Paramount+ and Disney+ are offering a variety of options to watch this weekend, including two epic returns for beloved family films. Additionally, Disney+ showcased some exciting documentary series showcasing the dangers and respite in the world, and Paramount+ added a new special comedy competition showcasing the importance of raising money for the world’s disenfranchised people. So there are plenty of impactful movies and shows for everyone on Saturdays and Sundays.
Limitless With Chris Hemsworth premiered on Disney+ on November 16
Thor star Chris Hemsworth travels the world and discovers healthy ways to live better for longer. He pushes his limits to overcome immense challenges that could impact his lifespan. Hemsworth’s findings could open the door to how people can live fitter, healthier and happier lives. The series comprises six episodes ranging from 45 to 76 minutes, during which Hemsworth interviews local people and learns the details of these traditions and methods.
This month Paramount+ added Minority Report to their library
Minority reportThe premise of featured a futuristic setting where psychics could predict crimes, creating a world where agents could arrest criminals before they committed the crime. Stephen Spielberg directed the film, which told an intriguing story about a rogue Precrime officer’s mission to uncover the truth. The film also provided social commentary on multiple issues in society outside of crime. Twenty years later, the film still has meaning and would be worth a revisit this weekend.
The Santa series premiered on Disney+ on November 16
The Santas brings back Tim Allen’s beloved character, Scott Calvin, who learned the importance of Christmas after becoming Santa through a contractual arrangement. Scott has maintained his Santa career for the past 30 years, but Christmas is in jeopardy after people lose their holiday spirit. In the series, Scott discovers that he can retire from his position if he wishes, so he considers finding a replacement, so he can return to his family full-time.
Disney+ added the Atlas of Cursed Places on November 16
For National Geographic fans, Atlas of cursed places follows Sam Sheridan’s journey around the world. Sheridan, author and adventurer, explores the most cursed places on Earth, immersing himself in the history, folklore and culture of these dangerous places. His work highlights the people who live near these iconic landmarks and what these stories mean to them.
Pickled premiered on Paramount+ on November 17
Pickled is a two-hour sports comedy special featuring well-known celebrities in the industry, including Emma Watson, Will Ferrell, Luis Guzman, and more. The competition divides the celebrities into eight teams and their athletic skills are put to the test in a cutthroat game of pickleball. Additionally, the broadcast will bring awareness to Comic Relief, a safety program that addresses the life-altering impact of poverty, homelessness and other debilitating changes in people’s lives. After each game, entertaining and engaging interviews with celebrities are offered, inspiring viewers to watch and donate to the cause.
Disenchanted premiered on Disney+ on November 18
Fifteen years later EnchantedAmy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, James Marsden and Idina Menzel reprise their roles in a new sequel titled Disenchanted. The original film featured an animated princess forced into the live-action world of New York City. In the sequel, the characters move to the suburb of Monroeville. New characters join the gang in this new adventure, filled with whimsical music and romance. Fans of the original film don’t want to miss this new installment.
Disney+ added Mickey’s Wonderful Autumn on November 18
Mickey’s Wonderful Autumn continue the animated series The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse Mouse. The original series premiered on November 18, 2020 and received generally favorable reviews from critics. The series was renewed in November 2021, including four new seasonal specials, starting with Mickey Mouse’s Wonderful Winter in February 2022. This final installment of the four-part series concludes the specials. The specials provide a heartwarming story about Mickey Mouse and his friends.