Disney + films for adults: the best movies for grown-ups on the channel - from Three Men and a Baby to Avatar and Never Been Kissed
Disney+ has been a popular choice for many families during lockdown, with the streaming service offering old school classics and new hits.
But if you think Disney+ just for kids then think again, as these films are ideal for adults too. Recently gathered data has revealed the top-rated movies on Disney+, perfect for adding to your weekend watch-list.
Never Been Kissed (1999) - 55/100 on Rotten Tomatoes
Knowing what you know as an adult, would you go back to high school? This is what Josie Geller gets the chance to do in Never Been Kissed.
Played by Drew Barymore, Josue is a copy editor at a newspaper and is asked to go undercover for an assignment posing as a teenager. Trouble is, Josie was never one of the ‘cool kids’ and struggles to fit in and get her scoop.
10 Things I Hate About You (1999) - 68/100 on Rotten Tomatoes
Popular and pretty Bianca is desperate to start dating, but her family won’t allow her to until her older, rebellious sister Kat (played by Julia Stiles) gets a date of her own.
To get around this rule, Bianca’s potential boyfriend attempts to set Kat up with a date ( Heath Ledger). Will Kat let her guard down and fall for him? This popular 90s film was loosely based on a Shakespeare classic, Taming of the Shrew.
Three Men and a Baby (1987) - 75/100 on Rotten Tomatoes
Three bachelors' lives change completely when an unexpected package arrives at their swanky pad in New York. Following the mishaps and adventures of Peter, Micheal and Jack as they find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guy’s girlfriends.
Avatar (2009) - 82/100 on Rotten Tomatoes
Paralegic Marine, Jake is dispatched on a mission to the distant alien moon Pandora, in place of his brother who was killed in a robbery. Jake Sully and team members transform into “Na’vi” the native members of Pandora to build relationships and form their trust.
Greedy Corporate figurehead Parker Selfridge, plans on driving off the native “Na’vi”, to mine for the valuable material found in the woodland. Will Jake stand by his marine team or fight for planet Pandora?
Pirates of The Caribbean: The Curse of The Black Pearl (2003) - 79/100 on Rotten Tomatoes
Pirate Jack Sparrow sets on adventure with blacksmith Will Turner as they attempt to rescue the kidnapped Elizabeth Swann, daughter of the governor.
Elizabeth was snatched by Captain Hector Barbossa and his cursed crew. Will the medallion treasure of Elizabeth Swann lift the curse of the Black Pearl Ship?
The Finest Hours (2016) - 64/100 on Rotten Tomatoes
Crewman Bernard Webber of Coast Guard Station Chatham falls madly in love with local girl Miriam Pentinen. Bernie is dispatched on a rescue mission to save the crew of Pendleton, a oil tanker that's sheared in half on the coast of Chatham. Will Bernie survive the storm and return to his love, Miriam?
The Chronicles of Narnia: The lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) - 76/100 on Rotten Tomatoes
The bombings of WWII have forced four siblings out of town and into the countryside with relatives. A familiar game of hide and seek leads the youngest child, Lucy, into a wardrobe to hide, where she discovers a mystical place called Narnia.
With guidance from the magical creatures of Narnia they battle to defeat the evil queen and save Narnia.
Remember the Titans (2000) - 73/100 on Rotten Tomatoes
Herman Boone, an African-American ( played by Denzel Washington) is appointed as the new coach of a high school football team.
Based on the events of a true story, Herman forms a racially-integrated football team for the first time. Tensions arise as players of different races are forced together on the same team. Will coach Herman resolve the racial discrepancies?
Secretariat (2010) - 63/100 on Rotten Tomatoes
Despite her lack of horse knowledge, house wife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ill father's horse stables.
With the help of the faithful trainer Lucien Laurin, she was determined to take down the male-dominated business of horse racing to save her father's stables.
The Greatest Game ever Played (2005) - 63/100 on Rotten Tomatoes
Harry Vardon, son of immigrant Arthur, finds his passion for golf as he works as a caddie at The Country Club across from his home.
Dismissed for his working-class status, Harry’s natural talent for the game was mocked by the rich and powerful. But, with the push of fellow golfers and his mother, Harry secured his chance of competing against the professionals. But will his level in society cost him the win?