What’s leaving Amazon Prime Video UK in May / June 2021?
James R | On 23, May 2021
As the UK gradually navigates its way through an easing of lockdown restrictions, Amazon Prime Video’s sizeable library of movies and TV shows is a useful resource for keeping entertained indoors. But before you start bingeing through the line-up, don’t miss out on catching up with some modern gems before their rights expire.
This is your last chance to stream the following with Amazon Prime UK:
Get on Up – 27th May
Chadwick Boseman blazes through every scene of this James Brown biopic with an energy that’s immediately convincing, selling the swagger and self-interest that made him the Godfather of Soul, flaws and all.
Lucifer: Season 1 to 3 – 28th May
Tom Ellis is on charming form in this unlikely crime drama. Originally an Amazon exclusive in the UK, it’s now making the move to Netflix UK, just as Season 5, Part 2 premieres.
Blade Runner 2049 – 28th May
Denis Villeneuve’s remarkable sci-fi sequel is a profound evolution of the timeless original.
Life of Pi – 30th May
Ang Lee’s adaptation of Yann Martel’s novel is a gorgeously faithful story about storytelling.
Suburra – 30th May
A gripping crime thriller with style to spare.
Lion – 31st May
A tiny tale with a gigantic heart, Lion is a beast of a movie that cements Dev Patel’s status as one of one Britain’s best actors.
A Knight’s Tale – 31st May
Heath Ledger is on winning form in this irresistibly feel-good period romp.
The Grey – 31st May
Joe Carnahan’s survival thriller is much more than its Liam Neeson-versus-wolves premise suggests.
Unforgiven – 1st June
The Witches – 1st June
A brilliantly grotesque children’s horror film from the late, great Nicolas Roeg.
The Wave – 1st June
A family attempt to survive a devastating tsunami in this gripping Norwegian disaster thriller from Roar Uthaug.
The Kings of Summer – 1st June
Stand By Me meets Son of Rambow in this infectiously energetic adventure about boys not becoming men.
Argo – 2nd June
An espionage blockbuster that works as historical drama, political thriller and a love letter to cinema.
Inception – 4th June
Christopher Nolan’s intelligent, absurd blockbuster is a heist that works on every level.
The Hobbit Trilogy – 14th June
Peter Jackson returns to Middle-earth for a trilogy based around JRR Tolkien’s short fantasy epic.
Official Secrets – 15th June
Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes and Matthew Goode star in this thriller about Katharine Gun, the British intelligence specialist who leaked a secret memo to the press to try and avoid the Iraq invasion by the US and UK.
Life – 16th June
Grim and gripping, Life is a lean, mean sci-fi horror that brings new terror to old tricks.
William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet – 17th June
Baz Luhrmann’s update of Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes is a jaw-dropping, open-hearted masterpiece.
Collateral – 17th June
Tom Cruise and Jamie Foxx go head-to-head in Michael Mann’s blisteringly intense two-hander.
Terminator – 18th June
Arnie is on iconic form in James Cameron’s action sci-fi classic.
Into the Badlands: Season 1 to 3 – 19th June
AMC’s visually stunning martial arts drama set within the world of feudal warfare is like nothing else on TV.
Aquaman – 20th June
Jason Momoa is perfectly cast in this solo outing for the DC superhero.
The Red Turtle – 24th June
A triumph of originality and unpredictability, The Red Turtle is a weird and wonderful fable that plays out like a woozy dream.
Other titles leaving Amazon Prime in May / June 2021:
The Pursuit of Happyness
Death at Funeral (2010)
The Last Samurai
The Last Legion
Apple Mortgage Cake
Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
The Accidental Husband
Serial Thriller: The Chameleon
Letters to Juliet
Once Upon a Time in Mexico
A Perfect Getaway
House at the End of the Street
Serial Thriller: Angel of Decay
Seed of Chucky
Maya the Bee
Famous in Love
Seed of Chucky
The Snail and the Whale
Vic the Viking: Season 1
Daddy’s Home 2
Gnomeo and Juliet
Our Kind of Traitor
You’ve Got Mail
The Lincoln Lawyer
Air Force One
Only The Brave
Jack the Giant Slayer
The Full Monty
The Guilt Trip
The Lucky One
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Stuart Little 2
The Bucket List
The Spiderwick Chronicles
This Is Where I Leave You
Dumb and Dumber To
Planet of the Apes (2001)
We Own the Night
How to Be Single
The Son of Bigfoot
Mean Girls 2
The Day After Tomorrow
The Devil Wears Prada
Rumour Has It…
The Jane Austen Book Club
Baptiste: Season 1