Can You Name the Disney Movie from the Opening Scene?

By: Kennita Leon
Image: Walt Disney Studios

About This Quiz

Disney movies are among some of the most successful and well known around the world. And it doesn't matter if they're animated or not, something about their films just always gets to people in the best way possible. Another great thing about these movies is that they transcend all age groups; there's something that everyone can relate to in every movie. And even if the last time you saw a Disney movie was because of your niece or son, for example, we're pretty sure you ensnared by what was going on on-screen. 

Today we're going to put your knowledge of Disney movies to the test. We're not going to make it easy by making it incredibly obvious. Instead, we're going to show you a still shot of a Disney movie's opening scene. Your job is to guess which movie that still belongs to. So, if you usually miss the beginning of movies, you may be in trouble. But don't despair, we do have hints in place to help you if you get stuck. 

If you think you're enough of a Disney fan or movie buff to correctly guess the names of these movies based on a picture of their opening scene, take our quiz. Will you make us proud, or will you be sent to the back of the classroom? 

"Moana" begins with a story of how the heart of Te Fiti was stolen by the demigod, Maui, both of which were lost to the sea.

"Lady and the Tramp​" begins with a beautiful dedication to dogs, followed by a walk through the snow-laden trees to the house of the Dear family.

"Mary Poppins" sits atop a cloud powdering her nose while the city sleeps quietly below.

We are taken to World Wide Studios where Kermit the frog gives an opening speech and vote of thanks as he introduces the Muppet movie.

At the beginning of the Halloween special movie, "Hocus Pocus," a witch flies over forests and lakes on her broomstick to get to the home of Thackery Binx.

A twist on the tale of sleeping beauty, "Maleficent" begins with an introduction into the marvelous fairy world and one extraordinary fairy, Maleficent.

The 1997 movie, "Flubber," first introduces a professor who creates a gooey substance that flies through the air while he was trying to create a new source of energy.

Various whales are shown swimming happily in the vast ocean, their habitat, at the beginning of the movie, "Free Willy."

A mouse is trapped by the infamous Scar who warns him that "life isn't fair." The mouse escapes when Scar is disturbed by a bird.

Viewers are taken onboard a cruise where lovers, Elizabeth and Nicholas Parker, wed in the opening of "The Parent Trap."

In this sequel, young Henry attempts to reunite with his father, William Turner.

"Cinderella" begins with a narration of the Cinderella story. Viewers are told how Cinderella became a servant to her stepmother.

"Freaky Friday" begins with a showcase of photographs of mothers and their daughters, from ancient history to modern times.

Mia and her best friend, Lilly, ride their scooters to another dreaded day at school where Mia is invisible to her boy crush.

At the beginning of this 1991 film, the story of how a handsome young prince was turned into a beast is told through pictures.

"The Mighty Ducks" begins in a courtroom where a lawyer receives the sentence of community service.

It is morning at the Szalinski house. Mae is occupied on a telephone call while younger brother, Russ, plays with an invention.

Alice sits atop a tree making flower crowns while her sister sits reading a book out loud.

Beneath the ocean lies beautiful coral, various species of fish, a kingdom populated by mermaids and a beautiful castle belonging to King Triton.

Au contraire to the popular destructive nature of dinosaurs, parent dinosaurs happily and peacefully sow the land and raise a family.

A baby is abandoned on a doorstep by a hooded figure who rings the doorbell and leaves.

A black panther is startled when he hears the unfamiliar sound of a baby crying in the jungle. Following the sounds of the cries, he discovers a baby in a broken canoe.

An Arabic man sings about the desert as he travels on his camel into the city. He then invites viewers to "come a little closer to see."

Two toddlers of contrasting backgrounds and personalities are read the story of The Princess and the Frog

What first looks like a normal pigeon pecks at some grain left on the ground. The creature then shows its two heads and is chased away by a bus full of monsters.

A cute pup plays alone with a chew toy in a cage waiting to be adopted into a family. The last remaining pup, he is finally chosen by a little girl.

Several statues are seen as the narrator draws the attention to the strongest man in ancient Greece, Hercules, before he is cut short by a character engraved on the statue.

Baby Dory is trained by her parents before she is allowed to hang with the big kids. During the training she constantly becomes distracted.

Inside her castle, the evil queen summons the magic inside the mirror to ask him once more, "Who is the fairest of them all?"

Soldiers on the Great Wall of China light up a signal when they are attacked by an infamous group of bandits.

Despite the blizzard, storks fly to drop off baby animals to their respective parents. One baby happens to be an elephant with extraordinarily large ears.

A poor llama sits drenched in the rain crying while the narrator, who is also the emperor, tries to explain the scene.

The voice of a race car can be heard as he motivates himself for a big race before being brought out onto the race track.

The story of how the sword became placed in the stone is told in song form by a narrator as pictures depict what is being said.

A clown fish couple moves into a new coral home and neighborhood. While adoring their eggs and reminiscing, the neighborhood is attacked.

A joiner sings as he paints his new puppet, Pinocchio. After naming the puppet, he begins dancing with it.

In 1910 in Paris, a group of privileged cats and their owner travel in a horse-driven carriage to their home.

A pet Dalmatian gives his thoughts on his owner and scouts out the window for potential partners for his owner and himself.

Young Merida encounters wisps when she goes to fetch her arrow in the forest. When she returns to her parents, they are attacked by the bear, Mondu.

Viewers are shown a heart-wrenching story of how an old man met and lost his lover and best friend.

A bunny rabbit partakes in a school play along with her classmates, who decide not to follow the life roles decided for them by society.

The animals of the forest awaken and begin their daily rituals when they receive news of the birth of the new prince.

At an English harbor, several men sign up for a journey to the New World with the popular Captain John Smith.

A family becomes stranded in a jungle after their ship catches on fire. Simultaneously, two gorillas welcome their new baby gorilla. Unfortunate events intertwine the two.

The story of Rapunzel is retold with a small twist. Rapunzel gains healing powers as a baby when her dying mother is treated with a magical golden flower.

A rat who believes he is a chef steals a recipe book while the rest of his family focuses on just eating the food.

On the pages of a bedazzled book, the story of Sleeping Beauty is written. People from across the kingdom gather for the celebration of the newborn princess, Aurora.

A mad alien scientist is on trial for creating a new alien called Experiment 626, which destroys everything in its path.

On a quiet night in Bloomsburg, London, the Darling siblings play in their room while their nanny prepares them for bedtime.

Laborers sing while cutting ice and preparing it for trade. An excited young boy learns how to do the same.

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