‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Set a Disney+ RECORD

The Mickey jack-o-lanterns are out, Starbucks is filled with pumpkin spice, and candy is taking over the aisles at Walmart. That can only mean one thing — Halloween is coming!

(L-R): Sarah Jessica Parker as Sarah Sanderson, Bette Midler as Winifred Sanderson, and Kathy Najimy as Mary Sanderson in HOCUS POCUS 2, exclusively on Disney+. Photo by Matt Kennedy. © 2022 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

We know we’re not the only ones getting in the spooky mood. Disney just released Hocus Pocus 2 on their streaming service, Disney+, and the results of its premiere prove that the world is ready for Halloween.

Disney announced today that the Disney+ premiere of Hocus Pocus 2 was the most-watched premiere of any movie on the streaming service in the U.S. to date!


This film had more views in the first 3 days of its release (it was released on September 30th) than any other Disney+ premiere in the U.S. since the streaming service debuted in 2019.

‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Photo Op in Disneyland

The sequel to the fan-favorite Hocus Pocus has beat out other premieres like the live-action PinocchioChip ‘n’ Dale: Rescue Rangers, and Pixar’s Turning Red.


If you’re looking for more spooky content this October, don’t forget that Freeform has an entire line-up of Halloween movies! Their 31 Nights of Halloween event began on October 1st and includes films like MaleficentBeetlejuiceGhostbustersHotel TransylvaniaHocus Pocus, and more.

Doug Jones as Billy Butcherson in HOCUS POCUS 2, exclusively on Disney+. Photo by Matt Kennedy. © 2022 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Hocus Pocus fans who are heading to Disney World soon might want to rep their favorite movie with our Winifred-inspired park outfit! You can shop the entire look here:

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  1. I saw it and found it was fun and entertaining. The three main actresses (witches) are so talented and funny. It will be another hit to watch every fall over and over again.