Ah, Disney – an essential component of childhood. However, beneath the saccharine surfaces of these fluffy romances lies some truly disturbing content. Check out our "honest" takes on what Disney movies were really showing us in our youth.

'Beauty and the Beast'

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'Cars'

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'The Lion King'

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'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'

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'101 Dalmatians'

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'The Princess and the Frog'

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'The Little Mermaid'

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'Aladdin'

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'Cinderella'

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Written by Christine Gritmon and Nick Nadel

Posters by Christine Gritmon