Creating their very own streaming service was likely a no-brainer for The Walt Disney Company. In the age where new platforms to stream movies and shows are popping up all the time, creating a place where fans could watch all of the Disney properties on one place was a truly game changer.
Disney Plus debuted on November 12, 2019, and premiered the extremely successful live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian that same day. Now, thanks to the streaming service, people can watch everything from Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, and National Geographic all in one place.
Considering a big part of the Disney+ offering includes titles for children, however, you might be wondering if the platform is really worth subscribing to as an adult. Although that’s really up to one’s preferences, there’s probably more to the service than you think.
Is Disney Plus for kids?
As someone in their 20s without children, I would say that Disney+ is definitely worth subscribing to. Obviously, The Mandalorian streaming on the platform is major incentive to sign up. But besides that, there’s tons of classic movies that you can’t find anywhere else.
For instance, to watch this holiday season, there’s a handful Christmas favorites such as the Home Alone series, The Santa Clause movies, Miracle on 34th Street, and Mickey’s Christmas Carol, among others.
If you’re a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, you can find all entries on Disney Plus. There’s also the X-Men and Fantastic Four movies, and arguably most exciting is the upcoming Marvel shows. In the works for the streaming service include WandaVision, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, Loki, She-Hulk, and more.
If you’re ever feeling nostalgic for classic Disney Channel original movies (as I often am), there’s more on Disney Plus than you can count. Remember Halloweentown, Smart House, Mom’s Got a Date With a Vampire, or Get a Clue? They’re all available, plus so many more.
And the most obvious answer as to why you should subscribe to Disney+ even without kids is the fact that every Star Wars movie and show is on here. Want to rewatch A New Hope, or debate with your friends whether or not the prequels are actually good? You can with this platform.
Full transparency–I do use Netflix more than I do Disney Plus, but having a subscription to this streaming service is a great addition to the big guys. You absolutely do not need kids to find it useful.