40 Feel-Good Musicals You Can Watch on Disney+ Right Now
I don't know about you, but nothing lifts my spirits like a good movie musical. There's just something about singing at the top of my lungs that brings me instant joy. Thankfully, Disney+ has me covered, with an abundance of titles on their streaming service. From award-winning musicals like The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins to Disney classics like Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King, there are so many options to choose from. There are even Disney Channel original movies like High School Musical and Camp Rock for that extra dose of nostalgia. Plus, Broadway's Hamilton is now streaming on Disney+. If you're looking for a feel-good movie to stream as you stay at home, keep scrolling for titles to add to your watchlist.
Christian Bale stars in this 1992 film, which is loosely based on the New York City Newsboys' Strike of 1899.
The Sound of Music
Julie Andrews stars as a nun-turned-baroness in this iconic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.
Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke star in this musical about a magical nanny.
Jason Segel and Amy Adams befriend the Muppets in this lighthearted musical movie.
Disney puts their own spin on the 1982 film with this made-for-TV movie starring big names like Victor Garber, Kathy Bates, Alan Cumming, Audra McDonald, and Kristin Chenoweth.
Whoopi Goldberg stars as a lounge singer who goes undercover as a nun in this 1992 film.
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
Whoopi Goldberg reprises her role as the singing nun Deloris Van Cartier in this 1993 sequel.
After rubbing a magic lamp, a young man befriends a genie who grants him three wishes.
Will Smith, Mena Massoud, and Naomi Scott dance and sing their hearts out in this live-action adaptation of the 1992 animated film.
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
After getting cursed by a witch to live as a beast, a prince finds true love with a woman named Belle.
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Emma Watson and Dan Stevens step into the iconic roles of Belle and the Beast, respectively, in this live-action adaptation of the 1991 film. Bonus: the film also includes a new song by Céline Dion!
The Lion King (1994)
A young lion takes his rightful place as the king of the Pride Lands following his father's tragic death.
The Lion King (2019)
Some of Hollywood's biggest stars, including Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Seth Rogen, and Billy Eichner, lend their voices for this remake of the 1994 animated film.
The Little Mermaid
A young mermaid gets the chance to be human in this Disney classic.
After a fairy godmother grants her wish to attend a ball, a young woman has the night of her life when she meets a handsome prince.
Disney puts their own spin on the story of Rapunzel in this animated film starring Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
When an evil queen marks her for death, a young woman nicknamed Snow White befriends seven dwarfs as she hides in the woods.
In an effort to bring honor to her family, a young woman takes her father's place in the Chinese army in this animated film.
The film, which is loosely based on the life of Pocahontas, offers a fictionalized account of her relationship with John Smith.
After being cursed by an evil fairy godmother named Maleficent, a young princess spends most of her life in isolation to avoid death in this Disney classic.
The Princess and the Frog
A young woman named Tiana has big dreams of being a chef, but things get a little complicated when she kisses a frog.
In an effort to save her family and friends, a brave young teenager sets out on a thrilling adventure in this film.
Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale The Snow Queen, this film follows a young woman who tries to get ahold of her magical abilities after she accidentally freezes her kingdom.
In the followup to the hit 2013 film, sisters Anna and Elsa go "into the unknown" as they try to understand the origin of Elsa's powers.
Miguel, a music-loving boy in Mexico, has the misfortune to be born into a family that forbids all music because of an ancestor who abandoned his family for music. When Miguel steals a famous guitar, he's accidentally transported to the colorful afterlife, and he has to get home before he's stuck there for good.
An aspiring singer gets the incredible chance to attend a prestigious musical camp in this film starring the Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato.
Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam
After a rival summer camp threatens to shut down Camp Rock, a group of musicians must band together in this sequel to the 2008 film.
The Cheetah Girls
Four young women try to chase their musical dreams and keep their friendship intact in this Disney Channel original movie.
The Cheetah Girls 2
In the sequel to the 2003 film, the Cheetah Girls make their way to Spain to participate in a Barcelona music festival.
In this Kenny Ortega-directed film, we are introduced to the kids of some of Disney's most notorious villains as they attend a prep school in a magical kingdom called Auradon.
Mal (the daughter of Maleficent) finds it hard to balance her old and new life in the followup to the 2015 film.
In the third and final film of the Descendants franchise, the Villain Kids go back to their roots as they enlist a new group of students to attend Auradon Prep.
High School Musical
A young basketball player fights the status quo as he auditions for his school's musical production, much to the dismay of his teammates.
High School Musical 2
The students of East High attempt to have the best summer ever as they all relax and sing at a country club.
High School Musical 3: Senior Year
The Wildcats put on one last show together as they say goodbye to high school and each other.
After getting grouped together in detention, a group of students decide to form a band in this movie starring Bridgit Mendler, Hayley Kiyoko, and Naomi Scott.
Teen Beach Movie
A young couple finds themselves trapped in a musical called Wet Side Story in this Disney Channel original movie starring Ross Lynch and Maia Mitchell.
Teen Beach Movie 2
Following the events of the first film, Ross Lynch and Maia Mitchell's characters find themselves reunited with the leads of Wet Side Story when they are magically transported to the real world.
A zombie and a cheerleader are star-crossed lovers in this Disney Channel original movie starring Milo Manheim and Meg Donnelly.
Hannah Montana: The Movie
After making it big in Malibu, Miley Stewart goes back to her Nashville roots in this movie based on the hit Disney Channel series of the same name.