Disney The Best Disney Movies About Grief  

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List Rules Vote up the best Disney movies you watch during tough times.

There are Disney movies for any mood or situation. This is a list of Disney movies that deal with grief ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best Disney movies about loss come in many forms. Some Disney movies about grief tackle the loss of a parent while others address the circle of life. A few good Disney movies that help with grief even won Academy Awards.

What films will you find on this list best Disney movies about grief? Coco has to be a film that comes to mind. The story follows Miguel as he journeys to the Land of the Dead in search of a long lost family member. Back with the living, Miguel better understands the importance of family and keeping the memory of loved ones alive. The Lion King is another good Disney movie that can help with grief.

Up finds a widower coping with grief by keeping a promise he made to his late wife. Other good Disney movies about grief include Bambi, Old Yeller, and Finding Nemo.

Do you have a favorite Disney movie about grief? Please vote the best films up to the top of this list and add any great options we may have missed.

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Coco is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt
Coco is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy adventure film directed by Lee Unkrich. Aspiring musician Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez) teams up with charming trickster Hector (Gael ...more
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The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick
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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23 4
Up is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman
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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17 2
The Fox and the Hound is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
Kurt Russell, Mickey Rooney, Corey Feldman
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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17 4
Bambi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King
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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18 5
Big Hero 6 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
Jamie Chung, Maya Rudolph, Génesis Rodríguez
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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13 4
Finding Nemo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana
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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Old Yeller is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
Chuck Connors, Fess Parker, Dorothy McGuire
Old Yeller is a 1957 American family tragedy film produced by Walt Disney. It stars Tommy Kirk, Dorothy McGuire and Beverly Washburn. It is about a boy and a stray dog in Texas. It is based upon ...more
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11 4
Brother Bear is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
Joaquin Phoenix, Pauley Perrette, Michael Clarke Duncan
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
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11 5
Pocahontas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly
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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11 6
The Princess and the Frog is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman, Terrence Howard
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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9 6
Snow White and the Seven Dwarf... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
Billy Gilbert, Pinto Colvig, Jimmy MacDonald
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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10 8
Sleeping Beauty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
Marvin Miller, Mary Costa, Verna Felton
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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9 7
Pinocchio is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards, Frankie Darro
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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6 4
Inside Out is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
payer35 added Amy Poehler, Diane Lane, Mindy Kaling
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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Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Disney Movies About Grief
June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton
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