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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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8,323 2,486
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

2
7,498 2,408
Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

3
7,006 2,224
Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

4
7,480 1,985
The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

5
6,334 2,172
Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

6
6,329 2,287
Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

7
6,477 2,638
Mulan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

8
6,215 1,913
Monsters, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

9
5,309 1,865
The Incredibles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

10
5,045 2,094
Up is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

11
5,318 1,925
Tangled is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

12
4,278 2,398
Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

13
4,186 2,299
Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

14
3,643 2,301
The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

15
3,956 2,291
Lady and the Tramp is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

16
4,612 1,594
Lilo & Stitch is listed (or ranked) 16 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

17
3,950 2,177
Frozen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

18
3,592 1,786
Zootopia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

19
3,653 2,055
101 Dalmations is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

20
4,068 1,877
Tarzan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

21
3,649 2,235
Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

22
5,187 1,148
Moana is listed (or ranked) 22 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

23
4,471 1,694
Hercules is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

24
3,245 2,314
Snow White and the Seven Dwarf... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

25
3,184 1,839
Inside Out is listed (or ranked) 25 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

26
3,551 1,807
WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 26 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

27
2,986 1,767
Bambi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

28
3,363 1,556
Ratatouille is listed (or ranked) 28 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

29
3,096 1,884
Sleeping Beauty is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

30
2,907 1,812
Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 30 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

31
3,032 2,108
Robin Hood is listed (or ranked) 31 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

32
2,871 1,621
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
3,475 1,504
Pocahontas is listed (or ranked) 33 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

34
3,391 1,427
Brave is listed (or ranked) 34 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

35
2,830 1,602
The Fox and the Hound is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

36
2,820 1,495
Wreck-It Ralph is listed (or ranked) 36 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.

37
2,068 1,943
Pinocchio is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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

38
2,797 1,567
The Emperor's New Groove is listed (or ranked) 38 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

39
2,324 1,682
Dumbo is listed (or ranked) 39 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

40
2,987 1,311
Big Hero 6 is listed (or ranked) 40 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

41
2,735 1,459
The Aristocats is listed (or ranked) 41 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

42
2,640 1,330
Cars is listed (or ranked) 42 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

43
2,657 1,085
Finding Dory is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
Dimos Dicoudis added 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

44
850 175
Incredibles 2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
2018 Incredibles 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated superhero film directed by Brad Bird. Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) is left to care for Jack-Jack while Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) is out ...more

45
2,520 1,298
The Princess and the Frog is listed (or ranked) 45 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

46
2,543 1,353
A Bug's Life is listed (or ranked) 46 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

47
2,006 1,441
The Many Adventures of Winnie ... is listed (or ranked) 47 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

48
1,867 1,838
The Sword in the Stone is listed (or ranked) 48 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

49
1,978 1,285
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
1,910 1,218
A Goofy Movie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Disney Animated Movies of All Time
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