15 Best Amazon Prime Movies to Stream Right Now

Netflix may have some of the best movies and shows, but they aren’t the only streaming service with options. Now that everyone is stuck inside it might just be the perfect time to expand your movie selection beyond just one platform. Much like Netflix, Prime Video is unnecessarily difficult to navigate unless you know what you’re looking for. To help you out, we’ve slogged through the nonsense to find the best movies on Amazon Prime right now.

If you’re looking for even more movies to stream, we’ve also found the best Netflix movies, Hulu movies, and action movies on Netflix right now.

Seven Psychopaths (2012)

Looking for a crime movie that doesn’t take itself to seriously? Seven Psychopaths follows a struggling screenwriter (Colin Farrell) who accidentally becomes entangled in the criminal underbelly of Los Angeles. This only happens after his buddies kidnap the Shih Tzu of a well-known gangster.

Director: Martin McDonagh
Main Cast: Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell
Runtime: 110 minutes
IMDb Rating: 7.2

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Logan Lucky (2017)

After becoming unemployed, construction worker Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) convinces is brother and sister to help him rob the Charlotte Motor Speedway. With the help of convicted safe-cracker Joe Bang (Daniel Craig) the group attempts a heist like you’ve never seen before. A sharp sense of humor and memorable characters make this comedic crime-drama worth a watch.

Director: Steven Soderbergh
Main Cast: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig
Runtime: 119 minutes
IMDb Rating: 7.0

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Fighting with My Family (2019)

Fighting with my Family is a comedy based on the true story of WWE wrestler Paige. The story follows a family of wrestlers in the UK who are doing their best to make ends meet doing what they love. Both kids find themselves dreaming of one day joining the WWE and eventually get that chance to prove themselves in the arena. But are they good enough to make the big time?

Director: Stephen Merchant
Main Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey, Vince Vaughn
Runtime: 108 minutes
IMDb Rating: 7.1

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The Big Sick (2017)

The Big Sick is actually based on the real-life love story of comedian Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. The story follows Kumail as he struggles to build up a career in stand-up. After a run-in with a heckler named Emily (Zoe Kazan), a relationship quickly forms. However, the couple is faced with a family pushback and when they break up, a coma is what brings them back together.

Director: Michale Showalter
Main Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano
Runtime: 120 minutes
IMDb Rating: 7.5

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Mission Impossible: Fallout (2018)

Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) makes the impossible decision to save his team rather than complete a mission. His decision leaves stolen plutonium in the wrong hands, which could result in a catastrophe. He finds himself partnering up with a CIA agent (Henry Cavill) in a race against time to prevent a nuclear disaster.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Main Cast: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames
Runtime: 148 minutes
IMDb Rating: 7.7

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The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

While it isn’t exactly a classic horror movie, this film definitely starts out as such. Five friends head into the woods, ready to party all weekend in a peaceful country cabin, completely unaware that they have been chosen to participate in a ritualistic sacrifice. With loads of surprising twists and turns, The Cabin in the Woods does a great job of keeping you on your toes the whole way through. If you’re looking for more like this, we’ve also found the best sci-fi movies on Netflix.

Director: Drew Goddard
Main Cast: Kristen Connoly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison
Runtime: 95 minutes
IMDb Rating: 7.0

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Honey Boy (2019)

This drama follows the life of child actor Otis Lort (Lucas Hedges) as he rises from young success to self-imploding Hollywood star. Trying to balance the struggles of fame and a relationship with his abusive alcoholic father (Shia LaBeouf) becomes nearly impossible as their bond crumbles over the years. Written by LaBeouf himself, this emotional tale is loosely based on his own life.

Director: Alma Har’el
Main Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Lucas Hedges, Noah Jupe
Runtime: 94 minutes
IMDb Rating: 7.4

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The Great Escape (1963)

The Great Escape is one of those classic movies that feels like an epic war novel. It’s loosely based the actual escape of Allied prisoners from a German prisoner of war camp in World War II. With a star-studded cast that includes Steve McQueen, James Garner, and Richard Attenborough, the prisoners plan a mass breakout of a nearly inescapable camp. This involves an escape tunnel and a series of planes, trains, and boats to try and escape German-occupied Europe.

Director: John Sturges
Main Cast: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough
Runtime: 172 minutes
IMDb Rating: 8.2

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Sriracha (2013)

Sriracha has skyrocketed in popularity over the last decade, largely in part to the spicy-sweet delicious flavor it packs. In this award-winning short documentary, director Griffin Hammond dives into the story of the sauce itself to celebrate one of the most successful condiments to date.

Director: Griffin Hammond
Runtime: 34 minutes
IMDb Rating: 7.4

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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

This comedic drama follows a week in the life of young folk singer Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of  1961. Following the death of his partner, Davis struggles to make it as a musician during a harsh New York winter. With many seemingly insurmountable obstacles to overcome, the life of a folk musician is not a glamourous one.

Directors: The Coen Brothers
Main Cast: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman
Runtime: 110 minutes
IMDb Rating: 7.5

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The Lighthouse (2019)

This unique and captivating horror-drama follows two lighthouse keepers (Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe) as they fight each other for survival and sanity. As it turns out, staying sane on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s isn’t nearly as easy it seems in this Oscar-nominated film.

Director: Robert Eggers
Main Cast: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe
Runtime: 110 minutes
IMDb Rating: 7.6

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Mid90s (2017)

This nostalgic drama depicts the life and struggles of being a skater kid in Los Angeles during the 90s. The main story follows a young boy named Stevie as he attempts to escape his troubled life at home. Mid90s is a deeper look at growing up and finding your place in the world.

Director/Writer: Jonah Hill
Main Cast: Sunny Suljic, Katherine Waterston, Lucas Hedges
Runtime: 85 minutes
IMDb Rating: 7.4

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Manchester by the Sea (2016)

If you’re looking for a bleak, emotional movie, then look no further than this Amazon Original. The story follows Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) when the death of his brother brings him back to his home town of Manchester. Faced with the responsibility of taking care of his now orphaned nephew, Chandler must deal with his past in this deeply personal drama.

Director: Kenneth Lonergan
Main Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler
Runtime: 137 minutes
IMDb Rating: 7.8

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True Grit (2010)

Though it is a remake of a western classic, True Grit brings new life to the film. The story follows 14-year-old Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld) who is out to catch the man who murdered her father. To do so, she must seek the assistance of U.S. Marshall Reuben J. Cogburn (Jeff Bridges). As the duo pursues justice, an unlikely bond begins to form between them.

Director: The Coen Brothers
Main Cast: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld, Josh Brolin
Runtime: 111 minutes
IMDb Rating: 7.6

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The Avengers (2012)

When The Avengers first came out, it was a movie like no one had seen before. As the culmination of multiple Marvel storylines, including Iron Man, The Hulk, Captain America, and Thor, it had fans already drawn all the way in before it even hit theaters. Earth’s mightiest heroes come together to fight an alien force in this epic comic book movie.

Director: Joss Whedon
Main Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson
Runtime: 143 minutes
IMDb Rating: 8.0

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