15 modern classics you can watch on Disney +

Some films mark a milestone in the history of cinema, either for their artistic quality, for the originality of the stories they tell or for the emotions that they manage to awaken in the public. Disney+ has one of the largest streaming catalogs, which includes movies from Pixar, Lucasfilm and Marvel, among others, but also many great titles that despite their young age have already gone down in history as classics.

We leave you a selection so that you can spend a cinematic afternoon full of memories with just clicking on Disney +.

Star Wars: A New Hope (1977)

In her attempt to destroy one of the Empire’s main military forces, Princess Leia, who leads a rebellion, is kidnapped. Jedi Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and the pilot Han Solo (Harrison Ford) They undertake an epic mission to rescue her accompanied by a Wookiee and two androids who will fight to reestablish peace in the galaxy.

The first film in the famous saga Star Wars (which can be found in its entirety on Disney +) is a benchmark of the science fiction genre and undoubtedly a classic for giving birth to one of the most epic stories ever told that has continued to expand its success over the years.

Die Hard (1988)

Police John McClane (Bruce Willis) He travels to Los Angeles to meet his wife and daughters at a Christmas party when a terrorist group takes over the building, turning everyone in attendance hostage. John is the only one who manages to escape and undertakes a plan to save them all.

The greatest epiphany of Crystal jungle it was to discover to the general public a Bruce Willis born for action. Not only is it one of the most successful movies of the genre of the 80s but it gave birth to a trail of sequels and knockoffs that continues to this day.

The Rock (1996)

Chemical Warfare Expert Stanley Goodspeed (Nicolas Cage) is elected alongside John Patrick (Sean Connery), a former British spy and the only person who has escaped from Alcatraz, to stop a terrorist who threatens to attack San Francisco using nuclear weapons.

An explosion of action that is not wasted, without forgetting the great performances of both protagonists that raise the bar for a film that ensures large doses of entertainment and suspense.

High fidelity (2000)

Rob Gordon (John Cusack) He runs a vinyl store where he discusses music with his friends Dick (Todd Louiso) and Barry (Jack Black). After his girlfriend leaves him for another man, he reviews his relationships and love failures while trying to win her back at all costs.

A nice portrait of lovesickness that reflects with humor about what unites us and separates us from other people, all to the rhythm of an excellent soundtrack.

Wall Street (1987)

On his way to the top, Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen) will try by all means to become the disciple of the financial magnate Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) only to get into a spiral of excess, lies and ambition.

A look at the Wall Street of the 80s where the greed of the stockbrokers rules a world in which being unscrupulous is an advantage. The film is not only a true reflection of that world, but also sends a cautionary message to everyone who is willing to listen.

Pretty Woman (1990)

Edward Lewis (Richard Gere) Goes to New York on a business matter and decides to hire Vivian Ward’s services (Julia Roberts), a street prostitute. After spending a weekend together, they begin to develop a relationship that will have to overcome the abyss that separates two very different worlds.

The now classic romantic comedy that would catapult Julia Roberts to stardom is the Hollywood adaptation of Cinderella, with a prostitute instead of a princess and a businessman instead of a prince.

Good Morning, Vietnam (1988)

In the middle of the Vietnam War a radio comedian (Robin Williams) receives the order to work in the North American Army radio station. His humor, sarcasm, foul language and scathing comments will lift the spirits of the troops.

Despite being a comedy classic, it also tries to shed some light on the horrors of war, achieving a bittersweet result.

Hot Shots! (1991)

Topper Harley (Charlie Sheen) He is required by the navy to return to his position as a pilot and complete a risky mission. As he tries to deal with the ghosts of the past, Topper begins to suspect that secrets and conspiracies lie behind his new mission.

This parody of Top Gun is an injection of absurd humor with a prominent Charlie Sheen that supports much of the comedy. An acid look at US military action capable of entertaining and bringing a laugh (or a few) to anyone.

Braveheart (1995)

Scotland in the fourteenth century lives under the despotism of the English occupation. One day young William Wallace (Mel Gibson) He returns to his homeland and decides to start a revolution by gathering a group of amateur warriors to free his people from the oppressor.

This epic drama directed by Mel Gibson himself has been standing out as one of the great patriotic films for years. The impressive result has been a winner of 5 Oscars and even today it continues to be an indispensable of modern cinema.

Eduardo Manostijeras (1990)

A scientist undertakes an eccentric experiment to create a human being, but when he dies, he is left incomplete and has blades instead of fingers. The kind Mrs. Peg (Dianne Wiest) he finds him and invites him to live in his house where Eduardo will have the opportunity to show his great heart while he falls in love with his daughter (Winona Rider).

The gothic atmosphere and surreal tone of this unusual fairy tale make the film – the first of many collaborations between Johnny Depp and Tim Burton- has become a modern classic and one of the most iconic love stories of the 90s, both on and off screen.

Titanic (1997)

In 1912 the Titanic, a marvel of nautical engineering, embarks on a journey from Southampton to New York. Inside, a multitude of lives and stories intersect and move towards a tragic end, and among them, that of two young people from very different worlds destined to fall in love.

Leonardo Dicaprio embroidered one of the most emblematic roles of his career alongside Kate Winslet in this period drama that captivated the hearts of several generations. The film has gone down in history for combining an overwhelming love story with one of the greatest tragedies in navigation.

Alien the Eighth Passenger (1979)

The crew of the Nostromo ship are on their way home when they intercept a distress message from a nearby moon, but upon answering the call they discover that the transmission was actually a warning. They will soon realize that they are not alone and will have to face dangerous creatures from another world.

Critically acclaimed around the world, it has become a landmark of science fiction cinema and a true modern classic that still feels contemporary in a story that spans multiple sequels.

Predator (1987)

The mercenary Dutch (Arnold Schwarzenegger) He enlists on a mission to rescue survivors of a helicopter crash deep in the South American jungle. Once there, he and his team will be harassed by a strange being who begins to hunt them down one by one.

The address of John McTiernan, the quality of the cast and the imposing Mexican jungle as a backdrop are the ingredients of one of the sci-fi classics that has led to numerous sequels that continue to lengthen the shadow of the eternal predator.

The Fly (1986)

Scientist Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum) He decides to test his new teleportation device on his own flesh, but the presence of a fly in the cabin will transform his genes, turning him into a mix between man and insect.

David Cronenberg takes over from the 1958 classic. The result? A pleasant surprise for those who had lost faith in remakes and a unique film of its kind that marked a before and after in the director’s career.

The Prophecy (1976)

After verifying that his son was stillborn, Robert agrees to take in an orphan on the recommendation of a priest, but when the little one turns five, the most horrible things begin to happen.

Classic horror film that was elevated by the excellent performance of little Daimen (Harvey Stephens) and a chilling plot that we have seen repeated over and over again in the most current cinema.

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