Finding a movie everyone in your family can enjoy (and hasn’t seen already) is becoming harder and harder these days. Not to worry—we’ve rounded up 30 of the best family movies on Amazon Prime you can stream right now. And we promise they’re not all animated.
Gather the whole gang, choose your snacks, grab a spot on the couch and enjoy.
We’re talking about the original here, people. There’s just nothing quite like a board game that comes to life (along with Robin Williams, who’s been trapped inside the game for decades).
2. ‘Princess and The Frog’
When Tiana meets Prince Naveen, her dream of opening a restaurant is put on hold as she attempts to reverse a spell.
Apparently, Martin Scorsese makes kid-friendly flicks, too. This ode to cinema has enough adventure, mystery and laughs to keep kids of all ages (and parents) entertained.
4. ‘Daddy Day Care’
Charlie loses his job and makes the drastic decision of turning his home into a daycare center. Let the games begin.
5. ‘THE INCREDIBLES’
Bob and Helen Parr used to be among the world's greatest crime fighters. Fifteen years later, they are just trying to live a "normal," suburban life with their three children. Kids of all ages will love watching to find out if these guys manage to save the world from a superhero wannabe.
6. ‘The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’
Four besties experience their first summer apart since birth. They stay in touch via a magical pair of jeans that accompanies them on each of their adventures.
7. ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse’
Shameik Moore, Liev Schreiber and Mahershala Ali lend their voices to this animated installment of the famed comic. Not to mention, it won the highly coveted Oscar for Best Animated Feature.
8. ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’
When Chris is evicted from his apartment, he and his young son embark on a life-changing journey.
Based off the book of the same name, the film stars Jacob Tremblay as a ten-year-old boy with a facial deformity who goes to school for the first time.
10. ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold’
Follow Dora as she takes on her most dangerous mission to date: high school. The explorer navigates her teenage years, all while trying to solve the mystery behind her missing parents.
11. ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’
Directed by Luc Besson, this sci-fi/action movie is an adaptation of French comics and stars Cara Delevingne and Dane DeHaan. Not to mention, Rihanna makes an appearance.
Follow this adventurous (and totally adorable) Peruvian bear as he travels to London in search of a home. We recommend watching the first movie on Friday night and the just-as-good sequel on Saturday.
This musical adventure earns extra points for its killer soundtrack (courtesy of Lin-Manuel Miranda). Follow brave Moana as she sets out on to explore the Polynesian seas with demigod sidekick Maui (Dwayne Johnson) in order to save her island.
Carl Fredricksen is about to fulfill a lifelong dream by tying thousands of balloons to his house and flying away to the South American wilderness. But there’s one problem: He has a stowaway. Warning—this one’s a tear-jerker.
Based on the hit Broadway musical, this classic follows Annie, as she dreams of a new life outside of her orphanage. There have been a few versions of this rags-to-riches story, but this 1982 rendition is definitely our favorite.
This Oscar-winning flick follows Miguel on his quest to become an accomplished musician, despite his family’s ban on music. He eventually finds himself in the Land of the Dead where he meets some interesting characters and learns about his family's mysterious past.
17. ‘Toy Story 4’
With enough inside jokes for adults, this animated film about toys coming to life is tailor-made for family movie night. And the fourth and final rendition will give your entire gang all the feels.
18. ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’
Before Johnny Depp’s quirky Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, there was Gene Wilder's magical Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Both tell the story of a poor boy seeking one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka's candy wonderland.
19. ‘THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS’
From the same creators of Despicable Me (also another classic), this adorable film gives families a behind-the-scenes look at exactly what pets do when their owners aren’t around. If you love it as much as we do, there’s also a sequel.
20. ‘THE HUNGER GAMES’
In this film based on the hugely popular YA series, Jennifer Lawrence stars as Katniss Everdeen, who bravely stands up against the evil Panem nation.
21. ‘Scooby-Doo: The Movie’
This live-action version of the hit series follows Scooby and the entire mystery gang as they investigate odd happenings on Spooky Island. Oh, and did we mention the film stars one of our favorite couples (Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr.) as Daphne and Fred?
22. ‘Little Giants’
Two brothers, one a former football hero and the other a smart, warm-hearted introvert, find themselves at odds when they begin coaching opposing pee-wee football teams.
23. ‘Freaky Friday’
Teenage Anna and her mother, Tess, don’t necessarily get along. Their relationship is put to the test when they receive a fortune cookie that magically switches their bodies (we’re serious). Of course, hilarity ensues.
24. ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’
Adding one more Robin Williams film to the list, this comedy follows Daniel Hillard as he comes up with an elaborate plan to see his kids after his messy divorce. His solution? Disguise himself as an older British woman and apply to be the family’s housekeeper.
25. ‘THE GOONIES’
This coming-of-age ’80s classic has got it all: hidden treasure, everlasting friendship, edge-of-your-seat thrills and a young Josh Brolin. The bad guys are a little creepy, so just keep that in mind when showing to a younger crowd.
26. ‘Frozen 2’
Join as Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to the ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land on the hunt for the origin of Elsa's powers.
27. ‘Wonder Park’
This 2019 film follows an imaginative girl named June who discovers that the amusement park of her dreams has come to life. However, it's not long until chaos ensues and June (along with her animal pals) must find a way to save the park.
28. ‘Jurassic Park’
Your kids are probably more familiar with the newer film, Jurassic World, but you’ll be surprised to see how well the original’s special effects still hold up.
29. ‘Stuart Little’
E.B. White's family classic follows a charming mouse who gets adopted by a loving family, the Littles. Unfortunately, not everyone welcomes him with open arms, especially not the family cat.
30. ‘The Sound of Music’
Two words: Julie Andrews. Also, don’t be surprised if “So Long, Farewell” becomes your kid’s bedtime send-off in the weeks immediately following.