List of Disney Princess Movies

Disney has been making films starring princesses for nearly 80 years. Disney’s marketing engine ensures that the princess we’ve come to love will be front and center long after the credits roll.

Even if you haven’t seen the film in which the princess first appeared, you probably know quite a bit about her. If you want to learn more about princesses, keep scrolling down to see a list of Disney Princess films. There are 31 Disney movies out there, and I really hope you enjoy them all.

The Complete List of Disney Princess Movies in Order by Year

Let’s make sure we watch each movie in its entirety so that we may learn as much as possible from them.

1. Snow White (Live Action) (March 22, 2024)

(Source: Wikipedia)

The planned musical fantasy film Snow White is a collaboration between Walt Disney Pictures and Marc Platt Productions. It is a live-action remake of Disney’s animated picture from 1937, which was in turn inspired by the Brothers Grimm’s fairy tale of the same name from 1812.

Directed By: Marc Webb

Starring: Rachel Zegler, Gal Gadot


From the reflection in the magic mirror, Snow White’s cruel stepmother, the Queen, learns that she is no longer the “Fairest in the land.” In order to escape her evil stepmother, Snow White takes sanctuary with a group of seven dwarfs.

There are still thirty more movies to watch, so let’s investigate each one in depth to find out more information.

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

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

3. Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)

(Source: Wikipedia)

In 2021, Walt Disney Animation Studios and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures will release Raya and the Last Dragon, a computer-animated American fantasy action-adventure film.

Directed By: Don Hall, Carlos López Estrada

Starring: Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Izaac Wang, Gemma Chan, Daniel Dae Kim, Benedict Wong, Sandra Oh, Thalia Tran, Lucille Soong, and Alan Tudyk

Revenue: $130.4 million


In the distant past, humans and dragons coexisted together in the fictional land of Kumandra. When evil monsters called Druun appeared, however, the dragons gave their lives to protect humans. Five hundred years later, the same creatures are back, and it’s up to one lone warrior named Raya to find the last remaining dragon and put an end to the Druun once and for all. But as she travels, she discovers that saving the world will require more than just dragon magic; it will also require faith.

4. Encanto (2021)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

5. Mulan (Live Action) (2020)

(Source: Wikipedia)

Walt Disney Pictures will release Mulan, a fantasy action drama, in the United States in 2020.

Directed By: Niki Caro
Starring: Yifei Liu, Donnie Yen, Tzi Ma, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Ron Yuan, Gong Li, and Jet Li
Revenue: $70 million


A courageous young woman assumes the identity of a male soldier in order to protect her sick father from being drafted into the Imperial Army and sent to fight the Northern invaders in China.

6. Frozen 2 (2019)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

7. Aladdin (Live Action) (2019)

(Source: Wikipedia)

The 2019 live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1992 animated film Aladdin, which was in turn inspired by Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, a French addition to the Middle Eastern folk tale One Thousand and One Nights, is titled simply Aladdin.

Directed By: Guy Ritchie

Starring: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, and Billy Magnussen

Revenue: $1.054 billion


The gorgeous daughter of the sultan of Agrabah, Princess Jasmine, is introduced to the charming street urchin Aladdin. The strong, wisecracking, larger-than-life genie is released when Aladdin discovers a magic oil lamp in her exotic home. With their newfound friendship, Aladdin and the genie must undertake a perilous quest to prevent the wicked sorcerer Jafar from overthrowing young Jasmine’s kingdom.

8. Beauty and the Beast (2017)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

9. Moana (2016)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

10. Cinderella (2015)

(Source: Wikipedia)

2015’s Cinderella was a collaborative effort between Walt Disney Pictures, Kinberg Genre, Allison Shearmur Productions, and Beagle Pug Films. The film is a remake of Walt Disney’s 1950 animated version, also titled The Jungle Book, and is based on the classic folk tale.

Directed By: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, Holliday Grainger, and Helena Bonham Carter

Revenue: $542.4 million


After her father dies suddenly, young Ella (Lily James) is put to work in the scullery by her stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and stepsisters. She is not going to give up hope no matter how bad things get. Ella’s stepmother forbids her from attending a palace gala, where she hopes to see the handsome stranger (Richard Madden) she met in the woods. A helpful beggar woman with a knack for making the mundane extraordinary appears.

11. Maleficent (2014)

(Source: Wikipedia)

The 2014 American fantasy film Maleficent is a live-action retelling of Walt Disney’s 1959 animated film Sleeping Beauty, told from the antagonist’s point of view and focusing on her complicated relationship with the corrupt king and princess. The film was inspired by Charles Perrault’s original fairy tale.

Directed By:  Robert Stromberg

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville

Revenue: $758.5 million


Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) is a lovely young woman with a good heart who lives in a magical forest realm. Maleficent becomes the land’s toughest guardian when an invading army threatens it. A tragic betrayal, however, turns her into a vengeful monster with a hardened heart. After an epic battle with the new king, she curses his newborn daughter Aurora, only to learn that she is the key to restoring peace to the land.

12. Frozen (2013)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

13. Brave (2012)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

14. Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess (2012)

The animated film Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess was distributed by Walt Disney Productions in the year 2012.

Directed By: Jamie Mitchell

Starring: Ariel Winter, Wayne Brady, Darcy Rose Byrnes, Zach Callison , Tyler Merna ,Nicolas Cantu,, Sara Ramirez, Travis Willingham, Tim Gunn, Jess Harnel


After her mother marries King Roland II of Enchancia (played by Travis Willingham), a young woman named Ariel Winter must learn to adapt to a new life as a member of the royal family.

15. Tangled (2010)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

16. The Princess and the Frog (2009)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

17. Little Mermaid III – Ariel’s Beginning (2008)

(Source: Wikipedia)

Disneytoon Studios and Toon City and DisneyToon Studios Australia collaborated on the 2008 American animated direct-to-video fantasy film The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning (also known as the working title The Little Mermaid III: Ariel’s Beginning or The Little Mermaid 3: Ariel’s Beginning). The film serves as a precursor to Disney’s The Little Mermaid (1989), the third and final part of the trilogy, and the last direct-to-video sequel produced by Disney Animation after John Lasseter became chairman. Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale of the same name, as well as Disney’s The Little Mermaid by Walt Disney Animation Japan and Walt Disney Television, this is the first episode in the series’ overarching narrative timeline.

Directed By: Peggy Holmes

Starring: Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Jim Cummings, Sally Field


After the death of his wife, Athena (Lorelei Hill Butters), music is banned by a distraught King Triton (Jim Cummings) in this animated picture. Ariel (Jodi Benson) and Flounder (Parker Goris) try to escape the royal court’s maniacal nanny, Marina Del Ray (Sally Field), after Flounder discovers that the irrepressible Sebastian (Samuel E. Wright) has been singing at an illegal undersea speakeasy in defiance of the king’s decree.

18. Cinderella III: A Twist in Time (2007)

(Source: Wikipedia)

DisneyToon Studios and Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment released the American animated musical fantasy film Cinderella III: A Twist in Time in 2007. It’s the third and last Cinderella film from Disney, following Cinderella (1950) and Cinderella II: Dreams Come True (2002).

In addition, at 70 minutes, Cinderella III: A Twist in Time (2007) is the shortest running film ever.

Directed By: Frank Nissen

Starring: Jennifer Hale, C. D. Barnes, Susanne Blakeslee, Tress MacNeille, Russi Taylor, and Andre Stojka

Revenue: $8 million


Cinderella’s (Jennifer Hale) stepsister Anastasia (Tress MacNeille) discovers the Fairy Godmother’s (Russi Taylor) wand in the woods on their first wedding anniversary. Lady Tremaine (Susanne Blakeslee), the evil stepmother in “Cinderella,” uses it to turn back time and make the renowned glass slipper fit Anastasia’s foot instead of Cinderella’s. In his mind, Cinderella no longer exists, and the prince is making plans to marry Anastasia.

19. Mulan II (2004)

(Source: Wikipedia)

Disneytoon Studios Japan created Mulan II, an American animated musical adventure film, for home video release in 2004. Songwriters Jeanine Tesori and Alexa Junge return for this sequel to Disney’s 1998 animated blockbuster Mulan.

Directed By: Darrell Rooney and Lynne Southerland

Starring: Ming-Na Wen, BD Wong, Gedde, WatanabeSandra Oh, Jerry Tondo, Lauren , Tom, Harvey Fierstein, Lucy LiuMark Moseley


Mulan (Ming-Na Wen), afraid that her sick father may be conscripted, volunteers for military service despite the fact that, as a female living under a patriarchal society, she is ineligible to do so. She dresses as a male and joins the rest of the recruits for training. She and her dragon Mushu (Eddie Murphy) fight off the Huns with their wits while falling in love with a handsome captain.

20. Cinderella II: Dreams Come True (2002)

(Source: Wikipedia)

The American direct-to-video fantasy comedic anthology film Cinderella II: Dreams Come True was released in 2002. It’s the first sequel to the 1950 Disney classic Cinderella to be released directly to video and the first to make use of digital ink and paint.

Directed By: John Kafka

Starring: Jennifer Hale, Corey Burton, Russi Taylor, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Gina La Piana

Revenue: $5 million


Jennifer Hale’s Cinderella gets ready for the royal ball while also trying to matchmake for her stepsister Tress MacNeille.

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

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

22. Mulan (1998)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

23. Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (1998)

(Source: Wikipedia)

Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World is a 1998 American animated musical adventure film that is the sequel to Disney’s Pocahontas from 1995. While the previous film focused on her meeting with John Smith and the advent of British settlers in Jamestown, the sequel concentrates on Pocahontas’ travel to England with John Rolfe to broker peace between the two nations, however her death is left out of the film’s ending.

Directed By: Tom Ellery and Bradley Raymond

Starring: Irene Bedard, Billy Zane, Jim Cummings, Donal Gibson, David Ogden Stiers, Linda Hunt, Jean Stapleton, Russell Means, Finola Hughes and Brad Garrett


In this animated sequel, John Smith (Donal Gibson) goes missing after soldiers attempt to apprehend him on treason accusations fabricated by crafty Gov. Ratcliffe (David Ogden Stiers). Native American princess Pocahontas (Irene Bedard), Smith’s longtime love, is crushed by the news. Meanwhile, she must travel to England as an ambassador. Pocahontas enters a strange new world with her handsome guide, John Rolfe (Billy Zane), desperate to prevent an unjust war against her people.

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

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

25. Pocahontas (1995)

(Source: Wikipedia)

The story of Pocahontas, a Powhatan lady, and the arrival of English colonial immigrants from the Virginia Company is the basis for Pocahontas, a 1995 American animated musical historical drama film. The film idealizes Pocahontas’ meeting with John Smith and her fabled rescue of Smith. Walt Disney Pictures and Walt Disney Feature Animation are responsible for the film’s production and distribution. It’s the studio’s 33rd animated picture and their sixth during their “Disney Renaissance” era of filmmaking.

Directed By: Mike Gabriel and Eric Goldberg

Starring: Irene Bedard and Mel Gibson, David Ogden Stiers, Russell Means, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly, and Linda Hunt

Revenue: $346.1 million


Pocahontas, played by Irene Bedard, is a young American Indian lady who falls in love with Capt. John Smith (Mel Gibson), one of the settlers who comes to the New World to start a new life. Chief Powhatan, her father, does not approve of them and insists she marry a native warrior instead. Smith’s fellow Englishmen, meanwhile, plan to steal gold from the natives.

26. Aladdin (1992)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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?

27. Beauty and the Beast (1991)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

28. The Little Mermaid (1989)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

29. Sleeping Beauty (1959)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

30. Cinderella (1950)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

31. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

(Source: Wikipedia)

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.

Following that, you’ll get our top picks for Disney Princesses. We’ll go over the canonical roster of Disney Princesses and learn more about their rich backstories.