The best movies on Amazon Prime

Having a night in? Then kick back with some of the best films on the streaming service

The days are getting shorter, which means there's never been a better time to get snuggled under the duvet with some of the best movies on Amazon Prime Video...


There's foul play afoot! Daniel Craig almost steals the show as Private Eye Benoit Blanc in Rian Johnson's whip-smart who-dunnit. The real show-stealer? Chris Evans' cardigan. 

Available: UK, US


Sunshine has never been more sinister. Tense and stylish, with rounded performances and a tragic twist, Midsommar is a confident follow-up to Ari Aster's unnerving Hereditary. 

Available: UK, US


Ang Lee's masterly adaptation of Annie Proulx's 1997 novella is a heartbreaking tale of forbidden love. Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal are both electric as repressed lovers the world can't except. 

Available: UK


Director Christopher McQuarrie nails the MI formula once again, finding that sweet spot of plot, action, and making Tom Cruise risk his life. The stunts The Cruiser is willing to perform are absurd.

Region: US


Forget The Irishman. Heat is hands-down the best cinematic pairing of De Niro and Pacino. Michael Mann's L.A. epic crime saga is a masterpiece. 

Region: UK


Kumail Nanjiani writes and stars in this comedy based on his own marriage. The film depicts the trials of a cross-cultural romance that comes under scrutiny. Also, giraffe plushies. 

Region: UK, US

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