Top 10 Cancelled Disney Movies

MegaSoulhero
You’ve probably never heard of these films. That’s because they never got released. They were announced, but during production they ended up getting cancelled. Chances are we won’t be seeing these movies happen in the future.

The Top Ten

1 Night on Bald Mountain Night on Bald Mountain

I remember reading a couple of years ago that Disney was planning on making a live action movie based on the famous segment from Fantasia, Night on Bald Mountain. I was furious about that. The point of Fantasia was to show us that they could tell different stories through animation and music. Making it live action would be missing the point completely. It also bothered me when they made a live action Sorcerer’s Apprentice movie. Fortunately, according to a reliable Disney news source, this movie is no longer happening. Literally just found out about this a couple of days ago. I am so happy. Making a live action movie of this famous segment would be completely stupid. - MegaSoulhero

That guy in the picture kinda reminds me of a video game character - darthvadern

It cannot be perfected. - iliekpiez

2 Gigantic

Well, I never had hope for this anyway so it didn't really upset me - darthvadern

Could have been great - iliekpiez

Gigantic was an upcoming Disney animated film that was announced at the 2015 D23 Expo and it was going to be about Jack and the Beanstalk. With songs written by Robert Lopez and Kristen-Anderson Lopez. At the Expo, they performed such a terrible song. I’m so glad the rest of the world won’t be able to hear it. It was torture. One of the worst Disney songs ever. This movie was originally going to come out this year in November, until it was delayed to 2021, until it was shelved, until it got cancelled. The movie went through a bunch of production issues. Other than that awful song, I was actually looking forward to the movie. It looked like it would be cute. - MegaSoulhero

3 Newt

Newt was an upcoming Pixar movie that was announced but ended up not being made. I actually remember hearing about it when it was first announced. There was even an easter egg in Toy Story 3 that hinted at the movie. The plot is basically the last remaining male and female blue-footed newts on the planet are forced together by science and they have to save their species despite not getting along. Notice how the plot sounds very similar to the Blue Sky Studios film Rio. I think that’s part of the reason why it got cancelled. The movie was going to get a 2011 release date, but got pushed back to 2012, until it got replaced by Brave. Before the movie got cancelled, Pete Docter was given the opportunity to work on it, until he said he had another idea in mind. Which turned out to be Inside Out. As a result, Newt was no more. - MegaSoulhero

Good. Way too similar to Rio, already a good movie. - iliekpiez

4 Chicken Little 2: Mission to Mars

Thank goodness! - BlazingParasol

Thank god. - Not_A_Weeaboo

Yeah, they wanted to give Chicken Little a sequel. Even though literal
ly no one wanted a sequel. I read what part of the story was going to involve. Chicken Little is caught in a love triangle when an attractive French female sheep named Raffaela comes. Afraid of losing her boyfriend, Abby gives herself a makeover. Just from reading this, it becomes obvious what would’ve happened. I don’t think this is the entire plot, but this just sounds really terrible and cliché. On the bright side, it ended up not happening. I’m sure no one was upset about that. - MegaSoulhero

5 Phineas and Ferb Theatrical Film Phineas and Ferb Theatrical Film

Seems interesting. - CaptainMowzker

I know Phineas and Ferb already got a T.V. movie in which they go into a second dimension, but did you know there was going to be a theatrical film? Apparently, it was going to be a combination animation and live action. It would’ve been like Roger Rabbit in which the characters would’ve been put in the real world. The movie has been in production since 2011. It was going to be written by Michael Arndt who was a writer for Toy Story 3 and the Force Awakens. It was stated that the script for the Phineas and Ferb movie was completed in 2015, but since we haven’t heard anything about it since, we can only assume that it was cancelled. Even though Disney themselves haven’t said it was cancelled yet. Considering the show ended, I doubt that the movie is gonna happen. Meanwhile, terrible movies like the Teen Titans Go movie, which I still haven’t seen, get to be released. By the way, apparently there’s supposed to be a Milo Murphy’s Law and Phineas and Ferb crossover. Whatever ...more - MegaSoulhero

6 Rainbow Road to Oz

Rainbow Road from Mario Kart, lol - darthvadern

Wizard of Oz is one of the most iconic films of all time. In the 1950s, Disney was originally going to make another Oz film. Which would have starred some of the Mouseketeers as the Oznians. The only thing people saw of the film were preview segments from Disneyland’s fourth anniversary show. It’s unknown why the movie didn’t happen, probably due to the original Wizard of Oz airing in television for the first time in 1956, but it ended up getting replaced by an adaptation of Babes in Toyland. I’m sure Rainbow Road to Oz would’ve been way better than Oz the Great and Powerful. - MegaSoulhero

7 Dumbo II

Someone out there was smart enough to know that making a sequel to Dumbo was a bad idea. Yet, somehow they greenlit Mulan 2, Hunchback of Notre Dame 2, and Belle’s Magical World. Yeah, there was originally going to be a sequel to Dumbo. It was going to take place in New York City and would’ve involved the characters getting separated. It was going to be directed by the guy who directed Joseph: King of Dreams. Another terrible direct to dvd movie. Luckily, Dumbo 2 ended up not happening thanks to John Lasseter. Unfortunately, we are still getting a pointless remake coming out next year. Along with Aladdin and the Lion King. Disney went through a sequel phase, now they’re going through a remake phase. - MegaSoulhero

It’s happening! Sorta it’s a live action remake buuut whatever 🤷‍♂️ - Alapisboy

8 Disney’s Wild Life

Not to be confused with THE Wild Life, the 2016 animated film. I honestly didn’t know about the Disney movie before I started researching for this list. Wild Life was going to be a fully CGI animated movie that would have been a satire of 70s American pop culture. It was going to be a mature film with adult-oriented humor in the script. This movie could have been revolutionary. It would’ve shown people that Disney animation isn’t just for kids. I really think they should’ve gone ahead and made it. But no. Roy Disney had to put a stop to it because it wasn’t kid-friendly. I’m very disappointed. If this movie had come out, it would’ve been the second CGI film without Pixar’s help. People say Chicken Little was the first one, but Dinosaur was actually the first one. - MegaSoulhero

9 The Aristocats II
10 Disney’s Yellow Submarine

I’m not a fan of the Beatles. I never really got into their songs. But I do know some things about them. Like, in 1968, they got a movie called “Yellow Submarine”. Which I haven’t seen. For some weird reason, Disney thought about remaking this thing. With Robert Zemeckis as the director. And it was going to be fully CGI, using motion capture like in Polar Express and A Christmas Carol. This was announced at the very first D23 Expo and they were hoping the movie would come out in 2012. However, due to the TERRIBLE results of Mars Needs Moms, the movie got cancelled. I’m sure it wouldn’t have been good anyway. - MegaSoulhero

The Contenders

11 Fraidy Cat

Fraidy Cat would have been an animated satire of Alfred Hitchcock’s film noirs and would have been directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. It’s about house pets in London who have to figure out who kidnapped a neighborhood pet. I think this could’ve been a good movie. Unfortunately, they realized that it would be hard to market the film since the general audience were not well-versed in Hitchcock’s films. It was going to be released in 2009. The year that another Ron Clements and John Musker film (The Princess and the Frog) came out. - MegaSoulhero

12 Treasure Planet 2
13 Black Friday Reel
14 Roger Rabbit II: The Toon Platoon
15 Princess Academy
16 Monsters, Inc. 2: Lost in Scaradise

Well, we got a prequel instead. - Not_A_Weeaboo

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