How well can you remember Disney movies and their characters? Disney films offer fantastic entertainment for audiences of all ages and as such are ever popular with kids and adults alike. That being said, it is also hard to find someone whose childhood memories don’t contain at least one favorite Disney film or character. Similarly, answering questions on Disney movie trivia can be a way to have some fun, especially with kids.
From good old classics to the latest releases, we have gathered a carefully selected list of Disney Movie trivia questions and their answers and hope you’d find them very interesting. In the following Disney movie trivia, you’d find both animated and non-animated Disney movie trivia questions and their answers. Now, let’s see how much you can remember about your favorite Disney movie characters below. Enjoy!
30 Disney Movie Trivia Questions and Their Answers
1. What was the name of the supposed 5-year long cruise that would house the entire human race until the earth would be a viable planet for sustainable living in the movie Wall-E?
Answer: The Axiom.
In this 2008 animated fantasy/sci-fi thriller set in the 29th century, The Axiom and other starships are used to evacuate people from the earth when the earth was turned into a garbage wasteland where no humanity is found. After the evacuation, a robot Wall-E (Waste Allocation Load-Lifter –Earth Class, played by Ben Burtt) was left to clean up the remains. Wall-E’s mission was interrupted by the arrival of an unnamed probe carrying an Extraterrestrial Vegetation Evaluator (EVE, played by Elissa Knight), sent to scan the planet for life. After falling in love with Eve, Wall-E embarks on a great adventure across the galaxy and returns to The Axiom, which later returns back to earth after watching EVE’s video of the earth.
2. Which animated Disney movie has the only soundtrack certified Diamond (ten times platinum) by the Recording Industry Association of America?
Answer: The Lion King
The original motion picture soundtrack from The Lion King composed by Hans Zimmer was released on July 13, 1994, by Walt Disney records. Afterward, the soundtrack became both a top-selling album and the fourth bestselling album of the year on the Billboard 200. The complete instrumental score for the film was never given a full release by Disney. It was only released in 2014 for the soundtrack’s commemorative 20th-anniversary re-release.
3. In Monsters Inc., there is nothing more toxic than what?
Answer: A Human Child
The film chronicles the life of two monsters – James P. Sulley and his best friend/partner Mike Wazowski who are employees of the titular energy-producing factor Monsters Inc, which generates power by scaring human children. Although the Monsters believe that children are toxic, when a child enters the factory, Sulley and Mike try to return her home before it’s too late. The movie was directed by Pete Docter and was released in 2001.
4. Which Walt Disney movie was the first to have a soundtrack album?
Answer: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
The 1937 musical fantasy film was not only the first Disney film, but the first American film to have a soundtrack album. At the time, Disney did not have its own music publishing company so the soundtrack was produced by Bourne Co. Music Publishers. In later years, Disney was able to buy back the rights to many of their films, but not for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The songs in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs were originally composed by Larry Morey and Frank Churchill while the music score was composed by Leigh Harline and Paul J. Smith.
5. In Disney film A Bug’s Life, Flik thinks he’s hiring a group of skilled assassins when he discovers that the bugs he brings back to his colony are actually what?
Answer: Circus Performers.
Flik was looking for tough warriors to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, only to recruit a group of bugs that turn out to be inept circus performers. The character of Flik was portrayed by Dave Foley while Kevin Spacey voiced Hopper, the ruthless leader of the grasshopper gang and Brad Garrett played Dim, a beetle that plays the Ferocious Beast in the circus act.
6. Disney films often use two different talents for speaking and singing voices. Who was one of the few prominent actors to perform as both the speaking and singing voice of his Disney character?
Answer: Mel Gibson
Mel Gibson provided both speaking and singing voice for John Smith in Disney’s Pocahontas. John Smith is the Captain and the only settler in Jamestown willing to befriend the natives due to his love for Pocahontas and acceptance of other cultures.
7. In the movie Mulan, the young female warrior brings along a horse during training. What was the name of this horse?
Khan is the name of Mulan’s horse in the 1998 Disney musical action film, Mulan. Both Khan and Cri-Kee were voiced by Frank Welker who also provided a voice for Megatron in the Transformers franchise. Mulan launched the career of Christina Aguilera with the rendition of her song “Reflection,” which was used for the film soundtrack.
8. Who was the actor that received the first Golden Globe nomination for voicing a character in a Disney animated film?
Answer: Robin Williams
Robin Williams appeared in a slew of Disney films while he was alive. However, he earned his first Golden Globe nomination following his role as Mork, an alien from the planet Ork sent to observe human behavior in the 1978 animated film Mork & Mindy, which he won. He also won the 1992 Golden Globe Award – Special Achievement for his role as Genie in Aladdin, among others.
9. What are the names of the three good fairies from Sleeping Beauty?
Answer: Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather
In the 1959 American animated film Sleeping Beauty, the three fairies bless Aurora with beauty, song, and the last gift is to weaken Maleficent’s curse so that Aurora falls into a deep sleep instead of dying. Verna Felton, who provided a voice for the character of Flora, also voiced the fairy godmother in Cinderella.
10. Which voice actor sang “Beauty and the Beast” from the 1991 animated film of the same name?
Answer: Angela Lansbury
The iconic theme song was rendered by Angela Lansbury. Although she felt that her voice did not suit the melody and initially declined, after being persuaded to try, Lansbury nailed the song in one take. However, this version of the song went on to win an Oscar for Best Original Song and became a “tale as old as time.”
11. In Pinocchio, he and his father are consumed by a massive blue whale. What was its name?
Monstro is a sperm whale who swallowed Geppetto, Pinocchio’s father. In a bid to save his father from the whale, Pinocchio sets out to Pleasure Island with Jiminy. However, he too gets swallowed by Monstro and ultimately reunites him with his father, with whom he devises a means to make Monstro sneeze, giving them a chance to escape.
12. What was the last movie that Walt Disney was able to work on before he died?
Answer: The Jungle Book
The 1967 animated musical comedy, which was based on Rudyard Kipling’s book of the same name, was the 19th Disney animated feature film and the last film to be produced by Walt Disney, who met his death during its production. In 1994, Disney released the live-action adaption of the film, followed by an animated sequel, The Jungle Book 2 in 2003.
Best Disney Movie Trivia Questions and Their Answers
13. In most Disney princess movies, the princess’s father is the only biological parent living. Which Disney princess had the opposite?
In the 2009 Disney film The Princess and the Frog, Tiana’s father, who helped instill a strong work ethic in her, served in World War I as seen in a dresser-top portrait photo of him in a World War I uniform. The circumstances of his death were not stated in the film;
however, his portrait is accompanied by the Distinguished Service Cross, a US medal awarded to soldiers who demonstrated great heroism or risk of life in battle.
14. There are two Disney princesses who become royalty after marriage. Who are they?
Answer: Cinderella and Belle
Cinderella and her parents live a humble and happy life until her mother falls ill and she promises to follow her mother’s dying wish, to have the courage to be kind. After her mother’s death, her father marries Lady Tremaine who has two unpleasant daughters. Ella passes through travails, but as things would later pan out, she married the crown prince, Kit and they live happily ever after.
Belle, on the other hand, is a beautiful, young, book-loving woman who dreams of adventure and tries to get away from the advances from Gaston, a handsome, narcissistic, arrogant hunter and his bumbling sidekick Lefou. In a quest to find her father, who has been taken as a prisoner by the Beast, she fell in love with the Beast, whom after she professes her love to, is restored to human form along with all his servants and his castle.
15. How many daughters does King Triton have in The Little Mermaid? What were their names?
Answer: Seven; namely – Andrina, Arista, Adela, Alana, Aquata, Attina, and Ariel
In the 1989 thriller, King Triton (voiced by Kenneth Mars) is the ruler of Atlantica, a fantasy kingdom in the Atlantic Ocean. He has seven daughters namely – Andrina, Arista, Adela, Alana, Aquata, Attina, and Ariel. Jodi Benson voiced Princess Ariel, Caroline Vasicek voiced Aquata and Attina while Kimmy Robertson played Adrina, Adela, Alana, and Arista.
16. What fraternity did Mike Wazowski become a member of in Monsters University?
Answer: Oozma Kappa
Mike Wazowski joined the Ooma Kappa fraternity when he wanted to prove himself by winning the Scare Games in a bid to reinstate his team to the scare program if they win or risk leaving the university if they lose. Although Mike’s team finished last in the game, they were saved from being eliminated when another team was disqualified for cheating. The film, which was released in 2013, is a prequel to the 2001 Monsters Inc. and the first prequel film done by Walt Disney.
17. Who voices the character of Remy in the movie Ratatouille?
Answer: Patton Oswalt
Remy is the main character of the animated comedy film Ratatouille, who dreams of becoming a chef and tried to achieve his goal by forming an alliance with a Parisian restaurant’s garbage boy. In addition to providing a voice for the character of Remy, Patton Oswalt also voices Professor Dementor in Kim Possible.
18. Which two dwarves in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves had the same voice?
Answer: Grumpy and Sleepy were both voiced by Pinto Colvig, who also voices Goofy.
In the film, Grumpy disapproves of Snow White’s presence in the dwarf’s home. However, he later warns her of the threat posed by the Queen and rushes to her aid upon realizing that she is in danger. He is the Dwarf with the biggest nose and is frequently seen with one eye shut. Sleepy is always tired and appears laconic in most situations. It was Sterling Holloway that was first considered to provide a voice for Sleepy but it was later given to Pinto.
19. What does the Evil Queen in Snow White say to her mirror?
Answer: Magic mirror, on the wall who is the fairest of them all?
This is a funny Disney movie trivia because it is interesting seeing that the mystical phrase used in the 1937 fantasy drama has been misquoted and repeated a thousand times in pop culture with the most popular line being, Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all. In the movie, when the mirror informs the Queen that Snow White is the fairest in the land, out of jealousy, she orders her Huntsman to take Snow White into the forest and kill her.
20. Cinderella’s glass slipper fell off which foot?
Answer: Left foot
In the 2015 Disney film, Cinderella finds and refashioned her mother’s old gown and tries to join her step-family to attend the ball but Lady Tremaine and Drisella tear her gown to shreds and leave without her. She runs into the garden with tears and meets an old beggar woman, who happens to be her Fairy Godmother.
It was a turning point in Ella’s life as her Fairy Godmother magically transforms a pumpkin into a carriage, lizards into footmen, a goose into the coachman, her ripped gown into a blue ballgown, and a pair of glass slippers. Following the warning of the Fairy Godmother that the spell will end at the last stroke of midnight, she manages to leave the palace losing one of her glass slippers. The film was commercially successful, grossing over $543 million worldwide.
21. Which character has the fewest number of lines in a Disney film?
Although Mickey Mouse’s high-pitched voice is one of the most iconic cartoon voices ever created by Disney. However, out of all the Disney films, one main character speaks the least and that is the Dumbo. While appearing in the 1941 film Dumbo, the elephant has no lines of dialogue. More so, Aurora from Sleeping Beauty has just 18 lines and in Bambi, there are only 1,000 words of spoken dialogue in the whole film.
22. It was just an ordinary day when I was playing with my cat Dinah that I followed this cute white bunny. Now I have no idea where I am. I am meeting a bunch of funky characters that don’t look like they should be able to talk. I’ve changed sizes and almost got beheaded. Will I ever get back home? Who am I? In what animated Disney movie?
Answer: Alice, Alice in the Wonderland.
In this Disney film which is the adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s novel about Alice, Kathryn Beaumont provided the voice for the character of Alice and also narrates Alice in Wonderland ride at Disneyland. The film was released in July 1951 and it also stars Verna Felton as the Queen of Hearts and Ed Wynn as the Mad Hatter.
23. In which Disney film does the final battle end in the villain gaining power and being confined to a small space for what the protagonists believe to be eternity?
This is another Disney movie trivia from the first movie in the Aladdin series. The main villain was named Jafar (voiced by Jonathan Freeman). Aladdin (voiced by Scott Weinger), Abu (voiced by Frank Welker), and Carpet are banished to a frozen wasteland, and upon return to the palace, only Princess Jasmine (voiced by Linda Larkin) and Genie (voiced by Robin Williams) noticed Aladdin’s presence. Jasmine distracts Jafar so Aladdin could get hold of the lamp.
After saving Jasmine from being trapped in the hourglass, Jafar falls for Aladdin’s trap; hence using his last wish to turn himself into a genie. As a result, Aladdin traps him a lamp which the Genie banishes. The film also has a live-action adaption directed by Guy Ritchie and was released in 2019.
24. What is the name of the princess in the film, The Black Cauldron?
Answer: Eilonwy (voiced by Susan Sheridan)
In The Black Cauldron, Eilonwy is the twelve-year-old princess with long blonde hair and blue eyes. She was held captive by the Horned King who is searching for a mystical relic known as the Black Cauldron. In a bid to stop the king from finding the Cauldron, Princess Eilonwy must unite with Taran (voiced by Grant Bardsley) and his furry sidekick Gurgi to find the black cauldron before the Horned King does. Directed by Ted Berman and Richard Rich, this 1985 Disney film received a PG rating. Unfortunately, it was poorly received and was unsuccessful at the box office.
25. What year was Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey released?
This adventure comedy Disney movie is a remake of the 1963 film The Incredible Journey, which was based on a novel of the same name that was written by Sheila Burnford. Directed by Duwayne Dunham, the film also stars Sally Field, Michael J. Fox, and Don Ameche as the voices of Sassy, Chance, and Shadow. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey was dedicated to Franklin R. Levy, a producer who died during the film’s production.
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26. Which non-animated Disney film was the first ever to have a movie premiere at Disneyland?
Answer: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
The 2003 Disney film premiered at Disneyland to capitalize on the original Pirates of the Caribbean ride. The film won numerous awards and grossed over $654 million worldwide from a budget of $140 million.
It is highly praised for the storyline, action sequences, score, visuals, and performances, particularly from the lead character Jonny Depp. The heavy makeup that Johnny Depp wore was originally used during a cave scene to make all the actors not look quite so washed out. When the crew realized that Depp rocked the look they used it for him for the rest of the film.
27. What are the names of the three witches from Disney’s Hocus Pocus?
Answer: Winifred, Mary, and Sarah
This 1993 horror thriller from Disney has become a cult classic around Halloween. It stars Bette Midler as Winifred, Sarah Jessica Parker as Sarah Sanderson, and Kathy Najimy as Mary Sanderson. More so, it launched the likes of Sean Murray into mainstream fame. Sean portrayed the young Thackery Binx and was nominated for Young Artist Award for Best Actor for his performance.
28. In which Disney film did Lindsay Lohan make her film debut?
Answer: The Parent Trap (1998)
In this romantic comedy-drama, Lindsay Lohan played the dual role of twins Annie James and Hallie Parker. Her performance earned her a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film. Although other notable actresses including Michelle Trachtenberg and Scarlett Johansson had auditioned for the role, they ultimately lost to Lindsay.
29. What is the name of the high school in High School Musical?
Answer: East High School
Yet another interesting Disney movie trivia about High School Musical series. In the movie, East High School is regarded as the home of the Wildcats basketball team. Although it is said to be in New Mexico in the movie, East High is actually located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The interesting part is that the students there still use Sharpay’s pink locker from the film. More so, the soundtrack from the film has sold over 5 million copies worldwide; hence, making it the best-selling TV soundtrack since 1991.
30. Who played the role of the Witch in the 2014 Disney film Into the Woods?
Answer: Meryl Streep
In the 2014 musical fantasy film, a baker and his wife wish for a child but had to suffer under a curse laid upon the baker’s family by a Witch (played by Meryl Streep), who found the baker’s father stealing from her garden when his mother was pregnant. The baker’s father also stole some magic beans, which led the witch’s mother to curse her to be ugly. For the witch to reverse the spell, the baker and his wife will have to go into the forest three days before the rise of the blue moon. They have to find the ingredients that will reverse the spell and restore the witch’s beauty. The baker was played by James Corden while Emily Blunt played the baker’s wife.