Top Rated 1970s Animation Movies
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.