Best Movies & TV Shows on Disney+ & Paramount+ for August 6-7, 2022


Paramount+ and Disney+ have provided a variety of new titles for the month. Paramount+ added multiple horror films to its collection, including the Evil Dead‘s 2013 reboot. The platform also added multiple classic comedies, including the revival series of Beavis and Butt-Head. Disney+ has released another installment of Marvel Studios: Assembledshowcasing the making of Ms. marvel. The platform also added two new Sing-Along versions of one of their most iconic films and its sequel.


Evil Dead Joined Paramount+ on Aug. 1

the Evil Dead’s 2013 version served as a soft reboot for the franchise, highlighting the possessed’s perspective of the cabin experience. In the original trilogy, Ash Williams had been the main character and central focus of the films, reacting to the dangers presented by demons from the Necronomicon. In the reboot, Mia recruited her brother and their friends to keep an eye on her as she got sober. This premise added tension and legitimacy to why the others didn’t recognize clear signs of her possession, making the film a nail-biting thriller on top of bloody supernatural horror.

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Grease Danced Onto Paramount+ on Aug. 1

Viewers can travel down memory lane by watching the classic musical romantic comedy Grease, which is now streaming Paramount+. The film featured long-time movie star John Travolta, and it also served as Olivia Newton-John’s first American film performance. Grease brought ’50s greaser style to the big screen, with iconic original songs and dance routines that have remained popular for generations.

Planes, Trains and Automobiles Was Added to Paramount+ on Aug. 1

John Hughes wrote, produced and directed Planes, Trains and Automobiles, which featured comedians John Candy and Steve Martin as the leads. The duo’s traveling catastrophe has been replicated in various films, including Tommy Boy and Due Date. Neal (Martin) and Del (Candy) travel together to make it home in time for Thanksgiving Day, but their opposing personalities cause a rift between them. The unlikely team teaches each other valuable lessons about acceptance and accountability.

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The Graduate Joined Paramount+ on Aug. 1

The 1967 movie The Graduate is considered one of the greatest American films of all time, featuring excellent music, performances and authenticity to the premise. The film serves as a romantic comedy-drama with an unlikely relationship dynamic. The Graduate won Best Picture and Best Director at the 40th Academy Awards. If viewers are interested in watching a refreshingly unique film about a young man unsure about the next steps in his adulthood, The Graduate could prove to be an excellent experience.

There Will Be Blood Graced Paramount+ on Aug. 1

The epic period drama There Will Be Blood features a sinister lead character with a ruthless past. The plot follows his life as he continuously makes selfish choices, leading to an explosive and well-deserved ending. The film is widely accepted by critics as one of the greatest films of the 21st Century, and Daniel Day-Lewis’s performance could have anyone on the edge of their seats. For thriller lovers, There Will Be Blood could be an enjoyable movie to watch this weekend.


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The Making of Ms. Marvel Was Added to Disney+ on Aug. 3

Marvel Studios: Assembled“The Making of Ms. marvel” provides behind-the-scenes footage of the show, adding important details for fans of the series. Multiple creators of Ms. marvel joined in on the discussion, providing insight into the development over the last three years. They also go over the importance of Kamala Khan’s family dynamics, the Order of the Red Dagger and more.

Lightyear Made Its Streaming Premiere on Disney+ Aug. 3

light year has officially joined Disney+ after its release on June 17, 2022. The film was the first Pixar project to release in theaters since March 2020. The premise features Buzz Lightyear from the Toy Story franchise in the movie that prompted the release of his toy in the first movie. The cast includes industry stars Chris Evans, Keke Palmer, Taika Waititi and Bill Hader. The movie serves as an interesting and unique perspective on the franchise, providing fans with a completely different experience than previously seen in Toy Story.


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New Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head Premiered on Paramount+ on Aug. 4

Mike Judge brings Beavis and Butt-Head back in their new original series on Paramount+. After the recent success of their 2022 film Beavis & Butt-Head Do the Universe, the series revival was announced in addition to the release of the original show’s full library. The description for the series promises the duo “are back and stupider than ever.”

The Lion King I & II Sing-Along Versions Added to Disney+ on Aug. 5

Sing-Along versions of classic Disney movies can be fun for the whole family. This weekend, Disney+ adds the Sing-Along versions of The Lion King and its sequel to the platform. The entire family can join together and bond over the music of their childhood as the Sing-Along includes on-screen lyrics for everyone to follow. Viewers need to ensure they have plenty of tissues for the film’s iconic but tragic moments.

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