The 15 Best Movies on Amazon Prime Right Now

Choosing the 15 “best” movies on Amazon Prime is subjective and depends on personal taste. However, based on critical acclaim, audience ratings, and genre variety, here are 15 highly-rated films you can currently enjoy on the platform:


  1. One Night in Miami (2020): Four iconic Black figures – Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, Muhammad Ali, and Jim Brown – gather in a Miami motel room on the night of the Clay-Liston fight, sharing dreams, frustrations, and the burden of representing a race in a turbulent time.
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  2. Manchester by the Sea (2016): A grieving Boston janitor is suddenly tasked with caring for his teenage nephew after his brother’s death, forcing him to confront a painful past and find redemption.
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  3. The Farewell (2019): A young Chinese-American writer reluctantly travels to China with her family to visit her dying grandmother, unaware of the culturally specific truth behind the trip.
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  4. Sound of Metal (2019): A heavy metal drummer loses his hearing, throwing his life into chaos and forcing him to confront his identity and find a new way to connect with the world.
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  5. Nomadland (2020): In the wake of the Great Recession, a woman loses everything and embarks on a nomadic journey through the American West, living in her van and forging connections with other transient souls.
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  1. Palm Springs (2020): A man relives the same day over and over again in a time loop, but things get interesting when he meets a woman who’s also stuck.
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  2. The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2021): A quirky family road trip takes an unexpected turn when they must save the world from an AI uprising.
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  3. Knives Out (2019): A detective investigates the mysterious death of a wealthy patriarch in this Agatha Christie-inspired whodunnit.
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  4. The Big Lebowski (1998): A laid-back bowler gets mistaken for a millionaire and gets tangled up in a kidnapping scheme.
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  5. Sing Street (2016): In 1980s Dublin, a teenager starts a band to impress a girl, embarking on a musical journey and discovering his confidence along the way.
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  1. The Power of the Dog (2021): A domineering rancher takes on his brother’s widow and her son, leading to a tense psychological battle.
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  2. Dune (2021): A young man destined for greatness journeys to a dangerous desert planet to secure the future of his family and his people.
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  3. Arrival (2016): A linguist is tasked with deciphering the language of alien visitors to Earth and avert a potential global conflict.
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  4. Ex Machina (2014): A programmer tests the consciousness of a humanoid robot in this thought-provoking sci-fi thriller.
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  5. Edge of Tomorrow (2014): A soldier relives the same day over and over again as he fights aliens in a desperate attempt to save humanity.
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Remember, this is just a starting point, and there are many other great movies waiting to be discovered on Amazon Prime. So, grab your popcorn, settle in, and explore the vast library of films available at your fingertips!

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