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The Best Walt Disney Movies  

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List of the best Walt Disney movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Walt Disney's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Walt Disney movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Walt Disney movies will be at the top of the list. Walt Disney has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Walt Disney movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Walt Disney films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Walt Disney role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Walt Disney performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Examples of films on this list include Society Dog Show and Plane Crazy.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Walt Disney movies?" and "What are the greatest Walt Disney roles of all time?"
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Walt Disney, Corey Burton, Leopold Stokowski
Fantasia is a 1940 American animated film produced by Walt Disney and released by Walt Disney Productions. With story direction by Joe Grant and Dick Huemer, and production supervision by Ben ...more
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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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Mickey's Polo Team is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Walt Disney Movies
Mickey's Polo Team Walt Disney, Clarence Nash
Mickey's Polo Team is a 1936 American animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by United Artists. The cartoon features of game of polo played between four Disney ...more
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Gulliver Mickey Walt Disney
Gulliver Mickey is a black and white Mickey Mouse short, produced by Walt Disney and released by United Artists in 1934.
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Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner
Brave Little Tailor is a 1938 American animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures. The cartoon is an adaptation of the fairy tale The Valiant ...more
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Thru the Mirror is a Mickey Mouse cartoon short film produced by Walt Disney Productions, released by United Artists in 1936. In this cartoon short, Mickey has a Through the Looking-Glass-type ...more
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Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig, Clarence Nash
Our bold trio travels cross-country by trailer - and sorely lives to regret it, especially when the makeshift vehicle crashes its way down a cliffside.
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Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig, Clarence Nash
Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Clarabelle Cow, Horace Horsecollar and Clara Cluck throw a big party for Mickey where the mouse's wild rhumba dancing rules the day. Goofy tries baking a cake, ...more
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Mel Blanc, Dinah Shore, Pinto Colvig
Donald's Cousin Gus is a 1939 Walt Disney cartoon in which Donald Duck is visited by his gluttonous cousin, Gus Goose, who proceeds to eat Donald out of house and home. It was released on May 3, ...more
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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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Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig, Clarence Nash
Clock Cleaners is a 1937 American animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures. The cartoon follows Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy working as ...more
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Pluto's conscience becomes the battleground when he saves a small kitten from drowning and then has second thoughts when Mickey welcomes it into his home.
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Lonesome Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Walt Disney Movies
Lonesome Ghosts Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig, Billy Bletcher
Lonesome Ghosts is a 1937 Disney animated cartoon, released through RKO Radio Pictures on December 24, 1937. It was directed by Burt Gillett and animated by Izzy Klein, Ed Love, Milt Kahl, ...more
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Walt Disney, Milton Berle, George Burns
Saludos Amigos is a 1942 animated feature package film produced by Walt Disney and released by RKO Radio Pictures. It is the sixth animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. ...more
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Playful Pluto Walt Disney
Playful Pluto is a classic Walt Disney cartoon, directed by Burt Gillett showcasing Pluto. It was the first cartoon in which Pluto was developed as major character.
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Magician Mickey Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig, Clarence Nash
Magician Mickey is a 1937 Walt Disney Mickey Mouse cartoon, originally released to theaters on February 6, 1937. Mickey puts on a magic show, but is constantly interrupted by a heckler, Donald ...more
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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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Walt Disney, Ward Kimball, Thurl Ravenscroft
The Nifty Nineties is an animated short film produced in Technicolor by Walt Disney Productions and released to theaters on June 20, 1941 by RKO Radio Pictures. the animated short was directed ...more
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South of the Border with Disney is a 1942 Disney short documentary. It was shot in the same occasion Saludos Amigos was, when Walt Disney and a group of eighteen artists, musicians and writers ...more
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Walt Disney, Dinah Shore, Dennis Day
Fun and Fancy Free is a 1947 animated feature produced by Walt Disney and released by RKO Radio Pictures on September 27, 1947. It was one of the "package films" the studio produced in ...more
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Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig, Ruth Clifford
Mickey's Delayed Date is a cartoon produced by Walt Disney Productions, distributed by RKO Radio Pictures and released on October 3, 1947. The film was directed by Charles Nichols, later a ...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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Mickey's Circus Walt Disney, Clarence Nash
Mickey's Circus is an animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released 1 August 1936. Known crew include director Ben Sharpsteen and animators Milt Kahl, Frank Thomas, Al ...more
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Walt Disney, Billy Gilbert, Sterling Holloway
Disney Learning Adventures: Mickey and the Beanstalk is a segment of 1947 animated feature Fun and Fancy Free, written by Joe Rinaldi, Bill Peet and Homer Brightman, and directed by Hamilton ...more
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Mickey's Mechanical Man Walt Disney
Mickey's Mechanical Man is a 1933 short film directed by Wilfred Jackson.