Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that could be a good time or a horrible time (usually depending on whether someone is single or taken). On the other hand, watching certain movies to set the mood can brighten up anyone’s mood, no matter how bad.
Disney, for example, has a variety of entertaining animated films that will be fun to watch with the whole family or just a couple because of their romantic stories. The best part is that these stories are so diverse, so there will definitely be something for everyone.
ten The Princess and the Frog (2009)
The princess and the Frog is known to be one of Disney’s last traditional animated films, but beyond that it’s actually a really great cartoon about a girl chasing her dreams no matter what. .
Set in 1920s New Orleans, it follows a young waitress named Tiana who is working on her dream of opening her own restaurant. Unfortunately, she kisses a prince who has been transformed into a frog, activating the magic spell so that she becomes a frog herself. The rest of the story sees the couple attempting to become human again.
9 Sleeping Beauty (1959)
The Sleeping Beauty is one of the earliest works of Disney and has been somewhat forgotten nowadays with the popularity of other princesses. Still, it’s a great movie and a great watch, especially since its live-action remake Maleficent attracts a lot of attention these days.
The story tells the story of an evil fairy who is snubbed by the royal family, so she curses the princess for revenge. The curse can only be lifted by a princess who is helped by three good fairies.
8 Hercules (1997)
An underrated Disney Renaissance movie of the 1990s, Hercules isn’t the most accurate adaptation of Greek mythology, but it’s definitely a fun ride with tons of memorable songs and hilarious jokes.
The story follows the legendary hero Hercules, the son of Zeus who finds himself in the mortal world and now must prove that he is worthy to be with the gods.
7 Tarzan (1999)
Another Disney Renaissance film (and the last of the period), Tarzan innovates with the technology used to animate certain elements of its decor.
Based on history Monkey tarzan, he follows a young man named Tarzan who was raised by gorillas and discovers he is human after the island where he lives is visited by a group of English explorers.
6 Cinderella (1950)
Among the Disney Princesses, Cinderella is by far the most popular simply because of its classic appeal and history of handy rags.
Cinderella is based on a popular tale about a girl of the same name who lives with her mean mother-in-law who keeps her from going to the important ball. Cinderella then enlists the help of the fairy godmother and her smiley friends to attend and meet Prince Charming.
5 Lady and the Tramp (1955)
A good love story doesn’t have to be between two people – sometimes two dogs can be even more romantic with each other, which is proven by the Lady and the Tramp.
Based on the 1945 story in the Cosmopolitan magazine titled “Happy Dan, The Cynical Dog”, it tells the love story between a Cocker Spaniel called Lady who lives with an upper middle class family and a wandering pooch called Tramp.
4 The Little Mermaid (1989)
The little Mermaid is often regarded as the first film of the Disney Renaissance era that brought success back to the studio and helped it start making popular animated films again.
Based on the 1837 fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, it follows a young mermaid named Ariel who spends her days dreaming about the human world beyond the sea. After saving a prince, she makes a deal with the wicked witch Ursula who gives him legs in exchange for his voice.
3 Tangled (2010)
One of the more recent versions of Disney, Tangled has become a beloved film among fans and casual viewers alike thanks to its light atmosphere, plenty of absolutely hilarious jokes, and extremely memorable songs.
Freely follow the story of the German fairy tale Rapunzel, it tells the story of a princess with magical long hair who was robbed and raised in isolation by a woman who claims to be her mother so that she can use the power of Rapunzel’s hair.
2 Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Celebrated as one of the greatest Disney movies ever, The beauty and the Beast is definitely a classic loved by all generations and from all walks of life.
Based on the French fairy tale of the same name from 1756, it follows Belle, a young woman who loves to read and is misunderstood by those around her. By the will of fate, Belle finds herself in the castle of a prince who is cursed to remain in Beast form until someone truly falls in love with him.
1 Aladdin (1992)
Best known for Robin Williams’ performance as a Genie, Aladdin is one of the most entertaining Disney animated films thanks to its great adventures, iconic songs and unforgettable characters.
Loosely based on the Arab folk tale of the same name from Thousand and one Night, it tells the story of a street kid named Aladdin who finds a magic lamp with a genie inside.
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