One of the many reasons why people love Disney is for their catchy tunes which often have a message, and by now, we all know that Disney surpasses any and every other company when it comes to the songs in their movies. These songs often top the charts, and both adults and children find themselves singing the catchy tunes.
They enlist the help of award-winning producers, writers, and celebrities to create music that people will be listening to years after the movie was released. Many of their songs have received critical acclaim, and many have won awards both at the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards. Some of those hits include "How Far I'll Go," "Let It Go," "A Whole New World," "Colors of the Wind," "Reflections," "Circle of Life," and "Part of Your World."
How well do you the Disney songs and the movies in which they were featured? If you were given a list of songs and a Disney movie, would you be able to tell which one of them was not from that movie? Only a real Disney expert can get all of them right, will you? Let's find out!
"Frozen" is a 2013 movie which featured Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, and Josh Gad. The soundtrack, which featured songs like “Let It Go,” “In the Summer,” and “For the First Time in Forever,” was nominated for two Grammy awards at the 57th annual show.
“Hercules” is a 1997 animated fantasy film which was loosely based on the demi-god Hercules from Greek mythology. Some of the songs from the movie include “Go the Distance,” “I Won’t Say (I’m in Love),” and “Zero to Hero.”
"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" is the first full-length feature film released by the Disney Company, back in 1937. Based on a Brothers Grimm tale, the animated classic features songs like “Heigh-Ho,” “Whistle While You Work, and “Someday My Prince Will Come.”
“The Aristocats” is a 1970 animated film about a family of aristocratic cats who was kidnapped by the butler in order to gain their inheritance. Some of the songs heard in the movie include “Thomas O’Malley Cat,” “Ev’rybody Wants to Be a Cat,” and “Scales and Arpeggios.”
“Alice in Wonderland” is a 1951 animated musical adventure film based on the Alice books by author Lewis Carroll. The songs, “All in a Golden Afternoon,” “The Unbirthday Song,” and “I’m Late,” were all heard during the movie.
“Pinocchio” is a 1940 Disney animated film based on the Italian children’s novel with the same name. The puppet and his friends were heard singing songs including, “When You Wish Upon a Star,” “I’ve Got No Strings,” and “Give a Little Whistle.”
“Lady and the Tramp” is the first of a series of movies about two dogs from opposite worlds who end up falling in love. Songs from the movie include “The Siamese Cat Song,” “Bella Notte,” and “He’s a Tramp.”
“Moana” is a 2016 animated film about an island princess who was chosen by the ocean to go on a journey that will save her people. The songs, “You’re Welcome” and “Where You Are,” were heard in the movie. “How Far I’ll Go,” the most popular song from the movie was nominated for both a Golden Globe and an Academy Award.
“Mary Poppins” is a 1964 American live action and animated combination movie starring Dick Van Dyke and Julia Andrews. Some of the most memorable songs from the movie include “A Spoon Full of Sugar,” “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.”
“Tangled” is a 2010 3D animated musical film based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale with the same name. The movie which featured the voices of Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi included songs like “I’ve Got a Dream,” “When Will My Life Begin,” and “I See the Light.”
"Treasure Planet" is a 2002 animated science fiction film which was based on the novel, "Treasure Island," by Robert Louis Stevenson. There were several songs played throughout the movies, some of which include "Always Know Where You Are," "12 Years Later," and "I'm Still Here."
“Dumbo” is an animated film based on a story about an anthropomorphic elephant with the same name by Helen Aberson. “Baby Mine,” “When I See Elephants Fly,” and “Are You A Man or a Mouse?” were all songs heard in the movie.
Coco is a 2017 3D computer-animated film about a 12-year-old boy who after being accidentally transported to the Land of the Dead, seeks out the help of a dead musician in order to return to his family. The most popular songs from the movie include “Remember Me,” “Un Poco Loco,” and “The World es mi Familia.”
“Mulan” is a 1998 animated adventure film which is based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan. The movie starred Eddie Murphy, Jackie Chan, and the voice of Donny Osmond, some of whom sang “I’ll Make a Man Out of You,” “Honor To Us All,” and “Reflections.”
“The Jungle Book” is a 1967 animated film based on a collection of stories by Rudyard Kipling. Mowgli and his friends were often heard singing songs like "The Bare Necessities," “That’s What Friends Are For,” and “I Wanna Be Like You.”
“Pocahontas” is a 1995 animated romance film which is loosely based on the life of a Native American woman with the same name. The movie has some of the most popular songs in the franchise, including “Savages,” “Colors of the Wind,” and “Just Around the Riverbend.”
"Cinderella" is a 1950 animated fantasy film based on a fairy tale by Charles Perrault with the same name. Some of the most popular songs from the movie include “”A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes,” “Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo,” and “The Work Song.”
“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” is a 1996 animated musical drama film based on a novel written by Victor Hugo with the same name. In the movie, Quasimodo, Claude Frollo, as well as a few other characters, were heard singing songs including, “Topsy Turvy,” “God Help the Outcasts” and “Paris is Burning.”
"Sleeping Beauty" is a 1959 animated fantasy film which was based on a story with the same name by author Charles Perrault. Throughout the movie, songs like “Once Upon a Dream,” “I Wonder,” and “Skumps” were sung by the characters.
“The Lion King” is a 1994 animated film which starred Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones, Whoopi Goldberg, and Rowan Atkinson. Many of the original songs were written by Sir Elton John, some of which included “Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” “I Just Can’t Wait to be King,” and “Hakuna Matata.”
“Aladdin” is a 1992 animated Disney film based on a folktale with the same name. The popular movie’s soundtrack includes songs like “Friend Like Me,” “A Whole New World,” and “Arabian Nights.”
“The Princess and the Frog” is a 2009 animated musical based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, “The Frog Prince.” The movie, which is set in New Orleans, has songs that include “Down in New Orleans,” “Friends on the Other Side,” and “Almost There.”
“Peter Pan” is a 1953 animated fantasy film based on the play, “Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up,” by J.M. Barrie. The movie featured songs, including “Follow the Leader,” “You Can Fly,” and “A Pirate’s Life.”
“The Nightmare Before Christmas” is a 1993 animated dark fantasy film produced by film director Tim Burton. Some of the songs heard during the movie are “This is Halloween,” “Sally’s Song,” and “Jack’s Lament.”
“A Goofy Movie” is a 1995 animated musical comedy starring one of Disney’s original characters, Goofy, and his son, Max, who is now a high school student. Some of the songs from the movie include “After Today,” “Stand Out,” and “I 2 I (Eye to Eye).”
“Beauty and the Beast” is a 1991 animated romance movie based on a French fairy tale with the same name by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont. A few of the songs sung by the cast include, “Be Our Guest,” “Belle,” and “Beauty and the Beast.”
“101 Dalmatians,” or “One Hundred and One Dalmatians,” is an animated film based on the 1956 novel with the same name by Dodie Smith. In the movie, songs like “I See Spots,” “Cruella de Vil,” and “You’re the One” were heard playing.
“The Little Mermaid” is a 1989 animated musical film based on a Danish fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson with the same name. The wildly popular movie featured songs like “Kiss the Girl,” “Under the Sea,” and “Part of Your World.”
“Oliver & Company” is a 1988 animated musical film based on the Charles Dickens novel, "Oliver Twist," but instead of human characters, many of them were either dogs or cats. These same characters were heard singing songs like “Perfect Isn’t Easy,” “Why Should I Worry,” and “Once Upon a Time in New York City.”
“Zootopia” is a 2016 3D computer animated film which starred the voices of Idris Elba, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Jason Bateman as some of the inhabitants of the mammalian metropolis. Songs like “Try Everything,” “All By Myself,” and “Everybody Hurts” were heard during the movie.
“Tarzan” is a 1999 animated film based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’s story, “Tarzan of the Apes.” Phil Collins was one of the major contributors to the soundtrack and was heard singing “You’ll Be in My Heart,” “Son of Man,” and “Strangers Like Me.”
“Brave” is a 2012 computer-animated Pixar and Disney movie which tells the story of Princess Merida as she refuses one of her kingdom’s customs and in doing so, changes the life of one of a person very close to her. Songs like “Touch the Sky,” “We’ve Been Changed,” and “Show Us the Way” were all played in the movie.
“Robin Hood” is a 1973 American animated film based on the story of Robin Hood and Little John except that in this movie, the characters are animals instead of humans. Songs like “Love,” “Oo De Lally,” and “Whistle Stop” are all heard in the movie.
“Toy Story” is a 1995 computer-animated adventure film which featured the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, and Don Rickles. During the movie, songs like “You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” “Woody and Buzz,” and “Strange Things” were heard playing.
“Bambi” is a 1942 animated film based on the novel, "Bambi, a Life in the Woods," by Felix Salten. A number of songs are heard throughout the movie, including “There is Life, “Love is a Song,” and “Let’s Sing a Gay Little Spring Song.”