Best Amazon Prime Video Original Movies

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In addition to producing groundbreaking television like last year’s ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,’ Amazon Prime Video also makes great movies.

One of them, the Argentine film ‘Argentina, 1985,’ is nominated for Best International Feature Film at the 95th Academy Awards.

The streaming studio has also produced some high profile sequels in recent years including ‘Coming 2 America’ and ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,’as well as big budget action movies like ‘Without Remorse’ and ‘The Tomorrow War,’ and romantic comedies like ‘The People We Hate at the Wedding’ and ‘Shotgun Wedding.’

In honor of ‘Argentina, 1985’s Oscar nomination, Moviefone is counting down the 25 best Amazon Prime Video Original Movies of all time.

Let’s begin!

Zoey Deutch and Kendrick Sampson star in 'Something From Tiffany's.'

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Doesn’t every girl dream of getting… something from Tiffany’s? On 5th Avenue in New York City, where nothing compares to the magic and excitement of the holidays, where the streets blaze with lights, and windows dazzle, a special box from Tiffany could change the course of a person’s life. Or several lives.

Rachel (Zoey Deutch) and Gary (Ray Nicholson) are happy enough but not quite ready for that big commitment. Ethan (Kendrick Sampson) and Vanessa (Shay Mitchell), the perfect picture, are just about to make it official. When a simple mix-up of gifts causes all of their paths to cross, it sets off a series of twists and unexpected discoveries that lead them where they’re truly meant to be. Because love — like life — is full of surprises.


PG1 hr 27 minDec 8th, 2022

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Emma (Jenny Slate) and Peter (Charlie Day) thought they were on the precipice of life’s biggest moments – marriage, kids, and houses in the suburbs – until their respective partners (Scott Eastwood and Gina Rodriguez) dumped them. In their thirties and terrified that they have missed their shot at happily ever after, Emma and Peter are horrified to learn that their partners have already moved on. With no prospects on the horizon and the threat of dying alone hanging over their heads, they hatch a desperate plan to put an end to their exes’ new relationships and win them back.

“Their exes have moved on. They haven’t.”


R1 hr 57 minFeb 10th, 2022

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In rural 1977 Georgia, a misfit girl (McKenna Grace) dreams of life in outer space. When a national competition offers her a chance at her dream, to be recorded on NASA’s Golden Record, she recruits a makeshift troupe of Birdie Scouts, forging friendships that last a lifetime and beyond. Also starring Oscar winners Viola Davis and Allison Janney.

Troop Zero

“Show the universe who you truly are.”


PG1 hr 34 minJan 17th, 2020

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A terminally ill man (John Cho) and his teenage daughter (Mia Isaac) embark on a road trip from California to New Orleans for his 20th college reunion. While there, he secretly hopes she can reunite with the mother (Kaya Scodelario) who left them long ago.

“Family is a trip.”


R1 hr 49 minJun 13th, 2022

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After moving into a beautiful loft apartment in Downtown Montreal, a young couple (Sydney Sweeney and Justice Smith), find themselves becoming increasingly interested in the sex life of their eccentric neighbors across the street (Ben Hardy and Natasha Liu Bordizzo).

What starts out as an innocent curiosity slowly turns into an unhealthy obsession, after they discover that one of these neighbors is cheating on the other. Temptation and desire cause their lives to become tangled together in unexpected ways, leading to deadly consequences. Breathing new life into the forgotten genre of erotic thriller, ‘The Voyeurs’ asks the question, “Is it okay to watch?”

“How far will you go for one more look?”


R1 hr 57 minSep 10th, 2021

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20. ‘Master’ (2022)

Regina Hall and Amber Gray in Master.

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Three black women (Regina Hall, Zoe Renee, and Amber Gray) who strive to find their place at the celebrated Ancaster College, an elite university in New England. The school was built on the site of a Salem-era gallows hill and the ghostly legacies of Puritan-era persecution haunt the campus in an increasingly supernatural fashion.The plot examines how each of these women will — or won’t — survive in this space of privilege.

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The story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie (Rosamund Pike) and her extraordinary scientific discoveries—through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre (Sam Riley) and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.

18. ‘Bliss’ (2021)

A mind-bending love story following Greg (Owen Wilson) who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel (Salma Hayek), a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg eventually discovers there may be some truth to Isabel’s wild conspiracy.

“Chase something real.”


R1 hr 43 minFeb 5th, 2021

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17. ‘7500’ (2020)

When terrorists try to seize control of a Berlin-Paris flight, a soft-spoken young American co-pilot (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) struggles to save the lives of the passengers and crew while forging a surprising connection with one of the hijackers (Omid Memar).

“The distress code is only the beginning.”


R1 hr 33 minJun 19th, 2020

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In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren (Felicity Jones) teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher (Eddie Redmayne) to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. While breaking records and advancing scientific discovery, their voyage to the very edge of existence helps the unlikely pair find their place in the world they have left far below them. But they face physical and emotional challenges in the thin air, as the ascent becomes a fight for survival.

“Soar beyond your limits.”


PG-131 hr 41 minDec 20th, 2019

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The inspirational true story of Opportunity, a rover that was sent to Mars for a 90-day mission but ended up surviving for 15 years. Follow Opportunity’s groundbreaking journey on Mars and the remarkable bond forged between a robot and her humans millions of miles away. The film is narrated by Angela Bassett.

“A 90-day mission becomes a 15-year journey of opportunity.”


PG1 hr 45 minNov 22nd, 2022

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In 1973, when Frank Bledsoe (Paul Bettany) and his 18-year-old niece Beth (Sophia Lillis) take a road trip from Manhattan to Creekville, South Carolina for the family patriarch’s (Stephen Root) funeral, they’re unexpectedly joined by Frank’s lover Walid (Peter Macdissi).

“No one comes home without baggage.”


R1 hr 35 minNov 25th, 2020

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13. ‘Jolt’ (2021)

A bouncer (Kate Beckinsale) with an anger management problem goes on a furious and resentful rampage after the murder of a friend (Jai Courtney).

“You’re in for a shock.”


R1 hr 31 minJul 23rd, 2021

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Cinderella (Camila Cabello), an orphaned girl with an evil stepmother (Idina Menzel), has big dreams and with the help of her Fabulous Godmother (Billy Porter), she perseveres to make them come true.

“One shoe to rule them all.”


PG1 hr 53 minSep 3rd, 2021

Anything’s Possible is a delightfully modern Gen Z coming-of-age story that follows Kelsa (Eva Reign), a confident high school girl who is trans, as she navigates through senior year. When her classmate Khal (Abubakr Ali) gets a crush on her, he musters up the courage to ask her out, despite the drama he knows it could cause. What transpires is a romance that showcases the joy, tenderness, and pain of young love. Directed by Billy Porter.

“Love isn’t ordinary.”


PG-131 hr 36 minJul 22nd, 2022

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Ben Platt, Allison Janney, and Kristen Bell star in Prime Video's 'The People We Hate at the Wedding.'

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A dysfunctional family that can’t seem to get along and get it together reluctantly reunites for a family wedding. As their many skeletons are wrenched from the closet, it turns out to be just what this singular family needs to reconnect. Starring Kristen Bell, Ben Platt, Allison Janney, and Cynthia Addai-Robinson.

“Save the hate.”


R1 hr 39 minNov 18th, 2022

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In Shotgun Wedding, Darcy (Jennifer Lopez) and Tom (Josh Duhamel) gather their lovable but very opinionated families for the ultimate destination wedding, just as the couple begin to get cold feet. And if that wasn’t enough of a threat to the celebration, suddenly everyone’s lives are in danger when the entire party is taken hostage. Now, Darcy and Tom must save their loved ones—if they don’t kill each other first.

When a young woman (Tessa Thompson) meets an aspiring saxophonist (Nnamdi Asomugha) in her father’s record shop in 1950s Harlem, their love ignites a sweeping romance that transcends changing times, geography, and professional success.

“Sometimes the right love comes at the wrong time.”


PG-131 hr 54 minDec 25th, 2020

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In the late 1990s, the arrival of elderly invalid Patrick (Rupert Everett) into Marion (Gina McKee) and Tom’s (Linus Roache) home triggers the exploration of seismic events from 40 years previous: the passionate relationship between Tom (Harry Styles) and Patrick (David Dawson) at a time when homosexuality was illegal. Emma Corrin plays the younger version of Marion.

“Let it take hold of you”


R1 hr 53 minNov 4th, 2022

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Thirteen-year-old Sam Cleary (Javon “Wanna” Walton) suspects that his mysterious and reclusive neighbor Mr. Smith (Sylvester Stallone) is actually a legend hiding in plain sight. Twenty years ago, Granite City’s super-powered vigilante, Samaritan, was reported dead after a fiery warehouse battle with his rival, Nemesis. Most believe Samaritan perished in the fire, but some in the city, like Sam, have hope that he is still alive. With crime on the rise and the city on the brink of chaos, Sam makes it his mission to coax his neighbor out of hiding to save the city from ruin.

“25 years ago the world’s greatest hero vanished.”


PG-131 hr 42 minAug 26th, 2022

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Chris Pratt, Edwin Hodge and Sam Richardson star in 'The Tomorrow War.'

(L to R) Chris Pratt, Edwin Hodge and Sam Richardson star in ‘The Tomorrow War.’ Property of Amazon Prime Video.

The world is stunned when a group of time travelers arrive from the year 2051 to deliver an urgent message: Thirty years in the future, mankind is losing a global war against a deadly alien species. The only hope for survival is for soldiers and civilians from the present to be transported to the future and join the fight. Among those recruited is high school teacher and family man Dan Forester (Chris Pratt). Determined to save the world for his young daughter, Dan teams up with a brilliant scientist (Yvonne Strahovski) and his estranged father (J.K. Simmons) in a desperate quest to rewrite the fate of the planet.

“The fight for tomorrow begins today.”


PG-132 hr 18 minJul 2nd, 2021

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Prince Akeem Joffer (Eddie Murphy) is set to become King of Zamunda when he discovers he has a son (Jermaine Fowler) he never knew about in America – a street savvy Queens native named Lavelle (Leslie Jones). Honoring his royal father’s (James Earl Jones) dying wish to groom this son as the crown prince, Akeem and Semmi (Arsenio Hall) set off to America once again.

When a squad of Russian soldiers kills his family in retaliation for his role in a top-secret op, Sr. Chief John Kelly (Michael B. Jordan) pursues the assassins at all costs. Joining forces with a fellow SEAL (Jodie Turner-Smith) and a shadowy CIA agent (Jamie Bell), Kelly’s mission unwittingly exposes a covert plot that threatens to engulf the U.S. and Russia in an all-out war. Torn between personal honor and loyalty to his country, Kelly must fight his enemies without remorse if he hopes to avert disaster and reveal the powerful figures behind the conspiracy.

“From the author of Rainbow Six.”


R1 hr 49 minApr 29th, 2021

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In the 1980s, a team of lawyers takes on the heads of Argentina’s bloody military dictatorship in a battle against odds and a race against time. Starring Ricardo Darin, Peter Lanzani, and Alejandra Flechner.

Sacha Baron Cohen as Borat Margaret Sagdiyev in Prime Video's 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.'

Sacha Baron Cohen as Borat Margaret Sagdiyev in Prime Video’s ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.’

14 years after making a film about his journey across the USA, Borat (Sacha Baron Cohen) risks life and limb when he returns to the United States with his young daughter (Maria Bakalova), and reveals more about the culture, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the political elections.

“Delivery of prodigious bribe to American regime for make benefit once glorious nation of Kazakhstan.”


R1 hr 36 minOct 23rd, 2020

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