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The Best Disney Live-Action Remakes Of The Last Few Years, Ranked

Updated September 3, 2020 8.2k votes 1.1k voters 7.0k views11 items

List RulesVote up your favorite photo-realistic remakes of the Disney animated classics.

These Walt Disney live-action remakes have been coming out since the '90s and all started with 101 Dalmatians. This film and the sequel 102 Dalmatians served as a precursor to the more recent and new Disney remakes such as The Jungle Book (2016) and Cinderella (2015). These films reimagined have attracted big-name celebrities such as Glen Close, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, Danny DeVito, Johnny Depp, and Ben Kingsley. There are also several Disney live-action movies slated to be released in the next few years and there is no sign of them stopping anytime soon.

101 Dalmatians, Alice in Wonderland, and Maleficent have all spawned sequels due to their initial success at the box office. But are they the best of the Disney animated films that have been remade into live-action masterpieces? It's time to decide which of these films is the best with the help of your votes. Vote up the Disney live-action remakes on this list that stunned you with their realism and vote down the films that didn't impress you at all. This will make sure that the right Disney live-action movie makes it to the top of the list. Then, vote for your favorite songs from new Disney movies

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    Beauty and the Beast

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 71%

    Worldwide gross: $1.26 billion

    • Actors: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline and Josh Gad with the voices of Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Bill Condon
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    The Jungle Book

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 95%

    Worldwide gross: $966 million

    • Actors: Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson
    • Released: 2016
    • Directed by: Jon Favreau
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  • Lady and the Tramp
    Photo: Lady and the Tramp / Disney+

    Rotten Tomatoes score: 62%

    Worldwide gross: N/A

    • Actors: Justin Theroux, Tessa Thompson, Sam Elliott, Ashley Jensen, Kiersey Clemons
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Charlie Bean
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  • Mulan is a 2020 drama adventure film directed by Niki Caro, based on the Chinese legend. A young Chinese maiden (Liu Yifei) disguises herself as a male warrior in order to save her father. ... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Liu Yifei, Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, Yoson An, Ron Yuan
    • Released: 2020
    • Directed by: Niki Caro
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