With the start of a brand new year, over the past week, our readers have been voting on the fifth annual What’s On Disney Plus “Best Of The Year Awards”, to help decide what are the best films, shorts and series of 2023.

Our audience has picked out the best Disney+ Originals of the year and also decided what the best Hulu/Star Originals of this year are.

Here are our “Best Of The Year Awards” winners:

Best Disney+ Original Movie Of 2023

Winner: Peter Pan & Wendy

Nominees included:

  • Dashing Through The Snow
  • World’s Best
  • The Naughty Nine
  • Chang Can Dunk
  • Crater
  • Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Christmas: Cabin Fever

Best Disney+ Original Special Of 2023

Winner: The Shepherd

Nominees included:

  • Doctor Who: The Star Beast
  • Doctor Who: Wild Blue Yonder
  • Doctor Who: The Giggle
  • Doctor Who: The Church On Ruby Road
  • Miley Cyrus: Backyard Sessions
  • LEGO Princesses: The Castle Quest
  • LEGO Avengers: Code Red

Best Disney+ Original Series of 2023

Winner: Loki – Season 2

Nominees included:

  • Ahsoka
  • The Mandalorian
  • Secret Invasion
  • Percy Jackson And The Olympians
  • Goosebumps
  • National Treasure: Edge Of History
  • The Crossover
  • American Born Chinese
  • The Muppets Mayhem
  • The Santa Clauses
  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series

Best Disney+ Original Documentary Of 2023

Winner – Stan Lee

Nominees included:

  • Bono & The Edge: A Sort Of Homecoming
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Animals Up Close With Bertie Gregory
  • Good Chemistry: The Making Of Elemental
  • Tomorrow X Together: Our Lost Summer
  • Rennervations
  • Matildas: The World at Our Feet
  • BTS Monuments: Beyond the Star

Best Disney+ Original Animated Short Or Series Of 2023

Winner – Once Upon A Studio

Nominees included:

  • Carl’s Date
  • Star Wars Visions
  • I Am Groot
  • Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire
  • Star Wars: The Bad Batch
  • What If?

Best Hulu/Star Original Movie Of 2023

Winner – Flamin’ Hot

Nominees included:

  • Boston Stranger
  • The Mill
  • Bruiser
  • Rye Lane
  • Quasi
  • Clock
  • Manuel Wants To Fight
  • Vacation Friends 2
  • No One Will Save You
  • Appendage
  • Jagged Mind
  • Quiz Lady

Best Hulu/Star Original Drama Series Of 2023

Winner – Only Murders In The Building

Nominees included:

  • Justified: City Primeval
  • Extraordinary
  • The Artful Dodger
  • The Clearing
  • Black Cake
  • A Murder At The End Of The World
  • The Bear
  • UnPrisoned
  • Futurama
  • Solar Opposites
  • Koala Man
  • American Horror Stories

Best Hulu/Star Original Documentary Series Of 2023

Winner – Welcome To Wrexham

Nominees included:

  • Brawn: The Impossible F1 Story
  • Coleen Rooney: The Real Wagatha Story
  • The D’Amelio Show
  • The Kardashians
  • Secret Chef
  • Living For The Dead
  • Love In Fairhope
  • Secrets & Sisterhood

Best New Movie Of 2023 (Available on Disney+)

Winner – Guardians Of The Galaxy: Vol 3

Nominees included:

  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Indiana Jones And The Dial Of Destiny
  • The Creator
  • Haunted Mansion
  • Elemental
  • Theatre Camp
  • Chevalier
  • A Haunting In Venice
  • The Boogeyman

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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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