Complete list of Disney Musicals in order by year

Are you ready to be swept away into a world of magic, music, and unforgettable characters? Look no further than the enchanting realm of Disney Musicals! From timeless classics to modern masterpieces, Disney has brought some of its most beloved stories to life on the stage. Whether you’re a lifelong fan or new to the scene, this article will serve as your ultimate guide to all things Disney Musicals.

Complete list of Disney Musicals in order by year :

120. The Little Mermaid (Live Action) (2023)

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Co-produced by Walt Disney Pictures, Lucamar Productions, and Marc Platt Productions, The Little Mermaid (2023) is a live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1989 animated film of the same name, which was in turn based on Hans Christian Andersen’s 1837 fairy tale of the same name.

Furthermore, at 135 minutes, The Little Mermaid (Live Action) (2023) is the longest running film ever.

Directed By: Rob Marshall

Starring: Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King, Daveed Diggs
Awkwafina, Jacob Tremblay, Noma Dumezweni, Art Malik, Javier Bardem, Melissa McCarthy

Revenue: $503.1 million


Ariel, the youngest and most independent of King Triton’s daughters, visits the surface and falls in love with the handsome Prince Eric. Ariel must follow her heart, despite the fact that mermaids are not supposed to talk to humans. She strikes a pact with the wicked sea witch Ursula that allows her to spend time on land but puts her and her father’s throne in danger.

119. Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 3 (2022)

Zed and Addison are beginning their final year at Seabrook High in the town that’s become a safe haven for monsters and humans alike. Zed is anticipating an athletic scholarship that will make him the first Zombie to attend college, while Addison is gearing up for Seabrook’s first international cheer-off competition. Then suddenly, extraterrestrial beings appear around Seabrook, provoking something other than friendly competition.

Director: Paul Hoen

118. Sneakerella (2022)

When El, an aspiring sneaker designer from Queens, meets Kira King, the fiercely independent daughter of legendary basketball star and sneaker tycoon Darius King, sparks fly as the two bond over their mutual affinity for sneakers. With a little nudge from his best friend and a sprinkle of Fairy Godfather magic, El finds the courage to use his talent to pursue his dream of becoming a ‘legit’ sneaker designer in the industry.

Director: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum

117. The Beatles: Get Back – The Rooftop Concert (2022)

On the 30th of January, 1969, the Beatles performed an unannounced concert from the rooftop of their Apple Corps headquarters at Savile Row, within central London’s office and fashion district. Experience the final and unforgettable iconic performance of The Beatles in a special 60-minute presentation, digitally remastered into the image and sound quality of IMAX DMR technology.

Director: Peter Jackson
Revenue: $500,000

116. Hollywood Stargirl (2022)

When Stargirl’s mother is hired as the costume designer on a movie, they relocate to L.A., where Stargirl quickly becomes involved with an eclectic assortment of characters.

Director: Julia Hart

115. Better Nate Than Ever (2022)

13-year-old Nate Foster has big Broadway dreams but there’s only one problem — he can’t even land a part in the school play. When his parents leave town, Nate and his best friend Libby sneak off to the Big Apple for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to prove everyone wrong. A chance encounter with Nate’s long-lost Aunt Heidi turns his journey upside-down, and together they must learn that life’s greatest adventures are only as big as your dreams.

Director: Tim Federle

114. Spin (2021)

Rhea lives with her tight-knit multigenerational family. After her mother’s death, she has been her father’s emotional rock, and her life revolves around her family’s restaurant, her eclectic group of friends, and her after-school coding club. Everything changes when she falls for aspiring DJ Max and a long lost passion for music is reignited. Rhea discovers that she has a natural gift for creating beats and producing music that blends her Indian heritage, but must find the courage to follow her true inner talent.

Director: Manjari Makijany

113. Encanto (2021)

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Walt Disney Animation Studios and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures are responsible for the 2021 American computer-animated musical fantasy comedy film Encanto.

Directed By: Jared Bush and Byron Howard

Starring: Stephanie Beatriz, María Cecilia Botero, John Leguizamo, Mauro Castillo [es], Jessica Darrow, Angie Cepeda, Carolina Gaitán, Diane Guerrero, and Wilmer Valderrama

Revenue: $256.8 million


The Madrigals are a remarkable family that live in the highlands of Colombia in a mystical region known as the Encanto. Every child in the family, with the exception of Mirabel, has been endowed by the Encanto with a special talent. Soon, though, she may realize that the Encanto’s enchantment is in jeopardy and be the Madrigals’ final hope.

112. Clouds (2020)

Young musician Zach Sobiech discovers his cancer has spread, leaving him just a few months to live. With limited time, he follows his dream and makes an album, unaware that it will soon be a viral music phenomenon.

Director: Justin Baldoni

111. Black Is King (2020)

This visual album from Beyoncé reimagines the lessons of “The Lion King” (2019) for today’s young kings and queens in search of their own crowns.

Director: Beyoncé, Blitz Bazawule, Dikayl Rimmasch, Jenn Nkiru, Jake Nava, Pierre Debusschere, Ibra Ake, Emmanuel Adjei

110. Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 2 (2020)

Zed and Addison are back at Seabrook High, where, after a groundbreaking semester, they continue to steer both their school and community toward unity. But the arrival of a new group of outsiders – mysterious werewolves – threatens to shake up the newfound peace and causes a rift in Zed and Addison’s budding romance.

Director: Paul Hoen

109. The Lion King (2019)

Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

Director: Jon Favreau
Revenue: $1,667,635,327

108. Frozen 2 (2019)

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In 2019, Walt Disney Animation Studios and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures released Frozen 2, an American computer-animated musical fantasy film. This is Disney’s 58th animated feature film and the sequel to Frozen (2013).

It was the third-highest-grossing film of 2019, the tenth-highest-grossing film of all time, and the second-highest-grossing animated film of all time (after Lion King 2019).

Directed By: Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee

Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, and Jonathan Groff

Revenue: $1.453 billion


Elsa, the Snow Queen, with a remarkable talent: the ability to produce icy precipitation. Elsa is relieved to be back with her people in Arendelle, but she still feels uneasy. Elsa leaves her kingdom after hearing a mysterious voice cry out to her, venturing into the magical forests and dark waters in search of answers.

107. Descendants 3 (2019)

The teenagers of Disney’s most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.

Director: Kenny Ortega

106. Zombies (2018)

Students from Zombietown are transferred to a high school in a suburban town preoccupied with uniformity, traditions and pep rallies.

Director: Paul Hoen

105. Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Mary Poppins returns to the Banks family and helps them evade grave dangers by taking them on magical, musical adventures.

Director: Rob Marshall
Revenue: $348,807,090

104. Freaky Friday (2018)

When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding.

Director: Steve Carr

103. Descendants 2 (2017)

When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, Ursula’s daughter, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen.

Director: Kenny Ortega

102. Beauty and the Beast (2017)

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The 2017 American musical romantic fantasy film Beauty and the Beast was co-produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Mandeville Films. It is a live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1991 animated film of the same name, which in turn was based on Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont’s 1756 fairy tale version.

Directed By: Bill Condon

Starring: Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Audra McDonald, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Ian McKellen, and Emma Thompson

Revenue: $1.266 billion


In order to teach the proud young prince the importance of love and acceptance, an enchantress transforms him into a terrible Beast and takes him and his castle staff under her spell.


Coco (2017)

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In 2017, Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures released Coco, a computer-animated fantasy film set in the United States.

Directed By: Lee Unkrich

Starring: Benjamin Bratt, Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Alanna Ubach

Revenue: $814.3million


The protagonist, Miguel (Gonzalez), a 12-year-old child, finds himself in the Land of the Dead after an accident and asks his musical great-great-grandfather for aid getting back to his family and lifting their ban on music.

Coco earned a total of $814.3 million around the world, including $210.4 million in the US and Canada and $603.8 million elsewhere.

100. Moana (2016)

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Walt Disney Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures released the American computer-animated musical fantasy action-adventure film Moana (also known as Vaiana or Oceania in various markets) in 2016.

Directed By: John Musker, Ron Clements

Starring: Auliʻi Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger, and Alan Tudyk

Revenue: $682.6 million


To save her people, a courageous young woman sets off on a perilous quest. Moana meets the once-powerful demigod Maui on her travels, and he helps her in her quest to become an expert navigator. Along the way, they face monstrous monsters and seemingly insurmountable challenges as they sail across the wide ocean. On her journey, Moana not only finds the answers she’s been looking for about herself, but also completes the ancient quest of her ancestors.

99. Zootopia (2016)

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia’s police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case – even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.

Director: Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush
Revenue: $1,023,784,195

98. Descendants (2015)

A present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of Disney’s classic villains: Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen (Evvie) and Jafar (Jay).

Director: Kenny Ortega

97. Inside Out (2015)

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The American computer-animated film Inside Out (2015) was directed by Pete Docter and written by him, Meg LeFauve, and Josh Cooley.

Directed By: Pete Docter

Starring: Phyllis Smith, Amy Poehler, Richard Kind, Bill Hader

Revenue: $858.8 million


The life of Riley (Kaitlyn Dias), an 11-year-old girl from the Midwest who loves hockey, is turned upside down when she and her parents relocate to San Francisco.

Riley’s feelings, lead by Joy (Amy Poehler), attempt to help her cope with this challenging, life-altering experience. But the strain of the relocation brings out Sadness (Phyllis Smith).

After Riley’s unfortunate loss of Joy and Sadness, just Anger, Fear, and Disgust remain in the Headquarters.

Totaling $858.8 million globally, Inside Out made $359.1 million in North America (including both Canada and the United States) and $501.9 million elsewhere. The picture ranked #7 on the 2015 box office.

96. Strange Magic (2015)

A love potion works its devious charms on fairies, elves and the swamp-dwelling Bog King as they all try to possess the potion for themselves.

Director: Gary Rydstrom
Revenue: $13,603,453

95. Teen Beach 2 (2015)

Dive in and rock out with the hottest surf sequel under the sun! Now that summer’s over and school has begun, Brady (Ross Lynch) and Mack’s (Maia Mitchell) relationship seems headed for a wipeout — until Lela, Tanner and the “Wet Side Story” kids show up! Dazzled by the novelty and variety of the modern world, Lela wants to stay, but the real world and the “reel” world just don’t mix. Can Mack and Brady find the magic to get the kids home and get their own romance back on track before it’s too late? Packed with electrifying song & dance numbers and hilarious fish-out-of-water wackiness, “Teen Beach 2” is “wow-abunga” fun for everyone!

Director: Jeffrey Hornaday

94. Into the Woods (2014)

In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.

Director: Rob Marshall
Revenue: $212,902,372

93. Frozen (2013)

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In 2013, Walt Disney Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures released the American computer-animated musical fantasy film Frozen. The Snow Queen, by Hans Christian Andersen, was published in 1844, and it inspired Disney to create their 53rd animated feature film.

Directed By: Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee

Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff and Santino Fontana

Revenue: $1.285 billion


Anna (Kristen Bell) and Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) are determined to find Anna’s sister, Snow Queen Elsa (Idina Menzel), and break her ice spell after their realm is stuck in eternal winter. Anna and Kristoff face battle against mysterious trolls, a hilarious snowman (Josh Gad), hard circumstances, and magic at every turn on their epic trek to save their land from the clutches of winter.

92. Let It Shine (2012)

The film follows a shy, talented musician who pens romantic hip-hop verses only to stand idly by as they’re delivered to the girl of his dreams by a proxy, his best friend. Made for Disney Channel movie/

Director: Paul Hoen

91. Brave (2012)

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Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures released Brave, a computer-animated fantasy film, in the United States in 2012.

Directed By: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman

Starring: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Robbie Coltrane, Kevin McKidd, and Craig Ferguson

Revenue: $540.4 million


Merida (Kelly Macdonald) is a skillful archer and the independent daughter of Scottish King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson). Her rejection of a long-held custom infuriates the Highland lords and causes widespread anarchy throughout the kingdom. Merida visits a strange witch (Julie Walters) who gives her a desire with disastrous consequences. Merida must now learn what it is to be courageous in order to break a curse placed upon her by a monster.

90. Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game’s titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph escapes his game and lands in Hero’s Duty, a first-person shooter where he helps the game’s hero battle against alien invaders. He later enters Sugar Rush, a kart racing game set on tracks made of candies, cookies and other sweets. There, Ralph meets Vanellope von Schweetz who has learned that her game is faced with a dire threat that could affect the entire arcade, and one that Ralph may have inadvertently started.

Director: Rich Moore
Revenue: $471,222,889

89. Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure (2011)

After a talent scout spots her performing with her dog Boi at a charity gala, Sharpay Evans sets off for the bright lights of NYC, convinced instant fame and fortune are in the bag. But theatre’s a dog-eat-dog world. Fortunately, Sharpay also meets Peyton, a handsome student filmmaker who finds Sharpay nearly as fascinating as she finds herself.

Director: Michael Lembeck

88. The Muppets (2011)

When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.

Director: James Bobin
Revenue: $165,184,237

87. Lemonade Mouth (2011)

The story follows five disparate high school students – Olivia, Mo, Charlie, Stella, and Wen who meet in detention. They realize they are destined to rock, and ultimately form a band that becomes a champion for students sidelined by the high school elite.

Director: Patricia Riggen

86. Cars 2 (2011)

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In 2011, Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures released Cars 2, an American computer-animated spy comedy film.

The 12th Disney animated feature, it is the sequel to the second film in the Cars franchise, Cars (2006).

Directed By: John Lasseter

Starring: Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy

Revenue: $359.8 million


While Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) and Mater (Larry the Cable Guy) have been on many adventures together, nothing has prepared them for the first-ever World Grand Prix, which takes place in a foreign country. When Mater (voice of Owen Wilson) meets British master spy Finn McMissile (Michael Caine) and gorgeous spy-in-training Holley Shiftwell (Emily Mortimer), he makes a diversion to international espionage while Lightning is focused on the path to the championship.

Rotten Tomatoes called it “visually appealing as any other Pixar production,” but concluded that “dazzle can’t disguise the rusty storytelling under the hood.” Although it received negative reviews from critics, Cars 2 was still a financial success for Pixar, becoming the studio’s highest-grossing picture to date and the tenth highest-grossing film of 2011.

85. StarStruck (2010)

Jessica Olsen goes to Los Angeles with nothing more in mind that visiting her grandparents while her sister tries to meet Christopher Wilde. One night she meets Christopher Wilde. They go an an adventure around Los Angeles and start to like each other. When Jessica returns home, Christopher, on national TV, says he doesn’t know her, and never met her.

Director: Michael Grossman


Tangled (2010)

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Tangled is an American 3D computer-animated musical adventure fantasy comedy film that was released in 2010 by Walt Disney Pictures. It was produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and features music and animation. It is the 50th animated feature film that Disney has produced, and it is loosely based on the German fairy tale Rapunzel, which can be found in the collection of folk tales published by the Brothers Grimm.

Directed By: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard

Starring: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, and Donna Murphy

Revenue: $592.4 million


Rapunzel (Mandy Moore), the longstanding inhabitant of the tower, takes in the king’s most wanted thief, Flynn Rider (Zachary Levi), when he takes refuge in the tower. She has been imprisoned for a long time despite the fact that her golden hair is said to have magical properties and is 70 feet in length. The headstrong kid makes a deal with Flynn, and the two of them set off on a wild journey.

83. Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (2010)

Mitchie can’t wait to go back to Camp Rock and spend the summer making new music with her friends and superstar Shane Gray. But the slick new camp across the lake, Camp Star, has drummed up some serious competition — featuring newcomers Luke (Matthew “Mdot” Finley) and Dana (Chloe Bridges). In a sensational battle of the bands, with Camp Rock’s future at stake, will Camp Star’s flashy production and over-the-top antics win out, or will Camp Rockers prove that music, teamwork, and spirit are what truly matter?

Director: Paul Hoen

82. Up (2009)

Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives him a new lease on life.

Director: Pete Docter
Revenue: $735,099,082

81. Tigger & Pooh and a Musical Too (2009)

When Rabbit is named Mayor of the Hundred Acre Wood, the position goes to his head and he starts making crazy rules, including one that forbids Tigger from bouncing. Everyone in the wood must choose sides, until a little girl loses her dog Buster and everyone must join together to find him.

Director: David Hartman

80. The Princess and the Frog (2009)

Walt Disney Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures released the American animated musical fantasy romance comedy film The Princess and the Frog in 2009. In part, Disney’s 49th animated feature picture, The Frog Princess, was inspired by E. D. Baker’s 2002 novel of the same name, which was in turn based on the German folk tale “The Frog Prince” as collected by the Brothers Grimm.

Directed By: John Musker and Ron Clements

Starring: Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos, Michael-Leon Wooley, Jim Cummings, Jennifer Cody, John Goodman, Keith David, Peter Bartlett, Jenifer Lewis, Oprah Winfrey, and Terrence Howard

Revenue: $271 million


Tiana (Anika Noni Rose) is hardworking and ambitious, and she wants to create the best restaurant in New Orleans. When she meets Prince Naveen (Bruno Campos), who has been transformed into an amphibian by the villainous Dr. Facilier, her dream takes a minor detour. Tiana is turned into a frog after Naveen, thinking she is a princess, kisses her in an attempt to break the enchantment. The two embark on a journey through the bayous in search of a voodoo priestess who can help them.

79. Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)

When Miley Stewart (aka pop-star Hannah Montana) gets too caught up in the superstar celebrity lifestyle, her dad decides it’s time for a total change of scenery. But sweet nibblets! Miley must trade in all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood for some ol’ blue jeans on the family farm in Tennessee, and question if she can be both Miley Stewart and Hannah Montana. With a little help from her friends – and awesome guest stars Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts and Vanessa Williams – will she figure out whether to choose Hannah or Miley?

Director: Peter Chelsom
Revenue: $155,545,279

78. Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert (2008)

In this concert film, ‘Hannah Montana’ star Miley Cyrus performs a slew of hit songs, including ‘Just Like You’ and ‘Life’s What You Make It.

Director: Bruce Hendricks
Revenue: $70,642,966

77. Bolt (2008)

Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it’s real. After he’s accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his “super powers” to find a way home.

Director: Chris Williams, Byron Howard
Revenue: $309,979,994

76. High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008)

It’s almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something they’ll remember forever. Together with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical reflecting their hopes and fears about the future and their unforgettable experiences growing up together. But with graduation approaching and college plans in question, what will become of the dreams, romances, and friendships of East High’s senior Wildcats?

Director: Kenny Ortega
Revenue: $252,909,177

75. The Cheetah Girls: One World (2008)

Chanel, Dorinda, and Aqua, are off to India to star in a Bollywood movie. But when there they discover that they will have to compete against each other to get the role in the movie. Will the Cheetah’s break up again?

Director: Paul Hoen

74. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful cast of new characters, including Trufflehunter the badger and Nikabrik the dwarf, the Pevensie clan embarks on an incredible quest to ensure that Narnia is returned to its rightful heir.

Director: Andrew Adamson
Revenue: $419,651,413

73. Camp Rock (2008)

When Mitchie gets a chance to attend Camp Rock, her life takes an unpredictable twist, and she learns just how important it is to be true to yourself.

Director: Matthew Diamond

72. High School Musical 2 (2007)

The East High Wildcats are ready to have the time of their lives. Troy (Zac Efron) is thrilled when he’s offered a job in a country club, but it’s all part of Sharpay’s (Ashley Tisdale) plot to lure him away from Gabriella (Vanessa Hudgens). How will it all turn out? All questions are answered on the night of the club’s Talent Show.

Director: Kenny Ortega
Revenue: $7,000,000

71. Enchanted (2007)

The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn’t operate on a “happily ever after” basis, Giselle is now adrift in a chaotic world badly in need of enchantment. But when Giselle begins to fall in love with a charmingly flawed divorce lawyer who has come to her aid – even though she is already promised to a perfect fairy tale prince back home – she has to wonder: Can a storybook view of romance survive in the real world?

Director: Kevin Lima
Revenue: $340,487,652

70. Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he’s very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she’s rich, he’s poor, and she’s a city girl, he’s a country boy, the two become fast friends. Together, they create Terabithia, a land of monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants and rule as king and queen.

Director: Gábor Csupó
Revenue: $137,587,063

69. Meet the Robinsons (2007)

In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ready to give up on his quest until the mysterious Wilbur Robinson shows up on the scene, whisking Lewis to the future to find the scanner and his mom.

Director: Stephen J. Anderson
Revenue: $169,332,978

68. The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006)

Best friends Galleria, Chanel, Dorinda, and Aqua, A.K.A. the girl band “The Cheetahs,” get the opportunity of a lifetime when they strut their way to Barcelona, Spain, to perform in an international music festival. Along the way, the “amigas Cheetahs” learn that, although their paths are not the same, they are lucky to have one another for the journey.

Director: Kenny Ortega

67. High School Musical (2006)

Troy (Zac Efron), the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella (Vanessa Anne Hudgens), the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the school’s musical. As they reach for the stars and follow their dreams, everyone learns about acceptance, teamwork, and being yourself. And it’s all set to fun tunes and very cool dance moves!

Director: Kenny Ortega

66. Cars (2006)

In 2006, Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures released Cars, an American computer-animated sports comedy film.

Before Disney acquired Pixar in January 2006, this movie was the studio’s last original production.

Directed By: John Lasseter

Starring: Paul Newman, Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy

Revenue: $462 million


Lightning McQueen is on his way to California to compete in the Piston Cup Championship against The King and Chick Hicks when he loses control of his trailer and crashes into the deteriorating city of Radiator Springs. Over time, he grows close to the town’s eccentric citizens, including Sally, Doc Hudson, and Mater. When it’s time for him to leave, he won’t care as much about the championship as he did before.

Released in theaters on June 9, 2006, Cars earned $462 million worldwide against a budget of $120 million and had a successful premiere on May 26, 2006, at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina.

65. Once Upon A Mattress (2005)

Queen Aggravain has ruled that none may marry until her son, Prince Dauntless marries. However, she has managed to sabotage every princess that come along. When Sir Harry and Lady Larken learn that they are going to be parents, wed or not, he goes off to the swamps and brings back Princess Winnifred (“Fred” to her friends).

Director: Kathleen Marshall

64. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch’s glacial powers forever.

Director: Andrew Adamson
Revenue: $748,806,957

63. Home on the Range (2004)

When a greedy outlaw schemes to take possession of the “Patch Of Heaven” dairy farm, three determined cows, a karate-kicking stallion and a colorful corral of critters join forces to save their home. The stakes are sky-high as this unlikely animal alliance risk their hides and match wits with a mysterious band of bad guys.

Director: Will Finn, John Sanford
Revenue: $103,951,461

62. Teacher’s Pet (2004)

Meet Spot, a clever little dog with big dreams of becoming a real boy. When Spot finds out that a crazy scientist can make his wish come true, he takes a cross-country trek with Leonard, his best friend and master, and their mom. However, Dr. Krank’s experiments are a little less than perfect, and it will take Leonard and his pet pals to right this genetic wrong.

Director: Timothy Björklund

61. Stuck in the Suburbs (2004)

Brittany Aarons is one of the many girls who has a crush on popular singer and boy-toy Jordan Cahill. However, she is bored of living a suburban existence and seeks a little something more.

Director: Savage Steve Holland

60. Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)

When the teenager Lola Steppe moves with her mother and sisters from New York to the suburb of Dellwood, New Jersey, she has the feeling that her cultural and entertaining world ended. While in school, the displaced Lola becomes close friend of the unpopular Ella, who is also a great fan of the her favorite rock band Sidarthur. However, the most popular girl in the school, Carla, disputes the lead role in an adaptation of Pygmalion with Lola and also the leadership of their mates. When the last concert of Sidarthur is sold-out, Lola plans with Ella to travel to New York and buy the tickets from scalpers. However, the girls get into trouble while helping the lead singer and Lola’s idol Stu Wolf, changing their lives forever.

Director: Sara Sugarman
Revenue: $29,331,068

59. The Cheetah Girls (2003)

A four-member teen girl group named the Cheetah Girls go to a Manhattan High School for the Performing Arts and try to become the first freshmen to win the talent show in the school’s history. During the talent show auditions, they meet a big-time producer named Jackal Johnson, who tries to make the group into superstars, but the girls run into many problems.

Director: Oz Scott

58. Lilo & Stitch (2002)

A lonely Hawaiian girl named Lilo is being raised by her older sister, Nani, after their parents die — under the watch of social worker Cobra Bubbles. When Lilo adopts a funny-looking dog and names him “Stitch,” she doesn’t realize her new best friend is a wacky alien created by mad scientist Dr. Jumba.

Director: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders
Revenue: $145,771,527

57. The Country Bears (2002)

For Beary Barrington, The Country Bears’ young #1 fan, fitting in with his all-too-human family is proving im-paws-ible. When he runs away to find Country Bear Hall and his heroes, he discovers the venue that made them famous is near foreclosure. Beary hightails it over the river and through the woods to get the Bears in the Band back together for an all-out reunion concert to save Country Bear Hall.

Director: Peter Hastings

56. Mickey’s Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse (2001)

When a huge snowstorm leaves everyone stranded, Mickey and all of his guests at the House of Mouse, including Pooh, Belle, Snow White, Cinderella, Ariel and many more of his old and new friends, break out the cookies and hot chocolate to help Donald mend his tattered Christmas spirit.

Director: Burny Mattinson, Tony Craig, Roberts Gannaway

55. Geppetto (2000)

When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.

Director: Tom Moore

54. The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea (2000)

The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea, the second film in the Little Mermaid trilogy, was produced by Walt Disney Television Animation and released to home video in 2000.

Directed By: Jim Kammerud and Brian Smith

Starring: Jodi Benson, Tara Strong, Samuel E. Wright, Pat Carroll, Rob Paulsen, Kenneth Mars, Cam Clarke, Buddy Hackett, Max Casella, Stephen Furst, Clancy Brown


Melody, the daughter of Ariel and Eric, is used as a pawn in a revenge plot hatched by Morgana, the sister of sea witch Ursula.

53. Fantasia 2000 (1999)

Blending lively music and brilliant animation, this sequel to the original ‘Fantasia’ restores ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ and adds seven new shorts.

Director: James Algar, Don Hahn, Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Eric Goldberg, Hendel Butoy, Francis Glebas, Pixote Hunt
Revenue: $60,655,420

52. Tarzan (1999)

Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he’s human. Now Tarzan must make the decision as to which family he should belong to…

Director: Kevin Lima, Chris Buck
Revenue: $448,191,819

51. Annie (1999)

Eleven-year-old Annie has been living in an orphanage her whole life run by cruel Miss Hannigan. After unsuccessful escape attempts, Grace Farrell comes to take the child home to live two weeks with billionaire Oliver Warbucks during Christmas.

Director: Rob Marshall

50. Mulan (1998)

Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical adventure film produced for Walt Disney Pictures by Walt Disney Feature Animation. It is the 36th Disney animated feature film and the ninth animated picture created and released during the Disney Renaissance. It is based on the Chinese mythology of Hua Mulan.

Directed By: Barry Cook and Tony Bancroft

Starring: Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Miguel Ferrer, June Foray, James Hong, Pat Morita and George Takei

Revenue: $304.3 million


Mulan (Ming-Na Wen) volunteers to replace her dying father in the Chinese military, despite the fact that, as a female living under a patriarchal society, she is officially unqualified to serve. She cleverly disguises herself as a guy and goes off to train with other recruits. She uses her wits to help ward off a Hun invasion, aided by her dragon, Mushu (Eddie Murphy), while falling in love with a gorgeous captain along the way.

49. The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride (1998)

The circle of life continues for Simba, now fully grown and in his rightful place as the king of Pride Rock. Simba and Nala have given birth to a daughter, Kiara who’s as rebellious as her father was. But Kiara drives her parents to distraction when she catches the eye of Kovu, the son of the evil lioness, Zira. Will Kovu steal Kiara’s heart?

Director: Darrell Rooney

48. Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas is a 1997 Walt Disney Television Animation direct-to-video animated Christmas musical fantasy film. It is a sequel to the Disney animated picture Beauty and the Beast, which was released in 1991.

Directed By: Andy Knight

Starring: Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers, Angela Lansbury, Haley Joel Osment, Bernadette Peters, Tim Curry and Paul Reubens


The lovely Belle (Paige O’Hara) and her monstrous beau, Beast (Robby Benson), are in the midst of the holiday season in this Disney animated sequel. While Belle has no trouble getting into the Christmas spirit, Beast isn’t so easily persuaded. Meanwhile, Forte (Tim Curry), the castle’s pipe organ, becomes hostile to Belle’s presence as well as her holiday decorating, and plots to kill both her love with Beast and any Christmas festivities.

47. Hercules (1997)

Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus, a flying horse, and Phil, a personal trainer, Hercules is tricked by the hilarious, hotheaded villain Hades, who’s plotting to take over Mount Olympus!

Director: Ron Clements, John Musker
Revenue: $252,712,101

46. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

At the urging of his gargoyle pals, Quasimodo leaves Notre Dame tower against the wishes of his guardian, the evil Judge Claude Frollo. He ventures out to the Festival of Fools and finds his first true friend, a Romani woman named Esmeralda, who entrusts him with a secret. When the secret is revealed, Quasi soon finds himself fighting to save the people and city he loves.

Director: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Revenue: $325,338,851

45. Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

After telling the story of Flint’s last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang escapes into the town where they hire out a boat and crew to find the hidden treasure, which was revealed by Bones before he died. On their voyage across the seas, they soon find out that not everyone on board can be trusted.

Director: Brian Henson
Revenue: $34,327,391

44. James and the Giant Peach (1996)

When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.

Director: Henry Selick
Revenue: $28,921,264

43. Toy Story (1995)

Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by John Lasseter (in his feature directorial debut). Toy Story was the debut feature film by Pixar and the first of its kind to be totally computer-animated.

In addition, at 1 hour, 21 minutes and 6 seconds, Toy Story (1995) is the shortest running film ever.

Directed By: John Lasseter

Starring: Tim Allen, Tom Hanks, Don Rickles, Jim Varney

Revenue: $373 million

It broke box office records its opening weekend and went on to become 1995’s second highest-grossing film, with a global total of over $373 million.


Andy (John Morris), a small kid, has a lovable cowboy doll named Woody (Tom Hanks), but when Andy’s parents buy him an action figure named Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen), Woody’s status as Andy’s favorite toy is threatened. Worse, conceited Buzz imagines himself to be a genuine spaceman on a quest to re-establish contact with Earth.

When Andy’s family moves, Woody and Buzz must escape the hands of Sid Phillips (Erik von Detten), a disturbed neighbor, in order to find their way back to Andy at his new home.

42. Pocahontas (1995)

History comes gloriously to life in Disney’s epic animated tale about love and adventure in the New World. Pocahontas is a Native American woman whose father has arranged for her to marry her village’s best warrior. But a vision tells her change is coming, and soon she comes face to face with it in the form of Capt. John Smith.

Director: Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg
Revenue: $346,079,773

41. The Lion King (1994)

A young lion cub named Simba can’t wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.

Director: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff
Revenue: $987,483,777

40. Aladdin (1992)

Walt Disney Feature Animation and Walt Disney Pictures released Aladdin in 1992. It is an American musical fantasy comedy film. It is based on the Arabic folktale of the same name from the One Thousand and One Nights and is Disney’s 31st animated feature film and the fourth made during the Disney Renaissance.

Directed By: John Musker and Ron Clements

Starring: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, and Jonathan Freeman

Revenue: $504.1 million


The wishes of Aladdin, a street rat, are granted when he frees a genie from a lamp. The evil, however, has other intentions for the light and for Princess Jasmine. When Princess Jasmine discovers the truth about Aladdin, will he be able to save her and his love for her?

39. Newsies (1992)

A week in the life of the exploited, child newspaper sellers in turn-of-the-century New York. When their publisher, Joseph Pulitzer, tries to squeeze a little more profit out of their labours, they organize a strike, only to be confronted with the Pulitzer’s hard-ball tactics.

Director: Kenny Ortega

38. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future.

Director: Brian Henson
Revenue: $27,281,507

37. Beauty and the Beast (1991)

The picture Beauty and the Beast was released by Walt Disney Pictures and Walt Disney Feature Animation in the United States in 1991. It’s based on the 1756 fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont (who was only credited in the French dub), and it also borrows elements from the 1946 French film of the same name, directed by Jean Cocteau.

Directed By: Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise

Starring: Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers, Angela Lansbury, Rex Everhart, Jesse Corti

Revenue: $440.1 million


The plot of Beauty and the Beast revolves around the friendship between the Beast (voiced by Robby Benson) and Belle (voiced by Paige O’Hara), a young woman whom the Beast imprisons in his castle in exchange for the freedom of her father. Before the final petal falls from an enchanted rose, the Beast must learn to love Belle and win her love in return to break the curse.

36. The Little Mermaid (1989)

Walt Disney Feature Animation and Walt Disney Pictures distributed The Little Mermaid in the United States in 1989. This 1837 Danish fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen serves as inspiration for Disney’s 28th animated feature picture.

Directed By: John Musker and Ron Clements

Starring: Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Pat Carroll, Samuel E. Wright, Jason Marin, Kenneth Mars, and Buddy Hackett

Revenue: $211.3 million


In The Little Mermaid, a mermaid named Ariel falls in love with a human prince named Eric and makes a pact with the sea witch Ursula to turn into a human so that she can be with him.

35. Oliver & Company (1988)

This animated take on Oliver Twist re-imagines Oliver as an adorable orphaned kitten who struggles to survive in New York City and falls in with a band of canine criminals led by an evil human. First, Oliver meets Dodger, a carefree mutt with street savoir faire. But when Oliver meets wealthy Jenny on one of the gang’s thieving missions, his life changes forever.

Director: George Scribner
Revenue: $74,151,346

34. The Brave Little Toaster (1987)

A group of dated appliances, finding themselves stranded in a summer home that their family had just sold, decide to seek their young 8 year old “master”.

Director: Jerry Rees

33. The Great Mouse Detective (1986)

When the diabolical Professor Ratigan kidnaps London’s master toymaker, the brilliant master of disguise Basil of Baker Street and his trusted sidekick Dawson try to elude the ultimate trap and foil the perfect crime.

Director: Ron Clements, Burny Mattinson, David Michener, John Musker
Revenue: $38,625,550

32. Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983)

Ebenezer Scrooge is far too greedy to understand that Christmas is a time for kindness and generosity. But with the guidance of some new found friends, Scrooge learns to embrace the spirit of the season. A retelling of the classic Dickens tale with Disney’s classic characters.

Director: Burny Mattinson
Revenue: $21,000,000

31. Popeye (1980)

Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who’s searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he must first contend with Olive’s fiancé, Bluto.

Director: Robert Altman

30. Pete’s Dragon (1977)

Pete, a young orphan, runs away to a Maine fishing town with his best friend a lovable, sometimes invisible dragon named Elliott! When they are taken in by a kind lighthouse keeper, Nora, and her father, Elliott’s prank playing lands them in big trouble. Then, when crooked salesmen try to capture Elliott for their own gain, Pete must attempt a daring rescue.

Director: Don Chaffey

29. Robin Hood (1973)

With King Richard off to the Crusades, Prince John and his slithering minion, Sir Hiss, set about taxing Nottingham’s citizens with support from the corrupt sheriff – and staunch opposition by the wily Robin Hood and his band of merry men.

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman
Revenue: $32,056,467

28. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children’s initial fears disappear when they find out she is in fact a trainee witch.

Director: Robert Stevenson
Revenue: $17,900,000

27. The Aristocats (1970)

When Madame Adelaide Bonfamille leaves her fortune to Duchess and her children—Bonfamille’s beloved family of cats—the butler plots to steal the money and kidnaps the legatees, leaving them out on a country road. All seems lost until the wily Thomas O’Malley Cat and his jazz-playing alley cats come to the aristocats’ rescue.

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman
Revenue: $55,675,257

26. The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968)

The Bower Family Band petitions the Democratic National Committee to sing a Grover Cleveland rally song at the 1888 convention, but decide instead to move to the Dakota territory on the urging of a suitor to their eldest daughter. There, Grampa Bower causes trouble with his pro-Cleveland ideas, as Dakota residents are overwhelmingly Republican, and hope to get the territory admitted as two states (North and South Dakota) rather than one in order to send four Republican senators to Washington. Cleveland opposed this plan, refusing to refer to Congress the plan to organize the Dakotas this way. When Cleveland wins the popular vote, but Harrison the presidency due to the electoral college votes, the Dakotans (particularly the feuding young couple) resolve to live together in peace, and Cleveland grants statehood to the two Dakotas before he leaves office (along with two Democrat-voting states, evening the gains for both parties).

Director: Michael O’Herlihy

25. The Jungle Book (1967)

The boy Mowgli makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, who teaches Mowgli “The Bare Necessities” of life and the true meaning of friendship.

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman
Revenue: $205,843,612

24. The Happiest Millionaire (1967)

A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the unusual antics of her father–especially since the nice young men around town all fear him. Wouldn’t you fear a father-in-law that keeps alligators for pets and teaches boxing at his daily Bible classes?

Director: Norman Tokar

23. Mary Poppins (1964)

A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.

Director: Robert Stevenson
Revenue: $103,082,380

22. The Sword in the Stone (1963)

Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight’s squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one has an education, one can go anywhere. Needless to say, it doesn’t quite work out that way.

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman
Revenue: $22,182,353

21. Summer Magic (1963)

Disney musical about Mother Carey, a Bostonian widow and her three children who move to Maine. Postmaster Osh Popham helps them move into a run-down old house and fixes it up for them. It’s not entirely uninhabited, though;the owner, a Mr. Hamilton, is a mysterious character away in Europe, but Osh assures them he won’t mind their living there, since he won’t be coming home for a long time yet. The children and a cousin who comes to live with them have various adventures before an unexpected visitor shows up

Director: James Neilson

20. In Search of the Castaways (1962)

In Search of the Castaways is a 1962 Walt Disney Productions feature film starring Hayley Mills and Maurice Chevalier in a tale about a worldwide search for a shipwrecked sea captain. The film was directed by Robert Stevenson from a screenplay by Lowell S, Hawley based upon Jules Verne’s 1868 adventure novel Captain Grant’s Children.

Director: Robert Stevenson

19. Almost Angels (1962)

Supported avidly by his mother and more reluctantly at first by his father, a working-class Austrian boy joins the Vienna Choirboys, where he proves to be unusually talented.

Director: Steve Previn

18. One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)

When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.

Director: Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Wolfgang Reitherman
Revenue: $215,880,014

17. Babes in Toyland (1961)

All roads lead to magical, merry Toyland as Mary Contrary and Tom Piper prepare for their wedding! But villainous Barnaby wants Mary for himself, so he kidnaps Tom, setting off a series of comic chases, searches, and double-crosses! The “March Of The Wooden Soldiers” helps put Barnaby in his place, and ensures a “happily ever after” for Tom and Mary!

Director: Jack Donohue, Austen Jewell

16. Sleeping Beauty (1959)

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In 1959, Walt Disney Productions and Buena Vista Distribution released Sleeping Beauty, an animated musical fantasy film created in the United States. It is the sixteenth Disney animated feature film and is based on a fairy tale written by Charles Perrault in 1697.

Directed By: Wolfgang Reitherman, Eric Larson, and Les Clark

Starring: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton, Barbara Luddy, Barbara Jo Allen, Taylor Holmes, and Bill Thompson

Revenue: $51.6 million (United States and Canada)


The film tells the story of Princess Aurora, who was cursed by Maleficent to die after being pricked by a spindle from a spinning wheel. The three good fairies intervened and changed the curse so that Aurora would instead fall into a deep sleep, only to be awoken by the kiss of true love.

15. Lady and the Tramp (1955)

Lady, a golden cocker spaniel, meets up with a mongrel dog who calls himself the Tramp. He is obviously from the wrong side of town, but happenings at Lady’s home make her decide to travel with him for a while.

Director: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske
Revenue: $93,600,000

14. Peter Pan (1953)

Leaving the safety of their nursery behind, Wendy, Michael and John follow Peter Pan to a magical world where childhood lasts forever. But while in Neverland, the kids must face Captain Hook and foil his attempts to get rid of Peter for good.

Director: Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson, Clyde Geronimi
Revenue: $87,404,651

13. Alice in Wonderland (1951)

On a golden afternoon, young Alice follows a White Rabbit, who disappears down a nearby rabbit hole. Quickly following him, she tumbles into the burrow – and enters the merry, topsy-turvy world of Wonderland! Memorable songs and whimsical escapades highlight Alice’s journey, which culminates in a madcap encounter with the Queen of Hearts – and her army of playing cards!

Director: Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson, Clyde Geronimi
Revenue: $572,000,000

12. Cinderella (1950)

In 1950, Walt Disney Productions and RKO Radio Pictures presented Cinderella, an animated musical fantasy film. This is the twelfth Disney animated feature picture, and it’s based on Charles Perrault’s fairy tale of the same name from 1697.

Directed By: Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, and Clyde Geronimi

Starring: Ilene Woods, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton, Rhoda Williams, James MacDonald, Luis van Rooten, and Don Barclay

Revenue: $182 million


As she develops, Cinderella is abused by her stepmother and stepsisters. A Fairy Godmother grants her wish to attend the Royal Ball by transforming the clothes she was wearing into a ballgown. When the clock strikes midnight, Cinderella’s spell is broken and she goes back to her normal self, but she forgets to take her magnificent glass slipper with her.

11. Melody Time (1948)

In the grand tradition of Disney’s great musical classics, Melody Time features seven timeless stories, each enhanced with high-spirited music and unforgettable characters. You’ll be sure to tap your toes and clap your hands in this witty feast for the eyes and ears.

Director: Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney

10. Fun and Fancy Free (1947)

Jiminy Cricket hosts two Disney animated shorts: “Bongo,” about a circus bear escaping to the wild, and “Mickey and the Beanstalk,” a take on the famous fairy tale.

Director: William Roberts, Hamilton Luske, William Morgan, Jack Kinney

9. Make Mine Music (1946)

In the tradition of Fantasia, Make Mine Music is a glorious collection of nine musically charged animated shorts featuring such fun-filled favorites as “Peter And The Wolf”, narrated by the beloved voice behind Winnie The Pooh. In addition, you’ll enjoy such classic cartoon hits as “Casey At The Bat,” “The Whale Who Wanted To Sing At The Met” and “Johnnie Fedora And Alice Bluebonnet.

Director: Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, Robert Cormack, Joshua Meador

8. Song of the South (1946)

Uncle Remus draws upon his tales of Brer Rabbit to help little Johnny deal with his confusion over his parents’ separation as well as his new life on the plantation.

Director: Harve Foster, Wilfred Jackson

7. The Three Caballeros (1944)

For Donald’s birthday he receives a box with three gifts inside. The gifts, a movie projector, a pop-up book, and a pinata, each take Donald on wild adventures through Mexico and South America.

Director: Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, William Roberts, Harold Young, Norman Ferguson

6. Saludos Amigos (1942)

Live-action segments show members of the Disney staff touring South America and recording their impressions in sketches. These segue into four animated sections: “Lake Titicaca” depicts tourist Donald Duck’s troubles with a stubborn llama;and in “Aquarela do Brasil,” Jose Carioca shows Donald the sights and sound of Rio de Janeiro.

Director: Wilfred Jackson, William Roberts, Hamilton Luske, Jack Kinney

5. The Reluctant Dragon (1941)

Humorist Robert Benchley attempts to find Walt Disney to ask him to adapt a short story about a gentle dragon who would rather recite poetry than be ferocious. Along the way, he is given a tour of Walt Disney Studios, and learns about the animation process.

Director: Hamilton Luske

4. Dumbo (1941)

Dumbo is a baby elephant born with oversized ears and a supreme lack of confidence. But thanks to his even more diminutive buddy — Timothy the Mouse — the pint-sized pachyderm learns to surmount all obstacles.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, William Roberts, Jack Kinney, Samuel Armstrong
Revenue: $1,600,000

3. Pinocchio (1940)

Lonely toymaker Geppetto has his wishes answered when the Blue Fairy arrives to bring his wooden puppet Pinocchio to life. Before becoming a real boy, however, Pinocchio must prove he’s worthy as he sets off on an adventure with his whistling sidekick and conscience, Jiminy Cricket. From Stromboli’s circus to Pleasure Island, Pinocchio is tested by many temptations, but slowly learns how to navigate right from wrong. With a few mishaps along the way, Geppetto’s “little woodenhead” finally gets it right, proving that when you wish upon a star dreams really can come true!

Director: Hamilton Luske, Ben Sharpsteen
Revenue: $84,300,000

2. Fantasia (1940)

Walt Disney’s timeless masterpiece is an extravaganza of sight and sound! See the music come to life, hear the pictures burst into song and experience the excitement that is Fantasia over and over again.

Director: Samuel Armstrong, James Algar, William Roberts, Paul Satterfield, Hamilton Luske, Jim Handley, Ford Beebe, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Ben Sharpsteen, Norman Ferguson, David Hand
Revenue: $83,320,000

1. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a 1937 American animated musical fantasy film directed by Walt Disney and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures. It is the first full-length conventionally animated feature film and the first Disney animated feature film, based on the Brothers Grimm’s 1812 German fairy tale.

Directed By: David Hand

Starring: Adriana Caselotti, Roy Atwell, Pinto Colvig, Otis Harlan, Scotty Mattraw, Billy Gilbert, Eddie Collins

Revenue: $418 million


In Disney’s first animated picture, the Grimm fairy tale is given a Technicolor makeover. The cruel queen, envious of Snow White’s beauty, orders the death of her innocent stepdaughter, only to discover that Snow White is still alive and hidden in a cottage with seven sympathetic little miners. The queen, disguised as a hag, gives a poisoned apple to Snow White, who falls into a death-like sleep that can be interrupted only by the prince’s kiss.