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Top 10 Films on Amazon Prime Video Right Now

Searching for the right film to watch can take forever, sifting through hundreds of films over multiple streaming services, unsure what’s worth your time. Sometimes you just need a good recommendation to show you a hidden gem, or a new release that’s meant to be a good watch, or maybe you didn’t know they had one of your all-time favourite classics. Its extremely hard to keep track of everything on all the different platforms these days.

Well look no further because we at Culture Calling have selected some of the best films available on Amazon Prime Video right now.


Manchester By The Sea

After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is shocked that Joe has made him sole guardian of his teenage nephew Patrick. Taking leave of his job as a janitor in Boston, Lee reluctantly returns to Manchester-by-the-Sea, the fishing village where his working-class family has lived for generations. There, he is forced to deal with a past that separated him from his wife, Randi (Michelle Williams), and the community where he was born and raised.

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 2hr 17m

Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Lucas Hedges, Kyle Chandler, C.J. Wilson, Matthew Broderick, Gretchen Mol, Tate Donovan, Heather Burns, Stephen McKinley Henderson

The Hunt

A kindergarten teacher's (Mads Mikkelsen) world collapses around him after one of his students (Annika Wedderkopp), who has a crush on him, implies that he committed a lewd act in front of her.

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 1hr 55m

Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp, Lasse Fogelstrøm, Susse Wold, Anne Louise Hassing

The Green Knight

King Arthur's headstrong nephew embarks on a daring quest to confront the Green Knight, a mysterious giant who appears at Camelot. Risking his head, he sets off on an epic adventure to prove himself before his family and court.

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy

Runtime: 2hr 5m

Starring: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Erin Kellyman, Barry Keoghan, Sean Harris, Joel Edgerton, Sarita Choudhury, Kate Dickie

Sound Of Metal

Itinerant punk-metal drummer Ruben (Riz Ahmed) begins to experience intermittent hearing loss. When a specialist tells him his condition will rapidly worsen, he thinks his music career — and with it his life — is over. His bandmate and girlfriend Lou (Olivia Cooke) checks the recovering heroin addict into a secluded sober house for the deaf in hopes it will prevent a relapse and help him learn to adapt to his new situation. But after being welcomed into a community that accepts him just as he is, Ruben has to choose between his equilibrium and the drive to reclaim the life he once knew.

Genre: Drama, Music

Runtime: 2hr

Starring: Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci, Mattieu Amalric, Lauren Ridloff

Spotlight

In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson (Michael Keaton), reporters Michael Rezendes (Mark Ruffalo), Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. The reporters make it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 2hr 8m

Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachael McAdams, Live Schreiber, John Slattery, Brian d’Arcy James, Stanley Tucci, Billy Crudup, Jamey Sheridan, Paul Guilfoyle, Richard Jenkins

Beautiful Boy

Teenager Nicolas Sheff seems to have it all with good grades and being an actor, artist, athlete and editor of the school newspaper. When Nic's addiction to meth threatens to destroy him, his father does whatever he can to save his son and family.

Genre: Drama, Biography

Runtime: 1hr 52m

Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Steve Carell, Maura Tierney, Amy Ryan, Timothy Hutton, Kaitlyn Dever, Jack Dylan Grazer

Parasite

The struggling Kim family sees an opportunity when the son starts working for the wealthy Park family. Soon, all of them find a way to work within the same household and start living a parasitic life.

Genre: Drama, Mystery & Thriller, Comedy

Runtime: 2hr 12m

Starring: Song Kang-ho, Jo Yeo-jeong, Park So-dam, Choi Woo-sik, Lee Sun-gyun, Park Seo-joon, Jung Ji-so, Jang Hye-jin, Lee Jeong-eun, Park Myung-hoon, Hyun-jun Jung

Prisoners

When the police take time to find Keller Dover's daughter and her friend, he decides to go on a search himself. His desperation leads him closer to finding the truth and also jeopardises his own life.

Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery & Thriller

Runtime: 2hr 33m

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, Terrance Howard, Maria Bello, Viola Davis, Melissa Leo, David Dastmalchian, Dylan Minnette

A Bigger Splash

While vacationing on a Sicilian island with her boyfriend (Matthias Schoenaerts), a rock star (Tilda Swinton) receives an unexpected visit from an old flame (Ralph Fiennes) and his seductive daughter (Dakota Johnson).

Genre: Drama, Mystery & Thriller, Comedy

Runtime: 2hr 5m

Starring: Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson, Matthias Schoenaerts

Honey Boy

Otis Lort, an alcoholic actor, engages in a violent fight with the police while under influence and is sent into rehabilitation. There, he is forced to reconcile with his traumatic past and childhood.

Genre: Drama

Runtime: 1hr 33m

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Lucas Hedges, Noah Jupe, Byron Bowers, Laura San Giacomo, FKA Twigs, Natasha Lyonne, Martin Starr, Clifton Collins Jr.

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