The year 2000 (MM) was a common leap year that started on a Saturday.
- January 1 - Fantasia 2000 is released in IMAX theaters.
- February 4 - Gun Shy (Hollywood Pictures)
- February 11 - The Tigger Movie is released to favorable reviews and becomes a box office success.
- March 10
- May 19 - Dinosaur is released to mixed reviews, but becomes a box office success.
- June 9 - Gone in 60 Seconds (Touchstone Pictures)
- June 16 - Fantasia 2000 is released theatrically worldwide.
- July 7 - The Kid
- September 15 - Duets (Hollywood Pictures)
- September 29 - Remember the Titans is released to very positive reviews and becomes a box office success.
- October 13 - Whispers: An Elephant's Tale
- November 22
- December 15 - The Emperor's New Groove is released to very positive reviews, but becomes a box office disappointment.
- December 22 - My Neighbors the Yamadas
- June 25 - 23-year-old Cristina Moreno suffers a brain hemorrhage after riding Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Forbidden Eye at Disneyland.
- July 20 - Disney Ambassador Hotel opens at the Tokyo Disney Resort.
- September 4 - Pooh's Hunny Hunt opens at Tokyo Disneyland.
- September 22 - 4-year-old Brandon Zucker suffers brain damage after falling out of and being dragged by a car on Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin at Disneyland. He later died in 2009 at the age of 13.
- September 25 - Rocket Rods closes at Disneyland for "refurbishment", with a projected spring 2001 reopening; it never reopened.
- January 22 - Up, Up, and Away premieres on the Disney Channel.
- February 5 - The Color of Friendship premieres on the Disney Channel.
- February 26 - The Weekenders premieres on ABC.
- March 18 - Alley Cats Strike premieres on the Disney Channel.
- April 22 - Rip Girls premieres on the Disney Channel.
- May 13 - Miracle in Lane 2 premieres on the Disney Channel.
- June 17 - Even Stevens and Stepsister from Planet Weird premiere on the Disney Channel.
- July 14 - Ready to Run premieres on the Disney Channel.
- August 18 - Quints premieres on the Disney Channel.
- September 8 - The Other Me premieres on the Disney Channel.
- September 9 - Teacher's Pet premieres on ABC.
- October 2 - Buzz Lightyear of Star Command premieres on ABC and in syndication.
- October 13 - Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire premieres on the Disney Channel.
- October 15 - PB&J Otter airs its final episode on Playhouse Disney.
- November 10 - Phantom of the Megaplex premieres on the Disney Channel.
- December 1 - The Ultimate Christmas Present premieres on the Disney Channel.
- January 20 - Winnie The Pooh And The Blustery Day: Activity Center for PC
- February 15 - Tigger's Family Tree 3D Adventure for PC
- March 23 - Walt Disney World Quest: Magical Racing Tour
- March 29 - Winnie the Pooh: Adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood for Game Boy Color
- June 8 - Buzz Lightyear 1st Grade and Buzz Lightyear 2nd Grade for PC
- July 18 - Mickey Mouse Toddler for PC
- September 13 - The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea
- September 24 - The Little Mermaid II: Pinball Frenzy (North America only)
- September 29 - Tigger's Honey Hunt
- October 4 - Alice in Wonderland
- October 19 - Donald Duck: Goin' Quackers!
- November 8 - 102 Dalmatians: Puppies to the Rescue
- November 13 - Mickey's Speedway USA for Nintendo 64
- November 15
- November 24 - Dinosaur for Sega Dreamcast
- November 30
- December 1
- December 15 - Doug's Big Game for Game Boy Color
- December 29 - The Lion King: Simba's Mighty Adventure for Game Boy Color
Home video releases
- January 11
- January 18
- February 1
- February 29 - An Extremely Goofy Movie
- March 7
- March 28 - The Sixth Sense
- April 4 - The Aristocats
- April 18 - Tarzan: Collector's Edition
- May 2
- May 9 - Father of the Bride Part II
- May 30
- June 6
- June 13 - Blood In Blood Out
- June 20
- July 4
- July 11
- August 1
- August 8 - Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins
- August 22
- Winnie the Pooh: Frankenpooh (re-issue)
- Winnie the Pooh: Spookable Pooh (re-issue)
- Boo to You Too! Winnie the Pooh (re-issue)
- Disney Sing Along Songs: Happy Haunting: Party at Disneyland (re-issue)
- The Tigger Movie
- August 29 - Out of the Box - Trick Or Treat
- September 5 - Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World
- September 12 - Mission to Mars (DVD only)
- September 19 - The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea
- October 3
- October 17
- October 31 - Out of the Box - Happy Holidays
- November 7
- A Disney Christmas Gift (re-issue)
- Jiminy Cricket's Christmas (re-issue)
- Mickey's Christmas Carol (re-issue)
- Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too (re-issue)
- How the Toys Saved Christmas (re-issue)
- A Walt Disney Christmas
- Spot's Magical Christmas
- 101 Dalmatians: Christmas
- Raymond Briggs' The Bear
- Disney Sing Along Songs: Very Merry Christmas Songs
- Disney Sing Along Songs: The Twelve Days of Christmas
- Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving
- Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas
- I'll Be Home for Christmas
- November 14
- November 21 - Smart House
- December 12
- Walt Disney Pictures introduces a different logo, which for the most part, only appeared on live-action films, with the exception of Dinosaur, Brother Bear, and the Platinum Edition of The Lion King.
- February 16 - Disneyland celebrates its 45th anniversary.
- November 12 - Mary Poppins premieres at the Wisconsin International Children's Film Festival.
- November 18 - Disney agrees to allow Andy Heyward (through Bain Capital) to purchase back DIC Entertainment alongside its programming library, officially making it re-independent. The 2 companies would however would continue to maintain a partnership, which included production on a sequel to Disney's Inspector Gadget Movie.
- November 23 - The Bandleader Mickey Mouse balloon makes it's first and only appearence in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Behind the scenes
- February 26 - Disney holds a wrap party for Recess (and its film, Recess: School's Out), having completely finished production. The remaining episodes would continue to air from February 27, 2000 to November 5, 2001; the film premiered on January 10, 2001 and was widely released February 16, 2001.
- January 1 - Colorful Triangles, Black Triangles, Humpback Whales, Duke, Flying John, Killjoy Margaret, Joe, Rachel, Tin Soldier, Ballerina, Jack-in-the-Box, Yo Yo Flamingo, Snooty Flamingos, Noah, Spring Sprite, the Elk, The Firebird
- February 26 - Lor McQuarrie, Carver Descartes, Tino Tonitini, Tish Katsufrakis, Ms. Tonitini, Thompson Overman, Nona
- February 29 - Bradley Uppercrust III, Goofy's Boss Unemployment Lady, Sylvia Marpole, Tank, Beret Girl, The Gammas
- March 4 - Cool Kids, Laird Lambert
- March 11 - Gloria Duwong, Mr. Katsufrakis, Mrs. Katsufrakis
- March 25 - Penny Descartes
- April 1 - Christie Wilson, Candi Brunschwegger
- April 2 - Odella Otter
- May 7 - Signora Giovanni, Lazardo V
- May 19 - Aladar, Aladar's Mother, Baylene, Eema, Kron, Neera, Plio, Suri, Url, Yar, Zini
- June 17 - Louis Stevens, Ren Stevens, Donnie Stevens, Steve Stevens, Tawny Dean, Alan Twitty
- June 24 - Conrad Wexler
- August 8 - XR, Mira Nova, Booster, Commander Nebula, Warp Darkmatter, Brain Pods
- September 9 - Spot Helperman, Leonard Helperman, Mary Lou Helperman, Pretty Boy, Mr. Jolly, Crosby Strickler, Tyler, Trevor, and Taylor, Ian Wazselewski, Leslie Dunkling, Younghee Mandlebom, Tallulah
- September 19 - Melody, Tip and Dash, Morgana, Cloak and Dagger, Undertow, Hammerhead Shark, Flounder's guppies, Baby Penguin, Ursula and Morgana's mother, Alex
- September 23 - Cousin Zeke
- October 3 - Gravitina
- October 4 - XL
- October 8 - NOS-4-A2
- October 13 - The Fixer
- October 18 - Lord Angstrom
- October 26 - Vicki Vortex
- October 27 - Plasma Boy, Petra Hammerhold
- October 28 - Ty Parsec/Wirewolf
- November 1 - Evil Buzz Lightyear
- November 11 - Dixon Payne, Moira Payne
- November 22 - Chloe Simon, Kevin Shepherd, Jean-Pierre Le Pelt, Dottie, Little Dipper, Domino, Oddball, Fluffy, Drooler, Chomp, Digger, Waddlesworth, Ewan
- December 1 - Nasira, Arachnid
- December 12 - Sheriff Dan, Tammy, Molly
- December 15 - Kuzco, Pacha, Chicha, Yzma, Kronk, Incan Palace Guards, Bucky the Squirrel, Chaca, Tipo, Yupi, Ms. Birdwell, Papi, Rudy, Mata, Jaguars
- Tom Morrow 2.0
- January 7 - Marcus Scribner (actor)
- January 8 - Noah Cyrus (actress and singer)
- January 26 - Piper Mackenzie Harris (child actress)
- February 10 - Yara Shahidi (actress, voice actress, and model)
- March 21 - Jace Norman (actor)
- March 27 - Halle Bailey (actress, singer, and writer)
- June 21 - Natalie Alyn Lind (actress)
- July 16 - Jonathan Morgan Heit (actor, voice actor, and singer)
- July 25 - Meg Donnelly (actress and singer)
- August 3 - Landry Bender (actress and voice actress)
- September 28 - Frankie Jonas (actor and singer)
- October 11 - Hayden Byerly (actor and voice actor)
- October 14 - Mekai Curtis (actor and voice actor)
- November 10 - Mackenzie Foy (model and actress)
- November 15 - Coco Grayson (actress and voice actress)
- November 22 - Auli'i Cravalho (actress, voice actress, and singer)
- January 12 - Marc Davis (artist and animator)
- February 10 - Jim Varney (actor, voice actor, comedian, and writer)
- February 12 - Charles M. Schulz (cartoonist and producer)
- March 13 - Rex Everhart (actor, voice actor, and singer)
- March 16 - Adele Malis-Morey (actress and voice actress)
- April 28 - Lucille Dinning (singer and member of The Dinning Sisters)
- June 24 - David Tomlinson (actor)
- July 20 - Eyvind Earle (artist, author, and illustrator)
- July 22 - Eric Christmas (actor)
- August 5 - Alec Guinness (actor)
- August 25 - Carl Barks (illustrator and comic book writer)
- September 3 - Walt Stanchfield (animator, writer, and teacher)
- September 26 - Richard Mulligan (actor and voice actor)
- December 23 - Billy Barty (actor and voice actor)
- December 26 - Jason Robards (actor)
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