April showers bring May new releases! The Disney+ May 2020 shows and movies will have you eagerly awaiting the fresh content coming each week. Get your watch on with brand new releases and live in the nostalgia with some classic throwbacks.

While you wait for your favourite movie to be added to the streaming platform, these films with 100% Rotten Tomatoes ratings are sure to impress and entertain. 

Plus, there are a whole bunch of movies you just have to watch at least once in your life and others that are secretly for adults.

Whether you prefer to watch Disney+ alone or with friends, there are options for everyone. These streaming service add-ons let you watch content on any platform from wherever you and your friends are in the world. The instant messaging feature even lets you talk about the best parts and discuss your next pick to stream together. 

Here are the five best new releases on Disney+ for April 2020:

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

This 2011 fantasy flick follows Captain Jack Sparrow on a quest to find the fountain of youth but he ends up encountering some strange enemies along the way.

George of the Jungle

George is the only survivor of a fatal plane crash and ends up being raised by a gorilla who finds him as a baby. All grown up now, the man of the jungle ends up falling for a wealthy American woman.

Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

Does anything beat a movie with talking animals? When three pets get left behind after their owners go on vacation, they believe they were abandoned and take matters into their own hands to go find and reunite with their families.

Bride of Boogedy

Holy throwback! This 1987 comedy stars Schitt's Creek's Eugene Levy as a storekeeper who unleashes ghostly Mr. Boogedy on a married couple that owns his rival general store.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Mr. Fox is notorious for his pesky life of stealing from others but farmers get revenge when they catch him and plan to kill him and the other foxes.

Here are all the new TV shows and movies coming to Disney+ this April 2020:

May 1


Awesome Animals (S1)


Birth of Europe (S1)


Bride of Boogedy


Buried Secrets of the Bible with Albert Lin (S1)


CAR SOS (S1 – S7)


Disney Kirby Buckets (S1-S3)


George of the Jungle


Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey


Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco


How to Play Baseball


In Beaver Valley


Lost Treasures of Egypt (S1)


Love & Vets (S1)


Nature’s Half Acre


Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides


Prairie Dog Manor (S1)


Primal Survivor (S1-S4)


Prowlers of the Everglades


Secrets of the Zoo


Secrets of the Zoe: Tampa


Survive the Tribe (S1)


United States of Animals (S1)


Unlikely Animal Friends (S3)


Water Birds


Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Episode 711 – “Shattered”


Be Our Chef - Episode 106 – “Slimy Yet Satisfied”


Disney Family Sundays - Episode 126 - “Star Wars: Clock”


One Day at Disney - Episode 122 - “Robin Roberts: Good Morning America Co-Anchor”


Prop Culture - Series Premiere


May 2


John Carter


May 4


Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian - Series Premiere/Episode


101 – “Directing”


Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Series Finale/Episode 712 – “Victory and Death”


May 8


Be Our Chef - Episode 107 – “Anyone Can Cook”


Disney Family Sundays - Episode 127 – “Star Wars: Hanging Art”


One Day at Disney - Episode 123 – “Joe Hernandez: Attractions Host”


Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian - Episode 102 – “Legacy”


Disney Insider - Episode 105 – “Running through Disney, Sorcerer’s Arena, Opening the Archives”


May 15


Furry Files


Maleficent: Mistress of Evil


Be Our Chef - Episode 108 – “Worth Melting For”


Disney Family Sundays - Episode 128 – “Beauty and the Beast: Stained Glass”


One Day at Disney - Episode 124 – “Stephanie Carroll: Ranch Hand”


Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian - Episode 103 – “Cast”


It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer - Series Premiere/Episode 101 – “Whale Poop Dogs & Sheep Herding Dogs”


May 22


The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story


Disney Just Roll with It (S1)


Disney Mech-X4 (S1-2)


Disney Vampirina (S2)


Disneyland Goes to the World’s Fair


Fantastic Mr. Fox


Heartland Docs, DVM (S1)


Hello, Dolly!


Marvel’s Future Adventures (S2)


The Big Fib - Series Premiere


Be Our Chef - Episode 109 – “Tiana’s Place”


Disney Family Sundays - Episode 129 –  “Bambi: Lanterns”


One Day At Disney - Episode 125 – “Ed Fritz: Imagineering Ride Engineer”


Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian - Episode 104 – “Technology”


It’s a Dog’s Life with Bill Farmer - Episode 102 – “Dogs & Cheetahs & Companion Dogs”


May 29


Disney Doc McStuffins (S5)


Disney Gabby Duran & the Unsittables (S1)


Disney The Evermoor Chronicles (S1-2)


Mickey and the Seal


The Moon-Spinners


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