Get ready for a lively, magical, and musical adventure in Encanto. The 60th feature film from Walt Disney Animation Studios takes a trip to Colombia. We meet an “extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant city, is a wonderful, charming place. called an Encanto.”
All Madrigals have unique magical abilities, except Mirabel (Stephanie Beatriz), but Mirabel discovers she may be her family’s last hope when Encanto’s magic is compromised.
Directed by Jared Bush and Byron Howard of Zootopia and co-directed by Charise Castro Smith (writer “The Death of Eva Sofia Valdez”), the film features original music by Lin-Manuel Miranda. It earns strong reviews as a “heartwarming celebration of family.” ” which means it is an ideal choice to get together with loved ones during the holidays.
But Disney’s movie releases have been a bit unpredictable this year, so we’ve put together a handy guide to where it’s in theaters when it’s on Disney+ and how to stream the soundtrack online after those delicious new songs get stuck in your head.
When is Encanto in theaters?
On Wednesday, November 24, 2021, Encanto arrived in US theaters and launched in 3,700 theaters nationwide. Disney’s new animated film aims for a $35-40 million domestic opening at the box office (with $1.5 million in Tuesday previews) and $70 million worldwide.
Internationally, the film also arrived in several major territories, including Brazil, the UK, Germany, Canada, and South Korea on November 24, and arrived on November 26 in most global markets, excluding the Philippines (December 8) and Hong Kong (December 8). December 16). ).
If you’re wondering where to buy Encanto tickets or find showtimes near you, head over to Disney’s official website or check out the ticket sellers below.
- Atom tickets
- AMC Theaters
- Regal Theaters
- Alamo Drafthouse
As always, with the pandemic underway, stay safe and check all mandates and security guidelines before booking your Encanto tickets.
Does Encanto stream with Disney+ Premier Access?
New. In keeping with recent theatrical releases such as Free Guy and Eternals, Encanto hits theaters exclusively on the November 24 release date.
Since Walt Disney Animation Studios’ last film, Raya and the Last Dragon, was immediately available for streaming with Disney+ Premier Access — not to mention that Disney’s previous two Pixar movies launched directly on Disney+ — it’s time to get it’s understandable if you expected it to be streamed day-and-date with the theatrical release. Still, this time, Disney is sticking to its theatrical exclusive…for now.
When is Encanto coming to Disney+?
Here’s the good news: Encanto already has a release date for Disney+: it arrives on December 24, 30 days after its theatrical debut. So think of it as a Christmas Eve gift for anyone celebrating, or maybe just a chance to get some new favorite Disney songs stuck in your head just in time for the New Year.
How to watch Encanto online for free
So, how can one watch Encanto online for free? There is a way, but fans will have to wait for Encanto to release on Disney Plus first. The service typically costs $7.99 per month or $79.99 per year (saving subscribers $15.98 off the monthly price). But there are ways to subscribe to Disney+ for free and watch Encanto online for free when it’s finally available to stream. Read on to find out how.
Verizon Unlimited Free Plan
Suppose you’re a Verizon customer (or know someone who is). In that case, Verizon offers a free Disney Plus subscription with its Unlimited plans (aka Get More Unlimited, Play More Unlimited, Verizon Plan Unlimited, Go Unlimited, Beyond Unlimited, and Above Unlimited.) If you have one of these subscriptions, you can sign up for a free six-month Disney+ subscription (saving about $42) and watch Encanto online for free as many times as you want. Click here for Verizon’s FAQs on how to sign up for the free Disney+ subscription.
While you’re at it: Verizon customers with Get More Unlimited and Play More Unlimited plans are also eligible for their Disney bundle, which not only offers a free Disney Plus subscription for as long as you have your Verizon subscription but also free Hulu and ESPN+ subscriptions too, saving viewers about $12.99 per month. Click here for Verizon’s FAQs on how to sign up for the Disney bundle.
Amazon Music Unlimited Free Subscription
New Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers can get a free six-month subscription to Disney Plus. Current Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers are also eligible for a free three-month subscription to Disney Plus. In addition, Amazon Music Unlimited offers a 30-day free trial and costs $7.99 per month for Amazon Prime members, which is the same monthly rate as Disney Plus. This means customers can get both an Amazon Music Unlimited subscription and a Disney Plus subscription for less than $4 each to watch Encanto online for free.
Not an Amazon Prime member? Amazon Prime also offers a 30-day free trial, so customers can sign up for the free trial and subscribe to Amazon Music Unlimited for a lower price. If you’re a student, you can also get a free six-month trial of Amazon Prime, as well as an Amazon Music Unlimited subscription for just 99 cents a month.
What is Encanto about?
Encanto, meaning “charm” or “enchantment” in Spanish, follows a Colombian family called the Madrigals. The home of the Madrigals is located in an enchanting town in the countryside, where every member of their family lives with magical abilities – from alien powers to special healing powers. But one member of the family is different from the rest: Mirabel, who ended up with someone without magical powers of their own. Still, this “regular” member of the Madrigal family is more unique than meets the eye, as she may be the only person who can save her family’s powers when a new threat threatens their magic altogether.