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By the mid-1980s, the fabled animation studios of Walt Disney had fallen on hard times. The artists were polarized between newcomers hungry to innovate and old timers not yet ready to relinquish control. These conditions produced a series of box-office flops and pessimistic forecasts - maybe the best days of animation were over. Maybe the public didn't care. Only a miracle or a magic spell could produce a happy ending. Waking Sleeping Beauty is no fairy tale. It's the true story of how Disney regained its magic with a staggering output of hits - "The Little Mermaid," "Beauty and the Beast," "Aladdin," "The Lion King," and more - over a 10-year period.
If you're a Disney fan, don't miss this movie! You will see the blood, sweat and tears that go into making a Disney "classic" film and you will never watch one the same... Read morePublished 26 days ago by KittycatMaria
Cool movies but it leaves A LOT of the Disney drama from the era out. The bog lawsuits aren't mentioned. Great behind-the-scenes stuff with Howard Ashman though.Published 1 month ago by Madeline
Being the Disney Animation fan I am, there was no way I could pass up seeing Waking Sleeping Beauty. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mark Baker - Carstairs Considers
This movie is incredible -- thats all there is to it.
Informative and well done -- a must see for anyone who likes Disney, History, Cartoons, or knowing things about the world... Read more
This is a great documentary on an important time in Disney history. I was extremely excited for this movie to arrive and watched it as soon as it was delivered. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jared Pitzer