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Updated on Dec 2, 2019. Posted on Nov 26, 2019

Here Is A Definitive Ranking Of Every Disney Animated Movie From The 2010s

From Frozen to Frankenweenie.

31. Cars 2 (2011)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

A case of style over substance, the Cars sequel was really just a meandering plot and a lot of noise.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 44%

30. Planes (2013)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Loud and colourful enough to distract younger viewers, this spin-off movie was otherwise a bit of a Disney disappointment.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 37%

29. Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

A marginally better film than the original, the slick animation and silly humour is definitely enough to keep children entertained!

Rotten Tomatoes score: 49.5%

28. Mars Needs Moms (2011)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Though the voice acting is okay, the animation in this feature is dated and the story is too one-dimensional and silly save the film as a whole.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 38.5%

27. Lady and Tramp (2019)


A much modernised version of the problematic 1955 original, this film had a great cast and direction but somehow lacked heart.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 61%

26. Dumbo (2019)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Although some Disney stans were overjoyed to see Dumbo the elephant again, this remake was ultimately quite confusing and tried too hard to be woke.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 48%

25. The Lion King (2019)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Even though the story behind this remake still resonated with audiences, the divisive animation style and lack of originality in the script was a bit of a turn off.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 70.5%

24. Arjun: The Warrior Prince (2012)

UTV Motion Pictures

This Disney India animated epic captured the imaginations of some, but others found the simplistic animation distracting.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 65.5%

23. The BFG (2016)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Not much can be improved on in the 1989 version, which has a level of charisma and drama that this remake lacks, but Mark Rylance is excellent as BFG!

Rotten Tomatoes score: 66%

22. Cars 3 (2017)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

While it's a much better film than its predecessor Cars 2, this film isn't a standalone masterpiece and might be better suited to fans of franchise.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 69%

21. The Good Dinosaur (2015)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Beautifully scored and visually stimulating, this film is definitely moving, but the plot is perhaps a little stiff and formulaic for adult viewers.

Rotten Tomatoes average score: 70.5%

20. Ralph Breaks The Internet (2018)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Compared to the original, this film isn't nearly as genius and the plot is a little contrived. There are fun moments though! And we loved getting a lil mention...

Rotten Tomatoes score: 76.5%

19. Pete’s Dragon (2016)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Some audiences found this film somewhat saccharine while others praised its storytelling and aesthetic. It's a wholesome watch for all the family nonetheless!

Rotten Tomatoes score: 80%

18. The Jungle Book (2016)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Something about this version really brought the classic story to life! The voice acting is superb and you can totally get lost in the style of animation.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 90.5%

17. Monsters University (2013)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

For those who wanted to know what happened to Kitty at the end of Monsters Inc, we'll always be disappointed by this movie. For those who just wanted more of these characters, this film is a pretty good watch.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 80%

16. Incredibles 2 (2018)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Nicely feminist and just as compelling in animation and performance terms, this sequel still feels a little pointless and it didn't give Incredibles fans the story we all needed after such a long wait.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 89%

15. Winnie The Pooh (2011)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

This is good old-fashioned Pooh! While it's definitely for kids, the animation, the story, and the performances should definitely put a smile on anyone's face.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 85.5%

14. Frozen 2 (2019)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Not a patch on the original for songs, this sequel still has its funny moments as well as enough costume changes and dramatic sequences to give you life!

Rotten Tomatoes score: 84%

13. Frankenweenie (2012)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

One of Tim Burton's best projects of the last decade, this experimental stop-motion is a heartwarming tale that will feel nostalgic to adult viewers, and will delight younger viewers with its gothic charm.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 78.5%

12. Finding Dory (2016)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Different but the same, this sequel is just as charming as the original if not as game-changing. Though it does have a lovely message about overcoming disability!

Rotten Tomatoes score: 89%

11. Big Hero 6 (2014)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

For those who got past the tragic beginning, this movie combines the classic Disney Pixar style with a hipster cast of characters – and somehow it really works!

Rotten Tomatoes score: 90%

10. Toy Story 4 (2019)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Back at it with the talking toys, Pixar dishes up another excellent Toy Story movie full of intelligent comedy, high stakes, and tearjerking moments.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 95.5%

9. Tangled (2010)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

This movie takes what is a pretty basic fairytale and really goes ham! The result? Excellent songs, engaging characters, and some really gorgeous animation.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 88%

8. Brave (2012)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

One of the first Disney princess films to proudly shun the traditional damsel in the distress story, Brave is a hilarious and emotional must-watch film about family and sacrifice.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 77%

7. Zootopia (2016)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

With its original and allegorical plot, this movie serves up a provocative and entertaining story that has the charm of Disney feature, with the twists and turns of a decent crime film.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 94.5%

6. Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

This visual language of Wreck-It Ralph is amazing from start to finish. The constant references to video games are genius, the characters are compelling, and the plot is super tight!

Rotten Tomatoes score: 86.5%

5. Inside Out (2015)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

This highly imaginative movie blends off-the-wall comedy with serious emotion, without ever losing its way. The cast is brilliant, the story flows nicely, and the movie design is ambitious yet delightful.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 93.5%

4. Moana (2016)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

As well as the amazing songs, Moana offers a beautiful exploration of Polynesian culture through the eyes of a refreshingly honest and powerful title character.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 92.5%

3. Toy Story 3 (2010)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Somehow managing to exceed the brilliance of its predecessors, Toy Story 3 is a perfect movie. Not only is it wonderfully scored and animated, viewers will experience every facet of human emotion. And the ending – I'm still not over it!

Rotten Tomatoes score: 93.5%

2. Frozen (2013)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

One of the most iconic movies of this decade, Frozen combines all of the crucial elements of the best ever Disney films – a wonderful story, gorgeous animation, hilarious dialogue, and staggeringly brilliant songs... "LET IT GOOOOOOOO!"

Rotten Tomatoes score: 87.5%

1. Coco (2017)

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

The very definition of heartwarming, this incredible movie deftly takes the viewer on an incredible journey through one of Mexico's biggest traditions – Día de Muertos. Its authenticity and sheer beauty will move you to tears, I have no doubt.

Rotten Tomatoes score: 96%

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