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Top 10 Films on Amazon Prime Right Now

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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.

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.

2hr 5m | Fantasy/Adventure | 15

Directed by: David Lowery

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


Captain Fantastic

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.

1hr 58m | Drama/Comedy | 15

Directed by: Matt Ross

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler, Annalise Basso, Shree Crooks, Kathryn Hahn, Frank Langella, Nicholas Hamilton, Charlie Shotwell, Steve Zahn, Erin Moriarty, Missi Pyle


One Night In Miami

On one incredible night in 1964, four icons of sports, music, and activism gathered to celebrate one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. When underdog Cassius Clay, soon to be called Muhammad Ali, (Eli Goree), defeats heavy weight champion Sonny Liston at the Miami Convention Hall, Clay memorialized the event with three of his friends: Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) and Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge).

1hr 54m | Drama | 15

Directed by: Regina King

Starring: Kingsley Ben-Adir, Leslie Odom Jr., Aldis Hodge, Eli Goree, Lance Reddick, Jeremy Pope, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Jasmine Cephas Jones, Michael Imperioli, Beau Bridges


Zodiac

In the late 1960s and 1970s, fear grips the city of San Francisco as a serial killer called Zodiac stalks its residents. Investigators (Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards) and reporters (Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr.) become obsessed with learning the killer's identity and bringing him to justice. Meanwhile, Zodiac claims victim after victim and taunts the authorities with cryptic messages, cyphers and menacing phone calls.

2hr 37m | Mystery/Thriller | 15

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Edwards, Chloë Sevigny, John Carroll Lynch, Brian Cox, Dermot Mulroney, Adam Goldberg, Jimmi Simpson, Elias Koteas


Carol

Therese Belivet works at a department store in Manhattan where she encounters the beautiful Carol. Things take an unexpected turn when Therese develops strong feelings for Carol.

1hr 58m | Romance/Drama | 15

Directed by: Todd Haynes

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler, Jake Lacy, Nik Pajic, Carrie Brownstein


Saint Maud

Maud is a reclusive young nurse whose impressionable demeanour causes her to pursue a pious path of Christian devotion after an obscure trauma. Now charged with the hospice care of Amanda, a retired dancer ravaged by cancer, Maud's fervent faith quickly inspires an obsessive conviction that she must save her ward's soul from eternal damnation, whatever the cost.

1hr 24m | Horror/Drama | 15

Directed by: Rose Glass

Starring: Morfydd Clark, Jennifer Ehle, Rosie Sansom, Jonathan Milshaw, Turlough Convery, Sona Vyas


Short Term 12

Calm and competent, Grace is a young counsellor at a California care unit for at-risk teens. However, her cool facade begins to crack in the pressure cooker atmosphere as she and some of the unruly residents are reminded of past and present abuses.

1hr 36m | Drama/Indie | 15

Directed by: Destin Daniel Cretton

Starring: Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr., LaKeith Stanfield, Kaitlyn Dever, Rami Malek, Stephanie Beatriz, Alex Calloway, Kevin Hernandez


Heat

Master criminal Neil McCauley (Robert De Niro) is trying to control the rogue actions of one of his men, while also planning one last big heist before retiring. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Hanna (Al Pacino) attempts to track down McCauley as he deals with the chaos in his own life, including the infidelity of his wife (Diane Venora) and the mental health of his stepdaughter (Natalie Portman). McCauley and Hanna discover a mutual respect, even as they try to thwart each other's plans.

2hr 45m | Crime/Drama | 15

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Val Kilmer, Natalie Portman, Ashley Judd, Amy Brenneman, Jon Voight, Tom Sizemore, Diane Venora, Danny Trejo


The Way, Way Back

Duncan (Liam James) is an awkward teen who must spend the summer at a beach house with his mother (Toni Collette), her boyfriend, Trent (Steve Carell), and Trent's obnoxious daughter. Trent can't resist badgering Duncan, so the youth steals away to a water park and gets a job that will help him stay off Trent's radar. As Duncan tends to the slides and pools of the aging park, he finds a father figure in wisecracking park manager Owen (Sam Rockwell) at a time when he desperately needs one.

1hr 44m | Drama/Comedy | 12

Directed by: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash

Starring: Liam James, Sam Rockwell, Steve Carell, Toni Colette, Jim Rash, Nat Faxon, Allison Janney, AnnaSophia Robb, Maya Rudolph, Amanda Peet, Rob Corddry


The Report

FBI agent Daniel Jones performs an exhaustive investigation into the CIA's use of torture on suspected terrorists. In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the CIA adopted new interrogation techniques.

1hr 58m | Drama/Political Thriller | 15

Directed by: Scott Z. Burns

Starring: Adam Driver, Maura Tierney, Annette Bening, Jon Hamm, Corey Stoll, Michael C. Hall, Joanne Tucker, Dominic Fumusa


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