Disney+ in the United States is getting a new wave of films this October including a major new title from Marvel and an all-new Disney Channel Original Movie for Halloween. Plus some new library content.
Here’s a look at all the films coming to Disney+ in the US in October:
In Marvel Studios’ action-packed spy thriller “Black Widow,” Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.
“Black Widow” is coming to Disney+ for all subscribers on Wednesday 6th October.
“Under Wraps” follows three 12-year-old friends, Gilbert, Marshall and Amy, as they happen upon and awaken a mummy, which they affectionately name Harold, and must rush to return him to his resting place before midnight on Halloween. Along the way, the team narrowly escapes a nefarious group of criminals intent on selling the mummy to the highest bidder. When Harold is inevitably captured, Marshall, Gilbert and Amy must band together to stand up to the criminals, face their fears and rescue their new—but rather “ancient”—friend.
This all-new Disney Channel Original Movie will be coming to Disney+ on Friday 8th October.
The film tells the story of a beautiful young woman of pure heart, Maleficent, played by Angelina Jolie, who has an idyllic life in a forest kingdom. When an invading army threatens the land, Maleficent rises up to become its fiercest protector. However, a terrible betrayal hardens her heart and twists her into a creature bent on revenge. She engages in an epic battle with the invading king’s successor, then curses his newborn daughter, Aurora — realizing only later that the child holds the key to peace in the kingdom.
“Maleficent” is returning to Disney+ on Friday 1st October.
Rookie Of The Year
A 12-year-old boy finds himself among the major league players for the Chicago Cubs, after an accident, miraculously leaves him with a strong pitching arm.
“Rookie Of The Year” is coming to Disney+ on Friday 22nd October
Track coach Jim White joins a high school in California and develops a unique bond with the students. When he realises the boys’ exceptional running ability, he decides to sharpen their skills.
“McFarland USA” is coming to Disney+ on Friday 29th October.
Thumbelina, a thumb-sized girl, yearns for the company of someone her own size. Her life is changed forever after she meets and falls in love with Cornelius, a fairy prince.
“Thumbelina” is coming to Disney+ on Friday 22nd October
Alvin And The Chipmunks
A struggling songwriter named Dave Seville finds success when he comes across a trio of singing chipmunks: mischievous leader Alvin, brainy Simon, and chubby, impressionable Theodore.
Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Road Chip
Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in New York City – and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal.
Both “Alvin And The Chipmunk films will be added to Disney+ on Friday 1st October.
What film are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ in October?
Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.