Original Movies Coming to Amazon in 2024

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Prime Video 2024 Movie Slate

We’re starting to see a lot of new movie announcements for this year, and we can’t forget the streaming channels. Here are some movies to look for coming to stream on Prime Video later this year. Some dates are still unannounced, so keep an eye on those as the months go on!

Foe – Now Streaming On Prime Video

Academy Award® nominees Saoirse Ronan and Paul Mescal star in Foe, a haunting exploration of marriage and identity set in an uncertain world. Hen and Junior farm a secluded piece of land that has been in Junior’s family for generations, but their quiet life is thrown into turmoil when an uninvited stranger  (Aaron Pierre) shows up at their door with a startling proposal. Based on best-selling author Iain Reid’s novel,  directed by Garth Davis and co-written by Davis and Reid, Foe’s mesmerizing imagery and persistent questions about the nature of humanity (and artificial humanity) bring the not-too-distant future to luminous life.

Role Play – Now Streaming On Prime Video 

Emma (Kayley Cuoco) and Dave (David Oyelowo) have the seemingly perfect life – two kids, a suburban house, good jobs – but after seven years of marriage, they find themselves in a bit of a rut. For their wedding anniversary this year, they are looking to spice things up with a little role-play. They plan to meet as strangers in a hotel bar, but before Dave arrives,  Emma catches the eye of a mysterious older man (Bill Nighy).  The mystery gentleman recognizes Emma – as an international assassin for hire with a bounty on her head. Emma leads a  secret life that Dave knows nothing about. Emma’s past comes roaring back into her new life and she is forced to take action to protect the family she loves.

The Underdoggs – On Prime Video Friday, January 26th

Jaycen “Two Js” Jennings (Snoop Dogg) is a washed-up ex-professional football star who has hit rock bottom.  When Jaycen is sentenced to community service coaching the Underdoggs, an unruly pee-wee football team in his hometown of Long Beach, California, he sees it as an opportunity to rebuild his public image and turn his life around. As Jaycen works to transform the foul-mouthed Underdoggs into top-notch champions,  he reconnects with his past, including an old flame and a few of his ex-teammates, and rediscovers his love of the game. 

Upgraded – On Prime Video Friday, February 9th

Ana (Camila Mendes) is an ambitious intern dreaming of a  career in the art world while trying to impress her demanding boss Claire (Marisa Tomei). When she’s upgraded to first class on a work trip, she meets handsome Will (Archie Renaux),  who mistakes Ana for her boss– a white lie that sets off a  glamorous chain of events, romance and opportunity, until her fib threatens to surface.  

This Is Me…Now: The Film – On Prime Video Friday, February 16th

THIS IS ME…NOW: THE FILM is like nothing you’ve ever seen from Jennifer Lopez. Releasing on the same day as her new studio album of the same name (her first in nearly a decade),  the film is a narrative-driven, intimate, reflective, sexy, funny,  fantastical, and highly entertaining musical and visual reimagining of her publicly scrutinized love life. Along with director Dave Meyers, Lopez creates a genre-redefining immersive cinematic experience: an extravagant visual and sonic feast with impressive choreography, star-studded cameos, costumes, sets, and blockbuster-worthy visuals.  Although an astonishing vivid spectacle, the film is ultimately a  heartfelt ode to JL’s journey of self-healing and everlasting belief in fairytale endings. Audiences will be captivated and leave hopeful that true love can be more than a dream. 

Ricky Stanicky – On Prime Video Thursday, March 7th 

When three childhood best friends pull a prank gone wrong,  they invent the imaginary Ricky Stanicky to get them out of trouble! Twenty years after creating this ‘friend,’ Dean, JT, and  Wes (Zac Efron, Andrew Santino, and Jermaine Fowler) still  use the nonexistent Ricky as a handy alibi for their immature behavior. When their spouses and partners get suspicious and demand to finally meet the fabled Mr. Stanicky, the guilty trio decides to hire a washed-up actor and raunchy celebrity impersonator “Rock Hard” Rod (John Cena) to bring him to life. But when Rod takes his role of a lifetime too far, they begin to wish they’d never invented Ricky in the first place.  From director Peter Farrelly and featuring additional cast members including William H. Macy, Lex Scott Davis, and Anja  Savcic. 

Frida (Documentary) – On Prime Video Thursday, March 14th 

An intimately raw and magical journey through the life, mind,  and heart of iconic artist Frida Kahlo. Told through her own words for the very first time — drawn from her diary,  revealing letters, essays, and print interviews — and brought vividly to life by lyrical animation inspired by her unforgettable artwork. 

Road House – On Prime Video Thursday, March 21st

In this adrenaline-fueled reimagining of the 80s cult classic,  ex-UFC fighter Dalton (Jake Gyllenhaal) takes a job as a  bouncer at a Florida Keys roadhouse, only to discover that this paradise is not all it seems. 

Musica – On Prime Video Thursday, April 4th 

Música follows a young man, plagued by the music in his head, who has to come to terms with an uncertain future while balancing love, family, and Brazilian culture in Newark,  New Jersey. Social media pioneer Rudy Mancuso wrote and directed this romantic musical he draws influences from his personal journey.  

The Idea of You – On Prime Video Thursday, May 2nd

Based on the acclaimed, contemporary love story of the same name, The Idea of You centers on Solène (Anne Hathaway), a  40-year-old single mom who begins an unexpected romance with 24-year-old Hayes Campbell (Nicholas Galitzine), the lead singer of August Moon, the hottest boy band on the planet.  When Solène must step in to chaperone her teenage daughter’s trip to the Coachella Music Festival after her ex bails at the last minute, she has a chance encounter with  Hayes and there is an instant, undeniable spark. As they begin a whirlwind romance, it isn’t long before Hayes’ superstar status poses unavoidable challenges to their relationship, and  Solène soon discovers that life in the glare of his spotlight might be more than she bargained for.  

The Blue Angels (Documentary) – On Prime Video Thursday, June 27th

“The Blue Angels” follows the newest class of the storied Navy and Marine Corps flight squadron through intense training and into a season of heart-stopping aerial artistry, and the veterans on the team who, this year, will take their

Black, White and Blue – Date TBA

Fela Blackburn’s life is shattered when she loses her husband, Rodney Blackburn, at the hands of a police officer. Determined to get to the bottom of the incident and seek justice, she leans on her best friend, Marley Wells, who is a  lawyer, and her husband, Tony Wells, who is a former cop turned private investigator, to use their influence to find the truth. But as the truth unfolds, Fela learns that her entire world is rooted in lies and betrayal. 

Divorce In The Black – Date TBA

Ava, a young bank professional is devastated when her husband Dallas abandons a marriage she is determined to fight for until fate intervenes, revealing Dallas’ wicked deeds that have trashed their marriage, and once upon a time sabotaged Ava’s destiny to be loved by her true soulmate.

Hedda  – Date TBA

Based on the iconic Henrik Ibsen play, Nia DaCosta’s reimagination of Hedda Gabler tells the story of a housewife  (Tessa Thompson) who, in an attempt to win back her female lover, brings ruination on all those close to her on the night of a party she and her husband host in their lavish estate. 

Holland, Michigan – Date TBA

A thriller centered on a woman who suspects her husband is cheating, and enters into an affair of her own, before learning her husband’s true, dark secret life.

House of Spoils – Date TBA

House of Spoils follows an ambitious chef (Ariana DeBose)  who opens her first restaurant—a farm-to-table affair on a  remote estate—where she battles kitchen chaos, a dubious investor, crushing self-doubts… and the powerful spirit of the estate’s previous owner who threatens to sabotage her at every turn.  

The Jealousy Man – Date TBA 

The Jealousy Man follows twin brothers(Richard Madden) who are caught in a violent love triangle on a remote Greek island.  A damaged detective (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is called in to investigate. 

My Spy: The Eternal City – Date TBA

My Spy: The Eternal City is an upcoming American spy comedy film directed by Peter Segal. It is the sequel to the 2020 film My Spy. JJ is convinced to accompany Sophie on her school trip to Italy, where they become involved in a terrorist plot.

Space Cadet – Date TBA

Directed by Liz W. Garcia (The Lifeguard) from her own original screenplay, Space Cadet follows Florida party girl Rex  (Emma Roberts), who turns out to be the only hope for the  NASA space program after a fluke puts her in training with other candidates who may have better resumes but don’t have her smarts, heart, and nerve.

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