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Top 17 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.

Everything Everywhere All At Once

A Chinese immigrant gets unwillingly embroiled in an epic adventure where she must connect different versions of herself in the parallel universe to stop someone who intends to harm the multiverse.

2h 20 | Sci-fi/Adventure | 15

Directed by: The Daniels

Starring: Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan, Stephanie Hsu, Jamie Lee Curtis, James Hong, Jenny Slate, Harry Shum Jr., Tallie Medel, Brian le, Andy Le


Licorice Pizza

LICORICE PIZZA is the story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973. Written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, the film tracks the treacherous navigation of first love.

2h 13m | Romance/Drama | 15

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Skyler Gisondo, Bradley Cooper, George DiCaprio, Danielle Haim, Tom Waits, Benny Safdie, Sean Penn, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Maya Rudolph


Thirteen Lives

The incredible true story of the tremendous global effort to rescue a Thai soccer team who become trapped in the Tham Luang cave during an unexpected rainstorm. Faced with insurmountable odds, a team of the world's most skilled and experienced divers -- uniquely able to navigate the maze of flooded, narrow cave tunnels -- join with Thai forces and more than 10,000 volunteers to attempt a harrowing rescue of the twelve boys and their coach.

2h 27m | Drama/Survival | 12A

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Colin Farrell, Viggo Mortensen, Joel Edgerton, Tom Bateman, Sukollawat Kanarot, Teeradon Supapunpinyo, Paul Gleeson, Teerapat Sajakul


Spencer

Spencer is a 2021 historical fiction psychological drama film directed by Pablo Larraín and written by Steven Knight. The film is about Princess Diana's existential crisis during the Christmas of 1991, as she considers divorcing Prince Charles and leaving the British royal family. 

1h 57m | Drama/Historical Film | 12A

Directed by: Pablo Larraín

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Jack Farthing, Sally Hawkins, Timothy Spall, Sean Harris, Stella Gonet, Amy Manson, Jack Nielen


Blade Runner

Rick Deckard, an ex-policeman, becomes a special agent with a mission to exterminate a group of violent androids. As he starts getting deeper into his mission, he questions his own identity.

1h 57m | Sci-fi/Action | 15

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Daryl Hannah, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, William Sanderson, Brion James, Joseph Turkel, Joanna Cassidy, James Hong


Fantastic Mr. Fox

Mr Fox, a family man, goes back to his ways of stealing, unable to resist his animal instincts. However, he finds himself trapped when three farmers decide to kill him and his kind.

1h 27m | Comedy/Adventure | PG

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: George Clooney, Billy Murray, Jason Schwartzman, Meryl Streep, Owen Wilson, Willem Dafoe, Adrien Brody, Michael Gambon, Brian Cox


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.

1h 55m | Drama | 15

Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg

Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Annika Wedderkopp, Thomas Bo Larsen, Lasse Fogelstrøm, Alexandra Rapaport, Lars Ranthe, Sebastian Bull Sarning, Anne Louise Hassing


Tenet

Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

2h 30m | Action/Sci-fi | 12

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Kenneth Branagh, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Himesh Patel, Clémence Poésy, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine


The Wailing

Suspicion leads to hysteria when rural villagers link a series of brutal murders to the arrival of a mysterious stranger (Kunimura Jun).

2h 36m | Horrror//Thriller | 15

Directed by: Na Hong-jin

Starring: Chun Woo-Hee, Kwak Do-won, Hwang Jung-min, Kim Hwan-hee, Jo Han-chul, Jang So-yeon, Bae Yong-geun, Heo Jin, Kim Do-yoon


Sound of Metal

A heavy-metal drummer's life is turned upside down when he begins to lose his hearing and he must confront a future filled with silence.

2h | Drama/Music | 15

Directed by: Darius Marder

Starring: Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Lauren Ridloff, Paul Raci, Mathieu Amalric, Matthias Schoenaerts, Chris Perfetti, Shaheem Sanchez, Hillary Baack


No Time To Die

In No Time To Die, Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

2h 43m | Action/Thriller | 12

Directed by: Cary Joji Fukunaga

Starring: Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, Ana de Armas, Jeffrey Wright, Billy Magnussen, Christoph Waltz, Naomie Harris, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear


The Founder

Ray, a salesman, meets the owners of McDonald's, a burger joint in Southern California. He realises the potential of the place and decides to make it the biggest restaurant business in the world.

1h 55m | Drama/History | 12

Directed by: John Lee Hancock

Starring: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, B.J. Novak, Patrick Wilson, Laura Dern


Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Revered sushi chef Jiro Ono strives for perfection in his work, while his eldest son, Yoshikazu, has trouble living up to his father's legacy.

1h 21m | Documentary | U

Directed by: David Gelb

Starring: Jiro Ono, Masuhiro Yamamoto, Daisuke Nakazama, Yoshikazu Ono


The Beach

Richard, a young man, travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of an odd map. Rumours state that the map leads to an island paradise. Accompanied by a few friends, he sets out to find it.

1h 59m | Adventure/Drama | 15

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Virginie Ledoyen, Tilda Swinton, Guillaume Canet, Robert Carlyle, Paterson Joseph, Jerry Swindall


The Prestige

Two friends and fellow magicians become bitter enemies after a sudden tragedy. As they devote themselves to this rivalry, they make sacrifices that bring them fame but, with terrible consequences.

2h 15m | Mystery | 12

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, Piper Perabo, David Bowie, Andy Serkis


Beautiful Boy

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

2h | Drama | 15

Directed by: Felix Van Groeningen

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


Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Ricky Baker runs away to the wild when his foster mother dies. However, his cantankerous uncle Hector joins him and gets to know him better on their way out of the wild.

1h 41m | Adventure/Comedy | 12

Directed by: Taika Waititi

Starring: Taika Waititi, Julian Dennison, Sam Neill, Rhys Darby, Tioreore Ngatai Melbourne, Rima Te Wiata


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