Miguel from Coco stands wearing a red hoodie over a white tank top. His ancestors portrayed by skeletal figures, are standing around him in traditional Mexican clothing.

Celebrate Hispanic Latinx Heritage Month with the Ultimate Watchlist

Hispanic Latinx heritage month is in full swing, and we have the perfect list of movies and TV shows for Disney fans of all ages to enjoy. From TV fan favorites to Oscar®-winning animated films celebrating the diverse cultures within the Hispanic and Latinx communities, we’ve got you covered!

A sketch of Luz in a purple and white hoodie giving a tight hug to King, her demon dog with horns and bright yellow eyes.

The Owl House (2020-)
If Luz (Sarah Nicole Robles) could have anything in the world, it would be to become a witch. The self-assured Dominican American teenager finds herself in the Boiling Isles—an otherworldly realm—where she works to make her supernatural dreams a reality with the help of a few interesting companions including a rebellious witch and an adorable tiny warrior.

Miguel wears a red hoodie and light wash denim while playing an acoustic guitar. He is dancing with a skeleton wearing torn clothing and a straw hat. They are standing on a stage in front of an audience.

Coco (2017)
When Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez), a 12-year-old boy from Mexico, dreams of being a world-renowned musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz (Benjamin Bratt), he ends up finding music is closer to home than he thought in this Oscar-winning classic from Disney and Pixar. He goes on a fantastical adventure in the land of his ancestors during Día de Los Muertos, where he connects with his Mexican heritage more than ever before.

Mirabel holds a large basket filled with several types of toys, instruments, and decorations. Children are gathered around either side of her. Mirabel is wearing round glasses and a dark teal skirt.

Encanto (2021)
This Oscar-winning animated feature tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia… in a magical house, in a vibrant town and a wonderful, charmed place called an Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every member of the Madrigal family except  Mirabel (Stephanie Beatriz). When the house begins to fall apart, Mirabel must band together with her family to prove that love overcomes even the most challenging circumstances.

While she may not harness powers like family, including her sisters Isabella (Diane Guerro) and Luisa (Jessica Darrow), Mirabel proves that you don’t need supernatural powers to change the world. Sometimes all you need is perseverance and bravery.

The cast is standing on concrete steps holding red pom poms in their hands with their arms next to their heads.

Gotta Kick It Up! (2002)
When Yolanda (America Ferrera) and her friends join a struggling dance team in middle school, their biology teacher Ms. Bartlett (Susan Egan) must bring the girls together to create a championship team. The girls learn to overcome their differences, bring their cultures together, and have some fun.

Tess Romero wears denim overalls over a white collared shirt. She stands behind a light wooden podium in a classroom.

Diary of a Future President (2020-2021)
Becoming president is no easy feat. It takes years of rejection, perseverance, and important life lessons. The series tells the origin story of Cuban American and future leader Elena Canero-Reed (Gina Rodriguez) as she enters the seventh grade. In Diary of a Future President, Elena (Tess Romero) is just a normal 12-year-old girl—well, for the most part. Thanks to her daily diary, the show takes us through her journey from middle-schooler to world leader.

(From left to right) Jake T. Austin wears a red t-shirt. David Henrie wears a white graphic t-shirt with a blue zip-up hoodie with his hands on his hips and a surprised expression on his face. Selena Gomez stands with her right shoulder leading in a blush-colored t-shirt with a lace vest and layered necklaces.

Wizards of Waverly Place (2007-2012)
Being a teen is hard enough—but try throwing in being a wizard! Alex Russo (Selena Gomez) leads this Disney Channel original show about a New York family jam-packed with wizards and the teenage blues. Between boys, vampires, and wizardry lessons, life can be very confusing.

Three members of the cast of This Fool stand next to each other. The man on the left is wearing a pink apron that reads “Hug Me,” while the man in the middle (Frankie Quinones) and the man on the right (Chris Estrada) wear T-shirts reading “Hugs Not Thugs.”

This Fool (2022)
This Hulu series is a must-watch given its hilarious storyline about ex-gang members including Luis (Frankie Quinones) and Julias (Chris Estrada) attempting to chart new lives through the rehabilitation program Hugs Not Thugs. Despite their rough upbringing in South Central Los Angeles, they all just want a better life for themselves and their families.

For more viewing options, check out our comprehensive list of representative films and series on Disney+.