The Official Disney Animated Canon

Last updated February 15th 2024

Here's the full list of all 62 animated Disney movies in the official Disney canon and 26 movies in the Pixar canon in chronological order, each with synopsis and cast of main characters with pictures!

Read on to learn more about the history of Disney animation and the official Disney canon, or skip ahead to the list of Disney and Pixar movies.

Official Disney animated canon

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A Brief History of Disney Animation

Walt Disney released its first feature-length animated film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, in 1937. The movie was made using a technique known as cel animation, where characters were drawn on cels (transparent celluloid sheets) and superimposed on painted backgrounds.

Chicken Little (2005) was Disney's first fully computer-animated feature, though several movies before it featured CGI, starting with The Black Cauldron in 1985. The last hand-drawn animated Disney movie was Winnie the Pooh in 2011.

Which Movies Are Part of the Official Canon?

The movies on the following list are all full-length movies produced by Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, which feature predominantly digital or hand-drawn animation. As of November 2023, there are 62 animated movies in the official Disney canon, and 26 in the Pixar canon. Click any title below for more info.

See our list of over 1000 Disney characters' pictures and names!

The Disney Canon


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The Pixar Canon


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