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The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time  

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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—among many others.

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

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Inside Out is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
27
Lilo & Stitch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
28
Robin Hood is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
29
Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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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Ratatouille is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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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WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
32
Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
33
Moana is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Jane Albrecht added 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
34
Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
2012
Wreck-It Ralph is a 2012 comedy animation family film written by Phil Johnston, Jennifer Lee and directed by Rich Moore.
35
Dumbo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
36
Brave is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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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The Fox and the Hound is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
1981
he 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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Pocahontas is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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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The Emperor's New Groove is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
40
The Aristocats is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
41
Big Hero 6 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
42
The Princess and the Frog is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
43
The Sword in the Stone is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
44
The Rescuers is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
1977
The Rescuers is a 1977 American animated adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions and first released on June 22, 1977 by Buena Vista Distribution. The 23rd film in the Walt Disney ...more
45
A Bug's Life is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
46
The Many Adventures of Winnie ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
47
Fantasia is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
48
Cars is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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
49
Winnie the Pooh is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
2011
Winnie the Pooh is a 2011 film directed By Stephen J. Anderson and Don Hall, and written by Burny Mattinson.
50
Brother Bear is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
2003
Brother Bear is a 2003 American animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 44th animated feature in the Walt ...more