Best Animated Movies of 2017


The Top Ten

1 Coco

From the looks of trailers and promotions for it, this could be another great and successful Pixar movie. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

No doubt it's number one, this is one of the best movies I've seen this year right now - Neonco31

This is the best movie ever it has an emotional story, beautiful animation, great songs a loveable and unforgettable characters ( hector was my favorite) I love this movie

This movie surprised me a lot. - codgtamk34

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2 The Lego Batman Movie

Thought it was hilarious and underrated. True fans of DC universe and Batman will get every reference. My little brother loved it and saw it twice while it was in theaters. I Was never a big fan of Lego movies until this and Ninjago came out, can't wait to watch another new lego movie in 2018! Hope it wins instead of Coco, which I don't have much hope for since Finding Dory was kinda a flop and Cars 3 was okay.

I find it very overrated, it was colorful and okay, but I guess I'm not really a fan of lego movies. - darthvadern

It doesn't hold a candle to the Lego movie but this was a very fun spinoff - Thepassingzone

Hilarious parody with more Michael Jackson refrences than you’d think 10/10!

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3 Cars 3

Many were left disappointed by Cars 2, and based on what I've seen from trailers, I think this could redeem the Cars franchise and be the best in the trilogy yet. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

This film was fantastic. A return to form for the cars franchise

This is the best cars movie but please no more - Thepassingzone

Improved over Cars 2. Good finale for the Cars trilogy (if they don't make a Cars 4) - codgtamk34

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4 Despicable Me 3

Illumination Entertainment should start focusing on making more original movies, but I guess since I like Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2, Despicable Me 3 might be a good watch as well. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Sooo good! This franchise isn't meant to be appreciated by cold adult critics, its for the kids. The franchise sure does succeed in that domain with Despicable Me 3 being the third biggest hit of the year (behind Beauty and the Beast and Furious 8 in the Worldwide Box Office, so far) It is funny and lightweight and always brings a smile to my face. Continue On Illumination with Minions 2!

Since they're coming out with this and Minions 2, I'm afraid that the Despicable Me franchise is becoming the Ice Age of Illumination.

The best one - darthvadern

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5 Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

At first I thought this was going to suck, ruining my favorite book, but a movie involving underpants got good reception! - 445956

This was really good second best animated movie of the year so far! - darthvadern

Biggest surprise on the list it's really good and very funny - Thepassingzone

Worst Dreamworks film since Shrek The Third

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6 My Little Pony: The Movie

This movie was not bad.

This should actually be higher this movie was very good

I can't get these songs put of my head...

It gave mlp some of its latest characters it also gave mlp my favorite song I can sia rainbow

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7 Smurfs: The Lost Village

Thought it was underrated. Should had been higher then the My Little Pony Movie. Thought it was better than Despicable Me 3. Choke on that.

This movie is easily the best Sony Animation movie since 2012's Hotel Transylvania 1

This looks like some stupid and boring Sony movie just for money, ain't watch it, so boring and dumb jokes, though it looks better than those atrioucus live-action smurfs movies. - darthvadern

Take it off the list.

8 Ferdinand

The book was my childhood and the author came from the small town of Garrett Park, Maryland, where I am from. And John Cena is in it, so I am starting to have some mixed feelings. - 445956

I watched it and I thought I was their. The best film this year. I want more and now

It has John Cena in it.

It's alright, at least it has a decent story and some colourful animation - darthvadern

9 The Boss Baby

I liked it I don't know why people don't... Maybe reading too much into the movies "message" just enjoy it for the funny lighthearted movie it is

A couple of the jokes got me a chuckle, but I mostly thought the character designs were kind of creepy and the story was stupid. It wasn't horrible but I didn't like it much - Phillip873

I must say, It was better than I thought it would be, it was almost a masterpiece, sure it has some fart jokes but if you just ignore it, you'll find the story amazing. - darthvadern

Sorry but I think this movie is FARR from a masterpiece in my opinion. In fact I didn't think it was good at all - Phillip873

I'm pretty sure Dreamworks saved their creativity and budget for Captain Underpants, but even then, I still liked it and my family liked it - ChiefMudkip

It was okay at best. - Solarian

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10 Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale

Dang, from what I've seen so far, the movie has been pretty successful and has received quite a lot of positive reviews! I may not be able to have time to watch it in theaters again, but when it comes out on DVD, I'm definitely renting it! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

How is this under the Lego Ninjago Movie HOW?

Coco is a masterpiece and this rocks

I love this anime
it's so emotional and heart touching story

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The Contenders

11 Rock Dog

Get it off the list

What is this, Norm of the West? - 445956

Well, to be honest, it IS better than Norm of the North - ZootopiaFan

Norm of The West is more like it.

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12 Batman vs. Two-Face

A awesome Batman animated film starring Adam West and William Shatner. - girlcool

13 Tom and Jerry: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Pfft, tell that to all the YouTube critics who tore this pointless crossover apart. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

14 The Lego Ninjago Movie

Now what I think, this looks boring - Trollsfan536

This movie is going to suck - Randomator

This movie sucked like the other lego movie. - B1ueNew

Overhated, best of the lego movies honestly - darthvadern

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15 Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie
16 The Emoji Movie

The hell? Why is this even on the list? It hasn't even released yet and people aren't really looking forward to it. Unless Sony Pictures Animation can defy expectations, this is probably going to turn out to be one of the worst movies of 2017. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Again looks awful - epictoonsfan1

Go watch the emoji on July 28th. Patrick Stewart is poop!

I love this movie! This is my favorite movie!

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17 Blazing Samurai

I think it might have been delayed to 2018

That movie isn’t even out yet

18 The Croods 2

Sadly, has been moved back.

19 Batman and Harley Quinn
20 Mary and the Witch's Flower

Has yet to have an international release, but I'll have my eyes on the lookout for this one online. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

21 A Silent Voice

This really is one of a heck good movie. It is really worth my time watching this tear jerking movie. Better ready your tissues if you are going to watch this movie.

I think that this is just as good (if not better) than Coco - Kuro

22 Loving Vincent

The world's first fully painted feature film.

After seeing this, this was probably was my favourite animated movie of 2017. - iliekpiez

Really? Below The Boss Baby and Emoji Movie? - darthvadern

23 Paddington 2

Congrats! You've been moved to 2018. Hooray!

24 Thomas & Friends: Journey Beyond Sodor

This film is a 2017 animated movie, so I added it on to the list.

Wow, wasn't expecting this to be on the list. but I love it so I'm voting it.

25 The Star

Love this movie, don't care what anyone else says (unless they say the movie is good)

This movie sucked.

Religious claptrap

26 Leap!

This movie has a positive message and shows that you should always follow your dreams!

It looks 10x better than the Nut Job


27 The Son of Bigfoot
28 The Red Turtle

The most beautiful and moving film of the year - Evaneeg1

One of my favorite anime movies - Kuro

29 Fate/Stay Night: Heaven's Feel - I. Presage Flower

Well, I just finished watching Presage Flower and honestly, I have to say it was pretty good. However, being that it's only the first installment, we don't really get to the REALLY good parts of the Heaven's Feel route just yet. Of course, the Lancer vs True Assassin fight was definitely one of, if not, the main highlight of the first installment of the Heaven's Feel trilogy, but I felt the first 10 or so minutes of the film focused too much on getting to show Sakura's past interactions with Shirou. Other than that, I'd say the Heaven's Feel film trilogy is off to a good start! If seeing Saber Alter in her Elegant Gothic Lolita Dress from Fate/Grand Order while sporting a hot smug smirk on her face isn't any indication that things will heat up in Lost Butterfly, then I don't know what is! But... unpopular opinion, unless this was the second or third installment where things got really climactic, I personally prefer Ordinal Scale over Presage Flower. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

30 The Breadwinner

Best non mainstream animated movie this year. - SuperBananagengar

31 Daddy's Home 2

Greatest anime of all time - Kuro


pfft. - Trollsfan536

This ain’t animated, this is live action

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32 My Life as a Courgette
33 Trinity Seven the Movie: Eternity Library and Alchemic Girl
34 Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry

This movie was beautiful <3

35 The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

Why the hell is this here the first was terrible now a sequel - epictoonsfan1

Seriously?! First Mulan 2, then Cars 2, and now The Nut Job 2!? What's next?! The Emoji Movie 2!? UGH!

While better than the original, it was incredibly bland and unoriginal - ChiefMudkip

It is disappointing that Jackie Chan is in this movie. - SoloPotato

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36 Frozen 2

Who's the idiot that added this? No one EVER said this was coming out in 2017! - MegaSoulhero

It's been delayed to 2019. - darthvadern

Frozen 2 wasn't released in 2017... - LapisBob

It’s coming in 2019

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Top Remixes (12)

1. Despicable Me 3
2. Cars 3
3. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
1. Batman vs. Two-Face
2. Smurfs: The Lost Village
3. My Little Pony: The Movie
1. My Little Pony: The Movie
2. The Lego Batman Movie
3. Coco

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