The greatest Disney animated movies of all time

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The Frozen thread brought up the question... what is the greatest Disney animated movie of all time? Here is the list. Rank your Top 5.

1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
1940 Pinocchio
1940 Fantasia
1941 Dumbo
1942 Bambi
1942 Saludos Amigos
1944 The Three Caballeros
1946 Make Mine Music
1947 Fun and Fancy Free
1948 Melody Time
1949 The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad
1950 Cinderella
1951 Alice in Wonderland
1953 Peter Pan
1955 Lady and the Tramp
1959 Sleeping Beauty
1961 One Hundred and One Dalmatians
1963 The Sword in the Stone
1967 The Jungle Book
1970 The Aristocats
1973 Robin Hood
1977 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
1977 The Rescuers
1981 The Fox and the Hound
1985 The Black Cauldron
1986 The Great Mouse Detective
1987 The Brave Little Toaster
1988 Oliver & Company
1989 The Little Mermaid
1990 DuckTales the Movie
1990 The Rescuers Down Under
1991 Beauty and the Beast
1992 Aladdin
1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas
1994 The Lion King
1995 A Goofy Movie
1995 Pocahontas
1995 Toy Story
1996 James and the Giant Peach
1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
1997 Hercules
1998 The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars
1998 Kiki's Delivery Service
1998 Mulan
1998 A Bug's Life
1999 Doug's 1st Movie
1999 The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue
1999 Tarzan
1999 Princess Mononoke
1999 Toy Story 2
1999 Fantasia 2000
2000 The Tigger Movie
2000 Dinosaur
2000 The Emperor's New Groove
2001 Recess: School's Out
2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire
2001 Monsters, Inc.
2002 Return to Never Land
2002 Lilo & Stitch
2002 Spirited Away
2002 Treasure Planet
2003 The Jungle Book 2
2003 Piglet's Big Movie
2003 The Cat Returns
2003 Finding Nemo
2003 Brother Bear
2004 Teacher's Pet
2004 Home on the Range
2004 The Incredibles
2005 Pooh's Heffalump Movie
2005 Howl's Moving Castle
2005 Valiant
2005 Chicken Little
2006 Bambi II
2006 The Wild
2006 Cars
2007 Meet the Robinsons
2007 Ratatouille
2008 WALL-E
2008 Tinker Bell
2008 Bolt
2009 Up
2009 A Christmas Carol
2009 The Princess and the Frog
2010 Toy Story 3
2010 Tales from Earthsea
2010 Tangled
2011 Mars Needs Moms
2011 Cars 2
2011 Winnie the Pooh
2011 Phineas and Ferb the Movie:
2012 The Secret World of Arrietty
2012 Brave
2012 Secret of the Wings
2012 Frankenweenie
2012 Wreck-It Ralph
2013 Monsters University
2013 Planes
2013 Frozen
2014 The Wind Rises
 
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I'll go with......

1. The Lion King
2. Frozen
3. Finding Nemo
4. Toy Story
5. Fantasia

Honorable mention: A Bug's Life
 

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personal favorites? Or something like the best /most influential / catapults to long term success
 

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So Pixar movies are counted as Disney now even if they were produced before the merger?
 

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my top 5 in no particular order:

Lion King
Aladdin
Toy story 1 and 3.
Robin Hood
Jungle book.
 

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Beats me, I just copied and pasted the list from the internets. :shrug:

For this excercise let's include them, what the heck.

Yeah I was just asking. they probably own the rights to them. Seems like Pixar was better alone IMO but maybe that's just the novelty of their movies wore off on me?

hard for me I tend to prefer more recent movies. I'd say Brave, Tangled and Frozen. Not sure what it is about Brave(think that's Disney) but we just love that movie. Think it's the accents
 

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1-Robin Hood
2-Aladdin
3-Lion King
4-Wreck-It-Ralph
5-Lion King

Honorable Mentions to Nightmare Before Christmas, Jungle Book and Brave, my last three cuts, in that order.
 

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Aladdin
The Lion King
Snow White
Toy Story
Frozen
 

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Our favorite Disney animated's, in order:

WALL-E
Emperor's New Groove
Lilo & Stitch
Lion King
Tarzan/Phineas & Ferb The Movie

We haven't seen Frozen yet. It was hard for me to leave The Sword in the Stone and Jungle Book off my list as they are favorites from my youth but they don't hold up as well for me now.
 

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This is complicated.....

I am breaking it down into what I'll define as 3 eras....1937 to 1966, 1967 to 1994 and 1995 to present day. This is somewhat arbitrary, but for me anyway, seems to be (roughly) animation done in a certain way. Anyway... here goes

1937 to 1966
Fantasia
Bambi
Peter Pan

1967 to 1994
Little Mermaid
Jungle Book
Lion King

1995 to Present Day
Up
Toy Story x3
Tangled
Monsters Inc.


I didn't include any of the Japanese movies listed (Spirited Away, Kiki's Delivery Service, etc...... all of which I own) because I didn't consider them truly Disney flicks. Similarly, I didn't include stop motion films like Nightmare Before Christmas and Frankenweenie (both of which I loved) because it seemed an apples and oranges comparison.

BTW.... A tip o' the ol' UC hat to Djaughe/Jughead, wherever he his, for turning me on to all the Japanese stuff, particularly Spirited Away. Amazing stuff.
 
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I havent seen wreck ralph yet. Kudos on the pinnochio mention, I had to cut it but wanted it in there. Also kudos to stout for robin hood as a number one - I feel it is way underrated and one of my favorite childhood movies.
 

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Yes - 2 of my favorite movies of all time, and yet I don't have them on DVD (which is weird). Time to go to Zia and fix that.

"Cruellla de Vil" is my favorite movie song, and I don't really like movie songs.
 

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Finding Nemo
Beauty and the Beast
Tangled
Frozen
Emperors new groove.
 

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1. Beauty & The Beast
2. Whatever
3. Whatever
4. Whatever
5. Whatever

IF I MUST!!!

2. Jungle Book
3. Lion King
4. Little Mermaid
5. Toy Story
 
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