Best Animation Movies of 1985

1.

The Black Cauldron

4.7
6.4/10 IMDB

Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is kidnapped by an evil lord known as the Horned King. The villain hopes Hen will show him the way to The Black Cauldron, which has the power to create a giant army of unstoppable soldiers.

Starring: Grant Bardsley, Susan Sheridan, John Byner, Nigel Hawthorne, John Hurt, Freddie Jones, Phil Fondacaro, Arthur Malet, Lindsay Rich, Brandon Call ..
Directed by: Ted Berman, Richard Rich
Release date: 1985-07-24
2.

Garfield's Halloween Adventure

4.2
8.3/10 IMDB

Garfield and his pup pal Odie go trick-or-treating, only to wind up in a house haunted by ghostly pirates. Based off the book Garfield In Disguise

Starring: Lorenzo Music, Thom Huge, Gregg Berger, C. Lindsay Workman, Desiree Goyette, Louis Allen Rawls ..
Directed by: Phil Roman
Release date: 1985-10-30
3.

The Adventures of Mark Twain

3.9
7.4/10 IMDB

Based on elements from the stories of Mark Twain, this feature-length Claymation fantasy follows the adventures of Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher and Huck Finn as they stowaway aboard the interplanetary balloon of Mark Twain. Twain, disgusted with the human race, is intent upon finding Halley's Comet and crashing into it, achieving his "destiny." It's up to Tom, Becky, and Huck to convince him that his judgment is wrong and that he still has much to offer humanity that might make a difference. Their efforts aren't just charitable; if they fail, they will share Twain's fate. Along the way, they use a magical time portal to get a detailed overview of the Twain philosophy, observing the "historical" events that inspired his works.

Starring: James Whitmore, Michele Mariana, Gary Krug, Chris Ritchie, Wilbur Vincent, Dal McKennon, Carol Edelman, John Morrison ..
Directed by: Will Vinton
Release date: 1985-03-01
4.

He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

After experiencing traumatic nightmares of a time now past, the Sorceress summons Prince Adam and Cringer to Castle Grayskull to give Adam a precious, jeweled sword and send the pair to the planet Etheria to investigate its secrets.

Starring: John Erwin, Melendy Britt, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary, George DiCenzo, Erika Scheimer, Lou Scheimer ..
Directed by: Ed Friedman, Lou Kachivas, Marsh Lamore, Bill Reed, Gwen Wetzler
Release date: 1985-03-22
Best Animation Movies of 1985 : The Big Snit
5.

The Big Snit

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

A couple plays Scrabble. He's stuck with seven E's and getting nowhere fast, so she decides to do some housework. While she's out of the room, he glances at her letters; she catches him at it and an argument ensues. Meanwhile, a nuclear war is breaking out, with chaos in the streets as people try to escape the city before bombs fall. The couple's argument escalates; they bring up their pet peeves - "you're always shaking your eyes," "well, you're always sawing the furniture!" Can there be reconciliation before annihilation? And, what about the Scrabble game?

Starring: Jay Brazeau, Ida Osler, Randy Woods, Bill Guest ..
Directed by: Richard Condie
Release date: 1985-01-01
Best Animation Movies of 1985 : He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special
6.

He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

In this special Christmas episode of the He-Man and She-Ra cartoons, their sidekick Orko accidentally gets beamed to Earth during a test of a new spy satellite. Orko manages to get back Planet Eternia, but brings along two Earth children, Alisha and Manuel, with him. Since it's Christmastime on Earth, the kids are naturally filled with the holiday spirit, but this overflowing goodwill attracts the unwelcome attention of the Horde Prime and Skeletor. Will the combined power of He-Man, She-Ra and the spirit of Christmas be enough to stop them?

Starring: John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary, Lana Beeson, Melendy Britt, George DiCenzo, Erika Scheimer, R.D. Robb ..
Directed by: Bill Reed, Ernie Schmidt
Release date: 1985-12-25
7.

Starchaser: The Legend of Orin

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Set on the subterranean Mine-World, a band of human worker are treated like slaves under the power of the evil overlord Zygon until one, Orin, unearths the hilt of a mythical sword that only he can master. Escaping the planet, he runs into the rogue smuggler Dagg and a pair of helpful droids and the princess, who all team up to return to the Mine-World with a plan to defeat Zygon and free Orin's enslaved people.

Starring: Dennis Alwood, Carmen Argenziano, Daryl Bartley, Tyke Caravelli, Joe Colligan ..
Directed by: Steven Hahn
Release date: 1985-01-01
Best Animation Movies of 1985 : The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus
8.

The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus

3.4
7.4/10 IMDB

The Great Ak calls a council of the Immortals to ask that Santa Claus be given immortality. And to justify it, he tells the history of Santa Claus. The Ak found an abandoned baby and gave it to a lioness and a fairy to raise, who named him Claus. When Claus grew up, the Great Ak showed him the evil and hardship in the world and Claus decides to live there and relieve some of the suffering. He decides to make toys for orphans, but King Awgwa, the ruler of the valley where Claus lives doesn't want the children to be happy, and there is a great battle among Immortals.

Starring: Earl Hammond, Earle Hyman, Larry Kenney, Lynne Lipton, Bob McFadden, Lesley Miller, Peter Newman, Joey Grasso, John David Weinroth, Alfred Drake ..
Directed by: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin, Jr.
Release date: 1985-12-17
9.

Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer

3.3
6.9/10 IMDB

Rainbow Brite, and her magical horse Starlite, must stop an evil princess and her underlings from taking over the planet Spectra. When they meet Orin, the wise Sprite tries to make the two children get along and work together to stop the evil Princess. Orin tells them that they can only destroy her by combining their own powers against her. Getting in the way of their mission is the sinister Murky Dismal and his bumbling assistant Lurky who, as usual, are lavishing in the new gloom created by the darkening of Spectra, as well as trying to steal Rainbow's magical color belt.

Starring: Bettina Bush, Pat Fraley, Peter Cullen, Robbie Lee, Andre Stojka, David Mendenhall, Rhonda Aldrich, Les Tremayne, Mona Marshall, Jonathan Harris ..
Directed by: Bernard Deyri├Ęs, Kimio Yabuki
Release date: 1985-11-15
Best Animation Movies of 1985 : For Better or For Worse: The Bestest Present
10.

For Better or For Worse: The Bestest Present

3.2
7.8/10 IMDB

The Patterson family learns the true meaning of Christmas when Lizzie loses her stuffed bunny.

Starring: Billy Van, Abby Hagyard, Bill Stevens Jr., Aaron Kim Johnston, Katherine Johnston ..
Directed by: Sebastian Grunstra
Release date: 1985-12-05

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