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Disney+ Streaming Service Review 2023

A Leading Online Streaming Service

very good
Daniel Blechynden

In a Nutshell

Disney+ is a leading streaming service offering access to a range of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and other movies and TV shows. It has an attractive desktop interface, and the mobile app is streamlined and easy to use. On top of this, Disney+ is one of the more affordable streaming services available. You can stream on up to 4 devices at a time and download on up to 10 devices. On top of this, bundles are available that include Hulu and ESPN+.


  • Access to loads of Disney content
  • Offline downloads on up to 10 devices
  • Quite affordable


  • Limited original content
  • Premier Access costs a lot

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Disney+: Plans & Pricing

Basic plan

Best for simple Disney+ access

Disney+ bundle (ad-supported)

Best for ad-supported Hulu and ESPN+ access

Disney+ bundle (no ads)

Best for ad-free Hulu and ESPN+ access

Cost Per Month
Cost Per Year
$79.99 (Save 17%)
Stream on 4 devices concurrently
Access to Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and other popular content
Access to ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu
Access to ESPN+ and ad-free Hulu

How Much Does Disney+ Cost? 

A basic Disney+ subscription will cost you $7.99 per month or $79.99 per year. It includes access to the full Disney+ library, which includes a range of titles from the collections listed below. 

  • Disney
  • Marvel
  • Pixar
  • Star Wars
  • The Simpsons
  • National Geographic

This is by no means an exhaustive list, and you will find various documentaries, TV series, and movies from other sources as well. There’s also a great mix of old and new content, with more being added regularly. 

Another option is the Disney+ Bundle, which includes subscriptions to ESPN+ and the ad-supported version of Hulu. This costs $13.99 per month and is a great option for those who want to save a little money using all 3 services. There’s also a Bundle with the ad-free version of Hulu, which costs $19.99. 

When compared to the other major streaming brands, Disney+ presents excellent value for money—particularly for those with children. For example, Netflix’s base plan starts at $9.99, and HBO Max will set you back a high $14.99 per month if you want an ad-free experience. 

Optional Add-Ons

When it comes to add-ons, Disney+ has little to offer. The only thing worth noting is its Premier Access feature. With this, you can access new releases before they’re made available to the general public. 

However, you will have to pay $29.99 per title, which is significantly higher than you would pay to see most movies in cinemas. Add to this the fact that most Premier Access films are released for free within a few months, and it’s hard to see the value here. 

How Does Disney+ Work? 

To get started with Disney+, you will have to subscribe to a new account. There’s no free trial, which is a little concerning, but the $7.99 per month subscription fee is more than fair. You will need to download the Disney+ app on the device you want to watch on and sign in. It’s available on a wide range of devices, including the following:

  • Computer: Windows and macOS
  • Mobile: Android, iOS, and Amazon Fire tablets
  • TV: Roku, Samsung, AppleTV, Chromecast, and others 
  • Game consoles: Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PS4, PS5

You will be given a default primary profile when you log in for the first time, which provides unrestricted access to all content. You can also configure up to 7 user profiles and set them up with various settings. 

For example, you might like to create a child-friendly profile for your kids. This enables you to switch PG and higher-rated titles off. However, there’s one major flaw: nothing prevents your kids from just switching to another profile if they want to watch a title that you’ve blocked. 

Other things you can configure include the primary language, whether titles autoplay or not, and PIN protection. You can also add your favorite titles to your profile to help Disney+ recommend relevant content in the future. 

Last, but not least, the Disney+ user interface is excellent. It uses the same format as most other streaming platforms. Highlighted shows and movies are presented at the top of the screen, and you will find other titles cleverly sorted by genre, category, and more. 

You shouldn’t have any trouble getting started with Disney+. But if you do, there’s a clear getting started guide available in the Help Center. 

Is Disney+ Reliable and Safe? 

A quick web search reveals that Disney+ usually receives decent reviews across the board. For example, it has an average rating of 3.6/5 on 

However, there are numerous 1-star reviews based on people not being happy with the platform’s library. There were also some concerns with its billing system, although most reviews mentioning this are from the first few months of the platform’s existence. 

It also receives a relatively unimpressive rating of 3.1/5  on Facebook. But once again, it appears that most negative complaints are related to Disney+’s library being more suited to kids than adults—which is something we would expect anyway. It is Disney, after all. 

Help and Support

Disney+ is backed by excellent customer service. Even non-subscribers can reach out to the support team via the 24/7 live chat and phone channels. Some users have reported long wait times and concerns about the helpfulness of the support agents, but we had nothing but a positive experience. 

There’s also an excellent Help Center with loads of how-to articles and useful guides. These are very well written, and many come with built-in videos and screenshots for maximum usefulness. 

What About the Disney+ App? 

Disney+ is available on both Android and iOS devices. It’s free, and it receives excellent ratings on both platforms (4.3/5 and 4.4/5 respectively). The mobile apps both have the same functionality as the desktop app, enabling you to download, watch, and explore content from across the Disney+ library. 

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Bottom Line

Since its release in 2019, Disney+ has rapidly grown to become one of the world’s largest streaming platforms. It offers a wide selection of Disney movies and TV shows, along with Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, National Geographic, and various other titles.  

It’s easy to use, very affordable, and comes with great mobile apps. However, it is worth noting that much of its content is targeted at children and families, and you won’t find a huge range of adult movies. 

But overall, Disney+ is your one-stop shop for streaming content from the Disney universe, and we’d highly recommend it if you or your family are Disney fans. 

Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Disney+ cost?+-

A basic Disney+ subscription cost you $7.99 per month or $79.99 per year. Bundle packages with Disney+, ESPN+, and HULU are available for $13.99 per month (with Hulu ads) or $19.99 per month (no ads).

Is Disney+ free with Amazon Prime?+-

No, Disney+ isn’t free with Amazon Prime. In 2021, Amazon Prime ran a promotion offering 6-months of free access to Disney+, but this appears to have been discontinued.

What channels are included in the Disney+ bundle?+-

A basic Disney+ subscription will give you access to Disney, Star Wars, Pixar, Marvel, and various other movies and TV series. The bundle package adds ESPN+ and Hulu.

Contributing to many popular websites, Daniel’s writing focuses on technology, science, and dependable reviews. He holds degrees in Chemistry and Marine Science from the University of Western Australia and has been a regular critic of software, web hosting, website builders, and a variety of other tech products and services for several years, leaning on his academic background for rigor in research and writing.

Disney+ customer reviews

Based on 28 reviews

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Top Reviews

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9 months ago

Great shows all the time and the service never lags. They have a great variety of shows for all ages.

9 months ago

I really enjoy the quality of the shows and movies shown on the Disney+ service. They have a great variety of movies and it is very easy to navigate.

9 months ago

I love Disney+'s thousands of TV shows. And it is very inclusive on the shows you watch. Plus, you can watch old shows and stream it at home or on your phone.

10 months ago

Endless entertainment from Disney+. There are new releases to my favorite classics: the past, present, and future ones for me to enjoy.

10 months ago

We love how much our granddaughters enjoy the wonderful Disney movies. Encanto and Frozen are two of their favorites.

10 months ago

It offers many different TV shows for the whole family to watch, and not just a certain age group.

10 months ago

It has everything Disney old and new and plus. There are so many great options. I would recommend to anyone, big applause to this wonderful service. I wouldn't say anything bad about the service as everything is perfect.

a year ago

Compared to past streaming services it's perfect for my family. My kids love it and watch it every day. Has great selection that we all love. It's affordable. I don't really have any complaints when it comes to Disney+.

a year ago

Love it for both children and adults. Great shows and movies. We are big fans of Marvel, and they offer everything we want in a streaming service.

a year ago

This service has great premiere movies and shows. They also have great original movies and programming. I really like using Disney+.

a year ago

I love everything Disney makes and have since I was 5 years old. I grew up watching Disney on Sunday nights. I've been enjoying their productions for 64 years.

a year ago

Great movie and shows. Their service is very good with a great picture quality and their sound effects are awesome. Disney+ has everything you want is a streaming service.

a year ago

I love it because Disney is awesome! I grew up with it and I still watch the same movies as I did.

a year ago

It lets me see the programs that I am interested in at a low cost. It is easy to use, I just to go to the site and pick out the show and press the button to watch.

a year ago

Family friendly viewing, yet shows adults will enjoy such as Star Wars. Quick streaming for new releases. Good wholesome entertainment. Great educational shows for young viewers. I never have a problem with slow streaming.

9 months ago

I love Disney+ and enjoy watching it with my grandchildren. They are all into this channel so I will be watching it more. It is better than other streaming services.

9 months ago

Good customer service, but if they added more new content and lower the prices then it would 100%, I would give it 5 stars. Also, fix the frequent crashing.

a year ago

Disney+ does very well with providing content for all ages, nationalitiess geographic laocations. Sometimes I feel as an adult, there's nothing there I want to watch. I often find when I look for movies there's not a lot offered there.

a year ago

Actually just joined a few days ago, so I have to wait at least 30 says so I can see how it is or if it's worth the money but I like it so far.

a year ago

Disney has plenty of movie and TV options to choose from. Their shows are very nostalgic for me. I love the easy interface.

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