It’s the first weekend of February and Amazon Prime Video is offering a slew of great shows and movies to keep you busy.
From Owen Wilson and Selma Hayek to planet-killing comets, a remote island, all-female fight clubs, and everything in between, here’s what’s worth watching this weekend on Amazon Prime Video.
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Greenland (Amazon Original)
In the action-packed disaster-thriller Greenland, a family fights for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth. John Garrity (Gerard Butler), his estranged wife Allison (Morena Baccarin), and young son Nathan make a perilous journey to their only hope for sanctuary.
Bliss (Amazon Original)
A mind-bending love story following Greg (Owen Wilson) who, after recently being divorced and then fired, meets the mysterious Isabel, (Salma Hayek) a woman living on the streets who is convinced that the polluted, broken world around them is a computer simulation.
Here are a few things that dropped on the streaming service in January:
The Great Escapists – Season 1 (Amazon Original)
The story of an unlikely friendship between a young boy searching for his father and a wandering loner hiding from his past.
Sniper: Assassin’s End
Legendary sniper Thomas Beckett and his son, Special Ops Sniper Brandon Beckett, are on the run from the CIA, Russian Mercenaries, and a Yakuza-trained assassin with sniper skills that rival both legendary sharpshooters.
Robyn, an American publicist working for a cutthroat London PR company that represents troubled celebrities, is adept at keeping her clients’ lives appearing in perfect order while her own falls to pieces.
Two couples rent a vacation home for what should be a celebratory weekend getaway. Directed by Dave Franco, the film stars Alison Brie and Dan Stevens.
One Night in Miami
One Night in Miami is a fictional account of one incredible night where icons Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown gathered discussing their roles in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 60s. Starring Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree, Aldis Hodge and Leslie Odom Jr.
Tandav – Season 1
Set in the capital city of the world’s largest democracy, the series will take viewers inside the closed, chaotic corridors of power and uncover the manipulations, charades and dark secrets of people who will go to any lengths in pursuit of power. Starring Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Tigmanshu Dhulia, and Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub.
An inevitable war builds between the Old Gods of Mythology and our New Gods of Technology. Ricky Whittle, Crispin Glover, Marilyn Manson, Julia Sweeney and Danny Trejo are among the cast.
Herself follows the story of a young mother who escapes her abusive husband and fights back against a broken housing system. She sets out to build her own home and in the process rebuilds her life and re-discovers herself.
A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple. Starring Elisabeth Moss, Logan Lerman, and Odessa Young.
Antebellum (Exclusive Content)
Successful author Veronica Henley finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it’s too late. Starring Janelle Monáe, Jena Malone, and Gabourey Sidibe.