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The Best Walt Disney Company Movies List 

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Here are the best Walt Disney Company movies, ranked best to worst, including trailers, genres, and release dates. The Walt Disney Company produced and/or distributed these films, which are listed in alphabetical order and sortable by any column. This is a list of all notable and most famous The Walt Disney Company films, including movie posters when available.

Featuring Disney classics like The Lion King and recent films like Zootopia, this list has all of your favorite movies and even some you forgot were from Disney. With billions of dollars at the box office and tons of awards, the Walt Disney Company has given Hollywood many of its greatest movies ever.

The list answers the questions, "What movies did The Walt Disney Company produce?" and "What films did The Walt Disney Company distribute?" This best The Walt Disney Company movies list displays shorts as well as feature films made by The Walt Disney Company, including theatrical releases, limited releases, and made-for-TV The Walt Disney Company movies. You can also manipulate this list of movies by this production company.

If you see one of your favorite Walt Disney Company movie missing from this list, make sure to add it and vote it up. 

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Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

Released: 1994

Directed by: Rob Minkoff, Roger Allers

The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical epic film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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Robin Williams, Gilbert Gottfried, Frank Welker

Released: 1992

Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker

Aladdin is a 1992 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Aladdin is the 31st animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

Released: 1991

Directed by: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 30th film in the Walt Disney ...more

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#93 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #36 of 454 The Best Duos of All Timelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Pat Carroll

Released: 1989

Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker

The Little Mermaid is a 1989 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Based on the Danish fairy tale by Hans ...more

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#18 of 598 The Best Animated Films Ever #98 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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June Foray, Mike Douglas, Verna Felton

Released: 1950

Directed by: Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi

Cinderella is a 1950 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney and released by RKO Radio Pictures. Based on the fairy tale "Cendrillon" by Charles Perrault, it is ...more

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#40 of 598 The Best Animated Films Ever #39 of 373 The Best Musical Movies of All Time

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June Foray, Bobby Driscoll, Heather Angel

Released: 1953

Directed by: Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney

Peter Pan is a 1953 American animated fantasy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney and based on the play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up by J. M. Barrie. It is the 14th film in the ...more

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#43 of 598 The Best Animated Films Ever #63 of 373 The Best Musical Movies of All Time

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Mandy Moore, Ron Perlman, Zachary Levi

Released: 2010

Directed by: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard

Tangled is a 2010 American computer animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Loosely based on the German fairy tale ...more

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Every Song in Tangled, Ranked by Singability #131 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #36 of 373 The Best Musical Movies of All Time

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Billy Gilbert, Pinto Colvig, Jimmy MacDonald

Released: 1937

Directed by: Wilfred Jackson, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce, Ben Sharpsteen, William Cottrell, + more

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a 1937 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures. Based on the German fairy tale by the ...more

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#38 of 598 The Best Animated Films Ever #17 of 373 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #153 of 363 The Best Movies Based On Books

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Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon

Released: 1955

Directed by: Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi

Lady and the Tramp is a 1955 American animated musical romance film directed by Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, and Hamilton Luske. The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog ...more

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#28 of 598 The Best Animated Films Ever #159 of 292 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry

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Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Elsa Lanchester

Released: 1964

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, with songs written and composed by the Sherman Brothers. The screenplay is by Bill ...more

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Marvin Miller, Mary Costa, Verna Felton

Released: 1959

Directed by: Clyde Geronimi

Sleeping Beauty is a 1959 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney based on The Sleeping Beauty by Charles Perrault and Little Briar Rose by The Brothers Grimm. The 16th ...more

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#235 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #108 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made #24 of 373 The Best Musical Movies of All Time

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Danny DeVito, James Woods, Charlton Heston

Released: 1997

Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker

Hercules is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 35th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated ...more

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Clint Howard, George Sanders, Louis Prima

Released: 1967

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

The Jungle Book is a 1967 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions. Inspired by the Rudyard Kipling's book of the same name, it is the 19th animated feature in the Walt Disney ...more

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The Jungle Book Was Originally Written To Prove That White People Are The Superior Race #155 of 598 The Best Animated Films Ever #41 of 373 The Best Musical Movies of All Time

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Mel Blanc, Cliff Edwards, Frankie Darro

Released: 1940

Directed by: Wilfred Jackson, T. Hee, Bill Roberts, Hamilton Luske, Ben Sharpsteen, + more

Pinocchio is a 1940 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Productions and based on the Italian children's novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. It was the ...more

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#62 of 373 The Best Musical Movies of All Time #74 of 212 Musical Movies With the Best Songslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Hugh Laurie, Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels

Released: 1996

101 Dalmatians is a 1996 family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Stephen Herek. It is the second adaptation of Dodie Smith's 1956 novel The Hundred and One ...more

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Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

Released: 1995

Directed by: Eric Goldberg, Mike Gabriel

Pocahontas is a 1995 American animated musical romantic-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 33rd film in the Walt Disney Animated ...more

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#58 of 598 The Best Animated Films Ever #88 of 373 The Best Musical Movies of All Timelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Sterling Holloway, Sam Edwards, Cammie King

Released: 1942

Directed by: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Paul Satterfield, Bill Roberts, Norman Wright, + more

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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#55 of 598 The Best Animated Films Ever #27 of 292 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry

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Sterling Holloway, Cliff Edwards, Verna Felton

Released: 1941

Directed by: Wilfred Jackson, Samuel Armstrong, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, Norm Ferguson, + more

Dumbo is an American animated film produced by Walt Disney Productions and premiered on October 23, 1941, by RKO Radio Pictures. Sound was recorded conventionally using the RCA System. One voice ...more

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#60 of 598 The Best Animated Films Ever #259 of 373 The Best Musical Movies of All Timelisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Eva Gabor, Ruth Buzzi, Scatman Crothers

Released: 1970

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

The Aristocats is a 1970 American animated feature film produced and released by Walt Disney Productions and features the voices of Eva Gabor, Hermione Baddeley, Phil Harris, Dean Clark, ...more

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#67 of 598 The Best Animated Films Ever #442 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

Released: 1995

Directed by: John Lasseter

Toy Story is a 1995 American computer-animated buddy-comedy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by John Lasseter, Toy Story was the ...more

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Ed Wynn, Heather Angel, Sterling Holloway

Released: 1951

Directed by: Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi

Alice in Wonderland is a 1951 American animated musical fantasy comedy-adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions and based primarily on Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ...more

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#60 of 598 The Best Animated Films Ever #53 of 363 The Best Movies Based On Books #55 of 212 Musical Movies With the Best Songs

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Kurt Russell, Mickey Rooney, Corey Feldman

Released: 1981

Directed by: Richard Rich, Art Stevens, Ted Berman

he Fox and the Hound is a 1981 American animated drama film based on the Daniel P. Mannix novel of the same name, produced by Walt Disney Productions and released in the United States on July ...more

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#46 of 598 The Best Animated Films Ever #122 of 571 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

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Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman, Terrence Howard

Released: 2009

Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker

The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical romantic fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 49th film in the ...more

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Clint Howard, Howard Morris, Sterling Holloway

Released: 1977

Directed by: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is a 1977 American animated musical film produced by Walt Disney Productions and distributed by Buena Vista Distribution. It is the 22nd animated feature ...more

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#84 of 598 The Best Animated Films Ever #123 of 302 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

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Demi Moore, Kevin Kline, Jason Alexander

Released: 1996

Directed by: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

Madacy Kids brings to life Victor Hugo's classic novel for this entry in their animated Children's Film Favorites series. Centering on the deformed Quasimodo, Children's Film Favorites: The ...more

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