The Truth Behind Disney Movies


Any and all Disney movies are exactly the same.

Most of them, to start, all have a female princess lead. There is a dashing young prince who always sings a song (exception is the non singing prince in Cinderella but that was fairly early on in Walt’s career), and there are either no parents or mean step ones. And, of course, family and love and acceptance prevail. Lilo and Stitch, for example. “Respect our differences” is the moral, which is the same as Beauty and the Beast and maybe even the Princess and the Frog.

Many of the characters faces are modeled after real life attractive people, and there are not very many princesses of other races than caucasian, with the exception of Mulan, Tiana and Jasmine. The princess from the Princess and the Frog is another exception. Lilo and Stitch has a Hawaiian princess equivalent, so she is kind of a different race. Even the ethnic princesses have American accents, with the girl from Brave being the only one to trot out a Scottish accent.

All of the princesses are portrayed as these girlie girls who need the dashing prince to come and save them. Only three of the many princesses have actually wielded a weapon in contrast to the fact that almost every prince did.

The thing that makes these movies continually work is that as people realize how repetitive these movies are, the movie makers get a new batch of young girls wishing to become princesses being conceived daily be young American couples.

 In short, I’m not saying that Disney movies are bad. I’m just enlightening you on the formulaic film structure that makes up Disney and that is constantly influencing your young children’s minds.