Reasons Why Illumination Entertainment Sucks

The Top Ten
1 They made Minions

In all fairness though, every animation studio falls foul of a similar problem. Some people find Jiminy Cricket annoying and wished Pinocchio would kill him with a hammer (that's what happened in the original text after-all). Others find Tweety Bird annoying and root for Sylvester to eat that squeaky voiced canary.

The minions are alright. They made funny shorts about them.

They speak nothing but gibberish

These guys are repetitive.

2 They ruined Dr. Seuss' Lorax

The lorax was good, but the one with illumatiin? Hell no! The grinch 1966 was good, the grinch 2000 sucked and was the worst, Jim carrey sucks and is gay. The grinch 2018 sucks

Sort of. They changed the story quite a bit.

They will ruin the Grinch as well

3 They're the reason people think animation is only for kids

I once told my aunt that I didn't like Despicable Me, and she said: "But these animated movies are mainly for kids, so go a little easy on them." Do you want an ultimate example of animation being for everybody, regardless of age?

One word: Pixar

Since Toy Story, Pixar has made stories that people can relate to, with beautiful animation, interesting characters, and most importantly, they treat their audiences seriously, and challenges them. Illumination Studios is continuously lowering the standards for animated movies because they are lazy, lifeless, but their harmless. Because of that, millions of people worldwide are giving them the benefit of the doubt because "their for kids." No. We can't have that. Walt Disney once said that you're dead if you make animation ONLY for kids. Don't lower your standards. The children of this planet are much smarter than you give them credit for.

At least Illumination has heartwarming moments. I think Sony Animation thinks that animation is only for kids.

Just like Sony Pictures Animation.

4 They made The Secret Life Of Pets which ripped off Toy Story

Illumination: hey Disney, can I copy your homework
Disney: sure
Illumination: Thanks!

5 They are Disney and Pixar wannabes

Their movies are completely different styles from Disney or Pixar. They are not wannabes. They do their own thing.

So you're saying that there can't be other animation studios?

6 Their movies are cash grabs

Everything they make is entirely manufactured. They don't care about the art. They don't care about telling compelling stories. All they care about is the coin, and they get said coin by making basic, boring films that are specifically designed to get as many people as possible to hand them their money.

While I like Despicable Me and its sequel, Illumination Entertainment should really try to come up with more high-quality and original movies that aren't just made to earn profit. It isn't always about the money when it comes to animated movies. They need to have quality as well.

Look at Sing. It's literally animals singing popular songs. You know what it is.

Sing and The Secret Life of Pets are only made just for money.

7 Their animation is too simplistic

Very poor and almost cheap looking CGI animation, even for western animation standards. While it may look good at times, it can look really ugly due to how cartoony it is, but that doesn’t excuse that the fact the animation is cheap and simplistic.

The character design in most Illumination Entertainment movies are too weak, cartoony and disgusting. The only Illumination Entertainment movie with GCI that does not hurt our eyes is Hop, one of their weaker movies besides The Lorax. Luckily, the character animation is controlled, realistic, swift (Taylor Swift is in The Lorax, and she reasonably sucks now) and unlimited. Another good main aspect of the animation is the backgrounds, which have a lot of personality to it, show that Illumination Entertainment actually has a brain and is too good for its CGI. - The Ultimate Daredevil

The animation for the character designs and expressions is also very ugly and outdated.

In other words, you can tell that the animation is overly-detailed.

8 They are overshadowing DreamWorks Animation, another animation studio owned by Universal

Actually DreamWorks is independent they just go to other studios to be under their brand that's why they moved from fox DreamWorks isn't owned by universal

I know Universal Pictures hasn't DISTRIBUTED any DreamWorks Animation films yet, but they just acquired the studio recently.

9 They're just like Sony Pictures Animation

Sony: Duh, kids like stuff. Emoji. Pixar sucks!
Illumination: Well we make smart stuff. We even are smart. 2+2=6. 3+3=2. 1+1=4. 4-4=8! Pyramids are cube shaped. Poor people are gay!
Pixar: Well are stuff is timeless. Oh, and minions are annoying.
Illumination: But Lady Gaga has black hair! You made cars 2. WE made Sing!
Pixar: Sing sucked, big time!
Sony: Yeah, even we admit it made Fant4stic look like "Toy Story".
Illumination: Oh, go suck sand baby
Pixar: Dead meme
Illumination: Argh!

Yeah, even worse. The emoji movie would look like Toy Story to an Illumination executive. At least Sony Had a humble beginning and made "Surf's up". I know only 2 good movies from Illumination. And Sing is my least favorite animated movie.

Blue Sky: Stop copying my Art, Illunination
I.E.: Look at Pixar!, He is trying to copy your Ice Age and Rio moments in their movies!
Blue Sky: What?! (Looks at Pixar) Pixar!
(Illumination steals their ideas)
I.E.: I'm going to use Rio for Sing, Ice Age for the grinch, and Robots for my Mario movie!
Sony: Can I get some too? , I want to make my Emoji movie 2 and 3!
I.E.: Sure!
Sony: Yaay!

At least illumination is better than making garbage like the emoji movie

10 Seth MacFarlane was a mouse in Sing

Why would you hire the creator of Family Guy to be in that movie?

The movie about singing animals was so bad that Seth MacFarlane shouldn’t be in it. - Glenn Quagmire

Yeah, So?

The Newcomers

? Bad character designs
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11 They are overshadowing Laika, another animation studio owned by Universal

Laika isn't owned by Universal.

Kubo and the Two Strings was way better than most of I.E.'s movies.

12 They don't care if their movies are good or not as long as they make money

That's actually true.

13 They're going to ruin mario

I'm scared, what are they gonna do to Mario? *gets flashbacks from Sonic's design from Sonic the Hedgehog trailer* oh god.

That mabye true that the Mario fans may not be happy about that but have seen the sonic live poster (it was not good)

Video games should never be on film. Have Nintendo learn from their last mario movie?

Yep here we go first dr seuss and now mario

14 They're only good movie is the first Despicable Me movie

In my opinion, that's way too harsh for Illumination. Honestly, the only good films are Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2, Minions ( Don't hurt me! ), Despicable Me 3 ( Same as Minions) and The Grinch ( O don't know what you guys think of that film)

I liked Sing, but the rest of IEs movies, besides Despicable Me, I don't like.

I don’t mind either of the first two movies, really, they’re not awful, they’re just kind of perfectly average. So now you might be thinking... well, what’s the problem? They’re not horrible then what are we here to talk about? Well, you see the first three Toy Story movies are masterpieces and the first two Despicable Me movies... those aren’t masterpieces. In fact, both of those movies are pretty forgettable.

15 They're worse than Blue Sky and DreamWorks
16 They were the ones responsible for making McDonald's new mascot Happy
17 They're ruining the Grinch

Not really. It's actually really good and it sticks to the story. But I respect your opinion anyway.

This wasn't the first time Universal ruined the Grinch.

After that will be mario

18 Sing was rushed


19 Trey Parker in Despicable Me 3

Why would you hire the creator of South Park to be in that movie?

20 All they care about are Minions

The Minions were their mascot. Sooner or later, they will obviously make a sequel to their spin-off movie.

21 The petition’s satire doesn’t hold up

All they did is hold up the level of mediocrity.

I’m just gonna come out and say this right now. THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST WORST STUPIDEST COMPANIES I’VE EVER HEARD IN MY LIFE! I can’t believe a piece of garbage like this way every releasing poorly received films. I’m even more baffled that this company RIPS OFF Pixar Animation Studios.

1. Let’s start off with the god awful movies.

It legit sounds like porn, I’m not even joking. The movies in this company are just disappointing because I know this company was capable of so much more. It looks so bland and generic and they get annoying very quickly. They also look horrendous every time you watch one you get kicked out of your mind, voice acting and sound effects give you a headache.

2. The animation.

Oh my god, the animation feels so weird, the movie’s joints are so slow and getting into position to take quotes of what they’re saying are chores. You literally have to check the movie’s description center for their hits to register because ...more

22 Dru in Despicable Me 3

He’s obviously a re-skin and a clone of his twin brother, Gru. Unlike Gru, his voice sounds so annoying that it is comparable to that of Jar Jar Binks.

23 They are greedy
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