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Live Action Countdown

COMPLETE LIVE ACTION LISTINGS:
Live Action (1980-Present) Live Action (Pre-1980)

After conducting a successful Top Animated Classics poll and countdown last fall, UltimateDisney.com began a second poll and countdown on January 2, covering Disney's live action films that have been released to theaters over the past 63 years. With 207 films to choose from, 73 site visitors responded with lists of their ten-to-twenty favorite live action Disney movies. There were 166 films which received votes. Using a Borda scoring system, which assigned a proportionate number of points to the rankings, the list of the Top 30 live action Disney films was determined.

Here are the results:

30) Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
29) Newsies (1992)
28) The Parent Trap (1998)
27) So Dear To My Heart (1949)
26) The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)
25) The Shaggy Dog (1959)
24) Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)
23) Holes (2003)
22) Freaky Friday (2003)
21) Treasure Island (1950)
20) Return to Oz (1985)
19) Remember the Titans (2000)
18) The Absent-Minded Professor (1961)
17) Freaky Friday (1977)
16) The Princess Diaries (2001)
15) Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
14) Pete's Dragon (1977)
13) Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)
12) The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
11) The Love Bug (1969)
10) The Santa Clause (1994)
9) Pollyanna (1960)
8) Old Yeller (1957)
7) Song of the South (1946)
6) 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
5) Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
4) Swiss Family Robinson (1960)
3) The Parent Trap (1961)
2) Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
1) Mary Poppins (1964)

LIVE ACTION LISTINGS:
Live Action (1980-Present) Live Action (Pre-1980)

Top Animated Classics Countdown, 2003