Under-rated or overlooked: Disney

A Listmania! list by Graeme Loveridge "7128" (England)
 
Mulan (2 Disc Special Edition) [1998] [DVD]
1.  Mulan (2 Disc Special Edition) [1998] [DVD] DVD ~ Ming-Na
The list author says:
  "Sadly this didn't do so well at the box office which is a real shame because it is epic."
£14.19   Used & New from: £2.19
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Hunchback Of Notre Dame [DVD] [1996]
2.  The Hunchback Of Notre Dame [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Demi Moore
The list author says:
  "Disney's bravest effort. This film is Dark (capital intended), deals with complex themes and deep characters and finishes of one of disney's most exhilarating final acts ever. Masterpiece."
£7.00   Used & New from: £4.74
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Tarzan [DVD] [1999]
3.  Tarzan [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Tony Goldwyn
The list author says:
  "Awesome animation, great action, a genuinely close adaptation of the edgar rice burrows novel (minus the racism and zoological mistakes) and Brian Blessed (Legend) as the bad guy."
£7.47   Used & New from: £1.35
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (148 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Fox and the Hound [DVD]
4.  The Fox and the Hound [DVD] DVD ~ Art Stevens
The list author says:
  "A film about the trials and tribulations facing the friendship of those who should be enemies. Plus for the first time ever Disney does a slightly less than happy ending."
£6.99   Used & New from: £4.25
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews)

The Rescuers Down Under [DVD] [1991]
5.  The Rescuers Down Under [DVD] [1991] DVD ~ Bob Newhart
The list author says:
  "One of the best sequels ever made. Hillairious and heartwarming with lots of knowing nods to the original 1977 classic."
£5.00   Used & New from: £2.94
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Black Cauldron [DVD] [1985]
6.  The Black Cauldron [DVD] [1985] DVD ~ Grant Bardsley
The list author says:
  "Parents complained that this film was too scary. Kids love scary stuff just look at Grimm Fairy Tales, that's just the way it is. This is a lost 80's fantasy jem."
£19.89   Used & New from: £3.75
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Basil The Great Mouse Detective [DVD]
7.  Basil The Great Mouse Detective [DVD] DVD ~ Vincent Price
The list author says:
  "A brilliant homage to Sir Conan Doyle's detective who shall not be named (in the film or here)."
£5.86   Used & New from: £3.35
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Emperor's New Groove [DVD] [2001]
8.  The Emperor's New Groove [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ David Spade
The list author says:
  "I'm glad Disney decided to scap the original 'Kingdom of the Sun' idea and instead went with this smaller more character driven story. It also is one of Disneys funniest films and a great buddy movie."
£6.98   Used & New from: £2.20
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (122 customer reviews)

Atlantis - The Lost Empire [DVD] [2001]
9.  Atlantis - The Lost Empire [DVD] [2001] DVD ~ Michael J. Fox
The list author says:
  "An enjoyable action romp that borrows from Jules Verne and Arthur Conan Doyle. The most un-disney disney film the art style was actually inspired by Mike Mignola(creator of Hellboy)."
£4.20   Used & New from: £2.38
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Treasure Planet [DVD] [2003]
10.  Treasure Planet [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Joseph Gordon-Levitt
The list author says:
  "This came out of the blue for me. I was really expecting this to be aweful but it's seriously an overlooked movie probably the most overlooked on the list. I'm gonna write a review to fully explain."
£8.25   Used & New from: £1.37
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Meet The Robinsons [DVD]
11.  Meet The Robinsons [DVD] DVD ~ Stephen Anderson
The list author says:
  "Another extremely overlooked disney movie. On the suface it ca seem a bit frenetic but this is a small yet emotive film about self affirmation."
£3.00   Used & New from: £0.77
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Lilo and Stitch (Special Edition) [DVD] (2002)
12.  Lilo and Stitch (Special Edition) [DVD] (2002) DVD ~ Daveigh Chase
The list author says:
  "This film is simply wonderful. Disney seemed to shy away from the big musical affairs around the turn of the milleniem focusing on smaller, character driven stories and this is the best of them."
£15.42   Used & New from: £3.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Hercules [DVD] [1997]
13.  Hercules [DVD] [1997] DVD ~ Tate Donovan
The list author says:
  "The mix of Greek myth with Motown and Gospel music was simply inspired. This is funny and toe-tappingly addictive."
£5.00   Used & New from: £3.18
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (177 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Iron Will [DVD]
14.  Iron Will [DVD] DVD ~ Mackenzie Astin
The list author says:
  "This is a great live action Disney film featuring some brilliant performances from a cast that includes Kevin Spacey and a breathtaking cross country sled race."
£3.90   Used & New from: £2.54
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Holes [DVD] [2003]
15.  Holes [DVD] [2003] DVD ~ Shia LaBeouf
The list author says:
  "Shia LaBeouf completely steals this film and thats a testiment to his skill because he is up against Sigourney Weaver and Jon Voight. fantastic story, twisting plot, great acting WATCH IT!"
£3.65   Used & New from: £0.21
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (138 customer reviews)

Hocus Pocus [DVD] [1993]
16.  Hocus Pocus [DVD] [1993] DVD ~ Bette Midler
The list author says:
  "Great halloween fun. Brillianty grusome and cacklingly witty, with some great effects for an early ninties film it's Bette Midler who steals the show though."
£4.76   Used & New from: £1.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

RECESS SCHOOLS..-DVD DC RETAIL [2001]
17.  RECESS SCHOOLS..-DVD DC RETAIL [2001] DVD ~ Andrew Lawrence
The list author says:
  "Not especially deep viewing but great fun from it's wicked one liners to it's 60's flower power soundtrack."
Used & New from: £6.93
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata (Special 2-Disc Set) [DVD] [2004]
18.  The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata (Special 2-Disc Set) [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Nathan Lane
The list author says:
  "An ingenious little idea. A retelling of the first film shot completely from Timon and Pumba's perspective. Not as epic in scope or as awe inspiring as the afformentioned movie but still entertaining."
£14.82   Used & New from: £1.68
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Popeye [DVD]
19.  Popeye [DVD] DVD ~ Robin Williams
The list author says:
  "If you watch some of the old Popeye cartoons and then watch this you'll see what a loving and memorable tribute to them it really is. Robin Williams was the only choice to be Popeye."
£4.40   Used & New from: £2.02
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Dragonslayer [DVD]
20.  Dragonslayer [DVD] DVD ~ Peter MacNicol
The list author says:
  "A fun fantasy adventure. The effects look a bit ropey now but they still look a lot better than some other early eighties movies."
£3.60   Used & New from: £1.97
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

A Goofy Movie [DVD] [1996]
21.  A Goofy Movie [DVD] [1996] DVD ~ Bill Farmer
The list author says:
  "Probably not Disney's greatest achievement but I have a soft spot for this film."
£5.99   Used & New from: £2.69
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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English subtitles? 0 29 Dec 2011
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Last updated: 04/06/2009
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