Top 10 Animated Films Adapted from a TV Series

What would you do if you created a popular adult animated show and you wanted to tell bigger stories and make more money?  Of course, you release a movie.  Having a film as part of your series is a sign of success these days.  What would have once been considered doomed to fail, has now become a trend, which is probably why it took The Simpsons nearly 20 years to release a big budget film.  So, while we wait, and wait, and wait some more for news about the Bob’s Burgers Movie that will blow our minds in 2020- or, what we all really want, a Rick and Morty film- we thought we would take a look back at ten of the best movies based on an animated TV series.  Counting Down:

10. The Drawn Together Movie: The Movie!


After the cancellation of the Drawn Together series in 2007 many fans were upset, and the show continued to gain a cult following with reruns airing on TV for years following.  The creators, Dave Jeser and Matt Silverstein’s answer to fan outcry, was to create a feature-length film.  The Drawn Together Movie featured a plot dealing with the aftermath of the show’s cancellation and boasted a reunion of the original cast members plus Seth MacFarlane.  Released in the spring of 2010 and currently has a split decision score of 49% on Rotten Tomatoes.

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