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Disney+ launched just last November and in its first six months it has already become arguably the biggest streaming player in the game next to Netflix. By now, you’ve probably been through most of the buzzy Disney+ originals the streamer has debuted since its launch, and you’ve no doubt revisited some of the classics among the very best movies available on Disney+. Which puts you in the “What To Watch Now?” stage of your Disney+ relationship… and we’re here to help.
This guide to 80 hidden gems on Disney+ includes movies with great Tomatometer scores that never found the big audience they deserved (Millions, Queen of Katwe); nostalgic favorites (The Sandlot, Cool Runnings); underrated Disney animated films (Basil the Great Mouse Detective, A Goofy Movie); gripping documentaries courtesy of Disneynature and National Geographic (Jane, Free Solo); and some Fresh picks for the really young ones out there (did you know all the Tinker Bell features are Fresh on the Tomatometer)?
Some will be movies you’ve never heard of, some will be movies you’d forgotten about, and many will be movies you’ll be surprised to discover are available on the service.
We’ve grouped our guide into categories to help you get straight to the stuff you and your family are looking to discover: adventures and dramas, comedies, animated movies, documentaries, nostalgic faves, and stuff for young kids. If you want to dive even deeper into the streaming service’s offerings, we’ve got you covered with the guide to the best originals on Disney+, best movies available on Disney+, and even Disney+’s weirdest offerings. So… get bingeing.
Found a hidden gem on Disney+ that’s not on our list? Let your fellow fans know in the comments.
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