Is Disney Plus worth it UK?

Disney Plus has continued to grow in popularity in recent months, as they add more and more films and TV series to their content library.

Marvel Movies, Star Wars films and much more are all available on the service.

But, the price has gradually crept up over the three plus years that it has been available in the UK. Which leads us to ask – is Disney Plus actually worth it?

Disney Plus review: apps, design and user interface

Overall, for most people in the UK, Disney Plus is definitely worth trying. Even if it’s only for a month, the wide range of popular movies and TV series on the platform make it amongst the top video streaming services.

Disney Plus is now available on virtually all devices, including iPhone and Android mobile devices, including Sky Television.

So it’s simple to find Disney’s vast library wherever you are – let’s look at some of the aspects of the streaming service in greater detail.

Disney Plus Price

Disney Plus has been £7.99 per month, or £79.90 yearly, for a while now. This seems to be in line with the other streaming services, and the price of Disney Plus is around this mark across the Western world.

If we compare that to the price of Netflix, which at the time of writing can be anywhere between £4.99 and £14.99 per month depending on the subscription size, it seems to be a fair deal.

Bear in mind those cheaper Netflix packages come with advertisements to make up for the reduce subscription cost.

However, it may not seem great value compared to something like Amazon Prime Video, which has various different services within one package (like free home deliveries from Amazon).

Though, many users think that the Disney Plus streaming service currently has one of the best content catalogues out there.

Disney Plus Review: Content Library

There are many Disney Plus content options, and this is actually what makes it one of the most popular streaming services across the world.

They own Disney’s Marvel films, Star Wars films, Pixar, National Geographic and The Simpsons, which are all integrated in their decades of modern and old content and the entire catalogue of movies, television shows, documentaries & movies.

They have a lot of competition with streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV & Now TV. As a leading digital publisher, the video streaming service have a lot of competition. Fortunately, this ensures that we get the best services possible.

Disney Plus review: Movies and TV shows

The service includes various different franchises, including Disney’s own classic films, Pixar, Star Wars, National Geographic, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and more.

It is the only site to watch the entire series of The Simpsons, Marvel, Star Wars and more. It has everything from Toy Story and the Lion King through to every chapter of the Star Wars story.

A big feature of Disney Plus are the newer content that Disney has invested in. The creation of original content includes Marvel shows like WandaVision, Loki Falcon, and Hawkeye.

There’s a wide variety of both child-friendly and mature content on the platform so all ages can find something to watch.

Disney Plus Streaming Video Quality

You can create up to seven profiles and have up to four streams running at the same time. This means that all the family can watch content on separate devices at the same time as one another.

Having four simultaneous streams running at the same time can be useful. You can also download Disney movies to your device for offline viewing at your own leisure, so you don’t always need to rely on an internet connection.

The streaming quality that Disney Plus provides is solid, and you can adjust the quality depending on your own preferences. Though, you’ll need to download Disney as an app if you want to stream in 4K.

Web Interface

The Disney+ website uses dark background colour, light text with consistent components to give it a clean, organized appearance. This makes it clear on web browsers.

During your browsing the site, the user has the option to browse, view, or search a list of original films. using the search bar.

The user’s personal information and the accounts can be found through the icons in the bottom left-hand corner of each tab.


Overall, there’s a great deal of content on the platform to watch, from classic Disney shows through to modern films that have just been released. Disney Plus will often have films on release.

If you’re searching for quality content, it could be worth testing out the Disney Plus service and seeing whether there’s content on the platform for you. Even if it’s just for a month or two – and, if it’s too expensive, make sure to cancel before your renewal date.

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Edward brings years of experience in a variety of different fields including online marketing & No-code app development, and he's been investing in stocks and cryptocurrency since 2016. Outside of work you'll usually find him watching movies at the local cinema or playing games in the Apple Arcade.

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