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  • TV-G
  • 2015
  • 2 Seasons
  • 6.3  (24,803)

Descendants is a Disney Channel original movie that aired for the first time in July 2015. The movie centers on the offspring of some of the most popular Disney villains, including Maleficent, Jafar, Cruella de Vil, and the Evil Queen. The story takes place in the kingdom of Auradon, where the son of King Beast and Queen Belle is about to take the throne. King Beast, hoping to give the villain offspring a second chance at redemption, decides to bring them over from the Isle of the Lost and give them an opportunity to live in Auradon.

Mal, played by Dove Cameron, is the daughter of Maleficent and is the protagonist of the movie. She is a self-proclaimed "queen of mean" and has a difficult time adjusting to Auradon’s strict rules and regulations. She is joined by her friends, Carlos, played by Cameron Boyce, who is the son of Cruella de Vil, Jay, played by Booboo Stewart, who is the son of Jafar, and Evie, played by Sofia Carson, who is the daughter of the Evil Queen.

The four friends are brought to Auradon Prep, a school where the offspring of heroes attend, and are given the opportunity to prove themselves by attending school alongside Prince Ben, the son of King Beast and Queen Belle. The story follows Mal and her friends as they navigate the challenges of fitting in at a new school and trying to overcome the stereotypes of being the children of villains.

Throughout the movie, the descendants struggle with their inherited legacies, and they begin to question if they are meant to follow in their parents' footsteps or if they have the power to chart their own paths. Mal, in particular, begins to show her softer side and starts to question the evil plans her mother has for her. She starts to see herself in a new light, sees beauty in unselfishness, and learns the importance of true friendship.

Descendants is a colorful, fun, and uplifting story that has all the charm and magic of classic Disney tales. It delivers a powerful message to young viewers about the true essence of being "good" and shows how complex and multifaceted good and evil can be. At its core, Descendants is a coming-of-age story that teaches young viewers to embrace their own identities and to stand up for themselves, even in the face of adversity.

One of the things that make the movie stand out is its impeccable soundtrack, which features some of the best songs in Disney Channel history. The music is a blend of contemporary pop and modern rock, which perfectly captures the spirit of the movie. Fans of Disney won't be disappointed, as the movie also features various Easter eggs and references to other Disney classics. For instance, it references Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty, and Aladdin.

Overall, Descendants is a must-watch for Disney fans of all ages. It is a feel-good movie that is sure to make you smile, laugh, and maybe even tear up a little bit. It is the perfect family movie that is both fun and full of heart. The film's talented cast, catchy music, and engaging storyline make it a classic Disney Channel movie that has become a fan favorite over the years.

Descendants is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on July 31, 2015.

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Descendants 3
2. Descendants 3
August 2, 2019
Mal (Dove Cameron), Evie (Sofia Carson), Carlos De Vil (Cameron Boyce) and Jay (Booboo Stewart) return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of new villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep. When a barrier breach jeopardizes the safety of Auradon during their departure off the isle, Mal resolves to permanently close the barrier, fearing that nemeses Uma (China Anne McClain) and Hades (Cheyenne Jackson) will wreak vengeance on the kingdom. Despite the decision, an unfathomable dark force threatens the people of Auradon, and it's up to Mal and the VKs to save everyone in their most epic battle yet.
Descendants 2
1. Descendants 2
July 21, 2017
When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to her rotten roots on the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, the daughter of Ursula, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen of the run-down town. Uma, still resentful over not being selected by Ben to go to Auradon with the other Villain Kids, stirs her pirate gang including Captain Hook's son Harry and Gaston's son Gil, to break the barrier between the Isle of the Lost and Auradon, and unleash all the villains imprisoned on the Isle, once and for all.
Descendants 2: It's Going Down
100. Descendants 2: It's Going Down
July 7, 2017
Behind the scenes of ``Descendants 2''; hosted by Anna Cathcart.
Descendants 2 Stop Motion Holiday Short
101. Descendants 2 Stop Motion Holiday Short
December 8, 2017
Summary not available
Audrey's Royal Return: A Descendants Short Story
102. Audrey's Royal Return: A Descendants Short Story
July 12, 2019
Summary not available
Wicked Woods: A Descendants Halloween Story
103. Wicked Woods: A Descendants Halloween Story
October 4, 2019
Mal, Evie, Carlos, Jay, Uma and Audrey have a surprise encounter with the infamous Headless Horseman.
Descendants: The Royal Wedding
104. Descendants: The Royal Wedding
August 13, 2021
Descendants: The Royal Wedding is an animated special that invites viewers to Auradon's epic social event - Mal and King Ben's wedding.
Where to Watch Descendants
Descendants is available for streaming on the Disney Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Descendants on demand at Apple TV and DisneyNOW.
  • Premiere Date
    July 31, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (24,803)