Superman was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster and first appeared in June 1938 in the first issue of Action Comics. He became the hero of his own cartoon series in 1941, with Fleischer Studios turning out 17 highly rated episodes over the space of two years.
- Mechanical Monsters
- Billion Dollar Limited
- The Arctic Giant
- The Bulleteers
- The Magnetic Telescope
- Electric Earthquake
- Terror On the Midway
- Showdown, Eleventh Hour
- Destruction Inc
- Mummy Strikes
- Jungle Drums
- The Underground World
- Secret Agent
A thousand years after a great war, a seaside kingdom known as the Valley of the Wind is one of the only areas which remains populated. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaa, the people of the Valley are engaged in a constant struggle with powerful insects called ohmu, who guard a poisonous jungle that is spreading across the Earth. Nausicaa and her brave companions, together with the people of the Valley, strive to restore the bond between humanity and the earth.
Orphan Pazu's life is changed when one day the beautiful Sheeta literally falls out of the sky. Round her neck she wears a glowing crystal, a relic of the mighty Levitation Stones that once kept ancient cities floating in the air. Caught up in a race between sky pirates and sinister government agents, Pazu and Sheeta go in search of Laputa, the last of the fabled castles in the sky. Hayao Miyazaki's homage to Jules Verne and Jonathan Swift, Castle in the Sky was the first feature film from the now legendary Studio Ghibli. Combining the Japanese master director's twin obsessions of eco-thriller and aerial escapades, its combination of a treasure hunt and a fight against evil make for an unforgettable adventure.
While their mother recovers from an illness, Satsuki and her little sister Mei (voiced in English by Dakota Fanning and Elle Fanning) get away from it all in an idyllic rural retreat. Far from the bustle of the city, they discover a mysterious place of spirits and magic, and the friendship of the Totoro woodland creatures.
Conceived as a family film devoid of conflict and suffused with the carefree pleasures of the summertime, My Neighbour Totoro sees Hayao Miyazaki create a parable of friendship and imagination populated with unforgettable characters. A universal classic for all generations, My Neighbour Totoro shows Japanese animation's famous Studio Ghibli at its very best, and is an elegy to two ever-fading miracles: the fairytale world of childhood and the disappearing countryside.
It's witch meets world, as teenage Kiki chooses to live on her own in a new town, using her magical powers to get by. But Kiki is poor with potions and second-rate at spells - instead, she sets up a courier service, using her broomstick to deliver everything from pies to pets. At first with only her sarcastic cat Jiji for company, she soon discovers that she has more friends than she ever thought possible.
When the city's most feared gangsters are systematically eliminated, the Caped Crusader is blamed. But prowling the Gotham night is a shadowy new villain, the Phantasm, a sinister figure with some link to Batman's past. Can the Dark Knight elude the police, capture the Phantasm and clear his name? Unmasking the Phantasm is just one of the twists in this dazzling feature length animated adventure. Discover all-new revelations about Batman's past, his archival the Joker and Batman's most gruelling battle ever - the choice between his love of a beautiful woman and his vow to be the defender of right.
In the 1920s Adriatic Sea, only one pilot rules the skies: Porco Rosso, a talented pilot who, due to a magic spell, has been transformed into a pig. Porco leads a solitary life as a pilot for hire protecting airships from marauding pilots, resting on his private island and visiting his friend, the beautiful hotel-owner Gina. But when a hot-headed American pilot arrives looking to make a name for himself by shooting down The Crimson Pig, Porco enlists the help of a feisty teenage airplane engineer to get his beat up plane into shape for the big fight.
Based on a true story and brought to life with stunning animation, 'Anastasia' is an epic tale of breathtaking action and intrigue certain to captivate the entire family! When the shadow of revolution falls across Russia, the royal family's youngest daughter barely escapes with her life. Years later, Anastasia and a band of heroic companions must battle the evil Rasputin, his sidekick Bartok the bat and a host of ghostly minions in a headlong race to reach Paris, reclaim Anastasia's rightful destiny...and solve the greatest mystery of the twentieth century!
An epic adventure and a milestone in cinematic achievement, 'The Prince Of Egypt' has captivated movie audiences the world over, becoming one of the top animated films of all time. Unparalleled artistry and powerful, Academy Award - winning music bringing this beloved story to life as never before, with unforgettable characters, voiced by a roster of stars impressive as any ever assembled for a future film. This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers, one born of royal blood, one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the truth will ultimately set them at odds, as one becomes the ruler of the most powerful empire on earth, the other the chosen leader of his people. Their final confrontation will forever change their lives - and the world. Both spectacular entertainment and a celebration of the human spirit 'The Prince Of Egypt' stands as a classic for the ages, for audiences of every generation to enjoy and cherish.
Something huge is on the horizon. Hogarth Hughes just rescued an enormous robot that fell from the stars to Earth. Now young Hogarth has a very big friend and an even bigger problem: How do you keep a 50-foot-tall, steel-eating (junkyard cars are especially tasty) giant a secret? It's even harder when a nosey government agent arrives in town to hunt down the 'alien invader' and the combined land, sea and air might of the U.S. military is sent to demolish the giant. The result: an incredible adventure that's part metal, part magic, all heart.
Roger Smith is Paradigm City's top Negotiator. He solves all sorts of problems for all sorts of peoples. And when things get rough he's got some pretty big back-up: The Big O, a giant robot from an era long gone and forgotten. Together with his faithful servant Norman and the android R. Dorothy, Roger defends Paradigm City, a city that has lost its memory after a mysterious event some forty years earlier. And Paradigm City needs a lot of defending. Fragment of Memories appears, and where they do, trouble follows. There are rogue robots, monstrous creature, and seemingly invaders from another land, and the Big O is Paradigm City's last line of defense. But as they battle these monsters, Roger and the others gradually uncover pieces to a bigger puzzle. A puzzle that someone doesn't want solved.
You've never met a hero quite like Shrek (voice of Mike Myers), the endearing ogre who sparked a motion picture phenomenon and captured the world's imagination with...the Greatest Fairy Tale Never Told! Relieve every moment of Shrek's daring quest to rescue feisty Princess Fiona (voice of Cameron Diaz) with the help of his loveable loudmouthed Donkey (voice of Eddie Murphy) and win back the deed to his beloved swamp from scheming Lord Farquaad (voice of John Lithgow). Enchantingly irreverent and "monstruosly clever", 'Shrek' is ogre-sized adventure you'll want to see again and again!
Twenty thousand years ago, at the dawn of the Ice Age, three completely mismatched creatures have been brought together by a twist of fate. Sid, a fast-talking and comical sloth, Manfred, a moody woolly mammoth, and Diego, a sinister saber-toothed tiger reluctantly team up to help return a human baby to his father. Before their incredible journey ends, this unlikely trio will confront boiling lava pits, escape treacherous ice tunnels and meet a prehistoric squirrel-rat named Scrat who is frantically trying to bury his beloved acorn. Join the weirdest herd in history for the coolest adventure of all time — Ice Age!
Noticing that here grandson, Champion, is a lonely little boy, Madame Souza buys him his first bicycle. Years go by, and with Madame Souza putting him through his paces, Champion becomes worthy of his name. Now, he is ready to enter the world's most famous cycling competition, the Tour de France. But, no sooner that the race has begun, two mysterious men in black kidnap him and it is up to Madame Souza and her faithful dog, Bruno, to rescue him, Soon, their quest takes them to a giant metropolis, called Belleville, where they encounter three eccentric female music hall stars of the 1930s and do battle with the evil French mafia. But can they rescue Champion? A visual treat for young and old alike, this stunning film has captured the imagination of audients the world over with its unique blend of classic animation and razor-sharp wit.
The Penguin and Rupert Thorn are criminal cohorts with a scheme to sell illegal weapons...But there's a new Super Hero in Gotham City who has other plans for the evil entrepreneurs - Batwoman. With high-tech gadgets and powerful punches, Batwoman proves to be a formidable crime fighter - the only problem is that the Dark Knight has no clue who she is! And when Batwoman crosses the criminal line. Batman must identify whether or not this new player is really an ally! Join the world's greatest detective in this exciting new adventure that will keep you guessing until the mask is pulled off!