This is a list of films produced by the Warner Animation Group, an American animation studio based in Burbank, California, United States. As of 2021, Warner Animation Group has released 8 feature films, which were all released under the Warner Bros. Pictures banner. The company produced its first feature-length film, The Lego Movie, in 2014. Their second production, Storks, was released in 2016, followed by their first spin-off, The Lego Batman Movie, in 2017. Warner Animation Group had two releases in a single year once: The Lego Batman Movie and The Lego Ninjago Movie in 2017. In 2018, they released Smallfoot, in 2019, they released The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, and followed in 2020, they released Scoob!.

Warner Animation Group's latest film was Tom & Jerry, which was released worldwide in February 2021, and their upcoming slate of films includes Space Jam: A New Legacy[1] (2021),[2][3] DC Super Pets[4][5] (2022)[6] and Coyote vs. Acme[7][8] (2023).[9]

Films

Released

# Film Release date Director(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Executive Producer(s) Editor(s) Composer(s)
Story Screenplay
1 The Lego Movie February 7, 2014 Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Dan and Kevin Hageman, Lord, & Miller Lord & Miller Dan Lin & Roy Lee Jill Wilfert, Matthew Ashton, Kathleen Fleming, Allison Abbate, Zareh Nalbandian, Jon Burton, Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Seanne Wilslow, James Packer, Steven Mnuchin, Matt Skiean, & Bruce Berman David Burrows & Chris McKay Mark Mothersbaugh
2 Storks September 23, 2016 Nicholas Stoller & Doug Sweetland Stoller Brad Lewis & Stoller Glenn Ficarra, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, John Requa, Jared Strern, & Steven Mnuchin John Venzon Mychael Danna & Jeff Danna
3 The Lego Batman Movie February 10, 2017 Chris McKay Seth Grahame-Smith Grahame-Smith, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Jared Stern, & John Whittington Dan Lin, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, & Roy Lee Jill Wilfert, Matthew Aston, Will Allegra, Brad Lewis, Zareh Nalbandian, & Steven Mnuchin David Burrows, Matt Villa & John Venzon Lorne Balfe[10]
4 The Lego Ninjago Movie September 22, 2017 Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher, & Bob Logan Hilary Winston, Logan, Fisher, William and Tom Wheeler, Dan & Kevin Hageman Logan, Fisher, W. and T. Wheeler, Jared Stern, & John Whittington Dan Lin, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Chris McKay, Maryann Garger, & Roy Lee Jill Wilfert, Keith Malone, Simon Lucas, Chris Leahy, Seth Grahame-Smith, Zareh Nalbandian, & Brett Ratner Julie Rogers, Garret Elkins, Ryan Folsey, John Venzon, David Burrows Mark Mothersbaugh[11]
5 Smallfoot September 28, 2018 Karey Kirkpatrick Story by : John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, & Kirkpatrick
Original story by : Sergio Pablos
Kirkpatrick, & Clare Sera Bonne Radford, Ficarra, & Requa Nicholas Stoller, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Jared Stern, Kirkpatrick, Pablos, Courtenay Valenti, & Allison Abbate Peter Ettinger Heitor Pereira (score)
K. and Wayne Kirkpatrick (songs)
6 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part February 8, 2019 Mike Mitchell Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, & Matthew Fogel Lord & Miller Dan Lin, Lord, Miller, Roy Lee, & Jinko Gotoh Jill Wilfert, Keith Malone Matthew Aston, Chris McKay, Zareh Nalbandian, Ryan Halprin, Will Allegra, & Chris Leahy Clare Knight Mark Mothersbaugh
7 Scoob! May 15, 2020[nb 1] Tony Cervone Matt Lieberman, Eyal Podell & Jonathon E. Stewart Adam Sztykiel, Jack Donaldson, Derek Elliott & Lieberman Pam Coats & Allison Abbate Sztykiel, Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Jesse Ehrman, Dan Povenmire, & Chris Columbus Ryan Folsey & Vanara Taing Tom Holkenborg
8 Tom & Jerry February 26, 2021[15] Tim Story Kevin Costello Christopher DeFaria Story, Adam Goodman, Steven Harding, Sam Register, Jesse Ehrman, & Allison Abbate Peter S. Elliot Christopher Lennertz
  1. ^ Released on Premium VOD in the United States and Canada on this date,[12] and later released in theaters in select countries with relaxed COVID-19 restrictions beginning July 8, 2020.[13][14]

Upcoming

# Film Release date Director(s) Writer(s) Producer(s) Executive Producer(s) Editor(s) Composer(s)
Story Screenplay
9 Space Jam: A New Legacy July 16, 2021 Malcolm D. Lee Juel Taylor, Tony Rettenmaier, Keenan Coogler & Terence Nance Ryan Coogler, LeBron James, Maverick Carter & Duncan Henderson Allison Abbate, Spencer Beighley, Jesse Ehrman, Jamal Henderson, Justin Lin, Terence Nance, Sev Ohanian, & Ivan Reitman Bob Ducsay Kris Bowers
10 DC Super Pets May 20, 2022 Jared Stern TBA
11 Coyote vs. Acme July 21, 2023[16] Dave Green Sammy Burch, Jon & Josh Silberman, Jeremy Slater, and James Gunn[16] Chris DeFaria and Gunn[16] TBA

Films in development

Title Ref(s)
Funko [17][18]
Meet The Beatles [19]
Toto [20]
The Flintstones [21]
The Ice Dragon [22]
The Jetsons [21][23]
Wacky Races [21]
Zero [24]
The Cat in the Hat [25][26]
Thing One and Thing Two [25]
Oh, the Places You'll Go! [25]

Reception

Critical and public reception

Film Rotten Tomatoes Metacritic CinemaScore Critics' Choice
The Lego Movie 96% 83/100 A 91/100
Storks 66% 56/100 A- 69/100
The Lego Batman Movie 90% 75/100 A- 85/100
The Lego Ninjago Movie 56% 55/100 B+ 64/100
Smallfoot 76% 60/100 A- 72/100
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part 84% 65/100 A- 76/100
Scoob! 47% 43/100 N/D 67/100
Tom and Jerry 26% 33/100 A- N/D

Box office performance

Film Budget North America Overseas

gross

Worldwide gross
(unadjusted)
Ref(s)
Opening Gross
(unadjusted)
The Lego Movie $60–65 million $69 million $257.7 million $211.4 million $469.1 million [27]
Storks $70 million $21.3 million $72.6 million $110.7 million $183.3 million [28]
The Lego Batman Movie $80 million $53 million $175.7 million $136.2 million $311.9 million [29]
The Lego Ninjago Movie $70 million $20.4 million $59.2 million $63.8 million $123.1 million [30]
Smallfoot $80 million $23 million $83.2 million $130.9 million $214.1 million [31]
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part $99 million $34.1 million $105.7 million $86.5 million $192.3 million [32]
Scoob! $90 million[33] N/A $24.9 million $24.9 million [34]
Tom and Jerry $78 million $13.7 million $39.5 million $54 million $93.5 million [35]

Academy Award wins and nominations

Film Best
Picture
Animated Feature Original Screenplay Original Score Original Song Sound Editing Sound Mixing Other
The Lego Movie Nominated

See also

References

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