1928, well November 18 1928 is the day Mickey Mouse was born in a file titled “Steamboat Willie”
86 Academy Awards have been won by Disney as of the year 2005.
20 million copies of Finding Nemo sold in the first 14 days.
48 million units sold of Finding Nemo worldwide.
70.7 million in box office sales for the opening weekend for the Incredibles, best opening weekend for Disney/Pixar release.
46 movie releases that have grossed over $100 million domestically Buena Vista Pictures Distribution holds the all-time industry record.
1,800 photographs were taken of the city of Esfahan, Iran for the research of the movie Aladdin.
$4 million was the budget for the 1953 Disney classic Peter Pan.
750 artists, 2 million drawings, and some 1,500 shades of paint is what it took to bring the Disney classic Pinocchio to the big screen.
$2.6 million was the cost for creating Disney classic Pinocchio.
$8.5 million in gross sales made Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, making it the highest grossing film of all time in 1937, until gone with the Wind hit the theaters 2 years later
30,000 fans who couldn’t score one of the $5 tickets to the premiere of Snow White gathered outside the theatre just to be a part of the historic event.
750 artists were needed to create the “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs movie
2 million individual paintings were used to create, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
4 movie companies are owned by the Walt Disney Company, which includes the following, Walt Disney Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Hollywood Pictures, and Miramax Pictures.
49 releases that have grossed over $100 million domestically, Buena Vista Pictures Distribution holds the all-time industry record.
$1 billion box office gross threshold again in 2005, becoming the first international distribution company in history to achieve this feat 11 times in ten consecutive years.
1 million DVD copies of Disney’s Snow White were sold on the first day of release back on October 1, 2001.
$1,499,000 budget to make Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs during the great depression, it debuted on December 21, 1937 at the Carthy theater in Los Angeles.
$200 million was the domestic gross for the film Aladdin.
9500 feet in the Columbia Mountains near Panorama, British Columbia is where the film ALIVE was shot.
44 animated features; classic films have been produced up to 2004.
9 animated feature, computer films have been produced up to 2006.
8 animated features; live-action features with animated characters or segments have been produced up to 2006.
4 years to make Aristocats and a budget of over $4 million.
325,000 drawings are in Aristocats dome by 35 animators, with 20 main sequences to the film having 1,125 separate scenes using 900 painted backgrounds.
250 people worked on the film Aristocats.
$140 million was the box office gross for Beauty & Beast making it the largest animated gross of it’s time.
12 years in the making is what it took to bring Black Cauldron to the big screen.
5 years of actual production to make Black Cauldron.
$25 million dollars were spent making Black Cauldron.
1,165 hues and colors were used to bring to life Black Cauldron.
34 miles of film stock were used to produce Black Cauldron.
14 months of production were needed to produce the movie The Black Hole.
$20 million dollars were spent making the movie the Black Hole.
$450 million was earned in worldwide gross by the movie Cars.
5 million copies of Cars are sold in 2 days of its release on 11/7/2006.
$55.5 million in the U.S. alone on the opening day of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, the highest single-day gross in box office history. The film also broke the box office record for an opening weekend, bringing in over $135 million.
$1 billion in global box office for the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, making it the 3rd highest grossing film of all time.
5 million units of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest was sold in its 1st day of release on DVD on 12/5/2006.
51 movie releases that have grossed over $100 million domestically make Buena Vista Pictures Distribution the all-time industry record.
1,362 produced and acquired movie titles, including 1,129 live action movie titles and 233 cartoon shorts and animated features, were available to the domestic home-entertainment marketplace by as of September 30, 2006, under the banners Walt Disney Pictures, Touchstone Pictures Hollywood Pictures, Miramax, and Dimension.
20 Academy Awards have been won by the Pixar and Disney/Pixar movie studios as of the year 2006.
270 pieces of food were created in the computer for Ratatouille.
911 full length live action feature films were release in Fiscal year 2007
79 full-length animated features were released in fiscal year 2007
544 cartoon shorts and 53 live action shorts under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, Touchstone Pictures, Hollywood Pictures, Miramax and Dimension banners were released in fiscal year 2007
1,410 produced and acquired titles were produced under the following banners Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, Touchstone Pictures, Hollywood Pictures, Miramax and Dimension
1,176 live-action titles and 234 cartoon shorts and animated features, were available to the domestic home-entertainment marketplace
3,070 produced and acquired titles, including 2,270 live-Action titles and 800 cartoon shorts and animated features, were available to the international home-entertainment market
11 of the top 25 features, 22 of the top 25 animated features and 17 of the top 25 direct-to-videos in home video, in terms of units sold by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
23rd best-selling animated feature on home video, in terms of units sold is the movie Cars
1001 West Cutting Blvd is the address of Al’s Toy Barn and the address of Pixar studio
16 is the age of Snow White in the movie
6,469,952 were painted on the 101 Dalmatian dogs in the film
2319 is the emergency code in the movie Monsters, Inc
812,000 were the cost to make Dumbo and were the cheapest
5 crows cane see Dumbo fly
10 short films make up the Full Length Animated Feature: Make Mine Music
6 lost boys are in the movie Peter Pan
4 mice were turned into horses in the movie Cinderella
14 songs are in the movie Alice in Wonderland more then any other movie
6 years were needed to make Sleeping Beauty
6 million dollars were used to make Sleeping Beauty
949 full-length live-action have been released as of October 3, 2009, domestically
83 full-length animated features, approximately, have been released as of October 3, 2009, domestically
548 cartoon shorts and 53 live action shorts have been released as of October 3, 2009, domestically
1st studio with 2 $1 Billion films in 1 year at the global box office. In 2010 Toy Story 3 and Alice in Wonderland made this happen.
1,295 painted backgrounds were used in Beauty and the beast
120,000 drawings were used to make Beauty and the Beast
370 people were involved in the making of Beauty and the Beast
43 animators were involved the creation of Beauty and the Beast
5 minutes is the total time of Beauty and the Beast that there is no music
19,000 drawing were needed to draw the flames for Lumiere’s
2nd film to fully use the CAPS system, which is a digital ink, paint, camera and animation process
50th Animated Walt Disney Film was Tangled
7.2 million drawing are estimated to be used in the first 50 movies animated movies
1st animated film to use CG (computed graphics) was the Great Mouse Detective ( the clock scene)
1940 is when Walt first started working on the story for Rapunzel
70 feet is the length of Rapunzel’s hair in the movie Tangled
100,000 strains of hair make up the 70 foot length of hair shown in the movie
100’s of drawings of Flynn were used to come up with he final drawing
45,000 Lanterns were created and used in the birthday scene
#1 film to have the largest crowd scene is Tangled, #2 is Hunch Back of Notre Dame
3,000 CG figures were used in the crowd scene of Tangled
128 Donald Duck cartoons were made
26 silent cartoons were done by Oswald the Lucky Rabbit between 1927 and 1928.