Top 10 Most Watched Disney Movies

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Top 10 Most Watched Disney Movies

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Spirited Away (2001)

Spirited Away
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Hayao Miyazaki, starring Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino, Rumi Hiiragi
Rated PG

Spirited Away is a 2001 animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film tells the story of Chihiro Ogino, a young girl who, while moving to a new neighborhood, enters the spirit world. In the spirit world, Chihiro must work in a bathhouse in order to free her parents, who have been transformed into pigs. Along the way, she encounters strange creatures and gods, and must find a way to return to the human world. In the end, Chihiro defeats a powerful spirit, gains the trust of the bathhouse workers, and finds a way to rescue her parents. The film was a critical and commercial success and won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

The Lion King (1994)

The Lion King
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff, starring Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Whoopi Goldberg
Rated G

The Lion King is a 1994 animated musical drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd Disney animated feature film, and the fifth animated film produced during a period known as the Disney Renaissance. The story follows the adventures of Simba, a young lion cub, who is tricked by his uncle Scar into thinking he caused his father's death. Simba flees into exile and abandons his identity as the future king. With the help of his friends, Simba must overcome his personal demons and take his rightful place as the rightful king of the Pride Lands. The film features an acclaimed voice cast, including James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Moira Kelly, Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella, Rowan Atkinson, Robert Guillaume, Cheech Marin, Whoopi Goldberg, and Jim Cummings. The Lion King was a box office success, grossing over $968 million worldwide and becoming the highest-grossing film of 1994. It won numerous awards, including two Academy Awards for its achievement in music and the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.

Coco (2017)

Coco
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina, starring Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach
Rated PG

Coco is a 2017 Pixar animated feature film directed by Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina. The film follows aspiring musician Miguel, who sets off on an extraordinary journey to the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. Along the way, Miguel discovers the wonders of his family's ancestral culture, and the importance of family and music. Through the guidance of a charming trickster named Hector, Miguel comes to understand the true value of his family and the importance of remembering their history. Coco is a colorful and vibrant story about family, tradition, and the power of music.

Zootopia (2016)

Zootopia
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush, starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, Jenny Slate
Rated PG

Zootopia is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated buddy comedy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 55th animated feature in the Disney Animated Canon. The film follows an optimistic rabbit from rural Bunnyburrow, Judy Hopps, who fulfills her childhood dream of becoming a police officer in the big city of Zootopia. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde, to solve the mystery. Through the course of their investigation, Judy and Nick uncover a conspiracy involving the disappearance of predators throughout the city. With the help of various animal citizens, they discover a sinister plot that could endanger the lives of all of Zootopia's inhabitants. To protect the city and its inhabitants, Judy and Nick must work together to try to save the city before it is too late.

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Beauty and the Beast
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise, starring Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti, Rex Everhart
Rated G

Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 Disney animated classic based on the 18th-century French fairy tale of the same name. Directed by Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise, the film follows the story of Belle, a bright and beautiful young woman who is taken prisoner by a Beast in an enchanted castle. Despite her circumstances, Belle quickly forms a bond with the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast's gruff exterior, realizing the kind heart and soul of the true prince within. With the help of her newfound friends, Belle risks everything to free the Beast from his curse and ultimately learns that true beauty comes from within.

Aladdin (1992)

Aladdin
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker, starring Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman
Rated G

Aladdin is a 1992 Disney animated musical fantasy film based on the Middle Eastern folktale of the same name from One Thousand and One Nights. It is the thirty-first Disney animated feature film, and was the fourth produced during the Disney Renaissance. It follows Aladdin, an impoverished young ne'er-do-well street urchin who falls in love with Princess Jasmine, the daughter of the Sultan of Agrabah. When he is recruited by the powerful sorcerer Jafar to retrieve a magic lamp, Aladdin embarks on a magical adventure that leads him to discover his true identity. Along the way, Aladdin is aided by a magical, shape-shifting, blue genie. The film features the voices of Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman, Frank Welker, Gilbert Gottfried, and Douglas Seale. It was directed and produced by Ron Clements and John Musker, co-produced by Donald W. Ernst, and adapted by Roger Allers and Ted Elliott. The film became the highest-grossing film of 1992, earning over $504 million worldwide. It was released on November 11th, 1992, and won the Academy Award for Best Original Score, two Academy Awards for Best

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

The Nightmare Before Christmas
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Henry Selick, starring Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey
Rated PG

The Nightmare Before Christmas is a 1993 stop-motion musical fantasy film directed by Henry Selick and produced and conceived by Tim Burton. The film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown's beloved pumpkin king, who has become bored with the same annual routine of frightening people in the "real world." When Jack accidentally stumbles on Christmastown, all bright colors and warm spirits, he gets a new lease on life - he plots to bring Christmas under his control by kidnapping Santa Claus and taking over the role. But Jack soon discovers even the best-laid plans of mice and skeleton men can go seriously awry.

Big Hero 6 (2014)

Big Hero 6
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Don Hall, Chris Williams, starring Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, T.J. Miller
Rated PG

Big Hero 6 is a 2014 computer animated superhero film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film tells the story of Hiro Hamada, a young robotics prodigy who forms a superhero team to combat a mysterious villain. With the help of his closest companion—a robot named Baymax—Hiro joins forces with a reluctant group of first-time crime fighters: Go Go Tamago, Wasabi, Honey Lemon, Fred, and Baymax. The team must work together to uncover the mystery surrounding the villain and save their city from destruction. Along the way, they learn the importance of friendship and working together as a team. Big Hero 6 is a heartfelt, action-packed adventure with plenty of humor and heart.

Mary Poppins (1964)

Mary Poppins
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Robert Stevenson, starring Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns
Rated G

Mary Poppins is a musical fantasy adventure film released in 1964. Directed by Robert Stevenson, the film stars Julie Andrews as the title character, a magical English nanny who comes to work for a Banks family in London, England during the early 1900s. With the help of her friend, Bert (Dick Van Dyke), she brings a sense of wonder and adventure to the lives of the Banks children. Along the way, they encounter a variety of colorful characters and learn valuable lessons about life and family. The film features memorable songs, dazzling special effects, and iconic performances that have made the movie a timeless classic.

Tangled (2010)

Tangled
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard, starring Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy, Ron Perlman
Rated PG

Tangled is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated musical adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and directed by Nathan Greno and Byron Howard. The film is based on the German fairy tale "Rapunzel" in the collection of folk tales published by the Brothers Grimm. The film tells the story of a lost, young princess with long magical hair who yearns to leave her secluded tower. Against her mother's wishes, she accepts the aid of a handsome thief, Flynn Rider, and together they embark on an adventure so she can finally live her dream. They must outwit the powerful and evil Mother Gothel, who will stop at nothing to keep Rapunzel in her clutches. Along the way, they meet a colorful cast of characters, including a chameleon and a talking horse. With memorable songs and a thrilling finale, Tangled is an entertaining, heart-warming and inspiring family film.

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 film produced by Walt Disney and released by Walt Disney Productions. It is the third Disney animated feature film and is set to classical music conducted by Leopold Stokowski, with eight pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Paul Dukas, Claude Debussy, and Igor Stravinsky. The film consists of eight animated segments set to pieces of classical music conducted by Stokowski, seven of which are performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra. The film, presented in Fantasound, a pioneering stereophonic sound process, was the first of its kind to be released in the United States. Fantasia was released to theaters in 1940, nine years after the first full-length animated feature, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The film was met with widespread critical and popular acclaim and earned a profit. Fantasia has since become one of the most popular films of all time. It was voted the fourth greatest American animated film of all time in a 1994 poll of 1,000 animation professionals, and the fifth greatest in a 2018 poll of the world's leading animation experts. The film has also been re-released multiple times with its original footage and audio being restored.

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

Wreck-It Ralph
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Rich Moore, starring John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Sarah Silverman
Rated PG

Wreck-It Ralph is a 2012 computer-animated comedy-adventure film directed by Rich Moore. The film follows the story of Ralph, the bad guy from a classic 8-bit video game, who is tired of being overshadowed by his game's hero, Fix-It Felix. He sets off on an adventure through the different games in his arcade, attempting to prove his worth by becoming a hero in another game. Along the way, he meets new characters, discovers a thrilling new world, and faces his biggest challenge yet: learning to be a hero. Along the way, he discovers the importance of friendship and self-worth.

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Who Framed Roger Rabbit
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer
Rated PG

"Who Framed Roger Rabbit" is a 1988 comedy/fantasy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, and a cast of animated characters. The movie is set in 1947 Los Angeles, where humans and cartoon characters, known as "Toons", co-exist. Private investigator Eddie Valiant (Hoskins) is hired by the studio mogul R.K. Maroon to investigate Jessica Rabbit, the wife of Toon star Roger Rabbit. During his investigation, Valiant discovers that Jessica is being blackmailed by the villainous Judge Doom (Lloyd), who wants to destroy the Toon-filled city. Valiant must find a way to prove Roger's innocence and save the Toons from Doom's evil scheme. The film features a blend of live action and animation, as well as several famous cartoon characters from the history of animation.

Mulan (1998)

Mulan
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook, starring Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Miguel Ferrer
Rated G

Mulan is a 1998 animated musical adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation. It is based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, and was Disney's 36th animated feature and the ninth animated film produced and released during the Disney Renaissance. The film follows the story of a young woman, Mulan, who disguises herself as a man to take her father's place in the Chinese Imperial Army and bring honor to her family. With the help of her ancestors, Mulan defeats the invading Huns and helps save the emperor of China. The film features an original score composed by Jerry Goldsmith, and many of the songs were written by Matthew Wilder and David Zippel. The film was a box office success, grossing over $300 million worldwide, and it was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Score.

The Little Mermaid (1989)

The Little Mermaid
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker, starring Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Rene Auberjonois, Christopher Daniel Barnes
Rated G

The Little Mermaid tells the story of Ariel, a mermaid princess who dreams of living on land with humans. After a chance encounter with a human prince, she makes a deal with the evil sea witch Ursula in exchange for legs. Ariel must win the prince's love before her time runs out, or else she will be Ursula's slave forever. With the help of her friends, including a singing crab named Sebastian, a flounder, and a foolish seagull, Ariel embarks on a journey of self-discovery and learns the power of true love. Along the way, she discovers who she is and her place in the world.

Moana (2016)

Moana
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker, Don Hall, Chris Williams, starring Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison
Rated PG

Moana is an animated musical adventure film released in 2016, directed by Ron Clements, John Musker, Don Hall, and Chris Williams. The story follows Moana, an adventurous teenager living on the Polynesian island of Motunui, as she embarks on a daring mission to save her people. With the help of the demigod Maui, Moana sails across the ocean and discovers her true identity as a hero. Along the way, she encounters a host of ocean spirits, monsters, and other mythical creatures. With courage and determination, Moana ultimately triumphs over the darkness and brings peace and harmony to her beloved island.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: William Cottrell, David Hand, Wilfred Jackson, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce, Ben Sharpsteen, starring Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne, Roy Atwell
Rated Approved

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a classic Disney animated feature film released in 1937. It tells the story of Snow White, an innocent and beautiful princess who is persecuted by her jealous stepmother, the evil Queen. After being chased into the forest by the Queen's henchmen, Snow White finds sanctuary with a group of seven dwarfs. Though the dwarfs initially mistrust Snow White, they come to accept her into their home and become her friends. When the Queen learns of Snow White's whereabouts, she disguises herself as an old woman and poisons the princess with a poisonous apple. The dwarfs manage to revive Snow White with a kiss from a prince, and the Queen is ultimately vanquished. The film is a beloved classic, and its groundbreaking animation techniques and memorable characters have made it one of the most beloved films of all time.

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 (1967) is an animated musical adventure film directed by Wolfgang Reitherman and produced by Walt Disney Productions. The film is an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's book of the same name and follows the adventures of Mowgli, a feral child who is raised in the Indian jungle by wolves. With the help of his animal friends, Baloo the bear, Bagheera the panther, and Kaa the python, Mowgli embarks on a quest to reach the nearby "man village" before menacing tiger Shere Khan can find him. Along the way, Mowgli learns valuable lessons about courage, friendship, and the power of self-determination as he battles an array of jungle creatures. The film features an all-star voice cast, including Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, George Sanders, Louis Prima, and J. Pat O'Malley. The 1967 adaptation of The Jungle Book has become one of the most beloved Disney animated films of all time and is considered a classic.

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 animated adventure classic from 1973. The story follows the classic tale of Robin Hood, a noble outlaw who steals from the rich and gives to the poor. Along the way, he is joined by his band of Merry Men, including Little John, Friar Tuck, and Alan-a-Dale. Along the way, they must outsmart the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham and the greedy Prince John. Robin Hood also has to win the heart of the beautiful Maid Marian. Together, they must fight for justice and restore peace to the kingdom. With its memorable songs, classic characters, and exciting adventures, Robin Hood is a timeless classic for all ages.

Pinocchio (1940)

Pinocchio
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, starring Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc, Billy Bletcher
Rated G

Pinocchio is a 1940 American animated musical fantasy film directed by Norm Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, and Ben Sharpsteen. Based on Carlo Collodi's 1883 Italian book The Adventures of Pinocchio, it is the second animated feature film produced by Walt Disney. The plot focuses on the mischievous adventures of Pinocchio, a wooden puppet that is brought to life by a fairy. Pinocchio's desire to become a real boy leads him into various misadventures and temptations before he finally learns how to be honest and selfless. The film stars the voices of Dickie Jones as Pinocchio, Christian Rub as Geppetto, Cliff Edwards as Jiminy Cricket, and Walter Catlett as Honest John. The music was composed by Leigh Harline and Paul J. Smith, with songs written by Ned Washington and Leigh Harline. The film was a massive success upon its release, becoming the highest-grossing film of 1940 and receiving three Academy Awards for Best Original Score, Best Original Song for "When You Wish Upon a Star", and Best Original Soundtrack. It was re-released in 1945 and 1954,

Frozen (2013)

Frozen
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee, starring Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad
Rated PG

Alice in Wonderland (1951)

Alice in Wonderland
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Jack Kinney, starring Kathryn Beaumont, Ed Wynn, Richard Haydn, Sterling Holloway
Rated G

The Emperor's New Groove (2000)

The Emperor's New Groove
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Mark Dindal, starring David Spade, John Goodman, Eartha Kitt, Patrick Warburton
Rated G

Hercules (1997)

Hercules
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker, starring Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods, Barbara Barrie
Rated G

Cinderella (1950)

Cinderella
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, starring Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton
Rated G

 



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