What's New on Prime Video in August 2022

by IMDb-Editors | created - 2 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public

Your guide to all the new movies and shows streaming on Prime Video in the US this month.

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1. 500 Days of Summer (2009)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

76 Metascore

After being dumped by the girl he believes to be his soulmate, hopeless romantic Tom Hansen reflects on their relationship to try and figure out where things went wrong and how he can win her back.

Director: Marc Webb | Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Geoffrey Arend, Chloë Grace Moretz

Votes: 513,094 | Gross: $32.39M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

2. 1 Buck (2017)

TV-MA | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

Shifting from one pocket to another, from one man's drama to another, a lowly dollar bill, 'one buck' takes us on an odyssey through the heart of a forgotten town in Louisiana.

Director: Fabien Dufils | Stars: John Freeman, Katie Ryan, Cassi Colvin, Will Green

Votes: 4,346

Available on Prime Video on August 1

3. 16 to Life (2009)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

Romantic comedy. A small town teenager's angst about sexual inexperience drives a comic quest for love and understanding on a birthday to end all birthdays.

Director: Becky Smith | Stars: Hallee Hirsh, Theresa Russell, Shiloh Fernandez, Mandy Musgrave

Votes: 486

Available on Prime Video on August 1

4. 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)

R | 125 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

21 Metascore

A gang of ex-cons rob a casino during Elvis convention week.

Director: Demian Lichtenstein | Stars: Kurt Russell, Kevin Costner, Courteney Cox, Christian Slater

Votes: 46,991 | Gross: $15.74M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

5. Five Star Day (2010)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance

41 Metascore

One man's journey to disprove the theory of astrology leads him to answer some bigger question about life, love, fate and destiny.

Director: Danny Buday | Stars: Cam Gigandet, Guy Herbert, Will Yun Lee, Derek Shipp

Votes: 816

Available on Prime Video on August 1

6. 59 Seconds (2016)

TV-MA | 95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

ZayVian, a teenager, guilty over the death of his twin brother, commits negative acts in order to gain the attention of his parents. He seeks absolution for the murder. His ultimate ... See full summary »

Director: Benedict Dorsey | Stars: Nyell, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Julito McCullum, Jeremy Fernandez

Votes: 1,451

Available on Prime Video on August 1

7. A Dark Place (2018)

89 min | Mystery, Thriller

41 Metascore

When a young boy goes missing in a sleepy backwoods town, a local sanitation truck driver, Donald, plays detective, embarking on a precarious and obsessive investigation.

Director: Simon Fellows | Stars: Andrew Scott, Bronagh Waugh, Denise Gough, Michael Rose

Votes: 4,687

Available on Prime Video on August 1

8. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime

80 Metascore

In London, four very different people team up on a jewel heist, then try to double-cross one another for the loot, complicated by their efforts to fool a very proper barrister.

Directors: Charles Crichton, John Cleese | Stars: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin

Votes: 142,780 | Gross: $63.49M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

9. A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

26 Metascore

Two dim-witted brothers dream of owning their own dance club or at least getting into the coolest and most exclusive club in town, The Roxbury.

Director: John Fortenberry | Stars: Chris Kattan, Will Ferrell, Raquel Gardner, Viveca Paulin

Votes: 61,142 | Gross: $30.32M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

10. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

65 Metascore

A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor, Sam Robards

Votes: 307,644 | Gross: $78.62M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

11. Aaron's Blood (2016)

TV-MA | 80 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Single father Aaron fights to save his 12-year-old hemophiliac son after becoming infected with vampire blood.

Director: Tommy Stovall | Stars: James Martinez, Trevor Stovall, Michael Chieffo, Farah White

Votes: 335

Available on Prime Video on August 1

12. Absolution (IV) (2015)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Contract killer John Alexander (Steven Seagal, "Under Siege") has a chance to save an innocent girl from a powerful mob boss, but protecting her means betraying the government agency that hired him and putting his own life at risk.

Director: Keoni Waxman | Stars: Steven Seagal, Byron Mann, Howard Dell, Adina Stetcu

Votes: 3,537

Available on Prime Video on August 1

13. Acid Horizon (2018)

66 min | Documentary

Acid Horizon closely follows a deep sea explorer trying to save the planet. Dr. Erik Cordes is searching for a "Supercoral" that will survive Ocean Acidification and help prevent future extinctions. Is he too late?

Director: Ivan Hurzeler | Stars: Erik Cordes, Bruce Strickrott

Votes: 20

Available on Prime Video on August 1

14. Already Gone (2019)

92 min | Drama

A lonely teenager runs away from home, bringing along his abusive stepfather's girlfriend.

Director: Christopher Kenneally | Stars: Seann William Scott, Shiloh Fernandez, Raquel Castro, Noel Ramos

Votes: 280

Available on Prime Video on August 1

15. Alright Now (I) (2018)

TV-MA | 95 min | Drama

A rock musician enrolls in college after she breaks up with her boyfriend and her band falls apart.

Director: Jamie Adams | Stars: Cobie Smulders, Richard Elis, Jessica Hynes, Emily Atack

Votes: 600

Available on Prime Video on August 1

16. Baby Boom (1987)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

53 Metascore

The life of super-yuppie J.C. is thrown into turmoil when she inherits a baby from a distant relative.

Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Diane Keaton, Sam Shepard, Harold Ramis, Kristina Kennedy

Votes: 17,553 | Gross: $26.71M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

17. Backstage (I) (2021)

TV-G | 115 min | Drama, Family, Musical

Sandra is a very loving and caring sister to her sister Elsa. The story begins when Elsa wants to audition for film stars but doesn't pass, because Elsa's acting is not impressive.

Director: Guntur Soeharjanto | Stars: Vanesha Prescilla, Sissy Priscillia, Karina Suwandhi, Achmad Megantara

Votes: 68

Available on Prime Video on August 1

18. Backwoods (2020)

70 min | Horror, Thriller

Upon encountering The Hangman, a deformed zealot said to lynch male trespassers and keep the women as "brides", Molly, along with her best friend Noah, must avoid becoming his latest victims.

Director: Thomas Smith | Stars: Jeremy Sande, Isabella Alberti, Tahj Vaughans, Erin Lilley

Votes: 55

Available on Prime Video on August 1

19. Bad Frank (2017)

TV-MA | 103 min | Drama, Thriller

Frank Pierce leads a seemingly normal life, but when a disturbing past reemerges & something precious is taken from him, his mask of sanity loosens & unearths the urge to be violent once again.

Director: Tony Germinario | Stars: Kevin Interdonato, Amanda Clayton, Tom Sizemore, Brandon Heitkamp

Votes: 725

Available on Prime Video on August 1

20. Bad Therapy (2020)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

41 Metascore

A couple seeks out Judy Small, a marriage counselor; but the counselor is more than what meets the eye.

Director: William Teitler | Stars: Rob Corddry, Anna Pniowsky, Alicia Silverstone, Aisha Tyler

Votes: 891

Available on Prime Video on August 1

21. Basic (2003)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

34 Metascore

A D.E.A. Agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army Ranger Drill Sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Connie Nielsen, Tim Daly

Votes: 63,356 | Gross: $26.54M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

22. Battle Scars (2020)

84 min | Crime, Drama, War

After his best friend is drafted to fight in Vietnam, a young man must grapple with the reality of life before and after war.

Director: Samuel Gonzalez Jr. | Stars: Kit Lang, Arturo Castro, Illya Konstantin, Emily Trosclair

Votes: 1,097

Available on Prime Video on August 1

23. Before Midnight (2013)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

94 Metascore

We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Ariane Labed

Votes: 158,011 | Gross: $8.11M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

24. Big Brother Volcano (2017)

TV-MA | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

When Alan's wife flakes on a last-ditch effort to save their marriage, he's joined by his all too eager brother-in-law Mike on a trip to Nicaragua's 'Mercado Village,' a hipster resort for American tourists. As the two settle in, they meet Barbara, an American ex-pat who co-founded Mercado Village years earlier as a utopian haven for artists and free spirits. As Alan's relationship with Barbara ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Briganti | Stars: Aya Cash, George Basil, Brandon Scott, Echo Kellum

Votes: 38

Available on Prime Video on August 1

25. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

66 Metascore

Wyoming, early 1900s. Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid are the leaders of a band of outlaws. After a train robbery goes wrong they find themselves on the run with a posse hard on their heels. Their solution - escape to Bolivia.

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin

Votes: 215,849 | Gross: $102.31M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

26. Cartel Crew (2019– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Reality-TV

A look into the lives of descendants of the Cartel life living in Miami as they navigate adulthood and the effects the legacy has had on their upbringing.

Stars: Stephanie Acevedo, Michael Blanco, Dayana Castellanos, Kat Flores

Votes: 180

Available on Prime Video on August 1

27. Clockstoppers (2002)

PG | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

40 Metascore

A teenager accidentally activates a machine that enables him to speed up his body so that other people seem to be standing still.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Jesse Bradford, French Stewart, Paula Garcés, Michael Biehn

Votes: 14,431 | Gross: $36.99M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

28. Courage Under Fire (1996)

R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

77 Metascore

A U.S. Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander's worthiness for the Medal of Honor.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 55,414 | Gross: $59.03M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

29. Crossed the Line (2014)

92 min | Thriller

A young woman refuses to bow down to the local criminal kingpin who wants to take control of her late mother's flower shop in order to run drugs. However, when he crosses the line, she and her siblings seek revenge.

Director: Dennis Conrad | Stars: Ice-T, Caryn Ward, La'Myia Good, Sam Sarpong

Votes: 106

Available on Prime Video on August 1

30. Dating My Mother (2017)

TV-MA | 88 min | Comedy

Dating My Mother explores the intimate and sometimes tumultuous relationship between a single mother and her gay son as they navigate the dizzying world of online dating.

Director: Mike Roma | Stars: Kathryn Erbe, Patrick Reilly, Kathy Najimy, Michael Hsu Rosen

Votes: 410

Available on Prime Video on August 1

31. Derek's Dead (2020)


Two former best friends (who currently hate each other) are forced to reconnect when their third former best friend (who they also hate) tasks them with spreading his ashes. There's only one problem: they couldn't care less.

Director: Curt Neill | Stars: Curt Neill, Kyle Mizono, Cole Hersch, Greg Edwards

Votes: 76

Available on Prime Video on August 1

32. Disappearance (II) (2019)

79 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

After the Author George Boulangé disappears from his sailboat one night, Detective Kenny Park must try to ascertain what happened by interviewing his wife, girlfriend and captain.

Director: Matt Shapira | Stars: Matthew Marsden, Jemma Dallender, Brian Thompson, Hutch Dano

Votes: 180

Available on Prime Video on August 1

33. Don't Click (2012)

93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

You better not click if you want to survive.

Director: Tae-kyeong Kim | Stars: Park Bo-young, Joo Won, Byeol Kang, Choi Ji Heon

Votes: 624

Available on Prime Video on August 1

34. Downhill Racer (1969)

M | 101 min | Drama, Sport

89 Metascore

Quietly cocky Robert Redford joins U.S. ski team as downhill racer and clashes with the team's coach, played by Gene Hackman. Lots of good skiing action leading to an exciting climax.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Robert Redford, Gene Hackman, Camilla Sparv, Karl Michael Vogler

Votes: 4,922

Available on Prime Video on August 1

35. Drive Me Crazy (1999)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

42 Metascore

Nicole and Chase used to be BFFs, then junior high happened. The high school centennial dance is coming but Nicole gets dumped. So does Chase. They stage a relationship to get at their exes. They visit each other's worlds. Love in the air?

Director: John Schultz | Stars: Melissa Joan Hart, Adrian Grenier, Stephen Collins, Mark Metcalf

Votes: 19,936 | Gross: $17.85M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

36. Eadweard (2015)

Unrated | 104 min | Biography, Drama

A psychological drama about the turn-of-the-century photographer Eadweard Muybridge, who was the first to photograph subjects in movement and became the godfather of cinema. He later ... See full summary »

Director: Kyle Rideout | Stars: Michael Eklund, Sara Canning, Christopher Heyerdahl, Charlie Carrick

Votes: 568

Available on Prime Video on August 1

37. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)

PG | 112 min | Action, Biography, Crime

76 Metascore

Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possibly successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Jack Thibeau

Votes: 135,278 | Gross: $43.00M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

38. Everybody Loves Somebody (2017)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

74 Metascore

A single, successful career woman asks her co-worker to pose as her boyfriend at a family wedding back home in Mexico. Her situation gets complicated when her ex shows up at the ceremony.

Director: Catalina Aguilar Mastretta | Stars: Karla Souza, José María Yazpik, Ben O'Toole, Alejandro Camacho

Votes: 4,190 | Gross: $1.91M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

39. Evil Dead (2013)

R | 91 min | Horror

57 Metascore

Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods.

Director: Fede Alvarez | Stars: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci

Votes: 171,856 | Gross: $54.24M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

40. Face/Off (1997)

R | 138 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

82 Metascore

To foil a terrorist plot, an FBI agent undergoes facial transplant surgery to assume the identity of the criminal mastermind who murdered his only son, but the criminal wakes up prematurely and seeks revenge.

Director: John Woo | Stars: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola

Votes: 376,780 | Gross: $112.23M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

41. Filth (I) (2013)

R | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

56 Metascore

A corrupt, junkie cop with bipolar disorder attempts to manipulate his way through a promotion in order to win back his wife and daughter while also fighting his own inner demons.

Director: Jon S. Baird | Stars: James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan, Imogen Poots

Votes: 109,471 | Gross: $0.03M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

42. Firewalker (1986)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

37 Metascore

A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache hoard of gold.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett Jr., Melody Anderson, Will Sampson

Votes: 6,925 | Gross: $11.83M

Available on Prime Video on August 1

43. Follow the Prophet (2009)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Thriller

A young girl escaping from a Polygamist cult is aided by an Army Colonel and a renegade female sheriff who join forces to expose the truth that lies hidden in a town in Utah.

Director: Drew Ann Rosenberg | Stars: Robert Chimento, Diane Venora, Annie B. Compton, John Diehl

Votes: 770

Available on Prime Video on August 1

44. Fright Night (2011)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Horror