Top 25 Original Movies on Prime
It’s always hard to find great movies, we’re luckily spoiled for choice. You can spend all night bombarded with options browsing Prime, but never end up watching anything!
This is why we’ve curated this top 25 list of the best original movies on Prime, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Aug 2, 2021.
25. The Big Sick
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
7.4 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama, Romance | Released: Mar 30, 2017
24. The Neon Demon
When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.
6.5 ⭐ | Thriller, Horror | Released: Oct 3, 2019
23. The Wall
An American sniper and his spotter engage in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with an Iraqi sniper.
6.2 ⭐ | Thriller, War, Drama | Released: May 12, 2017
A week in the life of Paterson, a poet bus driver, and his wife Laura, a very creative artist, who live in Paterson, New Jersey, hometown of many famous poets and artists.
7.1 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama, Romance | Released: Nov 17, 2016
21. Love & Friendship
From Jane Austen’s novella, the beautiful and cunning Lady Susan Vernon visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors of her dalliances and to find husbands for herself and her daughter. Two young men, handsome Reginald DeCourcy and wealthy Sir James Martin, severely complicate her plans.
6.1 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama, Romance | Released: May 26, 2016
20. The Goldfinch
A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a rush of panic, he steals 'The Goldfinch', a painting that eventually draws him into a world of crime.
7.2 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Sep 12, 2019
19. One Child Nation
Through interviews with both victims and instigators, Nanfu Wang, a first-time mother, breaks open decades of silence on a vast, unprecedented social experiment that shaped — and destroyed — countless lives in China.
7.4 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Mar 29, 2019
18. The Report
The story of Daniel Jones, lead investigator for the US Senate’s sweeping study into the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program, which was found to be brutal, immoral and ineffective. With the truth at stake, Jones battled tirelessly to make public what many in power sought to keep hidden.
7.0 ⭐ | Thriller, Drama | Released: Sep 15, 2020
An ambitious young FBI agent is assigned to investigate iconic actress Jean Seberg when she becomes embroiled in the tumultuous civil rights movement in late 1960s Los Angeles.
6.0 ⭐ | Thriller, Drama | Released: Dec 13, 2019
16. The Aeronauts
In 1862, daredevil balloon pilot Amelia Wren teams up with pioneering meteorologist James Glaisher to advance human knowledge of the weather and fly higher than anyone in history. While breaking records and advancing scientific discovery, their voyage to the very edge of existence helps the unlikely pair find their place in the world they have left far below them. But they face physical and emotional challenges in the thin air, as the ascent becomes a fight for survival.
6.8 ⭐ | Adventure, Drama, Romance | Released: Dec 20, 2019
15. You Were Never Really Here
A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, his nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.
6.5 ⭐ | Thriller, Drama | Released: Oct 3, 2019
14. The Vast of Night
At the dawn of the space-race, two radio-obsessed teens discover a strange frequency over the airwaves in what becomes the most important night of their lives and in the history of their small town.
6.6 ⭐ | Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller | Released: May 29, 2020
The story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries—through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre—and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.
6.6 ⭐ | Drama, Romance, History | Released: Jul 24, 2020
12. Chemical Hearts
When a hopelessly romantic high school senior falls for a mysterious new classmate, it sets them both on an unexpected journey that teaches them about love, loss, and most importantly themselves.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama, Romance | Released: Aug 21, 2020
11. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
14 years after making a film about his journey across the USA, Borat risks life and limb when he returns to the United States with his young daughter, and reveals more about the culture, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the political elections.
6.5 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Oct 23, 2020
10. Evil Eye
A seemingly perfect romance turns dark when a mother becomes convinced her daughter’s new boyfriend has a sinister connection to her own past.
5.6 ⭐ | Mystery, Thriller | Released: Oct 13, 2020
9. I'm Your Woman
A woman is forced to go on the run after her husband betrays his partners, sending her and her baby on a dangerous journey.
6.0 ⭐ | Drama, Crime | Released: Dec 11, 2020
8. Uncle Frank
In 1973, when Frank Bledsoe and his 18-year-old niece Beth take a road trip from Manhattan to Creekville, South Carolina for the family patriarch's funeral, they're unexpectedly joined by Frank's lover Walid.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Nov 25, 2020
7. Sound of Metal
Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help him adapt to his new life. After being welcomed and accepted just as he is, Ruben must choose between his new normal and the life he once knew.
7.8 ⭐ | Drama, Music | Released: Dec 4, 2020
6. A Rainy Day in New York
Two young people arrive in New York to spend a weekend, but once they arrive they're met with bad weather and a series of adventures.
6.5 ⭐ | Comedy, Romance | Released: Jul 26, 2019
A mind-bending love story following Greg who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, a woman living on the streets and convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is just a computer simulation. Doubtful at first, Greg eventually discovers there may be some truth to Isabel’s wild conspiracy.
5.4 ⭐ | Science Fiction, Romance, Drama | Released: Feb 5, 2021
4. Coming 2 America
Prince Akeem Joffer is set to become King of Zamunda when he discovers he has a son he never knew about in America – a street savvy Queens native named Lavelle. Honoring his royal father's dying wish to groom this son as the crown prince, Akeem and Semmi set off to America once again.
6.7 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Apr 22, 2021
3. Historias lamentables
This satirical anthology tells the surreal stories of a gift for Don Horacio, a trip to the beach for Bermejo, a life-changing relationship between Tina and the young immigrant Ayoub, and a new client for a company that specializes in excuses.
6.0 ⭐ | Comedy | Released: Jun 11, 2021
2. Tom Clancy's Without Remorse
An elite Navy SEAL uncovers an international conspiracy while seeking justice for the murder of his pregnant wife.
7.2 ⭐ | Action, Thriller, War | Released: Apr 30, 2021
1. The Tomorrow War
The world is stunned when a group of time travelers arrive from the year 2051 to deliver an urgent message: Thirty years in the future, mankind is losing a global war against a deadly alien species. The only hope for survival is for soldiers and civilians from the present to be transported to the future and join the fight. Among those recruited is high school teacher and family man Dan Forester. Determined to save the world for his young daughter, Dan teams up with a brilliant scientist and his estranged father in a desperate quest to rewrite the fate of the planet.
8.2 ⭐ | Action, Science Fiction | Released: Jul 2, 2021