The craze for Disney movies can be seen in people from every age group and in places across the globe. Often, we find ourselves debating with our pals over which Star Wars character we love the most. On a relaxing day, we still sometimes express our comfort by saying “Hakuna Matata” as the words remain fresh in our memory. We continue to be captivated by the scenes of these movies even years after we’ve watched them. Kids, over generations, have dreamt about the superpowers of the different superheroes gifted to them by Disney.
And then, there are those beautiful bedtime stories like Aladdin & Alice in Wonderland coming alive in our minds like never before by these fascinating movies. Indeed, Disney World has made us dream with our eyes wide open. But to get that lasting impact & an enchanting experience, you must know the right movies to start with. So let’s take you through the 15 Must Watch Disney Movies.
15 Must Watch Disney Movies:
1. Lion King
Now, who doesn’t know Simba? A young lion, that is to succeed his father as the king. But, the story takes a turn when Simba’s father is killed by his Uncle, and Simba is manipulated into thinking he is responsible for his father’s murder and he flees into exile. Simba grew up in the company of Timon and Pumbaa. Simba soon decides to go back to the jungle and take his place as a king rightfully by fighting with his uncle who had killed his father and took the king’s place.
A street urchin who is madly in love with Jasmine, he is granted 3 wishes by the genie he has freed from a lamp. However, the sultan’s sorcerer Jafar has other evil plans for Aladdin and is behind the lamp. Jafar finally steals the lamp from Aladdin and is granted 3 wishes. Aladdin has to use his tricks to get back the lamp and to save Princess Jasmine and the kingdom from Jafar’s evil plans.
3. Pirates Of The Carribean
Pirate Jack Sparrow and blacksmith Will Turner try to rescue the kidnapped Elizabeth Swann from the cursed crew of the Black Pearl, captained by Hector Barbossa, who becomes undead skeletons at night.
A fairy that lives in a magical forest. She is betrayed by her true love as he intends to kill her to be the successor of King Henry and marry his daughter. Later on, she curses Stefan’s daughter Aurora. But, after Aurora grows up, Maleficent grows a motherly feeling for Aurora and takes care of her and tries to get rid of the curse.
5. The Jungle Book
Mowgli, a young orphan boy, is found by Bagheera in a basket in the jungles of India. He takes Mowgli to Raksha who is a mother wolf. Mowgli is raised by Raksha and her mate Rama. Mowgli faces a lot of hardship as he is human. He has to leave his only home where he was bought up as the fear of the evil tiger Shere Khan starts to fear them. Mowgli soon leaves the jungle to go to a safer place with Bagheera the Panther and Baloo the Bear. Soon Mowgli finally decides to go to the man village and live there.
6. High School Musical
Two teenagers who are totally different from each other meet at a party, they instantly click. The two of them have to struggle to go to the musical auditions while maintaining other school activities at the very same time.
Princess Anna goes on a journey to save her kingdom from a curse by her elder sister Queen Elsa. Along the way, she partners with a mountain man, reindeer, and a snowman.
8. Sky High
Sky High movies show a school in the sky where teenagers learn to be superheroes. William Stronghold, who is the son of the world’s most famous duo is a teenager who tries to balance between being a normal teenager and a superhero. The only problem is William doesn’t own any superpowers. Sky High is all about friendship, falling in love, and trying to follow your parent’s footsteps.
Rupanzel, a long haired girl who has spent her entire life locked in a tower meets Flynn Rider. They both team up to escape the tower to discover the outside world.
Cinderella – lives a sad life after losing her parents. She is treated as a servant by her stepmother who is jealous of her beauty. She has two stepsisters who take advantage of her kindness and are jealous of her beauty. Cinderella wants to go to the Royal Ball. But, her stepmother prevents her from going to the Royal Ball. Help arrives in the form of a fairy Godmother that helps Cinderella to go to the Royal Ball with her magic. When she attends the Royal Ball, the prince falls in love with her.
11. Chronicles of Narnia
Four kids travel to the land of a fantasy world known as Narnia through a wardrope. There they meet and join a magical lion known as Aslan to fight against an evil white witch.
12. The Princess Diaries
A 15 year old, who was raised by a single mother, learns that she is the princess of a small European Country. She is stuck between making a choice if she wants to live the normal teen life or to step on the throne.
13. Honey, I Shrunk The Kids
A scientist and also an inventor who accidentally shrinks his and his neighbor’s kids with his shrinking machine & accidentally throws them out. The kids need to find a way to get back to their normal size.
14. Bedtime Stories
Ever wished for made up stories to come true? Bedtime Stories show you the life of a man who tells his niece and nephew bedtime stories that magically start to come true.
15. Star Wars
The Star Wars – each series centers around three sets of trilogies which are referred to as Skywalker Saga. Each trilogy centers on the generation of Skywalker family.
The basic demands of a viewer nowadays are a good story, great characters, and a meaningful message, apart from the much needed ingredient, entertainment. Disney Movies fulfill each of your demands. When you finish watching these movies, you are left with a story that you remember for years, characters that you can dream about, and a message that has truly been portrayed in the most beautiful way.
Most importantly, the message often opens your eyes to new possibilities and a deeper understanding of the little things that matter. Besides, these movies promise to keep you engaged for the entire duration. You will remain curious about the happenings the whole time and sometimes even after the movie ends, desperately waiting for a sequel to take your favorite story ahead.
You will laugh, cry, get excited, emotional, and feel every bit of the journey just like these characters. These movies take you to a world where everything is different and anything is possible. In the middle of an ordinary life, Disney Movies add magic to your mind. So if you are bored of a regular day to day life, you can tune into the Magical Disney World. If you are looking for entertainment or a heartwarming story, Disney is the place to be. But, even if you are not looking for anything, you would not want to miss out on this wonderful experience at any cost.