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The Five Best Disney Movies on Blu-ray

Updated on April 18, 2015

Five Best Disney Movies Rated 'G' and on Blu-ray

If you are wondering what the five best Disney movies are on blu-ray, you have come to the right place. On this page, you will find a discussion of the five BEST Disney movies. All of these movies are with a rating no higher than 'G' making them perfect choices for the young movie watchers in your life.

On this short list, you will find: Toy Story 3, Beauty and the Beast, Finding Nemo, Pinocchio and A Bug's Life. They are arranged here in order of blu-ray quality starting with the best ranked blu-ray disc.

You will find a high definition video trailer for each of these movies and reviews by ordinary movie watchers like you and I as well as reviews by the experts.

I know that you will find a movie on this short list that will both showcase the quality of your home entertainment system and please the youngest and the young-at-heart viewers in your household.

Find all of Disney's blu-ray movies on Amazon by clicking here.

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3 Blu-ray
Toy Story 3 Blu-ray

Toy Story 3 on Blu-ray


"What is Andy going to do with his old toys?"

Toy Story 3 continues Andy's story except now Andy is grown up and heading off to many of the children who watched the first Toy Story movie, my son included.

In Toy Story 3 we discover, along with Woody, Buzz, Jessie and the rest of the gang, what is to become of Andy's favorite toys. Are they headed for the landfill, going to be recycled or on the cusp of a new adventure?

USA Today said, "Toy Story 3, the best of the three, is everything a movie should be: hilarious, touching, exciting and clever."

Toy Story 3 is not only considered by the experts to be Disney's best blu-ray movie but it also fairs in the top ten blu-ray movies as rated by ordinary movie viewers. It has also, and not surprisingly, been at the top of Amazon's best selling blu-ray movie list, exactly where you would expect a movie that was extremely well received by the movie going public to be. said, "Toy Story 3 (on blu-ray) is an AV Powerhouse."

Since the story provides something for adults and children, this may be the movie you HAVE to own on blu-ray if you share your home with children or if you simply love animated movies.

A Note About All Of The Toy Story Movies

It is worth noting that ALL three of the original Toy Story movies fair extremely well in the blu-ray quality reviews. Therefore, f you are upgrading your movie collection to include the blu-ray version of the movies by Disney, you might like to consider adding this boxed set to your collection. It is a bit more expensive than a single blu-ray movie but is a very good value when you consider that it includes all three of the Toy Story movies.

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and The Beast

Beauty and The Beast Blu-ray
Beauty and The Beast Blu-ray

Beauty and The Beast on Blu-ray

Beauty and The Beast is recommended for children of Kindergarten age and up.

Beauty and the Beast is not as old as some Disney classics but it is definitely a hugely popular Disney movie. Featuring a young woman named Belle who lives in 18th century France and a handsome prince in a far away castle who is under a spell that turned him into a beast. To remove the curse, he must fall in love with someone who loves him too. Belle and The Beast meet when Belle arrives at his castle to save her father who is being held prisoner there. She strikes a deal with the fearful beast in trade for her father's freedom and eventually falls in love with the prince.

Sometimes an Amazon customer review just says it like it is as is the case with this review by E.B. Yangli. He says that he and his family eagerly anticipated Beauty and the Beast on blu-ray disc and purchased it right away. They were then awestruck at how well the movie was restored. He felt that the picture was nothing less than stunningly perfect, vibrant and natural and said that it was hard to watch the film because the picture was so well done.

He closed by saying, "No matter what version you watch this in, you are bound to have a great movie time as a family. But watching it on blu-ray was beyond my greatest expectations. It made a remarkable story even more beautiful, which I always thought impossible." He gave the movie five stars for both an excellent film and an excellent blu-ray release.

Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo

Finding Nemo on Blu-Ray

Finding Nemo is recommended for children of kindergarten age and up.

Finding Nemo follows the adventures of a clownfish in the Great Barrier Reef as he attempts to save his son Nemo who has been caught by a diver. It’s a beautiful journey with plenty of humour and emotions that won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film in 2003.

"You'll never sea anything like it."

Finding Nemo Blu-ray
Finding Nemo Blu-ray


Pinocchio on Blu-ray
Pinocchio on Blu-ray

Pinocchio on Blu-ray

Pinocchio is recommended for children aged 6 and up.

This 1940 film is based on the fairy tale of a wooden puppet who wants to be a boy, a real live boy. This movie at times is magical, mythical and yes, even scary. You should be aware that characters are swallowed by a whale and that there is also an apparent death in this movie. There is mischief-making and boys smoking and, of course, Pinocchio tells lies...but learns his lesson in the end. I have seen it recommended for children six and up which seems reasonable to me.

Pinocchio is also considered to have one of the best Disney movie soundtracks with songs like "When You Wish Upon a Star," "I've Got No Strings," "Give a Little Whistle" and "An Actor's Life for Me." Add a copy of the Pinnochio soundtrack to this blu-ray disc for an amazing Christmas gift package that will be treasured forever.

"You won't find a sweeter story or a tidier morality tale about the virtues of being 'brave, truthful, and unselfish." ~~ Entertainment Weekly

A Bug's Life

A Bug's Life

A Bug's Life on Blu-ray
A Bug's Life on Blu-ray

A Bug's Life on Blu-ray

A Bug's Life is recommended Kindergarten aged children and up.

Disney-Pixar's A Bug's Life will take you into the world where bugs live. Flick is searching for ways to be a better bug. After he accidentally loses the food that the ants left for the grasshoppers, he needs to protect his family and fellow ants. He decides to find some warrior bugs to save them from the grasshoppers but he winds up with some flea-circus vaudevillians who are planning to perform their act and not to fight. In the end, however, the vaudevillians are able to help and Flick is able to prove that he is a hero.

The Movie Mom's Review of A Bug's Life

The Movie Mom said, "Antz was largely brown, but this ant movie uses a paintbox of color to produce stunning images with luminous tones. You'll need to see it twice to appreciate the scope of the movie's visual wit and technological mastery. It also has the funniest credit sequence I have ever seen -- be sure to watch all the way to the end to enjoy it."

Which of the Disney movies on this page is your favorite?

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© 2009 Treasures By Brenda

Are you looking forward to seeing one or more of these great Disney blu-ray movies?

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    • TreasuresBrenda profile imageAUTHOR

      Treasures By Brenda 

      5 years ago from Canada

      @Merrci: There are so many great movies, it's never possible to catch up, is it?

    • TreasuresBrenda profile imageAUTHOR

      Treasures By Brenda 

      5 years ago from Canada

      @RPWag: You are welcome! Thanks for visiting!

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      5 years ago

      We have an eight year old GrandDaughter who loves movies. We think she's seen many of these but we want to see Bugs life and Wall E she'll gladly watch them with us over again Thanks for the insightful reviews, we might have overlooked tese wonderful movies otherwise

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      Merry Citarella 

      5 years ago from Oregon's Southern Coast

      Yes! I've seen a couple, but must catch up on the rest.

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      7 years ago

      I'm looking forward to see the new Disney Pixar movie Brave, I think it's going to be great.Great lens as usual Brenda, Liked And Blessed.

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      8 years ago from Massachusetts

      All of your lenses are making me want a BluRay Player this XMAS. If I don't get one, I'm just going to get one. Great picks!

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      9 years ago

      We have 3 of the 5 movies on Blu-ray and they are awesome! Tinkerbell, Sleeping Beauty, and Snow White. Love watching them with our little granddaughter, Isabel. I am so loving our blu-ray player...what difference it makes! Even on the DVD's!

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      Susan Deppner 

      9 years ago from Arkansas USA

      I just love the reviews and your recommendations. Excellent job! Thanks for the selection of blu-ray players, too. Lots of really useful information here for parents of young children and movie lovers!

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      9 years ago

      Disney movies are always fun!

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      Mary Beth Granger 

      9 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      Excellent lens! I'll have to check these out for my granddaughters. 5* and blessed.


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