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The animated Disney movies of today have tough acts to follow. And the reboots and remakes of originals even more so.

We’re looking at you, The Lion King (out July 19, 2019), Toy Story 4 (out June 20, 2019) and Aladdin (out May 24, 2019).

The latter hit theaters last month and has received mostly positive reviews from movie-goers.

In the 1990s, Disney released films that would go on to become classics such as Beauty and the Beast, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Pocahontas, Mulan, and Tarzan just to name a few.

Keep reading to get a complete list of animated films Disney released in the ‘90s. Note: For a list of non-animated movies, check out this list of other Disney movies that hit theaters in the 1990s.

‘DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp’

Release date: August 3, 1990

Cast: Alan Young, Christopher Lloyd, and Terence McGovern

Rotten Tomatoes score: 88%

‘The Rescuers Down Under’

Release date: November 16, 1990

Cast: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, and John Candy

Rotten Tomatoes score: 69%

‘Beauty and the Beast’

Beauty and the Beast trailer | YouTube

Release date: November 22, 1991

Cast: Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson, and Jesse Corti

Rotten Tomatoes score: 94%


Release date: November 25, 1992

Cast:  Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, and Linda Larkin

Rotten Tomatoes score: 94%

‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’

Release date: December 11, 1992

Cast:  Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, and Steve Whitmire

Rotten Tomatoes score: 75%

‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’

Release date: October 29, 1993

Cast: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, and Catherine O’Hara

Rotten Tomatoes score: 95%

‘The Lion King’

The Lion King trailer | YouTube

Release date: June 24, 1994

Cast:  Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, and James Earl Jones

Rotten Tomatoes score: 93%

‘A Goofy Movie’

Release date: April 7, 1995

Cast: Bill Farmer, Jason Marsden, and Jim Cummings

Rotten Tomatoes score: 44%


Release date: June 23, 1995

Cast: Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, and Christian Bale

Rotten Tomatoes score: 56%

‘Toy Story’

Characters in 'Toy Story'
(left to right: Tyrannosaurus Rex; Woody; Hamm, the pig; Buzz Lightyear; and Mr. Potato Head) Toys from the movie ‘Toy Story,’ are photographed November 15, 1995, in New York City. | Yvonne Hemsey/Getty Images

Release date: November 22, 1995

Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, and Don Rickles

Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’

Release date: June 21, 1996

Cast: Demi Moore, Jason Alexander, and Mary Kay Bergman

Rotten Tomatoes score: 21%


Release date: June 27, 1997

Cast: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, and James Woods

Rotten Tomatoes score: 84%


Mulan | Disney

Release date: June 5, 1998

Cast: Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, and BD Wong

Rotten Tomatoes score: 86%

‘A Bug’s Life’

Release date: November 14, 1998

Cast: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Rotten Tomatoes score: 92%

‘Doug’s 1st Movie’

Release date: March 26, 1999

Cast: Thomas McHugh, Fred Newman, Chris Phillips

Rotten Tomatoes score: Unavailable

Clip from Tarzan | YouTube

Release date: June 16, 1999

Cast: Tony Goldwyn, Glenn Close, Minnie Driver, Brian Blessed, Rosie O’ Donnell, and Lance Henriksen

Rotten Tomatoes score: 89%

‘Toy Story 2’

Release date: November 24, 1999

Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Kelsey Grammer, Don Rickles

Rotten Tomatoes score: 100%

‘Fantasia 2000’

Release date: December 17, 1999

Cast: Steve Martin, Bette Midler, James Earl Jones, Quincy Jones, Angela Lansbury

Rotten Tomatoes score: 81%