This is a list of the best Teen Movies on Disney Plus. These movies are filled with drama and coming-of-age storylines that relate to teens.
What makes a good teen movie? Usually, it needs to be a little dramatic, with a heartwarming coming-of-age story about maturing. Teen movies depict the struggles that teenagers face. These struggles range from dealing with illness or the death of a family member to planning the perfect prom. Many teen movies are classics that even adults watch over and over. There are over 75 great teen movies on Disney Plus!
This list of the best Teen Movies on Disney Plus includes dramas, comedies, romances, and adventure movies. Plus, a few documentaries. There is something for every teenager’s tastes on this list!
Teen Movies on Disney Plus
A list of all of the Teen Movies on Disney Plus that were major motion pictures, or released directly to streaming.
10 Things I Hate About You
A classic enemies-to-lovers romance film about the smart, but abrasive Kat who butts heads with the effortlessly charming new guy at school, Patrick.
The Amazing Spider-Man
The origin story of Spider-Man, starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone. Andrew’s version of Peter Parker is upbeat, charming, and relatable. And seeing this version of Gwen Stacy is a lot of fun.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
The sequel to the first Amazing Spider-Man, starring Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy. This movie is not as good as the original, but Andrew is an amazing Peter!
Two teenage girls discover mermaids exist when they find one washed ashore after a storm. They have to help the mermaid prove to her father that true love exists.
A disabled soldier regains the ability to walk after linking his mind with a human and alien “Na’vi” hybrid called an Avatar. The Avatars are needed to explore the world of Pandora because the air is poisonous to humans. The soldier falls in love with a Na’vi and questions why humans are there.
Bend It Like Beckham
Jess loves playing soccer, but it’s not an interest that her family supports. She secretly joins a semi-pro league and plays behind her parents’ backs. Along the way, she deals with feelings for her coach and drama with her new friends.
A wish turns a 12-year-old boy into a 30-year-old man. He pursues a dream career and relishes being an adult. Until the pressures of adulthood leave him missing his simpler life as a child.
Chang Can Dunk
Chang, an Asian American high school student in the band, bets the school’s star basketball player that he can dunk by homecoming.
A 15-year-old surfing phenomenon discovers that the mythic Mavericks, the biggest waves on Earth, exist and he becomes determined to conquer them. He enlists the help of a local surfing legend to train him to survive the Mavericks.
Cheaper By the Dozen
The parents of 12 children put their careers on hold to raise their family. But when they both receive job offers they can’t refuse, they move and the family descends into chaos.
Confessions of a Shopaholic
A young woman with a shopping addiction and a mountain of debt dreams of working for New York City’s top fashion magazine. So she takes a job as an advice columnist for a financial magazine owned by the same company to get her foot in the door. Her column is a success but no one knows that she’s drowning in debt.
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen
An ambitious teen girl, who goes by the name of Lola, aspires to be a famous stage actress. But her dreams of performing on Broadway are crushed when her family moves from New York City to the suburbs of New Jersey.
A Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympics, so he recruits a bobsled coach to help him start the first Jamaican bobsled team. The film is very loosely based on a true story.
The Mighty Ducks movies
Gordan Bombay is a young lawyer who ends up with community service after being arrested for drunk driving. His service is coaching a local hockey team that is not good.
Members of an Antarctic scientific expedition must leave behind their beloved sled dogs after an accident. The dogs then have to survive the harsh weather.
An adaptation of the story of Cinderella. But instead of a fairy godmother, Danielle has the help of the legendary Leonardo di Vinci. Starring Drew Barrymore.
The Fault in Our Stars
A 16-year-old cancer patient meets and falls in love with a member of her cancer support group. They share a similar sense of humor and love of books. The two set out on an adventure to meet their favorite reclusive author.
A mother and teenage daughter switch bodies after opening mysterious fortunes at dinner. Until they can figure out how to switch back they must pretend to be each other.
A video game background character, Guy becomes self-aware and decides to rewrite his story in the game. So he sets out on an adventure to save the day.
George of the Jungle
George was stranded as a baby in the African jungle. As an adult, he meets his first human, a beautiful woman from San Francisco. He journeys back to the US with her.
Haunted Mansion (Coming October 4, 2023)
Based on the popular ride at Walt Disney World and Disneyland, a woman and her son enlist the help of “spiritual experts” to help rid their house of ghosts. This movie premieres on October 4th on Disney Plus.
Herbie Fully Loaded
Maggie dreams of becoming a NASCAR driver, but her father forbids it. A little Volkswagen Beetle that she picks up at the junkyard changes her life.
A teen boy lights the Black Flame candle on Halloween and resurrects three witches, the Sanderson Sisters. Now he and his sister must stop the witches before they drain the lives of the local children and return for good.
A teen boy is wrongfully sent to a camp for misguided teens. There the camp warden and her staff force the boys to dig holes all day long in the desert. But there is a greater mystery behind why they are digging holes.
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
Kids sneak into their inventor father’s lab to retrieve a lost baseball. But they accidentally shrink themselves with his shrink ray. The kids end up in the backyard where they have to journey back to the house and avoid all of the perils of giant-sized everyday objects.
Casey plans to attend Harvard like her mother. She has the grades, but her passion is figure skating. She finds a coach and uses her intellect to help herself succeed as a skater.
A boy registers for a marathon dog sled raise to win money and save his family’s farm.
Loosely based on the ride at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland, Jungle Cruise is the story of a doctor who hires a snarky skipper to take her down the Amazon River. Together, they search for an ancient tree that holds immense powers that could change the future of medicine.
The Last Song
A New York teen girl is sent to live with her estranged father for the summer in a small beach town. They reconnect through their mutual love of music.
Based on the true story of a 1987 cross-country team from a predominately Latino high school in MacFarland, California. The team went on to win the cross-country state championship.
Pirates of the Caribbean
A series of films about Captain Jack Sparrow. He and his friends often find themselves at odds with magical curses, zombies, and mystical treasures.
The Princess Bride
A romantic adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. After years apart, he finds her and saves her. They rekindle their love as they battle the evils of the kingdom of Florin.
The Princess Diaries
A teenage girl from San Fransisco has her life turned upside down when she discovers that she’s really a princess and the heir to the throne of a small kingdom called Genovia. But Mia doesn’t really want to be a princess.
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
After graduating from college, Mia returns to Genovia. She is informed that she must marry within 30 days to assume the throne as queen.
Remember the Titans
When Virginia schools are forced to integrate, a high school in Alexandria Virginia appoints its first Black football coach. Coach Boone has the seemingly impossible task of coaching the school’s first integrated team. This movie is based on the true story of Coach Herman Boone.
A fun reverse-gender retelling of Cinderella. El, an aspiring sneaker designer in Queens, must hide his talent from his stepfather and stepbrothers. They constantly try to thwart El’s opportunities and hold him back.
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
An average young man living in New York City becomes the reluctant apprentice to a powerful wizard. He must train to help his master sorcerer defend the city from evil forces.
The original Spider-Man movies starring Tobey Macguire. They tell the story of Peter Parker and his journey to becoming Spider-Man.
The first Spider-Man movie starring Tom Holland. This movie shows the struggles of balancing Spider-Man’s life and high school life.
A mermaid saves a young boy. 20 years later she returns to seek him out and he falls in love with her.
The Three Musketeers
A young man named D’Artagnan travels to Paris to join The Musketeers, an elite group of guards who protect the king. However, when he arrives, he is informed that the group was disbanded. But sensing trouble, he joins three rebellious Musketeers to protect the king from a foul plot to usurp him.
Winnie Foster longs for a life outside of the control of her mother and society. She meets a young man named Jesse Tuck in the woods. He and his family take her in as one of their own. But the Tucks have a secret and Winnie must choose to become one of them or return to her life.
A young Chinese girl struggles with the changes of puberty and arguments with her mother. But her problems get worse when she transforms into a giant red panda.
Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken
Sonora trains to become a daredevil who rides horses from a high dive. She is given the opportunity to dive, but an injury may stop her career.
A young woman discovers that her brother’s fiance was her high school bully, so she sets out to expose her. But they aren’t the only rivals! Her mother also has an old feud with her soon-to-be daughter-in-law’s aunt.
An overlapping story with multiple characters all leading up to the high school prom. They all want different things from prom, but obstacles stand in their way.
College Road Trip
A hyper-protective father, James, drives his teenage daughter, Melanie, from their home in Chicago to a college interview in Washington, D.C. Along the way they deal with a lot of chaos and ultimately James realizes that his daughter is growing up.
Disney Channel Original Teen Movies
All of the teen movies on Disney Plus that were Disney Channel Original movies first.
A Ring of Endless Light
A teen girl visits her grandfather for the summer and discovers that he has leukemia. She manages her stress by spending time researching dolphins, only to discover she can communicate telepathically with them.
Alley Cats Strike!
A group of teens become involved in an interschool bowling rivalry. They have one of the coolest kids in school on their team, but can he help them win?
A teen girl transfers to Avalon High, where she soon realizes that her new classmates are reincarnations of King Arthur and his court. She must join them to defeat evil forces.
An inline skater who rejects corporate sponsorships and “sellouts” must join a sponsored team to help his family financially.
Free-spirited teenager Kelly Collins is in for the shock of her life. Her new stepfather takes a job as the head of a military academy and enrolls her. Kelly struggles with the strict rules and the constant abuse of her commanding officer. However, her crush on the captain of the drill team gives her motivation to join the team and excel at it.
The Cheetah Girls movies
Four teen friends, Galleria, Chanel, Aqua, and Dorinda, join together to form a musical group to perform at a school talent show. A famous producer discovers them, but he wants to change everything about the group. The pressures of chasing fame challenge the girls and their friendship.
The Color of Friendship
The daughter of a black Congressman hosts a South African exchange student. Her family fights for racial equality and speaks out against apartheid in South Africa. But her exchange student turns out to be a wealthy white South African girl. Her family benefits from the apartheid system and she is naive to the oppression black South Africans face. Neither of the girls is prepared for the shock of meeting the other. Or the friendship that grows between them.
Spoiled rich girls Taylor and Courtney are forced to take summer jobs at the family’s dairy farm so their dad can take a much-needed vacation. But while he’s gone someone empties the company’s bank accounts and the girls must find a way to keep the family business alive.
Twins, Heidi and Heather Burge are volleyball players. But when they move to a different school the basketball coach there recruits them for the team. This movie is based on the true story of the WNBA’s Burge sisters.
Eddie’s Million Dollar Cook-Off
Eddie is an aspiring baseball player, but his true passion is cooking. Despite pressure from his team and coach, he enters a culinary competition that interferes with his baseball schedule.
The Even Stevens Movie
The Stevens family wins an all-expenses paid vacation to an exotic island. But once there, weird misfortunes keep happening to them.
Josh is a “film geek” at the local high school and Dylan is the popular girl. Josh comes up with an idea to make a documentary about Dylan and her journey to becoming Blossom Queen. Dylan agrees thinking the documentary will increase her chances of winning.
Get a Clue
Lindsey Lohan plays Lexy Gold, a wealthy prep school student who lives on the Upper Side of New York. Lexy writes the school gossip column but fancies herself an investigative journalist. When a picture she publishes results in the disappearance of one of her teachers, she and her friends set out to investigate.
A young figure skater is desperate to attend a private school and be coached by a famous skating coach. But she can’t afford the school. So the skating coach arranges for her to join the hockey team on a scholarship.
Going to the Mat
Jake is a talented musician and is blind. His family moves from New York to Utah, so Jack seeks a new hobby to help him make friends. He discovers that wrestling is a sport where blind people perform just as well as seeing people.
Gotta Kick It Up!
Based on the true story of a middle school dance team from a predominantly Latin-American school. The team must work with their strict Julliard-trained coach to find a middle ground between their cultures to win.
Michael is an L.A. college student obsessed with his social life. When his younger cousin from Montana comes to visit for a week, Michael blows him off and even leaves him at a daycare center one day. As punishment, Michael’s parents force him to spend a month working on the ranch with his cousin and aunt in Montana
How to Build a Better Boy
Two tech-savvy teenage girls use accidentally acquired classified software to create robot boyfriends. These boys are a dream compared to the high school boys around them.
In order to help her struggling band, a teen girl and her best friend create a sensational lead singer, who is really a hologram. The hologram is a huge success, but the band becomes jealous.
High school senior Mandy has one goal, to attend Harvard University. But when her admittance is deferred she turns to the high school jock for help. His father is a senator and a Harvard alum.
A teenage girl poses as her twin brother to win a motocross race for him after he breaks his leg. But not everything goes according to plan.
The Slumber Party
Three girls must deal with the hilarious consequences of hypnotizing each other at a sleepover. They all wake up the next morning with no memory of what happened the night before.
Stuck in the Suburbs
14-year-old Brittany and her friends are bored with their suburban teenage lives. Until a pop superstar comes to town and they find his missing PDA.
A teenage girl from the Midwest goes to L.A. to visit her grandparents. While there she meets a pop superstar, who leads her on a romantic, whirlwind adventure.
Young surfer Johnny Kapahala, and his family, must move from Hawaii to Vermont. Cut off from his favorite sport, Johnny befriends a group of snowboarders who teach him to embrace his new life.
Tru Walker is an aspiring filmmaker who enters a local filmmaking contest. She decides to create a film about her mentally disabled twin brother Eddie, played by Shia LaBeouf. As the contest approaches Tru is nervous about how audiences will react to her very personal story.
Alex is annoyed with his younger brother Stevie, so he wishes him away with a magic coin. But Alex soon discovers that life without his brother isn’t so great after all.
A teen girl discovers an app on her phone that enables her to control boys.
Concert Teen Movies on Disney Plus
These concert films and documentary teen movies on Disney Plus star many current popular artists with large teen fan bases.
BTS Permission to Dance On Stage – LA
This concert film is a series of live performances of BTS concerts held at the Los Angeles SoFi Stadium.
Taylor Swift Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions
The Long Pond Studio Sessions is an intimate concert film. Taylor Swift performs all of the songs from her album Folklore and discusses the creative process with collaborators and friends.
Happier Than Ever (Billy Eilish)
Happier Than Ever is a concert film starring Billie Eilish. The film blends live-action and animation for an incredible performance of 16 songs at the Hollywood Bowl.
Miley Cyrus Endless Summer Vacation
A documentary about Miley Cyrus, her music, and the process of getting where she is today. She also performs several songs from her album, Endless Summer Vacation.
Olivia Rodrigo: Driving Home 2 U
A documentary of Olivia Rodrigo’s journey from Salt Lake City to L.A. The journey is both figurative and literal because the documentary covers a road trip between the two locations, filled with Olivia’s commentary on writing her album, Sour.
This list of teen movies on Disney Plus features a mixture of new and classic movies, as well as movies about popular music artists. There is something for every teen on this list!