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How To Train Your Dragon & 39 More Family Movies Available Now On Amazon Prime

Kids stuck inside? 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 Maya the Bee. Are animals more your kids' style? Perhaps they'd enjoy Belle and Sebastian. Or if it's magical tales of whimsical adventures that draw your children's interest, your family may enjoy Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland.

With a catalog of movies ranging from recently released comedies like Troop Zero to beloved animated classics like Charlotte's Web — you may even be surprised to find a few films from your own childhood — Amazon Prime is a great go-to source for family movie night. 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.

How To Train Your Dragon

In a time and world where dragons still exist, young misfit Viking Hiccup struggles to live up to his big and burly father’s macho expectations. But when Hiccup befriends an injured dragon while in dragon-fighting school, he kickstarts a new era for his Viking clan — one where they work with dragons instead of fighting them. How To Train Your Dragon is rated PG and recommended by Common Sense Media for children age 7 and up.

The Baby-Sitters Club

Based on Ann M. Martin’s famous children’s book series, The Baby-Sitters Club follows a group of girls who’ve turned babysitting into a business as they set up a summer day camp in one member’s backyard. But can the girls balance their new summer gig as camp counselors with the school, boy, and family drama that pops up in their lives? The Baby-Sitters Club is rated PG and recommended by Common Sense Media for children ages 9 and up.

Muppets From Space

Join Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and the rest of the Muppets as they blast off into space for one hilarious adventure. The fun begins when Gonzo learns he’s descended from aliens living on a distant planet and sets off to find his extraterrestrial family. Muppets From Space is rated G and recommended by Common Sense Media for children age 5 and older.

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 rated PG and recommended by Common Sense Media for children 10 and up.

Sonic The Hedgehog

The world’s fastest hedgehog teams up with a small-town sheriff played by James Marsden to outmaneuver an evil genius played by Jim Carrey in the live-action animated adventure comedy, Sonic The Hedgehog. While the film centers around an around-the-world race between good and evil, it also touches on themes of loneliness and friendship. Common Sense Media recommends this movie for children ages 8 and up.

The Last Unicorn

Based on Peter S. Beagle’s fantasy novel of the same name, The Last Unicorn is a whimsical animated children’s film that follows a unicorn in her quest to uncover what has happened to the rest of her species. But will her capture by a witch derail her quest to restore unicorns to the world? Common Sense Media recommends this movie for children ages 9 and up.

Zookeeper

Kevin James and Adam Sandler star in Zookeeper, a family-friendly movie in which the animals at a zoo band together to help their beloved, but bumbling, zookeeper win the heart of one woman. But hurry, Zookeeper is slated to leave Amazon Prime on March 31. Common Sense Media recommends this film for children ages 10 and up.

Yours, Mine, & Ours

As parents, Frank and Helen couldn’t be more opposite. Widowed Coast Guard Admiral Frank prefers to parent his eight children with strict routines and schedules while widowed handbag designer Helen encourages her 10 children to freely express themselves however they see fit. So when the two fall in love and move their 18 kids into one house, it’s a clash of two very different cultures. But can Frank and Helen’s relationship survive their children’s wild attempts to split them up? Find out in Yours, Mine, & Ours. Common Sense Media recommends this film for children ages 10 and up.

E.T.

Pop some popcorn and sit down with the kids to explore what happens when you bring an alien home in Steven Spielberg’s classicE.T., The Extra-Terrestrial.This Oscar-winning film follows an alien and the suburban kids who help him phone home. Common Sense Media recommends this film for children ages 7 and up.

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.

Charlotte’s Web

Share E.B. White’s timeless novel of the friendship between a livestock pig named Wilbur and a barn spider named Charlotte with your children via the 1973 animated musical film Charlotte’s Web. When Wilbur feels himself in danger of being sent to the slaughterhouse, he and Charlotte hatch a plan to try and persuade the farmer to save Wilbur’s life. Common Sense Media recommends Charlotte’s Web for children ages 5 and up.

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.

Dora And The Lost City Of Gold

Dora the explorer jumps from the animated cartoon realm into the world of live-action with the 2019 film Dora and the Lost City of Gold. The film centers around a 16-year-old Dora's adventures in both Peru and a Los Angeles high school that may be harder to navigate than the jungle Dora grew up in. Dora and the Lost City of Gold is rated PG and recommended for children 8 and up by Common Sense Media.

Mousehunt

Who's more entitled to a house: the mouse that's been living there for years or the humans who just moved in? The always hilarious Nathan Lane stars in this 1997 family classic about the hijinks of two brothers who inherit an old house that's long been home to a plucky little mouse. While the brothers are keen on getting rid of the mouse and fixing up the home to sell it, the mouse is keen on staying right where he is, leading to an epic mousehunt. Mousehunt is rated PG and recommended by Common Sense Media for children age 8 and up.

Cats

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 contains references to death and more than one perilous situation, Common Sense Media recommends it for children ages 9 and up.

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.

Arthur: D.W. and the Beastly Birthday

Restless kids who have trouble sitting through a full-length feature film will find D.W. and the Beastly Birthday to be the perfect medium. At just 57 minutes, the animated film is great for younger kids who struggle to keep focused. It centers around Arthur's sister, D.W., turning five years old. With high hopes for her big day, D.W. is disappointed when her birthday doesn't go to plan and runs away to a magical island. Meanwhile, Arthur's school trip to the planetarium goes awry when he's transported into the future. Common Sense Media recommends this movie for children ages 4 and up.

The Adventures of Tintin

Academy Award-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson bring the daring escapades of Tintin to life in this 2011 animated film. In The Adventures of Tintin, Tintin and his dog Snowy race around the world to uncover the secrets behind a sunken ship that legend says may have gone down with a wealth of treasure and an ancient curse. Common Sense Media recommends The Adventures of Tintin for children ages 9 and up.

Bon Voyage Charlie Brown (And Don’t Come Back!)

Charles M. Schulz’s classic Peanuts characters travel to Europe in the animated film Bon Voyage Charlie Brown (And Don’t Come Back!). While overseas, the Peanuts gang learns travel isn’t always easy, especially when you’re still learning the language and local customs. Common Sense Media recommends Bon Voyage Charlie Brown (And Don’t Come Back!) for children ages 5 and up.

My Fair Madeline

While attempting to stop a group of thieves in The Louvre, Madeline is accused of behaving poorly and with bad manners and sent to a finishing school in London. While her friends work to clear her name back home, Madeline's etiquette classes are interrupted when she discovers a plot to steal the crown jewels. Can the boarding school student foil this latest thief without getting herself in further trouble? My Fair Madeline has not been rated but is suitable for children of all ages.

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 rated G but recommended for children age seven and up due to some nightmare scariness.

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.

The Point

Directed by Academy Award-winner Fred Wolf and narrated by Ringo Starr, The Point is an animated film about a round-headed boy named Oblio who lives in a land where everything and everyone has a point. Without a point of his own, Oblio is banished to The Pointless Forest where he comes to learn that even things without a point, have a point. The film features music from Grammy-award winner Harry Nilsson. The Point has not been rated.

Wonder Park

As a young girl, June Bailey invents Wonderland, a magical amusement park run by animals. But when her mom, who encouraged her to imagine the impossible for Wonderland, gets sick, Bailey abandons the idea of Wonderland altogether — that is, until she stumbles upon a broken-down Wonderland in the woods. Produced by Paramount and Nickelodeon Movies, Wonder Park is a fun computer-animated film with a message about never losing hope. It's rated PG and recommended by Common Sense Media for children age 8 and up.

Babar: King of the Elephants

Based on Jean de Brunhoff's Babar book series, Babar: King of the Elephants begins with Babar's birth in the Great Forest. The film follows Babar as he journeys from the forest to the city, where he learns to do human things like wear clothes and drive a car. But when Babar's old friends search him out in the city to tell him the King of the Elephants has died just as rhinoceros threaten to wage war on the elephants, Babar knows he must return to the Great Forest and bring peace to the animals as the new Elephant King. Babar: King of the Elephants is rated PG and recommended by Common Sense Media for children 5 and up.

Heidi

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.

Raven Tales

Based on a TV series of the same name, Raven Tales is set in a time where Native American legends are an integral part of daily life. The computer-animated film picks up as the village prepares to celebrate an important 10 year anniversary. But can their celebration be saved when a storm destroys the village, animals begin to revolt, and the village chief falls under a dark spell? Raven Tales has not been rated by Common Sense Media.

Benji

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.

The Son Of Bigfoot

When 12-year-old Adam Harrison begins experiencing a few strange growth spurts, such as his feet growing too big too fast and his hair growing out overnight, he decides to search out his father to figure out what's going on. What he finds is that he's, you guessed it, the son of Bigfoot. But in searching for his father, Adam has unwittingly alerted the world to his legendary dad's existence. Will he be able to protect his dad from those who want to capture him? The Son of Bigfoot is recommended for children age six and older but Common Sense Media.

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.

Ernest & Celestine

Ernest & Celestine is an Academy Award-winning animated feature film about a young mouse who strikes a deal with a very hungry bear. In exchange for not eating her, Celestine vows to help Ernest break into a candy shop. When the break-in goes awry and Ernest is caught, the pair find themselves making another deal. This time, Ernest will help Celestine with her dental-school work if she breaks him free. But can the unlikely duo really evade the authorities forever? Common Sense Media recommends Ernest & Celestine for children age six and up.

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 is rated PG but has not been reviewed by Common Sense Media.

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.

Maya the Bee

Fed up with the strict rules that come with living in her hive, Maya leaves the beehive to live among the insects in the outside world in Maya the Bee. But when hornets steal the hive's Royal Jelly and Maya is framed as their accomplice, Maya must find the stolen jelly and prove her innocence. Common Sense Media recommends this tale of buggy adventure for children four and up.

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.

The Gumby Movie

In the claymation cult classic The Gumby Movie, Gumby and his band the Clayboys organize a benefit concert for local farmers struggling to make payments on loans taken out with Blockheads' E-Z Loan company. But when the evil Blockheads discover that Gumby’s beloved pet pooch Lowbelly produces pearls instead of tears, they kidnap the dog in hopes of getting rich. Can Gumby, Pokey, Prickle, Goo, and their friends rescue Lowbelly and save the farmers? Common Sense Media recommends The Gumby Movie for children ages 4 and up.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Tiger Family Trip

Based on the popular PBS Kids children’s TV series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Tiger Family Trip follows the Tiger family on a road trip to visit Grandpere. Although Daniel Tiger is at first unsure of what there will be to do during the trip, he soon learns there are lots of fun and exciting things to see and do when you’re on a trip. Common Sense Media recommends Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Tiger Family Trip for children ages 3 and up.

Eloise At The Plaza

Fun-loving Eloise can’t help but stumble into adventure after adventure. 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.

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.

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.