Best Movies to Watch on Disney+ Right Now – August 13, 2022

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First, look at what’s coming to Disney+ this week. As a reminder, you can read about what’s new on Disney+ every week with our weekly roundups. The latest Movies scheduled to hit Disney+ this Week are below.

Lightyear

Creator: Angus MacLane
Genres: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Cast: Chris Evans, Keke Palmer, Dale Soules, Taika Waititi, Peter Sohn, Uzo Aduba, James Brolin

Synopsis: Legendary space ranger Buzz Lightyear embarks on an intergalactic adventure alongside ambitious recruits Izzy, Mo, Darby, and his robot companion, Sox. As this motley crew tackles their toughest mission yet, they must learn to work together as a team to escape the evil Zurg and his dutiful robot army that are never far behind.

Prey

Creators: Jeremy Marinas, Dan Trachtenberg
Genres: Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Cast: Amber Midthunder, Dakota Beavers, Dane DiLiegro, Stormee Kipp, Ray Strachan, Michelle Thrush, Julian Black Antelope, Stefany Mathias, Nelson Leis, Bennett Taylor, Mike Paterson

Synopsis: The origin story of the Predator in the world of the Comanche Nation 300 years ago. Naru, a skilled female warrior, fights to protect her tribe against one of the first highly-evolved Predators to land on Earth.

Encanto

Creator: Jared Bush, Byron Howard, Charise Castro Smith
Genres: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Cast: Stephanie Beatriz(voice), María Cecilia Botero(voice), John Leguizamo(voice)

Synopsis: Encanto tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charming place called an Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift from super strength to the power to a heal-every child except Mirabel. But when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger, Mirabel decides that she, the only ordinary Madrigal, might just be her exceptional family’s last hope.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Creator: Sam Raimi
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Wong, Xochitl Gomez, Jett Klyne, Julian Hilliard

Synopsis: Doctor Strange, with the help of mystical allies both old and new, traverses the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront a mysterious new adversary.

Turning Red

Creators: Domee Shi
Genres: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Cast: Rosalie Chiang (voice), Sandra Oh (voice), Ava Morse (voice)

Synopsis: Mei Lee (voice of Rosalie Chiang) is a confident, dorky 13-year-old torn between staying her mother’s dutiful daughter and the chaos of adolescence. Her protective, if not slightly overbearing mother, Ming (voice of Sandra Oh), is never far from her daughter – an unfortunate reality for the teenager. And as if changes to her interests, relationships and body weren’t enough, whenever she gets too excited (which is practically ALWAYS), she “poofs” into a giant red panda.

Venom

Creator: Ruben Fleischer
Genres: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Cast: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Jenny Slate, Scott Haze, Reid Scott, Woody Harrelson

Synopsis: After a faulty interview with the Life Foundation ruins his career, former reporter Eddie Brock’s life is in pieces. Six months later, he comes across the Life Foundation again, and he comes into contact with an alien symbiote and becomes Venom, a parasitic antihero.

LEGO Star Wars: Summer Vacation

Creator: Ken Cunningham
Genres: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Cast: Kelly Marie Tran, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Helen Sadler, Omar Benson Miller, Jake Green, Matthew Wood

Synopsis: Follows the events of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, with Rose, Rey, Finn, Poe, and Chewbacca looking to relax in the summer sun after their fateful battle with Emperor Palpatine. The galaxy’s heroes need a vacation badly, but, as many family vacations often turn out, things don’t go according to plan.

Moana

Creator: Ron Clements, John Musker, Don Hall
Genres: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Cast: Auli’i Cravalho(voice), Dwayne Johnson(voice), Rachel House(voice)

Synopsis: Moana Waialiki is a sea voyaging enthusiast and the only daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators. When her island’s fishermen can’t catch any fish and the crops fail, she learns that the demigod Maui caused the blight by stealing the heart of the goddess, Te Fiti. The only way to heal the island is to persuade Maui to return Te Fiti’s heart, so Moana sets off on an epic journey across the Pacific. The film is based on stories from Polynesian mythology.

Toy Story

Creator: John Lasseter
Genres: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Cast: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Annie Potts

Synopsis: Led by Woody, Andy’s toys live happily in his room until Andy’s birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy’s heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from their owner, the duo eventually learns to put aside their differences.

Avengers: Endgame

Creator: Anthony Russo, Joe Russ
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo

Synopsis: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos’s actions and undo the chaos to the universe, no matter what consequences may be in store and no matter who they face.

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