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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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3,308 1,379
Halloweentown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Debbie Reynolds, Rino Romano, Kimberly J. Brown
Halloweentown is a 1998 Disney Channel Original Movie released in October 1998.
2
2,688 1,171
The Lizzie McGuire Movie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
3
3,637 2,247
High School Musical is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
4
2,589 1,436
The Luck of the Irish is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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.
5
2,562 1,371
Smart House is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
6
3,046 1,465
Zenon: Girl of the 21st Centur... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
7
2,438 1,282
Cadet Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
8
2,119 1,285
My Date with the President's D... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
9
2,227 1,081
Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Re... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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.
10
2,506 1,670
Camp Rock is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
11
1,815 1,288
The Even Stevens Movie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
12
2,585 1,721
High School Musical 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
13
1,555 874
Halloweentown High is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
AndrewWilkerson added 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
14
2,092 1,222
The Cheetah Girls is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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.
15
1,946 1,034
The Thirteenth Year is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
16
1,681 1,300
Return to Halloweentown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
17
1,962 1,301
Brink! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
Erik von Detten, Geoffrey Blake, Christina Vidal
Brink! is a 1998 Disney Channel Original Movie set in the backdrop of aggressive inline skating.
18
1,851 1,090
Wizards of Waverly Place: The ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
19
1,769 1,195
Johnny Tsunami is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
20
1,954 1,183
Motocrossed is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
21
1,871 1,296
Princess Protection Program is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
22
1,865 845
Life-Size is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
JenAnistonFriends added 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
23
1,877 1,337
Lemonade Mouth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
24
1,522 1,160
The Suite Life Movie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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
25
1,558 1,040
The Color of Friendship is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Disney Channel Original Movies of All Time
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