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As the world becomes ever faster, smarter, digital, and hectic, you might be missing simpler and slower times — and movies are one of the best ways to indulge in nostalgia. We might not all have a DeLorean time machine to bring us back to the past, but watching Tron, Star Wars, The Princess Diaries, or 10 Things I Hate About You can be a soothing trip down memory lane. 

If you’re wondering where you can find these exact throwback movie picks, though, Disney+ has them all — and then some. The streaming service, which recently added The Princess Bride to its roster (with some help from its original stars), has hundreds of movies from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, and ’00s that you can watch. 

Princess Bride, 10 Things I Hate About You, Princess Diaries
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Stream It! The Princess Bride, 10 Things I Hate About You, and The Princess Diaries; free with a subscription; disneyplus.com

It can be difficult to find what you’re looking for on Disney+ with its massive content library. So to narrow things down, we’ve compiled a list of 58 nostalgic movies available on Disney’s streaming platform, categorized by decade starting with the ’70s. We’ve also included a separate section just for Disney’s classic animated films, ranging from The Little Mermaid from the ’80s, to more recent picks like Up and The Princess and The Frog

Whether you’re into comedy, drama, sci-fi, or all of the above, there’s something here for every mood. All you’ll need to watch is a monthly Disney+ subscription, which offers a seven-day free trial, or a $69.99 year-long membership. So take a look below at our comprehensive list for the best throwback movies to watch on Disney+, and start streaming now. 

Best ’70s Movies to Stream on Disney+

Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope - 1977
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Best ’80s Movies to Stream on Disney+

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Best ’90s Movies to Stream on Disney+

10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU, (aka TEN THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU), Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, 1999
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Best ’00s Movies to Stream on Disney+ 

Princess Diaries
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Best Throwback Animated Movies on Disney+ 

The Little Mermaid - 1989
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