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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

D is for Disney

Today's D post is for one of my favorite words of all time: DISNEY.

Just the mention of Disney-anything brings me to my happy place and makes me remember not only frawesomesauce childhood memories, but also memories that have transitioned into my adult years.

I have always loved everything Disney and certain ones, like The Lion King, still bring tears to my eyes every time I watch it (Mufasa's death scene anyone? *sniffle*).

So in honor of D-day, I present to you my top 10 favorite Disney (and Disney-affiliated) movies of all time (it was SO hard to choose just 10 *le dramatic sigh*)...

The Little Mermaid



Howl's Moving Castle


The Lion King


Lilo and Stitch


Beauty and the Beast

What are your favorite Disney movies and why? *silly five-year-old grin*


  1. I love Disney movies. Aladdin and Little Mermaid are right up top there, but now I'm absolutely loving the new string of Disney classics coming out and Tangled was fantastic.

  2. I AGREE WITH EVERYTHING. I had a huge crush on Prince Eric. Also, that moment in the vines with Tarzan and Jane? So ridiculously romantic o_o

  3. disney, i love the art of all the films and the music/scores to all of the films even back to the start.

    "D" is the Word...
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    Jeremy [iZombie]

  4. I love Disney too! My favorites are:
    Little Mermaid
    Beauty and the Beast
    The Black Cauldron
    Alice and Wonderland (the old one)

    Non Disney would have to be:

    The Dark Crystal (love Jim Henson)
    Pretty in Pink

  5. @Cheree Oh Tangled was BRILLIANT! I just bought the BluRay and can't stop watching it! :D

    @Lori OMG I KNOW. Prince Eric was so dreamy. ^.^ But I gotta say Flynn Rider gives him a run for his money! LOL I was trying to find a pic of Tarzan and Jane doing the hand thing, but Google failed me last night.

    @Jeremy I totally agree! Howard Ashman (RIP) and Alan Menken are golden.

    @Brea Oh I loved The Dark Crystal! Jim Henson was a genius. I used to watch all the Muppet movies and grew up watching Muppet Babies and Sesame Street. :D

  6. I actually bawled in the theater at that lantern part in Tangled! It's just sooo pretty! My kids looked at me like I was crazy :)

    I was so taken with Aladdin when it first came out. I got the soundtrack (on tape) for Christmas, and I'd spend hours sitting on my bed, lip-synching to "A Whole New World" and pretending I was auditioning different crushes to play the part of Aladdin! Ha! Middle school memories!

  7. @Jeigh Um, I totally bawled when I watched it last night (and every other time I've watched it...LOL) -_- And dude, you just made me nostalgic for cassette tapes. Bahahaha!

  8. This is also a Disney household. I watched Bambi the other day with my daughter; it had been years since I'd last watched it. Devastated me all over again. :'(

  9. @Shannon If it were up to me, all households would be Disney households! LOL I just actually bought the Diamond Edition of Bambi not too long ago. I've yet to watch it again, but your comment just totally made me miss Thumper. :D

  10. It's funny, I have never been to Disney Land or World and will have lived a full life if that remains the case, but my whole family loved the movies. Hubs and I watched Ratatouille yesterday without the kids. :)

    Love the Little Mermaid, and really enjoyed Tangled.

  11. YES!!! Disney! I didn't know Howl's Moving Castle was a Disney film. Must explain why I liked it!

  12. Sleeping Beauty
    Lion King
    Alice in Wonderland (Animated)
    Lady and the Tramp
    Sword in the Stone

    I could go on for an hour. I'm a Disneyholic! ;-)

  13. @Corinne Oh those two are my top two right now. I'm so in love with Tangled, it's ridic. LOL

    @Callie Howl's is actually a Studio Ghibli film, from the legendary Miyazaki. <3 It's a Japan-based company that's partnered up with Disney to produce a slew of awesome animated films. :D

    @Sylvia Those are good choices! I loved Sleeping Beauty, too, but *sigh* I could only pick my top 10, otherwise the post would never end! Bahahaha! #disneyholic

  14. i grew up on Disney and so did my kids. all time favorite? Beauty and the Beast. i watched it 9 times in the theaters and of course, now have in on DVD. and Ratatouille - gotta be my favorite Disney/Pixar movie. great quotes in it.

    found you through A-Z. nice to meet you.

  15. I love The Little Mermaid. When I was little I always dreamed of being a mermaid.

  16. @Michelle Oh I loved Beauty and the Beast too! *points to my top 10* I saw the theatrical production and it was just as brilliant. Welcome and nice to meet you as well! :D

    @Patricia *may or may not have had the same dream as you**shifty innocent eyes*