Each month, we look at the most popular movies globally on Disney+, which is tracked daily on the trending list and considers how popular a show is and how long it has been popular on Disney+. This means that films released earlier in the month tend to perform better on this chart.

“Strange World” had a huge debut onto the movie charts, considering that it wasn’t available for the majority of the month.  The re-release of “Avatar” put this film back on top.  Plus “Home Alone” continues to show the power of the franchise during the holidays.

Here’s the most popular series on Disney+ globally in December 2022:

(Note – Titles availability does vary between countries)

1) Avatar

In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.  With the release of the sequel, “Avatar: The Way Of Water” and this film being re-added to Disney+ after being removed while the movie was re-released in cinemas, people have been checking out this film in droves.

2) Home Alone

Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin’s house, the plucky kid stands ready to defend his territory. By planting booby traps galore, adorably mischievous Kevin stands his ground as his frantic mother attempts to race home before Christmas Day.  This classic holiday film has been hugely popular in the runup to Christmas.

3) The Guardians Of The Galaxy: Holiday Special

On a mission to make Christmas unforgettable for Quill, the Guardians head to Earth in search of the perfect present.  This was the perfect holiday viewing for Marvel fans.

4) Home Alone 2: Lost In New York

Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad’s credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, he’s determined to foil their plans to rob a toy store on Christmas Eve.

5) Disenchanted

It has been fifteen years since the events of Enchanted. Giselle, Robert and Morgan are still enjoying their happily ever after until they decide to move to the suburbs in Monroeville. They encounter Malvina Monroe, the woman overseeing the community who plots against her new neighbours. Giselle tries to make things right by wishing for the perfect life – a decision that quickly spirals out of control and endangers everything she loves. Can Giselle save her family and the Kingdom of Andalasia before midnight?   This all-new original film has been popular throughout the holidays.

6) Encanto

The tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family—every child except one, Mirabel. But when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger, Mirabel decides that she, the only ordinary Madrigal, might just be her exceptional family’s last hope.   This film has dominated Disney+ throughout 2022.

7) Strange World

A journey deep into an uncharted and treacherous land, where fantastical creatures await the legendary Clades—a family of explorers whose differences threaten to topple their latest, and by far most crucial, mission.  With this film arriving on Disney+ just in time for Christmas, this film has made a big debut onto the trending chart.

8) Frozen

Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She’s accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and snowman Olaf. On an adventure where she will find out what friendship, courage, family, and true love really means.

9) Turning Red

Turning Red focuses on Meilin “Mei” Lee, a girl whose ancestors had an ongoing mystical connection to red pandas. Set in early 2000s Toronto, Mei is a confident student who struggles to juggle her familial duties while embracing her true nature. To make matters more complicated, Mei magically turns into an enormous red panda whenever she gets excited or overwhelmed.

10) Moana

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the demigod to set things right.  “Moana” has been a extremely popular film since Disney+ debuted.


Did you watch any of these films in December on Disney+?


Source – FlixPatrol


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Roger Palmer

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. Email: Roger@WhatsOnDisneyPlus.com Twitter: Twitter.com/RogPalmerUK Facebook: Facebook.com/rogpalmeruk

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