Walt Disney Studios Movie Lineup for 2014

After looking at the Disney movie lineup for 2014, I can say for certain that it’s going to be an amazing year at the movies! I am so excited to share with you the upcoming 2014 release schedule from Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. There are a LOT of new movies for us to see in 2014. I was surprised by just how many new movies there are, especially after I went back to look at the 2013 Disney movie lineup. While last year was a great year for Disney films, there is a greater offering for 2014.

Disney Movie Lineup for 2014

It’s exciting to see the next chapter in favorites like “Captain America” and some familiar faces such as Jennifer Garner in “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”. “Maleficent” is sure to be a MEGA blockbuster! The two movies I am probably most excited about are “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and the new Disneynature film “Bears”. My family has enjoyed the first few movies Disneynature films so much. They are the type of movie you can watch over and over again, and learn something new every time.

Disney Movie Lineup 2014

February 28, 2014 – The Wind Rises (Touchstone Pictures / Studio Ghibli)

Disney The Wind Rises

In “The Wind Rises,” Jiro (voice of Joseph Gordon-Levitt) dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni (voice of Stanley Tucci). Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world’s most innovative and accomplished airplane designers. The film chronicles much of his life, depicting key historical events, including the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, the Great Depression, the tuberculosis epidemic and Japan’s plunge into war. Jiro meets and falls in love with Nahoko (voice of Emily Blunt), and grows and cherishes his friendship with his colleague Honjo (voice of John Krasinski). Writer and director Hayao Miyazaki pays tribute to engineer Jiro Horikoshi and author Tatsuo Hori in this epic tale of love, perseverance, and the challenges of living and making choices in a turbulent world.


March 14, 2014 – Need for Speed (DreamWorks Pictures)

Disney Need for Speed


March 21, 2014 – Muppets Most Wanted (Walt Disney Studios)

Disney Muppets Most Wanted

Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted” takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid, Dublin and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine—the World’s Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit—and his dastardly sidekick Dominic, aka Number Two, portrayed by Ricky Gervais. The film stars Tina Fey as Nadya, a feisty prison guard, and Ty Burrell as Interpol agent Jean Pierre Napoleon.


April 4, 2014 – Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Marvel)

Disney Captain America The Winter Soldier

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” finds Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier.


April 18, 2014 – Bears (Disneynature)

Disneynature Bears

In an epic story of breathtaking scale, Disneynature’s new True Life Adventure “Bears” showcases a year in the life of a bear family as two impressionable young cubs are taught life’s most important lessons. Set against a majestic Alaskan backdrop teeming with life, their journey begins as winter comes to an end and the bears emerge from hibernation to face the bitter cold. The world outside is exciting—but risky—as the cubs’ playful descent down the mountain carries with it a looming threat of avalanches. As the season changes from spring to summer, the brown bears must work hard to find food—ultimately feasting at a plentiful salmon run—while staying safe from rival male bears and predators, including an ever-present wolf pack. “Bears” captures the fast-moving action and suspense of life in one of the planet’s last great wildernesses—Alaska!


May 16, 2014 – Million Dollar Arm (Walt Disney Studios)

Disney Million Dollar Arm

In a last ditch effort to save his career as a sports agent, JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) concocts a scheme to find baseball’s next great pitching ace. Hoping to find a young cricket pitcher he can turn into a Major League Baseball star, JB travels to India to produce a reality show competition called “Million Dollar Arm.” With the help of a cantankerous but eagle-eyed retired baseball scout (Alan Arkin) he discovers Dinesh (played by Madhur Mittal from “Slumdog Millionaire”) and Rinku (played by Suraj Sharma from “Life of Pi”), two 18 year old boys who have no idea about playing baseball, yet have a knack for throwing a fastball. Hoping to sign them to major league contracts and make a quick buck, JB brings the boys home to America to train. While the Americans are definitely out of their element in India — the boys, who have never left their rural villages — are equally challenged when they come to the States. As the boys learn the finer points of baseball — JB, with the help of his charming friend Brenda (Lake Bell) — learns valuable life lessons about teamwork, commitment and what it means to be a family.


May 30, 2014 – Maleficent (Walt Disney Studios)

Disney Maleficent

From Disney comes “Maleficent”—the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty.” A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land’s fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal—an act that begins to turn her pure heart to stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading king’s successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom—and perhaps to Maleficent’s true happiness as well.


July 18, 2014 – Planes: Fire & Rescue (DisneyToon Studios)

Disney Planes Fire & Rescue

From the world of “Cars” soars “Planes: Fire & Rescue,” a new comedy-adventure featuring a quirky crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire. When world famous air racer Dusty (Dane Cook) learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of wildfire air attack. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his courageous air attack team, including spirited super scooper Lil’ Dipper (Julie Bowen), heavy-lift helicopter Windlifter, ex-military transport Cabbie and a lively bunch of brave all-terrain vehicles known as The Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire, and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero. Directed by Bobs Gannaway (“Secret of the Wings”), “Planes: Fire & Rescue” ignites July 18, 2014


August 1, 2014 – Guardians of the Galaxy (Marvel)

Disney Guardians of the Galaxy


August 8, 2014 – The Hundred-Foot Journey (DreamWorks Pictures)

Disney The Hundred-Foot Journey

In “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Papa (Om Puri), settles in the quaint village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France. Filled with charm, it is both picturesque and elegant – the ideal place to settle down and open an Indian restaurant, the Maison Mumbai. That is, until the chilly chef proprietress of Le Saule Pleureur, a Michelin starred, classical French restaurant run by Madame Mallory (Academy Award®-winner Helen Mirren), gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant a hundred feet from her own, escalate to all out war between the two establishments – until Hassan’s passion for French haute cuisine and for Mme. Mallory’s enchanting sous chef, Marguerite (Charlotte Le Bon), combine with his mysteriously delicious talent to weave magic between their two cultures and imbue Saint-Antonin with the flavors of life that even Mme. Mallory cannot ignore. At first Mme. Mallory’s culinary rival, she eventually recognizes Hassan’s gift as a chef and takes him under her wing.

“The Hundred-Foot Journey” abounds with flavors that burst across the tongue. A stimulating triumph over exile, blossoming with passion and heart, with marjoram and madras, it is a portrayal of two worlds colliding and one boy’s drive to find the comfort of home, in every pot, wherever he may be.


October 10, 2014 – Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Walt Disney Studios)

Disney Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” follows the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander (Ed Oxenbould) as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life—a day that begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by one calamity after another. But when Alexander tells his upbeat family about the misadventures of his disastrous day, he finds little sympathy and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him. He soon learns that he’s not alone when his mom (Jennifer Garner), dad (Steve Carell), brother (Dylan Minnette) and sister (Kerris Dorsey) all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Anyone who says there is no such thing as a bad day just hasn’t had one.


November 7, 2014 – Big Hero 6 (Walt Disney Animation Studios)

Disney Big Hero 6


November 21, 2014 – McFarland (Walt Disney Studios)

More info coming soon…..


December 25, 2014 – Into the Woods (Walt Disney Studios)

Disney Into the Woods

I have to know! Which movie are you most excited about?

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Comments

  1. Thank you so much for posting this list, I am looking forward to some and my kids too many. :D

  2. I saw Into the Woods on Broadway and would love to see the movie version.
    And my nieces favorite book was Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

  3. I’m looking forward to seeing Maleficent and Into the Woods. :)

  4. alicia k (Petite Pilates Pixie) says:

    can’t wait to see maleficent!!!!

  5. They have a great variety of movies lined up. I am really looking forward to Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. This is one of my fave childhood books.

  6. There is some really good movies coming out this year. I can’t wait to see the new Muppets movie. I know my son is super excited to see Need for Speed.

  7. There are so many great ones. The child in me wants to see the Muppets. The teacher in me wants to see Alexander. And the theater buff in me wants to see Into the Woods.

  8. Julie Wood says:

    There is tons of great movies coming out by Disney! I like the Bears movie and the Muppets new movie. I also like the Million Dollar Arm with John Hamm. Disney makes the best movies! I have to see the funny movie with Steve Carell about having a bad day!

  9. Meagan BS says:

    I’m so glad that Disney movies are ever changing, this makes these movies all so exciting! some for the kids, some for the adults, some for families. I love it.

  10. Jo-Ann Brightman says:

    There are so many great movies coming out . I am so happy about this because I love Disney movies. I am most excited about the Million Dollar Arm, the new Muppets, Captain America and the Bears.

  11. I’m looking forward to seeing Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Maleficent, and Into the Woods. Thank you for posting this list.

  12. I can’t wait to see maleficent!

  13. I’m most excited about Maleficent!

  14. Kathy DiDomizio says:

    Sounds like a great year of Disney films lies ahead. I am particularly looking forward to seeing Maleficent; Into the Woods; the new Muppets film; and Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. A lot of the others sound good too!

  15. These look like so much fun! Can’t wait to see them.

  16. can’t wait for Need for Speed and Captain America!

  17. I know what I will be doing a lot of in 2014!! What a great line-up.

  18. So many great movies coming!

  19. So many great movies, but I am most excited about Guardians of the Galaxy!

  20. I can’t wait for Captain America. He is my favorite superhero.

  21. we’re really looking forward to the new Muppet movie!

  22. I’m most excited to see Maleficent and Into the Woods.

  23. Yay for Marvel movies!

  24. I am excited for quite a few of these. I actually want to see all of them!

  25. I’m looking forward to Big Hero 6, looks like it will be a bit different than the regular animated features.

  26. What’s better then a fun Disney movie?!! Looks like 2014 will be filled with another year of Disney hits! TFS!

  27. Ashley Miller says:

    My girls and I love Disney movies! Reading this has me so excited because I hadn’t seen some of them previewed so we are going to have a year full of new Disney movies to watch! =)

  28. (Walt Disney Studios Movie Lineup for 2014) Wow! They really have a great line of movies coming out for 2014, we will have to go and check a few of these good movies out ourselves!

  29. Can not wait for the new movies I just love Disney anything, especially Tinkerbell

  30. Wow! Didn’t realize that all these movies were Disney’s. I’ve seen trailers of some of these movies and they look really good. Can’t wait til they are released.

  31. Goodness, what a great line up of movies. I really want to see “Bears” and Magnificient”.

  32. I am really looking forward to seeing Maleficent, it does have a great cast and is sure to be a hit this year. Thanks for all the trailers! I wasn’t aware of some of these awesome new movies.

  33. Sandy Cain says:

    Woo-hoo! Looks like it’s gonna be a really outstanding year for Disney fans! I especially can’t wait to see “Million Dollar Arm” – I love Jon Hamm, India, and baseball – how cool they are all wrapped up in one movie!!!

  34. raluca berger says:

    This is awesome! Thank you so much for posting this list, it is really handy to have a sum up of upcoming movies!

  35. I am looking forward to many of these movies. Thank you for sharing this line-up. Have a sweet day.

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