Australia: Disney Plus OCTOBER Release Schedule

Australia: Welcome to your complete Disney+ release schedule for the month of October!

Among the streaming goodies on offer this October: The Mandalorian season 2 kicks off, The Right Stuff begins, Olaf’s origin story in the Frozen short film Once Upon A Snowman, heartfelt original film Clouds, and a lot of family-friendly spookiness in time for Halloween.

2 October

  • Ford V Ferrari

Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in Ford v Ferrari, based on the true story of visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and fearless British-born driver Ken Miles, who together build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

  • Bunk’d (Season 4) – Episodes 26-30
  • One Day At Disney (Season 1, Episode 44) PABLO TUFINO: RIDE SHOW TECHNICIAN
  • Weird But True! (Season 3, Episode 8) OUR SOLAR SYSTEM
  • Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom (Season 1, Episode 2) HAPPY BIRTHDAY GINO!
  • Zenimation (Season 1, Episode 11) Extended Edition

9 October

  • The Right Stuff – Season 1. Episodes 1 & 2, SIERRA HOTEL, GOODIES. Episodes release weekly.

Stars: Patrick J. Adams, Jake McDorman, Colin O’Donoghue, James Lafferty, Aaron Staton, Michael Trotter and Micah Stock

 

The incredible story of America’s first astronauts begins right here on Earth in “The Right Stuff,” with a two-episode premiere on Friday, October 9. Based on the bestselling book by Tom Wolfe, the eight-episode season is an inspirational look at the early days of the U.S. Space Program and the iconic story of America’s first astronauts, the Mercury 7. Produced for National Geographic by Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way and Warner Bros. Television, “The Right Stuff” takes a clear-eyed look at America’s first “reality show,” when ambitious astronauts and their families became instant celebrities in a competition of money, fame and immortality.

  • America’s Funniest Home Videos (Season 18) Episodes 1-22
  • One Day At Disney (Season 1, Episode 45) GABRIELA CLARK: CREATIVE PRINT MARKETING
  • Weird But True! (Season 3, Episode 9) COOKING
  • Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom (Season 1, Episode 3) BETTY AND THE BEAST

16 October

  • Clouds – Original Movie (2020)

Stars: Neve Campbell, Tom Everett Scott, Lil Rey Howery, Fin Argus, Sabrina Carpenter

 

Inspired by an incredible true story, “Clouds” is a poignant and beautiful look at the heartbreaking duality of life and a testament to what can happen when you start to live as if each day might be your last. Zach Sobiech (Fin Argus) is a fun-loving high school student with raw musical talent living with osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer. At the start of his senior year, he is ready to take on the world, however when he receives the news that the disease has spread, he and his best friend and songwriting partner, Sammy (Sabrina Carpenter), decide to spend Zach’s limited time following their dreams. With the help of Zach’s mentor and teacher, Mr. Weaver (Lil Rel Howery), Zach and Sammy are given the chance of a lifetime and are offered a record deal. Along with the support of the love of his life, Amy (Madison Iseman) and his parents, Rob and Laura (Tom Everett Scott and Neve Campbell); Zach embarks on an unforgettable journey about friendship, love and the power of music. Directed by Justin Baldoni, the movie is based on the memoir “Clouds: A Memoir” by Zach’s mother, Laura Sobiech.

  • Meet The Chimps – (Season 1) 6 Episodes.

Narrated by Jane Lynch

 

“Meet the Chimps” takes viewers into the secret life of one of the largest and most unique wildlife sanctuaries in the world – Chimp Haven—a 200-acre refuge tucked deep in the forested heart of Louisiana, which is home to more than 300 chimpanzees. Narrated by Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch, this six-part series, from National Geographic, tracks the ups and downs of this extraordinary group of chimps that are given a second chance at life by a staff whose dedication, compassion and commitment knows no bounds. Through a seamless blend of natural history and observational-documentary filmmaking, “Meet the Chimps” puts the chimps – the heart and soul of the series – at front and centre. A real-life drama with a full emotional range, the series gives unparalleled access to everything happening at Chimp Haven, including food squabbles, alliances, romances, ‘bromances’, tears, tantrums, high jinxes and heartbreaks.

  • Lost On Everest – Special (2020)

Lost On Everest shines a light on what happened to Andrew “Sandy” Irvine and George Leigh Mallory, who set out to attempt the first true summit of Mount Everest in 1924. A team of professional climbers, filmmakers and experts led by journalist Mark Synnott and Nat Geo Photographer Renan Ozturk attempts to discover whether Irvine and Mallory successfully conquered the world’s tallest mountain.

  • Disney Junior’s The Rocketeer (Season 1) Episodes 1-22
  • One Day At Disney (Season 1, Episode 46) ALFREDO AYALA: R&D IMAGINEER
  • Weird But True! (Season 3, Episode 10) EXPLORERS
  • Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom (Season 1, Episode 4) MEET THE MANDRILLS
  • The Right Stuff (Season 1, Episode 3) SINGLE COMBAT WARRIOR

23 October

  • Once Upon A Snowman – Animated Short (2020)

Voiced by Josh Gad, Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Chris Williams

 

The previously untold origins of Olaf, the innocent and insightful, summer-loving snowman who melted hearts in the Academy Award®-winning 2013 Disney animated feature, Frozen, and its acclaimed 2019 sequel, are revealed in the all-new Walt Disney Animation Studios animated short, Once Upon a Snowman. The film follows Olaf’s first steps as he comes to life and searches for his identity in the snowy mountains outside Arendelle. Once Upon a Snowman is directed by Trent Correy (animation supervisor, “Olaf” in Frozen 2) and Dan Abraham (veteran story artist who boarded Olaf’s “When I Am Older” musical sequence in Frozen 2).

 

  • The Last Secrets of the Nasca (2019)

Thanks to intensive excavations, new technology (DNA analysis, 3D volumetric scanners, NASA aerial radar and augmented reality) and the findings of Italian, Peruvian, French and American scientists the film will help us shed light on the mystery that shrouds the strange and puzzling world of the ancient Nasca and Paracas civilisations.

  • The Big Fib (Season 1) Epsiodes 16-30
  • Weird But True!(Season 1, Episode 11) SCUBA DIVING
  • One Day At Disney(Season 1, Episode 47) JASON BENETTI: PLAY-BY-PLAY COMMENTATOR
  • Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom  (Season 1, Episode 5) AARDVARK LOVE!
  • The Right Stuff (Season 1, Episode 4) ADVENT 30 October 2020
  • One Day At Disney (Season 1, Episode 48) DANA AMENDOLA: DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS
  • Weird But True! (Season 3, Episode 12) ROCKETS
  • Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom (Season 1, Episode 6) PERI’S PRICKLY PREGNANCY
  • The Right Stuff (Season 1, Episode 5) THE KONA KAI SEANCE

30 October

  • The Mandalorian –  Season 2 – This Is The Way (Episodes release weekly)

The Mandalorian and The Child continue their journey, facing enemies and rallying allies as they make their way through a dangerous galaxy in the tumultuous era after the collapse of the Galactic Empire.

  • PJ Masks – (Season 4) 8 Episodes

The PJ Masks continue the battle for sky and space with help from their new friend, Newton Star. The PJ Masks show this reluctant, and solitary hero what team-work is all about when Octobella, a bubbly and excitable new villain that lives underwater in the city’s canals, gives the gang a run for their money. But Octobella doesn’t know that being a hero means helping your friends – and nothing can destroy the friendship of the PJ Masks!

31 October

Disney+ is your home of Halloween tricks and treats. Here’s some titles featuring ghosts, goblins, wizards and witches to get you in the mood for a very scary Saturday.

🎃Hocus Pocus

🎃Halloweentown

🎃Disney’s The Haunted Mansion

🎃Halloweentown High

🎃Return To Halloweentown

🎃Halloweentown II – Kalabar’s Revenge

🎃The Nightmare Before Christmas

🎃Z.O.M.B.I.E.S

🎃Z.O.M.B.I.E.S 2

🎃Girl Vs. Monster

🎃Maleficent

🎃Maleficent Mistress of Evil

🎃Mom’s Got A Date With A Vampire

🎃Twitches

🎃Wizards of Waverley Place The Movie

🎃Spooky Buddies

🎃Gargoyles