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The Absolute Worst Animated Movies

Updated October 4, 2020 13.7k votes 1.2k voters 22.4k views113 items

The absolute worst animated movies ever made, ranked from the worst of the worst to the still bad, but at least somewhat watchable, by the Ranker community. This list hass animated movies that bombed in ratings, and were generaly despised. What are the absolute worst animated movies ever made?

When you think of animated movies, you often think of the classic Disney, Pixar, and DreamWorks classics, but those animated films aren't on this list. The animated movies ranker here are the absolute worst, whether for poor animation, a terrible story, or horrible voice acting. Many of the movies here are sequels to great animated films, that were just plain unnecessary.

This list features the most embarrassing animated movies that were ever made and includes titles such as The Princess and the Goblin, Titanic: The Legend Goes On, The Legend of the Titanic, The Secret of Nimh II: Timmy to the Rescue, and Quest for Camelot. Vote up the absolute worst films on the list below.
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    Foodfight!

    Eva Longoria, Charlie Sheen

    Released2012

    Directed byLarry Kasanoff

    Foodfight! is a 2012 American computer animated adventure comedy film produced by Threshold Entertainment and directed by Larry Kasanoff. The film features the voices of Charlie Sheen, Wayne Brady,...  more
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    Titanic: The Legend Goes On

    Gregory Snegoff, Graziella Polesinanti

    Released2000

    Directed byCamillo Teti

    Titanic: The Legend Goes On is a 2000 animated feature film about the sinking of the RMS Titanic. It features a similar storyline to James Cameron's 1997 Titanic film, but also features a number of...  more
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    Norm of the North

    Heather Graham, Rob Schneider

    Released2012

    Directed byAnthony Bell

    Norm of the North is a 2012 animation adventure drama film written by Daniel Altiere and Steven Altiere, directed by Anthony Bell....  more
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    The Legend of the Titanic

    Jane Alexander, Gregory Snegoff

    Released1999

    Directed byOrlando Corradi, Kim J. Ok

    The Legend of the Titanic is a 1999 Italian animated film directed by Orlando Corradi and Kim J. Ok. The film is a very loose adaptation of the RMS Titanic sinking and featured several fantasy...  more
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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 and directed by Tony Leondis. Gene (T.J. Miller), a multi-expressional emoji who lives in a phone, sets out...  more
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    Mars Needs Moms

    Seth Green, Joan Cusack

    Released2011

    Directed bySimon Wells

    Mars Needs Moms is a 2011 American 3D motion capture computer-animated science fiction comedy film co-written and directed by Simon Wells, and based on the Berkeley Breathed book of the same title....  more

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    Released1998

    Directed byDick Sebast

    The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue is a 1998 direct-to-video animated film produced by MGM Animation and the sequel to the 1982 animated film The Secret of NIMH. In the film, Timothy Brisby,...  more
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    Doogal

    Kylie Minogue, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released2006

    Directed byJean Duval, Frank Passingham, Dave Borthwick

    Doogal is a 2006 film written by ... and directed by ......  more

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    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

    Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler

    Released2011

    Directed byMike Mitchell

    Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is a 2011 American live-action adventure comedy film directed by Mike Mitchell. The film stars Jason Lee, David Cross and Jenny Slate with the voices of Justin...  more
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    Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil

    Hayden Panettiere, Heidi Klum

    Released2011

    Directed byMike Disa

    Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil is a 2010 animated film written by Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards and Tony Leech and directed by Michael D'Isa-Hogan....  more

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    The Hunchback of Notre Dame II

    Demi Moore, Jennifer Love Hewitt

    Released2002

    Directed byBradley Raymond

    The Hunchback of Notre Dame II is a 2001/2002 American animated romantic musical comedy-drama film and direct-to-video sequel to the 1996 Disney animated film The Hunchback of Notre Dame. It was...  more

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    A Troll in Central Park

    Cloris Leachman, Dom DeLuise

    Released1994

    Directed byDon Bluth, Gary Goldman

    A Troll in Central Park is a 1994 American animated musical fantasy-comedy film directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman, creators of Thumbelina, The Land Before Time, All Dogs Go to Heaven, The Secret...  more
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    Eight Crazy Nights

    Adam Sandler, Tyra Banks

    Released2002

    Directed bySeth Kearsley

    Eight Crazy Nights is a 2002 American adult animated musical comedy film directed by Seth Kearsley and produced, co-written by and starring Adam Sandler, in his first voice-acting role. Unlike most...  more

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    #1471 of 1,506 The Most Rewatchable Movies#88 of 127 The Best Christmas Movies of All Time

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    Felix the Cat: The Movie

    Alice Playten, Chris Phillips

    Released1988

    Directed byTibor Hernádi

    Felix the Cat: The Movie is a 1988 Hungarian-American animated fantasy film directed by Tibor Hernádi and based on the cartoon and comic strip character of the same name. It was made in Europe during...  more
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    Chop Kick Panda

    Phil Lollar

    Released2011

    Directed byDarrell Van Citters

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    The Cat in the Hat

    Daws Butler, Pamelyn Ferdin

    Released1971

    Directed byHawley Pratt

    The Cat in the Hat is an animated musical television movie first aired on CBS on March 10, 1971, based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss children's book of the same name, and produced by DePatie-Freleng...  more

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    Boku No Pico

    Kids the ages from 7-11, are "teaching" eachother about their bodies.

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    Where the Dead Go to Die

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    The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland

    Luba Goy, John Stocker

    Released1987

    Directed byRaymond Jafelice

    The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland is the third theatrically released film in the Care Bears animated franchise. It was released in the United States and Canada on August 7, 1987, by Cineplex...  more
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    Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer

    Michele Lee, Kathleen Barr

    Released2000

    Directed byPhil Roman

    Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer is a 2000 Canadian-American animated Christmas special, directed by Phil Roman. It airs every year on Cartoon Network and has also aired on The WB/The CW network...  more
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    Delgo

    Jennifer Love Hewitt, Val Kilmer

    Released2008

    Directed byMarc F. Adler, Jason Maurer

    Delgo is a 2008 American computer-animated adventure romantic comedy fantasy film produced by Fathom Studios, a division of Macquarium Intelligent Communications, which began development of the...  more

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    The King and I

    Darrell Hammond, Miranda Richardson

    Released1999

    Directed byRichard Rich

    The King and I is a 1999 American animated musical film that is loosely adapted from the Anna Leonowens story, and uses songs and some of the character names from the stage musical The King and I....  more

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    #31 of 90 All Of Your Favorite Non-Disney Movies From The '90s#199 of 207 Musical Movies With The Best Songs

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    Planes

    Teri Hatcher, Val Kilmer

    Released2013

    Directed byKlay Hall

    Planes is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated sports comedy film produced by DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a spin-off of Pixar's Cars franchise and the first film in...  more

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    #61 of 65 The Best Adventure Movies for Kids#108 of 125 The Best Comedy Movies for 11-Year-Old Kids

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    Released1998

    Directed byDaniel De La Vega, Cullen Blaine, Bob Kline, Dale Kase, Mitch Rochon

    Beauty and the Beast: Belle's Magical World is a 1998 direct-to-video animated film originally released on February 17, 1998. The film features the voices of Paige O'Hara as Belle, Robby Benson as...  more

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    #134 of 199 The Best G-Rated Children's Movies#158 of 199 The Best G-Rated Animation Movies

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