We have updated this selection on 04/06/2021. While the restriction measures continue for the moment, discovering (or re-viewing) animated cinema classics is always a fun activity.
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If you want an idea of the most popular films on Disney +, here is an anthology of the best feature films available in the catalog of the SVoD platform.
The Disney + catalog contains many cult works of the seventh art. In its purse, the platform of streaming embeds all (or almost) of the cartoon classics and other Disney / Pixar animated films. Most of the films Star wars and Marvel are also in the game, like other feature films in the STAR section.
In short, there are a lot of people playing and here is a top 20 of the contents of the catalog according to their Metacritic score. The latter is determined by compiling the reviews left by viewers.
1 – Pinocchio (1940)
According to data from Metacritic, Disney’s version of the classic children’s tale is an almost perfect movie. Among other things, he popularized the song ”
When we pray to the lucky star And Kate Cameron from New York Daily News called it ” most enchanting film ever brought to the screen “. Difficult to contradict her on this one. The epic of the wooden puppet turned human is undoubtedly one of Disney’s most iconic classics.
2 – Dumbo (1941)
Among the two versions of Dumbo available on Disney Plus, it is the Oscar-winning cartoon that is unanimous, more than the film released in 2019 in theaters. Tim Burton’s 2019 remake is well made, but it does not match the original.
3 – Fantasia (1940)
When Walt Disney decides to combine orchestral music and his expertise in animation. An ambitious marriage which still earned him two honorary Oscars. Shortly after its release in 1940, the Los Angeles Times praised the film, speaking of “… the noblest experience of a magician in his artistic and creative field. ”
4 – Ratatouille (2007)
This feature film, which received the Oscar for best animated film, is the highest-ranked Pixar creation in this top 10. For AO Scott du
New York Times, Ratatouille is ” almost perfect work of folk art “. What is certain is that it will undoubtedly appeal to your children, and certainly even older ones.
5 – Beauty and the Beast (1991)
This Disney, twice Oscar winner, can be proud of outclassing his remake in animated film. It is crowned with rave reviews like that of Jay Carr from Boston Globe : ” It’s an instant classic, in every way equal to the great Disney cartoons of the past. ”
6 – Snow White and the seven dwarfs (1938)
For the critic Roger Ebert, this cartoon is the work of a genius and ”
every animated feature film made since him owes something “. It is true that it is a classic among the classics.
7 – Toy Story (1995)
Pixar’s first feature film won an honorary Oscar. Michael Rechtshaffen, from Hollywood Reporter, called it ” classic ”And its place in this top makes perfect sense.
8 – WALL-E (2008)
A lonely robot in a desolate Earth finds love in this Oscar-winning Pixar film for Best Animated Feature. David Edelstein, from
New York Magazine, considers it as ” a masterpiece to savor before or after the end of the world “. A very poetic way of saying that he loved it.
9 – Vice versa (2015)
Winner of the Oscar for best animated film, this Pixar creation skilfully recounts the end of childhood. Moira Macdonald from Seattle Times
speaks of a film which ” leaves you changed, entertained, nostalgic, dazzled “.
10 – Toy Story 3 (2010)
Oscar winner in 2010, it is the only sequel to appear in our top 10 and it did not steal its place.
11 – Bambi (1942)
This benevolent, though sometimes scary, Disney take on woodland creatures is an animation classic: a tale ” full of tenderness whose characters tickle the heart », According to Variety. Just that.
12 – Nemo (2003)
Another Oscar-winning Pixar film, this underwater tale was hailed by Neil Smith of Total Film as “ a subtle blend of comedy, art and emotion “.
13 – The Incredibles (2004)
The Story of a Superhero Family, by Brad Bird, won two Oscars in 2004, including Best Animated Feature, and was lauded by Jennifer Frey of the Washington post like a movie ” full of wonderful little touches “. Like the vast majority of spectators, we loved it.
14 – Star Wars: Star Wars (1977)
The first Star Wars, acclaimed in 1977 by Gerald Clarke from Time like a “
grandiose and glorious movie Is the highest rated episode of the saga on Metacritic. For many fans, this is quite simply the best installment in the Star Wars galaxy.
15 – Treasure Island (1950)
Disney’s 1950 version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s literary classic was the first feature film live action from the studio.
16 – The Lion King
According to data from Metacritic, this cartoon which won two Oscars, described as “ mystical, thrilling and breathtaking coming of age movie By Dolores Barclay of theAssociated Press, also outclasses the remake from Disney released in 2019. Again, that doesn’t surprise us at all. The original is very often better than the copy.
17 – The Little Mermaid (1989)
This is the cartoon that signed the modern renaissance of Disney, with the song ” Under the ocean »Awarded with an Oscar. The Chicago Critic
Sun-Times, Roger Ebert, saw a film there ” so creative and fun that it deserves the comparison with the best Disney works of the past “.
18 – Mary Poppins (1964)
This 1964 musical about a magical nanny won five Oscars, including Best Actress for Julie Andrews. ” One of the greatest children’s films of all time », Dixit TV Guide.
19 – Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
This tale starring a very young Natalie Wood is not a Disney film, but it is in the Disney + catalog and remains a benchmark of the genre.
20 – Toy Story 2 (1999)
This sequel tells us about Buzz Lightyear’s mission to save a Woody in great difficulty. The movie is “ funnier, more thoughtful and more mature Than its predecessor, according to Janelle Brown of Living room. What is certain is that it is a sure value of the animated films of the past thirty years.
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