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Disney Channel’s remained an iconic fixture in many folks’ childhoods, from baby boomers to Gen-Zers. With original classics like the 1955-released Lady and the Tramp animated film to more contemporary hits like the 2003-released The Cheetah Girls, Disney reigns supreme in amping up that nostalgia factor.
Millennials officially became Disney Channel fanatics, however, with the golden era of Disney Channel original movies.
Starting in 1999 with Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century and ending in 2003 with The Even Stevens Movie (with the exceptions of a few hits thereafter), Disney Channel was the ultimate destination for quality movie entertainment for the entire family.
Today, with Disney Channel now completely revamped to cater to a new generation of kids and teens, those who grew up in the golden era of Disney Channel Original Movie bliss may feel a little left out.
Luckily, if you’ve recently had the urge to take a trip down memory lane, all of these “throwback” films and more are currently streaming on Disney+!
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Retailing for just $6.99 a month, Disney+ is one of the most affordable streaming services on the market today. It gives subscribers unlimited access to both Disney Channel original series and movies as well as exclusive access to new releases as they become available.
If you want to take your subscription every further, you can even sign up for the popular trio bundle which includes Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+, for just $6 more a month.
Curious to see what Disney Channel Original Movies are available on the platform? Take a look at seven of the most popular below.
Synopsis reminder: “It’s 2049, and teen Zenon happily lives on an orbiting space station. When her curiosity gets her into trouble, she’s sent to Earth for punishment and needs to learn how to fit in.”
Synopsis reminder: “East High is taken by storm when Troy, the star captain of the school’s basketball team, and Gabriella, a brainy new student, connect on a level that’s more than a school crush.”
Synopsis reminder: “Four teens facing the challenges of growing up as they sing and dance their way toward that elusive record deal.”
Synopsis reminder: “Instead of celebrating her sweet 16th birthday with her friends, Penny has to go on a boring vacation to Legume Island with her family.”
5. Cadet Kelly
Synopsis reminder: “Kelly Collins is an artistic, fashion-minded teen who’s forced to go from flashy fab to olive drab at her stepdad’s military academy.”
Synopsis reminder: “As he approaches his 13th birthday, Cody gets scales and fins, begins to breathe underwater and communicates with fish.”
7. Smart House
Synopsis reminder: “When high school science whiz Ben Cooper goes online to win a computerized ‘Smart House’ specifically designed to make things easier, he instead finds life becomes more troublesome than ever.”
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