Amazon Prime Video has just subtly added 16 big movies to its library 3 months ago

Amazon Prime Video has just subtly added 16 big movies to its library

Everything from powerful Oscar-winners to huge action blockbusters.

In the last few days, both Netflix and Disney+ have added some big movies to their libraries.

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Not to be outdone, Amazon Prime Video has also beefed up their collection thanks to the following new arrivals:

12 YEARS A SLAVE

Winner of three Academy Awards, including Best Picture, this star-filled drama (Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Lupita Nyong'o, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Michael Kenneth Williams and Alfre Woodard) feature in this true story of a free African-American (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who is kidnapped and sold into slavery.

ATTACK THE BLOCK

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A teenage street gang (headed by John Boyega in his film debut) attempt to defend their South London council estate from an alien invasion. Up there with Shaun Of The Dead in effectively mixing comedy with horror.

DETROIT

This retelling of the Detroit riots of 1967, the director of Zero Dark Thirty collected an impressive cast to adapt the story, including John Boyega, Will Poulter, Kaitlyn Dever, Jack Reynor, John Krasinski and Anthony Mackie.

THE FRONT RUNNER

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Hugh Jackman fronts this true-life story of American Senator and Presidential hopeful Gary Hart who had his life fall apart when the media began to report of his potential extramarital affairs.

JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE

The very decent rebootquel of the Jumanji franchise brings in The Rock, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan and Jack Black as the in-game avatars for a group of teenagers who get sucked into the videogame version of the high-stakes boardgame.

LONDON HAS FALLEN

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The sequel to Olympus Has Fallen (which also appears on this list) sees Gerard Butler expanding his heroic skills to the entire city of London when all of the world's leaders are targeted for assassination at a high-profile funeral.

MOLLY'S GAME

Based on a true story, and from the writer of The Social Network, we learn about Molly (Jessica Chastain), a former Olympic skier who sets up an underground poker club catering exclusively to some of the most famous people in the world.

MURIEL'S WEDDING

This is how most of us were introduced to the always incredible Toni Collette, as the socially awkward Muriel who dreams of a huge wedding and finally escaping the confines of her small home town.

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OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN

The original (and best) of the Has Fallen movies is essentially Die Hard-in-the-White-House, but not to be confused with that other Die-Hard-in-this-White-House movie, aka White House Down. This one is better, and more violent, and Gerard Butler is clearly having a ball.

PAN'S LABYRINTH

Guillermo Del Toro got Hollywood's attention with The Shape of Water, but this is definitely his best movie, telling the story of a young girl who escapes from the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War by venturing into a beautiful, dangerous magical world.

RED

Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich and Morgan Freeman are the group of Retired-Extremely-Dangerous agents who suddenly find themselves on a hit-list from their former employers.

RED 2

Same as above, but with the addition of Anthony Hopkins, and only about half as good as the first movie.

S.W.A.T.

In the earlier part of his career before Hollywood truly knew what to do with him, Colin Farrell joins Samuel L. Jackson, Michelle Rodriguez and an equally-early-in-his-career Jeremy Renner for this enjoyably trashy action thriller.

TAXI

Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon headline this remake of a hit French action comedy, but without good action or any laughs. 9% on Rotten Tomatoes. Avoid.

THE TOURIST

Both at the peak of their careers, Angelina Jolie and Johnny Deep star in this romantic thriller that is trying so hard to be a modern-day Hitchcock movie.

TRANSCENDENCE

Johnny Depp again, this time heading up a group of scientists who are attempting to finish a potentially dangerous artificial intelligence project.