Best Animation Movies of 1986


Luxo Jr.

7.3/10 IMDB

A baby lamp finds a ball to play with and it's all fun and games until the ball bursts. Just when the elder Luxo thinks his kid will settle down for a bit, Luxo Jr. finds a ball ten times bigger.

Directed by: John Lasseter
Release date: 1986-08-17

The Great Mouse Detective

7.2/10 IMDB

When the diabolical Professor Ratigan kidnaps London's master toymaker, the brilliant master of disguise Basil of Baker Street and his trusted sidekick Dawson try to elude the ultimate trap and foil the perfect crime.

Starring: Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin, Vincent Price, Susanne Pollatschek, Candy Candido, Diana Chesney, Eve Brenner, Alan Young, Basil Rathbone, Ellen Fitzhugh ..
Directed by: Ron Clements, Burny Mattinson, David Michener, John Musker
Release date: 1986-07-02

The Transformers: The Movie

7.3/10 IMDB

The Autobots must stop a colossal planet-consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.

Starring: Judd Nelson, Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Leonard Nimoy, Orson Welles, Eric Idle, Robert Stack, Norman Alden, Jack Angel, Michael Bell ..
Directed by: Nelson Shin
Release date: 1986-08-08

When the Wind Blows

7.7/10 IMDB

With the help of government-issued pamphlets, an elderly British couple build a shelter and prepare for an impending nuclear attack, unaware that times and the nature of war have changed from their romantic memories of World War II.

Starring: Peggy Ashcroft, John Mills, Robin Houston, David Dundas, James Russell, David Dundas, Matt Irving, Bernard Montgomery, Harry S. Truman, Joseph Stalin ..
Directed by: Jimmy T. Murakami
Release date: 1986-10-24
Best Animation Movies of 1986 : Snookles


7.4/10 IMDB

A baby dragon and a little bird fail to make beautiful music together.

Starring: Carole Holliday, Rich Moore, Carole Holliday, Rich Moore ..
Directed by: Juliet Stroud
Release date: 1986-01-01
Best Animation Movies of 1986 : Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes All-Star 50th Anniversary

Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes All-Star 50th Anniversary

7.1/10 IMDB

Celebrities are interviewed about the social and working lives of Bugs, Daffy, Porky and the rest of the Looney Tunes.

Starring: Eve Arden, Candice Bergen, Mel Blanc, David Bowie, George Burns, Chevy Chase, Cher, Kirk Douglas, Friz Freleng, Jeff Goldblum ..
Directed by: Gary Weis
Release date: 1986-01-14
Best Animation Movies of 1986 : The Tin Soldier

The Tin Soldier

6.8/10 IMDB

This timeless tale written by Hans Christian Andersen tells the comic adventures of a tin soldier accidentally knocked off the toy shelf, and of two lovable, lonely mice who inadvertently place the soldier in danger, then set out to rescue him and return him to the music box ballerina.

Starring: Christopher Plummer, Terrence Scammell, Pier Paquette, Rick Jones, Robert Bockstael, Adam Hodgins ..
Directed by: Chris Schouten
Release date: 1986-01-01
Best Animation Movies of 1986 : Fluppy Dogs

Fluppy Dogs

7.8/10 IMDB

Originally intended to be a pilot for the third Walt Disney Television animated series the movie features five pastel-colored talking (fluppy) dogs who arrive through a fluppy interdimensional doorway. Upon arrival the dogs brefriend 10-year-old Jamie and his neighbor Claire. The friends must help the fluppy dogs avoid the clutches of the the evil miser Wagstaff.

Starring: Marshall Efron, Carl Steven, Jessica Pennington, Hal Smith ..
Directed by: Fred Wolf
Release date: 1986-03-19
Best Animation Movies of 1986 : Babylon


6.4/10 IMDB

Dark animation examining the thin line between human definitions of war and peace.

Starring: Tony Robinson ..
Directed by: Peter Lord, David Sproxton
Release date: 1986-05-04
Best Animation Movies of 1986 : Star Wars: Droids - The Great Heep

Star Wars: Droids - The Great Heep

6.3/10 IMDB

C-3PO and R2-D2 are on their way to Biitu to meet their new master, Mungo Baobab, when their ship is attacked and they are taken prisoner. Biitu has been taken over by the giant mechanical Great Heep who works with the Empire, enslaving the natives by using droid enforcers and draining R2 units to keep up his strength. Meanwhile Mungo has been imprisoned to be handed over to his arch enemy Admiral Screed.

Starring: Anthony Daniels, Long John Baldry, Winston Rekert, Graeme Campbell, Noam Zylberman, Dan Hennessey, Melleny Melody ..
Release date: 1986-06-07

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