Top 10 Most Overrated Disney Movies

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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

1 Frozen

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

I even thought once that everyone I saw was a troll!

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2 The Lion King

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

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

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.

@OP, it's not because of The Lion King that The Great Mouse Detective and Robin Hood are underrated. If anything that would be because of the failure of The Black Cauldron. - Disney1994

Yesss! People feel the same way I do about this movie!

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3 Tangled

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

Frozen was better - 445956

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4 Fantasia

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 - VideoGamefan5

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5 Lilo & Stitch

"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.

Can't stand it. - 445956

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6 The Little Mermaid

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

It's awful - majormanafemale

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7 James and the Giant Peach

This is Disney? Wow... - mmarce445

This movie is super boring

What?! This movie has an amazing plot!

UNDERRATED - 445956

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8 High School Musical

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

Everyone is so obssesed... why?!

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9 Aladdin

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.

The only overrated disney movie now is Frozen. the others are okay or underrated

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 - punyraisin

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10 Wreck-It Ralph

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.

I hate lion king but I even hate this movie more than lion king like oh my gosh how can a video game be on a disney movie?

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The Contenders

11 The Nightmare Before Christmas

I hate that this is movie is on here! Whats so wrong with showing holidays in movies! This movie is good! I can't believe that someone put this on here! It has got everything most people like. It has holidays, heart, and love. The animation rocks so do the actors. This movie has made one of the best songs for Halloween, it has great heroes and villains.

This movie has become a franchise when it really shouldn't have. The movie is... Interesting. But people are WAY TOO OBSESSED WITH IT.

To me, I don't find this movie overrated at all really. Sure it's very well-known and popular around, but I don't see it as an overrated movie.. unlike frozen that is.

Why Does Everyone Hate This? - VideoGamefan5

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12 Treasure Planet

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!

Worst film ever

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13 Beauty and the Beast

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

Really?! It's not even that overrated! Belle helped Beast! She saved her father! And Lumiere's "Be Our Guest" is so cool! But at least it's not as overrated as Frozen.

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14 Zootopia

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?

Good movie, but overrated. - 445956

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15 Alice in Wonderland

"If you really want to know he went that way"
"Who did?
"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

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

Better than stupid live remake - Belle9090

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16 Toy Story 3

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.

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17 Atlantis: The Lost Empire

While it's not the best Disney movie I really don't think people even know what overrated actually means

It's Not Overrated, I Barely Hear Anyone Talk About It - VideoGamefan5

Lol this isn't even overrated its underrated if anything god this website sucks at choices

Another cheap ripoff of Treasure Island - Hypercube

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18 Cinderella

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

19 Sleeping Beauty

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

There boring attualy your boring thinking you're funny - Belle9090

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20 The Princess and the Frog

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.

Stupid - Belle9090

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