Top 10 Worst Animated Movies of 2016-2017

2016 was a great year for animated films and 2017 was a terrible year for animated films. Still, they’ve both had some pretty bad animated films.

The Top Ten

1 The Emoji Movie

This and Norm of the North are both bad but which one is worse?

Lol this movie is garbage

One hour and 26 minutes of cringe - Vuxvux

I hate this movie so bad, I can barely call it a movie but more of a commercial. - Phillip873

2 Norm of the North

Ice Bear is a better bear

It's a direct to DVD crap fest that somehow got into the movie theaters. - Phillip873

I'm only voting for this in order to comment on a certain item.

Worst movie ever

3 Tom & Jerry: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Even worse than the Tim Burton movie!

Seriously what the hell was this made for? Lmao - Phillip873

4 Ice Age: Collision Course

I remember someone mentioned this at my school and the other guys were like "wait they made 5 of those? ". Seriously Ice Age needs to die out before it manages to get worse - Phillip873

I hope this is the last sequel. The franchise should’ve ended after two. I don’t how there were this many sequels. The first two were good enough, but the ready were garbage. And DreamWorks is doing the same thing with Shrek since there’s a Shrek 5 coming out. Ice Age gets worse with each movie it puts out. Collision Course is the worst one. At this point, the writers have run out of ideas. This story doesn’t make any sense whatsoever. They even put in such childish jokes! I doubt even kids would find this funny! Good news is a lot of people seemed to have forgotten about this movie after it came out. Hopefully we won’t get anymore of these pointless sequels. - MegaSoulhero

5 The Boss Baby

Babies don't come out via taxis. - Vuxvux

This was based off a book of the same name - ikerevievs

This is DreamWorks’ worst film by far. It’s also their most unoriginal one. We’ve seen this kind of plot tons of times. It’s been done in Toy Story and Secret Life of Pets. A character loses attention to a newcomer and gets jealous. Then the two characters stop hating each other and become a team. I didn’t even like Secret Life of Pets yet that movie did the trope a lot better than Boss Baby. Despite Secret Life of Pets being an absolute ripoff of Toy Story. The characters are uninteresting, the story is uninteresting, and the jokes are very terrible. DreamWorks seems to be falling apart. Let’s just hope that How to Train Your Dragon 3 will be good. - MegaSoulhero

6 Surf's Up 2: WaveMania

This must be higher - Phillip873

It's garbage

7 The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

It's atrocious in every way. - AlphaQ

Can anyone explain to me how the first movie was so popular that it got a sequel? On the bright side, they managed to make the sequel better. The sad thing is it’s still a bad movie. Just the title alone makes it hard to take this movie seriously. The voice actors must’ve been desperate for a paycheck. Jackie Chan was in two bad animated films this year and Maya Rudolph was in two bad animated movies this year. Actually, she was in three bad animated THINGS this year if you count the Big Hero 6 series. Which I consider the worst cartoon of 2017. Nut Job 2 pretty much has some of the same problems as the first movie while also creating some more problems. A very average plot with one dimensional characters. I like that they made the animation look better than the first one. I thought that was actually pretty good. But sadly, the story is still very weak and there’s nothing in it that made me think that it was worth watching. - MegaSoulhero

8 The Star

A sacrilegious stain on the face of animation. And yeah, we need a bird twerking, dancing in a sexually provocative manner, like in a lot of children's films nowadays, do we? <___<

Looks awful, I don't think I'll watch it - Gangem

Also mediocre, but not GREAT. - Drawbox

Garbage like sonys other creation the emoji movie - ikerevievs

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9 The Wild Life

Its called lionsgate dump that's what this and norm are - ikerevievs

Just as bad as norm of the north - ikerevievs

In the UK it is called Robinson Crusoe, based on the famous book - Gangem

10 Sing

Thankfully I'm not alone on my disliking of this movie. The characters were all one note, the story was so simple it was boring, yet it had too many characters so it was also exhausting keeping up with them. And the animation wasn't even that good either (I dislike Illumination's animation style for the most part), and the characters were animals for literally no reason other than "oh people like animals let's make the cast animals! ". It sucks though because this movie did have an all star cast as well, and I feel bad that they were in this. I thought Secret Life of Pets was slightly better because at least that movie had funny moments at times, this movie did not make me laugh. - Phillip873

Mediocrity is Illumination's new slogan.

This film was mediocre, but the Secret Life of Pets is worse. - Drawbox

What's the worst trailer you've seen this year - Trollsfan536

I would say Sherlock Gnomes or Peter Rabbit, they were both unbearable to watch - Phillip873


The Contenders

11 Rock Dog

I love this movie I don't know why people hate this I mean I love the voice actors and all but actually in some parts are very boring but I will still like this movie by it's good quality

12 Spark: A Space Tail

The animation quality is horrible, and the "jokes" arn't funny at all.

13 The Lego Ninjago Movie

It sucks so much it should be higher.


I get the story line but what I don't like is that is is lego animated. IF it was like the regular show, it would have not been on this list. - WorldPuncher47592834

I wish I'd listened to everyone else, because I saw this, and it was even WORSE than I thought it was going to be(not that I had high expectations). - Drawbox

14 Despicable Me 3

How is this garbage so low it should be higher. I cannot think of any redeemable qualities. How did this trash make 1 billion.

Burn in hell DM franchise

15 Smurfs: The Lost Village

Take this off the list it better than that crap two live action movies - BoyGenius234

I never knew what was so special about the smurfs either. I really wasn't interested in this movie - Phillip873

The live action Smurf movies are worse, but this is better.

Better than the live action two though - Gangem

16 Sausage Party

This movies caused the apocalypse of 2016. It was the Black Death Of movies.

It wasn't THAT bad surely? Or was it just that there wasn't that many animated films coming out? - DapperPickle

Never seen it but I'm perfectly fine with that. - Phillip873

WAY TOO INAPPROPRIATE - WorldPuncher47592834

17 Trolls

I thought Boss Baby was worse, I liked the animation styles in this movie, but dreamworks can totally do better. - Phillip873

I totally respect your opinion, at least you have reasons to hate this and to love Coco. - Trollsfan536

I like this movie!

I like this movie - Gangem

18 The Little Prince
19 The Angry Birds Movie

It came out in 2015... - BorisRule

20 Finding Dory

/This is pretty boring. - WorldPuncher47592834

Great, girlcool found the list

21 The Secret Life of Pets

I loved this motion picture! It's excellent to me! And it holds a special place in my heart. I want this great movie off the list! It is terribly underrated! In fact, I actually think it is a little better than Sing, also a 4-star movie to me.

A dumb, lazy cash-grab, that rips-off Toy Story. At least Sing was original! This was a rip-off. Also, all of the "original moments felt like filler(Sing had this too, and it's why I hate Illumination) - Drawbox

22 Olaf's Frozen Adventure

Bio this is poopy

The most boring frozen short ever

23 Batman: The Killing Joke
24 My Little Pony

Worst film of 2017 besides the Star. Almost no story practically, rip-off of previous episodes that comes off as an extended episode, low quality art/animation, most characters are underused, the seaponies are only for selling toys and feel like false advertising, Twilight Sparkle is out of character and I don't like her anymore thanks to this (then again she became a snot in seasons 6 and 7), Tempest is a pathetic, one note villain/rip-off of Starlight Glimmer, who also sucks.

And Sia is only "eh".

This really is one of the worst films I've ever seen, and I've seen Troll 2, which had more happen in it, and I actually think that film's better, oh my Gooddd...

Seriously? SIA?! - Gangem

25 Phantom Boy
26 The Lego Movie

2014 read how to be smart - Trollsfan536


27 Zootopia

Girlcool strikes again - Phillip873

Gtfo the list!


28 The Lego Batman Movie

Why is this in the top ten? Please get this out of the top ten because it wasn't THAT bad! - darthvadern

Get it off the list!

Gee I wonder who found this list... - Phillip873

29 Coco

How is Coco on this list it should be number one on the greatest Pixar movi of all time.

Some hater put this on - WorldPuncher47592834

This does not deserve to be on here. - Trollsfan536

I respect your opinion, but get this movie out of this list!

30 Ratchet & Clank
31 Leap/Ballerina
32 Midtown Madness 3

It's a video game read how to be smart - Trollsfan536

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Top Remixes (6)

1. The Emoji Movie
2. Norm of the North
3. The Boss Baby
1. Norm of the North
2. The Emoji Movie
3. Sing
1. Zootopia
2. The Lego Batman Movie
3. Finding Dory

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