Disney movies are the type that will stick with us our whole lives. All of them hold a special place in my heart, but there are five that take up just a bit more space than the others. In no particular order, they are…
Taken from the gods as a newborn and adopted on earth, Hercules is just an awkward pillar of strength trying to fit in. What he wants most is to impress his father Zeus. When Hercules discovers Hades’ sinister plot to take over Mount Olympus, he goes from zero to hero and, with the help of his pals Pegasus and Phil, discovers that real strength comes from the heart!
Emperor’s New Groove (2000)
Arrogant Emperor Kuzco is turned into a llama by his devious advisor, Yzma, and her hunky henchman, Kronk, who want to rid the kingdom of this beast of burden. Now the ruler who once had it all must form an unlikely alliance with a pleasant peasant named Pacha. Together, Kuzco and Pacha must overcome their differences, as they embark on a hilarious adventure.
Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)
Hidden deep below the ocean surface is one of the greatest mysteries of all time–the Lost City of Atlantis. Join the world’s most highly qualified crew of experts led by “adventure capitalist” Commander Rourke (Garner) and Milo Thatch (Fox), a linguist who knows the ancient Antlantean language, as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine, the Ulysses, and head deep into the mysteries of the sea, hoping to reveal the secrets of Atlantis.
Lilo & Stitch (2003)
When a lonely little Hawaiian girl named Lilo makes a wish on a falling star, she doesn’t realize the falling star is actually a spaceship being piloted by an out-of-this-world alien named Stitch.
When the kingdom’s most wanted–and most charming–bandit Flynn Rider hides in a mysterious tower, the last thing he expects to find is Rapunzel, a spirited teen with an unlikely superpower–70 feet of magical golden hair! Together, the unlikely duo set off on a fantastic journey filled with surprising heroes, laughter and suspense
Clever Mulan proves her worth outside of her tradition-bound society when, disguised as the male soldier, “Ping”, she bravely takes her father’s place in the Imperial Army. Helped by her funny guardian dragon Mushu and a lucky cricket named Cri-kee, Mulan strives to earn the respect of her fellow warriors and her courageous Captain Shang. Mulan’s adventures lead to a climactic battle atop the Imperial Palace, where her family’s honor and the fate of the Emperor and all of China rests in her hands.