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Dr. Seuss Movies on Disney Plus

Wondering if there are any Dr. Seuss Movies on Disney Plus? Check out this post to find out all the places you can stream Dr. Seuss movies.

Disney is home to 1000's of family-friendly titles, including many animated films.

The Guardian wrote a great piece about Why Dr Seuss continues to charm America.

  • Adaptations of the Doctor's work are consistently doing well in the US market
  • The Grinch and Horton both placed in the top 10 of the American charts in their respective years, too.
  • He's been at the centre of literacy efforts in the country since 1998 – the annual Read Across America Day takes place on or near what would have been his birthday (he died in 1991) on 2 March.
  • There's a massive grassroots marketing campaign already in place – and the Seuss estate has stepped up the pace and the purposefulness of the adaptation treadmill over the last decade.
  • The personal branding is front and centre these days: the full title is Dr Seuss's Horton Hears a Who!, and ditto for Dr Seuss's The Lorax.

Does Disney own Dr. Seuss?

No, Disney does not own Dr. Seuss. According to the NY Times, Dr. Seuss's rights belong to Random House.

Is Doctor Seuss Disney?

Disney Plus was launched in November 2019. Since its launch, it has been the talk in streaming news. 

Disney did not create any Seuss films, so most of them are NOT available on Disney Plus and will likely never be. But, they are available on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. 

Is Horton Hears a Who on Disney Plus?

As of August 3, 2023, Seuss' Horton Hears A Who” has been removed from Disney+ in the United States.

Is Dr. Seuss' The Grinch on Disney Plus?

During the holiday season, this movie is very popular. Since Disney did not create any Seuss films, most of them are NOT available on Disney Plus and will likely never be. 

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Is the Lorax a Disney movie?

No, the Lorax is a Universal film. Since Disney did not create this Seuss film, most of them are NOT available on Disney Plus and will likely never be. 

Is the Lorax on Disney Plus?

Unfortunately, The Lorax is not available on Disney+. Disney did not create this film, so it is NOT available on Disney Plus and will likely never be. But, it is available on Netflix and Amazon

How the Grinch Stole Christmas – Disney?

This live-action adaptation is always on the list of best Christmas movies. 

Unfortunately, no versions of The Grinch are available on Disney+. Disney did not create any of the Grinch films, so it is NOT available on Disney Plus and will likely never be. But, it is available on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. See all of the details here.

Instead, you’ll have to use an alternative to Disney Plus. 

Where to Watch All of the Dr. Seuss Movies

The Cat in the Hat

In this live-action film based on the favorite children's tale, the trouble-making Cat in the Hat arrives at the home of bored young Sally Walden and her brother, Conrad, while their mother is out. The family's pet fish objects to the Cat's presence, but that doesn't stop the hat-wearing giant feline from trying to have fun, no matter how much destruction is left in his wake.

Dr. Seuss on the Loose

Dr. Seuss on the Loose is an animated musical television special, first airing on CBS on October 15, 1973, and hosted by The Cat in the Hat who appears in bridging sequences where he introduced animated adaptations of Dr. Seuss children's stories The Sneetches, The Zax and Green Eggs and Ham.

The Lorax

Twelve-year-old Ted lives in a place virtually devoid of nature; no flowers or trees grow in Thneedville. Ted would very much like to win the heart of Audrey, the girl of his dreams, but to do this, he must find that which she most desires: a Truffula tree.

To get it, Ted delves into the story of the Lorax, once the gruff guardian of the forest, and the Once-ler, who let greed overtake his respect for nature.

The Grinch

The Grinch and his loyal dog, Max, live a solitary existence inside a cave on Mount Crumpet. His primary source of aggravation comes during Christmastime when his neighbors in Whoville celebrate the holidays with a bang.

When the Whos decide to make Christmas bigger and brighter, the disgruntled Grinch realizes there is one way to gain peace and quiet. With help from Max, the green grump hatches a scheme to pose as Santa Claus, steal Christmas and silence the Whos' holiday cheer once and for all.

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Horton Hears a Who

Animated elephant Horton finds a speck of dust floating in the Jungle of Nool. Upon investigation of the speck, Horton discovers the tiny city of Who-ville and its residents, the Whos, which he can hear but cannot see. Horton forms a friendship with the mayor of Who-ville, Ned McDodd, and promises to transport Who-ville to safety. However, Horton encounters opposition from his jungle neighbors, who don't want to believe in the existence of Who-ville.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

In this live-action adaptation of the beloved children's tale by Dr. Seuss, the reclusive green Grinch decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville. Reluctantly joined by his hapless dog, Max, the Grinch comes down from his mountaintop home and sneaks into town to swipe everything holiday-related from the Whos.

However, the bitter grump finds a hitch in his plans when he encounters the endearing Cindy Lou Who

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a television special directed and co-produced by Chuck Jones. It is based on the eponymous children's book by Dr. Seuss, the story of the Grinch trying to take away Christmas from the townsfolk of Whoville below his mountain hideaway.

In Search of Dr. Seuss

In Search of Dr. Seuss is a 1994 American television film chronicling the adventures of a news reporter (Kathy Najimy) who enters the world of Dr. Seuss by opening a magical book. It came to DVD in 2003 and again in 2008 as a bonus feature for the TV special Horton Hears a Who!

Gerald Mcboing-Boing

Gerald McBoing-Boing is an animated short film about a little boy who speaks through sound effects instead of spoken words. It was produced by United Productions of America and given wide release by Columbia Pictures on November 2, 1950.

Horton Hatches the Egg

Horton Hatches the Egg is a children's book written and illustrated by Theodor Geisel under the pen name Dr. Seuss and published in 1940 by Random House. The book tells the story of Horton the Elephant, who is tricked into sitting on a bird's egg while its mother, Mayzie, takes a permanent vacation to Palm Beach.

How the Sith Stole Christmas

It is an animated fan film from that made its debut on the internet in December 2002. Written and directed by Ted Bracewell, the film tells the story of the Emperor's plans to invade the North Pole and take Santa Claus prisoner.

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The Political Doctor Seuss

This is not only an intriguing portrait of Theodor Geisel but also a fascinating lens through which to view the complex political and social history of the 20th century.

The Hoober-Bloob Highway

The Hoober-Bloob Highway is an animated musical special written by Dr. Seuss and produced by DePatie–Freleng Enterprises. The special first aired February 19, 1975 on CBS, and was the last Dr. Seuss special produced for that network. Seuss also composed the song lyrics, which were set to music by Dean Elliott.

Halloween is Grinch Night

Halloween Is Grinch Night is a 1977 Halloween television special and is the prequel to How the Grinch Stole Christmas! It premiered on ABC on October 29, 1977.

Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You?

It is an animated musical television special written by Dr. Seuss, directed by Gerard Baldwin, produced by DePatie–Freleng Enterprises, first aired on ABC on May 2, 1980.

The Butter Battle Book

This is a rhyming story written by Dr. Seuss. It was published by Random House on January 12, 1984. It is an anti-war story; specifically, a parable about arms races in general, mutually assured destruction and nuclear weapons in particular.

Daisy-Head Mayzie

This children's book written by Dr. Seuss and illustrated in his style. It was published in 1995, as Seuss's first posthumous book. It was republished on July 5, 2016 with Seuss's original text and drawings.

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