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Disney Plus shares a list of throwback films to watch

What to watch on Disney Plus this week: Throwback films

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Every week, Disney Plus shares a list of recommended film and television shows to watch. Many times, these lists have a central theme that binds them together.

This week, Disney Plus has suggested a number of “throwback faves” for viewers, which date back to the ’70s all the way through the early aughts.

All Disney Plus films are rated PG-13 or lower.

Here’s the full list of films suggested by Disney Plus:

Films from the 1970s

  • “Bedknobs and Broomsticks”
  • “Million Dollar Duck”
  • “Escape to Witch Mountain”
  • “Return from Witch Mountain”
  • “The Strongest Man in the World”
  • “Pete’s Dragon”
  • “Star Wars: A New Hope”
  • “Treasure of Matecumbe”
  • “Gus”
  • “The Castaway Cowboy”
  • “Candleshoe”
  • “The Muppet Movie”
  • “Marvel’s Spider-Woman”
  • “Hacksaw”
  • “Robin Hood”
  • “The Biscuit Eater”

Films from the 1980s

  • “Sultan and the Rockstar”
  • “Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back”
  • “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi”
  • “Marvel’s Spider-Man”
  • “Tron”
  • “The Journey of Natty Gann”
  • “Return to Oz”
  • “Adventures of the Gummi Bears”
  • “Flight of the Navigator”
  • “Fuzzbucket”
  • “Three Men and a Baby”
  • “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”
  • “The Little Mermaid”
  • “Cheetah”
  • “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids”
  • “Turner & Hooch”

Films from the 1990s

  • “Newsies”
  • “Aladdin”
  • “Sister Act”
  • “The Three Musketeers”
  • “Cool Runnings”
  • “Boy Meets World”
  • “The Lion King”
  • “Blank Check”
  • “Camp Nowhere”
  • “Marvel’s Iron Man”
  • “Gargoyles”
  • “A Kid in King Arthur’s Court”
  • “Toy Story”
  • “Operation Dumbo Drop”
  • “Kazaam”
  • “Smart Guy”
  • “Jungle 2 Jungle”
  • “Flubber”
  • “Hercules”
  • “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace”
  • “10 Things I Hate About You”

Films from the 2000s

  • “The Color of Friendship”
  • “Even Stevens”
  • “The Luck of the Irish”
  • “The Princess Diaries”
  • “Kim Possible”
  • “Ice Age”
  • “Star Wars: Attack of the Clones”
  • “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith”
  • “Lilo & Stitch”
  • “That’s So Raven”
  • “Cheaper by the Dozen”
  • “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”
  • “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”
  • “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End”
  • “The Cheetah Girls”
  • “Finding Nemo”
  • “The Incredibles”
  • “Hannah Montana”
  • “Sonny with a Chance”
  • “Up”