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The 22 Highest Grossing Pixar & Disney Animated Movies

Disney & Pixar movies are pure magic and the more magic the better apparently! There were a few surprises for me when I curated this list from across the Web. The monetary totals, that reflect world-wide box office sales, have been calculated in US dollars.

I hope you find your favorite movie high up on the list!

22. Toy Story, 1995 $361,958,736

21. A Bug’s Life, 1998 $363,398,565

20. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, 1937 $418,000,000
– This is an astounding box office take for 1937

19. Beauty and the Beast, 1991 $424,967,620

18. Tarzan, 1999 $448,191,819

17. Cars, 2006 $461,983,149

16. Wreck-It Ralph, 2012 $471,222,889

15. Toy Story 2, 1999 $485,015,179

14. Aladdin, 1992 $504,050,219

13. WALL-E, 2008 $521,311,860

12. Brave, 2012 $538,788,207

11. Cars 2, 2011 $559,852,396

10. Monsters, Inc., 2001 $562,816,256

9. Tangled, 2010 $591,794,936

8. Ratatouille, 2007 $623,722,818
– I loved this movie, but was amazed that it outpaced Tangled and Monsters, Inc.

7. The Incredibles, 2004 $631,442,092

6. Up, 2009 $731,342,744

5. Monsters University, 2013 $743,559,607

4. Finding Nemo, 2003 $936,743,261

3. The Lion King, 1994 $987,483,777

2. Toy Story 3, 2010 $1,063,171,911
– Looks like a third time’s a charm

1. Frozen, 2013 $1,267,828,424
– No surprise here!

So which movie is your favorite?

Please leave your comments below.

Notes:

  • Stats data from Wikipedia.
  • Many films that were released during the 20th century do not appear on this list because ticket-price inflation, population size and ticket purchasing trends are not considered.

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