Want to know what's new to Amazon Prime Video in the UK? Here's all information on the latest movies and TV shows added this month, so that you can be first to catch the new must-see TV events and Amazon exclusives that you can't watch anywhere else. Read on for the list of what's new...
Amazon Prime Video
What is Amazon Prime Video?
Amazon Prime Video* is an unlimited streaming service available to Amazon Prime and Prime Video members. It allows you to watch thousands of movies and TV shows that are included with Prime at no additional cost. You can also opt to buy or rent newer movie releases, purchase early access to TV shows, sporting events and more as well as the thousands of free titles. There's also the option to purchase Amazon Channel subscriptions to Showtime, Starz, and other streaming entertainment channels through Prime Video at an extra cost.
How do I get Amazon Prime Video?
To watch Amazon Prime Video* you need to be a paid Amazon Prime or Prime Video member, and it's included as a benefit in your membership at no additional cost.
How much does Amazon Prime Video cost?
If you are an Amazon Prime member Amazon Prime Video is included in your subscription, which costs £79 per year (£39 per year for students) or £7.99 per month if you don't want to pay annually. If you wish to purchase Amazon Prime Video* on it's own it costs £5.99 per month for new customers, but you won't get the other benefits of a full Amazon Prime account like free unlimited one day delivery. You can try it with a Free 30 Day Trial* of Amazon Prime Video, and your membership can be cancelled at any time.
Amazon Prime Video App
The free Amazon Prime Video App is perfect for watching TV or movies on the go, as you can even watch offline when you have no wi-fi signal. Just download titles to your iPhone, iPad, Fire Tablet or compatible Android device via the Prime Video App and you can watch them offline whenever you want. You can get the app for Android devices at Google Play Store* and for iOS devices from the Apple App Store*.
Amazon Prime Instant Video
Amazon Prime Instant Video* is another name for Amazon's streaming service Prime Video that allows members to watch thousands of movies and TV shows.
Amazon Prime Video Download
If you're an eligible Amazon Prime or Prime Video member, you can download selected movies and TV included with Prime to compatible mobile devices. These include Fire tablets, Fire phones, Android phones and tablets and iOS devices. You can then watch these offline whenever you wish. Find full information on how to download Amazon Prime Video titles here*.
Amazon Prime Video Android
To watch Amazon Prime Video on your Android device you need to download the free Prime Video App from Google Play*. For Android phones, you can also use the Amazon App/Amazon Underground app* to access selected video features including Your Video Library, Watchlist, and purchasing options.
Amazon Prime Video Chromecast
Unfortunately it's not possible to view Amazon Prime Video content via a Google Chromecast* device, as the Prime Video App is not a supported mobile app for the Chromecast system. There are workarounds, though they will affect the picture quality. If you don't have a smart TV you can still watch Amazon Prime Video via a Fire TV*device that just plugs into your TV's HDMI port.
What's New On Amazon Prime Video This Month in the UK
Access a whole host of movies and TV shows with a festive theme with Prime Video Festive Favourites*.
- Get Santa (U)* Family adventure set in London, with Santa's reindeer on the loose.
- Storks (U)* Animated family adventure about the baby delivering stork
- Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (U)* Alvin and his friends get stranded on a desert island after adventures on a cruise ship.
- Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG)* Family action adventure with The Rock.
- Duck Duck Goose (U)* Animated family movie about a bachelor goose stuck with two demanding ducklings
- Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (U)* Original 1971 adaptation starring Gene Wilder.
- Stuart Little (U)* Family film about a family who adopt a talking white mouse.
- Hotel Transylvania (U)* Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. Family cartoon.
- Paddington 2 (PG)* Sequel to the hit family film about Paddington Bear
- Despicable Me (U)* The original 2010 Despicable Me movie that introduced us to the Minions.
- Paddington (PG)* Adapted from the beloved Michael Bond children's books.
- Happy Feet (U)* Kids animation about a Mumble the penguin who loves to dance.
- Happy Feet 2 (U)* Hit sequel following Mumble the penguin and his friends on further adventures.
- Babe (U)* Classic talking animals movie from 1995 telling the tale of a 'sheep-pig' named Babe.
- Beethoven (U)*1992 family movie about an adorable puppy who grows into a huge, disaster prone St Bernard.
- Peppa Pig: My First Cinema Experience (U)* An hour or Peppa fun featuring brand new episodes originally shown in the cinema.
- Suicide Squad (15)* Dark DC Comics superhero tale featuring The Joker and Harley Quinn. Will Smith, Margot Robbie and Jared Leto.
- I, Tonya (15)* Drama about the ice skater Tonya Harding, starring Margot Robbie.
- The Equalizer (15)* Denzel Washington takes the title role of a man who has put his mysterious past behind him but comes out of self-retirement to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalise the helpless.
- The Commuter (15)* Liam Neeson plays an insurance salesman, Michael, on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine.
- The Post (12)* Steven Spielberg directs Oscar winners Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in a thrilling depiction of a battle for freedom of speech with ramifications that echo through history and continue to this day.
- Bad Moms: A Bad Moms Christmas (15)* Comedy sequel as the Bad Moms rebel against the challenges of hosting the perfect festive season. Starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell.
- The Legend Of Tarzan (12)*2016 re-imagining of the classic adventure tale. Starring Alexander Skarsgard, Margot Robbie and Samuel L Jackson.
- The Death Of Stalin (15)* Award winning political comedy written and directed by Armando Iannucci.
- Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice Theatrical Cut (12)* DC Comics action blockbuster starring Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman and Amy Adams as Lois Lane.
- Terminal (15)* Drama about two assassins carrying out a sinister mission. Starring Margot Robbie, Max Irons, Simon Pegg.
- The Imitation Game (12)*Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Turing in a race against time to crack wartime codes at Bletchley Park.
- Bridget Jones' Diary (12)* Hilarious hit comedy starring Renee Zellwegger, based on Helen Fielding's best selling book.
- Bridget Jones The Edge Of Reason (15)* Comedy sequel following further adventures in Bridget's love life.
- The Conjuring 2 (15)*Horror sequel with demonologists helping a London mother in a house plagued by malicious spirits.
- Bridesmaids (15)* Hilarious raucous comedy as a Maid Of Honour and bridesmaids bluff their way through the pre-wedding rituals.
- The Breakfast Club (15)* 1985 comedy drama of five mismatched teenagers forced to spend Saturday in detention.
- The Mummy (15)* Blockbuster action movie starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz
- The Girl On The Train (15)* Suspense based on the best selling novel, starring Emily Blunt.
- Outlander* Prime exclusive, seasons 1-4 available now, new episodes Mondays.
- Vikings* Prime exclusive, seasons 1-5, new episodes Thursdays.
- Homecoming* Prime Original, starring Julia Roberts, season 1 available now
- The Marvelous Mrs Maisel*Seasons 1 & 2 available now
- American Gods* Prime Original, Season 1-2 available now.
- The Man In The High Castle* Prime Original, Seasons 1-3 available now
- The Purge* Prime Original, new episodes Wednesdays. Once a year, any and all crime - including murder - is legal in America for a period of 12 hours.
- Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan* Prime Original starring John Krasinski.
- The Only Living Boy In New York* Adrift in New York City, a recent college graduate seeks the guidance of an eccentric neighbour as his life is upended by his father's mistress in the sharp and witty coming-of-age story
- All Or Nothing: Manchester City* Prime Originals documentary
- Preacher* Season 3 now showing, new episodes Mondays, Prime exclusive
- Cloak & Dagger* Prime exclusive Marvel show, new episodes added on Fridays
- Taken* Prime exclusive thriller, season 2 just added
- Goliath* Drama starring Billy Bob Thornton, season 2 just added
- Bing* Music and other stories featuring Bing Bunny and friends, 8 seasons available.
- Animal Kingdom* Season 3 of the family crime drama just added
- Dietland*Dark comic drama, season 1 available now
- Troy The Train*New children's cartoon set in Train Town
- Tiny Trucks* Children's cartoon, 2 seasons now available
- Eat. Race. Win.* Cooking show following the Tour de France, Amazon Prime Original.
- UnREAL* Prime Exclusive, behind the scenes of a fictional dating show
- Buzzfeed Unsolved True Crime* Seasons 1-4 now available
- Peter Andre's Greek Odyssey* Travel, adventure and food series starring the Mysterious Girl singer.
- The Last Man On Earth* Dark comedy, seasons 1-4 now available
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can you watch Amazon Prime on your television?
Yes, you can watch Amazon Prime Video on your television. If you have a smart TV you can watch using the Amazon Prime App. If you don't have a smart TV you can watch using a Fire TV* device available from Amazon and other retailers.
How do I watch Amazon Prime Video?
You can watch Amazon Prime Video in lots of ways to suit your individual needs. Watch via a smart TV, Amazon Fire TV, games consoles, mobile phones, and selected laptops and other streaming devices. You can find a guide to all compatible streaming options here*.
What is Amazon Prime Video Membership?
Amazon Prime Video Membership is a streaming subscription service that lets you access more than 15,000 movies and TV episodes.
How much is Amazon Video a month?
Amazon Prime Video* costs £5.99 per month for new customers, or it's £7.99 per month (or £79 per year) for a full Amazon Prime Membership including Prime Video as well as lots of other benefits like unlimited free one day delivery on millions of products from Amazon. Both memberships have a free 30 day trial so you can try before you have to pay anything.