Popular 1970s Animation Movies
In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat, and her three little kittens. Laughs and adventure ensue as the greedy, bumbling butler pulls off the ultimate catnap caper. Now it's up to the rough-and-tumble alley cat, Thomas O'Malley, and his band of swingin' jazz cats to save the day.
A long time ago, in a faraway land, legend tells an extraordinary tale of courage and friendship.... Get ready for swashbuckling adventure, unforgettable characters, memorable music, and lots of laughs in Disney's ROBIN HOOD. Heroic Robin Hood -- along with his trusted companion Little John and his devoted band of merry men -- conjures up one famously funny and daring deed after another to outfox greedy Prince John and bring happiness to the residents of Sherwood Forest.
Miracles do happen! E.B. White’s timeless children’s story comes to life in this colorful animated musical. You’ll laugh and sing along as Charlotte the Spider teaches Wilbur the Pig, Templeton the Rat and the other barnyard animal lessons on friendship, trust and love.
Celebrate the magical and heartwarming stories that delighted families for generations! Experience the magical tales that started the Pooh tradition - an extraordinary masterpiece of classic Disney artistry. These charming stories are filled with timeless Pooh adventures - the first meeting between Tigger and Pooh, Pooh getting stuck in Rabbit's house from eating too much honey, and the lovable characters' flurry of activity on a hilarious windy day. Accompanied by the engaging songs that endeared Winnie The Pooh to fans of all ages, such as "Little Black Rain Cloud" and "Rumbly In My Tumbly" the classic moments continue to enchant children and Pooh-lovers alike.
A wondrous animated version of J.R.R. Tolkein's classic about the magical world of Middle Earth and the adventures of lovable Bilbo Baggins.
Hold on tight for a magical, musical, fun-filled journey! When young Charlie, Carrie and Paul move to a small village during World War II, they discover their host, Miss Price (Angela Lansbury), is an apprentice witch! Although her early attempts at magic create hilarious results, she successfully casts a traveling spell on an ordinary bedknob, and they fly to the fantastic, animated Isle of Naboombu to find a powerful spell that will save England!
Join the shy but brave mouse Bernard and his glamorous partner Miss Bianca -- two tiny heroes on a great big mission to save a young girl named Penny who has sent an urgent call for help! Taking off on the wings of their trusted albatross friend Orville, Bernard and Bianca soar to the marshy swamp of Devil's Bayou. There, they find themselves on the riverboat hideout of the hilariously evil Madame Medusa, who needs Penny to retrieve the world's largest diamond! THE RESCUERS is high-flying fun you'll want to share with your loved ones!
A heartwarming musical adventure about the friendship between a young boy and his invisible pet. PETE'S DRAGON casts a magical spell with thrilling plot twists and a delightful blend of live action and enchanting animation! Pete, a young orphan, flees from his cruel guardians to a Maine fishing town with a lovable but mischievous dragon named Elliott -- his one true friend! Fortunately for Pete, they are taken in by a kind lighthouse keeper, Nora, and her Father. But Elliott's flair for flying and disappearing at will continually get Pete into trouble. The adventure heats up when the townsfolk try to capture Elliott for their own gain -- only to discover that a fire-breathing dragon may be the only solution to an unexpected problem!
With this passion project, screenwriter-producer-director Martin Rosen brilliantly achieved what had been thought nearly impossible: a faithful big-screen adaptation of Richard Adams’s classic British dystopian novel about a community of rabbits under terrible threat from modern forces. With its naturalistic hand-drawn animation, dreamily expressionistic touches, gorgeously bucolic background design, and elegant voice work from such superb English actors as John Hurt, Ralph Richardson, Richard Briers, and Denholm Elliott, Watership Down is an emotionally arresting, dark-toned allegory about freedom amid political turmoil.
Nothing else has ever looked or felt like director René Laloux’s animated marvel Fantastic Planet, a politically minded and visually inventive work of science fiction. The film is set on a distant planet called Ygam, where enslaved humans (Oms) are the playthings of giant blue native inhabitants (Draags). After Terr, kept as a pet since infancy, escapes from his gigantic child captor, he is swept up by a band of radical fellow Oms who are resisting the Draags’ oppression and violence. With its eerie, coolly surreal cutout animation by Roland Topor; brilliant psychedelic jazz score by Alain Goraguer; and wondrous creatures and landscapes, this Cannes-awarded 1973 counterculture classic is a perennially compelling statement against conformity and violence.
What could possibly be inside that gigantic, wrapped-and-ribboned box? A tollbooth, a toy car...and adventure! Ride with young Milo through the phantom tollbooth and into a world that combines the enchantment of Norton Juster's classic children's book with sheer visual joy spearheaded by animation immortal Chuck Jones. Bookended by live-action sequences and featuring a stellar voice cast, The Phantom Tollbooth engages youngsters' minds and imaginations in a magical musical tale of warring kingdoms (one favors words, the other numbers), fabulously weird creatures, demons, princesses and a tick-tick-ticking dog named Tock. He's a watchdog, you see!
The bus is rolling! Next stop: Camp Remote where the Peanuts kids face more challenges than they can shake a tent pole at! As if tug o' war sack racing and physical training at dawn aren't enough Charlie Brown and his pals face an extra obstacle. A group called the Bullies are determined to beat our friends at everything. Teamwork courage and leadership are the keys to success. Will Charlie Brown have what it takes to be a leader?
In this animated fantasy set on a post-apocalyptic Earth, a good and wise wizard named Avatar fights to save the Earth from mutants controlled by his evil brother, Blackwolf. Blackwolf, who draws his power from horror and hatred, employs war machine technology in the hope that he can enslave all surviving Earthlings in this fast-paced adventure featuring the voice of Mark Hamill.
"Hare-larious" laughs are racing your way in this feature-length animated movie! Join Bugs in his 14-carrot mansion as he presents his cartoon cohorts in their laugh-out-load chase fiascoes. Catch up with dim-witted space traveler Duck Dodgers (Daffy) as he challenges Marvin the Martian for ownership of Planet X. Then, slow down for a "witty wabbit" opera as Bugs upstages Elmer Fudd...again. And speed up with Wile E. Coyote as he pulls out all the stops chasing Road Runner on the long and winding road to disaster after disaster, despite many an ACME devise. Created by animation great Chuck Jones and brought to life by the voice of the one-and-only MEL BLANC, THE BUGS BUNNY ROAD RUNNER MOVIE is full of continuous "quack-ups" and chaos.
Shark lake: headquarters for a worldwide art theft operation... Professor Calculus: experimenting with new technology by the lake... Tintin: on holidays in the Vicinity... and Rastapopoulos behind it all... Will Calculus ever finish up? Will Tintin solve the mystery? Will the evil Rastapopoulos go free?
This is a spectacular adventure set in mysterious ancient lands inhabited by incredible creatures! Sinbad (John Phillip Law), Prince of Baghdad and legendary sailor, finds an intriguing map and sets sail for the previously uncharted island of Lemuria with a beautiful slave girl, Margiana (Caroline Munro), and the Grand Vizier of the land of Marabia. Prince Koura (Tom Baker), an evil wizard who is trying to gain control of malevolent spirits, follows in an effort to thwart Sinbad's quest. Sinbad reaches Lemuria in spite of an enchantment Koura casts upon the giant figurehead of Sinbad's ship, which brings it to life. On Lemuria, Sinbad and his stalwart crew encounter a six-armed, sword-brandishing statue, a one-eyed centaur and a griffin. Finally, Sinbad confronts Koura in a face-to-face duel to the death! © 1973, renewed 2001 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of magic beans and a mysterious book that records his adventures as he's having them. Accompanied by his sidekick Grayson -- a goose who ate a bean and underwent an amazing transformation -- Jack climbs the magic beanstalk to recover the fabled Harp of Destiny from the evil Giant who lives in the sky.
In this fantastic adventure Sinbad is enlisted by princess Seymour to help rid her brother of a curse that is gradually turning him into an ape. He is about to ascend to the throne, but an evil sorceress has cast the spell in the hope that her own son might become ruler. © 1977, renewed 2005 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
One of the great lost masterpieces of Japanese animation, never before officially released in the U.S., BELLADONNA OF SADNESS unfolds as a series of spectacular still watercolor paintings that bleed and twist together. An innocent young woman, Jeanne is violently raped by the local lord on her wedding night. To take revenge, she makes a pact with the Devil who transforms her into a black-robed vision of madness and desire.
When Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman go on a Fourth of July vacation, Christmas is imperiled by an evil wizard who tries to steal the light from Rudolph's nose and melt Frosty into a puddle. Now the two friends will have to become heroes if they and Santa Claus are going to save Christmas.
Caesar offers the Gauls a deal: if they can perform twelve special tasks successfully, he will hand over the Roman empire to them. If the Gauls fail, they will have to surrender to the Roman Empire. Asterix (fortified by Magic Potion) is ready to take on the challenge.
Jack Frost, the icy spirit of winter, wants to leave his north pole existence and become human for the beautiful snowwoman-turned-human he's fallen in love with. Father Winter grants his wish, but not until Jack fights an evil giant and finds a home with a pot of gold.
What was it like to work in Termite Terrace, birthplace of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and a veritable horde of cartoon icons? Get a taste of that crazy and creative fun factory in this loving and droll documentary, hosted by ace animator Bob Clampett. Featuring interviews with fellow Termite Terrace residents Friz Freleng and Tex Avery and narrated by Orson Welles, Bugs Bunny Superstar includes nine complete cartoons that are prime examples of the collaborative efforts of Warner cartoonists, ink-and-painters, effects artists and others. "No idea was too outrageous," Clampett says. Seeing rare home movies of the animators as they act out ideas adds to that sense of unrestrained creativity.
A magical flute is just what Court Jester Peewit needs to play delightful tunes that make everyone in the kingdom dance - until the dancing turns dangerous. Sir Johan tries in vain to recover the musical instrument, but a thief named McCreep beats him to it, intending to use the flute to steal gold from the King's subjects. It's the Smurfs-to-the-rescue when Papa Smurf devises a plan to create a second magical flute, and Peewit and Sir Johan go on a great adventure to find McCreep, win the musical duel and save the kingdom!
In this live-action feature Santa finds his sleigh stuck in the sand on a Florida beach only days before Christmas Eve. He psychically summons children's aid from a nearby subdivision. In order to extricate Santa's sleigh, the local children bring many different animals, but nothing works, and the kids are afraid they won't get any gifts this year. To boost their spirits, Santa tells them the story of Thumbellina, and the setting dissolves into a "fantasy within a fantasy." Thumbellina is a beautiful but very tiny girl, "not much larger than a clothes pin." She becomes lost in the forest during the winter and finds refuge in the underground home of Mrs. Mole. A neighbor mole, Mr. Digger, falls in love and wants to marry Thumbellina, but she's having none of it. When warm weather returns, she runs back into the forest and deserts the two kindly creatures who saved her life.
For the first time ever on digital, Luke Skywalker begins a journey that will change the galaxy in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. Nineteen years after the formation of the Empire, Luke is thrust into the struggle of the Rebel Alliance when he meets Obi-Wan Kenobi, who has lived for years in seclusion on the desert planet of Tatooine. Obi-Wan begins Luke’s Jedi training as Luke joins him on a daring mission to rescue the beautiful Rebel leader Princess Leia from the clutches of Darth Vader and the evil Empire.
The heat of a meteor crashing into the lake incubates a prehistoric egg, which grows into a plesiosaur-like monster that terrifies the community.
Captain Lee and his crew crash land on a planet similar to Earth, but millions of years behind in time. They encounter a variety of dangerous dinosaurs, so the crew decides their best chance for survival lies on finding higher ground and setting up a defensive perimeter until they are rescued. They soon encounter a deadly Tyrannosaurus and must figure out a way to defeat the creature and survive on the planet.
Richard Dreyfuss stars as cable worker Roy Neary, who along with several other stunned bystanders experience a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soaring across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him. He becomes obsessed with discovering what it represents, much to the dismay of his wife and family. Meanwhile, bizarre occurrences are happening around the world. Government agents have close encounters of the second kind - discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappeared decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in unusual places. Roy continues to chase his vision to a remote area where he and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind - contact.
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND is a humanistic postmodern masterpiece that depicts the life-transforming experiences of Richard Dreyfuss who becomes an impassioned participant in an otherworldly spectacle. His family life is devastated by his obsession but he acquires a spiritual surrogate family along the way.
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