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The Best Disney Movies Starring Animals

Updated August 28, 2020 5.4k votes 300 voters 10.6k views59 items

List RulesVote up your favorite Disney movies featuring animals of any kind.

Walt Disney Studios has put out some great Disney movies with animals. This list will determine the best Disney animal movies, both animated and live-action. There are classics like The Aristocats and newer films such as ZootopiaFinding Nemo and Ratatouille wouldn't be the same without being told from the animals’ perspectives. There are also films on this list that have even spawned remakes such as The Jungle Book. Looking for Disney movies with only animals? This list has got you covered with the Lion King franchise and movies like Robin Hood.

These movies also span across all genres, fans of science fiction movies should be sure to check out The Cat From Outerspace. If you like cartoons there are certainly quite a bit of animated animal movies on this list. Want a little more live-action and adventure? Look for Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey and Eight Below. In short, there is a Disney animal movie here for everyone.

Which of these Walt Disney animal films do you love? Tell the world by voting them up on the list.

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    The Lion King

    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons
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    Lady and the Tramp

    Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg
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    101 Dalmations

    Rod Taylor, Paul Frees
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  • 4

    The Aristocats

    Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi
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    The Fox and the Hound

    Kurt Russell, Mickey Rooney
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    Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards
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    Oliver & Company

    Billy Joel, Bette Midler
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    Robin Hood

    Ringo Starr, Peter Ustinov
    Robin Hood is a 1973 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions which was...  more

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    The Jungle Book

    Clint Howard, George Sanders
    The Jungle Book is a 1967 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions. Inspired...  more

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    White Fang

    Ethan Hawke, James Remar
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    The Rescuers Down Under

    John Candy, Bob Newhart
    The Rescuers Down Under is a 1990 American animated adventure film produced by Walt Disney...  more

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    The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

    Clint Howard, Howard Morris
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    The Lion King

    Donald Glover, Beyoncé
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  • 14

    Brother Bear

    Joaquin Phoenix, Pauley Perrette
    Brother Bear is a 2003 American animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney...  more

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    A Goofy Movie

    Pauly Shore, Joey Lawrence
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    The Great Mouse Detective

    Vincent Price, Basil Rathbone
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  • 17

    Winnie the Pooh

    John Cleese, Craig Ferguson
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  • 18

    The Princess and the Frog

    Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman
    The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical romantic fantasy-comedy film...  more

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    The Rescuers

    Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor
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    Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman
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    The Lion King II: Simba's Pride

    Neve Campbell, Matthew Broderick
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  • 22

    Bambi II

    Patrick Stewart, Ariel Winter
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  • 23

    The Three Caballeros

    Sterling Holloway, Pinto Colvig
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    The Jungle Book

    Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley
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    Fun and Fancy Free

    Walt Disney, Dinah Shore
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