Disney Plus is now live in the UK, but even if you’ve signed up to the streaming service, the best way to browse its library of content isn’t actually on Disney Plus itself. You will find everything there, of course − split into a multitude of sections and categories too − but does it let you filter its content by viewer ratings? Or show you how the Disney Plus library differs in other countries?
Of course not. We’d instead recommend paying a visit to a website called JustWatch. If you’re not familiar with JustWatch, it maintains a database that makes it really easy to browse all of the many different streaming services’ content libraries. Oh, and you don’t need to sign up for anything either.
JustWatch’s user interface is pleasingly image-heavy, and lets you filter by content type, release year, genre and age rating, to let you easily zone in on the things you’re most interested in.
Locating 4K content on Disney Plus isn’t especially straightforward at the moment, but that’s another one of the filters that’s available on JustWatch.
Better still, if you’re at a loss and fancy discovering something new, you can sort titles by the score they have on Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB, so you don’t end up taking a stab in the dark and risk picking out a dud.
Furthermore, since JustWatch also maintains databases for Disney Plus’ content libraries in other countries around the world, you can find out if Disney Plus UK subscribers are getting a better or worse deal than, say, subscribers based in the US.
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And as if that wasn’t enough, you can also see the content libraries of the other streaming services that are jostling with Disney Plus for your subscription money, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV Plus and Now TV.
By opting for an annual membership, you can save 15% as opposed to paying the monthly rate for Disney Plus. For classics like The Simpsons and Recess, alongside modern staples like Frozen 2 and The Mandalorian, it's an absolute bargain.