Best Movies and TV Shows Streaming on Prime Video in January 2019

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1. Beautiful Boy (2018)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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63 Metascore

Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

Director: Felix van Groeningen | Stars: Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Christian Convery

Votes: 5,828 | Gross: $7.52M

Available Jan. 4

2. Eighth Grade (2018)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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89 Metascore

An introverted teenage girl tries to survive the last week of her disastrous eighth grade year before leaving to start high school.

Director: Bo Burnham | Stars: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson, Jake Ryan

Votes: 23,002 | Gross: $13.54M

Available Jan. 13

3. Hereditary (2018)

R | 127 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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87 Metascore

After the family matriarch passes away, a grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences, and begin to unravel dark secrets.

Director: Ari Aster | Stars: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff

Votes: 110,877 | Gross: $44.07M

Available Dec. 27

4. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

PG-13 | 135 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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72 Metascore

After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 747,116 | Gross: $170.74M

Available Jan. 1

5. Iron Man 2 (2010)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.0
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57 Metascore

With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark must contend with both his declining health and a vengeful mad man with ties to his father's legacy.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle

Votes: 623,942 | Gross: $312.43M

Available Dec. 25

6. Life Itself (2018)

R | 117 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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21 Metascore

As a young New York City couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

Director: Dan Fogelman | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Annette Bening, Mandy Patinkin

Votes: 2,412 | Gross: $4.10M

Available Dec. 21

7. Alpha Dog (2006)

R | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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53 Metascore

Johnny and a couple pals kidnap Jake's 15-year-old brother, Zach, then assigns his buddy Frankie to be Zach's minder. They develop a brotherly friendship. Zach parties with his captors as things begin to spin out of control.

Director: Nick Cassavetes | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Justin Timberlake, Anton Yelchin, Bruce Willis

Votes: 94,028 | Gross: $15.23M

Available Jan. 1

8. Leave No Trace (2018)

PG | 109 min | Drama

7.2
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88 Metascore

A father and his thirteen year-old daughter are living an ideal existence in a vast urban park in Portland, Oregon, when a small mistake derails their lives forever.

Director: Debra Granik | Stars: Thomasin McKenzie, Ben Foster, Jeffery Rifflard, Derek John Drescher

Votes: 19,363 | Gross: $6.05M

Available Jan. 3

9. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017– )

TV-MA | 57 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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A housewife in the 1950s decides to become a stand-up comic.

Stars: Rachel Brosnahan, Tony Shalhoub, Michael Zegen, Marin Hinkle

Votes: 30,810

Season 2 available Dec. 5

10. Brazil (1985)

R | 132 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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88 Metascore

A bureaucrat, in a retro-future world, tries to correct an administrative error and becomes an enemy of the state.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 171,659 | Gross: $9.93M

Available Jan. 1

11. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

G | 100 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

7.8
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67 Metascore

A poor but hopeful boy seeks one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory.

Director: Mel Stuart | Stars: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 154,840 | Gross: $4.00M

Available Jan. 1

12. Niko and the Sword of Light (2015– )

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.9
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Ten-year-old Niko, the last of his kind in a strange world, embarks on an epic quest to bring light back to his land. Armed with his magic sword, Niko journeys to the Cursed Volcano, making... See full summary »

Stars: Andre Robinson, Kari Wahlgren, Tom Kenny, Steve Blum

Votes: 234

Season 2 available Dec. 28

13. Jane Eyre (2011)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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76 Metascore

A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he's hiding a terrible secret.

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Su Elliot

Votes: 72,953 | Gross: $11.24M

Available Jan. 1

14. Reprisal (I) (2018)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.2
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19 Metascore

A bank manager haunted by a violent heist that took the life of a coworker teams up with his ex-cop neighbor to bring down the assailant, initiating an explosive counterattack that brings all three men to the breaking point.

Director: Brian A. Miller | Stars: Bruce Willis, Frank Grillo, Johnathon Schaech, Olivia Culpo

Votes: 2,976

Available Jan. 1

15. Sherlock Gnomes (2018)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.1
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36 Metascore

Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.

Director: John Stevenson | Stars: Johnny Depp, James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Kelly Asbury

Votes: 6,423 | Gross: $43.24M

Available Jan. 4

16. Informer (2018– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Thriller

7.8
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Informer is a complex, character-driven thriller about Raza, a young second generation British-Pakistani man from East London who is coerced by Gabe, a Counter-Terrorism Officer into ... See full summary »

Stars: Paddy Considine, Nabhaan Rizwan, Bel Powley, Fehinti Balogun

Votes: 1,476

Season 1 available Jan. 11

17. Final Score (2018)

R | 104 min | Action, Thriller

5.7
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53 Metascore

After deadly terrorists abduct his niece at a soccer match, an ex-soldier with lethal fighting skills wages a one-man war to save her and prevent mass destruction.

Director: Scott Mann | Stars: Dave Bautista, Pierce Brosnan, Ray Stevenson, Aaron McCusker

Votes: 4,359

Available Jan. 12

18. The Grand Tour (2016– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.7
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Follow Jeremy, Richard, and James, as they embark on an adventure across the globe. Driving new and exciting automobiles from manufacturers all over the world.

Stars: Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Richard Hammond, Mike Skinner

Votes: 49,374

Season 3 available Jan. 18

19. Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)

R | 128 min | Documentary

5.9
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69 Metascore

Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald Trump presidency and gun violence, while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Roger Ailes, Brooke Baldwin, Ashleigh Banfield, Stephen K. Bannon

Votes: 5,236 | Gross: $6.35M

Available Jan. 19

20. Endeavour (2012– )

TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Set in the 1960s, the show follows Endeavour Morse in his early years as a police constable. Working alongside his senior partner DI Fred Thursday, Morse engages in a number of investigations around Oxford.

Stars: Shaun Evans, Roger Allam, Sean Rigby, Anton Lesser

Votes: 12,817

Season 5 available Jan. 29

21. Escobar: Paradise Lost (2014)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.5
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56 Metascore

In Colombia, a young surfer meets the woman of his dreams - and then meets her uncle, Pablo Escobar.

Director: Andrea Di Stefano | Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Josh Hutcherson, Claudia Traisac, Brady Corbet

Votes: 18,781 | Gross: $0.11M

Available Jan. 25

22. Going to War (2018 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary

7.6
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What is it really like to go to war? For millennia, only warriors could really answer that question. Now, a new PBS documentary takes us inside the experience of battle and reveals the soldier's experiences as never before.

Directors: Sebastian Junger, Karl Marlantes

Votes: 14

Available Jan. 1

23. Frontline (1983– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Stars: Will Lyman, Sarah Childress, Arun Rath, Priyanka Boghani

Votes: 1,300

Season 36 available Jan. 1

24. Breaking Big (2018– )

30 min | Documentary

7.4
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Why have some of the world's most influential people been able to make it big? Explore how some of today's artists, innovators, athletes and political leaders made their careers.

Stars: Carlos Watson, Angela Lee Duckworth, Jeffrey Carr, Christina Greer

Votes: 17

Season 1 available Jan. 1

25. First Civilizations (2018– )

55 min | Documentary

6.6
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Having lived as mobile foragers for 99 percent of our time on Earth, why did humans set out on the road to civilization? How did they create villages, towns, cities, and states, and ... See full summary »

Star: Kerry Shale

Votes: 19

Season 1 available Jan. 1

26. Nova Wonders (2018– )

60 min | Documentary

7.4
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NOVA Wonders follows researchers on the winding paths of uncertainty and the unknown revealing how far we've come, how we managed to get here and the remarkable scientists who are transforming our world and the future.

Stars: Talithia Williams, Rana El Kaliouby, Andre Fenton, Michelle Trautwein

Votes: 25

Season 1 available Jan. 1

27. Rwanda: The Royal Tour (2018 TV Special)

Not Rated | 56 min

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Rwanda: The Royal Tour follows Peter Greenberg as he ventures deep inside the country known as the "land of a thousand hills."

Director: John Feist | Stars: Peter Greenberg, Paul Kagame

Available Jan. 1

28. The Jazz Ambassadors (2018)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, History

6.8
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The Cold War and Civil Rights collide in this remarkable story of music, diplomacy and race. Beginning in 1955, when America asked its greatest jazz artists to travel the world as cultural ... See full summary »

Director: Hugo Berkeley | Stars: Darius Brubeck, Bill Crow, Quincy Jones, Leslie Odom Jr.

Votes: 37

Available Jan. 1

29. The Debt (I) (2010)

R | 113 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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65 Metascore

In 1965, three Mossad agents cross into East Berlin to apprehend a notorious Nazi war criminal. Thirty years later, the secrets the agents share come back to haunt them.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 60,056 | Gross: $31.18M

Available Jan. 16




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