Best Live-Action Re-Imagined Disney Animated Classic?

by urbanemovies | created - 9 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public

Which live-action Disney movie is the best re-imagination* of a hand-drawn Disney animated classic movie or short?

*Answer pool includes remakes, sequels, prequels, spin-offs or alternative POV movies.

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1. Aladdin (2019)

PG | 128 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

53 Metascore

A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari

Votes: 104,525 | Gross: $353.21M

Live-Action Remake: Aladdin (2019)

Animated Original: Aladdin (1992)

2. The Jungle Book (2016)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

77 Metascore

After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther Bagheera and free-spirited bear Baloo.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba

Votes: 243,689 | Gross: $364.00M

Live-Action/CGI Remake: The Jungle Book (2016)

Animated Original: The Jungle Book (1967)

3. Beauty and the Beast (2017)

PG | 129 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

65 Metascore

A selfish prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad

Votes: 243,201 | Gross: $504.01M

Live-Action/CGI Remake: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Animated Original: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

4. Cinderella (I) (2015)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

67 Metascore

When her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming stepsisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 145,279 | Gross: $201.15M

Live-Action Remake: Cinderella (2015)

Animated Original: Cinderella (1950)

5. Dumbo (2019)

PG | 112 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

51 Metascore

A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green

Votes: 42,075 | Gross: $114.77M

Live-Action/CGI Remake: Dumbo (2019)

Animated Original: Dumbo (1941)

6. Alice in Wonderland (I) (2010)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

53 Metascore

Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway

Votes: 361,535 | Gross: $334.19M

Live-Action/CGI Remake: Alice in Wonderland (2010)

Animated Original: Alice in Wonderland (1951)

7. Christopher Robin (2018)

PG | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

60 Metascore

A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael, Mark Gatiss

Votes: 56,018 | Gross: $99.22M

8. Maleficent (2014)

PG | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Family

56 Metascore

A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land.

Director: Robert Stromberg | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Lesley Manville

Votes: 309,278 | Gross: $241.41M

Live-Action Spin-Off: Maleficent (2014) (Alternate POV movie)

Animated Original: Sleeping Beauty (1959)

9. Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

34 Metascore

Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway

Votes: 81,312 | Gross: $77.04M

10. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Family

46 Metascore

Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake must find and train Merlin's descendant to defeat dark sorceress Morgana la Fée.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina, Teresa Palmer

Votes: 144,835 | Gross: $63.15M

Live-Action Remake: The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

Animated Original: Fantasia (1940) (segment) and Fantasia 2000 (1999) (segment)

11. The Jungle Book (1994)

PG | 111 min | Adventure, Family, Romance

63 Metascore

Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli, the orphaned jungle boy raised by wolves, and how he becomes king of the jungle.

Director: Stephen Sommers | Stars: Jason Scott Lee, Cary Elwes, Lena Headey, Sam Neill

Votes: 15,336 | Gross: $44.34M

Live-Action Remake: The Jungle Book (1994)

Animated Original: The Jungle Book (1967)

12. 102 Dalmatians (2000)

G | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

35 Metascore

Cruella DeVil gets out of prison and goes after the puppies once more.

Director: Kevin Lima | Stars: Glenn Close, Gérard Depardieu, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Evans

Votes: 32,195 | Gross: $66.96M

Live-Action Sequel: 102 Dalmatians (2000)

Animated Original: One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)

13. 101 Dalmatians (1996)

G | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

49 Metascore

An evil high-fashion designer plots to steal Dalmatian puppies in order to make an extravagant fur coat, but instead creates an extravagant mess.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright

Votes: 93,485 | Gross: $136.19M

Live-Action Remake: 101 Dalmatians (1996)

Animated Original: One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)



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