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List Rules Vote up your favorite animated films released by The Walt Disney Studios, including Pixar, Studio Ghibli, and DisneyToon Studios

Since the 1930s, the Walt Disney Studios have been behind some of the best animated films of all time. This list contains funny Disney animated movies and heartwarming Disney CGI films. You can even vote on this Best Disney animated movies list to make sure your favorite Disney animated movie ends up in the No. 1 spot.

Which films appear on this list of arguably some of the best Disney movies? Of course, The Lion King made our top Disney animated films list. The Lion King was released in 1994 and it featured the voices of Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones, and Jeremy Irons. Elton John won an Oscar for his song, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” which was featured in this great Disney animated film.

Other good Disney animated classics that appear on this list include Alice in Wonderland and The Little Mermaid. Toy Story is definitely one of the greatest DisneyPixar animated movies. The franchise has produced three critically and commercially acclaimed cartoon movies from Pixar Animation and Walt Disney Pictures. Other popular Disney animated movies include The Incredibles, Up, and Aladdin.

Where do your favorite Disney animated movies fall on this list? Be sure to vote up the best ones, and share your thoughts in the comments section. If you're looking for more kid appropriate material, check out this list of family friendly television

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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
The Lion King 1994 The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Beauty and the Beast 1991 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 ...more

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5,842 1,503
The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
The Little Mermaid 1989 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 ...more

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5,457 1,703
Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Aladdin 1992 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 ...more

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4,837 1,684
Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Finding Nemo 2003 Finding Nemo is a 2003 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Written and directed by Andrew Stanton, it ...more

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Mulan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Mulan 1998 Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical action-comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan. The 36th animated feature in the Walt ...more

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Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Toy Story 1995 Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter, Toy Story was the ...more

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4,685 1,512
Monsters, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Monsters, Inc. 2001 Monsters, Inc. is a 2001 American computer-animated comedy film directed by Pete Docter, produced by Pixar Animation Studios, and released by Walt Disney Pictures. John Lasseter and Andrew ...more

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3,828 1,488
The Incredibles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
The Incredibles 2004 The Incredibles is a 2004 American computer-animated comedy superhero film written and directed by Brad Bird and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was the sixth film produced by Pixar ...more

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Tangled is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Tangled 2010 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 ...more

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Up is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Up 2009 Up is a 2009 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Pete Docter, the film centers on an ...more

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3,265 1,808
Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Peter Pan 1953 Peter Pan is a 1953 American animated fantasy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney and based on the play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up by J. M. Barrie. It is the 14th film in the ...more

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Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Cinderella 1950 Cinderella is a 1950 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney and released by RKO Radio Pictures. Based on the fairy tale "Cendrillon" by Charles Perrault, it is ...more

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Lady and the Tramp is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Lady and the Tramp 1955 Lady and the Tramp is a 1955 American animated romantic musical comedy film produced by Walt Disney and released to theaters on 22 June 1955, by Buena Vista Distribution. The 15th film in the ...more

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Lilo & Stitch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Lilo & Stitch 2002 Lilo & Stitch is a 2002 American animated action-adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures on June 21, 2002. The 42nd ...more

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The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
The Jungle Book 1967 The Jungle Book is a 1967 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions. Inspired by the Rudyard Kipling's book of the same name, it is the 19th animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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101 Dalmations is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
101 Dalmations 1961 One Hundred and One Dalmatians, often written 101 Dalmatians, is a 1961 American animated adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions and adapted from Dodie Smith's 1956 novel of the same ...more

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Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Alice in Wonderland 1951 Alice in Wonderland is a 1951 American animated musical fantasy comedy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions and based primarily on Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ...more

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Moana is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Jane Albrecht added Moana 2016 Moana is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-adventure film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. With the help of a demigod (Dwayne Johnson), Moana (Auli'i Cravalho), the ...more

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Hercules is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Hercules 1997 Hercules is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 35th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated ...more

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Tarzan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Tarzan 1999 Tarzan is a 1999 American animated adventure musical film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 37th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics, it ...more

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarf... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a 1937 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures. Based on the German fairy tale by the ...more

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Zootopia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Zootopia 2016 Zootopia is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Byron Howard and Rich Moore. A rabbit police officer (Ginnifer Goodwin) and a red fox con artist (Jason Bateman) form an ...more

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Frozen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Frozen 2013 Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy–comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 53rd animated feature in the ...more

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Sleeping Beauty is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Sleeping Beauty 1959 Sleeping Beauty is a 1959 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney based on The Sleeping Beauty by Charles Perrault and Little Briar Rose by The Brothers Grimm. The 16th ...more

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WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
WALL-E 2008 WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Andrew Stanton, the story follows a ...more

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Inside Out is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Inside Out 2015 Inside Out is a 2015 American 3D computer-animated comedy-drama film directed by Pete Docter. In the mind of a young girl, five personified emotions - Joy (Amy Poehler), Sadness (Phyllis Smith), ...more

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Bambi is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Bambi 1942 Bambi is a 1942 American animated drama film directed by David Hand, produced by Walt Disney and based on the book Bambi, A Life in the Woods by Austrian author Felix Salten. The film was ...more

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Ratatouille is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Ratatouille 2007 Ratatouille is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the eighth film produced by Pixar, and was co-written ...more

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Robin Hood is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Robin Hood 1973 Robin Hood is a 1973 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions which was first released in the United States on November 8, 1973. The 21st animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Toy Story 3 2010 Toy Story 3 is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated comedy film, and the third film in the Toy Story series. It was produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. ...more

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Pocahontas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Pocahontas 1995 Pocahontas is a 1995 American animated musical romantic-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 33rd film in the Walt Disney Animated ...more

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Brave is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Brave 2012 Brave is a 2012 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman, and ...more

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Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Toy Story 2 1999 Toy Story 2 is a 1999 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by Lee ...more

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The Fox and the Hound is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
The Fox and the Hound 1981 The Fox and the Hound is a 1981 American animated drama film based on the Daniel P. Mannix novel of the same name, produced by Walt Disney Productions and released in the United States on July ...more

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Pinocchio is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Pinocchio 1940 Pinocchio is a 1940 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and based on the Italian children's novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. It was the ...more

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Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Wreck-It Ralph 2012 Wreck-It Ralph is a 2012 comedy animation family film written by Phil Johnston, Jennifer Lee and directed by Rich Moore.

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The Emperor's New Groove is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
The Emperor's New Groove 2000 The Emperor's New Groove is a 2000 American animated buddy comedy film created by Walt Disney Feature Animation, the 40th film in Disney's animated features canon. It was directed by Mark ...more

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Dumbo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Dumbo 1941 Dumbo is an American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions and premiered on October 23, 1941, by RKO Radio Pictures. Sound was recorded conventionally using the RCA System. One voice ...more

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The Aristocats is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
The Aristocats 1970 The Aristocats is a 1970 American animated feature film produced and released by Walt Disney Productions and features the voices of Eva Gabor, Hermione Baddeley, Phil Harris, Dean Clark, ...more

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Big Hero 6 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Big Hero 6 2014 Big Hero 6 is a 2014 American 3D computer-animated superhero action comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 54th film in the Walt ...more

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Finding Dory is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Dimos Dicoudis added Finding Dory 2016 Finding Dory is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated comedy adventure film directed by Andrew Stanton, and a sequel to Finding Nemo. The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish, Dory (Ellen ...more

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Cars is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Cars 2006 Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed and co-written by John Lasseter, it is ...more

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The Princess and the Frog is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
The Princess and the Frog 2009 The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical romantic fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 49th film in the ...more

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The Sword in the Stone is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
The Sword in the Stone 1963 The Sword in the Stone is a 1963 American animated musical fantasy comedy film produced by Walt Disney and released to theaters on December 25, 1963 by Buena Vista Distribution. The 18th film in ...more

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A Bug's Life is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
A Bug's Life 1998 A Bug's Life is a 1998 American computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter and co-directed by ...more

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The Many Adventures of Winnie ... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh 1977 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a 1977 American animated musical film produced by Walt Disney Productions and distributed by Buena Vista Distribution. It is the 22nd animated feature ...more

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Winnie the Pooh is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Winnie the Pooh 2011 Winnie the Pooh is a 2011 film directed By Stephen J. Anderson and Don Hall, and written by Burny Mattinson.

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Fantasia is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Fantasia 1940 Fantasia is a 1940 American animated film produced by Walt Disney and released by Walt Disney Productions. With story direction by Joe Grant and Dick Huemer, and production supervision by Ben ...more

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A Goofy Movie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
A Goofy Movie 1995 A Goofy Movie is a 1995 American animated musical comedy film, produced by Disney MovieToons, and released in theaters on April 7, 1995 by Walt Disney Pictures. The film features characters from ...more