From ‘The Princess Bride’ to ‘Maleficient: Mistress of Evil,’ Here Are the New Movies Coming to Disney+ During May 2020

If you’re looking for something new to watch during a Disney movie night, the subscription service has got you covered. New titles are added to Disney+ a weekly basis and that includes May 2020. From Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides to the 2019 release Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, here are a few of the movies coming to Disney’s streaming platform this May.

‘The Princess Bride’ joins the Disney+ streaming library

Just as Disney+ subscribers wish, this fantasy film joins this streaming platform on May 1, 2020. Originally released during 1987, The Princess Bride is based on the William Goldman novel of the same name.

The Princess Bride tells the story of one young woman who meets her true love. The journey which ensues takes viewers on an adventure through a magical forest to battle the forces of evil. It’s totally romantic, a little funny, and a super heartwarming film that’ll have you believe true love does exist. 

Actor Johnny Depp, dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow, of 'Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man's Chest'
Actor Johnny Depp, dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow, of ‘Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man’s Chest’ | Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney

Disney’s ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ debuts on Disney+ during May 2020

As a fourth movie released in the Pirates of the Caribbean story, this film features Jack Sparrow and a few new faces, including the character Angelica. There’s plenty of action, adventure, and a new quest of Jack Sparrow and Barbossa to find the fountain of youth. 

The movie, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, premieres on Disney+ May 1, 2020. A few other movies in the Pirates of the Caribean franchise are already available on this streaming platform. That includes The Curse of the Black Pearl, Dead Man’s Chest, and Dead Men Tell No Tales.

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ will be available on Disney+

Perhaps one of the newest movies joining Disney’s streaming platform, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil was released in theaters during fall 2019. As the sequel to Maleficent, this movie tells the origin story of the witch from Disney’s original animated movie, Sleeping Beauty. Turns out, she had a pretty complicated relationship with Aurora.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil stars Angelina Jolie and joins Disney’s streaming platform on May 15. Until then, subscribers can watch the first Maleficent movie, in addition to the original Sleeping Beauty.

The animated movie, ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ will be added to Disney+

Directed by Wes Anderson, Fantastic Mr. Fox is a different kind of animated movie. This “tale” is meant for both children and adults, sharing themes of family, struggle, and adversity. It even stars the voice acting of George Clooney and Meryl Streep. Although it’s not technically a Disney movie, it will be added to the company’s streaming platform.

According to E! Online, Fantastic Mr. Fox joins the Disney+ streaming library on May 22 along with Hello, Dolly and The Big Fib. Other movies coming to Disney’s streaming platform in the coming month include Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey, Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco, George of the Jungle, and The Moon-Spinners. 

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