Belle (right), played by Emma Watson, is dancing with The Beast (left), played by Dan Stevens. Belle is wearing a voluminous, off-the-shoulder, yellow ballgown, and The Beast is wearing a navy blue ballroom tailcoat trimmed with gold. The Beast holds Belle from her waist, as she leans backward, holding The Beast by his neck. They gaze into each other’s eyes.

A Very Romantic Disney Watchlist

By Cecilia Sarantopoulos

As Cupid prepares to draw back his bow, February 14 is fast approaching, and love is in the air. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, we’ve queued up 15 of the best movies and episodes for Disney fans to add a touch of romance, laughter—and maybe even a few tears—to your celebration.

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Lady and the Tramp (1955)
Nothing says “love” like sharing a plate of spaghetti and meatballs does. This animated movie explores the love story of Lady, a pampered cocker spaniel who is abandoned by her family, and Mutt, a carefree mongrel with a heart of gold. If your love for this classic knows no bounds, indulge in the 2019 live-action reimagining, Lady and the Tramp, featuring the voices of Tessa Thompson as Lady and Justin Theroux and The Tramp. Watch now on Disney+.

Mickey (right) and Minnie (left) stand facing the camera, displaying Valentine's Day gifts. Mickey holds up a card adorned with a heart, while Minnie, dressed in a polka dot dress and bow, holds a bouquet of pink roses.

Me & Mickey: “Valentine’s Day” (2022)
Join the romantic Mickey Mouse as he prepares to sweep his perennial Valentine, Minnie, off her feet. This delightful short will be available on Disney Junior YouTube and Disney+ beginning on Wednesday, February 14, offering a charming addition to your Valentine’s Day watchlist.

Belle (left), portrayed by Emma Watson, and The Beast (right), portrayed by Dan Stevens, are in The Beast’s library, a grand room with a high vaulted ceiling, intricately carved walls and ceiling, adorned with gold accents. Belle wears a white, long-sleeved underdress, layered with a blue, short-sleeved gown, complemented by a white apron and a blue headband. The Beast wears a black coat with gray detailing, a gray shirt, and black pants. He is holding a book that he and Belle are observing.  

Beauty and the Beast (2017)
This watchlist wouldn’t be complete without the enchanting tale of Beauty and the Beast, where roses go beyond mere aesthetics, reminding us of the enduring power of true love! Emma Watson brings Belle to life in this live-action adaptation, adding a modern touch to the animated classic Beauty and the Beast(1991). Watch now on Disney+.

Alice (right), the great-granddaughter of the original Alice Pleasance Lidell, is wearing a blue short-sleeve petticoat dress adorned with pink hearts. She wears a white apron on top and sports a blue headband with pink hearts. Holding a blue tray with heart-shaped cookies, she stands in her bakery, which is colorful. Next to Alice, and looking at her, is Hattie (left), a "mad hatter" boy who is dressed in a yellow coat embellished with green pockets and a bow, topped with a green hat.

Alice’s Wonderland Bakery: “A Heart Filled Harmony/ Happy Cheshire Day” (2022)
In the whimsical world of Alice’s Wonderland Bakery, where every day brings a new twist and turn, celebrating Valentine’s Day takes on a unique charm. In these two episodes, the Queen and Rosa accidently double book two singing groups for their Valentine’s Day Party, and the Cheshire Cat creates a holiday for himself! Both episodes premiere on Disney Junior on Monday, February 12, and are available now on Disney+.

Aliens Korvo (left) and Terry (right) and are walking down a church isle. Korvo is wearing a dark gray cloak and a red bowtie, and Jesse is wearing gray bermuda shorts, a red short-sleeve top, and a black bowtie. The church is adorned with white roses and pink hearts. Other characters the  show are sitting in the pews, looking at the two aliens.

Solar Opposites: Valentine’s Day Special (2020)
Leave it to Solar Opposites to declare a war on Valentine’s Day! In the series’ third special, we’ll see our favorite aliens getting “romantic AF” while saving the world. This Valentine’s Day Special is now available for streaming on Hulu, promising laughter and fun for those who prefer an out-of-this-world celebration of love.

Cinderella (left), played by Lily James, sits gracefully on a low swing, wearing a voluminous, off-the-shoulder blue gown. Prince Kit (right), played by Richard Madden, stands behind her, dressed in a regal white jacket and pants. Their eyes lock in a tender gaze amidst a picturesque garden adorned with trees and red and pink roses.

Cinderella (2015)
This charming live-action reimagining of the animated classic, Cinderella (1950), follows young Ella (Lily James) who must navigate her cruel stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and stepsisters. When a royal ball is announced, and Ella’s fairy godmother (Helena Bonham Carter) appears, the stage is set for a captivating transformation and a chance encounter with Prince Kit (Richard Madden). With its dazzling costumes, enchanting performances, and fairy-tale atmosphere, this film is a perfect addition to your Valentine’s Day viewing! Watch now on Disney+.

Bitsy (left) sits on a wooden table while being pet by Girl (right), who holds a green pen and is in the midst of writing a Valentine’s Day card. The Girl wears a navy blue cardigan with small pink hearts.

SuperKitties: “Vanishing Valentines” (2023)
Embark on an adventure with SuperKitties in “Vanishing Valentines” as Mr. Puppypaws employs his glitter dragon to steal Valentine’s Day cards. Currently airing on Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney+, this mischievous escapade is a great opportunity to celebrate love’s lighthearted nature.

Gobby (left) and Rhino (right) are dressed in their Super Hero costumes and are placing all the Valentine’s Day gifts they have stolen into a blue cart. They are in a room with a wooden floor, green neon lights, and TV screens that feature broken green hearts.

Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends: “Villaintines Day” (2021)
Join Spidey, Spin, and Ghost-Spider on a quest to thwart Gobby and Rhino’s attempts to ruin Valentine’s Day. This action-packed episode is currently airing on Disney Channel and Disney Junior, offering an exciting adventure filled with love and Super Hero bravery. Tune in to see how Spidey and his amazing friends swing into action to preserve the magic of Valentine’s Day!

Princess Tiana (left) is wearing a voluminous, strapless blue gown, matching blue gloves, a necklace, and a tiara. She appears worried as she gazes at the Frog (right), who is showing her the pages of a green book titled “The Frog Prince,” featuring a frog wearing a crown on its cover.

The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Step into the vibrant world of New Orleans with The Princess and the Frog, a contemporary spin on the classic fairy tale. Follow Tiana, a hardworking waitress with dreams of opening her own restaurant, and Prince Naveen, who has been transformed into a frog by an evil witch doctor. As they embark on a magical adventure, filled with jazz-infused melodies and delightful characters, witness how love transcends boundaries and transforms lives. Watch now on Disney+.

John (left), played by Channing Tatum, and Savannah (right), played by Amanda Seyfried, are sitting on a bench before the beach. John is wearing a brown hoodie and is looking at Savannah, while she is looking ahead and is wearing a pink cardigan.

Dear John (2010)
Based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks, Dear John takes audiences on an emotional journey through the trials and tribulations of long-distance love. The romantic drama follows the heartfelt correspondence between soldier John Tyree (Channing Tatum) and college student Savannah Curtis (Amanda Seyfried), who must navigate the challenges of separation and sacrifice. Dear John is a Valentine’s Day-must for those seeking a tale about love’s resilience! Watch now on Disney+.

Phinny, Roxy, Luna, Tank, and a pigeon are looking at a huge pile of Valentine’s Day cards in various pink colors. They are all wearing a post office uniform, including a hat and vest in matching colors.

Pupstruction: “Valentine’s Day Dogs” (2023)
The Post Office of Petsburg is so overwhelmed on Valentine’s Day that it looks like no one will get their cards and gifts. Catch this episode of Pupstruction currently airing on Disney Channel and Disney Junior, with availability on Disney+ starting on Wednesday, February 21.

Wade (left) and Ember (right) are facing each other and are about to touch palms. Wade is made of water and wears a purple T-shirt with darker sleeves, and white trim around the collar and bottom, as well as two white stripes on the sleeves, and Ember, made of fire, wears a sleeveless, shimmering, two-piece black dress with a crisscross design.

Elemental (2023)
In a city where fire, water, land, and air residents live together, the fiery Ember and go-with-the-flow Wade are on the verge of discovering something elemental: the surprising common ground they share. This Valentine’s Day, Elemental provides the perfect opportunity to help us celebrate love stories that embrace the beauty of differences and the unseen connections that bind us all together. Watch now on Disney+.

Minnie (left) is wearing a pink and red dress and a red bow adorned with a red heart. She is holding a grey bunny in a pink pouch placed around her waist. Daisy Duck (right) is wearing a red voluminous dress and a red bow adorned with a red rose. A yellow bird flying between Minnie and Daisy is delivering a grey bag to Daisy.

Minnie’s Bow-Toons: “Camp Minnie” (2023)
As Minnie and her friends prepare to deliver heartfelt cards to their fellow campers, they encounter a lost bunny in need of help. Join Minnie, Daisy, and the rest of the gang as they celebrate the true spirit of Valentine’s Day, showcasing the power of friendship, compassion, and teamwork. Premiering on Disney Junior YouTube on Wednesday, February 14, and available now on Disney+, this episode of Minnie’s Bow-Toonspromises a delightful story filled with laughter, love, and plenty of bows!

Troy Bolton (left), played by Zac Efron is singing karaoke at a New Year’s Eve party with Gabriella Montez (right), played by Vanessa Hudgens. Troy is wearing a blue shirt adorned with flower embroidery and Gabriella is wearing a turquoise knit, long sleeve sweater.

High School Musical (2006)
High School Musical (2006) marks the beginning of the iconic HSM trilogy, capturing the essence of young love, friendship, and self-discovery. As you curate your Valentine’s Day watchlist, consider immersing yourself in the eventful world of East High, where Troy Bolton (Zac Efron) and Gabriella Montez (Vanessa Hudgens) break free from the status quo and navigate the challenges of high school life. Watch now on Disney+.

Flynn (left) and Rapunzel (right) are seated in a wooden boat on a serene lake, surrounded by floating sky lanterns. Rapunzel, dressed in a pink and purple gown, her long blonde hair adorned with flowers. Flynn, wearing a white tunic beneath blue vest and brown trousers, clasps Rapunzel's hands, as they gaze into each other's eyes.

Tangled (2010)
Tangled (2010) is the ultimate Valentine’s Day treat, bringing to life the adventurous love story between Rapunzel and Flynn Rider. This Disney+ favorite is like a rom-com with a twist—and by twist, we mean magical, glowing hair and daring escapades through the Corona kingdom. Prepare for a night of laughter, romance, and enough tangled-up love to make even the most hardened cynic believe in fairy tales.