Animated movie of the year: 'Coco' or 'The LEGO Batman Movie'?
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Animated movie of the year: 'Coco' or 'The LEGO Batman Movie'?

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"Coco" and "The LEGO Batman Movie" garnered both rave reviews and commercial success in 2017. "The LEGO Batman Movie" is a laugh-out-loud animated satire, which had mega blockbuster success globally. "Coco" is Pixar and Disney's latest smash, currently dominating the U.S. box office (Sorry, 'Justice League'). Which is the animated movie of the year?

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"Coco" and "The LEGO Batman Movie" are the most acclaimed animated movies of 2017. But which is the animated movie of the year?

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Below is the synopsis of "Coco," per IMDB

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to work out the mystery.

"Coco" opened to favorable reviews. One week after its release, the film has made $160 million worldwide at the box office. The animated flick holds a 90 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. San Diego Reader's Matthew Lickona writes:

Of every Pixar film that deals with family, memory, and loss, ask, "Is there sufficient reason for the tears that will inevitably run down my face by the end?" Yes, thanks in no small part to the ingenious use of De La Cruz's hit song, "Remember Me."

Check out the trailer below.


Below is the synopsis of "The LEGO Batman Movie," per IMDB

A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.

"The LEGO Batman Movie" has made over $311 million globally at the box office. The laugh-out-loud animated flick holds a 91 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The Atlantic's David Sims writes:

The Lego Batman Movie works precisely because it knows audiences are sick of its hero. It's a reassessment, an intervention, an effort to try and remember what's fun about him.

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