If you’re a Disney lover – and honestly, who isn’t (even if it’s deep down) – then you’re going to love the facts below. Some of them might even surprise the most savvy among you!
#15. Beyoncé refused to audition for the role of Tiana, thinking she would be offered the role anyway.
I mean, she is the queen.
#14. If Finding Nemo was scientifically accurate, Nemo’s dad would have switched sexes after being widowed and then mated with his son.
That’s a whole different story, my friends.
#13. Disney made Robin Hood for only $5 million by reusing a ton of animation.
I’ll never be able to unsee that.
#12. Tangled is history’s most expensive animated movie.
#11. If you look hard enough, you’ll find “A113” hidden in every Pixar film.
It’s a salute to the California Institute of the Arts classroom where many of the animators got their start.
#10. Disney recalled VHS copies of The Rescuers because you could see a topless woman in the background.
Not exactly kid friendly.
#9. Cinderella, Belle, and Tiana wear gloves to signify that they married into royalty, but princesses born into royalty do not.
Who said you can’t learn something from children’s movies?
#8. Some scholars believe Cinderella’s shoes were originally made of fur but that a mistranslation turned them to glass.
I’m not sure which would be harder to walk in, tbh.
#7. The drag queen Divine inspired Ursula.
#6. Seven “dwarf” statuettes accompanied Walt Disney’s honorary Oscar for Snow White.
If that’s not the most adorable thing ever I don’t know what is.
#5. Radio City Music Hall had to reupholster its seats because so many kids wet their pants while watching Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Oh, how times have changed.
#4. Aurora is an official Disney Princess even though she only uttered 18 lines and appeared onscreen for only 18 minutes.
Nice work, if you can get it.
#3. Composers asked The Beatles to voice the vultures in The Jungle Book.
No word on why it didn’t work out, but we’re all worse off because of it, for sure.
#2. Aladdin was modeled after Tom Cruise.
Idk about you but this makes me like Aladdin less.
#1. Boo, from Monsters, Inc., has a real name – it’s Mary.
If none of those shocked you, you’re a bigger fan than me!