Having a few animated movie's in your DVD collection is a good idea, here are the 10 best animated cartoon movie ideas for your home DVD collection. Having animated cartoon movies are always helpful when you have an unexpected child visitor, date a single mom or seeking mature animation entertainment for yourself. Today's animated movie's are as entertaining for adults, as they are for children. This list includes adult only animation movies, as well has some award winning children favorites.

  1. Heavy Metal (1981). This best animated movie is for adults only. It tells the story of a glowing orb that terrorizes a young girl with a collection of dark stories of fantasy, horror and eroticism. The movie features a collection of classic heavy metal songs from bands such as Black Sabbath and Blue Oyster Cult.

  2. Yello Submarine (1968). In this best animation cartoon movie from the Beatles you'll enjoy some classic Beatles music. The movie is about the Beatles and how they agree to help Captain Fred in his Yellow Submarine free music from the hating Blue Meanies in Pepperland.

  3. South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999). This best animated cartoon movie is based on the television series and is Rated R. This is a hilarious movie about four boys who see an R-rated movie about Canadians Terrance & Phillip, who are pronounced as "corrupted" by the parents o South Park. Next, the parents  pressure the United States government to wage war against the Canadians.

  4. Akira (1988). This best animated cartoon movie is brutally violent and dark.  It has a post-apocalyptic story line that is just as timely and relevant today as it was in the 1980's. The movie has a pessimistic view of the future and breathtaking action sequences.

  5. Perfect Blue (1998).This acclaimed Japanese best animation cartoon movie is full of violence and nudity. This film has a story line that is bursting with dream-like imagery.  This movie is both a thriller and a mystery.

  6. Toy Story (1995). This film distributed by Walt Disney Pictures is now part of a three part series that includes all three to be in the 10 best animated cartoon movies of all times. Toy Story has won eight Annie Awards and Best Animated Feature. Enjoy this delightful animated movie that is seen through the eyes of the toys themselves.

  7. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937). The first movie from Walt Disney to be produced in color, this classic fairy tale is still so popular; it is in the top 10 best animated cartoon movies.  Is it Snow White or the Seven Dwarfs we love so much? If you want to include a Disney Classic in your collection, this is the film to pick.

  8. Osmosis Jones (2001). This best animated cartoon movie stars Chris Rock and takes place inside a human body. Chris Rock plays a policeman who is a white blood cell, who teams up with a cold pill to fight a deadly virus destroying the human body they live in, Frank.

  9. WALL- E (2008). In this best animated cartoon by Pixar, we enjoy a fun filled space age story with a message. The powerful message makes you think about the fate of the world and humans if we don't change our ways.  This movie is fun and entertaining, yet very profound.

  10.  Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001). This best animated cartoon movies you find yourself on a grand adventure to find the lost continent of Atlantis. This award winning movie starring Michael J. Fox will keep you entertained as you learn the secrets of Atlantis and their power source.