Throwback Thursday – 5 Not-so-known Disney Animated Movies You Should Watch

Walt Disney has always been the King of classic animated movies with their absolutely beautiful films. Some of the animated movies deserve to be known more and we tell you about the not-so-known movies you should watch.

Disney has produced over 50 animated films and we sure do expect much more entertaining animated movies from them each time. They have been as innovative and important as they have been cherished by children all over the world.

Movies like Frozen, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Tarzan, Beauty and the Beast are the commonly known and seen movies of Disney. There are few Disney Movies which are not so common to hear about or have been watched before. This week we tell about 5 Disney animated movies which you may have not seen but you certainly should.

  1. The Fox and the Hound – 1981

The fox and the hound

Released in 1981, this film was loosely based on the novel by Daniel P Mannix with the same name. The film tells the story of two unlikely friends, a red fox named Tod and a hound dog named Copper, who struggles to preserve their friendship despite their emerging instincts and the surrounding social pressures demanding them to be adversaries.

  1. Make Mine Music – 1946

Make mine music

During World War II, most of Walt Disney Staff was drafted into army and therefore, the studio was fitted with unfinished stories. This wonderful film is made up of different short stories. It includes such fantastic segments as “Casey at the Bat,” “Peter and the Wolf,” “The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met,” and many others.

  1. The Great Mouse Detective – 1986

the Great mouse detective

Based on the children’s book series Basil of Baker Street by Eve Titus, it draws heavily on the tradition of Sherlock Holmes with a heroic mouse who consciously emulates the detective; Titus named the main character after actor Basil Rathbone, who is best remembered for playing Holmes in film. This film was released a few years before the second Disney Golden Age that began with 1989’s the Little Mermaid.

  1. The Black Cauldron -1985

the black Cauldron

This movie has set a cult especially in period known as the Second Dark Age. The film is notorious for being a major box office disaster for the Disney company and being considered one of the worst entries in the Disney Animated Canon (along with Home on the Range and Chicken Little, though The Black Cauldron does have the largest fanbase out of three of these films).

  1. A Goofy Movie – 1995


A Goofy Movie revolves around the father-son relationship between Goofy and Max heading for disaster as they struggle to find common ground despite Max’s persistence in having his own life and winning the girl of his dreams. As a result, they go on a road trip so both father and son can have a bonding relationship. A direct-to-video sequel, titled An Extremely Goofy Movie, was released in 2000.