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The Best Animated Movies of 2017

Updated May 12, 2020 7.3k votes 1.3k voters 55.1k 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
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    Coco

    Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal

    Directed byLee Unkrich

    Coco is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy adventure film directed by Lee... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature
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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 3
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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 on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    Ferdinand
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    The Lego Batman Movie
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    The Lego Batman Movie

    Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis

    Released2017

    Directed byChris McKay

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    The Boss Baby
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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 on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

    Directed byDavid Soren

    Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (or simply Captain Underpants) is a 2017 American 3D... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Your Name
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    Your Name

    Ryunosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi

    Released2016

    Directed byMakoto Shinkai

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    Cars 3
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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 on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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    Rock Dog
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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 on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    The Star
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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 on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    The Lego Ninjago Movie
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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 on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Loving Vincent
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    Loving Vincent

    Robert Gulaczyk, Douglas Booth

    Released2017

    Directed byDorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman

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    Smurfs: The Lost Village
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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 on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Spark: A Space Tail
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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 on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    My Little Pony: The Movie
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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 on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    The Emoji Movie
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    The Emoji Movie

    T.J. Miller, Anna Faris

    Directed byTony Leondis

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