Best Movies and TV Shows Streaming on Prime Video in December 2018

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1. 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: 30,263

Season 2 available Dec. 5

2. 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: 2,305 | Gross: $4.10M

Available Dec. 21

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: 110,103 | Gross: $44.07M

Available Dec. 27

4. 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: 623,508 | Gross: $312.43M

Available Dec. 25

5. Vanity Fair (2018)

TV-14 | Drama

7.2
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An adaptation of the 1848 novel by William Makepeace Thackeray.

Stars: Michael Palin, Olivia Cooke, Tom Bateman, Johnny Flynn

Votes: 1,496

Available Dec. 21

6. Boogie Nights (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama

7.9
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85 Metascore

The story of a young man's adventures in the California pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 215,357 | Gross: $26.40M

Available Dec. 1

7. 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: 233

Season 2 available Dec. 28

8. Groundhog Day (1993)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

8.0
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72 Metascore

A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 526,315 | Gross: $70.91M

Available Dec. 1

9. Event Horizon (1997)

R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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35 Metascore

A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson

Votes: 139,865 | Gross: $26.67M

Available Dec. 1

10. Evan Almighty (2007)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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37 Metascore

God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.

Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman, Lauren Graham, Johnny Simmons

Votes: 128,088 | Gross: $100.46M

Available Dec. 16

11. All the President's Men (1976)

PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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80 Metascore

"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Votes: 88,886 | Gross: $70.60M

Available Dec. 1

12. A Clockwork Orange (1971)

R | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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80 Metascore

In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke

Votes: 667,455

Available Dec. 1

13. 4 Blocks (2017– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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Based in Neukölln, Berlin Toni manages the daily business of dealing with the Arabic gangs and ends up wanting to leave his old life behind for his family, but as expected, its never that simple.

Stars: Almila Bagriacik, Kida Khodr Ramadan, Veysel Gelin, Maryam Zaree

Votes: 2,905

Season 2 available Dec. 15

14. Life of Crime (2013)

TV-MA | 180 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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A rookie cop is obsessed with tracking down the killer of a 15-year-old girl, who she hunts over the course of 28 years.

Stars: Hayley Atwell, Richard Coyle, Julian Lewis Jones, Amanda Drew

Votes: 382

Available Dec. 15

15. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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80 Metascore

In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.

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

Votes: 119,983 | Gross: $63.49M

Available Dec. 1

16. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

R | 99 min | Western

8.0
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65 Metascore

A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volontè, Marianne Koch, Wolfgang Lukschy

Votes: 173,156 | Gross: $14.50M

Available Dec. 1

17. Happily N'Ever After (2006)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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28 Metascore

An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.

Directors: Paul Bolger, Yvette Kaplan, Greg Tiernan, Dino Athanassiou | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Patrick Warburton, George Carlin

Votes: 9,447 | Gross: $15.59M

Available Dec. 1

18. Happily N'Ever After 2 (2009)

TV-PG | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

3.9
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Fairy tales collide when Mambo and Munk tip the scales of good and evil once again. This time Princess Snow White is a misguided teenager who'd rather have fun with friends Red Riding Hood,... See full summary »

Directors: Steven E. Gordon, Boyd Kirkland | Stars: G.K. Bowes, Kelly Brewster, Doug Erholtz, Jennie Fahn

Votes: 1,518

Available Dec. 1

19. Margin Call (2011)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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76 Metascore

Follows the key people at an investment bank, over a 24-hour period, during the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis.

Director: J.C. Chandor | Stars: Zachary Quinto, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany

Votes: 105,041 | Gross: $5.35M

Available Dec. 1

20. Mars Attacks! (1996)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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52 Metascore

Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker, Annette Bening

Votes: 192,462 | Gross: $37.77M

Available Dec. 1

21. Ordinary People (1980)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.8
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87 Metascore

The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton

Votes: 41,009 | Gross: $54.80M

Available Dec. 1

22. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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51 Metascore

Four teenage mutant ninja turtles emerge from the shadows to protect New York City from a gang of criminal ninjas.

Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Judith Hoag, Elias Koteas, Josh Pais, David Forman

Votes: 76,767 | Gross: $135.27M

Available Dec. 1

23. The Black Stallion (1979)

G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport

7.4
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84 Metascore

While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks ... See full summary »

Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Clarence Muse

Votes: 10,322

Available Dec. 1

24. The Dark Crystal (1982)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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66 Metascore

On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.

Directors: Jim Henson, Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz

Votes: 48,560 | Gross: $40.58M

Available Dec. 1

25. The Firm (1993)

R | 154 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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58 Metascore

A young lawyer joins a prestigious law firm only to discover that it has a sinister dark side.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Hal Holbrook

Votes: 102,912 | Gross: $158.35M

Available Dec. 1

26. The Game (1997)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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61 Metascore

After a wealthy banker is given an opportunity to participate in a mysterious game, his life is turned upside down when he becomes unable to distinguish between the game and reality.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn

Votes: 306,405 | Gross: $48.32M

Available Dec. 1

27. The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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76 Metascore

Incompetent police Detective Frank Drebin must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, O.J. Simpson, Ricardo Montalban

Votes: 132,830 | Gross: $78.04M

Available Dec. 1

28. The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Crime

6.9
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65 Metascore

Lieutenant Frank Drebin discovers that his ex-girlfriend's new beau is involved in a plot to kidnap a scientist who advocates solar energy.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson

Votes: 94,223 | Gross: $86.93M

Available Dec. 1

29. Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Crime

6.5
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63 Metascore

Frank Drebin comes out of retirement to help Police Squad infiltrate a gang of terrorists planning to detonate a bomb at the Academy Awards.

Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, O.J. Simpson

Votes: 87,012 | Gross: $51.13M

Available Dec. 1

30. LOL: Last One Laughing (2018)

Reality-TV

7.3
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10 comedians. If you laugh, you lose. Winner takes all.

Stars: Liliana Arriaga, Carlos Ballarta, Mauricio Barrientos, Alfonso Borbolla

Votes: 11

Season 1 available Dec. 12

31. Valkyrie (2008)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.1
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56 Metascore

A dramatization of the 20 July assassination and political coup plot by desperate renegade German Army officers against Hitler during World War II.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Carice van Houten, Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 209,164 | Gross: $83.08M

Available Dec. 1

32. Wild Wild West (1999)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.9
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38 Metascore

The two best hired guns in the West must save President Grant from the clutches of a nineteenth century inventor-villain.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Salma Hayek

Votes: 142,228 | Gross: $113.81M

Available Dec. 1

33. Windtalkers (2002)

R | 134 min | Action, Drama, War

6.0
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51 Metascore

Two U.S. Marines in World War II are assigned to protect Navajo Marines, who use their native language as an unbreakable radio cypher.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Adam Beach, Peter Stormare, Noah Emmerich

Votes: 61,312 | Gross: $40.91M

Available Dec. 1

34. Killers (2010)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

5.4
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21 Metascore

A vacationing woman meets her ideal man, leading to a swift marriage. Back at home, however, their idyllic life is upset when they discover their neighbors could be assassins who have been contracted to kill the couple..

Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Tom Selleck, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 80,647 | Gross: $47.06M

Available Dec. 7

35. Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)

PG-13 | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.6
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43 Metascore

Four couples find themselves struggling to save their marriages once again on their annual marriage retreat, while each of them battle through financial, physical, mental, and emotional issues.

Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Janet Jackson, Tyler Perry, Jill Scott, Sharon Leal

Votes: 8,498 | Gross: $60.10M

Available Dec. 7

36. Before I Fall (2017)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.4
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58 Metascore

February 12 is just another day in Sam's charmed life, until it turns out to be her last. Stuck reliving her last day over and over, Sam untangles the mystery around her death and discovers everything she's losing.

Director: Ry Russo-Young | Stars: Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, Cynthy Wu, Medalion Rahimi

Votes: 36,013 | Gross: $12.23M

Available Dec. 8

37. Collide (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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33 Metascore

An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, though he winds up on the run from his employers across Cologne high-speed Autobahn.

Director: Eran Creevy | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 12,591 | Gross: $2.28M

38. A Most Wanted Man (2014)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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73 Metascore

A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror.

Director: Anton Corbijn | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Daniel Brühl, Robin Wright

Votes: 66,413 | Gross: $17.24M

Available Dec. 19




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