Top 10 Saddest Deaths in Disney Movies


The Top Ten

1 Mufasa - Lion King Mufasa - Lion King

Are you kidding?! He didn't deserve to die you jerk!

I know! Scar just made him die wow stupid idiot

This scene made me ugly cry

He was good!

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2 Ellie - Up

What made it hard was watching her entire life with Carl. How happy she made him. Trying to stay strong till the very end

It was...unexpected

Why is this 3rd - Outcast

I was so sad that I ran outside
for a hour

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3 Bambi's Mother - Bambi

When mothers die you turn into a crying machine.

It's the circle of life. - Outcast

*sniff* *cries*

This one was WAAY sadder than stupid Mufasa's death (Which wasn't sad at ALL)!

4 Bing Bong - Inside Out Bing Bong - Inside Out

As an unemotional 18 year old boy, even I had to hold back my tears during this scene.

This is one of two movies I remember crying at. The other one is Coco

5 Ray - The Princess and the Frog

This is by far the saddest disney death by far

It was so sad, I cried. I'm so sad now

6 Koda's Mother - Brother Bear

I'm crying thinking about it "😧😿

7 Tadashi - Big Hero 6

I was bawling my eyes out. He was awesome. He died for no reason. * Sniffed*

He was sooo good!


He was a hero - cadespencer

8 Han Solo - Star Wars: The Force Awakens Han Solo - Star Wars: The Force Awakens Han Solo is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise, portrayed in films by Harrison Ford. In the original film trilogy, Han and his co-pilot, Chewbacca, become involved in the Rebel Alliance which opposes the Galactic Empire.

This was the only movie I ever shed areas on... it was one singular tear... but it was still a tear. NO MORE HAN. I felt so bad for chewy.

I was like "WHAT?!?! " when he died. Han Solo Forever - LaST_LiGHT

Oh this has to super High

Even though it’s live action, it’s still Disney.

9 Coral - Finding Nemo

Sad. What would've been different in Finding Nemo if both Coral and Marlin survived with that egg named 'Nemo'?

10 Leslie - Bridge to Terabithia

It was so sad! Leslie never deserved to die! She was so nice...

The saddest movie

The Contenders

11 Baymax - Big Hero 6
12 Kerchak - Tarzan
13 Gurgi - The Black Cauldron

To give up his life for his friends! Oh I feel this movie is so underrated!

14 Gamora - Avengers: Infinity War Gamora - Avengers: Infinity War Gamora is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Jim Starlin, the character first appeared in Strange Tales #180.

I cried when she died I love Gamora I hate thanos for killing her

15 Yondu - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

Spoiler Alert!

Yondu's finest hour:


If he encounters Walt in the MCU's version of heaven, he's gonna be a little annoyed Peter didn't tell him that Mary Poppins was a woman.

I'm MARY POPPINS YALL! - Drewman1211

16 Sitka - Brother Bear
17 Agent Coulson - The Avengers Agent Coulson - The Avengers
18 Loki - Avengers: Infinity War

He was a great character. After all he’s done for the franchise, it’s okay that he’s dead.

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

She didn't actually die - egnomac

Why is she on the list she did�'nt die - cadespencer

20 Gramma Tala - Moana

This death made my mom cry and made me too but then she comes back as a spirit manta ray

This made me sad - Outcast

21 Mama Coco - Coco
22 Meg - Hercules

But the she was resurrected thanks to Hercules.

23 Mr. Arrow - Treasure Planet

It is terrifying to see someone directly falling into a black hole.

And for the record The tale of Despereaux isn't even a disney movie

24 Groot - Guardians of the Galaxy
25 Queen Athena - The Little Mermaid Ariel’s Beginning

The fact that she died after saving her daughters life and then tried to recover her artifact made me cry.

So sad I still cry when I see it

26 The Queen - The Tale of Despereaux
27 Quasimodo's Mother - The Hunchback of Notre Dame
28 Billy Bones - Treasure Planet
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Top Remixes

1. Ellie - Up
2. Mufasa - Lion King
3. Gamora - Avengers: Infinity War
1. Bing Bong - Inside Out
2. Mufasa - Lion King
3. Bambi's Mother - Bambi


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