The 50 best movies on Amazon Prime right now – Digital Trends

Last update: August 8, 2020

An Amazon Prime membership comes with more than just cheap shipping prices. The service also offers a rapidly expanding library of streaming movies and TV series through its Amazon Prime Video feature.

To help subscribers sift through Amazons vault of films, weve identified some of the best movies currently available on the service. Just keep in mind that some titles might not become available until later in the month.

Prefer something else? Weve also put together guides to the best shows on Amazon, the best movies on Hulu, the best movies on Netflix, and the best movies on Disney+.

FromBeasts of the Southern Wild co-writer Lucy Alibar and directors Bert & Bertie, this Amazon Original follows a prodigiously bright girl (McKenna Grace) in 1977 rural Georgia who dreams of life in space. When she gets a chance to live her dream from a national competition, she recruits a ragtag troupe of Birdie Scouts to help her get there. Viola Davis, Allison Janney, and Jim Gaffigan also star in this heartwarming, often funny film.

Rotten Tomatoes: 66%Genre:Comedy, DramaStars:Viola Davis, Jim Gaffigan, Mike EppsDirector:Bert & BertieRating:PGRuntime:98 minutes

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James Baldwin was one of the most influential writers of the late 20th century, penning numerous essays and acclaimed novels addressing issues of race at a time when racial friction seemed to be boiling over in America. Working from an unfinished Baldwin manuscript, director Raoul Peck has created I Am Not Your Negro, a documentary examining Baldwins views and how they apply not only to the tumults of the 60s, but to modern America as well. Samuel L. Jackson narrates, infusing the material with a husky weariness. I Am Not Your Negro leaves one with the impression that Baldwins work has never been finished, and never been more important.

Rotten Tomatoes:99%Genre:DocumentaryStars:Samuel L. JacksonDirector:Raoul PeckRating:PG-13Runtime:93 minutes

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This South Korean horror film follows a group of passengers aboard a high-speed train from Seoul to Busan as the outbreak of a deadly virus begins turning people into ferocious, flesh-hungry creatures, and those aboard the train must find a way to survive. One of the most tense, frantic zombie films ever made, director Yeon Sang-hos adventure focuses on a small group of people aboard the train as theyre forced to overcome their differences in order to keep themselves and their loved ones alive. The movie broke several box-office records both within South Korea and internationally, and it also spawned a 2020 sequel.

Rotten Tomatoes: 94%Genre: Horror, ActionStars: Gong Yoo, Ma Dong-Seok, Jung Yu-miDirector: Yeon Sang-hoRating: RRuntime: 118 minutes

What happens when anti-authoritarian punk rock musicians become fathers? This documentary from filmmaker Andrea Blaugrund Nevins explores how entertainers who spent their lives and careers bucking the status quo and promoting an anti-establishment worldview juggle the responsibilities of fatherhood and being the supportive parents their children need them to be. A long list of musicians weigh in on the struggle to find balance in the contradicting lives they often lead on the stage and in their homes, including Art Alexakis of Everclear, Fat Mike of NOFX, Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lars Frederiksen and Matt Freeman of Rancid, and Brett Gurewitz of Bad Religion, among others.

Rotten Tomatoes: 77%Genre: DocumentaryStars: Art Alexakis, Fat Mike, Flea, Lars FrederiksenDirector: Andrea Blaugrund NevinsRating: NRRuntime: 98 minutes

Both Arnold Schwarzenegger and filmmaker James Cameron effectively launched their Hollywood careers with this 80s action film about a seemingly indestructible android assassin sent back in time to kill the mother of a man who will lead a revolt against humanitys robotic overlords in the future. Schwarzenegger portrays the movies titular killer robot, while Michael Biehn and Linda Hamilton play the pair of humans desperately trying to save themselves and humanitys future. A seminal film in the sci-fi genre that has inspired countless other projects in various media, the film is widely praised for its groundbreaking visual effects and was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress in 2008.

Rotten Tomatoes: 100%Genre: Sci-Fi, ActionStars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael BiehnDirector: James CameronRating: RRuntime: 108 minutes

Mindy Kaling wrote and costarred in this dramatic comedy about a popular late-night TV host whose latest hire to the shows writing team kicks off a chain of events that has a profound effect on her career. Emma Thompson was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her performance as the veteran host looking to resuscitate her career by adding some much-needed diversity to the writers room, while Kaling portrays the Indian-American woman whos forced to navigate the very white, very male world of late-night comedy.

Rotten Tomatoes: 80%Genre: Comedy, DramaStars: Emma Thompson, Mindy KalingDirector: Nisha GanatraRating: RRuntime: 102 minutes

This ensemble comedy puts a fresh spin on the mystery genre as it follows a colorful cast of characters who are brought together on a dark and stormy night by a mysterious host, only to realize that one or more of their fellow guests is a killer. Although the film is ostensibly based on the board game of the same name,Clue goes off in a variety of directions all its own and even features multiple endings that explore who could have committed the crime in the end. Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean, Martin Mull, and Lesley Ann Warren play the partys eccentric guests, who each harbor a dangerous secret.

Rotten Tomatoes: 62%Genre: Comedy, MysteryStars: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean, Martin Mull, Lesley Ann WarrenDirector: Jonathan LynnRating: PGRuntime: 96 minutes

Widely regarded as one of the greatest thriller movies of all time, director Jonathan Demmes adaptation of Thomas Harris 1988 novel of the same name follows a young FBI agent who enlists the aid of a brilliant, imprisoned serial killer in order to create a psychological profile for another vicious killer shes tasked with apprehending. Jodie Foster portrays FBI agent Clarice Starling, while Anthony Hopkins infamously portrays the brilliant cannibal and psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter. One of the only films to win the Academy Award in each of the five top categories Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Adapted Screenplay The Silence of the Lambs also remains one of the only films in the horror genre to ever win the Best Picture category.

Rotten Tomatoes: 96%Genre: Horror, ThrillerStars: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Ted LevineDirector: Jonathan DemmeRating: RRuntime: 118 minutes

Writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick,Looper) gives the classic Agatha Christie-style murder mystery a modern spin in this tale about a famous crime novelist whose unexpected death one night after a family gathering makes everyone a suspect. Daniel Craig portrays the brilliant, debonair detective Benoit Blanc, whose investigation brings the depths of the familys dysfunction to light and leaves you guessing who will ultimately emerge as the culprit of the films heinous crime. The films ensemble cast makes a great mystery even better, with memorable performances from each and every actor involved, resulting in a modern mystery masterpiece.

Rotten Tomatoes: 97%Genre: MysteryStars: Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, LaKeith Stanfield, Daniel CraigDirector: Rian JohnsonRating: PG-13Runtime: 130 minutes

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This nostalgic throwback to classic sci-fi thrillers follows a young switchboard operator and a radio DJ whose discovery of a mysterious audio frequency sets off a series of discoveries that lead them deep into the unknown. The Amazon Studios film is the directorial debut of Andrew Patterson and has earned high praise from critics and streaming audiences alike for its suspenseful, low-budget spin on the genre.

Rotten Tomatoes: 91%Genre: Sci-Fi, MysteryStars: Sierra McCormick, Jake HorowitzDirector: Andrew PattersonRating: PG-13Runtime: 89 minutes

Part musical fantasy, part biopic of legendary musician Elton John,Rocketman casts Taron Egerton as the inimitable performer and chronicles Johns evolution from a small-town prodigy to an international superstar. Filled with fantastic musical interludes based on some of Johns most popular songs and performed by Egerton, the film also features Jamie Bell as Johns longtime lyricist and writing partner Bernie Taupin, and Richard Madden as Johns first manager, John Reid.

Rotten Tomatoes: 89%Genre: Musical, DramaStars: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard MaddenDirector: Dexter FletcherRating: RRuntime: 121 minutesWatch on Amazon Prime

Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin plays a small-town cook who can see the spirits of the deceased in this quirky supernatural thriller based on Dean Koontzs novel of the same name. Odds desire to live a quiet life with his girlfriend is thrown into turmoil when a stranger arrives in town accompanied by a host of sinister entities only Odd can see, and soon he finds himself caught up in a mystery that puts the entire town and possibly the world in danger.

Rotten Tomatoes: 38%Genre: Horror, MysteryStars: Anton Yelchin, Addison TimlinDirector: Stephen SommersRating: PG-13Runtime: 96 minutes

One of the most unexpectedly unique horror films of the last decade, Drew GoddardsThe Cabin the Woods took the typical story of a group of teenagers tormented by sinister forces while staying in a remote cabin in an entirely new direction. Goddard and co-writer Joss Whedon toyed with and twisted the conventions of the genre in ways that no one saw coming, and the end result was a film thats as funny as it is terrifying, and packed with hidden elements that demand multiple viewings. If you havent seen The Cabin in the Woodsyet, its best that you know as little as possible going into this film but if you have seen it, theres a good chance youll end up watching it many times over.

Rotten Tomatoes: 92%Genre: HorrorStars: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams, Richard JenkinsDirector: Drew GoddardRating: RRuntime: 95 minutes

Three generations of women with powerful abilities come together in this sci-fi thriller that explores racism and generational divides against the backdrop of a thrilling story about a woman pursued by sinister forces due to the power she wields. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lorraine Toussaint, and Saniyya Sidney star in the film.

Rotten Tomatoes: 81%Genre: Sci-Fi, DramaStars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lorraine Toussaint, Saniyya SidneyDirector: Julia HartRating: PG-13Runtime: 100 minutes

Two brothers from Boston find themselves on a divine mission to take down the Russian mob in this stylized 1999 action film that became a cult hit in the home entertainment world despite a series of behind-the-scenes issues that doomed its theatrical run. Sean Patrick Flanery and Norman Reedus play the MacManus brothers, whose bloody quest and more than a little luck turn them into local heroes and put them on a collision path with an eccentric FBI agent played by Willem Dafoe.

Rotten Tomatoes: 25%Genre: Action, ComedyStars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus, Willem DafoeDirector: Troy DuffyRating: RRuntime: 110 minutes

This dystopian adventure from director John Carpenter (who also co-wrote, co-produced, and co-scored the film) is set in the far-flung future of 1997, after rampant crime prompts the U.S. government to transform the entire island of Manhattan into a maximum-security prison. Kurt Russell plays ex-soldier Snake Plissken, whos given 24 hours to infiltrate Manhattan and rescue the U.S. president from criminals holding him for ransom after Air Force One is hijacked and brought down on the island. A seminal film in the 80s action genre, Escape from New York inspired countless gritty adventures that hit Hollywood in the years following its release.

Rotten Tomatoes: 86%Genre: Sci-Fi, ActionStars: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Isaac Hayes, Donald PleasenceDirector: John CarpenterRating: RRuntime: 99 minutes

This Academy Award-nominated documentary follows the players in a quad rugby league a sport in quadriplegics in armored wheelchairs compete in a version of full-contact rugby that tests their fortitude and smashes stereotypes. The film follows several teams as they attempt to compete in the Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece, while exploring the players lives, what brought them to the sport, and what it means to them.

Rotten Tomatoes: 98%Genre: Documentary, SportsStars: Joe Soares, Mark Zupan, Robert SoaresDirector: Henry-Alex Rubin, Dana Adam ShapiroRating: RRuntime: 85 minutes

It might seem strange given the current state of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but there was a time when no one thought a movie like The Avengers was possible. In 2012, Marvel Studios brought together the stars and supporting cast of multiple solo superhero films for a massive team-up that broke just about every box-office record possible and redefined cinematic universe for Hollywood. After Asgardian trickster Loki primes Earth for an invasion by an alien armada, its up to Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Black Widow, and Hawkeye to save the day. More than just an early installment of the MCU, The Avengers was a game-changer for the entire superhero genre.

Rotten Tomatoes: 92%Genre: Fantasy, Action & AdventureStars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett JohansonDirector:Joss WhedonRating:PG-13Runtime:142 minutes

Shia LaBeoufs debut script is directed by Alma Harel and follows the life of child actor Otis Lort as he rises through young success to self-destructive Hollywood star. Navigating fame and his abusive, alcoholic father proves to be next to impossible as their contentious relationship crumbles across the course of a decade. LaBeouf also stars in this semiautobiographical tale that draws from his experience with his father.

Rotten Tomatoes: 94%Genre: DramaStars:Shia LaBeouf, Lucas HedgesDirector:Alma HarelRating: RRuntime:93 minutes

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This Coen Brothers remake of the Western classic introduced the world to Hailee Steinfeld, who plays 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross. After her father is murdered by hired hand Tom Chaney, Ross sets out to catch the killer and bring him to justice. However, to catch Chaney, its going to take somebody with true grit, so Ross hires the toughest lawman she can find, U.S. Marshal Reuben J. Rooster Cogburn (Jeff Bridges). As the two pursue justice together, a bond forms that melts Cogburns icy heart and helps Ross find some closure and peace after her fathers death.

Rotten Tomatoes:96%Genre:Western, DramaStars:Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh BrolinDirector:Joel & Ethan CohenRating:PG-13Runtime:110 minutes

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The sixth installment in the long-running Mission: Impossible franchise, Fallout shows that the old series can still outpace younger ones when it comes to frenetic action and jaw-dropping spectacle. The film opens with secret agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise), part of the Impossible Missions Force, attempting to secure some stolen plutonium cores. When the mission goes sideways, the cores fall into the hands of a terrorist group, forcing the IMF to hunt its members down. Their failure draws the ire of CIA Director Erica Sloane (Angela Bassett), who deploys the assassin August Walker (Henry Cavill) to follow Hunts trail. With a gripping plot and some awe-inspiring stunts, Fallout is top-notch espionage action.

Rotten Tomatoes: 97%Genre:Action & AdventureStars:Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhymes, Simon PeggDirector:Christopher McQuarrieRating:PG-13Runtime:147 minutes

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From award-winning French filmmaker Claire Denis,High Life is described as an erotic sci-fi horror film, but it really defies classification. Its difficult to explain High Life in just a few words but well try. Juliette Binoche stars as Dr. Dibs, overseer of a damned space mission that is sending criminals to attempt to extract energy from a black hole. Along the way, Dibs performs sexual experiments on the criminals that lead to their deaths. Ultimately, murderer Monte (Robert Pattison) is left alone with his daughter, trying to survive and thrive as they hurtle toward certain death.

Rotten Tomatoes:82%Genre:Science FictionStars:Robert Patinson, Andr Benjamin, Mia GothDirector: Claire DenisRating:RRuntime:110

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This tense and nail-biting mystery by Ant Timpson is expertly woven together via a narrative of fresh intrigue and the impeccable zaniness delivered by Elijah Wood. In Come to Daddy, Wood plays an overzealous middle-aged man, named Noval Greenwood, who arrives upon his long-lost fathers doorstep in the heated throes of a psychological dilemma. As he attempts to relive the past he never got with his father, a life of shadiness races to catch up with the elder Greenwood at the same time, clashing with each other in the most brilliant and thrilling way possible.

Rotten Tomatoes: 86%Genre:Mystery, ComedyStars:Elijah Wood, Stephen McHattie, Martin DonovanDirector:Ant TimpsonRating:RRuntime:93 minutes

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As delightfully awkward as it is heartfelt and earnest,Eighth Grade is one of the more honest and true-to-life coming-of-age stories youll see. The directorial debut of comedian and actor Bo Burnham, Eighth Grade treats the terrors of growing up with a subtler touch, centering on 13-year-old Kayla (the revelatory Elsie Fisher) as she makes her way through the last week of middle school. Eighth Grade is a movie about middle school that stars real middle schoolers, which makes it funnier, more interesting, and vastly more cringe-inducing. If you ever went to a middle school pool party,Eighth Grade is for you.

Rotten Tomatoes: 99%Genre: ComedyStars: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily RobinsonDirector: Bo BurnhamRating:RRuntime:94 minutes

Based on the 2009 book of the same name,The Lost City of Z tells the true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), who enters the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century. In his travels, he unexpectedly discovers evidence of a previously unknown and advanced civilization that once existed in the region. Unsurprisingly, he is ridiculed and belittled by the British scientific and historical establishment, who consider the entire Amazon region a savage one. Undaunted, Fawcett returns to the jungle, determined to prove his case and discover the Lost City of Z.

Rotten Tomatoes:86%Genre:Action & Adventure, DramaStars:Tom Holland, Charlie Hunnam, Robert PattinsonDirector:James GrayRating:PG-13Runtime:140 minutes

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Born from the screenwriters 1970 play of the same name, Lakeboat is in a class of its own in showcasing the human condition. Akin to titans in film drama, such as Good Will Hunting and Legends of the Fall, David Mamets vivid tale explores the deep and dark wonders of the persona and how our experiences shape who we are in full. The narrative tracks a young Ivy Leaguer, Dale (Tony Mamet), in the throes of a life-altering event when taking up a summer job on the Great Lakes as a cook on a lake boat bulk carrier, the Seaway Queen. He is joined by eccentric boat hands, from the philosophical Fred (Jack Wallace) to the sea-loving Joe Pitko (Robert Forster), who all convene in an effort to speculate more broadly on the death of Dales predecessor, Guigliani (Andy Garcia).

Rotten Tomatoes: 83%Genre:Comedy, DramaStars:Robert Forster, Charles Durning, Denis LearyDirector:Joe MantegnaRating:RRuntime:98 minutes

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Facing displacement from the home his grandfather built as a result of gentrification in his San Francisco neighborhood, Jimmie and his best friend, Mort, set out on a mission to reclaim the house before it is irreversibly changed. Their odyssey tests their friendship and forces them to question where they belong in the place theyve always called home. A poignant, often intense journey, this film was nominated for three Independent Spirit Awards.

Rotten Tomatoes:93%Genre:DramaStars:Jimmie Falls, Tichina Arnold, Mike EppsDirector:Joe TalbotRating:RRuntime:120 minutes

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A comedy based on the true story of WWE wrestler Paige,Fighting with my Familydelivers on the story of a real-life wrestling family. Written and directed by Stephen Merchant, the film stars Florence Pugh alongside a strong cast that includes Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Lena Headey, Vince Vaughn, and others. Pugh and her brother (played by Jack Lowden) try out for the WWE and, when only one of them makes the cut, Pugh is forced to face the world of professional wrestling alone. It may have a bit of an underdog storyline thats often used in sports, but theres a sincerity and truth behind this story that makes it special.

Rotten Tomatoes:93%Genre:ComedyStars:Dwayne Johnson, Florence Pugh, Lena HeadeyDirector:Stephen MerchantRating:PG-13Runtime:107 minutes

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A political thriller that eschews car chases and assassination attempts for the unexpected tension of trawling through documents, The Report follows senate staffer Daniel Jones (Adam Driver), who is chosen by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (Annette Bening) to investigate the destruction of CIA interrogation recordings in 2005. For years, Jones and his team pore over millions of pages of documents slathered in redactions, all while dodging the efforts of government officials to squash their effort. With an all-star cast and a particularly great performance from Driver, The Report is a tense thriller.

Rotten Tomatoes:82%Genre:DramaStars:Adam Driver, Annette Bening, Jon HammDirector:Scott BurnsRating: RRuntime:118 minutes

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A classic Christmas movie with an iconic James Stewart performance, Its a Wonderful Life follows George Bailey (Stewart), a banker in the town of Bedford Falls who is preparing to throw himself off a bridge. An angel named Clarence (Henry Travers) appears to save George, and takes him on a journey through the most important moments in Georges life, showing him all the good things hes done for other people despite the costs to himself. Its a Wonderful Life is a charming story about perseverance in the face of an often cruel universe, and the value of relationships.

Rotten Tomatoes:94%Genre:Drama, Science FictionStars:James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel BarrymoreDirector:Frank CapraRating:PGRuntime:135 minutes

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Arguably one of the most iconic Clint Eastwood movies of all time, Escape from Alcatraz is the true tale of Frank Morriss unprecedented flight from one of the most secure maximum security institutions in the U.S. at the time. Don Siegels dramatic recreation of the 1962 prisoner escape is remarkable in how it evokes the consistently ascending stresses of those involved, going to great lengths even to personify the Alcatraz prison as a monster of time in its own right.

Rotten Tomatoes:96%Genre:Action & AdventureStars:Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts BlossomDirector:Don SiegelRating:PGRuntime:112 minutes

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This bleak drama, directed by playwright Kenneth Lonergan, is set in the titular town of Manchester, a town Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) would prefer never to return to. Chandler lives out his days working as a janitor in Quincy, away from any connections to his past. Tragedy brings him home; his brother, Joe (Kyle Chandler), dies, leaving behind a teenage son, Patrick (Lucas Hedges), and a will asking Lee to take care of him. Manchester by the Sea is a deeply personal drama, examining the ways tragedy can wear away at a persons soul, and whether it is possible to come back from the brink. Despite the premise, the movie is not gloomy from start to end; the script allows for plenty of humor and warmth throughout, making for a film that captures the complexity of life.

Rotten Tomatoes: 96%Genre:DramaStars:Casey Affleck, Kyle Chandler, Lucas HedgesDirector:Kenneth LonerganRating:RRuntime:135 minutes

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In the soft shadows of The Gaslight Cafe, folk singer Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) croons that he wouldnt mind the hanging. Leave it to the Coen Brothers to oblige him. Two of Americas most mercurial filmmakers, the Coens have approached both grim tragedy and madcap comedy in their films, sometimes at the same time. Inside Llewyn Davis falls on the bleaker end of the spectrum, following Davis as he attempts to get his music career on track in the wake of his musical partners suicide. His finances are not the only part of his life falling apart; his former lover, Jean (Carey Mulligan), pregnant with a child that is likely his, wants nothing to do with him. Davis struggle, set against the frost-glazed backdrop of New York, is a tragic one, but the film is not without humor, black though it may be. The characters surrounding Llewyn are as vibrant as he is cold, particularly Justin Timberlake as Janes new boyfriend (although Isaacs future Star Wars nemesis also has a memorable musical cameo).

Rotten Tomatoes:92%Genre:DramaStars:Oscar Isaac, John Goodman, Carey MulliganDirector:Ethan & Joel CoenRating:RRuntime:105 minutes

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From Korean director Park Chan-wook, award-winning director ofOldboy,The Handmaidenis an intense, pulse-pounding crime drama set in the early 1900s during the Japanese occupation of Korea. The film follows two women a young Japanese lady on a secluded estate, and the Korean woman who is hired as her new handmaiden. Little does the former know, though, that the latter is conspiring with a con man to defraud the woman out of her inheritance.

Rotten Tomatoes:95%Genre:Drama, RomanceStars: Kim Min-hee, Ha Jung-woo, Cho Jin-woongDirector:Park Chan-wookRating:NRRuntime:145 minutes

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This Amazon Original was nominated for four 2019 Independent Spirit Awards, including Best Feature and Best Actor (Joaquin Phoenix). Phoenix stars as a traumatized veteran who harnesses his trauma into hunting down missing girls for a living. However, as his nightmares begin to overtake him and he continues to get in over his head, he begins to uncover a conspiracy that threatens to destroy or save him, depending on the paths he takes.

Rotten Tomatoes:89%Genre:Mystery & SuspenseStars:Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts, John DomanDirector:Lynne RamsayRating:RRuntime:89 minutes

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Gloria tells the spellbinding story of a 58-year-old woman who wants nothing more than to feel young again. Her journey to find happiness is pockmarked by random men, until meeting and falling head over heels for Rodolfo. Through moments of reverie and immense strife, Gloria finds the willpower to accept her age and grow into a woman of full potential. Not only was Gloria nominated for countless awards, but it was even chosen to be Chiles Best Foreign Language Film for the 86th Academy Awards.

Rotten Tomatoes: 99%Genre:Drama, RomanceStars:Paulina Garcia, Sergio Hernndez, Diego FontecillaDirector:Sebastin LelioRating:RRuntime:108 minutes

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Take any old World War II movie, cross it with a blend ofCaptain America and28 Days Later, add a dash of JJ Abrams, and youll get something that looks a little likeOverlord. And even that might not do it. A truly mind-boggling movie,Overlord is a horror and gore overdose that takes an extremely twisted view of World War II. Following a team of American troops who are sent on a secret mission to derail a Nazi super-soldier program, they soon discover the super-soldiers are more like the undead, and this mission is far more dangerous than they expected.

Rotten Tomatoes:81%Genre:Action & Adventure, HorrorStars:Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Pilo AsbkDirector:Julius AveryRating:RRuntime:109 minutes

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After her mother dies, Annie Graham (Toni Collette) struggles to process her feelings while maintaining some semblance of order in her household. After another tragedy strikes her family, however, Annie can barely keep herself together, and her condition worsens as strange occurrences plague her and her family. Hereditary is an exquisitely crafted horror movie, with a tightly coiled plot and skillful camerawork that sells some truly gruesome moments.

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