20 Best movies on Disney+ right now

best movies on disney plus right now
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If you like to watch movies where superheroes save the world or where anthropomorphic animated animals are witty as they impart the knowledge of emotions upon us, then Disney Plus is the destination. Disney Plus has the best collection of animated, superhero, and classic movies for everyone to watch.

For Marvel fans or the Star Wars Universe fans, Disney Plus has all the superhero movies for anyone looking to binge-watch. From romantic comedies like 10 Things I Hate About You to adventure movies like Pirates of the Caribbean, pick what you want to watch for your next movie night.

Here is a list of 20 best movies on Disney Plus right now.

West Side Story (2021)

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Directed by Steven Spielberg, West Side Story is inspired by William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Tony falls in love with Maria at first sight, but they belong to rival gangs. Tony is a member of a Caucasian gang while Maria is a sister to a member of a Puerto Rican gangster gang. A musical romance with gorgeous musical pieces, West Side Story is one of the best movies on Disney Plus right now.

Genre: Romance

Starring: Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, Maddie Ziegler

Ratatouille (2007)

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Remy has many obstacles in his dream to become a cook, and it’s his family, the health inspectors, and the fact that he is a street rat. He meets Linguini, a cleaner in a restaurant who is suspected to be the son of a famous cook, Gustave, but lacks the talent himself. They come together to help each other realize their dreams in this animated comedy-drama in the backdrop of the beautiful sights of France.

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family

Starring: Pattern Rowalt, Peter O’Toole, Will Arnett

Avatar (2009)

Avatar | Official Trailer (HD) | 20th Century FOX

Set in the futuristic world of the 22nd century, the humans have been discreetly trying to obtain a mineral called unobtanium from the moon while blending amidst a local tribe of Na’vi without their knowledge through the genetically engineered body of tribe people, controlling it remotely from Earth. Directed by Steven Spielberg, the movie won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects.

Genre: Science Fiction, Action

Starring: Zoe Saldana, Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver

Black Panther (2018)

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T’Challa, while grieving his father’s death, takes over his position of King of Wakanda, an isolated island of the Jabari tribe people, who are excellent in progressive technologies using vibranium. As he takes over the reigns of his kingdom, he has to face challenges from fellow tribe leader M’Baku and the US Navy Seal, who goes by the name Killmonger.

Genre: Action, Adventure

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Letitia Wright

Finding Dory (2016)

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Dory is a forgetful fish of the regal blue tang breed who got separated from her parents as a child but couldn’t find her way back to them. But after remembering that she lived somewhere in California, her friends Marlin and his son Nemo decide to help her get to her family and reunite after years of separation.

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Starring: Ellen DeGeneres, Ed O’Neil, Ty Burrell

While You Were Sleeping (1995)

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Lucy saves a man called Peter Callaghan, a regular commuter she observes daily on Chicago Train Station, and fancies herself in love with him. When a nurse at the hospital mistakes her for the patient’s fiance, this confusion carries over to the Callaghan family, who arrive to visit Peter. Jack, the young brother of Lucy, gets initially suspicious of Lucy’s identity but gradually finds himself falling in love with her.

Genre: Melodrama, Romance

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher

Avengers: End Game (2019)

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Thanos, the supervillain of the Marvel Universe, has wiped out 50% of the population of Earth and the superheroes who protect it. While grieving for their loss of friends and family, the remaining members of the Avengers try to move on in their lives while finding a new purpose. But a discovery of time travel gives them a chance to get back in time and change the current fate of the world.

Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth

Free Guy (2021)

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Guy, a nonplayer character whose role is to remain oblivious to the mayhem and chaos around him, lives in the video game world of a game called Free Guy. A bank teller, he doesn’t deviate from his given dialogues and situations, but when one day he comes alive after listening to his favorite song by a player, he deviates from his character and is targeted as a hacker and punished to be banned from the game itself.

Genre: Comedy, Action

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Joe Keery

Iron Man (2008)

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Tony Stark, son of Legacy Empire, is a controversial playboy who doesn’t care about anything or anyone, including his company, Stark Industries, which manufactures weapons for the army. But when he is kidnapped and forced to manufacture a rocket for a terrorist gang, he discovers the dark deals being handled at his own company, dons his newly made suit, and becomes Iron Man to eliminate the terrorists.

Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction

Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jon Favreau

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

10 Things I Hate About You -Official Trailer #1 (1999) Heath Ledger Movie

Based on William Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, the movie 10 Things I Hate About You is a modern adaptation. Cameron likes the popular and beautiful girl at school, Bianca. He approaches her, but she says no as her father had stipulated that she can’t date until her elder sister, who hates boys and loves. Desperate to date Bianca, he ropes in Patrick and pays him to view Kat and change her mind about dating and boys.

Genre: Romance, Comedy

Starring: Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Encanto (2021)

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Mirabel feels excluded in her family of magically gifted individuals, but she always maintains a cheerful and optimistic attitude. But when her disappeared cousin’s magical prophecy scares her about her role in her family’s future tragedy, she knows she has to step up before it strikes. During this, she gets to know about the burdens of her magical family. They hide behind their smiles.

Genre: Family, Comedy
Starring: Stephanie Beatriz, Sarah-Nicole Robles, Wilmer Valderrama

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

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Mary Poppins returns to take care of the three children of Michael Banks’s three children. Michael is having his own struggles, like grieving his recently dead wife and a loan he is behind on. Mary Poppins flies in with her umbrella and saves the struggling family with her magic in this musical, fantasy family drama movie.

Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical, Fantasy

Starring: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Wishaw

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

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Elizabeth Swann is kidnapped by the crew of Black Pearl, mistaking her identity as Will Turner’s lover as she has his gold medallion on him. Will teams up with carefree pirate Jack Sparrow to rescue her childhood sweetheart from the Black Pearl crew and their feared captain, Barbossa. Together, they fight off the crew while they learn about the curse laying upon the pirates aboard the ship.

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action

Starring: Johnny Depp, Kiera Knightley, Orlando Bloom

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

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A thief, Mr. Fox leaves his life of crime for the safety of his family, his wife, and his son. After years of working in a newspaper office, he craves to steal again and finds his opportunity as his house is near three farms, and with the help of his friend, Kylie, he starts to steal their produce, unable to ignore his habit of thievery. This puts him and his family in danger when the owners of the farms realize that their produce is missing.

Genre: Adventure, Comedy

Starring: George Clooney, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman

Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)

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A beautiful adaptation of Cinderella starring Drew Barrymore as the titular character who is treated like a maid for cooking and cleaning by her stepmother and sisters while being oppressed. When her path crosses with the kingdom’s Prince Henry, her life starts to take a turn for the better, while Prince Henry finds himself charmed by her intelligence and passionate personality, which is full of kindness.

Genre: Romance, Drama

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Dougray Scott, Anjelica Huston

Mulan (2020)

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The live-action martial arts fantasy film takes one’s breath away with its mesmerizing cinematography and inspiring storyline. Mulan is born a warrior, and to her traditional parents’ disappointment, she is unlike anything like an obedient, homely girl instead, she loves to practice her martial arts and runs around actively. When Imperial China goes to war, Mulan disguises herself as a man and conscripts herself as a warrior to fight for her country.

Genre: Adventure, Family

Starring: Liu Yifei, Jet Li, Donnie Yen

Isle of Dogs (2018)

ISLE OF DOGS | Official Trailer | FOX Searchlight

Due to a canine plague-led pandemic, the Mayor of Megasaki, a fictional town in Japan, takes away every dog from the city and puts them on an island called Trash to be forever banished. The Mayor’s nephew, disappointed and sad about his uncle’s decision, goes out to rescue his dog, who is called Spots, from the island with a little help from a group of friendly stray dogs.

Genre: Adventure, Comedy

Starring: Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Bryan Cranston

Onward (2020)

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Onward is a journey of finding long-lost magic. A pair of elf brothers don’t know that the mythical ancestors of the land they live in used to be legendary warriors with magical abilities. Dealing with the grief of a father he has never known, their single mother’s dating life, and bullies at school, Ian just wants to spend his life quietly, but when he discovers the magic in a staff left behind by his father for his 16th birthday, he thinks he has found a way to meet his father, who has been dead for a long time.

Genre: Family, Fantasy, Comedy

Starring: Tom Holland, Chris Pratt

The Rookie (2002)

The Rookie 2002 Trailer | Dennis Quaid | Rachel Griffiths

Directed by John Lee Hancock, The Rookie is about Jim Morris, who always dreams of playing for the major leagues in baseball but is unable to at first because his father constantly moved their family around due to his Navy job, and later, when he injures his shoulder. But a chance comes when the team of Big Lake Owls offers him the position of fastball player on their team recognizing his talent.

Genre: Sports, Drama

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Jim Morris, Rachel Griffiths

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE | Official Trailer | Paramount Movies

One of the best adventure movie franchises, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, brings back the iconic treasure hunter and follows him on his new adventure. Henry, Indiana Jones’s father, disappears, and after investigating, Jones realizes his father was looking into the treasure of the Holy Grail, which may be responsible for his current unknown situation. Following his father’s trail leading to Venice from his diary, Indiana Jones starts his new adventure accompanied by Dr Marcus Brody and Elsa Schneider.

Genre: Adventure, Action

Starring: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody

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