The 24 Best Movies To Watch On Disney Plus: The best films available in the Disney + catalog for you to watch today. We have selected the best titles from the genres animation, musical, fantasy, adventure and much more that are guaranteed fun for the whole family!
- Hamilton (2020)
- Mulan (2020)
- Viva – Life is a Party (2018)
- Avatar (2009)
- Black Panther (2017)
- Aladdin (2019)
- Toy Story – (a World of Adventure (1995)
- The Avengers: The Avengers (2012)
- The Lady and the Tramp (2019)
- Frozen 2
- Mary Poppins (1964)
- Two Brothers: One Fantastic Journey (2020)
- Maleficent (2014)
- WALL · E (2008)
- Soul (2020)
- A Fold in Time (2018)
- Mogli – O Menino Lobo (2016)
- Togo (2019)
- Tron : The Legacy (2010)
- Black is King (2020)
- The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
- Edward Scissorhands ( 1990)
- The Lion King (2019)
- Out (2020)
The Hamilton musical was one of Broadway’s biggest hits in recent times. The theatrical production film premiered on Disney Plus in 2020 and was acclaimed for its direction, plot and spectacular footage. Created by Lin Manuel Miranda, Hamilton tells the life story of the first US Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, his career, his love life, his participation in the War of Independence and his political conflicts. The musical features songs based on the rap and hip hop genres and contains an energy that is contagious from beginning to end.
Genre: epic, fantasy, war
Based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, the story of the heroine who risks her own life for the sake of the family had its first adaptation as a drawing in 1998 as original production by Disney Studios. The super-production live-action debuted on Disney Plus under the direction of Niki Caro and received worldwide acclaim for the well-developed script and use of effects breathtaking specials. Without a doubt, a modern classic that you will love to check out on the platform.
Viva – Life is a Party (2018)
Genre: animation, fantasy
This Pixar film is a true love letter to Mexican culture. Viva tells the story of Miguel, a young man who wants to become a well-known musician, just like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. However, for some unknown reason, his family has an aversion to music and prohibits the boy from playing any instruments. Miguel will end up going to the Land of the Dead and together with his new friend Héctor will try to discover the secrets and real history of his family.
Genre: epic, fantasy, science fiction
When released at the end of the years 2000, Avatar received worldwide acclaim for the use of 3D technology. With stunning scenery and a hero story beyond touching, Avatar received nine Oscar nominations and won in the categories of Best Photography, Best Visual Effects and Best Art Direction. Directed by James Cameron (Titanic), this sci-fi epic is undoubtedly a treat for the eyes and a great option available at Disney Plus.
Black Panther (2017)
Genre: epic, superheroes
This Marvel Studios film was a hit around the world when released on 2018, winning the audience both for the exciting history and for the celebration of African culture. Black Panther tells the story of the kingdom of Wakanda, a super developed African nation that has a lineage of superheroes with superhuman powers. The film is part of the universe created by Marvel and presents the story of T’Challa, the newest Black Panther, who will encounter challenges and try to uncover hidden family secrets with the arrival of his cousin N’Jadaka to Wakanda.
Genre: epic, fantasy
The long-awaited Aladdin movie is available on Disney Plus and is part of the studio classics that have won live-action versions in recent years. The story of the young Arab who discovers a magic lamp and a genius who gives him wishes was directed by Guy Ritchie and has the charismatic Will Smith in the cast. The film was well received by critics and fans of this epic story that still has an exciting romance and a spectacular soundtrack.
Toy Story – (a World of Adventure (1995)
Genre: animation, fantasy
It’s hard to choose the best movie in the Toy Story franchise , so why not do a marathon at Disney Plus? Toy Story was Pixar Studios’ first film and won the world for its modern animation and exciting script. The first film tells the story of the toys that come to life in young Andy’s room when the boy is not present. Live a lot of emotions with cowboy Woody and astronaut Buzz Lightyear and follow their adventures, disagreements and diversions in this cartoon classic.
The Avengers: The Avengers (2012)
Genre: action, adventure, superheroes
How about marathon several Avengers series films? Disney Plus offers several titles in this popular series of heroes and among them, we find in the catalog the classic The Avengers, released at 2012 . This film marks the debut of the Marvel group of heroes and presents the joint performance of the acclaimed heroes such as Iron Man, Black Widow, Captain America, Thor, Hulk and Hawkeye.
The Lady and the Tramp (2019)
Gender: romance, fantasy
Adaptation live-action from the classic animation of 1955 Disney, The Lady and the Tramp tells the love story between two puppies. Lady is a puppy of the cocker spaniel breed that has a life of wealth and attention, while the vagabond mongrel schnauzer is an adventurer without owners and without limits. The story of the two will intersect and a beautiful romance will flourish.
Genre: animation, musical, fantasy, epic
Continuation of the successful animation worldwide box office, Frozen 2 follows new adventures by Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven. The characters will now embark on a new journey through an enchanted forest six years after the events of the first film. With exciting new songs, the film was well received by history fans and is available on Disney Plus at the click of a button.
Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: musical, fantasy
This Disney classic starring the magnificent Julie Andrews is available on the Disney Plus platform to delight new generations. The musical tells the story of a magical nanny, who will cause a real revolution when she enters the Banks family home. With her charm, magic and many peculiarities, Mary Poppins will win the hearts of young Michael and Jane and enchant even the most brute with their music and lessons.
Two Brothers: One Fantastic Journey (2020)
Gender: fantasy, epic
Have you ever imagined having a dragon as a pet? In this epic Pixar adventure, we discover a magical world, set by elves, trolls, unicorns and mermaids. In the film, we follow the journey of the young elves Barley and Ian, who try to bring their father back to life through an ancient magic that was forgotten by the modern population.
How about following the other side of the classic Sleeping Beauty story? In Maleficent, we are introduced to a new version of the fairy tale, where we follow the story of the witch who cursed Aurora, her motivations, love disillusions and know her life of losses and traumas. Starring Angelina Jolie, the film was well received by audiences and expert critics and is available in the Disney Plus catalog.
WALL · E (2008)
Genre: animation, science fiction
When released at the end of the years 2000, WALL E ranked first as the best films of the decade by Time magazine. Pixar’s animation tells the story of a small robot that survived on Earth hundreds of years after it was devastated by human-caused pollution. When WALL E meets a new robot designed to find life on the planet, a beautiful story of love and hope will be born, and humans may have a new chance to return home.
Genre: animation, fantasy
A jazz teacher has his dreams interrupted when he accidentally falls into a hole in the street and dies. However, Joe will not give up on becoming a great pianist and will do anything to return to Earth. With the help of a soul trapped in pre-life, the musician will embark on many adventures to discover his true purpose in life and inspire his new friend to finally discover the meaning of living.
A Fold in Time (2018)
Genre: fantasy, epic
Based on the children’s novel of the same name that had its release in 1962, A Fold in Time is an epic adventure full of inspiration and emotion. The film tells the story of Meg and Charles, who try to find their father, an astrophysicist who mysteriously disappeared after working on a secret government project. The production has strong names in the cast such as Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling.
Mogli – O Menino Lobo (2016)
Genre: adventure, fantasy, epic
The cartoon Mogli was released on 1967 by Disney and has since won the hearts of several generations who have fallen in love with the exciting story of the boy created by wolves. The live-action version of the story left something to be desired, featuring a high-level production with stunning visual effects and an impactful soundtrack . Available at Disney Plus, Mogli is a great option if you are looking for an epic and very exciting adventure story.
Genre: based on real facts, adventure
Based on a true story, Togo tells the story of a Siberian husky named Togo and his breeder, the Norwegian dog trainer Leonhard Seppala . The film focuses on the creation of Togo and the difficulties that Leonhard had during the so-called “serum race” in Alaska in the decade of 20, where the trainer took several risks when trying to take medications in adverse conditions in the frozen region.
Tron : The Legacy (2010)
Genre: science fiction, adventure
This film by 2010 is a sequel to the critically acclaimed science fiction production released at 1982. In Tron: The Legacy, we follow the journey of Sam, son of computer programmer Kevin Flynn, who has been missing for a long time 20 years old. Sam will end up finding his father’s old arcade and getting into the game, what he doesn’t know is that this virtual world is much more dangerous than he expected. With a spectacular soundtrack, developed by the French duo Daft Punk, this film is a great option if you love science fiction.
Black is King (2020)
When the live-action version of The Lion King was released on 2019, singer and music producer Beyoncé was responsible for the soundtrack called The Lion King: The Gift. Black Is King is a visual complement to the album, an epic musical film that reimagines the history of the Disney classic and celebrates especially black culture. With a strong cast, the film features the participation of names like Lu pita Nyong’o, Kelly Rowland, Pharrell Williams and Naomi Campbell, being directed and produced by Beyoncé herself.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: epic, fantasy, adventure
This is the first film of the film adaptations of the celebrated stories of Irish writer CS Lewis. The Chronicles of Narnia tells the journey of four brothers, who during World War II move to an old house in the countryside of England. In this mansion, young people find a portal through an old wardrobe that transports them to a magical kingdom called Narnia. With mythological beings and a society controlled by an evil witch, the kingdom will be explored by children in order to discover the real purpose they have in that place.
Edward Scissorhands ( 1990)
Genre: adventure, fantasy, mystery
One of best-known films by celebrated director Tim Burton, Edward Scissorhands is available in the Disney Plus catalog. The film tells the story of a mysterious young man who has scissors in his hands. He was created by a recluse inventor who passed away leaving him alone in a castle far from the city. Edward will be inserted into the seemingly perfect society and face countless challenges that put his own life at risk.
The Lion King (2019)
Genre: adventure, epic, musical
Disney’s animation of 1994, The Lion King, has been at the heart of generations who loved the young lion Simba’s epic journey. This story was even adapted to the Broadway stages with a highly acclaimed production. Now the film has gained a new version, fully animated in computer graphics and with a soundtrack produced by Beyoncé. Available on Disney Plus, The Lion King is an instant classic that you can check out with the whole family together.
Genre: animation, LGBTQ
Disney Plus also has a series of Pixar short films known as SparkShorts . This project was attended by several artists who created some of the best short animation stories in recent times. Among them, we have the short Out, which tells the story of a young man who is moving and faces the challenge of telling his parents that he is gay. With the help of celestial beings, Greg will have a new perspective when he is in his puppy’s body.