Top 10 Most Overrated Disney MoviesWaltDisneytoptens1937 Note: I'm not saying these movies are bad. I love most of them, but what people do, they make a top 10 Disney villain countdown or something, then add the villain in their favorite movie because it's their favorite movie. Same thing with princesses. If they make a top ten Disney movie countdown and add let's say "Beauty and the Beast" is number one because Belle is their favorite princess. I mean really. But if you do that, remember to look further. And if a movie is on here that is your favorite and you don't do that dumb thing, it's alright. Enjoy!
The Top Ten
Oh. My. Word. I cannot believe how overrated this Disney movie is. At first when it came out, it was ok, people weren't crazy for it. But as time came and went, the popularity started to rise A LOT to the point when I decided to watch "the goodness I was missing". When I did, I must say that... I was a little disappointed. It wasn't as good as people said it was. I expected it to be, like, VERY AWESOME! Or WOW! But no. It was like everyone was playing a trick on me or something. I'm not saying Frozen is a bad movie, but that the movie is just overrated and does not deserve all this popularity. And guess what- even at school as a Christmas treat, like always, we watch a movie to celebrate. Guess what the movie what? Frozen. I felt really bad at the moment. But what I hate the most about Frozen is "the best song ever": Let It Go. I prefer The Circle Of Life! Seriously, when we were watching the movie at school, when it came to Let It Go, EVERYONE was singing along- ...more - anythingispossible
Okay... so here is my story :/
So I decided to watch this movie a month after it came out due to the hype. At first I did not want to watch it, but you see everywhere I went all I saw was FROZEN. Frozen games, frozen dolls, frozen posters, frozen everything! So I said to myself "this can't be that bad."
I was wrong. So I watched it and was like okay... where does the exciting stuff come in... Then the movie ended and I was like okay. Pretty much the movie wasn't as inspiring as I thought. (All I heard was stuff like: "Elsa doesn't need a man! " "Frozen saved my life! " "They are my idols! ")
What the story plot to me was:
There is a princess who freezes everything with her sister who doesn't have powers. Then by accident she freezes her sister and then everyone gets pissed (Like they didn't think she would freeze anyone before? ) Then they decide to take her to some weird rock dudes who say she needs to stop hurting ...more
God, this movie's popularity drags on. My English teacher loves it, people say they like it and they've never even seen it, I have NOT heard one bit of negativity about it. Just stop it. That's enough.
There are parts I don't get, like how does some slight frost make it an everlasting winter? It takes technological explanation and the answers not even important. Then she can suddenly make dresses, castles and monsters? What is she, the Ice King?
The characters are stupid, like that Duke, Olaf and I think the main 'villain' is just disappointing for me.
The songs aren't anything I like, I only watched it because it had a slight entertainment factor. I thought it was alright, but after seeing Les Miserables I really liked it and I thought it was better as both a musical and a film set back in time. The songs aren't any good, they get trapped inside the memories of your brain and haunt you for the rest of your life. There's too much singing and I think Les Miserables had much ...more - BlazikenBro
But there is 33 movie mistakes and I hate frozen and I am 9 I try to point out some of the movie mistakes but when I tell them. Someone will hate me. That's why I have very few friends
What's funny is even before it was overrated I HATED Frozen and I still do. It's an awful movie with an awful plot, awful characters, awful "humour", probably the worst "villain" ever and probably the cheesiest, stupidest, most pathetic way to "fix" something ever.V 215 Comments
I liked this film, but never felt "attached" to it somehow like most reviewers state. Maybe I have low emotions, but I felt no sorrow over touching scenes such as Mufasa's death, since there are plenty of other movies out there that were more poignant to me, specifically "The Boy in Striped Pajamas". Just about the only thing that I found appealing from the movie was the songs, particularly "The Circle of Life".
Simba portrays himself as a protagonist who one day wants more than nothing to be king, and then the next regrets everything in his life like a piece of cake, although he of course was not the culprit of his father's death. In a sense, he doesn't seem to have a strong will inside himself to be king for the majority of the movie, due to the realities of life that Mufasa teaches him in his childhood, and his brief abandoning of his time with the pride while in the jungle. His transformation into realizing his role in protecting the pride is ...more
MY GOSH! This movie is so overrated. Even more overrated than frozen. People never shut up about saying it's the best movie ever/ best Disney movie ever and to forget all the other Disney movies. There are tons of Disney movies that are forgotten but are really good because of this movie like Great Mouse Detective and Robin Hood. They keep saying no other Disney movie will ever be better. They really just need to shut up. Beauty and the Beast was so much better than this movie.
While, the Lion King is a good movie it is FAR from being one of Disney's best. There are huge problems with it. Like the main character, who is the most boring and generic thing in the whole movie. When compared to Anna, the protagonist of Frozen, there's just no contest, Anna is much more entertaining. Another problem is the music, most of it sucks. Be prepared is great, and I like circle of life, but everything else is just annoying. Once again compared to Frozen there's just no contest Frozen wins by a landslide, every single song is amazing. One other huge flaw is the botched up message. So Simba learns to face his past, but when he does he starts to lose, and every thing he was taught before is suddenly working against him. Nobody even helps him or gets backs him up much until they find out he didn't kill his father. So I guess the moral is never take responsibility for what you've done, because nobody will help you unless it turns out you really didn't commit the crime. How is ...more - Tacosarelife
Ocs! For a DISNEY MOVIE!V 69 Comments
Sure, the plot was good, the premise is good, but is it really THAT GOOD? No. The execution was horrible, the comedy was eh, to be honest, I do not recommend this film. The film doesn't have memorable songs and doesn't have memorable characters. Honestly, go check it out, but I do not recommend this film at all. Also, for Frozen people and haters, yes it is overrated, but also, it is hated as much. I could argue that Frozen plots and premise is worse than Tangled, but its execution was AMAZING. The humor and characters were memorable. The songs...*hold it*. I know many people will hate me for it, but as much as I hate people singing let it go always, when I first hear the song of Frozen, I came back home and began to continue singing it.
So to sum it up, a good plot and beginning may be good, but that doesn't sum up everything.
And, to make you guys happy, yes Tangled is a good film, but it's just overrated. Which is what the list is trying to say. Hope you enjoy this ...more
Tangled is an awesome movie. Its much better than the original tale of Rapunzel and this movie is underrated not overrated. And Rapunzel is cute and innocent not ugly you idiot commentor. I bet you're ugly and a loser. Rapunzel is also very intelligent. She charts stars and knows a lot of skills. She can save herself quite well using her frying pan. She is also a fast learner and kind at heart.
Don't call somebody ugly for their own opinion. He/She was expressing their opinion, so just respect it. You need to stop out and face reality, people can express what they want to say. Don't make fun of them for that. I love Tangled and all it's characters, but I don't care if somebody says, "Rapunzel is ugly." Or "I hate this movie." I don't care. It's their opinion. Don't waste your time yelling at them.
Tangled is a fantastic movie! Who put this here?
Just because it says "overrated " doesn't mean it's bad. Or it would say "worst" Disney movies. - AnnaOfArendelle332
Overrrated? BEST MOVIE EVER MADE!V 37 Comments
"How is this an overrated movie? Last time I checked, it wasn't really that great of a movie."
Yeah, but try telling everyone who acts as if this was Disney's best movie ever and those who even go so far to say how "underrated" it is that.
It's overrated in the sense that for quite a while Stitch was anywhere and everywhere, just like Elsa is nowadays.
There was only one original song, and it wasn't that special. Every single other song in the movie was an existing Elvis song or a remake thereof. Nothing against the King of Rock 'n Roll, but memorable original songs that are unforgettable really make a difference when it comes to Disney movies.
This is literally the most depressing Disney movie ever made.V 17 Comments
Very overrated and not a very good movie at all. First off the only reason why its considered "good" because it saved Disney from a financial slump and has a few catchy songs. Moreover this is a move that teaches girls AND boys that your only has good has your looks. The main character, Ariel, gives up her only talent for a boy she only like because he is handsome. This movie sucks.
I agree mostly, but The Little Mermaid does have one of the most amazing villains of all time. - Patty_C
They changed the story for a reason. It would've been too depressing for Ariel to kill herself or for the price to betray her.
I find it very overrated. The animation is good and I like the songs, but I can't stand Ariel or Eric. They are both just so focused on one aspect of each other, even though they know nothing about one another. Also, Ariel gets everything she wants even though she screwed up everything and didn't even try to fix her mistakes. It's not a horrible movie, and it did lead to the Disney Renaissance, which had spectacular films, but it just really annoys me. - Elric-san
Overrated. Though it's okay. - PeeledBananaV 13 Comments
The only overrated disney movie now is Frozen. the others are okay or underrated
For the person who called this movie the worst movie ever, you're a retard. You must be some brat who's a fan of that overrated garbage known as Frozen. Grow up. You don't know comedy gold if it hit you in the face.
I don't see how this movie could be overrated. It had Robin Williams who in my opinion was the greatest actor to ever live.
He was the only good thing about this flick. Everything else kind of sucked. - majormanafemale
I LOVE THIS MOVIE - punyraisinV 16 Comments
How is this overrated? It's a good film! I didn't like the idea of the movie at first (a computer programming leaving its directive because it has feelings is not scientifically possible) but when I saw the movie, I liked the characters, the story, and the plot twist at the end! All the different video games in the film are so unique and make for some quirky moments when they collide. So, no go for me. Definitely not overrated. I think it should be talked about more!
Overrated doesn't mean it's bad, it just means it gets too much praise. - AnnaOfArendelle332
Alright, this pisses me off. This was an awesome movie. For those who didn't like it, they don't know a good movie if it hit them in the face. Also, if you hate this movie, you're no friend of mine.
Who put this on here?! This is probably the most underrated movie I've ever seen. My dad would be disappointed to see this movie on the list. This is his favorite children's movie. Brave and frozen are the two most overrated movies I've ever seen.
Not great - PeeledBananaV 37 Comments
Its just one of my top 10 favourite disney movies
This movie is not overrated at all! Really it's underrated and Princess Belle deserves just as much attention as Frozen is getting if not more.
This movie is less overrated than "the absolute average mess" that is Frozen, but it is definitely among the MOST OVERRATED Disney films. Every time it was on during my childhood, it produced "yawns" from me. Belle is such a "static character" who does virtually nothing at all, save "read a few books," "wear some pretty gowns," and look "pretty." Belle saves her dad exactly one time, but in the end, Belle totally leaves the beast to deal with her stalker (Gaston) and the mob-- she basically has a big mouth and gives away their entire location! Belle is such a tattletale! I never saw how Belle saves the beast, either. It is ultimately the enchantress's spell that saves the beast. After all, Belle watches the beast die right in front of her. This movie was one of Disney's "meh" movies for me. I find that people really flock to it in droves, just like they did with Frozen, while other movies-- Aladdin, The Little Mermaid, Hercules,Tarzan, Mulan, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Atlantis, the ...more - 785
The live-action version? If so, yes.V 26 Comments
Why does it matter if this movie has a plot or not? The reason people love this movie and praise it is because of the fantastic animation and great classical music and how they are molded together. This movie is not overrated.
Yeah, I find it underrated! People hate it because it doesn't have the same storyline as other Disney animated films, or it's boring. I found it A LITTLE boring at times but I still thought it was phenomenal.
Just watched it for the first time since I was a kid, and while yes the animation is fantastic and the talent behind it is amazing...it's kind of hard to sit through. At the end of the day you want to be pulled into a film, you want to be entertained by what is going on. Fantasia made me keep looking at the clock and thinking about how much longer it has to go. It's not a bad film by any means, in fact it's a great film, but to compare it to Disney's best films, especially when this movie fails to hold me for long...I completely disagree. Fantasia is a fantastic achievement, no doubt, but it's simply not an entertaining film. A film has to be entertaining before it can be something more. Stop trying to be "edgy" and stop thinking you're "deep" or that you're above other people because you love this movie because of its art. I love this film's art and I definitely realize its talent, BUT I also realize that it's simply not that enjoyable to sit through, and I think many others realize ...more
I really think that Fantasia is an amazing piece of art and that it is an incredible achievement for in cinema's history. As amazing as it looks and sounds, it is one of the worst Disney movies when viewed as a narrative respective. I love Fantasia for it's visuals, but I feel people overrate the movie sometimes.
Jack2244 Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth, People Probably Only Hate On This To Hate Classical Music - VideoGamefan5V 8 Comments
The most overrated piece of crap I have ever watched in my entire 14 years of living. The singers can't sing for crap, and the actors are horrible. Then next they go ahead and make all of these other cheap rip offs of this movie like: Camp Rock, Lemonade Mouth and crap like that. Even worse... THE THEN MAKE HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2, AND 3.
Bad actors, horrible annoying music, and rip off of all of the half decent Disney Channel movies in its time. This movie is an overrated annoying piece of crap.
Just so you know guys, overrated means something gets too much praise, high school doesn't and shouldn't have any praise. - poopmckenzie
THIS should be number one. Frozen is still a good film, but THIS PILE OF CRAP IS SO OVERRATED! THE SONGS ARE ANNOYING, THE CHARACTERS AND ACTING ARE ANNOYING, AND EVERYTHING IS ANNOYING! AND PEOPLE LITERALLY WORSHIP THIF FILM!? Ahh okay I'm done! - punyraisinV 18 Comments
This is for the original only. The other version was better.
Yeah I actually liked the first remake from Tim Burton that was actually okay. Where with this what was Disney on in the making of this film? - htoutlaws2012
"If you really want to know he went that way"
"The white rabbit."
"He did?! "
"Did what? "
"Went that way"
"Who did? "
"The white rabbit."
"What rabbit? " Funniest thing ever and no the animated one is a classic the Tim burton one is god awful
The plot is just too crazy. Yes, I know that it wasnt Disney's fault the plot was like that, it was the original author's, but it is literally the most confusing and crazy plot ever with creepy and wacky (not in the good way) characters. The Tim Burton remake is awful, though. - punyraisin
Not Too Overrated - VideoGamefan5V 1 Comment
Overrated because the "representation matters" crowd felt the need to support it and push its "greatness" because in their minds not doing so meant Disney would make more "people of color" princesses. Meanwhile, ignoring the skin color of its heroine, this movie tried too hard to be "modern", the songs weren't that great, and ALL the characters (black, white, not human) were varying degrees of annoying or unappealing.
Everyone keeps bringing up how Tiana worked two jobs and was so "focused" and "driven" making her this wonderful, perfect role model and so much better than any other Disney princess (except maybe Mulan). Thing is, had Tiana been white none of that would have meant squat to the same people shouting her greatness from the rooftops.
Unfortunately, people always feels the need to cry "racism" every time someone says anything even slightly negative about this movie.
This is painfully overrated. Everybody talks about it and how much they love it but I don't understand why. Too much attention and too many likes. - FJS19V 8 Comments
I can't believe you couple of people below are hating on this movie. This movie is a timeless classic. Too romantic? No. It's not romantic enough actually. Aurora and Phillip should have had more screen time together, if anything. If it was bad though, Princess Aurora wouldn't be so popular. This movie gets praised for a reason, sure Aurora deserved more screen time, along with Phillip. The screen time that they got, though; was magical and breathtaking. The song, the dancing, the romance in the woods, it was enchanting.
Aurora and phillip so boring - lolsy
Honestly, a really bland story. Everyone praises it, but really, it's not that great. It's a simple plot with horribly 1-Dimensional characters that have no backstory almost at all and Aurora is just another princess who isn't complete without a prince. - punyraisin
Two of the most bland protagonists ever.V 5 Comments
If I wanted a two hour lecture on political correctness, I'd spend those two hours on Tumblr and Facebook.
Animal puns, washed up has-been pop star as the hot thing in this animal world, annoying overdone political satire, the fourth Disney movie in a row with a "surprise" villain... nope, doesn't deserve to be the best animated movie of all time like everyone's making it out to be.
If this movie is such a wonderful much-needed commentary on racism, why do all the sloths work at the DMV?
Comment sadly buried by that defender telling people who don't worship this movie to "suck it": "I used to love this film, but the more hype it got, the less respect I had for it. It's a perfectly fine movie, cute at best and aggravatingly boring at worst. It's a good movie, but there are so many flaws. People are giving this movie a pass because of the message, but the animation is not up to Disneys best, and most of the characters are one dimensional! "V 35 Comments
Never liked this story. Every retelling makes me feel like Cinderella "deserves" a prestigious life after being emotionally tortured by her step mother and step sisters. How about a story where she doesn't get the prince?! Plus, why is it that the prince doesn't recognize her after dancing together at a ball? If he really loved her, he's know what the heck she looked like, even WITH rags on! Overrated for me, for sure!
I Like This Movie - VideoGamefan5
This film is not a bad film at all. It's a conclusion to a story we've all grown up loving. As sad and dark as it was, I think it was needed to push the audience to a place where we have to feel like we might lose our beloved characters forever. We have to feel in order for it to make an impact. I personally love this film because it made me uncomfortable. Pixar had the guts to do that, and I applaud them for it. Overrated? Only because it made an impact on a captive audience. And really the most talked about moments would be when we thought the toys were going to die, and the end when Andy was giving the toys away to the little girl. Those moments SHOULD be talked about because they are emotionally driven moments that affect us as fans of the first 2.
Don't get me wrong, this movie was great and I really like it, but I hate when people say it was the best of the three, it really isn't as good as the first, and it is going to be a challenge for any animated movie to be better, but it was still a very well done and worthwhile movie.
Won the oscar for Best Animated Picture over the FAR superior How to Train Your Dragon, and frankly is one of the worst Pixar outings ever. It's almost completely joyless in comparison to practically all other Pixar films, especially the first Toy Story.
This movie betrayed everything that is Toy Story.V 15 Comments
Some of the songs are good, but other than that I feel the only reason this movie has gotten so much more popular now is mostly because of PC culture. I guess I'm one of the few people out there who watches movies to hear a good story, good characters, and good dialogue. Yeah, there's some of that here, but it's mostly overshadowed by how much they're trying to push feminism onto kids. I'm not saying I'm for or against feminism, but the general concept of a family movie (especially a Disney movie) fueled mostly with the objective of pushing a political movement I find absolutely absurd. Like I said before, I don't hate everything about it. But the sudden uprising of third-wave feminism that has made this movie way more popular than it's content really merits, then I can't help but consider this the most overrated Disney movie ever. (also, curse you whoever wrote "I'll Make a Man Out of You". I'll never get that song out of my head as long as I live.)
Too much emphasis on sexism, heroine whines about her lot in life early on and ONLY thinks to do something about it when her father is summoned to war, heroine spends most of the movie out over being discovered, annoying sidekick who was later reincarnated as the even more annoying Donkey from the "Shrek" franchise.
And people not shutting up about how great or how perfect this movie supposedly is puts it out of "underrated" territory.
How about doing a little more research on the source material, the poem/legend this was based on? It wasn't about Mulan proving herself or finally doing something right, it was her simply doing what she had to. Family honor and feminism had nothing to do with it. Had Disney stuck closer to the original source, the movie would have been a lot more worthy of the praise every things it "needs".
Nowhere near as complex and nuanced as people make it out to be. It's like a B-Grade Ghibli film. About as complex as a rice crispy treat.V 19 Comments
This is actually an underrated movie - hurjelert
In my opinion, this is one the most underrated Disney movies. It has the best soundtrack(tied with some but never better than.) Meg is unique. No other Disney princess can come close to her sass level. (I love them, but I love Meg just as much.) The villain is my favorite Disney villain ever. He is sassy too. Hercules is sweet, clumsy, and determined. I love this movie. Plus, with "That's Phil's boy" this movie is magical. Also, Meg (who is actually a princess) isn't an official Disney princess. She marries Hercules(I checked there was a spin off thing where it is revealed they got married officially). Hercules is the son of the King of the gods. So, I'd say this is so underrated Meg never got her rightful title as an official Disney princess.
This is one of my favourite Disney movies,first of James woods as Hades was perfect! I liked the characters and as a person who usually find that main female character extremely annoying I loved Meg and she became one of my favourite Disney characters ever. The songs were beautiful and the movie has one of my favourite soundtracks out of all the Disney movies. Honestly I think this movies doesn't get enough praise. So why is it on most overrated Disney movies, last time I checked it was pretty underrated...
Actually really underrated and buried under other more popular Disney films, sadly. - punyraisinV 15 Comments
This is Disney? Wow... - mmarce445
This movie is super boring
What?! This movie has an amazing plot!
I prefer the book. - LemonComputerV 5 Comments
A kid can still know who Jim Hawkins is without seeing this movie that deserves to rot in obscurity and people need to stop abusing the term "underrated" towards. Disney did make a more direct (live action) Treasure Island movie, also there's the Muppets version. Or, you know, THE ACTUAL ORIGINAL BOOK.
It's not underrated at all, quite the opposite. It's boring and pointless.
Yes, this movie is far from underrated. And stop pairing Jim with Ariel!
I've never even heard of this. - LemonComputerV 15 Comments
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