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Are you craving a summer blockbuster but running out of options in theaters? Or just want something fun to watch without dropping twenty-five bucks? Here are fifteen enjoyable films available on Amazon Prime Video for $5.99 or less (plus some shows for those looking for more than one night’s entertainment).


Game Night

A silly story of what happens when a routine game night among friends is upgraded into a murder mystery when the host’s brother comes to town.

Crazy Rich Asians

Constance Wu and Awkwafina bring to life the 2013 best-selling novel about what happens when you find out your boyfriend secretly hails from an ultra-rich family.

Ocean’s 8

Sandra Bullock plays Danny Ocean’s sister alongside an ensemble female cast that plans to heist the Met Gala.

Super-Hero Films

Captain Marvel

Brie Larson headlines Marvel’s first female-centered film in a 90s-era journey of intergalactic dimensions and personal growth.

Into the Spiderverse

This film won best animated film at the Oscars for its monumental creativity and heartfelt plot.

Guardians of the Galaxy

The world’s first introduction to Peter Quill, Rocket, Groot, and Gamora—in a story that’s filled with as many laughs as iconic 70s songs.


La La Land

Love it or hate it, this musical featuring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling captivated audiences with its remarkable choreography, soundtrack, and portrait of LA.

The Greatest Showman

Hugh Jackman leads an ensemble cast in an inspiring story filled with catchy tunes and lessons on the dignity and uniqueness of every person.


Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renée Zellweger lead this 2002 film based on the iconic Broadway musical about two female show ladies who find themselves in prison.

Family-friendly Hits

Mary Poppins Returns

Emily Blunt delights in this reprisal of the iconic woman who drops into troubled homes and lightens the load with silliness and grace.


A sweet take on Disney’s favorite elephant who overcomes his fears with a little help from his friends.


This creative film mixes a powerful story of family values with a creative backdrop and musical score.

Intense Political Dramas

Mary Queen of Scots

Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie star in this film of the historic conflict between two powerful women.

Darkest Hour

Gary Olman plays Winston Churchill during his earliest days as prime minister when debate ensued about whether to make a peace treaty with Hitler.


Ted Kennedy is the focal point in this film that recounts the story of a woman who was with the Massachusetts senator on the night of her death.

Thought-Provoking Shows

Les Miserables

Lily Collins plays Fantine in this Masterpiece Theater version of Victor Hugo’s redemptive story.

Big Little Lies

Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman star and co-produce this powerful series based on the 2014 book that shines a light on hidden abuse.

The Good Place

Kristen Bell leads this NBC show about what happens if you find yourself an imposter in paradise.