Pop some popcorn and pull up a movie or show for a family-friendly movie night that everyone can enjoy. Here are the best movies and shows streaming in May.

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On May 4, watch the first episode of “Star Wars: The Bad Batch,” which follows the elite and experimental clones seen in “The Clone Wars” as they travel through the galaxy.

On May 7, see seasons 1-2 of “Wander Over Yonder,” as Wander and his friend, Sylvia, work to help everyone in the galaxy and defeat Lord Hater. In “Everyone’s Hero,” a young boy travel cross-country to return Babe Ruth’s baseball bat. Carrie forms a bond with mustang Flicka when she moves from the city to a Wyoming ranch in “Flicka 2.” Sonora wants to become a stunt rider who rides horses off of high dives in “Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken.” The superhero foursome must battle the villainous force trying to destroy the Earth in “Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.”

On May 14, a special agent-in-training needs kids’ help to solve his missions in “Special Agent Oso” and “Special Agent Oso: Three Healthy Steps.” The mutants have a chance to give up their powers, creating a division between the group in “X-Men: The Last Stand.” “Race to the Center of the Earth” follows four groups of adventurers as they race to a buoy holding the grand prize.

On May 21, the documentary series “Inside Pixar: Unpacked” allows viewers a behind-the-scenes look at creators, animation and more at Pixar Animation Studios. Cricket Green must adjust to life in the big city after growing up in the country in “Big City Greens.” In season one of “Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures,” Mickey and his friends go on races across the world. The fairies must wrestle with their prejudice against a strange creature in “Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast.”

On May 28, if you have Premier Access, watch the live-action movie “Cruella,” following the rebellious early days of the notorious and fashionable Cruella de Vil. View season three of “Sydney to the Max,” where Sydney survives middle school with the help of her father, Max. Catch season one of “Kingdom of the Polar Bears,” where polar bear guides attempt to follow the bears on Hudson Bay.


On April 30, the Mitchell family must work together to save the world in “The Mitchells vs. the Machines.”

On May 1, watch “Aliens Stole My Body,” where the heroes must defeat the evil B’KR and get back Deputy Allbright’s body. Watch seasons 5-6 of “Angelina Ballerina,” the tale of a mouse and her friends learning ballet. It’s a blast from the past with the adventures of the “Back to the Future” trilogy. A college professor bonds with an abandoned dog in “Hachi: A Dog’s Tale.” The four animal friends try to return to New York in “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted.” In “Open Season,” a grizzly bear tries to return home when he’s stranded three days before hunting season begins. Young dinosaurs attempt to reunite with their families in “The Land Before Time” and “The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure.”

In season two of “Trash Truck,” Hank and his best friend explore the world with their animal companions, out on May 4.

On May 14, see “Jungle Beat: The Movie,” where a team of animals help an alien return home when he crash lands in their jungle.

A retired spy tries to bond with her step-children by bringing them on her new mission in “Spy Kids: All the Time in the World,” out on May 20.

Watch season three of the animated “Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous,” where six teens must work together to survive the dinosaurs, releasing on May 21.

On May 25, watch “Home,” where an alien on the run from his people tries to help a young girl.


On May 1, a young boy befriends a giant robot and must protect him from the government in “The Iron Giant.” The Peanuts gang attends summer camp in “Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown.”


See the first season of the adventures of “Looney Tunes” on April 29.

On May 1, a man’s wish makes him a teen again, giving him a chance at a new life in “17 Again.” In “Baby Boom,” a woman must learn how to be a mom when she becomes the guardian for a distant relative. A young boy wins the chance to tour the unique factory and meet the eccentric owner in “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” and remake “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” After losing their jobs, two dads open a childcare center in “Daddy Day Care.” A Hollywood dog is adopted to a fire station, and he tries to get the firehouse back on its feet in “Firehouse Dog.” A boy tries to save a whale from being killed by the aquarium owners in “Free Willy.” Penguins find their mates through song but must find new talents when they can’t sing in “Happy Feet” and “Happy Feet Two.”

On May 6, see the star-crossed musical about two teenagers from rival gangs falling in love in “West Side Story.”

On May 26, see the adventures of an enthusiastic monkey in “Curious George.”

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On May 1, a magical governess helps families solve their problems in “Nanny McPhee” and “Nanny McPhee Returns.” A domesticated bird flies to Rio de Janeiro to find his mate in “Rio.”

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