8 Must-Watch Movies on Amazon Prime

It can be overwhelming looking through Amazon Prime trying to find the perfect movie. On top of the movies exclusively found on Prime already, every month brings new additions to the streaming platform. To help reduce your viewing list to a reasonable number, we put together a list of must-watch movies on Amazon Prime that we highly recommend.

One Night in Miami

This debut feature film from actress Regina King has been praised by critics and audiences alike. The main plotline revolves around a fictionalized meeting of Sam Cooke, Malcolm X, Jim Brown, and the newly-crowned heavyweight champion, Cassius Clay that took place in 1964.

Sound of Metal

A musical drama film like no other, Sound of Metal features Riz Ahmed giving a powerhouse performance as a heavy metal drummer who suddenly begins losing his hearing. 

The Big Sick

Written by star Kumail Nanjiani with his wife, comedian Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick tells the story of a struggling comic (Nanjiani) who begins dating a psychology student (Zoe Kazan). 


The 2017 followup to director Gillian Robespierre and comedian Jenny Slate’s 2014 hit, Obvious Child, is this hilarious family comedy, Landline


If you’re looking for a more relaxed, quiet movie, we highly recommend 2016’s Paterson.