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.


Coco (2017)

Adjusted Score: 111.608%
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

Adjusted Score: 103.093%
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

Adjusted Score: 104.243%
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


The Breadwinner (2017)

Adjusted Score: 98.682%
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

Adjusted Score: 93.106%
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

Marathons Black Mirror aliens die hard Warner Bros. SundanceTV Lucasfilm what to watch IFC documentary Mary Poppins Returns OneApp CBS All Access Grammys breaking bad Lionsgate 20th Century Fox Rocketman reboot Winners true crime Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt space blockbuster Adult Swim doctor who Awards Tour CW Seed dogs Syfy blaxploitation game show Spike Arrowverse A24 Holiday Mindy Kaling Country 2018 WGN based on movie USA YA disaster renewed TV shows foreign Shondaland miniseries Winter TV Horror First Reviews Valentine's Day ITV Film Sundance TV crime Captain marvel Comedy Central sequel Writers Guild of America TCA Winter 2020 Peacock Sci-Fi name the review science fiction LGBT PaleyFest 2016 Watching Series VH1 Crackle cats robots YouTube Premium TBS Stephen King GoT Classic Film screen actors guild Comedy TruTV cartoon Countdown talk show child's play IFC Films GIFs See It Skip It finale Calendar adventure Pirates Comics on TV San Diego Comic-Con PBS Tarantino toy story Crunchyroll Biopics casting Tomatazos supernatural TNT Heroines stand-up comedy harry potter dramedy adaptation Christmas south america DGA sag awards rotten movies we love Best and Worst The CW Superheroes Amazon Prime CBS teaser Starz FXX Avengers Set visit zombies comics Ghostbusters Trailer FOX indie vampires mission: impossible Mary poppins movie crime drama Thanksgiving romance Television Academy AMC 21st Century Fox Esquire TCM Lifetime Christmas movies SXSW TV Land all-time TLC christmas movies Paramount Summer Musicals Nat Geo cancelled television Ellie Kemper Sundance crime thriller Holidays Apple TCA franchise theme song HBO Max thriller golden globes Dark Horse Comics spy thriller Kids & Family unscripted Apple TV+ ESPN technology green book scary movies halloween romantic comedy tv talk Amazon Prime Video boxoffice Lifetime Fox News CMT Mary Tyler Moore Discovery Channel ABC Emmy Nominations Interview Animation slashers critics movies strong female leads Rocky Spring TV 24 frames Reality Competition natural history dark FX on Hulu Cannes 2015 Year in Review Shudder Academy Awards Amazon Studios dc The Walking Dead Bravo Mystery The Witch joker Acorn TV facebook dceu police drama cops cinemax Toys anthology hist festivals binge Disney Plus Pride Month Martial Arts universal monsters Apple TV Plus Netflix Turner period drama best Trivia comedies comic 45 game of thrones Travel Channel X-Men latino Hallmark Christmas movies President Chernobyl Superheroe Awards Hallmark anime Universal Walt Disney Pictures History witnail Family cars Paramount Network quibi Character Guide zero dark thirty E! Emmys Extras The Arrangement Turner Classic Movies mockumentary ghosts Mudbound series serial killer MTV Podcast TV free movies Netflix Christmas movies El Rey A&E Food Network Schedule jamie lee curtis a nightmare on elm street RT History chucky parents ratings DC Comics Red Carpet Comic Book Funimation Opinion FX The Purge 007 Video Games elevated horror New York Comic Con Anna Paquin canceled TCA 2017 Epix USA Network diversity Cartoon Network spider-man Marvel cancelled TV shows Oscars criterion Photos Rom-Com sports Nickelodeon screenings psychological thriller Britbox Disney docudrama Teen video directors TIFF Rock American Society of Cinematographers Premiere Dates Sundance Now versus Election LGBTQ kids WarnerMedia Logo travel Endgame Music psycho revenge singing competition GLAAD HBO canceled TV shows NYCC NBC batman 71st Emmy Awards Women's History Month Masterpiece political drama nature Box Office OWN Quiz television Hulu First Look Disney Channel animated Sneak Peek Fall TV sitcom RT21 2019 BET social media spain independent Vudu Creative Arts Emmys medical drama Trophy Talk spinoff Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Star Wars Elton John dragons politics asian-american DirecTV Black History Month Drama Certified Fresh Freeform richard e. Grant ABC Family cancelled TV series Super Bowl Ovation composers concert Baby Yoda cancelled Hear Us Out National Geographic hispanic YouTube Red Song of Ice and Fire Showtime werewolf transformers discovery 2020 mutant Pop DC streaming service Marvel Studios Marvel Television cooking Brie Larson Film Festival Pop TV TV renewals BBC war CNN Reality children's TV Western BBC America DC Universe spanish language E3 justice league Nominations MSNBC Columbia Pictures Sony Pictures Disney streaming service 4/20 streaming APB Amazon historical drama Polls and Games biography Tubi Infographic comiccon book Action Spectrum Originals Musical MCU YouTube Disney+ Disney Plus Pet Sematary zombie crossover Binge Guide SDCC Star Trek Tumblr 2017 cults Cosplay Pixar Fantasy reviews award winner stoner VICE