Ranking Every Disney Live-Action Remake, From Worst Reviewed to Best

Here's how these remakes of iconic Disney films measure up based on Rotten Tomatoes scores.

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Those of us who grew up watching Disney movies may have mixed feelings about the House of Mouse's live-action remakes of some of their most enduring animated classics. In many cases, these new iterations have proven to be remarkably successful, bringing something entirely new to the familiar stories. In other cases, they would have been better off leaving well enough alone. That's why we're ranking every Disney live-action remake based on the reviews.

Now that reviews are out following the Sept. 4 release of the long-awaited live-action Mulan, we're seeing how each of these movies stack up against each other based on their Rotten Tomatoes scores. Read on, and find out if you agree with the critics. And if you're wondering how the originals got reviewed, we're also Ranking Every Disney Animated Movie, From Worst Reviewed to Best.

16
Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

alice through the looking glass
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 29 percent

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15
102 Dalmatians (2000)

102 dalmatians
Buena Vista Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 31 percent

14
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)

maleficent mistress of evil
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 40 percent

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13
101 Dalmatians (1996)

still from the 1996 101 dalmatians
Buena Vista Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 42 percent

12
Dumbo (2019)

still from the 2019 dumbo
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 46 percent

11
Alice in Wonderland (2010)

still from the 2010 alice in wonderland
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 51 percent

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10
The Lion King (2019)

still from the 2019 lion king
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 52 percent

9
Maleficent (2014)

still from maleficent
Walt Disney Studios Motion Picutres

Rotten Tomatoes score: 53 percent

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8
Aladdin (2019)

still from the 2019 aladdin
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 57 percent

7
Lady and the Tramp (2019)

still from the 2019 lady and the tramp
Disney+

Rotten Tomatoes score: 66 percent

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6
Beauty and the Beast (2017)

still from the 2017 beauty and the beast
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 71 percent

5
Christopher Robin (2018)

christopher robin
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 72 percent

4
Mulan (2020)

still from the 2020 mulan
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 75 percent

3
Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book (1994)

rudyard kipling's the jungle book
Buena Vista Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 80 percent

2
Cinderella (2015)

still from the 2015 cinderella
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 84 percent

1
The Jungle Book (2016)

still from the 2016 jungle book
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 94 percent

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