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EVENT: Metro Top 50 Animated Films

"It's a medium, not a genre." - Brad Bird

Users of the Metropolis Film Discord Server were asked to provide a list of their Top 15 Animated films. The list was calculated by ranked choice. Thanks to everyone who participated!

Below are some stats. :)

Oldest Film: The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926)
Newest Film: Wolfwalkers (2020)

Decade Breakdown
1920s ~ 1960s: 2
1970s: 2
1980s: 12
1990s: 13
2000s: 15
2010s: 5
2020s: 1

Notable Directors
Hayao Miyazaki: 8 films
Brad Bird, Satoshi Kon, Isao Takahata: 3 films
Mamoru Oshii, Nick Park: 2 films
Ralph Bakshi, Don Bluth: 0 films

Country Breakdown
Weeb: 25 films
American: 16 films
France: 4 films
The Rest: 5 films

  • Perfect Blue

    1

  • Princess Mononoke

    2

  • Akira

    3

  • Spirited Away

    4

  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

    5

  • Angel's Egg

    6

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    7

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    8

  • Mind Game

    9

  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

    10

  • Grave of the Fireflies

    11

  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

    12

  • Only Yesterday

    13

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    14

  • Ghost in the Shell

    15

  • WALL·E

    16

  • Coraline

    17

  • The Prince of Egypt

    18

  • Howl's Moving Castle

    19

  • Your Name.

    20

  • The Iron Giant

    21

  • Ratatouille

    22

  • Metropolis

    23

  • The Lion King

    24

  • Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Adolescence of Utena

    25

  • Millennium Actress

    26

  • Fantasia

    27

  • Whisper of the Heart

    28

  • Waking Life

    29

  • The Incredibles

    30

  • Porco Rosso

    31

  • Fantastic Planet

    32

  • Tokyo Godfathers

    33

  • Alice

    34

  • Toy Story 2

    35

  • The Wind Rises

    36

  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    37

  • Kiki's Delivery Service

    38

  • Son of the White Mare

    39

  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit

    40

  • Waltz with Bashir

    41

  • Persepolis

    42

  • When the Wind Blows

    43

  • Belladonna of Sadness

    44

  • The Adventures of Prince Achmed

    45

  • Chicken Run

    46

  • Night on the Galactic Railroad

    47

  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

    48

  • Street of Crocodiles

    49

  • Wolfwalkers

    50