How Well Do You Know Your Disney Classics?

By: Isadora Teich

Robin Williams voiced a character in which Disney film?

Robin Williams voiced the Genie in the film. He also voices the Peddler, who appears in the beginning of the film and starts to tell the story.

Where does "Beauty and the Beast" take place?

"Beauty and the Beast" is set in rural France. It is thought to take place in the late 1700s.

"Hercules" features what kind of music?

Despite taking place in ancient Greece, Hercules uses a modern gospel choir of African-American women to narrate it. They set the scene and provide all sorts of information that is important to the plot in song.

Which "Winnie The Pooh" character is known for being down in the dumps?

Eeyore is an old gray donkey that is famously gloomy and pessimistic. He is always losing his detachable tail.

In the film "Robin Hood," what kind of animal is Robin?

the 1973 Disney classic "Robin Hood" puts a spin on the legend by turning all of the characters into animals. Robin and Maid Marian are foxes.

In "101 Dalmations" Roger works as a:

The film stars Roger Radcliffe, a songwriter, who lives in London with his precocious dalmatian Pongo. He writes the famous "Cruella De Vil" jingle in the film.

What is the name of the cat in "Cinderella"?

The cat which belongs to the Wicked Stepmother and her daughters is named Lucifer. He terrorizes Cinderella's mouse friends during the film.

Which of these Disney classics is based on a Dutch fairytale?

The film was based on the originally Danish fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen, "Den Lille Havfrue." Published in 1837, it is the story of a young mermaid who wants to give up her life in the sea in order to get a human soul.

What is the name of Jack Skellington's love interest in "The Nightmare Before Christmas"?

Sally, a living rag doll created by a mad scientist, is Jack Skellington's love interest in the film. She is knowledgeable about poisons and uses them throughout the movie to achieve her goals.

Why does Captain Hook hate Peter Pan?

Captain Hook has a hook for a hand because Peter cut off his hand. This is why he wants revenge.

Which of these Disney classics did Tim Burton produce?

This film was produced by both Denise Di Novi and Tim Burton. It's based on the 1961 novel by Roald Dahl.

"The Fox and the Hound" stars a fox named Tod and a dog named:

"The Fox and the Hound" focuses on the friendship of Copper the hound dog and Tod the fox. The two struggle to be friends as they grow up in a world where they are supposed to play certain roles.

When was the original "Cinderella" film released?

The original animated "Cinderella" film was released in 1950. Since then it has had two direct-to-video sequels and had a live-action remake in 2015.

"The Lion King" is based off of which Shakespearian play?

"The Lion King," a tale of royal intrigue in an African lion kingdom, was inspired by Shakespeare's "Hamlet." Like Prince Hamlet, Simba goes head to head with his murderous uncle, who has claimed the throne of his country by killing his father.

Which Disney film was criticized for being historically inaccurate?

While Pocahontas was a commercial success, it was criticized for being incredibly historically inaccurate. While it portrays a romance between an adult Pocahontas and John Smith, in reality, Pocahontas was actually a child at the time. There are numerous other inaccuracies throughout the film.

The film "Peter Pan" was based on a:

"Peter Pan" was based on a play by J.M. Barrie. Barrie both wrote a play and novel about the adventures of Peter Pan.

Walt Disney died during the production of which film?

"The Jungle Book" was the last Disney film to be produced by Walt Disney himself. He died during the film's production in 1966.

The kittens in "The Aristocats," Toulouse and Berlioz, are named after famous:

The kittens are named after famous creatives. The kitten Toulouse, named for the painter Toulouse-Lautrec, can paint. The kitten Berlioz, named for composer Hector Berlioz, can play the piano.

In which Disney film are real life actors and animated characters equally real?

"Who Framed Roger Rabbit" is a 1988 film that combines live-action and animation. In the film, private detective Eddie Valiant struggles to prove the innocence of the animated Roger Rabbit, who is accused of murdering a rich businessman.

Rocker Billy Joel voices a streetwise dog in which Disney film?

In this 1988 Disney classic Billy Joel voices Dodger, a streetwise Jack Russell Terrier. He leads the gang of dogs Oliver the kitten befriends.

The Mayor of Halloween Town in "The Nightmare Before Christmas" has two:

The Mayor of Halloween Town is literally two-faced. He has both a happy and sad face, which flip around to suit his mood swings.

Famed Broadway performer Angela Lansbury voiced which character in "Beauty and the Beast"?

Angela Lansbury voiced motherly tea kettle Mrs. Potts in the 1991 classic. She sings the famous "tale as old as time" song during the ballroom scene.

Which of these Disney films does not have a sequel?

This 1986 Disney film is a take on Sherlock Holmes starring mice and rats as the main characters. This film never got a sequel.

What is the name of the lion kingdom in "The Lion King"?

In "The Lion King," Simba is supposed to inherit the throne of The Pride Lands from his father, Mufasa.

What tribe does Pocahontas belong to in the film?

In the film "Pocahontas," Pocahontas is of the Powhatan tribe. Her father is referred to as Chief Powhatan throughout the film.

What is the name of the little boy who owns the toys in "Toy Story"?

Andy Davis is the name of the little boy who owns Woody and all of the other toys in "Toy Story." He wrote his name on the bottom of Woody's boot.

In"The Hunchback of Notre Dame" the villainous judge is named:

The villain of the film is Judge Claude Frollo, a murderous and judgemental man who takes Quasimodo in after killing his mother. Frollo desires the gypsy Esmeralda.

The film "Hercules" is based on mythology from which country?

This film utilizes bits and pieces of Greek mythology to create a more family-friendly tale. It's loosely based on the exploits of the legendary Greek hero Hercules.

In "Tarzan" he is adopted as a boy by a group of:

As a baby, Tarzan is taken in by a group of gorillas, after his parents are killed by a leopard. A gorilla named Kala hears his cries and adopts him.

Which of these Disney films was the first animated feature ever to win a competitive Academy Award?

Released in 1940, "Pinocchio" is considered one of the best animated films of all time. It won two Academy Awards and made incredible strides in animation.

"James and the Giant Peach" uses which kind of animation?

"James and the Giant Peach" uses live action and stop-motion animation. It creates a fantastical world of bugs and creatures.

Which of these films is mistaken for a Disney film, even though it is not one?

"Anastasia" tells the story of Grand Duchess Anastasia of Russia, who many believe escaped her family's execution. While it was produced and directed by former Disney animation directors, it is not actually a Disney film.

Which of these famous comedians voiced a Disney favorite?

Eddie Murphy voiced Mushu the dragon in "Mulan." He did not sing, however. Mark Mosely sang his songs in the film and imitated him entirely in the sequel.

In "Lady and the Tramp" Lady and Tramp share a romantic dinner of:

In the 1955 film, Lady and Tramp share a romantic candlelight dinner of spaghetti and meatballs. This is one of the most iconic Disney moments.

What is the oldest animated Disney film?

Released in 1937, this is the first feature-length animated Disney film. It was also the first full-length feature film with hand-drawn animation.

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