Top 50 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 50 list of the best original movies on Prime, using the power of Rivr and its users.
This list was last updated on Oct 18, 2021.
A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the troupe's artistic director, an ambitious young dancer and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare, others will finally wake up.
6.9 ⭐ | Horror, Thriller | Released: Oct 4, 2018
49. 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
An American businessman with a stake in a pharmaceutical company that's about to go public finds his life is thrown into turmoil by an incident in Mexico.
5.9 ⭐ | Comedy, Action | Released: Mar 8, 2018
47. The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Toby, a cynical film director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth.
6.9 ⭐ | Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | Released: May 19, 2018
46. 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
45. 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
43. 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
The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection.
6.1 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Oct 13, 2017
41. 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.
7.3 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Sep 12, 2019
40. 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
38. 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 19, 2019
37. 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
36. 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
35. Manchester by the Sea
After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Nov 18, 2016
34. Café Society
The story of a young man who arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry, falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.
6.5 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama, Romance | Released: May 11, 2016
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: Apr 15, 2021
32. 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
31. Black Box
After losing his wife and his memory in a car accident, a single father undergoes an experimental treatment that causes him to question who he really is.
6.5 ⭐ | Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller | Released: Oct 6, 2020
30. 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: Apr 22, 2021
When terrorists try to seize control of a Berlin-Paris flight, a soft-spoken young American co-pilot struggles to save the lives of the passengers and crew while forging a surprising connection with one of the hijackers.
6.1 ⭐ | Action, Drama, Thriller | Released: Jun 19, 2020
28. 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
27. 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
26. 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
25. Honey Boy
The story of a child star attempting to mend his relationship with his law-breaking, alcohol-abusing father over the course of a decade, loosely based on Shia LaBeouf’s life.
7.2 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Sep 9, 2021
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.
5.5 ⭐ | Science Fiction, Romance, Drama | Released: Feb 5, 2021
23. The Map of Tiny Perfect Things
The story of two teenagers trapped in an endless time loop who set out to find all the tiny things that make that one day perfect.
7.2 ⭐ | Fantasy, Romance | Released: Feb 12, 2021
22. 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: Mar 5, 2021
21. 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
20. Beautiful Boy
After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Oct 12, 2018
19. The Boy from Medellín
Colombian reggaeton singer J Balvin prepares for his 2019 homecoming concert amid intense political turmoil.
5.9 ⭐ | Documentary, Music | Released: May 7, 2021
18. 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.
8.1 ⭐ | Action, Science Fiction, Adventure | Released: Jul 2, 2021
For over 40 years Val Kilmer, one of Hollywood’s most mercurial and/or misunderstood actors has been documenting his own life and craft through film and video. He has amassed thousands of hours of footage, from 16mm home movies made with his brothers, to time spent in iconic roles for blockbuster movies like Top Gun, The Doors, Tombstone, and Batman Forever. This raw, wildly original and unflinching documentary reveals a life lived to extremes and a heart-filled, sometimes hilarious look at what it means to be an artist and a complex man.
7.1 ⭐ | Documentary | Released: Aug 6, 2021
16. Cold War
A man and a woman meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatally mismatched and yet drawn to each other.
7.5 ⭐ | Drama, Romance, War, Music | Released: Oct 3, 2019
Lindy is an acid-tongued woman with rage issues who controls her temper by shocking herself with an electrode vest. One day she makes a connection with Justin, who gives her a glimmer of hope for a shock-free future, but when he’s murdered she launches herself on a revenge-fueled rampage in pursuit of his killer.
6.8 ⭐ | Action, Comedy | Released: Jul 23, 2021
The story of Henry, a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humour and Ann, a singer of international renown. In the spotlight, they are the perfect couple, healthy, happy, and glamourous. The birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious girl with an exceptional destiny, will change their lives.
7.0 ⭐ | Drama, Romance, Music | Released: Aug 20, 2021
13. The Lie
A father and daughter are on their way to dance camp when they spot the girl's best friend on the side of the road. When they stop to offer the friend a ride, their good intentions soon result in terrible consequences.
6.4 ⭐ | Horror, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Released: Oct 6, 2020
12. Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Jamie New is 16 and doesn’t quite fit in—instead of pursuing a "real" career he dreams of becoming a drag queen. Uncertain about his future, Jamie knows one thing for sure: he is going to be a sensation. Supported by his loving mom and his amazing friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight.
6.7 ⭐ | Music, Drama, Comedy | Released: Sep 17, 2021
11. Birds of Paradise
Two dancers at an elite ballet academy in Paris must compete for a contract to join the highly coveted Opéra National de Paris as they confront their competitive nature, sexual awakenings and how far they would go to win.
6.9 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Sep 24, 2021
10. The Handmaiden
1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a young woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering uncle, but she's involved in something greater that will soon be revealed.
8.3 ⭐ | Thriller, Drama, Romance | Released: Jul 9, 2016
9. Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
6.7 ⭐ | Comedy, Drama | Released: Apr 4, 2018
8. Bingo Hell
In the Barrio of Oak Springs live a strong and stubborn group of elderly friends who refuse to be gentrified. Their leader, Lupita, keeps them together as a community, a family. But little did they know, their beloved Bingo hall is about to be sold to a much more powerful force than money itself.
5.1 ⭐ | Thriller | Released: Oct 1, 2021
7. The Manor
After suffering a stroke, Judith moves into a historic nursing home, where she begins to suspect something supernatural is preying on the residents. With no one willing to believe her, Judith must either escape the confines of the manor, or fall victim to the evil that dwells within it.
5.7 ⭐ | Horror | Released: Oct 8, 2021
6. Black as Night
A teenage girl with self-esteem issues finds confidence in the most unlikely way, by spending her summer battling vampires that prey on New Orleans' disenfranchised with the help of her best friend, the boy she's always pined for, and a peculiar rich girl.
5.5 ⭐ | Horror, Thriller | Released: Oct 1, 2021
A Mexican-American couple expecting their first child relocate to a migrant farming community in 1970's California. When the wife begins to experience strange symptoms and terrifying visions, she tries to determine if it's related to a legendary curse or something more nefarious
5.5 ⭐ | Horror | Released: Oct 8, 2021
4. The Mad Women's Ball
Eugenie has a unique gift: she hears and sees the dead. When her family discovers her secret, at the end of the 19th century, she is taken by her father and brother to the neurological clinic at La Pitié Salpêtrière with no possibility of escaping her fate. Her destiny becomes entwined with that of Geneviève, a nurse at the hospital.
7.1 ⭐ | Drama, Thriller | Released: Sep 17, 2021
3. The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain, whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public's perception of cats forever.
0.0 ⭐ | Drama, History | Released: Nov 5, 2021
2. Justin Bieber: Our World
After a three-year hiatus from a full performance, and with concert venues shut down due to the pandemic, Bieber delivers an electrifying show to close out 2020 on the rooftop of the Beverly Hilton Hotel for 240 invited guests—and millions of fans across the globe watching via livestream. The film follows Bieber and his close-knit team in the month leading up to the show, as they rehearse and construct a monumental stage while adhering to strict health and safety protocols. The film also captures personal, self-shot moments between Bieber and his wife Hailey.
8.1 ⭐ | Music, Documentary | Released: Oct 8, 2021
1. The Tender Bar
J.R. is a fatherless boy growing up in the glow of a bar where the bartender, his Uncle Charlie, is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of quirky and demonstrative father figures. As the boy’s determined mother struggles to provide her son with opportunities denied to her — and leave the dilapidated home of her outrageous if begrudgingly supportive father — J.R. begins to gamely, if not always gracefully, pursue his romantic and professional dreams, with one foot persistently placed in Uncle Charlie’s bar.
0.0 ⭐ | Drama | Released: Jan 7, 2022