Top Ten Nostalgic Movies on Disney +

By Chris Plumery

*summaries need to be paraphrased*

What happened to all the great movies you used to watch as a kid?  They came on after school on Disney Channel, Cartoon Network or maybe Nickelodeon. Those days talking to your friends as you’re all grown up reminiscing about your childhood and how all the shows today couldn’t compete with your favorites. Well Disney+ is here to save the day. Disney+ has many throwback movies all in one service for those college-aged students in need of their treasured shows. 


Here it is, the Top 10 Nostalgic movies offered by Disney+.


10. Holes (2003)


Coming in at number 10 is Holes, starring Shia LaBeouf playing Stanley Yelnats, a boy who is sent to a ruthless camp, where the camp warden and her staff force the kids to dig holes in the desert. This movie was interesting to say the least and put these kids in scary situations in the middle of nowhere. 


9. Cars (2006)


A race-car named Lightning McQueen travels to California to race for the Pistol Cup Championship.

8. A Goofy Movie (1995)


Though Goofy always means well, his cluelessness nature embarrasses his son, Max. Max makes a prank on his high-school principal which leads his crush, Roxanne, to notice him. Max’s trouble at school convinces Goofy that he and Max need to bond and go on a cross-country fishing trip like the one he took with his dad when he was Max’s age. This is to Max’s dismay.


7. Recess: School’s Out (2001)


T.J. Detweiler is looking forward to a grand summer as the school year has finally ended. Former principal Dr. Benedict, had once tried to eliminate recess from the school day, now he plans to use a laser beam to change the weather and create permanent winter. T.J. calls in all his friends for help so they can save their summer.


6. Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001)


A young adventurer named Milo Thatch joins a group of explorers to find the mysterious lost continent of Atlantis. Milo wants to complete the quest that began with his late grandfather who was a famous explorer. 


5. High School Musical (2006)


This one that everyone knows or have heard countless of times. A popular high school athlete Troy Bolton and an academically gifted girl Gabriella Montez get roles in the school musical and develop a relationship that will change their lives.


4. Kim Possible: So the Drama (2005)


Kim’s heart is quickly captured by a new boy at school, Eric, who becomes her boyfriend. Unknown to Kim, her best friend, Ron has developed stronger feelings toward her after seeing the two together that causes a shift in their relationship.


3. A Bug’s Life (1998)


A misfit ant named Flik has messed up his colony of ants. The colony have to gather double the food for the grasshoppers. Flik goes out looking for “warriors” to save his colony from the greedy grasshoppers and recruits a group of bugs from a circus troupe. 


2. Monster, Inc. (2001)


Monsters Incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world, and James Sullivan is one of its top scarers. Sullivan is an intimidating monster with blue fur, large purple spots and horns. His scare assistant, who is more funny than scary is his  best friend Mike Wazowski a green and feisty one-eyed monster. They develop a relationship with a tiny girl named Boo.


1. The Simpsons Movie (2007)


Homer accidentally pollutes the town’s water supply and this leads to a large mob outside of their home. Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the family are declared fugitives as they are the only ones who is outside of the dome.