Can You Guess the Disney Movie From Just Five Clues?

By: Olivia Cantor

Can You Guess the Disney Movie From Just Five Clues?
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About This Quiz

"I can show you the world..." of fantastic Disney quizzes! In the world of Disney, there have been countless of memorable animated and live-action films. From Mary Poppins to Frozen, can you guess the Disney film from five clues?

In 1937, Walt Disney Pictures released their first film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The film company would go on to produce countless more. There are the early animated favorites of Cinderella and the 1994 classic The Lion King. 2013 would bring to life one of their best-selling films, Frozen

While the company excels at animated pictures, we can't forget their live-action films! Julie Andrews shone as Mary Poppins in 1964. High School Musical had everyone wanting to try out for their school play. With all these notable Disney films, can you name them with a few hints?

Can you remember which animated love story was taking place in France? What movie was Miley Cyrus singing the "Hoedown Throwdown?" In which film was a particular blonde teenager taking a trip to Rome where she inadvertently became a pop sensation? Are you having trouble with these answers? Hopefully not!

With this quiz, we're not only giving you one hint but five! From 1937 until now, can you guess these popular Disney films with a few hints? 

Let's hop on the magic carpet and go!

Black wings, Aurora, true love's kiss, birthday curse, fairy godmother
The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes
Stranger Than Fiction
Maleficent
Maleficent is the 2014 retelling of the Sleeping Beauty story, but from a different point of view. Angelina Jolie stars as the cursing witch with a great non-witchy back story.
Enchanted

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"Let It Go," Anna, snow, Olaf, "Do You Wanna Build A Snowman?"
Ants!
Moana
Lego Movie
Frozen
Frozen is the undeniable Disney hit of 2013. Years later, people are still singing "Let It Go!"

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"Hi-ho, Hi-ho," poisoned apple, mirror mirror on the wall, Evil Queen, Bashful
Lady and the Tramp
Fantasia
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is a classic Disney product. This animated treat paved the way for fairy tales to have a wider audiovisual audience.
On Her MaJesty's Secret Service

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Pirates, Capt. Jack Sparrow, treasure, Black Pearl, rum
Spy Kids
Pirates of the Caribbean
Pirates of the Caribbean is definitely a Disney product. It was first a Disneyland ride before it became a hit film series.
Enchanted
Agent Cody Banks

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Dogs, Cruella de Vil, fur coat, Pongo, litter of 15 puppies
Space Jam
Who Framed Roger Rabbit
101 Dalmatians
101 Dalmatians is a well-loved Disney animated flick. Not sure if the live action version works, though ...
Cinderella

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Flying nanny, chimney sweeper, London
Mary Poppins
Mary Poppins is the fun musical retelling of a PL Travers story. But if you've seen Saving Mr. Banks, you'll know that the original author disagrees with Disney's vision about her book!
Victor/Victoria
My Fair Lady
Sound of Music

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Deer, Thumper, hunters, mother, "Man"
Bambi
Bambi is a Disney film made in 1942. They had to revise the animal's species because the original story was based in Austria, and the deer there are different than in the US.
Old Yeller
Swiss Family Robinson
Darby O'Gill and the Little People

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High school juniors, basketball team captain, rom-com, musical auditions, student cliques
Third Man on the Mountain
Kidnapped
Zorro the Avenger
High School Musical
High School Musical is a product of the Disney Channel original movie branding. This one was so popular that its sequels were also hailed as hits.

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Belle, rose, "Be Our Guest," Gaston, ballroom dance
Pollyanna
The Light in the Forest
Pete's Dragon
Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast was a great animated achievement for Disney back in 1991. The Disney Renaissance full-on boost during that time was because of this film's stellar popularity.

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Dastan, dagger, desert, time travel, brothers
Tomorrowland
The Lone Ranger
Prince of Persia
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is actually based on a longtime video game. Jake Gyllenhaal's casting was also accused of whitewashing the Persian character he's supposed to be portraying.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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"Part of Your World," mermaid, Ursula, voice, Flounder
Monsters University
The Little Mermaid
Disney's 1988 animation film The Little Mermaid was the first one to test the waters of a newer film market upon leaving the '80s and entering the '90s. It brought back a renewed interest in full-length Disney animated films, which hasn't waned 'til today.
The Good Dinosaur
Inside Out

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Twins, American girl, British girl, summer camp, switching places
Planes: Fire & Rescue
The Parent Trap
The Parent Trap we might be familiar with is the cute 1998 film starring a cute Lindsay Lohan. But the original was made in 1961.
Alice Through the Looking Glass
McFarland, USA

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Geppetto, wooden puppet, real boy, long nose, lying
The Rescuers Down Under
Monkey Kingdom
Pinocchio
Pinocchio is a classic story of how a wooden puppet wants to be a real boy. That storyline is also used in other films, usually of a sci-fi nature, like Spielberg's A.I.
DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp

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Mia Thermopolis, diary, 16th birthday, queen of Genovia, high school
The Princess Diaries
The Princess Diaries is a happy film version of the Meg Cabot novel. The ugly duckling plot pattern gets amped up, because she becomes a princess to boot!
Oliver & Company
The Black Cauldron
Cool Runnings

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Maui, chief's daughter, Polynesian, pet pig, "How Far I'll Go"
Moana
Moana is a good example of a female-led story from Disney. That it also promotes indigenous culture is another plus point for the company.
That Darn Cat
Return to Oz
James and the Giant Peach

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Big ears, elephant, flying, BFF with a mouse, bullied as dumb
Popeye
Muppet Treasure Island
Dumbo
Dumbo is a name that's more associated with a flying elephant than being dumb. But the title and that kind of name-calling of sorts might not fly with today's politically correct atmosphere.
Candleshoe

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Crowley Corners, Miley Stewart, alter ego, "Hoedown Throwdown," "The Climb"
Napoleon and Samantha
Hannah Montana: The Movie
Hannah Montana: The Movie is an example of a TV series found in the Disney channel that gets a film version. The series regulars also appear in the film version, of course.
The World's Greatest Athlete
Midnight Madness

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Chinese legend, army recruitment, girl dressed as a boy, Mushu the dragon, "Reflections"
Mulan
Mulan is a good example of a female-led narrative from Disney. But it somehow gets tired when they had to put a love story angle toward the end. The Disney touch!
Pete's Dragon
The Aristocats
The Rescuers

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Native American, John Smith, Jamestown settlement, chief's daughter, "Colors of the Wind"
The Adventures of Huck Finn
Blank Check
Pocahontas
Pocahontas is a Disney-fied version of the Pocahontas and John Smith story. Of course there were alterations for a general audience rating, but the basics are there.
A Goofy Movie

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Junior high school graduation, trip to Rome, mistaken identity, singer impersonation, "Why Not"
Hocus Pocus
Cool Runnings
The Lizzie McGuire Movie
The Lizzie McGuire Movie is an example of a Disney channel TV series that culminates in a film version. Other series also did the same.
Ironweed

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Princess Jasmine, Genie, flying carpet, "A Whole New World," Jafar
White Fang
Aladdin
Aladdin was a hit for Disney. Its songs reached the charts as well.
Toy Story
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

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Hawaii, alien creature, ohana, Elvis Presley, "pet dog"
Lilo and Stitch
Lilo and Stitch is the lovable film featuring this weird creature and a curious kid. Always a great formula cooked up by Disney!
Moana
Pocahontas
Mulan

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Circle of life, Simba, Pride Lands, Africa, hakuna matata
Jungle Book
The Emperor's New Groove
The Lion King
The Lion King is a successful animated film for Disney. It later became a very successful stage musical as well.
Hercules

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Orchestral music, Mickey Mouse, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Nutcracker Suite, inspired from Silly Symphonies
The Shaggy Dog
Fantasia
Fantasia is a wonderful musical trip of a film. The music literally gets animated here.
Cars
Brave

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San Fransokyo, high school gifted kids, Baymax, healthcare, Hiro
Big Hero 6
Big Hero 6 is the lovable animated film set in the future. But its concerns reflect today's reality, plus it gets extra points for featuring diversity in its cast.
Chicken Little
Sky High
Sin City

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Broadway musical, Grimm's fairy tale characters, forest, baker and wife, witch's childless curse
Wicked
Guys and Dolls
Into The Woods
Into The Woods is the film version of a popular stage musical. The ensemble cast will surprise you, especially when you realize that some of these Hollywood biggies could sing! Like, Chris Pine, really?
Hamilton

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Female cocker spaniel, male mongrel, love story, spaghetti strand sharing, upper class-lower class
Land of Time
Homeward Bound
Lady and the Tramp
Lady and the Tramp is one classic Disney film. The animated film remains a favorite among older generations who grew up loving Disney films.
Dead Man's Chest

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Quasimodo, cathedral, Paris, bell-ringer, Esmeralda
The BFG
Labyrinth
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The Hunchback of Notre Dame is Disney's retelling of a popular Victor Hugo novel. While set in France, it has an American sensibility, reflecting the Disney touch some people love and some hate.
Tangled

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Sports comedy, hockey, little league, coach, Quack!
Free Willy
Tonka
The Mighty Ducks
The Mighty Ducks is a favorite '90s sports film featuring misfits playing hockey. The classic underdog tale always wins hearts.
Saludos Amigos

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Evil stepsisters/stepmother, glass slipper, "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo," Fairy Godmother, grand ball
Cinderella
Cinderella is a classic plot pattern when it comes to storytelling. The riches-to-rags-to-riches storyline is rather popular worldwide.
Treasure Island
Peter Pan
Shrek

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Princess Aurora, 16th birthday curse, death by spindle needle, three fairies, forest life
Ragnarok
Steamboat Willie
Make Mine Music
Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty is the quintessential Disney classic that perpetrates the notion of the happily ever after storyline. Of course, audiences today know better.

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Computer software programmer, neon lights, video arcade, Flynn, mainframe hacking
Star Trek: Next Generation
The Last Jedi
Tron
Tron is a 1982 visual spectacle starring a younger Jeff Bridges. Its 2010 sequel, Tron: Legacy, starred a younger and an older Jeff Bridges!
Star Wars: Rogue One

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Eeyore, honey, Christopher Robin, Tigger, Piglet
A Bug's Life
Tag, You're It
Winnie The Pooh
The 2011 film version of Winnie The Pooh was a Disney hit. But Pooh and the gang have been making many fans happy before that, decades earlier.
Ants

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Body switching, mother-daughter woes, rebellious teen girl, fortune cookie, "Hit me baby one more time"
Flight of the Navigator
Race to Witch Mountain
Freaky Friday
Freaky Friday starred a young Lindsay Lohan. But the original starred a teen Jodie Foster in that role.
Journey to the Center of the Earth

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Car racing, Volkswagen Beetle, mechanic friend, junkyard, female teen driver
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Herbie: Fully Loaded
Herbie: Fully Loaded is a 2005 continuation of the Herbie car storyline over the years. He's also referred to as The Love Bug.
Beetlejuice
Enchanted

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