Top Ten Almost-Deaths In Disney Movies

May it be a resurrection, or a last minute save, let's look at those times that characters almost died in Disney movies. And, for the record, minor spoiler alert.
The Top Ten
1 Basil [Of Baker Street] - The Great Mouse Detective

Maybe it's just because this is my favorite Disney movie, but this moment genuinely shocked me. It was so amazingly done after the Battle Of Big Ben.

2 Snow White - Snow White And The Seven Dwarves 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 original. You can't act like you don't remember this because you do. It was sad, and it's the oldest of all the 'haha! Scared you!' deaths.

She came to life when the prince kissed her. Disney wouldn't let her die.

3 Baymax - Big Hero 6 Baymax is a fictional character, a superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

I started crying when Baymax almost died! I mean, come on, that was pretty sad. Hiro had already lost his parents, who he never knew, and his brother Tadashi, who he grew up with. Losing Baymax would have been tough. It was so sad!

Yes, the newest and quite possibly one of my favorites. Hasn't there been enough death in Hiro Hamada's life?

When Baymax had to be left in the portal, I was making my apartment like a swimming pool.

4 Robin Hood - Robin Hood

Robin Hood has perhaps one of the greatest third acts of any movie I've ever seen. And Robin's fake-your-death sequence only helped.

5 Chief - The Fox And The Hound

Chief's almost-death was the climax of the film, and it set everything that came next in the film into place.

6 Baloo - The Jungle Book Baloo is a main fictional character featured in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book from 1894 and The Second Jungle Book from 1895. Baloo, a sloth bear, is the strict teacher of the cubs of the Seeonee wolf pack. His most challenging pupil is Mowgli. Baloo and Bagheera, a panther, save Mowgli from Shere... read more
7 Trusty - Lady And The Tramp

It's no secret that I love Lady And The Tramp, and even though this almost-death didn't make much impact, I will never forget it. Ever.

I think this is a very sad moment. This should be number 1. It is the most sadness ever.

8 Eugene 'Flynn Rider' Fitzherbert - Tangled

As soon as I decided to make this top ten, I was like, 'Flynn's almost-death has got to be on it.' Everyone remembers it, and we will all remember it.

9 Pinocchio - Pinocchio

Come on. I mean, it's Pinocchio. He risked his life to save Geppetto from a whale. That is heroism.

10 Anna - Frozen Princess Anna of Arendelle is a fictional character who appears in Walt Disney Animation Studios' 53rd animated film Frozen.

Yeah, I know. Frozen's hype has made Frozen a bad movie, which it's not. It's a great movie. And honestly, Anna's almost-death is one of the best things about the movie.

The Contenders
11 Beast - Beauty and the Beast

What makes me more mad than anything about the rank of the Beast's almost-death is that Anna's almost-death ranks above it. I mean, what the - Anna, and nobody even likes her! This is so sad.

I can't believe this isn't among the top ten! This, for me, was one of the most dramatic, tear-jerking, and romantic moments of Disney, if not the most! I'm really disappointed with its ranking.

12 John Smith - Pocahontas

I don't know what was worse: that he was going to die or that Pocahontas lost the man she loved. Anyway, don't all Disney princesses get their happily ever after? I guess not.

This is beyond underrated. I was going to vote for the beast, but then I saw this and was like, no way! This is ridiculous. It should be WAY higher up. It's one of those things in Disney movies that makes me cry every time.

13 Esmeralda - The Hunchback of Notre Dame Esméralda, born Agnès, is a fictional character in Victor Hugo's 1831 novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame.
14 Meg - Hercules
15 Stitch - Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch
16 Wreck-It Ralph - Wreck-It Ralph

Oh my gosh, the dive into the volcano is one of the most tear-jerking, selfless things in the entire movie. This should be number 1 on the list!

17 Tinker Bell - Peter Pan Tinker Bell is a fictional character from J. M. Barrie's 1904 play Peter Pan and its 1911 novelization Peter and Wendy.
18 Ariel - The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning
19 Wall-E - Wall-E
20 Thunderbolt - 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure

He was a really funny actor, pretending to have a heart attack was brilliant.

21 Princess Aurora - Sleeping Beauty
22 Gurgi - The Black Cauldron
23 Penny - Bolt
24 Joy - Inside Out Joy is the main protagonist of the 2015 Disney/Pixar animated feature film "Inside Out". She is one of the five emotions inside of Riley Andersen's mind and serves as the leader. Hence her name she is very positive and optimistic and wants nothing more but for Riley to be happy.
25 Jessica Rabbit - Who Framed Roger Rabbit Jessica Rabbit is a fictional character in Who Censored Roger Rabbit? and its loose film adaptation, Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
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