10 Most Emotional Moments In Disney’s Flora & Ulysses


Disney’s Flora & Ulysses is now available to watch on Disney+ and it full of heart — here are the most emotional moments.

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Disney’s Flora & Ulysses is a gem of a movie! As a massive comic book fan I just love that there are more Easter Eggs than I can count in this movie. But it is also filled with heart and emotion, so here are my ten most emotional moments in Disney’s Flora & Ulysses.

If you have not yet seen the movie be warned, there are major spoilers ahead as main plot points will be discussed in this article. 

Warning: Spoilers for Disney’s Flora & Ulysses

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Matilda Lawler as Flora in FLORA & ULYSSES, exclusively on Disney+.

10 Most Emotional Moments in Disney’s Flora & Ulysses

Marvel Superheroes Intro

Like I said, I am a HUGE fan of superheroes so to see some of my favorites at the very start of this film was pretty emotional for me. I got probably way too excited, but it was an awesome way to kick off Flora & Ulysses.

When Flora’s Parents Separate

My parents are divorced so I really felt for Flora as she watched her dad leave the house. It was something that was clearly hard on all of them, and it made me emotional for sure.

“All Superheroes Are Drawings”

When George says this it is clear that he has given up all hope. He used to love superheroes, which is why he created them in his comics. So to see him broken down like this was really hard.

George Gets His Hope Back

The opposite emotion of being sad for George happens when Ulysses helps George get his hope back. Seeing him create and be artistic again in the store after it closes is a great scene! One of my favorites and I was just so overjoyed to see it.

The Cat vs. Miller

Danny Pudi is a comedy genius, and that is only proven further in Flora & Ulysses. Watching the physical comedy as he fights the cat is HILARIOUS — and even more so when you think about the fact that he was fighting with nothing.

Matilda Lawler as Flora and Alyson Hannigan as Phyllis in FLORA & ULYSSES, exclusively on Disney+. Photo by Jake Giles Netter. © 2020 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Phyllis Breaks Down

After being interviewed for the magazine, Phyllis breaks down and cries. It is at this point that she truly feels as if all hope is lost. Being a mom, this really hit me hard because I could tell where she was coming from.

Phyllis Tries To Make Ulysses Leave

This moment could have tied in with the previous one but I separated them instead. When Phyllis tries to make Ulysses leave, and ends up crying about all her feelings, I get super emotional. She feels like she is shouldering everything and it is hard. She is completely broken down, but Ulysses is there to help.

“How could I forget there is magic in the world when you’re standing right in front of me.” 

As a mom this part really gets to me. I too have felt like there is no hope or magic left in this world, but then when I look at my daughters I see it in them. I think being a mom makes this part really emotional for me, and I cry every time I watch it.

They Say Goodbye To Ulysses

Matilda really delivers a powerful performance in this scene. Flora, George, and Phyllis knows that Ulysses must move on to help others after he has finished helping their family, but it is still hard to say goodbye.

George and Phyllis Get Back Together

Who doesn’t love a happy ending? Of course it is very exciting and emotional when George and Phyllis decide to get back together.

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About Flora & Ulysses

Disney’s “Flora & Ulysses” is a delightful comedy-adventure based on the Newbery Award-winning book about 10-year old Flora, an avid comic book fan and a self-avowed cynic, whose parents have recently separated.

After rescuing a squirrel she names Ulysses, Flora is amazed to discover he possesses unique superhero powers which take them on an adventure of humorous complications that ultimately change Flora’s life–and her outlook–forever.

Flora & Ulysses is now streaming on Disney+!


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