With summer rolling in, we know most of us have the outdoors in mind to take advantage of the beautiful weather. In reality, we all need a break from the sun, and the streaming services have our back to provide us endless entertainment.
There are plenty of new family movies and shows to enjoy in June. You have something for everyone including Trolls for the littles and a new Marvel series for your superhero fans. Plus, you can even add a Harry Potter movie marathon to your summer bucket list.
Not sure where to start first? Here are our streaming picks to add to your watch list this month.
Harry Potter Film Series — June 1, HBO Max
For older kids diving into the Harry Potter book series, now’s the time to get them to watch the movies, too. HBO Max will have all eight Harry Potter movies starting in June. And if you’re looking for fun family activities to pair with the movies, catch a few of the Harry Potter films featured in our Watch This, Do That series: Sorcerer’s Stone, Chamber of Secrets, Prisoner of Azkaban, Goblet of Fire, and Order of the Phoenix.
Raya and the Last Dragon — June 4, Disney+
Families who haven’t had a chance to purchase Disney Plus Premier Access can now watch Raya and the Last Dragon with their regular subscription. The animated movie follows a young princess on a quest to find the last dragon in order to save her country.
Loki — June 9, Disney+
Marvel fans know that Disney+ has made 2021 so much better with new series like WandaVision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The latest series is all about Loki, the notorious villain who is now up to the task to stop a greater threat or risk being erased from all existence.
TrollsTopia: Season 3 — June 10, Hulu and Peacock
Spinning off from Trolls World Tour, the series, Trollstopia, gives kids a chance to rock it out with their favorite musical trolls including Pop Trolls, Funk Trolls and even new music trolls groups. For Season 3, the trolls head out on a road trip to see new places and go on more musical adventures.
In The Heights — June 11, HBO Max
Before Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote another Tony Award-winning Broadway hit musical: In The Heights. Usnavi, a bodega owner, lives in Washington Heights and has big dreams. Watch as the New York neighborhood changes completely when it turns out the bodega has a sold a winning lottery ticket for $96,000.
Wish Dragon — June 11, Netflix
Netflix is back with another new animated movie for kids. When teenager Din hopes to reconnect with an old friend, he happens to meet a wish-granting dragon. The two set off on a journey to restore Din’s relationship with his childhood best friend, Lina.
Luca — June 18, Disney+
We can all take a trip to the Italian Rivera without leaving our homes thanks to the latest Pixar film, Luca. Luca and Alberto set out to explore the seaside town, Portorosso, but they have a secret: they’re actually sea monsters disguised as human kids.
The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals — June 18, Netflix
Those of us with travel on our minds can dive into this new Netflix show featuring incredible vacation rentals around the world. This series will be great to watch with your tweens and teens, and who knows, you might be inspired to plan your next family vacation!
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