It's crazy to think about our favorite Disney movies being different than the way we know and love them. But the reality is, it took a lot of writing and drafting storyboards for the artists and writers behind these films to get the endings, openings, and everything in between just right.
Did you know that The Lion King originally had a different ending — one where Scar actually wins his scuffle with Simba? (SAY WHAT?!) Even Tangled had a lot of differences in its plot — in earlier versions, the King approached Mother Gothel, begging her for the magic flower. It's totally weird to think about, right?!
Click through the gallery to see 8 different Disney movies that almost had different endings or openings! Which one surprises you the most? Share it with us by leaving a comment below!
In the original opening of Tarzan, there's a lot more detail. We actually see the awful night that Tarzan's parents were killed by Sabor. Watch it below: