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Cult Animation

Like your animation a little weird and wonderful? Then look no further, you have arrived. From works as diverse as Jan Svankmajer and The Brothers Quay to that of Richard Linklater ("Waking Life", pictured), from the "Simpsons" to the "Bloggs" (in "Where the Wind Blows"). For Japanese Animation, check out "Japanime", for those oldies but goodies (1920-1965) check out "Classic Animation".

Bambi Meets Godzilla (1987)

7.1/10
Director: Compiled By, Johnny Legend
Starring: Bambi, Godzilla

A succulent, fast-paced serving of vintage cartoons and animation including 'Bambi Meets Godzilla', 'You auto lay an Egg' and Max Fleischer's famous '... Read more

Bananaman - The Ultimate Collection (1983)

Starring: Voices Of, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Bill Oddie, Graeme Garden

Back in the '80s, the adventures of Bananaman were brought to life with a tad of animation and a decent dollop of voice acting from The Goodies. The... Read more

Barefoot Gen / Barefoot Gen 2 (1983)

Director: Kazuo Oga

The powerful and tragic autobiographical story of manga artist Keiji Nakazawa, just six years old when an atomic bomb was dropped on his hometown of H... Read more

Batman Beyond: Season 1 (1999)

8.1/10
Director: Bruce W Timm, Various
Starring: Voices Of, Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Lauren Tom, Stockard Channing

AKA 'Batman of the Future' in its original New Zealand release. The futuristic follow-up to the acclaimed 'Batman: The Animated Series' sees Bruce Way... Read more

Batman of the Future: Return of the Joker (2000)

Director: Curt Geda
Starring: Voices Of, Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Angie Harmon, Melissa Joan H...

Aka "Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker". This acclaimed, full-length animated feature tells of the new Batman, Terry McGinnis, and his encounter with... Read more

Batman vs Dracula (2005)

6.7/10
Starring: Voices Of, Rino Romano, Alastair Duncan, Peter Stormare, Kevin Michael Richardso...

Gotham City is terrorized not only by recent escapees Joker and Penguin, but by the original creature of the night, Dracula! Can Batman stop the ruthl... Read more

Batman: Gotham Knight (2008)

6.8/10

Presented in a unique anime-inspired style, this cartoon anthology features six all-new short stories, each penned by a different writer, chronicling... Read more

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)

7.9/10
Director: Bruce W Timm, Eric Radomski
Starring: Kevin Conway, Dana Delany, Voices Of, Mark Hamill

The caped crusader's slick animated series made an engaging feature length debut with all of its 'film noir' sensibilities intact. Based strongly on F... Read more

Batman: The Animated Series - Volume 1 (1992)

8.9/10
Director: Kent Butterworth, Kevin Altieri
Starring: Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester

The legendary Dark Knight returns in the Emmy Award-winning animated series. With the help of his trusty sidekick Robin, Batman battles to protect the... Read more

Batman: The Animated Series - Volume 3 (1994)

8.9/10
Starring: Voices Of, Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill

Gotham City crime czars Scarface and Rupert Thorne battle evil masterminds like The Joker and The Penguin for money, power and respect, and just when... Read more