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Last updated in October 2020. Most weekends there is a good animated movie at the theater to see and sometimes a great one! Below is a list of upcoming animated movies. Some of the most highly anticipated animation movies for 2020 and 2021. What movie are you looking forward to the most?

Check out IMDb’s calendar page and Rotten Tomatoes list of movies coming soon as well as our Featured Animation movie reviews. Another popular page is our animated movie posters coming soon page. New posters and artwork come out several months before the movies hit the big screen and can be a sneak peek at what movies are coming soon.

Recent updates – NEW! Ryan and the Last Dragon movie trailer below. đŸ‘‡

Disney/Pixar moves their highly anticipated feature Soul to Disney+ on Christmas day, December 25, 2020.

Soul by Disney Pixar streaming on Christmas 2020

Sony pushes pause on Connected and the U.S. release of Wish Dragon. Minions: The Rise of Gru moves back to July 2021 and Netflix’s new animated movie Over the Moon moves forward to October 23, 2020.

Animated Movies 2020

  1. Trolls World Tour – Now Streaming!
  2. The Willoughbys – Now Streaming!
  3. Scoob! – Now Streaming!
  4. Over the Moon – October 23, 2020
  5. The Croods 2 – November 25, 2020
  6. Soul – December 25, 2020
  7. Connected – TBD, 2020
  8. Wish Dragon – TBD, 2020

Animated Movies 2021

  1. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run – TBD
  2. Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway – January 15, 2021
  3. Rumble – January 29, 2021
  4. Raya and the Last Dragon – March 12, 2021
  5. Luck – March 19, 2021
  6. Boss Baby 2 – March 26, 2021
  7. Ron’s Gone Wrong – April 23, 2021
  8. Spirit: Riding Free – May 14, 2021
  9. Vivo – June 4, 2021
  10. Luca – June, 18
  11. Minions: The Rise of Gru – July 2, 2021
  12. Space Jam: A New Legacy – July 16, 2021
  13. Hotel Transylvania 4 – August 6, 2021
  14. The Bad Guys – September 17, 2021
  15. The Addams Family 2 – October 22, 2021
  16. Sing 2 – December 22, 2021

Over the Moon

Over the Moon Release Date: October 23, 2020

Over The Moon release date 2020


PG – 1h 35min?

Adventure | Comedy

Sandar Oh, Phillipa Soo, Ken Jeong, Kimiko Glenn, John Cho, Brittany Ishibashi, Irene Tsu, Margaret Cho, Cathy Ang, Artt Butler, Robert G. Chiu

Storyline – A contemporary retelling of the mythological Chinese tale about a mysterious moon goddess.

The Croods 2

Release Date: December 23, 2020

The Croods 2 release date December 23, 2020

DreamWorks Animation

PG – 1h 35min

Adventure | Comedy

Ryan Reynolds, Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Leslie Mann, Cloris Leachman, Catherine Keener, Peter Dinklage, Kelly Marie Tran, Clark Duke

Storyline – The prehistoric family the Croods are challenged by a rival family the Bettermans, who claim to be better and more evolved.


Soul Release Date: December 25, 2020

Soul release date November 20, 2020

Pixar Animation Studios

PG – 1h 35min

Adventure | Comedy

Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Quest Love, Phylicia Rashad, Daveed Diggs

Storyline – A musician who has lost his passion for music is transported out of his body and must find his way back with the help of an infant soul learning about herself.


Connected Release Date: TBD, 2020

Connected release date October 23, 2020

Sony Pictures Animation

PG – 1h 35min

Adventure | Comedy

Olivia Colman, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Abbi Jacobson, Eric André, Michael Rianda

Storyline – Katie Mitchell is accepted into the film school of her dreams. Her whole family drives Katie to school together when their plans are interrupted by a tech uprising. The Mitchells will have to work together to save the world.

Wish Dragon

Wish Dragon Release Date: TBD, 2020

Wish Dragon release date November 6, 2020

Sony Pictures Animation

PG – 1h 35min

Adventure | Comedy

John Cho, Jimmy Wong, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Constance Wu, Will Yun Lee, Bobby Lee, Jimmy O. Yang, Ian Chen

Storyline – A tale of discovering the greatest wish of all.

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge On The Run

Release Date: TBD, 2021

The SpongeBob Movie Sponge on the Run release date August 7, 2020

Nickelodeon Animation Studios

PG – 1h 35min

Adventure | Comedy

Keanu Reeves, Awkwafina, Clancy Brown, Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Snoop Dogg, Lori Alan

Storyline – After SpongeBob’s beloved pet snail Gary is snail-napped, he and Patrick embark on an epic adventure to The Lost City of Atlantic City to bring Gary home.


Release Date: January 29, 2021

Paramount Animation

PG – 1h 35min

Action | Comedy

Ben Schwartz, Will Arnett, Terry Crews, Geraldine Viswanathan, Jimmy Tatro, Tony Danza

Storyline – In a world where monster wrestling is a global sport and monsters are superstar athletes, teenage Winnie seeks to follow in her father’s footsteps by coaching a loveable underdog monster into a champion.

Raya and the Last Dragon

Release Date: March 12, 2021

Walt Disney Animation Studios

PG – 1h 35min

Action | Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy

Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Tim Cook, Tony Robbins, Jim Halbert, Jeff Andrews, Brandon Crombar

Storyline – In a realm known as Lumandra, a re-imagined Earth inhabited by an ancient civilization, a warrior named Raya is determined to find the last dragon.

What animated movies are coming out in 2020?

From October 2020 to December 2020 you could see Over the Moon, Soul, and The Croods 2 animation releases. Possibly Connected and Wish Dragon as well. Connected family at the dinner table 2020

What is the next Disney movie?

The next Disney movie is Raya and the Last Dragon. Raya and The Last Dragon 2020 movie poster

What is the best animated movie ever?

The top animated movie in worldwide box office sales is The Lion King 2019. The Lion King 2019 movie poster