16 Animated Movies of 2019 That Are Actually Fun For Adults

We're nearly halfway through 2019 already, but don't let that fool you into thinking the best family-friendly films have already been released. Summer is a great time for animated movies, with Secret Life of Pets 2, Toy Story 4 and The Angry Birds Movie 2 all coming out in June, July and August. Plus, Sonic the Hedgehog may just spawn a trend of movies based on video games (if they shape up that hedgehog) and don't sleep on Frozen 2 — not that your kids will (ahem) let it go.

So here is a photo gallery calendar of all the animated movies being released this year. Take a look from the beginning, or skip to Summer!

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The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Five years after the first film, Finn's (Jadon Sand) younger sister has now invaded Bricksburg with her Duplo blocks, and all heck has broken loose. All your favorite Lego people are back: Chris Pratt as Emmet Brickowski, Elizabeth Banks as Lucy, Will Arnett as Batman, and Alison Brie as Princess Unikitty, with the additions of Tiffany Haddish as Queen Watevra Wa-Nabi, Stephanie Beatriz as Sweet Mayhem, and Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn.

Release date: Feb. 8

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How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

This 3D animated film is the third and final installment in the How to Train Your Dragon franchise. In this last film, Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) and Toothless must leave the only home they've ever known to travel to a hidden world they only thought existed in myth. There they must fight to save their home. Cate Blanchett, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, and Jonah Hill costar.

Release date: Feb. 22

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Wonder Park

This star-studded kids' movie tells the tale of a young girl who has invented a fantastical amusement park in her mind, only to discover when she grows up that it's a real place she must now fight to save. It features the vocal acting of Matthew Broderick, Jennifer Garner, Kenan Thompson, Ken Jeong, Mila Kunis, and John Oliver, plus a TV show based on the film will debut on Nickelodeon in 2019.

Release date: March 15

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Missing Link

Hugh Jackman lends his dulcet tones to Sir Lionel Frost, an investigator of myths and monsters who sets off to prove the existence of the legendary creature Mr. Link (Zach Galifianakis). He is accompanied on his journey by the free-spirited Adelina Fortnight (Zoe Saldana).

Release date: April 12

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Based on a series of toys already very popular with children, UglyDolls features Kelly Clarkson as Moxy, the leader of a group of friends who must confront what it means to look and feel different in the town of Perfection, where everyone is perfect. It costars Nick Jonas, Pitbull, Wanda Sykes, Blake Shelton, Janelle Monáe, and Emma Roberts.

Release date: May 3

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Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

This live-action/animation hybrid stars Ryan Reynolds as the title character who teams up with a young man named Tim (Justice Smith) who is searching for his missing father.

Release date: May 10

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The Secret Life of Pets 2

This follow-up to the 2016 hit sees Patton Oswalt taking over as the voice of Jack Russell Terrier Max, who was voiced by comedian Louis C.K. in the original. This time around, our intrepid hero pets Max, Duke (Eric Stonestreet), Snowball (Kevin Hart), Chloe (Lake Bell), Buddy (Hannibal Buress), and Pops (Dana Carvey) are joined by some new pets voiced by Tiffany Haddish, Nick Kroll, Pete Holmes, and Harrison Ford.

Release date: June 7

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Toy Story 4

Details are scarce so far about the exact plot, but we do know Veep star Tony Hale and comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are joining the voice cast. We also know the ending is going to hit you right in the heartstrings, so pack the tissues.

Release date: June 21

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The Angry Birds Movie 2

This sequel to the 2016 hit sees Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Bill Hader and Peter Dinklage all reprising their roles from the first film as the Bad Piggies plot their revenge against the Angry Birds. Joining the cast are Leslie Jones, Rachel Blood, Sterling K. Brown and Nicki Minaj.

Release date: Aug. 16

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Playmobil: The Movie

This adventure story features Anya Taylor-Joy as a girl who must rescue her younger brother Charlie (Gabriel Bateman) from the vast world of Playmobil toys. The supporting cast is top-notch: Jim Gaffigan, Daniel Radcliffe, Meghan Trainor, Adam Lambert, Kenan Thompson and Wendi McLendon-Covey co-star.

Release date: Aug. 16

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Following in the footsteps of Missing Link and Smallfoot comes Abominable, about a young girl (Chloe Bennet) who, with the help of her friends, try to reunite a lost Yeti with his family.

Release date: Sept. 27

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The Addams Family

This most recent iteration of the famed franchise stars Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, and Bette Midler as the titular family, whose lives are sent into a tailspin when a greedy reality TV host (Allison Janney) wants to chronicle their unusual lives.

Release date: Oct. 18

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Sonic the Hedgehog

In this adaptation of the popular video game franchise, Ben Schwartz stars as the titular blue speedster who is trying to evade capture from the government. Jim Carrey voices the evil Dr. Robotnik and James Marsden is a former San Francisco PD officer who is Sonic's closest ally in his quest.

Release date: Nov. 8

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Frozen 2

In this sequel to the smash 2013 hit, Anna (Kristen Bell), Kristoff (Jonathan Groff), Olaf (Josh Gad), Hans (Santino Fontana) and Elsa (Idina Menzel) embark on a new journey outside the realm of Arendelle. Evan Rachel Wood and Sterling K. Brown join the cast.

Release date: Nov. 22

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Based on the long-running Broadway musical of the same name, this animated film is a veritable who's who of the musical world. Jennifer Hudson is lending her golden pipes to Grizabella and let's just say her version of the iconic "Memory" will probably be out of sight. Taylor Swift, James Corden, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Ian McKellen and Judi Dench co-star.

Release date: Dec. 20

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Spies in Disguise

This spy comedy features the voice of Will Smith as Lance Sterling, the world's greatest super spy, who teams up with a gadget inventor (Tom Holland) to save the world. Rashida Jones, Karen Gillan, and DJ Khaled also star.

Release date: Dec. 25