List of Rankin/Bass movies, listed alphabetically with film trailers when available. Rankin/Bass has produced some popular movies, so film buffs can use this list to find a few that they haven't already seen. This best Rankin/Bass movies list displays shorts as well as feature films made by Rankin/Bass, including theatrical releases, limited releases, and made-for-TV Rankin/Bass movies.
This list is made up of movies like The Last Unicorn and The Swan Princess.If you want to answer the questions, "What movies did Rankin/Bass produce?" and "What films did Rankin/Bass distribute?" then this list can help you out.
The Bushido Blade is a 1981 film, directed by Tom Kotani. Sonny Chiba, Toshiro Mifune, Mako, Laura Gemser and James Earl Jones appear in this movie. This was Richard Boone's last film appearance. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: James Earl Jones, Toshiro Mifune, Sonny Chiba, Mako Iwamatsu, Mike Starr, + more
Initial Release: 1981
Directed by: Tsugunobu Kotanisee more on Bushido Blade
Mad Monster Party is a 1967 American animated comedy film produced by Rankin/Bass Productions for Embassy Pictures. Although less well-known than Rankin/Bass' holiday specials, it has become a cult film. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Boris Karloff, Phyllis Diller, Ethel Ennis, Gale Garnett, Allen Swift
Initial Release: 1967
Directed by: Jules Basssee more on Mad Monster Party?
The King and I is a 1999 American animated musical film that is loosely adapted from the Anna Leonowens story, and uses songs and some of the character names from the stage musical The King and I. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Darrell Hammond, Miranda Richardson, Ian Richardson, Adam Wylie, Christiane Noll, + more
Initial Release: 1999
Directed by: Richard Richsee more on The King and I
The Last Unicorn is a 1982 American animated fantasy film directed and produced by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass. It was produced by Rankin/Bass for ITC Entertainment, and animated by Topcraft. Based on the novel The Last Unicorn written by Peter S. Beagle, who also wrote the film's screenplay, the film is about a unicorn who, upon learning that she is the last of her species in the world, goes on a quest to find out what has happened to the others of her kind. The film includes the voices of Alan Arkin, Jeff Bridges, Mia Farrow, Angela Lansbury, and Christopher Lee. The musical score and the songs were composed and arranged by Jimmy Webb, and performed by the group America with ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Jeff Bridges, Christopher Lee, Angela Lansbury, Mia Farrow, Alan Arkin, + more
Initial Release: 1982
Directed by: Arthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass
#52 on The Best Movies of 1982see more on The Last Unicorn