Best Animation Movies of 2017

1.

Coco

7.2

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

Starring: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renée Victor
Directed by: Lee Unkrich
Release date: 2017-10-27
2.

Loving Vincent

6.6

The film brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by 125 professional oil-painters who travelled from all across the world to the Loving Vincent studios in Poland and Greece to be a part of the production. As remarkable as Vincent’s brilliant paintings are his passionate and ill-fated life and mysterious death.

Starring: Robert Gulaczyk, Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn, Saoirse Ronan, Helen McCrory
Directed by: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman
Release date: 2017-06-22
3.

The Lego Batman Movie

6.1

In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The Lego Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble—Lego Batman—stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.

Starring: Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes
Directed by: Chris McKay
Release date: 2017-02-08
4.

Cars 3

5.8

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn't through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!

Starring: Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Armie Hammer, Bonnie Hunt
Directed by: Brian Fee
Release date: 2017-06-15
5.

Ferdinand

5.8

Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five men come to choose the "biggest, fastest, roughest bull" for the bullfights in Madrid and Ferdinand is mistakenly chosen. Based on the classic 1936 children's book by Munro Leaf.

Starring: John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Anthony Anderson, Bobby Cannavale, David Tennant
Directed by: Carlos Saldanha
Release date: 2017-12-09
6.

The Breadwinner

5.7

A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan, ruled by the Taliban, disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.

Starring: Saara Chaudry, Soma Bhatia, Laara Sadiq, Shaista Latif, Ali Badshah
Directed by: Nora Twomey
Release date: 2017-11-17
7.

Despicable Me 3

5.6

Gru and his wife Lucy must stop former '80s child star Balthazar Bratt from achieving world domination.

Starring: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier
Directed by: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin
Release date: 2017-06-15
8.

The Boss Baby

5.4

A story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7 year old named Tim.

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Miles Bakshi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow
Directed by: Tom McGrath
Release date: 2017-03-23
9.

Adventure Time: Islands

5.1

Told in eight parts, Islands tells the story of Finn, Jake, BMO and Susan Strong leaving Ooo and traveling across the ocean to solve the mystery of Finn's past. During their trip, they unlock secrets, encounter various creatures, make new friends, and explore a variety of mysterious islands.

Starring: Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Niki Yang, Jackie Buscarino, Tom Kenny
Directed by: Elizabeth Ito, Cole Sanchez
Release date: 2017-04-13
10.

Justice League Dark

5.0

Beings with supernatural powers join together to fight against supernatural villains.

Starring: Matt Ryan, Jason O'Mara, Camilla Luddington, Nicholas Turturro, Rosario Dawson
Directed by: Jay Oliva
Release date: 2017-01-24
11.

In a Heartbeat

4.9

A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of his chest to chase down the boy of his dreams.

Directed by: Beth David, Esteban Bravo
Release date: 2017-06-01
12.

Lou

4.8

A Pixar short about a lost-and-found box and the unseen monster within.

Directed by: Dave Mullins
Release date: 2017-06-16
13.

Smurfs: The Lost Village

4.6

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.

Starring: Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson, Joe Manganiello, Jack McBrayer, Danny Pudi
Directed by: Kelly Asbury
Release date: 2017-03-23
14.

The LEGO Ninjago Movie

4.6

Six young ninjas are tasked with defending their island home of Ninjago. By night, they’re gifted warriors using their skill and awesome fleet of vehicles to fight villains and monsters. By day, they’re ordinary teens struggling against their greatest enemy....high school.

Starring: Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Fred Armisen, Abbi Jacobson, Olivia Munn
Directed by: Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher, Bob Logan
Release date: 2017-09-21
15.

Black Out 2022

4.6

This animated short revolves around the events causing an electrical systems failure on the west coast of the US. According to Blade Runner 2049’s official timeline, this failure leads to cities shutting down, financial and trade markets being thrown into chaos, and food supplies dwindling. There’s no proof as to what caused the blackouts, but Replicants — the bio-engineered robots featured in the original Blade Runner, are blamed.

Starring: Jovan Jackson, Luci Christian, Edward James Olmos, David Matranga, Joel McCrary
Directed by: Shinichiro Watanabe
Release date: 2017-09-26
16.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

4.5

Two mischievous kids hypnotize their mean elementary school principal and turn him into their comic book creation, the kind-hearted and elastic-banded Captain Underpants.

Starring: Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll, Jordan Peele
Directed by: David Soren
Release date: 2017-06-01
17.

Howard Lovecraft & the Undersea Kingdom

4.4

After conquering R'yleh and the Frozen Kingdom young Howard Lovecraft must now travel to the Undersea Kingdom in order to free his captured family, protect three mysterious magical books, and prevent the impending wrath of Cthulhu.

Starring: Mark Hamill, Christopher Plummer, Ron Perlman, Jeffrey Combs, Scott McNeil
Directed by: Sean Patrick O'Reilly
Release date: 2017-10-01
18.

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract

4.4

Tara Markov is a girl who has power over earth and stone; she is also more than she seems. Is the newest Teen Titan an ally or a threat? And what are the mercenary Deathstroke's plans for the Titans?

Starring: Stuart Allan, Jake T. Austin, Taissa Farmiga, Christina Ricci, Brandon Soo Hoo
Directed by: Sam Liu
Release date: 2017-03-22
19.

My Little Pony: The Movie

4.2

A new dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home.

Starring: Uzo Aduba, Ashleigh Ball, Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Taye Diggs
Directed by: Jayson Thiessen
Release date: 2017-10-05
20.

The Son of Bigfoot

4.1

Teenage outsider Adam sets out on an epic and daring quest to uncover the mystery behind his long-lost dad, only to find out that he is none other than the legendary Bigfoot! He has been hiding deep in the forest for years to protect himself and his family from HairCo., a giant corporation eager to run scientific experiments with his special DNA. As father and son start making up for lost time after the boy's initial disbelief, Adam soon discovers that he too is gifted with superpowers beyond his imagination. But little do they know, HairCo. is on their tail as Adam's traces have led them to Bigfoot!

Starring: Cinda Adams, Jeff Doucette, Terrence Stone, Joe J. Thomas, Mari Devon
Directed by: Ben Stassen, Jérémie Degruson
Release date: 2017-07-27

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