New on Amazon Prime Video: June 2020


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 80’s 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).

Here’s what’s new on Amazon Prime Video in June:


7500


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. Streaming June 19


New Originals:

  • 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 the COVID-19 pandemic. From grocery clerks to teachers, their impact shows us there is hope when we work together. Streaming now. New Episodes on Fridays.
  • 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. Streaming June 5
  • 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. Streaming June 19
  • 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. Catch up on Season 1 now. Season 2, Part 1 Streaming June 26 

New and Familiar Movies – Available to Prime members at no additional cost to their membership:

  • 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). Streaming June 1
  • 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. Streaming 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. Streaming June 12
  • 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. Streaming June 27

Movies for the Whole Family – Available to Prime members at no additional cost to their membership:

  • 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. Streaming 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. Streaming June 1
  • 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. Streaming 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. Streaming June 30

Prime Video Channels Sampling:

Pride Collection: 

  • Find a collection of movies and series celebrating LGBTQ+ stories and actors here including Amazon Originals such as Homecoming: Season 2 starring Janelle Monáe who finds herself floating in a boat in the middle of a lake, with no memory of how she got there – or even who she is; Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning series Transparent: Seasons 1-5, as well as movies like Rocketman (2020) a one-of-a-kind musical biopic following the spectacular journey of Elton John, and Disobedience (2018) a drama following a woman as she returns to the community that shunned her for an attraction to a childhood friend starring Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams.

NFL on Prime Video: 

In April, the NFL and Amazon announced a multi-year agreement to deliver a live digital stream of Thursday Night Football and exclusively stream one regular season Saturday game in 2020. The NFL announced its 2020 regular-season schedule earlier this month, including 11 TNF games on Prime Video and Twitch – available at no additional cost to Prime members. See here for more details and the full slate of TNF games on Prime Video and Twitch.

New in June – Available for Streaming on Prime Video 


June 1

Movies

Dirty Dancing (1987)

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)

Fair Game (2010)

Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell (1974)

Futureworld (1976)

Grown Ups (2010)

How To Train Your Dragon (2010)

Incident At Loch Ness (2004)

Joyride (1996)

Kingpin (1996)

Nate And Hayes (1983)

Sex Drive (2008)

Shrek Forever After (2010)

The Cookout (2004)

The Natural (1984)

Trade (2007)

Wristcutters: A Love Story (2007)

You Don’t Mess With The Zohan (2008)

Series

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)

June 3

Movies

Takers (2010)

June 5

Series

*Gina Brillon: The Floor Is Lava (2020) – Amazon Original special

June 7

Movies

Equilibrium (2002)

June 12

Movies

Child’s Play (2019)

Knives Out (2019)

June 15

Movies

The U.S. vs. John Lennon (2006)

June 18

Movies

Crawl (2019)

June 19

Movies

*7500 (2019) – Amazon Original movie

June 21

Series

Life In Pieces: Seasons 1-4 

June 26

Series

*Pete the Cat: Season 2, Part 1 – Amazon Original series

June 27

Movies

Guns Akimbo (2020)

June 30

Movies

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)


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