Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video this weekend

Dec 11 2020, 1:15 pm

Considering you’re already not supposed to be doing anything besides the essentials, you really don’t have to feel bad these days about sinking into your couch and watching hours of Amazon Prime Video.

This weekend, the streaming service is offering two Amazon Originals along with some older shows and movies to keep you satisfied.

Here is what’s on Amazon Prime Video this weekend, sit back and let the screen do the work. You’ve earned it.

The Wilds

Part survival drama, part dystopian slumber party, The Wilds follows a group of teen girls from different backgrounds who must fight for survival after a plane crash strands them on a deserted island.

I’m Your Woman

Set in the 1970s, this crime drama follows a woman who is forced to go on the run after her husband betrays his partners, sending her and her baby on a dangerous journey.

Happiest Season

Meeting your girlfriend’s family for the first time can be tough. Planning to propose at her family’s annual Christmas dinner — until you realize that they don’t even know she’s gay — is even tougher. When Abby (Kristen Stewart) learns that Harper (Mackenzie Davis) has kept their relationship a secret from her family, she begins to question the girlfriend she thought she knew.

Here are a few things that dropped on the streaming service earlier this month and from late November:

Sound of Metal

During a series of adrenaline-fuelled one-night gigs, itinerant punk-metal drummer Ruben (Riz Ahmed) begins to experience intermittent hearing loss. When a specialist tells him his condition will rapidly worsen, he thinks his music career — and with it, his life — is over.

The Hurt Locker

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

The King’s Speech

The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.

Ray Donovan: Season 1

Ray Donovan, a professional “fixer” for the rich and famous in Los Angeles, can make anyone’s problems disappear, except those created by his own family.

The Pursuit Of Happyness

A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he’s poised to begin a life-changing career.

Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle

A Korean-American office worker and his Indian-American stoner friend embark on a quest to satisfy their desire for White Castle burgers.

Life in a Year

Life in a Year follows 17-year-old Daryn, who finds out that his girlfriend is dying. He sets out to give her an entire life in the last year she has left.

Sequin in a Blue Room

After a chance encounter at an anonymous sex party, a 16-year-old boy hunts through the world of a hook-up app to track down the mystery man.

And here are a few newly added titles from earlier this month:

The Pack

Unleash the competition this weekend as a team of dogs and their human companions embark on a global adventure to compete in fun and exciting challenges that test the strength of their bonds.

James May: Oh Cook, Season 1

A cooking show hosted by James May, providing a unique perspective on kitchen creations for those who don’t know how to cook.

Alex Rider

Alex Rider is an ordinary teenager enlisted to work on behalf of MI6, where he uses skills he didn’t know he had to become an extraordinary spy.

Waves

Traces the journey of a suburban family — led by a well-intentioned but domineering father — as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.

Love Actually

Follows the lives of eight very different couples dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Get into the Christmas spirit through the eyes of the Grinch, who plans to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens of Whoville.

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