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The Best Disney Musical Movies

Updated May 7, 2020 27.3k votes 976 voters 21.1k views78 items

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Walt Disney is probably one of the first film companies that come to mind when you think about musicals. This Disney musical list has both animated and live-action musicals. Several of their classics are animated musicals that blend singing and storytelling to captivate audiences. Disney’s musical repertoire would not be the same with such musicals as Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Annie, and Newsies. But are they the top musical movies that Disney has to offer?

You will also find famous actors such as Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine, a more in the live-action musical, Into the Woods.

Which of these popular Disney musicals do you love? Vote up all Disney musicals that are your favorites and have lots of singing, then vote down the movies that you didn’t like. Don't see your favorite Disney musical? Feel free to add it to the list and check back to see how other users rank your additions.

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    Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    Aladdin

    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried

    Released1992

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

    Aladdin is a 1992 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Moana is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Little Mermaid is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    The Lion King

    Donald Glover, Beyoncé

    Released2019

    Directed byJon Favreau

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    Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    Beauty and the Beast

    Emma Watson, Dan Stevens

    Released2017

    Directed byBill Condon

    Beauty and the Beast is a 2017 romantic/dark fantasy musical film directed by Bill Condon. The... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Princess and the Frog is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    Peter Pan

    June Foray, Bobby Driscoll

    Released1953

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney

    Peter Pan is a 1953 American animated fantasy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney and based... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    Alice in Wonderland

    Ed Wynn, Heather Angel

    Released1951

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi

    Alice in Wonderland is a 1951 American animated musical fantasy comedy-adventure film produced... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Aristocats is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    The Aristocats

    Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi

    Released1970

    Directed byWolfgang Reitherman

    The Aristocats is a 1970 American animated feature film produced and released by Walt Disney... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    The Jungle Book

    Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley

    Directed byJon Favreau

    The Jungle Book is a 2016 fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Aladdin and the King of Thieve is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    Aladdin and the King of Thieves

    Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried

    Released1996

    Directed byTad Stones

    This film is a 1996 animated film that is the second direct-to-video sequel to the Disney... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Fantasia 2000 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    Fantasia 2000

    Steve Martin, Bette Midler

    Released1999

    Directed byJames Algar, Don Hahn, Paul Brizzi, Francis Glebas, Eric Goldberg

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    A Goofy Movie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    A Goofy Movie

    Pauly Shore, Joey Lawrence

    Released1995

    Directed byKevin Lima

    A Goofy Movie is a 1995 American animated musical comedy film directed by Kevin Lima The... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    Enchanted

    Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon

    Released2007

    Directed byKevin Lima

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

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    Oliver & Company is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    Oliver & Company

    Billy Joel, Bette Midler

    Released1988

    Directed byGeorge Scribner

    Oliver & Company is a 1988 American animated musical buddy comedy-drama film produced by Walt... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Hunchback of Notre Dame is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    Demi Moore, Kevin Kline

    Released1996

    Directed byGary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

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    The Many Adventures of Winnie  is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

    Clint Howard, Howard Morris

    Released1977

    Directed byJohn Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman

    The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a 1977 American animated musical film produced by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Great Mouse Detective is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    The Great Mouse Detective

    Vincent Price, Basil Rathbone

    Released1986

    Directed byDavid Michener, Burny Mattinson, Ron Clements, John Musker

    The Great Mouse Detective is a 1986 American animated mystery film produced by Walt Disney... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Annie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    Annie

    Kristin Chenoweth, Kathy Bates

    Released1999

    Directed byRob Marshall

    Annie is a 1999 American made-for-television musical-comedy-drama film from The Wonderful... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Sleeping Beauty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    Sleeping Beauty

    Marvin Miller, Mary Costa

    Released1959

    Directed byClyde Geronimi

    Sleeping Beauty is a 1959 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney based... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Pinocchio is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    Pinocchio

    Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards

    Released1940

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

    Pinocchio is a 1940 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Make Mine Music is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    Make Mine Music

    Dinah Shore, Benny Goodman

    Released1946

    Directed byRobert Cormack, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi, Joshua Meador, Jack Kinney

    Make Mine Music is an 1946 American animated anthology film produced by Walt Disney and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    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 on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Almost Angels is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    Almost Angels

    Sean Scully, Vincent Winter

    Released1962

    Directed bySteve Previn

    Almost Angels is a 1962 Walt Disney Productions film about a group of boys in the Vienna Boys'... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    James and the Giant Peach is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Disney Musical Movies
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    James and the Giant Peach

    Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss

    Released1996

    Directed byHenry Selick

    James and the Giant Peach is a 1996 British-American musical fantasy film directed by Henry... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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