With Rankin/Bass Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Last Unicorn (1982)
G | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A brave unicorn (Mia Farrow) and a magician (Alan Arkin) fight an evil King (Sir Christopher Lee), who is obsessed with attempting to capture the world's unicorns.
Votes: 23,248 | Gross: $6.46M
3. The Hobbit (1977 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A homebody hobbit in Middle Earth gets talked into joining a quest with a group of dwarves to recover their treasure from a dragon.
4. The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
G | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Santa, aka Scott Calvin, is faced with double-duty: how to keep his new family happy, and how to stop Jack Frost from taking over Christmas.
Votes: 31,023 | Gross: $84.50M
5. The Return of the King (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 98 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Two Hobbits struggle to destroy the Ring in Mount Doom while their friends desperately fight evil Lord Sauron's forces in a final battle.
8. The Flight of Dragons (1982 Video)
Passed | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A young Boston writer goes back in time into an era where wizards and dragon reign and science is just barely known.
10. King Kong Escapes (1967)
G | 96 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
King Kong is brought in by an evil ruler to dig for precious gems in a mine when the robot MechaKong is unable to do the task. This leads to the machine and the real Kong engaging in a tremendous battle that threatens to level Japan.
12. Frosty the Snowman (1969 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Family
A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat.
13. The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 TV Movie)
TV-G | 51 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his Elves set out to change his mind.
14. The King and I (1999)
G | 87 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Traveling to the exotic kingdom of Siam, English schoolteacher Anna Leonowens soon discovers that her most difficult challenge is the stubborn, imperious King himself.
Votes: 3,562 | Gross: $11.96M
15. The Bermuda Depths (1978 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 98 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Scientists investigating the briny deep are threatened by a giant turtle and the spirit of a young brunette swimmer in the Bermuda Triangle.
16. The Last Dinosaur (1977)
Not Rated | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A wealthy big game hunter and his group become trapped in prehistoric times where they are stalked by a ferocious dinosaur.
17. 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 »
19. The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (1972–1974)
60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie - renamed The New Saturday Superstar Movie in its second season - is a series of one-hour animated TV-movies (some of which also contained live action), ... See full summary »
20. The Wind in the Willows (1987 TV Movie)
TV-G | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Badger, Rat and Mole are trying to save Toad Hall and its owner, their rich irresponsible airhead playboy friend Toad, from himself, as well as financial ruin, the court and a gang of conspiratorial weasels who have their eye on the place.
21. The Bushido Blade (1981)
R | 104 min | Action, Drama, History
A steel samurai blade that was to be given to the American ambassador by the Emperor of Japan is stolen. American sailors and Japanese samurai are sent to find it.
23. The Little Drummer Boy (1968 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Family
An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem.
24. Here Comes Peter Cottontail (1971 TV Movie)
TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
With the help of a time machine, Peter Cottontail must rescue Easter from the hands of the malicious Irontail.
25. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Family
When a town learns that Santa Claus has struck it off his delivery schedule due to an insulting letter, a way must be found to change his mind.
26. Return to Oz (1964 TV Movie)
51 min | Animation, Family, Musical
Rather than adapt a later or create a new Oz story, this production has Dorothy still in posession of the shoes, and she clings to an apple tree during a tornado which takes her back to Oz.... See full summary »
28. The Sins of Dorian Gray (1983 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama, Horror
In this version of Oscar Wilde's tale, Dorian Gray is an actress who, desperate to become a worldwide star, makes a deal that switches her soul to her image on film, then proceeds to sleep ... See full summary »
29. Jack Frost (1979 TV Movie)
TV-G | 48 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Groundhog tells the story of how, for once, Jack Frost became human, and helped a knight win his lady love.
30. Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979 TV Movie)
TV-G | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Rudolph and Frosty are pitted against Winterbolt, an icy wizard who plots to make the North Pole his evil domain and enlist the help of Jack Frost and others to fight the Winterbolt.
31. The Coneheads (1983 TV Short)
PG | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
In this animated pilot based on the SNL sketch, The Coneheads come to conquer Earth but they soon find themselves becoming domesticated.
32. The Easter Bunny Is Comin' to Town (1977 TV Movie)
TV-G | 50 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The Mailman decides to stop another deluge of letters by answering questions about the Easter Bunny: Sunny, a baby rabbit found and adopted by Kidville (a town of only kids--even a kid ... See full summary »
33. Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977 TV Movie)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
An outcast donkey in Roman era Judea with overlong ears finds his destiny on the way to Bethlehem.
34. Frosty's Winter Wonderland (1976 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Frosty's kind of lonely, so the kids think of making him a wife, Crystal. But will Jack Frost let them be happy?
35. Tales of the Wizard of Oz (1961– )
Animation, Comedy, Family
This 150-episode series of shorts chronicles Dorothy's long stay in the land of Oz. The Munchkins are portrayed as tiny globs; the Scarecrow is a fool named Socrates; the Tin Woodman is a ... See full summary »
37. The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (1985 TV Movie)
50 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
At a council convened by The Great Ak, the forest being tells the story of Santa Claus to explain why he deserves to be made immortal.
38. Pinocchio's Christmas (1980 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
It's Pinocchio's first Christmas, and he sells the book Geppetto gives him for present money, but Cat and Fox trick him out of it.
39. The Wacky World of Mother Goose (1967)
81 min | Animation, Family, Musical
Animated feature film based on Charles Perrault's stories and nursery rhymes. It features Humpty Dumpty, The Old Woman Who Lives in a Shoe, and the Crooked Man.
40. The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow (1975 TV Short)
Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Short, Family
A young shepherd, Lucas (David Kelley), is blinded by lightning, and some kindly nuns at a nearby abbey take him in. Sister Catherine (Iris Rainer) describes Christmas snow to Lucas and he works a small miracle.
41. The Stingiest Man in Town (1978 TV Movie)
60 min | Animation, Drama, Family
This version of the story is told from the perspective of B.A.H. Humbug. After Ebenezer Scrooge refuses to assist the poor or have Christmas Dinner with his nephew, he is visited by the ... See full summary »
42. The Leprechauns' Christmas Gold (1981 TV Short)
25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
An Irish sailor is stranded on an island full of Leprechauns and soon finds himself aiding them in protecting their gold from a greedy Hag.
43. Willy McBean and His Magic Machine (1965)
94 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Little Willy McBean joins up with a Mexican monkey named Pablo to travel back in time and stop the evil Prof. von Rotten from changing history.
45. The Ivory Ape (1980 TV Movie)
104 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An ivory ape escapes from a freighter and makes its way to Bermuda. Two anthropologists want to save it, but the local authorities hire a big-game hunter to track it down and kill it.
50. The Enchanted World of Danny Kaye: The Emperor's New Clothes (1972 TV Movie)
60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
This is one of the 'Animagical' titles from the children's film archive of Rankin/Bass. The story line is reminiscent of an earlier 1966 R/B Animagic film, 'The Daydreamer', both of which ... See full summary »