With the start of a brand new month, we take a look at what were the most popular movies globally on Disney+ in July 2023, which is tracked daily on the trending list and considers how popular a film is and how long it has been popular on Disney+. This means that films released earlier in the year will tend to perform better on this chart.
Here are the most popular films on Disney+ globally in July 2023:
(Note – Titles availability does vary between countries)
1) Avatar: The Way Of Water
Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, learn the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri, and their kids), the trouble that follows them, the lengths they go to keep each other safe, the battles they fight to stay alive, and the tragedies they endure. The biggest new release of the month was an instant hit on Disney+.
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 an extremely popular film since Disney+ debuted.
The Madrigals are an extraordinary family who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charmed place called the Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift — every child except Mirabel. However, she soon may be the Madrigals last hope when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is now in danger. Once again, “Encanto” climbs back up the trending chart and it, along with “Moana”, continue to be some of not just the most popular films on Disney+, but on all the platforms combined.
4) 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.
Despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.
6) Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Miles Morales is juggling his life between being a high school student and being a spider-man. When Wilson Kingpin Fisk uses a super collider, others from across the Spider-Verse are transported to this dimension. With the release of the “Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse” in cinemas, fans have been checking out the first film in the trilogy on mass.
In one of Paris finest restaurants, Remy, a determined young rat, dreams of becoming a renowned French chef. Torn between his familys wishes and his true calling. Remy and his pal Linguini set in motion a hilarious chain of events that turns the City of Lights upside down.
8) Inside Out
Eleven-year-old Riley moves to San Francisco, leaving behind her life in Minnesota. She and her five core emotions, Fear, Anger, Joy, Disgust and Sadness, struggle to cope with her new life. With the schools out in July, many modern classic films are getting watched in high numbers, pushing this fantastic film back up the trending charts.
Rapunzel, a naive and young girl, is locked up by her overly protective mother. Her wish to escape into the world outside finally comes true when she meets the good-hearted thief, Flynn. This fantastic classic animated films continues to entertain fans daily.
Luca, a sea monster, befriends Alberto, another one of his kind who takes him on a land adventure. He experiences an exciting summer while keeping his parents in the dark. This modern Pixar film continues to pull audiences in every day, showcasing how there are many other ways of showing success, outside the box office!
Did you watch any of these films in July on Disney+?
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.