11:30 am EST, March 4, 2016

The 10 best animated Disney movies on Netflix

Below we’ve included a list of the 10 best animated Disney films streaming online. If you’re looking for quick access to great Disney movies on Netflix, you’ve come to the right place.


best animated disney movie on netflix mulan

Release date: 1998

One of Disney’s best animated movies, Mulan is about bringing an ancient legend to life: a tomboy who disguises herself as a man so she can fight with the Chinese army. Mulan would go on to be one of the studio’s most popular animated films. Remember, she brought strong animated female characters to life before we had Hermione and Katniss.


best animated disney movie on netflix hercules

Release date: 1997

Hercules told the story of a god who is stripped of his immortality and raised on Earth instead of his birthplace Olympus. He’s forced to battle Hades and many other monsters on Earth, where he proves his worth and earns his spot among his fellow gods.

‘Robin Hood’

best animated disney movie on netflix robin hood

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Release date: 1973

Robin Hood was a runaway hit for Disney, and featured a fox as the heroic archer known from tales and distant history. Robin joins his loyal best friend Little John, a bear, who helps him and the inhabitants of Nottingham as they fight against the excessive taxation of Prince John, and Robin Hood goes on to win the hand of Maid Marian.

‘The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh’

best animated disney movie on netflix pooh

Release date: 1977

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh was the 22nd animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. It was first released on March 11, 1977 as a double feature with The Littlest Horse Thieves, and would go on to have many sequels featuring adventures with Pooh and his friends from the forest.

‘Lilo and Stitch’

best animated disney movie on netflix lilo and stitch

Release date: 2002

Lilo and Stitch follows a Hawaiian girl who adopts an unusual pet, who is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive from the law. The film is exciting and unique, and its sequels are also available to stream on Netflix.


best animated disney movie on netflix fantasia

Release date: 1940

Fantasia is actually a collection of animated stories which Disney put together with classical music. It’s a beautiful film, showing off many characters, and is seen as a great accomplishment from the 1940s. It’s one of the quintessential classic animated Disney movies, and is certainly a must-see.

‘The Emperor’s New Groove’

best animated disney movie on netflix the emperors new groove

Release date: 2000

In The Emperor’s New Groove, the vain Emperor Kuzco is a very busy man. Besides maintaining his “groove,” and firing his suspicious administrator, he’s also planning to build a new waterpark just for himself for his birthday. But, this means he’ll be destroying one of the villages in his kingdom.

‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’

best animated disney movie on netflix the hunchback of notre dame

Release date: 1996

The Hunchback of Notre Dame takes place in 15th century Paris, where Clopin the puppeteer tells the story of Quasimodo, a hunchback who is a bell ringer of Notre Dame. He was nearly killed by Claude Frollo, the Minister of Justice, when he was just a boy. Frollo, forced by the Archdeacon of Notre Dame, raises Quasimodo as his own. Once he grows up, Quasimodo remains hidden from the world until he finds his way.


best animated disney movie on netflix tarzan

Release date: 1999

Tarzan is about an orphan who was raised by an ape, Kala, since he was a small boy. Believing that this was his family, he became a strong force in the jungle, but he rescues Jane Porter during one of her expeditions. He finds out that he’s human and simply raised by apes, and he has to decided which family he wants to live with.

‘The Brave Little Toaster’

best animated disney movie on netflix brave little toaster

Release date: 1987

The Brave Little Toaster follows a group of dated appliances that find themselves stranded in a summer home that their family have sold. They do their best to find their 8-year-old owner, and end up on an amazing adventure.

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