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1. The Jungle Book (1967)

Approved | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization.

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, Louis Prima, Bruce Reitherman

Votes: 125,135 | Gross: $141.84M

2. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

8.3
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90 Metascore

King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.

Directors: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones | Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 386,225 | Gross: $1.23M

3. Shrek (2001)

PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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84 Metascore

After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, an ogre agrees to rescue a princess for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.

Directors: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow

Votes: 471,722 | Gross: $267.65M

4. Enchanted (2007)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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75 Metascore

A princess, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York by an evil queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer.

Director: Kevin Lima | Stars: Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden, Patrick Dempsey

Votes: 143,696 | Gross: $127.71M

5. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Approved | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs; the queen soon learns of this and prepares to feed her a poison apple.

Directors: William Cottrell, David Hand, Wilfred Jackson, Larry Morey, Perce Pearce, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne, Roy Atwell

Votes: 134,924 | Gross: $184.93M

6. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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83 Metascore

An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.

Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman

Votes: 140,950 | Gross: $21.00M

7. Elf (2003)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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64 Metascore

After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Zooey Deschanel

Votes: 148,493 | Gross: $173.38M

8. The House Bunny (2008)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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55 Metascore

After Playboy bunny Shelley is kicked out of the playboy mansion, she finds a job as the house mother for a sorority full of socially awkward girls.

Director: Fred Wolf | Stars: Anna Faris, Colin Hanks, Emma Stone, Kat Dennings

Votes: 64,424 | Gross: $48.24M

9. Robin Hood (1973)

G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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The story of the legendary outlaw is portrayed with the characters as humanoid animals.

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 85,498

10. Cinderella (1950)

Approved | 74 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Ilene Woods, James MacDonald, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton

Votes: 106,240 | Gross: $34.10M

11. Sleeping Beauty (1959)

Approved | 75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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After being snubbed by the royal family, a malevolent fairy places a curse on a princess which only a prince can break, along with the help of three good fairies.

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton

Votes: 101,310 | Gross: $51.60M

12. Chicken Little (2005)

G | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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48 Metascore

After ruining his reputation with the town, a courageous chicken must come to the rescue of his fellow citizens when aliens start an invasion.

Director: Mark Dindal | Stars: Zach Braff, Joan Cusack, Garry Marshall, Don Knotts

Votes: 64,621 | Gross: $135.38M

13. A Christmas Carol (2009)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Family

6.8
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55 Metascore

An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Steve Valentine

Votes: 73,494 | Gross: $137.85M

14. Pinocchio (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.

Directors: Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc, Don Brodie

Votes: 91,552 | Gross: $84.30M

15. The Sword in the Stone (1963)

G | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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A poor boy named Arthur learns the power of love, kindness, knowledge and bravery with the help of a wizard called Merlin in the path to become one of the most beloved kings in England history.

Director: Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Rickie Sorensen, Sebastian Cabot, Karl Swenson, Junius Matthews

Votes: 65,913

16. Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas (2004 Video)

G | 68 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.7
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Sequel to Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas

Directors: Carole Holliday, Matthew O'Callaghan, Theresa Cullen | Stars: Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Jeff Bennett, Jim Cummings

Votes: 2,247

17. Elephant Walk (1954)

Approved | 103 min | Drama

6.3
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The young bride of a rich planter finds herself the only white woman at Elephant Walk tea plantation, British Ceylon.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Dana Andrews, Peter Finch, Abraham Sofaer

Votes: 1,632

18. Thru the Mirror (1936)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.8
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Mickey has been reading Lewis Carroll's "Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There", and falls asleep. He finds himself on the other side of the mirror, where the furniture is ... See full summary »

Director: David Hand | Star: Walt Disney

Votes: 1,052

19. Cinderella (1994 Video)

Not Rated | 48 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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A beautiful girl attends a royal ball where she meets the love of her life and must then fight for it.

Directors: Toshiyuki Hiruma, Takashi | Stars: Tony Ail, Nathan Aswell, Chera Bailey, Kathleen Barr

Votes: 140

20. Old King Cole (1933)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.4
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Old King Cole throws party and invites all of the Mother Goose characters. He warns them that they must leave at midnight. Another collection of characters puts on a stage show. The Ten ... See full summary »

Director: David Hand

Votes: 323

21. The Nifty Nineties (1941)

6 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.0
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Mickey courts Minnie in the Gay Nineties: they take in a vaudeville show and go for a drive in his horseless carriage, to the strains of "While Strolling Through the Park" and "In the Good ... See full summary »

Director: Riley Thomson | Stars: George Johnson, Clarence Nash, Thelma Boardman, Bill Days

Votes: 315

22. The Toy Shop (1996 Video)

45 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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Locked in a deserted old English toy shop, Katherine and her stuffy cousin Matthew meet some very special friends. Their fantasy world becomes a nightmare when Master Jack, the evil ... See full summary »

Directors: Rick Allen, Garry Blye, Henry Less | Stars: David Blye, Patrick Blye, Alyson Court, Don Francks

Votes: 14

23. Pigs Is Pigs (1954)

Approved | 10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.3
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Flannery is a station master who does everything by the book. One day, a package of guinea pigs arrives at his station. Flannery assumes by their name that they are pigs but one customer, ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Kinney | Stars: Bob Hamlin, Bill Lee, The Mellomen, Gary Owens

Votes: 231

24. Johann Mouse (1952)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Short, Animation

7.6
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At the home of Viennese composer Johann Strauss, lived Johann Mouse. Whenever the composer played his waltzes, the mouse would dance to the music, unable to control himself. One day, when ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Star: Hans Conried

Votes: 792

25. Mother Goose Goes Hollywood (1938)

Approved | 8 min | Comedy, Family, Animation

6.9
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Various Mother Goose rhymes are portrayed by Hollywood stars for example, Old King Cole's fiddlers three are the Marx Brothers, and Humpty Dumpty is W.C. Fields, who falls while tormenting ... See full summary »

Director: Wilfred Jackson | Stars: Al Bernie, Thelma Boardman, Ann Lee, Dave Weber

Votes: 309

26. The Milky Way (1940)

Approved | 8 min | Comedy, Animation, Fantasy

6.6
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The Three Little Kittens tie helium balloons to a basket and travel up to the Milky Way, which is filled with all the milk they can drink.

Director: Rudolf Ising | Star: Bernice Hansen

Votes: 407

27. Humpty Dumpty (1935)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.6
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Humpty Dumpty must rescue his girlfriend, Easter Egg, from a bad egg who kidnaps her.

Director: Ub Iwerks

Votes: 122

28. Little Boy Blue (1936)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.6
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The Big Bad Wolf stalks Little Bo Peep and steals one of her sheep. She enlists Little Boy Blue and a dancing scarecrow to assist her and her mischievous black sheep in rescuing it. Singing, dancing, hilarity and impalement ensue.

Director: Ub Iwerks | Stars: Sara Berner, Billy Bletcher, Jack Mercer

Votes: 110

29. Der Struwwelpeter (1955)

79 min | Family

7.2
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A live action adaptation of the 1845 children's book.

Director: Fritz Genschow | Stars: Fredy Kaindl, Traute Höhnisch, Eric Canso, Renée Stobrawa

Votes: 17

30. African Diary (1945)

Approved | 6 min | Family, Comedy, Animation

6.7
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Goofy narrates his own quest to Africa accompanied by various tour guides. He is in search of wild game. After run-ins with various animals while camping for the night and taking his ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Kinney | Star: Pinto Colvig

Votes: 276

31. The Bookworm (1939)

8 min | Comedy, Animation, Short

6.2
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Three witches need a worm to complete their potion; they dispatch a raven to catch one, and he goes after a bookworm. He chases the worm into the horror section, where the monsters attack ... See full summary »

Directors: Friz Freleng, Hugh Harman | Stars: Mel Blanc, Martha Wentworth

Votes: 136

32. Tom Thumb (1936)

Approved | Animation, Short, Family

6.2
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The adventures of a miniature boy are illustrated.

Director: Ub Iwerks

Votes: 79

33. The Queen of Hearts (1934)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.8
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Playing cards come to life. As in the nursery rhyme, the queen of hearts bakes some tarts; the jack of hearts steals them.

Directors: Ub Iwerks, Shamus Culhane, Al Eugster

Votes: 52

34. The Wall Street Mystery (1931)

17 min | Short, Comedy, Mystery

5.9
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The apparent murder of two stockbrokers is solved in quick fashion by Dr. Crabtree.

Director: Arthur Hurley | Stars: Donald Meek, John Hamilton, Frances Dale, Hobart Cavanaugh

Votes: 60

35. Happy Days (1936)

9 min | Animation, Short

5.5
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Pinhead is ridiculed by the other boys on the way to the fishing hole.

Director: Ub Iwerks | Star: Tommy Bupp

Votes: 71

36. Ali Baba (1936)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.4
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Ali Baba senior and his son Ali Baba live in poverty. One day they happen to see the Forty Thieves enter their cave. After the thieves leave, Ali Baba and his son enter the cave and start ... See full summary »

Director: Ub Iwerks

Votes: 70

37. The Calico Dragon (1935)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Family, Short

5.8
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A little girl reads a story about a dragon; as she falls asleep, her doll rides off on his calico horse through a calico land to do battle with a three-headed singing calico dragon.

Director: Rudolf Ising

Votes: 154

38. A Kick for Cinderella (1924)

Short, Comedy

6.4
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Add a Plot

Director: Del Andrews | Stars: Alberta Vaughn, George O'Hara

Votes: 8

39. Little Ol' Bosko in Bagdad (1938)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

4.9
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Bosko imagines he's in Baghdad where giant frogs want to steal the cookies he's supposed to deliver to his grandma.

Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Ruby Dandridge, Lillian Randolph, Zoot Watson

Votes: 27

40. Sky Princess (1942)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.6
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A prince in a flying ship sails up to a castle in the clouds in order to rescue a beautiful sleeping princess from a wicked witch. A big-eared guard named Hocus finds himself unwilling to thwart true love.

Director: George Pal

Votes: 24

41. Little Ol' Bosko and the Pirates (1937)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

5.8
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Director: Hugh Harman | Stars: Ruby Dandridge, Lillian Randolph, Zoot Watson

Votes: 16

42. Lyckan kommer (1942)

108 min | Comedy

4.8
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The idle rich have their own particular problems. Case in point, Georg and Monika Hedberg were once poor and happy but since they got rich family bliss has decreased for every fur coat ... See full summary »

Director: Hasse Ekman | Stars: Stig Järrel, Marguerite Viby, Carl Reinholdz, Dagmar Olsson

Votes: 31