The Sims franchise has been around for 19 years. The first game was released back in February of 2000. Since then 3 more titles have been published along with numerous expansions, game and stuff packs for each one.
When a franchise has been around such a long time, it's unsurprising that it has a passionate and vocal community behind it. Simmers are known for their love of storytelling, building and of course causing chaos. There is also a huge amount of creativity within the community. Part of this takes the form of custom content and modding.
Over the years a huge amount of modders and custom content creators have made thousands of adaptations to The Sims games. From game-changing mods which affect the way you play, to custom clothes, hair, and items – the community has it all.
Disney lovers are another hugely passionate community and often overlap with simmers. In a world where you can create anything you like, why not create your favorite Disney characters?
Some of these characters make use of custom content, while others are created entirely with official content. Whichever way they are designed each one is still thoughtful and creative.
Here are 25 of the best Disney characters brought to life in The Sims.
25 Toy Story: Woody, Buzz, Jessie, And Bo Peep
These quirky Toy Story characters were created by Danny from Danny’s Domain. He also made and released the outfits as custom content so others can also have fun with Woody, Buzz, Jessie, and Bo Peep in their game as well.
24 The Incredibles: The Parr Family
This recreation of the Parr family from The Incredibles was made by The English Simmer. She has produced a video of her create a sim process, which also includes a link to the amazing incredible suit custom content.
I love the fact that the whole family is represented.
Each character is well thought out and nicely done. If you’ve ever wanted to have a truly incredible family in your game then look no further than this. I just wonder if playing toddler Jack-Jack is as interesting as watching him on screen.
23 Moana: Moana
This stunning recreation of Moana, from the Disney Pixar movie of the same name, was made in The Sims 4 by Neliiah. If you want to see how it was done you can watch her create a Sim process.
In the video you can see how she takes the time to make the basics in create a sim before adding some custom content to more accurately create Moana’s skin tone, eyes and hair.
The result is this beautiful sim which really reflects the character well. All we need now is a new Island Paradise expansion pack, like the one we had for The Sims 3, and she’ll be right at home.
22 Zootopia: Nick And Judy
These images are from Scales and Feathers, a Tumblr blog by Kotori-chama. While there are more photos on the blog it’s a shame these are just stills because the characters look amazing and I'd love to know how they were created.
Easily recognizable as a sim version of Nick Wilde and Judy Hopps from Zootopia the quirky duo are ready to take to the streets as cops. I love the addition of the fox and bunny ears. A great recreation of animals represented as sims, not an easy task to pull off.
21 The Princess And The Frog: Tiana
Here we see Tiana from The Princess And The Frog, brought to life through The Sims 4. You can watch a video of how KatVerse, a simmer and custom content creator, created her. She also has a full list of the custom content used on her blog.
Tiana isn’t as well known as most Disney Princesses so it's great to see her recreated and done so well. The skin tone, dress, and accessories all match perfectly with how she appears in the movie.
20 Up: Carl And Ellie Fredricksen
If you’ve had your heart broken by the opening sequence of Up and wished things could be different then this sim creation by onesneakyfoxi and ErtManchen is for you. It features a young Ellie and Carl Fredrickson ready to set off on an adventure.
It was highlighted in a post on sims-online which showcases it beautifully.
There is also a link to download it from the gallery so you can make your own much less devastating version of the Pixar movie. A must for anyone who wants to play out some in game adventures with this cute couple.
19 Beauty And The Beast: Belle
This beautiful Belle is based on Emma Watson in the live action Beauty and the Beast movie. It was created by Sarah Miranda who has made a video of the process.
My favourite part of this one is that the sim is recognizable as Emma Watson.
From the facial expression to the hair, her features were carefully recreated in create a sim. The custom content adds to the effect. This Belle is ready for the ball.
18 Ratatouille: Alfredo Linguini And Colette Totou
Ratatouille is one of my favorite Pixar movies and this sim creation of hapless garbage boy Linguini and head chef Colette is perfection. They were created by vsebesit and are available on The Sims 4 gallery.
I feel like these two would make a great addition to a Dine Out restaurant.
Using only in game create a sim items this couple appear to be made entirely without custom content. A nice touch which makes this creation even more impressive.
17 Pocahontas: Pocahontas
This Pocahontas image is a bit different from the others as it’s an edited version of a Sim created in game then exported.
In her video you can see creator Hatsy make the Pocahontas sim which serves as a base for the image. She then puts the screengrab into an editing programme and shows her editing and painting process.
Although not strictly a sim in the purest sense the creativity shown here is awesome and the image striking. A worthy addition to this Disney lineup.
16 Star Wars: Boba Fett, Darth Maul And A Twi'lek
Since Disney now owns Star Wars, I can include these fantastic outfits from The Sims 4 base game. Given away as free downloads to celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4th, every Sims 4 player has access to them.
There 7 official Star Wars costumes are currently available.
These include Darth Vadar, Darth Maul and Boba Fett costumes, Princess Leia and Aayla Secura outfits, a rebel flight suit, and a children’s Yoda costume. If you want Sims to go with them, the in-game gallery has too many to count.
15 Sleeping Beauty: Aurora
This creation of Aurora from Sleeping Beauty was done by Gina who is a creator and blogger. She has created several Disney Princesses and taken a lot of time to capture their look. Each one has then been carefully rendered into images for her blog.
This image uses custom content to recreate the wavy hair and long pink gown of Aurora’s signature look. I love the way she’s presented the Sim by adding a background with the original character on for you to compare the two.
14 Tangled: Mother Gothel And Rapunzel
This Tangled image was made by Sonya Belka who goes by the Twitter name of @Belkasof. She posted this on the social media platform along with some other images of the two and it really caught my eye.
The Sim creation is absolutely spot on.
Mother Gothel is probably my favorite, although Rapunzel is also very good. The use of custom content with the dresses and hair adds detail and brings these Tangled characters to life.
13 Aladdin: Jasmine
This beautiful render of Jasmine from Disney’s Aladdin makes great use of custom content to create an amazing and vibrant sim which perfectly reflects her unique look.
The sim was created by modelsims4 and details of the custom content are available on their Tumblr. You can also find a create a sim video which really helps show the detail and thought which went into creating her.
I love how the use of jewelry adds to her look and means she looks every bit as beautiful as you’d expect. A true princess.
12 Monsters Inc.: Boo
When toddlers were introduced to The Sims 4 base game back in January of 2017 there was a rush to create cute toddler sims to play with. For Disney fans, the obvious creation was Boo, the adorable toddler from Monsters Inc.
This cute Boo in her pink t-shirt was created by Unicorn Simz who produced a video of the process.
The best thing about the adorable Boo is that she is created entirely without custom content meaning she’s easier to recreate yourself or download straight from the gallery.
11 Snow White: Snow White
Snow White was the very first Disney Princess. This sim version of her is based on the 1937 movie of the same name, Disney’s first full-length feature film.
Using custom content Mod The Sims user Lowrisim has managed to create a sim which is easily recognizable and glorious to look at.
If you head over to mod the sims you can find out more about the content used and even download the sim for use in your own game.
10 The Little Mermaid 1 And 2: Ursula And Morgana
I love a good villain and this artist has delivered with this creation of Ursula from The Little Mermaid and her sister Morgana from The Little Mermaid 2: Return To The Sea.
Bringing non-human characters to life is always a challenge and it’s really been done well here. The facial features are carefully done and the use of the custom content tentacle dress is a nice touch.
9 Disney Descendants: Mal And Evie
Disney Descendants is one of those movies I watched and expected to hate but actually enjoyed. Featuring the descendants of well known Disney characters at school together, this pair consists of the main characters Mal and Evie.
Mal is the daughter of Maleficent and Evie is the daughter of the Evil Queen.
They were created by Koffee who has made a walkthrough video of the custom content she used. She also made Carlos, Jay, Harry, King Benjamin, Uma, and Lonnie. Each one looks incredibly close in appearance to their movie counterpart.
8 Alice In Wonderland: Alice
This striking image of Alice from Alice In Wonderland really draws your eye. The sim has been created by Katverse using a wide range of both her own and other creators custom content.
My favorite touch to this image is the custom create a sim background which makes for an amazing photo.
7 Frozen: Elsa
Here Mod The Sims user CindyM28 has created Elsa from Frozen. On her thread, she also posts an equally lifelike Anna. Although this image is older than most of the others, being from Sims 3, it is every bit as striking.
Unfortunately, the user doesn’t detail the custom content used or show any links to the sims. However, we can still appreciate the work that went into creating this facial expression, hair, and outfit which perfectly replicate the movie character.
6 Maleficent: Maleficent
This Maleficent sim is so close to the appearance of Angelina Jolie in the Maleficent movie that I had to double check it was actually a sim. If you look carefully you can see the telltale sims animation beneath the custom content headdress but it’s definitely an amazing match.
While it is credited to AugusteS sadly the rest of the information is sparse for this creation. Google throws up some more images of this and other famous characters in create-a-sim though and one thing’s for sure, the creator has some serious skills.
5 Cinderella: Cinderella
Another creative use of custom content this Cinderella from the Disney movie of the same name was created by Sims forum user strawberrigurl and displayed on the forums.
Everything about this image is flawless.
From the perfectly slicked back hair and headband to the glass slipper detail you can see the time taken to ensure this render reflects the much-loved princess as closely as possible. I especially like the earrings and the dress which match her movie look.
4 Brave: Merida
This render of Merida from Brave was created by simmer and Disney fanatic Gina who has a blog under the title the perks of being me. She has created several Disney princesses which you can see on her blog.
This Merida image is one of my favorites. I love how she’s captured the vibrant hair and the custom content dress is really nice.
A non-traditional princess, Merida is the feisty heir who fights for her own hand in marriage. I love her story and its great to see her represented in The Sims.
3 Peter Pan: Tinker Bell
This Tinker Bell was created as a judge character for a fairy tale sim creation contest over on the official Sims forums.
She was created by a user who goes under the name of kittymeow and this image shows off her look perfectly.
The hair, wings, and outfit all add up to portray Tinker Bell’s signature look which we see in Peter Pan as well as in her own movies. A striking look well executed with some incredible custom content.
2 Mulan: Mulan
Creator and blogger Gina of The Perks Of Being Me loves Disney and it shows in her creations. This recreation of Mulan from the Disney movie of the same name is really well done and the custom content was perfectly chosen.
My favorite bit of this sim is the care taken to try and match the Disney version as closely as possible. She’s paid attention to the little details and added content to ensure her render is a great match.
1 The Little Mermaid: Ariel
This render of Ariel has been created by Amazon Sims to show off a Little Mermaid themed custom content pack from Camille, known as The Simple Simmer.
I love the creative way the Sim uses everyday clothes to reflect the look of her mermaid character. The ruffled skirt replaces her tail and the purple top replaces her shell bikini.
For those who prefer a more traditional Ariel some other clothing options which more closely match the movie are in the custom content pack.