Animation, Comedy, Family. | Wolfgang Reitherman, Now for the bad news: whilst visually stunning and featuring a wonderful set of characters, the story is fundamentally flawed in that it all becomes far too complicated, especially for younger viewers. Directors: | Ron Clements, $84.05M. Animation, Adventure, Comedy. 253,644 At half the length of the original, Fantasia 2000 didn't have quite as many scores as Fantasia 1940, but those it had were marvelous and will genuinely move you. 2D Animation. Bambi (1942) 5. Jack Kinney, Junius Matthews, PG | 74 min Phil Harris, Claymation or clay animation is essentially stop motion animation using clay. William Cottrell, Geraldine Page, Tate Donovan, Exiled into the dangerous forest by her wicked stepmother, a princess is rescued by seven dwarf miners who make her part of their household. 1. | Roger Allers, Deems Taylor, | Gross: Eva Gabor, Stars: The film is action packed, in a similar way to Tarzan, but here the musical numbers fit in perfectly with the tale, so we don't feel like we're suddenly being thrown into a music video. David Hand, Norman Ferguson, David Hand Stars: Noted for being the crossover work between the animators of old, Disney's 'nine old men', and the new and upcoming animators that would eventually give us such classics as 'Beauty and the Beast', 'The Little Mermaid' and 'The Lion King', this was very much an end of an era. Jack Kinney, Kirsten Dunst, The concept may seem bizarre at first, but it works surprisingly well, as the two characters come together and develop over the course of the film. | | The comedy, though unapologetically nineties, is still funny; the animation is solid; the musical numbers are as good as they come (despite such lyrics as 'he was so hot, steam looked cool'); and the plotline/love story is one of the very best, having you right on the edge of your seat. $87.40M, PG | | Stars: Joe Baker, Votes: Director: | $100.14M. Can you paint with all the colours of the wind? | However the 2008 edition has superior bonus features. To see just how far this medium has come, consider the quality difference between the first fully 2D-animated film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” and modern 2D-animation examples like The Simpsons, Family Guy, and these four killer videos from leading brands. Pearl Bailey, Ayano Shiraishi, 88 min Akemi Yamaguchi, | 134,254 Disney went through a strange period in the late sixties and seventies whereby the same voice actors were brought back time and time again for different characters, something perhaps relating to the loss of Walt himself, in some kind of attempt at holding onto the magic. 81 min Stars: $38.18M. Directors: With all the charm you'd expect of a typical Disney film, 101 Dalmatians is an enjoyable, slow-paced tale with the odd comedic moment. Clyde Geronimi, Although that really G | Wilfred Jackson, | Gross: Stars: | Christopher Daniel Barnes, Votes: While the sleepy feel of this film won't suit everyone, it is still largely appealing. 3D animation has great popularity in movies, games and virtual reality. | Mickey Rooney, 144,486 2D animation is how a typical animated television show is made. Directors: $63.46M. Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear have a difficult time trying to convince a boy to leave the jungle for human civilization. 134 min | Basically, in 2D, there is one drawing available, which i… | $22.18M, G T. Hee, G Animation, Family, Fantasy. | Brian Blessed, Roscoe Lee Browne, Votes: | | Argued by many as the greatest Disney film ever made, The Lion King was the surprise success story for the company, which simply did not expect the film to take off the way it did. $184.93M, G 3D animation is also known as CGI animation and lights and cameras can also be animated in this variation of animation. 95 min Ben Sharpsteen 140,700 The amount of tools and options available in Harmony makes it one of the best 2D animation software. Another problem is that Tiana spends far too long as a frog, something little girls don't really want to see, which also seemed wasteful considering her beautifully designed human character. | | Gross: | Currently at a profit of over $987,000,000, The Lion King is the third highest grossing animated film of all time and the only entry on the top twenty to be made before the millennium, and without CGI animation. The visuals here are some of the very best of any animated feature, rivaling even those of pixar's. The latecomer to the party, The Princess and the Frog is a hard one to place. Firstly, the use of 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice' is great for cinema's but less so for a dvd, when collectors are likely to already own it; secondly, the early influence of CGI in some segments and in the introductions now feel dated; thirdly, while the original Fantasia's segments seem harmonious and progressive the works here feel somewhat disjointed, and lastly, although the works are breathtaking, the ending felt a little too abrupt - we really needed a couple more pieces to fully satisfy!NOTE: The 2010 Edition is highly recommended. Leopold Stokowski, James Algar, Tell us what you think about this feature. $141.60M, PG Stars: Two seconds of the step-mother's reaction is all that is needed for the best villain defeat ever!PLEASE NOTE: Whilst the restoration on the 2012 Diamond Edition is somewhat acceptable to first-time viewers, fans will notice the clumsy mistakes in animation and colouring. Bill Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Related: The Top 100 Animated Movies of All Time & The 50 Best Animation Schools. Animation, Adventure, Comedy. | Gross: Directors: Ben Sharpsteen Exiled into the dangerous forest by her wicked stepmother, a princess is rescued by seven dwarf miners who make her part of their household. Stars: The Little Mermaid may mark the beginning of the Disney Renaissance but Oliver & Company was most certainly a step in the right direction.PLEASE NOTE: The restoration on the 2013 Edition has removed much of the original detail. $87.40M. | | A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath who can only be stopped by two teenagers and a group of psychics. Norman Ferguson, Joe Flynn, Votes: Jeremy Irons, | 103,362 | Jason Marsden, Snow White suffers only from being of its time: the singing is quite old fashioned, Snow White herself is beyond sugary-sweet, and as for the relationship between herself and the prince, some would remark that it is a little too fairy-tale. When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby. Clyde Geronimi, Directors: One of the strangest and darkest films in the company's history, and the only entry to receive a PG rating instead of the standard U, which is unsurprising considering its content - dragons, skeletons, witches, a bleeding cauldron, suicide and the Horned King himself! It all begins remarkably well, with gorgeous animation, great humour and just the right amount of sentimentality. Edward Brophy, While other packages from this period ('Fun and Fancy Free' and 'Melody Time') lack the charm, story telling and good music needed to be pleasurable, Make Mine Music does not lapse. | Simply overloaded with sweetness, hilarity and sheer whit, it's wonderful to find The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh to be just as impressive as an adult as it was as a child. Paige O'Hara, 95 min Plus there's a jail break - what more could you possibly want? | Cheech Marin, | Ridiculed because of his enormous ears, a young circus elephant is assisted by a mouse to achieve his full potential. Scatman Crothers, Votes: | 77 min Directors: | Jack Kinney, Daveigh Chase, | It is often noted how The Little Mermaid not only saved the Disney company from financial ruin in '89 but also brought the Broadway experience to the big screen, but this is perhaps unfair when you consider that Oliver and Company, which came out only a year earlier, was also a financial success and contained a number of Broadway style songs (including the fantastic 'Why Should I Worry?' | Neve Campbell, Daveigh Chase, Joaquin Phoenix, Rei Sakuma, 88 min Jeremy Irons, 93 min $99.05M. Animation, Drama, Family. Animation, Family, Fantasy. The musical numbers are pleasing but a lot of the time the lyrics are hard to make out. Stars: Larry Roberts, | Ron Clements, $218.97M, G Richard Linklater | Gross: When a litter of Dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella de Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement. 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