Entertainment 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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On Ice Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig, Clarence Nash
On Ice is a Mickey Mouse cartoon released in 1935.
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Lonesome Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 4 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, 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, 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, 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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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
An ensemble performance emceed by Mickey includes piano playing, an adagio dance, an operatic number, and numerous attempts by Donald Duck to recite "Little Boy Blue.
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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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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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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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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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Symphony Hour Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig
Never leave the instruments of a radio symphony orchestra in care of Goofy! That's what Mickey does, they end up getting squashed in a elevator, and the orchestra ends up sounding like Spike
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Alice's Wonderland - aka - Alice in Slumberland Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks, Rudolf Ising
Alice's Wonderland is a Walt Disney short silent film, in black and white, produced in Kansas City, Missouri. This short was the first of Walt Disney's famous Alice Comedies and had a working ...more
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Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig, Clarence Nash
Moose Hunters is a 1937 American animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by United Artists. The cartoon stars Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy on a moose hunting ...more
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Walt Disney, Pinto Colvig, Billy Bletcher
Mickey dreams that Pluto has been captured by an evil scientist who hopes to graft his head onto a hen's body. When Mickey tries to save the hound from the villain's castle, he ends up on the ...more
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Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner
Mickey wants to take Minnie to a dance, but Pete's flashy car beats Mickey's horse-drawn wagon as her transportation of choice. At the dance, Mickey uses some balloons to make himself light on ...more
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Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner
Minnie wants Mickey to clean up her yard - or else he won't get any of her just-out-of-the-oven cake. Mickey cleans the yard, but then wrecks it trying to get rid of a pesky tornado.
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The Gallopin' Gaucho was the second short film featuring Mickey Mouse to be produced, following Plane Crazy and preceding Steamboat Willie. The Disney studios completed the silent version in ...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.