What’s leaving Amazon Prime Video UK in November / December 2020?
James R | On 27, Nov 2020
With people working from home during the coronavirus outbreak, shielding, staying in some form of lockdown or gradually finding the way to return to life outdoors, 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:
District 9 – 28th November
Neil Blomkamp and Sharlto Copley shoot to stardom with this slick and compelling sci-fi.
Anthropoid – 30th November
A driven and subtle story of striking heroism.Read
The Shining – 30th November
Struggling writer Jack and his family move into the deserted Overlook Hotel, only for bad things to happen. But Stanley Kubrick lets the bad things surface slowly, relying on the creepy soundtrack, Jack Nicholson’s unhinged presence and incredibly freaky special effects to set the mood. The masterpiece is so intricately assembled that there’s even a documentary looking at all the conspiracy theories surrounding the movie – including the suggestion that it’s a secret confession to Kubrick helping to fake the moon landing.
Training Day – 1st December
Antoine Fuqua and David Ayer’s Oscar-winning thriller stars Denzel Washington as a rogue detective who take a rookie (Ethan Hawke) under his wing for a 24-hour crash course in LA policing.
Lion – 1st December
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.
The BFG – 1st December
A galumphing warm hug of a film, Steve Spielberg’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic completely captures the wide-eyed wonder of childhood.
Hunt for the Wilderpeople – 2nd December
Funny and feel-good, Taika Waititi’s coming-of-age comedy is a daft and delightful adventure.
A Fish Called Wanda – 5th December
Kevin Kline is hysterical in this screwball farce that might be the funniest British movie ever made.
A Serious Man – 6th December
Michael Stuhlbarg delivers a star-making turn in the Coen brothers’ honest, hilarious examination of faith.
Filmed in Supermarionation – 7th December
This documentary about Gerry Anderson and the team who found success through puppet-based action, such as Thunderbirds, is fascinating, insightful, affection and definitive.
2 Days in New York – 7th December
Julie Delpy’s sequel to 2 Days in Paris is an enjoyable comedy full of spiky romantic chemistry.
Columbus (2018) – 7th December
John Cho is exceptional in Kogonada’s 2017 debut about architecture, family and cultural identity.
Wild Rose – 8th December
Jessie Buckley’s star is born in this irresistibly feel-good country music hit.
Final Destination – 18th December
What happens if you cheat death? This inventive franchise-starter comes up with a wonderfully suspenseful and gory answer.
Ocean’s 8 – 20th December
This refreshing, female-led sequel makes up for low-key heist thrills with sheer fun.
The Falling – 20th December
This funny, shocking coming-of-age paranormal musical is entrancing cinema.
Midway – 22nd December
Roald Emmerich directs this retelling of the Battle of Midway, a turning point in World War II.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – 22nd December
Brad Pitt and David Fincher reteam for this curious drama about a man who suffers from a rare ailment that causes him to age backwards.
Other titles leaving Amazon Prime in November / December 2020:
Magic Mike XXL
Yves Saint Laurent
I Love You Phillip Morris
How About You
The House by the Sea
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
A Season in France
The Pardoner’s Tale
The Hembree House
If You Saw His Heart (2018)
The National Parks Of Africa – Part 1 and 2
Red Riding Hood
The Pursuit of Happyness
Sean Lock: Lockipedia
Murder by Numbers
Josh Widdicombe: What Do I Do Now… Live
Jon Richardson Live: Nidiot
Rumour Has It…
The Man in the Iron Mask
Michael McIntyre: Happy & Glorious
Kevin Bridges: The Story Continues
Jason Manford: Live 2011
The Lucky One
Lee Evans: Access All Arenas
Life As We Know It
Animal Farm (1954)
A Trip to the Moon (2019)
Gente de Bien
In My Mind
United We Fall
Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir
Anchor & Hope
In Your Dreams
Stiff Upper Lips
The Bucket List
Last Chance for Love
Green Street 2
Sin City 2
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
The Bad Education Movie
Mia and the White Lion
A History of Violence
Legally Blonde 2
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit