Disney Plus new shows and movies for October 2020 including Onward and a new Frozen spin off

Here's the new Disney Plus shows and movies for October including Pixar animation Onward

Disney Plus UK has some great new shows and movies coming to the streaming service in October.

From the hit film Onward to season two of The Mandalorian, there’s lots to look forward to on Disney Plus. Head to the official Disney Plus website to sign up so you don’t miss it!.

Here’s the Disney plus new shows and movies for October 2020

Onward – 2nd October


This is one for all the family to enjoy (credit: Pixar)

Onward, a Pixar animation which received widespread critical acclaim, is already arriving on Disney Plus despite being at cinemas not that long ago. It tells the story of two teenage elf brothers who embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there. Expect lots of laughs and plenty of tears.

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The Right Stuff – 9th October

The Right Stuff

In the days when astronauts were heroes (credit: National Geographic/Gene Page)

This eight-part National Geographic series follows the amazing stories of America’s first astronauts. It was a time when space travel dominated the headlines and astronauts became celebrities. Megastar Leonardo DiCaprio is an executive producer.

Clouds – 16th October

Clouds on Disney Plus

Following his dreams (credit: Laurent Guerin)

Clouds is a new film inspired by the life of musician Zach Sobiech. Zach, played by Fin Argus, is a hugely talented young musician, living with osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer. When Zach learns his disease has spread, he and his songwriting partner, Sammy (Sabrina Carpenter) decide to follow their dreams during the time Zach has left. And, with the help of Zach’s teacher, they’re thrilled when they get a record deal. The cast includes Scream star Neve Campbell as his mum Laura.

Meet the Chimps – 16th October

Meet the Chimps Disney Plus

Find out what the cheeky chimps have been up to

If you’re a fan of loveable chimps – and who isn’t?! – this is the show for you. Meet the Chimps lets you inside one of the largest and most unique wildlife sanctuaries in the world – Chimp Haven in Louisiana. The six-part National Geographic series traces the ups and downs the chimps experience.

Once Upon a Snowman – 23rd October

Once Upon a Snowman

Find out Olaf’s secrets in this new short film

Frozen fans will be delighted with this spin off which is all about adorable Olaf. Once Upon a Snowman explains what happened to Olaf in the moments after Elsa created him as she was letting it go. It also answers the question of how Olaf became so fond of summer. It promises to be a magical experience.

The Mandalorian – 30th October


The Mandalorian returns for a second series with weekly episodes being released every Friday going forward. It will see The Mandalorian and the Child continue their journey, as they face many enemies in the aftermath of the collapse of the Galactic Empire. They will also be try to build up as many allies as they can.

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