Disney Plus – Holiday Specials


Featuring festive favorites including “Home Alone” and “Die Hard”, plus new additions like “The Santa Clauses,” “Best in Snow,” and much more

Dubai, UAE (December 12, 2022); There’s no place like Disney+ for the holidays! In addition to your festive favorites, Disney+ is premiering exclusive new movies, series, and specials throughout the season. From the complete Home Alone franchise to every Die Hard film ever, there’s something for everyone in the family, only on Disney+! 

See Scott Calvin take the reins of the magical sleigh, in “The Santa Clause” collection, including his latest return to the big red suit in “The Santa Clauses: Season 1” (2022). To continue with the classics, enjoy the beloved holiday film franchise, “Home Alone”, with all movies streaming now.

For the action-seekers, join John McClane in every Die Hard film ever, or embark on a special mission with The Guardians to find the perfect present, in “The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special”.

As a special treat for Muppets fans, the full-length version of “The Muppet Christmas Carol” including the song “When Love Is Gone” will be added to the extras page of the film on Disney+ in celebration of its 30th anniversary. 

For some musical cheer, join the cast of “The High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” as they celebrate the holidays. Or, enjoy the joyful tunes from Superstar a cappella group Pentatonix, in Pentatonix: Around the World for the Holidays”.

Below is the list of holiday highlights, new and old, only on Disney+!
Happy streaming, and happy holidays.

“The Santa Clauses”: Now Streaming

Scott Calvin is back! After being Santa Claus for nearly thirty years, he’s as jolly as ever. But as Christmas declines in popularity, so does his Santa magic. Scott struggles to keep up with the demands of the job, as well as being there for his family. Upon discovering there is a way to retire from his post, Scott considers stepping down as Santa Claus and finding a worthy successor so that he can become a better father and husband.

Plus the entire “The Santa Clause” collection, including: “The Santa Clause” (1994); “The Santa Clause 2” (2002); and “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (2006). 

“Home Sweet Home Alone”: Streaming December 2

In an all-new adventure comedy from the beloved holiday film franchise, Max Mercer has been left behind while his family is in Japan for the holidays. So when a married couple attempting to retrieve a priceless heirloom set their sights on the Mercer family’s home, it is up to Max to protect it from the trespassers…and he will do whatever it takes to keep them out. Hilarious hijinks of epic proportions ensue, but despite the absolute chaos, Max comes to realize that there really is no place like home sweet home.

Plus the full “Home Alone” collection, including: “Home Alone” (1990); “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” (1992); “Home Alone 3” (1997); “Home Alone 4” (2002); and “Home Alone: The Holiday Heist” (2012). 

Every Die Hard Film Ever: Now Streaming

Including: “Die Hard” (1988); “Die Hard 2” (1990); “Die Hard with a Vengeance” (1995); “Live Free or Die Hard” (2007); and “A Good Day to Die Hard” (2013).

“Best in Snow”: Now Streaming

“Best in Snow” is a festive holiday special, hosted by Tituss Burgess, featuring teams from around the world transported to a magical snowy village and thrown into a spirited competition to show off their snow-carving skills. Spectacular snow sculptures, lively musical performances from DCappella, and special guest Kermit the Frog make this action-packed winter event fun for the entire family.

“The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special”: Now Streaming

On a mission to make Christmas unforgettable for Quill, the Guardians head to Earth in search of the perfect present.

“Donna Hay Christmas”: Now Streaming 

Donna Hay shows us how to create the most spectacular festive celebration in her new four-part series, Donna Hay Christmas. From reimagined festive mains like the ultimate glazed ham to show-stopping desserts like her signature centerpiece pavlova, Donna shares her best time-savers and signature cheats to create your very own kind of Christmas magic.

“The Hip Hop Nutcracker”: Now Streaming

RUN DMC’s Rev Run brings us along for a hip-hop reimagining of The Nutcracker ballet set in New York City. On the night of the annual New Year’s Eve Block Party, Maria-Clara’s Mom and Pop aren’t getting along and it’s bringing her down. Maria-Clara embarks on a holiday adventure to bring her parents back together. Will it be enough to rekindle their lost love before the clock strikes midnight?

High School Musical: The Musical: The Holiday Special: Now Streaming

The cast of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” celebrates the holidays with music and more!   

“Pentatonix: Around the World for the Holidays”: Streaming December 2

Superstar a cappella group Pentatonix needs inspiration for their annual holiday album. After getting locked in a mystical mailroom, a little Disney magic sends us on a whirlwind tour around the world, discovering holiday traditions and inspiration from Pentatonix fans across the globe. The journey leads the group to realize that wherever we find ourselves, it really is a small world, after all!

LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special: Streaming December 2

As her friends prep for a Life Day holiday celebration, Rey journeys with BB-8 on a quest to gain a deeper knowledge of the Force at a mysterious Jedi Temple. There, she embarks on a cross-timeline adventure through beloved moments in Star Wars history, coming into contact with iconic heroes and villains from all eras of the saga. But will she make it back in time for the Life Day feast?

“Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas”: Streaming December 2

When Sid accidentally ruins one of Manny’s Christmas traditions, he’s told that he will now be on Santa’s naughty list. To plead his case directly to Santa Claus himself, Sid heads to the North Pole with Crash, Eddie, and Peaches in tow.

“The Muppet Christmas Carol”: Streaming December 2*

The Muppet’s rendition of Charles Dickens’s classic tale puts a unique twist on a favorite holiday story.

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