When Amazon finalized its MGM acquisition in March 2022, it gained access to one of the most important movie libraries in film history. Besides tying Amazon to one of the most respected names in Hollywood, it has also given the Prime Video streaming service access to classics such as the entire James Bond catalog, including the latest edition, No time to die. It’s definitely an exciting time to be together.
The best movies on Amazon Prime Video change depending on what the streaming service has available at that particular moment (not all James Bond movies will necessarily be available all the time) so it’s important to know what’s coming up each month. The best movies on Prime Video in July 2022 show how diverse the choice of service can be.
One of the most nostalgic films of the ’90s, Speed It’s an action thriller that may sound like it’s all about its concept (a bus in Los Angeles that’s set to explode if it goes slower than 50mph), but it’s the chemistry between frontrunners Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock that made it a hit.
Dennis Hopper is also an Action Movie Hall of Fame villain as the Maniac Bomber. While he may not rival the likes of, say, Alan Rickman as Hans Gruber, director Jean de Pont may not outperform his work as a cinematographer in die hardThis is a wonderful evergreen experience.
The Gladiator (2000)
Russell Crowe delivers an Academy Award-winning and career-defining performance as an avenging ex-general who rises through the ranks of gladiatorial battles in ancient Rome in this thrilling epic from director Ridley Scott.
From Hans Zimmer’s thrilling score to crowd-pleasing battle sequences, the gladiator It is the definition of a neoclassical and cultural landmark from the turn of the new millennium thanks to an excess of quotable fonts.
House of Gucci (2021)
More than 20 years after the success the gladiatorRidley Scott offers audiences a completely different glimpse into Italian history with this biographical crime drama about an exciting chapter in the history of the iconic fashion brand.
With special offers from Lady Gaga and Jared Leto, Gucci House Set in a completely different side of Scott’s various films about the gladiator But no less entertaining.
Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)
The best documentaries are the ones that take the audience inside a topic that few people know about, and this laminated document about a professional sushi chef makes his delicious subject matter a feast for the eyes.
Besides its honorary main character, Jiro Dreams of Sushi He explores the idea of food as an art, and dives into the ins and outs of preparing the world-famous dish with its precision and cultural significance.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
in bassy style good comrades And the casinoDirector Martin Scorsese and veteran editor Thelma Schonemaker deliver a stunning three-hour epic of debauchery and excess. Wolf Wall Wall.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie are prominent in the lead roles as unscrupulous stockbroker Jordan Belfort and his second wife/accomplice in crime Naomi Lapaglia. The film is a raucous comedy that breaks fast but not without making a lasting impression through its depiction of a self-destructive culture of greed.
Raging Bull (1980)
At the other end of Scorsese’s career, he showcased the work of Academy Award-winning editor Thelma Schonemaker as he first set out to create the style for which the pair are famous, Raging Bull Another aspect of Scorsese’s character studies. Instead of a complicit narrator like Jordan Belfort or Henry Hill from good comradesAnd the Raging BullThe subject of the film, boxer Jake LaMotta, is a simple man who tends to express himself through mostly violent outbursts.
Robert De Niro won Best Actor at the 53rd Academy Awards for his unwavering performance as LaMotta, with Joe Pesci and Cathy Moriarty at his side for their supporting performances as LaMotta’s brother and wife, respectively. In terms of visual creativity and dramatic intensity, Raging Bull It is still in a class of its own.
No time to die (2021)
Daniel Craig secured his legacy as unique to James Bond by making sure that the last movie he starred in and his iteration of the character gave him a full and proper farewell. While all of 007’s previous cast stints seemed to either end somewhat abruptly or fizzle out, Craig made sure to come out with a sure bang.
No time to die He sees Bond go through one of his unusually emotional journeys, as he encounters a villain from his past as well as one from his new love’s past, Madeline Swan. However, the story is still packed with all the shootings, chases, and doomsday events that fans of the series know and love.
Top Gun (1986)
If the last box office success Top Gun: Maverick It showed anything but that audiences can still feel the need for speed, and the original fighter drama that started it all still shines today.
From the soundtrack to the aerial shots, Better It was an iconic cinematic experience that retained much of its energy over decades and is filled with some of the most memorable quotes from any 1980s movie.
Black Swan (2010)
Natalie Portman won an Academy Award for her performance as a troubled ballerina who loses her grip on reality in this stunning psychological thriller from director Darren Aronofsky.
It is not only distinguished by its excellent performance, black Swan It is a satisfying experience for fans of both dance and horror as Portman’s character slips further into her dual roles as the innocent White Swan and the demonic Black Swan in a prestigious production of Swan Lake.
August Wilson adapted his namesake game for the big screen with Denzel Washington in charge in front and behind the camera, with predictable strong results.
Although Washington is a force of nature in the lead role as a charismatic but distant husband and father, he allows supporting players like Viola Davis and Jovan Adebo, who stars as his character’s wife and son, to really make this heavy family drama soar.
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