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02nd May 2024

Prime Video has just added these 20 big movies

Stephen Porzio

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There are some truly incredible additions on this list.

Earlier in the week, we highlighted how Prime Video had added a new detective mystery series with 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.

But that was just the tip of the iceberg as the streaming service has also added these 20 big movies – many of which are very, very good.

The 40-Year-Old Virgin

Trailer voice: Steve Carrell is the 40-year-old virgin.


The brilliant stop motion animated comedy-drama from Charlie Kaufman (Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) about a man (voiced by David Thewlis) who perceives everyone as identical except for Lisa (Jennifer Jason Leigh), a woman he meets on a work trip.


Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan star in this gripping war drama based on true events as two agents who plot to kill a high ranking Nazi official.

Assault on Precinct 13

Halloween and The Thing director John Carpenter’s breakthrough movie, Assault on Precinct 13 revolves around the inhabitants of a defunct police precinct who must defend themselves against a relentless criminal gang.

One of the tensest, tightest thrillers of all time.


In this stylish 2015 black-and-white horror, a young woman slowly loses grip of her sanity after becoming a caretaker in a large New York City apartment.

The Dogs of War

An ’80s war action flick starring Christopher Walken fresh off his Oscar win for The Deer Hunter.

Eye of the Needle

Donald Sutherland is a Nazi spy stranded in the UK during World War II in this well-liked ’80s spy flick.

Fight Club

Whatever you do, don’t talk about it.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

The wonderful comedy-drama from writer-director Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbit, What We Do in the Shadows) about a father figure (Sam Neill) and foster son (Julian Dennison) who become the targets of a manhunt after fleeing into the New Zealand bush.

Lake Mungo

The less you know about this Australian mockumentary psychological horror before you watch it, the better. But take our word for it, it’s incredible.

Land of Bad

In our view, one of 2024’s best action movies. For more on the film, read JOE’s article here.


Bradley Cooper takes a pill that makes him super smart in this very watchable thriller.

Little Man Tate

Jodie Foster directs and stars in this drama as the mother of a seven-year-old child prodigy.

Masters of the Universe

Dolph Lundgren is He-Man in this ’80s cult fantasy flick.

The Revenant

The hard-hitting snowy Western that finally earned Leo DiCaprio his Oscar.

Rolling Thunder

Co-written by Paul Schrader (American Gigolo, Taxi Driver), this brilliant cult revenge thriller from the ’70s tells the story of US Air Force officer and former prisoner-of-war (William Devane) who struggles to adjust to life back home after serving in Vietnam.

After his family is killed and he is maimed by a group of criminals, he sets out on a mission of vengeance with the help of a fellow POW (Tommy Lee Jones).

Saw X

The 10th, most recent and best reviewed entry in the infamous Saw franchise.

Steve Jobs

Michael Fassbender is the titular Apple founder in this excellent biopic from director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting) and writer Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network).

The Train

This beloved ’60s war flick set during World War II pits a French Resistance-member against a German Colonel attempting to move stolen art masterpieces by train to Germany.

The Zone of Interest

Released in Irish cinemas earlier this year, this haunting, stunning, Oscar-winning drama from writer-director Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast, Under the Skin) details the lives of Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Höss (Christian Friedel) and his wife Hedwig (Sandra Hüller) as they raise a family next to the concentration camp.

Truly a must-watch film.

For more on Prime Video’s offerings, visit its website right here.

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