Amazon Prime The Best Amazon Studios Movies  

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Since Transparent began snagging high profile awards in 2015, Amazon got into the movie game and recent films distributed by Amazon Studios have garnered some major critical acclaim. The best movies from Amazon Studios are produced by both established, award winning directors and up and coming stars. Which movies are the best of the best? Vote on this list of Amazon Studio films to help decide. 

The acclaimed Chi-Raq was produced by veteran director Spike Lee. The Big Sick, written by relatively new screenwriters Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani, was one of the highest grossing independent films of 2017. Films like Elvis & Nixon, Love & Friendship, and Gleason are also helping cement Amazon Studios as a true contender in the movie business. Other Amazon movies include The Neon Demon, The Handmaiden, Manchester by the Sea, and Last Flag Flying

Below, you will find a comprehensive list of all Amazon Studio movies. Vote up the movies you think are the highest quality and vote down anything that you feel was subpar. If there's anything you feel is missing, feel free to add it below. 

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Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler Manchester by the Sea is a 2016 American drama film directed and written by Kenneth Lonergan. After the death of his older brother Joe (Kyle Chandler), Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is shocked to ...more

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Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter The Big Sick is a 2017 American romantic comedy film directed by Michael Showalter, from a screenplay by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. It is based on the real courtship of Nanjiani and ...more

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Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri, Ha Jung-woo The Handmaiden is a 2016 South Korean erotic psychological thriller film directed by Park Chan-wook.A woman (Kim Tae-ri) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Kim Min-hee), but ...more

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Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth Suspiria is a 2018 horror film directed by Luca Guadagnino, and a remake of the 1977 film. A young American aspiring dancer (Dakota Johnson) begins attending a prestigious dance academy, only to ...more

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Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Barry Shabaka Henley Paterson is a 2016 drama film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. The film stars Adam Driver as a bus driver and aspiring poet named Paterson and Golshifteh Farahani as his wife who dreams of ...more

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Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne Last Flag Flying is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Richard Linklater. Former Navy Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd (Steve Carell) reunites with his old buddies, Sal Nealon ...more

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Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller The Lost City of Z is a 2016 American biographical adventure drama film directed by James Gray, based on the 2009 book by David Grann. A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. ...more

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Wiener-Dog Ellen Burstyn, Kieran Culkin, Julie Delpy Wiener-Dog is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Todd Solondz, and a spinoff of the 1995 film Welcome to the Dollhouse. A dachshund passes from oddball owner to oddball owner, whose ...more

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Logan Lucky is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Amazon Studios Movies
Marisa Winter added Adam Driver, Channing Tatum, Seth MacFarlane Logan Lucky is an upcoming 2017 American comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh from a screenplay by Rebecca Blunt. It features an ensemble cast consisting of Adam Driver, Channing Tatum, ...more

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Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey, Alex Pettyfer Elvis & Nixon is a 2016 American comedy-drama film directed by Liza Johnson. The untold true story behind the meeting between Elvis Presley (Michael Shannon), the King of Rock 'n Roll, and ...more

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You Were Never Really Here is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Amazon Studios Movies
Marisa Winter added Joaquin Phoenix, Ekaterina Samsonov, Alex Manette You Were Never Really Here is a 2017 thriller film directed by Lynne Ramsay, based on the novella by Jonathan Ames. A traumatized veteran (Joaquin Phoenix) who tracks down missing girls for a ...more

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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Amazon Studios Movies
Marisa Winter added Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara, Jonah Hill Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot is a 2018 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant, based on the memoir by John Callahan. After nearly losing his life in a car accident, a slacker ...more

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Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth The Dressmaker is a 2015 Australian revenge comedy-drama film directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, based on the novel by Rosalie Ham. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, a glamorous woman ...more

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Elle Fanning, Karl Glusman, Jena Malone The Neon Demon is a 2016 psychological horror film directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. An aspiring model (Elle Fanning) in Los Angeles generates intense fascination and jealousy within the

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Kate Winslet, Jim Belushi, Juno Temple Wonder Wheel is a 2017 American drama-thriller film directed by Woody Allen. On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard (Justin Timberlake) tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator (Jim ...more

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Jeannie Berlin, Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg Café Society is a 2016 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The plot follows a young man (Jesse Eisenberg) who moves to 1930s Los Angeles to work for ...more

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Human Flow Human Flow is a 2017 German documentary film and directed by Ai Weiwei. A detailed and heartbreaking exploration into the global refugee crisis.

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Samuel L. Jackson I Am Not Your Negro is a 2016 French, American, Belgian and Swiss documentary film directed by Raoul Peck, based on James Baldwin's unfinished manuscript Remember This House. Narrated by actor ...more

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The Salesman Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti The Salesman is a 2016 drama film directed by Asghar Farhadi. While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife (Taraneh Alidoosti) is assaulted in ...more

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Oscar Isaac, Olivia Cooke, Antonio Banderas Life Itself is a 2018 American-Spanish drama film directed by Dan Fogelman. The lives of people from New York to Spain intersect over the course of different generations.

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Jenny Slate, Edie Falco, Abby Quinn Landline is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Gillian Robespierre and written by Robespierre and Elisabeth Holm. Two sisters come of age in '90s New York when they discover their dad's ...more

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Oakes Fegley, Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams Wonderstruck is a 2017 American drama film directed by Todd Haynes. Based on the 2011 novel, the film tells the story of a young boy (Oakes Fegley) simultaneously with a tale about a young girl ...more

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Ben Stiller, Austin Abrams, Jenna Fischer Brad's Status is a 2017 American comedy film directed and written by Mike White. A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel ...more

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Gleason Steve Gleason Gleason is an American documentary film released in 2016, covering five years in the life of the former New Orleans Saints football defensive back, Steve Gleason, who suffers from Amyotrophic ...more

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Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Teyonah Parris Chi-Raq is a 2015 American satirical musical drama film directed by Spike Lee, based on Aristophanes' Lysistrata. In Chicago, the women decide to withhold sex from their men until they stop the ...more

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Kate Beckinsale, Xavier Samuel, Emma Greenwell Love & Friendship is a 2016 period comedy film written and directed by Whit Stillman. The film follows the exploits of the wry and calculating Lady Susan as she pursues the wealthy and ...more

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Complete Unknown Rachel Weisz, Michael Shannon, Kathy Bates Complete Unknown is a 2016 American-British drama mystery thriller film directed by Joshua Marston. As a man (Michael Shannon) contemplates moving to a new state with his wife, an old flame ...more

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City of Ghosts Matthew Heineman City of Ghosts is a 2002 drama film co-written, directed by and starring Matt Dillon, about a con artist who must go to Cambodia to collect his share of money from an insurance scam. The film ...more

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Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney Beautiful Boy is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Felix Van Groeningen, based on the books by David and Nic Sheff. The film chronicles meth addiction and recovery through the ...more

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Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena, Laith Nakli The Wall is a 2017 American war film directed by Doug Liman and written by Dwain Worrell, about two American soldiers trapped by an Iraqi sniper.

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Gimme Danger Iggy Pop, Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton Gimme Danger is a 2016 American documentary film directed by Jim Jarmusch. The film follows the rise, fall and reunion of The Stooges, formed in Ann Arbor, Michigan in the 1967 by singer Iggy ...more

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An American Girl Story – Melody 1963: Love Has to Win Marsai Martin, Frances Fisher, Idara Victor An American Girl Story - Melody 1963: Love Has to Win is a 2016 family-drama film directed by Tina Mabry. In Detroit during the Ciivl Rights Movement, Melody Ellison (Marsai Martin) faces ...more

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Creative Control Benjamin Dickinson, Nora Zehetner, Dan Gill Creative Control is a 2015 American-French drama science-fiction film directed by Benjamin Dickinson. In the near future, an ad executive (Benjamin Dickinson) uses a new reality technology to ...more

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Crown Heights Keith Stanfield, Nnamdi Asomugha, Natalie Paul Crown Heights is a 2017 American biographical drama film directed by Matt Ruskin, based on a true story. After being wrongfully convicted of murder, Colin Warner (Keith Stanfield) looks to his ...more

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Callum Turner, Kate Beckinsale, Pierce Brosnan The Only Living Boy in New York is a 2017 American drama film directed by Marc Webb. Adrift in New York City, a recent college graduate's (Callum Turner) life is upended by his father's mistress ...more