Forgotten and/or Underrated Animated filmsby frankitownusa | created - 08 Jun 2017 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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1. The Flight Before Christmas (2008)
G | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A young reindeer who suffers from vertigo learns to overcome his fear, takes flying lessons from a clumsy flying squirrel and heads to the North pole to save a troubled Santa and his fleet of flying reindeer.
2. The Legend of the Sky Kingdom (2003)
73 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Three children make a daring escape from the underground city in which they are slaves of the Evil Emperor, and go in search of the fabled Sky Kingdom and the great Prince Ariel.
4. Rock & Rule (1983)
PG | 77 min | Animation, Fantasy, Music
A malevolent rock star kidnaps a female singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon and her band must help her stop him.
Votes: 2,864 | Gross: $0.03M
6. One Night in City (2007)
76 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror
A feature-length narrative animated film from one of the directors of Fimfárum 2. Mysterious and extraordinary stories of loneliness. What all can happen during one night in one city? Do ... See full summary »
7. Daisy, a Hen Into the Wild (2011)
Not Rated | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Leafie is a hen who manages to escape the horrible conditions of an egg production line. After surviving a harrowing encounter with a one-eyed weasel and being rejected by the barnyard ... See full summary »
8. I Married a Strange Person! (1997)
R | 75 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
A newlywed develops a strange lump on his neck that gives him the ability to transform people or objects at will. His wife is very upset. Meanwhile, the CEO of Smilecorp learns of this man ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,618 | Gross: $0.20M
9. The Romantic (2009)
95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Deep within a mythological world of autumn landscapes and wondrous creatures, a heartbroken young Romantic swears an oath to free his race from the omnipotent control of the otherworldly ... See full summary »
10. Blood Tea and Red String (2006)
Not Rated | 71 min | Animation, Fantasy
A handmade stop-motion fairy tale for adults that tells the tale of the struggle between the aristocratic White Mice and the rustic Creatures Who Dwell Under the Oak over the doll of their heart's desire.
Director: Christiane Cegavske
12. Fear(s) of the Dark (2007)
Unrated | 83 min | Animation, Horror, Mystery
Several scary black-and-white animated segments in different styles appeal to our fear(s) of the dark.
Votes: 2,853 | Gross: $0.08M
13. The Mouse and His Child (1977)
G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Adaptation of Russell Hoban's novel about two mechanical toy mice, and their quest to become "self-winding".
15. Mad Monster Party? (1967)
Unrated | 94 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
When Dr Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls an international roster of monsters to a creepy convention to elect his successor. Everyone is there ... See full summary »
17. The Prophet (2014)
PG | 85 min | Animation, Drama
Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.
Directors: Roger Allers, Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Joan C. Gratz, Mohammed Saeed Harib, Tomm Moore, Nina Paley, Bill Plympton, Joann Sfar, Michal Socha | Stars: Liam Neeson, Salma Hayek, Quvenzhané Wallis, John Krasinski
Votes: 3,812 | Gross: $0.34M
20. Jungle Emperor Leo (1997)
PG | 99 min | Animation, Adventure
The story of Leo, the lion emperor and his family, and their struggles to protect the jungle from intruders bent on recklessly mining the a precious stone.
22. American Pop (1981)
R | 96 min | Animation, Drama, History
The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century.
Votes: 3,975 | Gross: $6.00M
23. The Suicide Shop (2012)
79 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical
A family-run shop that sells everything you need to take your own life finds it hard to focus on business after a new baby -- one who makes everyone around him happy -- is born into the family.
25. Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941)
Not Rated | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The happy tranquility of Buggsville is shattered when the populace learns that a colossal skyscraper is to be built over their tiny town.
26. When Black Birds Fly (2015)
Not Rated | 105 min | Animation, Horror, Mystery
Heaven is a beautiful, clean suburban paradise. Every block is populated by lush trees and lovely row homes. People are free to roam and do whatever they please, as long as they follow one ... See full summary »
28. The Story of the Fox (1937)
63 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When Renard the Fox's mischievous pranks go too far, King Lion is forced to attempt to bring the trickster to justice.
29. Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999 TV Short)
G | 45 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
When Santa cancels his annual flight because of a hurt reindeer, a young Christmas loving dog named Olive is convinced she has what it takes to get Santa's flight off the ground and save Christmas.
31. Edison & Leo (2008)
Not Rated | 79 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
A genius inventor's world threatens to fly apart at the seams. His son, who has electricity crackling through his veins due to an accident in his father's laboratory, discovers the truth about his father's past.
32. Moon Man (2012)
TV-PG | 95 min | Animation, Sci-Fi
A bored Man in the Moon hitches a ride to Earth on the tails of a passing comet and starts to explore the fantastical creatures and sights of a new planet. But all is not well - the Moon ... See full summary »
34. The Snow Queen (1957)
Unrated | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
When the Snow Queen, a lonely and powerful fairy, kidnaps the human boy Kay, his best friend Gerda must overcome many obstacles on her journey to rescue him.
38. April and the Extraordinary World (2015)
PG | 105 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
It's 1941 but France is trapped in the nineteenth century, governed by steam and Napoleon V, where scientists vanish mysteriously. Avril (Marion Cotillard), a teenage girl, goes in search of her missing scientist parents.
Votes: 5,691 | Gross: $0.29M
39. The Painting (2011)
Not Rated | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Three characters of different social classes escape their unfinished painting in search of the Painter, hoping he will complete it.
Votes: 3,460 | Gross: $0.01M
40. Idiots and Angels (2008)
G | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Much to his surprise, an utter misanthrope is transformed into a reluctant do-gooder, when a glorious pair of angelic snow-white wings sprouts up from his back. Now, everyone in town wants a piece of his feathered appendages.
Director: Bill Plympton
42. Christmas Is Here Again (2007 Video)
G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Christmas Is Here Again is a musical animated tale that follows the exciting journey of a young orphan girl, Sophianna, and her unlikely band of adventurers as they help recover Santa's ... See full summary »
43. The Rabbi's Cat (2011)
Not Rated | 100 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Set in Algeria in the 1920s, a rabbi's cat who learns how to speak after swallowing the family parrot expresses his desire to convert to Judaism.
Votes: 2,977 | Gross: $0.02M
44. Anina (2013)
Not Rated | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A fantastical journey into the world of a ten-year-old girl who, following a playground skirmish, is given the weirdest punishment in the history of weird punishments.
45. The Book of the Dead (2005)
Not Rated | 70 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
The story takes place as Buddhism is being introduced to Japan from China. Iratsume, a woman of noble descent, one night sees a luminous vision that she believes to be the Buddha, ... See full summary »