Film The Best Castles in Disney Animated Films  

Amy Boal
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Some of the best Disney animated movies are Disney princess movies, right? Right. But princess or not, one thing many Disney cartoon films have in common is really cool castles. So what are the best and most beautiful Disney castles from any Disney animated movies that you kind of wish you could live in? Well, here is your chance to go castle-shopping in the Disney vault.

Castles are pretty cool, and there are many beautiful castles on earth. Some real-live castled even inspired the fictional castles on this list. But here, you'll only find Disney castles and palaces, as the case may be, drawn up by top Disney animators, courtesy of their great imaginations. Palaces and castles in Disney movies run the gamut. Some are ethereal and picturesque, while some are high atop mountains or even under the sea. Most of these are Disney princess castles, but not all! Oh, no. There was also a castle in The Emperor's New Groove, remember?

Browse through the pictures of Disney castles from the movies below and really think: Which of these Disney palaces could you call home? Do you prefer castles from classic Disney movies, or the studio's more modern work? Do you want to live in a remote castle, or one that is bustling with servants to wait on you hand and foot? These are tough questions, but someone should really answer them. It might as well be you!

Upvote the best Disney castles below, and imagine you are ordering your talking dishes to bring you a platter of cheese or something.
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Beauty and the Beast


Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Castles in Disney Animated Films
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Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 30th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, the film is based on the traditional French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont Additionally, it is also the third film in the Disney Renaissance period. Starring Paige O'Hara and Robby Benson, Beauty and the Beast focuses on the relationship between the Beast, a prince who is magically transformed into a monster as punishment for his arrogance, and Belle, a young woman who he imprisons in his castle. To become a prince again, the Beast must love ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach, Robby Benson, David Ogden Stiers, + more

Initial Release: 1991

Also Ranked

#8 on The Best Musical Movies of All Time

#58 on The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

#12 on The Best Animated Films Ever

#21 on Animated Movies That Make You Cry the Most

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Aladdin


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Aladdin is a 1992 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Aladdin is the 31st animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, and was part of the Disney film era known as the Disney Renaissance. The film was directed by John Musker and Ron Clements, and is based on the Arab folktale of Aladdin and the magic lamp from One Thousand and One Nights. The voice cast features Scott Weinger, Jonathan Freeman, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Frank Welker, Gilbert Gottfried, and Douglas Seale. Lyricist Howard Ashman first pitched the idea, and the screenplay went through three drafts before Disney president ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker, Jonathan Freeman, Jim Cummings, + more

Initial Release: 1992

Also Ranked

#21 on The Best Musical Movies of All Time

#7 on The Best Animated Films Ever

#32 on Animated Movies That Make You Cry the Most

#74 on The Best Movies with Only One Word for a Title

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Tangled


Tangled is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Castles in Disney Animated Films
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Tangled is a 2010 American computer animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Loosely based on the German fairy tale "Rapunzel" in the collection of folk tales published by the Brothers Grimm, it is the 50th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. Featuring the voices of Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, and Donna Murphy, the film tells the story of a lost young princess with long magical hair who yearns to leave her secluded tower. Against her mother's wishes, she accepts the aid of a handsome intruder to take her out into the world which she has never seen. Before the film's release, its title was ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi, Brad Garrett, Laraine Newman, + more

Initial Release: 2010

Also Ranked

#41 on The Best Musical Movies of All Time

#39 on The Best Animated Films Ever

#30 on Animated Movies That Make You Cry the Most

#12 on The Best Movies for 10 Year Old Kids

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The Little Mermaid


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The Little Mermaid is a 1989 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Based on the Danish fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Mermaid tells the story of a mermaid who dreams of becoming human. Written, directed, and produced by Ron Clements and John Musker, with music by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, the film features the voices of Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Pat Carroll, Samuel E. Wright, Jason Marin, Kenneth Mars, Buddy Hackett, and René Auberjonois. The 28th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, The Little Mermaid was released to theaters on November 17, 1989, to largely ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Pat Carroll, Samuel E. Wright, Jason Marin, + more

Initial Release: 1989

Also Ranked

#14 on The Best Musical Movies of All Time

#20 on The Best Animated Films Ever

#46 on The Greatest Movies of the 1980s, Ranked

#41 on Animated Movies That Make You Cry the Most

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