Sponsored
274 voters

The Best Disney Movies for Girls

Updated September 3, 2020 2.5k votes 274 voters 9.3k views18 items

List RulesVote up the best Disney movies for girls to watch.

This list contains information about Disney movies for girls ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best Disney movies for girls come in many forms. Some films feature young women deciding their own destinies while others showcase sisterly bonds. A few good Disney movies for young girls were made more than 50 years ago.

What films will you find on this list of best Disney films for girls? Brave has to come to mind. The 2012 movie follows Merida as she defies expectations, breaks traditions, and unites the land. Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson, and Billy Connolly are among that famous actresses and actors who voice characters in Brave. Frozen – featuring Anna and Elsa – is another great Disney movie for girls.

Freaky Friday – starring Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis – is a good movie for mothers and daughters as it highlights empathy and understanding. Other good Disney movies for little girls include The Princess Diaries, Beauty and the Beast, and Mulan.

Which Disney movies do you recommend for young girls? Give the best options a vote up and please add any good or new films we may have missed.

Photo:
...more
  • Tangled1
    142
    47

    Tangled

    Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman

    Released2010

    Directed byNathan Greno, Byron Howard

    Tangled is a 2010 American computer animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More Tangled 

    Small But Poignant Details Fans Shared About 'Tangled' That Gave Us Our Happily Ever After#65 of 112 Movies That Need Sequels

  • Moana2
    158
    58

    Moana

    Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson

    Released2016

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

    Moana is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-adventure film directed by Ron...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More Moana 

    20 Small Details From Disney's 'Moana', Spotted By Fans#1 of 136 The Very Best Movies of 2016, Ranked

  • Frozen3
    113
    51

    Frozen

    Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

    Released2013

    Directed byChris Buck, Jennifer Lee

    Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy–comedy film produced by Walt...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More Frozen 

    22 Insanely Smart Fan Theories About Frozen#228 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

  • Mulan4
    116
    56

    Mulan

    Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen

    Released1998

    Directed byTony Bancroft, Barry Cook

    Mulan is a 1998 American animated musical action-comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More Mulan 

    20 Weird 'Mulan' Thoughts That Actually Make A Good Point#198 of 356 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time

  • The Princess and the Frog5
    104
    46

    The Princess and the Frog

    Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman

    Released2009

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

    The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical romantic fantasy-comedy film...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More The Princess and the Frog 

    #104 of 661 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked#61 of 130 The 25+ Best Movies for Black Women

  • The Little Mermaid6
    120
    61

    The Little Mermaid

    Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes

    Released1989

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

    The Little Mermaid is a 1989 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More The Little Mermaid 

    #4 of 14 Movies That Threw Book Endings Out The Window Completely#88 of 522 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

  • Cinderella7
    106
    52

    Cinderella

    June Foray, Mike Douglas

    Released1950

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi

    Cinderella is a 1950 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney and...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More Cinderella 

    #11 of 206 Musical Movies With the Best Songs#66 of 75 The Greatest Classic Romance Movies

  • Beauty and the Beast8
    105
    53

    Beauty and the Beast

    Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker

    Released1991

    Directed byGary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

    Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More Beauty and the Beast 

    #20 of 297 The Best Duos of All Time#26 of 372 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime

  • Brave9
    110
    62

    Brave

    Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson

    Released2012

    Directed byMark Andrews, Brenda Chapman

    Brave is a 2012 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film produced by Pixar Animation...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More Brave 

    #468 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made#14 of 15 Super Sad Pixar Moments That Can Devastate You With A Single Frame

  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs10
    84
    47

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    Billy Gilbert, Pinto Colvig

    Released1937

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

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a 1937 American animated musical fantasy film produced by...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 

    #6 of 14 14 Animated Films That Were Better Than That Year's Best Picture Oscar Winner#68 of 244 The Best Movies For Kids

  • Frozen 211
    54
    20

    Frozen 2

    Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

    Released2019

    Directed byChris Buck, Jennifer Lee

    Frozen 2 is a 2019 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film directed by Chris Buck...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More Frozen 2 

    #25 of 80 Animated Movies That Make You Cry The Most#42 of 90 The Funniest Movies About Family

  • The Parent Trap12
    81
    47

    The Parent Trap

    Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid

    Released1998

    Directed byNancy Meyers

    The Parent Trap is a 1998 romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Nancy Meyers, and...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More The Parent Trap 

    16 Hidden Details Fans Pointed Out From ‘The Parent Trap’ That Are Kind Of Wonderful#96 of 252 The Funniest '90s Movies

  • The Princess Diaries13
    84
    53

    The Princess Diaries

    Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore

    Released2001

    Directed byGarry Marshall

    The Princess Diaries is a 2001 American comedy film produced by singer and actress Whitney...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More The Princess Diaries 

    #204 of 369 The Best Movies Based On Books#26 of 96 The Best Film Adaptations of Young Adult Novels

  • Toy Story14
    79
    51

    Toy Story

    Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn Lasseter

    Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More Toy Story 

    25 Weird 'Toy Story' Thoughts That Actually Make A Good Point#2 of 50 The 50 Highest Grossing '90s Movies, Ranked

  • Pocahontas15
    67
    49

    Pocahontas

    Mel Gibson, Christian Bale

    Released1995

    Directed byEric Goldberg, Mike Gabriel

    Pocahontas is a 1995 American animated musical romantic-drama film produced by Walt Disney...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More Pocahontas 

    #5 of 84 Great Movies That Take Place in Autumn#178 of 275 The Best Movies Based On True Stories

  • Enchanted16
    65
    49

    Enchanted

    Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon

    Released2007

    Directed byKevin Lima

    Enchanted is a 2007 American musical live-action/animated fantasy romantic comedy film,...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More Enchanted 

    #25 of 782 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made#77 of 246 The Best Rainy Day Movies

  • Freaky Friday17
    52
    63

    Freaky Friday

    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis

    Released2003

    Directed byMark Waters

    Freaky Friday is a 2003 comedy film based on the novel of the same name by Mary Rodgers. It...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More Freaky Friday 

    #63 of 97 The Best Disney Live-Action Movies#56 of 105 The Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time

  • Mulan18
    2
    14

    Mulan

    Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen

    Released2020

    Directed byNiki Caro

    Mulan is a 2020 drama adventure film directed by Niki Caro, based on the Chinese legend. A...  more
    Amazon buy button

    More Mulan 

    #151 of 206 The Best Adventure Movies#42 of 65 The Best Adventure Movies for Kids