Top 10 Disney Movies To Binge-watch On Disney+ Hotstar
Monsoon is here!! The best part about monsoons is staying home, sipping hot coffee, and chilling in the cozy environment of our homes. The fun gets doubled if we have something exciting to watch. With lockdown still effective in some areas, Covid blues have refrained us from going out to have fun with our friends and family.
But worry not this monsoon season, Disney+ Hotstar is at your rescue. Keeping this in mind, let’s shed some light on the best Disney movies on Disney+ Hotstar that will keep you hooked to your seats.
Best Disney Live-action Movies To Stream On Disney+ Hotstar
Here’s a Disney movies list of the top 5 best Disney movies to stream on Disney+ Hotstar
1. Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge (2017)
- Cast: Johnny Depp, Kaya Scodelario, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightely, and Geoffrey Rush.
- Director: Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg.
- Genre: Action, Adventure
- IMDb rating: 6.5/10
To break Flying Dutchman’s curse, Captain Jack Sparrow with Henry Turner sets on the mission to find Poseidon's trident. With great visuals and soundtrack, this part of the Pirates of the Caribbean movie series is definitely a must-watch if you fancy Johnny Depp’s acting and the movie’s storyline in the former parts.
The cast once again has done an amazing job at executing another successful Pirates of the Caribbean film. The movie takes us on thrilling adventures led by Captain Jack Sparrow and is considered to be the best part of Pirates of the Caribbean so far.
2. Maleficent (2014)
- Cast: Elle Fanning, Angelina Jolie, Juno Temple and Sam Riley.
- Director: Robert Stromberg
- Genre: Adventure, Fantasy.
- IMDb rating: 7/10
Played by Angeline Jolie, Maleficent is a powerful and kind-hearted fairy, who lives in Moors, a magical forest. Maleficent falls in love with Stefan, a human peasant, but as they grow older his love is overshadowed by his ambitions. This movie takes us on an adventurous journey to a magical world.
We recommend you watch this movie with your kids if you haven’t already seen it. Angelina Jolie’s role in this film was beautifully executed, making Maleficent one of the best Disney movies to enjoy with family and friends. The movie is packed with thrilling and exciting mysteries that make it worthwhile to watch.
3. Mulan (2020)
- Cast: Donnie Yen, Gong Li, Jason Scott and Jet Li.
- Director: Niki Caro
- Genre: Fantasy, Action.
- IMDb rating: 5.7/10
A fantasy action drama film by Disney which is set in Imperial China, Mulan is a tale of an adventurous and active girl whose parents hope of getting married to a good husband. Things take a turn when war breaks out and Mulan has to disguise herself as a male warrior in order to make her family proud. She embarks on an adventurous journey accompanied by a cricket and a dragon.
If you’re looking for a new Disney movie that’s full of humour and action, Mulan should be your top preference. The movie further offers great action sequences alongside great graphics and visuals.
4. Tomorrowland (2015)
- Cast: Hugh Laurie, George Clooney, Tim McGraw and Britt Robertson.
- Director: Brad Bird
- Genre: Adventure, Sci-fi.
- IMDb rating: 6.4/10
Tomorrowland tells us the story of a boy named Frank Walker. In 1964, Frank, to sell his prototype jetpack, attends a fair but gets rejected. Later on, Frank meets Athena who gives him an orange lapel pin with a blue “T” embossed on it. Frank follows Athena into the fair where he finds advanced robots who fix his jetpack. Frank is now able to fly and later on joins the secretive world.
Tomorrowland is another adventurous movie that will keep you entertained throughout because of its amazing plot and story.
5. Beauty And The Beast (2017)
- Cast: Ewan McGregor, Luke Evans, Emma Watson and Dan Stevens.
- Director: Bill Condon
- Genre: Romance, Musical.
- IMDb rating: 7.1/10
Beauty and the Beast is an adventurous and exciting tale. The movie follows the exciting journey of Belle, a strong, powerful, and beautiful village girl who is set on the mission to save her father from a creature that has locked him in his dungeon. Later on, she learns that the creature is a cursed prince. They fall in love and take us on an amazing journey of romance and adventure.
If you love to stream rom-coms, Beauty and the Beast is a movie we surely recommend watching because of its beautiful story.
Best Disney Animated Movies To Enjoy On Disney+ Hotstar
Here’s a few Disney animated movies to binge-watch with your kids this weekend.
1. Soul (2020)
- Cast: Daveed Diggs, Tina Fey, Richard Ayoade and Jamie Foxx.
- Director: Pete Doctor, Kemp Powers
- Genre: Comedy, Family.
- IMDb rating: 8.1/10
Soul is about a jazz pianist and a middle school teacher named Joe Gardner. Joe dreams of becoming a professional jazz player, however, things take a turn when he receives an offer for a full-time teaching position that his mother wants him to accept. Regardless, Joe wants to pursue his career in music. Later on in the movie, Jazz legend Dorothea Williams hires Joe for a one-night show.
As Joe prepares for his performance at the club he falls into a manhole due to overexcitement. Soon, he finds himself as a soul heading towards the “Great Beyond”, where he struggles very hard to go back to his life and play his part at the club. Joe returns to Earth accidentally carrying 22, another soul he finds in heaven. The movie follows their adventures as they struggle to find their purpose and meaning in life.
Soul is one of the best-rated animation movies available which can be streamed on Disney+ Hotstar.
2. Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)
- Cast: Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Daniel Dae Kim and Gemma Chan.
- Director: Carlos Lopez Estrada and Don Hall.
- Genre: Fantasy, Family.
- IMDb rating: 7.4/10
Raya and the Last Dragon is an animated fantasy adventure film based on Southeast Asian cultures. The film follows the story of Sisu who lives in the prosperous land of Kumandra, where Drunn, an evil spirit, ravages the life of others. Drunn has the power of turning people and dragons into stone. Sisu banishes Drunn, reviving the people but not the dragons. This divides the village into many tribes.
Five hundred years later, the chief of the heart tribe trains his daughter Raya to reunite the land of Kumandra. The story follows an exciting tale filled with mysteries and adventures. Raya and the Last Dragon is a must-watch if you love to watch great animation with orchestral music.
3. Frozen (2013)
- Cast: Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Santino Fotana and Jonathan Groff.
- Director: Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee
- Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy.
- IMDb rating: 7.4/10
Frozen is an animated musical fantasy film. The film tells us the story of Princess Elsa who possesses magical powers with the help of which she can create ice and snow. She often uses her power to create snow to play with her younger sister, Anna. Later Anna goes missing and Elsa embarks on the journey to find Anna.
If your kids can’t decide on a Disney princess movie, you should consider Frozen as your top preference. The movie offers great visuals and exciting adventurous thrill that makes it worthwhile to watch.
4. Tangled (2010)
- Cast: Zachery Murphy, Mandy Moore, and Donna Murphy.
- Director: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard
- Genre: Musical, Family.
- IMDb rating: 7.7/10
Tangled is a 3D animated, musical adventure movie. The movie starts when a magical drop of sunlight falls on the Earth. Mother Gothel tries to hide the flower for centuries, but it gets uprooted by soldiers from nearby kingdoms to treat their ailing Queen. Shortly the Queen gives birth to a baby girl with golden hair. The baby girl grows up and is called Rapunzel. Gothel discovers and abducts Rapunzel. The story follows as Rapunzel tries to escape.
The story is a musical and adventurous journey that can keep you gripped to your seats. The movie is a must-watch for hard-core romance lovers.
5. Moana (2016)
- Cast: Auli’I Cravalho, Jemaine Clement and Dwayne Johnson.
- Director: Ron Clements and John Musker.
- Genre: Family, Musical.
- IMDb rating: 7.6/10
Moana is an American animated comedy movie starring Dwayne Johnson. The film tells us the story of Moana, the daughter of the chief of the village. When her island is stricken by blight, she embarks on the journey to find Maui, a demigod.
The plot is loosely supported by Polynesian myths and the movie is thrilling to watch because of its rich storyline.
We have discussed the best Disney movies on Disney+ Hotstar, which one cannot afford to miss. Scrolling through the streaming service and being overwhelmed by the choices is pretty normal. The above Disney Movie list narrows down the best animated and live-action Disney movies for you so that you don’t have to waste time picking a movie.