The Best Movies on Amazon Prime


There are hundreds of top movies to watch instantly with Amazon Prime Video Australia. To make things that little bit easier we have selected some of the best titles available on the streaming platform to give you an easy, digestible selection of must-watch Films.

Best Movies on Amazon Prime Now

Amazon Prime is jam-packed with some of the best movies from a wide range of genres like drama, sci-fi, action and comedy. You can find films featuring major stars like Tom Cruise, Samuel L Jackson and Tilda Swinton along with directors such as Steven Spielberg and Spike Lee.

There are new titles added each and every week so you’re never short of an excuse to grab a bowl of popcorn and create the cinematic experience at home. And best of all, you can start to stream movies for free with an Amazon Prime 30 day trial.

Sound Of Metal

Sound of Metal

From writer-director, Darius Marder comes this intriguing story of a rock n roll drummer, Ruben, who has started to lose his hearing. When Ruben’s doctor suggests he stops playing, he defiantly continues until the one thing he treasures more than anything is taken away from him – his ability to perform. Starring Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke and Paul Raci, Sound Of Metal is available to stream on Amazon Prime now.

  • Genre: Drama, Music
  • Director: Darius Marder
  • Stars: Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci
  • Running Time: 2 hours
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One Night In Miami

One Night in Miami

This is the fictional retelling of a pivotal moment in 1964, when four young, and soon to be iconic men met in Miami to discuss their expectation of the Civil Rights Movement. Singer-songwriter Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom), NFL player Jim Browne (Aldis Hodge) and Nation Of Islam leader Malcome X (Kingsley Ben) all head out for One Night in Miami to celebrate Muhammad Ali’s victory over Sonny Liston. The movie is directed by Regina King and based on a play by Kemp Powers.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Director: Regina King
  • Stars: Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree, Aldis Hodge
  • Running Time:1h 54 minutes

The Vast Of Night

The Vast of Night

Writer-Director Andrew Patterson brings us this mystery-sci-fi loosely based on the Foss Lake Disappearances. It Follows Fay Crocker (Sierra McCormack), a young switchboard operator who discovers radio frequencies that could be coming from another planet in New Mexico. As she delves deeper she discovers local sightings of a UFO that make her realise that the presence of extraterrestrial beings is now a reality.

  • Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery
  • Director: Andrew Patterson
  • Stars: Sierra McCormack, Jake Horowitz, Gail Cronauer
  • Running Time: 1h 31 minutes

The Mauritanian 

The Mauritanian

Based on the real-life memoirs of Mohamedou Ould Slahi (Tahar Rahim), a man imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay without Charge, The Mauritian is a story of politics and justice. Starring Jodie Foster as Nancy Hollander, Slahi’s attorney, it unravels the shocking, fabricated evidence that kept Slahi and many others like him behind bars for no reason. The Mauritian is available to stream with Amazon Prime Video Now in Australia.

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Director: Kevin Macdonald
  • Stars: Jodie Foster, Tahir Rahim, Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Running Time: 2h 9 minutes

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things

Map Of Tiny Things is sci-fi, comedy-drama directed by Ian Samuels and based on a short story by Lev Grossman. It follows Margaret (Kathryn Newton) and Mark (Kyle Allen), two young teenagers stuck in groundhog-like loop where they are forced to relive the same day. This Amazon Original Movie is as funny as it is heartwarming, and a good watch for the entire family.

  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Director: Ian Samuels
  • Stars: Kathryn Newton, Kyle Allen, Jermaine Harris
  • Running Time: 1h 38 minutes

I Care A Lot

I Care a Lot

This black comedy comes from writer-director J Blakeson. It features a stellar cast that includes Rosamund Pike as Marla Grayson, a deceitful legal guardian who tries to take her clients for every penny they’ve got. That’s until she meets her match in the shape of Jennifer Peterson (Diane Weist), who ends up getting Grayson entangled with a group of local mobsters.

  • Genre: Comedy, Crime
  • Director: J Blakeson
  • Stars: Rosamund Pike, Peter Dinklage, Eiza Gonzales
  • Running Time: 1h 58 minutes

The Tomorrow War

The Tomorrow War

Chris Pratt stars in this Amazon Original Movie and the directorial debut of Chris McKay. The Tomorrow War is an action sci-fi adventure where Dan Forester (Pratt), a Former Delta Force Operator is forced to confront his demons of the past to win a futuristic war. Humanity is losing out to an alien invasion, and scientists have come up with a handy way of drafting soldiers from the past to help them win the war.

  • Genre: Action
  • Director: Chris McKay
  • Stars: Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, JK Simmons
  • Running Time: TBC

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Borat Subsequent

Sascha Baron Cohen has given us plenty of hilarious characters over the years, but Borat remains one of his best movies. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is his second full-length as the Kasak reporter who is sent to the United States on a reconnaissance mission. Borat’s real-life interactions with conservative America will leave your sides splitting with laughter. It has been one of the most popular movies on Amazon Prime Video so far this year.

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Director: Jason Woliner
  • Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Maria Bakalova, Tom Hanks
  • Running Time: 1h 35mins

Pink – All I know So far

Pink All I Know So Far

You gotta love Pink. She is a bonafide rockstar, a gender activist, and a hands-on mother. This docu-series goes behind the scenes of her iconic ‘Beautiful Trauma’ world tour, leading up to her first performance at the equally iconic Wembley stadium in London. This is a treat for all musical fans and exclusive to Amazon Prime Video.

  • Genre: Music Documentary
  • Director: Michael Gracey
  • Stars: Jory Anast, Michael Gracey, Cindy Mollo
  • Running Time: 1h 39mins

The Lighthouse

If you’re looking for a bit of film noir then you should definitely check out The Lighthouse starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe. It’s a tale of two lighthouse keepers who start to lose their mind whilst living on a remote and mysterious New England island. This drama-come-horror is from writer-director Rober Eggers and also stars ValeriiaKaraman.

  • Genre: Drama, Horror
  • Director: Robert Eggers
  • Stars: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe
  • Running Time: 1h 49 mins

Knives Out

Knives Out

This mysterious who-done-it follows a detective as he investigates the murder of a patriarch at a Massachusetts mansion. With a wall-to-wall, all-star cast including the likes of Toni Collette, Don Johnson and Christopher Plummer, it will have you glued from the opening scene.

  • Genre: Comedy, Crime
  • Director: Rian Johnson
  • Stars: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Running Time: 2h 10mins

Chi-Raq

Chi Raq

After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago’s Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.

  • Genre: Comedy, Crime
  • Director: Spike Lee
  • Stars: Teyonah Parris, Wesley Snipes, Nick Cannon
  • Running Time: 2h 7 mins
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How to Watch Top Movies on Amazon Prime

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Amazon Prime Movies Free Trial

Many streaming providers offer free trials these days but not many give you a whole 30 days for free. Well, this is exactly what you get with Amazon Prime. That means an entire month of top movies like One Night in Miami and Sound Of Metal for an entire month. This free trial also includes access to a wide range of TV shows, Kids shows, documentaries and even live sport. Allyou need is an inter connection and an eligible device.

Devices and App for Movies on Amazon

Amazon comes with a handy app so that you can watch and stream movies at home or on the move on a wide range of devices. From PCs and Smart TVs to Mobile Phones and Smart TVs, there is a huge amount of streaming options. It’s also easy to stream Prime directly to your TV with devices like the Firestick and Chromecast, along with an expanding list of games consoles.

Watch Amazon Movie Originals

One of the major pulls of Prime is the amount of original content that comes directly from Amazon Studios production and distribution. Top Movies and documentaries like Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, Britany Runs a Marathon and The Test: A New Era For Australia’s Team have all been produced exclusively for the service. As well as these major titles there’s a whole range of lesser-known films to discover that you just can’t find anywhere else.

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