For every movie that gets CGI correct, there seem to be five films where it totally fails. The worst CGI effects in kids' films are no exception. Check out the biggest computer-generated imagery culprits.
One would think that blockbuster affairs like Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and Spy Kids would contain only the best visual effects. However, it is true. Even big budget movies made by acclaimed directors can look as bad as Garfield and Scooby-Doo. Kids may not know the difference, but their parents certainly do.
From Doogal to Jumanji, from live-action to animation; here are the worst CGI moments in kids movies. Vote up the biggest offenders to your senses. Don’t see one of the worst CGI scenes in kids movies below, then go ahead and add it.
Want more? Check out these children's TV shows with truly bad CGI.
Directed by: Larry KasanoffFoodfight! is a 2012 American computer animated adventure comedy film produced by Threshold... more 0
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Directed by: Simon WellsMars Needs Moms is a 2011 American 3D motion capture computer-animated science fiction comedy... more 0
Directed by: Jean Duval, Frank Passingham, Dave BorthwickDoogal is a 2006 film written by ... and directed by ... 0
Directed by: Paul J. Bolger, Yvette KaplanHappily N'Ever After is a 2007 American-German computer-animated fantasy family film directed... more 0
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Directed by: Robert RodriguezSpy Kids is a 2001 American/Mexican science fantasy family adventure film written and directed... more 0
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Directed by: Robert ZemeckisThe Polar Express is a 2004 American motion capture computer-animated musical Christmas... more 0
Directed by: Raja GosnellScooby-Doo is a 2002 American comedy horror film. Based on the long-running Hanna-Barbera... more 0
Directed by: Gil KenanMonster House is a 2006 computer-animated fantasy comedy film directed by Gil Kenan, produced... more 0
Directed by: Chris ColumbusHarry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (released in the United States, India and Pakistan as... more 0
Directed by: Joe JohnstonJumanji is a 1995 American fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Johnston. It is an... more