The Worst Animated Disney Movie of All Time, According to Critics

These Disney films got significantly worse reviews than most offerings from the House of Mouse.

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Because so many of us grew up loving Disney animated movies, the idea that any of these classic films are less than perfect can feel like sacrilege. And yet, there have been some missteps along the way, from lackluster efforts to misguided sequels to the true head-scratchers. We all know which of these films are generally regarded as classics, but what are the worst animated Disney movies ever made?

To find out, we consulted Rotten Tomatoes' ranking of every Disney animated film. It's important to note that the review aggregator site only included movies that got a theatrical release, though they did broaden the list past the official Walt Disney Animation Studios canon. We focused on the bottom of the barrel to provide a surprising look at the worst reviewed Disney animated movies of all time. Did any of your favorites earn a spot here? Read on to find out, and for more critical appraisals of the House of Mouse, check out our Ranking of Every Disney Animated Movie, From Worst Reviewed to Best.

17
The Tigger Movie (2000)

the tigger movie
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 62 percent

And for more movies the critics didn't love, discover The Worst Movie That Came Out the Year You Graduated.

16
Recess: School's Out (2001)

recess school's out
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 60 percent

15
A Goofy Movie (1995)

a goofy movie
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 58 percent

14
Pocahontas (1995)

pocahontas
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 55 percent

And for more Disney movies that haven't aged well, revisit these 10 Disney Classics That Have Been Called Out for Racism.

13
Robin Hood (1973)

robin hood
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 54 percent

12
Home on the Range (2004)

home on the range
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 53 percent

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11
The Black Cauldron (1985)

the black cauldron
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 53 percent

10
Oliver & Company (1988)

oliver and company
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 50 percent

9
Bambi II (2006)

still from bambi ii
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 50 percent

8
Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)

atlantis the lost empire
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 49 percent

7
Return to Never Land (2002)

return to never land
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 46 percent

6
Planes: Fire and Rescue (2014)

planes fire and rescue
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 45 percent

5
Chicken Little (2005)

chicken little
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 37 percent

And for some better reviewed computer animated films, here's our Ranking of Every Pixar Movie, From Worst Reviewed to Best.

4
Brother Bear (2003)

brother bear
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 37 percent

3
Doug's 1st Movie (1999)

doug's 1st movie
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 26 percent

And for more low-rated fare, These Are the Movies on Rotten Tomatoes With 0 Percent Ratings.

2
Planes (2013)

still from planes
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 25 percent

1
The Jungle Book 2 (2003)

jungle book 2
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes score: 18 percent

And for more of the most disappointing sequels, check out The Worst Movie Sequels of All Time, According to Critics.

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