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The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats

Updated May 2, 2019 861 votes 63 voters 2.3k views22 items

Walt Disney Studios has put out some great Disney movies with cats. This list will determine the best Disney movie starring furry felines. There are classics like The Aristocats and newer films that put cats in the spotlight such as Bolt. Alice in Wonderland and The Jungle Book wouldn't be the same without their cats in the films. There are also films on this list that have even spawned remakes such as That Darn Cat!

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 cat movies on this list. Want a little more live-action and adventure? Look for Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey. In short, there is a movie here for everyone.

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

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    The Aristocats is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    The Aristocats

    Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi

    Released1970

    Directed byWolfgang Reitherman

    The Aristocats is a 1970 American animated feature film produced and released by Walt Disney... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Oliver & Company is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    Oliver & Company

    Billy Joel, Bette Midler

    Released1988

    Directed byGeorge Scribner

    Oliver & Company is a 1988 American animated musical buddy comedy-drama film produced by Walt... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    The Jungle Book

    Clint Howard, George Sanders

    Released1967

    Directed byWolfgang Reitherman

    The Jungle Book is a 1967 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions. Inspired... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Alice in Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    Alice in Wonderland

    Ed Wynn, Heather Angel

    Released1951

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi

    Alice in Wonderland is a 1951 American animated musical fantasy comedy-adventure film produced... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    That Darn Cat! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    That Darn Cat!

    Roddy McDowall, Hayley Mills

    Released1965

    Directed byRobert Stevenson

    That Darn Cat! is a 1965 American Walt Disney Productions thriller comedy film starring Hayley... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    The Lion King

    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons

    Released1994

    Directed byRob Minkoff, Roger Allers

    The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Cat from Outer Space is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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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

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    Pinocchio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    Pinocchio

    Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards

    Released1940

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, T. Hee, Bill Roberts, Hamilton Luske, Ben Sharpsteen

    Pinocchio is a 1940 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Homeward Bound: The Incredible is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

    Sally Field, Michael J. Fox

    Released1993

    Directed byDuwayne Dunham

    Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey is a 1993 American remake of the 1963 film The... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Lion King II: Simba's Prid is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    The Lion King II: Simba's Pride

    Neve Campbell, Matthew Broderick

    Released1998

    Directed byRob LaDuca, Darrell Rooney

    The Lion King II: Simba's Pride is a 1998 American animated direct-to-video sequel to the 1994... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Jungle Book is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    The Jungle Book

    Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley

    Directed byJon Favreau

    The Jungle Book is a 2016 fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Jon Favreau.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    That Darn Cat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    That Darn Cat

    Christina Ricci, Dyan Cannon

    Released1997

    Directed byBob Spiers

    That Darn Cat is a 1997 mystery comedy film starring Christina Ricci and Doug E. Doug. It is a... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Jungle Book 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    The Jungle Book 2

    Phil Collins, John Goodman

    Released2003

    Directed bySteve Trenbirth

    The Jungle Book 2 is a 2003 American-Australian animated musical film produced by DisneyToon... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Zootopia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    Zootopia

    Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman

    Released2016

    Directed byByron Howard, Rich Moore, Jared Bush

    Zootopia is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Byron Howard and Rich... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Three Lives of Thomasina is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    The Three Lives of Thomasina

    Patrick McGoohan, Wilfrid Brambell

    Released1964

    Directed byDon Chaffey

    The Three Lives of Thomasina is a 1963 American magical realist film starring Patrick... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Homeward Bound II: Lost in San is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco

    Sally Field, Michael J. Fox

    Released1996

    Directed byDavid R. Ellis

    Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco is the 1996 sequel to the 1993 film Homeward Bound:... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Tigger Movie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    The Tigger Movie

    John Hurt, Jim Cummings

    Released2000

    Directed byJun Falkenstein

    The Tigger Movie is a 2000 American animated musical comedy film co-written and directed by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    Cinderella

    June Foray, Mike Douglas

    Released1950

    Directed byWilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi

    Cinderella is a 1950 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Bolt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    Bolt

    Miley Cyrus, John Travolta

    Released2008

    Directed byChris Williams, Byron Howard

    Bolt tells the story of a dog who is convinced that his role as a super dog is reality. When... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar

    Rex Allen, Jim Wilson

    Released1967

    Directed byRex Allen, Winston Hibler

    Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar is a 1967 Walt Disney Productions adventure family film released... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    African Cats is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
    African Cats is a 2011 nature documentary film directed by Keith Scholey and Alastair... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Wild is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Disney Movies Starring Cats
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    The Wild

    William Shatner, Kiefer Sutherland

    Released2006

    Directed bySteven Williams

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