As we come into a new month, I’ve picked out some of the best movies coming to Disney+ in Australia and New Zealand in February 2021. The biggest new movie of the month is “Flora & Ulysses”, which is a brand new Disney+ Original. Plus there will be a massive expansion of new hundreds of new movies as part of the new “Star” brand.
Note – This list is based on Australia’s release schedule and availability in other countries may vary.
Flora & Ulysses
Flora & Ulysses is a delightful comedy-adventure based on the Newbery Award–winning book about 10-year-old Flora, an avid comic book fan and a self-avowed cynic, who rescues a squirrel with unique superhero powers. Flora & Ulysses stars Matilda Lawler and is directed by Lena Khan (“The Tiger Hunter”).
Flora & Ulysses is coming exclusively to Disney+ on Friday 19th February.
Disney+ will be getting a massive expansion on Tuesday 23rd February with nearly 300 movies from 20th Century Studios, Searchlight Pictures and Touchstone. Here are some highlights:
Logan comes out of retirement to escort a young mutant named Laura to a safe place. He meets with other mutants, who run from an evil corporation that has been experimenting with them, along the way.
Brian works as a bartender in Jamaica, where he meets his mentor Doug, who challenges him to pursue a wealthy girl. Complications arise when his girlfriend sees them together and decides to leave him.
In deep space, the crew of the commercial starship Nostromo is awakened from their cryo-sleep capsules halfway through their journey home to investigate a distress call from an alien vessel. The terror begins when the crew encounters a nest of eggs inside the alien ship. An organism from inside an egg leaps out and attaches itself to one of the crew, causing him to fall into a coma.
Cameron is a wrongly convicted prisoner who is going to be released when his plane is hijacked by other criminals. While they seize control of the plane, he attempts to wrest control and return home.
Dawn Of The Planet Of the Apes
Ceasar, a chimpanzee and leader of the evolved apes, allows a human family into his territory. However, due to a vindictive bonobo, misunderstandings arise between the two species, resulting in war.
Ajax, a twisted scientist, experiments on Wade Wilson, a mercenary, to cure him of cancer and give him healing powers. However, the experiment leaves Wade disfigured and he decides to exact revenge.
Devil Wears Prada
Andy, a young graduate aspiring to be a journalist, comes to New York and becomes an assistant to one of the city’s biggest magazine editors, the ruthless and cynical Miranda Priestly.
Die Hard With A Vengeance
John McClane must enlist the help of Zeus Carver, a local shop owner, to stop Simon, a former colonel from East Germany, from detonating bombs across New York.
Eva’s life was never easy as she fought poverty and slowly climbed the ladder of success. It traces the journey of her life from rags to riches and her marriage to Argentinian President, Juan Peron.
Good Morning Vietnam
Adrian, a disc jockey, goes to Vietnam to work for the Armed Forces Radio Service. While he becomes popular among the troops, his superiors disapprove of his humour.
An alien race destroys major cities of the world with their advanced weaponry. However, a geek, a pilot, the US President and a group of ragtag survivors unite to save mankind from annihilation.
Seventeen-year-old Rose hails from an aristocratic family and is set to be married. When she boards the Titanic, she meets Jack Dawson, an artist, and falls in love with him.
Hitler Youth cadet Jojo Betzler firmly believes in the ideals of Nazism manifested by his imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler. However, his foundations are shaken when he finds a Jewish girl in his house.
Edward, a rich entrepreneur, hires Vivian, a prostitute, to accompany him to a few social events. Trouble ensues when he falls in love with her and they try to bridge the gap between their worlds.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Mildred Hayes is devastated after the rape and murder of her daughter. Months later, she protests and challenges the police officials when they fail to capture the culprit.
A dishonest Brigadier General Frank Hummel threatens the government to launch rockets on the city of San Francisco. However, a mild-mannered chemist and an ex-convict team up to stop the general.
Romancing The Stone
Joan Wilder receives a treasure map from her recently murdered brother-in-law. Her sister, Elaine, is kidnapped in Colombia and her kidnappers, Ira and Ralph, demand the treasure map as ransom.
Deadpool protects a young mutant Russell from the authorities and gets thrown in prison. However, he escapes and forms a team of mutants to prevent a time-travelling mercenary from killing Russell.
Johnny Rico completes his graduation and joins the Mobile Infantry to serve the nation. Soon, he finds himself fighting against alien bugs that are hell-bent on destroying life on Earth.
The Fault In Our Stars
Two cancer-afflicted teenagers Hazel and Augustus meet at a cancer support group. The two of them embark on a journey to visit a reclusive author in Amsterdam.
Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation
Borat, a Kazakh resident, travels to the USA to make a documentary on the country. While on his mission, he learns that the USA is the same as his own country in many ways.
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie
When a mysterious giant egg releases the terrible Ivan Ooze, who starts terrorizing the Earth, the Power Rangers head to a distant planet to get help from an ancient warrior.
Queen Anne of England falls sick while her close aide Sarah Churchill oversees the country’s important matters. Soon, things take a turn when Sarah’s cousin Abigail starts serving the queen.
What movie are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ in February?
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.