Coming to Amazon Prime Video in September 2018

Anthony Hopkins in the new version of the Shakespeare classic co-starring Emma Thompson, Emily Watson, Florence Pugh, and Jim Broadbent

Two Amazon Prime Originals debut in September: a modern retelling of the Shakespeare’s King Lear with Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, and Emily Watson (produced in partnership with BBC) and the comedy series Forever with Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph as a suburban couple who decide to shake of their routine after twelve years of marriage.

New films premiering on Prime Video in September include international thriller Beirut with Jon Hamm, dark comedy Suburbicon directed by George Clooney from a screenplay written by the Coen Brothers, Stronger with Jake Gyllenhaal as a Boston Marathon bombing survivor, British drama On Chesil Beach with Saoirse Ronan, and horror films The Strangers: Prey at Night and Jigsaw.

Older films rotating through the library include The Good Shepherd with Matt Damon and Robert De Niro, Sleepless in Seattle with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, the original Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II, Burt Reynolds in Smokey and the Bandit, and Oscar winning modern classic Chinatown.

Here’s the calendar of announced titles coming to Amazon Prime Video in September.

September 1
1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
All You Can Eat Buddha (2017)
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Asylum: Season 1
Bandits (2001)
Beowulf (2007)
Big Top Pee-Wee (1988)
Blow Out (1981)
The Blue Rose: Season 1
Bolero (1984)
The Broker’s Man: Seasons 1-2
Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police (2012)
Chinatown (1974)
Cool It (2010)
The Dark Half (1993)
Double Impact (1991)
DragonHeart (1996)
Dressed To Kill (1980)
The Eagle (2011)
Fall Time (1993)
A Field in England (2013)
The Field Of Blood: Seasons 1-2
Fighting Temptations (2003)
Ghostbusters (1984)
Ghostbusters II (1989)
Going Overboard (1989)
Golden: Season 1
A Good Woman (2006)
The Great Outdoors (1988)
Gutland (2017)
Hard Rain (1998)
Harry and Paul’s History of the 2s (2014)
Harry Price: Ghost Hunter (2015)
Hotel for Dogs (2009)
House of D (2004)
Hustle & Flow (2005)
Ingenious (2009)
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Joyride (1997)
The Kevin Bishop Show: Season 2
Kill Me Again (1989)
Lea to the Rescue (2016)
London Irish: Season 1
The Longest Yard (1974)
A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)
Luk’Luk’I (2017)
The Man Who Lost His Head (2007)
Miami Vice (2006)
A Murder of Crows (1999)
Over The Top (1987)
The Palace: Season 1
Parents: Season 1
Paycheck (2003)
The Perfect Weapon (1991)
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
Prancer (1989)
Primal Fear (1996)
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1994)
Resurrecting The Champ (2007)
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Rocket’s Island: Seasons 1-3
Roger Dodger (2002)
Rustlers’ Rhapsody (1985)
Sam’s Game: Season 1
The Score (2001)
Senorita Justice (2004)
Sleepless In Seattle (1993)
Small Town Saturday Night (2010)
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Stealth Fighter (1999)
Texas Rising: Season 1
There Will Be Blood (2007)
Tonightly (2008)
The Triangle: Season 1
Trust: Season 1
A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures (2010)
A Turtle’s Tale 2: Sammy’s Escape from Paradise (2012)
Westside: Seasons 1-3
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
Wild at Heart: Seasons 1-8

September 2
Future World (2018)

September 4
Beirut (2018)
Crescent (2017)
The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)

September 6
Pistorius (2018)

September 7
Cesar Chavez (2014)
Pete The Cat: Season 1a (Prime Original series)
Six Dreams: Season 1 (Prime Original series)
Wishenpoof: Season 2b (Prime Original series)

September 8
From Paris With Love (2009)
Stronger (2017)

September 12
Grace Unplugged (2014)

September 14
Forever: Season 1 (Prime Original series)
High Fantasy (2017)

September 15
On Chesil Beach (2018)

September 16
Baby Mama (2008)
The Good Shepherd (2006)
I Am Wrath (2016)

September 20
Jugnu (1973)
This Is Home: A Refugee Story (2018)

September 21
My Little Pony (2017)

September 22
For Colored Girls (2010)
Hot Summer Night (2018)

September 27
Escape Plan 2 (2018)

September 28
Hannah (2017)
King Lear (Prime Original Series)
Plonger (Diving) (2017)
Suburbicon (2017)

September 29
Jigsaw (2017)

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.

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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