Amazon prime is not just about getting free delivery of your ordered products, the Prime Videos is a platform where you can get access to a number of great movies and TV Shows to watch. Prime Videos doesn’t just contain the latest movies or shows, but it also has a vast choice from the much older classics, say from 1940-50s. It is also noteworthy that Amazon Prime doesn’t just contain great movies or TV shows from one genre and moderate from rest, rather it has a very eclectic collection which is considerate for all kinds of audience.
So here, we come up with 13 best movies from Amazon Prime for you to watch:-
1. The Usual Suspects
Rated 8.6 on IMDb, this movie is often considered as one of the greatest plot twists. The movie was released in 1995 and comes in the genre of classic thriller. The movie revolves around five criminals who meet during a police line-up. When they are released, they plan to execute a great robbery which includes precious gems worth millions of dollars. The movie features Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro, Kevin Pollack, and more.
2. Short Term 12
The movie comes under the genre of Drama and was released in 2013. The movie is adapted from Cretton’s short film of the same name and is about a counsellor who works in a group home for at-risk teens. Working there, she slowly starts losing her calmness as the environment is very pressurizing and she even gets reminded of her past and present abuses. The movie stars Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr. and more.
3. The Big Sick
The movie comes under the genre of Drama/Romance and stars Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Ray Romano and more. Rated 7.6 on IMDb, the movie depicts the like of a Pakistani comedian who meets a girl at one of his shows. They fall in love, but a tragedy falls upon them when the girl is diagnosed with an illness which leaves her in coma. And this is when the guy realizes an eternal bond with her parents.
4. A Beautiful Mind
The movie is based on the life of John Nash, a Nobel Prize Winner in Economics. Released in 2001, the movie is inspired by book of same name written by Sylvia Nasar. The story revolves around John Nash, who discovers that he is suffering from a tragic disorder, which he ultimately overcomes. This movie is one of the best for the audience who enjoy biographical/drama. The movie stars Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, and more.
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5. Mulholland Drive
Released in 2001, this movie comes under the genre of Drama/Mystery. The plot revolves around a woman, who is suffering from amnesia or memory loss, and an actress who try to find about the clues related to her accident which led to her memory loss. The movie features Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, and more.
This 2018 Drama/Thriller provides a new kind of horror and is sure to send chills down your spine. It revolves around a lady and her children when her mother passes away, they try to uncover mysteries related to their ancestry and escape the fate that they have inherited from the same. The movie stars Milly Shapiro, Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, and more.
7. Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father
This 2008 crime drama is based on a filmmaker whose best friend has been murdered by his ex-girlfriend and is also carrying his child. The filmmaker wishes to give an opportunity to his best friend’s son to know who his father was and hence he makes a documentary for him. The movie stars Kurt Kuenne, Dr Andrew Bagby, Zachary Andrew Turner, and more.
8. Blue Velvet
This movie comes under the genre of Drama/Crime and was released in 1986. The movie revolves around a man who finds a human ear while walking through a field. He, with the help of a detective’s daughter try to solve this puzzle. The movie features Isabella Rossellini, Kyle Maclachlan, and more.
9. Manchester by the Sea
This 2016 drama is rated 7.8 on IMDb. The movie is shattering still graceful story of grief and loss. The movie revolves around a man, who after his brother’s death, has to take care of his 16-year old nephew. This situation forces him to go back to his hometown and confront his past. The movie features Casey Affleck, Lucas Hedges, and more.
10. Gone with the Wind
This classic historical romance film was released in 1939 and is adapted from a novel of same name, written by Margaret Mitchell. The movie is set in American south, during the period of Civil War. It is based on the torrid love affair between a manipulative woman and a man and is called as one of the most romantic movies in the history of cinema.
11. Into the Wild
This 2007 movie comes in the genre of Drama/Adventure. The movie is based on a young man who sells all his possession to travel across America. During his journey, he experiences several situations that change him from the inside. The movie features Emile Hirsch, Kristen Stewart, and more.
12. Eight Grade
The movie was released in 2018 and is rated 7.5 on IMDb. The movie revolves around a girl who has a rough eighth grade year and is trying to make her way towards the end of it. The movie explores the challenges of early adolescence in this virtual world. The movie casts Elsie Fisher, Emily Robinson, and more.
13. Beautiful Boy
This 2018 movie revolves around a teenage boy who is an allrounder, has good grades, is a good artist, athlete and what not but then comes his addiction into picture and his father does everything to save him and his family from being slowly eaten away from this habit. The movie is heart-breaking, painful and even frustrating as you could see the helplessness in the father. The movie stars Timothee Chalamet, Steve Carell, and more.