Most Underrated Animated Films


The Top Ten

1 The Iron Giant

Such a great movie and a HUGE part of my childhood. Kinda sad how underrated it is but literally no one has a clue what it is or has ever even heard of it!

With how everyone will tell you this movie is underrated now, it really has transcended being "underrated" (or what people REALLY mean, overlooked) and has become a modern animated classic along with The Lion King and Toy Story. - LarkwingFlight

One of Vin Diesel's finest roles. Other than Groot, of course.

From the producer of The Incredibles and Ratatouille...
Process that in your mind for a second. - Mcgillacuddy

2 The Road To El Dorado

Oh, I remember my sister absolutely loved this movie when we were little. And we both still really like it, because it's extremely funny and has one of the best comedic duos in animated films. - Elric-san

How is THIS my favourite Dreamworks movie unironically? (my favourite ironically is Shrek) - DapperPickle

Remember when Dreamworks made gold? Now they make garbage. - LarkwingFlight

3 Over The Hedge

This movie is kind of a guilty pleasure for me. - KingFab

4 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
5 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
6 Atlantis: The Lost Empire

Am I the only one who likes this movie? - Neonco31

I love this movie so much I bought the Blu-Ray release and watched it immediately twice in one day. The second time was with the Audio Commentary and let me just say the film still holds up with great characters, beautiful animation, a fantastic score by James Newton Howard, and an Awesome female lead named Kida (Cree Summer). This film is a must watch for Animation fans, Disney fans, Adventure fans, people who like 20,000 leagues under the sea type of stories to name a few.

It received mixed reviews upon initial release however it is phenomenal and deserves much more attention! I give the film a rating of 10/10.

7 Bee Movie

This should be number one on this list one of my favorite cgi movies

8 Treasure Planet
9 Ratatouille

SO EPIC! Am I the only one who used to watch this movie ALL the time?

10 Antz

The Newcomers

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The Contenders

11 Brother Bear
12 The Lion King 2 - Simba's Pride
13 Shrek The Third

It Sucks

14 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
15 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
16 A Bug's Life
17 The Emperor's New Groove
18 Toy Story 3

This is UNDERrated, not overrated. - LarkwingFlight

19 Anastasia
20 An American Tail
21 Cars

I just don't understand the hate for the movie it was part of my childhood as well and overall it's one of my favorite animated films. Honestly I wish people would be at least a little more respectful to this movie because this was the last movie Joe Ranft worked on before his death and yet nobody seems to care.

Why do so much people hate it? This movie was part of my childhood. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

You're Not Alone ModernSpongeBobSucks
This Was My Childhood Too!

22 Osmosis Jones
23 The Fox and the Hound
24 Pocahontas

Don't get fooled by the weak, silly animation.

26 9
27 Rock & Rule
28 Hoodwinked!

Don't get fooled by the overly dull animation! Hoodwinked is on my list of "Top 10 Best Movies With Bad Animation". Also, Jambareeqi needs a new, positive perspective on Hoodwinked. - The Ultimate Daredevil

Really underrated,it has actually great writing. - ad48

29 Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius

So underrated.

30 The Secret of NIMH

This movie was my childhood. MY ENTIRE CHILDHOOD. Along with one of my friends too! Honestly, this was a masterpiece... - TheAlbinoWolf

Combine a Wonderful Musical Score and Brilliant Animation, and you've got a Film that the Whole Family will LOVE.

A g rated very dark said a bad word movie its very awesome - Tyoshi

31 Minions

This is anything but underrated.

32 Song of the Sea

I'm baffled at how obscure this movie is. If you're an animation fan you should watch this immediately

33 Norm of the North

This movie is trash, don't waste your time

So underrated! - darthvadern

34 The Sword in the Stone
35 Bolt

A lot of people seem to disregard it, which is a shame, because it's really good.

36 Meet the Robinsons
37 The Thief And The Cobbler
38 The Black Cauldron
39 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
40 Free Birds
41 Cars 2
42 Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

My Name Is Sy

This Is One Of My All Time Favorite Movies So Let's Say Let It Grow! - VideoGamefan5

43 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
44 The Good Dinosaur
45 Escape from Planet Earth
46 The Reef 2: High Tide


47 The Pagemaster
48 Balto
49 Charlotte's Web
50 The Rescuers
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Brother Bear
2. The Road To El Dorado
3. Atlantis: The Lost Empire
1. Shrek The Third
2. The Good Dinosaur
3. Escape from Planet Earth
1. The Iron Giant
2. The Hunchback of Notre Dame
3. Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

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