Best Animation Movies of 1987


The Brave Little Toaster

7.3/10 IMDB

A group of dated appliances find themselves stranded in a summer home that their family had just sold decide to, a la The Incredible Journey, seek their young 8 year old "master". Children's film which on the surface is a frivolous fantasy, but with a dark subtext of abandonment, obsolescence, and loneliness.

Starring: Jon Lovitz, Timothy Stack, Phil Hartman, Deanna Oliver, Timothy E. Day, Thurl Ravenscroft, Joe Ranft, Judy Toll, Wayne Kaatz, Colette Savage ..
Directed by: Jerry Rees
Release date: 1987-07-09
Best Animation Movies of 1987 : The Black Dog

The Black Dog

7.8/10 IMDB

This rich, symbolic, intensely personal yet universal film wordlessly follows the path of a woman on a journey of self-discovery.

Directed by: Alison De Vere
Release date: 1987-11-06
Best Animation Movies of 1987 : Dinosaurs: A Fun Filled Trip Back in Time

Dinosaurs: A Fun Filled Trip Back in Time

7.8/10 IMDB

Everyone in Philip's science class has a great idea for a report--everyone that is, except Philip. That evening, he listens to a son playing on his boom box, and it provides him with inspiration: DINOSAURS! The next day at the museum, Phillip discovers that the search for the truth about these magnificent animals and their astonishing 160-million-year success on the earth is the most fascinating mystery tale he's ever heard. What follows is an exciting collection of established theories and fascinating speculation.

Starring: Fred Savage, Michele Mariana, Josette DiCarlo ..
Directed by: Ray Cioni, Kelli Bixler, Will Vinton
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Animation Movies of 1987 : The Treasure of the Golden Suns

The Treasure of the Golden Suns

8.4/10 IMDB

When Donald Duck's nephews are sent to live with their Uncle Scrooge, they discover a model ship that contains a map to a treasure.

Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Animation Movies of 1987 : In The Night Kitchen

In The Night Kitchen

6.9/10 IMDB

Mickey falls through the dark into the Night Kitchen where three fat bakers are making the morning cake and so begins an intoxicating dream fantasy in this animated short adaptation of Maurice Sendak's 1970 Caldecott Honor children's picture book.

Starring: Peter Schickele ..
Directed by: Gene Deitch
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Animation Movies of 1987 : The Flying Luna Clipper

The Flying Luna Clipper

7.0/10 IMDB

A trip on a chartered plane with a number of other thrill-seekers (most of whom are anthropomorphic fruits and vegetables) and hop from island to island, each of which offer their own unique visual delights.

Starring: Anne Lambert, Ina Krantz, Mark Hagan, Zev Asher ..
Directed by: Ikko Ono
Release date: 1987-11-06
Best Animation Movies of 1987 : Apocalypse Pooh

Apocalypse Pooh

6.5/10 IMDB

A mash-up of scenes from Winnie-the-Pooh cartoons overlain with dialogue from Apocalypse Now.

Starring: Martin Sheen, Dennis Hopper ..
Directed by: Todd Graham
Release date: 1987-03-09

Nephi and the Brass Plates

6.8/10 IMDB

The prophet Lehi preaches repentance to the people of Jerusalem and is persecuted. After he and his family leave Jerusalem he is told by the Lord to return and obtain the brass plates containing the sacred books of Moses. Nephi and his brothers muster their faith, obedience, and determination as they return to obtain the plates from the wicked Laban. 1 Nephi:1–5.

Starring: Geoffrey Bennett, Walter Boyden, Kim Blackett, William M. Bisson, Neal Barclay, Bruce Robinson, Gene Pack, Beverly Rowland, David Jensen, Jared Davis ..
Directed by: Richard Rich
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Animation Movies of 1987 : The Marvelous Land of Oz

The Marvelous Land of Oz

7.8/10 IMDB

The Wizard of Oz legend continues with The Marvelous Land of Oz, based on the second book in the series by L. Frank Baum. This adventure features a brave young boy named Tip, the lovable Jack Pumpkinhead, the gruff wodden Sawhorse, and the evil witch Mombi, who is Tip's guardian. Tip and his amazing friends escape Mombi and head toward the Emerald City, now ruled by the Scarecrow. Joined by Dorothy, who has returned to Oz, they meet General Ginger and her all-female army who are planning to invade and take over their beloved Emerald City. Meanwhile, Glinda, the good Witch, has learned that the original King of Oz had an heir. While battling with the forces of General Ginger, Tip, Dorothy and their friends discover that the rightful ruler of Oz has been amazingly transformed.

Starring: Margot Kidder, Morgan Hallet, George Morris, Neil Shee, Richard Dumont ..
Directed by: Tim Reid
Release date: 1987-01-01
Best Animation Movies of 1987 : Blondie & Dagwood

Blondie & Dagwood

7.4/10 IMDB

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Starring: Loni Anderson, Frank Welker, Jack Angel, Jack Angel, Pat Fraley, Ellen Gerstell, Alan Oppenheimer, Laurel Page, Russi Taylor, Russi Taylor ..
Directed by: Mike Joens
Release date: 1987-05-15

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