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- “Raya and the Last Dragon” is now available to all subscribers on Disney Plus.
- The movie is also available to purchase without a subscription through VOD services like Vudu.
- Disney Plus costs $8/month or $80/year, and bundles with Hulu and ESPN+ start at $14/month.
Dragons, warriors, and the mystical land of Kumandra are ready to take the Disney universe by storm in “Raya and the Last Dragon.”
The action-adventure film starring the voices of Kelly Marie Tran and Awkwafina debuted on Disney Plus as a Premier Access title on March 5. As of June 4, the film is available to all subscribers for no additional cost. You can also buy the movie through VOD services like Vudu, Prime Video, and FandangoNow for $20.
“Raya and the Last Dragon” focuses on Raya (Tran), a warrior who embarks on a quest to defeat an evil force plaguing her land. In order to restore peace, Raya must find the last dragon. The film comes from director Don Hall, known for his work on “Moana,” and director Carlos López Estrada, whose previous work includes “Blindspotting,” a dramedy starring Daveed Diggs.
How to watch ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ on Disney Plus
“Raya and the Last Dragon” debuted on Disney Plus on March 5 as a Premier Access title. Though it originally cost an extra $30 to unlock, the film became available to all subscribers for no additional fee on June 4.
Disney Plus costs $8 a month or $80 for an annual plan. You can also pair Disney Plus with ESPN+ and Hulu to watch sports and tons of additional shows and movies. The bundle costs $14 a month, which saves you about $6 a month compared to buying all three services on their own.
The Disney Plus app is available on popular media devices such as Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, and most smart TV brands.
How to watch ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ without Disney Plus
Though “Raya and the Last Dragon” was initially exclusive to Disney Plus, the movie is now available to buy through other streaming retailers, including Vudu, Prime Video, FandangoNow, Google Play, Microsoft and Apple TV.
The digital purchase costs $20 and does not require any additional subscription fee. Once you buy the movie, you’ll be able to watch it as much as you like through the platform you choose. The film is available in up to 4K with HDR, Dolby Vision, and Dolby Atmos through select apps.
If you don’t need to own the movie, however, it’s cheaper to sign up for one month of Disney Plus ($8/month) to watch “Raya and the Last Dragon.” Plans also give you access to thousands of titles from Pixar, Disney, Marvel, and more.
What other brand-new movies can I watch at home?
Disney isn’t the only studio streaming new movies that were originally planned for theaters. Warner Bros. announced that it will release its entire 2021 movie lineup in theaters and on HBO Max at the same time. For instance, you can watch “In the Heights” when it premieres June 10 on HBO Max.
Other studios, like Sony, Universal, Lionsgate, and Paramount also offer streaming rental or purchase options for select titles that were originally planned for theaters. “In-theater” digital rentals or purchases can be made through a variety of services, including Apple TV, Vudu, FandangoNow, and Google Play.
For more information about digital rentals, check out our guide to streaming rental services.