Best Animation Movies of 1951

1.

Alice in Wonderland

6.2
7.4/10 IMDB

On a golden afternoon, young Alice follows a White Rabbit, who disappears down a nearby rabbit hole. Quickly following him, she tumbles into the burrow - and enters the merry, topsy-turvy world of Wonderland! Memorable songs and whimsical escapades highlight Alice's journey, which culminates in a madcap encounter with the Queen of Hearts - and her army of playing cards!

Starring: Kathryn Beaumont, Verna Felton, Ed Wynn, Richard Haydn, Sterling Holloway, Jerry Colonna, J. Pat O'Malley, Bill Thompson, Heather Angel, Joseph Kearns ..
Directed by: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske
Release date: 1951-07-28
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Rabbit Fire
2.

Rabbit Fire

4.2
8.3/10 IMDB

Daffy Duck and Bugs argue back and forth whether it is duck season or rabbit season. The object of their arguments is hunter Elmer Fudd.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1951-05-19
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Drip-Along Daffy
3.

Drip-Along Daffy

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

Daffy Duck plays a western hero, but things don't go as he hoped in a one horse town.

Starring: Mel Blanc, John T. Smith ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1951-11-17
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Sleepy-Time Tom
4.

Sleepy-Time Tom

3.9
7.9/10 IMDB

Tom has been out late carousing with his chums. When he gets home, a slimmed-down Mammy won't take any excuses, and insists he stay awake; Jerry, overhearing, thus tries a number of schemes to get Tom to sleep. Not that he has to push hard; Tom tries drinking a giant pot of coffee, then keeping his eyes open with toothpicks and tape, and finally gives up and paints eyes on his lids. This fools Mammy, but not Jerry, who erects a series of Burma-Shave style signs leading Tom into the nice comfy bed, where Mammy discovers him and tosses him out just as his pals happen by for another night on the town.

Starring: Lillian Randolph, Daws Butler, Paul Frees ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1951-05-26
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Ballot Box Bunny
5.

Ballot Box Bunny

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

When Yosemite Sam campaigns on a platform including rabbit genocide, Bugs runs against him.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1951-10-06
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Bunny Hugged
6.

Bunny Hugged

3.8
7.7/10 IMDB

Bugs gets involved in a wrestling match to save Ravishing Ronald from the Crusher.

Starring: Mel Blanc, John T. Smith ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1951-03-10
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Jerry's Cousin
7.

Jerry's Cousin

3.8
7.7/10 IMDB

When Tom's harassment gets out of hand, Jerry writes to his Cousin Muscles, a tough inner city mouse, and asks for his help.

Starring: Paul Frees ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1951-04-07
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Canned Feud
8.

Canned Feud

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Sylvester Cat finds that his people have gone on vacation and left him alone in a locked house with a large stash of canned food in a cupboard. Sylvester needs a can opener, or he'll starve. And a pesky mouse has the only can opener in the house and torments Sylvester into trying more and more desperate measures to obtain it.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Marian Richman ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1951-02-03
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Corn Chips
9.

Corn Chips

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

Donald is shoveling the snow off his walk; Chip 'n' Dale are shoveling their branch. Donald tricks them into shoveling his walk. Angered, they sneak into his house, where he's getting ready to make popcorn. They've never seen this before, but they love it. They stow away in the box, then make off with the bowl of popped corn.

Starring: Clarence Nash, Dessie Flynn, James MacDonald ..
Directed by: Jack Hannah
Release date: 1951-03-23
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Out of Scale
10.

Out of Scale

3.2
7.4/10 IMDB

Donald has a ride-on sized train layout in his backyard. There's a large tree (home to Chip 'n Dale) that's out of scale, so Donald moves it while they're out; they come back to see their tree moving. No problem; one of Donald's model houses is just their size.

Starring: Clarence Nash, James MacDonald, Dessie Flynn ..
Directed by: Jack Hannah
Release date: 1951-11-02
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Symphony in Slang
11.

Symphony in Slang

3.1
7.6/10 IMDB

At the gates of Heaven, the admitting officials have a hard time understanding a newcomer's life story with all his contemporary slang.

Starring: John Brown ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1951-06-16
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Cheese Chasers
12.

Cheese Chasers

3.1
7.7/10 IMDB

After eating their fill at a cheese factory, Hubie and Bertie decide there is nothing left to live for, and try to get Claude Cat to eat them.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1951-08-25
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Slicked-up Pup
13.

Slicked-up Pup

3.1
7.8/10 IMDB

Spike has just washed his pup. Tom and Jerry's chase knocks him into a mud puddle. Spike makes Tom clean him up again and promise to keep him clean which of course is Jerry's opening to get Tom in trouble.

Starring: Daws Butler ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1951-09-08
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Nit-Witty Kitty
14.

Nit-Witty Kitty

3.1
7.4/10 IMDB

Tom has amnesia and believes he's a mouse. Jerry, finding him more obnoxious as a fellow rodent than as a cat, seeks to cure him with a blow to the head.

Starring: Lillian Randolph, Thea Vidale ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1951-10-06
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Chow Hound
15.

Chow Hound

3.1
7.5/10 IMDB

A muscular dog exploits a cat and a mouse for food, but they keep forgetting to bring him gravy!

Starring: John T. Smith, Bea Benaderet, Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1951-06-16
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Rabbit Every Monday
16.

Rabbit Every Monday

3.1
7.7/10 IMDB

Yosemite Sam hunts Bugs Bunny. Bugs covers Sam's gun with bubble gum, causing Sam to blast himself inside a big bubble. Sam next forces Bugs into his cabin, where Bugs fools Sam into thinking there is a party going on in his oven.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1951-02-10
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Jerry and the Goldfish
17.

Jerry and the Goldfish

3.0
7.5/10 IMDB

Tom, whose appetite was whetted by a radio cooking program, wants to make a meal out of the pet goldfish. Jerry, who is friends with the fish, does what he can to thwart their feline foe.

Starring: Daws Butler ..
Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1951-03-03
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Droopy's Double Trouble
18.

Droopy's Double Trouble

3.0
7.3/10 IMDB

Butler Droopy gets his twin brother Drippy a job as assistant butler, causing trouble for Butch, who is trying to mooch an easy meal but can't tell the difference between the kind Droopy and the violence-prone Drippy.

Starring: Daws Butler, Bill Thompson ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1951-11-17
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Cat Napping
19.

Cat Napping

3.0
7.4/10 IMDB

Tom has plans to take a nice long nap in a hammock, but Jerry has gotten there first and is snoozing happily, so the two fight it out to see who gets to sleep there.

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1951-12-08
20.

Hardrock, Coco and Joe — The Three Little Dwarfs

3.0
6.7/10 IMDB

Hardrock, Coco and Joe is a short stop motion animated cartoon based on a song written by Stuart Hamblen. It is about three of Santa Claus' helpers who ride on Santa's sleigh each Christmas.

Release date: 1951-12-25
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Hare We Go
21.

Hare We Go

3.0
7.2/10 IMDB

In 1492, Bugs Bunny sails the ocean blue, as mascot for Christopher Columbus.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1951-01-05
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Scent-imental Romeo
22.

Scent-imental Romeo

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

A hungry cat disguises herself as a skunk to get in on feeding time at the zoo, but amorous Pepe thinks she's the real thing and pours on his Maurice Chevalier impression to win her over.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1951-03-24
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : The Fair Haired Hare
23.

The Fair Haired Hare

3.0
7.6/10 IMDB

Yosemite Sam and Bugs battle it out over property rights above Bugs' rabbit hole.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1951-04-14
24.

A Bear for Punishment

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Junyer Bear has a number of surprises for Good Ol' Pa on Good Ol' Father's Day, whether he wants them or not.

Starring: Bea Benaderet, Billy Bletcher, Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1951-10-20
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Casanova Cat
25.

Casanova Cat

3.0
7.5/10 IMDB

Tom heads for a big city penthouse to become acquainted with a rich pretty female cat that lives there. He brings her Jerry as a gift and does some humiliating things to Jerry. Jerry, in turn, attracts the attention of another cat who also becomes interested in the female cat. It eventually turns into a fight between Tom and the other cat for the lady's hand but Jerry is the one who gets her in the end.

Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1951-01-16
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : A Hound for Trouble
26.

A Hound for Trouble

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Kicked off the boat in Italy, Charlie forces himself upon a pizzeria owner. Donning his best Italian accent and garb, Charlie sets to work as a waiter, astonishing and horrifying the customers with his barefoot grape-stomping and musical rendition of "Atsa Matta for You?"

Starring: Mel Blanc, Michael Maltese ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1951-04-27
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Daredevil Droopy
27.

Daredevil Droopy

3.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Droopy and Spike are applying for the job of Dare Devil Dog at the Circus, and the one who give the best performance in a variety of "feats of strength and daring" will get it.

Starring: Bill Thompson ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1951-03-31
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Puny Express
28.

Puny Express

3.0
6.8/10 IMDB

Woody is a wandering cowboy who notices an ad at a western post office advertising for a new mail delivery rider. Woody accepts but is warned of mail thief Buzz Buzzard. Woody regards the buzzard as a pushover and begins his trek. Sure enough, Woody eventually encounters the buzzard who uses every trick possible to snatch the mail from Woody's hands spreading tacks across the road and dynamiting a bridge. But Woody is prepared for Buzz's antics...

Directed by: Walter Lantz
Release date: 1951-01-21
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : No Smoking
29.

No Smoking

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Goofy (again playing George Geef) is a nicotine addict to the extreme. He smokes while doing income tax, before going to bed, after waking up in the morning, and at work. Finally, he decides to quit. He soon learns it's not as easy as that and everywhere he looks, he is tempted to start again until he finally cracks. He runs everywhere yelling, "Smoke! Smoke! Smoke!" but with no luck. Finally, he asks a man for a cigar and the man gladly gives him one...an exploding cigar which finally has Goofy vowing, "I quit!".

Starring: Pinto Colvig ..
Directed by: Jack Kinney
Release date: 1951-11-23
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Suzy Snowflake
30.

Suzy Snowflake

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Based on the hit 1951 jingle, this stop-motion animated short briefly follows the titular Suzy Snowflake as she brings joyful snowfall with her, heralding people to play with her before the chance is gone.

Starring: Norma Zimmer, The Three Rhythm Kings, Dorothy Compton, Anna Mae Fritz, Alberta Perkins, Cora Hunter Parks, Margaret Lawrence, The Sportsmen Quartet, The Welshon Choir, The Starlighters ..
Release date: 1951-12-22
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Putty Tat Trouble
31.

Putty Tat Trouble

2.9
7.3/10 IMDB

Tweety Bird is shoveling out his nest atop a city pole after a snowstorm and is spotted by Sylvester Cat and a one-eyed orange tabby, who fight over Tweety. Tweety runs into a cellar where he befriends a wooden dunking bird. The two cats then chase Tweety into a park and onto a sheet of ice covering a pond. Tweety cuts a circle around the cats so that they fall into the freezing water and become bedridden with cold.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1951-02-23
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : The Woody Woodpecker Polka
32.

The Woody Woodpecker Polka

2.9
6.5/10 IMDB

For a chance at free food at a barn dance, Woody dresses as a girl to fool ticket taker Wally Walrus.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Dal McKennon, The Starlighters ..
Directed by: Walter Lantz
Release date: 1951-10-29
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Tweety's S.O.S.
33.

Tweety's S.O.S.

2.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Sylvester Cat stows away aboard a seagoing passenger liner to try and catch Tweety Bird, who is guarded by his mistress, Granny. Sylvester becomes seasick and runs to the sickbay for a remedy. Tweety mixes nitro into the medicine before Sylvester drinks it. When Granny hits Sylvester with her broom, he is blown sky-high.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1951-09-21
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Cock-a-Doodle Dog
34.

Cock-a-Doodle Dog

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Collection of classic Tex Avery visual gags, set up as a battle between a sleep-deprived bulldog who just wants some shut-eye and a rooster driven by his natural instincts to crow all night long.

Starring: Bill Thompson ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1951-02-10
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Droopy's Good Deed
35.

Droopy's Good Deed

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Hobo Spike pretends to be a boy to compete with Scout Droopy for the title of Best Scout and a trip to meet the President.

Starring: Bill Thompson ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1951-05-05
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Lovelorn Leghorn
36.

Lovelorn Leghorn

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

The other hens make fun of Miss Prissy, who still has not found a husband. Prissy sets out, rolling pin in hand, to find one, and she comes upon confirmed bachelor Foghorn Leghorn in the midst of his feud with the barnyard dog. The dog helps Prissy take Foghorn as her mate by knocking him out and stuffing him in a picnic basket!

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1951-09-08
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Frosty the Snowman
37.

Frosty the Snowman

2.9
6.5/10 IMDB

This short little cartoon is based on the popular song by Jack Rollins and Steve Nelson, first recorded in 1950 by Gene Autry as his followup to Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.

Directed by: Robert Cannon
Release date: 1951-12-23
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : French Rarebit
38.

French Rarebit

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

While visiting Paris, Bugs Bunny wanders past the restaurants of Louis and François, rival chefs who fight to cook him, until he promises to teach them the recipe for "Louisiana Back-bay Bayou Bunny Bordelaise à la Antoine."

Starring: Mel Blanc, Tedd Pierce ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1951-06-30
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Room and Bird
39.

Room and Bird

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

Tweety and Sylvester are Granny's pets in the Spinsters Arms Hotel, where pets aren't allowed.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1951-06-02
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Dude Duck
40.

Dude Duck

2.9
7.0/10 IMDB

Donald is vacationing at a dude ranch. After all the beautiful women pick the best horses, Donald ends up with the sad sack Rover Boy. But Rover Boy wants nothing to do with Donald.

Starring: Clarence Nash, Billy Bletcher, Ruth Clifford, Silvia Obsen, Elvia Allman ..
Directed by: Jack Hannah
Release date: 1951-03-02
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Home Made Home
41.

Home Made Home

2.9
6.6/10 IMDB

Goofy's building a house, and struggling with the blueprints, the window glass, the paint, and finally the house-warming guests.

Starring: Pinto Colvig ..
Directed by: Jack Kinney
Release date: 1951-03-23
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Bee On Guard
42.

Bee On Guard

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Gardener Donald spots bees in his garden and follows them back to the hive in search of honey. The bee guarding the hive won't let him in, so Donald disguises himself as a bee.

Starring: Clarence Nash ..
Directed by: Jack Hannah
Release date: 1951-12-14
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Car of Tomorrow
43.

Car of Tomorrow

2.9
7.1/10 IMDB

A series of demonstrations of the kind of motoring accessories we'll all take for granted in the future...

Starring: June Foray ..
Directed by: Tex Avery
Release date: 1951-09-22
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Leghorn Swoggled
44.

Leghorn Swoggled

2.9
7.2/10 IMDB

Little Henery the Chicken Hawk wants to trap Foghorn Leghorn for his dinner, and Barnyard Dawg says he will help Henery to catch Foghorn on one condition - that Henery find him a bone. Henery's effort to find the dog a bone involves obtaining cheese for a mouse and a fish for a cat, with Foghorn's help! Once the dog is given his bone, he uses it to knock Foghorn out so that Foghorn can be carried away by Henery on a toy train.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1951-07-27
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Get Rich Quick
45.

Get Rich Quick

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Goofey is portrayed as George Geef, a typical common man who makes a perfect prey for all kinds of swindlers, bookmakers and the like, eager to be a 'good looser' after they 'won' all his money; never mind the name of the game nor the venue, from alley to casino and 'friendly' poker nights. Alas, even when lady luck smiles at him, the poor player doesn't stand a chance against the worst gold-digger of all: the wife, who 'manually' blames his irresponsible behavior when he looses but otherwise cheerfully claims all his occasional hard-earned winnings for her own fashionable waste.

Starring: Pinto Colvig, Rhoda Williams ..
Directed by: Jack Kinney
Release date: 1951-08-31
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : His Mouse Friday
46.

His Mouse Friday

2.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Jerry is far from Tom's servant here. Tom, shipwrecked, washes up on a tropical island. His first attempts at food - a coconut and a turtle - are much too hard. But he spots Jerry just before Jerry sees him, and soon has him in the frying pan. Jerry escapes to a cannibal village; when he sees Tom's frightened reaction, he has his plan. Using soot from a pot, he blackens himself, then threatens Tom and starts cooking him. But Jerry's plan - and tail, and un-blackened bottom - is exposed when his grass skirt comes off during his war dance. Jerry helicopters away using the bone in his hair, and leading Tom right into the real cannibals. But Jerry's triumph is short-lived, as a pygmy cannibal comes after him.

Starring: Paul Frees ..
Directed by: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Release date: 1951-07-07
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Chicken in the Rough
47.

Chicken in the Rough

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

Chip 'n' Dale wander into a farmyard to collect acorns. Dale mistakes an egg for a nut, but when he tries to demonstrate to a newly hatched chick how to get back into the egg, a rooster mistakes him for one of his chicks.

Starring: Dessie Flynn, James MacDonald, Florence Gill, Mary Lawrence, Louise Myers, Jean MacMurray ..
Directed by: Jack Hannah
Release date: 1951-01-19
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : The Redwood Sap
48.

The Redwood Sap

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

This short is a rather manic re-telling of the fable, "The Ant and the Grasshopper", with Woody Woodpecker as the grasshopper.

Directed by: Walter Lantz
Release date: 1951-10-01
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : The Prize Pest
49.

The Prize Pest

2.8
7.1/10 IMDB

After listening to one of his favorite radio programs, Porky Pig receives a grand prize from the station. Out of the gift box pops Daffy Duck, who insists on living in Porky's house.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1951-12-21
Best Animation Movies of 1951 : Rooty Toot Toot
50.

Rooty Toot Toot

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

The story of Frankie and Johnny: Frankie walks into a bar, where she catches her boyfriend Johnny with the sensuous Nellie Bly and kills him in a fit of jealousy.

Starring: Thurl Ravenscroft, Annette Warren ..
Directed by: John Hubley
Release date: 1951-11-15

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