Top 10 Amazon Prime Video Movies According to Criticism | Culture

Every day, new productions arrive in the Amazon Prime Video catalog, making it even more difficult to choose a title to watch. To make your decision easier, we have listed the 10 best movies on the platform according to the criticism of Rotten Tomatoes, covering original and exclusive movies from the streaming service. See this selection and run play!

Top 10 Amazon Prime Video Movies [crítica]

1. Sharkwater Extinction – Grade 100

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Canadian documentary, Sharkwater Extinction was Rob Stewart’s last production. Famous for the films of the genre, the director died in a dive during the recording of the feature. In this film, Rob shows how the illegal shark hunting industry works and warns the population about the decimation of animals.

  • Direction: Rob Stewart
  • Year: 2019
  • Actors: Rob Stewart

2. Until the End: The Struggle for Democracy – Note 100

Starred by Stacey Abrams, a former Democratic candidate for the Georgian government, Until the End: The Fight for Democracy is a documentary released on the eve of the US presidential election. Its plot deepens on the suppression of votes in the country, opening up the mechanisms used to prevent minorities from exercising their right.

  • Direction: Liz Garbus and Lisa Cortés
  • Year: 2020
  • Actors: Stacey Abrams

3. Time – Note 99

Another documentary on the list, Time was released during the Sundance Festival. The production tells the story of Fox Rich, a mother of six who desperately struggles to get her husband out of prison, sentenced to 60 years in prison for robbing a bank.

  • Direction: Garrett Bradley
  • Year: 2020
  • Actors: Fox Rich and Rob G. Rich

4. Blow The Man Down – Note 98

Acidic humor and suspense are mixed in Blow The Man Down, a movie set in a small fishing village. In this seemingly peaceful place, two orphaned sisters find themselves trapped in a huge problem when one of them kills a man in self-defense.

  • Direction: Danielle Krudy and Bridget Savage Cole
  • Year: 2020
  • Actors: Morgan Saylor and Sophie Lowe

5. One Child Nation – Note 98

Considered one of the best films of Amazon Prime Video by the specialized media, One Child Nation was awarded during the Sundance Festival. The documentary focuses on the “one-child policy” instituted from 1979 to 2015 in China, showing the impact of this campaign on the population and the measures adopted by the government.

  • Direction: Danielle Krudy and Bridget Savage Cole
  • Year: 2020
  • Actors: Morgan Saylor and Sophie Lowe

6. Gleason – Note 96

Portrait of the real story of Steve Gleason, a former NFL player, the documentary Gleason shows scenes recorded by the athlete himself after discovering that he suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The film follows his son’s early years and his history of learning from the disease.

  • Direction: Clay Tweel
  • Year: 2016
  • Actors: Steve Gleason and Michel Varisco

7. Pass Over – Note 93

Directed by Spike Lee, Pass Over is a filmed theater that accompanies two spirited young blacks living on the streets of Chicago. While they dream of a “promised land” of happiness, they deal with the real fear of police attacks.

  • Direction: Spike Lee
  • Year: 2018
  • Actors: Julian Parker and Jon Michael Hill

8. The Vastness of the Night – Note 92

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The Vastitude of the Night (Image: Press Release / Amazon Prime Video)

Mystery and sci-fi plot, The Vastitude of the Night takes place in the late 1950s. In a small town in New Mexico, two young people encounter strange noises interfering with their radio broadcast and decide to look for answers is happening.

  • Direction: Andrew Patterson
  • Year: 2020
  • Actors: Sierra McCormick and Jake Horowitz

9. The Brittany Marathon – Note 88

Based on real facts, Brittany’s Marathon is a comedy film about overcoming. In the plot, the young Brittany is tired of the life she leads, and when she decides to run to lose weight, she ends up going through a transformation far beyond her appearance.

  • Direction: Paul Downs Colaizzo
  • Year: 2019
  • Actors: Jillian Bell and Michaela Watkins

10. Selah and the Swords – Note 88

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Selah and the Swords (Image: Press Release / Amazon Prime Video)

Teen movie not funny, Selah and The Swords takes place in a boarding school dominated by five factions of students. In front of the Swords – those responsible for the drugs that circulate in the school – is the young Selah. About to graduate, she decides to train a girl to replace her.

  • Direction: Tayarisha Poe
  • Year: 2020
  • Actors: Lovie Simone, Jharrel Jerome and Celeste O’Connor

Have you seen any of these productions? Do you agree that they are the best movies on Amazon Prime Video?

The notes presented in this text were collected on 10/22/2020.

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