The Top 100 Anime Movies of All Time

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1

My Neighbor Totoro

1988    Hayao Miyazaki    Rated G

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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Grave of the Fireflies

1988    Isao Takahata    Not Rated

Animation    Anime    Drama

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3

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

1985    Hayao Miyazaki    Rated PG

Animation    Anime    Based-on-Comics

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4

Castle in the Sky

1986    Hayao Miyazaki    Rated PG

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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5

Spirited Away

2001    Hayao Miyazaki    Rated PG

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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6

Akira

1988    Katsuhiro Ohtomo    Rated R

Action    Animation    Anime

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7

Princess Mononoke

1997    Hayao Miyazaki    Rated PG13

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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8

Kiki's Delivery Service

1989    Hayao Miyazaki    Rated G

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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9

Porco Rosso

1992    Hayao Miyazaki    Rated PG

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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10

Howl's Moving Castle

2004    Hayao Miyazaki    Rated PG

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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11

Ghost in the Shell

1995    Mamoru Oshii    Not Rated

Action    Action Thriller    Animation

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12

Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro

1979    Hayao Miyazaki    Rated PG

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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13

Paprika

2006    Satoshi Kon    Rated R

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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14

Whisper of the Heart

1995    Yoshifumi Kondo    Rated G

Animation    Anime    Coming-of-Age

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15

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

2001    Shinichirô Watanabe    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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16

Perfect Blue

1998    Satoshi Kon    Rated R

Animation    Anime    Foreign Language Film

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17

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

2006    Mamoru Hosoda    Not Rated

Animation    Anime    Comedy

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18

Ponyo

2008    Hayao Miyazaki    Rated G

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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19

Tokyo Godfathers

2003    Satoshi Kon    Rated PG13

Animation    Anime    Comedy Drama

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20

Ninja Scroll

1993    Yoshiaki Kawajiri    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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21

Millennium Actress

2001    Satoshi Kon    Rated PG

Animation    Anime    Drama

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23

Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust

2000    Yoshiaki Kawajiri    Rated R

Action    Adventure    Animation

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24

Vampire Hunter D

1985    Toyoo Ashida    Not Rated

Animation    Anime    Dystopian Film

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25

The Secret World of Arrietty

2010    Hiromasa Yonebayashi    Rated G

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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26

Summer Wars

2009    Mamoru Hosoda    Rated PG

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Animation

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27

Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone

2007    Hideaki Anno    Rated PG13

Action    Animation    Anime

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28

5 Centimeters Per Second

2007    Makoto Shinkai    Not Rated

Animation    Anime    Drama

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29

Metropolis

2001    Rintaro    Rated PG13

Action    Animation    Anime

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30

The Cat Returns

2002    Hiroyuki Morita    Rated G

Animation    Anime    Based-on-Comics

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31

Steamboy

2004    Katsuhiro Ohtomo    Rated PG13

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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32

Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence

2004    Mamoru Oshii    Rated PG13

Action    Animation    Anime

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34

Pom Poko

1994    Isao Takahata    Rated PG

Animation    Anime    Comedy

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35

Evangelion 2.0: You Can (Not) Advance

2009    Hideaki Anno    Rated R

Action    Animation    Anime

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36

Appleseed

2004    Shinji Aramaki    Rated R

Action    Animation    Anime

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37

Only Yesterday

1991    Isao Takahata    Not Rated

Animation    Anime    Drama

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38

The Wind Rises

2013    Hayao Miyazaki    Not Rated

Animation    Anime    Based-on-a-True-Story

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39

Tekkonkinkreet

2006    Michael Arias    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Animation

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41

Fist of the North Star

1986    Tooyoo Ashida    Rated R

Animation    Anime    Based-on-Comics

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42

Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz

1998    Yasunao Aoki    Not Rated

Action    Adventure Drama    Animation

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43

Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade

1999    Hiroyuki Okiura    Rated R

Animation    Anime    Crime

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44

Sword of the Stranger

2007    Masahiro Andô    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Anime

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45

Memories

1995    Kōji Morimoto, Katsuhiro Ohtomo, Tensai Okamura    Rated PG13

Action    Adventure    Animation

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48

The Place Promised in Our Early Days

2004    Makoto Shinkai    Rated PG

Animation    Anime    Coming-of-Age

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50

Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest

1990    Daisuke Nishio    Rated PG13

Action    Adventure    Animation

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51

Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku

1990    Mitsuo Hashimoto    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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53

Wings of Honneamise

1987    Hiroyuki Yamaga    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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54

Samurai X: Trust & Betrayal

1999    Kazuhiro Furuhashi    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Animation

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55

Pokémon: The First Movie

1999    Michael Haigney    Rated G

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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56

Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might

1990    Daisuke Nishio    Rated PG

Action    Adventure    Animation

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57

Macross Plus

1994    Shoji Kawamori    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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58

Voices of a Distant Star

2003    Makoto Shinkai    Not Rated

Animation    Anime    Foreign Language Film

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59

Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge

1991    Mitsuo Hashimoto    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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60

Sailor Moon R: The Movie

1993    Kunihiko Ikuhara    Not Rated

Animation    Anime    Comedy

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61

Golgo 13

1983    Osamu Dezaki    Not Rated

Action Thriller    Animation    Anime

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62

Appleseed Saga: Ex Machina

2007    Shinji Aramaki    Rated PG13

Action    Animation    Anime

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63

Dragon Ball Z: The History of Trunks

1993    Ueda    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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64

Barefoot Gen

1983    Mori Masaki    Not Rated

Animation    Anime    Drama

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65

Digimon: The Movie

2000    Mamoru Hosoda, Shigeyasu Yamauchi    Rated PG

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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66

Tales From Earthsea

2006    Goro Miyazaki    Rated PG13

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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67

Dragon Ball Z: Return of Cooler

1992    Daisuke Nishio    Not Rated

Action    Adventure    Animation

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68

Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure

1988    Daisuke Nishio    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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69

My Neighbors the Yamadas

1999    Isao Takahata    Rated PG

Animation    Anime    Based-on-Comics

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70

Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone

1989    Daisuke Nishio    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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71

Blood: The Last Vampire

2000    Hiroyuki Kitakubo    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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73

Adieu, Galaxy Express 999

1981    Rintaro    Not Rated

Animation    Anime    Based-on-Comics

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74

Appleseed

1988    Kazuyoshi Katayama    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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75

Escaflowne

2000    Kazuki Akane, Yoshiyuki Takei    Rated PG13

Action    Adventure    Anime

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76

Dragon Ball Z: Brolly – Second Coming

1994    Shigeyasu Yamauchi    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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78

Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon

1995    Mitsuo Hashimoto    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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79

Patlabor: The Movie

1989    Mamoru Oshii    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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81

Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn

1995    Shigeyasu Yamauchi    Rated PG

Action    Animation    Anime

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82

From Up on Poppy Hill

2011    Goro Miyazaki    Not Rated

Animation    Anime    Based-on-Comics

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83

Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13!

1992    Kazuhito Kikuchi    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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84

Pokémon the Movie: 2000

2000    Michael Haigney    Rated G

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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85

Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies

1986    Daisuke Nishio    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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86

Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound

1993    Yoshihiro Ueda    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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87

Mind Game

2004    Masaaki Yuasa    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Animation

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88

Tenchi the Movie: Tenchi Muyo in Love

1996    Hiroshi Negishi    Not Rated

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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89

Sailor Moon Super S: The Movie

1995    Hiroki Shibata    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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90

Tenchi Forever! The Movie

1999    Hiroshi Negishi    Not Rated

Animation    Anime    Drama

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92

Battle Angel

1993    Hiroshi Fukutomi    Rated R

Action    Animation    Anime

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93

Pokémon Heroes

2003    Jim Malone    Rated G

Anime    Family-Oriented Fantasy    Family

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94

X

1996    Rintaro    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Animation

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95

Spriggan

1998    Hirotsugu Kawasaki    Rated R

Action    Action Thriller    Animation

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96

Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion

2007    Noriyuki Abe    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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97

Astro Boy

2009    David Bowers    Rated PG

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Animation

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98

Redline

2009    Takeshi Koike    Not Rated

Action    Animation    Anime

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