Fun Family Movies and Shows Arriving on Streaming Services

Jill Holtz

May 2, 2022

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For your next family movie night, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of the fun family shows coming soon on streaming services, from your child’s favourite shows to family-friendly films, as well as one blast from the past! Find out where you can stream them – all you need is the blanket and popcorn!

We’ve picked some family shows and movies to stream on Netflix (UK & Ireland), Amazon Prime and Disney+.

New Family Movies and Shows Arriving on Streaming Services

Family Movies and Shows Arriving on Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime has added two favourites of ours, Shrek and Shrek 2, along with Tooth Fairy 2 this season.

Shrek

Shrek

Once upon a time in a far away swamp, there lived an ornery ogre named Shrek whose precious solitude is suddenly shattered by an invasion of annoying fairy-tale characters. There are blind mice in his food, a big, bad wolf in his bed, three little homeless pigs and more, all banished from their kingdom by the evil Lord Farquaad.

Recommended age 7+

Shrek 2

Puss in boots sequel

Happily ever after never seemed so far far away when a trip to meet the in-laws turns into another hilariously twisted adventure for Shrek and Fiona. With the help of his faithful steed Donkey, Shrek takes on a potion-brewing Fairy Godmother, the pompous Prince Charming, and the famed ogre-killer, Puss In Boots, a ferocious feline foe who’s really just a pussycat at heart!

Recommended age 6+

Tooth Fairy 2

tooth fairy 2

When dreamer Larry Guthrie (Larry the Cable Guy) loses his first love to the town hot shot, he decides to win her back by volunteering with the local children at her after-school program. But when Larry accidentally tells the kids the tooth fairy is make-believe, he is soon transformed into a tutu clad fairy with a sentence of collecting teeth.

Rating: PG

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Upcoming Family Shows on Disney+

Star Wars features this season on Disney+ with the arrival of Obi-Wan Kenobi and LEGO All Stars Star Wars; other picks include Goodbye Christopher Robin and Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride.

Obi-Wan Kenobi

The big premiere this season is Obi-Wan Kenobi with Ewan McGregor returning as Obi-Wan, having played the role in Star Wars Episodes One, Two and Three: The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. The new series kicks off 10 years after the dramatic events of Revenge of the Sith when Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) became Vader after being left for dead by Obi-Wan, who was once his Jedi Master.

Chip and Dale: Rescue Rangers

chip n dale rescue rangers

Chip and Dale are living amongst cartoons and humans in modern-day Los Angeles, but their lives are quite different now. It has been decades since their successful television series was canceled, and Chip has succumbed to a life of suburban domesticity as an insurance salesman. Dale, meanwhile, has had CGI surgery and works the nostalgia convention circuit, desperate to relive his glory days. When a former castmate mysteriously disappears, Chip and Dale must repair their broken friendship and take on their Rescue Rangers detective personas once again to save their friend’s life.

Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride

corpse bride

Victor (voiced by Johnny Depp) and Victoria’s (Emily Watson) families have arranged their marriage. Though they like each other, Victor is nervous about the ceremony. While he’s in a forest practicing his lines for the wedding, a tree branch becomes a hand that drags him to the land of the dead. It belongs to Emily, who was murdered after eloping with her love and wants to marry Victor. Victor must get back aboveground before Victoria marries the villainous Barkis Bittern (played by Richard E. Grant).

Common Sense Media suggests 10+.

Alice’s Wonderland Bakery Season 2

alice's wonderland bakery

The animated series Alice’s Wonderland Bakery is back for a second season centered on Alice, the great-granddaughter of the original heroine and a budding young baker at the enchanted Wonderland Bakery, where her magical treats help bring a new generation of friends and families together.

Puppy Dog Pals

puppy dog pals

Season 5 of Puppy Dog Pals comes out. Puppy brothers Bingo and Rolly like to be around Bob, their owner, and help him do various activities. While he is away, they travel across the neighbourhood and complete exciting missions.

Goodbye Christopher Robin

goodbye christopher robin

After leaving London for the English countryside, writer A.A. Milne starts to spin fanciful yarns about his son’s growing collection of stuffed animals. These stories form the basis for “Winnie-the-Pooh” and “The House at Pooh Corner,” published respectively in 1926 and 1928. Milne and his family soon become swept up in the instant success of the books, while the enchanting tales bring hope and comfort to the rest of postwar England.

Lego Star Wars All-Stars

lego all stars star wars

LEGO versions of characters from across the “Star Wars” universe, including Lando, Han, Chewbacca, Kylo Ren, R2-D2, BB-8, Roger the battle droid, Graballa the Hutt and Gen. Leia Organa, are involved in some familiar scenarios and new adventures.

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Upcoming Family Shows and Movies on Netflix

Netflix has lots of favourite children’s shows appearing from Octonauts to Blippi to Pókemon; movies include The Boss Baby: Back in the Crib and an animated version of Marmaduke. And there’s a real blast from the past appearing too!

Octonauts: Above & Beyond

In Season 2, the Octonauts expand their exploration beyond the sea — and onto land! With new rides and new friends, they’ll protect any habitats and animals at risk.

Blippi’s Adventures

Blippi's Adventures

Fun and friendly Blippi takes preschoolers along on interactive and educational field trips, keeping them constantly curious about their world.

Marmaduke

Messy and mischievous Marmaduke has a big heart but can’t stay out of trouble! Does he have what it takes to shine in the swanky dog show world?

The Boss Baby: Back in the Crib

The Boss Baby: Back in the Crib

Framed for a corporate crime, an adult Ted Templeton turns back into the Boss Baby to live undercover with his brother, Tim, posing as one of his kids.

My Little Pony: Make Your Mark

my little pony make your mark

Welcome back to Equestria, where pony magic is everywhere. With friends Zipp, Sunny, Izzy, Pipp and Hitch leading the way, adventure is sure to follow!

Pokémon Master Journeys: The Series: Part 3

Pokémon Master Journeys: The Series: Part 3

Ash and Pikachu return to Alola Island with Goh where they introduce him to Z-Moves in the third installment of Pokemon Master Journeys.

Sea of Love

Sea of Love

Sea animal friends Bruda, Bobbi, Wayu and Puri go on mini adventures in the ocean, where relatable, everyday moments come with a splash of magic!

Mighty Little Bheem: I Love Taj Mahal

On a trip to the beautiful Taj Mahal, Bheem gets distracted trying to return a little girl’s lost teddy bear before someone steals it!

Wild Babies

Wild Babies

Nature documentary following the adventures of animal babies from penguins to pangolins as they learn to navigate life in the wild.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 1

teenage mutant ninja turtles

Finally for a real blast from the past! Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo and Donatello are back as they battle the bad guys on the mean streets of New York.

Fun Family Movies and Shows Arriving on Streaming Services

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Published On: May 2nd, 2022 / Categories: Entertainment / Last Updated: May 9th, 2022 / Tags: , , , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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