The first day of the month is a glorious day. Just when you think you’ve browsed through all the movie options available on your favorite streaming app, a slew of new movies are being added to services like Netflix.
And August will be no different. There are over a dozen new movies on Amazon Prime this weekend, with several more to come throughout the month.
A total of 14 different movies will be added to Amazon Prime’s video library this weekend – here’s each one.
3:10 à Yuma (2007)
Plot summary: Outlaw Ben Wade terrorized Arizona in the 1800s, especially the Southern Railroad, until he was finally captured. Wade must be brought to justice, so Dan Evans, the owner of a drought-stricken ranch, volunteers to escort him to the train. Along the trail, a reluctant respect forms between the men, but danger looms around every turn and the criminal’s men are in pursuit.
3:10 à Yuma stars Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Peter Fonda, Gretchen Mol, Ben Foster, Dallas Roberts, Alan Tudyk, Vinessa Shaw and Logan Lerman. The film was directed by James Mangold.
3:10 à Yuma will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on August 1.
Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
Plot summary: The amiable Englishman Charles and his group of friends seem unlucky in love. When Charles meets a beautiful American named Carrie at a wedding, he thinks his luck may have changed. But, after a magical night, Carrie returns to the United States, ending what could have been. As Charles and Carrie’s paths continue to cross – over a handful of nuptials and a funeral – he comes to believe that they’re meant to be together, even though their timing still seems to be out of step.
Four weddings and a funeral stars Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, Kristin Scott Thomas, Simon Callow, James Fleet, John Hannah, Charlotte Coleman, David Bower, Corin Redgrave and Rowan Atkinson. The film was directed by Mike Newell.
Four weddings and a funeral will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on August 1.
Plot summary: Dom Cobb is a thief with the rare ability to enter people’s dreams and steal their secrets from their subconscious. His skills have made him a popular staple in the corporate espionage world, but also cost him everything he loves. Cobb has a chance to redeem himself when offered a seemingly impossible task: to plant an idea in someone’s mind. If he succeeds, it will be the perfect crime, but a dangerous foe anticipates Cobb’s every move.
Start stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Tom Berenger and Michael Caine. The film was directed by Christopher Nolan.
Start will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on August 1.
Margin Call (2011)
Plot summary: When an analyst uncovers information that could ruin them all, the major players in an investment firm take extreme measures to control the damage.
Margin call stars Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Penn Badgley, Simon Baker, Mary McDonnell, Demi Moore, Stanley Tucci, Ashley Williams and Aasif Mandvi. The film was directed by JC Chandor.
Margin call will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on August 1.
My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Plot summary: Friends challenge the rules of a legendary murderer and find out he’s real when they start celebrating Valentine’s Day.
My dear love stars Paul Kelman, Lori Hallier, Neil Affleck, Don Francks, Cynthia Dale, Alf Humphreys, Keith Knight and Patricia Hamilton. The film was directed by George Mihalka.
My dear love will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on August 1.
Rain Man (1988)
Plot summary: When car dealer Charlie Babbitt learns that his former father has passed away, he returns home to Cincinnati, where he finds out he has an autistic older brother named Raymond and his father’s $ 3 million fortune is left to l psychiatric institution in which Raymond lives. Motivated by his father’s money, Charlie prevents Raymond from leaving the establishment in order to return with him to Los Angeles. The journey through the brothers’ country ends up changing their lives.
Rain man stars Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino, Jerry Molen, Ralph Seymour, Michael D. Roberts, Bonnie Hunt, Beth Grant, Lucinda Jenney and Barry Levinson. The film was directed by Barry Levinson.
Rain man will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on August 1.
Rhapsodie des rustlers (1985)
Plot summary: A singing cowboy travels the Wild West with his sidekick, dancing horse and chic wardrobe.
Rhapsodie de Rustler stars Tom Berenger, GW Bailey, Marilu Henner, Fernando Rey and Andy Griffith. The film was directed by Hugh Wilson.
Rhapsodie des Rustlers will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on August 1.
Plot summary: Luke Wright is a two-bit cage fighter, until one day he throws a fixed match. In retaliation, the Russian mob murders his family and destroys his life. Though alone and haunted by grief, Luke leaps into action to save a Chinese girl from the same gangsters who killed her family – and lands in the midst of a high-stakes war. The girl is not an ordinary child; she is a mathematical prodigy who has in mind a numerical code for which various factions are ready to kill.
Sure stars Jason Statham, Catherine Chan, Sándor Técsy, Chris Sarandon, Robert John Burke, James Hong, Reggie Lee, Danny Hoch, Danni Lang, Igor Jijikine, David Kim, Anson Mount and Joseph Sikora. The film was directed by Boaz Yakin.
Sure will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on August 1.
Something Must Give (2003)
Plot summary: When aging womanizer Harry Sanborn and his young girlfriend, Marin, arrive at his family’s beach house in the Hamptons, they discover that his mother, playwright Erica Barry, is also planning to stay for the weekend. Erica is outraged by Harry’s relationship and sexist ways. But when Harry has a heart attack and a doctor orders bed rest at the Barry house, he finds himself falling in love with Erica – who, for once, may be out of his league.
Something must give stars Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Frances McDormand, Amanda Peet and Jon Favreau. The film was directed by Nancy Meyers.
Something must give will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on August 1.
Spare parts (2015)
Plot summary: With the help of their new high school teacher, four Hispanic students form a robotics club. Although they have no experience, the young people set their sights on a national robotics competition. With $ 800 and parts salvaged from old cars, they build a robot and face off against the defending MIT champion. Along the way, students learn not only how to build a robot, but also something far more important: how to forge bonds that will last a lifetime.
Spare parts stars George Lopez, Jamie Lee Curtis, Carlos PenaVega, Esai Morales, José Julián, David Del Rio, Oscar Gutierrez, Alexa PenaVega, Alessandra Rosaldo and Marisa Tomei. The film was directed by Sean McNamara.
Spare parts will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on August 1.
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Plot summary: Peter Parker and MJ finally seem to be on the right track in their complicated relationship, but issues arise for the superhero and his lover. Peter’s Spider-Man suit turns black and takes control of him, not only giving Peter increased power, but also bringing out the dark side of his personality. Peter must overcome the costume’s influence as two supervillains, Sandman and Venom, rise up to destroy him and all those dear to him.
Spider-Man 3 stars Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Thomas Haden Church, Topher Grace, Bryce Dallas Howard, James Cromwell, Rosemary Harris and JK Simmons. The film was directed by Sam Raimi.
Spider-Man 3 will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on August 1.
Steel Magnolias (1989 (
Plot summary: M’Lynn is the mother of future wife Shelby Eatenton, and as friend Truvy Jones repairs the women’s hair for the ceremony, they welcome a helping hand from aspiring esthetician Annelle Dupuy Desoto. Diabetic Shelby has a fear of health, which is avoided but does not bode well for her hopes of having children. Time passes, and women and their friends face tragedy and good fortune, strengthening and coming together in the process.
Steel Magnolias stars Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis, Julia Roberts, Tom Skerritt, Dylan McDermott, Kevin J. O’Connor and Sam Shepard. The film was directed by Herbert Ross.
Steel Magnolias will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on August 1.
Plot summary: Discharged and depressed, English rose Iris agrees to swap her house with equally unlucky amanda Californian Amanda for a well-deserved break. Iris finds herself in a lavish Hollywood mansion while Amanda navigates the alleys of a perfect English village. Soon the two amorous ladies run into some perfect local guys for a romantic pick-me-up.
Holidays stars Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Jack Black, Eli Wallach, Edward Burns and Rufus Sewell. The film was directed by Nancy Meyers.
Holidays will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on August 1.
Top Gun (1986)
Plot summary: The Top Gun Naval Combat Weapons School is where the best of the best train to hone their elite flying skills. When Fighter Pilot Maverick is sent to school, his reckless demeanor and arrogant demeanor put him at odds with other pilots, especially the cool and collected Ice Man. But Maverick isn’t just competing to be the best fighter pilot, he’s also fighting for the attention of his beautiful flight instructor, Charlotte Blackwood.
Top Gun stars Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards and Tom Skerritt. The film was directed by Tony Scott.
Top Gun will be available to stream on Amazon Prime on August 1.