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The best family movies on Amazon Prime Video right now

It’s always a great time for family movie night! But the best way to ruin it is to get stuck scrolling and scrolling and never find anything to watch. We don’t want you to deal with that, so we’ve already searched Amazon Prime Video’s extensive collection to find the movies most worth your family’s time. These are the best family movies on Amazon Prime right now.

Looking for even more family films? We’ve also put together a list of the best family movies on Netflix, the best family movies on Hulu, and the best family movies on Disney+

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The Hunger Games (2012) new
The Hunger Games
68 %
pg-13 142m
Genre Science Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy
Stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
Directed by Gary Ross
One of the most popular YA series of recent memory, The Hunger Games also spawned a blockbuster film series, all of which are available on Amazon Prime Video. In the first film, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) is a resident of District 12, the lowliest district in the 12-district nation of Panem, the land that was once North America. Every year, as punishment for a long-past civil war, the Capital orders each of the twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games, a sadistic battle royale in which only one may survive. When her younger sister is drafted to compete, Katniss volunteers to go in her stead, which marks the first step in her journey toward a revolution.
Hotel Transylvania: Transformania (2022) new
Hotel Transylvania: Transformania
46 %
pg 87m
Genre Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Adventure
Stars Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, Kathryn Hahn
Directed by Derek Drymon, Jennifer Kluska
All four Hotel Transylvania movies are on Amazon Prime Video, but the most recent is Transformania, in which the human Johnny (Andy Samberg) enlists the help of Van Helsing (Jim Gaffigan) to turn him into a monster so he can meet Drac’s (Adam Sandler) order that only a monster can inherit Hotel Transylvania. But when Drac tries to turn Johnny back into a human using Van Helsing’s “Monsterfication Ray,” the machine goes haywire, turning him into a human. Now in mismatched bodies, Johnny and Drac must travel to the Cave of Reflexion in South America to retrieve a new crystal to fix the machine before the change becomes permanent.
Seabiscuit (2003) new
72 %
pg-13 141m
Genre Drama, History
Stars Tobey Maguire, David McCullough, Jeff Bridges
Directed by Gary Ross
The Oscar-winning film Seabiscuit is a triumphant treat for the whole family. In the midst of the Great Depression, down-on-his-luck Charles S. Howard (Jeff Bridges) acquires a stable of racehorses and hires Tom Smith (Chris Cooper) as his trainer. When Smith convinces Howard to buy a colt with a good pedigree but a bad attitude called Seabiscuit, Smith’s unconventional methods begin to reach the horse. But it isn’t until he’s matched with the similarly temperamental, semi-blind, under-appreciated jockey, Rod Pollard (Tobey Maguire), that Seabiscuit begins to soar to the top.
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) new
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
64 %
pg 107m
Genre Mystery, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction, Adventure
Stars Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie
Directed by Kerry Conran
Buckle up for an epic adventure in this genre-bending, star-studded flick! Famous scientists around the world have mysteriously disappeared and reporter Polly Perkins (Gwyneth Paltrow) is trying to find out why. When gigantic robots attack New York City, Polly’s ex-boyfriend, Sky Captain (Jude Law), uses his private air force to fend them off. But the events feel too connected to ignore. Together with a crack team, they set out on a perilous journey to uncover a plot to destroy the earth, spearheaded by criminal mastermind Dr. Totenkopf (Laurence Olivier, posthumously).
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022)
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
47 %
pg 122m
Genre Action, Adventure, Family, Comedy
Stars James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter
Directed by Jeff Fowler
The turbo-charged hedgehog returns to screens in this high-octane sequel! Sonic (Ben Schwartz) has settled into a comfortable life in Green Hills with his best buddy, Tom (James Marsden). Sonic is also consumed by the idea of becoming a true hero. Sonic gets his chance when Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) returns to Earth with his new sidekick, Knuckles (Idris Elba), in search of an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Teaming up with the high-flying Tails (Colleen O’Shaughnessey), Sonic races to find the emerald before the bad guys get there first.
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
How to Train Your Dragon
75 %
pg 98m
Genre Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Family
Stars Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson
Directed by Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois
Venture out to the mythical village of Berk, where Vikings fight wild dragons that plague the land. Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) is the Chieftain’s son, but he’s not the picture of a fearless Viking leader. Instead, he’s slight, sensitive, and he doesn’t exactly relish the tribe’s tradition of slaying dragons. But when Hiccup meets a wounded dragon in the forest, he discovers there’s far more to the dragons than meets the eye. He’ll just have to convince the rest of the village of that first.
Legally Blonde (2001)
Legally Blonde
59 %
pg-13 96m
Genre Comedy, Romance
Stars Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Matthew Davis
Directed by Robert Luketic
Struggling to get the teens and tweens into movie night? Maybe Reese Witherspoon’s Elle Woods can help. Witherspoon is delightful in this early 2000’s hit as a fashionable sorority queen who has her entire life planned around her hotshot boyfriend proposing to her. When he dumps her to attend law school at Harvard instead, Elle is devastated… but for only a moment. Not one to be left behind, Elle brings up her grades and gets admitted to Harvard, hoping to impress him enough to take her back. At Harvard Law, however, Elle finds discovers she has more depth than she ever knew.
Cinderella (2021) new
41 %
pg 113m
Genre Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Stars Camila Cabello, Nicholas Galitzine, Idina Menzel
Directed by Kay Cannon
Camila Cabello stars in this musical reimagining of the classic tale. This Cinderella (Cabello) has far bigger dreams than her provincial world will allow. The entrepreneurial Cinderella is working hard to get her shop “Dresses by Ella” off the ground and gets a big break when she catches the eye of Prince Robert (Nicholas Galitzine), who is browsing the market while posing as a commoner. Subsequently, Prince Robert invites Cinderella to attend a royal ball. When the day comes, however, Cinderella’s jealous stepmother stops Cinderella from going so that her own daughters can get preferential treatment. Fortunately, her Fab G (Billy Porter) has the magic and the support to help Cinderella overcome the odds.
Pinocchio (2019)
64 %
pg-13 125m
Genre Fantasy, Adventure, Drama
Stars Federico Ielapi, Roberto Benigni, Marine Vacth
Directed by Matteo Garrone
This is far from your grandfather’s Pinocchio – the PG-13 remake is beautiful, dramatic, and thoroughly enchanting for older kids and parents who are looking for a movie that the whole family can sit down and enjoy. The classic and familiar beats are here, from the wooden boy trying to become real and a growing nose, but there are also a lot of new story elements to appreciate (some derived from the original 1883 book and excellent performances. Fun fact: Most of the special effects are made with prosthetic makeup instead of CGI!
Pinocchio Official Trailer | Only in Theaters This Christmas

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things (2021)
The Map of Tiny Perfect Things
61 %
pg-13 99m
Genre Fantasy, Romance
Stars Kathryn Newton, Kyle Allen, Jermaine Harris
Directed by Ian Samuels
An original movie from Amazon, The Map of Tiny Perfect Things is a young adult comedy reminiscent of Netflix’s Russian Doll show — but much more friendly for teens and tweens. Mark (Kyle Allen) is coming to terms with his life living the same day over and over again when he finds another teen, Margaret (Kathryn Newton) who is experiencing the same event. Love, humor, and mystery all ensue, creating a highly watched teen time-loop romp that’s a great pick if no one knows what to watch.
The Map of Tiny Perfect Things - Official Trailer

Troop Zero (2019)
Troop Zero
58 %
pg 94m
Genre Comedy, Drama, Family
Stars Mckenna Grace, Viola Davis, Jim Gaffigan
Directed by Bert, Bertie
In rural Georgia in 1977, a misfit little girl (McKenna Grace) dreams of one day going to outer space. So when a national competition offers her a chance to be recorded on NASA’s Golden Record, she jumps at the chance. The only problem is that she has to be a part of the Birdie Scouts to compete. In a rush to enter the competition, she assembles a ragtag crew of misfits like her, only to unwittingly forge friendships that will last a lifetime.
Troop Zero - Official Trailer | Prime Video

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