Best Disney Movies of All Time

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35. Big Hero 6 (2014)
> Directed by: Don Hall, Chris Williams
> Starring: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung
> Domestic box office gross: $222.5 million

Centering on a robotics prodigy and his best friend, an oversized robot named Baymax, “Big Hero 6” is an animated feature for the new generation. The film was produced after Disney acquired Marvel Entertainment in 2009 and went in search of a lesser-known comic title the studio could adapt with a signature style. It was a hit with critics and viewers alike, scoring an 87% fresh score and 91% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes.

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34. Old Yeller (1957)
> Directed by: Robert Stevenson
> Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk
> Domestic box office gross: $21.9 million

An early live-action classic for Disney, “Old Yeller” was based on the Newbery Honor-winning children’s book of the same name by Fred Gipson. In the film, a teenage boy named Travis Coates (Tommy Kirk) is helping to manage his family’s farm when a haggard dog shows up uninvited. The yellow Labrador soon wins over the entire family, and the film has won over 100% of critics on Rotten Tomatoes.

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33. Frozen (2013)
> Directed by: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
> Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff
> Domestic box office gross: $400.7 million

“Frozen” was not only one of the biggest box office smashes of 2013, but also the highest grossing animated film of all time, raking in an eye-popping $1.3 billion worldwide. Kristin Bell lends her voice to the lead character, Princess Anna, who is joined by a motley crew on an adventure to save her frozen kingdom from her older sister Elsa (Idina Menzel). It rates 7.5 out of 10 stars on IMDB and has a 90% fresh rating at Rotten Tomatoes.

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32. Tangled (2010)
> Directed by: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard
> Starring: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy
> Domestic box office gross: $200.8 million

With 2010’s “Tangled,” Disney Animation Studios flexed its fairy tale muscles again, this time taking on the story of Rapunzel. Zachary Levi’s Flynn Rider is on the lam in an abandoned tower when he’s captured by Mandy Moore’s Rapunzel. He ends up helping her escape in this adventure and romance story. Though animated with computers, “Tangled” was designed to visually resemble the look of paintings.

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31. Monsters, Inc. (2001)
> Directed by: Pete Docter, David Silverman, Lee Unkrich
> Starring: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs
> Domestic box office gross: $289.9 million

“Monsters, Inc.” was the fourth feature release for Pixar and follows 1999’s “Toy Story 2.” John Goodman and Billy Crystal star in the leading roles of James P. “Sulley” Sullivan and Michael “Mike” Wazowski, two professional monsters who are tasked with returning a two-year-old human girl to the human world. Bill Murray had initially won the Sully role, but director Pete Docter had trouble reaching Murray after his screen test and eventually moved on to Goodman.