Worst Computer Animated Movies Ever Made

by drewfp | created - 23 Jun 2012 | updated - 22 Nov 2013 | Public

There are alot of brilliant computer animated movies out there, mainly from PIXAR. most cg animated movies do fairly well. however, just because a movie is computer animated, does not mean it does well critically, and this list proves that!

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1. Space Chimps (2008)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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36 Metascore

Three chimps are sent into space to explore the possibility of alien life when an unmanned space shuttle crash lands on an uncharted planet.

Director: Kirk De Micco | Stars: Andy Samberg, Stanley Tucci, Jeff Daniels, Cheryl Hines

Votes: 9,526 | Gross: $30.11M

A truely terrible movie, this movie had cheap jokes that even little kids didnt like as well as cheap animation in a failure of a movie

2. Shrek the Third (2007)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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58 Metascore

When his new father-in-law, King Harold falls ill, Shrek is looked at as the heir to the land of Far, Far Away. Not one to give up his beloved swamp, Shrek recruits his friends Donkey and Puss in Boots to install the rebellious Artie as the new king. Princess Fiona, however, rallies a band of royal girlfriends to fend off a coup d'etat by the jilted Prince Charming.

Directors: Chris Miller, Raman Hui | Stars: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas

Votes: 234,136 | Gross: $320.71M

the first two shrek movies were very good, however shrek 3 is way too short, unnecessary, half *ssed, contains dumb jokes and is not worth seeing. at this point in the series people were getting tired of the same old jokes and overall did not approve.

3. Barnyard (2006)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.6
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42 Metascore

When the farmer's away, all the animals play ... and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.

Director: Steve Oedekerk | Stars: Kevin James, Courteney Cox, Danny Glover, Sam Elliott

Votes: 23,044 | Gross: $72.78M

this was just stupid

4. Happily N'Ever After (2006)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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28 Metascore

An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.

Directors: Paul Bolger, Yvette Kaplan, Greg Tiernan, Dino Athanassiou | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Patrick Warburton, George Carlin

Votes: 9,114 | Gross: $15.59M

alot of gc animated movies tend to parody the old fairy tales and fables, however this movie just does not get it and is not well done in any way. bad animation, bad dialogue, no jokes and no storyline with no climax

5. Shrek Forever After (2010)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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58 Metascore

Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme.

Director: Mike Mitchell | Stars: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas

Votes: 153,253 | Gross: $238.37M

better than shrek 3, but not by much and still lacks what the first two shrek movies had

6. Shark Tale (2004)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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48 Metascore

When a son of a gangster shark boss is accidentally killed while on the hunt, his would-be prey and his vegetarian brother decide to use the incident to their own advantage.

Directors: Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman | Stars: Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Renée Zellweger, Angelina Jolie

Votes: 144,402 | Gross: $160.86M

trying to copy Finding Nemo...and fails miserably

7. Happy Feet Two (2011)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.9
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50 Metascore

Mumble's son, Erik, is struggling to realize his talents in the Emperor Penguin world. Meanwhile, Mumble and his family and friends discover a new threat their home -- one that will take everyone working together to save them.

Directors: George Miller, Gary Eck, David Peers | Stars: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Pink, Carlos Alazraqui

Votes: 35,649 | Gross: $64.01M

not the worst movie ever made, but a major let down after the success of the first Happy Feet movie

8. Madagascar (2005)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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57 Metascore

Spoiled by their upbringing and unaware of what wildlife really is, four animals from the New York Central Zoo escape, unwittingly assisted by four absconding penguins, and find themselves in Madagascar.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath | Stars: Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith

Votes: 300,285 | Gross: $193.60M

reviews for this movie were mixed, from good to terrible, but mostly terrible..the storyline is good and interesting, but the movie is not well done and is not funny or exciting

9. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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61 Metascore

The animals try to fly back to New York City, but crash-land on an African wildlife refuge, where Alex is reunited with his parents.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath | Stars: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith

Votes: 165,435 | Gross: $180.01M

they attempted to make this better than the first one, but it doesnt come close

10. Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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60 Metascore

Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer

Votes: 132,923 | Gross: $216.39M

this movie just proves that Dreamworks is just a PIXAR wannabe

11. Bee Movie (2007)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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54 Metascore

Barry B. Benson, a bee just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue them.

Directors: Simon J. Smith, Steve Hickner | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Renée Zellweger, Matthew Broderick, Patrick Warburton

Votes: 117,453 | Gross: $126.63M

Dont waste your time...this movie has nothing to offer

12. Bolt (2008)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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67 Metascore

The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just as real.

Directors: Byron Howard, Chris Williams | Stars: John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman, Mark Walton

Votes: 161,231 | Gross: $114.05M

Miley Cyrus?!?!?! Honestly?!?!?!?

13. Chicken Little (2005)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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48 Metascore

After ruining his reputation with the town, a courageous chicken must come to the rescue of his fellow citizens when aliens start an invasion.

Director: Mark Dindal | Stars: Zach Braff, Joan Cusack, Garry Marshall, Don Knotts

Votes: 71,587 | Gross: $135.39M

Blagh,...For Babies only

14. Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)

G | 84 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.0
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53 Metascore

The neighboring gardens of Montague and Capulet are at war, but the gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, are in love.

Director: Kelly Asbury | Stars: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Maggie Smith, Ashley Jensen

Votes: 45,919 | Gross: $99.97M

The title alone says it all

15. Mars Needs Moms (2011)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.4
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49 Metascore

A young boy named Milo gains a deeper appreciation for his mom after Martians come to Earth to take her away.

Director: Simon Wells | Stars: Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Dan Fogler, Elisabeth Harnois

Votes: 18,830 | Gross: $21.38M

this title also says it all

16. Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back (2010 Video)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

2.8
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Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back follows Comet, the cool techno chimp who longs to be taken seriously as a full-fledged space chimp. Comet journeys to the fantastical Planet Malgor and ... See full summary »

Director: John H. Williams | Stars: Tom Kenny, Zack Shada, Patrick Warburton, Cheryl Hines

Votes: 1,420

as if the first one wasnt horrible enough, they came out with something even worse

17. Happily N'Ever After 2 (2009)

TV-PG | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

3.9
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Fairy tales collide when Mambo and Munk tip the scales of good and evil once again. This time Princess Snow White is a misguided teenager who'd rather have fun with friends Red Riding Hood,... See full summary »

Directors: Steven E. Gordon, Boyd Kirkland | Stars: G.K. Bowes, Kelly Brewster, Doug Erholtz, Jennie Fahn

Votes: 1,416

They really need to stop making sequels to bad movies...this movie is the reason why!

18. Surf's Up (2007)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.7
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64 Metascore

A behind-the-scenes look at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship, and its newest participant, up-and-comer Cody Maverick.

Directors: Ash Brannon, Chris Buck | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Zooey Deschanel, Jon Heder, Jeff Bridges

Votes: 58,651 | Gross: $58.87M

Its just way too "In ur face" with terrible puns and terrible dialogue..thanks to shia labeuf

19. The Wild (2006)

G | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.3
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47 Metascore

An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.

Director: Steve 'Spaz' Williams | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Jim Belushi, Eddie Izzard, Janeane Garofalo

Votes: 20,614 | Gross: $37.38M

its way too similar to madagascar..which is a terrible movie...and is unoriginal and unfunny and unfavorable...its a combination of madagascar, the lion king and FInding NEmo...its just not worth your time!

20. Alpha and Omega (2010)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.3
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36 Metascore

Two young wolves at opposite ends of their pack's social order are thrown together into a foreign land and need each other to return home, but love complicates everything.

Directors: Anthony Bell, Ben Gluck | Stars: Hayden Panettiere, Christina Ricci, Justin Long, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 11,761 | Gross: $25.08M

21. Yogi Bear (2010)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.6
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35 Metascore

A documentary filmmaker travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo, and Ranger Smith.

Director: Eric Brevig | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Justin Timberlake, Anna Faris, Tom Cavanagh

Votes: 17,765 | Gross: $100.25M

22. Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (2011)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

4.8
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20 Metascore

Red Riding Hood is training in the group of Sister Hoods, when she and the Wolf are called to examine the sudden mysterious disappearance of Hansel and Gretel.

Director: Mike Disa | Stars: Hayden Panettiere, Glenn Close, Patrick Warburton, Joan Cusack

Votes: 10,473 | Gross: $10.14M

the first one was such a cute movie but this one was just..like...wow....

23. Planet 51 (2009)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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39 Metascore

An alien civilization is invaded by Astronaut Chuck Baker, who believes that the planet was uninhabited. Wanted by the military, Baker must get back to his ship before it goes into orbit without him.

Directors: Jorge Blanco, Javier Abad, Marcos Martínez | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Jessica Biel, Justin Long

Votes: 44,365 | Gross: $42.09M

24. Doogal (2006)

G | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

2.8
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23 Metascore

This is the story of Doogal, an adorable candy-loving mutt who goes on a mission to save the world. Doogal must prevent the evil sorcerer Zeebad from freezing the earth forever with the ... See full summary »

Directors: Dave Borthwick, Jean Duval, Frank Passingham | Stars: Jon Stewart, Judi Dench, Daniel Tay, Jimmy Fallon

Votes: 4,063 | Gross: $7.38M

25. Planes (2013)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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39 Metascore

A cropdusting plane with a fear of heights lives his dream of competing in a famous around-the-world aerial race.

Director: Klay Hall | Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Dane Cook, Stacy Keach, Brad Garrett

Votes: 37,822 | Gross: $90.29M

26. Turbo (2013)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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58 Metascore

A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500.

Director: David Soren | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Maya Rudolph, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 68,822 | Gross: $83.03M