Amazon has announced the Amazon Prime Video June 2020 movie and TV titles. June brings new Amazon Original Movies, Series, and Specials, including weekly docuseries Regular Heroes highlighting the heroic efforts of essential workers across the U.S., Gina Brillon’s third stand-up special Gina Brillon: The Floor Is Lava (2020), Patrick Vollrath’s feature-length film directorial debut 7500 (2019), and Season 2, Part 1 of Pete the Cat.
Prime members can also stream the ’80s classic Dirty Dancing (1987), the 2019 remake of Child’s Play (2019), Daniel Radcliffe’s newest action comedy Guns Akimbo (2020), along with movies for the whole family such as How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Shrek Forever After (2010), Spy Kids (2001), and Where the Wild Things Are (2009).
Amazon Prime Video Originals
REGULAR HEROES (Now Streaming, New Episodes on Friday)
Regular Heroes is an inspiring weekly docuseries highlighting the heroic efforts of essential workers across the US, as told by special guests Alicia Keys, Kevin Hart, Nick Jonas, Kelly Roland and more. Regular Heroes brings us closer to the extraordinary people risking their lives to save their communities amidst current events. From grocery clerks to teachers, their impact shows us there is hope when we work together.
GINA BRILLON: THE FLOOR IS LAVA (June 5)
Gina Brillon has always had a unique approach to life’s ups and downs; handling them with a humor and sass that comes naturally to the Bronx born Latina. In Gina Brillon: The Floor Is Lava (2020), her third stand-up special, Brillon pulls no punches when discussing her childhood, culture and the transition from single to married life with her Midwestern husband. Available in UHD.
7500 (June 19)
7500 (2019) stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Tobias, a soft-spoken young American co-pilot on a flight from Berlin to Paris. Shortly after takeoff, terrorists armed with makeshift knives suddenly storm the cockpit, seriously wounding the pilot and slashing Tobias’ arm. Temporarily managing to fend off the attackers, a terrified Tobias contacts ground control to plan an emergency landing. But when the hijackers kill a passenger and threaten to murder more innocent people if he doesn’t let them back into the cockpit, this ordinary man faces an excruciating test. Available in UHD and HDR.
PETE THE CAT Season 2, Part 1 (June 26)
Pete the Cat and his pals are back with more groovy musical adventures: rocking out in their band, climbing Cat Meowtain, and solving the mystery of what goes honk in the night. Whether it’s Grumpy learning he’s going to have a baby brother, Pete having an off day, or Callie losing her voice – your favorite blue cat and friends can tackle whatever comes their way, as long as they’re together.
New and Familiar Movies
DIRTY DANCING (June 1)
In Dirty Dancing (1987), Frances “Baby” Houseman (Jennifer Grey) spends the summer at a Catskills resort with her family and falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze).
CHILD’S PLAY (June 12)
A contemporary re-imaging of the 1988 horror classic, Child’s Play (2019) follows Karen (Aubrey Plaza), a single mom who gifts her son Andy (Gabriel Bateman) a Buddi doll, unaware of its more sinister nature.
KNIVES OUT (June 12)
In Knives Out (2019), when renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate, the inquisitive Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely demise.
GUNS AKIMBO (June 27)
In Guns Akimbo (2020), Miles (Daniel Radcliffe) is a video game developer who inadvertently becomes the next participant in a real-life deathmatch that streams online. While Miles soon excels at running away from everything, that won’t help him outlast Nix (Samara Weaving), a killer at the top of her game.
Movies for the Whole Family
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON (June 1)
Return to Berk in the original How To Train Your Dragon (2010) film which sparked off the beloved franchise. A hapless young Viking named Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.
SHREK FOREVER AFTER (June 1)
Long-settled into married life and fully domesticated, in Shrek Forever After (2010), Shrek (Mike Myers) begins to long for the days when he felt like a real ogre. Duped into signing a contract with devious Rumpelstiltskin, he finds himself in an alternate version of Far Far Away, where ogres are hunted, Rumpelstiltskin rules, and he and Fiona (Cameron Diaz) have never met. Shrek must find a way out of the contract to restore his world and reclaim his true love.
SPY KIDS (June 30)
Written, edited, directed and produced by Robert Rodriguez, Spy Kids (2001) follows siblings Carmen (Alexa Vega) and Juni (Daryl Sabara) as they bravely jet through the air, dive under the seas, and crisscross the globe in a series of thrilling adventures on a mission to save their parents, and also the world.
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE (June 30)
The feature film adaptation of one of the most beloved books of all time, Where The Wild Things Are (2009) is a classic story about childhood and the places we go to figure out the world we live in.
Amazon Prime Video June 2020
Available June 1
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
Fair Game (2010)
Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell (1974)
Grown Ups (2010)
How To Train Your Dragon (2010)
Incident At Loch Ness (2004)
Nate And Hayes (1983)
Sex Drive (2008)
Shrek Forever After (2010)
The Cookout (2004)
The Natural (1984)
Wristcutters: A Love Story (2007)
You Don’t Mess With The Zohan (2008)
Air Warriors: Season 1 (Smithsonian Channel Plus)
Annie Oakley: Season 1 (Best Westerns Ever)
Doc Martin: Season 1 (Acorn TV)
Dragnet: Season 1 (Best TV Ever)
Finding Your Roots: Season 1 (PBS Living)
Forsyte Saga: Season 1 (PBS Masterpiece)
Growing up McGhee: Season 1 (UP Faith & Family)
Liar: Season 1 (Sundance Now)
Professor T: Season 1 (PBS Masterpiece)
Roadkill Garages: Season 1 (Motortrend)
Saints and Sinners: Season 1 (Brown Sugar)
Super Why: Season 1 (PBS Kids)
SWV Reunited: Season 1 (Urban Movie Channel)
The Black Death: The World’s Most Devastating Plague (The Great Courses)
The L Word: Season 1 (Showtime)
The L Word: Generation Q: Season 1 (Showtime)
The Saint: Season 1 (Shout! Factory)
Wackey Races: Season 1 (Boomerang)
Work in Progress: Season 1 (Showtime)
Available June 3
Available June 5
Gina Brillon: The Floor Is Lava (2020) – Amazon Original special
Available June 7
Available June 12
Child’s Play (2019)
Knives Out (2019)
Available June 15
The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006)
Available June 18
Available June 19
7500 (2019) – Amazon Original movie
Available June 21
Life In Pieces: Seasons 1-4
Available June 26
Pete the Cat: Season 2, Part 1 – Amazon Original series
Available June 27
Guns Akimbo (2020)
Available June 30
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)
One For The Money (2012)
Spy Kids (2001)
Spy Kids 3: Game Over (2003)
The Gallows Act II (2019)
Where The Wild Things Are (2009)
Available for Purchase on Prime Video
Available May 15
Available May 29
The High Note (2020)
Available June 12
The King of Staten Island (2020)