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Top Kids Movies For 2011

Updated on October 1, 2014

2011 was another great year for animated movies for kids. There are several promising sequels including Cars 2 and Happy Feet 2. There are also some great remakes on some old favorites, including Disney's Winnie The Pooh movie.

What children's animated movies will you be checking out on the big screen in 2011?

gnomeo and juliet
gnomeo and juliet

Gnomeo and Juliet

Starz Animation premiering February 11th 2011

Two star crossed garden gnomes are caught up in a feud between neighbors and have several obstacles to overcome if they want to get together, including lawn mower races and pink flamingos.

A cute little love story for kids just in time for Valentine's Day.

Gnomeo and Juliet Trailer

cars 2 pit crew
cars 2 pit crew

Cars 2

Release date June 24th 2011

Directed by Brad Lewis

Lightning McQueen, and his pit team along with the new pit boss, Mater, head out for an around the world Race of Champions. The race takes place in five different countries and includes the champions of several different racing types, like Formula One and rally driving.

Mater gets involved in a case of mistaken identity, along the way he saves the life of British secret Finn McMissile. He gets involved in a huge spy mess, but no one believes him, until it all comes to a head at Buckingham Palace.

Cars 2 Lightning McQueen

cars 2 lightning mcqueen
cars 2 lightning mcqueen

Cars 2 Movie Trailer

Winnie The Pooh Movie

Premiere July 15th 2011

The latest great saga from the big woods starring Winnie the Pooh and all of his big woods friends in their latest adventure! Check out the trailer for more fun info.

Winnie The Pooh Movie Trailer


Rango premiered March 4th 2011, starring Johnny Depp as Rango. Produced by Nickelodeon Movies.

You can find more information at

Rango Movie Trailer


Rio from 20th Century Fox premiered Easter weekend April 8th 2011 in digital 3D. Find out what happens when Blu, a macaw who's been raised in captivity in small-town Minnesota, meets the wild and independent Jewel. Both end up on a wild adventure to Rio de Janeiro.

Rio Movie Trailer

Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom

Premiered in theaters on May 27th 2011. Po has to come to terms with his past before he and his kung fu fighting friends fight to stop a villainous peacock from defeating China with a deadly new weapon.

Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom Movie Trailer

The Smurfs

The Smurfs premiered on the big screen on August 3rd 2011, with their first movie adventure. The Smurfs team up a couple human friends to rescue Smurfette, from their arch nemesis Gargamel. Smurfett is in danger because she knows a powerfulsecret spell that can turn Naughties ~ Gargamel's latest creations- into real Smurfs.

The Smurfs Movie Teaser Trailer

Puss in Boots

A new spin off on the Shrek movies will premiere on November 4th 2011 starring non other than Puss in Boots.

Happy Feet 2

November 18th 2011

Arthur Christmas

November 23rd 2011

Adventures of Tin Tin
Adventures of Tin Tin

Adventures of TinTin

December 23rd 2011 in motion capture animation The Adventures

of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn is directed by Steven Spielberg, produced by Peter Jackson

Mars Needs Moms



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