Walt Disney Studios has been producing and releasing animated films since Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs back in 1937. Since then, over three dozen films have been made for half a century. Speaking in terms of popularity as well as statistics, the 1990s and early 2000s saw the most Disney movies. In fact, the 1990s were classified as the Disney Renaissance Era where a collection of films were released and are considered by some to be the most popular. Titles released in this decade include Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, Pocahontas, Hercules, Mulan, and The Little Mermaid.
Apart from the fact that all of these movies are geared towards a younger audience, one thing they all share are items, images, or symbols that are unique to each of them. For example, a sword would be a clue to represent the movie A Sword in the Stone. For this quiz, specific clues have been chosen to symbolize a number of different Disney movies - from those released back in the late 1960s to more recent films from the 2010s.
Know every Disney movie by heart? Test it out by naming the movie from only a single clue. Good luck!
Clue: High Heel
The clue for this Disney movie is a high heel shoe! Think about all the Disney princesses that could be associated with this type of shoe. In this movie, a young woman is raised in an unfortunate household where her step mother and step sisters treated her unfairly. One day, she and the rest of the women in the land are invited to a ball, which this girl gets excited for. She was given many chores to do for that day, and only if she finished them would she be allowed to attend. Her dress is torn apart by her sisters, but luckily her fairy godmother arrives to fix her up.
The clue for this Disney movie is a pillow! Think about all the movies in which a pillow would be an important thing to remember. In this movie, a young princess is born to a beloved king and queen. During a celebration in her honor, a witch arrives and scares all who are there. After two fairies had already given their magical gifts, she too give the princess a gift of her very own. This includes falling into a deep sleep on her sixteenth birthday when she pricks her finger. Afraid of what might happen to their daughter, the king and queen send her away to live in a cottage in the woods.
The clue for this Disney movie is fire! Think about all the movies in which fire would be an important element. In this movie, a baby is found in the middle of the jungle with no parents to take care of him. A jungle cat decides to be his guardian, and brings him to a pack of wolves to raise him. Fast forward a few years, the boy has grown up and is the true definition of a wild boy. Unfortunately a threat returns to the jungle and the boy has no choice but to leave the jungle. However, he was not as willing as his guardian hoped.
The clue for this Disney movie is a crown! Think of all the different Disney movies in which a crown might be of some significance. In this movie, a son is born to a king and a queen and is brought before the whole land to see. As a kid, he and his female best friend were very close and had a bad habit of getting themselves into trouble. Little did he or anyone know that his uncle was planning a dark deed so that he could become king of the Pridelands. This leads to the son running away until he becomes an adult.
The clue for this Disney movie is a medallion! Think of all the movies in which a medallion has been featured. In this movie, a son is born to two Olympian gods, one of which was responsible for locking away a group of Titans. This son's destiny was known quite early, where he would be the thing to stand in the way of his uncle's villainous plans. He sends his minions to be rid of the baby once and for all, only their plan was unsuccessful with one drop to spare. Unfortunately being a mortal the son is forced to grow up on earth.
Clue: Cherry Blossom
The clue for this Disney movie is cherry blossoms! Think of all the Disney movies in which this particular flower would be significant. In this movie, a daughter is preparing for her meeting with the local match maker, hoping to bring honor to her family. Unfortunately her clumsy nature causes the meeting to go horribly wrong, and she is left upset. When a group of men arrive in search of eligible men to serve their country, she decides to go in her father's place to prove her worth. Now she must hide her identity or risk dishonoring her entire family.
Clue: Fruit Basket
The clue for this Disney movie is a fruit basket! Think of what movies would have fruit be something of great importance. In this particular movie, a princess is living her best life in the kingdom with her step mother, the queen. Using a magic mirror the queen asks who the fairest in all of the land, only to learn it is her step daughter. Determined to be the fairest, she sends her step daughter into the forest with a hunter, hoping to be rid of her once and for all. Luckily he spares her, forcing the queen to resort to a different method herself.
The clue for this Disney movie is a pair of antlers! Think of what kinds of movies that would have antlers be important. In this movie a young deer is born in a woodland forest and he befriends a bunch of other creatures including a rabbit and a skunk. Being that this little deer is young, he is portrayed as being naive in the world. His father is the Great Prince of the Forest, who is the protector of him and all the other creatures for that matter. Unfortunately their home is threatened by the increase of humans in the forest.
The clue for this Disney movie is a whale! Think out of all the movies in which a whale would be significant. In this movie, a lonely woodworker who makes a boy out of wood to help fill the hole in his heart. When he goes to bed one night, he makes a wish on a star that his creation would be a real boy. A fairy comes and brings the boy to life although not a full human. He has to prove himself to be worthy by being brave, truthful, and unselfish. His father is thrilled he is alive, but his son goes through many trials on his journey.
The clue for this Disney movie is waves! Think of all the different Disney movie that has waves in it. In this movie, a baby is listening to the wild tales of her grandmother with a bunch of the other village children. After the story, she wanders to the sea and it is revealed the ocean is connected to her in some way, offering up the heart of an island. Although the ocean takes it back when her father returns, there is a flash forward sequence where she grows up to be a teenager, and still feels a connection to the water.
The clue for this Disney movie is a collection of books! Think of all the different movies in which books make an appearance. In this movie, a girl is dreaming of a life with more meaning in it. She's grown up in a town where everyone does the same thing over and over again, and there is not much adventure. One day, her father ventures in a different part of the forest and ends up being captured by a monster who lives in an enchanted castle. His daughter goes out looking for him, and when she does she decides to trade her life for his.
The clue for this Disney movie is masks! Think of all the different movies in which a mask would be something of significance. In this movie, a man and a woman both show of their unique abilities as crime fighting superheroes. They, along with many others just like them, are forced to give up their lifestyle because of the government deciding they don't want superheroes running around. As a result, these superheroes are forced to take a new name and live a regular lifestyle. They have three children of their own, all of which inherit their own unique abilities such as super speed and invisibility.
Clue: Pirate Flag
The clue for this Disney movie is a pirate flag! Think out of all the different movies in which a pirate flag would be mentioned or seen. In this movie, a family of three siblings are being put to bed with their parents go out to a party. In the midst of their slumber, the daughter is awakened by something strange, and to her surprise it is a shadow. A flying boy breaks into their room trying to reattach his lost shadow, and she aids him despite the fact he's a stranger. Realizing they're all children, the flying boy offers them pixie dust to bring them to a magical land.
The clue for this Disney movie is a cage! Think of all the Disney movies in which a cage would be of importance. In this movie, a husband gifts his wife a new puppy for Christmas. It doesn't take long for the puppy to become an important member of the family. However, her status as their "child" is tested when a new baby arrives, although the puppy very much loves the baby. When the owner's aunt arrives to babysit, she believes that the puppy may bring harm to the baby. It is revealed by the end of the movie she was only trying to protect her.
The clue for this Disney movie is vines! Think out of all the different movies in which this would be something significant. In this movie, a husband and wife wash up on an island after they abandon a shipwreck. They build a tree house for themselves and their baby. Unfortunately an accident with a jungle cat leaves the baby an orphan. Luckily a mother gorilla hears his cries and comes to his rescue, raising him as her own. Throughout his childhood and into adulthood he faces many challenges trying to fit in with the gorillas. When he meets a group of humans his life is changed forever.
The clue for this Disney movie is a teacup! Think out of all the Disney movies in which this would be something to remember. In this movie, two sisters sit underneath a tree and the youngest wanders off in search of an adventure. She stumbles upon a curious rabbit dressed in human clothes and follows him down a rabbit hole. After falling for a long time, she notices a vial on the table and drinks it, which ends up shrinking her in size so she can fit through the door. On the other side is a whole different world in which the impossible becomes possible.
The clue for this Disney movie is a bow! Think of all the different movies in which a bow such as this would be mentioned or seen. In this movie, a mother cat and her kittens are living with their rich and sophisticated owner, who loves them dearly. She loves them so much she leaves them her entire fortune for when she passes, and then after the cats are gone the remaining will be given to her butler. As a ploy to get the riches first, the butler comes up with a plan to get rid of the cats himself.
Clue: Hard Hat
The clue for this Disney movie is a hard hat! Think of all the Disney movies in which this would be included. In this movie, two monsters are on their way to their work in a factory. In their world, everything is powered by the collection of children's screams, obtained by the monsters in this factory. One of the main characters is in the run for being the top scarer, while his best friend is quite mediocre. During one of their seemingly normal work days, the unthinkable happens - a child comes through to the monster world. They have no choice but to hide the girl or risk a crisis.
The clue for this Disney movie is a pair of swimming goggles! Think of all the different movies in which this would be something of importance. In this movie, a husband faces an accident losing both his wife and nearly all of his children. With only one fish egg still in tact, the father becomes overly protective of his son. To the point of not allowing his child to go to school for many years because something bad might happen. His son breaks the rules by swimming out into the open ocean after being dared by his friends and ends up being taken by a bunch of divers.
The clue for this Disney movie is a seashell! Think of all the different kinds of movies in which this clue would be included. In this movie, a princess doesn't show up for her singing performance because she was too busy exploring parts of the ocean she shouldn't be. Her father gets her into trouble and also asks his adviser to "babysit" her. He discovers she has a secret cave in which she has put all of her collectibles from the human world in, including the status of a human prince. After her father wrecks everything she visits a sea witch to turn her human.
The clue for this Disney movie is an arrow! Think of all the different movies in which this would be something of importance. In this movie, a daughter of a chief is depicted as being a bit spontaneous. She has not fully accepted her role as being the daughter of someone important, and is notorious for being quite careless despite her father's wishes. One day, her life changes forever when she meets a mysterious man. Unfortunately he is not the only one to arrive on her father's land, and with these newcomers is many threats to both sides of people.
The clue for this Disney movie is a snowflake! Think of all the different movies in which this clue would resemble something of significance. In this movie, two young sisters are playing in the middle of the night when the oldest accidentally curses her younger sister with ice magic. Afraid something might one day happen to her, the king and queen decide to separate the two until she can get her powers under control. Unfortunately that never happens and she grows up to be a young woman who has been secluded all of her life. On the day of her coronation her magic is revealed, resulting in her fleeing the kingdom.
The clue for this Disney movie is a taxi! Think out of all the Disney movies in which something like this would have been seen or mentioned. In this movie, a young cat is left for adoption with a bunch of others on the side of the street. One by one a kitten is taken by a nice family until only he remains. Night comes and a storm hits, to which the little cat escapes the cardboard box and finds somewhere warm to sleep for the night. When he wakes up the next morning in search of food, he is overcome by the chaos of the city.
Clue: Magnifying Glass
The clue for this Disney movie is a magnifying glass! Think out of all the movies in which this would be something important. In this movie, a daughter and father are targets for a villain because the father is known for being a great inventor. The father is taken and the daughter is forced to find him by herself. Luckily she knows of another mouse who is great at solving mysteries and turns to him for help. At first he was not interested in offering his services, but when he learns that his case and hers may be connected, he jumps at the challenge.
The clue for this Disney movie is a dinosaur! Think of all the movies in which this would be something of significance. In this movie, a son is gifted a new, highly advanced toy to add to his collection. Little does he know that when no one is around all of the toys come to life. His most favorite toy is a cowboy, and he is depicted as being the "leader" of all the other toys. However, with this new arrival his status is threatened because all the other toys seem to be liking him better. As a result, he devises a plan to get rid of him.
The clue for this Disney movie is a lamp! Think of all the different Disney movies in which a lamp would be something of importance. In this movie, a man is sought out for being the "diamond in the rough." He is the key to be able to find the genie lamp which had been kept hidden underneath a magical sand cave entrance. This man is hired by the adviser to the Sultan, who although depicts himself as being a most trusted associate is really hoping to get the lamp to increase his powers. Luckily, this "diamond in the rough" becomes the master of the lamp first.
Clue: Police Badge
The clue for this Disney movie is a police badge! Think of all the different movies and the one where this would be something important. In this movie, a young bunny is determined to prove herself as a worthy participant of the police force. Although made up of primarily animals much larger than she, the main character uses her wits and strengths to be able to pass the examination. She becomes the first bunny on the police force, although she quickly realizes she has a long way to go to actually prove herself, and get off of parking meter duty.
The clue for this Disney movie is a bell! Think out of all the Disney movies in which this would be something to remember. In this movie, an unfortunate event leaves a child an orphan, to which the Minister of Justice is forced to raise the child as punishment. Although, it ends up being more of a punishment for the child being that he was grown up in solitude because of his unique appearance. His adoptive father, whom he now calls master, forced him to live in the cathedral throughout his entire upbringing, his only companionship are with the gargoyles.
The clue for this Disney movie is balloons! Think of all the different movies in which this would be something of significance. In this movie, two children bond over their intense affections for an explorer who claims to have discovered a magical island filled with unusual creatures and beautiful landscapes. A sequence follows where the two children grow up, becoming husband and wife and always said they were going to visit this island one day. Unfortunately, the wife departs from the world not having fulfilled her dream. Her husband decides to carry out the dream for the both of them instead.
The clue for this Disney movie is a monocular! Think out of all the movies where this would be something of importance. In this movie, the beginning scenes outlay the significance of an ancient city which is protected by a barrier as water covers the island. It become virtually lost and thus forgotten. Fast forward many years, the protagonist of the story is depicted as being a hopeful adventurer and explorer. When he believes he has found the missing piece to be able to locate the island, a team of expeditioners is formed for him to be able to see if his findings are correct.
Clue: Game Remote
The clue for this Disney movie is a game remote! Think of all the Disney movies and which one this would be something to remember. In this movie, the main character is an arcade game player who is feeling somewhat left out because all of the other characters don't like to associate with him. At the end of each night, all of the characters leave their machines to mingle, but he is still considered the "villain." Determined to prove himself a worthy hero, he sets off on a machine that could lead to his game system to become unplugged if he's gone for too long.
The clue for this Disney movie is a throne! Think of all the movies in which this would be labelled as something important. In this movie, a wealthy ruler has made plans to extend his luxurious palace lifestyle to a village on top of the tallest hill. The only issue is the fact that many of his people live there, and they will be without a home if he goes through with it. Little does he know one of his close advisers has slipped him something, only it doesn't get rid of him but turns him into an animal instead.
Clue: First Aid Kit
The clue for this Disney movie is a first aid kit! Think of all the different Disney movies and which ones this would be something of significance. In this movie, a young genius is left discouraged when he loses his brother. He doesn't accept the invitation to join an elite program, despite his brother's friends urging him on. However, one evening when he gets hurt a robot comes to life offering his assistance. This robot was his brother's last project, and the last thing the protagonist has left of him. Instead of allowing the robot to return to its original state, he decides to keep him around as a companion.
The clue for this Disney movie is a bear! Think of all the movies in which this would be classified as something significant. In this movie, a young princess is testing out her new bow and arrow when a great beast attacks, leaving her father without a leg. Fast forward, she grows to be a skilled warrior, despite the fact that the queen is adamant about having her be a lady. Little did the princess know that her mother had set up a tournament for her betrothal, although the princess had no desire to be married. As a last resort, she seeks out a witch to put a temporary curse on the queen.
The clue for this Disney movie is the galaxy! Think out of all the Disney movies in which this would be something seen or mentioned. In this movie, a boy grows up believing in the vast stories his mother told him about a pirate and a mysterious land which was kept hidden. Now a teenager, this same boy has lost his way, where he no longer believes such stories but instead has a habit of getting into trouble. However, when a ship crashes right outside his front door, and he opens a magical object that was a map to a place hidden in the galaxy.
Clue: Paw Print
The clue for this Disney movie is a paw print! Think of all the different movies in which this would be something of importance. In this movie, three brothers are preparing for the youngest's totem ceremony, where he is left thoroughly disappointed. His life turns upside down however when he loses his eldest brother which he blames a bear for. After carrying out an act of vengeance, the spirits decide to teach the youngest brother a lesson by turning him into a bear himself. The only way he has the chance to turn back into a human is if he travels to a mountain.
The clue for this Disney movie is a sun! Think out of all the Disney movies, which would this would be something to remember. In this movie, a princess is born and holds great power because a drop of sunlight courses through her veins. A witch steals the baby in the middle of the night because this sunlight allows her to gain immortality. Raising the baby in the middle of the forest, this lost princess has never met anyone besides her "mother." She is forced to live in the tower and never to leave, because her mother doesn't want the kingdom guards to find her.
Clue: Hawaiian Flower
The clue for this Disney movie is a Hawaiian flower! Think of all the movies in which this would be something of significance. In this movie, the reveal of an alien experiment leads to a galactic government to banish the alien to earth, believing it will be his demise. Little did they expect the creature to survive by landing on a tiny island. This alien is mistaken for a strange looking dog, and is adopted by the child protagonist because she is in need of a companion. The two become a dynamic duo regardless of the fact the alien's creator was sent to retrieve him.
The clue for this Disney movie is a firefly! Think of all the Disney movies in which this would be something of importance. In this movie, a young daughter learns a valuable lesson from her father - nothing in life is free. She is told to work hard to achieve her dreams. Adopting this same philosophy as a teenager, she works night and day to save enough money to open a restaurant of her own. Things take a strange turn when she meets a prince who promises to pay her if she will help break the curse given to him by the shadow man.
The clue for this Disney movie is fur! Think of all the movies in which this would be something of significance. In this movie, a man and a woman find themselves getting introduced because their two dogs have fallen in love. The man and woman also fall in love, and become one big happy family. The dogs have puppies, many actually, and catches the attention of the wife's boss, who is a fashion designer. She wishes nothing more than to use to puppies to create a unique fashion design that has never been done before, although the wife tells her they're not for sale.