Can You Match the Disney Character to Their Dilemma?

Isadora Teich

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About This Quiz

Disney movies have been favorites of kids and adults around the world for generations. People of all ages love their iconic heroes, villians, songs and more. The plots often pit plucky and charming young heroes against all sorts of odds. These include monsters, gods, heartless villains, magic and all sorts of foils. Some of these villains are almost delightful, while others you would not want to run into. Whether you love classic Disney movies, like "Snow White," the Disney Renaissance era films many milennials grew up with like the "Lion King," or modern favorites like "Frozen" or "Moana," Disney has become such a big part of global culture that whether you have seen "The Little Mermaid" or not, you probably know who Ariel is. 

From princesses to cute puppies to moody teenagers to talking cars, Disney provides a whole host of unique and iconic characters to get to know. Even complete Disney fanatics have their absolute favorites, though they will probably have a hard time picking just one out of the dozens of heroes! 

If you are a true Disney fiend who knows your Disney heroes inside and out, see if you can match them to their unique dilemmas with this fantastical quiz!   

Who must hide from their murderous stepmother?

"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" is Disney's first full length animated film. In it, the wicked queen seeks to murder her stepdaughter, Snow White, because she is jealous of her beauty.

Who has large ears which get them into trouble?

Dumbo's large ears cause those around him to mock him. However, this all changes when he discovers that those ears allow him to fly.

Whose cruel stepmother conspires to keep her trapped as a servant forever?

With the help of her fairy godmother, Cinderella goes to the ball beautifully dressed and falls in love with a prince. However, due to her cruel stepmother's interference, she almost never sees him again.

Which father goes on a grand adventure to rescue his kidnapped son?

"Finding Nemo" is a 2003 animated film. It became a global hit and featured Ellen Degeneres as the voice of Dory.

Who had to prove their worthiness to regain their godly status?

Disney put a more family-friendly and gospel-filled twist on the Greek mythological figure Hercules with this Disney Renaissance Era movie. Stripped of his godhood as a baby, Hercules had to prove himself worthy of regaining immortality.

Who is afraid of losing their place as favorite toy?

"Toy Story" is one of Disney's most beloved movies. It was released in 1995.

Kept prisoner in a tower, who escaped to experience the world?

"Tangled" is a 2010 animated film. It is a take on the classic tale of Rapunzel.

Which Disney princess is accidentally turned into a frog?

"The Princess and the Frog" is a 2009 animated Disney film. This take on the classic tale is set in New Orleans.

Who is an ant that stands up against the grasshoppers exploiting his colony?

"A Bug's Life" is a 1998 film. In it, ants rise up against the grasshoppers who are oppressing them.

Which awkward teen struggles with their royal responsibilities?

"The Princess Diaries" is a 2001 live action film starring Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews. Hathaway plays Mia, who struggles to balance being a teen with her newly discovered royal heritage.

Whose people face extermination at the hands of a corrupt official?

In "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," Esmeralda is a Romani woman who stands up against Claude Frollo. He is a corrupt judge who wants to keep Esmeralda as his own while removing her people from Paris.

Who makes a treacherous deal with a sea witch in the name of love?

Ariel is a mermaid princess who falls in love with a human prince and wishes to join him on land. The sea witch Ursula grants her wish for a price, and then tries to sabotage her.

Whose children are kidnapped?

Pongo and Perdy's litter of pups is stollen by the evil Cruella de Vil in the Disney classic "101 Dalmatians." They must stage a daring rescue before she turns them into a fur coat.

Which man who was raised in the African jungle struggles to adapt to life in America?

"George of the Jungle" is a 1997 Disney film. It stars Brendan Fraser as George, a jungle man who has a romance with a California woman.

Who is threatened by a man-hating tiger?

Mowgli is the protagonist of "The Jungle Book." The original film came out in 1967 and Disney released a remake in 2016.

Who is kidnapped and displaced by an evil butler, then has to find their way home?

Marie is one of three kitten siblings who are kidnapped by an evil butler in "The Aristocats." He does this to try and get the money willed to them by their owner, the butler's employer.

Who gets in the middle of the clash between their people and newcomers from across the sea?

"Pocahontas" is one of the best-known films of the Disney Renaissance. In this film, Pocahontas and John Smith partake in a tragic love affair while their people clash around them.

Who faces off against an evil professor while trying to solve a kidnapping?

"The Great Mouse Detective" is a 1986 Disney take on Sherlock Holmes. In it Basil of Baker Street is a mouse and detective who faces off against the villainous rat Professor Ratigan.

Which orphaned kitten ends up helping other animals face off against a loan shark?

"Oliver and Company" is a 1988 Disney take on the classic Dickens' tale "Oliver Twist." It features a New York City kitten named Oliver.

Who tries to save an abducted child from a diamond-obsessed villainess?

In "The Rescuers" Miss Bianca and Bernard are a pair of mice on a mission to help those in need. They work to save the child Penny throughout the film.

Who takes their father's place in the army in disguise, then must fight to survive and maintain their false identity?

This 1998 popular Disney classic follows Mulan, a quirky misfit who takes her ailing father's place in the army to protect him. A sequel was released in 2004.

Who takes her father's place as prisoner and ends up falling for her captor?

"Beauty and the Beast" is one of Disney's most famous films. The original 1991 animated classic earned twi Oscars and three Golden Globes.

Which boy, falsely convicted of a crime, ends up digging holes in the desert as punishment?

"Holes" is a 2003 live action film based on the novel by Louis Sacher. This film stars Shia LaBeouf as Stanley.

Who tries to con his way into the heart of a princess and survive her father's treacherous advisor?

"Aladdin" was released in 1992. This Disney Renaissance classic is known for its hilarious genie, played by Robin Williams.

Bored with his own town, who plots to overtake a cheery neighboring town?

"The Nightmare Before Christmas" is a 1993 film with a cult following. In it Halloweentown Pumpkin King Jack Skellington sets his sights on Christmastown.

Who must take back their rightful place as king from their treacherous uncle?

"The Lion King" is one of the highest-grossing animated films of all time. This Disney Renaissance era film is a take on Shakespeare's "Hamlet."

Whose goofy nature regularly embarrasses his young son, who he is trying to bond with?

"The Goofy Movie" was released in 1995. In it Goofy's wacky nature gets in the way of his attempts to bond with his awkward young son, Max.

Who escapes a bleak childhood by traveling inside a magical fruit?

"James and the Giant Peach" is a 1996 film. In it, an orphaned boy escapes his cruel aunts by setting sail in a magic peach with friendly insects.

Which man was raised by gorillas and struggles when coming into contact with humans for the first time?

This 1999 animated film is known for its music, which was created by Phil Collins. In it, Tarzan struggles to choose between civilization and his gorilla family.

Who goes on a dangerous journey to find an underwater city?

"Atlantis: The Lost Empire" is a 2001 animated film. The naive Milo Thatch ends up on a treacherous quest to discover the city of Atlantis, but not all of the members of his team have such pure intentions.

Which monster becomes responsible for a little girl?

"Monsters, Inc." is a 2001 animated film. In it, monsters work in factories, scaring human children.

Which young person schemes to reunite her divorced parents, to keep her father out of a bad marriage?

"The Parent Trap" is a 1998 remake of the 1961 Disney original. It stars a young Lindsay Lohan in the roles of both twins, Hallie and Annie.

Who travels the universe in a flying ship, in search of treasure?

"Treasure Planet" is a 2002 animated film. The teenaged Jim Hawkins ends up on an interstellar adventure with a treasure map.

Who goes on an epic historical treasure hunt while others pursue him?

"National Treasure" is a 2004 live action film. It stars Nicolas Cage as Ben Gates, a man using his knowledge of history to seek the ultimate treasure.

Who wants to be a renowned chef, despite being unwelcome in the kitchen?

"Ratatouille" is a 2007 animated film. It follows the rat Remy, who has dreams of being a French chef.

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