Watching movies prior to your Disney World trip is a great way to countdown. Some movies will even enhance your experience at the Disney World parks by being familiar with them before visiting. Consider these 25 movies to watch before your Walt Disney World trip below. Each of the 25 recommendations include at least one corresponding attraction at the Disney World Parks.
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- Watch Avatar, then ride Avatar Flight of Passage and Na’vi River Journey, as well as explore Pandora – World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
- Watch Peter Pan, then ride Peter Pan’s Flight in Magic Kingdom and meet Tinkerbell at Town Square Theater in Magic Kingdom.
- Watch Snow White, then ride Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Magic Kingdom and meet Snow White at the Germany Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase.
- Watch Pirates of the Caribbean, then take the boat ride with the same name in Magic Kingdom.
- Watch Toy Story, ride Toy Story Mania at Hollywood Studios.
- Watch Dumbo, then play at Casey Jr. Splash ‘n’ Soak Station and ride Dumbo the Flying Elephant in Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom.
- Watch The Country Bears then see, Country Bear Jamboree at Magic Kingdom.
- Watch The Little Mermaid, then ride Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid and meet Ariel in her Grotto.
- Watch Finding Nemo, then ride The Seas with Nemo & Friends in Future World at Epcot.
- Watch Indiana Jones then see Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular! at Hollywood Studios.
- Watch A Bug’s Life then see It’s Tough to be a Bug! in Animal Kingdom.
- Watch Alice in Wonderland then ride Mad Tea Party in Magic Kingdom and meet Alice in the United Kingdom Pavilion at Epcot.
- Watch Winnie The Pooh then ride The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh in Magic Kingdom.
- Watch The Star Wars movies then ride Star Tours, Meet Chewbacca, BB-8 and more at Hollywood Studios.
- Watch Swiss Family Robinson then visit the Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse in Magic Kingdom.
- Watch The Lion King then see Festival of the Lion King at Animal Kingdom and Circle of Life at Epcot.
- Watch Beauty and the Beast, then see Beauty and the Beast on stage at Hollywood Studios and dine at Be Our Guest or Gaston’s Tavern in Magic Kingdom, plus meet Belle at the France Pavilion in Epcot.
- Watch Monster’s Inc then see Monster’s Inc. Laugh Show at Magic Kingdom.
- Watch Cinderella, then see the iconic Cinderella’s Castle and ride Prince Charming Regal Carousel in Magic Kingdom, plus meet Cinderella at Princess Fairytale Hall in Magic Kingdom.
- Watch Aladdin the ride Magic Carpets of Aladdin in Magic Kingdom and meet Jasmine in the Morocco Pavilion at Epcot.
- Watch Fantasia then see Fantasmic at Hollywood Studios.
- Watch The Muppet Movie then see MuppetVision 3D in Hollywood Studios.
- Watch Tangled then see the elaborate Tangled themed restrooms at Magic Kingdom and meet Rapunzel at the Princess Fairytale Hall in Magic Kingdom.
- Watch Frozen then ride Frozen Ever After and Meet Anna & Elsa in Norway at Epcot.
- Watch Mulan, then meet Mulan in the China Pavilion at Epcot.
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