The Disney Movie Challenge: Free Printable

Do you have a Disney vacation coming up that is tantalizingly close? Do you or your kids vaguely remember the characters or songs, but not the movies? Or better yet, don’t remember a character at all? With fifty-five animated feature films to pick from, it’s understandable that a film or two might get missed. Even for the most dedicated mouseketeers. Enter the Disney Movie Countdown Challenge.

Disney Movie Challenge
Movie nights covered for more than a year.

My son has reached an age where he’s back around to loving all the old classics, (Sword and the Stone anyone?) but doesn’t really remember the films. Characters and songs? Yes. Specific plot? Not so much. It’s almost as much fun as watching them over for the first time.

So as we approach our next trip, we decided to finally take one for the team, to work our way back through all the old animated films. For the sake of simplicity, we are working through only the Walt Disney Animation Studios animated feature films. (Sorry Tinkerbell films!)

The Disney Movie Countdown Challenge: Walt Disney Animation Studios

  1. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  2. Pinocchio
  3. Fantasia
  4. Dumbo
  5. Bambi
  6. Saludos Amigos
  7. The Three Caballeros
  8. Make Mine Music
  9. Fun and Fancy Free
  10. Melody Time
  11. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad
  12. Cinderella
  13. Alice in Wonderland
  14. Peter Pan
  15. Lady and the Tramp
  16. Sleeping Beauty
  17. One Hundred and One Dalmatians
  18. The Sword in the Stone
  19. The Jungle Book
  20. The Aristocats
  21. Robin Hood
  22. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  23. The Rescuers
  24. The Fox and the Hound
  25. The Black Cauldron
  26. The Great Mouse Detective
  27. Oliver & Company
  28. The Little Mermaid
  29. The Rescuers Down Under
  30. Beauty and the Beast
  31. Aladdin
  32. The Lion King
  33. Pocahontas
  34. The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  35. Hercules
  36. Mulan
  37. Tarzan
  38. Fantasia 2000
  39. Dinosaur
  40. The Emperor’s New Groove
  41. Atlantis: The Lost Empire
  42. Lilo & Stitch
  43. Treasure Planet
  44. Brother Bear
  45. Home on the Range
  46. Chicken Little
  47. Meet the Robinsons
  48. Bolt
  49. The Princess and the Frog
  50. Tangled
  51. Winnie the Pooh
  52. Wreck-It Ralph
  53. Frozen
  54. Big Hero 6
  55. Zootopia
  56. Moana (Coming November 2016)
  57. Wreck It Ralph 2 (Coming March 2018)
  58. Gigantic (Coming November 2018)
  59. Untitled (November 2020)
  60. Frozen 2 (TBA)

Sometimes we work along in release order. (Snow White, Pinocchio, Fantasia…) Sometimes we skip around. (Beauty and the Beast, Dinosaur, Bambi…) Either way, we get to refresh our memories of old friends and hang out as a family.

Your free printable is available here as a pdf: disney-movie-challenge

In the nearly eighty years since Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs premiered at the Carthay Circle Theatre on December 21, 1937, Walt Disney Animation Studios films produced an astonishing fifty-four animated feature films. Number fifty-six, Moana comes out next month!

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A hint if you can’t find a movie or two, Netflix, your local library and your friends on Facebook can probably help you fill in a film or two!

If fifty-six movies isn’t challenging enough, The Completist Geek published A Check-List of All Animated Disney Movies (as of 1/3/2014). It contains all of the made for TV movies, Pixar, Marvel, Studio Ghibli, Miramax, DIC, and direct to video movies too and lists two hundred and twenty-two movies for super-fans!