Disney Movies We Forgot About

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Disney Movies We Forgot About

So many films have talked about Disney Movies We Forgot About. We assembled 25 of our favorites.

The Iron Giant (1999)

The Iron Giant
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Brad Bird, starring Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel
Rated PG

The Iron Giant is a 1999 American animated science fiction drama film produced by Warner Bros. Animation, and directed by Brad Bird. It is based on the 1968 novel The Iron Man by Ted Hughes. The film stars the voices of Eli Marienthal, Christopher McDonald, Jennifer Aniston, Harry Connick Jr., and Vin Diesel. The film follows a young boy named Hogarth Hughes, who discovers a giant robot that fell from space. Though the robot initially appears hostile, Hogarth realizes that it is actually a gentle giant and becomes its friend. Along with a beatnik artist named Dean and a sympathetic government agent, Hogarth helps the Iron Giant find his place in the world and protect the town from a military agent intent on destroying him. The Iron Giant is acclaimed for its strong story, messages of nonviolence and environmentalism, and the vocal performances of its cast. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, and won nine Annie Awards, including Best Animated Feature.

Fantasia (1940)

Fantasia
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Directors: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe Jr., Norman Ferguson, David Hand, Jim Handley, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Ben Sharpsteen, starring Leopold Stokowski, Deems Taylor, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Corey Burton
Rated G

Fantasia is a 1940 American animated fantasy film produced by Walt Disney and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film consists of eight animated segments set to pieces of classical music conducted by Leopold Stokowski, seven of which are performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra. Music critic and composer Deems Taylor acts as the film's Master of Ceremonies, providing a live-action introduction to each animated segment. The animated segments are "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor" by Johann Sebastian Bach, "The Nutcracker Suite" by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" by Paul Dukas, "Rite of Spring" by Igor Stravinsky, "The Pastoral Symphony" by Ludwig van Beethoven, "Dance of the Hours" by Amilcare Ponchielli, "Night on Bald Mountain" by Modest Mussorgsky, and "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert. Fantasia was a financial success upon its initial release, but it ultimately failed to turn a profit due to its high production costs. It was the first film released in Disney's Fantasia series, and went on to become one of the most acclaimed and influential animated films

Watership Down (1978)

Watership Down
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Martin Rosen, John Hubley, starring John Hurt, Richard Briers, Ralph Richardson, Michael Graham Cox
Rated PG

Watership Down is a 1978 animated adventure film directed by Martin Rosen and John Hubley. It is based on the novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The film follows a group of rabbits, led by Fiver and Hazel, as they venture out of their home in the Sandleford Warren in search of a new home. Along their journey, they encounter many dangers and obstacles, including predators and human interference. They eventually make it to the safe haven of Watership Down, where they establish their own warren, and create a peaceful new life. The film's themes include courage, loyalty, and the desire for freedom and autonomy.

The Jungle Book (1967)

The Jungle Book
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Wolfgang Reitherman, starring Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, Louis Prima, Bruce Reitherman
Rated G

The Jungle Book is the 1967 Disney animated adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic story of the same name. Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman, the film tells the story of a young boy named Mowgli, who is raised by wolves in the jungles of India. The Jungle Book follows Mowgli's adventures as he encounters a variety of animal characters, including the wise panther Bagheera and the friendly bear Baloo. Along the way, he also has to face the villainous tiger Shere Khan, who is determined to eliminate him. With the help of his animal friends and his own resourcefulness, Mowgli eventually outwits Shere Khan and returns to the human village. The movie features memorable characters and catchy songs, such as "The Bare Necessities" and "I Wanna Be Like You". It also showcases beautiful animation that captures the vibrant colors and sounds of the Indian jungle. The film is a classic of Disney animation and is beloved by generations of viewers.

Robin Hood (1973)

Robin Hood
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Wolfgang Reitherman, David Hand, starring Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller, Peter Ustinov
Rated G

Robin Hood is an 1973 animated film directed by Wolfgang Reitherman and David Hand. The classic tale tells the story of a heroic outlaw who lives in Sherwood Forest and robs from the rich to give to the poor. He is accompanied by his band of merry men, including Little John, Friar Tuck, and Maid Marian. Together, they battle the forces of evil, including the unscrupulous Prince John and his henchman, the Sheriff of Nottingham. Along the way, Robin falls in love with Maid Marian and is forced to compete in a tournament to win her hand in marriage. In the end, Robin and his band of merry men help King Richard return to England, and Robin and Marian get married. The film features memorable songs, such as “Oo-De-Lally” and “Love”, as well as a star-studded cast, including the voices of Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, and Roger Miller.

Treasure Planet (2002)

Treasure Planet
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson, Martin Short, Roscoe Lee Browne
Rated PG

The Great Mouse Detective (1986)

The Great Mouse Detective
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ron Clements, Burny Mattinson, David Michener, John Musker, starring Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin, Susanne Pollatschek
Rated G

The Fox and the Hound (1981)

The Fox and the Hound
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ted Berman, Richard Rich, Art Stevens, David Hand, Wolfgang Reitherman, starring Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell, Pearl Bailey, Jack Albertson
Rated G

The Book of Life (2014)

The Book of Life
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Jorge R. Gutiérrez, starring Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum, Ron Perlman
Rated PG

Anastasia (1997)

Anastasia
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, starring Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd, Kelsey Grammer
Rated G

The Prince of Egypt (1998)

The Prince of Egypt
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, Simon Wells, starring Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock
Rated PG

American Pop (1981)

American Pop
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Ralph Bakshi, starring Mews Small, Ron Thompson, Jerry Holland, Lisa Jane Persky
Rated R

The Aristocats (1970)

The Aristocats
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Wolfgang Reitherman, starring Phil Harris, Eva Gabor, Sterling Holloway, Scatman Crothers
Rated G

Arthur Christmas (2011)

Arthur Christmas
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook, starring James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy, Hugh Laurie
Rated PG

Fantasia 2000 (1999)

Fantasia 2000
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: James Algar, Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Hendel Butoy, Francis Glebas, Eric Goldberg, Don Hahn, Pixote Hunt, starring James Levine, Steve Martin, Itzhak Perlman, Quincy Jones
Rated G

Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)

Ralph Breaks the Internet
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Phil Johnston, Rich Moore, starring John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot, Taraji P. Henson
Rated PG

Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

Atlantis: The Lost Empire
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise, starring Michael J. Fox, Jim Varney, Corey Burton, Claudia Christian
Rated PG

The Rescuers (1977)

The Rescuers
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, Art Stevens, starring Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page, Joe Flynn
Rated G

The Road to El Dorado (2000)

The Road to El Dorado
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Bibo Bergeron, Don Paul, Jeffrey Katzenberg, starring Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Rosie Perez, Armand Assante
Rated PG

Cats Don't Dance (1997)

Cats Don't Dance
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Mark Dindal, starring Scott Bakula, Jasmine Guy, Natalie Cole, Ashley Peldon
Rated G

Charlotte's Web (1973)

Charlotte's Web
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Charles A. Nichols, Iwao Takamoto, starring Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde, Rex Allen
Rated G

The Rescuers Down Under (1990)

The Rescuers Down Under
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Hendel Butoy, Mike Gabriel, starring Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, John Candy, Tristan Rogers
Rated G

Storks (2016)

Storks
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Nicholas Stoller, Doug Sweetland, starring Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer, Jennifer Aniston
Rated PG

Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)

Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Patrick Gilmore, Tim Johnson, starring Brad Pitt, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joseph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer
Rated PG

Surf's Up (2007)

Surf's Up
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ash Brannon, Chris Buck, starring Shia LaBeouf, Zooey Deschanel, Jon Heder, Jeff Bridges
Rated PG

 



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