The 9 best new Prime Video movies, scoring 90% or more on Rotten Tomatoes (2023)

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The 9 best new Prime Video movies, scoring 90% or more on Rotten Tomatoes (1)

first videois one ofThe best streaming services, but it doesn't always do the best job of displaying new content. In fact, finding new Prime Video movies to watch can be a lot harder than it should be. In fact, you'll often come across movies that aren't included with your Prime membership and instead require a rental fee.

To clear up the clutter, we have a list of theThe best movies on Prime Video. However, this list is quite long and includes everything available in the service's content library. Instead, you might be looking for a more curated roundup of new movies recently added to Prime Video, and that's where this list of the top rated Prime Video movies comes in.

We recently looked at the latest Prime Video movie dealsNovember 2022, so we've got two months of new movies to look through now. And while there are several new additions that fall into the filler category, we've been able to hand-pick the gems that are highly rated by critics. Of course, a high Rotten Tomatoes score isn't a guarantee of a movie's quality, but it's a useful metric for getting a sense of the overall consensus about a movie.

So if you have an Amazon Prime account and are looking for something to stream this weekend, here are nine new Prime Video movies worth adding to your watchlist.

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50/50 (2011)

Loosely based on the real-life experience of cancer survivor and screenwriter Will Reiser, 50/50 is a humorous yet emotionally compelling look at battling the disease. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as an affable radio host who has been diagnosed with cancer, he embarks on a journey of recovery with his elderly best friend, played by Seth Rogan. A rare film that perfectly balances comedy and drama, 50/50 deserves strong critical acclaim.

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Wahl (1999)

Choice is a classic satirical comedy that's over two decades old, but it's still alive today thanks to the sharp writing and superb performances of Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon. The film centers on the gifted and know-it-all Tracy Flick (Witherspoon) who attempts to run for student body president, but her road to election is halted when the school's social studies teacher (Broderick) launches an underground campaign against him. that means supporting a rival candidate and rigging the election.

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I'm Not Your Black (2016)

This 2016 documentary is based on the works of American writer James Baldwin and more specifically on his unfinished manuscript Remember This House. I Am Not Your Negro, narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, takes an uncompromising look at the history of racism in America. It was nominated for Best Documentary at the Oscars and won a BAFTA in the same category. I Am Not Your Black may not be the prettiest watch on this list, but it is arguably the most important.

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If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

Director Barry Jenkins followed up his Best Picture-winning film Moonlight with the equally impressive If Beale Street Could Talk. Emotionally charged from the start, it follows the tragic story of childhood love Tish and Fonny in New York in the 1970s. Their romantic bliss is shattered when Fonny is falsely accused of sexual assault and Tish must set out to prove her innocence. Regina King stars and won an Oscar for her powerful performance as Tish's strong-willed mother. Coincidentally, If Beale Street Could Talk is based on a novel by James Baldwin, whose writings are the subject of the aforementioned I Am Not Your Negro.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

What else is there to say about Raiders of the Lost Ark? The first Indiana Jones film is a meaty, world-spanning adventure that's as popular today as it was when it was first released more than four decades ago. If you somehow haven't heard of this classic film, it stars Harrison Ford as a whip-cracking archaeologist on a quest to find the long-lost Ark of the Covenant. Directed by the legendary Steven Spielberg with a story by George Lucas and Philip Kaufman, it is one of the best action-adventure films ever made.

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Recording (2007)

Rec is a Spanish creep who will make you sleep with the lights on for days. It follows a TV news reporter who follows a group of firefighters who are called to help during an emergency situation in an apartment complex. The building is soon quarantined as a mysterious infection begins to spread and a nightmare scenario unfolds. Be careful, Rec is not for the faint of heart.

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Rosmarins Baby (1968)

Rosemary's Baby is one of the most famous psychological horror films of all time, and while it may be slow at over two hours, it makes for a gut-wrenching finale. It stars Mia Farrow as Rosemary, a young woman who recently moved into a new apartment building with her husband, actor Guy. There they quickly meet the elderly couple next door and Rosemary becomes pregnant. Everything seems to be going well until strange events start to scare the young mother-to-be and for some reason the neighbors seem to take a special interest in her pregnancy.

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Sorry to bother you (2018)

A surreal comedy from the mind of Boots Riley, Sorry to Bother You stars many of the best talent including LaKeith Standfield, Tessa Thompson, Terry Crews, Patton Oswalt and Steven Yeun. It follows Cassius "Cash" Green, a young telemarketer who becomes embroiled in a corporate conspiracy that forces him to choose between climbing the corporate ladder and fighting for a just cause. The hilariously eccentric Sorry to Bother You is an animated comedy that will make you laugh while reflecting on the many injustices in our modern society.

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Serpico (1973)

Directed by legendary director Sidney Lumet, Serpico is a biopic crime thriller in which Al Pacino takes on the role of Frank Serpico, an NYPD cop who risked his own safety to expose corruption within the force. A suspense-packed neo-noir drama, Serpico skillfully ups the ante and draws you into its riveting plot throughout its two-hour runtime. Pacino won a Golden Globe for his performance, and the film deserves to sit alongside the greats of the cop genre.

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