Best Movies on Amazon Prime

Best Movies on Amazon Prime

Do you wanna catch up with the best movies on Amazon Prime all at one convenient destination? Voila! You can, as team Streamints, have drug through the hundreds of movies streaming on Prime Video to bring you the 30 best movies that are definitely worth watching!

Prime Video is one of the leading video-on-demand streaming platforms offering a comprehensive catalog of movies in multiple genres such as action, adventure, crime, horror, etc. In addition, fans can watch their favorite titles trending on Prime Video in 4K HD-quality!

Check out our picks for the best movies on Prime Video, head to the official website, and play the hit button next to your favorite film to explore the complete story! 

1. Last Flight Home (2022) 

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  • Release Date: March 8th, 2022
  • IMDB Rating: 9.2/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 100%
  • Letterboxd: 3.6/5
  • Directed By: Ondi Timoner
  • Leading Stars: Eli Timoner, Lisa Timoner, Ondi Timoner, Rachel Timoner

Eli Timoner is found in his final days on an ordinary suburban street. We learn about his extraordinary life, which was marked by incredible accomplishments, devastating loss, and, most importantly, enduring love from his extraordinarily close-knit family. The heartbreaking and breathtaking verité narrative of a family confronting both life and death is shared in this profound and emotional documentary-  Last Flight Home.

2. Sita Ramam (2022)

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  • Release Date: August 5, 2022  
  • IMDB Rating: 8.6/10
  • The News Minute Rating: 2.5/5
  • Times of India: 3.5/5 
  • Directed By: Hanu Raghavapudi 
  • Leading Stars: Dulquer Salmaan, Mrunal Thakur, Rashmika Mandanna

An Indian Telugu-language period romantic drama film– Sita Ramam story revolves around an orphan soldier Ram, and a girl named Sita. Ram’s life changes when he receives a letter from Sita. After meeting Sita, they both fall in love with each other. When Ram returns to his camp in Kashmir, he gets arrested and tries to send a letter to Sita, which unfortunately won’t reach her. 

3. Top Gun: Maverick (2022) 

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  • Release Date: May 27, 2022
  • IMDB Rating: 8.4/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 96%
  • Metacritic: 78% 
  • Directed By: Joseph Kosinski
  • Leading Stars: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller

Tom Cruise portrayed the character of Capt. Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell in this American action drama film– Top Gun: Maverick. He spent more than 30 years of his life as one of the Navy’s top aviators; now he returned to the United States Navy Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor program to train TOP GUN’s elite graduates, including Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw, who is the son of his late friend Nick “Goose” Bradshaw. Now Maverick must confront his past and his deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the most significant sacrifice from those who choose to fly it.

4. Joker (2019) 

  • Release Date: August 31, 2019  
  • IMDB Rating: 8.4/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 68%
  • Letterboxd: 3.9/5
  • Directed By: Todd Phillips 
  • Leading Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz

Arthur Fleck, a failed stand-up comic, suffers from mental health issues, part of which includes uncontrollable laughter. He wanders the streets of Gotham City, looking for connection because he is always alone in a crowd. In addition to the mask he creates for his day job as a clown, Arthur also wears a disguise that he adopts to try to blend in with his surroundings. Fleck, isolated, bullied and ignored by society, slowly spirals into insanity as he becomes the Joker, an iconic and notorious villain.

5. Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

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  • Release Date: December 17, 2021
  • IMDB Rating: 8.3/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 93%
  • Metacritic: 71%
  • Directed By: Jon Watts 
  • Leading Stars: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch

The most current film to feature Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire, and Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker is Spider-Man: No Way Home, which debuted in theatres one year after Spider-Man: Far from Home. As Spider-true Man’s identity is revealed, he visits Doctor Stranger and requests that he convince everyone that he is not a superhero.

Monstrous enemies from an alternate reality suddenly appear, with the ability to completely devastate the world, and things quickly start to go awry. However, Peter and other MCU universe heroes are back in action to defend their people from the monsters.

6. Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022) 

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  • Release Date: March 25, 2022  
  • IMDB Rating: 8.1/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 95%
  • Letterboxd: 4.5/5
  • Directed By: Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
  • Leading Stars: Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, Jamie Lee Curtis

Evelyn Wang finds it challenging to deal with everything, especially her strained relationship with her daughter Joy and her critical father, Gong Gong. And as if dealing with a depressing midlife crisis weren’t enough, Evelyn has to get ready for an unpleasant encounter with a faceless bureaucrat: Deirdre, the unkempt IRS auditor. But as the stern agent grows impatient, a mysterious multiverse fissure develops into an eye-opening investigation of alternate realms.  Now to prevent the powerful destruction of the multiverse, she must connect with parallel universe versions of herself. 

7. The Batman (2022) 

  • Release Date: March 4, 2022 
  • IMDB Rating: 7.9/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 85%
  • Fandango: 87% 
  • Directed By: Matt Reeves
  • Leading Stars: Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Jeffrey Wright

Everyone’s favorite superhero is back in action! This time, Batman enters the criminal underworld of Gotham City after a sadistic serial killer murders key political figures in Gotham and leaves a trail of puzzling clues. He must establish new connections, identify the offender, and bring justice to the misuse of power and corruption that has long plagued the city as the evidence points closer to home and the scope of the perpetrator’s plans becomes apparent.

8. Knives Out (2019) 

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  • Release Date: 2019  
  • IMDB Rating: 7.9/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 97%
  • Letterboxd: 4/5
  • Directed By: Rian Johnson
  • Leading Stars: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas 

An American mystery film– Knives Out, is a story revolving around the master detective Benoit Blanc, who is assigned to investigate the death of the patriarch of a wealthy, dysfunctional family. Blanc must go through a ton of lies and red herrings to uncover the truth surrounding the death of the patriarch, Harlan Thrombey.  

9. Wonder (2017) 

  • Release Date:  November 17, 2017
  • IMDB Rating: 7.9/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 85%
  • Letterboxd: 3.6/5
  • Directed By: Stephen Chbosky
  • Leading Stars: Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic

Wonder is a truly inspirational story about a teenage boy,  August Pullman, who is born with facial differences and, up till now, is prevented to join a mainstream school. The hidden heroic capabilities reveal when he joins the 5th grade in the mainstream elementary school for the first time. 

10. Thirteen Lives (2022) 

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  • Release Date: July 29, 2022 
  • IMDB Rating: 7.8/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 87% 
  • Deep Focus Review: 2.5/4 
  • Directed By: Ron Howard
  • Leading Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell, Joel Edgerton

A motivational and incredible true story– Thirteen Lives revolves around a recuse mission for a Thai soccer team that was trapped in the Tham Luang cave during an unexpected rainfall. A group of the world’s best divers, who are uniquely able to navigate the maze of flooded, tight cave passages, link up with Thai forces and more than 10,000 volunteers in the face of overwhelming obstacles to attempt a perilous rescue of the twelve boys and their soccer coach.

11. Get Out (2017) 

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  • Release Date: February 24, 2017  
  • IMDB Rating: 7.7/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 98% 
  • Letterboxd: 4.2/5
  • Directed By: Jordan Peele
  • Leading Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford

Get Out introduces us to an African-American man named Chris and his Caucasian girlfriend Rose, who invites him to meet her parents for the first time after they’ve destined the meet-the-parents milestone of dating. At first, Chris initially interprets the family’s overly accommodating actions as anxious attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship. Still, as the weekend goes on, a sequence of progressively unsettling revelations leads him to a truth he could never have anticipated.

12. Dagadi Chawl 2 Movie (2022) 

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  • Release Date: August 18, 2022 
  • IMDB Rating: 7.6/10 
  • Times of India: 3/5 
  • Justdial: 4/5
  • Directed By: Chandrakant Kanse
  • Leading Stars: Akshata Apte, Neha Bam, Nitin Bodhare 

Surya has permanently abandoned the criminal underworld of Mumbai and now lives in peace in Alibaug with his wife Sonal and son Anushman. His past is still affecting him, though. When Daddy starts to experience issues related to the forthcoming elections, he wants Surya to go back to work. Godbole and Raghu reach Surya’s home to take him back, but he refuses and plans to escape from his place. Daddy orders to kill Surya, but unfortunately, Sonal is shot dead. Now Surya decides to return to Mumbai and kill Daddy, who has taken the life of his beloved wife, Sonal.  

13. Clerks III (2022)  

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  • Release Date:  September 13, 2022 
  • IMDB Rating: 7.5/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 64% 
  • Fandango: 94% 
  • Directed By: Kevin Smith
  • Leading Stars: Justin Long, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ben Affleck

Clerks III is a 2022 American comedy film featuring Jeff Anderson as Randel, who, after dealing with a massive heart attack, enlists Dante, Elias, Jay, and Silent Bob to help him make a movie about life at the Quick Stop. 

14. DC League of Super-Pets (2022) 

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  • Release Date: July 29, 2022
  • IMDB Rating: 7.5/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 74%
  • Fandango: 88% 
  • Directed By: Jared Stern 
  • Leading Stars: Dwayne Johnson(voice), Kevin Hart(voice), Kate McKinnon(voice)

DC League of Super-Pets is a CGI-animated comedy movie that showcases a team of cute animals and a superman possessing superpowers. Superman and Krypto the Super-Dog are inseparable best friends who work together to battle crime in Metropolis. However, when the Man of Steel and the other members of the Justice League are taken hostage, Krypto must persuade a motley crew of animals to harness their own newly discovered abilities to carry out a rescue operation.

15. All Eyes (2022) 

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  • Release Date: September 2, 2022 
  • IMDB Rating: 7.5/10
  • Movies and Mania: 3.4/5
  • DarkMovies: 3/5
  • Directed By: Todd Greenlee 
  • Leading Stars: Nick Ballard, Julie K. Barnett, Joe Bianco(voice)

All Eyes is an epic mystery thriller that recounts the tale of a widowed farmer who is interviewed by a disgraced podcast. During the interview, the farmer claims that a monster is hiding in the woods near his house. 

16. Sing 2 (2021) 

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  • Release Date: December 22, 2021  
  • IMDB Rating: 7.4/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 72%
  • Letterboxd: 3.5/5
  • Directed By: Garth Jennings
  • Leading Stars: Matthew McConaughey(voice), Reese Witherspoon(voice), Scarlett Johansson(voice)

The sequel to Sing and the second film in the franchise, Sing2, is a computer-animated jukebox musical comedy film hitting the cinemas on December 22, 2021. It shows how Can-do koala Buster Moon and his all-star cast of animal performers are getting ready to debut a dazzling stage festival. The only catch is that he needs to locate and convince the most secretive rock star in the world to join them. What starts out as Buster’s big-time success fantasy quickly transforms into a heartfelt reminder of the ability of music to mend even the most shattered heart.

17. No Time to Die (2020)  

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  • Release Date: October 8, 2021  
  • IMDB Rating: 7.3/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 83%
  • Metacritic: 68% 
  • Directed By: Cary Joji Fukunaga
  • Leading Stars: Daniel Craig, Ana de Armas, Rami Malek

James Bond is enjoying a peaceful life in Jamaica after quitting active service. His tranquility is short-lived, though, when Felix Leiter, an old buddy from the CIA, appears and requests assistance. The mission to rescue a scientist who has been abducted proves to be much more perilous than anticipated, sending Bond on the hunt for a mysterious enemy who is equipped with a lethal new technology.

18. Hereditary (2018)  

  • Release Date: June 8, 2018  
  • IMDB Rating: 7.3/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 90%
  • Letterboxd: 4/5
  • Directed By: Ari Aster
  • Leading Stars: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne

A secretive grandmother and matriarch of the Graham family passed away, leaving her daughter and grandkids to unravel mysterious and increasingly horrifying secrets about their ancestry. 

19. Licorice Pizza (2021)

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  • Release Date: November 26, 2021 
  • IMDB Rating: 7.2/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 91% 
  • Letterboxd: 3.7/5
  • Directed By: Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Leading Stars: Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Sean Penn 

The story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine’s childhood, adventures, and romance in the 1973 San Fernando Valley is told in this comedy-drama film– LICORICE PIZZA. The movie, written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, follows the difficult journey of first love.

20. Encanto (2021)

  • Release Date: November 24, 2021 
  • IMDB Rating: 7.2/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 91%
  • Letterboxd: 3.7/5 
  • Directed By: Byron Howard, Jared Bush
  • Leading Stars: Stephanie Beatriz(voice), María Cecilia Botero(voice), John Leguizamo(voice)

This animated movie takes us to Ecanto, a wonderful, and vibrant town. A clan known as the Madrigals lives covertly in this picturesque location beneath the mountains of Colombia. Except for Mirabel, every member of this family possesses superhuman strength and magical abilities. She is an average child with no magic or special skills, which frustrates her. However, due to a twist of events, the enchantment encircling Encanto is in jeopardy. Now, Mirabel may be Madrigal’s last hope for survival.

21. My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission (2021)

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  • Release Date: August 6, 2021
  • IMDB Rating: 7.1/10 
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 86%
  • Vudu: 4.7/5 
  • Directed By: Kenji Nagasaki
  • Leading Stars: Daiki Yamashita(voice), Nobuhiko Okamoto(voice), Yûki Kaji(voice)

Japan’s greatest heroes travel the globe in an effort to find the perpetrator and bring him to justice after a terrorist cult destroys a city by dispersing a toxin that causes people’s skills to deteriorate.

22. The Outfit (2022) 

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  • Release Date:  March 18, 2022 
  • IMDB Rating: 7.1/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 85%
  • Letterboxd: 3.5/5 
  • Directed By: Graham Moore
  • Leading Stars: Mark Rylance, Zoey Deutch, John Gumley-Mason

Mark Rylance depicted the role of an expert tailor named Lenoard in this gripping psychological crime thriller– The Outfit. With the help of his assistant (Zoey Deutch), master English tailor Leonard runs a corner tailor shop in Chicago where he creates exquisite clothing for the only locals who can afford it: a family of ruthless criminals. But, one night two murderers (Johnny Flynn and Dylan O’Brien) come to his home, asking for a favor, and Leonard finds himself playing a deadly game of murder and deceit.

23. Where the Crawdads Sing (2022)

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  • Release Date: July 15, 2022
  • IMDB Rating: 7.1/10 
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 33%
  • Fandango: 96% 
  • Directed By: Olivia Newman 
  • Leading Stars: Daisy Edgar-Jones, Taylor John Smith, Harris Dickinson

Kya Clark, often known as the Marsh Girl to the residents of Barkley Cove, was left behind by her family and is enigmatic and wild. The coming-of-age tale “Where the Crawdads Sing” is about a little girl who was nurtured in the southern marshes in the 1950s. The Marsh Girl is the main suspect in his murder case when the local hotshot is discovered dead and eerily connected to Kya.

24. Girl Picture (2022) 

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  • Release Date: August 12, 2022  
  • IMDB Rating: 7.1/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 98%
  • Letterboxd: 3.7/5
  • Directed By: Alli Haapasalo
  • Leading Stars: Aamu Milonoff, Eleonoora Kauhanen, Linnea Leino

Girl picture premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival and won the Audience Award in the World Dramatic Competition. The story casts three young women named Mimmi, Ronkko, and Emma who attempt to resist Finland’s protracted winter darkness. They transition between their dreams, realities, friendships, and relationships as they work to sort through the chaos.

25. Midsommar (2019)  

  • Release Date: July 3, 2019  
  • IMDB Rating: 7.1/10 
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 83%
  • Letterboxd: 3.8/5
  • Directed By: Ari Aster
  • Leading Stars: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Vilhelm Blomgren

Midsommar– A folk horror film plots a story of a dysfunctional couple Dani and Christian, who travels to Sweden with their friends to celebrate the famed midsummer festival in a friend’s small town, but what starts out as a peaceful retreat quickly turns into a weird competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

26. The Black Phone (2021) 

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  • Release Date: June 24, 2022
  • IMDB Rating: 7/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 82%
  • Letterboxd: 3.5/5
  • Directed By: Scott Derrickson
  • Leading Stars: Mason Thames, Madeleine McGraw, Ethan Hawke

The Black Phone, based on the short novel of the same name by Stephen King’s son Joe Hill, tells the thrilling story of The Grabber, a child killer who kidnaps teenage boys in broad daylight and never lets them see them again. Finney Shaw, a 13-year-old clever boy, is the next target who is being held captive in a soundproof basement. He quickly learns that he can hear the voices of The Grabber’s prior victims when a disconnected phone on the wall starts to ring. 

27. Vengeance (2022) 

  • Release Date: July 29, 2022  
  • IMDB Rating: 6.8/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 80%
  • Fandango: 86% 
  • Directed By: B. J. Novak
  • Leading Stars: B.J. Novak, Boyd Holbrook, Dove Cameron

The darkly humorous thriller Vengeance is the directorial debut of writer and star B.J. Novak (“The Office”). It centers on journalist and podcaster Ben Manalowitz, who travels from New York City to West Texas to investigate the murder of a girl he hooked up with. He wanted to discover what actually happened to her and the cause behind her death. 

28. Us (2019) 

  • Release Date: March 22, 2019 
  • IMDB Rating: 6.8/10 
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 93%
  • Letterboxd: 3.7/5
  • Directed By: Jordan Peele 
  • Leading Stars: Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss

Adelaide Wilson visits her childhood home on the seashore with her husband, son, and daughter in tow. Adelaide, who is plagued by a horrible memory from her past, becomes more and more worried that something negative will transpire. Four masked strangers soon attack the home, turning the Wilsons’ greatest fears into reality and putting them in a fight for survival. The family is startled to discover that each attacker assumes the appearance of one of them when the masks are removed.

29. Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022) 

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  • Release Date: August 26, 2022 
  • IMDB Rating: 6.8/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 71%
  • Fandango: 73% 
  • Directed By: George Miller
  • Leading Stars: Tilda Swinton, Idris Elba, Pia Thunderbolt

Dr. Alithea Binnie meets a djinn who offers her wishes in exchange for his freedom while he is in Istanbul for a conference. This poses two issues: first, she questions his veracity; second, he is aware of all the cautionary tales of wishes gone awry. The djinn makes his case by regaling tales from his earlier life. She succumbs to the charm and surprises them both with her wish.

30. Beast (2022)

  • Release Date: August 19, 2022
  • IMDB Rating: 5.6/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 69%
  • Fandango: 77%
  • Directed By: Baltasar Kormákur
  • Leading Stars: Liyabuya Gongo, Martin Munro, Daniel Hadebe

Dr. Nate Daniels takes his two teenage kids to a South African game reserve run by Martin Battles, a longtime relative and a wildlife specialist. However, when a massive rogue lion, a survivor of vicious poachers, starts hunting them, what starts off as a healing trek quickly turns into a terrifying battle for survival.

Wrapping Up!

Hope you’ve found what you were looking for– the best movies on Prime Video, but if you can’t navigate to the one you wish to watch, be sure to check out our listing of the best movies on Disney Plus that will make you go like Wow! 

Watching the latest movies with compelling storylines and amazing characters can give you a joyful and memorable experience, which is surely included in the above-listed Prime Video movies. Team Streamints recommend you watch the Amazon Prime titles sorted out by our team. 

We wish you a great streaming experience filled with fun, joy, and delight!