New Amazon Prime Instant Video Titles -- September 2014Britt Hayes |
Sure, there's a lot of great stuff this month on Netflix Instant, but if you have an Amazon Prime account, there's a whole lot of streaming content right at your fingertips -- from movies to television shows, there's plenty of fantastic options for you to watch to help you take advantage of that premium service. As a bonus, it's also pilot season over at Amazon Prime, with five new exciting new shows available for members to watch and rate to help Amazon determine their fate. Read on for our guide to the newest titles heading to Amazon Prime Instant Video this September.
Amazon Pilots Available September 1
'The Cosmopolitans' -- Showrunner Whit Stillman ('The Last Days of Disco') heads up this series about young Americans in Paris seeking love and friendship while escaping their past, starring Chloe Sevigny and Adam Brody.
'Hand of God' -- This new series from 'World War Z' director Marc Forster stars Ron Perlman and Dana Delany and follows a judge with questionable morals who believes God is guiding him to become a vigilante.
'Hysteria' -- Mena Suvari and T.R. Knight star in this series about a doctor who is called back to her hometown to investigate a bizarre illness that is somehow linked to social media, and may be connected to her own mysterious past.
'Really' -- Selma Blair, Sarah Chalke, and comedian Rob Delaney star in this funny series that examines the complex dynamics of marriage and a group of friends who are struggling to hold onto what's left of their youth.
'Red Oaks' -- From the mind of David Gordon Green ('Eastbound and Down') comes this coming of age series set in the 80s, starring Paul Reiser and Jennifer Grey, following a college student enjoying the last days of summer before real life begins.
'Anastasia' (1997) -- Starring Meg Ryan, John Cusack, and Christopher Lloyd. The last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family hooks up with two con men to reunite with her grandmother, the Dowager Empress, while the undead Rasputin seeks her death.
'Californication' The Complete Series -- Starring David Duchovny, Natasha McElhone, and Evan Handler. A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.
'Ferngully: The Last Rainforest' (1992) -- Starring Samantha Mathis, Christian Slater, and Robin Williams. The magical inhabitants of a rain-forest fight to save their home, which is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus.
'The Good Wife' Season 5 (2013) -- Starring Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, and Josh Charles. Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm.
'Hugo' (2011) -- Starring Asa Butterfield, Chloe Grace Moretz, and Ben Kingsley. Set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.
'An Officer and a Gentleman' (1982) -- Starring Richard Gere, Debra Winger, and David Keith. A young man must complete his work at a Navy Flight school to become an aviator, with the help of a tough gunnery sergeant and his new girlfriend.
'A Simple Plan' (1998) -- Starring Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton, and Bridget Fonda. When three blue collar acquaintances come across millions of dollars in lost cash they make a plan to keep their find from the authorities but find complications and mistrust weaving its way into their plan.
'Young Sherlock Holmes' (1985) -- Starring Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox, and Sophie Ward. When assorted people start having inexplicable delusions that lead to their deaths, a teenage Sherlock Holmes decides to investigate.
'The League' Season 5 (2013) -- Starring Nick Kroll, Mark Duplass, and Paul Scheer. This FX comedy follows a group of friends who take their fantasy football league way too seriously.
'All Is Lost' (2013) -- Starring Robert Redford. After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.
'Spaceballs' (1987) -- Starring Mel Brooks, John Candy, and Rick Moranis. Planet Spaceball's President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal Planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.
'Grace Unplugged' (2013) -- Starring A.J. Michalka, Kelly Thiebaud, and James Denton. Grace Trey is the ideal Christian teen who is also a phenomenal singer. But at the tender age of 18, after she gets the music break of a lifetime and is thrust into the "real world" -- her faith is put to the test.
'Defiance' (2008) -- Starring Daniel Craig, Liev Schreiber, and Jamie Bell. Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and about 1,000 Jewish non-combatants.
'The Duchess' (2008) -- Starring Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, and Dominic Cooper. A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.
'Broad City' Season 1 (2014) -- Starring Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, and John Gemberling. Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time.
'How I Met Your Mother' Season 9 (2013) -- Starring Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, and Cobie Smulders. Ted searches for the woman of his dreams in New York City with the help of his four best friends.
'Grimm' Season 3 (2013) -- Starring David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby, and Bitsie Tulloch. A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces.
'Transparent' (2014) -- Starring Jeffrey Tambor, Gaby Hoffmann, and Judith Light. An L.A. family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out.
'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa' (2013) -- Starring Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, and Catherine Keener. 86-year-old Irving Zisman takes a trip from Nebraska to North Carolina to take his 8 year-old grandson, Billy, back to his real father.
'Justin Bieber: Never Say Never' (2011) -- Follows Justin Bieber with some footage of performances from his 2010 concert tour.
'Degrassi' Season 13 (2013) -- Starring Luke Bilyk, Sarah Fisher, and Stefan Brogren. This long-running Canadian drama series follows the lives of the kids at Degrassi High, dealing with the more serious issues that face modern teens.