Hugging is a great way to show you care without saying anything at all. And Disney characters are the very best at it. Let’s celebrate our favorite moments that were oh-so-hug-worthy:
Lilo and Stitch
When Stitch finally finds his ‘ohana.
Toy Story 3
When Andy passes Woody down to Bonnie.
When Koda is reunited with his mom.
The Emperor’s New Groove
When Kuzco’s done being a jerk (and a llama) and has a blast with Pacha’s super awesome family.
When Nemo swims back to Marlin to give him a hug before going off to school.
When Genie’s free!
When Anna and Elsa’s sisterly love is strong enough to thaw a frozen heart.
When Pegasus and Hercules first meet and it’s love at first head boop.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
When the townspeople look past Quasimodo’s appearance.
The Jungle Book
When Mowgli realizes Baloo is a-okay.
The Lion King
When Nala and Simba see that their friendship hasn’t changed a bit despite all the years that have passed.
The Little Mermaid
When King Triton finally lets Ariel choose her own destiny.
When Mike Wazowski succumbs to Boo’s extreme cuteness.
And when Sulley and Boo give each other a good-bye hug.
When Fa Zhou says that the greatest gift and honor is having Mulan for a daughter.
Oliver and Company
When Jenny and Oliver have a little piano practice, because they’ll always be good company.
When WALL•E and EVE float through the stars together.
When Anita and Perdita are reunited and all one hundred and one pups are back home safe.
When Bernard and Bianca rescue Penny and escape the evil clutches of Medusa.
When the Parrs embrace their superpowers and each other before taking down Syndrome.
When the lost princess returns to her royal family.
When Russell earns his final Wilderness Explorer badge thanks to Carl.
Big Hero 6
Whenever Baymax hugs anyone.
Which Disney hug is your favorite?