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List Rules The best non-animated films released under the Walt Disney Pictures and Walt Disney Productions labels

What are the best Disney live action movies? While Disney has put out some of the most incredible, memorable animated feature films of all time, it has also released some remarkable live action films. Some of the live action Walt Disney movies listed here date back several decades; others are more modern classics. One thing they all have in common? They are wildly popular. Vote for your favorites, vote down any you didn't like and, of course, please add any great Disney live action movies that are missing.

Just as Disney's animated movies are almost always top notch, with awesome Disney princesses and menacing animated Disney villains, so are the Disney live action films.

Some of the excellent live action Disney movies listed here have a bit of cartoon action in them, but overall, they qualify. One good example is 1964's 'Mary Poppins,' certainly among the greatest of Disney's live action offerings but also one of the best musical movies of all time, too. Fans of sports films will notice that many of Disney's best live action films are also among the most inspirational sports movies ever -- 'Miracle,' 'Remember the Titans' and 'The Mighty Ducks' come to mind immediately.

Disney has also produced several first-rate live action film franchises, including 'Pirates of the Caribbean,' the 'Chronicles of Narnia' and the 'National Treasure' movies. All of these movies could be considered among Disney's best, but this is about you -- what do *you* think is the best? Start voting, and enjoy reminiscing about some of Disney's most wonderful, non-animated movies. Fun for the whole family!
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Mary Poppins Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester

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Enchanted Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews

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400 175
The Parent Trap is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
The Parent Trap Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, Kat Graham

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360 174
Maleficent is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
Maleficent Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Juno Temple

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The Princess Diaries Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore, Julie Andrews

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481 208
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy

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612 140
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259 126
Saving Mr. Banks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
Saving Mr. Banks Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Emma Thompson

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350 183
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101 Dalmatians Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels

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398 244
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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Keri Russell, Allison Mack, Rick Moranis

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405 154
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The Santa Clause Tim Allen, Frank Welker, Peter Boyle

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347 206
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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, Frank Welker

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332 181
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Freaky Friday Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon

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450 182
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The Parent Trap Maureen O'Hara, John Mills, Hayley Mills

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279 187
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Bedknobs and Broomsticks Angela Lansbury, Roddy McDowall, Bruce Forsyth

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370 236
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National Treasure Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Sean Bean

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271 186
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Swiss Family Robinson John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, Tommy Kirk

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311 120
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom

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Hocus Pocus Sarah Jessica Parker, Bette Midler, Thora Birch

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237 197
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Old Yeller Chuck Connors, Fess Parker, Dorothy McGuire

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281 190
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Holes Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Patricia Arquette

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276 199
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Remember the Titans Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington

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199 53
Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
Cinderella Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Hayley Atwell

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262 118
Pirates of the Caribbean: At W... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Keith Richards

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The Sorcerer's Apprentice Nicolas Cage, Monica Bellucci, Teresa Palmer

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229 136
Pirates of the Caribbean: On S... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Keith Richards

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262 145
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The Muppets Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez

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223 127
Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
Alice in Wonderland Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter

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The Shaggy Dog [1959] Annette Funicello, Fred MacMurray, Jack Albertson

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238 89
Guardians of the Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
Guardians of the Galaxy Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan

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Cool Runnings John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau

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167 96
The Muppet Movie is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
The Muppet Movie Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor

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197 123
The Santa Clause 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
The Santa Clause 2 Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler, Tim Allen

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261 185
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Oz the Great and Powerful Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, James Franco

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192 162
George of the Jungle is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
George of the Jungle Brendan Fraser, John Cleese, Leslie Mann

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Flubber Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, Wil Wheaton

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180 90
The Muppet Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
The Muppet Christmas Carol Michael Caine, Frank Oz, Louise Gold

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238 182
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The Mighty Ducks Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez, Dan Tamberelli

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181 158
Pete's Dragon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
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213 156
Sky High is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
Sky High Kurt Russell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lynda Carter

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195 89
The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
The Avengers Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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171 197
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas

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160 86
Muppet Treasure Island is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
Muppet Treasure Island Tim Curry, Billy Connolly, Jennifer Saunders

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182 78
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal ... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Chris Pine

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199 125
Escape to Witch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Disney Live-Action Movies
Escape to Witch Mountain Kim Richards, Kyle Richards, Ray Milland

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206 216
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Tron Jeff Bridges, David Warner, Michael Dudikoff

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159 166
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The Love Bug Buddy Hackett, Dean Jones, Michele Lee

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224 124
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Bridge to Terabithia Zooey Deschanel, Josh Hutchersonm, AnnaSophia Robb

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160 182
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Honey, I Blew Up the Kid Keri Russell, Rick Moranis, Julia Sweeney

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191 188
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The Rocketeer Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton, Alan Arkin