105+ Best Animated Movies 2020

Best Animated Movies

We have the most interesting and Best Animated movies of 2020. It is a part of 2020 including all the best shows, movies, performances, and every released movie in this strange year. You can explore here all the Best Animated Movies of 2020.

Previewing 2020, we entered the year just like every year we enter with the same fashion and a lot of excitement and full of enthusiasm. Everything’s changed a bit in the last twelve months and a lot of things have gone down. We didn’t receive each and every movie we were expecting to see as every movie didn’t come.

One of them was Raya and the Last Dragon or Evangelion:3.0+ 1.0 that we were expecting to see but didn’t get. Talking about the other Animated Movies we were craving for a lot many but didn’t receive due to some theatrical troubles. But let me tell you that many of them did release despite all the troubles and they proved real knockwursts and you can find many of them in the list below.

Picking and choosing the very best year’s film from all the different corners is quite difficult but the very best can be found in the list below. Some of the short films are very innovative and creative around the arena. Some of the best-animated works of 2020 don’t even crack an hour and some other animated movies don’t even break ten minutes.

Top 10 Best Animated Movies of 2020

Soul

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source- Disney Movies


It is an American based computer-animated movie based on fantasy and has a comedy-drama. It was produced by Pixar Animation Studio. The soul is released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Pete Docter and Co-directed by Kemp Powers.

Film Stars are Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton, Alice Braga, Angela Bassett, Richard Ayoade, Donnell Rawlings, Rachel House, and Phylicia Rashad.

The storyline is based on a middle school teacher who is Joe Gardner. He was a jazz pianist who was very creative and works on reuniting his soul with his body. They were separated from each other and he wants to rejoin them.

The doctor began to work on this movie in 2016 but completed this on October 11, 2020. The soul was first premiered at the London Film festival. It was released on Disney plus on 25 December 202

Wolfwalkers

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source- Variety


It is an animated fantasy adventure based film. Wolfwalkers is one of the best-animated movies. It was directed by Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart. This is the final make of the previous films of Moore’s Irish Folklore Trilogy and the Secret of Kells and the song of the sea.

The production house was Cartoon Saloon and Melusine Productions. Film Stars starring in this film are Honor Kneafsey, Eva Whittaker, Sean Bean, Simon McBurney, Tommy Tiernan, Jon Kenny, John Morton, and Maria Doyle Kennedy.

Wolfwalkers is based on the desire of a young girl to prove her skill to her father who is a wolf hunter and bringing down the wild pack around the city’s walls, followed by an English invasion of Ireland circa 1649.

It was first premiered on September 12 at Toronto international film festival. It was released on December 11 on Apple TV+.


World Of Tomorrow Episode Three: The Absent Destination Of David Prime

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source- Art House Street


World of Tomorrow is an American avant-garde animated science fiction that came in 2015. It was produced, animated, directed, and edited by Don Hertzfeldt. It was one of the best-animated movies of the academy awards in 2015.

It is the third sequel World of Tomorrow Episode Three: The Absent Destination Of David Prime. The second one was World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People’s Thought that was released in 2017.

Starring actors are Winona Mae and Julia Pott.

It is pure science fiction that is crammed about the desperate desire of humanity. A little girl presses a series of buttons on the console and sees a live transmission that appears on the screen. It is a short film of 17 minutes.

The Willoughbys

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source- The New York Times


The Willoughbys is a Canadian-American based computer-animated comedy film. It was directed by Kris Pearn and co-directed by Cory Evans and Rob Lodermier. It is based on the book by Lois Lowry.

The screenplay of the movie was written by Pearn and Mark Stanleigh. The different stars in the movie are Will Forte, Ricky Gervais, Maya Rudolph, Alessia Cara, Terry Crews, Martin Short, Jean Krakowski, and Sean Cullen.

The story is based on the character Willoughbys who is very adventurous and loving. The Willoughbys feels a little like a Wes Anderson film jacked up on Roald Dahl nightmare juice.

It was officially premiered on Netflix on 22 April 2020.

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

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source- Netflix


It is a British motion animated science-fiction comedy. This film is produced by Aardman Animations. Director of A Shaun the Sheep Movie is Richard Phelan and Will Bechar. It was written by Mark Burton and Jon brown based on the idea of Richard Stark.

It is a sequel to Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015). Film stars starring in this movie are Justin fletcher, David Holt, John Sparkes, and Amalia Vitale.

The story is based on Shaun and the flock that encounters a cute alien with their extraordinary powers. They crash lands near Mossy bottom farm. They have to find a return to her home to prevent it to fall into the hands of the Ministry of Alien Detection.

The production of the film began in 2018 and it was released in theatres on 18 October 2018 and on Netflix, it was released on 14 February 2020.

If Anything Happens I Love You

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source- PureWow


It is a 2D animated short film based on American film production. It was directed and written by Michael Govier and Will McCormack. It was produced by Gilbert Films and Oh Good Productions. This is just a short story of 12 minutes.

The story of If Anything Happens I Love You is based on parents. They struggle to accept the death of their beloved daughter who was killed in a school shooting.

It was screened at the United Talent Agency in Beverly Hills on March 4, 2020. But it was released on Netflix on November 20, 2020.

The Croods: A New Age

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source- Deadline


The Croods: A New Age is also known as The Croods 2. It is one of the American adventure comedy computer-animated movies that came in 2020. The film is produced by Dreamworks Animation( Mark Swift). The Croods is directed by Joel Crawford. It is a sequel to The Croods that came in 2013.

Actors starring in this are Nicolas Cage, Kelly Marie Tran, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Leslie Mann, Peter Dinklage, Catherine Keener, Clark Duke, and Cloris Leachman.

The story is based on a guy’s parents. A long ago, a guy’s parents got trapped in tar. They told him to find something called tomorrow as they are sinking into that. Then that guy goes on a long journey and finds a young belt before coming across Eep.

It was released on 25 November 2020 in the United States and by demand, it was made as a premium video that was released on 18 December.

Onward

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source- Forbes


Onward is one of the best fantasy animated movies based on the computer-animated film. It was directed by Dan Scansion. The producer of onward is Kori Rae. It was produced by Pixar animation studios and released by Walt Disney plus. The writers are Scanion, Jason Headley, and Keith Bunin.

The different actors starring in Onward are Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Octavia Spencer.

The story is of two elf brothers named Lan and Bakley. In a world where magic is commonplace the two discover love for each other when they decide to restore their dead father in the land of the living.

It was premiered at the International film festival on 21 February 2020. But it was released in theatres on March 6, 2020.

Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge

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source- Den of Geek


It is a direct-to-video animated adult martial art films. Mortal Kombat legends are based on the Mortal Kombat franchise created by Ed Boon and John Tobias. It was directed by Ethan Spaulding. Producers are Rick Morales and Jim Krieg. A South Korean studio Mir animated the entire film and the production house was Warner Bros. Animation.

The different stars in the movie are Patrick Seitz, Steve Blum, Jennifer Carpenter, Joel McHale, Jordan Rodrigues, and Darwin De Paul.
It tells the same story as the 1995 theatrical adaption with only one difference. It took the narrative of the scorpion who is savage combatant skull-faced.

The film was released on April 14, 2020, digitally that was followed on 28 April 2020 as 4k ultra HD blu -ray and DVD releases.

The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special

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source- Starwars.com


Star Wars holiday special is a 1978 American television set in the universe of star wars. It is a science fiction media franchise. It was directed by Steve Binder. The different writers are Pat Profit, Leonard Rips, Bruce Vilench, Rod Warren, and Mitzie Welch.

Actors starring in the movie are Mark Hammil, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew, Art Carney, Jefferson Starship, Harvey Korman, James Earl Jones, and Beatrice Arthur.

This is a short film in which Rey struggles to teach Finn. While her friend prepares something grand for her. Rey travels to the Jedi temple on Kordoku, and guess what there she finds one green crystal that allows her to travel back in time.

It was released on Disney plus on 17 November 2020.

The Best Animated Movie Ever among all the other animated movies- Toy Story 2 released in 1999.
Best cartoon movie in the world- Inside Out 2015.
Most Popular Animated Movie among all the popular animated movies – The Lion King

Some other Best Animated movies

  • Toy story 4
  • Spider-man- into the spider-verse
  • Inside out
  • Coco
  • Snow White and the Seven dwarfs
  • Paddington 2
  • The Incredibles 2
  • Zootopia
  • Up
  • Toy story 2
  • Toy story 3
  • Pinocchio
  • Finding Dory
  • Finding Nemo
  • The lego movie
  • Moana
  • Toy story
  • Isle of Dogs
  • Kubo and the two strings
  • How to train your dragon
  • Wall-e
  • Dumbo
  • Ratatouille
  • My life as a zucchini
  • The Incredibles
  • Only yesterday
  • The lego batman movie
  • 101 dalmatians
  • Beauty and the beast
  • Chicken run
  • The nightmare before Christmas
  • Monsters, inc.
  • Fantasia
  • Grave of the fireflies
  • Your name
  • The Iron Giant
  • Spirited Away
  • Tower
  • Song of the sea
  • The lion king
  • Who framed Roger Rabbit
  • Waltz with Bashir
  • Anomalisa
  • How to train your dragon: the hidden world
  • Persepolis
  • Yellow submarine
  • Wallace and Gromit: the curse of the were-rabbit
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Kiki’s delivery service
  • Ernest and celestine
  • Aladdin
  • The secret world of Arrietty
  • Ralph breaks the internet
  • Frozen
  • The Red Turtle
  • Long way north
  • Coraline
  • I lost my body
  • The Breadwinner
  • Ghost in the shell
  • The Little Mermaid
  • How to train your dragon 2
  • Lady and the tramp
  • The triplets of Belleville
  • Big hero 6
  • Bambi
  • Princess Mononoke
  • My neighbor Totoro
  • Arthur Christmas
  • Antz
  • The lego movie 2: The Second Part
  • A Bug’s Life
  • Mary and Max
  • Ponyo
  • Klaus
  • Teen Titans Go! To the movies
  • Bolt
  • Missing link
  • Tangled
  • Shrek 2
  • ParaNorman
  • Frankenweenie
  • James and the giant peach
  • Shrek
  • Rango
  • The wind rises
  • Winne the pooh
  • The Simpsons movie
  • Boy and the world
  • The Peanuts Movie
  • When Marnie was there
  • Millennium Actress
  • Kung Fu Panda
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Wreck-It, Ralph
  • Kung Fu Panda 3
  • The Illusionist
  • Tarzan
  • Howl’s Moving Castle

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Student of Economics who loves to learn new things every day. I love to do sketching and I appreciate every form of art. Just a mediocre student who likes to read books and create content about everything I like.

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