2024 Animation Movies – We are in the final week of the year already and we can’t help but be excited to see what the world of animation has in store for us in 2024. The past year has been spectacular with anime’s like Spiderman, Nimona, and Teenage Kraken blessing our screens. However, the upcoming year promises a plethora of thrilling and visually stunning animated movies that are set to captivate audiences of all ages. From heartwarming tales of friendship and courage to action-packed adventures that will leave you on the edge of your seat, the lineup for 2024 animation movies is truly remarkable.
Whether you are a die-hard animation enthusiast or simply looking for quality entertainment, these upcoming films are sure to enthrall you with their impeccable storytelling, breathtaking animation, and unforgettable characters. With advancements in technology pushing the boundaries of what is possible in animation, 2024 animation movies promise a visual feast that will transport you into vibrant and immersive worlds like never before.
So, mark your calendars and get ready to embark on a journey filled with laughter, tears, and endless imagination. We have compiled a list of must-watch animation movies that are set to hit the big screen in 2024 and trust us, you won’t want to miss out on these cinematic gems.
Sonic the Hedgehog 3
Sonic does not want us to rest and we really do not mind! This third installment in the movie Adventures of Sega’s Speedy Blue Hero finds the entire Donut family traveling to Egypt where Sonic meets a pink hedgehog who claims to predict the future. A new challenger, Shadow the Hedgehog is also unveiled. It is set to be released on the 10th of December.
The Day the Earth Blew Up: A Looney Tunes Movie
This upcoming American animated science fiction is a comedy film directed by Peter Browngardt. In this first-ever fully animated looney toons, we see Daffy Duck and Porky Pig join forces to save the world from aliens.
Despicable Me 4
Evil mastermind Gru and the adorable Minions are back for another installment in the popular franchise. Set to be released July 3rd, 2024; the excitement from fans of this movie is more than palpable!
Mufasa: The Lion King
Simba is back!!!! After becoming king of the Pride Lands, Simba tries to teach his cub about the origins of his own late father, Mufasa. It is a musical drama, set to be released on the 20th of December and I know it’s definitely going to be worth the wait!
Kung Fu Panda 4
We can never get tired of Kung Fu, can we? This fourth cinematic adventure of the lovable hero Po, finds him facing a menacing and controlling adversary called the Chameleon while also trying to find someone to replace him as Dragon Warrior.
Inside Out 2
The sequel to the Oscar-winning 2015 movie follows the same young girl, Riley, who discovers new emotions ruling her world as she gets older. Joy, sadness, anger, and Disgust have been the rulers of the accounts, but when anxiety shows up, everyone needs to adapt!
Orion and the Dark
Set to be released on the 2nd of February, 2024, Orion is visited by what he fears the most – the dark – and he is whisked away on a rollercoaster ride around the world to prove there is nothing to be afraid of at night.
This Spanish-Chinese animation centers on an orphaned slave girl in ancient China named Ping who ventures across ancient China to save the last surviving dragons from extinction. It is set to be released on the 9th of April 2024; So, mark your calendar peeps!
Fixed is an upcoming American adult animated comedy film centered on a dog. When bull, an average all-around good dog realizes that he’s going to be neutered the following morning, his friends treat him to one last day of fun before his operation. Trust that last day to go wrong.
Giants of La Mancha
Alfonso, the 11-year-old heir of Don Quixote, and his three imaginary rabbit friends try to save their beloved town of La Mancha from a huge storm. And of course, there just have to be a lot of trials and tribulations.
Harold and the Purple Crayon
Based on the popular 1955 children’s book about a boy and his adventures with a magical crayon, this American fantasy set to be released August 2nd, comes to life in a hybrid live-action animated movie!
In Your Dreams
In this comedy adventure, two very different brothers magically travel into the world of dreams to find The Sandman so he can save their parents’ marriage. Though it’s a comedy, the valuable lessons from this film cannot be overemphasized!
Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths, Part 1
An animated adaptation of the popular comic-book series in which the Anti-Monitor is unleashed on the DC Multiverse and begins to destroy the various Earths that comprise it. It is the animation that we have all been waiting for, so you better not snooze on this one!
The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim
For my favorite peeps obsessed with the Lord of the Rings series, this new animated adaptation is set 261 years before the events of The Lord of the Rings. The War of the Rohirrim tells the story of Helm Hammerhand, the legendary king of Rohan who must battle an army of Dunlendings.
This animated action-adventure set to be released on the 13th of September, 2024, marks the first animated feature-length film for the series in decades! It is based on the Transformers franchise of the 1980s and it promises to be a blast!!
The Tiger’s Apprentice
This one is about a young Chinese-American boy who meets a talking tiger and discovers that he is part of a long lineage of magical protectors known as the Guardians, and he now must bring the estranged Zodiac animal warriors back together to fight evil forces. It is set to be released on the 4th of February, 2024.
Saving Bikini Bottom: The Sandy Cheeks Movie
When Bikini Bottom is suddenly scooped out of the ocean, Sandy Cheeks and SpongeBob journey to Sandy’s home state of Texas, where they meet Sandy’s family in this fourth SpongeBob theatrical movie. I really hope the timeline is followed and it is released between early to mid-2024.
This second Skydance Animation feature follows a young princess in the kingdom of Lumbria who must break the spell that turned her parents into monsters. It is a musical and of course, who does not love a good musical drama!!
Thelma the Unicorn
When a pony’s dream of becoming a glamorous superstar unicorn comes true, she learns that fame and fortune come with a cost, living her longing for her simple, sparkle-free life back home. I know we would all be able to relate to Thelma.
DreamWorks veteran Simon Otto (How to Train Your Dragon) directs this holiday feature based on the book series by Richard Curtis. It follows several entwined tales about love and solitude, family and friends, and Santa Claus making a very big mistake!