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The Best Animated Movies of 2017

Updated May 12, 2020 7.3k votes 1.3k voters 55.2k views18 items

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 2020.

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    Coco

    Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal

    Released2017

    Directed byLee Unkrich

    Coco is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy adventure film directed by Lee...  more
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  • The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature2
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    The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

    Jeff Dunham, Joe Pingue

    Released2016

    Directed byCal Brunker

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  • Despicable Me 33
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    Despicable Me 3

    Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig

    Directed byPierre Coffin and Kyle Balda

    Despicable Me 3 is a 2017 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Illumination...  more
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    Ferdinand

    John Cena, Kate McKinnon

    Directed byCarlos Saldanha

    Ferdinand is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Carlos Saldanha....  more
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    The Lego Batman Movie

    Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis

    Released2017

    Directed byChris McKay

    The Lego Batman Movie is a 2017 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film directed by Chris...  more
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    The Boss Baby

    Alec Baldwin, Miles Bakshi

    Released2017

    Directed byTom McGrath

    The Boss Baby is a 2017 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Tom McGrath,...  more
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  • Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie7

    Released2017

    Directed byDavid Soren

    Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (or simply Captain Underpants) is a 2017 American 3D...  more
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  • Your Name8
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    Your Name

    Ryunosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi

    Released2016

    Directed byMakoto Shinkai

    Your Name is a 2016 Japanese animated drama film directed by Makoto Shinkai. A high school...  more
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    Cars 3

    Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo

    Directed byBrian Fee

    Cars 3 is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar. After being...  more
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  • Rock Dog10
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    Rock Dog

    Luke Wilson, Eddie Izzard

    Released2016

    Directed byAsh Brannon

    Rock Dog is a 2016 computer-animated comedy film directed by Ash Brannon, based on the Chinese...  more
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  • The Star11
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    The Star

    Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez

    Directed byTimothy Reckart

    The Star is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated Christian adventure comedy film directed by...  more
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    The Lego Ninjago Movie

    Dave Franco, Justin Theroux

    Released2017

    Directed byCharlie Bean, Paul Fisher, Bob Logan

    The Lego Ninjago Movie is an 2017 Danish-American 3D computer-animated action-comedy martial...  more
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  • Loving Vincent13
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    Loving Vincent

    Robert Gulaczyk, Douglas Booth

    Released2017

    Directed byDorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman

    Loving Vincent is a 2017 animated biographical drama film directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh...  more
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  • Smurfs: The Lost Village14
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    Smurfs: The Lost Village

    Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson

    Directed byKelly Asbury

    Smurfs: The Lost Village is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy-adventure film...  more
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  • Spark: A Space Tail15
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    Spark: A Space Tail

    Jessica Biel, Hilary Swank

    Released2017

    Directed byAaron Woodley

    Spark is a 2016 3D computer-animated science fiction adventure comedy film directed by Aaron...  more
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  • My Little Pony: The Movie16
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    My Little Pony: The Movie

    Tara Strong, Ashleigh Ball

    Released2017

    Directed byJayson Thiessen

    My Little Pony: The Movie is a 2017 Canadian–American animated musical fantasy film directed...  more
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  • The Emoji Movie17
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    The Emoji Movie

    T.J. Miller, Anna Faris

    Released2017

    Directed byTony Leondis

    The Emoji Movie is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated buddy adventure comedy film written...  more
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  • The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales...18
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