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20 Black Disney movies that are educational, touching, and entertaining for the whole family.

Use this guide to find the best Black Disney movies for kids and teens! These films, from cool Black cartoon characters to awesome Black superheroes, are perfect for family movie nights.

We’ve compiled a list of Disney movies with Black main characters.

Looking for Black Disney movies to watch with your family? You’re in luck! Disney+ has released several films featuring African American protagonists or notable Black characters, creating a diverse and inclusive viewing experience. From classic animations to live-action adventures, here’s a list of Black Disney movies below. We’ve included ratings (G, TV-Y7, PG, TV-PG, PG-13, or TV-14) to help you choose an appropriate film for your audience. Get ready to be entertained, inspired, and uplifted by these fantastic movies and TV shows!

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Rated G

Movies and sitcoms appropriate for toddlers, preschoolers, and persons of all ages.

Saturdays (2023)

Starring: Danielle Jalade and Daria Johns
Paris, Simone, and Ari hone their rollerskating skills at Saturdays, a local skating rink in Chicago. Relive the height of rollerskating with your children and check out Saturdays. This trio exemplifies friendship and teamwork as they navigate life. This show is perfect to watch with your older children. Check out Saturdays today!

Rise Up, Sing Out (2022)

Starring: Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter
Features episodes that aim to deliver inspiring and optimistic messages. Teaching about respect towards others, such as celebrating Black hair and exploring names that can be mispronounced or stigmatized. Inspire your children with these fun music messages and teach them about race, culture, and community. Check out Rise Up, Sing Out today!

Sneakerella (2022)

Starring: Chosen Jacobs and Lexi Underwood
El is an aspiring sneaker designer working as a stock boy in the shoe store that once belonged to his late mother. El finds the courage to use his talent to pursue his dream of becoming a legitimate designer. Check out this twist on the classic Cinderella story and watch Sneakerella today!

Raven’s Home (2017)

Starring: Raven Symone and Issac Ryan Brown
“Raven’s Home” is a spinoff of the iconic Disney Channel series “That’s So Raven.” The show follows the hilarious adventures driven by psychic Raven Baxter and her son Booker. Booker has inherited his mom’s gift to catch glimpses of the future. Stream the latest season on Disney+ today! See how Raven’s comedy has passed to the next generation.

Black Panther: In Search of Wakanda (2022)

Starring: Robin Roberts and Ryan Coogler
Stars of the new film “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” open up about the worldwide impact of the superhero. This special explores the evolution of Black Panther from the 1960s comic to the 2018 film the world fell in love with. Check out how Black Panther impacted Black culture and watch Black Panther: In Search of Wakanda!

Rated TV-Y7

Television programs are most appropriate for children aged seven and up.

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2023)

Starring: Diamond White and Alfre Woodard
Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur follows the adventures of 13-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette and her 10-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur. Heroes can come in all shapes and sizes. Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur is the perfect new show to introduce to your kids. Black kids can be geniuses, too. Check it out on Disney+ today!

Kiya & the Kimoja Heroes (2023)

Starring: Dineo Du Toit and Ian Ho
A 7-year-old African girl transforms her dancing and martial arts hobbies into superpowers. Her friends, the Kimoja Heroes, help her bring joy and harmony to the community. See how these kids shine bright and enjoy the series with the entire family. Check out Kiya & the Kimoja Heroes today! This is a perfect family series for everyone.

LEGO® Disney Princess: The Castle Quest (2023)

Starring: Auli’i Cravalho and Anika Noni Rose
Tiana, Moana, Snow White, Rapunzel, and Ariel are off on an adventure as they are each unexpectedly transported to a mysterious castle. Gaston has an evil plan to take over all the princesses’ kingdoms. Will teamwork and friendship be able to prevail? Add this fun Disney movie with the first Black princess to your list.

SuperKitties (2023)

Starring: Emma Berman and Pyper Braun
In Kittydale, an indoor playground is where children play with the place’s resident cats, Ginny, Sparks, Buddy, and Bitsy. When trouble occurs in the city, the cats’ collars flash and sound as they are called into action. Like Paw Patrol, these kitties can do anything they set their mind to. Check out SuperKitties today!

Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures (2023) New

Starring: Jamaal Avery, Jr. and Juliet Donenfeld
Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures is set 200 years before “The Phantom Menace,” during the High Republic era. The Black Cartoon Disney series follows Jedi younglings as they study the ways of the Force and more. Watch them explore the galaxy, help citizens and creatures in need, and learn valuable skills to become Jedi.

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Rated PG and TV-PG

Television programs with parental guidance are recommended; these programs may be unsuitable for younger children.

The Crossover (2023)

Starring: Jalyn Hall and Amir O’Neil
The Crossover introduces teen brothers Josh and Jordan Bell, widely considered basketball phenoms. An adult version of Josh, Filthy McNasty, narrates the story through his lyrical poetry. Basketball is everything to these brothers; this series chronicles their life story. Check out the Crossover today. This sports drama is perfect for children of all ages.

Chang Can Dunk (2023)

Starring: Bloom Li and Dexter Darden
Chang bets the school basketball star that he can dunk by Homecoming. However, Chang is a 5’8 ” teen looking to impress his crush. Chang goes on a quest to learn how to dunk and gain his classmates’ respect. Check out Chang Can Dunk today! This sports movie is guaranteed to make you giggle.

Percy Jackson and The Olympians New

Starring: Walker Scobell and Leah Sava Jeffries
The unbelievable story of a 12-year-old modern demigod, Percy Jackson, who’s just coming to terms with his newfound divine powers. However, what happens when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt? The books are just the beginning. Check out Percy Jackson and The Olympians today- you don’t want to miss out.

Dashing Through the Snow (2023)

Starring: Ludacris and Teyonah Parris
After a traumatic experience during his childhood, Eddie has sworn off Christmas. However, his daughter is the complete opposite. When he takes his daughter to work on Christmas Eve, can a man named Nick change his mind? See if Eddie can heal, experience Christmas magic, or avoid the holidays. Check out one of the new Black comedy movies on Disney+!

Soul of a Nation Presents: Black in Vegas (2023)

Starring: Usher and Janet Jackson
Las Vegas is the city of entertainment. Each show performed on the strip is greater than the last. The history of Black entertainers in Las Vegas and a celebration of those putting their stamp on the historic strip. Enjoy these great documentaries about your favorite artists. Check out Soul of a Nation Presents: Black in Vegas!

Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire (2023) New

Starring: Lungulethu Menzi and Lelethu Zulu
This action-packed animated sci-fi anthology presents ten futuristic visions from Africa, imagining brave new worlds of advanced technology, aliens, spirits, and monsters. Think about the stories similar to Wakanda and Black Panther for this series. Black people can be geniuses- the future is not limited to white people. Check out Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire today!

Voices Rising: The Music of Wakanda Forever (2023)

Starring: Ludwig Gorannson and Ryan Coogler
A collaboration of musicians and artists from across the globe, creating the music for one of the most anticipated sequels in modern movie history. Wakanda Forever was an emotionally powerful film with an incredible score. Check out the process and work that went into preparing this sound. Watch Voices Rising: The Music of Wakanda Forever today!

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Rated PG-13

Parents are strongly cautioned about movies as some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 (2023)

Starring: Zoe Saldaña and Chris Pratt
Still reeling from the loss of Gamora, Peter Quill must rally his team around him to defend the universe and protect one of their own. A mission that, if not completed successfully, could lead to the end of the Guardians as we know them. Watch the entire trilogy and Black superhero movies on Disney+ today!

Rated TV-14

Television programs that may be unsuitable for children under 14.

Ashoka (2023) New

Starring: Rosario Dawson and Natasha Liu Bordizzo
After the Empire’s fall, “Ahsoka” follows the former Jedi knight Ahsoka Tano as she investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy. The stories of Star Wars are far from over. Delve deep into the stories of the mighty Jedi knight Ahsoka. Check out Ahsoka and other Star Wars stories on Disney+!

What If? (2021)

Starring: Jeffery Wright
‘What If…?’ flips the script on the MCU, reimagining famous events from the films in unexpected ways. Marvel Studios’ first animated series focuses on different heroes from the MCU, featuring a voice cast that includes a host of stars who reprise their roles. Catch the new season that’s now streaming!

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Everyone has seen them, but what do movie ratings mean? If you’re still unsure if a movie is appropriate for your children, the Motion Pictures Association offers more information, including an interactive guide on understanding TV and movie ratings.

Are there any other movies on Disney+ that we missed? Please leave a comment.

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