10 most anticipated animated films of 2022

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Animated films still occupy a modest niche among the hundreds of conventional films produced in Hollywood alone each year. However, they undoubtedly attract a lot of attention from both the public and critics due to the striking visual effects and incredibly creative stories.

Since the Oscars for Best Animated Feature were established 20 years ago, the motion picture industry has taken a giant leap forward. And this year will undoubtedly please us with new bright releases, a selection of which we have prepared for you in this review.

10. “Super Pets”, release date May 19, 2022

Superman and superdog Krypto, best friends with special abilities, fight crime side by side in Metropolis. And when the Justice League is in danger, it is Crypto who has to come to the rescue of superheroes.

9. “Super Mario”, release date December 21, 2022

Recall that the first attempt to transfer the famous plumber from video games to the movie screen was made back in 1993, but turned out to be a commercial failure and received a lot of criticism. However, this character still has a lot of fans and let’s hope that the creation of this animated film, which does not even have an official title and trailer yet, will take into account the mistakes of the past.

8. Pinocchio, release date December 2022

Maestro Guillermo Del Toro is taking over the next adaptation of the classic story, which will be made in gloomy colors and in the style of stop-motion. In a new interpretation, the action takes place in Italy in the 30s of the last century. Having found a soul, the main character receives important life lessons.

7. “Bad Boys”, release date March 19, 2022

Can the natural born villains of the animal world – the wolf, shark, snake, piranha and tarantula – change their lives and become model citizens, or are they just pretending under the pressure of circumstances? The film promises not only an exciting plot, but also expressive animation.

6. “I’m Blushing”, release date March 10, 2022

This touching and allegorical story of a 13-year-old girl going through the hardships of adolescence is told with a fair amount of humor. It also has a mystical component, because every time the main character is in a stressful situation, she turns into a giant red panda!

5. “Sonic 2 Movies”, release date March 31, 2022

The first part of the story about the hedgehog, released in 2020, has achieved a resounding success, and the release of the sequel was only a matter of time. In fairness, it should be noted that the film is not fully animated and also contains real footage. In the new part, Tails and Knuckles, well known to fans of the original video game, will join Sonic.

4. “Minions: Gruvitation”, release date June 30, 2022

After their first appearance in Despicable Me (2010), the cute and funny minions have gained incredible popularity, but after 5 years since the release of the third part of the eponymous film in 2017, the world began to gradually forget them. However, the good news is that the yellow mischief-makers are back to help the main character Gru again in the confrontation with the insidious villains.

3. “Puss in Boots 2: The Last Wish”, release date September 15, 2022

One of the characters in the Shrek movie saga became the protagonist of the incredibly popular spin-off, released in 2011. And this year, fans are waiting for a new epic story of the Cat, who will have to join the fight to restore eight of the nine lost lives.

2. “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2”, release date October 22, 2022

The protagonist Miles Morales, familiar to the public from the first part, joins Gwen Stacy and other spiders from the multiverse to defeat the villain, equal in strength to which they have not yet met.

1. “Buzz Lightyear”, release date June 16, 2022

Pixar’s latest sci-fi adventure follows the adventures of a star pilot who inspired the iconic Toy Story character. This film will surprise fans with technically complex and amazingly realistic animation.