81 New Shows and Movies on Prime Video in August

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If your household is among the millions with an Amazon Prime membership, you should know that the many perks of Prime include free access to Amazon’s streaming service, Prime Video.

That’s a value of $8.99 per month.

To make sure you’re getting your money’s worth, it helps to stay on top of the latest content available on Prime Video.

Amazon just released a list of everything that will be newly available on Prime Video in August. So, give it a skim and add anything that interests you to your watchlist so you don’t forget about it.

New Amazon Originals

The Amazon Original Movies that debut this month are:

  1. Val (a documentary about actor Val Kilmer) — Aug. 6
  2. Evangelion: 3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time (the final installment of a Japanese anime film series) — Aug. 13
  3. Annette (the opening film at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival, which stars Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard) — Aug. 20

The Amazon Original Series that debut this month are:

  1. Making the Cut: Season 2 (a fashion competition series starring Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn) — Aug. 6
  2. Modern Love: Season 2 (an anthology series based on the New York Times column by the same name) — Aug. 6

And one Amazon Original Special debuts this month:

  1. Pete the Cat: Back to School Operetta (stars the cartoon character from the Pete the Cat children’s book series) — Aug. 27

WNBA games coming to Prime Video

Amazon recently acquired exclusive global streaming rights to Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) games.

The following games will stream in August:

  1. Seattle vs. Connecticut (Commissioner’s Cup Championship Game) — Aug. 12 (timing TBC)
  2. Minnesota at Connecticut — Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. ET
  3. Seattle at New York — Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. ET
  4. Dallas at Washington — Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. ET
  5. New York at Minnesota — Aug. 31 at 8 p.m. ET

Other series coming to Prime Video

The following series are available on Prime Video as of Aug. 1:

  1. Addison: Season 1 (Kidstream)
  2. Bannan: Season 1 (Mhz Choice)
  3. Be Cool, Scooby Doo: Season 1 (Boomerang)
  4. Chesapeake Shores: Season 1 (Hallmark Movies Now)
  5. City Confidential: Season 1 (A&E Crime Central)
  6. Delicious: Season 1 (Acorn TV)
  7. Dirt Every Day: Season 1 (Motortrend)
  8. Frankie Drake Mysteries: Season 1 (PBS Masterpiece)
  9. The French Chef with Julia Child: Season 1 (PBS Living)
  10. Here We Go Again: Season 1 (ALLBLK)
  11. How the Earth Was Made: Season 1 (History Vault)
  12. In Their Own Words: Season 1 (PBS Documentaries)
  13. Sea Raiders: Season 1 (Best TV Ever)
  14. The Bridge: Season 1 (Topic)
  15. The Nordic Murders: Season 1 (PBS Masterpiece)
  16. Winners of the West: Season 1 (Best Westerns Ever)

Other movies coming to Prime Video

The following movies are available on Prime Video as of Aug. 1 unless otherwise noted:

  1. 21 (2008)
  2. Aliens (1986)
  3. All About Steve (2009)
  4. Anaconda (1997)
  5. Annie (1982)
  6. Attack The Block (2011)
  7. Borat (2006)
  8. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
  9. Center Stage (2000)
  10. Die Hard 2: Die Harder (1990)
  11. Elektra (2005)
  12. Escape From Alcatraz (1979)
  13. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
  14. Freedomland (2006)
  15. Hook (1991)
  16. In Her Shoes (2005)
  17. Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
  18. Jaws (1975)
  19. Jaws 2 (1978)
  20. Jaws 3 (1983)
  21. Knowing (2009)
  22. La Bamba (1987)
  23. Machete (2010)
  24. Made of Honor (2008)
  25. Max Payne (2008)
  26. Moneyball (2011)
  27. Mud (2013)
  28. My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)
  29. Patriot Games (1992)
  30. Pearl Harbor (2001)
  31. Predator (1987)
  32. Predator 2 (1990)
  33. Seabiscuit (2003)
  34. Secret Window (2004)
  35. Sideways (2004)
  36. Slither (2006)
  37. Something’s Gotta Give (2003)
  38. Soul Surfer (2011)
  39. The Great Debaters (2013)
  40. The Insider (2000)
  41. The Iron Lady (2011)
  42. The Legend Of Zorro (2005)
  43. The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
  44. The Natural (1984)
  45. The Roommate (2011)
  46. The Taking Of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
  47. Tyler Perry’s the Family That Preys (2008)
  48. Water for Elephants (2011)
  49. You, Me and Dupree (2006)
  50. Evan Almighty (2007) — available Aug. 16
  51. In Bruges (2008) — available Aug. 16
  52. The Skeleton Twins (2014) — available Aug. 17
  53. Killer Among Us (2021) — available Aug. 20
  54. The Courier (2021) — available Aug. 27

For more information about new Prime Video content — as well as new IMDb TV content, which anyone can watch for free — visit Amazon's Prime Insider blog.

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