Disney Animated Movies Listed In Order Of Historical Setting

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Have you ever wondered what year your favorite Disney animated movie took place in? Well wonder no more. Thanks to Disney blogger, Aish, we have an answer for most of them and a best educated guest for the really difficult ones. Aish put together a timeline detailing each Disney animated movie and what time period each movie was set in. There are definitely allot of movies I was unaware of how far they went back to.

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Disney movies in order of historical setting

(Excludes most of the package films. Some films, eg The Lion King, are impossible to pin down exactly and some, like Aladdin and Treasure Planet, are anachronistic, so these are estimations. A few have been split into 2 if there is more than one time period in the movie, and sequels have been put together.)

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Joe Hogarty

Joe moved from New York to Florida back in 1997. He currently resides in St. Petersburg and visits the parks frequently. His first visit to the Magic Kingdom was when he was 8 years old back in 1974. Joe originally originally started as a photographer for WDWNT and is now the host of WDWNT: Nerd Alert, our movie reviewer and reports the news for WDWNT. You can contact Joe through email at [email protected]

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Ben
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Ben

I would love it if each one had an explanation of what placed it in that year or time period.

CJ
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CJ

I see the list is missing a lot of titles and understandably per the note at the end of the article. I find this time line interesting and a lot of time went into figuring these fun facts out. As a Disney fan including trivia is was certainly cool. Some easy ones that I thought would have been in the list: Mary Poppins is from late 1800’s to early 1900’s, Ratatouille I would have thought was set in the 1980’s-2000, and Finding Nemo easily in the 1990’s to 2000 call be added. I know many of us could help give… Read more »

Matt
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Matt

I don’t think Frozen can be that old because there is a Hans wanted poster in the trailer for big hero 6.

Rebecca
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Rebecca

Based on the cars, clothes and lack of electricity, I think The Fox and the Hound is a lot closer to 1931 than 1981