Movies are indeed the best medicine to get over a sad and dreary day. By the same token, some films do it better. To clarify, if you’re someone who loves the amusing, quirky videos of the animated genre, you’d know how nothing else can make you happier than cartoon movies. Moreover, English animated films deal with themes and ideas that are universal and anyone in the world can understand and enjoy them. The year 2020 has a lot in store when it comes to animated movies.

So, here check out our list of some brilliantly excellent animated English film.


Releasing on January 17, 2020, Dolittle is based on the character Doctor Dolittle created by Hugh Lofting. Robert Downey, Jr. is playing the role of the famed doctor who can talk to animals. Furthermore, the film shows how Dolittle is a recluse and loves to live among a menagerie of wildlife for company.

2. Sonic the Hedgehog

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Based on the Japanese video game series of the same name, Sonic the Hedgehog is an upcoming 2020 adventure comedy film. Also, releasing on February 14, 2020, the movie stars Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic and Jim Carrey as his nemesis Doctor Robotnik.

3. Onward

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Produced by Pixar Animation Studios, Onward is a computer-animated urban fantasy comedy film. Moreover, releasing on March 6, 2020, the movie stars the voices of Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Octavia Spencer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Ali Wong, Mel Rodriguez, and Lena Waithe. Furthermore, the film portrays two teenage Elven brothers who reanimate their dead father.

4. Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

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A sequel to 2018’s Peter Rabbit, Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway is an upcoming 2020 computer-animated comedy. Furthermore, directed by Will Gluck, the film stars the voice of James Corden as the title character, alongside Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, David Oyelowo, Daisy Ridley, Elizabeth Debicki and Margot Robbie. Furthermore, the film’s plot shows how Peter, the mischievous rabbit discovers himself in a new world where his mischief is not only enjoyed but also appreciated.

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5. Trolls World Tour

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Releasing in the United States on April 17, 2020, this is another computer-animated musical comedy film which features an ensemble voice cast. This voice cast includes Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, James Corden, Rachel Bloom, Ozzy Osbourne, George Clinton, Anderson Paak, Mary J. Blige, Sam Rockwell, Ron Funches, Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani, Kunal Nayyar, Icona Pop, J Balvin, Jamie Dornan, and Kenan Thompson.

6. Scoob!

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Release date: May 15, 2020

The Warner Animation Group produces this American computer-animated adventure comedy film. The film presents the voice casts of Frank Welker, Zac Efron, Will Forte, Gina Rodriguez, and Amanda Seyfried.

7. The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run

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Releasing on May 22, 2020, this film shows how Spongebob is going to take Patrick on a rescue mission to save Gary, his pet snail. 

8. Soul

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Produced by Pixar Animation Studios, the film is scheduled to be released on June 19, 2020. Moreover, directed by Pete Docter, the film stars the voices of Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Phylicia Rashad, Questlove, and Daveed Diggs.

9. Minions 2: The Rise of Gru

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This American 3D computer-animated comedy film is going to be released in the United States on July 3, 2020. it is a sequel to the 2015 film, Minions, and also a spin-off to the main Despicable Me film series. 

10. Bob’s Burgers

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The famous cartoon series Bob’s Burgers is making the leap from the small screen to cinemas and finally has a release date. It is now releasing on July 17, 2020. Furthermore, the plot of the film follows the lives, loves and misadventures of the family and their friends and enemies.

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11. The One and Only Ivan

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From a screenplay written by Mike White, it is another upcoming American fantasy drama film which is releasing on August 14, 2020. Based on the children’s novel of the same name, the movie stars the voices of Sam Rockwell, Angelina Jolie, Ramón Rodríguez, Bryan Cranston, Ariana Greenblatt, Brooklynn Prince, Danny DeVito, and Helen Mirren. 

12. Clifford the Big Red Dog

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This upcoming live-action family comedy film stars the voices of Darby Camp, John Cleese, Jack Whitehall, Kenan Thompson, Sienna Guillory, and Rosie Perez. The movie is set to prance into theatres on Nov. 13, 2020. Furthermore, the film presents how young Emily receives a cute red puppy named Clifford for her birthday. However, everything changes when Emily is left with her aunt and the puppy grows to be 25 feet tall.

13. Raya and the Last Dragon

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It is another upcoming American animated fantasy film which is going to be produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. With a screenplay by Adele Lim, the movie also stars the voices of Cassie Steele and Awkwafina. 

14. Tom and Jerry

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Indeed the most awaiting movie of 2020, this American live-action/animated comedy film is based on the Tom and Jerry cartoon characters. Also, releasing on December 23, 2020, the movie shows how the animals have to adapt to a new family that’s moved into their house. 

15. The Croods 2

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Another American 3D computer-animated comedy-adventure film, The Croods 2  is releasing on December 23, 2020. Furthermore, a sequel to the 2013 released movie named, The Croods, this film presents how they try to make friends with the Betterman family, who claims to be more “evolved.”

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