List of Disney animated movies

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Walt Disney Animation Studios' headquarters at the Roy E. Disney Animation Building in Burbank in 2007
Pixar headquarters in Emeryville, California

This list of theatrical animated feature films consists of animated films produced or released by The Walt Disney Studios, the film division of The Walt Disney Company.[st 1]

The Walt Disney Studios releases films from Disney-owned and non-Disney owned animation studios. Most films listed below are from Walt Disney Animation Studios, which began as the feature-animation department of Walt Disney Productions, producing its first feature-length animated film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937; as of November 2021, it has produced a total of 60 feature films.[st 2] Beginning with Toy Story in 1995, The Walt Disney Studios has also released animated films by Pixar Animation Studios, which Disney would eventually acquire in 2006.[1][2] In 2019, as part of its acquisition of 21st Century Fox, The Walt Disney Studios acquired Blue Sky Studios (now closed down in 2021), as well as 20th Century Fox Animation (now simply 20th Century Animation) which operates as a label within 20th Century Fox (now 20th Century Studios).

Other studio units have also released films theatrically, namely, Walt Disney Television Animation's Disney MovieToons/Video Premiere unit (now DisneyToon Studios) and the studio's distribution unit, which acquires film rights from outside animation studios to release films under the Walt Disney Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Miramax and 20th Century Studios film labels.[source?]

Films[change | change source]

Released[change | change source]

Color legend
Walt Disney Animation Studios (1937–present)  
Pixar Animation Studios (1995–present)  
20th Century Animation (2020–present)  
Disneytoon Studios (1990–2015)  
Studio Ghibli (1999–2014)  
Other Disney studio  
Third-party studio  
Live-action/animation hybrid S
Not produced by Disney, but released under its label. R
Title Original U.S. theatrical release date[rls 1] Animation studio[st 2]
[[Academy Award Review of Walt Disney Cartoons|Academy Award Review of Walt Disney Cartoons[S]]] May 19, 1937 Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs December 21, 1937
Pinocchio February 7, 1940
Fantasia November 13, 1940[rls 2]
[[The Reluctant Dragon (movie)|The Reluctant Dragon[S]]] June 20, 1941
Dumbo October 23, 1941
Bambi August 13, 1942
[[Saludos Amigos|Saludos Amigos[S]]] August 24, 1942
Victory Through Air Power July 17, 1943
[[The Three Caballeros|The Three Caballeros[S]]] December 21, 1944
Make Mine Music April 20, 1946
[[Song of the South|Song of the South[S]]] November 20, 1946
Fun and Fancy Free September 27, 1947
Melody Time May 27, 1948
[[So Dear to My Heart|So Dear to My Heart[S]]] November 29, 1948
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad October 5, 1949
Cinderella February 15, 1950
Alice in Wonderland October 29, 1951
Peter Pan February 5, 1953
Lady and the Tramp June 22, 1955
Sleeping Beauty January 29, 1959
One Hundred and One Dalmatians January 25, 1961
The Sword in the Stone December 25, 1963
Mary Poppins August 29, 1964
The Jungle Book October 18, 1967
The Aristocats December 24, 1970
[[Bedknobs and Broomsticks|Bedknobs and Broomsticks[S]]] August 23, 1971
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh April 24, 1977
The Fox and the Hound March 22, 1981
The Black Cauldron August 28, 1985
The Great Mouse Detective October 25, 1987
[[Who Framed Roger Rabbit|Who Framed Roger Rabbit[S]]] June 22, 1988
Oliver & Company November 18, 1988
The Little Mermaid November 15, 1989
DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp August 15, 1990 DisneyToon Studios  
The Nightmare Before Christmas April 30, 1993  
Toy Story November 25, 1995 Pixar Animation Studios  
The Hunchback of Notre Dame June 25, 1996 Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Mulan July 28, 1998
Tarzan July 27, 1999 Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Dinosaur August 15, 2000 Walt Disney Animation Studios and The Secret Lab  
The Emperor's New Groove December 23, 2000 Walt Disney Animation Studios
Atlantis: The Lost Empire April 29, 2001 Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Monsters, Inc. November 23, 2001 Pixar Animation Studios  
Return to Never Land March 27, 2002 DisneyToon Studios
Treasure Planet November 29, 2002 Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Piglet's Big Movie April 22, 2003 DisneyToon Studios  
Brother Bear September 21, 2003 Walt Disney Animation Studios  
The Lion King 1½ February 10, 2004 DisneyToon Studios  
The Incredibles November 28, 2004 Pixar Animation Studios  
Pooh's Heffalump Movie March 27, 2005 DisneyToon Studios  
Howl's Moving Castle[R] June 24, 2005 Studio Ghibli  
Valiant[R] October 6, 2005[rls 3] Vanguard Animation  
Cars June 23, 2006 Pixar Animation Studios  
Ratatouille June 27, 2007 Pixar Animation Studios  
WALL-E[S] June 29, 2008 Pixar Animation Studios  
Bolt November 26, 2008 Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Up July 23, 2009 Pixar Animation Studios  
The Princess and the Frog December 25, 2009 Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Toy Story 3 June 29, 2010 Pixar Animation Studios  
Tangled November 24, 2010 Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Winnie the Pooh[S] August 29, 2011
Brave June 19, 2012 Pixar Animation Studios  
Monsters University July 21, 2013
Frozen November 27, 2013 Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Planes: Fire & Rescue April 27, 2014 DisneyToon Studios  
Big Hero 6 November 26, 2014 Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Inside Out June 24, 2015 Pixar Animation Studios  
The Good Dinosaur November 25, 2015
Zootopia March 4, 2016[3][4][5] Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Moana November 23, 2016[3][4][6]
Cars 3 June 16, 2017[7] Pixar Animation Studios  
Coco November 22, 2017[8]
Incredibles 2 June 15, 2018[7][9]
Ralph Breaks the Internet November 23, 2018[10][11] Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Toy Story 4 June 27, 2019[7] Pixar Animation Studios  
Spies in Disguise[R] January 7, 2020[12][13] 20th Century Fox Animation, Blue Sky Studios and Chernin Entertainment[st 3]  
Onward May 12, 2020[7][14] Pixar Animation Studios  
Soul November 29, 2020[7][15][16]
Raya and the Last Dragon April 2, 2021[17][18][16] Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Luca June 18, 2021 Pixar Animation Studios  
Ron's Gone Wrong October 29, 2021[19][20] 20th Century Animation, TSG Entertainment, Locksmith Animation and DNEG [st 3]  
Turning Red March 11, 2022[21][22] Pixar Animation Studios  
The Bob's Burgers Movie May 27, 2022[rls 4][23][20] 20th Century Animation, Wilo Productions and Bento Box Entertainment[st 3]  
Lightyear June 17, 2022[21][24] Pixar Animation Studios  
Films distributed by Miramax

The following is a list of films that were released by Miramax Films when the studio was a subsidiary of Disney at the time of release.

Film Date of original U.S. release Produced by Notes
Tom and Jerry: The Movie July 30, 1993[sg 1] Turner Entertainment
WMG Film
Wang Film Productions
Film Roman
The Thief and the Cobbler (Arabian Knight) August 25, 1995[sg 2] Richard Williams Productions
Fred Calvert Productions
Allied Filmmakers
Princess Mononoke October 29, 1999[sg 3] Studio Ghibli
Toho Co., Ltd.
[note 1]
Pokémon 4Ever October 11, 2002[sg 4] The Pokémon Company
Shogakukan
OLM, Inc.
4Kids Entertainment
Toho Co., Ltd.
[note 1]
Pokémon Heroes May 16, 2003[sg 5] The Pokémon Company
Shogakukan
OLM, Inc.
4Kids Entertainment
Toho Co., Ltd.
[note 1][note 2]
Pokémon: Jirachi Wish Maker June 1, 2004[sg 6] The Pokémon Company
Shogakukan
4Kids Entertainment
OLM, Inc.
Toho Co., Ltd.
[note 1][note 2]
Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys January 22, 2005[sg 7] The Pokémon Company
Shogakukan
4Kids Entertainment
OLM, Inc.
Toho Co., Ltd.
[note 1][note 2]
Paris 2054: Renaissance March 15, 2006 Onyx Films
Millimages
LuxAnimation
Timefirm Limited
France 2 Cinéma
[note 1][note 2]

Notes

Upcoming[change | change source]

Title Scheduled U.S. theatrical release Production company[st 2]
Jumping November 4, 2022
Strange World[25] November 23, 2022[21] Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Untitled Walt Disney Animation Studios films March 26, 2023[21] Walt Disney Animation Studios
Komik Fatdream Animation studio
 
Untitled Pixar film June 29, 2023[26] Pixar Animation Studios  
Untitled Carlos López Estrada film[27] November 22, 2023[26] Walt Disney Animation Studios  
Untitled Pixar films February 10, 2024[28] Pixar Animation Studios  
April 21, 2024[28]

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Notes[change | change source]

General notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Released by Disney in North America
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Released by Disney in Australia and United Kingdom

Release notes

  1. Listed are the original theatrical release dates in the United States (or other non-U.S. territories) when the film was contributed by the Walt Disney Company. Different distributors are attributed and credited for distributing each film throughout the history of the Walt Disney Company. Films released before 1954 were released by RKO Radio Pictures (with the exception of Victory Through Air Power, refused by RKO and then released by United Artists); films released after 1955 were released by Disney-owned Buena Vista Distribution and through its current name Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (since 2007); and films released after 1985 are co-credited with Walt Disney Pictures.
  2. Originally distributed by Walt Disney Productions. Original RKO date of release was January 29, 1941
  3. Released by Walt Disney Pictures in North America
  4. The film was initially scheduled to be released in theaters on July 17, 2020, but was briefly pulled from the schedule due to an error in listings. In announcing revised released dates of various films due to the global health crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney announced that the film's release was pushed back to April 9, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As of January 22, 2021, the film has been removed from the release calendar.

Studio/production notes

  1. Before arriving at its current name, The Walt Disney Company has operated under such titles as 'Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio', 'The Walt Disney Studio' (not to be confused with the division), and 'Walt Disney Productions'.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Animated films that are listed as produced by Walt Disney were either entirely produced prior to 1986 as part of the animation department of Walt Disney Productions or by the restructured studio unit Walt Disney Feature Animation, known after 2006 as Walt Disney Animation Studios. Some films may have been animated at various satellite animation studios as well. "Walt Disney Animated Films - History". Walt Disney Animation Studios. Archived from the original on 2013-01-21.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Released by 20th Century Fox/20th Century Studios

Studio Ghibli films original release dates

  1. Original date of release was October 1, 1992
  2. Original date of release was May 15, 1992
  3. Original date of release was July 12, 1997
  4. Original date of release was July 7, 2001
  5. Original date of release was July 13, 2002
  6. Original date of release was July 19, 2003
  7. Original date of release was July 17, 2004

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