Movies to Stream Before ‘Star Wars’ and Other Disney Classics Leave Netflix

Disney’s streaming service, Disney Plus, is right around the corner. To be released in November 2019, this subscription platform will allow viewers to stream Disney classics, from Star Wars: A New Hope to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. There are also rumors of a Star Wars original series to premiere on Disney Plus. Here’s our list of movies to watch on Netflix before Disney pulls the plug.

2019 Star Wars Celebration
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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Where has Luke Skywalker been all these years? In the second movie of the Star Wars’ sequel trilogy, fans learn about their favorite heroes, including Rey, Princess Leia, and Luke Skywalker.

The next movie, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, is releasing in the United States in December. With that, Star Wars: The Last Jedi gives fans hints about the newest movie. Even if you’re just watching for the throne room scene, Star Wars: The Last Jedi is definitely a movie to stream.

Jordan Fisher
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‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’

The sequel to Wreck-It Ralph, Ralph Breaks the Internet tells the story of characters in a video game. In Ralph Breaks the Internet, Ralph and Vanellope Von Schweetz travel to an entirely new world — the internet.

There, the two encounter new friends, including Disney Princesses. Most of them voiced for their original actresses, Disney Princesses like Pocahontas, Belle, Anna, and Elsa give Vanellope encouragement. Additionally, they give fans a hint of nostalgia.

Donald Glover
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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Who is the smooth-talking smuggler behind the Millenium Falcon? How did he meet Lando Calrissian? Solo: A Star Wars Story shows viewers what happens before Star Wars: A New Hope. It shows fans how Han Solo became the hero they know and love.

Solo: A Star Wars Story actor, Donald Glover, also appears in an upcoming Disney movie, the live-action adaptation of The Lion King. He also starred in the Marvel movie Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Avengers Infinity Wars
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‘Avengers: Infinity War’

One of the newest Marvel movies, Avengers: Infinity War is available for streaming on Netflix. There, Marvel biggest heroes united to fight Thanos, a being who aspires to wipe out half of the universe’s population. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry — some consider it one of Marvel’s best movies.

The sequel to Avengers: Infinity War, entitled Avengers: Endgame, premiered in the United States in April 2019.


It isn’t exactly a Star Wars movie, but Mulan is still the story of a fierce warrior. This Disney classic tells the story of a woman who wants to make her family proud. Her father is asked to return for the army and fight in a war. Despite women not being allowed to join the army, Mulan sneaks away and takes his place.

The live-action adaptation of Mulan premieres in March 2020. That leaves plenty of time for streaming the original movie on Netflix.