films The Best and Worst Disney Animated Movies  

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Best of Disney's animated classics, ranked and voted on by fans. Walt Disney Studios has produced 51 theatrically-released animated movies to date (not including films released by Disney but produced by Pixar.) The studio began working on short animated features in 1923, before moving into feature-length animation with "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" in 1937. In 2011, the studio released not only a new adaptation of the classic "Winnie the Pooh" character but also re-released "The Lion King" in 3D.

This list collects together all the theatrical Disney animated classics and allows you to vote for the best and worst Disney movies. Not all Disney movies have been gold. At the bottom of the list, you'll see the worst Disney movies--animated films that you could go without ever seeing again. If you see one of the worst animated Disney movies on this list, vote it down and save people the hassle of watching it themselves. The top disney movies aren't necessarily the best, but here they are. 
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The Lion King Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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Beauty and the Beast Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

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Aladdin Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

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The Little Mermaid Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Frank Welker

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Mulan Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen, George Takei

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Tangled Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

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Tarzan Rosie O'Donnell, Glenn Close, Minnie Driver

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Hercules Danny DeVito, James Woods, Charlton Heston

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The Jungle Book Clint Howard, George Sanders, Louis Prima

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Cinderella June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

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Lady and the Tramp Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon

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Sleeping Beauty Marvin Miller, Mary Costa, Verna Felton

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Lilo & Stitch Tia Carrere, Ving Rhames, Kevin Michael Richardson

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Billy Gilbert, Pinto Colvig, Jimmy MacDonald

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The Incredibles Samuel L. Jackson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee

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The Emperor's New Groove John Goodman, David Spade, Tom Jones

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Robin Hood Ringo Starr, Peter Ustinov, Graham Chapman

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Frozen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best and Worst Disney Animated Movies
Frozen Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Alan Tudyk

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Alice in Wonderland Ed Wynn, Heather Angel, Sterling Holloway

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Pocahontas Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

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Bambi Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

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101 Dalmatians Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels

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Pinocchio Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards, Frankie Darro

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The Aristocats Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi, Scatman Crothers

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame Demi Moore, Kevin Kline, Jason Alexander

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Dumbo Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

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The Fox and the Hound Kurt Russell, Mickey Rooney, Corey Feldman

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Fantasia Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski

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The Princess and the Frog Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman, Terrence Howard

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The Sword in the Stone Alan Napier, Sebastian Cabot, Norman Alden

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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway

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Inside Out Amy Poehler, Diane Lane, Mindy Kaling

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Brave Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly

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The Rescuers Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page

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The Great Mouse Detective Vincent Price, Basil Rathbone, Frank Welker

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Treasure Planet Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson, Martin Short

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Atlantis: The Lost Empire Michael J. Fox, Leonard Nimoy, James Garner

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Oliver & Company Billy Joel, Bette Midler, Cheech Marin

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Brother Bear Joaquin Phoenix, Pauley Perrette, Michael Clarke Duncan

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A Goofy Movie Pauly Shore, Joey Lawrence, Wallace Shawn

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The Rescuers Down Under John Candy, Bob Newhart, George C. Scott

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Anastasia Kirsten Dunst, Meg Ryan, Kelsey Grammer

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Bolt Miley Cyrus, John Travolta, Chloƫ Grace Moretz

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The Black Cauldron John Hurt, John Huston, Nigel Hawthorne

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Fantasia 2000 Steve Martin, Bette Midler, James Earl Jones

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Song of the South John Lee Hooker, Hattie McDaniel, Bobby Driscoll

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Pete's Dragon Mickey Rooney, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons

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Peter Pan Mary Martin, Cyril Ritchard, Lynn Fontanne

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The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad Bing Crosby, Basil Rathbone, J. Pat O'Malley

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Corpse Bride Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee