Welcome to the fourth annual What’s On Disney Plus “Best Of The Year Awards”, where thousands of our readers voted on what were the best films, shorts and series to be released on Disney+ in 2022.

It’s worth noting that some of these titles might not necessarily be available on Disney+ in the United States, but have been released as Star Originals in many countries like the UK, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia.

Here are the categories with the nominees and winners:

Best Disney+ Original Movie Of 2022

Winner – Turning Red

Other nominees included:

  • Disenchanted
  • Hocus Pocus 2
  • Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
  • Rise
  • Hollywood Stargirl
  • Trevor: The Musical
  • Pinocchio
  • Best Nate Than Ever
  • Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers
  • Ice Age Adventures with Buck Wild
  • Sneakerella
  • Zombies 3
  • Cheaper By The Dozen
  • Night At The Museum

Best Disney+ Original Special Of 2022

Winner – Guardians Of The Galaxy: Holiday Special

Other nominees included:

  • Best In Snow
  • The Hip Hop Nutcracker
  • Idina Menzel: Which Way to the Stage?
  • Werewolf By Night
  • Guardians Of The Galaxy: Holiday Special
  • Elton John Live
  • OLIVIA RODRIGO: driving home 2 u
  • Pentatonix: Around the World for the Holidays 

Best Disney+ Original Drama Series of 2022

Winner – Andor

Other nominees included:

  • The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • Big Shot
  • Willow
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • The Book Of Boba Fett
  • She-Hulk: Attorney At Law
  • Ms Marvel
  • Moon Knight
  • The Santa Clauses
  • The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers
  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
  • National Treasure: Edge Of History

Best Star Wars Disney+ Original Release of 2022

Winner – Andor

Other nominees included:

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Tales Of The Jedi
  • The Book Of Boba Fett
  • Light & Magic
  • LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation

Best Marvel Disney+ Original Release of 2022

Winner – Guardians Of The Galaxy: Holiday Special

Other nominees included:

  • Ms Marvel
  • She-Hulk: Attorney At Law
  • Werewolf By Night
  • Moon Knight
  • I Am Groot
  • Director By Night
  • Assembled

Best Disney+ Original Animated Short Or Series Of 2022

Winner – Zootopia+

Other nominees included:

  • The Wonderful Summer Of Mickey Mouse
  • Cars On The Road
  • The Proud Family: Louder & Prouder
  • Ice Age: Scrat Tales
  • I Am Groot
  • LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation
  • Baymax
  • Short Circuit – Reflect
  • The Simpsons: Welcome To The Club
  • Star Wars: Tales Of The Jedi
  • The Simpsons: When Billie Met Lisa
  • The Wonderful Winter of Mickey Mouse
  • The Wonderful Spring of Mickey Mouse
  • The Simpsons Meet The Bocellis In ‘Feliz Navidad

Best International Disney+ Original Of 2022

Winner – Snowdrop

Other nominees included:

  • Parallels
  • The Weekend Family
  • BTS: Permission To Dance
  • Into The Soop
  • Siempre Fui Yo
  • Tudo Igual… Só Que Não
  • Sumo Do, Sumo Don’t
  • Solo Amor Y Mil Canciones
  • Tierra Incógnita
  • Daddies On Request
  • The Montaners

Best International Star/Hulu Original Of 2022

Winner – Rookie Cops

Other nominees included:

  • Oussekine
  • Limbo
  • The Choice
  • Santa Evita
  • Revenge Of Others
  • Woman In Taipei
  • Shadow Detective
  • May It Please The Court
  • Repatriated
  • The Zone
  • Grid
  • Tatami Time Machine Blues
  • Boris
  • The Boss
  • Soprano: Sing or Die
  • The French Mans
  • Soundtrack #1
  • The Heartthrob
  • The Ignorant Angels
  • The Stolen Cup
  • Connect

Best Disney+ Original Documentary Film of 2022

Winner – Mickey: The Story Of A Mouse

Other nominees included:

  • Polar Bear
  • More Than Robots
  • Explorer: The Last Tepui
  • The Biggest Little Farm: The Return
  • We Feed People
  • If These Walls Could Sing

Best Disney+ Original Documentary Series of 2022

Winner – Limitless With Chris Hemsworth

Other nominees included:

  • Save Our Squad With David Beckham
  • Epic Adventures With Bertie Gregory
  • Fearless: The Inside Story of the AFLW
  • Shipwreck Hunters Australia
  • America The Beautiful
  • Family Reboot 
  • Super/Natural
  • Donna Hay Christmas
  • Sketchbook
  • Growing Up
  • The World According To Jeff Goldblum

Best Star/Hulu Original Movie Of 2022

Winner – Prey

Other nominees included:

  • No Exit
  • Fire Island
  • Rosaline
  • The Princess
  • Fresh
  • The Valet
  • Matriarch
  • Sex Appeal
  • Not Okay
  • Crush
  • Darby And The Dead
  • Grimcutty
  • It’s A Wonderful Binge

Best Star/Hulu Original Drama Series Of 2022

Winner – Love Victor

Other nominees included:

  • Reasonable Doubt
  • The Dropout
  • Candy
  • The Old Man
  • Tell Me Lies
  • American Horror Stories
  • Mike
  • Pistol
  • Wedding Season
  • The Bear
  • Under The Banner Of Heaven
  • Pam & Tommy
  • Big Sky
  • The Patient
  • Welcome To Chippendales
  • Fleishman Is In Trouble

Best Star/Hulu Original Comedy Series Of 2022

Winner – Only Murders In The Building

Other nominees included:

  • How I Met Your Father
  • Maggie
  • Abbot Elementary
  • Single Drunk Female
  • The Orville: New Horizons
  • This Fool
  • Life & Beth
  • Solar Opposites
  • Reboot
  • Reservation Dogs

Best Hulu/Star Original Documentary Series Of 2022

Winner – Welcome To Wrexham

Other nominees included:

  • The Kardashians
  • The D’Amelio Show
  • Best In Dough
  • Wild Crime
  • Legacy
  • Captive Audience
  • Keep This Between Us

Best New Movie Of 2022 (Available on Disney+)

Winner – Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness

Other nominees included:

  • Thor: Love & Thunder
  • Lightyear
  • The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Brahmastra: Part One Shiva
  • The Bob’s Burgers Movie
  • Death On The Nile
  • See How They Run
  • Amsterdam
  • Barbarian

Thank you to everyone for voting in the fourth annual What’s On Disney Plus “Best Of The Year Awards”.

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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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