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The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time

Updated November 5, 2019 1.2k votes 101 voters 5.6k views45 items

List RulesVote up your favorite Disney science fiction movies.

It’s time to determine the best Walt Disney sci-fi movies. Space and far away galaxies are a great backdrop for epic stories and Disney has made quite a few science fiction movies. These are often action-packed and comedic westerns. A lot of these movies are classics such as Flight of the Navigator, My Favorite Martian, and Tron. But are they the top science fiction movies that Disney has to offer? You’ll also find famous actors like Jennifer Connolley and Timothy Dalton in The Rocketeer. These are also great movies for younger audiences to watch as an introduction to the sci-fi genre. This list also includes the most recent Star Wars films produced by Disney.

Which of these Disney science fiction films do you love? Vote up all your favorites and vote down the movies that you didn’t like. Check back for new Disney science fiction films as they are released and added to this list.

  • 1

    WALL-E

    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman
    55
    12

    Released2008

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

    WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Andrew Stanton, the story follows a robot...  more
  • 2

    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

    Keri Russell, Allison Mack
    30
    5

    Released1989

    Directed byJoe Johnston

    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is a 1989 soft science fiction-family film. The directorial debut of Joe Johnston and produced by Walt Disney Pictures, it tells the story of an inventor who accidentally...  more
  • 3

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Felicity Jones, Diego Luna
    22
    8

    Released2016

    Directed byGareth Edwards

    This film is a 2016 American epic space opera film directed by Gareth Edwards. The daughter (Felicity Jones) of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move to take the plans. ...  more
  • 4

    Lilo & Stitch

    Tia Carrere, Ving Rhames
    18
    6

    Released2002

    Directed byDean DeBlois, Chris Sanders

    Lilo & Stitch is a 2002 American animated action-adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures on June 21, 2002. The 42nd animated feature...  more
  • 5

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher
    21
    10

    Released2015

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a 2015 American epic space opera film directed by J. J. Abrams. Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order....  more
  • 6

    Tron

    Jeff Bridges, David Warner
    18
    9

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Lisberger

    Tron is a 1982 American science fiction film written and directed by Steven Lisberger, based on a story by Lisberger and Bonnie MacBird, and produced by Walt Disney Productions. The film stars Jeff...  more
  • 7

    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre
    19
    10

    Released1954

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1954 American Technicolor adventure film starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas and Peter Lorre. It was the first CinemaScope science fiction film and was...  more
  • 8

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher
    17
    9

    Released2017

    Directed byRian Johnson

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi film is a 2017 American epic space opera film directed by Rian Johnson. Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey (Daisy Ridley) joins Luke Skywalker (Mark...  more
  • 9

    Meet the Robinsons

    Tom Selleck, Angela Bassett
    26
    21

    Released2007

    Directed byStephen J. Anderson

    Meet the Robinsons is a 2007 American computer-animated comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures on March 30, 2007. The 47th animated feature in the...  more
  • 10

    The Rocketeer

    Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton
    18
    11

    Released1991

    Directed byJoe Johnston

    The Rocketeer is a 1991 American period superhero film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and based on the character of the same name created by comic book writer/artist Dave Stevens. Directed by Joe...  more
  • 11

    Big Hero 6

    Jamie Chung, Maya Rudolph
    16
    9

    Released2014

    Directed byChris Williams, Don Hall

    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 Disney...  more
  • 12

    Treasure Planet

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Thompson
    16
    10

    Released2002

    Directed byRon Clements, John Musker

    Treasure Planet is a 2002 American animated science fiction adventure film directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. After he receives a map from a pirate, a rebellious teen (Joseph Gordon-Levitt)...  more
  • 13

    Escape to Witch Mountain

    Kim Richards, Kyle Richards
    15
    8

    Released1975

    Directed byJohn Hough

    Escape to Witch Mountain is a 1975 film based on the novel Escape to Witch Mountain by Alexander Key. It was produced by Walt Disney Productions, released by Buena Vista Distribution Company and...  more
  • 14

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson
    14
    9

    Released2018

    Directed byRon Howard

    This film is a 2018 American space Western film directed by Ron Howard. Before joining the Rebellion, a young Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) has adventures with his Wookiee partner Chewbacca, and later...  more
  • 15

    Smart House

    Katey Sagal, Jessica Steen
    14
    10

    Released1999

    Directed byLeVar Burton

    Smart House is a 1999 Disney Channel Original Movie about a teenage computer whiz, his widowed father, and his little sister, who win a computerized house that begins to take on a life of its own –...  more
  • 16

    The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

    Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero
    16
    13

    Released1969

    Directed byRobert Butler

    The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes is a 1969 film starring Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero, Joe Flynn and William Schallert. It was produced by Walt Disney Productions and distributed by Buena Vista...  more
  • 17

    Tomorrowland

    George Clooney, Hugh Laurie
    19
    19

    Released2015

    Directed byBrad Bird

    Tomorrowland is a 2015 American science-fiction mystery adventure film directed by Brad Bird. A disillusioned genius inventor (George Clooney) and a teenage science enthusiast (Britt Robertson)...  more
  • 18

    The Absent-Minded Professor

    Fred MacMurray, Keenan Wynn
    13
    11

    Released1961

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

    The Absent-Minded Professor is a 1961 American film distributed by Walt Disney Productions based on the short story "A Situation of Gravity" by Samuel W. Taylor. The title character was based in part...  more
  • 19

    Race to Witch Mountain

    Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino
    19
    21

    Released2009

    Directed byAndy Fickman

    Race to Witch Mountain is a 2009 science fiction/thriller film and a continuation to the 1975 Disney film Escape to Witch Mountain.. All three versions of the film are based on the 1968 novel Escape...  more
  • 20

    Flubber

    Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden
    10
    9

    Released1997

    Directed byLes Mayfield

    Flubber is a 1997 comedy film and a remake of The Absent-Minded Professor, directed by Les Mayfield. The film was produced by Walt Disney Pictures, and stars Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden,...  more
  • 21

    John Carter

    Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins
    9
    7

    Released2012

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

    John Carter is a 2012 American science fiction fantasy film directed by Andrew Stanton, based on the book A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Transported to Barsoom, a Civil War vet discovers...  more
  • 22

    Frankenweenie

    Winona Ryder, Elle Fanning
    12
    12

    Released2012

    Directed byTim Burton

    Frankenweenie is a 2012 American 3D stop-motion-animated fantasy film directed by Tim Burton. It is a remake of Burton's 1984 short film of the same name and is a parody of and a homage to the 1931...  more
  • 23

    Flight of the Navigator

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens
    12
    13

    Released1986

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

    Flight of the Navigator is a 1986 comic science fiction film directed by Randal Kleiser and written by Mark H. Baker and Michael Burton, about David Freeman, a 12-year-old boy who is taken by an...  more
  • 24

    Tron: Legacy

    Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges
    14
    17

    Released2010

    Directed byJoseph Kosinski

    Tron: Legacy is a 2010 American science fiction film produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures. A sequel to the 1982 film Tron, it is directed by Joseph Kosinski, produced by Tron director Steven...  more
  • 25

    My Favorite Martian

    Elizabeth Hurley, Christopher Lloyd
    8
    8

    Released1999

    Directed byDonald Petrie

    My Favorite Martian is a 1999 comic science fiction film starring Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Daniels, Daryl Hannah, Elizabeth Hurley, Wallace Shawn and Ray Walston, based on the 1960s television series...  more