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39 Movies On Amazon Prime You Need To Watch At Least Once In Your Life

Get ready for the ultimate movie marathon! These Amazon Prime movies are all incredible classics that you should watch at least once in your life. You might not even know that some of these iconic films were hiding on the streaming service! 

Move over Netflix and chill because Amazon Prime has so much content for you to check out when you feel like you've watched everything.

From new arrivals for April to movies with impeccable 100% Rotten Tomatoes scores, there's something for everyone on the platform. 

Plus, there are Originals that are highly rated by fans and shows that will keep you entertained for days.

Create the ultimate must-watch list with these 39 iconic films. 

The Notebook

Rating: 85% on Rotten Tomatoes

Noah and Allie meet, fall in love, and tragically get separated. But after years apart, they get reunited and realize their feelings are still as strong as day one.

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

Rating: 86% on Rotten Tomatoes

With an incredibly star-studded cast, this comedy follows news anchor Ron Burgundy, who feels his job is threatened when an aspiring female anchorwoman joins the team.

John Wick

Rating: 86% on Rotten Tomatoes

Don't mess with John Wick's dog. This action flick follows an ex-assassin who gets revenge on the men who kill his dog and ruin his life.

Saving Private Ryan

Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes

This gut-wrenching drama follows the search for Private James Ryan whose brothers were killed while fighting in Normandy during the Second World War.


Rating: 88% on Rotten Tomatoes

Lead character James finds love in the unlikeliest place when he takes a job at an amusement park for pocket cash and ends up falling for his coworker.

Meet the Parents

Rating: 84% on Rotten Tomatoes

Hopefully, you didn't have as bad a time meeting your S/O's parents as Greg Focker. He doesn't exactly impress his girlfriend's parents during a weekend at their home, where he met them for the first time.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Rating: 98% on Rotten Tomatoes

Poor little E.T. gets left on Earth and is found by a young boy who decides to keep him and forms an unexpected bond with the extra-terrestrial creature.

Beverly Hills Cop

Rating: 82% on Rotten Tomatoes

A Detroit-based cop is vacationing in Beverly Hills while tracking down his friend's murderer but doesn't exactly fit in with the rest of the police crew.


Rating: 90% on Rotten Tomatoes

When Annie's BFF gets engaged, she's tasked as the Maid of Honour and meets the crew of bridesmaids who are all different levels of wild in their own ways.


Rating: 65% on Rotten Tomatoes

A pair of spies with a romantic history compete in a heated game of cat-and-mouse when a new product gets launched and they want to beat each other to the punch.

Definitely, Maybe

Rating: 72% on Rotten Tomatoes

In the midst of a divorce, 10-year-old Maya asks her father to tell her the story of how he met her mother. He recounts three girlfriends before his marriage and lets her guess which one became her mom.


Rating: 97% on Rotten Tomatoes

This '80s flick is one of the funniest movies ever made. It spoofs typical disaster movies and follows a crew on an airplane who is forced to rely on one inexperienced man to land them to safety.


Rating: 89% on Rotten Tomatoes

Jack and Rose meet on a cruise ship and immediately fall in love. But their love story doesn't go as planned when the ship hits an iceberg and they're forced to say goodbye with a heartbreaking decision.

The Big Sick

Rating: 98% on Rotten Tomatoes

Based on the real-life story of Kumail Nanjiani, he stars as a Pakistani comedian who meets and falls for a white girl despite his family's desire for him to marry within their culture. When she gets sick and hospitalized, he realizes his feelings for her are stronger than his family's expectations.


Rating: 98% on Rotten Tomatoes

Careful about what lives under the sea. A great white shark lurks around a small island terrorizing people who enter the water, which sets fishermen on a hunt for the giant creature.


Rating: 79% on Rotten Tomatoes

You probably shouldn't watch this alone. There's a psychopath killer in town who loves to call innocent people and taunt them before breaking in and shredding them to pieces.

Pitch Perfect

Rating: 83% on Rotten Tomatoes

Beca is in her first year of college and joins an all-female a capella group with the goal of making it big in the cutthroat singing industry.

Jurassic Park

Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

Set in an amusement park on an island off the coast of Costa Rica, a team of dinosaur lovers explores the island when a malfunction sets the cloned dinosaurs on an out of control rampage where the humans must fight to find safety.

The Addams Family 

Rating: 66% on Rotten Tomatoes

A relative from the eccentric Addams family goes missing and when an evil doctor finds out, she plots to pretend he's been found in order to scheme the family out of their fortune.

Mean Girls

Rating: 84% on Rotten Tomatoes

Cady Heron is the new girl in school all the way from Africa. She, along with her new conniving friends, plans to infiltrate the "Plastics", a clique of popular and infamous girls, in order to destroy their evil friend group.


Rating: 90% on Rotten Tomatoes

Shrek is an ugly ogre who's totally not your typical Prince Charming. He rescues Princess Fiona from a villain, all with the help of his talking animal friends, and finally breaks the spell cast upon her.

The Truman Show 

Rating: 94% on Rotten Tomatoes

Truman Burbank was raised in front of cameras to the amusement of viewers watching his entire life on screen. But after over 30 years, he realizes what's going on and that everyone around him is just scheming actors.

Catch Me If You Can

Rating: 96% on Rotten Tomatoes

Based on a true story, this adventure drama follows a con man who has had multiple different jobs with no experience. Finally, after committing cheque fraud, he's being hunted by an FBI agent desperate to get him behind bars.


Rating: 60% on Rotten Tomatoes

Mary Katherine Gallagher is desperate for a kiss from the boy she has her eyes on but she realizes he has no interest in her so she transforms into a movie star in order to gain his attention.


Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

A starstruck teenager from Baltimore has a dream to make it big by auditioning for a dance show where she'll be featured alongside popular stars.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Rating: 83% on Rotten Tomatoes

Sarah Marshall breaks Peter Bretter's heart so he goes on a trip far away to forget about her. But once he arrives and realizes she's at the same resort with her new boyfriend, his carefree vacation gets a lot more complicated.

Super Size Me

Rating: 92% on Rotten Tomatoes

This social experiment by Morgan Spurlock follows him eating only McDonald's for a whole month, consisting of three square meals with pretty disgusting side effects.

The Bourne Ultimatum 

Rating: 92% on Rotten Tomatoes

Trained assassin Jason Bourne is on a quest to find and kill the agents who stole his identity and memory. But a new group of CIA operatives are on his tail in a game of cat-and-mouse.

The 40-Year-Old Virgin

Rating: 85% on Rotten Tomatoes

At over 40 years old, Andy Stitzer is still a virgin. When his friends find out, they vow to finally get him laid but the plans face a roadblock when he falls for a woman fresh out of a relationship who isn't ready for sex yet.

School of Rock

Rating: 91% on Rotten Tomatoes

A rock star cons as an elementary school teacher to pick up quick cash and realizes he can use the students to form the ultimate rock band, which gives the kids the experience of a lifetime.


Rating: 87% on Rotten Tomatoes

You'll be singing the classic hits from this late '70s flick for days. A couple of high schoolers meet while vacationing and think they'll never see each other again but get reunited and proclaim their love by breaking out into song.

Blades of Glory

Rating: 70% on Rotten Tomatoes

Two highly competitive ice skaters get banned from the sport after a violent fight. However, they join forces after realizing a loophole that lets them skate together and get back into the competition.

Top Gun

Rating: 83% on Rotten Tomatoes

Young pilot Maverick is determined to become the top flyer after losing his best friend and uses the second chance he's given to prove himself to the crew.

American Pie

Rating: 61% on Rotten Tomatoes

A group of high schoolers are obsessed with finally losing their virginity and go to all lengths to make prom night a memorable time of no strings attached fun.

She's All That

Rating: 55% on Rotten Tomatoes

A high school jock gets dumped by his hot girlfriend and decides to make a bet with his friends that he can turn the nerdiest girl in school into a beautiful prom queen, but ends up falling for her in the process.

Red Eye

Rating: 79% on Rotten Tomatoes

Get your heart racing with this thriller about a woman who gets kidnapped by a stranger on an airplane that threatens her father's life if she tells anyone about the danger she's in.

How to Lose A Guy in 10 Days

Rating: 77% on Rotten Tomatoes

On opposite ends of the dating spectrum, Andie is tasked with documenting how to get rid of a man within 10 days while Benjamin is challenged with making a woman fall in love with him just as quickly.

What Women Want

Rating: 54% on Rotten Tomatoes

An advertising executive with chauvinist tendencies accidentally gains the ability to hear women's thoughts and uses it to his advantage to get a girl at work to fall for him.

17 Again

Rating: 67% on Rotten Tomatoes

Unhappy with where his life ended up, Mike O'Donnell gets a second chance when he magically transforms into his 17-year-old self and lives among his wife and teenage kids who have no idea it's their dad.

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