Can You Name the Disney Live-Action Movie From a Screenshot?

Lauren Lubas

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About This Quiz

You know you love Disney, but there's more to Disney than fantastic, state-of-the-art, mind-blowing animation. Disney also has an impressive library of live-action films that have blown us away (as well as a few that have blown up in their faces). With the release of "Treasure Island" in 1950, The Disney corporation brought about live-action films that mirrored the success of their feature-length animations. However, some of them flopped, and flopped hard. If you don't remember titles such as "Rob Roy: The Highland Rogue" or "The Littlest Outlaw," don't feel bad; not everything this company touched back then turned to gold. But whether they're flops or blockbusters, Disney certainly makes a ton of money on these live-action films, and you may even come to realize that you're a fan of more than just the princess stories. 

If you think you're a Disney mega-fan, it's time to test your skills. While you may be able to identify a few of Disney's live-action greats, we bet that we can stump you with some of these images. If you're an ultimate Disney fan, you have to try this quiz to see just how many of these live-action movies you can identify from a screenshot. 

Can you name this Disney family comedy?

If you were a '90s kid, you remember "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" as a great adventure story. It reminded us that we didn't have to go far to encounter danger and adventure; our own backyards are full of interesting things.

Which Disney live-action sequel is this?

"102 Dalmatians" (2000) was a response to the unbelievable success of the live-action film "101 Dalmatians" that starred Glenn Close. While Close was nowhere to be seen in the sequel, it was for the best, as the movie was not well-received.

Do you know which live-action remake this is?

Emma Watson as Belle was a great choice for the "Beauty and the Beast" live-action remake. Not only did she give an excellent performance, but she also looked the part of the young French girl who was too smart for everyone around her.

This image shows the remake of which 1976 movie?

While there was a remake with Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan, "Freaky Friday" was actually released in 1976, staring Jodie Foster and Barbara Harris. It was the same premise, however. A girl and her mom switch places for a day.

Can you name this live-action Disney movie that's based on music?

"Hannah Montana" was a popular show on the Disney Channel, but the movie didn't make such a great impact. Some critics took issue with the shallowness of the film, saying that the successful TV show's premise didn't translate well to the big screen.

What is the name of this suspenseful coming-of-age movie?

"Holes" (2003) starred a young Shia LaBeouf. It was a throwback to the old-school Disney live-action films in which a young person had to overcome an evil adult, and magically became rich at the end.

What is this Disney (oc)cult classic?

"Hocus Pocus" was not intended to be the classic that it became, but everyone loves those quirky Sanderson sisters... even if they were incredibly scary. This movie has gone down in history as one of the greatest Halloween movies of all time.

Lately, Disney has been remaking its animated features into live-action films. However, this is not new. Which live-action remake is this?

While "The Jungle Book" (1994) didn't get the greatest reviews, it was an exciting new way to look at the film. The animals that Mowgli (Jason Scott Lee) interacted with were real, which is a rare thing these days.

In which Disney sports movie do angels help people cheat?

Yes, in "Angles in the Outfield" the angels help the baseball team cheat. We'll direct your attention to the scene where Christopher Lloyd moves the foul post to ensure a homerun, but hey, the hero won, so that's good.

This live-action film made it cool to be a historian. Do you know its name?

There's nothing like watching Nicholas Cage solve mysteries, especially when his historical detective work is coupled with action and humor. "National Treasure" gave way to two well-loved sequels.

Which Disney nature documentary is this?

Disney has done quite a few nature documentaries, and all of them include some kind of story line that helps people follow along. "Monkey Kingdom" follows Maya and her son, Kip, through the dangers of living in South Asia.

Which extremely sad Disney live-action film is this?

While you may not have been able to spot it from a screen shot, this is one of the saddest movies ever made, based on one of the saddest books ever written. SPOILER ALERT: the dog gets shot at the end.

What quirky comedy/drama from 1979 is this?

Yes, this was a tough one, but we really want to test your Disney know-how. This 1979 sequel was released on DVD in 2003. It was a great series of films about bandits who were always up to hilarious shenanigans.

Can you identify this movie starring Dwayne Johnson?

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has been in a ton of Disney films, even voicing Maui in "Moana." In "Race to Witch Mountain," Johnson plays a cab driver who meets some exceptional young people and has to help them.

What is this live-action film that focuses on one of Disney's greatest villains?

"Maleficent" was the kind of movie that turns around the cliches. While everyone wants the villains to be clear-cut, Maleficent reversed the script and showed the softer side of evil.

Disney loves animals, and their live-action films are no different. Which live-action film starring an animal is this?

While you may have expected "That Darn Cat" to be a 1965 film, the remake in 1997 was a little bit more popular. The movie is basically about a cat who is really naughty and two girls who have to follow it around.

Jonathan Taylor Thomas was a staple in '90s Disney movies. From which JTT movie did we pull this image?

Jonathan Taylor Thomas was a heartthrob in the 1990s, and it's no secret that that's the reason Disney had him star in so many coming-of-age movies, including "Tom and Huck," which is about Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn having an adventure.

Which of these Disney live-action films was directed by Steven Spielberg?

The "F" stands for Friendly, in case you were wondering. "The BFG" is an adventure tale about a young girl who meets a giant. While this film didn't get great reviews, it did rake in nearly $185 million at the box office.

This 1961 film will give you nightmares. What is it?

There's nothing like getting kidnapped by a band of gypsies to get your blood going. Yes, this was a children's film, and yes, it was beyond frightening. It really made you understand that the bad guy always has a mustache.

Some Disney movies have ridiculous plots where children get into odd situations. Can you name this movie where that happens?

"Blank Check" was a movie that showed kids that it's totally cool to lie and cheat to get what you want. Of course, there were consequences, but not nearly as bad as they could have been.

Can you name this Sci-Fi cult classic from 1982?

No one will ever deny that "Tron" (1982) was ahead of its time in story line, plot points and graphics. This cult classic is about a computer engineer whose boss is stealing from the company. He goes into the digital world and things get really interesting.

Which '90s animal movie is this?

"Operation Dumbo Drop" (1995) was a movie with a pretty ridiculous premise (but many movies of the '90s were). A team of soldiers had to deliver an elephant to a village in Vietnam via airplane. Obviously, shenanigans abounded.

Which Disney live-action Lindsay Lohan movie is this?

Lindsay Lohan has had a great career, and she was such a good actor that she brilliantly executed two roles in the 1998 remake of "The Parent Trap." While her contract with Disney ended after "Herbie: Fully Loaded," her role as the twins will live on.

This movie brought everyone back to their childhood. What is it?

"Christopher Robin" is a tale of a boy who grew up. Not only does he have to come to terms with the fact that his childhood imaginary friends are real, but he also has to help them. It's a fun movie that brings us back to our youths.

Which "Ducky" movie is this?

We may be used to geese laying golden eggs, but in this story, it is a simple little laboratory-experiment duck that can give you exactly what you need, whenever you need it. The Million Dollar Duck was released in 1971.

What is the name of this goofy kid's movie?

"A Kid in King Arthur's Court" (1995) was a magical movie that brought a boy back in time. It was a terrible plot, but it had its moments. (Of course, the female character suddenly couldn't protect herself, which was a huge cliche back then.)

Robin Williams starred in many Disney films. Which one is this?

No one could have ever imagined that a live-action Popeye movie could be made. I mean, the character is not anatomically correct by any means. However, Disney unsurprisingly found a way to bring Popeye to life.

Can you name this Disney live-action drama?

It's not just a song by P!nk. "Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken" (1991) is about a young girl who wants to do things that men do. This movie is all about breaking gender stereotypes (as many female-lead movies did in the '90s).

This one is pretty deep. What movie is this?

"The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes" was made in 1969 (when computers were actually big enough to require footwear). However, the actual plot of the movie is that a boy has an accident and suddenly has a photographic memory.

Can you name this Disney live-action mystery?

"The Moon-Spinners" (1964) is about a (VERY) young girl who is on vacation on an island. She meets a young man and falls in love, only to find out that he is (or may be) a smuggler of some sort.

In which Disney live-action movie do we get to see Brenden Fraser in a loin cloth?

"George of the Jungle" (1997) was more of a slap-stick comedy than an actual movie with a plot, but it had something for everyone: comedy for the kids and Brendan Fraser for the moms.

What is the name of this adventure film?

"Iron Will" (1994) is very much like any other coming-of-age movie from that decade: It's heavy on the drama and possesses an undying need to put the main character (always a teenager) in peril.

Which inspiring "coach" movie is this?

They say that miracles happen every day, and when it comes to Kurt Russel coaching an Olympic hockey team, they do. This inspiring movie, which was based on a true story, made people love hockey again.

Which Disney sports movie starring John Candy is this?

SPOILER ALERT: There is something so powerful about John Candy training a Jamaican bobsled team for the Olympics. This movie is based on a true story of how a rag-tag team got together and DIDN'T win.

Can you name this coming-of-age film?

"Heavyweights" (1995) was a coming-of-age movie that showed people the difference between being yourself and forcing yourself to be something you're not. It was all about children understanding their own identity.

Which Pirates of the Caribbean movie is this?

The "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies aren't just entertaining; they're action-packed and filled with humor. Additionally, only Johnny Depp can look good as a black-toothed inebriated pirate.

Let's warm you up with a few easy ones. Can you name this Disney live-action film starring Emilio Estevez?

If you grew up in the 1990s, you knew "The Mighty Ducks" movie word for word. '90s kids got most of their comebacks and insults from this movie, and it made everyone want to play hockey.

Can you name this Santa Clause movie?

"The Santa Clause" movies were excellent family fun around the holidays. The original was definitely the best; however, the sequels gave us the cheesy adorableness that we needed throughout the late '90s and early '00s.

It's getting a little tougher as we go back in time. Which Herbie movie is this?

"The Love Bug" made a splash in 1968. With its success came an additional four movies over the next 47 years. "Herbie Goes Bananas" was the last one made before the 2005 attempt to resurrect him.

Which Benji movie is this?

Benji was always known as the most courageous dog in the world. He was fearless, but in this movie, a shipwreck separates Benji from his trainer and chaos ensues. So, it's basically like every other Benji movie.

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