Animators use a variety of sources for inspiration when sketching their characters. In some cases, however, they use people from real life. Some examples include Alyssa Milano who inspired Ariel's anatomy while Tom Cruise inspired the famous Aladdin.
4. Elsa’s Coronation Day Was A Star-Studded Affair
In Frozen, coronation day was stressful for Elsa but outside, people were into all the hype and excitement. You can see villagers waiting in anticipation but what you might have missed is Rapunzel and Flynn Rider waiting with the rest of the crowd. The pair can be seen from the back, with Rapunzel donning her new signature hairstyle — the blunt bob.
5. The Cast From 'The Lady And The Tramp' Give The Dalmatians A Hand... (...A Howl)
Remember when Pongo and Perdita head out to find their puppies when they get stolen? Well, during the barking scene every dog in town chips in by barking to help find them. What you might have missed is Jock from The Lady and the Tramp and the latter two as well, barking with the others.
6. The Connection Between Maleficent And Cinderella's Stepmother
Maleficent is the scariest of all the Disney queens. More than one adult will admit to using the fast forward button as a kid to skip the battle scene with the queen which is slightly too demonic for any dark-fearing child. Cinderella's mother is scary too, but it's easy to forget about her if you're out somewhere in the woods. What's interesting about these two famous Disney characters is that they were both voiced by one evil-voiced woman.
7. 'The Hunchback Of Notre Dame' Had Some Famous Cameos
The Hunchback of Notre Dame was based in France but the movie did feature an international cast. The next time you watch the "Out There" song look well and you will see Belle from Beauty and the Beast and Pumba from The Lion King. Hanging on a balcony you will also see Aladdin's magic carpet.
8. 'The Little Mermaid' And 'Cinderella' Connection
During the wedding scene, when Eric is set to marry Ursula, chaos ensues when Ariel tries to stop the wedding. People are seen running around in panic when Ursula transforms into her evil self. Amid the chaos, you can see the king and the Grand Duke, the same ones found in Cinderella, running in panic.
Remember when Donald Duck left the nephews with Scrooge? Well, apparently, Donald was not simply lumping the kids onto someone else but he was heading to the navy. That sailor outfit he was always wearing was more than a fancy get up.
The Princess and the Frog is an ode to New Orleans — a movie that will make anyone fall in love with the charm of this place. It wouldn't have been a New Orleans’s movie without Mardi Gras being featured in some way or another. Not only was Mardi Gras give its time in the movie but the scene featured another Disney character when a float of King Triton — Ariel's father — came floating down.
Aladdin had its ancient lamp and old world carpet but it did feature other modern nick-nacks. Remember how Jasmine's father liked to stack miniature statues on top of each other? If you look closely you can see a small statue of the beast from Beauty and the Beast.
The world under the sea in The Little Mermaid is a dreamy capture of another world. Men and women mermaids are seen roaming the seas with every form of sea creature. At one point in the movie, when everyone is gathering in front of King Triton, you can spot Kermit the Frog making a special appearance.
Kids all over the world boast to have seen Frozen one to a 1000 times and for that matter, a large percentage of adults have too. Few are the ones to notice a sneaky statement in the credits of the movie, however. At the end of the credits, there is a statement about Kristoff's belief on how all men eat their own boogers.
14. Tangled's Dream Scene Featured Another Boy With A dream
The “I Have A Dream” song in Tangled is one for the books, resonating not only with kids but even with adults. This scene has all kinds of dreamers and if you look closely, you will notice another famous dreamer — Pinocchio. The puppet can be seen up in the rafters of the bar.