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Amazon Arrivals: What’s Coming To Prime Video In August 2019
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Amazon has announced the full lineup of movies and television shows set to arrive on Prime Video in the new month.

This includes a few highlighted titles coming to the streaming service as well as a little bit about them, followed by the rest of the incoming movies and TV shows and the date they’ll be added to Prime Video.

All of the Amazon Arrivals for August 2019 can be found below.

This blazing hot summer makes us want to stay inside more than usual. Luckily, Prime Video is serving up a great new lineup in August to keep us entertained while we are keeping cool. Three new original series, Amazon’s inaugural standup comedy special and a nice variety of movies make up our top 10 selections for the month.

1) Carnival Row — August 30

In the Victorian fantasy world of this new Amazon Original series, mythological creatures are real — and are forbidden, to live, love or fly with freedom. Carnival Row is the grimy part of the city where faeries, centaurs and faun live. Against this backdrop, a police detective (Orlando Bloom) investigates a series of murders and rekindles a dangerous love affair with a faerie (Cara Delevingne). (TV-MA)

2) Jim Gaffigan’s Quality Time — August 16

Jim Gaffigan brings his brand of domestic humor to Prime Video in the first standup comedy special exclusive to Amazon. Gaffigan specializes in wry and hilarious observations about fatherhood, marriage, food and other aspects of everyday life. Gaffigan’s show inaugurates a series of Amazon Original comedy specials. (TV-14)

3) This is Football — August 2

This emotionally charged six-part documentary explores the extraordinary impact football — also widely known as soccer or futbol to legions of fans — has on the world. From the streets of Delhi to the fields of post-war Rwanda to the pitches of the Champions League, the series tells a unique story of the game and its power to unite countries, inspire generations and captivate billions. The exclusive stories on Leonel Messi, Pep Guardiola, Megan Rapinoe and Oliver Khan make this a can’t-miss series for sports fans and humanitarians alike. (TV-14)

4) Free Meek — August 9

When popular rapper Meek Mill was jailed for probation violations in 2017, it sparked a national debate about the fairness of the criminal justice system. The five-episode documentary series raises important questions about both Meek’s case and the wider need for probation reform. Jay-Z serves as executive producer. (TV-MA)

5) Mission: Impossible – Fallout — August 23

The sixth film in the Mission: Impossible series proves that the franchise still packs plenty of oomph. A botched assignment forces the IMF team to race against time to stop a nuclear threat. Tom Cruise stars as Ethan Hunt, aided by Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames and Rebecca Ferguson. (PG-13)

6) A Simple Favor — August 21

A single mom (Anna Kendrick) is happy to befriend a beautiful and mysterious neighbor (Blake Lively), but she finds her life turned upside down when the new friend goes missing. Paul Feig directed this suspenseful black comedy. (R)

7) Godzilla — August 31

The King of Monsters has risen from the depths to save humanity many times, but he probably hasn’t done it in a better movie than this big-budget version. The cast — including Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe and Elizabeth Olsen — is great, and the special effects are first-rate. (PG-13)

8) 300 — August 2

The famed Battle of Thermopylae, where 300 Spartan warriors sacrificed themselves to delay the Persian army invading Greece, is retold in this effects-laden, highly fictionalized action film. 300 was adapted from the graphic novel of the same name, and its stylized visuals reflect the source material. Gerard Butler stars as Spartan leader King Leonidas. (R)

9) The Fifth Element — August 31

Controversial in its day, Luc Besson’s outrageous sci-fi adventure has settled comfortably into the “cult classic” category two decades after its release. Bruce Willis and Milla Jovovich fight to save the 23rd century world from destruction. (PG-13)

10) The Lincoln Lawyer — August 26

Matthew McConaughey stars in this sharp adaptation of Michael Connelly’s best-selling novel. McConaughey’s character is hired to defend a wealthy young man (Ryan Phillippe) accused of assault. He soon learns that his client holds the key to another case — and poses a deadly threat as well. Marisa Tomei, William H. Macy and Bryan Cranston co-star. (R)

Stream now: As part of your Prime membership, you can also watch
everything else coming to Prime in August:

Arriving August 7

All I See Is You (2016)

Arriving August 9

Pete the Cat, Amazon Original Series (Season 1)

Arriving August 12

Andy Irons: Kissed by God (2018)

Arriving August 16

Photograph, Amazon Original Movie (2019)

Arriving August 23

#IMomSoHard Live, Amazon Original Series (Season 1)
Mike E. Winfield: StepMan, Amazon Original Series (Season 1)
Alice Wetterlund: My Mama is a Human and So Am I, Amazon Original Series (Season 1)
Alonzo Bodden: Heavy Lightweight, Amazon Original Series (Season 1)

Arriving August 31

A Cadaver Christman (2011)
Boy (2010)
Computer Chess (2013)
Dast-neveshtehaa nemisoosand / Manuscripts Don’t Burn (2013)
Failure to Launch (2006)
Far from Home (2014)
First Born (1984)
Flashback (1990)
Glissements progressifs du plaisir / Successive Slidings of Pleasure (1974)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
I, Frankenstein (2014)
Jack Frost (1998)
Kicking the Dog (2009)
Klip / Clip (2012)
Korkoro (2009)
La Maison de la radio (2013)
Looking Glass (2018)
Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter (2014)
Music from the Big House (2010)
Naples ’44 (2016)
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008)
Parting Glances (2009)
Pirate Radio (2011)
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
Sacred Ground (1983)
She Must Be Seeing Things (1987)
Sucker Punch (2011)
Surviving Progress (2011)
Ten Dead Men (2008)
The Bog Creatures (2003)
The Collectors (1999)
The Hills Have Eyes Part II (2006)
The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby (2011)
The Oyler House: Richard Neutra’s Desert Retreat (2012)
The Penguin Counters (2017)
The Uninvited (2009)
This Ain’t No Mouse Music (2013)
Top of the Food Chain (1999)
Top Spin (2014)
Vito (2011)
Za ji wang ming dui (1979)

[Source: Prime Insider]

If you do your streaming of movies and TV shows on multiple services, be sure to check out our coverage of the latest arrivals (and leavings) across various platforms:

New to Netflix and Leaving Netflix
Hulu Comings and Goings
Amazon Prime Video Arrivals
Shudder Arrivals

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