Top 10 Most Timeless Disney Movies

Time to discuss some timeless Disney films. Ones that can be watched and enjoyed no matter what year it is.

The Top Ten

1 The Lion King

Absolutely! I love this film! - DaringXx

How is this movie almost 24 years old?

What more can I say about this movie? It truly is a great and timeless film. I’ve watched it many times and it never gets old. Definitely something that anyone of any generation can enjoy. One that cannot be replaced. Unfortunately, Disney doesn’t seem to think that because they’re coming out with a CGI film next year! Why? Why are they doing that? We already know it’s not gonna be as good as the original. However, it’s most likely gonna be the same movie but with some minor differences to make it feel like a different movie. If they’re afraid to change it drastically, then why even make the movie at all? People could easily show their kids the original version and I’m sure kids would love it. They’re also making a live action Lady and the Tramp movie. What is the point? - MegaSoulhero

2 Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Beauty and the Beast is the greatest Disney princess movie ever. It’s amazing that kids of this generation can still enjoy it. It truly is a timeless classic. The animation is just gorgeous. The songs are absolutely phenomenal. All the characters are so likeable. I really can’t think of anything bad to say about it. It’s just so brilliantly written. Belle really stands out as both a princess and a character. She’s different from the rest of the town, but she’s okay with it. I like how she likes people for what they are on the inside and not for what they are on the outside. Which is kind of unrealistic since we all know that girls in real life only care about what a man looks like. I don’t think there’s a single person out there who doesn’t agree that this movie is great. It’s much better than last year’s terrible excuse for a film. - MegaSoulhero

3 The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid is an absolute classic. It came out at such a good time. It began the Disney Renaissance. There are a lot of things to like. The music is very brilliant, there’s a lot of detail in the animation, and there’s a lot of memorable moments. Unfortunately, this movie has one major problem. And that’s the main character Ariel. She’s always praised as being an excellent role model, but what did she do that earned her that title? So ditching your family, making a deal with a witch, and giving up your voice to be with a guy you know nothing about is somehow okay? Ariel sucks! This movie’s a solid 7/10 and it would easily be a 9 or 10 if Ariel was a better written character. Like I said, there’s a lot to like about the movie. Sure, Ariel is a terrible character and one that everyone should hate, but the good stuff in this movie is REALLY good. I just wish it had a better message. Or a message at all. - MegaSoulhero

4 Tangled

Tangled is probably the most timeless of the modern Disney movies. A lot of people are saying that modern Disney animated films have become too meta and that they throw in dated references. I can’t say that I disagree with that. They put in a Twitter joke in Moana, they included fist bumping in Big Hero 6, and a big example of meta humor dated references would have to be the upcoming film, Ralph Breaks the Internet. The internet’s constantly changing which will mean that the references in that movie won’t age well. There’s also that princess scene that pretty much involves Disney making fun of themselves. Including a joke about Merida being from Pixar. It’s funny and I totally laughed at it last year, but it doesn’t feel like something Disney would do. Anyway, I forgot that I’m supposed to be talking about Tangled. It pretty much feels like a classic Disney film. No pop culture references. It’s absolutely timeless and it can be enjoyed by many from this and future ...more - MegaSoulhero

5 Bambi

Bambi is a very relaxing and beautiful animated movie. The animation is absolutely gorgeous and very detailed. It’s a simple movie about nature and a deer who lives in said nature. It’s just cute. While it’s not something that I personally enjoy, I can’t deny that it is timeless. And I can understand why people enjoy it. - MegaSoulhero

6 Cinderella (1950)

Why have a ballroom with no balls? Cinderella is the second Disney princess film to come out. It just really gives me a good feeling whenever I watch it. Cinderella is just a really kind character. She’s so innocent and we actually feel bad for her having to deal with her evil stepsisters and stepmother. There’s not a lot of songs, but the ones that are in this movie are pretty enjoyable. Disney attempted to remake this film, but it seems like they didn’t realize that Cinderella wasn’t just a female stereotype. Lily James ruined that movie for me. We should just stick with this classic. - MegaSoulhero

7 The Fox and the Hound
8 Alice in Wonderland

I don’t think people realize how hot Alice is. Am I the only one who actually thinks she’s very attractive? I think I’ve ridden the ride at Disneyland more times than I’ve seen this movie. Even though I haven’t watched it many times, it’s still very enjoyable. There’s a bunch of weird stuff happening, but it’s very creative with how weird it is. The Queen of Hearts is absolutely hilarious. The White Rabbit is fun to watch. And the Mad Hatter is very entertaining. It’s definitely a timeless classic. The Tim Burton movie is terrible. I’m surprised they let him make a Dumbo movie. - MegaSoulhero

9 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

The very first Disney movie still holds up. Not a lot of people like Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs these days because compared to today’s films, it can be kind of boring. While I don’t disagree with that, I still think it should be respected a little more. I’m not saying it’s amazing, but it’s not entirely bad. Besides, most studios start out simple before rising in quality. Walt Disney was great at making timeless films. For the most part. Dumbo with its crows and Peter Pan with its Native Americans wouldn’t go well today, but Snow White doesn’t have stuff like that. Which is why it’s among the timeless classics. Snow White herself is a very kind and gentle lady. The seven dwarfs are very funny characters. While the Evil Queen doesn’t have a strong motivation, I still consider her one of the best Disney villains. Honestly, I hope Disney never remakes this film. That would be the biggest insult. - MegaSoulhero

10 Dumbo

The Contenders

11 The Rescuers
12 Lady and the Tramp
13 Sleeping Beauty

I don’t hate Sleeping Beauty, but it’s very weak. Aurora is the main character, yet she barely gets any screen time. The rest of the characters are also very underdeveloped. Maleficent is easily the best thing about the movie. She’s such an awesome villain. The best thing to come from the movie, the animatronic dragon at Disneyland. It’s so awesome. Sleeping Beauty is very underwhelming compared to most Disney films. But it’s still something people won’t have a problem watching these years and in later years. - MegaSoulhero

14 Oliver & Company
15 Mulan

Great songs - Bigbigboy

Mulan is my favorite crazy rich Asian. Even though she’s not crazy and she’s not rich. By the way, I watched Crazy Rich Asians and I’ll be doing a review of it. No matter what year it is, Mulan will always be a movie worth watching. I can’t think of any reason why anyone would not like it. Mulan is such a tough woman and really shines a lot in this movie. I like that she’s not one of those girls who focuses on looking pretty and wanting to find a love interest. She knows that family and honor come first. Something that they completely ruined about her character in the sequel. Mushu is a very funny character. Some people may think he’s obnoxious, but he’s still very loyal to Mulan. Something they completely ruined about his character in the sequel. The songs are just so memorable. And of course, the songs in the sequel were absolutely forgettable. I’m actually looking forward to the live action remake because I’m interested to see a completely different take on the ...more - MegaSoulhero

16 Peter Pan
17 Fantasia

Everything Disney and its elements are about, beautifully represented - Enmanu16

18 Aladdin

Great movie. - iliekpiez

19 Pinocchio (1940)

My favourite Disney film. Shocked it's so low on the list. - truckturner

My favorite Disney Classic film and the first film I ever saw. - SailorSedna

20 One Hundred and One Dalmatians
21 The Jungle Book

Just such a great movie with amazing music. It feels like classic disney. - s0ramble

22 Frozen
23 Toy Story 2
24 Toy Story

Suprised this and its sequel wasn't here already, they're such timeless classics, so much nostalgia in these movies too - darthvadern

25 Finding Nemo
26 Finding Dory
27 Toy Story 3
28 The Rescuers Down Under
29 The Princess and the Frog
30 Dinosaur
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Top Remixes

1. The Fox and the Hound
2. Bambi
3. The Lion King
1. The Lion King
2. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
3. The Little Mermaid


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