A classic Halloween movie, Disney Channel's "Halloweentown" starred Debbie Reynolds. It's over 20 years old, but there are still details you missed.
The Disney Channel original movie is a Halloween staple, but even the biggest fans may not have heard these behind-the-scenes secrets.
From "Brink!" to "High School Musical," here are the top Disney Channel Original Movies everyone should, according to someone who's watched them all.
The Disney Channel Original Movie, or DCOM, came out in 2008, but the film's director shared some behind-the-scenes secrets fans still might not know.
When "The Princess Diaries" premiered in 2001, it became an overnight sensation. Here's what the cast is up to now.
Troy and Gabriella seem to care little about musical theatre yet they still consistently try to steal the spotlight from Sharpay and Ryan. Sharpay and Ryan’s preparedness and passion is ridiculed by their classmates while Troy and Gabriella’s foray into musicals is celebrated. The movies seem to send the message […]
“High School Musical” premiered on Disney Channel in 2006, and the film is full of sneaky details. Interesting costume choices make characters like Troy and Chad stand out in scenes. Fan of the whole series may notice a few Easter eggs and inconsistencies in the first movie. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
Disney Channel’s “Halloweentown” premiered in 1998 and was the first in a series of four movies. The film makes real-world references to the Egyptian “Book of the Dead” and Shakespeare’s “Macbeth.” There is one mystery creature that is still not referenced in the cast list. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
“Twitches” (2005) premiered on Disney Channel 15 years ago, but even superfans might not know all the fun facts about the film. Tia and Tamera Mowry played the leading twin witches, but Tia actually played Tamera’s character in one scene. The witchy film shares some similarities with “Sister, Sister,” the […]
Disney Channel has been streaming plenty of spooky, fall-staple movies for the past few decades. Insider rounded up all of Disney Channel’s Halloween-worthy and Halloween-themed movies and ranked them using audience reviews on Rotten Tomatoes. “Twitches Too” (2007) and “Halloweentown” (1998) are two audience favourites. Audience reviewers didn’t really care […]
Disney Channel Original Movies, or DCOMS, are made-for-TV films that have helped kick off the careers of some big-name actors. “Captain Marvel” lead Brie Larson‘s first starring movie role was in the 2003 drag-racing DCOM “Right on Track.” “Twilight” star Kristen Stewart’s first acting role was in the DCOM “The […]
It’s been 17 years since “The Cheetah Girls” first aired on Disney Channel. The movie helped launch the careers of the four women who made up the titular band: Raven-Symoné, Adrienne Houghton (née Bailon), Kiely Williams, and Sabrina Bryan. In 2017, Raven-Symoné returned to Disney Channel for “Raven’s Home,” a […]
Disney’s streaming service, Disney Plus, gives viewers access to hundreds of movies and TV shows – including every Disney Channel Original Movie (or DCOM) ever made. Some, like “High School Musical” and “Camp Rock,” have become well-known fan favourites. Others, like the forgettable high school mascot comedy “Hatching Pete,” haven’t […]
“High School Musical” came out in 2006 and the stars have since starred in movies and shows. Zac Efron is a bona fide film star now and played Ted Bundy in a 2019 Netflix movie. Vanessa Hudgens starred in the 2020 Netflix rom-com “The Princess Switch: Switched Again.” Visit Insider’s […]
“Halloweentown” is a Halloween staple for many Disney fans from the 90s. The Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) premiered 20 years ago and introduced Marnie (Kimberly J. Brown), whose life is changed when she learns she’s a young witch. Her grandmother was played by none other than Debbie Reynolds. The […]
The Disney Channel original movie “Smart House,” about a family that moves into a “house of the future” run by a built-in virtual assistant named Pat, was way ahead of its time. When the movie came out in 1999, almost two decades ago, the world was still trying to figure […]