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The Best Animated Movies of 2017  

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Animation fans, it's time to rank the best animated movies of this year. Featuring superheroes, funny animals, action figures, and a talking baby in a suit, 2017 animated movies gave audiences all kinds of lovable characters. What is the best animated movie of 2017?

Disney and Pixar's Coco is easily one of the best animated movies this year. Captain Underpants was a pleasant surprise, while animated sequels Despicable Me 3 and Cars 3 kept their franchises going strong. Other great 2017 animated movies include The Lego Batman Movie, Your Name, and The Boss Baby.

Vote up the best animated movies of 2017 and feel free to add any 2017 animated movies missing from the list.

If you are looking for, check out our list of The Best Animated Movies of 2019.

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Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt
Coco is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy adventure film directed by Lee Unkrich. Aspiring musician Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) teams up with charming trickster Hector (Gael ...more
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Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker
Despicable Me 3 is a 2017 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Illumination Entertainment. It is the third installment in the Despicable Me film series. Gru (Steve Carell) faces off ...more
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Ferdinand John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Anthony Anderson
Ferdinand is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Carlos Saldanha. After Ferdinand (John Cena), a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured ...more
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The Boss Baby Alec Baldwin, Miles Bakshi, Steve Buscemi
The Boss Baby is a 2017 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Tom McGrath, loosely based on the 2010 book by Marla Frazee. A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby (Alec Baldwin) ...more
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The Lego Batman Movie Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera
The Lego Batman Movie is a 2017 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film directed by Chris McKay. A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne (Will Arnett) must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to ...more
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Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Thomas Middleditch
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (or simply Captain Underpants) is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated superhero adventure comedy film based on the children's novel series of the same ...more
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Cars 3 Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer
Cars 3 is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar. After being trounced in many races by hightech racer Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer), many begin to wonder if the ...more
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Ryunosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi, Masami Nagasawa
Your Name is a 2016 Japanese animated drama film directed by Makoto Shinkai. A high school girl in rural Japan and a high school boy in Tokyo experience a strange phenomenon: they occasionally ...more
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Robert Gulaczyk, Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn
Loving Vincent is a 2017 animated biographical drama film directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman. In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of ...more
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The Star Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi
The Star is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated Christian adventure comedy film directed by Timothy Reckart. A small but brave donkey (Steven Yeun) and his animal friends become the unsung ...more
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Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Fred Armisen
The Lego Ninjago Movie is an 2017 Danish-American 3D computer-animated action-comedy martial arts film that is being directed by Charlie Bean. Six teenagers are "hired" by an old ...more
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Jeff Dunham, Joe Pingue, Rob Tinkler
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Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson, Joe Manganiello
Smurfs: The Lost Village is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy-adventure film produced by Sony Pictures Animation and The Kerner Entertainment Company, with animation by Sony Pictures ...more
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Tara Strong, Ashleigh Ball, Andrea Libman
My Little Pony: The Movie is a 2017 Canadian┬ľAmerican animated musical fantasy film directed by Jayson Thiessen, based on the television series My Little Pony.
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T.J. Miller, Anna Faris, James Corden
The Emoji Movie is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated buddy adventure comedy film written and directed by Tony Leondis. Gene (T.J. Miller), a multi-expressional emoji who lives in a phone, ...more
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Luke Wilson, Eddie Izzard, J. K. Simmons
Rock Dog is a 2016 computer-animated comedy film directed by Ash Brannon, based on the Chinese graphic novel Tibetan Rock Dog by Zheng Jun. A young Tibetan Mastiff (Luke Wilson) leaves his home ...more
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Jessica Biel, Hilary Swank, Susan Sarandon
Spark is a 2016 3D computer-animated science fiction adventure comedy film directed by Aaron Woodley. Spark (Jace Norman), a teenage monkey and his friends, Chunk and Vix, are on a mission to ...more
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