Best Animation Movies of 1950

1.

Cinderella

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

Cinderella has faith her dreams of a better life will come true. With help from her loyal mice friends and a wave of her Fairy Godmother's wand, Cinderella's rags are magically turned into a glorious gown and off she goes to the Royal Ball. But when the clock strikes midnight, the spell is broken, leaving a single glass slipper... the only key to the ultimate fairy-tale ending!

Starring: Ilene Woods, Eleanor Audley, Lucille Bliss, Verna Felton, Helene Stanley, James MacDonald, Luis van Rooten, Don Barclay, Claire Du Brey, Rhoda Williams ..
Directed by: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske
Release date: 1950-02-22
2.

Rabbit of Seville

4.9
8.3/10 IMDB

Behind the Hollywood Bowl stage which is playing the opera The Barber of Seville, Bugs Bunny flees into the backstage area with Elmer Fudd in close pursuit. Seeing his opportunity to fight on his terms, Bugs raises the curtain on Elmer, trapping him on stage. As the orchestra begins playing, Bugs comes into play as the barber who is going to make sure that Elmer is going to get a grooming he will never forget.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1950-12-16
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : The Hollywood Bowl
3.

The Hollywood Bowl

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

Tom is conducting a symphony at the Hollywood Bowl when Jerry comes out to co-conduct.

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1950-09-16
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Hillbilly Hare
4.

Hillbilly Hare

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

While vacationing in the Ozark Mountains, Bugs Bunny encounters Curt and Pumpkinhead Martin, two dimwitted hillbillies who are duped by Bugs into a violent square dance.

Starring: Stan Freberg, John T. Smith, Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1950-08-12
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Cue Ball Cat
5.

Cue Ball Cat

3.9
7.9/10 IMDB

Tom is in a pool hall after hours; as he soon discovers, Jerry is sleeping in the corner pocket. Tom chases Jerry around the table and the rest of the pool hall. Tom's energetic game of pool is more than Jerry can cope with. Soon, the table becomes a battlefield.

Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1950-11-25
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Boobs in the Woods
6.

Boobs in the Woods

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Porky sets out to the great outdoors to paint landscapes, but Daffy claims that the lake and mountains are his, and he refuses to let Porky paint them.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1950-01-28
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Bunker Hill Bunny
7.

Bunker Hill Bunny

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

Sam Von Schamm The Hessian and Bugs Bunny fight it out in the little known American Revolutionary War Battle of Bagel Heights.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1950-09-23
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Little Quacker
8.

Little Quacker

3.8
7.6/10 IMDB

Tom steals an egg from a mother duck's nest, but soon the resultant hatchling runs away from the cat and into a mouse hole, where it finds an able protector in Jerry.

Starring: Red Coffey ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1950-01-07
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Texas Tom
9.

Texas Tom

3.8
7.7/10 IMDB

Tom is a cowboy boot-wearing cat at a Texas dude ranch. When a beautiful female cat comes for a visit, Tom takes time from his regular torturing of Jerry to use the mouse as a way to impress the dame. Naturally, Jerry gives Tom his comeuppance.

Starring: Phil Harris ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1950-03-11
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Saturday Evening Puss
10.

Saturday Evening Puss

3.8
7.7/10 IMDB

Mammy steps out for the evening. While she's away, the cats - in this case Tom and three of his alley cat friends - play. Play and perform rollicking jazz, that is.

Starring: William Hanna, Lillian Randolph ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1950-01-14
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : 8 Ball Bunny
11.

8 Ball Bunny

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Bugs helps a penguin return home.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Dave Barry ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1950-07-08
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Big House Bunny
12.

Big House Bunny

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Bugs Bunny escapes hunters by leaping into his rabbit hole and tunneling to safety. Unhappily he tunnels into the Sing Song prison where a sadistic prison guard named Sam Schultz refuses to accept that he's anything but one of the prisoners. Soon Bugs is in stripes, but it's the guard who will find prison life to be hell when Bugs Bunny is around to trick him into a cell, the hangman's noose, an electric chair and even into the warden's office, where Bugs will put a severe strain on the relationship between boss and underling. Finally, Sam decides that enough is enough.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1950-04-23
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : What's Up Doc?
13.

What's Up Doc?

3.7
7.5/10 IMDB

The Disassociated Press wants Bugs Bunny's life story. Got a pencil? "First," says Bugs, "I was born." He quickly learns he is different from the other children: he's a "rabbit in a human world." He grows up to accept repetitive chorus boy jobs in such Broadway revues as "Girl of the Golden Vest," "Wearing of the Grin" and "Rosie's Cheeks." His career hits the skids and he's living on a park bench before he's discovered by that great vaudeville star, Elmer Fudd. Their dual comedy act is a hit, which leads to film roles. Will Bugs Bunny ever have to look back?

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan, Dave Barry, Richard Bickenbach, The Sportsmen Quartet ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1950-06-17
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Jerry and the Lion
14.

Jerry and the Lion

3.7
7.4/10 IMDB

Jerry agrees to help an escaped circus lion, whose first need is food. But first they'll have to evade Tom, who heard the news bulletin and is armed with a shotgun.

Starring: Frank Graham, Paul Frees ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1950-04-08
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : The Scarlet Pumpernickel
15.

The Scarlet Pumpernickel

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Daffy tries to sell movie studio head J.L. his script for a swashbuckler set in Merry Olde England, a plot involving a maiden in distress, a scheming Chamberlain, an evil Grand Duke and a dashing masked hero (to be played by Daffy, of course).

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1950-03-04
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : The Ducksters
16.

The Ducksters

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Quiz-show contestant Porky is the one who's supposed to be penalized each time he misses a question, but host Daffy is the one who winds up getting safes and boulders dropped on him and deluged by torrents of water.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1950-09-02
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : One Hour in Wonderland
17.

One Hour in Wonderland

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

Airing on Christmas Day, 1950, this holiday special was the first Disney TV production. It features Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy and Mortimer Snerd at Walt Disney's Christmas party. The show includes clips of movies and animated shorts and the first appearance of the Fire House Five Plus Two jazz band.

Starring: Edgar Bergen, Walt Disney, Danny Alguirre, Kathryn Beaumont, Hans Conried, Diane Disney, Sharon Disney, Bobby Driscoll, Clarence Nash, Harper Goff ..
Directed by: Richard Wallace
Release date: 1950-12-25
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Canary Row
18.

Canary Row

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

Sylvester Cat spots Tweety Bird in a San Francisco apartment and tries to gain access but cannot make it past Granny or the cat-hating desk clerk.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1950-10-07
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : The Hypo-Chondri-Cat
19.

The Hypo-Chondri-Cat

3.6
7.3/10 IMDB

Those crazy mice Hubie & Bertie are at it again with Claude. This time the mice see that Claude is seriously ill, so they give him an operation.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1950-04-15
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Gerald McBoing-Boing
20.

Gerald McBoing-Boing

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

The story of a little boy who would only talk in sound effects. With story by Dr. Seuss (and Bill Scott of Rocky and Bullwinkle fame) this cartoon won the Oscar for best short subject (animated) for 1950.

Starring: Marvin Miller ..
Directed by: Robert Cannon
Release date: 1950-11-02
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Golden Yeggs
21.

Golden Yeggs

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

On Porky Pig's farm, a goose lays a golden egg and says that Daffy Duck laid it. Daffy, now the most sought-after duck in the world, is quite willing to take the credit and resultant fame- until Rocky the gangster kidnaps Daffy and orders him at gunpoint to lay more.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1950-08-05
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : The Miner's Daughter
22.

The Miner's Daughter

3.5
6.4/10 IMDB

A Harvard grad tries to start a gold claim, but is immediately beset by the amorous daughter of a rival miner.

Directed by: John Hubley, Robert Cannon
Release date: 1950-05-25
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : His Bitter Half
23.

His Bitter Half

3.1
6.8/10 IMDB

Daffy Duck marries for money, but the bossy wife and her raucous, trouble-making little son soon have him filing for divorce.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Martha Wentworth ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1950-05-19
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Home, Tweet Home
24.

Home, Tweet Home

3.1
6.9/10 IMDB

Tweety Bird is washing in a bird bath in a city park when Sylvester Cat interrupts him. Sylvester chases Tweety, and Tweety takes refuge near a feisty nanny and her toddler. Sylvester dresses as the toddler to try to grab Tweety but is stopped and spanked. Tweety flies to a building ledge, and Sylvester unsuccessfully uses chewing gum to try to reach him. Next, Sylvester angers a bulldog, who chases him away.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1950-01-14
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Homeless Hare
25.

Homeless Hare

3.1
7.4/10 IMDB

A construction worker destroys Bugs' home with a steam shovel and refuses to repair the damage.

Starring: Mel Blanc, John T. Smith ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1950-03-11
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Motor Mania
26.

Motor Mania

3.1
7.5/10 IMDB

Mild-mannered average guy Mr. Walker (Goofy) turns into violent Mr. Wheeler when he starts driving. Back on his feet, Mr. Walker finds it nearly impossible to cross the street.

Starring: John McLeish, Pinto Colvig ..
Directed by: Jack Kinney
Release date: 1950-06-30
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : The Framed Cat
27.

The Framed Cat

3.1
7.5/10 IMDB

Tom filches a drumstick from a fresh-baked chicken. When Mammy is about to discover him, he hands it off to Jerry; this lets him be a hero to Mammy and still get his chicken. Jerry is miffed, and sees his chance to retaliate: Spike is very possessive of his bone. Jerry keeps stealing the bone and planting it on Tom. Finally, Jerry bores a hole in the bone, inserts a bolt, and gets Tom to swallow a magnet. The bone keeps coming back to Tom, even through a fence. Finally, as Tom runs off followed by Spike, Jerry, who's been hiding in a tin can, is also dragged along.

Starring: Lillian Randolph, Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1950-10-21
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : The Chump Champ
28.

The Chump Champ

3.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Droopy and Gorgeous Gorillawitz (Spike) are competing for the title of King of Sports and for a kiss from the Queen of Sports. Spike cheats as much as possible but can never seem to beat Droopy.

Starring: Billy Bletcher, Daws Butler, Bill Thompson, Frank Graham ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1950-11-04
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : A Fractured Leghorn
29.

A Fractured Leghorn

3.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Foghorn Leghorn and a cat fight over a worm. The cat wants the worm as bait for a fish, while Foghorn just wants the worm for a quick snack.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1950-09-16
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : The Peachy Cobbler
30.

The Peachy Cobbler

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

A poor cobbler feeds his last crust of bread to some birds that are really elves, who show their gratitude by finishing all his work while he sleeps.

Starring: Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1950-12-09
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Mutiny on the Bunny
31.

Mutiny on the Bunny

3.0
7.4/10 IMDB

Mutiny on the Bunny is a Looney Tunes cartoon short starring Bugs Bunny, directed by Friz Freleng and released by Warner Brothers studios in 1950.[1] The cartoon was made in 1948 but not released until 1950. It features Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam as "Shanghai Sam". It is one of three nautical-themed shorts with Sam as a pirate, along with Buccaneer Bunny (1947) and Captain Hareblower (1954). The title is a reference to the film Mutiny on the Bounty.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1950-02-11
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Garden Gopher
32.

Garden Gopher

3.0
6.8/10 IMDB

When Spike tries to bury a bone he finds a belligerent gopher.

Starring: Bill Thompson, Tex Avery, Sara Berner, William Hanna, Bill Thompson ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1950-09-30
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Safety Second
33.

Safety Second

3.0
7.5/10 IMDB

It's Independence Day, and Jerry's little nephew, Nibbles, wants to celebrate with fireworks, while Jerry reminds him to "keep it safe and sane." Initially, this backfires against Jerry, as his attempts to dispose of the firecrackers Nibbles lights explode in his face, but ultimately, Nibbles saves Jerry from Tom with the usual cartoon uses of black powder.

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1950-07-01
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Hurdy-Gurdy Hare
34.

Hurdy-Gurdy Hare

3.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Organ grinder operator Bugs must get rid of his chimp when the ape steals the take from him. The replacement is a gorilla.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1950-01-20
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : The Cuckoo Clock
35.

The Cuckoo Clock

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

A cat is driven up the wall by the inhabitant of the cuckoo clock, so he spends the film trying to catch him.

Starring: Daws Butler, Bill Thompson ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1950-06-10
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Ventriloquist Cat
36.

Ventriloquist Cat

3.0
7.4/10 IMDB

A cat learns the art of ventriloquism in order to play a series of practical jokes on a slow-witted bulldog...

Starring: Red Coffey, Bill Thompson, Tex Avery ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1950-05-27
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Two's a Crowd
37.

Two's a Crowd

2.9
7.3/10 IMDB

Claude Cat is determined to get rid of the mistress's birthday present: a new puppy.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1950-12-29
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Out on a Limb
38.

Out on a Limb

2.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Donald's doing a little tree surgery when he spots Chip 'n' Dale gathering nuts. He saws off the branch outside their hole and paints it with tar, which Dale gets stuck in. Then Donald has a little fun with the long-handled pruning shears.

Starring: Clarence Nash, James MacDonald, Dessie Flynn ..
Directed by: Jack Hannah
Release date: 1950-12-15
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Dog Gone South
39.

Dog Gone South

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Charlie Dog attempts to ingratiate himself to a southern plantation owner.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1950-08-26
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Dog Collared
40.

Dog Collared

2.9
6.9/10 IMDB

On Be Kind to Animals Week, Porky Pig decides to practice the principle and affectionately pets a large, slobbering dog. The dog takes an instant liking to Porky and follows the pig everywhere.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1950-12-02
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : It's Hummer Time
41.

It's Hummer Time

2.9
7.2/10 IMDB

A cat chases a hummingbird and repeatedly stumbles onto the property of a sleepy bulldog, who punishes the cat for each interruption of his slumber.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1950-07-21
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Hook, Lion and Sinker
42.

Hook, Lion and Sinker

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

A mangy Mountain Lion and his cub try to scrounge Donald's good looking catch of fish.

Starring: Clarence Nash ..
Directed by: Jack Hannah
Release date: 1950-09-01
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : The Leghorn Blows at Midnight
43.

The Leghorn Blows at Midnight

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Foghorn Leghorn tricks a naive young chicken hawk into believing the barnyard dog is a pheasant.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1950-05-05
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : An Egg Scramble
44.

An Egg Scramble

2.9
6.7/10 IMDB

On Porky Pig's farm, Miss Prissy, a slow-witted hen, has never laid an egg. So, one of her fellow hens paints Prissy's name on an egg and places it in Prissy's nest. Prissy believes she laid the egg and proudly refuses to let Porky have it to give to a market's truck. Porky takes the egg from her and gives it to the driver of the truck. Prissy follows the truck to a nearby city, determined to regain her egg. She grabs it from a woman in a house and flees. Convinced she's being chased by police, Prissy takes refuge in a run-down building where Pretty Boy Bagel, an escaped criminal, is also hiding out.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1950-05-27
45.

Goofy Goofy Gander

2.9
6.1/10 IMDB

Little Audrey isn't interested in reciting Mother Goose rhymes with the other kids in class. She'd rather read her modern comic book. When she's caught not paying attention by the teacher, she is ordered to sit in the corner. Audrey falls asleep and soon realizes that Mother Goose can be modern too.

Directed by: Bill Tytla
Release date: 1950-08-18
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Hold That Pose
46.

Hold That Pose

2.9
6.9/10 IMDB

Goofy is tired and bored. He needs a hobby and decides to pursue photography. Wildlife is an excellent choice for photography so Goofy decides to take a grizzly bear's picture. Unfortunately, when Goofy's flash powder explodes, the bear becomes infuriated and chases Goofy through an amusement park and back to his apartment. Fortunately for Goofy, the bear is pleased with the resulting pictures and ultimately sets up a stand giving his "autographed photo" for $10.

Starring: Pinto Colvig ..
Directed by: Jack Kinney
Release date: 1950-11-03
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Wonder Dog
47.

Wonder Dog

2.9
6.6/10 IMDB

Pluto is infatuated by a pretty lady dog, but she sighs for Prince, a circus wonder dog she sees on a poster.

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols
Release date: 1950-04-07
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Trailer Horn
48.

Trailer Horn

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Donald and the chipmunks, Chip and Dale, are after each other again, this time when they come upon Donald vacationing in a trailer. When he goes swimming, they fool him by moving the diving board and end up wrecking his car.

Starring: Clarence Nash, James MacDonald, Dessie Flynn ..
Directed by: Jack Hannah
Release date: 1950-04-28
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Pop 'im Pop!
49.

Pop 'im Pop!

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

A circus comes to town featuring Gracie the Fighting Kangaroo and her youngster, Hippety Hopper.

Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1950-10-28
Best Animation Movies of 1950 : Lion Around
50.

Lion Around

2.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Donald's nephews use a mountain lion costume to scare Donald away so they can grab a pie off the windowsill. The deception is exposed, but a short while later, a real mountain lion comes along.

Starring: Clarence Nash ..
Directed by: Jack Hannah
Release date: 1950-01-20

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