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A list of the best Disney Channel Original Movies, voted on and ranked by fans. Along with its hit live-action shows and hilarious animated series, Disney Channel offers great entertaining made-for-television films geared towards kids, tweens and young adults. The list of televised Disney Channel films below includes hit movies that launched the careers of several Hollywood stars including Hilary Duff, Lindsay Lohan and teen heartthrob Zac Efron.

The the best old Disney Channel movies, to popular disney channel movies from recent years, this list has them all. The top-rated cable network premiered its first original TV movie Tiger Town in 1983 under the Disney Channel Premiere Films umbrella. In 1997, Disney re-branded its made-for-TV films into Disney Channel Original Movies, which were also called DCOMs for short. Since then, a number of DCOMs have become franchise hits such as the cultural phenomenon High School Musical and the entertaining Cheetah Girls movies. The High School Musical sequel even set a basic cable record with 17.2 million viewers when it premiered in 2007. Stars of several Disney Channel series have also acted in a hit DCOM including Selena Gomez, the Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato.

What are your favorite good Disney Channel movies? Take a trip down memory lane and upvote your top DCOMs below. Make sure to add any not listed or re-rank this list of the top Disney Channel movies of all time!

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Halloweentown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Halloweentown Debbie Reynolds, Rino Romano, Kimberly J. Brown Halloweentown is a 1998 Disney Channel Original Movie released in October 1998.

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High School Musical is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
High School Musical Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron High School Musical is a 2006 American teen/children's romantic comedy musical television film and the first installment in the High School Musical trilogy. Upon its release on January 20, 2006, ...more

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The Lizzie McGuire Movie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
The Lizzie McGuire Movie Hilary Duff, Evangeline Lilly, Haylie Duff The Lizzie McGuire Movie is a 2003 American teen comedy film which was released by Walt Disney Pictures on May 2, 2003. The film serves as the finale of the television series Lizzie McGuire. It ...more

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The Luck of the Irish is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
The Luck of the Irish Henry Gibson, Ryan Merriman, Timothy Omundson The Luck of the Irish is a 2001 Disney Channel Original Movie. It has been shown in reruns each March on the Disney Channel around St. Patrick's Day.

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Smart House is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Smart House Katey Sagal, Jessica Steen, Ryan Merriman Smart House is a 1999 Disney Channel Original Movie about a teenage computer whiz, his widowed father, and his little sister, who win a computerized house that begins to take on a life of its ...more

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Cadet Kelly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Cadet Kelly Hilary Duff, Sarah Gadon, Aimee Garcia Cadet Kelly is a 2002 Disney Channel Original Movie starring Hilary Duff. The film premiered with 7.8 million viewers. It is Duff's second starring film role, her first being Casper Meets Wendy. ...more

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Zenon: Girl of the 21st Centur... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century Raven-Symoné, Kirsten Storms, Gregory Smith Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century is a 1999 Disney Channel Original Movie, starring Kirsten Storms as the eponymous heroine. The film was based on the book Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century written ...more

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My Date with the President's D... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
My Date with the President's Daughter Elisabeth Harnois, Dabney Coleman, Will Friedle My Date with the President's Daughter is a 1998 television film produced by Buena Vista Home Entertainment and Walt Disney. The film premiered as part of ABC's revival of The Wonderful World of ...more

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Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Re... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge Debbie Reynolds, Jessica Lucas, Peter Wingfield Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge is a 2001 Disney Channel Original Movie released for the holiday of Halloween. This is the second installment in the Halloweentown series.

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Camp Rock is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Camp Rock Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas Camp Rock is a 2008 Disney Channel Original Movie starring the Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato. The music is written by Julie Brown, Paul Brown, Regina Hicks and Karen Gist. The film is directed ...more

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The Even Stevens Movie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
The Even Stevens Movie Shia LaBeouf, Tim Meadows, Steven Anthony Lawrence The Even Stevens Movie is a 2003 American Disney Channel Original Movie that is based on the Disney Channel Original Series Even Stevens. It premiered on June 13, 2003, serving as the series

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High School Musical 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
High School Musical 2 Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale High School Musical 2 is an American musical film directed by Kenny Ortega. High school student Troy Bolton (Zac Efron) stresses over getting a job, with the price of college expenses looming on ...more

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The Cheetah Girls is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
The Cheetah Girls Raven-Symoné, Adrienne Bailon, Vince Corazza The Cheetah Girls is a 2003 musical comedy film, the first for Disney Channel and Walt Disney Pictures, based on a bestselling series of young adult books of the same name by Deborah Gregory.

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The Thirteenth Year is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
The Thirteenth Year Kristen Stewart, David Alan Coulier, Brian Haley The Thirteenth Year is a 1999 fantasy comedy-drama Disney Channel Original Movie. It was released May 15, 1999. The film was directed by Duwayne Dunham, who has directed other children and ...more

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Brink! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Brink! Erik von Detten, Geoffrey Blake, Christina Vidal Brink! is a 1998 Disney Channel Original Movie set in the backdrop of aggressive inline skating.

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Johnny Tsunami is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Johnny Tsunami Lee Thompson Young, Kirsten Storms, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Johnny Tsunami is a 1999 Disney Channel Original Movie. It was nominated in 2000 for the Humanitas Prize as Children's Live-Action Category. Johnny Tsunami is the predecessor to Johnny Kapahala: ...more

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Halloweentown High is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
AndrewWilkerson added Halloweentown High Debbie Reynolds, Frank Welker, Finn Wittrock Halloweentown High is a 2004 Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered on Disney Channel on October 8, 2004 for the holiday of Halloween. This is the third installment in the Halloweentown ...more

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Motocrossed is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Motocrossed Riley Smith, Mary-Margaret Humes, Alana Austin Motocrossed! is a 2001 Disney Channel Original Movie about a girl named Andrea Carson who loves motocross, despite the fact that her father finds her unsuited for the sport, being that she is ...more

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Life-Size is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
JenAnistonFriends added Life-Size Lindsay Lohan, Tyra Banks, Jere Burns Life-Size is a 2000 made-for-TV film directed by Mark Rosman and originally premiered on ABC. It was released to DVD and VHS in the same year. The film is a family comic fantasy starring Lindsay ...more

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Return to Halloweentown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Return to Halloweentown Debbie Reynolds, Sara Paxton, Summer Bishil Return to Halloweentown is a Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered on October 20, 2006. It is the fourth and final installment in the Halloweentown series. In this sequel, Marnie Piper ...more

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Wizards of Waverly Place: The ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie Selena Gomez, Maria Canals Barrera, Jennifer Stone Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie is a 2009 American made-for-television comedy-drama fantasy film based on the Disney Channel Original Series Wizards of Waverly Place. It was directed by Lev ...more

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Princess Protection Program is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Princess Protection Program Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Jamie Chung Princess Protection Program is a 2009 Disney Channel Original Movie, directed by Allison Liddi-Brown and starring Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato. The film premiered on June 26, 2009 in the United ...more

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The Color of Friendship is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
The Color of Friendship Carl Lumbly, Penny Johnson, Lindsey Haun The Color of Friendship is a 2000 television film based on actual events about the friendship between two girls; Mahree & Piper, one from the United States and the other from apartheid South ...more

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Lemonade Mouth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Lemonade Mouth Bridgit Mendler, Christopher McDonald, Tisha Campbell-Martin Lemonade Mouth is a 2011 musical drama film based on the book of the same name by Mark Peter Hughes. The film was directed by Patricia Riggen and written by April Blair, and stars Bridgit ...more

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Zenon: The Zequel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Zenon: The Zequel Kirsten Storms, Stuart Pankin, Shadia Simmons Zenon: The Zequel is a 2001 Disney Channel Original Movie and the second installment of the Disney Channel's "Zenon" television film series, following the first installment, Zenon: ...more

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Twitches is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
VanessaHawelu added Twitches Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry, Morgane Slemp Twitches is a 2005 Disney Channel Original Movie, is based on the popular Twitches book series published by Scholastic Press. Produced by Broomsticks Productions Limited, the film stars Tia ...more

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Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
VanessaHawelu added Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time Dakota Fanning, Raven-Symoné, Kelly Ripa Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time is a 2003 American made-for-TV animated film about a crime-fighting high-school cheerleader named Kim Possible, who battles a band of time-traveling criminals. The ...more

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Mom's Got a Date with a Vampir... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire Laura Vandervoort, Caroline Rhea, Robert Carradine Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire is a 2000 comedy horror that aired as a Disney Channel Original Movie.

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The Suite Life Movie is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
The Suite Life Movie Debby Ryan, Brenda Song, Cole Sprouse The Suite Life Movie is a 2011 comedy-drama science fiction film directed by Sean McNamara, written by Michael Saltzman, and starring Dylan and Cole Sprouse, Brenda Song, Debby Ryan, Matthew ...more

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Double Teamed is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Double Teamed Mackenzie Phillips, Joey Miyashima, Teal Redmann Double Teamed! is a 2002 Disney Channel Original Movie based on the life stories of professional basketball players Heather and Heidi Burge. The film aired on the Disney Channel on January 18, ...more

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Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam is a 2010 Disney Channel Original Movie and the sequel to the 2008 film Camp Rock. The film premiered on Disney Channel September 3, 2010. The film won the 2011 ...more

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Don't Look Under the Bed is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Don't Look Under the Bed Stephen Tobolowsky, Steve Valentine, Robin Riker Don't Look Under The Bed is a 1999 Disney Channel Original Movie. It is also the Disney Channel's second and final attempt at a horror film released by Disney. This film was the first DCOM to be ...more

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Teen Beach Movie is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
JenAnistonFriends added Teen Beach Movie Maia Mitchell, Ross Lynch, Barry Bostwick Teen Beach Movie is a Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered July 19, 2013 on Disney Channel, starring Ross Lynch and Maia Mitchell. The movie was filmed in Puerto Rico. The only Disney ...more

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Phantom of the Megaplex is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Phantom of the Megaplex Mickey Rooney, Taylor Handley, Caitlin Wachs Phantom of the Megaplex is a 2000 Disney Channel Original Movie, produced by the Disney Channel. With a title and concept very loosely based on The Phantom of the Opera, the film concerns ...more

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Descendants is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
gamachec2 added Descendants Kristin Chenoweth, Keegan Connor Tracy, Dove Cameron Disney's Descendants is an upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie that is slated to air sometime in 2015. It is released by Walt Disney Pictures and Disney Channel Films. It stars Mitchell Hope, ...more

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Gotta Kick It Up! is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Gotta Kick It Up! America Ferrera, Camille Guaty, Miguel Sandoval Gotta Kick It Up! is a Disney Channel Original Movie. In the US, it was first aired on July 26, 2002. It is based on a true story of a middle school dance team.

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Starstruck is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Starstruck Danielle Campbell, Chelsea Kane, Abbie Cobb Starstruck is a 2010 Disney Channel Original Movie starring Sterling Knight and Danielle Campbell.

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High School Musical 3: Senior ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
High School Musical 3: Senior Year Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron High School Musical 3: Senior Year is a 2008 American teen romantic comedy musical film and the third installment in the High School Musical series. Produced and released on October 24, 2008 by ...more

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Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior Brenda Song, Anna Hutchison, Justin Chon Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior is a 2006 Disney Channel Original Movie starring Brenda Song and Shin Koyamada. Koyamada plays a Chinese monk who visits the title character, an American teenager ...more

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Get a Clue is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Get a Clue Lindsay Lohan, Brenda Song, Amanda Plummer Get a Clue is a 2002 Disney Channel Original Movie starring Lindsay Lohan as Lexy Gold, a high-school student who investigates a mystery after one of her teachers goes missing. The movie stars ...more

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Kim Possible Movie: So the Dra... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
VanessaHawelu added Kim Possible Movie: So the Drama Raven-Symoné, Jean Smart, Gary Cole Dr. Drakken has an evil new plot for world domination, but his ultimate success depends upon finding out KP's weakness which may involve a new hottie at Middleton High School named Eric, who ...more

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Wish Upon a Star is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Wish Upon a Star Katherine Heigl, Danielle Harris, Lois Chiles Wish Upon a Star is a 1996 television film directed by Blair Treu, written by Jessica Barondes, and starring Katherine Heigl and Danielle Harris. It focuses on two teenage sisters that magically ...more

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Sixteen Wishes is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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Pixel Perfect is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Pixel Perfect Leah Pipes, Raviv Ullman, Spencer Redford Pixel Perfect is a 2004 Disney Channel Original Movie. It aired in the United States on January 16, 2004 and in the United Kingdom on January 21, 2004. This is the 50th Disney Channel Original

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Susie Q is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Susie Q Shelley Long, Amy Jo Johnson, Andrea Libman Susie Q is a 1996 Super RTL Original movie that aired on Disney Channel frequently in the mid 1990s. Justin Whalin, Amy Jo Johnson and Shelley Long starred. The movie told the story of a ...more

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Quints is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Quints Don Knotts, Robin Duke, Daniel Roebuck Quints is a 2000 Disney Channel Original Movie starring Kimberly J. Brown as the older sister of a set of quintuplets.

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Zenon: Z3 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
AndrewWilkerson added Zenon: Z3 Raven-Symoné, Kirsten Storms, Stuart Pankin Zenon: Z3 is the third and final installment of the Disney Channel's "Zenon" television film series, following Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century and Zenon: The Zequel. It was released on ...more

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Eddie's Million Dollar Cook-Of... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Eddie's Million Dollar Cook-Off Rose McIver, Orlando Brown, Mark L. Taylor Eddie's Million Dollar Cook-Off is a 2003 Disney Channel Original Movie.

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Jump In! is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Victoria Henderson added Jump In! Keke Palmer, Corbin Bleu, Kim Roberts Jump In! is a 2007 Disney Channel Original Movie, which premiered on January 12, 2007. It was released on Disney Channel UK on April 27, 2007. The film, starring Corbin Bleu and Keke Palmer, ...more

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Geek Charming is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
assassin7413 added Geek Charming Sarah Hyland, Sasha Pieterse, Lili Simmons Geek Charming is a 2011 Disney Channel Original Movie based on the novel by Robin Palmer. The film was directed by Jeffrey Hornaday and was written by Elizabeth Hackett and Hilary Galanoy. It ...more