(Divorcing yourself of those emotions is mightily challenging.) © 2020 Collider Cryptomedia, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 13 Great Witch Movies for a Spellbinding Halloween, Tom Holland Reveals First ‘Uncharted’ Image of Himself in Full Costume as Nathan Drake, ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’ Review: Borat and Daughter Team Up to Smash the Patriarchy, ‘News of the World’: Tom Hanks Goes Full Western in New Trailer for Paul Greengrass’…, ‘Synchronic’ Review: A Fiendishly Clever Time Travel Story about Loss and Chaos, It’s hard to rank the Disney animated films, and not just because there are so many of them. These are films that mean so much to so many people, that are inherently linked to powerful memories of childhood and have informed what we so many adults consider magical. But please, let us know in the comments what you think of this list, what Disney films you continue to revisit, and which of these 58 you hadn’t ever even heard of until this list. (My primary sources were Disney War by James B. Stewart, Creativity Inc. by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace, and Walt Disney by Neal Gabler, plus the fantastic documentary films Waking Sleeping Beauty and Walt and El Grupo. And if you feel inspired to check some of these out on Disney+, here’s a list of everything currently available to stream on that streaming service. There have been 58 official, Disney animated features since Snow White in 1937, and we watched every single one and ranked them from worst to best. I heartily recommend them all.). 100 Best Disney Movies Ever by jtwilighter | created - 12 Jun 2011 | updated - 13 Jun 2011 | Public This took careful thought in the ranking process except as we got into the 70's and 80's we got a little sloppy. Disney+ has them, and we’ve chosen the Freshest, like Cinderella, Fantasia, 101 Dalmatians, The … So, yes, this is a history lesson as much as it’s a critical appraisal. Still, I tried to do just that, and wanted to share stories from the making of the movies as well, so you know just what went into that film’s success (or lack thereof). Looking for classic Disney animated movies? COLLIDER participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means COLLIDER gets paid commissions on purchases made through our links to retailer sites. The Collider.com Podcast: Episode 233 - 'Ford v Ferrari' and Mailbag, ‘The Mandalorian’ Episode 3 Images Tease More Baby Yoda Cuteness. Click the button below and wait for a message from our Facebook bot in Messenger! Our editorial content is not influenced by any commissions we receive. We celebrate over 80 years with the best Disney animated movies, from Snow White and Pinocchio to Little Mermaid, Lion King, Aladdin, Frozen, and beyond! a list of everything currently available to stream, 'The Last Kids on Earth' Season 3 Spoilers, Specials & New Episodes Teased by Cast & Crew, Disney’s ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Poster Debuts, Trailer Tomorrow, Every Aardman Animation Film Ranked from Worst to Best, ‘Lupin III: The First’ Review: The Classic Anime Aesthetic Is Transformed For 3D, 'The Last Kids on Earth' Showrunners Tease Season 3 and the Future of the Franchise. Ranking their respective strengths and weaknesses becomes as much an investigation of why you loved something as it is to their relative worth as a creative endeavor. Mermaids, Genies, Lion Kings, and Evil Queenies - here's our list of Disney's best animated movies of all time.