What Are The Best Movies On Amazon Prime?
1. Parasite (2019)
Directed by Bong Joon-ho ‘Parasite’ is a South Korean black comedy thriller that made history by becoming the first-ever Korean film to win the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. This critically acclaimed masterpiece tells the story of two families from different social classes highlighting themes of social inequality class struggle. With its gripping narrative brilliant performances astonishing twists ‘Parasite’ is a must-watch film.
2. The Big Sick (2017)
‘The Big Sick’ is a heartwarming romantic comedy based on the real-life love story of Kumail Nanjiani his wife Emily V. Gordon. The film follows Kumail a stand-up comedian facing the dilemma of choosing between his family’s traditional expectations his love for Emily. This refreshing hilarious take on relationships cultural differences has received widespread praise for its genuine portrayal of love family dynamics.
3. Manchester by the Sea (2016)
‘Manchester by the Sea’ is a deeply emotional drama that explores the themes of grief guilt redemption. Directed by Kenneth Lonergan the film follows Lee Chandler brilliantly portrayed by Casey Affleck who is tasked with taking care of his teenage nephew after the sudden death of his older brother. With its raw performances poignant storytelling realistic depiction of human emotions ‘Manchester by the Sea’ is a profoundly moving cinematic experience.
4. Interstellar (2014)
Directed by Christopher Nolan ‘Interstellar’ is a science fiction epic that takes viewers on a thrilling journey through space time. The film follows a group of astronauts who embark on a mission to find a new habitable planet as Earth faces an apocalyptic future. With its stunning visuals mind-bending concepts emotional depth ‘Interstellar’ is considered a modern sci-fi classic leaving audiences captivated contemplating the mysteries of the universe.
5. The Farewell (2019)
‘The Farewell’ directed by Lulu Wang is a touching bittersweet exploration of family culture the weight of secrets. The film revolves around a Chinese-American woman played by Awkwafina who returns to China under the pretext of a wedding while hiding the fact that her beloved grandmother is terminally ill. With its exceptional performances thought-provoking narrative ‘The Farewell’ beautifully examines the complexities of love identity the lengths we go to protect our loved ones.
6. The Social Network (2010)
‘The Social Network’ directed by David Fincher portrays the rise of Facebook the controversies surrounding its creation. Through Aaron Sorkin’s sharp captivating screenplay the film delves into themes of friendship betrayal the consequences of immense success. With its impeccable acting gripping storytelling insightful commentary on the power of social media ‘The Social Network’ is an enthralling thought-provoking watch.
7. Knives Out (2019)
‘Knives Out’ directed by Rian Johnson is a clever entertaining modern whodunit mystery. The film revolves around the investigation of renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey’s suspicious death with an ensemble cast including Daniel Craig Chris Evans Ana de Armas. Combining humor suspense a twist-filled plot ‘Knives Out’ pays homage to classic murder mysteries while adding its own unique flair.
8. Moonlight (2016)
Directed by Barry Jenkins ‘Moonlight’ is a powerful coming-of-age drama that follows the story of Chiron a young African-American man exploring his sexuality while grappling with his identity. With its stunning visuals exceptional performances a beautifully crafted narrative divided into three stages of Chiron’s life ‘Moonlight’ is a poignant important film that explores love self-discovery the struggles of marginalized communities.
9. The Handmaiden (2016)
‘The Handmaiden’ directed by Park Chan-wook is a visually stunning erotic psychological thriller set in 1930s Korea during the Japanese occupation. This tale of deceit love ambition revolves around a con artist who infiltrates the life of a wealthy heiress but the unexpected twists turns keep the audience guessing until the very end. With its sumptuous cinematography intricate storytelling ‘The Handmaiden’ is a captivating provocative cinematic experience.
10. La La L(2016)
‘La La Land’ directed by Damien Chazelle is a mesmerizing musical romance that pays tribute to the golden age of Hollywood. Starring Ryan Gosling Emma Stone the film follows the aspiring actress Mia jazz pianist Sebastian as they chase their dreams navigating the highs lows of success love. With its enchanting music stunning choreography a beautiful love story ‘La La Land’ is a joyous nostalgic celebration of dreams the pursuit of passion.