5 animated films to get excited about in the next 7 months

Already so far this year we have witnessed numerous animated films making an appearance in cinemas, the long-awaited Incredibles 2 being just one. But what about the rest of the year, you ask? Rest assured, because we here at the AU review have you covered. In this article we’ll disclose five more animated films you’re likely to see hitting cinemas, either later this year or early next year, that we think you should be excited about.


Release Date: 20th September 2018

A yeti may be hairy and scary, as in R. L. Stine’s Goosebumps series, but in this film they’re hilarious and adorable. Smallfootan animated film coming to cinemas on September 20th, follows what looks to be one yeti’s search for… a human! Definitely something that’ll be sure to knock your socks off. Want to keep with the theme? Be sure to indulge in a frozen drink while watching!

The Grinch

Release Date: 29th November 2018

Our mean, green Mr Grinch is back, and not like last time. This time, he’s animated and voiced by English actor Benedict Cumberbatch. The film will be hitting cinemas on November 29th, just in time for Christmas. It’s a great opportunity to enjoy the new, then head back home and enjoy the good ol’ classic. I know I’ll be seeing it!

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2

Release Date: 26th December 2018

If you enjoyed Wreck-It Ralph, then you’re in luck. The film’s sequel Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 is set to be hitting cinemas on December 26th, just in time to keep you entertained for Boxing Day. What’s more, Australian comedian Hamish Blake broke the news in a recent press release that he’ll be voicing a new character, Pyro. If that’s still not enough to get you excited, I don’t know what is!

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Release Date: 28th March 2019

If you don’t remember the first film, definitely check it out before next year. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is a direct sequel to 2014’s The Lego Movie. This time, our happy-go-lucky friend Emmett is back with some more fun tunes, plus a new adventure. It looks like everything is awesome, again!

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Release Date: 28th March 2019

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is the third and final installment in the hit How to Train Your Dragon series. The film is set to be released on March 28 next year, where we’ll get to see Hiccup and his favourite pal Toothless once again. Not only that, but we get to see a female night fury  – a light fury!