Ultimate Guide to Disney and Pixar Animated Movies

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If you think about your childhood, Disney animated movies were there. Now with Disney+, we can share MANY of those classic movies with our children and have some Disney fun at home. There so many movies that it’s impossible to remember them all. To help all of us out, here is an ultimate guide to Disney and Pixar animated movies. There is even a free printable for you!

List of Disney and Pixar animated movies from 1937-2021

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Guide to Disney and Pixar Animated Movies

Because many of these movies are new to the next generation of kids, parents may be wondering if their children would enjoy them. It can be difficult to remember the details about a movie we haven’t seen in 20 or 30 years!

List of Disney and Pixar Animated Movies

This list includes every animated movie released from Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios. I have also included the movies that are a combination of live action and animation. I did not include any of the direct to home video movies.

1937 – 1949

The 1940s featured several movies that were a combination of animation of live action and animation. While not as popular as the traditional totally animated movies, they are still an important part of Disney movie history.

  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
  • Pinocchio (1940)
  • Fantasia (1940)
  • The Reluctant Dragon (1941)
  • Dumbo (1941)
  • Bambi (1942)
  • Saludos Amigos (1942)
  • Victory Through Air Power (1943)
  • The Three Caballeros (1944)
  • Make Mine Music  (1946)
  • Song of the South (1946) – Even though this movie is no longer available, I included it to keep the list complete.
  • Fun and Fancy Free (1947)
  • Melody Time (1948)
  • So Dear to My Heart (1949)
  • The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)

1950 – 1959

The 1950s gave us several animated movies that most fans consider to be classics.

  • Cinderella (1950)
  • Alice in Wonderland (1951)
  • Peter Pan (1953)
  • Lady and the Tramp (1955)
  • Sleeping Beauty (1959)

1960 – 1969

The next three decades included many changes behind the scenes at the Walt Disney Animation Studios and, unfortunately, very few movies.

  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)
  • The Sword in the Stone (1963)
  • The Jungle Book (1967)

1970 – 1979

  • The Aristocats (1970)
  • Robin Hood (1973)
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
  • The Rescuers (1977)

1980 – 1989

  • The Fox and the Hound (1981)
  • The Black Cauldron (1985)
  • The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
  • Oliver & Company (1988)
  • The Little Mermaid (1989)

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1990 – 1999

The 1990s gave us what is known as the “Disney Renaissance.” It was the return of movies based on well-known tales and it made Disney animated movies commercially successful again. The decade also introduced us to the incredibly popular Pixar Animation Studios.

  • The Rescuers Down Under (1990)
  • Beauty and the Beast (1991)
  • Aladdin (1992)
  • The Lion King (1994)
  • Pocahontas (1995)
  • Toy Story (1995)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
  • Hercules (1997)
  • Mulan (1998)
  • A Bug’s Life (1998)
  • Tarzan (1999)
  • Toy Story 2 (1999)

2000 – 2009

The past two decades have given us more animated movies than any other time in Disney history. Sometimes even more than one a year.

  • Fantasia (2000)
  • Dinosaur (2000)
  • The Emperor’s New Groove (2000)
  • Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
  • Monsters Inc. (2001)
  • Lilo & Stitch (2002)
  • Treasure Planet (2002)
  • Finding Nemo (2003)
  • Brother Bear (2003)
  • Home On the Range (2004)
  • The Incredibles (2004)
  • Chicken Little (2005)
  • Cars (2006)
  • Meet the Robinsons (2007)
  • Ratatouille (2007)
  • WALL-E (2008)
  • Bolt (2008)
  • Up (2009)
  • The Princess and the Frog (2009)

2010 – 2019

  • Toy Story 3 (2010)
  • Tangled (2010)
  • Cars 2 (2011)
  • Winnie the Pooh (2011)
  • Brave (2012)
  • Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
  • Monsters University (2013)
  • Frozen (2013)
  • Big Hero 6 (2014)
  • Inside Out (2015)
  • The Good Dinosaur (2015)
  • Zootopia (2016)
  • Finding Dory (2016)
  • Moana (2016)
  • Cars 3 (2017)
  • Coco (2017)
  • Incredibles 2 (2018)
  • Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)
  • Toy Story 4 (2019)
  • Frozen II (2019)

2020 – 2021

  • Onward (2020)
  • Soul (2020)
  • Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)
  • Luca (2021)
  • Encanto (2021)

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    11 Comments

    1. Hey hate to be a pill but you forgot two movies. Bedknobs and broomstick (1971) and Pete’s dragon (1977)

      1. Thank you for the info. I can’t remember where I got my list of movies two years ago, but apparently I missed a few. I will add them in the next time I update the printable. Hopefully soon!

      2. Thank you for the info. I can’t remember where I got my list of movies two years ago, but apparently I missed a few. I will add them in the next time I update the printable. Hopefully soon!

    2. Finally a list I needed. Thanks, I will marathon these movies. The films after Frozen 2 I research at another time. But your list is what I was looking for.

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