New movies and shows to watch on Amazon Prime Video this weekend

Jun 18 2021, 12:32 pm

It’s the last official weekend of the spring and just like the weather, the content on Amazon Prime Video in Canada is heating up.

Amazon Prime has released an intriguing show that follows how Real Madrid athletes coped with the COVID-19 pandemic, a docuseries following a legendary Mexican soccer club, a Brazilian reality show, and much more.

Have an Amazon weekend!

El Coraz贸n De Sergio Ramos – Season 2聽(Amazon Original)

Filmed across the tumultuous 2019-20 Real Madrid season, and halted by COVID-19 splitting the domestic season in two, season two of El Coraz贸n De Sergio Ramos shares a more intimate look at what it takes to make one of the world鈥檚 most dominant athletes when they鈥檙e separated from their teammates and training facilities are taken away.

Chivas: El Reba帽o Sagrado – Season 1聽(Amazon Original)

This four-part docuseries chronicles one unforgettable season with Mexico’s homegrown soccer club, the Chivas of Guadalajara, as they attempt to resurrect their legendary franchise from the ashes of five losing seasons.

Wild And Free: Florian贸polis – Season 2聽(Amazon Original)

As eight charismatic young and beautiful Brazilians enter a luxurious beach house in Florian贸polis, they embark on a journey full of parties, fights, gossip, drama, relationships and most importantly, fun! Add in a squad of celebs commenting on their every move and聽Wild And Free: Florian贸polis聽is a reality show without limits.

Here’s what dropped on Amazon Prime earlier this month in case you missed out:

Flack – Season 2 (Amazon Original)

Equal parts drama and comedy, Anna Paquin stars as Robyn, a flack: a sharp and witty PR agent who鈥檚 an expert at her craft but a saboteur when it comes to her personal life. With the world of high-stakes public relations as the perfect backdrop, the second season of Flack centres on Robyn and her colleagues who must figure out how to make the best of bad situations and manage to get out unscathed.

Clarkson’s Farm – Season 1 (Amazon Original)

Join Jeremy Clarkson on his latest harebrained scheme: owning and managing a farm! The Grand Tour presenter swaps supercars for tractors in what’s sure to be a complete farming success! Or maybe not…

Latin Flow– Season 1

Latin Flow is the story of nine Columbian women who are singers, driven by urban music and female empowerment seeking to open their own space in a competitive music world.

Here are some titles that dropped on the streaming service in May and June, in case you missed out:

Dom – Season 1 (Amazon Original)

Inspired by a true story, this crime drama follows Victor (Fl谩vio Tolezani), a police officer and father who鈥檚 dedicated his entire life to the war on drugs in Rio de Janeiro as he helps his drug-addicted son Pedro (Gabriel Leone), one of Brazil鈥檚 most wanted criminals.

When Eagles Dare: Crystal Palace F.C.

From administration in 2010 to the brink of the PremierLeague, When Eagles Dare is the story of CPFC’s remarkable rise.

Head Above Water – Season 1

This four-part docuseries follows elite Australian swimmers Ian Thorpe AM, Bronte Campbell OAM and Kyle Chalmers OAM, as well as former-junior-champion-turned-international-musician Cody Simpson in the lead up to the games in July.

Boss Level

Stuck in a time loop, doomed to repeat the same day over and over again while being hunted by dozens of deadly assassins, a man struggles to find a way out of his strange predicament.

Panic – Season 1 (Amazon Original)

No one knows who invented Panic or when it first began. But in the forgotten rural town of Carp, Texas, the game is the only way out. Every summer the graduating seniors risk their lives competing in a series of challenges that force them to confront their deepest fears for the chance to win life-changing money. Anyone can play. Only one will win. Let the games begin.

Vakeel Saheb

A criminal lawyer helps three young women fight a molestation case against a rich brat.

LOL, Qui Rit, Sort! – Season 1 (Amazon Original)

Philippe Lacheau has invited 10 actors and comedians to live a unique experience in a grandiose setting. There is only one rule to follow for the next six hours: if you laugh, you are eliminated. The 10 comedians will have to keep cool despite having to try and make each other laugh. The winner will get 50,000 euros for the charity he or she represents.

Solos – Season 1聽(Amazon Original)

Solos is a seven-part anthology series that explores the strange, beautiful, heartbreaking, hilarious, wondrous truths of what it means to be human. Performed by eight of the finest actors of our time, this series spans our present and future and grapples with time travel, AI bots, solo trips to the farthest reaches of the universe, scheming smart homes, a mysterious waiting room, near-future fertility treatments and illegal memory transplants, all to illuminate the deeper meaning of human connection.

P!NK: All I Know So Far聽(Amazon Original)

Join award-winning musician P!NK as she embarks on her record-breaking 2019 鈥淏eautiful Trauma鈥 world tour and welcomes audiences to join her chosen family while trying to balance being a mom, a wife, a boss, and a performer. Mixing footage from the road, behind-the-scenes interviews and personal material, director Michael Gracey (The Greatest Showman) gives audiences a glimpse behind the curtain of the circus that she calls life.

Horizon Line (Amazon Original)

Horizon Line is a thrilling survival story about an estranged couple, Sara (Allison Williams) and Jackson (Alexander Dreymon), who discover new altitudes of fear aboard a single-engine plane.

LOL: Si te r铆es, pierdes – Season 1 (Amazon Original)

Santiago Segura hosts the best comedians in Spain (Edu Soto, S铆lvia Abril, Rossy De Palma, Mario Vaquerizo and many more) in a competition to make others laugh while they themselves avoid laughing at the occurrences of their opponents. The one who can last the longest with a serious face wins 100,000 euros to donate to an NGO of their choice.

The Underground Railroad (Amazon Original)

From Academy Award winner Barry Jenkins and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad chronicles Cora Randall鈥檚 (Thuso Mbedu) desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. After escaping a Georgia plantation for the rumoured Underground Railroad, Cora discovers no mere metaphor, but an actual railroad full of engineers and conductors, and a secret network of tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil.

The Last Hour – Season 1 (Amazon Original)

The Last Hour marks the Indian debut of renowned, Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia as a producer in this supernatural thriller set at a Himalayan hill station. The cast includes Sanjay Kapoor, Karma Takapa, Shaylee Krishen, and Shahana Goswami.

The Boy From Medell铆n聽(Amazon Original)

From Academy Award-nominated and Emmy-winning filmmaker Matthew Heineman comes an astonishingly intimate portrait of one of the biggest international music superstars of our time. The Boy From Medell铆n聽follows J Balvin as he prepares for the most important concert of his career — a sold-out stadium show in his hometown of Medell铆n, Colombia.

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