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New on Disney Plus December 2021 — Best Shows and Movies

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What Disney Plus new releases are there this month? Disney Plus members have a lot to look forward to in December 2021! The streaming service continues to do what it does best, which is, provide high-quality content. Whether it’s revisiting instant classics, forgotten treasures from our youth, or exploring original and new Disney Plus releases, Disney Plus has something for everyone to enjoy. 

Below you will find what we are most excited about at Likewise this month. If you like what you see, be sure to save your favorite items in the free Likewise app, so you’ll never have to miss out on the content you love.

Movies to Stream 

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Greg Heffley (Zachary Gordon) is going into middle school and finds out that people are a lot more developed than he is. Dealing with both of his brothers, Manny (Owen Fielding) and Roderick (Devin Bostick), Greg also has to juggle what it is like to transition into puberty and learn the struggles of middle school. Watch Diary of a Wimpy Kid coming to Disney+ this December!

Ice Age

In the prehistoric world Earth is very dangerous for any living being. Watch how animal friends Manny (Ray Romano), Diego (Denis Leary), Sid (John Leguizamo), and so many more take the adventure to survive the Ice Age and learn to adapt with each other being different types of species. This hilarious animated movie comes to Disney+ on December 3rd!

Edward Scissorhands

When a scientist (Vincent Price) dies before finishing his experiment Edward (Johnny Depp) it leaves Edward vulnerable and alone to the world, especially with having scissors for hands. Luckily, Peg (Dianne Wiest) finds Edward and takes her home with him. Edward falls for Peg’s daughter Kim (Winona Ryder) and now questions his stay. Watch Edward Scissorhands on Disney+ in December to see if Edward is able to overcome being an outcast and get Kim to fall in love with him.

Shows to Stream 


Keke Palmer hosts a competition series where skilled artists make amazing food designs that range from being as big as a person or depicts a scene. Watch a Disney+ Original Foodtastic, to see how every episode artists have to make their designs based off of a different Disney themed IP, coming in December!

Life Below Zero

Watch Life Below Zero to see the lives of people living in Alaska surrounded by bears, wolves, and foxes. To make matters worse, they are also living in -60 degree weather. This National Geographic show gives you a glimpse of what it is like being an Alaskan resident in the winter and what it takes to survive. Coming to Disney+ on December 15th you won’t want to miss these adventurous people show us how they live in the cold Alaska winter!

What other Disney Plus new releases are coming to the streaming service this month? Here’s everything new coming to Disney Plus in December 2021, and don’t forget to save the list in the free Likewise app!  

Streaming December 3

  • Christmas… Again?!
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • Disney Holiday Magic Quest
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Ice Age
  • Ice Age: Continental Drift
  • Mickey & Minnie Wish Upon A Christmas
  • Million Dollar Arm
  • Mr. Popper’s Penguins
  • The Rescue

Streaming December 8

  • The Chicken Squad (S1, 4 episodes)
  • Gabby Duran & The Unsittables (S2, 11 episodes)
  • Life Below Zero: Northern Territories (S1)
  • Muppet Babies (S3, 4 episodes)
  • Spidey And His Amazing Friends (S1, 4 episodes)
  • Welcome to Earth

Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks (S8, 10 episodes)

Streaming December 10

  • Tron: Legacy

Streaming December 15

  • Disney’s Magic Bake-Off (S1, 4 episodes)
  • Foodtastic
  • Gigantosaurus (S3)
  • Life Below Zero (S17)
  • Science Of Stupid (S8)

Streaming December 17

  • Arendelle Castle Yule Log: Cut Paper Edition
  • Home Alone 4
  • Home Alone: The Holiday Heist

Streaming December 22

  • Minnie’s Bow-Toons: Party Palace Pals (S1, 5 episodes)

Streaming December 24

  • Encanto
  • King Tut In Color
  • Lost Tombs Of The Pyramids

Streaming December 29

  • T.O.T.S. (S3)
  • The Book of Boba Fett

Streaming December 31

  • 80s Top Ten (S1)

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