Best-Reviewed Animated Movies 2017

Animation has come a long way in recent years, proving that you don’t have to be a kid to enjoy the best the genre has to offer. Pixar came out on top again with their latest offering, Coco, but it was another strong year with a couple of surprises.

The order of the rank below reflects the Adjusted Score as of December 31, 2017. Scores might change over time.

#1

Coco (2017)
97%

#1
Adjusted Score: 111.103%
Critics Consensus: Coco's rich visual pleasures are matched by a thoughtful narrative that takes a family-friendly -- and deeply affecting -- approach to questions of culture, family, life, and death.
Synopsis: Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician... [More]
Directed By: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina

#2
#2
Adjusted Score: 101.913%
Critics Consensus: The Lego Batman Movie continues its block-buster franchise's winning streak with another round of dizzyingly funny -- and beautifully animated -- family-friendly mayhem.
Synopsis: In the irreverent spirit of fun that made "The LEGO (R) Movie" a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of... [More]
Directed By: Chris McKay

#3
Adjusted Score: 102.95%
Critics Consensus: My Life as a Zucchini's silly title and adorable characters belie a sober story whose colorful visuals delight the senses even as it braves dark emotional depths.
Synopsis: After his mother's sudden death, Zucchini is befriended by a police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster... [More]
Directed By: Claude Barras

#4

The Breadwinner (2017)
95%

#4
Adjusted Score: 98.622%
Critics Consensus: The Breadwinner's stunning visuals are matched by a story that dares to confront sobering real-life issues with uncommon -- and richly rewarding -- honesty.
Synopsis: Parvana is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested,... [More]
Directed By: Nora Twomey

#5
Adjusted Score: 92.904%
Critics Consensus: With a tidy plot, clean animation, and humor that fits its source material snugly, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie is entertainment that won't drive a wedge between family members.
Synopsis: Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling book series, and boasting an A-list cast of comedy superstars headed by Kevin... [More]
Directed By: David Soren

Tag Cloud

Paramount Network mutant Anna Paquin political drama Horror VH1 elevated horror FX Musicals Superheroes anthology television dramedy award winner ghosts Binge Guide Chernobyl IFC Opinion comiccon American Society of Cinematographers romance travel Tumblr movies composers Nickelodeon LGBTQ cars Netflix spanish language Vudu ESPN Syfy Mary Poppins Returns Superheroe Warner Bros. Mary Tyler Moore game show Bravo Women's History Month 71st Emmy Awards Universal PBS Mindy Kaling sitcom E! streaming MCU APB Musical DC streaming service Drama crime spy thriller crossover San Diego Comic-Con ITV anime crime thriller Britbox Crackle mockumentary Freeform President boxoffice 007 Fall TV Kids & Family cancelled TV series biography aliens Writers Guild of America Winter TV Disney Channel revenge space FXX CMT Columbia Pictures Ovation X-Men DC Universe disaster Paramount Christmas foreign Toys BBC YouTube Premium hispanic Watching Series Black Mirror Comedy batman Sundance what to watch Pixar Red Carpet Best and Worst Walt Disney Pictures Epix Cannes USA Pop Star Trek National Geographic Shudder GoT ratings TCA 2017 Dark Horse Comics comic WarnerMedia SundanceTV TV Land hist A&E DGA zombies Ghostbusters Creative Arts Emmys green book SXSW dceu video Masterpiece Nat Geo 45 Sundance Now Box Office Mudbound justice league Awards war Food Network Election TruTV TLC NYCC Acorn TV Cosplay 21st Century Fox Marathons Biopics TV ABC Family Tomatazos Reality Extras cinemax Apple TV+ YouTube Red zero dark thirty kids Photos Super Bowl latino Elton John Trophy Talk Rom-Com social media witnail DC Comics 20th Century Fox Oscars crime drama thriller Film Peacock Comic Book Infographic Captain marvel festivals GIFs strong female leads discovery Disney streaming service Marvel The Walking Dead Reality Competition dragons Lionsgate LGBT joker Apple Sony Pictures Character Guide south america BET TIFF Spectrum Originals supernatural CBS 2015 Ellie Kemper cooking Schedule Spring TV cancelled TV shows GLAAD Summer Disney New York Comic Con Mary poppins DirecTV MTV casting Trailer nature Podcast unscripted Calendar HBO Max psycho canceled Fantasy period drama slashers Nominations doctor who sports Logo robots Rocky WGN USA Network TCM Brie Larson Hulu ABC TBS Heroines historical drama Pride Month Esquire based on movie Premiere Dates diversity Western YouTube technology CNN 2017 Stephen King Trivia Showtime theme song Thanksgiving PaleyFest NBC CW Seed tv talk Grammys 24 frames Lifetime Disney Plus Tarantino breaking bad FOX jamie lee curtis Film Festival TV renewals MSNBC Certified Fresh series singing competition SDCC zombie binge Animation AMC Chilling Adventures of Sabrina sequel Winners talk show spain Video Games IFC Films First Reviews E3 facebook El Rey Shondaland Spike Television Academy finale RT21 harry potter cults The CW game of thrones Amazon Prime Video Action canceled TV shows Mystery true crime Star Wars natural history children's TV OWN Cartoon Network quibi Comics on TV Polls and Games 2019 teaser psychological thriller renewed TV shows Rock Awards Tour Interview vampires Pirates cops Emmy Nominations Valentine's Day TCA Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt police drama Music VICE medical drama toy story adaptation docudrama Year in Review First Look cats 2016 Adult Swim Martial Arts HBO History golden globes Pet Sematary Teen TNT Arrowverse Holidays CBS All Access Quiz spider-man halloween Emmys 2018 The Witch miniseries cancelled television richard e. Grant cancelled Countdown adventure See It Skip It Rocketman Sci-Fi Fox News YA dc Set visit BBC America Amazon book Country blaxploitation Comedy Central serial killer Amazon Prime Starz free movies spinoff Family Song of Ice and Fire stand-up comedy RT History politics Lucasfilm science fiction The Purge Sneak Peek The Arrangement animated transformers