The year 2008 was a good year for animated movies. The big three animated movies, Wall-E, Kung Fu Panda and Bolt all made a lot of money and got great reviews. Wall-E was even named the best movie of the year by quite a few critics. Hopefully, 2009 will be just as good for animated movies. These are some of the animated movies coming in 2009.
Animated Movie: Astro Boy
Release Date: 2009
In Astro Boy androids are created and they live in harmony with humans. A doctor by the name of Doctor Tenma loses his son Tobio in a car crash and decides to replace him with an android named Astro Boy.
Animated Movie: The Princess and the Frog
Release Date: December 25th, 2009
The Princess and the Frog is a Disney movie based on the famous fairy tale the Frog Princess
Animated Movie: 9
Release Date: September 9th, 2009
9 is produced by Tim Burton and though it is in CGI it has a stop motion look to it. The movie takes place in a parallel world where humanity is being threatened. A group of rag dolls join together to try and find an existence in the post-apocalyptic world.
Animated Movie: Big Bug Man
Release Date: 2009?
It is unsure if Big Bug Man will be released in 2009 or not. It was rumored for 2006, then 2007, then 2008 and so on. Big Bug Man is the last work that Marlon Brando did before he passed on and the movie is about a worker at a candy company that gains incredible powers when he is bitten by insects.
Animated Movie: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Release Date: September 18th, 2009
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is a children’s book about a town called Chewandswallow. In Chewandwallow weather comes three times a day in the form of food at breakfast, lunch and dinner. In the movie adaptation of the book they will attempt to tell the origin of how the weather in Chewandswallow began.
Animated Movie: Fantastic Mr. Fox
Release Date: November 6th, 2009
Fantastic Mr. Fox is based on the book by Roald Dahl. In Fantastic Mr. Fox a clever Fox, voiced by George Clooney is constantly being chased by farmers because he is eating the produce. Unfortunately the Fantastic Mr. Fox continues to outsmart them.
Animated Movie: Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosuars
Release Date: July 1st, 2009
I’m sure by now we are all familiar with the Ice Age series. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs will probably be the same as the other Ice Age movies, but that’s pretty good so I would check it out.
Animated Movie: Up
Release Date: May 29th, 2009
Up is the next Pixar film. In the movie up a man is getting very old and he is threatened with the prospects of being put in assisted living. Instead Carl decides to fulfill a promise he made to his wife Ellie many years. Ellie always wanted to explore the mountains but she passed away before he could fulfill the promise. Now, even at 78 years old, he is going on an adventure.