With 2016 opening the big screen to more than 10,000 movies throughout the year to its audience, animated movies are nowhere behind in the race. Some fantastic animated movies are waiting for you this year. Some of them are original storylines while few are sequels to other hit animated movies. Here is a list of some animated movies that you should definitely watch this year.
1. Kung Fu Panda 3
The cute and chubby Panda Po is back this year with another adventure. What is more interesting is that, in this installment, Po goes back to his birth village. After years of separation from his birth parents, he goes back to them in the Panda Village. Will Po be able to adjust among so many Pandas? Watch this tale of self-discovery and adjustment in a whole new adventure.
Cast: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie
Release Date: March 11, 2016
2. Finding Dory
Remember Dory, the cute blue fish with short term amnesia? Well, she is back! This time, in a quest among the deep blue waters of the oceans to find her family. With Ellen Degeneres reprising the role of Dory, accompanied by Marlin and Nemo, this movie is a sequel to the very well-liked animated movie Finding Nemo. Returning to the main screen after almost a decade, it will be exciting to see how well it goes down with the audience.
Cast: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks
Release Date: June 17, 2016
3. The Secret Life of Pets
Pets are like naughty kids. They all want some love and care from their owners, but they have their secret desires too. For most people who leave their pets alone at home, this movie is greatly relatable. The Secret Life of Pets highlights what our pets do (hypothetically) when they are left alone at home. Interestingly, some of them get along really well with neighboring pets and form quite a group. Here’s a movie that might help you to know your pets better. It might be a good idea to watch this movie with your pets as well!
Cast: Louis C.K, Eric Stonestreet
Release Date: June 24, 2016
4. Ice Age 5
The unusual herd is back yet again to enthral its audience with an adventure. Ice Age 5 is the latest addition to this franchise and like each of its previous movies, promises to deliver a great storyline and action to the people. Guess what? This time, the herd is up for an adventure in Outer Space. A lover of the Ice Age series cannot miss this installment and should be put down right away on the 2016 movies bucket list.
Cast: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary
Release Date: July 22, 2016
The very word ‘Storks’ creates an image of white birds carrying little babies in their mouths for delivery. However, in this digital era, storks no longer carry babies but instead deliver packages for internet users. But what happens when a Stork goes beyond the protocol and accidently carries a baby instead? This movie is a must watch for the changing definition of the functions of storks in the modern world.
Cast: Kelsey Grammer, Andy Samberg
Release Date: September 23, 2016