20 Horrifying Scenes Cut From Famous Disney Movies

Disney is really great at producing sweet little tales that make children all warm and happy inside, with the added bonus of causing them to sing at least one annoying song they see in the films over and over again.

No, wait, sorry -- that was a typo. Disney is really great at taking horribly depressing tales and spinning them into whimsical tales of love and happiness. We teamed up with our bestie AuntieMeme to bring you the worst offenders because we hate your childhood.

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In the storybook version of Sleeping Beauty, 100 years' worth of princes died. When Little Brier Rose pricks her finger and falls asleep, a thick hedg

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In Chu Renhuo's 1675 version of Mulan, Mulan's father dies, and she kills herself. Mulan returns from her heroic service to find that her father has d

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In Collodi's original story, Pinocchio has his skin chewed off by fish. After Pinocchio is turned into a donkey, he's purchased by a musician who want

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In the original fairy tale, The Little Mermaid bleeds and dies. When the sea witch splits her tail, she bleeds like crazy. She is unable to persuade t

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In the fairytale version of Beauty and the Beast Beauty has two sisters who are So jealous of her that they try to make the Beast angry at Beauty, So

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In the story from The 1, ,001 Nights, Aladdin straight-up kills the magician who helps him find the magic lamp. Aladdin and his princess are living in

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In Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book Mowgli destroys the man village. In the storybook, Mowgli tries to return to the village but is driven out. So he com

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Just five years after marrying RObin Hood, Maid Marian died. The newly pardoned Robin grew weary of court life and asked King Richard to send him and

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In the J. M. Barrie novel, Peter Pan kills off lost boys who grow up. The boys on the island vary, of course, in numbers, according as they get kille

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In Rapunzel, the fairytale version of ngled, Mother Gothel blinds the hero. She finds out he's been using Rapunzel's hair to climb up into the tower,

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The real Pocahontas was a young girl who never had a romance with John Smith. Her name was Matoaka. Pocahontas was a nickname meaning naughty child.

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In the story books, Mary Poppins wasn't sweet and kind, but was witheringly stern and cross with the Banks children. When author P.L. Travers saw the

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In Hamlet, the inspiration for The Lion King, Everyone dies. Hamlet (Simba) accidentally murders Ophelia's (Nala's) father; his mother dies by drinkin

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In the Grimm tale Little Snow White, the evil queen is forced to wear burning-hot shoes and dance until she drops dead. And Snow White, who is only as

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In the Edgar Rice Burroughs novel, Tarzan doesn't wind up with Jane. Jane marries Clayton, whom you might remember as the villain from the Disney movi

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In the Grimm fairy tale The Frog Prince, The princess turns the frog back into a prince by slamming him into a wall. The frog retrieves the princess'

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According to Euripides, Hercules killed Megara and his own children. In the original story, Herc was tricked into killing his whole family by the godd

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In the book, The Fox and the Hound are never friends, and they both die. Copper (the hound) spends his whole life hunting Tod, and Copper's master hun

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In the Grimm version of Cinderella, one of the stepsisters chops off her toe, and the other chops off her heel, with a knife. They do So at their moth

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In the novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame hugs Esmerelda's dead body until he dies. Frollo frames Esmerlda for murder, and she hangs in the public squ

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