List of highest-grossing animated films of the 1980s

Highest-grossing animated films of the 1980sEdit

Figures are given in U.S. dollars (USD). Walt Disney Animation Studios is the most represented studio with 5 feature films.

Top 20
Rank Title Country Production Company Distributor Worldwide gross Year Ref
1 The Little Mermaid U.S. Walt Disney Pictures/Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $233,000,000 1989 [1]
2 Oliver & Company U.S. Walt Disney Pictures/Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $100,000,000 1988 [2]
3 An American Tail U.S. Amblin Entertainment / Don Bluth Productions Universal Pictures $84,542,002 1986 [3]
4 The Land Before Time U.S. Amblin Entertainment / Don Bluth Productions Universal Pictures $84,460,846 1988 [4]
5 The Fox and the Hound U.S. Walt Disney Pictures / Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $63,456,988 1981 [5]
6 Akira Japan Tokyo Movie Shinsha / Akira Committee Toho Co., Ltd. $49,000,000 1988 [6]
7 My Neighbor Totoro Japan Studio Ghibli Tokuma Shoten $42,000,000 1988 [7]
8 The Care Bears Movie Canada / U.S. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Nelvana / American Greetings Nelvana
United Artists Releasing
$34,000,000 1985 [8]
9 All Dogs Go to Heaven U.S. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Don Bluth Productions / Goldcrest United Artists Releasing $27,100,027 1989 [9]
10 The Great Mouse Detective U.S. Walt Disney Pictures / Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $25,336,794 1986 [10]
11 Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan Japan Shin-Ei Animation / Fujiko Pro. / Asatsu Toho Co., Ltd. $24,000,000 1989 [11]
12 The Black Cauldron U.S. Walt Disney Pictures / Walt Disney Animation Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $21,288,692 1985 [12]
13 Heavy Metal Canada Guardian Trust Company / Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC) Sony (Sony Pictures Entertainment (Columbia Pictures)) $21,100,000 1981 [13]
14 Kiki's Delivery Service Japan Studio Ghibli Tokuma Shoten $18,000,000 1989 [14]
15 Fist of the North Star Japan Toei Animation Toei Company $18,000,000 1986 [15]
16 Castle in the Sky Japan Studio Ghibli Tokuma Shoten $14,812,500 1986 [16]
17 The Secret of NIMH U.S. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Don Bluth Productions / Aurora Productions United Artists Releasing $14,665,733 1982 [17]
18 Doraemon: The Records of Nobita, Spaceblazer Japan Shin-Ei Animation / Fujiko Pro. / Asatsu Toho Co., Ltd. $14,400,000 1981 [18]
19 Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland Japan / U.S. Tokyo Movie Shinsha Toho-Towa / Hemdale Film Corporation $14,051,242 1989 [19]
20 Doraemon: Nobita's Great Adventure into the Underworld Japan Shin-Ei Animation / Fujiko Pro. / Asatsu Toho Co., Ltd. $13,500,000 1984 [20]

Highest-grossing film by yearEdit

Year Title Worldwide gross Budget Ref(s)
1980
Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur ¥1,550,000,000JP ($6,200,000) TBD [21]
1981
The Fox and the Hound $63,456,988* ($39,900,000)* $12,000,000 [22]
1982
The Secret of NIMH $14,665,733* $7,000,000 [17]
1983
Harmagedon: Genma Wars ¥1,060,000,000JP ($4,500,000) TBD [23]
1984
Doraemon: Nobita's Great Adventure into the Underworld ¥1,650,000,000JP ($13,500,000) TBD [24]
1985
The Care Bears Movie $34,000,000 ($22,934,622)* $2,000,0004,500,000 [8]
1986
An American Tail $84,542,002 $9,000,000 [3]
1987
Doraemon: Nobita and the Knights on Dinosaurs ¥1,500,000,000JP ($9,800,000) TBD [25]
1988
Oliver and Company $121,000,000+ ($100,000,000)+ $31,000,000 [26][27][28]
1989
The Little Mermaid $233,000,000 ($84,355,863)* $40,000,000 [1]
  • *U.S. and Canada gross only
  • JPJapanese gross only

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ a b An American Tail at Box Office Mojo. Retrieved April 11, 2020
  4. ^ The Land Before Time at Box Office Mojo. Retrieved April 11, 2020
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  25. ^ http://www.generalworks.com/databank/movie/rank04.html
  26. ^ "Disney Says 'Mermaid' Swims To B.O. Record". Daily Variety. November 1, 1990. p. 6. ...the first animated feature film to pass the $100 million watermark worldwide (excluding Disney's re-releases).
  27. ^ "Oliver & Company". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved April 11, 2020. 1996 re-release $20.9 million
  28. ^ "Oliver & Company (1988)". The Wrap. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2016.