Best Family Shows and Movies to Stream This July

Cozy up on the couch with these kid-friendly picks!

While we’re busy with summer and outdoor fun in July, we know there are days we need a break from the heat and chill at home. If you’re looking for something to watch for your next family streaming night, we’ve got you covered.

This month, the streaming services feature plenty of new series and movies to check out, including part one of the final Cobra Kai series and Descendants: The Rise of Red. I’m looking forward to watching the new The Imaginary movie on Netflix. 

Here are our top picks for what you should watch with your family this month.

This article was updated on June 21, 2024, by Chicago Parent’s Audience Development Manager, Katina Beniaris. Her work included researching to find the best kid-friendly movies and shows streaming this month. Questions? Please reach out to

The Imaginary

Streams July 5, 2024 

  • Where to watch: Netflix

Imaginary friend Rudger gets separated from his best friend Amanda. With the help of other lost imaginary friends, he tries to get back to her before she forgets.

Descendants: The Rise of Red

Streams July 12, 2024 

  • Where to watch: Disney+

Red, the rebellious daughter of the Queen of Hearts, is invited to attend Aurandon Prep. Red and Cinderella’s daughter Chloe travel back in time to undo Red’s mother’s path to becoming a villain. 

The Wonderoos

Streams July 15, 2024 

  • Where to watch: Netflix

Preschools will love to follow the adventures of animal pals Kiki, Dewey, Hazzy, Luly and Teshi. Set in colorful Roo City, they’ll learn how to make friends, try new foods and so much more. 

Trolls Band Together

Streams July 15, 2024 

  • Where to watch: Netflix

The latest installment of the Trolls movie series is now streaming. Poppy finds out that Branch and his siblings were once part of her favorite boy band. 

Cobra Kai: Season 6: Part 1

Streams July 18, 2024 

  • Where to watch: Netflix

If your family has been watching Cobra Kai, get ready to watch their final season! Cobra Kai is eliminated from The Valley, as senseis and students figure out how they can compete in the world championships of karate. 

My Spy: The Eternal City

Streams July 18, 2024 

  • Where to watch: Amazon Prime

Sophie and her stepfather JJ are back as they tour Italy with her high school choir, only to become entangled in a terrorist plot while visiting historic sites.

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Katina Beniaris
Katina Beniaris
As audience development manager, Katina Beniaris digs into data to help the Metro Parent team learn about our audiences and tailor better content for them. She has more than five years of experience in content creation.


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