Welcome to StudioBinder’s screenplay library, where imagination knows no bounds and animated worlds come to life. Delve into our curated selection of the best free animation movie scripts, showcasing captivating stories and vibrant characters. From heartwarming tales to fantastical adventures, this treasure trove of animation scripts is a haven for both aspiring screenwriters and animation enthusiasts. Get ready to be whisked away into a world of wonder. Enjoy!

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animation, action

The Adventures of Tintin

Written By: Steven Moffat and Edgar Wright & Joe Cornish (screenplay), based on "The Adventures of Tintin" by Hergé 

Synopsis: Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor.

animation, romance


Written By: Charlie Kaufman 

Synopsis: A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.

romance, fantasy

Beauty and the Beast

Written By: Stephen Chbosky & Evan Spiliotopoulos (screenplay), based on the 1991 animated film "Beauty and the Beast" animation screenplay by Linda Woolverton 

Synopsis: A selfish Prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.



Written By: Adrian Molina & Matthew Aldrich

Synopsis: Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

animation, musical


Written By: Jennifer Lee (screenplay), based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen

Synopsis: When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.

animation, fantasy

How to Train Your Dragon 3

Written By: Dean DeBlois

Synopsis: When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first.

romance, sci-fi


Written By: Spike Jonze 

Synopsis: In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.

Written By: Brad Bird

Synopsis: A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

animation, comedy

Inside Out

Written By: Pete Docter & Meg LeFauve and Josh Cooley 

Synopsis: After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school.

animation, musical

Lion King

Written By: Irene Mecchi and Jonathan Roberts & Linda Woolverton

Synopsis: After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery.


The Lorax

Written By: Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio (screenplay), based on the book by Dr. Seuss

Synopsis: A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

animation, comedy


Written By: Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava & Jim Capobianco

Synopsis: A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant.

Written By: Justin Roiland & Dan Harmon

Synopsis: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.

animation, comedy


Written By: Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio & Joe Stillman & Roger S.H. Schulman (screenplay), based on the book by Willaim Steig

Synopsis: A mean lord exiles fairytale creatures to the swamp of a grumpy ogre, who must go on a quest and rescue a princess for the lord in order to get his land back.

animation, comedy

Shrek 2

Written By: Andrew Adamson and Joe Stillman & J. David Stem & and David N. Weiss (screenplay), based on the book by William Steig

Synopsis: Shrek and Fiona travel to the Kingdom of Far Far Away, where Fiona's parents are King and Queen, to celebrate their marriage. When they arrive, they find they are not as welcome as they thought they would be.



Written By: Pete Docter & Mike Jones & Kemp Powers 

Synopsis: After landing the gig of a lifetime, a New York jazz pianist suddenly finds himself trapped in a strange land between Earth and the afterlife.


Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Written By: Phil Lord & Rodney Rothman 

Synopsis: Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.


Toy Story

Written By: John Lasseter & Pete Docter and Andrew Stanton

Synopsis: A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.


Toy Story 2

Written By: John Lasseter & Pete Docter and Andrew Stanton

Synopsis: When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends set out on a rescue mission to save Woody before he becomes a museum toy property with his roundup gang Jessie, Prospector, and Bullseye.


Toy Story 3

Written By: John Lasseter & Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich 

Synopsis: The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.


Toy Story 4

Written By: Andrew Stanton & Stephany Folsom 

Synopsis: When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.



Written By: Pete Docter & Bob Peterson 

Synopsis: 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his house equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.



Storytelling Without Dialogue in WALL-E

Written By: Andrew Stanton & Jim Reardon (screenplay), based on the original story by Andrew Stanton & Pete Docter

Synopsis: In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.

Written By: Rich Moore and Phil Johnston & Jim Reardon & Phil Johnston &
Jennifer Lee 

Synopsis: A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.



Written By: Jared Bush & Phil Johnston

Synopsis: In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.


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