Best-Reviewed Animated Movies 2017

Animation has come a long way in recent years, proving that you don’t have to be a kid to enjoy the best the genre has to offer. Pixar came out on top again with their latest offering, Coco, but it was another strong year with a couple of surprises.

The order of the rank below reflects the Adjusted Score as of December 31, 2017. Scores might change over time.

#1

Coco (2017)
97%

#1
Adjusted Score: 110.223%
Critics Consensus: Coco's rich visual pleasures are matched by a thoughtful narrative that takes a family-friendly -- and deeply affecting -- approach to questions of culture, family, life, and death.
Synopsis: Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician... [More]
Directed By: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina

#2
#2
Adjusted Score: 102.433%
Critics Consensus: The Lego Batman Movie continues its block-buster franchise's winning streak with another round of dizzyingly funny -- and beautifully animated -- family-friendly mayhem.
Synopsis: In the irreverent spirit of fun that made "The LEGO (R) Movie" a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of... [More]
Directed By: Chris McKay

#3
Adjusted Score: 102.903%
Critics Consensus: My Life as a Zucchini's silly title and adorable characters belie a sober story whose colorful visuals delight the senses even as it braves dark emotional depths.
Synopsis: After his mother's sudden death, Zucchini is befriended by a police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster... [More]
Directed By: Claude Barras

#4

The Breadwinner (2017)
95%

#4
Adjusted Score: 98.416%
Critics Consensus: The Breadwinner's stunning visuals are matched by a story that dares to confront sobering real-life issues with uncommon -- and richly rewarding -- honesty.
Synopsis: Parvana is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested,... [More]
Directed By: Nora Twomey

#5
Adjusted Score: 91.717%
Critics Consensus: With a tidy plot, clean animation, and humor that fits its source material snugly, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie is entertainment that won't drive a wedge between family members.
Synopsis: Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling book series, and boasting an A-list cast of comedy superstars headed by Kevin... [More]
Directed By: David Soren

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