Prime Video revealed quite a few new movies that would be added to the offer in October. We put it all together for you.
AJAX: PEARLS OF AMSTERDAM | Release date: October 7
Ajax is the most successful club in the Netherlands. The people of Amsterdam have also been known in the world for decades for their much-vaunted youth academy. The three players who play the lead role in the documentary all received their football training at Ajax. Shortly after each other, they broke through in Ajax 1. The documentary on Prime Video gives a special insight into their lives. Gravenberch, Timber and Rensch reach Ajax 1 at different times, but then have to become a supporting force in the A-selection. Unique behind-the-scenes images show what it takes to gain your place in the first team of Ajax as a young player and then continue to develop and become successful as an Ajax player. The documentary is a story full of expectations, doubts, moments of success and setbacks.TikTok, Boom. (2022)
Direction: Shalini Kantayya | cast: Richard Cannon III | Release date: October 7
Now that TikTok is the world’s most downloaded app, these are the personal stories of a cultural phenomenon, told through the eyes of a Gen-Z cast, journalists and experts.
Catherine Called Birdy (2022)
Direction: Lena Dunham | cast: Bella Ramsey, Andrew Scott, Joe Alwyn, Sophie Okonedo | Release date: October 7
In the year 1290, Lady Catherine, nicknamed Birdy, grows up in England. She lives with her parents Lord Rollo and Lady Aislinn in Stonebridge Manor, which has seen better days. To get out of financial trouble, her father wants to marry her off to a wealthy man. But that’s not counting Birdy, who isn’t ready to give up her independent life just yet. She cleverly keeps her worshipers at a distance.
Jackass Forever (2022)
Direction: Jeff Tremaine | cast: Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Machine Gun Kelly | Release date: 14 October
After more than ten years, the remaining Jackass members come together one last time to pull off a movie full of crazy stunts. Johnny and his team go one step further than before. They celebrate their joy of being back together, which leads to hilarious, absurd and sometimes dangerous situations. They experiment with cannons, spiders, snakes, parachutes, electric chairs and much more.
IF YOU CAN HEAR US | Release date: October 16
On October 20, 1996, hundreds of thousands of people marched through Brussels in the White March. The Belgian population then massively showed its dissatisfaction, indignation, even anger at the way in which our country handled the file of the then disappeared and murdered girls. Exactly a quarter of a century later, we look back at these historical events in the four-part series If you can hear us.
Licorice Pizza (2021)
Direction: Paul Thomas Anderson | cast: Alana Haim, Alana Haim, Sean Penn, Tom Waits | Release date: October 17
‘Licorice Pizza’ follows the lives of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine. Both grow up in the San Fernando Valley during the 1970s and fall in love. Gary is also working on building an acting career.
Argentina, 1985 (2022)
Direction: Santiago Miter | cast: Ricardo Darin, Peter Lanzani, Francisco Bertin, Norman Briski | Release date: 21st of October
In 1985, prosecutors Julio Strassera and Luis Moreno Ocampo open an investigation into Argentina’s bloodiest military dictatorship. Despite the army’s still great influence within the new fragile democracy, the men bravely continue their investigation and are surrounded by a young legal team. Even when they are threatened with their families.
Run Sweetheart Run (2020)
Direction: Shana Feste | cast: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Clark Gregg, Betsy Brandt, Ella Balinska | Release date: October 28
A woman goes on a blind date with a man. As the evening progresses, the man displays violent behavior. The woman is terrified and runs away. However, her date does not want to let her go and gives chase.