New Movies and Shows to Watch on Amazon Prime Video This Weekend
We’ve arrived at the weekend and the last two days of the month, and Amazon Prime Video features a selection of new shows and older movies to keep you busy for the next few days.
Amazon Prime releases the first season of Panic, a series that follows high school kids who risk their lives, a classic romantic comedy, a stand-up comedy, and early May titles.
Take a break from the outside world and escape. You deserved it.
Panic – Season 1 (Amazon Original)
No one knows who invented Panic or when it started. But in the forgotten rural town of Carp, Texas, gambling is the only way out. Each summer, senior graduates risk their lives as they participate in a series of challenges that force them to face their deepest fears about the chance to earn life-changing money. Anyone can play. Only one will win. Let the games begin.
The wedding of my best friend
How about a classic late ’90s romantic comedy?
A criminal lawyer helps three young women fight an assault case against a wealthy child.
LOL, Who’s Laughing, Get out! S1 (Amazon Original)
Philippe Lacheau invited 10 actors and comedians to live a unique experience in a grandiose setting. There is only one rule to follow for the next six hours: if you laugh, you are eliminated. The 10 actors will have to keep their cool despite trying to make themselves laugh. The winner will receive 50,000 euros for the charity he represents.
Here are a few headlines that fell on the streaming service earlier in May, in case you missed:
Solos – Season 1 (Amazon Original)
Solos is a seven-part anthology series that explores the weird, beautiful, heartbreaking, hilarious and wonderful truths of what it means to be human. Performed by eight of the best actors of our time, this series spans our present and future and grapples with time travel, AI robots, solo travel to the far reaches of the universe, intriguing smart homes, a mysterious waiting room, fertility in the near future. illegal memory treatments and transplants, all to illuminate the deeper meaning of human connection.
P! NK: Everything I know so far (Amazon Original)
Join award-winning musician P! NK as she embarks on her record-breaking 2019 “Beautiful Trauma” world tour and invites audiences to join the family of their choice while trying to balance being a mother, wife, patron and artist. Blending roadside footage, behind-the-scenes interviews and personal material, director Michael Gracey (The greatest showman) gives the audience a glimpse behind the curtain of the circus she calls life.
5x Comedia S1 (Amazon Original)
Everyone has a story to tell about 2020. Whether it’s relationships, work, friendship or family, isolation has affected them all. Join Rafael Portugal, Samantha Schmütz, Yuri Marçal, Gregório Duvivier, Thati Lopes, Victor Lamoglia and Martha Nowill as they laugh at their worst moments of 2020.
Horizon Line (Amazon Original)
Skyline is an exciting survival story about a estranged couple, Sara (Allison Williams) and Jackson (Alexander Dreymon), who discover new altitudes of fear aboard a single-engine aircraft.
LOL: Si te ríes, pierdes Season 1 (Amazon Original)
Santiago Segura welcomes Spain’s best comedians (Edu Soto, Sílvia Abril, Rossy De Palma, Mario Vaquerizo and many more) in a competition to make others laugh while avoiding themselves laughing at the events of their opponents. Whoever can last the longest with a serious face wins 100,000 euros to donate to an NGO of his choice.
The Underground Railroad (Amazon Original)
By Oscar winner Barry Jenkins based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Colson Whitehead, The underground railroad recounts Cora Randall (Thuso Mbedu) ‘s desperate attempt for freedom in the pre-war South. After escaping a plantation in Georgia for the Underground Railroad, Cora discovers not just a metaphor, but a veritable railroad filled with engineers and conductors, and a secret network of tracks and tunnels beneath the floor of the South.
The Last Hour – Season 1 (Amazon Original)
The last hour marks the Indian debut of acclaimed Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia as the producer of this supernatural thriller set in a Himalayan hill station. The cast includes Sanjay Kapoor, Karma Takapa, Shaylee Krishen and Shahana Goswami.
The boy from Medellín (Amazon Original)
Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Matthew Heineman gives us a surprisingly intimate portrait of one of the greatest international music superstars of our time. The boy from Medellín follows J Balvin as he prepares for the most important concert of his career – a sold-out show in his hometown of Medellín, Colombia.
Wild mountain thyme
Two star-studded lovers in Ireland find themselves caught up in their family’s land dispute.
Without remorse (Amazon Original)
The film follows an elite Navy SEAL who uncovers an international conspiracy while seeking justice for the murder of his pregnant wife from Tom Clancy’s Without remorse, the explosive origin story of action hero John Clark – one of the most popular characters in author Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan universe. The track stars Michael B. Jordan, Jodie Turner-Smith and Jamie Bell.
Stowaway (exclusive content)
An accidental stowaway accidentally causes severe damage to the spacecraft’s life support systems during a mission to Mars. Faced with dwindling resources and a potentially fatal outcome, the crew is forced to make an impossible decision.
Saina follows the story of Saina Nehwal, a professional badminton player who ranked number 1 in the sport.
Nos4a2 – Season 2
Charlie Manx, an attractive immortal who feeds on the souls of children, sees his entire world threatened when a young New England woman discovers she has a dangerous gift.
Located in an idyllic suburb of Dublin, Brian Gleeson (Peaky Blinders, Bisexual), plays the role of Frank Marron, a 32-year-old disaster; a misanthropic fantasy with arrested development, convinced that the world owes it.
Aaron Eckhart, Tommy Lee Jones and Heather Graham star in The Edge of Your Seat thriller following Arthur Bretnik, a paranoid private investigator with a troubled past. After Bretnik (Eckhart) is hired to investigate a suspicious death in the town of Wander, he becomes convinced that the case relates to the same “plot cover-up” that caused his daughter’s death.
Mr. Mercedes – Season 1 – Season 3
A retired detective embarks on a dangerous and potentially criminal crusade when a serial killer begins to torment him through a series of letters and emails.