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Gnomeo & Juliet & 39 Other Family Films Available Now On Amazon Prime

Kids need something to watch? There's plenty to stream on Amazon Prime.

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Whether it's a pre-planned family activity or a last-minute rainy day venture, watching a movie can be a fun way for families to bond. But what to watch? With multiple streaming networks hosting a variety of family-friendly content, just finding a movie to watch can seem like a chore in and of itself. To help make selecting a film easier, Romper has highlighted a ton of family and kids movies available on Amazon Prime right now. Seriously, right now.

No matter what your children's ages or interests, you're sure to find at least one movie that will capture their attention on Amazon Prime. Do your kids love bugs? Check out Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants. Are animals more your kids' style? Perhaps they'd enjoy Belle and Sebastian or Marley & Me. Or if it's magical tales of whimsical adventures that draw your children's interest, your family may enjoy Cinderella or Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland.

With a catalog of movies ranging from recently released comedies like Troop Zero to beloved animated classics like Babar: The Movie, Amazon Prime is a great go-to source for family movie night. You may even be surprised to find a few films from your own childhood. The best part? This list is merely the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the family and kids' movies available to watch on the streaming network.

Gnomeo & Juliet

Inspired by William Shakespeare’s classic tale of star-crossed lovers, Gnomeo & Juliet sees two neighbors feuding over who has the better garden. But Mr. Montague and Miss Capulet aren’t the only ones fighting — their garden gnomes have also declared a bitter rivalry. One day, however, a blue-hatted Montague gnome named Gnomeo falls in love with a red-hatted Capulet gnome named Juliet. Can their love survive their feuding fellow gnomes?

Watch Gnomeo & Juliet, rated G.

Rugrats Go Wild

Characters from Nickelodeon’s Rugrats collide with the cast of The Wild Thornberrys in Rugrats Go Wild, an animated adventure film that finds Tommy and Chuckie stranded on a remote island. When Tommy and Chuckie get stranded with their parents, they’re relieved to learn the Thornberry family is also on the island. But Tommy finds himself in a bit too much adventure when he and Chuckie set off with Tommy’s talking dog Spike to find Donnie and Eliza Thornberry. Can they connect with the Thornberrys before the leopard Siri gets hungry enough to eat them?

Watch Rugrats Go Wild, rated PG.

Babar: The Movie

Based on characters from Jean de Brunhoff's popular Babar book series, Babar: The Movie is an animated adventure film centered around Babar’s first few days as king of the elephants. The film opens with an older Babar telling his four children a story about how on the day he became king he learned of a rhinoceros attack. Frustrated by the lengthy procedures a king must follow, Babar impatiently sets off into the jungle to confront the attacking rhinos alone. Can the new elephant king thwart off the attacking rhinos by himself or will his impatience put him into danger?

Watch Babar: The Movie, rated G.

The Princess Bride

Dive into the comedic tale of Buttercup, a beautiful young woman who finds true love with a farmhand named Westley. When Westley is presumed dead after a ship he was traveling on is reported to have been attacked by the Dread Pirate Roberts, Buttercup is betrothed to Prince Humperdinck. But before the wedding can take place, three outlaws kidnap the bride-to-be, spurring an adventurous rescue that just might end with Buttercup and Westley being reunited. The Princess Bride is recommended by Common Sense Media for children ages 8 and up.

Watch The Princess Bride, rated PG.

Stuart Little

Based on a beloved children’s novel written by E.B. White, Stuart Little tells the tale of an anthropomorphic mouse who is adopted into a human family. While Stuart’s new parents are loving and devoted, his new older brother George refuses to acknowledge him as part of the family. Even worse, the family’s cat attempts to eat him and schemes to have a mouse couple pose as Stuart’s birth parents in order to see the little mouse cut out of the family. Will Stuart’s adoptive parents figure out the scheme before it’s too late? Stuart Little is recommended by Common Sense Media for children ages 7 and up.

Watch Stuart Little, rated PG.


Children who love Ludwig Bemelmans’ Madeline picture book series, will love Madeline, a 1998 family film that pulls inspiration from four Madeline books. Set in Paris, France, in 1956, the film centers around an orphan named Madeline who lives at a Catholic boarding school under the watchful eye of a nun named Miss Clavel. When Madeline falls ill with appendicitis, she befriends Lady Covington, who reveals she too once attended Madeline’s school. Once healed and back at school, Madeline finds the Spanish ambassador has moved his family into the home next to the school. Unfortunately, the Spanish ambassador’s son Pepito is a spoiled boy who makes it his mission to torment Madeline. Can the two children put their differences to the side to save Madeline’s beloved school when the school’s patron threatens to sell it? Common Sense Media recommends Madeline for children ages 6 and up.

Watch Madeline,, rated PG.

The Pebble and the Penguin

In The Pebble and the Penguin, Bashful Hubie is a rather awkward penguin with a giant crush on a female penguin named Marina. Unfortunately, Hubie isn’t the only penguin to see Marina’s beauty. Drake, a bully of a penguin if there ever was one, also wants to win Marina over. And when Hubie finds a beautiful pebble to give to Marina, Drake pushed Hubie into the net of a fisherman. Determined to find his way back home and win Marina’s heart, Hubie sets off on the adventure of a lifetime. Common Sense Media has recommended The Pebble and the Penguin for children 7 and up.

Watch The Pebble and the Penguin, rated G.

Marley & Me

Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson star as newlyweds in the romantic comedy Marley & Me. The film follows them as they move to Florida and adopt a Labrador puppy who quickly proves to be more than the couple can handle. While children will likely delight at Marley’s mischievous nature and adventures in obedience school, parents should be warned that his eventual death could affect some children. Marley & Me is recommended by Common Sense Media for children 13 and older due to conversations around pregnancy and implied sexual situations.

Watch Marley & Me, rated PG

Pokémon 3: The Movie

Children who love all things Pokémon are sure to enjoy Pokémon 3: The Movie, which follows Pokémon trainer Ash Ketchum as he journeys to Greenfield, a town where The Unknown, some of the most mysterious Pokémon creatures, live. When Ash’s mother is kidnapped by The Unknown, Ash and his team must battle their way through a mysterious mansion created by The Unknown to save her. Common Sense Media has recommended Pokémon 3: The Movie for children 5 and up.

Watch Pokémon 3: The Movie, G.

Albion: The Enchanted Stallion

In Albion: The Enchanted Stallion, a 12-year-old girl is taken into an enchanted and magical kingdom of Albion on the back of a black stallion. Once there, the young girl learns she alone is the only one who can save the inhabitants of Albion from their tyrannical ruler. Common Sense Media has recommended this film for children age 10 and up due to some mild violence.

Watch Albion: The Enchanted Stallion, rated TV-PG.

Snow Day

For the Brandston family, one snowy day holds more than enough adventure for everyone. Snow Day stars Chevy Chase as Tom Brandston, a TV weatherman annoyed with the false reports of another flashier reporter. When Brandston’s daughter Natalie wishes for a snow day, she’s delighted to wake up and find school has been canceled. While her brother attempts to catch the attention of his school crush, Natalie and her friends hatch a plan to sabotage the work of the local snowplow in order to have a second snow day. Snow Day has been recommended by Common Sense Media for children aged 5 and up.

Watch Snow Day, rated PG.

Annie: A Royal Adventure

Designed to be a sequel to the original Annie, Annie: A Royal Adventure follows Oliver Warbucks and his newly-adopted daughter Annie as they travel to England with Annie’s dog Sandy to see Daddy Warbucks knighted by the King. The gang bring along Annie’s orphan friend Molly as well as a new friend named Hannah. Once in England, the girls catch wind of an evil noblewoman’s plot to blow up Buckingham Palace while all of England’s heirs to the throne are inside for Daddy Warbuck’s knighting ceremony. Can Annie and her friends foil the woman’s evil scheme or will Annie find herself an orphan once again? Common Sense Media has recommended children 5 and younger wait to watch Annie: A Royal Adventure.

Watch Annie: A Royal Adventure, rated G.

Hansel and Gretel

Based on The Brothers Grimm fairy tale, this version of Hansel and Gretel see the brother and sister abandoned in the forest by their parents when a famine hits their village. The siblings soon stumble upon the house of the witch Griselda. Lured by the home’s delicious decoration, the children become prisoners of Griselda, who aims to fatten Hansel up in order to eat the young boy in a gingerbread. Common Sense Media has recommended this 1988 film version of the popular children’s fairy tale for kids 8 and up.

Watch Hansel and Gretel, rated PG-13.

The Secret of NIMH

Based on Robert O’Brien’s award-winning children’s book, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, The Secret of NIMH opens just as the plowing season is set to begin. To keep her children safe, widowed field mouse Mrs. Brisby must move her home out of farmer Fitzgibbons’ field before the plowing begins. But when Mrs. Brisby’s young son Timothy is diagnosed with pneumonia and ordered to stay inside for three weeks or risk death, she must seek the help of the rats of NIMH, a colony of escaped rats once subjected to science experiments that increased their intelligence and lifespans. In their attempt to move her home, however, Mrs. Brisby learns of plans to exterminate the rats. Can she gain the courage to save her family and the rats? The Secret of NIMH is recommended for children ages 8 and up by Common Sense Media. Follow it up with The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue, also on Amazon Prime.

Watch The Secret of NIMH, rated G.


Adapted from Charles Perrault’s classic fairytale, Amazon Prime’s Cinderella is a musical romance starring Camila Cabello, Billy Porter, Idina Menzel, James Corden, Minnie Driver, and more. But although this version of Cinderella still follows the general fairytale generations of children know and love, there are some differences between it and some of the more classic retellings. For example, in Amazon’s adaptation, Cinderella, or Ella, is a talented dressmaker who dreams of becoming financially independent from her wicked stepmother in order to open her own store. When Ella catches the eye of Prince Robert, he assumes the identity of a commoner in order to get close enough to her to invite her to a ball, where she can meet potential future clients. But Ella’s wicked stepmother and stepsisters ruin her dress for the ball and order her to stay home. Can her “Fabulous Godmother” help her salvage the dress and get to the ball in time? Common Sense Media recommends this adaptation of Cinderella for children ages 8 and up.

Watch Amazon Prime’s Cinderella, rated PG.

Opposite Day

Opposite Day attempts to answer the age-old question, what if kids ruled the world? Embarrassed by his parents, young Samuel Benson uses a wishing star to wish kids ruled the world before falling asleep one night. When he awakens, Samuel and his sister find that every adult they know is acting like a child and all the children they know have become important people who run businesses. Can Samuel and his sister find a way to reverse Samuel’s wish while also keeping their own childish parents and grandparents out of trouble? Common Sense Media recommends Opposite Day for children age 7 and up.

Watch Opposite Day, rated G.

Ballet Shoes

Emma Watson stars in Ballet Shoes, a British television film adaptation of Noel Streatfeild's 1936 book of the same name. The film centers on three orphans who are adopted by a traveling paleontologist and sent to live with his niece. There they are able to study at The Children's Academy of Dancing and Stage Training, where they flourish in different mediums. Common Sense Media recommends Ballet Shoes for children ages eight and up.

Watch Ballet Shoes, rated PG.

Hope Dances

Eleven-year-old Hope loves to dance and play softball. But when the chance to audition for a major role in The Nutcracker arrives and a dance instructor questions Hope’s level of commitment, the girl must choose between her love of ballet and her desire to play softball. Can a famous prima ballerina help Hope master the moves she needs to wow the audition judges? Hope Dances has not yet been reviewed by Common Sense Media.

Watch Hope Dances, which is not yet rated.


Aside from his eccentric owner Swampy, few people appreciate Oddball. The dog’s mischievous antics have earned him a reputation for being a troublemaker around town. But Swampy is sure Oddball isn’t the troublemaker town leaders have made him out to be and becomes convinced that with a bit of training the dog could protect a group of penguins being threatened by foxes on a nearby island. Can the dog learn some new tricks in time to save the penguins? Directed by Stuart McDonald, Oddball is an Australian film suitable for the whole family.

Watch Oddball, rated PG.

Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants

Although Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants is a French film, there’s little to no dialogue in the roughly one-and-a-half-hour animated movie. Instead, the film features a wealth of music and sound effects that help tell the story of the day a box of sugar sparked a war between black ants and red ants, and how a tiny ladybug helped one ant save his colony.

Watch Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants, which is not rated.

Camp Arrowhead

To help her recover from her mother’s death, Sophie is sent to Lake Arrowhead, a summer camp in the High Sierra landscape. It’s there that she’s invited to join the girl’s archery team and meets coach Percy, who ultimately helps her come to terms with her mother’s passing. The film stars Teen Choice Award recipient and former Dance Mom’s cast member Chloe Lukasiak. Released in 2020, Camp Arrowhead has been reviewed by Common Sense Media.

Watch Camp Arrowhead, which has not yet been rated.

Pocoyo in Cinemas: Your First Movie

Based on the animated children’s television series from Zinkia Entertainment, Pocoyo in Cinemas sees Pocoyo, Nina, Pato, and Elly form a team of super friends. When a villain threatens to disturb the peace of Pocoyo World, only Pocoyo and his League of Super Friends can put things right. At just 50 minutes long, this colorful Pocoyo movie is perfect for younger children like preschoolers.

Watch Pocoyo in Cinemas, which has not yet been rated.

The Daniel Tiger Movie: Won’t You Be Our Neighbor

Based on the popular PBS Kids children’s TV series of a similar name, The Daniel Tiger Movie: Won’t You Be Our Neighbor follows Daniel Tiger as he learns a new family is moving into his neighborhood. Will the family have a child around his same age that he could befriend? Daniel’s family helps him welcome their new neighbors and make sure they feel at home in their new town. Common Sense Media recommends The Daniel Tiger Movie: Won’t You Be Our Neighbor for children ages 3 and up.

Watch The Daniel Tiger Movie: Won’t You Be Our Neighbor, which has not been rated.

The Little Prince

Based on Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s 1943 novella of the same name, The Little Prince is the first full-length animated adaptation of this classic story. It weaves stop-motion animation with computer animation together to tell the story of how one young girl rediscovers her imagination and what it means to be a child after meeting an elderly aviator who tells her the story of the Little Prince. This film is recommended by Common Sense Media for children 10 and up.

Watch The Little Prince, rated PG.

Troop Zero

Viola Davis stars in Amazon's Troop Zero, a family comedy centered around a spunky young girl's quest to join the Birdie Scout youth group and win the group's talent show so her voice can be included on NASA's Voyager Golden Record. While full of funny moments, the film is ultimately one about grit, perseverance, and the value of friendship. Amazon's Troop Zero is recommended for children 10 and up by Common Sense Media.

Watch Amazon's Troop Zero, rated PG.

Bold Eagles

In the animated tale of adventure that is Bold Eagels, poachers begin targeting the endangered animals living inside Eagle Park. Can a talking police car protect the park’s only eagle egg and the tiny eaglet that hatches from it, or will the bird, and the park, find themselves at the end of the line? Common Sense Media recommends Bold Eagles for children ages 6 and up.

Watch Bold Eagels, rated G.


For an indoor cat like Blanket, the outside world holds a lot of things to be afraid of. But when Blanket's adventurous son Cape sets off on a quest to find his mother in the legendary cat paradise Peachtopia he must brave the world beyond his apartment in order to find him. Because Cats does contain references to death and more than one perilous situation, Common Sense Media recommends it for children ages 9 and up.

Watch Cats, rated PG.

The Stolen Princess

This Ukrainian animated tale of a princess abducted by an evil sorcerer features a humble peasant hero named Ruslan. While not your traditional white knight, Ruslan is madly in love with the princess and risks his life to save her. The Stolen Princess is recommended for families and kids of all ages by Amazon.

Watch The Stolen Princess, which has not been rated.

Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland

Directed by Masami Hata and William Hurtz and based on Winsor McCay's comic strip of the same name, Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland is a whimsical animated musical that center's around one boy's curious dreams. Kids will love the fun characters Nemo meets in Slumberland while his adventures (and misadventures) are sure to delight the entire family. Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland is recommended for children age seven and up due to some nightmare scariness.

Watch Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland, rated G.

Where The Red Fern Grows

Based on Wilson Rawls' 1961 children's novel of the same name, Where The Red Fern Grows centers around a 12-year-old boy named Billy who desperately wants a pair of dogs his family can't afford. After working multiple jobs, Billy is finally able to purchase two Redbone Coonhound pups, who he immediately trains to hunt raccoons and eventually enters into a raccoon-hunting contest. Where The Red Fern Grows is rated G but recommended by Common Sense Media for children age 9 and up due to references to death and some mild violence.

Watch Where The Red Fern Grows, rated PG.


Based on Johanna Spyri's 1881 children's book of the same name, Heidi tells the story of a young orphan sent to live with her estranged grandfather in the Swiss Alps. But when young Heidi is taken from her grandfather and sent to live as a companion to the daughter of a wealthy family in the city, she longs for her rural life in the mountains and sets out to show her new friend the beauty of her home. The film is recommended for children age seven and up by Common Sense Media.

Watch Heidi, rated G.


Although first released in 1974, Benji remains a classic family film. It follows a stray dog named Benji who wants to be adopted by the Chapman family children despite their dog-hating father. When greedy criminals kidnap the Chapman children in an effort to exchange them for ransom, Benji must do whatever is necessary to save his human friends and win their father's heart. The film is rated G and recommended by Common Sense Media for children seven and older.

Watch Benji, rated G.

Clifford's Really Big Movie

Based on Norman Bridwell's beloved children's book series and the PBS Kids TV show Clifford the Big Red Dog, Clifford's Really Big Movie follows Clifford as he runs away from home to join a traveling animal circus with his friends. Common Sense Media recommends Clifford's Really Big Movie for children four and up.

Watch Clifford's Really Big Movie, rated G.

House Arrest

Jamie Lee Curtis stars in this 1996 family classic about two children who lock their parents in a basement in an attempt to force them to reconcile and stay married. When other kids in the neighborhood with waring parents hear of their scheme, they want in and soon a whole host of parents are under house arrest. House Arrest has not been reviewed by Common Sense Media.

Watch House Arrest, rated PG.

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Camping

In The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Camping, Nick, Sally, and Fish are taken on a camping trip by The Cat in the Hat. Over the course of their great outdoor adventure, the gang hikes through Fickle Fern Forest, climbs Mount Weewobble, and canoes down the Tickle Drop River. While Common Sense Media has not reviewed this specific Cat in the Hat film, it has rated most other feature films based on this Dr. Seuss book series as being suitable for children as young as three or four.

Watch The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Camping, which has not yet been rated.

Belle and Sebastian

Based on a French children's novel by Cécile Aubry, Belle and Sebastian follows a 7-year-old orphan boy living in a small village in the French Alps that is terrorized by a mysterious beast. One day while hiking in the mountains Sebastian happens upon the beast, which turns out to be a wild and mud-coated livestock guardian dog. Over time Sebastian befriends the dog, whom he names Belle. But when Belle injures a German Nazi soldier, authorities order the dog be hunted down and killed. Can Sebastian save his friend in time and show the town the dog isn't the beast they believe it to be? Belle and Sebastian has earned Common Sense Media's Common Sense Selection seal and is recommended for children 10 and up.

Watch Belle and Sebastian, rated PG.

Eloise At The Plaza

Fun-loving Eloise can’t help but stumble into adventure after adventure at the hotel she lives in. In Eloise At The Plaza the 6-year-old attempts to play matchmaker for her beloved nanny (played by Julie Andrews). Common Sense Media has generally rated Eloise-related movies as suitable for children older than age 4 or 5.

Watch Eloise At The Plaza, rated G.

Camp Cool Kids

In Camp Cool Kids, Brothers Zach and Spence find themselves on opposing teams, and in opposing friend groups, at their summer camp’s annual campgames. But can Spence find the courage to step out on his own and make new friends while standing up to the camp’s bullies? Common Sense Media recommends Camp Cool Kids for children ages 8 and up.

Watch Camp Cool Kids rated TV-PG.

Tad: The Lost Explorer

As a child Tad, always dreamed of becoming a daring archeologist. What he didn’t expect, however, was for his childhood dream to come true. Although grown-up Tad works in construction, he’s mistaken for a famous professor and whisked away to an adventure in Peru in Tad: the Lost Explorer. Common Sense Media recommends this animated film for children ages 8 and up.

Watch Tad: the Lost Explorer, rated PG.

The Adventures of Petey and Friends

Soar to new heights — and new adventures — with Petey the fighter plane. Hot-tempered Petey must learn to be more dependable. Thankfully, his friends are willing to help. Can Petey learn the skills he needs in time to carry out the most urgent mission assigned to his Desert Sky Air Force Base? Common Sense Media recommends The Adventures of Petey and Friends for children ages 5 and up.

Watch The Adventures of Petey and Friends, which is not yet rated.