top 10 amazon prime movies

Amazon Prime is one of the leading ott platforms in the world, with thousands of amazing movies to choose from! If you are a fan of classy movies, this one is surely for you. Here are the top 10 amazon prime movies of all time!

1. Burning

Burning is a 2018 psychological thriller based on a short story titled Barn Burning. The movie premiered at the 2018 Cannes film festival, where it received the FIPRESCI International Critics’ Prize. The movie is universally well acclaimed and, was included on some lists of the greatest films of the decade. The movie is a masterpiece of psychological unease, one of the most layered and enigmatic films you will ever watch. 

2. Potrait of a lady on fire

Portrait of a lady on fire is a french romantic drama that stars Noémie Merlant and Adèle Haenel. The film is set in the late 18th century, narrating the story of a forbidden affair. The movie won the Queer Palm at Cannes, and also the Best Screenplay. The Portrait of the lady is a thought-provoking film combined with powerfully acted romance. The film precisely demonstrates how desire works and how dangerous, and irresistible is the power of love. 

3. Amour

Amour is a 2012 french romantic drama that focuses on an elderly couple who suffer through some extremely tough times. The movie won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes film festival and also, the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 85th Academy Awards. The movie is backed by towering performances and an unflinching script and shows an honest, heartwrenching depiction of deep love and responsibility.

4. A Separation

 A separation is an Iranian drama film, that narrates the story of an Iranian middle-class couple undergoing separation whose consequences are bared by their daughter. The movie won an Oscar in 2012 for the Best Foreign Language Film. The movie in short words is complex, suspenseful, and consistently involving and will, without a doubt, take you on an emotional rollercoaster. 

5. Incendies 

Incendies is a Canadian war thriller adapted from a play of the same name. The story revolves around Canadian twins who travel to their mother’s native country to uncover her hidden past amidst a bloody civil war. The movie heavily centers around the Lebanese Civil War and is an absolute masterwork. The film is tough, spellbinding, and highly compelling. 

6. Wild Tales

Wild Tales is a 2014 anthology film created with six standalone shorts which, are combined with a common theme of violence and vengeance. The movie is critically acclaimed, especially in the regions of South America. The movie is phenomenal and something extremely fresh and new. The movie is humorous, ironic, painful, unpredictable, violent, and everything you would expect. 

7. City of God

The city of God is a crime thriller released in 2002, which is adapted from a 1997 novel of the same name. The film is loosely based on real-life events and has received widespread critical acclaim. The movie was nominated for four academy awards back in 2004. The movie is shocking disturbing and, highly compelling. The movie is phenomenal due to powerful characters that demonize some radical themes from the Brazilian culture. 

8. A fantastic woman

A fantastic woman is a Chilian drama film that stars Daniela Vega and Francisco Reyes. The movie won the title of the Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards. The film is subtle and tender, which handles its timely, sensitive subject matter with care. The movie received a high rating from critics around the world, a must-watch for sure. 

9. Capernaum

Capernaum is a Lebanese drama film, revolving around the life of a child who is a Syrian refugee. The movie premiered at the Cannes film festival where it received a 15-minute standing ovation. The movie is critically acclaimed, due to Labaki’s direction, Al Rafeea’s performance, and the movie’s realism. 

10. Parasite

The parasite is the newest one on the list, it is the first South Korean movie, to ever win the Palme d’Or. It was one of the most popular movies of 2019 that earned over $258 million worldwide. It is the highest-grossing South Korean film that even won the leading four awards at the 92nd Academy Awards. The movie is brilliantly layered, wildly entertaining, and will keep you hooked until the end.