Most Anticipated Animated Movies of 2021

by ShuvoIMDb | created - 11 Jan 2021 | updated - 17 Jan 2021 | Public

Here are some of the major and much anticipated Animated movies that will be released in 2021.

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1. Tom & Jerry (II) (2021)

PG | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

32 Metascore

A chaotic battle ensues between Jerry Mouse, who has taken refuge in the Royal Gate Hotel, and Tom Cat, who is hired to drive him away before the day of a big wedding arrives.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña, Colin Jost, Tom

Votes: 35,553

2. Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

74 Metascore

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

Directors: Don Hall, Carlos López Estrada, Paul Briggs, John Ripa | Stars: Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Gemma Chan, Izaac Wang

Votes: 151,482

3. Rumble (2021)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

48 Metascore

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.

Director: Hamish Grieve | Stars: Geraldine Viswanathan, Will Arnett, Stephen A. Smith, Terry Crews

Votes: 6,786

4. Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

56 Metascore

The untold story of one twelve-year-old's dream to become the world's greatest supervillain.

Directors: Kyle Balda, Brad Ableson, Jonathan del Val | Stars: Steve Carell, Pierre Coffin, Alan Arkin, Taraji P. Henson

Votes: 62,056

5. Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank (2022)

PG | 98 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

45 Metascore

Hank, a loveable dog with a head full of dreams about becoming a samurai, sets off in search of his destiny.

Directors: Chris Bailey, Mark Koetsier, Rob Minkoff | Stars: Michael Cera, Samuel L. Jackson, Ricky Gervais, Kylie Kuioka

Votes: 4,229

6. Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021)

PG | 115 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

36 Metascore

A rogue artificial intelligence kidnaps the son of famed basketball player LeBron James, who then has to work with Bugs Bunny to win a basketball game.

Director: Malcolm D. Lee | Stars: LeBron James, Don Cheadle, Cedric Joe, Khris Davis

Votes: 72,050 | Gross: $70.59M

7. Sing 2 (2021)

PG | 110 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

49 Metascore

Buster Moon and his friends must persuade reclusive rock star Clay Calloway to join them for the opening of a new show.

Directors: Garth Jennings, Christophe Lourdelet | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Tori Kelly

Votes: 68,536 | Gross: $162.79M

8. PAW Patrol: The Movie (2021)

G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

50 Metascore

Ryder and the pups are called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the bustling metropolis into a state of chaos.

Director: Cal Brunker | Stars: Tyler Perry, Ron Pardo, Will Brisbin, Kingsley Marshall

Votes: 6,364

9. Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio (II) (2022)

PG | 117 min | Animation, Drama, Family

84 Metascore

A father's wish magically brings a wooden boy to life in Italy, giving him a chance to care for the child.

Directors: Guillermo del Toro, Mark Gustafson | Stars: Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, Gregory Mann, Burn Gorman

Votes: 1,585

10. Clifford the Big Red Dog (2021)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

55 Metascore

A young girl's love for a tiny puppy named Clifford makes the dog grow to an enormous size.

Director: Walt Becker | Stars: Darby Camp, Jack Whitehall, Izaac Wang, John Cleese

Votes: 13,759

11. The Boss Baby 2: Family Business (2021)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

39 Metascore

The Templeton brothers have become adults and drifted away from each other, but a new boss baby with a cutting-edge approach is about to bring them together again - and inspire a new family business.

Director: Tom McGrath | Stars: Alec Baldwin, James Marsden, Amy Sedaris, Ariana Greenblatt

Votes: 18,634

12. The Addams Family 2 (2021)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

37 Metascore

The Addams get tangled up in more wacky adventures and find themselves involved in hilarious run-ins with all sorts of unsuspecting characters. Sequel to the 2019 animated film, 'The Addams Family'.

Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon, Laura Brousseau, Kevin Pavlovic | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Javon 'Wanna' Walton

Votes: 12,679

13. Luca (2021)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

71 Metascore

On the Italian Riviera, an unlikely but strong friendship grows between a human being and a sea monster disguised as a human.

Director: Enrico Casarosa | Stars: Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Emma Berman, Saverio Raimondo

Votes: 162,601

14. Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans (2021)

TV-Y7 | 104 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The heroes from the Trollhunters series team-up on an epic adventure to fight the Arcane Order for control over the magic that binds them all.

Directors: Johane Matte, Francisco Ruiz-Velasco, Andrew L. Schmidt | Stars: Steve Alterman, Kay Bess, Brian Blessed, Vic Chao

Votes: 5,120

15. Wish Dragon (2021)

PG | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

59 Metascore

Determined teen Din is longing to reconnect with his childhood best friend when he meets a wish-granting dragon who shows him the magic of possibilities.

Director: Chris Appelhans | Stars: Jimmy Wong, John Cho, Constance Wu, Natasha Liu Bordizzo

Votes: 27,354

16. Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2021)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

43 Metascore

Thomas and Bea are now married and living with Peter and his rabbit family. Bored of life in the garden, Peter goes to the big city, where he meets shady characters and ends up creating chaos for the whole family.

Director: Will Gluck | Stars: Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, David Oyelowo, James Corden

Votes: 11,887

17. Vivo (I) (2021)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

66 Metascore

Vivo, Sony Pictures Animation's first-ever musical adventure featuring all-new original songs from Lin-Manuel Miranda, will take audiences on an epic adventure to gorgeous and vibrant locations never before seen in animation.

Directors: Kirk DeMicco, Brandon Jeffords | Stars: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ynairaly Simo, Zoe Saldana, Juan de Marcos González

Votes: 19,178

18. My Little Pony: A New Generation (2021)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

After the time of the Mane 6, Sunny--a young Earth Pony--and her new Unicorn friend Izzy explore their world and strive to restore Harmony to Equestria.

Directors: Robert Cullen, José Luis Ucha, Mark Fattibene | Stars: Vanessa Hudgens, Kimiko Glenn, James Marsden, Sofia Carson

Votes: 3,879

19. Encanto (2021)

PG | 102 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

75 Metascore

A Colombian teenage girl has to face the frustration of being the only member of her family without magical powers.

Directors: Jared Bush, Byron Howard, Charise Castro Smith | Stars: Stephanie Beatriz, María Cecilia Botero, John Leguizamo, Mauro Castillo

Votes: 219,277 | Gross: $96.09M

20. The Bob's Burgers Movie (2022)

PG-13 | 102 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

75 Metascore

The Belchers try to save the restaurant from closing as a sinkhole forms in front of it, while the kids try to solve a mystery that could save their family's restaurant.

Directors: Loren Bouchard, Bernard Derriman | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Kristen Schaal, Dan Mintz, John Roberts

Votes: 17,045

21. Ron's Gone Wrong (2021)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

65 Metascore

The story of Barney, an awkward middle-schooler and Ron, his new walking, talking, digitally-connected device. Ron's malfunctions set against the backdrop of the social media age launch them on a journey to learn about true friendship.

Directors: Sarah Smith, Jean-Philippe Vine, Octavio E. Rodriguez | Stars: Jack Dylan Grazer, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms, Olivia Colman

Votes: 34,150

22. Arlo the Alligator Boy (2021 TV Movie)

TV-Y7 | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A young humanoid alligator travels to the big city in hopes of reuniting with his estranged father, meeting a colorful cast of characters along the way.

Director: Ryan Crego | Stars: Michael J. Woodard, Ryan Crego, Dee Bradley Baker, Annie Potts

Votes: 1,158

23. The Mitchells vs the Machines (2021)

PG | 114 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

81 Metascore

A quirky, dysfunctional family's road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity's unlikeliest last hope.

Directors: Michael Rianda, Jeff Rowe | Stars: Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Michael Rianda

Votes: 108,686

24. Garfield (2024)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Pre-production

Animated feature film based on the popular comic strip about a sarcastic, lasagna-loving cat.

Director: Mark Dindal | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Hannah Waddingham, Chris Pratt, Samuel L. Jackson

25. Ladybug & Cat Noir: The Movie (2023)

105 min | Animation, Action, Adventure | Post-production

Ladybug and Cat Noir Awakening, is an upcoming animated musical film based on Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir.

Director: Jeremy Zag | Stars: Cristina Valenzuela, Bryce Papenbrook, Keith Silverstein, Cassandra Lee Morris

26. Panda vs. Aliens (I) (2021)

80 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Pandas battle against aliens in outer space.

Director: Sean Patrick O'Reilly | Stars: Dan Payne, Sean Patrick O'Reilly, Sara L. Beck, Andrew Gray

Votes: 299

27. Pets 2 (2021)

65 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Best buddies, Bella the laid-back cat, Bagel the goofy dog, and Alvin the opinionated parrot are hanging out on their cherished couch watching the best show on TV, Pets. Bella is ... See full summary »

Director: Neo Hallway | Stars: Simon Hill, Kelsey Painter, Kj Schrock

Votes: 38

28. Deadpool Movie in Lego (2021)

Not Rated | 108 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A shot-for-shot remake of the 2016 movie, Deadpool, created entirely out of Lego.

Director: Huxley Berg | Stars: Karan Soni, Michael Benyaer, Stefan Kapicic, Style Dayne

Votes: 64

29. Wendell & Wild (2022)

PG-13 | 105 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

69 Metascore

Two scheming demon brothers, Wendell and Wild, enlist the aid of 13-year-old Kat Elliot to summon them to the Land of the Living.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Lyric Ross, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Angela Bassett

Votes: 6,983

30. Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood (2022)

PG-13 | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

79 Metascore

A coming-of-age story set in the suburbs of Houston, Texas in the summer of 1969, centered around the historic Apollo 11 moon landing.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Milo Coy, Jack Black, Lee Eddy, Bill Wise

Votes: 8,192

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