The Prime Video movies Hot List: 8 must-watch Amazon Original films available to stream soon

We round up the best Amazon Original movies coming to Prime Video in 2022 and beyond, including All The Old Knives, My Policeman, The End of Getting Lost, and more.

By Sophia Moir Published: 29 March 2022 - 1.16pm
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There are plenty of big-budget TV shows to stream on Prime Video - including Jack Ryan, The Boys, Reacher and the highly-anticipated Lord of the Rings series - but a whole host of Amazon Original movies are set to bolster the movie offering for Prime subscribers.

2022 is set to be a big year for new and upcoming films on Prime Video, with Chris Pine thriller All The Old Knives landing in April, followed by Harry Styles’ romantic drama My Policeman, not to mention Paul Mescal’s buzzy new movie, The End of Getting Lost.

Here, we round up our pick of the 8 best Amazon Original movies coming to Prime Video on 2022 and beyond. Which one will you stream first?

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Deep Water

Starring Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas, Deep Water is the highly-anticipated film adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's 1957 psychological thriller novel.

The story follows a married couple who allow one another to have affairs - before things spiral out of control and take a dramatic, murderous turn. 

Stream Deep Water on Prime Video now.

All The Old Knives

Based on the novel of the same name by Olen Steinhauer, All The Old Knives is a dark, mystery thriller starring Chris Pine (Star Trek, Wonder Woman) and Thandiwe Newton (Line of Duty, Crash).

When two CIA agents and former lovers (Pine and Newton) reunite to investigate a terrorist hijacking, they realise all is not what it seems. The pair must decide who can be trusted and who has been compromised. 

Stream All The Old Knives on Prime Video from 8 April.

The End of Getting Lost 

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Another mystery thriller, this time set in 1990s Europe, buzzy new movie The End of Getting Lost stars Normal People's breakout talent Paul Mescal alongside Margaret Qualley (Maid). It's produced by Dakota Johnson in a mini The Lost Daughter reunion (Mescal and Johnson are pictured together above).

The story - adapted from Robin Kirman’s book - follows a young married couple, Gina (Qualley) and Duncan (Mescal), on what Duncan claims is their honeymoon. After Gina suffers a mysterious accident, the story begins to uncover a portrait of love’s dangers. 

Foe

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Another Paul Mescal flick, this time he will star alongside four-time Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan (Little Women) in upcoming sci-fi thriller, Foe.

Set in the near future when corporate power and environmental decay are ravaging the planet, Foe tells the story of Hen and Junior (Mescal and Ronan), a young married couple who live a solitary life on their isolated farm. 

One night, a knock on the door from a stranger named Terrance (Aaron Pierre) changes everything: Junior has been randomly selected to travel to a large, experimental space station orbiting Earth.

The People We Hate at the Wedding

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Based on the 2016 novel of the same name by Grant Ginder and from the makers of The Big Sick, comedy film The People We Hate at the Wedding boasts an all-star cast including Allison Janney, Kristen Bell and Ben Platt.

The story follows struggling American siblings Alice and Paul (Bell and Platt), who reluctantly agree to attend the wedding of their estranged, wealthy half-sister in the English countryside alongside their mother, Donna (Janney). 

Filming kicked off in London in September 2021, with the film thought to land on Prime Later sometime in 2022.

My Policeman

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Harry Styles (Dunkirk) and Emma Corrin (The Crown) headline My Policeman, a romantic drama set in 1950s Brighton based on the novel of the same name by Bethan Roberts.

It's about a gay policeman called Tom (Styles), who marries a school teacher named Marion (Corrin) while being in a relationship with Patrick (David Dawson), a museum curator. The secret they share threatens to ruin them all.

Lily James was in talks to star as Marion before she was replaced by Corrin in February 2021. It's set to land on Prime Video later this year.

Somebody I Used to Know

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Somebody I Used to Know is a romantic comedy written and executive produced by Hollywood husband-and-wife duo Dave Franco and Alison Brie. Franco is also directing the flick, while Brie takes the leading role.

The film follows workaholic Ally (Brie) who, on a trip to her home town, spends a night reminiscing with her ex-boyfriend Sean (Jay Ellis), which makes her start to question everything about the choices she’s made and the person she’s become. 

Things only get more confusing when she meets Cassidy (Kiersey Clemons), a younger woman who reminds her of the person she used to be. It's expected to land on Prime Video later this year.

Catherine, Called Birdy

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Written and directed by Lena Dunham (Girls), Catherine, Called Birdy is a British medieval comedy starring Billie Piper, Andrew Scott, Bella Ramsey and Joe Alwyn.

Based on the children's novel of the same name by Karen Cushman, the film adaptation is Dunham's longtime passion project, and is being made by Working Title films (Mary Queen of Scots). 

It will follow the adventures of a teenage girl in Medieval England as she navigates through life and tries to avoid the arranged marriages her father maps out for her.

 

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