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This is a long list of Disney films that were made in New York.

Appearances

Make Mine Music

The segment Johnny Fedora and Alice Blue Bonnet in Make Mine Music takes place in New York. The Statue of Liberty makes a cameo.

Melody Time

The segment Little Toot in Melody Time takes place around Pearl Harbor. The Statue of Liberty makes a cameo at the end.

Schoolhouse Rock!

In Schoolhouse Rock!, New York is shown in the song "Elbow Room".

The Rescuers/The Rescuers Down Under

In The Rescuers (1977) and The Rescuers Down Under (1990), New York is the headquarters of the Rescue Aid Society, located within the walls of the United Nations.

Oliver & Company

The film is set in 1980s New York City in Oliver & Company, and even features a song by Huey Lewis named "Once Upon a Time in New York City."

Gargoyles

The island of Manhattan is the primary setting of Gargoyles. When Xanatos moved Castle Wyvern to the top of the Xanatos Industries skyscraper, he freed Goliath and his clan from their curse. And even after putting Xanatos in jail, they were allowed to live in the castle for a while. However, they were forced to move into a nearby clocktower when Xanatos finished his time.

American Dragon: Jake Long

New York City is the main setting for American Dragon: Jake Long. Here, it is portrayed as being home to a variety of Magical creatures living in secret. The Unicorns live in Central Park while the Mermaids dwell under the Hudson river (the list goes on).

James and the Giant Peach

In James and the Giant Peach, New York City serves as the primary destination for James' quest, having wanted to move there with his parents when they were alive. Riding the seagull-supported giant peach with his friends, the peach landed on top of the Empire State Building. And with fire rescue crews, it was eventually brought down.

Jungle 2 Jungle

To be added.

Fantasia 2000

The Rhapsody in Blue segment in Fantasia 2000 is set in the late 1920s during the jazz age in New York City, and served as the main setting in the short film.

Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen

Lola once lived in the city before moving across to New Jersey. However, she still has ties to New York City and frequently visits, even when going to a concert.

Get a Clue

The movie is set in the borough of Manhattan, where Lindsay Lohan's character discovers the case of who framed her teacher.

Jessie

New York City, specifically Manhattan, serves as the principal setting of Jessie.

Around the World in 80 Days

In the 19th century in the film Around the World in 80 Days, New York was the final destination for Phileas Fogg, Passepartout, and Monique LaRoche to visit during their journey around the world in eighty days and finally fight off General Fang and her Black Scorpions before travelling by sea back to England before the 80th day.

Enchanted

In Enchanted, Giselle ends up in the middle of Times Square. After a number of misadventures, including causing a minor car accident, accidentally being caught in a crowd and getting on the subway, and having her tiara stolen by a homeless man in the Bowery, she meets Robert, a hardened, yet friendly divorced lawyer, and his daughter Morgan.

The Wild

In Disney's The Wild, New York is the film's main setting at the Central Park Zoo, where Samson, his son Ryan, and their zoo friends NigelBridgetLarry, and Benny live, along with other zoo animals.

Wizards of Waverly Place

The series takes place in Manhattan, notably Waverly Place in Midtown. It is home to the wizard family known as The Russos.

Bolt

In Bolt, New York is the city where Bolt is accidentally being shipped to, and it is the first real-life scenery that the titular character experiences outside the studio. New York was one of the most notable locations depicted in the film, as this is the place where Bolt meets various other characters for the first time, most importantly the abandoned street cat Mittens. All the scenes from the movie take place in real life New York locations.

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The New York Central Walkway, right by Central Park, was the setting of the scene in which Bolt had his head stuck.

Bolt escapes from a shipping box, and runs aimlessly down the streets, looking for Penny. When he is accidentally caught with his head between the bars of an iron fence, Bolt must listen to the instructions of three pigeons to break free, all of whom speaks with a heavy Brooklyn accent. When hearing about Bolt’s irrational anti-cat sentiment, the three pigeons lead the dog to Mittens, whom he immediately captures. The cat tells Bolt that he must get to a place called "Hollywood." Bolt seems confused at first, but recognizes the Hollywood logo he remembers from a certain map, written on the side of a U-haul truck. Assuming that the truck must be heading where he wants to go, Bolt sneaks into to it, taking Mittens with him. They leave, heading down the interstate of Ohio.

A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa

New York City is the setting for A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa. The Muppets are seen trying to mail their letters to Santa Claus at the city's post office. They are also shown living in an apartment complex in the city.

Phineas and Ferb

In the Phineas and Ferb 1-hour special "Summer Belongs To You!", Phineas, Ferb, Isabella, Candace, Baljeet and Buford go past the Statue of Liberty. It is also the 2nd level on the Hoverboard World Tour online game.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

In The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Balthazar Blake settled in the city when figuring out that he would find the Prime Merlinian within the city, running a pawn shop called the Cabana Arcana.

The Avengers

In The Avengers, New York is where Stark Tower is located, and the final battle between the Avengers and Loki takes place in front of Grand Central Station.

Paperman

In Paperman, New York appears as the place where George and Meg meet in the short-animated movie.

Planes

In Planes, John F. Kennedy International Airport appears as the location of the Wings Around the Globe pit row that Dusty Crophopper struggles to find until being given directions by Tripp. The start of the first race then takes place at the airport, with the final leg back to New York.

Mickey Mouse

The Mickey Mouse episode "New York Weenie" takes place in Central Park.

Girl Meets World

The series takes place in Manhattan.

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