17 Best Animated Bird Movies in 2022

Best Animated Bird Movies

When you think of Best Animated Bird Movies, only a few things come to mind, the first is that they are all out of this world, and the second is that they are just amazing! Birds are one of the most popular animal characters among children because they are cute, cuddly, and fluffy. The first time a child sees a bird he loves it and wants to be just like it. Don’t believe me? Just watch them for yourself and see how fascinating the animated birds really are!

If you are looking for some new options on animated bird movies to check out I have something for you in this article — Best Animated Bird movies in 2022. In this article, we have put together a list of the best Animated Bird movies that will make you love the animated bird characters.

Let’s get started…….

17. Ploey

  • Year: 2018
  • IMDB Rating: 5.3/10
  • Director: Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson.
  • Starring: Sean Astin, John Stamos, Debbie Chazen, Georgina Sutcliffe.
  • Runtime: 1h 23m

A golden plover chick named Ploey has not learned to fly in time when his family migrates to the south in autumn, he is left behind. Then he decides to walk to Paradise Valley where the birds go to wait out the Arctic winter. Now he must learn to survive the arctic winter, and vicious enemies by himself in order to be reunited with his family and his best friend Ploeveria next spring.

16. The Jungle Bunch

  • Year: 2017
  • IMDB Rating: 5.3/10
  • Director: David Alaux.
  • Starring: Philippe Bozo, Laurent Morteau, Pascal Casanova, Céline Montsarrat.
  • Runtime: 1h 37m

An iceberg leaves an egg on the banks of the Jungle. When a baby penguin hatches from the egg, a Bengal tigress Natacha raises him as her son and is named Maurice. He is a fierce penguin who defends his jungle from an army of baboons and an evil koala. Maurice and his friends, the Jungle Bunch, set out on a journey in order to reclaim their kingdom and save their jungle.

15. Yellowbird

  • Year: 2014
  • IMDB Rating: 5.5/10
  • Director: Christian De Vita.
  • Starring: Arthur Dupont, Sara Forestier, Bruno Salomone, Pierre Richard.
  • Runtime: 1h 30m

The leader of a migratory bird family, Darius is wounded just before the migration of birds to Africa. The information about leading the migration must be passed to the first bird that encounters Darius, that is Yellowbird who is excited by the challenge but has minimal flying skills. He has no experience and leads the flock to the south for the migration for winters. He endangers the flock many times but at last, they reach to south.

14. Duck Duck Goose

  • Year: 2018
  • IMDB Rating: 5.7/10
  • Director: Christopher Jenkins.
  • Starring: Jim Gaffigan, Zendaya, Lance Lim, Greg Proops.
  • Runtime: 1h 31m

Peng is a carefree goose whose flock is migrating to China for winters. Due to his demeanor, he is rejected by Bing, the leader of the flock, and his flock. Meanwhile, Chi and Chao, a pair of ducklings separated from their flock on their way to a mystical place called Pleasant Valley. A deadly cat Banzou attacks them and Peng narrowly rescues the young ducklings from the cat, then the two depend on Peng like a parent. Then Peng and the ducklings decide to return safely to their respective flocks.

13. Huevos: Little Rooster’s Egg-cellent Adventure

  • Year: 2015
  • IMDB Rating: 5.7/10
  • Director: Gabriel Riva Palacio Alatriste, Rodolfo Riva Palacio Alatriste, Melanie Simka.
  • Starring: Bruno Bichir, Carlos Espejel, Angélica Vale, Omar Chaparro.
  • Runtime: 1h 38m

Confi narrates the story of Toto‘s rescuing of his friends and farm. Toto is a timid young rooster who summons the courage to fight an evil rancher Bankivoide who threatens to destroy his farm and family. When Toto shows his poor fighting skills, Don Poncho, reveals his past fighting career and incites the entire crew of the farm to go to a village, named Tepizcoeloyo, to make a bet on their farm and fight against Bankivoide.

12. Adventures in Zambezia

  • Year: 2012
  • IMDB Rating: 5.7/10
  • Director: Wayne Thornley.
  • Starring: Leonard Nimoy, Jeremy Suarez, Abigail Breslin, Jeff Goldblum.
  • Runtime: 1h 23m

Kai is a high-spirited falcon who is lonely living in a remote outpost in the Katungu grassland with only his strict father, Tendai. When a stork named Gogo and her co-pilot Tini and her newly hatched children crash land into Kai’s nest, then he is confirmed that there is more to life beyond the Katungu Boundary. He goes to the city of Zambezia for exciting opportunities for him, where he discovers the truth about his father’s past and becomes a part of the bustling bird community.

11. A Storks Journey – Little Bird’s Big Adventure

  • Year: 2017
  • IMDB Rating: 5.8/10
  • Director: Toby Genkel, Reza Memari.
  • Starring: Tilman Döbler, Cooper Kelly Kramer, Shannon Conley, Christian Gaul.
  • Runtime: 1h 25m

Richard is an orphaned sparrow who is adopted by a group of storks. He starts believing that he is a stork. When the storks prepare for the annual migration to Africa for the winters, Richard wants to participate in the migration which is a difficult journey ahead for him because he is a little non-migrating bird. The family reveals his true identity and leaves him behind in the forest because he would not survive the journey to Africa. But he is determined to prove himself and embarks on the long rigorous journey to stay with his stork family.

10. Happy Feet 2

  • Year: 2011
  • IMDB Rating: 5.8/10
  • Director: George Miller, Gary Eck, David Peers.
  • Starring: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Pink, Carlos Alazraqui.
  • Runtime: 1h 40m

Mumble, the penguin is now called the Master of Tap, and Erik is the son of Mumble and Gloria who is reluctant to dance. Erik runs away from home and encounters a penguin that can fly named the Mighty Sven. But, when the penguins are trapped by powerful forces, they must stop the apocalypse in Antarctica. Then Erik gets a chance to see the true colors of his father as his father gathers all creatures to save the things.

9. Free Birds

  • Year: 2013
  • IMDB Rating: 5.9/10
  • Director: Jimmy Hayward.
  • Starring: Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson, Dan Fogler, Amy Poehler.
  • Runtime: 1h 31m

When a lucky turkey named Reggie is pardoned by the President, he gets to live a carefree lifestyle. But his fellow fowl Jake recruits him for a mission. For the mission, they travel back in time to the year 1621, to the first Thanksgiving to get turkeys off the menu. They want to prevent all turkeys from ever becoming holiday dinners. Unfortunately, they encounter colonist Myles Standish who wants to capture them for all the hungry Pilgrims.

8. The Angry Birds Movie

  • Year: 2016
  • IMDB Rating: 6.3/10
  • Director: Clay Kaytis, Fergal Reilly. 
  • Starring: Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph.
  • Runtime: 1h 37m

Red belongs to a community of flightless birds. All flightless birds lead a mostly happy existence, except Red, who is short-tempered. Because of his temperament, he joins anger management class, where he meets two flightless birds Chuck and Bomb. Red becomes even angrier when his feathered brethren call green pigs to their island paradise. Then Red joins forces with Chuck and Bomb to figure out the real reason behind their mysterious intrude.

7. Rio 2

  • Year: 2014
  • IMDB Rating: 6.3/10
  • Director: Carlos Saldanha. 
  • Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Jemaine Clement, Andy Garcia.
  • Runtime: 1h 41m

Blue macaws Blu, Jewel, and their three children are comfortably settled in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Jewel feels that their children are becoming more like humans than birds, after learning that she and Blu may not be the last blue macaws, she decides that they should move to the Amazon jungle. There they try to cope with the new surroundings but when they encounter the revengeful Nigel, then the situation becomes complicated.

6. The Angry Birds Movie 2

  • Year: 2019
  • IMDB Rating: 6.4/10
  • Director: Thurop Van Orman, John Rice.
  • Starring: Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Leslie Jones, Bill Hader.
  • Runtime: 1h 37m

When the Bird and Piggy Islands are under the common threat of Zeta, the leader of Eagle Island who wants to occupy them, the birds and pigs must join forces to fight the threat. All birds are surprised when a green pig Leonard suggests that they should unite to fight the common threat. The birds and pigs come up with a scheme to intrude on the island, thwart Zeta’s plan and return to their respective paradises intact.

5. Penguins of Madagascar: The Movie

  • Year: 2014
  • IMDB Rating: 6.7/10
  • Director: Eric Darnell, Simon J. Smith. 
  • Starring: Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, Conrad Vernon.
  • Runtime: 1h 32m

Skipper, Kowalski, Rico, and Private are the most elite spies ever hatched. They join forces with a chic undercover crime-fighting organization known as the North Wind. The organization is led by highly trained and arrogant Agent Classified. This special task force must stop a many-tentacled villain, Dr. Octavius Brine, from destroying the penguin population of the world.

4. Surf’s Up

  • Year: 2007
  • IMDB Rating: 6.7/10
  • Director: Ash Brannon, Chris Buck.
  • Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Zooey Deschanel, Jon Heder, Jeff Bridges.
  • Runtime: 1h 25m

Cody Maverick, a 17-year-old penguin, lives in Shiverpool, Antarctica. Surfing means everything to him. Followed by a documentary film crew, based on the surfer, he leaves his home in Antarctica for Pen Gu Island hoping to win the Big Z Memorial Surf Off. He wants to be respected and admired, and he believes that after winning the competition he will get all that he wants. Then he meets a washed-up surfer Geek who teaches him how to surf and what is truly important.

3. Storks

  • Year: 2016
  • IMDB Rating: 6.8/10
  • Director: Nicholas Stoller, Doug Sweetland. 
  • Starring: Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer, Jennifer Aniston.
  • Runtime: 1h 27m

Storks used to deliver babies and now, they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant Cornerstore.com, which is situated high in the mountains. Tulip, the only human partner on Stork Mountain accidentally creates a wholly unauthorized baby girl after reading Nate‘s letter to the company. It lands Junior, the company’s top delivery stork in trouble. Junior and Tulip rush to deliver the baby to the boy’s family before the manager finds it out.

2. Rio

  • Year: 2011
  • IMDB Rating: 6.9/10
  • Director: Carlos Saldanha.
  • Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, George Lopez, Karen Disher.
  • Runtime: 1h 36m

A blue macaw named Blu was captured by smugglers when he was a hatchling. His crate falls out of the truck and is found by a girl Linda Gunderson. So, Blu never learned to fly but he is living a happily domesticated life in Minnesota with Linda. She thinks he is the last of his breed, but when she comes to know that a lone female of his kind is in Rio de Janeiro, they go to meet her. A smuggler, Nigel kidnaps Blu and his mate, but the birds soon fall in love and make an escape from him.

1. The Jungle Bunch 2: The Great Treasure Quest

  • Year: 2014
  • IMDB Rating: 7/10
  • Director: Julien Fournet, Ezra Weisz.
  • Starring: Reba Buhr, Mike David, Erin Fitzgerald, André Gordon.
  • Runtime: 1h 16m

Maurice, the beloved penguin-tiger (a penguin brought up by a tigress), and his friends, the Jungle Bunch set out on a quest for a hidden pirate treasure. They go on new and exciting adventures and silly surprises where they confront booby traps, a village of crazy rabbits, and a mysterious Yellow Dragon.

Wrapping Up:

We hope that this list was helpful to you in selecting the best one for you! Now you can enjoy a good animated bird movie without worrying about other criteria. Of course, there are plenty of other great animated bird movies available that we didn’t mention in the above list, too-but the 17 above are a solid starting point. If we miss any of your favorite animated bird movies do let us know in the comment below!

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