The Disney Princess Movies in order are a series of animated films that have been created over the years. They’re based on fairy tales, folktales, and other stories that they wrote for girls to enjoy. So how many Disney princesses are there?
In this blog post, we will be highlighting the twelve Disney princess movies in order of year so that you can watch them all. There are still some being produced, but they do not fall in this category since their plot is different. Here are the old princess movies in order.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Director: David Hand
Writer: Ted Sears, Richard Creedon, Otto Englander
Cast: Lucille La Verne, Moroni Olsen, Pinto Colvig
Snow White was released in 1937, and it follows the story of Snow White, who is the first Disney princess. Snow White lives with the seven dwarfs, Doc, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Dopey, Bashful, and Sneezy. One day she meets Prince Charming, and they fall in love, but she must find a way to escape from the Queen’s jealous witchcraft. Does she manage? Make sure you watch the entire movie.
Director: Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske, Clyde Geronimi
Writer: Winston Hibler, Ted Sears, Bill Peet
Cast: Ilene Woods, Eleanor Audley, Lucille Bliss.
Cinderella was released in 1950, and it’s among the old princess movies. It follows the story of Cinderella, who is forced to work as a servant girl by her evil stepmother. When the prince holds a ball, she is given some magical help from her fairy godmother and finds love with the young royal at first sight. How does it go? Watch this fascinating story.
Sleeping Beauty (1959)
Director: Clyde Geronimi, Les Clark, Eric Larson
Writer: Erdman Penner, Joe Rinaldi, Ted Sears.
Cast: Mary Costa, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton.
Sleeping Beauty was released in 1959, and it follows the story of Princess Aurora, who is cursed by an evil fairy to die on her sixteenth birthday. The three good fairies can only save her by placing her in a deep sleep for 100 years. They give the young girl gifts to help protect herself on this journey: one of them is beauty, another strength, and the last is love.
The Little Mermaid (1989)
Director: Ron Clements, John Musker
Writer: Ron Clements, John Musker
Cast: Jodi Benson, Rene Auberjonois, Samuel E. Wright.
The Little Mermaid was released in 1989, and it follows the story of Ariel, a mermaid that falls in love with a human prince called Eric. She decides to give up her tail and fins for legs so she can be with him forever. However, there are challenges along the way, including his new fiancée – the evil sea hag Ursula. Watch this fascinating story and see how it ends.
Beauty and The Beast (1991)
Director: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise.
Writer: Linda Woolverton, Brenda Chapman.
Cast: Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White.
Beauty and The Beast was released in 1991, and it follows the story of Belle, a young girl who lives with her father, Maurice, an inventor. When her father gets lost in the woods, she looks for him and stumbles upon a castle where The Beast welcomes them. She comes up with a plan that will help both of them. But first, she must break the spell that has turned him into this angry creature.
Director: John Musker, Ron Clements.
Writer: Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Ron Clemesons
Cast: Scott Weinger, Linda Larkin, Robin Williams
Aladdin was released in 1992, and it follows the story of a young thief called Aladdin who falls in love with Princess Jasmine after meeting her at the palace. He must find a way to prove that he is worthy enough for her because his evil uncle has taken control of Agrabah, which is the city where they live. How does it end? Watch the full movie.
Director: Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg.
Writer: Carl Binder, Susannah Grant, Philip LaZebnik.
Cast: Irene Bedard, Mel Gibson, David Ogden Stiers
Pocahontas was released in 1995, and it follows the story of Pocahontas, a Native American girl. She ends up meeting an English settler called John Smith, and they fall in love, but when the immigrants arrive to build their new homes, there are challenges along the way. These challenges include Pocahontas’ father being kidnapped by these men. How does this end? Watch the movie for more.
Director: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook.
Writer: Rita Hsiao, Philip LaZebnik, Chris Sanders
Cast: Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong
Mulan was released in 1998, and it follows the story of Mulan, a young girl who feels like she doesn’t belong in the world. However, she ends up meeting an honorable soldier called Captain Shang, and he trains her to join him on his dangerous mission: they must go off to war against the Huns who are invading China. Watch out for the movie and see how it ends.
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Director: Ron Clements, John Musker.
Writer: Ron Clements, John Musker, Rob Edwards, Roger Allers
Cast: Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos, Keith David
The Princess and the Frog was released in 2009, and it follows the story of Princess Tiana, a young girl living in New Orleans. She works hard to save up some money so she can one day open up her restaurant. But when the man she saves from the bayou ends up turning into a frog, they must work together. Watch the movie and see the events that unfold.
Director: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard.
Writer: Dan Fogelman, John Ripley
Cast: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy.
Tangled was released in 2010, and it follows the story of Rapunzel, a young girl with magical hair. When an evil woman called Mother Gothel finds out about this, she locks her up in a tower and uses it to stay young forever. Unfortunately, she is the only one that can use Rapunzel’s hair. Make sure you watch this fascinating movie.
Director: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman
Writer: Brenda Chapman, Mark Andrews, Steve Purcell
Cast: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson
Brave was released in 2012, and it follows the story of Merida, a young Scottish girl. When she becomes a teenager, her mother wants to make sure she is married off and put in a good position. However, Merida loves archery and isn’t interested. Follow the story by watching the movie.
Director: John Musker, Ron Clements.
Writer: Jared Bush, Ron Clements
Cast: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Nicole Scherzinger, Rachel House
Moana was released in 2016, and it follows the story of a young girl called Moana who lives on an island with her parents. She feels like something is missing from her life, and when she goes out to sea, she discovers a legendary demigod named Maui, who helps guide them across the ocean. Does she succeed? Watch the movie and see it for yourself.