Film The Best Movies Directed by Walt Disney  

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List of all movies directed by Walt Disney ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Walt Disney are listed here and include movie posters and Walt Disney movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Walt Disney as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Walt Disney movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Walt Disney film is can be factored into this list.

From Walt Disney's studio films to Walt Disney's independent films, this Walt Disney filmography keeps tabs on all Walt Disney movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

This list has a variety of movies in it, from Puss in Boots to Servants' Entrance.

If you’re wondering “what movies did Walt Disney direct?” or “who is Walt Disney?” then this list will explain how most people know this director. This list also answers questions like “what are the all-time best movies directed by Walt Disney?” and “what's a good selection of good Walt Disney movies?”

If you're wanting to get into Walt Disney films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Walt Disney works.

All Walt Disney director credits are included. This list of every movie that Walt Disney has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Walt Disney movie is and which actors starred in the Walt Disney film.

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Walt Disney was fortunate enough to work with talented actors, including Sean Connery and Peter O\'Toole.

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Walt Disney Steamboat Willie is a 1928 American animated short film directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks. It was produced in black-and-white by Walt Disney Studios and was released by Celebrity ...more

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Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King Bambi is a 1942 American animated drama film directed by David Hand, produced by Walt Disney and based on the book Bambi, A Life in the Woods by Austrian author Felix Salten. The film was ...more

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Just Mickey Walt Disney Just Mickey, alternately titled Fidlin' Around, is a 1930 animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by Columbia Pictures. The film shows Mickey Mouse playing a violin ...more

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Puss in Boots was a 1922 film directed by Walt Disney. The film was based on the book by the Brothers Grimm.

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The Skeleton Dance is a 1929 Silly Symphonies animated short subject produced and directed by Walt Disney and animated by Ub Iwerks. In the film, four human skeletons dance and make music around ...more

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Virginia Davis, Spec O'Donnell Alice's Day at Sea is an animated short film that is part of the Alice Comedies that were released by The Walt Disney Company in 1924. It was in black and white and silent.

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When the Cat's Away is a 1929 Mickey Mouse short film produced by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks. In it, Mickey and Minnie are the size of regular mice, and Tom Kat is the size of a person. After Tom ...more

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Hungry Hoboes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Walt Disney
Hungry Hoboes Hungry Hoboes is a 1928 American silent animation directed by Walt Disney featuring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and Peg-Leg Pete. The film was found in 2011 in the Huntley Film Archives after having ...more

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Janet Gaynor, Lew Ayres, John Qualen Servants' Entrance is a musical comedy movie starring Janet Gaynor. The movie was written by Samson Raphaelson from the Sigrid Boo novel and directed by Frank Lloyd, with a cartoon sequence by ...more

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The Haunted House The Haunted House is a 1929 animated-comedy short film directed by Walt Disney.

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Alice's Wonderland - aka - Alice in Slumberland Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks, Rudolf Ising Alice's Wonderland is a Walt Disney short silent film, in black and white, produced in Kansas City, Missouri. This short was the first of Walt Disney's famous Alice Comedies and had a working ...more

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Walt Disney The Gallopin' Gaucho was the second short film featuring Mickey Mouse to be produced, following Plane Crazy and preceding Steamboat Willie. The Disney studios completed the silent version in ...more

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Walt Disney Plane Crazy is an American animated short film directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks. The cartoon, released in 1929 by the Walt Disney Studios, was the first creation of the character Mickey ...more

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Clarence Nash Morris is a small moose with tremendous antlers who is ostracized from the group until he meets his match; an oversized moose with small antlers.

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Jungle Rhythm Jungle Rhythm is a 1929 comedy family musical animated short film directed by Walt Disney.

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Jack the Giant Killer Jack the Giant Killer is a 1922 animated short film written and directed by Walt Disney.

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Frolicking Fish Frolicking Fish is a Silly Symphonies animated Disney short film. It was released in 1930.

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Mickey owns and performs at his own theatre, going in drag as a harem girl, in a derby as a Hasidic Jew, and finally in a wig as a fancy pianist.

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Billy Bletcher The Golden Touch is a Walt Disney Silly Symphony cartoon made in 1935. The story is based on the Greek myth of King Midas, albeit with a medieval setting.

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The Plow Boy is a Mickey Mouse short animated film first released on May 9, 1929.

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Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner Mickey wants to take Minnie to a dance, but Pete's flashy car beats Mickey's horse-drawn wagon as her transportation of choice. At the dance, Mickey uses some balloons to make himself light on ...more

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The Barnyard Concert Mickey, Horace, Clarabelle, and others put on a concert to the "Poet and Peasant Overture".

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The Fox Hunt The Fox Hunt is a Silly Symphonies animated Disney short film. It was released in 1931.

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Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner Mickey's selling hot dogs at the fair and heckling rival barker Kat Nipp; later, he serenades "shimmy dancer" Minnie with the help of two rowdy cat pals.

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Wet Paint is a short animation featuring Donald Duck, released on 9 August 1946.

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Oh Teacher Oh Teacher is an animated cartoon made by Walt Disney, starring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, and distributed by Universal Studios. The film was reissued in 1932 by Walter Lantz Productions with ...more

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Oswald as the owner of a trolley car, which eventually turns into a very wild ride.

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Alice's Spooky Adventure Virginia Davis, Spec O'Donnell, Leon Holmes Alice's Spooky Adventure is a black-and-white silent short subject created by Walt Disney.

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Little Red Riding Hood Little Red Riding Hood is a Walt Disney short cartoon, and is a rendition of the traditional story of Little Red Riding Hood. The film is part of the Laugh-O-Grams series that was released in ...more

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Minnie's Yoo Hoo A sing-a-long reel made for the Mickey Mouse Clubs featuring Mickey leading a rendition of the theme song.

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Sky Scrappers Sky Scrappers is a 1928 animated short comedy film directed by Walt Disney.

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The Jazz Fool Mickey and Horace gather a rural audience and put on first a xylophone performance, then an elaborate piano solo.

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Night Night is a Silly Symphonies animated Disney short film. It was released in 1930.

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The Cactus Kid The Cactus Kid is a 1930 animated short comedy family musical romantic western film directed by Walt Disney.

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The Merry Dwarfs A village of dwarfs dance and play through their day.

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The Hot Choc-late Soldiers The Chocolate Soldiers seek to attack Pastry Village.

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Disney Before Mickey

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Martha Martha is a short film made by Walt Disney in 1923. It was black and white, and also silent. It was made in the United States.

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Alice Solves the Puzzle Margie Gay Alice and Julius are playing on the seashore when Pete comes around, gets Julius drunk and tries to steal a crossword puzzle from Alice. Julius has to sober up to come to the rescue.

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Tommy Tucker's Tooth is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Walt Disney
Tommy Tucker's Tooth Tommy Tucker's Tooth is an animated short film from 1922. It was produced and directed by Walt Disney at his short-lived Laugh-O-Grams studio in Kansas City. The format was black and white, and ...more

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El Terrible Toreador The title character vies with a Mexican officer for the affections of a comely barmaid, all set to Latin themes from classical music.

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Great Guns Great Guns! is a 1927 Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon produced by Walt Disney Productions. It was re-issued by Walter Lantz Productions in 1932. It was originally released on October 17, 1927.

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Egyptian Melodies Egyptian Melodies is a 1931 Silly Symphonies animated short subject produced by Walt Disney and directed by Wilfred Jackson.

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Tall Timber is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies Directed by Walt Disney
Tall Timber Tall Timber is a 1928 silent animated short film starring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and is the 23rd in the series. In terms of production, the film is currently the last existing Oswald cartoon ...more

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The Mechanical Cow The Mechanical Cow is an Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon from 1927. It was produced by Walt Disney Productions.

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Springtime Springtime is a Silly Symphonies animated Disney short film. It was released in 1929. It was the third Silly Symphonies film to be produced.

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More Kittens More Kittens is a Silly Symphonies animated Disney short film. It was released in 1936 and is the sequel to Three Orphan Kittens.

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Alice's Orphan Margie Gay Alice's Orphan is a 1926 short film by MJ Winkler Productions, and is part of the Alice Comedies.