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Works That Inspired Disney Movies

Description: A list of works that were eventually adapted into Disney movies (animated and live action).

Members: 8 participating members (show all)

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1
30,010 members, 409 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: si (1), j0el (2), ahef1963 (2), hipdeep (8), ManWithAnAgenda (12), cej1027, aethercowboy

Score: 18.74

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aethercowboy (12): Treasure Island (1950); Muppet Treasure Island (1996); Treasure Planet (2002)

2
21,437 members, 451 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), j0el (3), si (7), ahef1963 (8), ManWithAnAgenda (30), aethercowboy (83), cej1027

Score: 16.94

Explanations:

aethercowboy (83): The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992); A Christmas Carol (2009)

3
39,413 members, 497 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5), si (8), ahef1963 (9), ManWithAnAgenda (28), aethercowboy (84), cej1027

Score: 12.46

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aethercowboy (84): The Adventures of Huck Finn (1993)

4
29,417 members, 312 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6), si (9), ahef1963 (10), ManWithAnAgenda (27), aethercowboy (86), cej1027

Score: 12.22

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aethercowboy (86): Tom and Huck (1995)

5
20,862 members, 312 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), ManWithAnAgenda (7), si (10), cej1027, aethercowboy

Score: 11.24

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aethercowboy (9): The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)

6
11,802 members, 191 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3), ManWithAnAgenda (5), cej1027 (19), ahef1963 (20), aethercowboy

Score: 10.98

Explanations:

aethercowboy (63): The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977) and Winnie the Pooh (2011)

7
9,604 members, 113 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: si (2), hipdeep (18), ahef1963 (21), ManWithAnAgenda (26), aethercowboy

Score: 10.4

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aethercowboy (27): Kidnapped (1960)

8
126 members, 4 reviews
3.29 stars (3.29 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), mkbird (3), ManWithAnAgenda (49), aethercowboy

Score: 10.01

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aethercowboy (69): The Watcher in the Woods (1980)

9
598 members, 15 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2), ManWithAnAgenda (4), cej1027, aethercowboy

Score: 9.68

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aethercowboy (77): The Black Cauldron (1985)

10
40,276 members, 703 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (10), ahef1963 (12), ManWithAnAgenda (24), aethercowboy (95), cej1027

Score: 9.52

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aethercowboy (95): The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

11
21,025 members, 923 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: si (4), cej1027 (20), ManWithAnAgenda (23), ahef1963 (33), aethercowboy (91)

Score: 9.51

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aethercowboy (91): Holes (2003)

12
23,876 members, 306 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), hipdeep (16), ManWithAnAgenda (47), cej1027, aethercowboy

Score: 9.48

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aethercowboy (13): Alice in Wonderland (1951); the stupid one (2010) and its sequel (2016)

13
2,967 members, 42 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (7), ManWithAnAgenda (20), cej1027 (21), ahef1963 (25), aethercowboy

Score: 9.46

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aethercowboy (41): The Sword in the Stone (1963)

14
19,446 members, 427 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15), ManWithAnAgenda (17), hipdeep (19), aethercowboy (107), cej1027

Score: 9.2

Explanations:

hipdeep (19): Oz the Great and Powerful is not an adaptation of this or any Baum book; it's a prequel cut from whole cloth. Disney did, however, produce Muppets Wizard of Oz (2005, for TV).… (more)

aethercowboy (107): Oz the Great and Powerful (2013) (inspired by)

15
7,408 members, 71 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4), ManWithAnAgenda (6), ahef1963 (22), aethercowboy

Score: 8.69

Explanations:

aethercowboy (64): The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977) and Winnie the Pooh (2011)

16
508 members, 16 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), mkbird (9), ManWithAnAgenda (11), aethercowboy

Score: 8.52

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aethercowboy (58): Escape to Witch Mountain (1975); Return from Witch Mountain (1978); Race to Witch Mountain (2009)

17
4,957 members, 67 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), ManWithAnAgenda (22), cej1027, aethercowboy

Score: 8.01

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aethercowboy (40): The Incredible Journey (1963); Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

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7,020 members, 119 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), ManWithAnAgenda (48), cej1027, aethercowboy

Score: 7.84

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aethercowboy (14): Alice in Wonderland (1951); the stupid one (2010) and its sequel (2016)

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12,268 members, 636 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (9), ahef1963 (16), aethercowboy (109), cej1027

Score: 7.58

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aethercowboy (109): Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)

20
1,262 members, 13 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (10), hipdeep (14), ahef1963 (27), aethercowboy

Score: 7.53

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aethercowboy (62): Freaky Friday (1976); Freaky Friday (2003)

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14,961 members, 248 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: si (5), cej1027 (22), ahef1963 (34), aethercowboy (94)

Score: 7.46

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aethercowboy (94): Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

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17,334 members, 345 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (11), ManWithAnAgenda (21), aethercowboy (87), cej1027

Score: 7.41

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aethercowboy (87): James and the Giant Peach (1996)

23
2,887 members, 55 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (11), ManWithAnAgenda (19), ahef1963 (24), aethercowboy

Score: 7.38

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aethercowboy (76): Return to Oz (1985)

24
23,140 members, 212 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14), ManWithAnAgenda (25), aethercowboy (99), cej1027

Score: 7.16

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aethercowboy (99): The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

25
18,809 members, 578 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13), ManWithAnAgenda (29), aethercowboy (97), cej1027

Score: 7.14

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aethercowboy (97): Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

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531 members, 13 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: mkbird (8), cej1027 (27), ManWithAnAgenda (46), aethercowboy

Score: 7.13

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aethercowboy (78): The Great Mouse Detective (1986)

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2,140 members, 47 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: si (12), cej1027 (28), ManWithAnAgenda (45), aethercowboy

Score: 6.89

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aethercowboy (5): Bambi (1942)

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21,490 members, 210 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: si (3), ahef1963 (17), aethercowboy

Score: 6.47

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aethercowboy (79): Oliver & Company (1988)

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985 members, 18 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (8), cej1027, aethercowboy

Score: 5.87

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aethercowboy (65): The Rescuers (1977)

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10,253 members, 277 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (9), hipdeep (15), aethercowboy

Score: 5.8

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aethercowboy (73): Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

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1,589 members, 14 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: si (6), cej1027 (26), aethercowboy

Score: 5.78

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aethercowboy (3): The Reluctant Dragon (1941)

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33 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: mkbird (5), ManWithAnAgenda (44), aethercowboy

Score: 5.68

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aethercowboy (54): Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

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7,035 members, 108 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (13), cej1027, aethercowboy

Score: 5.6

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aethercowboy (21): Old Yeller (1957)

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3,212 members, 73 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (12), ManWithAnAgenda (18), aethercowboy

Score: 5.55

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aethercowboy (75): Return to Oz (1985)

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332 members, 1 review
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: mkbird (1), aethercowboy

Score: 5.46

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aethercowboy (48): The Fighting Prince of Donegal (1966)

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19 members, 1 review
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: mkbird (12), ManWithAnAgenda (43), aethercowboy

Score: 5.17

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aethercowboy (55): Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

37
4,911 members, 45 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (17), ManWithAnAgenda (42), aethercowboy

Score: 5

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aethercowboy (15): The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952); Robin Hood (1973)

38
15,771 members, 228 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19), ManWithAnAgenda (41), aethercowboy

Score: 4.95

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aethercowboy (19): 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

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4,020 members, 60 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (23), ManWithAnAgenda (40), aethercowboy

Score: 4.87

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aethercowboy (28): Pollyanna (1960)

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2,130 members, 47 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (24), ManWithAnAgenda (39), aethercowboy

Score: 4.86

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aethercowboy (31): One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961); 101 Dalmatians (1996)

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164 members, 4 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

Lists: mkbird (2), aethercowboy

Score: 4.82

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aethercowboy (67): Candleshoe (1977)

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48 members, 9 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (30), ManWithAnAgenda (35), aethercowboy

Score: 4.81

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aethercowboy (80): The Little Mermaid (1989)

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676 members, 8 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (28), ManWithAnAgenda (38), aethercowboy

Score: 4.81

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aethercowboy (47): Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. (1966)

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1,119 members, 43 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (29), ManWithAnAgenda (37), aethercowboy

Score: 4.8

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aethercowboy (1): Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

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454 members, 38 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (31), ManWithAnAgenda (36), aethercowboy

Score: 4.78

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aethercowboy (11): Cinderella (1950); Cinderella (2015)

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25 members, 0 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: mkbird (4), aethercowboy

Score: 4.28

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aethercowboy (25): Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)

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19 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: mkbird (6), aethercowboy

Score: 4.01

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aethercowboy (38): Miracle of the White Stallions (1963)

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76 members, 2 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (1)

Score: 4

49
1,619 members, 51 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: mkbird (7), aethercowboy (100)

Score: 3.72

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aethercowboy (100): The Princess and the Frog (2009)

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8 members, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: mkbird (10), aethercowboy

Score: 3.71

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aethercowboy (57): Charley and the Angel (1973)

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5,526 members, 152 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: si (11), aethercowboy

Score: 3.65

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aethercowboy (43): Mary Poppins (1964)

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8 members, 1 review
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: mkbird (11), aethercowboy

Score: 3.65

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aethercowboy (56): Snowball Express (1972)

53
784 members, 15 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: mkbird (13), aethercowboy

Score: 3.56

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aethercowboy (37): In Search of the Castaways (1962)

54
599 members, 11 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: mkbird (14), aethercowboy

Score: 3.52

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aethercowboy (35): Greyfriars Bobby (1961)

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8,050 members, 85 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (16), aethercowboy

Score: 3.46

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aethercowboy (30): Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

56
12,762 members, 170 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (14), aethercowboy (88)

Score: 3.37

Explanations:

aethercowboy (88): The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

57
10,800 members, 119 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (15), aethercowboy (81)

Score: 3.37

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aethercowboy (81): White Fang (1991)

58
485 members, 14 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (2)

Score: 3.36

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9,657 members, 139 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (20), aethercowboy

Score: 3.35

Explanations:

aethercowboy (50): The Jungle Book (1967); The Jungle Book (1994); The Jungle Books 2 (2003); The Jungle Book (2016)

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16,822 members, 300 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (13), aethercowboy (112)

Score: 3.34

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aethercowboy (112): The BFG (2016)

61
473 members, 13 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy (98), cej1027

Score: 3.3

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aethercowboy (98): Meet the Robinsons (2007)

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7,186 members, 129 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (23), aethercowboy

Score: 3.28

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aethercowboy (2): Pinocchio (1940)

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419 members, 4 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (25), aethercowboy

Score: 3.25

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aethercowboy (66): The Rescuers (1977)

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2,467 members, 59 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (26), aethercowboy

Score: 3.23

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aethercowboy (74): Never Cry Wolf (1983)

65
8,016 members, 77 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (29), aethercowboy

Score: 3.18

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aethercowboy (20): Johnny Tremain (1957)

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67 members, 3 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (32), aethercowboy

Score: 3.14

Explanations:

aethercowboy (24): Sleeping Beauty (1959); Maleficent (2014)

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191 members, 0 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (33), aethercowboy

Score: 3.13

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aethercowboy (45): That Darn Cat! (1965); That Darn Cat (1997)

68
3,586 members, 113 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (34), aethercowboy

Score: 3.11

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aethercowboy (10): The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (1949)

69
16,317 members, 298 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (18), ManWithAnAgenda (32), aethercowboy

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 3.08

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aethercowboy (16): Peter Pan (1953)

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38 members, 0 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (3)

Score: 3.04

71
666 members, 16 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (31), aethercowboy (96)

Score: 2.97

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aethercowboy (96): The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

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87 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (35), aethercowboy (101)

Score: 2.91

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aethercowboy (101): The Princess and the Frog (2009)

73
936 members, 46 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (36), aethercowboy (108)

Score: 2.87

Explanations:

aethercowboy (108): Frozen (2013)

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153 members, 0 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: j0el (1)

Thumbs down: aethercowboy

Score: 2

75
10,513 members, 125 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (68): Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979); A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995)

76
4,519 members, 39 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (53): Rascal (1969)

77
2,399 members, 28 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (18): Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue (1954)

78
1,632 members, 34 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (44): Emil and the Detectives (1964)

79
1,587 members, 16 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (49): The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967)

80
1,476 members, 20 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (36): Big Red (1962)

81
1,402 members, 25 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (42): The Moon-Spinners (1964)

82
1,309 members, 14 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (51): The Jungle Book (1967)

83
1,303 members, 24 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (72): Tex (1982)

84
732 members, 13 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (32): The Parent Trap (1961); The Parent Trap (1998)

85
562 members, 5 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (7): Song of the South (1946)

86
467 members, 19 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (29): The Sign of Zorro (1960)

87
443 members, 4 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (26): Toby Tyler (1960)

88
193 members, 5 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (39): Summer Magic (1963)

89
166 members, 1 review
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (6): Victory Through Air Power (1943)

90
140 members, 5 reviews
3.36 stars (3.36 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (17): The Sword and the Rose (1953)

91
103 members, 4 reviews
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (71): Condorman (1981)

92
81 members, 2 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (70): The Fox and the Hound (1981)

93
70 members, 2 reviews
3.36 stars (3.36 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (46): The Ugly Dachshund (1966)

94
56 members, 4 reviews
3.13 stars (3.13 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (60): One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing (1975)

95
55 members, 2 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (59): The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)

96
40 members, 2 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (61): Treasure of Matecumbe (1976)

97
19 members, 0 reviews

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (8): So Dear to My Heart (1948)

98
17 members, 0 reviews

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (34): Perri (1957)

99
16 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (23): Tonka (1958)

100
15 members, 2 reviews
2 stars (2 stars)

Lists: aethercowboy

Score: 1.46

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aethercowboy (52): Never A Dull Moment (1968)

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