New Amazon Prime Instant Video Titles — October 2014
Yeah, there's a lot of great content coming to Netflix Instant in October, but if you're an Amazon Prime subscriber, don't let that premium subscription go to waste! As a bonus, there's some good horror content hitting the service to provide some thrills and chills leading up to Halloween. And if you're willing to pay a little extra, you can rent or buy a season pass for a handful of some brand new seasons of TV shows. Read on for our guide to the newest titles heading to Amazon Prime Instant Video this October.
'The Address' (2014) -- The Gettysburg Address is the subject of a new documentary by Ken Burns. The documentary tells the story of students at the Greenwood School whose study of the Gettysburg Address brings new understanding to the speech.
'An Affair to Remember' (1957) -- Starring Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, and Richard Denning. A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building -- but will it happen?
'Evil Dead II' (1987) -- Starring Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, and Dan Hicks. The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holds up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack.
'The Phantom of the Opera' (2004) -- Starring Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, and Patrick Wilson. A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House.
'Romeo + Juliet' (1996) -- Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, and John Leguizamo. Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.
'Scream' (1996) -- Starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette. A masked killer begins murdering teenagers in a small town, and as the body count rises, one girl and her friends contemplate the "rules" of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.
'Scream 2' (1997) -- Starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette. Two years after the first series of murders, a new psychopath dons the Ghostface costume and a new string of killings begins.
'Scream 3' (2000) -- Starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette. While Sidney and her friends visit the Hollywood set of 'Stab 3,' the third film based on the Woodsboro murders, a new Ghostface begins to terrorize them once again.
'Space Jam' (1996) -- Starring Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, and Theresa Randle. Michael Jordan agrees to help the Looney Toons play a basketball game vs. alien slavers to determine their freedom.
'Carrie' (2013) -- Starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, and Gabriella Wilde. A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
'In a World...' (2013) -- Starring Lake Bell, Fred Melamed, and Michaela Watkins. An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé.
'Hours' (2013) -- Starring Paul Walker, Genesis Rodriguez, and Nancy Nave. A father struggles to keep his infant daughter alive in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' (2013) -- Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hemsworth. Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
'Sons of Anarchy' Season 6 (2013) -- Starring Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, and Mark Boone Junior. A man in his early 30s struggles to find a balance in his life between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle club.
'Good Will Hunting' (1997) -- Starring Robin Williams, Matt Damon, and Ben Affleck. Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.
TV Episodes/Season Passes:
'Criminal Minds' Season 10 (2014) -- Starring Shemar Moore, Thomas Gibson, and Matthew Gray Gubler. The cases of the BAU an elite group of profilers that analyze the nation's most dangerous criminal minds in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.
'Stalker' Season 1 (2014) -- Starring Maggie Q, Mariana Klaveno, and Erik Stocklin. A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles.
'The Vampire Diaries' Season 6 (2014) -- Starring Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, and Ian Somerhalder. A high school girl is torn between two vampire brothers.
'Mulaney' Season 1 (2014) -- Starring John Mulaney, Elliott Gould, and Nasim Pedrad. John's desire to be a good person challenges his friendship with his roommates Jane and Seymour.
'The Originals' Season 2 (2014) -- Starring Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, and Claire Holt. The Original vampire family, from 'The Vampire Diaries,' return and settle in the city they helped build, New Orleans.
'The Flash' Season 1 (2014) -- Starring Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, and Rick Cosnett. The adventures of scientist Barry Allen who is a superhero with incredible speed.
'Supernatural' Season 10 (2014) -- Starring Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, and Jim Beaver. Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters" fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.
'Arrow' Season 3 (2014) -- Starring Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, and David Ramsey. After having being lost at sea and presumed dead, the spoiled son of a millionaire returns to cleanse his hometown from crime as a vigilante with superhuman capabilities.
'American Horror Story: Freak Show' (2014) -- Starring Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, and Angela Bassett. ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ begins its tale in the quiet, sleepy hamlet of Jupiter, Florida. The year is 1952. A troupe of curiosities has just arrived to town, coinciding with the strange emergence of a dark entity that savagely threatens the lives of townsfolk and freaks alike. This is the story of the performers and their desperate journey of survival amidst the dying world of the American carny experience.
'Cristela' Season 1 (2014) -- Starring Cristela Alonzo, Maria Canals-Barrera, and Isabella Day. In her sixth year of law school, Cristela is finally on the brink of landing her first big (unpaid) internship at a prestigious law firm. The only problem is that her pursuit of success is more ambitious than her traditional Mexican-American family thinks is appropriate. She's stuck straddling the old culture she's trying to modernize at home with her working-class family and the modern world she's trying to embrace in her professional career.
'The Walking Dead' Season 5 (2014) -- Starring Andrew Lincoln, Steven Yeun, and Norman Reedus. Police officer Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by zombies.
'Jane the Virgin' Season 1 (2014) -- Starring Anthony Mendez, Andrea Navedo, and Ivonne Coll. A young, devout woman discovers that she was accidentally artificially inseminated.
'Grimm' Season 4 (2014) -- Starring David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby, and Bitsie Tulloch. A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces.
'Constantine' Season 1 (2014) -- Starring Matt Ryan, Michael James Shaw, and Angelica Celaya. A man struggling with his faith is haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.