The first film screening in history took place on December 28, 1895 in Paris, a historic event that was witnessed by 35 people and directed by the Lumière brothers. In the new millennium, far away from that time, The way of making and watching movies has been totally transformed, proof of this is Disney+.
In comparison, now it is not necessary to go to a square or to the cinema to enjoy the filmsbecause with the advancement of technology and the arrival of streaming platforms, there have been many advantages that movie lovers have obtained, like the fact of enjoying different plots and genres within reach of a click and no need to wonder how to download a video from Facebook.
Currently there are not only 500 one-minute films available, as in those days, but Disney+ and its competitors have a extensive catalog of productions, so the dilemma now is what titles to watch.
However, in this wave of novelties there are films that have managed to stand out and position themselves in the public’s taste. Next we leave you the list of the most popular of Disney+ Mexico.
1. Disenchanted: Giselle Returns
Ten years into their happily ever after, Giselle questions her happiness, inadvertently turning the lives of those in the real world and Andalasia upside down in the process.
two. Black Panther
After the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” T’Challa returns home to the isolated and technologically advanced nation of Wakanda to be proclaimed King. But the reappearance of an old enemy tests T’Challa’s mettle as Rey and Black Panther as he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world in jeopardy.
3. Enchanted: Giselle’s Story
It narrates the odyssey that the beautiful princess Giselle (Amy Adams) must live, who is transported by a spell from the evil queen Narissa (Susan Sarandon) from her magical world to the modern and chaotic Manhattan of today. Immersed in an environment where “they were happy and ate partridges” doesn’t work, Giselle wanders through a chaotic world in desperate need of a few spells. But Giselle falls for a charming but far from perfect divorced lawyer (Patrick Dempsey) who decides to help her. Despite the fact that she in her world is promised to the fairy tale prince (James Marsden), the young princess will ask herself the following question: Does his vision of her ideal love have a future in the real world?
Miguel is a young man with the dream of becoming a music legend despite his family’s prohibition. His passion will lead him to enter the “Land of the Dead” to learn about his true family legacy.
“Encanto” tells the story of the Madrigals, an extraordinary family living in a magical house in a vibrant town in the mountains of Colombia hidden in a “Encanto”. The magic of the Charm has blessed each child in the family with a unique gift, from super strength to the power to heal. Everyone except Mirabel, who wants to be as special as the rest of her family. But when the magic surrounding the Charm is in jeopardy, Mirabel decides that she, the only Madrigal without any unique gift, may be the only hope for her exceptional family.
The modern mammal metropolis of Zootropolis is an absolutely unique city. It is made up of neighborhoods with different habitats such as the luxurious Sahara Plaza, the Tropical Jungle District and the frigid Tundra District. It is a melting pot where animals from each environment coexist, a place where it does not matter what you are. In fact, you can be anything from a huge elephant to the tiniest shrew. But when optimistic officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny in a police force made up of tough, oversized animals is no easy feat. But she’s determined to prove her worth and plunges headlong into a case, even though it means working with Nick Wilde, a talkative, con-artist fox, to solve the mystery.
Mei Lee, an odd but confident 13-year-old girl, is torn between being the dutiful daughter her mother wants her to be and the chaos of adolescence. Ming, her protector and slightly demanding mother of hers, never leaves her side, which is an undesirable situation for a teenager. And as if the changes in her life and her body weren’t enough, every time she gets too excited (which she does pretty much all the time), she turns into a giant red panda.
8. home alone at last
Left alone for Christmas, Max Mercer will do whatever it takes to protect his home from intruders.
An old man named Geppetto makes a wooden puppet he calls Pinocchio, hoping it will turn into a real boy. The Blue Fairy makes his wish come true and gives life to Pinocchio, but keeps his wooden body. Jiminy Cricket, Pinocchio’s conscience, will have to advise him to stay away from difficult or dangerous situations until the doll becomes a flesh and blood child.
10. Thor: Love and Thunder
The God of Thunder embarks on a journey unlike anything he’s ever faced before: a search for inner peace. But Thor’s retreat is interrupted by a galactic assassin known as Gorr the God Butcher. To deal with the threat, Thor enlists the help of the Valkyrie, Korg, and his ex-girlfriend Jane Foster who, to Thor’s surprise, wields her magical hammer, Mjolnir, as the Mighty Thor. Together, they embark on a cosmic adventure in which they will have to uncover the mystery of the Butcher of Gods’ revenge and stop him before it’s too late.
*Some titles may be repeated in the ranking because they are different episodes or seasons, likewise, they may not have a description because the platform does not provide them.
Disney unseats Netflix
Disney+ is a streaming platform which is owned by The Walt Disney Company and which offers its subscribers a wide catalog of films, series, documentaries, among other multimedia products that have been released under the studios Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star, National Geographic, among others.
The service was officially launched on November 12, 2019 in the United States and Canada, to later expand to the Netherlands and Spain. It was not until the end of 2020 that the platform finally reached Latin America and the Caribbean, with the exception of Cuba.
According to the last cut made on August 10, 2022, the streaming service It has around 221.1 million users worldwide, surpassing its biggest rival for the first time: Netflixwhich has remained at 220.67 million users.
The total number of users accounted for by Disney+ (152 million) also refers to its service Hulu (46.2 million) and ESPN (22.8 million). In contrast, Netflix lost 200,000 subscribers in its latest balance and is expected to drop two million more.
However, his reign in the world of streaming it might not last long due to the announcement about their new payment planssince the company contemplates a new premium package for which more must be paid after the arrival of a new modality that includes advertising.
As background, at the end of 2015 Disney launched its DisneyLife service in the United Kingdom, but following the launch of Disney+ the service was suspended.
At the time of its launch, there was talk that the platform Seeks to host 500 movies and 7,000 episodes of TV shows or series; In addition, the release of four original movies and five television shows was contemplated, which was seen with the launch of The Mandalorian series, which cost close to 100 million dollars.