List of animated feature films of 1989

A list of animated feature films first released in 1989.

Animated feature films first released in 1989
Title Country Director Studio Animation technique Notes
All Dogs Go to Heaven Ireland
United States
United Kingdom
Don Bluth Sullivan Bluth Studios
Goldcrest Films
Traditional
Asterix and the Big Fight France
West Germany
Philippe Grimond Dargaud Films
Extrafilm
Gaumont
Traditional
Babar: The Movie
Le Triomphe de Babar
Canada
France
Alan Bunce Nelvana
Ellipse Programmé
Traditional
Baoh
バオー来訪者 (Baō Raihōsha)
Japan Hiroyuki Yokoyama Studio Pierrot Traditional OVA
The BFG United Kingdom Brian Cosgrove Cosgrove Hall Films Traditional TV film; Cosgrove Hall Films' first and only full-length feature film.
Blue Flames
青き炎 (Aoki honō)
Japan Noboru Ishiguro Artland Traditional OVA
The Butter Battle Book United States Ralph Bakshi Bakshi Animation
TNT
Traditional TV special; The only Ralph Bakshi TV special for children.
City Hunter: .357 Magnum
シティーハンター 愛と宿命のマグナム
Japan Kenji Kodama Sunrise Traditional
The Corsican Brothers Australia Burbank Films Australia Traditional TV film
Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan
ドラえもん: のび太の日本誕生 (Doraemon: Nobita no Nihon Tanjō)
Japan Tsutomu Shibayama Asatsu
Toho
Traditional
Dragon and Slippers
Sárkány és papucs
United States
United Kingdom
Hungary
Tibor Hernádi Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Animation
Nest Family Entertainment
Allied Filmmakers
S4C
Pannónia Filmstúdió
Magyar Televízió
Traditional TV film
Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone
a. k. a. Dragon Ball Z: Return My Gohan!!
ドラゴンボールゼット オラの悟飯を返せッ! (Doragonbōru Zetto: Ora no Gohan wo kaese!?)
Japan Daisuke Nishio Toei Animation Traditional
El Escudo del cóndor Argentina Luis Palomares Vuelo Libre Producciones S.R.L. Traditional
The Five Star Stories Japan Kazuo Yamazaki Sunrise Traditional
The Four Musicians of Bremen
Los Cuatro Músicos de Bremen
Spain Cruz Delgado Estudios Cruz Delgado
Filmayer
Traditional
Goku Midnight Eye: Part One
MIDNIGHT EYE ゴクウ (Midnight Eye Gokū)
Japan Yoshiaki Kawajiri Madhouse Traditional OVA
Goku Midnight Eye: Part Two
MIDNIGHT EYE ゴクウ II (Midnight Eye GOKŪ II)
Japan Yoshiaki Kawajiri Madhouse Traditional OVA
Hengen Taima Yakou Karura Mau! Nara Onryou Emaki
変幻退魔夜行 カルラ舞う! 仙台小芥子怨歌 (Phantasmagoric Exorcism Night Parade – Karura Dance! Nara Grief Picture Scroll)
Japan Takaaki Ishiyama Toei Classics
Toshiba Eizo Soft
Ginga Teikoku
Traditional
How the Shoemakers Raised a War for a Red Skirt
Jak ševci zvedli vojnu pro červenou sukni
Czechoslovakia Karel Trlica Ceskoslovenská Televize Traditional TV film
Hyper Psychic Geo Garaga
ギャラガ (Garaga)
Japan Hidemi Kubo ASMIK
Aubec
AVN
Traditional
The Isewan Typhoon Story
伊勢湾台風物語 (Ise-wan Taifu Monogatari)
Japan Seijirō Kōyama Mirai Industry Co., Ltd.
Mushi Production
Space Eizo
Traditional
The Journey to Melonia: Fantasies of Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'
Resan till Melonia
Sweden
Norway
Per Åhlin Sandrew Metronome Traditional
Kiki's Delivery Service
魔女の宅急便 (Majo no takkyubin)
Japan Hayao Miyazaki Studio Ghibli Traditional
Legend of Lemnear
極黒の翼 バルキサス (Kyokuguro no Tsubasa Barukisasu)
Japan Kinji Yoshimoto AIC Traditional OVA
The Little Mermaid United States Ron Clements
John Musker
Walt Disney Feature Animation Traditional First Disney feature of the Disney Renaissance. Last Disney feature to use traditional ink and paint.
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland Japan
United States
Masami Hata
William Hurtz
Tokyo Movie Shinsha Traditional
Lupin III: Bye Bye, Lady Liberty
ルパン三世 バイバイ·リバティー危機一発! (Rupan Sansei: Baibai Ribatī – Kiki Ippatsu!)
Japan Osamu Dezaki Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Nippon TV
Traditional TV special; First TV special installment in the Lupin III manga and anime franchise.
Megazone 23 Part III
メガゾーン23 PART III
Japan Kenichi Yatagai AIC
Artland
Traditional
Megazone 23 - Final Part
ゲーム:メガゾーン23 青いガーランド
Japan Shinji Aramaki AIC
Artland
Traditional
Ogami Matsugoro
おがみ松吾郎
Japan Hidetoshi Ōmori Nippon Animation
Creative Bridge
Nihon Eizō
Traditional OVA
Patlabor: The Movie
機動警察パトレイバー the Movie (Kidō Keisatsu Patoreibā Za Mūbī)
Japan Mamoru Oshii Studio Deen
Production I.G.
Traditional
Project A-ko 4: FINAL
プロジェクトA子 完結篇 (Project A-ko: Kanketsuron)
Japan Yuji Moriyama Pony Canyon
Soeishinsha
A.P.P.P.
Studio Fantasia
Traditional OVA
Reynard the Fox
Reineke Fuchs
West Germany
China
United Kingdom
Manfred Durniok
Yumen He
Minjin Zhuang
Manfred Durniok Filmproduktion
Oriental Communications
Shanghai Animation Film Studio
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
Traditional TV film
Riding Bean
ライディング・ビーン
Japan Yasuo Hasegawa AIC Traditional OVA
Riki-Oh: The Walls of Hell
力王 等括地獄 (Riki-Ou: Toukatsu Jigoku)
Japan Satoshi Dezaki Trans Arts Traditional OVA
Saint Seiya: Warriors of the Final Holy Battle Japan Masayuki Akehi Toei Animation Traditional
Sonic Soldier Borgman: Last Battle
超音戦士ボーグマン ラストバトル (Chouon Senshi Borgman: Last Battle)
Japan Kiyoshi Murayama Ashi Production Traditional OVA
Soreike! Anpanman: Kirakira Boshi no Namida
それいけ!アンパンマン キラキラ星の涙 (Let's Go! Anpanman: The Shining Star's Tear)
Japan Akinori Nagaoka Froebel-kan Co., Ltd.
Nippon TV
Shochiku-Fuji Ltd.
Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Traditional First feature film installment of the Anpanman franchise.
A Tale of Two Toads United Kingdom Brian Cosgrove Cosgrove Hall Films Stop motion TV film; Sequel to The Wind in the Willows (1983).
The Tezuka Osamu Story: I Am Son-goku
手塚治虫物語 ぼくは孫悟空
Japan Masami Hata
Rintaro
Tezuka Productions
Nippon TV
Traditional TV film; Final project approved by Osamu Tezuka before his death earlier that year and the penultimate animated special produced for Nippon TV's 24 Hour TV "Love Saves the Earth" telethon.
Urotsukidōji: Legend of the Overfiend
超神伝説うろつき童子 (Chōjin Densetsu Urotsukidōji)
Japan Hideki Takayama West Cape
Team Mu
Traditional OVA
Venus Wars
ヴイナス戦記 (Vinasu Senki)
Japan Yoshikazu Yasuhiko Triangle Staff Traditional
Willy the Sparrow
Vili, a veréb
Hungary József Gémes Pannónia Filmstúdió
Budapest Film
Hajdu Film
Traditional
Wrath of the Ninja Japan Osamu Yamazaki J.C.Staff Originally released as a 3-part OVA in 1987.

Highest-grossing animated films of the yearEdit

Rank Title Studio Worldwide gross Ref.
1 The Little Mermaid Walt Disney Feature Animation $211,343,479 [1]
2 All Dogs Go to Heaven Sullivan Bluth Studios / Goldcrest Films $27,100,027 [2]
3 Kiki's Delivery Service Studio Ghibli $18,000,000 (¥2.17 billion) [3][4]
4 Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan Asatsu / Toho $14,051,242 (¥2.02 billion)
5 Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland Tokyo Movie Shinsha $11,400,000 [5][6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Little Mermaid (1989) - Box Office Mojo". www.boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved 2016-08-05.
  2. ^ "All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989) - Box Office Mojo". www.boxofficemojo.com. Retrieved 2016-08-05.
  3. ^ "過去興行収入上位作品 一般社団法人日本映画製作者連盟". www.eiren.org. Retrieved 2019-10-21.
  4. ^ "Online Ghibli - Kiki's Delivery Service". www.onlineghibli.com. Retrieved 2019-10-21.
  5. ^ "樹静かならんと欲すれど。 リトル・ニモの野望". nobit2017.blog.fc2.com. Retrieved 2019-10-21.
  6. ^ Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland, retrieved 2019-10-21