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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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#106 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #77 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movieslisted on The 50 Highest Grossing '90s Movies, Ranked

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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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#86 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #67 of 522 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Rankedlisted 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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#69 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #938 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #201 of 276 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry

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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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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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#32 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #314 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #110 of 553 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

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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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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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#59 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #425 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #106 of 360 The Best Movies Based On Books

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John Goodman, David Spade, Tom Jones

Released: 2000

Directed by: Mark Dindal

The Emperor's New Groove is a 2000 American animated buddy comedy film created by Walt Disney Feature Animation, the 40th film in Disney's animated features canon. It was directed by Mark ...more

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'The Emperor's New Groove' Fan Theories That Just Might Be True #30 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #334 of 923 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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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 #62 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #121 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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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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#104 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #138 of 360 The Best Movies Based On Books #72 of 88 Animated Movies That Make You Cry the Most

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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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#35 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #127 of 360 The Best Movies Based On Books #45 of 194 Musical Movies With the Best Songs

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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 #116 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #287 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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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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#15 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #25 of 114 The Greatest Date Movies of All Time #140 of 276 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry

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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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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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Joaquin Phoenix, Pauley Perrette, Michael Clarke Duncan

Released: 2003

Directed by: Aaron Blaise, Robert A. Walker

Brother Bear is a 2003 American animated adventure comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 44th animated feature in the Walt ...more

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#87 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #767 of 923 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #274 of 299 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

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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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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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#38 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #44 of 360 The Best Movies Based On Books #58 of 194 Musical Movies With the Best Songs

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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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#18 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #864 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #32 of 194 Musical Movies With the Best Songs

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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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#22 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #1,073 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #133 of 629 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked

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Frozen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Walt Disney Company Movies List
SandyAycock added Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Alan Tudyk

Released: 2013

Directed by: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy–comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 53rd animated feature in the ...more

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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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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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#58 of 568 The Best Animated Films Ever #92 of 299 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time #86 of 194 Musical Movies With the Best Songs