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Top 10 Disney Films

Most Disney films have one major theme, love. This is one reason these films have resonated with children and adults alike. The stories touched us when we were kids and we still love those films to this day.

The animation is simple but beautiful. No special effects, no 3-D just hand-drawn images. When making a top ten list it is hard to not be biased; just because you may like something that doesn't mean everyone will.

So in this list, I will try to pick the films that almost everyone regards as classic.

Top 10 Disney Films

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Theatrical)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Moroni Olsen, Billy Gilbert, Adriana Caselotti (Actors)

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was the very first Disney animated movie and the first animated film produced in full color. The film has great characters and kids will fall in love with the seven dwarfs. (1937)

Bambi (1942) (Theatrical Version)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Bobbie Stewart : Bambi (Baby), Donald R. Dunagan : Bambi (Young), Hardie Albright : Bambi (Teen) (Actors)


Bambi is as close to real-life as you'll get when watching a Disney film. The story is about a deer named Bambi and it follows his life in the wild. The film may be too sad for the younger kids, but it portrays real-life and does it with cute, talking animals. (1942)

Cinderella (Signature Edition)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Ilene Woods, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton (Actors)


Cinderella is a classic for girls. The film follows Cinderella as she lives with her stepmom and stepsisters. They are cruel to her, but in the end, she finds true love. (1950)

The Lion King: The Walt Disney Signature Collection (Theatrical Version)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones (Actors)

The Lion King

The Lion King is a personal favorite for me. Its animation is top-notch and the characters are fun. The music is also amazing. (1994)

Pinocchio (1940)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Cliff Edwards (Actors)


Pinocchio follows a woodcarver and his wooden puppet that comes to life. The film has a great message for kids. (1940)

Beauty and the Beast
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  • Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White (Actors)

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast is a classic love story. When watching the film it feels as if it's one of the first Disney films. (1991)

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  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin (Actors)


Aladdin is another great love story, but the film has plenty of things boys will enjoy. (1992)

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  • Eddie Murphy, Ming-Na Wen (Actors)


Mulan on paper doesn't sound like a great story (a girl goes to battle for her father and pretends to be a man), but Disney really made this a touching story; great family film. (1998)

To continue learning, check out the Mulan Movie Study

Sleeping Beauty
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Mary Costa, Eleanor Audley, Barbara Luddy (Actors)

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty is another classic love story will love. The film also has a great villain. (1959)

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  • Deems Taylor, Leopold Stokowski (Actors)


Fantasia was truly a landmark film. It used music and animation like no film before it; it also features Mickey Mouse. (1940)

Disney has many classic films and a Top 10 list isn't enough so here are some I missed: Dumbo, 101 Dalmatians, Peter Pan, The Little Mermaid, Tarzan, The Jungle Book, and The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh.

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People also ask:

What is the #1 Disney movie?

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

What are Disney's Top 10?

Top 10 Best Disney Movies of all time

  • 10 Frozen
  • 9 Hercules
  • 8 Alice in Wonderland (1951)
  • 7 Aladdin (1992)
  • 6 Moana (2016)
  • 5 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  • 4 Pinocchio (1940)
  • 3 The Little Mermaid (1989)
  • 2 The Lion King (1994)
  • 1 Beauty and the Beast

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