Best Animated Female Characters from Disney Movies & Pixar


The Top Ten

1 Mulan Mulan Fa Mulan, a character inspired by an actual historic figure is a character who appears in Walt Disney Pictures' 36th animated feature film Mulan, as well as its sequel Mulan II.

She is queen! She risked her life for her father and she helped lead her army to victory she is like the Chinese Joan Of Arc! LOL! - missyweirdo

She proves that women are just as strong as men. Pure awesomeness. - Goku02

Mulan is on my list on top ten female badasses in movies! Come and vote for her! - missyweirdo

Because I am a girl, doesn't mean I cannot China! - GeorgeTheNin10doGamer

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2 Rapunzel Rapunzel Rapunzel is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Animation Studios' 50th animated feature film Tangled, and its short sequel Tangled Ever After. She is the tenth Disney Princess, the first Disney Princess to be CGI-animated, and the first Disney Princess to have freckles or green eyes.

She has a goal in life and always tries her best to achieve it. - Goku02


What! She should be 1st. She is prettier than Mulan with eyes like seeds and lips thin as paper. Everyone is Insane with Mulan, Tiana, Pocahontas, Merida, Elsa and other ugly faces. People just...just have been taught to worship the ugly tomboys than mary sues. But rapunzel is very charming and brave also. She is a perfect mix. Mulan just mudered 1000 soldiers and acted to be helpless one who can't do anything but can do at the last moment. She was stupid when Mushu sneezed and she said her name as 'Achhoo' and could have changed her clothes and removed her makeup when Li Shang came. And if the pain was not reacting when u saved Li Shang, why u fainted afterwards, Mulan? But Mulan is still nice.

3 Ariel Ariel Princess Ariel is a fictional character and the title character of Walt Disney Pictures' 28th animated film The Little Mermaid.

She saved Eric and she broke her daddy's rules! You go girl! - missyweirdo

The most beautiful singing voice.

My gorgeous girl.

I love her voice - RainbowArtist191

4 Snow White Snow White Snow White is a fictional character from Disney's first ever film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves . She is Disney's first ever Disney Princess and is the only Disney Princess to have her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame .

The One Who Started It All

BEST princess ever created - RainbowArtist191

She fell for an old witch trick. - Randomator

She starteda revolution. - EJ0602

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5 Elsa Elsa Queen Elsa of Arendelle is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Animation Studios' 53rd animated film Frozen.

I still think Disney should've tried harder to do a movie about 'The Snow Queen.' My biggest main complaint about Frozen is that Elsa the Snow Princess/Queen didn't/doesn't always get to use her ice magic powers all the time enough at all. The "Let It Go" sequence was the highlight for me. I still always wanted to see Elsa do something, anything and everything much more spectacular than ever all the time in canon, but she never did at all and it's all thanks to all of those cruel, unfair, lazy creators of Frozen who got away with disappointing all of us. My other biggest main complaint about the show, Once Upon A Time is that Ingrid the Snow Princess/Queen didn't/doesn't always get to use her ice magic powers all the time enough at all either. I also still always wanted to see Ingrid do something, anything and everything much more spectacular than ever all the time in canon too, but she also never did at all either and it's also all thanks to all of those unfair writers of the show, ...more

She treats HER OWN SISTER like she is some ANNOYING DOG she doesn't want to hear.

Then, she runs away while HER OWN PEOPLE almost FREEZE TO DEATH while she sings A SELFISH SONG about the cold not bothering HER anyway and doing whatever SHE wants to do (while making a revealing transparent dress with a high slit in the side).


Then she makes an EVIL SNOW DEMON to try to kill her OWN SISTER and ONE OF HER OWN SUBJECTS.

And, then, she thinks she can fix everything and win her subjects' hearts back by crocodile tears after she already MURDERED HER SWEET LITTLE SISTER.

The only reason why Anna is still alive at the end of the STUPID MOVIE is because she is so AWESOME, SWEET, LOVING, FORGIVING, and utterly AMAZING.

Elsa deserved to be STABBED TO DEATH.

I don't care. Your hateful comments (which I can see coming) will NEVER BOTHER ME ANYWAY. So there, lovers of this horrible movie ...more

Elsa was a character written to be misunderstood. The script writers and producers certainly succeeded. I don't care if someone can manipulate snow and ice, I've seen several people do it in fiction, *scoff* I don't really get why people make such a BIG DEAL about Queen Elsa!

That Anna Makes Me Angry, Not Joyful At All, after all, she's the biggest all time main reason why that movie isn't really about Elsa at all like it should've been and worst of all, none of the creators gave her much as screen time as they should've back then before.

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6 Judy Hopps Judy Hopps

Out of all these characters here's why Judy Hopps is the best. She's determined, helpful, honest and hardworking. Now look at all the other characters, they're princesses who just looked pretty and had a prince save them. The princesses don't have the outstanding qualities of the first bunny cop in Zootopia, Judy is a good role model to all to see beyond bigotry and political corruption.

Not only does is the main protagonist in the film, but she represents female empowerment - RainbowArtist191

Judy is awesome! She's brave, smart and cool!

YES (NO), you had to put this retard on a best list again? , didn't you? - VideoGamefan5

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7 Dory Dory Dory is a major character from the film, Finding Nemo and its sequel, Finding Dory. She is a blue tang known for her short-term memory loss and tends to forget almost everything, even the fish that she knows personally. This makes the mission to find Nemo even more difficult for Marlin.

Ok I'm sorry how is dory number 9? This is crazy! She is so funny! And inspirational! She has to be the best. She is 10x better than any disney princess. After all she taught everyone to just keep swimming.

Dory is the best! She's hilarious! - Goku02

I like sand! Sand is squishy!

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9 Esmeralda Esmeralda Esméralda, born Agnès, is a fictional character in Victor Hugo's 1831 novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

She protects her people, kicks ass, fights for justice, judges by what's inside and has a goat. The best female character by Disney, case closed. - lahjakori

She is gorgeous!
She is a powerful and beautiful woman!

10 Belle Belle Belle is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Pictures' 30th animated feature film Beauty and the Beast (1991) and in the live action remake Beauty and the Beast (2017). Belle is the intelligent and selfless young daughter of an inventor who does not conform to the normal ways of her small more.

The best Disney princess. I can't believe she was forgotten. Belle is way more than a feminist poster child. She's smart, witty, loyal, adventurous, and has a very pretty design. Plus her romance with the Beast is, oddly enough, the most believable in all of Disney canon. - Phenenas

She's so COOL. And pretty, witty, kind and brave - RainbowArtist191

Belles the best disney princess ever

Belle is the best princes of all time. She is animated very well, but she can't beat; Mulan, Rapunzel, Ariel, Snow White, Elsa, Judy Hopps, or Dory. Either way she can beat Jasmine though.

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The Contenders

11 Pocahontas Pocahontas Pocahontas is a title character in Disney's 33rd animated feature film Pocahontas, and its direct-to-video sequel Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World.

She's my most favorite princess and she's been put on second on my list of favorite princesses - RainbowArtist191

I love Pocahontas I was her in my school project

I love her and movie

I just hate her

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12 Aurora Aurora Aurora is a fictional character from the popular Disney Film, Sleeping Beauty and the 2015 Live Action Release, Maleficent. She is commonly known as Sleeping Beauty and is one of the group Disney Princesses. She is a unique Disney Princess as in her film, Sleeping Beauty, she has a total of 18 minutes more.

Why is she on the list? She needed a man to save her! - missyweirdo

13 Tinkerbell Tinkerbell Tinker Bell, is a fictional character from J. M. Barrie's 1904 play Peter Pan and its 1911 novelization Peter and Wendy.

Yes! She is super sassy and cute! You gotta love her! - missyweirdo

14 Joy Joy

Don't like move to sad

15 Alice Alice

Alice is really cool, actually. - SourNote2014

She's cool and pretty and brave. That's what I like about her - RainbowArtist191

Poor Alice should've been number fourteen, not that obnoxious Joy!

16 Megara Megara Meg is a heroine from the Disney movie Hercules. Meg is the love interest for, the protagonist, Hercules. Meg sold her soul to Hades for her boyfriend's freedom. However, the (soon to be ex) boyfriend ended up cheating on her. Meg is scared of getting hurt again. However, once she sees how genuine Hercules's more.

Meg is the queen of sass. Why hasn't anybody thought about adding her onto this list?

The best

17 Moana Moana

What! Moana should be in the top tens! She is awesome and determined and brave and GAH! Why isn't she higher

18 Cinderella Cinderella Princess Cinderella is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Pictures' 12th animated feature film Cinderella and its sequels Cinderella II: Dreams Come True and Cinderella III: A Twist in Time.

Cinderella is QUEEN.

19 Merida Merida Princess Merida is a fictional character from Pixar's first ever Disney Princess film, Brave. She is a talented archer who wishes that she were not destined to become the Elegant Queen of Dun Broch. She is forced into a marriage betrothal by her mother, with whom she has a very negative relationship. more.

She's my most favorite princess, though she doesn't behave like one - RainbowArtist191

One of my favorite movie characters ever!

How did she not make it on the top ten


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20 Vanellope Von Schweetz

I love Vanellope. I find her adorable, and the passion and excitement that she has really makes her an enjoyable character.

She is super cute and has the most adorable and funny personality! She is quirky, unique, and just special! - missyweirdo

She's adorable and funny. Too bad they don't accept her - RainbowArtist191

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1. Mulan
2. Esmeralda
3. Jasmine
1. Judy Hopps
2. Mulan
3. Rapunzel
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