It’s always time to binge on some Disney classics.
In case you hadn’t heard, Disney+ has arrived in Singapore! From today (February 23), we’ll be able to stream everything from Disney to our heart’s content. So, it’s time to revisit all those animated classics, along with a few great set of series that Disney has to offer. His some of the very best ones to kickstart your deep dive into this wonderful world of film and TV. [Featured Image: blackjnnfr, Shutterstock].
Animated Series on Disney+
1. The Mandalorian
Could we really begin anywhere else? With the help of Baby Yoda, this show has taken the world by storm in the last few years, with the first images appearing of the little guy breaking the internet. Follow Pedro Pascal over two seasons as the lone bounty hunter as he hunts for “the child”.
2. The Simpsons
Disney+ has every episode with everyone’s favourite dysfunctional family, which has run since 1989. Monorail, Steamed Hams, Itchy and Scratchy movie – you name it. You’ll get all the epic moments in one place with a Disney+ subscription.
This show follows Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck’s father, and his three grand nephews Huey, Louis and Dewey, as the three boys get up to no good!
4. The New Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh
Following on from the 1977 film, these episodes show Winnie The Pooh, Piglet and co. living it up in the 100-acre woods. Plenty of honey, plenty of lovely moments. Highly recommended.
A purely feel-good cartoon show about fourth-grade students, and their life, laughter and perils in the school playground.
Animated Movies on Disney+
Now, there are classics to dive through, from nearly one-hundred years ago until the present day, so let’s remind you a few of these, shall we?
You’ll get access to every movie released by Disney, so here are some of the highlights.
1. Pinocchio (1940)
One of the most adored Disney films to date, following the little boy-puppet brought to life. His loving maker-turned-father Geppetto can’t help him become led astray, but eventually shows him the power of love. And, of course, there’s the matter of the growing nose along the way!
2. Cinderella (1950)
One of many tales of “Disney Princesses”, Cinderella is one of the best-know and beloved tales. Follow Cinderella as she makes the journey to ball and fits the glass slipper.
3. Lady And The Tramp (1955)
When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore. Of course, who can forget the moment with the spaghetti? But the rest of the movie is excellent too, so remind yourself of that by watching it… with a pizza.
4. Robin Hood (1973)
Robin Hood takes the form of a cunning fox as he taxes the rich alongside his gang of merry men in this epic classic.
5. The Little Mermaid (1989)
This lovely tale under the sea shows Ariel make a deal with the sea witch Ursula in order to see the prince she’s in love with. But things don’t go quite to plan.
6. The Lion King (1994)
It means no worries, for the rest of your days… Hakuna Matata. It’s time to watch Simba fighting off the evil Scar to win back his kingdom.
7. Toy Story 1-4 (1995-2019)
What more can be said about this wonderful collection of Disney Pixar films? Revisit Woody, Buzz and the gang fighting off bullies, toy shop owners, and evil bears along this journey of beautiful pictures.
8. Mulan (1998)
This tale sees Mulan dressing as man to fight in the army against the huns in place of her father.
9. A Bug’s Life (1998)
This feel-good adventure sees Fik the inventor building an army of ants to see off the grasshoppers that take all the food. The second Disney Pixar title, and just as essential.
10. Monsters Inc. (2001)
Another stormer from the Pixar team. Mike and Sulley fight the evil “scaring” corporation in order to return the lost child, “Boo” to her rightful home.
11. Treasure Planet (2002)
An underrated gem released in the sea of diamonds among the late 90s-early 2000s Disney catalogue. Treasure Planet sees Jim Hawkins grapple with pirates to find the hoards of treasure.
12. Lilo And Stitch (2002)
Another brilliant tale of the unlikely friendship between Lilo, a human and Stitch, an extra-terrestrial creature from space landed in Hawaii.
13. Finding Nemo (2003)
“Fish are friends, not food.” Marvin and Dory set off on a quest to Sydney in order to find the former’s clownfish son. That initial quote comes from the sharks they run into, part of the wild ride that is Finding Nemo.
14. The Incredibles (2004)
This brings a family of superheroes out of retirement and the mundanity of 9-5 life in the most spectacular way possible, as they band together to defeat the evil villain, “Syndrome”.
15. Up (2009)
Taking off into the sky via a cluster of balloons, Carl aims to fulfil his late wife’s dream of finding Paradise Falls.
16. Brave (2012)
A future-queen rejects tradition and runs away from her arranged marriage. But, she must return to reverse an accidental spell placed on her mother, the current queen, and repair their relationship.
17. Frozen 1-2 (2013-2019)
These very musical numbers follow the adventures of Elsa the snow queen, and her sister Anna and her lover Prince Hans, and a handy snowman named Olaf. And remember, let it go!