Coming to Amazon Prime in August 2016

Oscar Isaac in the Coen Bros. film 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

Amazon Prime has announced highlights of its new August offerings. Among the new films arriving for Prime subscribers are the Elvis & Nixon with Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon, action hits Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation with Tom Cruise and American Ultra with Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart, the Oscar-nominated animated feature Shaun the Sheep, and the Coen Brothers films Inside Llewyn Davis and No Country for Old Men, and Lars Von Trier’s Melancholia with Kirsten Dunst. Foreign films include A Royal Affair from Denmark and the Asian action hits Ong Bak: The Thai Warrior and 13 Assassins.

Also debuting is the new Amazon original series The Kicks, a live-action kid show about a schoolgirl trying find her place in a new town, and more seasons of the Showtime comedy House of Lies.

Note that these are just highlights; Stream On Demand will be keeping an eye out for other notable films and TV shows that arrive through the month.

August 1
Afflicted (2013)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Cloverfield (2008)
Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
The Eclipse (2009)
The Foot Fist Way (2006)
A Good Woman (2004)
How She Move (2007)
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Joe the King (1999)
Kalifornia (1993)
Marathon Man (1976)
The Matrix (1999)
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
Maxed Out
The Others (2001)
The Piano (1993)
Shattered (2007)
Six Shooter (2004)
Species 3 (2004)
Tales From the Darkside (1990)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 (1991)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3 (1993)
Wicker Park (2004)
You’ve Got Mail (1998)

August 8
Odd Squad Movie
Ong Bak: The Thai Warrior (2003)
The World’s Fastest Indian (2005)

August 10
American Ultra (2015)
Shaun the Sheep (2015)

August 11
Michael Ian Black: Noted Expert
No Country for Old Men (2007)

August 12
Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (2015)
Very Good Girls (2013)

August 15
A Royal Affair (2012)

August 20
Strange Wilderness (2008)

August 22
The Hunter (2012)
Melancholia (2011)

August 23
House of Lies: Season 4 and 5

August 24
Blue Ruin (2013)

August 25
Elvis & Nixon (2016)

August 26
The Kicks: Season 1

August 29
13 Assassins

Dates are subject to change without notice.

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Sean Axmaker is a Seattle film critic and writer. He writes the weekly newspaper column Stream On Demand and the companion website, and his work appears at, Turner Classic Movies online, The Film Noir Foundation, and Parallax View.

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