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The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time  

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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.

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Meet the Robinsons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Tom Selleck, Angela Bassett, Adam West
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 ...more
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WALL-E is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy
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 ...more
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed
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.
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Son of Flubber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Fred MacMurray, Paul Lynde, Keenan Wynn
This 1963 theatrical sequel to ""The Absent-Minded Professor"" finds Professor Ned Brainard inventing ""flubber gas,"" a gaseous form of his original
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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Keri Russell, Allison Mack, Rick Moranis
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 ...more
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The Rocketeer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton, Alan Arkin
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 ...more
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Now You See Him, Now You Don't is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero, Ed Begley
Now You See Him, Now You Don't is a 1972 Walt Disney Productions film starring Kurt Russell as a chemistry student who accidentally discovers the secret to invisibility. It is the sequel to the ...more
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas
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 ...more
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The Absent-Minded Professor is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Fred MacMurray, Keenan Wynn, Paul Frees
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 ...more
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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero, Ed Begley
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
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Escape to Witch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Kim Richards, Kyle Richards, Ray Milland
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
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Solo: A Star Wars Story is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke
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 ...more
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Star Wars: Episode VIII - The ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver
This film is a 2017 American epic space opera film written and directed by Rian Johnson. Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey (Daisy Ridley) joins Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) ...more
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Moon Pilot is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Sally Field, Brian Keith, Edmond O'Brien
Moon Pilot is a 98 minute Technicolor science fiction satirical comedy released in 1962 by Buena Vista Distribution. Based on Robert Buckner's 1960 novel Starfire, it was directed by James ...more
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RocketMan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Beau Bridges, Shelley Duvall, Harland Williams
RocketMan is a 1997 comic science fiction film directed by Stuart Gillard, and starring Harland Williams, Jessica Lundy, William Sadler and Jeffrey DeMunn. It was produced by Walt Disney ...more
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Smart House is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Katey Sagal, Jessica Steen, Ryan Merriman
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 ...more
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Star Wars: Episode VII - The F... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill
This film 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. Ex-stormtrooper Finn (John ...more
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The Cat from Outer Space is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Roddy McDowall, Harry Morgan, Sandy Duncan
The Cat from Outer Space is a 1978 American comic science fiction film, starring Ronnie Schell, Ken Berry, Sandy Duncan, Harry Morgan, Roddy McDowall and McLean Stevenson. Produced by Walt ...more
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Return from Witch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Christopher Lee, Bette Davis, Kim Richards
Return from Witch Mountain is the 1978 sequel to Walt Disney Productions' 1975 film, Escape to Witch Mountain. It was written by Malcolm Marmorstein and is based on the novel by Alexander Key. ...more
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The Misadventures of Merlin Jo... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Annette Funicello, Tommy Kirk, Leon Ames
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones is a 1964 Walt Disney production starring Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello. Kirk plays a college student who experiments with mind-reading and hypnotism, ...more
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Flight of the Navigator is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright
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
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The Monkey's Uncle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Brian Wilson, Annette Funicello, Dennis Wilson
The Monkey's Uncle is a 1965 Walt Disney production starring Tommy Kirk as genius college student Merlin Jones and Annette Funicello as his girlfriend, Jennifer. The title plays on the idiom ...more
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Race to Witch Mountain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, AnnaSophia Robb
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 ...more
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Tron is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Jeff Bridges, David Warner, Michael Dudikoff
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 ...more
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Flubber is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time
Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden, Wil Wheaton
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