Can You Name at Least 20 of the Last 33 Disney Animated Movies Released Since 1980?

By: Jacqueline Samaroo

"Aladdin" is an animated musical fantasy film that was released theatrically in 1992. The film has won two Academy Awards; the theme song has won a Grammy Award for Song of the Year, and it was the highest grossing film of 1992.

"Mulan" is an animated musical action comedy-drama film that was released theatrically in 1998. The film is notably based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan.

"The Lion King" is an animated epic musical film that was released theatrically in 1994. The film was the highest grossing release in 1994; it earned two Academy Awards and is the highest-grossing traditionally animated film of all time.

"The Princess and the Frog" is an animated musical film that was released theatrically in 2009. It is loosely based on the novel "The Frog Princess" by E. D. Baker; a story that itself was based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "The Frog Prince."

"Zootopia" is a 3D computer-animated comedy film that was released theatrically in 2016. It is notable for being the fourth animated film to pass $1 billion in global box-office earnings.

"Moana" is a 3D computer-animated musical adventure film that was released theatrically in 2016. It won two Academy Awards – Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song.

"Big Hero 6" is a 3D computer-animated superhero film that was released theatrically in 2014. The film is actually based on the superhero team of the same name by Marvel Comics.

"Home on the Range" is an animated western comedy film that was released theatrically in 2004. The film is actually named after the popular country song of the same name.

"Lilo & Stitch" is an animated adventure science fiction film that was released theatrically in 2002. It was nominated for an Academy Award and subsequently started a franchise.

"The Little Mermaid" is an animated musical fantasy film that was released theatrically in 1989. It is notable for being the beginning of the era known as the Disney Renaissance.

"Brother Bear" is an animated comedy-drama film that was released theatrically in 2003. The film received an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature.

"The Rescuers Down Under" is an animated comedy-drama adventure film that was released theatrically in 1990. It is notable for being the first film to be completely created digitally and not use a camera.

"Wreck-It Ralph" is a 3D computer-animated comedy film that was released theatrically in 2012. The film won the Annie Award for Best Animated Feature and was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

"Atlantis: The Lost Empire" is an animated science fantasy action adventure film that was released theatrically in 2001. It is notable for being the first animated science fiction feature film released by Disney.

Fantasia 2000 is an animated feature film that was released theatrically in 1999. It is the sequel to the original film, Fantasia, that was released in 1940.

"Treasure Planet" is an animated science fiction action adventure film that was released theatrically in 2002. Despite positive reviews and even an Academy Award nomination, the film failed significantly at the box office – domestically and internationally.

"The Fox and the Hound" is an animated drama film that was released theatrically in 1981. It is actually loosely based on the novel of the same name by Daniel P. Mannix.

"Winnie the Pooh" is an animated musical film that was released theatrically in 2011. It is notable for being Disney’s most recent film to be made using traditional animation.

"Chicken Little" is a 3D computer-animated science fiction comedy film that was released theatrically in 2005. The film draws its inspiration from the original fable of the same name.

"The Hunchback of Notre Dame" is an animated musical drama film that was released theatrically in 1996. It is notable for being one of Disney’s darkest animated films, touching on themes like lust, infanticide, damnation, sin, and genocide.

"Pocahontas" is an animated musical romantic drama film that was released theatrically in 1995. The film received two Academy Awards for Best Musical or Comedy Score and Best Original Song.

"The Great Mouse Detective" is an animated mystery comedy film that was released theatrically in 1986. It is based on the children's book series "Basil of Baker Street" by Eve Titus.

"Beauty and the Beast" is an animated musical romantic fantasy film that was released theatrically in 1991. It is based on the French fairy tale of the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont.

"Tangled" is a 3D computer-animated musical adventure film that was released theatrically in 2010. The film is loosely based on the German fairy tale "Rapunzel."

"Dinosaur" is a CGI animated adventure film that was released theatrically in 2000. While the characters in the film are computer-animated, most of the film's backgrounds are live-action and were filmed on location.

"Meet the Robinsons" is a computer-animated science fiction comedy film that was released theatrically in 2007. The film is loosely based on characters from the children's book "A Day with Wilbur Robinson," by William Joyce.

"Frozen" is a 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film that was released theatrically in 2013. It is notable for being the highest-grossing animated film of all times as well as the 12th highest-grossing film of all time.

"Hercules" is an animated musical fantasy comedy film that was released theatrically in 1997. The film is loosely based on the legendary hero Heracles, the son of Zeus in Greek mythology.

Tarzan is an animated comedy-drama adventure film that was released theatrically in 1999. The film is based on the story "Tarzan of the Apes" by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

"Bolt" is a computer animated comedy-adventure film that was released theatrically in 2008. The film was nominated for several awards, such as the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

"The Emperor’s New Groove" is an animated buddy comedy film that was released theatrically in 2000. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song.

"The Black Cauldron" is an animated adventure fantasy film that was released theatrically in 1985. The film is loosely based on the first two books in "The Chronicles of Prydain" by Lloyd Alexander.

"Oliver & Company" is an animated musical comedy-drama that was released theatrically in 1988. The film draws inspiration from the classic Charles Dickens novel "Oliver Twist."

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About This Quiz

Whether you're a child or an adult, you can't help but love these films!

When it comes to animated films, no animation studio is more iconic than Walt Disney Animation Studios. In fact, this praise (which is well earned) should come as no surprise, since the studio has produced some of the most critically acclaimed animated films of all time. The studio's beginnings can be traced all the way back to 1937, and even back then the company was already setting themselves up to be pioneers in the industry. Their very first animated feature film was "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," and this was notably also the very first full-length cel-animation feature film as well.

Today, the studio's portfolio consists of well over 50 films released between 1937 and 2016. In this quiz, we will only be taking a look at the last 33 Walt Disney Animation Studios films that have been produced since 1980. This means that some of the studio's most celebrated works will be included, such as "The Lion King," "Frozen," "Aladdin," and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." So, are you ready to take a look back at some of the most magical tales from your childhood? Great, then let's get started!

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