Disney+ Adds IMAX Signature Sound, Movie List Revealed

Disney+ Adds IMAX Signature Sound, Movie List Revealed
Disney+ Adds IMAX Signature Sound, Movie List Revealed

Disney, IMAX and DTS announced Wednesday that they would bring IMAX signature sound from DTS to select movies on the streaming service.

According to the announcement, Disney+ subscribers using select devices will now have access to both IMAX’s exclusive expanded aspect ratio — which launched in November 2021 — as well as IMAX signature sound from DTS, which is set to launch sometime this year.

Similar to their previous collaboration with IMAX, this new feature will work on select IMAX Enhanced-certified TVs from manufacturers such as Sony and Hisense. Owners of certified AV receivers from manufacturers such as Denon, Marantz and JBL can also use the new function at launch. The new feature will work on all IMAX Enhanced titles currently on Disney+, with more titles to be announced in the future.

Currently, the full list of Disney+’s IMAX Enhanced titles includes:

  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (February 1, 2023)
  • Black panther
  • Thor: Love and Thunder
  • Doctor Strange
  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  • Black Widow
  • Eternals
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  • Iron man
  • Captain America: Civil War
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp
  • Captain Marvel
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Pixar’s light years

“We are excited to launch the next evolution of IMAX Enhanced technology on Disney+ in the coming year,” said Jerrell Jimerson, Executive Vice President of Product, Disney Streaming. “This unique collaboration expands our long-standing relationship between Disney and IMAX, and we look forward to delivering this new immersive audio experience along with premium playback quality for current and future titles to our audiences around the world.”

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In a statement about the future of their collaboration, IMAX senior vice president and general manager Vikram Arumilli said the company was “thrilled” to bring more of its cinema experiences to home viewers, and teased that “more titles” would be announced soon.

“We are thrilled to bring audiences an even greater moviegoing experience in the home and beyond as we launch the next phase of IMAX Enhanced on Disney+,” Arumilli. We can’t wait for fans to experience more of our groundbreaking, unprecedented visual and audio advancements across the entire IMAX Enhanced collection on Disney+, with more titles coming soon.”