To help readers looking for the best Amazon Prime Video movies, Bula has put together a list of 14 great options available on the streaming service, sorted by genre. This way, it is easier to find an indication according to the preference of each one. All of the selected features were well evaluated by the specialized critics and the public, on movie websites. Among the chosen ones, the Oscar winning drama “Green Book” (2018), by Peter Farrelly; the suspense “Between Knives and Secrets” (2019), by Rian Johnson; and the “Hereditary” horror (2018), directed by Ari Aster.
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Based on real events, the film tracks soldiers and airmen who fought during the Battle of Midway in June 1942. Through coded messages, the American Navy was able to identify the location and times of the attacks planned by the Imperial Japanese Navy. Thus, American soldiers won the confrontation, considered by historians to be one of the most relevant points for the end of World War II.
After killing an Italian crime boss inside the Continental Hotel in New York, the legendary John Wick begins to be chased by all the assassins who are members of the High Summit. Whoever hands over his head will receive a reward of 14 million dollars. Now, in order to survive and escape the city, John Wick needs the help of his former partners in crime.
Upon discovering that she is pregnant, Sophia seeks inspiration for motherhood by recalling the past of her mother, Donna, who died a year ago. She returns to the island to re-open Donna's hotel, now completely renovated. Sophie also invites her three ex-boyfriends and her mother's three eternal best friends. Together, they unearth Donna's memories in the late 1970s, when she decided to live in Greece.
Will, Simon, Jay and Neil are London's four best friends. To cheer up Simon, who has just ended their relationship, they decide to take a trip to Malia, a party city on the Greek island of Crete. Everyone sees the adventure differently: Jay wants to flirt, Neil tries not to cheat on his girlfriend, Will wants to get to know the local culture and Simon just wants to forget his ex. Going through many confusions, friends live unforgettable days.
The film is based on a true story from the 1960s, when racial segregation laws were still in effect in the United States. Tony Lip needs money after his business goes bankrupt and agrees to work as a driver for Don Shirley, a celebrated black pianist. The two are very different and Tony is a bit of a racist. But, little by little, Tony and Don become good friends. The film won an Oscar for Best Picture in 2019.
David Sheff is a renowned writer and journalist who lives with his second wife and children. Her eldest son, Nic Sheff, the result of his first marriage, is addicted to methamphetamine, which totally shakes the family's routine. David tries to be an understanding father, looking for answers to his son's addiction, who is still a kind and kind teenager with everyone. Nic, on the other hand, struggles to recover, but ends up relapsing.
At 16, Stella Grant is a teenager unlike most: due to cystic fibrosis, she spends most of her time in the hospital. One day, Stella meets Will Newman, a boy who suffers from the same disease as her. The attraction is immediate, but the two are forced to keep their distance from each other for health reasons. With little time to live, they wonder whether to break the hospital's rules.
The Avalon spacecraft transports more than 5,000 travelers to the planet Homestead II, a journey that takes 120 years. All are housed in hibernation compartments. Passing through a large asteroid field causes a malfunction and awakens a passenger 90 years ahead of schedule, mechanical engineer Jim Preston. Desperate with loneliness, he wakes up a beautiful woman named Aurora Lane, with whom he falls in love. But, he tells Aurora that she was also woken up by the asteroids.
Famous crime story writer Harlan Thrombley invites his whole family to celebrate his 85th birthday with him. But the day after the party, the housekeeper finds Harlan dead in his office. The police and private detective Benoit Blanc are called in to investigate the case. From the dysfunctional family of the writer to the employees, Blanc examines everyone to discover the truth behind the murder.
Dani and Christian are a young couple with a relationship in crisis. But, after losing his entire family in an accident, Dani gives up the separation. The two travel with a group of friends to a summer festival that takes place in a remote village in Sweden. Dani hopes to relax and mourn, but it all turns into a nightmare when the villagers start performing scary pagan worship rituals.
After the villain Thanos put together the six Jewels of the Universe and decimated half the world's population, the Avengers are suffering from the loss of their friends and loved ones. With the world in crisis, Ant-Man decides to reunite the surviving superheroes. Together, they travel through the dimensions of time, changing the outcome of past events to prevent Thanos from stealing the Jewels of the Universe.
Neurosurgeon Stephen Strange, having a car accident, has weakened hands and can no longer work. He leaves for a distant place in search of healing and hope, a mysterious enclave called Kamar-Taj, in Nepal. There, he is invited by the Elder to become a supreme magician. Strange starts to train every day to obtain magical powers and help protect the world against the sorcerer Kecilius.
The mysterious grandmother of the Graham family dies after a long period of seclusion. However, his presence in the house seems stronger than ever, especially for the teenage granddaughter Charlie, who has always maintained an inexplicable fascination with the matriarch. Over time, terror takes over the house and several inexplicable situations help to unravel some old family secrets, as well as the dark fate of its members.
Susie Bannion is a young American dancer who enters the prestigious Markos Tanz Company school in Berlin. On the same day of her arrival, ballerina Patricia mysteriously disappears from the institution. Having made extraordinary progress, Susie befriends another dancer, Sara, who shares with her several dark and threatening theories about Patricia's disappearance.