This Warner Bros. Animation Tried to Beat Disney at Its Own Game and Failed

In 1998, Warner Bros.

Feature Animation attempted to challenge Walt Disney Animation in the realm of big-budget, family-friendly animated features.

While the Disney Renaissance was already winding down at that point, the studio had enjoyed unprecedented critical and commercial success throughout the 1990s with its groundbreaking, beloved animated films, such as Beauty & The Beast, Aladdin, and The Lion King.

Everyone in Hollywood loves to come in second, so of course, other studios attempted to emulate the success of Disney throughout the 1990s, including Warner Bros.


The biggest example of this is Quest for Camelot, which has many hallmarks of an attempt to recreate the look and style of hit Disney animated features, but the result left something to be desired.

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