Black Animation Movies 2024: Journey into Vibrant Storytelling

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Black Animation Movies 2024: Journey into Vibrant Storytelling

Dive into the imaginative world of Black animation with our curated list of must-see movies for 2024. This collection brings together a diverse array of animated stories, each infused with the richness of Black culture, history, and creativity.

From whimsical tales for the young and the young at heart to profound narratives that resonate with deeper themes, these films are a visual feast that captivate and educate.

Experience the magic of storytelling through stunning animation and unique perspectives. These movies not only entertain but also celebrate the heritage and artistry of Black communities.

Black Animation Movies Releasing in 2024

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The Wild Robot

Animation, Science Fiction, Family
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The Wild Robot Trailer
Black Cast
Lupita Nyong'o, Ving Rhames
Release Date
September 20, 2024
Synopsis
A robot — ROZZUM unit 7134, “Roz” for short — is shipwrecked on an uninhabited island and must learn to adapt to the harsh surroundings, gradually building relationships with the animals on the island and becoming the adoptive parent of an orphaned gosling.
The Wild Robot

Black Animation Movies Already Released in 2024

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Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin Trailer
Written By Black
Robb Armstrong
Release Date
February 15, 2024
Synopsis
Franklin is new to town and hoping to make friends, but his usual tactics don't work on the Peanuts gang. When the Soap Box Derby arrives, he's sure it's a chance to impress new pals and teams up with the only other unpartnered kid: Charlie Brown.
Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin

Our favorites from 2023

Urkel Saves Santa: The Movie!

Animation, Christmas, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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Urkel Saves Santa: The Movie! Trailer
Black Cast
Jaleel White, Nicole Byer, Roy Wood Jr., Kym Whitley, Tiana Camacho
Directed By Black
Bryan Newton
Written By Black
Wyatt Cenac
Release Date
November 21, 2023
Synopsis
The holiday season has arrived, and brilliant but accident-prone Steve Urkel has already ruined his local celebration by publicly humiliating a shopping mall Santa. In his attempt to make things right and score some nice points with the big guy in the North Pole, Steve creates an invention that only makes things worse. Using his big brain and even bigger heart, Steve must find the real Santa to see if together they can help the city rediscover the holiday spirit.
Urkel Saves Santa: The Movie!
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem Trailer
Black Cast
Micah Abbey, Shamon Brown Jr., Ayo Edebiri, Maya Rudolph, Giancarlo Esposito, Ice Cube, Hannibal Buress, Dempsey Pappion
Release Date
August 02, 2023
Synopsis
After years of being sheltered from the human world, the Turtle brothers set out to win the hearts of New Yorkers and be accepted as normal teenagers through heroic acts. Their new friend April O'Neil helps them take on a mysterious crime syndicate, but they soon get in over their heads when an army of mutants is unleashed upon them.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Action, Adventure, Animation, Science Fiction
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Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse Trailer
Black Cast
Shameik Moore, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez, Issa Rae, Daniel Kaluuya, Mahershala Ali, Amandla Stenberg, Jharrel Jerome, Ziggy Marley, Donald Glover, Ayo Edebiri, Metro Boomin
Directed By Black
Kemp Powers
Release Date
June 02, 2023
Synopsis
After reuniting with Gwen Stacy, Brooklyn’s full-time, friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is catapulted across the Multiverse, where he encounters the Spider Society, a team of Spider-People charged with protecting the Multiverse’s very existence. But when the heroes clash on how to handle a new threat, Miles finds himself pitted against the other Spiders and must set out on his own to save those he loves most.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Wish

Animation, Family, Fantasy, Female-Led
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Wish Trailer
Black Cast
Ariana DeBose
Release Date
November 22, 2023
Synopsis
Asha, a sharp-witted idealist, makes a wish so powerful that it is answered by a cosmic force—a little ball of boundless energy called Star. Together, Asha and Star confront a most formidable foe—the ruler of Rosas, King Magnifico—to save her community and prove that when the will of one courageous human connects with the magic of the stars, wondrous things can happen.
Wish

Our favorites from 2022

Entergalactic

Comedy, Drama, Romance, Animation
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Entergalactic Trailer
Black Cast
Kid Cudi, Jessica Williams, Jaden Smith, Keith David, Laura Harrier, Teyana Taylor, Ty Dolla Sign
Written By Black
Kid Cudi
Created By Black
Kenya Barris, Kid Cudi
Release Date
September 30, 2022
Synopsis

Ambitious artist Jabari attempts to balance success and love when he moves into his dream Manhattan apartment and falls for his next-door neighbor.

Entergalactic

Strange World

Adventure, Animation, Family, Science Fiction
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Strange World Trailer
Black Cast
Gabrielle Union, Jaboukie Young-White
Release Date
November 23, 2022
Synopsis
A journey deep into an uncharted and treacherous land, where fantastical creatures await the legendary Clades—a family of explorers whose differences threaten to topple their latest, and by far most crucial, mission.
Strange World

Wendell and Wild

Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
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Wendell and Wild Trailer
Black Cast
Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Lyric Ross, Angela Bassett, Tamara Smart, Ving Rhames, David Harewood
Release Date
October 28, 2022
Synopsis
Two demon brothers face off against a nun and a pair of goth teens in order to earn their way out of hell.
Wendell and Wild

The Sea Beast

Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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The Sea Beast Trailer
Black Cast
Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Zaris-Angel Hator
Release Date
July 08, 2022
Synopsis
When a young girl stows away on the ship of a legendary sea monster hunter, they launch an epic journey into uncharted waters - and make history to boot.
The Sea Beast

Our favorites from 2021

Soul

Comedy, Adventure, Animation
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Soul Trailer
Black Cast
Daveed Diggs, Jamie Foxx, Phylicia Rashad, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, Donnell Rawlings
Written By Black
Kemp Powers
Release Date
December 25, 2020
Synopsis

Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child. Joe must enlist help from the other souls-in-training, like 22, a soul who has spent eons in the You Seminar, in order to get back to Earth.

Soul

Lady Buckit & the Motley Mopsters

Adventure, Animation, Family, Kids, Fantasy
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Lady Buckit & the Motley Mopsters Trailer
Release Date
December 11, 2020
Synopsis

A precocious, self absorbed little girl finds herself in wildly unfamiliar territory. There, she encounters a band of highly unusual characters who change the course of her destiny.

Lady Buckit & the Motley Mopsters

Canvas

Drama, Animation, Family
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Canvas Trailer
Black Cast
Frank E. Abney III, Jamaal Bradley
Release Date
December 11, 2020
Synopsis

After a heartbreaking loss, a grandfather struggling to reclaim his passion for painting finds the inspiration to create again.

Canvas

Space Jam: A New Legacy

Comedy, Animation, Family, Fantasy
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Space Jam: A New Legacy Trailer
Black Cast
Don Cheadle, Gerald 'Slink' Johnson, Laurence Fishburne, LeBron James, Michael B. Jordan, Michelle Obama, Sonequa Martin-Green, Steve Harvey, Khris Davis
Directed By Black
Malcolm D. Lee
Written By Black
Juel Taylor, Keenan Coogler
Release Date
July 16, 2021
Synopsis

With the help of Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes, NBA superstar LeBron James must rescue his missing son by navigating through films in the Warner Bros. catalogue as they challenge against the villainous Al-G's plot to win a basketball game against his team of mates, which will be seen by the entire world.

Space Jam: A New Legacy
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Captain Underpants: Epic Choice-o-rama Trailer
Black Cast
Ramone Hamilton
Release Date
February 11, 2020
Synopsis

In this interactive special, Harold and George need your decision-making skills to stop Krupp from blowing their beloved treehouse to smithereens.

Captain Underpants: Epic Choice-o-rama