There are some amazing offerings on Disney Plus UK in October that are sure to keep you and your little ones entertained. So, sit back, relax and grab the popcorn and turn the mundane into the fantastical with my top new entries on Disney+ Plus UK this October 2020.
Thursday October 1st
Bluey is the perfect show on Disney Plus UK to keep little ones busy while you get a much-needed break. It follows the adventures of a puppy called Bluey who lives with her dad, mother and sister. Bluey’s boundless energy and fun-loving spirit lead to entertaining and unpredictable situations.
Friday October 2nd
A highly-rated fantasy-adventure film that follows two elf brothers who embark on a quest to spend one more day with their late father. The brothers encounter seemingly impossible obstacles, cryptic maps and surprising discoveries before their mother sets out to bring them home. It’s definitely one of Pixar’s best, so don’t miss out when it comes to Disney+ UK on Friday 2nd October 2020.
Zenimation Extended Edition
Zenimation is a fantastic animated soundscape experience to help you meditate, relax and recharge. Iconic Disney scenes are accompanied by the sounds of ocean waves, soaring light and an icy forest. It pays tribute to the visual and sound artists behind the magic of Disney, whilst supporting mindfulness.
Friday October 9th
Upside Down Magic
Upside Down Magic is an enchanting fantasy movie inspired by the New York Times bestselling children’s book. It follows Nory and her friend Reina as they enter the Sage Academy for Magical Studies. Nory’s unconventional powers land her in a class for individuals with “upside-down” magic. Ultimately Nory learns that upside-down magic is just as good as right-side-up magic and gains a new level of self-acceptance.
The Right Stuff
Episodes 1 & 2 with episodes following each week
Based on the bestselling book by Tom Wolfe, the eight-episode season is an inspirational look at the early days of the U.S. Space Program and the iconic story of America’s first astronauts, the Mercury 7.
Friday 16th October
Inspired by an incredible true story, “Clouds” is a poignant and beautiful look at the heartbreaking duality of life and a testament to what can happen when you start to live as if each day might be your last.
If your kids loved Rio, then they need to see Rio 2. Rio 2 follows Blu, Jewel and their children as they try to adapt to life in the Amazon after moving out of Rio de Janeiro. Unfortunately, the situation is complicated when Blu reencounters the vengeful Nigel.
Ever After: A Cinderella Story
Embrace your 90s nostalgia with Ever After: A Cinderella Story. The film is ahighly-rated historical spin on the traditional Cinderella story set in Renaissence era France. It follows heroine Danielle, who her stepmother and stepsister’s treat as a servant, as her life is changed by an encounter with Prince Henry.
Friday 23rd October
Once Upon A Snowman
If you love Frozen, then this new original short is for you. Once Upon a Snowman explores the previously untold origins of Olaf. Watch the first steps of everyone’s favourite snowman and follow him as he tries to uncover his identity in the snowy mountains outside Arendelle. Find out what he got up to when after Elsa created him and when he met Anna and Kristoff in this brilliant short film.
Friday 30th October
Star Wars: The Mandalorian
Season 2, Episode 1 – Episodes follow weekly
The first season of The Mandalorian was a huge hit amongst Star Wars fans. Created by Jon Favreau (Iron Man, The Jungle Book), the story is set after the fall of the Galactic Empire (after Return of the Jedi) and follows a bounty hunter who tries to protect ‘the child’. It’s one of the franchise’s biggest successes since Disney acquired it. Let’s hope it continues with the second season.