Movies Released

  • March 17 – Beauty and the Beast was released to mostly positive reviews and became an even more huge hit at the box office than the 1991 animated film. (Disney)
  • March 31 - The Boss Baby was released to mixed to negative reviews. (DreamWorks)
  • April 7 – Smurfs: The Lost Village was released to mixed reviews but got better reviews than the live action Smurfs films. (Columbia/Sony)
  • June 16 – Cars 3 was released to positive reviews. (Pixar Animation Studios)
  • July 28 – The Emoji Movie was released to very negative reviews, and became one of the worst animated movies of this year. (Columbia/Sony)
  • August 11 - The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature was released to negative reviews but is considered a slight improvement over the first film. (Open Road)
  • November 22 – Coco was released to critical acclaim. (Pixar Animation Studios)
  • December 15 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released to mixed to positive reviews. (Lucasfilm)
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