What to Watch on Valentine’s Day 2024 from D23: A Very Romantic Disney Watchlist.
As Cupid prepares to draw back his bow, February 14 is fast approaching, and love is in the air. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, we’ve queued up 15 of the best movies and episodes for Disney fans to add a touch of romance, laughter—and maybe even a few tears—to your celebration.
Lady and the Tramp (1955)
Nothing says “love” like sharing a plate of spaghetti and meatballs does. This animated movie explores the love story of Lady, a pampered cocker spaniel who is abandoned by her family, and Mutt, a carefree mongrel with a heart of gold. If your love for this classic knows no bounds, indulge in the 2019 live-action reimagining, Lady and the Tramp, featuring the voices of Tessa Thompson as Lady and Justin Theroux and The Tramp. Watch now on Disney+.
Me & Mickey: “Valentine’s Day” (2022)
Join the romantic Mickey Mouse as he prepares to sweep his perennial Valentine, Minnie, off her feet. This delightful short will be available on Disney Junior YouTube and Disney+ beginning on Wednesday, February 14, offering a charming addition to your Valentine’s Day watchlist.
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
This watchlist wouldn’t be complete without the enchanting tale of Beauty and the Beast, where roses go beyond mere aesthetics, reminding us of the enduring power of true love! Emma Watson brings Belle to life in this live-action adaptation, adding a modern touch to the animated classic Beauty and the Beast(1991). Watch now on Disney+.
Alice’s Wonderland Bakery: “A Heart Filled Harmony/ Happy Cheshire Day” (2022)
In the whimsical world of Alice’s Wonderland Bakery, where every day brings a new twist and turn, celebrating Valentine’s Day takes on a unique charm. In these two episodes, the Queen and Rosa accidentally double-book two singing groups for their Valentine’s Day Party, and the Cheshire Cat creates a holiday for himself! Both episodes premiere on Disney Junior on Monday, February 12, and are available now on Disney+.
Solar Opposites: Valentine’s Day Special (2020)
Leave it to Solar Opposites to declare a war on Valentine’s Day! In the series’ third special, we’ll see our favorite aliens getting “romantic AF” while saving the world. This Valentine’s Day Special is now available for streaming on Hulu, promising laughter and fun for those who prefer an out-of-this-world celebration of love.
This charming live-action reimagining of the animated classic, Cinderella (1950), follows young Ella (Lily James) who must navigate her cruel stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and stepsisters. When a royal ball is announced, and Ella’s fairy godmother (Helena Bonham Carter) appears, the stage is set for a captivating transformation and a chance encounter with Prince Kit (Richard Madden). With its dazzling costumes, enchanting performances, and fairy-tale atmosphere, this film is a perfect addition to your Valentine’s Day viewing! Watch now on Disney+.
SuperKitties: “Vanishing Valentines” (2023)
Embark on an adventure with SuperKitties in “Vanishing Valentines” as Mr. Puppypaws employs his glitter dragon to steal Valentine’s Day cards. Currently airing on Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney+, this mischievous escapade is a great opportunity to celebrate love’s lighthearted nature.
Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends: “Villaintines Day” (2021)
Join Spidey, Spin, and Ghost-Spider on a quest to thwart Gobby and Rhino’s attempts to ruin Valentine’s Day. This action-packed episode is currently airing on Disney Channel and Disney Junior, offering an exciting adventure filled with love and Super Hero bravery. Tune in to see how Spidey and his amazing friends swing into action to preserve the magic of Valentine’s Day!
The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Step into the vibrant world of New Orleans with The Princess and the Frog, a contemporary spin on the classic fairy tale. Follow Tiana, a hardworking waitress with dreams of opening her own restaurant, and Prince Naveen, who has been transformed into a frog by an evil witch doctor. As they embark on a magical adventure, filled with jazz-infused melodies and delightful characters, witness how love transcends boundaries and transforms lives. Watch now on Disney+.
Dear John (2010)
Based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks, Dear John takes audiences on an emotional journey through the trials and tribulations of long-distance love. The romantic drama follows the heartfelt correspondence between soldier John Tyree (Channing Tatum) and college student Savannah Curtis (Amanda Seyfried), who must navigate the challenges of separation and sacrifice. Dear John is a Valentine’s Day-must for those seeking a tale about love’s resilience! Watch now on Disney+.
Pupstruction: “Valentine’s Day Dogs” (2023)
The Post Office of Petsburg is so overwhelmed on Valentine’s Day that it looks like no one will get their cards and gifts. Catch this episode of Pupstruction currently airing on Disney Channel and Disney Junior, with availability on Disney+ starting on Wednesday, February 21.
In a city where fire, water, land, and air residents live together, the fiery Ember and go-with-the-flow Wade are on the verge of discovering something elemental: the surprising common ground they share. This Valentine’s Day, Elemental provides the perfect opportunity to help us celebrate love stories that embrace the beauty of differences and the unseen connections that bind us all together. Watch now on Disney+.
Minnie’s Bow-Toons: “Camp Minnie” (2023)
As Minnie and her friends prepare to deliver heartfelt cards to their fellow campers, they encounter a lost bunny in need of help. Join Minnie, Daisy, and the rest of the gang as they celebrate the true spirit of Valentine’s Day, showcasing the power of friendship, compassion, and teamwork. Premiering on Disney Junior YouTube on Wednesday, February 14, and available now on Disney+, this episode of Minnie’s Bow-Toonspromises a delightful story filled with laughter, love, and plenty of bows!
High School Musical (2006)
High School Musical (2006) marks the beginning of the iconic HSM trilogy, capturing the essence of young love, friendship, and self-discovery. As you curate your Valentine’s Day watchlist, consider immersing yourself in the eventful world of East High, where Troy Bolton (Zac Efron) and Gabriella Montez (Vanessa Hudgens) break free from the status quo and navigate the challenges of high school life. Watch now on Disney+.
Tangled (2010) is the ultimate Valentine’s Day treat, bringing to life the adventurous love story between Rapunzel and Flynn Rider. This Disney+ favorite is like a rom-com with a twist—and by twist, we mean magical, glowing hair and daring escapades through the Corona kingdom. Prepare for a night of laughter, romance, and enough tangled-up love to make even the most hardened cynic believe in fairy tales.