7 Fun Facts About Disney Movies You Probably Didn’t Know

Disney films appeal both children and adults. Children get obsessed with animated Disney movies because of their colorful pictures, lovely characters, easy-to-follow storyline, and easy listening songs. Meanwhile, adults enjoy these movies because the movies remind them about their childhood. Although Disney movies are timelessly popular, not many people know about these fun facts about Disney Movies unless they are truly Disney fans.

What is the oldest Disney movie?

Do you know what the first Disney movie coming out in the cinema? It was Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs that was released in 1937. In means it has been around for 83 years, longer than other Disney movies.

Why did Dopey have no dialogue?

If you have ever watched Snow White, you must be familiar with the youngest dwarf, Dopey. He is the only dwarf in the movie who can’t speak. Have you ever wondered why? Doper was actually supposed to be a chatterbox. However, the producers could not find a voice suitable for the character. Therefore, they made him silent instead of outfitting him with unsuitable vocals.

The only Disney films where both parents remain alive

Do you notice that either one or both parents of the main characters in Disney movies died during the story? If they didn’t die during the story, they were untold or unmentioned. Pinocchio, Vanellope von Schweetz, Penny, and many other characters have no parents. In other stories, the parents or the characters dies such as in Frozen, Cinderella, and Bambi.

Among hundreds of Disney movies, there are only a few characters whose dad and mom remain alive until the end. These lucky characters are Lady in the Lady and the Tramps, Peter Pan, and the Dalmatians in 101 Dalmatians.

Who is the youngest Disney’s princess?

Most of Disney princesses are 16 – 19 years old. The youngest Disney princess is Snow White who is known to be only 14 years old.

The only Disney original story

Nearly all of Disney storylines are adapted from novels or fairy tales. The Lion King is the only Disney movie that has an original story, meaning the story is not based an already existing work.

What is the shortest Disney Movie?

Averagely Disney movies run for nearly 90 minutes. There are even some Disney films whose running time is more than 2 hours. Dumbo, however, only runs for 64 minutes. Therefore, the shortest feature-length Disney movie goes to Dumbo.

Every Disney movie has a moral message

It is probably the main reason why Disney movies are good for kids. There are many life lessons that we can learn from Disney movies. From the movie Tangled, for example, we can learn that stepping outside of a comfort zone is necessary. Meanwhile Toy Story teaches the importance of setting up our goals high.

Exploring fun facts about Disney movies is very interesting. These are not only about the characters and storylines which are filled with fun and magic, but the behind-the-scenes tidbits about the crew, cast, and source of inspiration, are just as interesting and surprising as well.

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