Disney princess movies are some of the most beloved animated films of all time. Kids and adults alike can’t help but be charmed by the story of a young girl who finds her way in the world with the help of her magical friends. If you’re looking for a guide to all the Disney princess movies, look no further! In this post, we’ll go over each and every one of them, from Snow White to Moana. So grab some popcorn and get ready for a magical ride!
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Official Disney Princess Movies
|Movie Name||Release Date|
|Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs||1937|
|The Little Mermaid||1989|
|Beauty And The Beast||1991|
|The Princess And The Frog||2009|
|Raya And The Last Dragon||2021|
Down below you’ll find all the official Disney princess movies along with a trailer, a short synopsis, and where you can watch them!
1. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Movie Description
After the queen becomes jealous of Snow White’s (Adriana Caselotti) beauty, she orders her death. However, Snow White is able to escape and hides in a cottage with seven friendly dwarves. The queen finds her and, disguised as a hag, offers her a poisoned apple. Snow White eats it and falls into a deep, death-like sleep. The dwarves are unable to revive her, so the prince must kiss Snow White in order to break the spell.
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Cinderella Movie Description
Cinderella (Clyde Geronimi) lives life with her wicked stepmother (Wilfred Jackson) and two jealous stepsisters. They keep her enslaved and in rags, so she has no chance of attending the royal ball. When her fairy godmother (Hamilton Luske) appears, she magically transforms Cinderella’s reality into a dream come true.
At the ball, Cinderella charms the handsome Prince Charming, but the spell wears off at midnight. Cinderella must face her stepmother’s wrath and her sisters’ jealousy when she returns home. Despite the odds, Cinderella’s kind heart and determination help her overcome all obstacles and find happiness in the end.
3. Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty Movie Description
The evil witch Maleficent (Eleanor Audley) cursed Princess Aurora (Mary Costa) to die on her 16th birthday. Thankfully, her guardian fairies prevented that from happening and she only fell into a deep sleep.
The fate of Princess Aurora was left in the hands of Prince Phillip (Bill Shirley), who had been kidnapped by Maleficent and imprisoned. Despite this challenge, the fairies were determined to help Phillip rescue Aurora so that she could be awakened from her deep sleep.
4. The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid Movie Description
Ariel (Jodi Benson), a rebellious 16-year-old mermaid, is fascinated with life on land. She frequently visits the surface, against her father’s wishes, and falls in love with a human prince.
Ariel is determined to be with her new lover, and she makes a hazardous bargain with the sea witch Ursula (Pat Carroll) to become human for three days. But when Ariel’s plans go wrong, the king must make the ultimate sacrifice for his daughter.
5. Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast Movie Description
An insolent prince (Robby Benson) is doomed to become a deadly beast until he finds true love. His chance arrives when he captures an unsuspecting clockmaker, who is then replaced by his brave and beautiful daughter Belle (Paige O’Hara).
Belle discovers the composed soul behind the intimidating exterior thanks to the Beast’s similarly enchanted minions, including a clock, a teapot, and a candelabra.
Aladdin Movie Description
Aladdin (Scott Weinger) is a street urchin who, one day, meets Princess Jasmine (Linda Larkin), the beautiful daughter of the sultan of Agrabah. While visiting Jasmines palace, Aladdin finds a magic oil lamp that unleashes a huge, wisecracking genie (Robin Williams).
It isn’t long before Aladdin and the genie must go on a hazardous journey to stop the evil sorcerer Jafar (Jonathan Freeman) from overthrowing Jasmine’s kingdom, leading to the two to become close friends. With Aladdin’s help, can they defeat Jafar and save Agrabah?
Pocahontas Movie Description
Pocahontas (Irene Bedard) and Capt. John Smith (Mel Gibson), who journeyed to the New World together to begin fresh lives, found their relationship disapproved of by her powerful father, Chief Powhatan, who wanted her to marry a native warrior. Meanwhile, Smith’s countrymen sought to steal the Native Americans’ gold.
Mulan Movie Description
Mulan (Ming-Na Wen) is a young woman who fears that her ailing father will be drafted into the Chinese military. She takes his spot, disguised as a man, and goes off to train with her fellow recruits. She uses her smarts to help ward off a Hun invasion, and falls in love with a dashing captain along the way.
9. The Princess and the Frog
The Princess and the Frog Movie Description
Tiana (Anika Noni Rose), a hardworking and ambitious woman, dreams of one day opening the finest restaurant in New Orleans. Tiana’s aspirations for happiness are put on pause when she meets Prince Naveen (Bruno Campos), who has been turned into a frog by evil Dr. Facilier.
Naveen believes Tiana to be a princess and attempts to kiss her in order to break the spell. However, his mistake turns Tiana into a frog as well. The pair hop along on an adventure through the bayous in an effort to break the curse.
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Tangled Movie Description
Rapunzel (Mandy Moore) has been locked away in a tower since she was captured as a baby. The old hag who took her captive used Rapunzel’s magical long blonde hair to keep her young. At the age of 18, Rapunzel became interested in the rest of the world and asked for help to escape from the prince who had been sheltering her in her tower.
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Brave Movie Description
Merida (Kelly Macdonald), the daughter of Scottish King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson), is skilled in archery and wants to carve out her own path in life. She defies the Highlanders’ millennia-old custom, bringing chaos to the kingdom.
Merida goes to see an odd witch who gives her a terrible wish as assistance. Now Merida must figure out what true bravery means and break a beastly curse before it’s too late and everything she’s ever loved is gone in an instant.
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Moana Movie Description
Moana (Auli’i Cravalho) sets sail on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, she meets the once-mighty demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson), who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder.
They set off on a journey across the open sea, battling massive monsters and impossible odds. Moana also completes her family’s ancient quest and discovers something she’s always been looking for.
13. Raya and the Last Dragon
Raya and the Last Dragon Movie Description
Raya (Kelly Marie Tran), a skilled and determined warrior, sets out on a quest to find the last dragon and save her world from the evil Druun. Along the way, she must overcome all sorts of obstacles, both physical and emotional, in order to achieve her goal.
Encanto Movie Description
The Madrigals are a special family who reside in Colombia’s enchanted village of Encanto, where the enchantment has blessed each kid with a unique talent. That is, every child except Mirabel (Stephanie Beatriz). However, when she discovers that the magic surrounding Encanto is in danger she may just be the only one able to save them.
Official Disney Princess Movie Sequels/Prequels/Other
Next up we’re going to cover all the sequels/prequels and shorts to all the official Disney princess films. You’ll first find a nice simple table and then below that, you can see all the information you need about each individual film.
|Movie Name||Release Date|
|Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas||1997|
|Beauty And The Beast: Belle’s Magical World||1998|
|Cinderella II: Dreams Come True||2002|
|Cinderella III: A Twist In Time||2007|
|The Little Mermaid II: Return To The Sea||2000|
|The Little Mermaid III: Ariel’s Beginning||2008|
|The Return Of Jafar||1994|
|Aladdin And The King Of Thieves||1996|
|Pocahontas II: Journey To The New World||1998|
|Tangled Ever After||2012|
|Ralph Breaks The Internet||2018|
15. Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas
Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Movie Description
The lovely Belle (Paige O’Hara) and her monstrous beau, Beast (Robby Benson), are in the midst of the holiday season. While Belle has no problem getting into the Christmas spirit, Beast isn’t so easily swayed into a celebratory mood.
Meanwhile, the castle’s pipe organ, Forte (Tim Curry), becomes opposed to Belle’s presence and her holiday decorating, planning to finish both her relationship with Beast and any Christmas traditions in one fell swoop.Can Belle manage to convince Beast to let down his guard and enjoy the holiday season? And can Christmas really come to the castle, even if Forte has anything to say about it?
16. Belle's Magical World
Beauty And The Beast: Belle’s Magical World Movie Description
Belle (Paige O’Hara) adjusts to her new life as a princess, learning about love, life, and friendship along the way. She tells three special tales based on those who live in the castle.
17. Cinderella 2: Dreams Come True
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True Movie Description
In this movie, we see what happened to Cinderella (Jennifer Hale) after she married the prince and lived happily ever after. Even though things were great for a while, it wasn’t all easy for her. Her friends Jaq (Rob Paulsen) and Gus (Corey Burton), the mice, tell three stories of Cinderella’s life as a princess.
These stories show that even though she is living the life of her dreams, it isn’t always easy being a princess.
18. Mulan II
Mulan II Movie Description
Meanwhile, the Emperor invites Mulan and her partner to accompany three princesses on their wedding-related journey. Mushu tries to separate Mulan and her lover during the trip. Ultimately causing unlikely relationships flourish.
19. Cinderella 3: A Twist in Time
Cinderella III: A Twist In Time Movie Description
Cinderella’s (Jennifer Hale) stepsister Anastasia (Tress MacNeille) found the Fairy Godmother’s (Russi Taylor) wand in the forest. In turn, her evil stepmother (Susanne Blakeslee) uses it to reverse time, making the famous glass slipper fit Anastasia’s foot instead. Without memory of who Cinderella is, prince Charming (Christopher Daniel Barnes) is prepared to marry Anastasia.
20. The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea
The Little Mermaid II: Return To The Sea Movie Description
Ariel (Jodi Benson) and Eric (Rob Paulsen) are happily married and have a daughter named Melody (Tara Strong). The pair are satisfied on land, but Melody is determined to discover what life is like at sea as a mermaid.
However, her quest to discover her family’s history inadvertently gets her mixed up in a conspiracy against King Triton (Kenneth Mars). As a result, Ariel must once again return to the sea to defend her parents and friends from this deadly danger.
21. The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning
The Little Mermaid III: Ariel’s Beginning Movie Description
Ariel (Jodi Benson) is determined to find a way to sneak out and listen to music, in spite of her father’s decree. When Flounder (Parker Goris) discovers an underground speakeasy where Sebastian (Samuel E. Wright) has been performing illegally, Ariel takes the opportunity to sneak out and see the show.
22. Aladdin 2: The Return of Jafar
The Return Of Jafar Movie Description
A foolish thief, Abis Mal (Jason Alexander), releases him, and Jafar quickly takes control of the situation. Thankfully, Lago (Gilbert Gottfried), Jafars old parrot, has switched sides and is willing to help Aladdin and friends.
23. Aladdin and the King of Thieves
Aladdin And The King Of Thieves Movie Description
Aladdin (Scott Weinger) and Jasmine’s (Linda Larkin) wedding is quickly approaching, but before they say their vows, Aladdin decides to track down his father. Cassim (John Rhys-Davies) tells Aladdin that he’s been searching for the Hand of Midas, which turns everything it touches into gold.
Aladdin invites him to stay at the palace, but Cassim’s obsession with the Hand soon pushes him to neglect his relationships with Aladdin and Jasmine. While the wedding goes on as planned despite the chaos, it’s clear that things are far from perfect between Aladdin and Cassim.
24. Pocahontas 2: Journey to a New World
Pocahontas II: Journey To The New World Movie Description
Pocahontas (Irene Bedard) sets out on a journey to England to prevent a war against her people. Along the way, she meets John Rolfe (Billy Zane), who escorts her through the strange new world. Together, they work to prevent an unjust conflict from taking place.
25. Tangled Ever After
Tangled Ever After Movie Description
26. Ralph Breaks the Internet
Ralph Breaks The Internet Movie Description
In order to repair Vanellope’s (Sarah Silverman) video game “Sugar Rush,” Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope must risk everything by traveling to the World Wide Web in search of a replacement component. Ralph and Vanellope trust the netizens, or internet users, to assist them navigate their way.
Among these netizens is an entrepreneur named Yesss, who is the head algorithm and the heart and soul of trend-making site BuzzzTube. Can Ralph and Vanellope find what they’re looking for and make it back to “Sugar Rush” before it’s too late?
Live Action Disney Princess Movies
That wraps it up for all the official animated Disney princess movies! Now, we’ll go over each of the live-action versions of the princess films that have been released.
|Movie Name||Release Date|
|Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil||2019|
|Beauty And The Beast||2017|
|The Little Mermaid||2023/TBR|
|Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs||2023/TBR|