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There is a tonne of content on Disney+ that will satisfy any itch. Do you desire a Star Wars? Your Star Wars arrived. Want some Marvel superheroes? Count yourself out. Do you lack any princesses in your life? Princesses are absolutely overrepresented on Disney Plus. But what if the Mouse House app can’t quite meet your specific viewing requirements? What if you want to laugh but aren’t sure how to do it? Friend, we’ve got you covered.
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
It was an unexpectedly forward-thinking approach to teen comedy. William Friggin’ Shakespeare was subtly adapted. a visionary breeding ground for extraordinary talent. And one of the many outstanding movies made in 1999. If hearing that the iconoclastic, PG-13-rated romcom is available on the purportedly family-friendly Disney+ surprises you, buddy, so does it! It’s 10 Things I Hate About You!
However, I strongly advise you to transform that potential energy into kinetic energy and add a stream to this image. Julia Stiles plays the rebellious, caustic, and, to our modern views, “usually accurate” Kat, deftly plunging headfirst into The Taming of the Shrew’s thorny politics. To help Cameron end up with Kat’s younger, more popular sister Bianca, the good boy Cameron (Joseph Gordon-Levitt, of course) sets her up with bad boy Patrick (Heath Ledger) (Larisa Oleynik).
Ten Things I Hate About You is unusually sensitive, subtle, and precise in its humorous targets compared to many other teen romcoms of its age. It’s the ideal movie for everyone’s inner adolescent who refuses to acknowledge their strong emotions even though they unquestionably exist.
- Genre: Romantic comedy
- Director: Gil Junger
- IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
- Cast: Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Ratatouille is a charming animated comedy about pursuing your ambitions, co-directed by Brad Bird (The Incredibles) and Jan Pinkava. Ratatouille, which is set in Paris, France, follows a food-loving rat who aspires to taste the world’s most exquisite flavors and become a renowned chef. However, he is unaware that people detest rodents and will never appreciate a meal he has prepared.
Ratatouille, which stars Patton Oswalt from The Sandman, addresses themes of perseverance and enthusiasm – even when impossible and in opposition to family expectations. Ratatouille depicts Remy and an unlikely partner, the clumsy garbage boy Linguini (Lou Romano), learning to trust each other to change their lives and the culinary world they want to call home.
- Genre: comedy, fantasy, adventure
- Director: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava
- IMDb Rating: 8.1/10
- Cast: Brad Garrett, Lou Romano, Patton Oswalt, Janeane Garofalo
Chip ’n Dale Rescue Rangers (2022)
Three decades after the conclusion of their well-liked television series, Chip (John Mulaney) and Dale (Andy Samberg) are in radically different situations. In contemporary Los Angeles, Chip and Dale coexist with humans and animated characters, although their lives have changed significantly. A former cast member mysteriously disappears, forcing Chip and Dale to heal their broken friendship and save their pal. Despite being great friends since they were young, Dale and the two of them fell out after Dale got his program. These days, Dale spends much of his time at conventions interacting with fans, while Chip sells insurance. When one of their former cast members goes missing, the two must regroup to save their pal. The genuinely entertaining Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers expertly combines live action and animation.
- Genre: mystery, adventure, comedy
- Director: Akiva Schaffer
- IMDb Rating: 7/10
- Cast: John Mulaney, Andy Samberg, KiKi Layne, Will Arnett
Deadpool, one of the top 10 highest-grossing films of 2016, was a commercial and critical success upon release. The story revolves around Deadpool, a witty mercenary played by Ryan Reynolds who is afflicted with cancer. He receives a mysterious stranger’s offer to try an experimental treatment for his disease, and after accepting it, he gains immortality but is damaged as a result. A wicked scientist named Ajax conducts experiments on the mercenary Wade Wilson to heal his cancer and provide him with special abilities.
Wade, however, decides to get revenge after the experiment leaves him deformed. After that, he sets out on a quest to reverse his deformity. Deadpool was a trailblazer in the superhero genre, demonstrating the commercial viability of R-rated superhero movies. Make this your next movie night if you’re searching for something quick, humorous, and occasionally downright filthy.
- Genre: adventure, superhero, comedy, science-fiction
- Director: Tim Miller
- IMDb Rating: 8/10
- Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein
The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)
Flighty and clumsy Lizzie McGuire flies on a graduation trip to Italy with her classmates after finishing middle school. While on vacation in Rome, Elizabeth, a teenage girl, is mistaken for Isabella, a pop singer. But when the time comes, she will have to decide between living her new, luxurious life and going back home. The Lizzie McGuire Movie brings the delightfully gifted cast of the popular Disney Channel series to the big screen in the role that made Hilary Duff (Younger) a household celebrity.
The movie gives Duff a chance to show off her talent once more, especially when one of her characters works with a real pop artist while she’s in Rome, who is also played by Duff. The Lizzie McGuire Movie makes sure that beloved characters have film time, including her parents, who are portrayed by comedy legends Hallie Todd and Robert Carradine. But a Disney Channel film wouldn’t be complete without a love interest, and Paolo, a hot Italian kid, serves as this film’s Paolo.
- Genre: music, adventure, romantic comedy
- Director: Jim Fall
- IMDb Rating: 5.5/10
- Cast: Hilary Duff, Adam Lamberg, Clayton Snyder
Visit “Carsland” at Disney World if you ever had any doubts about Pixar’s Cars franchise’s commercial success. The first Cars movie receives a poor rap. Although it’s simple to lump the series’ first episode in with the catastrophic Cars 2 and the forgettable Cars 3, it nonetheless stands out as a perfectly pleasant chapter in Pixar’s filmography. Racing car Lightning McQueen discovers a difficult lesson in life after causing extensive property damage in Radiator Springs.
To go back on the road, he must first fix the damage that has been done. Cars send a lovely message: you don’t have to rush through life to enjoy it. The screen time for Cars and Larry the Cable Guy is far less than it is in the later installment Cars also marks one of the great Paul Newman’s last appearances.
- Genre: comedy, sports, adventure
- Director: John Lasseter
- IMDb Rating: 7.2/10
- Cast: Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, Paul Newman, Larry the Cable Guy
Cheaper by the Dozen(2003)
Tom (Steve Martin) and Kate (Bonnie Hunt) relocate their 12 children to a new city for Tom’s new coaching position just as Kate’s memoir is being published after years of putting their careers at risk. When Kate departs to embark on her book tour, Tom assumes control of the home and his new crew, which proves to be a more difficult task than he had anticipated. The children bring their antics to stir up even more commotion, including a practical joke using meat-soaked underwear. With such a large family, Cheaper by the Dozen’s chuckles are comforting and equally as enormous because this family must rely on one another through hardships and change.
- Genre: comedy, drama
- Director: Shawn Levy
- IMDb Rating: 5.9/10
- Cast: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Piper Perabo, Hilary Duff, Tom Welling, Richard Jenkins, Ashton Kutcher
Night at the Museum (2006)
Families love the Night in the Museum series, but the first film from 2006 is still the best one thus far. The new night watchman at the Museum of Natural History in New York City, played by Ben Stiller, finds himself in over his head when a mystical relic brings all the exhibits to life. A magic tablet is being attempted to be stolen, but Larry, a night security guard at the Museum of Natural History, receives some aid from the exhibits that come to life at night and stops it, proving he is not a loser. The movie fudges the facts a bit, but it’s great pleasure to see all the famous actors playing historical characters in cameo appearances. Not to mention the late, great Robin Williams is a highlight.
- Genre: comedy, action, fantasy, adventure
- Director: Shawn Levy
- IMDb Rating: 6.4/10
- Cast: Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Dick Van Dyke, Mickey Rooney, Bill Cobbs, and Robin Williams
A Goofy Movie (1995)
Your “Belle” is yours to keep. “Arabian Nights” of yours. During this time, your “Do You Want to Build a Snowman? The best Disney opening song, in my opinion, is “After Today” from A Goofy Movie, and it always will be. The song, which opens the final day of school, brilliantly captures the fun of A Goofy Movie. It’s peppy and modern in a manner that not many Disney musicals with a classical rhythm are. It has jokes and, dare I say it, goofs in almost every new couplet.
Additionally, it has a startling amount of melancholy at its core, especially in light of Max’s desire to be regarded as cool. Max is attempting to discover his identity as a teenager and have a fulfilling social life. But his father, Goofy, a well-known Disney character, is unwilling to let him go. Therefore, Max is forced to go fishing with his silly-ass dad instead of enjoying a summer vacation filled with teen extravagances like pools, malls, and crushes.
Without intending to make a pun, the movie deftly switches between hilarious “fish out of water” comedy and heartbreaking moments of character growth, especially for a character who is most famous for yelling “Garsh! Good luck getting the song “After Today” out of your head after watching A Goofy Movie.
- Genre: musical, comedy, adventure
- Director: Kevin Lima
- IMDb Rating: 6.9/10
- Cast: Jason Marsden, Bill Farmer, Jim Cummings, Kellie Martin, Rob Paulsen, Wallace Shawn, Jenna von Oÿ
Freaky Friday (1976)
I certainly don’t dislike Lindsay Lohan or her entertaining relationship with Jamie Lee Curtis. However, you must watch the charming original if you’ve just seen the 2003 remake of the well-known body-swapping story.
The 1976 film Freaky Friday is the definition of “they don’t make them like this anymore,” starting with a pleasant and catchy musical sequence and gorgeously lo-fi, homemade animation. Jodie Foster embodies Annabel Andrews perfectly, functioning as our tour guide through her world through a voice-over that is natural, lived-in, and entirely convincing.
She is a teenage tom girl who simply doesn’t comprehend her mother, who is portrayed to perfection by Barbara Harris as the archetypal housewife. and disassociate oneself from the premise’s intrinsic absurdity. It’s energizing to watch a film embrace its premise as much as it can. Not much time is even spent attempting to determine why this occurred or switching back. With absolutely pleasing effects, writer Mary Rodgers and director Gary Nelson throw their heroes into a series of beautifully photographed set pieces.
- Genre: comedy, fantasy, drama
- Director: Gary Nelson
- IMDb Rating: 6.2/10
- Cast: Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin