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The Best Disney Movies About Friendship

Updated September 16, 2020 1.9k votes 122 voters 2.9k views22 items

List RulesVote up the best Disney movies that focus on characters who are or become friends.

This list is all about ranking Disney movies about friends from best to worst by user votes. The best Disney animations about friendship come in many forms. Some films feature former rivals finding common ground and forming a friendship while others celebrate the beauty of BFFs. A few of the best Disney cartoons that help with friendships highlight the power that comes from love and trust.

What films will you find on this list of good Disney movies that deal with friends? Toy Story has to be near the top as a great Disney frienship comedy movie. Even the films theme song “You've Got a Friend in Me” is all about best buddies. It also has to be among the best Disney songs about friendship. The friendship between Bambi, Thumper, and Flower is one of the most heart-warming in all of animated cinema as shown in Disney's 1942 masterpiece, Bambi.

Dumbo is another good Disney animated movie about friendship and how pals can push you to be your best. The Jungle Book, Pinocchio, and Tangled also have memorable storylines about friendship.

Which Disney movie do you love to watch with your BFF? Vote the best Disney films about friendship up to the top of this list and please add any we may have missed.

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    Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Toy Story

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn Lasseter

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    The Many Adventures of Winnie  is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

    Clint Howard, Howard Morris

    Released1977

    Directed byJohn Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman

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    The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    The Jungle Book

    Clint Howard, George Sanders

    Released1967

    Directed byWolfgang Reitherman

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    Bambi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Bambi

    Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards

    Released1942

    Directed byJames Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Paul Satterfield, Bill Roberts, Norman Wright

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    Toy Story 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Toy Story 2

    Tom Hanks, Kelsey Grammer

    Released1999

    Directed byJohn Lasseter, Lee Unkrich, Ash Brannon

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    Ratatouille is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Ratatouille

    Peter O'Toole, Janeane Garofalo

    Released2007

    Directed byBrad Bird, Jan Pinkava

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    Toy Story 4 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Toy Story 4

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Released2019

    Directed byJosh Cooley

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    Up is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Up

    Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner

    Released2009

    Directed byPete Docter

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    Monsters, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Monsters, Inc.

    Billy Crystal, John Goodman

    Released2001

    Directed byDavid Silverman, Pete Docter, Lee Unkrich

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    Pinocchio is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Pinocchio

    Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards

    Released1940

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, T. Hee, Bill Roberts, Hamilton Luske, Ben Sharpsteen

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    Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Toy Story 3

    Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg

    Released2010

    Directed byLee Unkrich

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    The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    The Lion King

    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons

    Released1994

    Directed byRob Minkoff, Roger Allers

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    The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    The Little Mermaid

    Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes

    Released1989

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

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    Snow White and the Seven Dwarf is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    Billy Gilbert, Pinto Colvig

    Released1937

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce, Ben Sharpsteen, William Cottrell

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    Dumbo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Dumbo

    Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards

    Released1941

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Samuel Armstrong, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, Norm Ferguson

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    Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Finding Nemo

    Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe

    Released2003

    Directed byAndrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich

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    Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Aladdin

    Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott

    Released2019

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

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    Christopher Robin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Christopher Robin

    Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell

    Released2018

    Directed byMarc Forster

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    Finding Dory is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Finding Dory

    Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks

    Released2016

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

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    Mulan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Mulan

    Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen

    Released1998

    Directed byTony Bancroft, Barry Cook

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    Tangled is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    Tangled

    Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman

    Released2010

    Directed byNathan Greno, Byron Howard

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    The Princess and the Frog is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Friendship
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    The Princess and the Frog

    Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman

    Released2009

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

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