Disney + arrived in Brazil with a very varied catalog of productions, which please the whole family. With that in mind, here you can find a list of some exclusive Disney + films, that is, features broadcast in the country only through the platform, which you cannot miss watching.
For those of you who don’t know anything about the Disney + catalog, it’s worth watching the classic studio animations that won live action remake, like Aladdin and The Lion King. In addition, films like the Skywalker Rise, from the Star Wars saga; Captain Marvel and Avengers: Ultimatum, from the Marvel cinematic universe; and Pixar’s Wall-E and Ratatouille are a must. All of them, exclusive to streaming.
For those, however, looking for some productions that go beyond this universe, we list below 8 exclusive Disney + movies that make the catalog even more interesting and varied. Check out this selection!
8 exclusive Disney + movies
1. Black is King
Visual album written and directed by Beyoncé, Black is King is inspired by the story of the remake of The Lion King, film of which the singer was present on the soundtrack. In its history, we have followed the journey of self-knowledge and the discovery of their ancestry lived by an African king removed from his family.
- Direction: Beyonce
- Year: 2020
- Cast: Beyoncé, Nyaniso Dzedze and Folajomi Akinmurele
2. Howard – Sounds of a Genius
Delicate and moving, Howard – Sounds of a Genius is a documentary about the life of Howard Ashman, Disney’s legendary professional. Composer responsible for some of the studio’s most classic music, he died of complications from HIV, before he even saw his work in Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast finalized.
- Direction: Don Hahn
- Year: 2018
- Cast: Howard Ashman and Alan Menken
Musical theater box office and critical phenomenon, Hamilton was nominated for 16 Tony Awards and has his version filmed among the exclusive Disney + films. The play tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founders of the USA and one of the most important figures in the country’s political scene.
* To date, the film is only available with English subtitles.
- Direction: Thomas Kail
- Year: 2020
- Cast: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonathan Groff and Daveed Diggs
4. A Fold in Time
Based on a book of the same name, A Fold in Time is a science fiction production directed by Ava DuVernay (from Selma and Condemning Eyes). In the plot, two brothers are involved in an intergalactic adventure when they set out in search of their father, a missing government astrophysicist.
- Direction: Ava DuVernay
- Year: 2018
- Cast: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon
Considered a milestone in cinematographic technology, Avatar takes place on the planet Pandora. His story shows an ex-marine who through a hybrid biological body is sent there as a mercenary, but who ends up falling in love with the place, its inhabitants and the alien Neytiri.
- Direction: James Cameron
- Year: 2009
- Cast: Zoë Saldaña and Sam Worthington
Based on real events, Togo depicts the story of Leonhard Seppala. Dog-led trainer and sleigh puller in the early 20th century, he and his dog Togo faced unimaginable difficulties in transporting medicines to cure an epidemic that was spreading in Alaska.
- Direction: Ericson Core
- Year: 2019
- Cast: Willem Dafoe and Julianne Nicholson
7. Tron – An Electronic Odyssey
1982 science fiction film, Tron – An Electronic Odyssey won a sequel in 2010 (also available on Disney +). In the film, a game developer is fired from his job after having his projects stolen by a colleague. When he tries to enter the company’s system to prove his authorship, he discovers the existence of a defense program called Tron.
- Direction: Steven Lisberger
- Year: 1982
- Cast: Jeff Bridges and Bruce Boxleitner
8. Are we history?
Launched at the Toronto Film Festival, Will We Be History? is a documentary starring and co-produced by Leonardo DiCaprio. The film follows the actor across countries around the world, while trying to explain the impact of climate change around the globe and discuss the actions we can take to prevent the planet from catastrophe.
- Direction: Fisher Stevens
- Year: 2016
- Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio and Barack Obama