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The Best Disney Science Fiction Movies Of All Time

Updated November 5, 2019 1.0k votes 72 voters 4.0k 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.

  • WALL-E1
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    WALL-E

    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman

    Released2008

    Directed byAndrew Stanton

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  • Meet the Robinsons2
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    Meet the Robinsons

    Tom Selleck, Angela Bassett

    Released2007

    Directed byStephen J. Anderson

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  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids3
    19
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    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

    Keri Russell, Allison Mack

    Released1989

    Directed byJoe Johnston

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  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea4
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    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre

    Released1954

    Directed byRichard Fleischer

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  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story5
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    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Felicity Jones, Diego Luna

    Released2016

    Directed byGareth Edwards

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  • RocketMan6
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    RocketMan

    Beau Bridges, Shelley Duvall

    Released1997

    Directed byStuart Gillard

    RocketMan is a 1997 comic science fiction film directed by Stuart Gillard, and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Rocketeer7
    17
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    The Rocketeer

    Jennifer Connelly, Timothy Dalton

    Released1991

    Directed byJoe Johnston

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  • The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes8
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    The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

    Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero

    Released1969

    Directed byRobert Butler

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  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens9
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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

    Released2015

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

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  • Smart House10
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    Smart House

    Katey Sagal, Jessica Steen

    Released1999

    Directed byLeVar Burton

    Smart House is a 1999 Disney Channel Original Movie about a teenage computer whiz, his widowed... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi11
    13
    4

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher

    Directed byRian Johnson

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  • The Absent-Minded Professor12
    13
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    The Absent-Minded Professor

    Fred MacMurray, Keenan Wynn

    Released1961

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

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  • Now You See Him, Now You Don't13
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    Now You See Him, Now You Don't

    Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero

    Released1972

    Directed byRobert Butler

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  • Escape to Witch Mountain14
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    Escape to Witch Mountain

    Kim Richards, Kyle Richards

    Released1975

    Directed byJohn Hough

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  • The Monkey's Uncle15
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    The Monkey's Uncle

    Brian Wilson, Annette Funicello

    Released1965

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

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  • Son of Flubber16
    10
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    Son of Flubber

    Fred MacMurray, Paul Lynde

    Released1963

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

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  • The Misadventures of Merlin Jones17
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    The Misadventures of Merlin Jones

    Annette Funicello, Tommy Kirk

    Released1964

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

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  • Solo: A Star Wars Story18
    10
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    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson

    Released2018

    Directed byRon Howard

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  • Moon Pilot19
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    Moon Pilot

    Sally Field, Brian Keith

    Released1962

    Directed byJames Neilson

    Moon Pilot is a 98 minute Technicolor science fiction satirical comedy released in 1962 by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • The Cat from Outer Space20
    12
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    The Cat from Outer Space

    Roddy McDowall, Harry Morgan

    Released1978

    Directed byNorman Tokar

    The Cat from Outer Space is a 1978 American comic science fiction film, starring Ronnie... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Tron21
    13
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    Tron

    Jeff Bridges, David Warner

    Released1982

    Directed bySteven Lisberger

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  • Return from Witch Mountain22
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    Return from Witch Mountain

    Christopher Lee, Bette Davis

    Released1978

    Directed byJohn Hough

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  • Race to Witch Mountain23
    10
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    Race to Witch Mountain

    Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino

    Released2009

    Directed byAndy Fickman

    Race to Witch Mountain is a 2009 science fiction/thriller film and a continuation to the 1975... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • Flubber24
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    Flubber

    Robin Williams, Marcia Gay Harden

    Released1997

    Directed byLes Mayfield

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  • Flight of the Navigator25
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    Flight of the Navigator

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens

    Released1986

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

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