Amazon Prime Video this week, June 1-5: Dirty Dancing and more

PALA, CALIFORNIA - MAY 03: Comedian Gina Brillon performs on stage at Pala Casino Resort and Spa on May 03, 2019 in Pala, California. (Photo by Daniel Knighton/Getty Images)
PALA, CALIFORNIA - MAY 03: Comedian Gina Brillon performs on stage at Pala Casino Resort and Spa on May 03, 2019 in Pala, California. (Photo by Daniel Knighton/Getty Images) /

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video this week, June 1-5?

As it is the start of a brand new month, there is lots of new content being added to Amazon Prime Video this week of June 1 to June 5.

On Monday, multiple films and several seasons will be added to the catalog. There’s more to come at the end of the week.

Amazon Prime Video this week: Dirty Dancing, The L Word, and more

Out of the many new films being added to Amazon Prime Video this week, Dirty Dancing, How to Train Your Dragon, and Shrek Forever After are perhaps the ones most of note.

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All three movies are perfect for family viewing, except maybe Dirty Dancing. But you’ll be able to keep the young ones entertained with How to Train Your Dragon and Shrek Forever After! If you haven’t seen How to Train Your Dragon before, it’s a sweet story that went on to spawn a successful franchise. The other Shrek and Dragon films are available to rent or purchase from Amazon Video.

Amazon will also make several sample seasons of various shows available for viewing as a way to encourage its customers into subscribing to Amazon Video Channels. You can watch other seasons of all shows through the respective streaming services.

Just in time for Pride Month, the first season of The L Word will be available along with the first season of the recent spin-off series, The L Word: Generation Q. The series is all about the lives of women from the LGBTQ+ community.

Work in Progress Season 1 will also be available to stream. The series is about a self-identified queer woman who embarks on a transformative relationship.

Also arriving this week is the action-thriller film, Takers (2010), starring Idris Elba, Hayden Christensen, and Paul Walker. It will begin streaming on June 3.

Finally, on Friday, June 5, a new Amazon Original comedy special from Gina Brillon called The Floor is Lava will begin to stream.

Here is everything available on June 1:

  • Dirty Dancing (1987)
  • Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
  • Fair Game (2010)
  • Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell (1974)
  • Futureworld (1976)
  • 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)
  • 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)

What to look forward to:

  • Equilibrium (2002) – June 7
  • Child’s Play (2019) – June 12
  • Knives Out (2019) – June 12

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What are you planning on watching on Amazon Prime Video this week? Is there anything you hope comes to Prime Video soon? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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