abbott added Song of the Sea 1952 Song of the Sea is a 1952 Brazilian drama film directed by Alberto Cavalcanti. It was entered into the 1954 Cannes Film Festival.

The Best and Worst Disney Animated Movies

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Persepolis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
ChantalBeaulne added Persepolis 2007 Persepolis is a 2007 French-Iranian-American animated film based on Marjane Satrapi's autobiographical graphic novel of the same name. The film was written and directed by Satrapi with Vincent ...more

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The Lord of The Rings is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
1521491060885 added The Lord of The Rings 1978

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Watership Down is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
Bryce Buckley added Watership Down 1978 Watership Down is a 1978 British animated adventure drama film written, produced and directed by Martin Rosen and based on the novel of the same name by Richard Adams. It was financed by a ...more

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Heavy Metal is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
azzy_roth added Heavy Metal 1981 Heavy Metal is a 1981 Canadian adult animated anthology science fiction fantasy film directed by Gerald Potterton and produced by Ivan Reitman and Leonard Mogel, who also was the publisher of ...more

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Felidae is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
ChantalBeaulne added Felidae 1994 Felidae is a 1994 German adult animated neo-noir horror-thriller film directed by Michael Schaack, written by Martin Kluger, Stefaan Schieder and Akif Pirinçci based on the 1989 novel ...more

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The Pebble and the Penguin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
The Pebble and the Penguin 1995 The Pebble and the Penguin is a 1995 animated musical comedy film, based on the true life mating rituals of the Adelie penguins in Antarctica, produced and directed by Don Bluth and Gary ...more

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The Plague Dogs is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
Bryce Buckley added The Plague Dogs 1982 The Plague Dogs is a 1982 British adult animated drama film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The film was written, directed and produced by Martin Rosen, who also ...more

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Rock-a-Doodle is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
Rock-a-Doodle 1992 Rock-a-Doodle is a 1991 British live-action animated musical comedy fantasy film loosely based on Edmond Rostand's comedy Chantecler. This film was directed by Don Bluth, produced by Goldcrest ...more

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Waltz with Bashir is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
DiegoDelaGarza added Waltz with Bashir 2008 One night at a bar, an old friend tells director Ari about a recurring nightmare in which he is chased by 26 vicious dogs. Every night, the same number of beasts. As Ari delves deeper and deeper ...more

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Fantastic Planet is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
Hannah Abbott added Fantastic Planet 1973 Fantastic Planet is a 1973 cutout stop motion science fiction allegorical film directed by René Laloux, production designed by Roland Topor, written by both of them and animated at ...more

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A Troll in Central Park is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Non-Disney 2D Animated Film
A Troll in Central Park 1994 A Troll in Central Park is a 1994 American animated musical fantasy-comedy film directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman, creators of Thumbelina, The Land Before Time, All Dogs Go to Heaven, The ...more