List of animated feature films of 1979

A list of animated feature films first released in 1979.

Animated feature films of 1979
Title Country Director Studio Animation technique Notes
The Adventure of Sudsakorn
สุดสาคร (Sudsakhorn)
Thailand Payut Ngaokrachang Traditional First Thai animated feature, and Thailand's only animated feature until Khan Kluay in 2006.
Adventures of Captain Wrongel
Приключения Капитана Врунгеля
Soviet Union David Cherkassky Kievnauchfilm Cutout

Traditional

The Adventures of Manxmouse
トンデモネズミ大活躍 (Tondemo Nezumi Daikatsuyaku)
Japan Hiroshi Saitô Nippon Animation
Fuji TV
Traditional TV film[1]
The Adventures of Sinbad Australia Richard Slapczynski Air Programs International Traditional TV special
Adventures of the Polar Cubs
北極のムーシカ ミーシカ (Hokkyoku no Mushika Mishika)
Japan Chikao Katsui Nikkatsu Children's Movie
Mushi Production
Traditional
Aim for the Ace!
エースをねらえ! (Ēsu o Nerae!)
Japan Osamu Dezaki Tokyo Movie Shinsha Traditional
Anne no Nikki: Anne Frank Monogatari
アンネの日記 アンネ フランク物語 (Anne's Diary: The Story of Anne Frank)
Japan Eiji Okabe Nippon Animation
Fuji TV
Traditional TV film
Black Star and Golden Bat
검은별과 황금박쥐 (Geomeunbyeolgwa Hwanggeumbakjwi)
South Korea Han Heonmyeong Traditional
The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie United States Chuck Jones
Phil Monroe
Chuck Jones Enterprises
Warner Bros.
Traditional Film compiled from theatrical animated shorts; second of six Looney Tunes compilation feature films
Colargol and the Wonderful Suitcase
Colargol i cudowna walizka
Poland Tadeusz Wilkosz Se-ma-for Stop motion
Daddy-Long-Legs
あしながおじさん (Ashinaga Ojisan)
Japan Masakazu Higuchi Tatsunoko Production
Fuji TV
Traditional TV film
Daikyouryuu Jidai
大恐竜時代 (Age of the Great Dinosaurs)
Japan Hideki Takayama
Shotaro Ishinomori
Toei Animation
Nippon TV
Traditional TV film
Dokkaebi Gamtu
도깨비 감투
South Korea Bak Seung-cheol Traditional
Elpidio Valdés Cuba Juan Padrón Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industrias Cinematográficos Traditional First Cuban animated feature
Eunhahamdae Jiguho
은하함대 지구호
South Korea Kim Cheong-gi Traditional
The Fabulous Adventures of the Legendary Baron Munchausen
Les fabuleuses aventures du légendaire Baron de Munchausen
France Jean Image Films Jean Image Traditional
The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone United States Ray Patterson Hanna-Barbera Productions Traditional TV special
Fly! Spaceship Geobukseon
날아라! 우주전함 거북선
South Korea Song Jeong-yul Traditional
Foam Bath[2]
Habfürdö
Hungary György Kovásznai Pannónia Filmstúdió Traditional
Future Boy Conan
未来少年コナン (Mirai Shōnen Konan)
Japan Shuichi Motomashi Nippon Animation
Toei Company
Traditional Film compiled from TV series episodes
Galaxy Express 999
銀河鉄道999 (Ginga Tetsudō Surī Nain)
Japan Rintaro Toei Animation Traditional
Galaxy Express 999: Can You Live Like A Warrior?
銀河鉄道999 君は戦士のように生きられるか!! (Ginga Tetsudo 999: Kimi wa Senshi no You ni Ikirareru ka!!)
Japan Nobutaka Nishizawa
Masayuki Akehi
Shuji Iuchi
Toei Animation
Fuji TV
Traditional TV special
Ganbare! Bokura no Hit and Run
がんばれ!ぼくらのヒットエンドラン
Japan Hiroyoshi Mitsunobu Nippon Animation
Fuji TV
Traditional TV film
Ganbare!! Tabuchi-kun!!
がんばれ!!タブチくん!
Japan Tsutomu Shibayama Tōkyō Movie Shinsha Traditional
Gancheopjamneun Ttorijanggun
간첩잡는 똘이장군
South Korea Kim Cheong-gi Traditional
Gulliver's Travels Australia Chris Cuddington Hanna-Barbera Australia Traditional TV special
Heidi, Girl of the Alps
アルプスの少女ハイジ (Alps no Shoujo Heidi)
Japan Sumiko Nakao Nippon Animation
Zuiyo Eizo
Traditional Film compiled from TV series episodes
Historias de amor y masacre
(Stories of Love and Slaughter)
Spain Jordi Amorós Ediciones Amaika
Estudios Equip Dibujos Animados
Traditional/Live action
Jack Frost United States
Japan
Jules Bass
Arthur Rankin Jr.
Rankin/Bass
Video Tokyo Production
Stop motion TV special
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe United Kingdom
United States
Bill Melendez Children's Television Workshop
Bill Melendez Productions
Distinguished Productions
Episcopal Radio-TV Foundation
Traditional TV film
The Little Convict Australia Yoram Gross Yoram Gross Studios Traditional
Little Orbit the Astrodog and the Screechers from Outer Space
Pluk, naufragé de l'espace
France Jean Image Films Jean Image Traditional
Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro
ルパン三世 カリオストロの城 (Rupan Sansei: Kariosutoro no Shiro)
Japan Hayao Miyazaki Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Topcraft
Traditional First anime feature to be directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Lupin the Thief: Enigma of the 813
怪盗ルパン 813の謎 (Kaitō Lupin: 813 no Nazo)
Japan Hiroshi Sasagawa Tatsunoko Production
Fuji TV
Traditional TV film
Maegami Tarou
まえがみ太郎 (Preface Taro)
Japan Hiroshi Saitô Nippon Animation
Fuji TV
Traditional TV film
Les Misérables
ジャン・バルジャン物語 (Jean Valjean Monogatari)
Japan Takashi Kuoka Toei Animation
Fuji TV
Traditional TV film
Nutcracker Fantasy
くるみ割り人形 (Kurumiwari Ningyō)
Japan Takeo Nakamura Sanrio
Video Tokyo Production
Stop motion
Prince Nezha's Triumph Against the Dragon King
a. k. a. Nezha Conquers the Dragon King
哪吒闹海 (Nezha nao hai)
China Yan Dingxian
Wang Shuchen
Xu Jingda
Shanghai Animation Film Studio Traditional
The Revolt of the Thralls
Trællenes oprør
Denmark Jannik Hastrup Dansk Tegnefilm
Traellenes Boern
Traditional Film compiled from TV series episodes
Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July United States
Japan
Jules Bass
Arthur Rankin Jr.
Rankin/Bass
Video Tokyo Production
Stop motion TV film
Scooby Goes Hollywood United States Ray Patterson Hanna-Barbera Productions Traditional TV special
Seven Brothers
Seitsemän veljestä
Finland Riitta Nelimarkka
Jaakko Seeck
Nelimarkka/Seeck Productions Traditional First animated Finnish feature.
SpaceBoy Cache
우주소년 캐시 (Ujusonyeon kaesi)
South Korea Bak Seung-cheol Traditional
Starland Trio
별나라 삼총사 (Byeollara Samchongsa)
South Korea Lim Jung-kyu Traditional
Taegeuksonyeon Huin Doksuri
태극소년 흰 독수리
South Korea Kim Tae-jong Traditional
Taro the Dragon Boy
龍の子太郎 (Tatsu no ko Tarō)
Japan Kiriro Urayama
Peter Fernandez
Toei Animation Traditional
Time Machine 001
삼총사 타임머신 001 (Samchongsa Taimmeosin 001)
South Korea Lim Jung-kyu Traditional
Tomorrow's Eleven
あしたの勇者(イレブン)たち (Ashita no Eleven-tachi)
Japan Kozo Morishita Toei Animation
Nippon TV
Traditional TV film
Treasure Island
보물섬 (Bomulseom)
South Korea Song Jeong-hun Traditional
Triton of the Sea
海のトリトン (Umi no Toriton)
Japan Kazunori Tanahashi Toei Animation Traditional Film compiled from TV series episodes
Ubu et la Grande Gidouille France Jan Lenica Les Films Armorial
Uju Heukgisa
우주 흑기사
South Korea Bak Jong-hui Traditional
Undersea Super Train: Marine Express
海底超特急 マリン・エクスプレス
(Kaitei Chōtokkyū Marin Ekusupuresu)
Japan Satoshi Dezaki Tezuka Productions
Nippon TV
Traditional TV film
Yamato: The New Voyage
宇宙戦艦ヤマト 新たなる旅立ち (Uchū Senkan Yamato: Aratanaru Tabidachi)
Japan Leiji Matsumoto Toei Animation
Fuji TV
Traditional TV film
Yakyuukyou no Uta: Kita no Ookami Minami no Tora
野球狂の詩 北の狼南の虎 (Poetry of Baseball Enthusiasts: Wolf of the North, Tiger of the South)
Japan Eiji Okabe Nippon Animation Traditional Film compiled from TV series episodes

Highest-grossing animated films of the yearEdit

Rank Title Studio Gross Ref
1 Galaxy Express 999 Toei Animation ¥1,650,000,000 [3][circular reference]
2 The Castle of Cagliostro Tokyo Movie Shinsha ¥600,000,000 [4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ トンデモネズミ大活躍 (1979). allcinema (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  2. ^ Balázs Szakal (2018-09-09), Kovasznai: Bubble Bath 1980, retrieved 2019-03-31
  3. ^ "年度別映画興行成績#1979年" (in Japanese).
  4. ^ The Castle of Cagliostro (Audio Commentary by Reed Nelson) (DVD). Altamonte Springs, Florida: Discotek Media. 1979.