Best Animated Movies for Adults


animated films for adults

Animation is often thought to be just for kids when the medium has always been available to adults also. Here are the best animated movies for adults.

Beavis And Butt-Head Do America (1996)

A truck that is driving down the road

Mike Judge brought his Beavis and Butt-head characters to the big screen in 

Judge’s work on 

The Lord Of The Rings (1978)

A man and a woman sitting on a bench

Ralph Bakshi set out to animate 

Still, Bakshi’s adaptation has become a cult classic over the years. Peter Jackson acknowledged its influence on 

Ghost In The Shell (1995)

Its reputation may have been tarnished by its whitewashed live-action remake, but Mamoru Oshii’s original 

The movie’s influence on 

Mary And Max (2009)

Inspired by his relationship with his own pen pal in New York, writer-director Adam Elliot made 

The movie’s use of colors to represent its characters, from Max’s dreary noir-tinged palette to Mary’s warm sepia tones, is exemplary, while the story itself is a heartfelt testament to the virtues of human interaction in all its forms.

Fritz The Cat (1972)

In addition to adapting

If it hadn’t been for 

Jay & Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie! 

It’s always a joy to watch when Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith get together for another appearance as Jay and Silent Bob. Jay & Silent Bob’s Super Groovy Cartoon Movie! adapts Smith’s Bluntman and Chronic comic books for the screen.

The animation style is simplistic, but the crude comedy in Smith’s script is perfect for these characters. The movie has a ton of great moments, including a post-credits stinger in which a cameoing Stan Lee recruits the titular duo onto the Avengers.

These are some of the best animated movies for adults.

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