- January 28 - Aliens of the Deep
- February 11 - Pooh's Heffalump Movie
- March 4 - The Pacifier
- March 18 - Ice Princess
- April 22 - A Lot Like Love (Touchstone Pictures)
- April 29 - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Touchstone Pictures)
- June 10 - Howl's Moving Castle
- June 22 - Herbie: Fully Loaded
- July 8 - Dark Water (Touchstone Pictures)
- July 29 - Sky High
- August 19 - Valiant
- September 2 - Flightplan (Touchstone Pictures)
- September 30 - The Greatest Game Ever Played
- October 21 - Shopgirl (Touchstone Pictures)
- October 23 - My Neighbor Totoro
- October 25 - Tarzan (special edition release)
- November 4 - Chicken Little
- December 9 - The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
- December 25 - Casanova (Touchstone Pictures)
- January 21 - American Dragon: Jake Long premieres on the Disney Channel.
- March 17 - The Book of Pooh was cancelled.
- March 27 - Grey's Anatomy premieres on ABC.
- March 18 - The Suite Life of Zack and Cody premieres on the Disney Channel.
- April 6 - Shane's Kindergarten Countdown begins airing on Playhouse Disney.
- June 17 - The Buzz on Maggie premieres on the Disney Channel and The Doodlebops begins airing on Playhouse Disney and PB&J Otter is cancelled.
- June 20 - Breakfast with Bear begins airing on Playhouse Disney and Out of the Box is cancelled.
- Family to Toon Disney as ABC Family ends its partnership with Jetix.
- August 26 - A.T.O.M. premieres on Jetix.
- September 19 - Get Ed premieres on Jetix.
- September 27 - Commander in Chief premieres on ABC.
- October 3 - Little Einsteins begins airing on Playhouse Disney in the UK.
- October 9
- Little Einsteins begins airing on Playhouse Disney in the USA.
- Johnny and the Sprites premiered as a mini-series.
- November 14 - Season 2 of Higglytown Heroes premieres on Playhouse Disney.
- November 26 - Jim Brickman at Magic Kingdom: The Disney Songbook
- April 8 - Kim Possible Movie: So the Drama
- May 20 - The Muppets' Wizard of Oz
- August 19 - The Proud Family Movie
- February 8 - Winnie the Pooh's Rumbly Tumbly Adventure
- June 6 - Disney Learning Toddler, Preschool, and Kindergarten bundles for PC
- July 26 - Kim Possible 3: Team Possible for Game Boy Advance
- September 20 - Cinderella: Magical Dreams for Game Boy Advance
- December 22 - Kingdom Hearts II is released for PlayStation 2.
- Disney Magazine ends its 40-year run.
- June 28- Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lighting Thief
- August 29 - The Kingdom Keepers: Disney After Dark
Theme park happenings
- January 20 - Disney's River Country was confirmed to be closed permanently.
- February 13 - A 77-year-old woman dies after riding Pirates of the Caribbean at the Magic Kingdom.
- February 26 - Cinderella's Surprise Celebration had its final performances at the Magic Kingdom.
- March 17 - The Florida Version of Cinderellabration premiered at the Magic Kingdom.
- April 9 - Space Mountain: Mission 2 opens at Disneyland Paris.
- May 5 - Disneyland begins its 50th Anniversary celebration. Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters, Remember... Dreams Come True, Walt Disney's Parade of Dreams, and The Happiest Faces on Earth officially debut at Disneyland. Block Party Bash officially debuts at Disney's California Adventure. Cinderellabration officially debuts at the Magic Kingdom. Soarin' officially opens at Epcot. Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show officially opens at the Disney-MGM Studios. Wishes officially debuts at Disneyland Paris.
- June 29 - 25 guests are injured on California Screamin' at Disney's California Adventure.
- July 15 - Space Mountain reopens at Disneyland after a two-year rehab.
- July 21 - Raging Spirits opens at Tokyo DisneySea.
- September 12 - The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort on Lantau Island, Hong Kong opens to the public, becoming the fifth Disney Resort destination to open and the third international one to open.
Home video releases
DVD & VHS releases
- January 11 - Walt Disney's Classic Cartoon Favorites: Volume 1: Starring Mickey, Volume 2: Starring Donald, Volume 3: Starring Goofy, and Volume 4: Starring Chip and Dale
- February 15 - Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys (Miramax Films)
- March 1 - Bambi: Platinum Edition
- March 15
- The Incredibles
- We Are Family A Musical Message For All (USA)
- March 22 - JoJo's Circus: Animal a Go Go and Take a Bow
- April 26
- May 3
- May 10 - Kim Possible Movie: So the Drama
- May 24 - Pooh's Heffalump Movie
- May 31
- June 7
- June 28
- July 19 - Ice Princess
- August 9
- August 23
- August 30 - Pretty Woman: 15th Anniversary Special Edition
- September 6
- Toy Story: 10th Anniversary Edition
- Lost: The Complete First Season (Touchstone Television)
- September 13
- September 27 - Walt Disney's Classic Cartoon Favorites: Volume 8: Holiday Celebration with Mickey & Pals and Volume 9: Classic Holiday Stories
- October 4 - Cinderella: Platinum Edition
- October 11 - BIONICLE 3: Web of Shadows (Miramax Films)
- October 18
- October 25 - Herbie: Fully Loaded
- November 1 - A Very Playhouse Disney Holiday
- November 8
- November 22 - Home Improvement: The Complete Third Season (Touchstone Television)
- November 29
- December 6
- December 13 - Valiant
- December 27 - Toy Story 2: Special Edition
- January 3 - Stanley's Dinosaur Round-Up
- January 18
- February 1 - Mulan II (United States)
- February 22
- March 22 - Disney Learning Adventures: Mickey's Reading & Math Fun
- June 14 - Tarzan II
- August 16
- August 30 - Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch
- September 6 - Disney Princess Sing Along Songs Vol. 2 - Enchanted Tea Party
- September 13 - Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie
- September 27 - Disney Sing Along Songs (4 DVDs)
- December 13 - Kronk's New Groove
- May 17 - Best of the Muppets
- June 28 - Bear in the Big Blue House: Greatest Hits
- October 4 - Jim Brickman: The Disney Songbook
- October 11 - Playhouse Disney: Imagine and Learn with Music
- November 22 - The Muppet Christmas Carol: Special Edition Soundtrack
- December 20 - JoJo's Circus: Songs from Under the Big Top!
- February 8 - Katie Silverman (teen actress)
- February 15 - Nicolas Bechtel (actor)
- March 26 - Ella Anderson (child actress)
- April 10 - Livvy Stubenrauch (actress)
- May 13 - Ava Acres (actress)
- July 12 - Issac Brown (actor)
- July 25 - Pierce Gagnon (child actor)
- September 30 - Nathan Arenas (child actor)
- January 15 - Dan Lee (animator)
- January 28 - Daniel Branca (Argentine comic artist)
- February 4 - Ossie Davis (actor, director, poet, playwright, author, and activist)
- April 13 - Salvatore Camarata (composer, arranger, and trumpeter)
- April 23
- May 6 - Joe Grant (writer and artist)
- May 17 - Frank Gorshin (actor and comedian)
- May 21 - Howard Morris (actor and director)
- May 22 - Thurl Ravenscroft (voice actor)
- June 14 - Robie Lester (actress and singer)
- June 24 - Paul Winchell (voice actor)
- June 25 - John Fiedler (voice actor)
- July 4 - Bryan Coleman (British film and television actor)
- August 2 - Loulie Jean Norman (famous coloratura soprano)
- August 16 - Joe Ranft (animator)
- September 25 - Don Adams (actor, comedian, and director)
- September 26 - Jerry Juhl (Muppet writer)
- October 2
- November 24 - Pat Morita (actor)
- November 28 - Card Walker (Disney executive)
- December 10 - Richard Pryor (stand-up comedian, actor, social critic, writer, and emcee)
- May 8 - The Disney Wiki is born.
- December 25 - Modern Marvels airs the episode Walt Disney World on the History Channel.
- February 11 - Lumpy, Mama Heffalump
- June 17 - Deedee, Rooney, Moe, Bus Driver Bob, Mudge, Mr. Moosehead
- November 4 - Chicken Little, Abby Mallard, Runt of the Litter, Fish Out of Water, Buck Cluck, Chloe Cluck, Foxy Loxy, Goosey Loosey, Morkubine Porcupine, Mr. Woolensworth, Mayor Turkey Lurkey, Principal Fetchit, Dog Announcer, Melvin, Tina, Kirby, Aliens
- December 22 - Roxas