As pointed out over at WODP, The Wolverine was removed from Disney Plus on April 2. While Disney now owns Fox along with its X-Men films and film characters, apparently even they can’t overcome the barriers of licensing rights.
Why was The Wolverine taken off of Disney Plus?
Unlike other streaming services, Disney Plus doesn’t tend to advertise when titles leave, but we can assume in the case of The Wolverine that it’s down to a previous licensing agreement which needs to play out before it can return to the platform at a later date.
What has been removed from Disney+?
There are some titles that have been removed from Disney+ but have since been re-added back including:
- Cheaper By The Dozen.
- Cheaper By The Dozen 2.
- Home Alone *
- Home Alone 2 *
- Avalon High*
- The Finest Hours*
- While You Were Sleeping.
- Fantastic Four Rise of the Silver Surfer*
Why is Lady and the Tramp not on Disney plus?
Then, just recently, Disney+ decided to completely remove some of these films in question from their streaming service for those viewers watching on children’s profiles. Some of the films were removed for “breaching content advisories” include Peter Pan, Dumbo, Lady and the Tramp and others.
Does Disney+ Remove movies?
April 2021 will continue that trend as multiple titles have been removed from Disney+ in the United States. The removals came as a bit of a surprise since Disney+ does not announce which titles will be leaving every month like other streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu.
What Disney movies are not on Disney plus?
So Make Mine Music remains, inexplicably, the one fully-animated Disney film not on the service.
- Song of the South. Image via Disney. …
- Man and the Moon. Image via Disney. …
- Aladdin: The Series. …
- Buzz Lightyear of Star Command. …
- Mickey Mouse Works/House of Mouse. …
- The Legend of Tarzan. …
- Enchanted. …
- The theatrical shorts library.
Why did Disney pull Aristocats?
DISNEY+ has stripped its children’s movie selection of classic movies like Dumbo, The Aristocats, and Peter Pan because of their “racist” stereotypes. Settings on the streaming site’s app will deter children from watching the once-loved, now controversial, titles.