Possibly Disney's The Great Mouse Detective (1986)? The movie ends with a fight inside Big Ben in which the villain's cloak gets caught between some gears.
Also known as "The Adventures of the Great Mouse Detective" or "Basil the Great Mouse Detective" in some countries. It's an animal-based adaptation of Sherlock Holmes.
Titan A.E. fits the description, except it was released in 2000. The plot synopsis presented in the linked IMDB entry mentions a ring passed down from the protagonist's father and the search for the ship "Titan". And there's an orange map:
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The Iron Giant sounds like it fits
Set during the Cold War in 1957, the film is about a young boy named Hogarth Hughes, who discovers a giant metallic robot who fell from space. With the help of beatnik artist Dean McCoppin, they attempt to prevent the U.S. military and Kent Mansley, a paranoid federal agent, from finding and destroying the Giant.
Are you thinking Howl's Moving Castle?
Sounds like it could be your film. Sofi is a teenage girl who is aged by a spell, and she reverts on occasion into her younger self, typically when she's with Howl, the magician. They fly on a winged contraption at one point after fleeing the Queen's castle.
This is surely the BFG (The Big Friendly Giant), an animated film released in 1989 based on the children's story by Roald Dahl.
The older giant takes care of a young orphan girl named Sophie, and takes her from her orphanage to the land of the giants where he lives. There he protects her from the other ugly, brutal giants who live there, who have names like &...
This is the Rankin-Bass straight-to-video film The Flight of Dragons (1982). It aired as an ABC Saturday Night Movie on August 2, 1986.
I believe this image is from a videotape cover.
From the Wikipedia Article:
The Flight of Dragons is a 1982 animated fantasy film produced and
directed by Jules Bass and Arthur Rankin, Jr. loosely combining the
I think this might be what you remember:
Donald in Mathmagic Land
Specifically, it goes into things like the Golden Ratio and pentagrams. In fact, From the description in the wiki, it seems like the pentagram was a running theme.
Sounds like the 1992 cartoon series Mighty Max, an action adventure cartoon starring a boy named Max that had a magical cap that let him open portals to other locations. He was accompanied by a giant musclebound warrior named Norman, and a Lumerian "fowl" named Virgil, who looked much like an anthropomorphic owl or a chicken as they joked in the show.
Skywhales from 1983.
The story begins with a man warning the tribe of approaching skywhales. The drummers then warn everybody of the hunt as everyone get prepared to set "sail". Except one man is found in his home sleeping as the noise wake him up. He then gets ready and is about to take his weapon as he hesitates then decides to go. As he leaves his room,...
The version with a boy named Kai is a two part animation included on a DVD called Hans Christian Anderson's Classics along with a cartoon called The Nightingale.
I own a copy and can answer any questions that you have.
It's a Scandinavian film board/Irish film board co production.
I believe the film you're looking for is the title sequence for IFCC (Independent Festival of Creative Communication) 2017. It showcases a pilot in full space suit, walking towards a ship that seemingly travels from destination to destination by folding space. It even has the arm scanner. :)
The official page of the project, along with concept arts and ...
His head is, but not his body.
As can be seen in studio notes shared on Facebook, Luci’s body is able to move any direction it needs to (including going on all fours with all limbs visible, which clearly demands depth), but his head must only be viewed from the side.
I think it actually is Captain Future. Specifically an episode that translates to something like The Underwater Trap. I was able download a German version of it (it's apparently a cult classic there). In this episode, a water lab sinks/explodes. Captain Future is trapped but gets out. And Joan is held captive while a robot goes through the jungle ...
I suspect this is Quest for Camelot
.... A decade later, Ruber's griffin attacks Camelot, stealing Excalibur. Merlin's pet falcon, Ayden, attacks the griffin, causing the sword to fall into the Forbidden Forest. The Griffin flies away after a fight with the thorn bushed creatures. The next day, Kayley and Juliana argue over her going off to look for ...
I think it might be an Italian animated film from 2001, Aida of the Trees, AKA Aida degli alberi.
It is based on the opera "Aida" by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), adapted to young audiences with an environmentalist message.
Arborea and Petra are two neighbouring countries perpetually at war with one another. Only the romantic relationship between ...
This is Kaena: The Prophecy.
The film begins with an alien ship crash landing on a desert planet. The alien survivors, known as Vecarians, are quickly killed by the planet's predatory native inhabitants, the Selenites. The ship's core, Vecanoi, survives, and from it sprouts Axis, a massive tree reaching up into space. 600 years later, a race of human-like ...
Could it be Space Mission Delta, a Romanian animation movie?
Here you can also listen to some samples of its soundtrack (so you could easily realize if it is the title you're looking for)
the year is 3084, man settled interplanetary space, but space is still full of secrets - On a research mission to a newly discovered Galaxy heads the most ...
The Jules Verne novel, Off on a Comet published in 1877 contains all the elements you mention.
Remember a place with low gravity, still on earth.
The world was apocalyptic; lots of lava, lots of ice and sea.
A comet passes so close to the earth that it peels off a small piece of Mediterranean coastline, air, water, people, goats and all, and pastes it onto ...
This might be Shin Hakkenden (1999).
Based on the long cherished, classic Japanese novel Nanso Satomi Hakkenden by Bakin Kyokutei Takizawa (1767), a modified version of it was made into animation.
Taking place in the future, during this time wars were occuring in heaven, mostly for possession between the eight moons created by the savior Fuse that ...
Could it be Reboot?
It was one of the first 3D animated TV shows and aired in the late 90s on Cartoon Network.
The setting was the inside of a computer.
The characters were humanoid, but had blue or green skin.
The main character had a wristwatch-like gadget called Glitch which could be activated by shouting 'Glitch: Something'. It had a battery that ...
This sounds like "Gandahar", a French animated science fiction film from 1987, based on the novel "Les Hommes-machines contre Gandahar" (The Machine-Men versus Gandahar) by Jean-Pierre Andrevon.
The protagonist, Sylvain, is called to investigate the invasion of the paradise of Gandahar by a robot army known as the "Men of Metal"....
Argai: The Prophecy
Not quite sure if it is this series. I tried looking for an episode summary, but not much of a success.
Characters from the series resemble the description of the question.
The summary is very different but it might be an episode you may had seen instead, and you may have believed it was a movie:
New York 2075. The evil Queen Dark rules ...
Could it be the 1956 Soviet version of the The Snow Queen?
It was a retelling of H.C Andersens story of the same name, made in a classic eastern European style.
It also adds the character Mr. Corax, who is a talking raven.
The story is a quite straight retelling of the classic fairytale. The heroine Gerda searches for her lost friend who has been taken by ...
Is it Strit og Stumme, aka Dreaming of Paradise (1987)?
In the future, pollution has driven humans deep under ground, where they tell legends of the paradise above. Two kids must find the path to the surface, while avoiding the humanoid, militaristic rats seeking to steal their dreams.
I was searching for it for a while ...
Is it possible that you're remembering seeing the original video adaptation from 1993?
I have yet to watch the 2019 production - but I enjoyed the 1993 anime quite a bit, and so have been looking forward to the new movie. From what I understand, while there was extra backstory added to some of the main of the main characters, and some of the characters were ...
It's the 3D animated Chinese film Thru the Moebius Strip from 2005. From IMDb:
Physicist Simon Weir invents a portal that can in theory take people to unimaginably distant locations millions of light years away. He tests the portal and never returns. Everyone believe he's dead and the portal is forgotten. His son Jac however does not believe this. When he'...
A small robot awakes many years after a mysterious mass-extinction. Driven only by the fragmented recordings of his creator, he wanders the ruins searching for answers.
The style, story and robot seems to match. (found by searching "animation post-apocalyptic robot dinosaur" on YouTube.)
The end also ...