Best movies and TV shows on Amazon Prime

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In this week's selection of films and shows on Amazon Prime, a Canadian intelligence officer is ordered to determine whether or not his wife is a German spy and execute her if she is. A formerly mild-mannered family man joins a gang to survive after being sent to prison following a fatal car accident. Finally, two sisters who bond as they attempt to discover whether or not their father is having an affair.

  • Allied - During World War II, Max, a Canadian intelligence agent, is tasked with determining whether his own wife is a spy for Germany. Should she turn out to be a spy, Max is ordered to execute her himself.
  • Shot Caller - After a fatal traffic accident a man is sent to prison where he is forced to join a gang in order to survive. The process of joining the gang has a marked effect on him and sees him change as a man at a fundamental level.
  • Landline - In this film set in Manhattan during the 1990s, two sisters discover that their father might be having an affair, and the pair bond and learn about love while they try to discover the truth without their mother finding out.

Looking ahead

This week's new additions to Amazon's Prime Video lineup begin with the the second season of of The Stinky and Dirty Show, which follows the adventures of a talking garbage truck and his friend, a backhoe loader. In Fences, a man struggles against demons both external and internal in order to provide for his family. Finally, there's The Big Sick, an Amazon original movie about two young people from different cultures and the difficulties their relationship faces.

  • The Stinky and Dirty Show - Season 2 - Set off once again for a set of adventures with Stinky the garbage truck and his best friend, Dirty the backhoe loader. The two use the resources around themselves to have fun and find answers to the question "What if...?". Arrives November 21.
  • Fences - This film, based on the play of the same name, follows a former baseball player in 1950s Pittsburgh as he tries to provide for his family despite the demands of the world they live in as well as his own deep flaws and pessimism. Arrives November 24.
  • The Big Sick - Kumail, a young comedian from a Muslim family in Chicago, begins a relationship with the non-Muslim woman, despite his parents' attempts to arrange a marriage for him. The film highlights the struggles and culture clashes that the pair experience, and is based on the courtship of writers Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. Arrives November 24.

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