Thirty new films appeared in Prime Video’s offering this week. We’ll highlight ten of them, and then list the rest of the list for you.
Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)
Direction: Duncan Jones | cast: Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper
The peaceful domain of Azeroth is about to go to war when its civilization faces a formidable race of invaders: Orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another place. When a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. Two heroes from two sides are about to face each other in a battle that will determine the fate of their families, their people and their home. Thus begins a spectacular saga of power and sacrifice, in which war has many faces, and everyone fights for something.Twelve monkeys (1995)
Direction: Terry Gilliam | cast: Joseph Melito, Bruce Willis, Jon Seda, Michael Chance
An unknown and deadly virus will almost wipe out the world’s population by 2035, with a small group forced to live underground. Inmate James Cole volunteers to return to 1996 and find information about the virus.
Direction: Judd Apatow | cast: Colin Quinn, Devin Fabry, Carla Oudin, Amy Schumer
A woman who is allergic to serious relationships and all the obligations that come with it. In fact, if it’s up to her, she usually drops out after the first date. One day a handsome doctor (Bill Hader) crosses her path and the end of her uncomplicated life seems in sight.
Top Gun (1986)
Direction: Tony Scott | cast: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards
Maverick and his co-pilot Goose are hired at Top Gun, a tough naval training program for pilots. Here he competes with another top pilot, Iceman. After a tragic event, Maverick realizes that life can be tough and he doubts whether he wants to continue flying. In the end, he has to prove who the best pilot is.
The World’s End (2013)
Direction: Edgar Wright | cast: Thomas Law, Zachary Bailess, Jasper Levine, James Tarpey
‘The World’s End’ is about five childhood friends who try to recreate an epic pub crawl from 20 years ago. Leading the way is Gary King (Pegg), a 40-year-old man who acts like a teenager and persuades his unwilling friends to re-enter their village’s most famous pub, The World’s End. Reaching the pub, however, turns out to be the last thing they have to worry about…
The Theory of Everything (2014)
Direction: James Marsh | cast: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior, Sophie Perry
The story of world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking. The Theory of Everything focuses on Hawking’s early years at Cambridge University, where he falls in love with medical student Jane. He marries her, but not much later he is diagnosed with ALS, an incurable muscle disease.
The Game (1997)
Direction: David Fincher | cast: Michael Douglas, Sean Penn, Deborah Kara Unger, James Rebhorn
Nicholas Van Orton is a crafty and successful businessman who is always in control. That comes to an end when he receives a very special birthday present: The game. Unknown forces terrorize him and destroy everything he has ever built. Whether he likes it or not, he has to win the game if he doesn’t want to lose everything.
Straight Outta Compton (2015)
Direction: F. Gary Gray | cast: O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr.
In 1987, five young men used candid lyrics and hardcore beats to express their frustrations and anger at their lives in one of America’s most dangerous neighborhoods, creating a mighty weapon: their music. These cultural rebels together formed the NWA. With their music, attitude and talent they fought against the authorities who wanted to keep them under their thumb. In their lyrics, they told the truth about life in the hood and started a social revolution that still influences today’s society.
Steve Jobs (2015)
Direction: Danny Boyle | cast: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels
His passion and ingenuity have been the driving force behind the digital age. But his drives to revolutionize technology have required sacrifices. Ultimately, it affected his family life and possibly his health. This revealing film explores the triumphs of a modern genius, Steve Jobs.
Crimson Peak (2015)
Direction: Guillermo del Toro | cast: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam
Aspiring writer Edith Cushing is torn between her love for her childhood friend and the seduction of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she finds herself in a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers…
And these movies
My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission (2021)
The Souvenir: Part II (2021)
My Best Friend’s Exorcism (2022)
The Croods (2013)
Ted 2 (2015)
Scent of a Woman (1992)
Mercury Rising (1998)
Ex Machina (2014)
Do the Right Thing (1989)
Cape Fear (1991)
Being John Malkovich (1999)
back draft (1991)
About Time (2013)
12 Mighty Orphans (2021)