Movies not by Disney

6 Movies Surprisingly Disney didn’t Make: Movies not by Disney

With the prevailing connection of Disney, it looks like everything is from the house of mouse, peculiarly when it comes to cartoon films. While Disney being the hub of animation films, there are other production companies, which too have come up with some great comic films and certainly, they are Movies not by Disney.

The Disney plus empire hold Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney’s studio, which is rapidly increasing its content on its OTT platform. But unquestionably, there are ample movies which will surprise you of not being made under the banner of Disney.

And to bring you some notice, we’ve listed the top 6 entertainers of their time, which will stun you, as these are Movies not by Disney dynasty. Here you go from here


6 Top Movies not by Disney

1. Stuart Little (1999)

Topping the list and my favorite, this live-action film, Stuart Little. Based on the 1945 novel of the same name was directed by Rob Minkoff, under the banner of Columbia Pictures Corporation, Franklin/Waterman Productions, and Global Medien KG. A story of a mouse, who is adopted by a human family. Though it was hard in the start later he somehow resolves the issue with love and courage. This masterpiece had received an Academy Award for best visual effects, leaving Warner Bros, The Matrix.

Director: Rob Minkoff

Main Cast: Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie

IMDb Rating: 5.9

RT Score: 67%

Genre: Action & Adventure,Kids & Family, Comedy, Science Fiction & Fantasy

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Videos


2. Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018)

Produced by Imaginarium Productions and Warner Brothers, this legendary movie is everyone’s remembrance of childhood. Bringing so much from the collection of books and adaption, this movie plucks the rawness and bluntness from the lush evergreen forest. It digs into the heart of the jungle from the horrors of humanity, to the gritty representations of nature and nutriment.

Director: Andy Serkis

Main Cast: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch

IMDb Rating: 6.5

RT Score: 53%

Genre: Animation, Action & Adventure, Drama

Where to watch: Netflix


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3. Jumanji (1995)

A fantasy comedy adventure, based on the 1981’s children book by Chris Van. The story of two kids playing on a supernatural board game, which releases jungle-based hazards on every turn. Although it seems like it was made by Disney, it was under the banner of TriStar Pictures (Sony), Interscope Communications, and Teitler Film, directed by Joe Johnston.

Director: Joe Johnston

Main Cast: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt

IMDb Rating: 7.0

RT Score: 54%

Genre: Action & Adventure, Comedy, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Romance

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Videos


4. Mirror Mirror (2012)

A live-action film is a combination of comedy and cheekiness. The classic fairy tale “Snow White”, which Disney later adapted from the Mirror Mirror. This fantasy adventure film features Julia Roberts and Lily Collins in the primary roles. This film was banked by Relativity Media, Goldman Pictures, Misha Films and a few smaller studios.

Director: Tarsem Singh

Main Cast: Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer

IMDb Rating: 5.6

RT Score: 50%

Genre: Action, Comedy, Science Fiction & Fantasy

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Videos


5. Hook (1991)

One of the most popular adaptations of Peter-Pan is Hook from the many available films. This film stars Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman and Julia Roberts. The story revolves around the grown peter pan who tries to rescue his children from the captain hook. Capturing more market from Disney, this film was produced by Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment and TriStar Pictures, which is now acquired by Sony.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Main Cast: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts

IMDb Rating: 6.8

RT Score: 29%

Genre: Action & Adventure, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Videos


6. Anastasia (1997)

The sumptuous fairy tale with a blend of music is sure to please you. The satisfaction of comfort and sentiments is broadly served in a musical comedy-drama. The storyline features a romantic couple, a smart villain to capture her, a comic drama combined with the irresistible taste of craftsmen and costume is sure to surprise you, of not being a Disney entertainer. But a banner of Fox Animation Studios.

Director: Don Bluth and Gary Goldman

Main Cast: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd

IMDb Rating: 7.2

RT Score: 85%

Genre: Action & Adventure, Animation, Drama, Kids & Family

Where to watch: Disney Plus


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All the above-mentioned movies hold a special place in each of your hearts. We hope this article may want you to rewatch these movies not by Disney again. But not in the mirage of Disney brand, but by its own companies. Do let us know how much we have missed to serve you. Happy reading.

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