Most Overrated Animated Movies

The Top Ten

1 Frozen

Good songs do not automatically make a movie "good". I feel like a lot of people are confusing how much they enjoyed jamming out to Let It Go with how consistent and cohesive the plot was and how well-developed the characters were. - Ari00

Unbearable and over-hyped, I'm so glad that I won't be needing that one and see the whole entirety.

Extremely Overrated And This Movie Sucks - VideoGamefan5

Uhh... Frozen is actually overhated... - GeorgeTheNin10doGamer

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2 Spirited Away

Overrated due to being most people's first Miyazaki movie. Not even close to being the best. Princess Mononoke blows this out of the water, but this gets the praise annoyingly.

To these two people that said in the comments that Spirited Away is not overrated, it's not underrated either. But I've seen even greater Studio Ghibli movies.

Spirited Away is not overrated! XP

It's not overrated at all.

3 The Lion King

What?! This is one of the greatest Disney movies of all time!

I'm pretty sure this was paper animated.

Hamlet for children. Nothing more.


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4 The Simpsons Movie

No, this movie deserves it's love. - RalphBob

5 Toy Story 3

Toy Story 2 is better. End of.

6 Shrek

It's a good movie, but there are much better dreamworks movies

7 Zootopia

There is no way a movie that had the biggest ever opening weekend for an animated film is anywhere near "underrated". And believe it or not there are people out there who don't want to be hit over the head with social commentary/political satire and aren't so easily amused by puns. Oh yeah, and "10x better than Frozen"? Like that holds any weight anymore given that it's been applied to every single other animated movie in existence.

Well, I considered Zootopia to be much better than Frozen, especially plot-wise. I only referred to Frozen because I feel like it's one of the most overrated Disney animated films. And yes- I am well aware of Zootopia's popularity during its "opening weekend." Obviously a highly anticipated movie will have an abundance of views during the time of its premier. Considering that, the fact that Zootopia is on this list is ridiculous. The movie came out so recently that it can not be deemed "overrated"- at least not yet. And did I not say it's underrated "in my opinion"? You don't have to agree. Also, I have no idea how that remark about "political satire" and "social commentary" was relevant to to my previous comment. Overall, Zootopia is a great movie and just shouldn't be on this list in my opinion.

"It has such a great message", "everyone should see it because of the message", and if I'm lucky "sure the characters are one dimensional/the jokes seem forced/the plot is unoriginal but it has a great timely message". Seriously, every praise I've heard for this movie boils down to The Message. A message this guy Martin managed to give us decades ago without bad jokes, gratuitous pop culture references, or sexed-up pop stars singing annoying songs.

WHAAAT!?!?!?! >!
How is this amazing movie underrated?
First the amazing lion king, now this?

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8 Toy Story
9 Princess Mononoke
10 Finding Dory

The Contenders

11 Cars

Cars does have its moments, but I actually trust the Nostalgia Critic on almost every Disneycember/Dreamworks-uary video such as his video on Cars. Cars does not feel like the least like a Pixar movie, but it does have some racial stereotypes and not enough adventure. Even Cars 2 is a better Pixar movie. I give Cars a 6/10 (a 7 for the animation, an 8 for the sound, a 5 for the story and a 5 for the characters).

How Is This Overrated? - VideoGamefan5

12 Hotel Transylvania

Its fans like the RFAA, ThatRandomGamer, Arianators, Ruby Rooker and hillbillies will demand us all to like Disney's Frozen, straight-to-video sequels like the ones made by Crest Animation Studios that are the Alpha & Omega sequels/The Swan Princess sequels, prissy little girls' stuff like Bratz and Nickelodeon. :O - The Ultimate Daredevil

13 Wall-E
14 Ice Age

The First Two Are Underrated Nowadays

15 The Nightmare Before Christmas

I like the movie but its overrated because the fandom is obsessed with The Nightmare Before Christmas, fans who have a crush on Jack or Sally.

If anything this is underrated. - Ari00

16 Minions

Minions has a terrible story and if you say it's awesome, then I'll go all Scarlet Overkill on you

No Hate Please

What?! you see I waiting for this movie in December 6 2015. ather my waiting, it finally came out and I was so excited! and went I saw it, the crushing disappointment swept over me when the movie was finished! that's the worst thing about illimation entertainment: the adversting! it made over a billion dollars! (trust me)there's minion backpacks, balloons, lunchboxs, everywhere! why can't people watch it and say: hey! the doesn't devrse this phomeniom! that's all I have to say.

17 Akira

Only groundbreaking for it's introduction of Anime to the West, however, this is just one of the most overrated and ugly animated films I ever had to sit through.

An underrated masterpiece.

I would exclude Spirited Away from being far up the list. For my taste, it was pretty great, and of people can be jealous of it.
Akira on the other hand, is the most overrated animated film I have ever seen in my entire life.
From left and right somebody's gonna try shoving down my throats of saying how great it is. It's not even that great.
Giving it's importance of how it introduced anime into the western world is fine, but everything else, just no.
Simply one of my most hated animated films of all time.

18 The Little Mermaid
19 Ice Age: Continental Drift

Overrated Outside The United States
True Fact
Look At The Foreign Box Office Totals

20 Sleeping Beauty
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