Movies and Shows Coming to Disney+ USA in December 2023

This month on Disney+, Indiana Jones swings his way onto the streaming service for his fifth and final adventure, and David Tennant regenerates into Ncuti Gatwa in time for a Christmas Day special. 

Check out our highlights below and then keep scrolling to take a look at some of the other titles landing on Disney+ USA this December.

Please note: This list is correct at the time of writing but the Disney+ schedule may be subject to change.

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Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (2023)

Release Date: December 1

In this final adventure for the celebrated hero, Indiana Jones must race against time to retrieve a legendary artifact that could change the course of history. 

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The Shepherd (2023)

Release Date: December 1

This short film set on Christmas Eve tells the tale of a young RAF pilot who desperately needs a miracle to help him land safely when he gets lost mid-flight. John Travolta and Ben Radcliffe star. 

Doctor Who: Wild Blue Yonder

Release Date: December 2

All we know about this second anniversary special is that the Tardis abandons the Doctor and Donna in the middle of a “Hostile Action situation.” What does this mean? Who knows!

The Mission

Release Date: December 8

In 2018, young American student John Chau was killed by arrows when he tried to contact one of the world’s most Indigenous people on remote North Sentinel Island.

This new documentary from National Geographic retells Chau’s story, with exclusive interviews and access to his personal diaries and video archives.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Christmas: Cabin Fever

Release Date: December 8

Spare a thought for Greg Heffley this Christmas. Not only is he in danger of not getting the video game console he wants due to him accidentally damaging a snowplow, but he also gets snowed in with his irritating family. Will it be a case of “ho ho ho” or “oh no no no” for the unfortunate Greg? All will be revealed in this new animated movie. 

Percy Jackson and the Olympians – Season 1

Release Date: December 20

Based on the popular book series by award-winning author Rick Riordan, this new series tells the story of 12-year-old modern demigod Percy Jackson who embarks on another wild adventure.

Here’s the official synopsis:

Percy Jackson is “just coming to terms with his newfound divine powers when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt. With help from his friends Grover and Annabeth, Percy must embark on an adventure of a lifetime to find it and restore order to Olympus.”

Doctor Who: The Church on Ruby Road

Release Date: December 25

Ncuti Gatwe takes over the reins of the Tardis in this Christmas Day special. Not much is known about the new episode but as you can gather from the title, it will also mark the series debut of Ruby (Millie Gibson) who will be joining the 15th Doctor on his latest adventure. 

Notable Additions

December 1

Timeless Heroes: Indiana Jones & Harrison Ford

An in-depth look at the enduring popularity of Indiana Jones and the legendary actor who played him.

December 2

Isabel Preysler, My Christmas

In this 2-part special, Spanish celebrity Isabel Preysler welcomes viewers into the privacy of her home to show us how she celebrates Christmas. 

December 9

Doctor Who: The Giggle

The final onscreen adventure of the 14th Doctor. 

December 11

Science Fair: The Series – Season 1

In this documentary series, young people compete for a coveted seat at the world’s most competitive scientific fair.

December 27

Rewind the ’90s – Season 1

Take a look back at the pivotal pop culture moments that shaped the 90s.

Also Streaming…

December 5

Dancing With the Stars – Season 32

December 6

The Ghost and Molly McGee – Season 2 (White Christmas/Perfect Day)

Soundtrack #2 – Episodes 1 and 2

Superkitties – Season 1

Villains of Valley View: A Very Villain Christmas

The Santa Clauses – Season 2 (finale)

December 12

Dancing With the Stars – Season 32 (finale)

December 13

The Curse of Oak Island – Season 2

Dance Moms – Seasons 3-6, 8

Kiff – Season 1

Mickey Mouse Funhouse – Season 3

PJ Masks: Power Heroes Music Videos – Season 1

PJ Masks: Power Heroes – Season 1

Soundtrack #2 – Episodes 3 and 4

December 15

CMA Country Christmas Special

Una Navidad Para Chueco

December 20

Hailey’s On It!: We Wish You a Merry Chaos-mas

Pupstruction Saves Christmas/ Pupstruction on Ice

Soundtrack #2 – Episodes 5 and 6

Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life – Season 2 (Special Christmas Episode)

December 22

Marvel Studios’ What If…? – Season 2 (Episode 1)

December 23

Marvel Studios’ What If…? – Season 2 (Episode 2)

December 24

Marvel Studios’ What If…? Season 2 (Episode 3)

December 25

Marvel Studios’ What If…? Season 2 (Episode 4)

December 26

Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade

Marvel Studios’ What If…? Season 2 (Episode 5)

December 27

Me & Winnie the Pooh – Season 1

Playdate with Winnie the Pooh – Season 1

Percy Jackson and the Olympians – Episode 3

Marvel Studios’ What If…? Season 2 – Episode 6

December 28

Marvel Studios’ What If…? – Season 2 (Episode 7)

December 29

Marvel Studios’ What If…? – Season 2 (Episode 8)

December 30

Marvel Studios’ What If…? – Season 2 (Episode 9)

What will you be watching on Disney+ this month? Let us know in the comments below. 


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